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Ocean Backpackers, Ilfracombe, Devon

Budget self-catering hostel accommodation for large groups in Ilfracombe, Devon
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 Located in the harbour area of IlfracombeFully equipped kitchen with free tea and coffeeLuxury en-suite doubleSpacious lounge with flat screen TV, DVD, X-boxEn-suite family room.Chill out lounge with  computer/wi-fi areaIlfracombe harbour is a 1 minute walk away!You could not ask for a better location!
Self Catering
Outside Caterers
Other Meals
Full Board Only
Games Room
Hot Tub
Swimming Pool
Tennis Court
Open Fire
Disabled Access

Holiday Rental for Groups of Families and Friends.
Ocean Backpackers, Ilfracombe, Devon, sleeps 56 in 12 bedrooms.

Sleeps 1 - 56 exclusive use/non-exclusive use.

Ocean Backpackers is an independently owned hostel very close to the picturesque Ilfracombe Harbour (home to Damien Hirst's bronze statue Verity) and is situated within a designated Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty.

The hostel offers excellent facilities for families/friends, walkers, cyclists, surfers, activity groups and schools who come to North Devon to relax in comfortable surroundings and enjoy the great outdoors.

The large well equipped kitchen has everything you need to cater for a large group. It contains a large dining table to seat 12 and outside the additional dining area can accommodate another 18. The dining furniture is versatile so can be moved around to your liking.

Our communal lounge has comfy sofas and a flat screen TV and there is a separate communal area with free internet (Wi-Fi) and X-box/games with large bean bags available to totally relax in!

There is a large storage basement with laundry facilities, small patio area and car park with room for 6 cars.

The bedrooms are set out on the first, second and third floors with an additional six bedded dorm on the ground floor.

First floor: 1 x 8 and 1 x 6 bed dorm,and a family room (double and set of bunks). All en suite apart from the eight bed which has an adjacent shower room and toilet.

Second floor: 3 x 6 bed dorms and one luxury double (all en suite).

Third floor: one double room, two family rooms and a twin room. Two bathrooms and a communal kitchen. Great for families!

Ilfracombe is full of curious coastal charm and there are many pubs, cafes, shops and top restaurants within walking distance plus the historic Tunnel Beaches.

The South West Coast Path is close by and so is the start of the Devon Coast-to-Coast Cycle Route 27 and the Tarka Trail. It really is spectacular walking and cycling country!

Just a short drive away are the beautiful sandy surf beaches of Woolacombe and Croyde and also Exmoor National Park.

Group Accommodation Details

Kitchen Details
Well equipped, clean and spacious kitchen. Large cooker with extra separate grill, microwave, 2 large fridges, 1 small freezer, cutlery and crockery.
Dining Room
Kitchen/dining room. Seating for 12 in the kitchen and 18 in the dining area. Furniture can be moved to your liking.
Sitting Room
Four comfy sofas and flat screen TV, separate area with computer, books, games, X-box and four large bean bags. Also has additional WC.
TV and Music Facilities
We have 2 TVs. 1 for videos and DVDs, the other for our X-box that has over 20 games. We also have free Internet access for all guests.
Telecom Facilities
Adequate mobile reception, free Wi-Fi, terminal for guests to use.
Games Room
We do not have a games room but have an adjacent area to the communal lounge with games, X-box, giant Jenga etc.
Heating / Open Fires
Gas central heating.
5 x 6 bed dorms (en suite)and 1 x 8 bed dorm. Two double rooms(one en suite)three family rooms (double bed/set of bunks-one en suite) and a twin room.
Quilts, pillows and sheets are provided. Towels can be hired for £1.
Two WCs on ground and one on first floor. Most rooms en suite on 1st and 2nd floor. Third floor: Two bathrooms for 2 x family rooms, double and twin.
Disabled Facilities
We will endeavour to accommodate any person with a disability/special needs. There is difficult access for wheelchairs - please contact us to discuss.
Children's Facilities
Games,toys and videos are provided. Small enclosed patio area and beach/harbour is close by.
Outdoor Facilities
Small patio area with picnic tables for outdoor dining or barbecue (not provided).
Swimming Pool
We do not have a pool but there is a leisure pool near the harbour.
Free parking in our car park. Room for up to six cars.
Smoking is not permitted indoors.
We do accept pets - by prior arrangement only.

Large Group Property Location

We are in Ilfracombe harbour. Walking distance from the stop for buses and the National Express.
Nearest Station
Barnstaple train station.
Nearest Bus
No bus station but Buses from Barnstaple and the National Express stop nearby.
Nearest Airport
Exeter and Bristol.
Nearest Town
We are in Ilfracombe.
Nearest Shop
The nearest convenience store is 20 yards away. There is a Lidl/Co-op within walking distance and Tesco a short drive away.
Nearest Pub / Eatery
We have many great pubs, cafés and restaurants within walking distance of us.

Booking Information

From £12 per person per night. Group prices on application. Whole hostel/exclusive use cost per weekend night - low season £400, high season £500.


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Chris Tappenden

Ocean Backpackers, Ilfracombe, Devon
Sleeps 56, Bedrooms 12, Dining 30
+44 (0)1271 867 835
29 St. James Place, Ilfracombe, Devon, EX34 9BJ UK

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