Plymouth Backpackers Hotel was previously The Rooms Hotel but the owners, who have been running it for the last decade, recently took a decision to re-brand the hotel and they now welcomes backpackers, single travellers, groups of people and more. Even though their prices are low, they feel sure you’ll be impressed by the hotel’s standards, as well as the level of customer service. Their goal is to provide both a superior customer experience and value for money.
The family-run backpacker hotel now comprises 11 bedrooms in total, including single rooms, twin rooms, family rooms and larger rooms for groups of people looking to share. The guests’ safety is of utmost importance, so the hotel is manned 24 hours a day and they have CCTV security.
Centrally located, you’re guaranteed to have all the city’s sights within easy reach, and the team will do everything possible to make you feel comfortable throughout your stay.
Friendly Backpackers/Hostel only five minutes from Plymouth City Center, ferry port to Spain and France, coach station and train station. We accommodate large bookings on a regular basis of in excess of fifty people. Warm, friendly environment with free super fast 300mb fibre broadband, kitchen facilities with dining and lounge communal area. We have private as well as shared rooms available, with full central heating and double glazing throughout.
Boasting a shared lounge, Plymouth Backpackers is set in Plymouth in the Devon region, 700 metres from Plymouth Pavilions. Around 1.5 km from Plymouth Hoe, the property is also an 8-minute walk away from Cathedral Church of St Mary and St Boniface and offers free WiFi. Attractions in the area include Plymouth University, 1.8 km away, or The School Of Marine Science and Engineering, situated 2 km from the property. A continental breakfast is available daily at the property. Plymouth Argyle Home Park Football Stadium is 3.1 km from the hostel. The nearest airport is Exeter International Airport, 79 km from the property
Plymouth Backpackers Hotel is a clean, friendly, cosy, centrally located Backpackers, targeted at both short and long term visitors that are looking for a comfortable place to stay that is well within their budget, we will price match any deal out there. Our location is extremely convenient for visitors due to being no more than: 1.1 miles from the train station,; bus station (0.9 miles); local bus route (20 second walk); Brittany Ferry Port (0.8 miles); Torpoint Ferry to Cornwall (1.7 miles); Plymouth City Centre (0.9 miles); Plymouth Hoe sea front (voted one of the best views in Europe is only 0.8 miles); Plymouth Barbican (picturesque - is just 1.1 miles); Devonport Dockyard (2.2 miles); Millbay Docks (0.4 miles); Princess Yachts (0.4 miles). Local Aldi and Lidl supermarkets, a launderette, barbershop/hairdresser, eateries and pubs are all located on the same street as us just a few minutes walk away
Not only do we provide both private rooms and shared rooms, our prices include all of the following making it phenomenal value for money: 8am-11am free toast and cereal; free tea and coffee facilities in the dining area are available all day from 8am - 11pm; free use of the kitchen, dining area and lounge from 8am - 11pm; flat screen TV’s in all the rooms; Tea and coffee making facilities in all the rooms; free WiFi (Virgin’s fastest fibre optic broadband to date) throughout the Hotel; free on-street parking; free towels and bedding provided. We also offer to provide evening meals and packlunches for individuals and groups if requested at an extra cost. Reception is open all day from 8am-11pm and new guests booking in times are everyday from 4am-11pm (please phone in advance if arriving later).
We cater for large groups as well as individuals and regularly get foreign school groups as well as large groups of adults from different parts of the world staying with us, so please call or email if there is anything you would like to know. Stag and Hen party’s are welcome but will be required to pay a bond to encourage good behaviour which we find makes everybody’s stay much more enjoyable. The Hotel is a alchohol and smoke free zone which again gives the hotel a great feel in general (no clicky groups of drinkers making other guests feel uncomfortable) and non-smokers feel the benefit too!
Looking for affordable accommodation in Plymouth? Book a room at Plymouth Backpackers Hotel! With private and shared rooms available, at great rates, we're the budget hotel you're looking for.
We've got everything you could possibly need for your stay in Plymouth! From WiFi, TVs, parking and kettles to a fully-fitted kitchen and breakfast & evening meals upon request.
Just a 5 minute walk from the city centre of Plymouth and all the shops, bars and restaurants, this budget hotel puts you in the perfect location to explore!
Plymouth Backpackers Hotel is the perfect solution for people that want comfortable, clean facilities without it costing the earth.
We constantly strive to increase our level of service to our guests and so offer a satisfaction guarantee. If for any reason you are not completely satisfied with your stay, please speak to us and we will seriously consider a refund as we aim to offer a service to our guests that cannot be matched. Please click on the 'Translate to English' option above our review list to get a true and fair view of Plymouth Backpackers. We feel that some reviews have been rather unfair; we were never given the opportunity to address any issues some guests may have had in the past during their stay, and were only made aware of any grievances from feedback left on here. So please talk to us as we want you to have the very best stay possible.
