Me and my 2 friends, we visited this place for the first time in last autumn. We needed a hostel to stay for 2 nights during the football match.
It was really easy to find the hostel. We din't even need to catch the bus. You could easily walk about 15-20 minutes from the bus station to the hostel.
When we arrived, Arnie came to open the door. He told us to sit down next to the fireplace in the living-room, gave us some milk and cookies and tea. We were really positively surprised about this kind of friendliness. He told us about the rules and helpfully pointed on the map the main pubs and eating places, the city center and sightseeings.
We found our room upstairs, it was a small room, but really cozy and English-styled with big windows. The washing-rooms were neat and tidy, so was the kitchen which had funny signs and letters everywhere. ''Clean up after yourself, Arnie is not your mother! '' - :)
The bus stop, city center, pubs and shopping center is really nearby. We didn't use any public transport to travel around in Belfast.
Only very good words about this place.
Oh, and Arnie has a dog as well :)
- Official Description (provided by the hotel):
- Welcome to the friendliest and cosiest hostel in Belfast! Its a safe, clean, 27 bed, city centre hostel. Free WIFI & tea/coffee. Be greeted on arrival with tea/coffee & biscuits and relax in front of our warm coal firesWe have a lovely kitchen, dining-room, lounge and garden open to all visitors. Along with Free WIFI we have internet access available on our in house computer. This is an environmentally friendly establishment as we recycle. You might be lucky enough to meet the jack russell dog that often visits! Feel free to use our in house piano and guitar. No curfew or lockout.Our friendly staff will do their best to make you feel right at home. Feel free to ask for any information about tours, travelling, and the local area. Arnie's is the ideal place to explore the culture, nightlife, shops and entertainment in Belfast. Tours of Belfast and Giants Causeway from the hostel and lots of info and advice!!We provide a full kitchen and common areas kept warm by real coal fires, along with radios and a television/dvd player. We also have laundry facilities available to guests. ... more less
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