Paddy's Palace Hostel Derry

'1 Woodleigh Terrace, Derry, BT48 7ED, Derry, Northern Ireland, Distance from city centre: 0.5km

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Rating: 48%from 3 reviews

  • 53%Atmosphere
  • 53%Staff
  • 60%Security
  • 40%Cleanliness
  • 66%Location
  • 33%Value for money
  • 33%Facilities
Approved by lonely planet, rick steves & lets go. Charming, clean hostel in city-centre! Piano & guitars! Free wi-fi & internet, free breakfast, free historic walking tour - save 5

Winner: '2007 best tourism initiative, derry city council business awards'

'clean, central, friendly, fun, with a sunny garden!'
- lonely planet

For 10 great years, our hostel has provided a 'legenderry' city-centre base for our welcome guests.
We are the award-winning, fun & quality hostel located right in the city centre.

Our hostel is in a beautiful georgian townhouse that was built in 1832. In 2012 we fully renovated our property with new showers & modern kitchen.
- comfortable, clean beds (many rooms ensuite)
- safe & secure location (security lockers for guests)
- free wifi & internet, free tea/coffee, free breakfast, free parking
- laundry facilities
- a heated & covered-patio area for bbqs & outdoor dining

Location: we have lots of free parking and are only a 5-10 minutes walk or a 2-minute taxi-ride from the bus-station, we are adjacent to the police station and literally round the corner from all the main shops, pubs & restaurants.

At our hostel we want you to love our city as much as we do.
Is miss le mesa ('from me to you with respect' in irish/gaelic)
Steve mcphilemy

Note: no stag/hen parties. These bookings will not be honoured.
Groups of 6 or more from the uk or ireland must email the hostel directly.

'As clean, comfortable & central as they come'
- Lonely Planet 2008
*****
'Passion & fun-filled haven. Clean beds, spicy curry. Loved the Piano!'
- Rick Steves, US Travel writer
*****
WINNER:
DERRY CITY COUNCIL 'BEST TOURISM INITIATIVE 2007'

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PADDYS PALACE is the award-winning, fun-filled, eco-friendly, quality accommodation Hostel in the centre of Derry.

We offer comfy beds, high-speed internet, laundry facilities, a cosy turf/peat fire, the chance to play Hurling & much more.

Our Hostel was founded in 2003 by two of Derry's most passionate backpackers - Steve McPhilemy & Charlie O'Connell. This hostel is our Pride & Joy and has won us several awards.
Steve is a history-nerd, dog-lover & one of Ireland's leading approved Tour-Guides.
Charlie is well-known on the Irish backpacker circuit, a trained cook and a former Safari driver in South Africa.

We are an integral part of our local community and we welcome all to stay regardless of race, sexuality, political or religious belief!

Happy Travels,

Steve, Charlie, David, Rory & Riona
- Paddys Palace Team -

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OUR AIM
Is to provide a fun, safe & clean environment for our valued guests. A home away from home.

We have ALL the facilities you need for a great stay. As travellers ourselves we know the things you need in a hostel

-- a clean bed, a decent breakfast, good security, local info, your phone/Ipod/camera charged, laundry done, good fun & a chance to connect with the locals --
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FREE WALKING TOUR
We also want you to learn a wee bit more about life in our province. Interested in the history, politics and culture of Northern Ireland? Aye?
We offer you a FREE walking tour with an approved Tour-Guide of the historic city Walls & the Bloody Sunday murals. SAVE £5
This Hostel is for you

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FREE STUFF
> FREE Walking Tour with qualified Guide - save £5
> FREE Internet
> FREE Breakfast
> FREE Daily shuttle bus to Belfast
> FREE WiFi & Wireless Internet
> FREE Tea & Coffee (24 hours)
> FREE Ipod Charging
> FREE Cell-phone charging
> FREE Bed-Linen (cleaned by a professional Laundry Co.)
> FREE Barbeque
> FREE Irish Traditional music evenings
> FREE Cable TV, Movies & SKY sports (but not as entertaining as our local pubs!)

