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Belfast International Youth Hostel

07/05/2017 08/05/2017
1 room 2 adults 0 children
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Omagh, United Kingdom
Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

Wanted somewhere cheap and cheerful for the darts this checked all the boxes. Reception was extremely helpful. Bed was very comfy and i didnt hear a noise all night. Would definitely think about staying there again if i was by myself and was heading out in belfast

Thank Mackey81
Brighton, United Kingdom
Reviewed 1 week ago

The Hostel is well located, has comfortable bed and great friendly staff apart from one guy that works at night, he was very unfriendly and rude. In the bedroom, they don't have individual lockers fro our staff, yes, they have a compartment under the bed for each guest but it is not possible to lock it, I had my own...

Thank Niva10
New York City, New York
Reviewed 1 week ago

There were no frills with this hostel, just a simple place to sleep, which was fine for the price. I wasn't given any information about the city (not even a map) when I first checked in, which would have been helpful. The staff for the rest of my stay, however, were very helpful whenever I had questions (and even ordered...

Thank SnappleSpice
Derby, United Kingdom
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

All staff I encountered were very friendly and helpful. What let this hostel down was the guy on reception at night who was extremely rude and obnoxious and needs to learn how to treat customers. Apart from the that the toilets could do with being cleaned more often. The rooms are basic but do the job for the price and...

Thank Sarah T
Sydney, Australia
Reviewed 5 weeks ago via mobile

A very clean and friendly hostel, with good facilities. Wifi speed in rooms was slow and outside traffic noise could be heard throughout the night. Generally this hostel was great quality for the price.

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Richmond, Virginia
Reviewed 19 March 2017

Ah, I can't say enough good things about this hostel! The facility was great and clean, the staff (especially David and Paul) were incredibly nice and helpful and the location was easy to get to and from. We were able to book a tour to the Giant's Causeway from the lobby and it was so easy. Will definitely be back!

Thank Natalie S
Bangkok, Thailand
Reviewed 18 March 2017 via mobile

My 5 nights in Belfast YHA was warm, clean and felt safe. Close walk to city. 10 minutes and I was at city hall. Great cafes, bars and restaurants surround the YHA. At £30 for my own room per night was unbelievable value considering ibis was asking £150 per night! No usual hostel noise or yahooing. Did notice some staff...

Thank steve1201
Cardiff, United Kingdom
Reviewed 15 March 2017 via mobile

The location for the hostel was great, getting to town was a short taxi ride away costing around £5 in an uber and not much more to get to the clubs I wanted to go to. The room itself was clean and tidy on arrival, even for a hostel the double room was like a budget hotel, although without tea...

Thank jamesALEX8
Reviewed 11 March 2017 via mobile

This hostel was clean and the beds were comfortable (staying in a double room). The only issue was the noise. One night a school group was there and staying on the floor above ours. I had to go up and knock on their door because they were having a dance party and jumping around with loud music. Then I had...

Thank Sarah R
Bournemouth, United Kingdom
Reviewed 9 March 2017

Isnot in the town center, but in good point to know the city:10 minuts walking to bus station, and a little bit longer to town center ,museums.Everything fine; the i ly think important for travellers, that towell isnot included i the price.

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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
This hostel is the biggest in Belfast and the only one affiliated with Hostelling International. It's a short walk from both Belfast City Hall and Queen's University, and close to both the Europa Bus Station and Botanic Train Station. The hostel has a range of rooms, from group dorms to doubles, some with ensuite shower/toilet and some with shared facilities - so something to suit every budget. The hostel has free WI-FI in the common areas of the ground and first floor, free left luggage and good-value laundry facilities. The Causeway Cafe on the ground floor serves up good value grub and McCombs Coaches (based at the hostel) offers Game of Thrones and Giant's Causeway tours. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Belfast International Youth Hostel

Address: 22-23 Donegall Road, Belfast BT12 5JN, Northern Ireland
Region: United Kingdom > Northern Ireland > Belfast > Golden Mile
Price Range: €14 - €43 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:4 star — Belfast International Youth Hostel 4*
Number of rooms: 54
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“Accidentally booked a "twin" room for myself and my boyfriend.. he wasn't hugely impressed with bunk beds!”
kerrinh2017, 30 Jan 2017 | Read review
“bunks are OK and NOT too high unlike other hostels I have used...BUT staff would be well advised to ask their visitors if they have problems with accessing upper bunks!!”
Demonthumb, 17 Dec 2016 | Read review
“Had a 4 person dorm for women only wich had a own bathroom wich was basic but perfect for what you need. Perfect for a good nights rest. ”
lucasmj365, 8 Dec 2016 | Read review
“Cheap and convenient”
Libby556, 1 Nov 2016 | Read review
“Single rooms and smaller dorms available. Buzzing faulty light was amplified and constant but I slept well anyway.”
ochre8, 24 Oct 2016 | Read review
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