Belfast City Backpacker
** PLEASE NOTE photographic ID is required upon check-in. **
We are a 52 bed hostel with Belfast's comfiest beds and friendliest staff! Breeze through your check-in with a free welcome drink and explanation of all the incredible sights Belfast has to offer!
Our bright and spacious dorms range in size from 6/8/10/12 beds as well as a private room. All our guests are welcome to enjoy our fully stocked kitchen, outdoor patio with BBQ, and TV room complete with Netflix! Free WIFI is available all throughout the building and our guests are welcome to use our book-swap and board games, and drinking games which are scattered throughout!
Located right off of the Botanic Gardens, we're located ideally to explore the Lagan River and a quick 20 minute jaunt will take you right into the heart of the city. From Botanic Station (7 min) you can hop a train to some of the best beaches Northern Ireland boasts.
Start your day off with a complimentary cooked breakfast and help yourself to coffee and tea throughout the day!
Our staff are experts on Belfast attractions and aim to make your stay as easy as possible. Any one of our staff can direct you to all the best views, best restaurants, and of course, best PUBS. If you'd like to book a tour or to register for one of our own guided walks to various local attractions just stop by reception! We can help you book a Black Taxi Tour (a political tour of the city) and most importantly and not to be missed - a day tour up to the Giants Causeway. Book through us for discounted rates!!
With daily hostel activities and a great staff, we aim to be a home away from home with something for everyone to enjoy!
GROUP BOOKINGS – All groups of 6 or more people must email the hostel ahead of their booking. Without prior confirmation and permission groups will be turned away upon arrival – even if the booking is made via several different bookings. If you have not had prior confirmation upon arrival you will be turned away and charged for your entire stay. No exceptions.
NO CURFEW – but please be advised that after midnight is quiet time at the hostel.
CHECK-IN - Photographic ID is required at the time of Check-In. This is non-negotiable, as safety is a priority at Belfast City Backpackers. Should you require a LATE CHECK-IN (after the hour of 22:00) please notify the hostel via email ahead of time. Payment is upon arrival and we accept payments by cash, credit card, and debit card.
This property may pre-authorise your card prior to arrival. There may be a small charge if payment with credit card.
CANCELLATION - Free cancellation up to 24 hours before 8am on day of arrival. After this time, first night’s accommodation will be charged. No exceptions.
Availability & RatesTo view availability and prices please select dates and click 'Update Dates'
Hostel Facilities & Policies
- Board Games
- Free Breakfast
- Common Room
- Credit Cards Accepted
- Free Internet Access
- Free Parking
- Iron / Ironing Board
- Self-Catering Facilities
- Laundry Facilities
- Security Lockers
- Luggage Storage
- Meals Available
- No Curfew
- Non Smoking
- Taxes included
- Tea & Coffee Making Facilities
- Washing Machine
Cancellation PolicyThis property has a 1 day cancellation policy. Failure to cancel within this time will result in a cancellation charge equal to the first night of your stay.
Must-Read Hostel InfoThis property has specific Terms & Conditions.
Belfast City Backpacker Policies & Conditions:
Cancellation policy: Free cancellation until 8am 24 hours before arrival. After this time the first night will be charged. No exceptions.
Check in from 15:00 to 23:00. Please notify the hostel if you will be arriving outside of these hours!
Check out by 11:00. Free luggage storage available.
Photographic ID required upon check in.
Payment upon arrival by cash or credit/debit card,
This property may pre-authorise your card before arrival. A small charge may apply if paying by credit card.
Reception times 08:00-02:00.
For bookings of 6 or more please contact the hostel directly. Hostel Management reserves the right to refuse check in on arrival. Without prior confirmation and permission, groups of six or more people will not be accepted - even if the group book via several separate bookings. All groups will be turned away on arrival and still charged for the entire stay.
DirectionsShow MapHide Map
From the Europa Bus Station (Arrival point from Airports and from Dublin) turn right on Great Victoria Street.
Continue Straight to Queens University.
As you pass Queens University keep right onto Malone Road. Continue on 2mins to The Botanic Inn. Continue on and take the 2nd Street on the right (Malone Ave) you will find us at number 53-55.
From Botanic Train Station, turn left up Botanic Avenue. Continue 3 minutes to University Street, taking a left on to University Road.
Turn continue 5 minutes until Malone Avenue, then take a right straight up to number 53-55.
Located 7 minutes from Belfast's very own Botanic Gardens, with Malone and Lisburn Roads and their cafes a plenty just a minutes walk away. A short stroll down University Road will take you right into the very heart of the city and Belfast's many landmarks including the murals, City Hall, Albert Clock and St. George market are all within close vicinity!