OTHER GOOD STUFF
> Ensuite bed-rooms
> Sunny garden
> Pool table
> 100% Irish owned
> NITB Approved
> & a beautiful antique Piano

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Recommended by Lonely Planet, Rick Steves, Guide du Routard, MTV Europe & Lets Go, but most importantly by thousands of travellers who have sheltered under our roof.

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LOCATION, LOCATION, LOCATION
Derry Palace is a charming 45bed hostel located in the centre of Historic Derry. Located only 3 blocks/5 mins walk away from the City walls (1613) and the 'Bogside' district - scene of Bloody Sunday (1972). Our aim is a safe, clean, fun-filled Hostel.

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Owned by proud Derry people. Our walls are decorated with fascinating and cool images of life in Northern Ireland, see the flags and emblems of both communities
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COMFY BEDS
We provide 4 and 6 bed dormitory rooms (several with bathrooms) and also private rooms with ensuite bathroom facilities. We have invested in total comfort mattresses (read our guest comment book!)There is also a modern and fully equipped Kitchen.

FREE BREAKFAST/TEA+COFFEE
A fine breakfast is included free with each stay. Complimentary tea/coffee 24hrs, sometimes with snacks!
Along with that we also provide the use of laundry facilities, free internet access, and vital parking facilities.
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We are committed to ensuring you fall in love with the great city of Derry and its culture!
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* LOCALLY OWNED
* FREE HIGH SPEED INTERNET
* FREE WiFi broadband wireless internet
* SATELLITE TV - MOVIES
* EXPERT LOCAL TRAVEL ADVICE
* SONGS AND MUSIC
* ESSENTIAL N IRELAND VISIT

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We also offer day trips to Donegal and the Giants Causeway. As we are linked to the Paddy wagon circuit, small mini buses of independent travelers are coming and going regularly linking our hostel with the other great hostels in Ireland North and South.

We have an elegant Georgian TV room (SKY Sports and movies!) and adjoining dining room with Pool Table. We also have a backyard, ideal for socializing and sharing stories, very enjoyable in summer nights!
Prices are per person per night.

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Hostel Facilities & Policies

  • BBQ
  • Bicycle hire
  • Bicycle parking
  • Board Games
  • Breakfast Included
  • Cable TV
  • Common Room
  • DVDs
  • Free City Maps
  • Free Internet Access
  • Free Parking
  • Free Wifi
  • Hair Dryers
  • Hot Showers
  • House Keeping
  • Internet Access
  • Kitchen
  • Linen Included
  • Lockers
  • Luggage Storage
  • Meals Available
  • Meeting Room
  • Outdoor Terrace
  • Parking
  • Safety Deposit Box
  • Tea/Coffee Making Facilities
  • Tours/Travel Desk
  • Towels For Hire

Cancellation Policy

This 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.

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Paddy's Palace Hostel, 1 Woodleigh Terrace, Asylum Road, Derry, BT48 7ED
- Asylum Road connects the NORTHLAND ROAD and the STRAND ROAD (parallel to the River)
If you are driving/walking North on the STRAND ROAD, away from the BusSation & City Centre, turn left after the 'CLARENDON BAR' and immediately before the PSNI (Police) Station.
Our street is steep. Drive/walk up it half-way, come to the 'JOB CENTRE' entrance. Our hostel is the GREEN&YELLOW building directly opposite this. Welcome!

If youre coming from the Bus Depot, were only a ten minute walk and the Tourist Office will be happy to give you directions. A taxi will cost only about 3.00.

Located Near

Paddy's Palace Hostel, 1 Woodleigh Terrace, Asylum Road, Derry, BT48 7ED
- Asylum Road connects the NORTHLAND ROAD and the STRAND ROAD (parallel to the River)
If you are driving/walking North on the STRAND ROAD, away from the BusSation & City Centre, turn left after the 'CLARENDON BAR' and immediately before the PSNI (Police) Station.
Our street is steep. Drive/walk up it half-way, come to the 'JOB CENTRE' entrance. Our hostel is the GREEN&YELLOW building directly opposite this. Welcome!

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