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Belfast International Youth Hostel

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Reviewed 30 January 2017

The hostel was clean, with plenty of toilets and showers so there were no queues! The room was small, yet the beds were comfortable and I felt very secure throughout my stay. Wifi didnt reach the bedrooms but there was plenty of comfortable couches available in the "foyer" which was a nice way to meet other customers. Phil (Philip) on...

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Dublin, Ireland
Reviewed 28 January 2017 via mobile

The place is not how it looks in the picture. The reception staff are not nice and easygoing. The toilet and shower are okay. Bedrooms are small and little crowded. Breakfast is not included. WiFi only in the ground floor, not in the rooms. And it didn't work well.

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Reviewed 22 January 2017 via mobile

David promptly replied to my queries evertime I email him, and Philip from the reception was very accommodating, the hostel is clean and quite, the cafe serves good food, I enjoyed my stay and would highly recommend this hostel.

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Thank Girley B
Johannesburg, South Africa
Reviewed 22 January 2017

We tried to book 3 beds for a night and the operation timed out, so we booked again and ended up booking six beds. They made us pay for all six beds, we managed to fill two of these but still had to pay for the 6. Seemed a bit unfair as we booked at 20h30 and checked in at...

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Thank Sarah S
Reviewed 11 January 2017

Staff polite and the hostel has an excellent location; you can get easily there from the bus station. Also, is walking distance from the most attractions. The hostel is clean, there's a lift. I've stayed there for two nights, four female beds, ensuite - they clean the room and bathroom daily. Wifi worked well - you can use since you...

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Thank isvani
London, United Kingdom
Reviewed 8 January 2017 via mobile

It's a nice clean place to stay for a travelers. Walking distance from city center and is quite near to good restaurants and pubs. The room has lockers and bunk beds. WiFi is only available for lobby area and games room and TV area were closed during my stay.

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Thank Rijul-Aggarwal
Queensland, Australia
Reviewed 5 January 2017

The pros: Guy at the reception was very friendly. There was good lighting in the private room (one reading light each and one main light for the room). Wash basin in the room which was handy. Location was good, 10 mins walk from City centre. Some very good restaurants nearby. The not-so-good: mainly the condition of the hostel. It is...

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Hostelling_Intl_NI, Front Office Manager at Belfast International Youth Hostel, responded to this review

Hello from Belfast, Thank you for taking the time to leave a review. Thank you too for commenting positively on our staff and location. We work hard to make sure we provide a safe and comfortable place to stay at an affordable price, and all feedback is important to us. We are a building of 2 halves really, with a...

Reviewed 27 December 2016 via mobile

We stayed here early December 2016. It was easy to find with signposts. The staff were very helpful at check in. The room and wet room were basic but very clean and ideal for what we needed! Was a good size. Within walking distance to loads of pubs and bars..We went to watch ice hockey which again we walked to....

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Thank Clair J
Newton Stewart, United Kingdom
Reviewed 17 December 2016

my first EVER stay in N.Ireland and was pleasantly surprised by the central location of the hostel.Nice area and easy to get everywhere.Shall return sometime in the future.Hopefully for a longer stay and the chance to explore the country.

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Hostelling_Intl_NI, Front Office Manager at Belfast International Youth Hostel, responded to this review

Thank you very much for your very positive review, and your comments about our location/area - we are just a short walk from both City Hall and Queen's University so right in the middle of things! It's good to know that, after your first visit, you are already planning a return. Don't forget that Northern Ireland has a small network...

Prague, Czech Republic
Reviewed 15 December 2016

The staff were friendly and helpful Breakfast in Causeway cafe is fantastic Value for money Walking distance to the centrum Short walk to the Crown liquer saloon Big and nice kitchen Very good located near the bus station

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Hostelling_Intl_NI, Front Office Manager at Belfast International Youth Hostel, responded to this review

Thank you very much for your 5* review - we will be very happy to welcome you back on your next visit! Thank you for particularly for highlighting our value for money: very important to us as part of the Hostelling International network. Our staff works very hard to make sure that everyone makes the most of their stay, and...

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  • Non-Smoking Hotel
  • Wheelchair Access
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  • Self-Serve Laundry
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: RM58 - RM204 (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!”
 of 5 bubbles 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!!”
 of 5 bubbles 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. ”
 of 5 bubbles lucasmj365, 8 Dec 2016 | Read review
“Cheap and convenient”
 of 5 bubbles Libby556, 1 Nov 2016 | Read review
“Single rooms and smaller dorms available. Buzzing faulty light was amplified and constant but I slept well anyway.”
 of 5 bubbles ochre8, 24 Oct 2016 | Read review
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