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9 University Road, Belfast, Belfast, Northern Ireland, Distance from city centre: 1.2km

Rating: 86% from 28 reviews

  • 90%Atmosphere
  • 90%Staff
  • 84%Security
  • 83%Cleanliness
  • 84%Location
  • 87%Value for money
  • 86%Facilities

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  • Best hostel ever!Friendly atmosphere thanks to the staff that will make you immediately feel at home.You'll make a lot of friends from all over the world and have fun even if you're travelling alone. Clean place,with common rooms where you can chat,listen to music,watch films or find a quiet corner to read and relax.Kitchen available,free breakfast,lots of facilities! Once you know them you'll wish to come back again!Don't believe negative comments..probably they were looking for a luxury hotel!
  • 97%
  • 02 Jan 2016 Anonymous Italy
  • I had a lovely time at vagabonds hostel. Stayed for 3 nights. It was incredibly clean, comfortable and the staff was super friendly. The common space is very cozy and very sociable. Met some really cool people. I will solely visit Belfast in the future just so I can stay at vagabonds again. Best weekend I have had in a while.
  • 100%
  • 16 Oct 2015 Anonymous Canada
  • My biggest complaint about this place was that I could feel the wires in the beds as we slept. It was almost more comfortable to just sleep in the car. That being said, the staff were some of the most fun, most including, and most caring staff that I have ever encountered. They were interested in our destination/troubles/etc, and even invited us out to hang out, play games, etc. Despite the tough bed, I enjoyed my stay.
  • 89%
  • 18 Sep 2015 Melanie Canada
  • The door to our room was never locked, there were lockers and cages promised however for a room of 14 there were four lockers and the cages didnt lock and not all beds had them. The location wasnt near to anything. It was very dirty mold growing around all the baseboards and in the bathrooms.
  • 54%
  • 12 Sep 2015 Anonymous USA
  • The staff were extremely welcoming, friendly and helpful and always were eager to help with anything
  • 100%
  • 22 Aug 2015 Emma Ireland
  • Nice staff and good atmosphere!
  • 86%
  • 07 Aug 2015 Anonymous France
  • The staff were very cliquey. This created a unwelcoming and negative vibe.
  • 57%
  • 23 Jul 2015 Anonymous Ireland
  • I didn't think it is as good as people usually say. It's really and ordinary hostel with nothing special. Including cleanliness is not the strongest of them. The breakfast is really weak, they use the cheapest food as possible. It's better buy your own food like lots of guests do.
  • 69%
  • 17 Jul 2015 Flavio Brazil
  • Very small rooms. Quite good bathrooms. The kitchen was a bit small for all the people living in the hostel. Plus for functioning wifi in the room. A bit strange that the hostel can't change euros for pounds, when there are so many tourists coming from Ireland.
  • 69%
  • 02 Jul 2015 Martin Sweden
  • Without a doubt, vagabonds was the best hostel I've ever stayed in. The staff is amazing and the facilities are cool and functional. There's a real culture of friendliness here and I made some incredible friends during my three days. It's right next to the botanic train stop, so it's easy to get to if you're arriving by train. Do yourself a favor and stay at vagabonds if you're in Belfast. It will probably ruin all other hostels for you forever.
  • 100%
  • 29 Jun 2015 Rebecca USA
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