We do have people that stay with us for longer periods of time; they are respectable as are all of our guests. Due to our strict acceptance policy, we only accept people that we would be happy to share our home with ourselves. We also operate a price match guarantee with any other hotel in Plymouth, so would appreciate the opportunity to give you the very best value for money possible. There is currently a special weekly rate for backpackers that are staying longer than most of our guest’s average stay.
Free Wi-Fi provided by Virgin's fastest fiber optic broadband (at time of print) throughout the Hotel . Free tea/coffee, toast and cereal for breakfast included in all our prices. Beds readymade and towels provided. TV's and tea/coffee making facilities in every room. Free kitchen and laundry facilities. Comfortable and welcoming communal lounge and dining area. Free parking outside hotel. Central location on main bus routes to all popular locations. 5 minutes from Santander and Roscoff ferry port. 10 minutes from bus and train station. Warm friendly atmosphere. Clean and tidy throughout. Price match guarantee (we will match any hotel/hostel/backpackers in Plymouth, which with the free breakfast thrown in gives you a better deal than the rest!).
Whether you're a backpacker or a budget traveler you will enjoy Plymouth's largest Backpackers. Our extremely friendly hostel offers a warm welcome to all our guests, with friendly staff on site and available 24/7. Security is taken very seriously with constant CCTV throughout Plymouth Backpackers. Facilities include a great self-catering kitchen with fridge freezer, utensils provided, microwave. Televisions, very comfortable leather sofas and a large beautiful oak dining table in our common room. Large sheltered area for smokers provided also. All bedding is provided and the beds are made up ready to sleep in. Families are always welcome.
Plymouth's busy city center location, bus station is just a 5-10 minute walk from Plymouth Backpackers with the Roscoff/Santander ferry port just a 5 minute walk. The train station is a 10-15 minute walk from the hotel. Located near some of Plymouth's top bars, clubs, restaurants, theaters. Plymouth's idyllic waterfront (The Hoe) and the Barbican are just a 5-10 walk from Plymouth Backpackers, as well as being located near the Southwest Coastal Path, Dartmoor Zoo and Dartmoor National Park (the last two only a bus ride away). Plymouth's biggest Backpackers are featured on our map of Devon, Cornwall and the West Country.
Plymouth Backpackers Hotel is a small family run business located opposite The Palace Theatre, opened in 1898 and built in the Flemish Renaissance style. Stars that appeared on stage there included Lillie Langtry, Harry Houdini (who challenged some local carpenters to make a box from which he wouldn’t be able to escape) and Charlie Chaplin. Laurel and Hardy were booked to play there but Oliver Hardy was taken ill which prevented their attendance. We are just a ten minute walk from the centre of Plymouth, main bus/coach station, Brittany Ferry Port that provide cross Channel Ferries to France and Spain, and the Cremyll Ferry that takes foot passengers to Cornwall. Apart from only a fifteen minute walk from the train station we are on the main bus route to any location within Plymouth and the surrounding areas. The hotel is a popular stop over point for Ramblers/Walkers on the South West Coast Path, it’s closest point to us a mere two miles away.
With supermarkets just a five minute walk from our location as well as a local large Wetherspoon pub that does great affordable food, along with other pubs and various eateries. Plymouth Hoe which has one of the best views in Europe over Plymouth Sound is just a fifteen minute walk from us. The Titanic supposedly docked there briefly on its return voyage to Britain. Apparently it had a painting of Plymouth Sound on board too! However, we weren’t there so cannot confirm any of this I’m afraid. There is also the Barbican which is just down the road from Plymouth Hoe and is a popular tourist spot in a beautiful location, lovely places to shop, eat and drink, along with a great night life. The National Marine Aquarium is also in that vicinity.
Plymouth Backpackers Hotel constantly strive to provide the best possible value for money while offering a very comfortable, warm, clean and cosy home that has a very friendly and welcoming atmosphere for every one of our guests. We always encourage feedback from all of our guests and that includes great, good and sometimes, unfortunately, not so good. We do act on the “not so good” whenever we can but it is an inevitable part of business that bad feedback will be received now and again as any business will know. We endeavour to improve on the “good” reviews in order to turn them into great reviews next time. Reviews can be left on our website, Hostelworld, HostelBookers, Trip Advisor, Google, Facebook, Instagram etc as well as our comments book located near reception.
Because we love animals at Plymouth Backpackers Hotel we offer a pet friendly place to stay. Indeed we have our resident cat “Otto” who simply refuses to pay for his accomodation, or his food and drink for that matter! But what can we do as it is obvious that he’s the boss? We understand that not all our guests are so keen on animals so we make sure that their stay is just as comfortable as any guests that may have brought their pets with them. We make sure that our rooms are kept to a standard whereby any guest would be unaware that we accept pets.
