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Derry City Independent Hostel

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04/06/2017 05/06/2017
1 room 2 adults 0 children
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Bridgeport, Connecticut
Reviewed 21 April 2016

I spent a night here last spring. It was comfortable, warm at night, and kept my belongings safe. I didn't really spend much time there or interact with others so I can't speak to that, but it got the job done.

Thank Christine E
Valladolid, Spain
Reviewed 25 March 2016

This hostel has a high potential to become a great place. It needs to care the details. We booked a room with 4 beds and we found 5 in he place which we did not like it especially because we paid for a 4-bed-room. Breakfast is nice and quiet complete. Location and the host (Mariano) is the best thing this...

Thank Pucelot
Reviewed 16 March 2016 via mobile

Really nice, clean and friendly Hostel. The rooms and beds are really cozy and the people they host it are very friendly and open. They joined me once to go to a pub, really fun! The breakfast is delicious.

Thank Fine S
Liverpool, United Kingdom
Reviewed 11 December 2015

Staff were very friendly and welcoming - Mariano is a great host. It was like a home from home, very relaxing visit. On the down side, there only seems to be one shower in the hostel, although the second bathroom has a bath.

Thank welliwonder
Rivoli, Italy
Reviewed 10 November 2015 via mobile

I know that the girl part it's not important in the matter but I had to say that! Anyway, not expensive at all, very close to centre, quite, lively, fun, and just the perfect size to make you feel like home meeting interesting people.

Thank Karnikh
World Traveler
Reviewed 28 September 2015

Friendly staff, particularly Mariano. A quiet neighborhood, comfortable bed, good night’s sleep each night. Very homey feel to this place. Nice breakfast. Lounges on ground floor and near back garden area. Small ensuite programmable-lock lockers. A minor need for improvement: my earlier reservation indicated I could pay for my room with a credit card. But I was informed that only...

Thank James S
Toulouse, France
Reviewed 7 August 2015

The fact that this is a small-sized hostel located in a small city really makes the difference with other hostels. I couldn't find the same experience in Belfast, for example. The rooms have maximum 5 beds, and are quite cosy, which helps feel that you are actually sharing a room with real people. I frankly felt at home in this...

1Thank Ceren_Aktug
Meulebeke, Belgium
Reviewed 31 July 2015

Service was absolute wonderful and very helpful. You immediately know what you can expect and how everything works. The room was very clean and the beds were comfortable. Despite the fact that you had to share a bathroom, it was very clean and up to par. I thought the location was ideal, not completely in the city centre, but just...

Thank SilkeVD
Edinburgh, United Kingdom
Reviewed 27 July 2015

Staff and Guests are friendly. I do have nice chat with roommate in this hostel. The kitchen and living room in the basement are so good. The room and shared bathroom are really clean!! Breakfast is fine. It's a ideal place for family and sole traveller.

Thank TzuyinChou
Reviewed 5 July 2015 via mobile

The vibe of the place is so relaxed and tranquil that I felt like I was in a home. The bathrooms are some of the best in Derry. I guess I need to fill this out more. If you stay here you will have multiple O's from the breakfest.

Thank ImmortanJoe

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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Welcome to one of Ireland's best backpackers hostels. Our hostel is suitable for backpackers, travellers or anyone who is travel minded. We welcome people of all ages. We aim to make your stay as comfortable and relaxing as possible. We offer lots of little extras to try and entice you to stay longer with us. Eg breakfast goes way above the standard hostel breakfast. Here you will get eggs , youghurt, fruit juice as well as the normal tea, coffee , cereals etc. The biggest dorm size is 5 people. More chance of an uninterupted sleep. We also have a twin triple and double as well as an all female dorm. If you book directly with us through our own website , we will offer free towel hire if you stay 2 days, free laundry service and free towel hire if you stay 3 days. We also offer these extras to anyone who extends their stay while staying with us. Our movie collection has over 400 movies. Our library has lots of travel books as well as many irish classics. Our little library is a great place to while away your time or plan the rest of your trip. We hope that this site give you an idea of what to expect when you stay with us. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Derry City Independent Hostel

Address: 12 Princes Street, Derry BT48 7EY, Northern Ireland
Region: United Kingdom > Northern Ireland > County Londonderry > Derry
Price Range: €12 - €17 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Number of rooms: 5
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“I dont think it matters which room you get. I think they are all very similar, between 3 and 5 beds. One was a small double which looked pretty cute. I think it was called the elephant room.”
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