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Lagan Backpackers

121 Fitzroy ave, Belfast BT71HU, Northern Ireland
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  • Location
    4 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4 of 5 stars
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St Helens, United Kingdom
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97 reviews 97 reviews
25 hotel reviews
54 helpful votes 54 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The Lagan Backpackers has mixed reviews and it still needs to improve to make it good for everyone but I think it depends on the individual. The staff where friendly but sometimes you couldn't tell who was staff and who was guests. (Maybe Staff t-shirts would help) The price was great as it was really cheap, the room was basic... More 

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33 reviews 33 reviews
13 hotel reviews
13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

At first I had a good impression of the hostel, seemed clean and staff was friendly. But then there was this couple in my room, they were really noisy and the reception was aware of that. On my last night they had sex on the top bunk I was. I complained with the staff (again!) the following morning and they... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 23, 2015 via mobile

This place was great! It was a typical backpackers just a bed and a passable bathrooms but they went above and beyond in every other way!! The breakfast was a big home cooked one with baked beans eggs tomato toast and bacon and it was included in your stay. They also put on a dinner most nights, they are generally... More 

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Milan, Italy
13 reviews 13 reviews
4 hotel reviews
38 helpful votes 38 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed May 14, 2015

PRO: The hostel is near the botanic garden and near one of the main street in Belfast CONS: The bathroom and the shower are dirty, the rooms are dark and tight, the breakfast room is very small and there was no place for everyone to eat at the same time

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Newcastle upon Tyne, United Kingdom
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21 reviews 21 reviews
13 hotel reviews
33 helpful votes 33 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed April 20, 2015

I can honestly say this is the worst hostel I've ever stayed in - I don't mind scruffy but I do value basic cleanliness and sleep quality so really wouldn't recommend this place if you do too. Pros: clean bedding, located on a quiet street but within easy walking distance of pubs, cafes, shops etc. Cons: filthy - particularly the... More 

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Frankfurt, Germany
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10 reviews 10 reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 20, 2015

I shared a four bed room with my friend and these 2 other girls. We had curtains around our beds which was great, and there were lockers in our room to put our stuff in them. The people running the hostel were really nice, and it was an awesome time as we chilled with them in the evening. Great place... More 

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Haywards Heath, England, United Kingdom
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8 reviews 8 reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed March 13, 2015

I arrived, paid bill, went upstairs. The locks on the bedroom doors were broken, looked like they had been forced open. About 5 bunk beds in one room. No room around bed to dress or undress. Only privacy you get was behind curtains around the bunk bed itself. Beds tight to windows. I really didn't want to stay there after... More 

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3 reviews 3 reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 12, 2015

I've been to lagan backpackes during a weekend and the hostel was full, even though the hostel had a good pattern of clealiness, the hostel was a bit far away from the city centre, but it was not a bad location, once the botanic ave had a good amount of entretairiment includinglots of pubs and restaurants. It was a good... More 

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Stockton-on-Tees, England, United Kingdom
18 reviews 18 reviews
7 hotel reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 15, 2015

The hostel is really good. The bedroom are quite big and the bathrooms very clean. The staff was great and very helpful! The breakfast free was a very nice touch. Steve is a great owner and gives really nice tips about what to do in Belfast. Everyone should book the Black Taxi Tour and Giant's Causeway tour that the hostel... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 10, 2015

The staff was great! So helpful!! The breakfast was excellent!! It wasn't just your regular continental breakfast!! the beds were so comfortable and clean! They had blinds to block out light, and sound, made it quite dark so it was easy to sleep. The Wi-Fi was excellent, you could access anywhere in the hostel, and it was strong. They had... More 

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