Dolphins Backpackers in Tintagel provides adults only accommodations with a garden, a shared lounge and a terrace. The property is around a 16-minute walk from Merlin's Cave Beach, 1.4 miles from Bossiney Cove Beach and 30 miles from Newquay Train Station. Free WiFi and a shared kitchen are available. All rooms feature bed linen. Guests at the hostel will be able to enjoy activities in and around Tintagel, like hiking. Tintagel Castle is a 14-minute walk from Dolphins Backpackers, while Launceston Castle is 21 miles from the property. The nearest airport is Newquay Cornwall Airport, 25 miles from the accommodation.

Couples in particular like the location – they rated it 9.5 for a two-person trip.

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Property Highlights

Top Location: Highly rated by recent guests (9.6)


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Room Type
Number of guests
2 twin beds
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Travel Sustainable Level 1
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Guest reviews


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Free WiFi
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  • Colette
    Location Private room Great welcome and tour of the faculities
  • S
    United KingdomUnited Kingdom
    Dolphins Backpackers in centrally located in Tintagel and within easy walking distance of all the major things you might want to do in the area. The facilities were comfortable… great common area and kitchen facilities. Showers and bathrooms were...
  • Liz
    United KingdomUnited Kingdom
    Loved the location, the room & especially the shower. The staff were lovely & although we didn't use the kitchen there was free tea & coffee & toast. There was also a nice outdoor area with sofas. Close to everything. Food at king Arthur's pub...

Area info

Amenities of Dolphins Backpackers
Great facilities! Review score, 8.9

Most popular amenities
  • Free WiFi
  • Non-smoking rooms
  • Airport shuttle (free)
  • Toilet paper
  • Toilet
  • Shower
  • Linens
  • Outdoor furniture
  • Terrace
  • Garden
  • Shared kitchen
Room Amenities
  • Socket near the bed
  • Movie nights
  • Hiking
  • Game room
WiFi is available in public areas and is free of charge.
No parking available.
  • Shuttle service
    Additional charge
  • Daily housekeeping
  • Shared lounge/TV area
  • Lockers
  • Private check-in/out
  • Airport shuttle
Entertainment & Family Services
  • Board games/Puzzles
Safety & security
  • Fire extinguishers
  • CCTV in common areas
  • Smoke alarms
  • Adults only
  • Designated smoking area
  • Heating
  • Non-smoking rooms
Languages Spoken
  • English

House rules

Dolphins Backpackers takes special requests – add in the next step!


From 4:00 PM to 10:00 PM


From 9:00 AM to 10:00 AM



Cancellation and prepayment policies vary according to accommodations type. Please enter the dates of your stay and check what conditions apply to your preferred room.

Children & Beds

Child policies

Children not allowed.

Crib and extra bed policies

Cribs and extra beds aren't available at this property.

Age restriction

The minimum age for check-in is 18


Pets are not allowed.

Payments by takes your payment for this stay on behalf of the property, but make sure you have cash for any extras once you get there.

The fine print

This property can't accommodate groups of workers between May 1st - September 15th.

Please, note family groups are not accepted at this property.

Due to the coronavirus (COVID-19), make sure you're booking this property in accordance with the destination's local government guidelines, including (but not limited to) the purpose of travel and maximum group size.

In response to the coronavirus (COVID-19), additional safety and sanitation measures are in effect at this property.

Due to the coronavirus (COVID-19), this property is taking steps to protect the safety of guests and staff. Certain services and amenities may be reduced or unavailable as a result.

Please inform Dolphins Backpackers of your expected arrival time in advance. You can use the Special Requests box when booking, or contact the property directly using the contact details in your confirmation.

This property is located in a residential area, and guests are asked to refrain from excessive noise.

FAQs about Dolphins Backpackers

  • The prices at Dolphins Backpackers may vary depending on your stay (e.g. dates, hotel's policy etc.). To see prices, enter your dates.

  • Dolphins Backpackers is 800 feet from the center of Tintagel. All distances are measured in straight lines. Actual travel distances may vary.

  • Check-in at Dolphins Backpackers is from 4:00 PM, and check-out is until 10:00 AM.

  • Dolphins Backpackers offers the following activities/services (charges may apply):

    • Hiking
    • Game room
    • Movie nights