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9 University Road, Belfast BT7 1NA, Northern Ireland
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  • Location
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    4 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4.5 of 5 stars
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Vancouver, Canada
2 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

I stayed here on my first trip to Belfast. The 5,000 staff members they have working there are all simply wonderful. The place is clean and it's super close to the city centre and a lot of local pubs. The other guests were super friendly and it was a great stay so when my trip to Ireland ended in Belfast... More 

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Stoke-on-Trent, United Kingdom
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28 hotel reviews
25 helpful votes 25 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

I stayed here for a weekend and this is in a great spot for the local pubs. The main spots were only a 10-15min walk. The dorms were decent too and loved playing on the play station with a few cans before heading out.

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Washington, DC
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17 hotel reviews
17 helpful votes 17 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Though definitely skewing towards a younger crowd, the staff could not have been friendlier or more helpful. Occupying a big house in the southern end of Belfast, the downstairs area kind of looks like the hotel version of a hipster bar in an eastern US city -- dark walls plastered in photos of very cool-looking kids in bars having the... More 

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11 hotel reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

My husband and I stayed at Vagabonds backpacking Ireland and Northern Ireland last May. The staff was friendly and inviting. The place was clean and centrally located, just a short walk to the city center. Parking convenient. I would highly recommend!

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New York
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7 reviews 7 reviews
5 hotel reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

A friend and I stayed at Vagabonds for just one night, and to this day we wish we stayed longer. They have the warmest, friendliest staff who feel like friends. We went out to a jazz bar with [what seemed like] everyone staying in the hostel - including the staff. Couldn't recommend this place more! Well done, Vagabonds :)

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Santiago, Chile
15 reviews 15 reviews
3 hotel reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

On april i went backpacking for a month through UK and this was one of the best hostel i stayed in. The staff was very friendly and attentive, and the place was clean and comfortable. Very good place if you are backpacking and want to make friends. Every night there were games and movies if you were not going out.... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Vagabonds Hostel was brilliant, the friendliest staff and guests. I felt like I was apart of a big family. We all socialised together and I met so many people. Clean beds and facilities the breakfast was continental and delicious. A great location too, about an easy 12-15 min work to the city centre, will definitely be staying there again. In... More 

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3 reviews 3 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Inviting decour, centrally located, friendly staff. They organized our black cab tour for us. We stayed in a private room which was warm and comfortable. The free breakfast was brilliant. Our only issue was the shower was cold but I'm sure it is not a regular occurence.

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Porto Alegre, RS
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72 reviews 72 reviews
12 hotel reviews
22 helpful votes 22 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 4, 2014

Rooms are big, bed is good, there is a huge locker under the bunk beds. In my room there were 1 complete bathroom, one with toilet and sink and another to take shower. Shower by the way was really good, a lot of water. Common areas are nice - lots of books and music instruments. Breakfast was really good (2... More 

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11 hotel reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 3, 2014

I do not have adequate words to describe how much I love this hostel. It has such an amazing vibe and the staff are such lovely, wonderful people who are always willing to help you out. The showers are the best I've encountered my whole trip and the kitchen is simple and easy to use. I cannot thank the staff... More 

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Address: 9 University Road, Belfast BT7 1NA, Northern Ireland
Location: United Kingdom > Northern Ireland > Belfast > Queen's Quarter
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Number of rooms: 7
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