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Belfast City Backpacker Hostel
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5 reviews
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“Best hostel I've stayed at”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 June 2012 via mobile

Clean, tidy, friendly and cheap. What more can you ask for. Will stay again and have recommended to family and friends

  • Stayed May 2012
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Mississauga, Canada
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 13 May 2012 via mobile

We stayed here a few days ago for a night while in Belfast and were very impressed with not only the accommodations but the service as well. It's true, as written by another reviewer, that the host John is indeed a legend. He made our stay in Belfast very easy and enjoyable and we would definitely stay here again. Highly recommend City Backpacker Hostel :)

  • Stayed May 2012
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 29 April 2012 via mobile

Fantastic hostel, fantastic service! Can't fault this hostel. Definitely recommend to anyone staying in Belfast. John is a legend!

  • Stayed April 2012
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Edinburgh
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 27 April 2012

This place was by far the best hostel I have stayed in. I've been travelling for an extensive period of time and have stayed in many good backpackers... but this one took it to another level! It is run by an experienced backpacker and he has thought of EVERYTHING! From kitchen being practically open 24 hours, to having a brand new guitar or brilliant communal/couch area's, he knows what travelers want and he provides! By far the cleanest hostel i've ever been in (it is new) and the most equipped in the kitchen too! To add to this, it is in a brilliant area! We are two students and had a ball, but there was also families staying at the time who equally enjoyed their time. I don't know how he's done it but he has found the perfect balance. A couple of nights we didn't go out on the town, he was up in the communal area, chilling out and chatting with us... it was more like staying at a friend of a friend's house than a hostel! He even offered to drive us over to Derry as he happened to be driving over there when we were, by coincidence. Brilliant place, friendliest of staff... definently would be my first choice if i travel back to Belfast.

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  • Stayed April 2012, travelled with friends
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Paisley, Scotland, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 16 April 2012

What a Fabby Hostel.....well kept...clean with 2 comfy recliner chairs...perfect when hungover after a night in town :). Free coffee and tea all day and includes breakfast...John is the manager and really helpful and friendly....only 5 quid in a taxi to town...had a fabby weekend and would defo stay here again...Donna....Glasgow

  • Stayed April 2012, travelled with friends
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 15 April 2012

It's nice to stay at a hostel that is run by a true backpacker! The manager John can do enough for you. The hostel is practically new, very clean and great location. Will definitely be back next time I'm in Belfast!

  • Stayed April 2012
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Loughborough, England, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 9 April 2012

This is an amazing hostel, it's got everything you could want; a good location (a few mins walk from Queens uni and tesco and walkable to central Belfast too) FAB staff- John was amazing, and great facilities- I can't think of anything that's missing. If you stay here you wont be disappointed :)

  • Stayed March 2012, travelled with friends
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Property: Belfast City Backpacker Hostel
Address: 53-55 Malone Avenue, Belfast BT9 6EP, Northern Ireland
Region: United Kingdom > Northern Ireland > Belfast
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Ranked #24 of 31 Speciality Lodging in Belfast
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): £
Hotel Class:2 star — Belfast City Backpacker Hostel 2*
Number of rooms: 7
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