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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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Surat Thani, Surat Thani, Thailand
2 reviews
2 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

Some of the staff were friendly, but our stay in the hostel was ruined by the Scottish chef. He made us feel completed unwelcome and uncomfortable purely based on the fact we were from England. Some of his comments were quite racist and his breakfast was very disappointing. Lose the chef and you'll have a fairly decent hostel.

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County Dublin, Ireland
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

very friendly, lovely scottish man cooked me full english in the morning. everything was clean and tidy, and although i didnt participate there was movies nights etc. was very pleased with my stay. thanks lagan backpackers! :D

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Edinburgh
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Hostel staff were very friendly and welcoming, although I went with a group of friends, I'm sure it would be the perfect place to go if you were travelling alone; every evening there would always be a group of easily convinced staff and hostel-goers going out to the pubs, giving the hostel a really nice atmosphere. It was in quite... More 

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Birmingham, United Kingdom
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

We travelled around the major cities of Ireland, as it was our first trip to the country. Belfast was by far our favourite stop, this was in a huge part due to the Lagan. The fantastic staff made arriving at Lagan like coming home, from the friendly welcome and useful tips, to the fantastic nights out, the people at Lagan... More 

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Ottawa, Canada
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

After reading many bad reviews about this hostel, I was really not looking forward to my stay.... however, it turned out to be much better than expected! Seems like they've undergone some level of renovation since the website photos were posted... bathroom upgrades, new mattresses, and privacy curtains around every bunk! There were also lockers in our room, which is... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Best part of the place is probably the staff, great fun loving and helpful crew. Wifi signal is also pretty great. You also can't bear the free hot breakfast, they actually serve eggs and not the usual terrible free stuff you usually get. Definitely recommend it.

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St Helens, United Kingdom
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 16, 2015

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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Niterói
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed June 9, 2015

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
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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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