We have a varying range of room types with ample bathrooms available that would suit: family’s; contractors; groups; school groups; shared dormitory’s; individual Backpacker’s and couples. All of our rooms have adult bunk beds and some are en-suite. Room sizes vary from two bedrooms to fourteen bedrooms which can be gender specific or mixed depending on our guests requirements. All rooms have a television, tea and coffee making facilities, bedding and towels at no extra charge. The hotel’s room rates include free WiFi throughout the hotel and in every room which is extremely fast due to being Virgin’s fibre optic 300Mb broadband. We have catered for groups of sixty plus people that also included providing breakfast, packed lunches and evening meals. Included is a complimentary breakfast package of tea, coffee, toast and a selection of cereals every morning at no extra charge for all of our guests whether individuals or groups.
Facitilities include a shared kitchen, lounge and dining area which are available to all our guests to use between the hours of 8am – 11pm seven days a week. We provide options for packed lunches and evening meals which need to be ordered and paid for in advance. When we do have large groups booked in that require evening meals then the kitchen and dining area will need to booked out in order for us to cater for these groups. This would mean that the kitchen and dining area would be off limits for a limited time in the evening for our other guests to use, which is usually for a couple of hours at the most. Other guests will be informed of such when they check in so they can plan accordingly.
Although the Hotel doesn’t have private parking, we do have on street parking available right outside the hotel which is only limited between the hours of 11am – 3pm. However, we do provide parking permits free of charge for guests that wish to leave their vehicles parked during the restricted hours.
Checking in times for guests are anytime after 4pm – 11pm and checking out times are 11am. If for any reason guests will arrive before 4pm or after 11pm then we require them to telephone to confirm a time as our reception is not twenty four hours. All of our guests are welcome to use the hotel’s facilities throughout the day
All prices include compimentary Tea, Coffee, Toast and a selection of cereals between 8am – 11am everyday. All bedding and towels are provided free of charge.
Private room’s (en-suite)
£25 per person per night/£20 per person for two or more people per night.
Private room’s (not en-suite)
£20 per person per night/£18 per person for two or more people per night.
Backpackers (shared dormitory room’s)
£15 per person per night/£80 per person per week (7 nights) paid in advance.
Private self contained accommodation available near the City Centre (sleeps up to eight people)
£30 per person per night/£25 per person for two or more people per night. There is also a £20 behavioural bond per person which is refunded on departure providing all three requirements have been met (please see below).
n under 18yrs must be accompanied by an adult or written permission issued by a parent/guardian prior to stay if not accompanied by an adult. We still hold the right to decline the booking if we are not comfortable with the situation.
The Hotel still has the right to refuse entry of any guests if we feel that our other guest’s stay will be affected. We take the attitude that we must be comfortable to share our home with each guest otherwise we will refuse entry.
All guests must check in with suitable photo identification. Please respect that this is our policy whether it is a legal requirement or not. We also operate a no-alcohol policy in the building at anytime.
Any bookings of two or more people staying on any Friday or Saturday will be required to pay a refundable bond of £20 per person when checking in. The management reserves the right to request a £20 bond person from anybody on any other day if we feel the necessity. This bond will be refunded in total on the day of departure when all three requirements have been satisfied: 1. No damage to any part of the hotel/property; 2. No disturbance to any other hotel guests/neighbours; 3. All keys are returned. We feel that this behavioural bond encourages good behaviour and makes everybody’s stay much more comfortable.
Welcome to our new website which hopefully reflects the high standard of our home from home hostel.
Here at Plymouth Backpackers we strive on providing a comfortable, warm and cosy accommodation that has a welcoming atmosphere for all of our guests – including pets!
We love animals here at Plymouth Backpackers and we even have our own resident cat named ‘Otto’ – he’s the real boss around here!
We can accommodate for most groups of people including schools, families, travellers and individual backpackers. We have standard prices for most beds, but if you have a group booking it’s better to give us a call to discuss your requirements.
We have plenty of facilities available at our hostel. These include a shared kitchen, lounge and dining area which are available to our guests between the hours of 8am and 11pm. We can also organise packed lunches and evening meals for our guests if needed, these would just need to be paid for in advance. All of our rooms have a television, tea and coffee making facilities, bedding and towels at no extra charge. We also have free WiFi throughout the hotel and in every room which is extremely fast. So, if you are on a ‘working holiday’ or simply want to stay in contact with your family and friends, it’s perfect!
Checking in times for guests are between 4pm – 11pm, however these can be amended if needed – just let us know in advance.
The services we offer:
Private rooms (en-suite)
Private rooms (non en-suite)
Backpackers (shared dormitory rooms)
Private self-contained accommodation
For prices/rates, click here.
All of our prices include complimentary tea, coffee, toast and a selection of cereals between 8am – 11pm everyday. All bedding and towels are provided free of charge.
Take a browse through our new website, and if you have any questions please don’t hesitate to contact us