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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
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    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4.5 of 5 stars
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Sydney, Australia
4 reviews 4 reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

The two quintessential elements of human life are warmth and light, both of which do not exist at the Vagabonds Hostel in Belfast. But if one can push aside for a moment these basic needs, then Vagabonds can still be described only as barely inhabitable. The lodging was comfortable (at a stretch), and the location was close to the city... More 

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Orleans, France
4 reviews 4 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

I travelled to Belfast on my own. When I arrived in Vagabonds I felt instantly welcome and part of a community of enthusiastic travellers. It was clean and cool. Free tea and coffee whenever you like. Breakfast included was good quality and substantial. There was really nice jams and peanut butter! Interior is really geared towards traveller-types. You can't write... More 

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Newcastle, Australia
15 reviews 15 reviews
5 hotel reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Vagabonds was run well, offers everything you needed in a hostel and a little more. The hostel is near the city centre and a short walk from most places of interest in Belfast. There are kitchen facilities, quiet tv lounge room areas. Outside there is a pool table, ping pong table and general entertainment party area. The bedrooms were a... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

My girlfriend and I stayed here for 2 nights. Neither of us had stayed in a hostel before so we were slightly dubious about what to expect. We weren't disappointed. Upon arrival we were greeted by a friendly member of staff and given a brief intro about getting in and out, the facilities, breakfast etc. All fine. We had a... More 

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1 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Very angry at the treatment from the team at vagabonds. Booked a room for 4 in November 2014 for July 2015 however had a call today saying hostel was closing. Simply not good enough service. 4 months later and your let down, nothing offered to compensate and looking at the prices of hotels in the local vicinity an extra £300... More 

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Galway, Ireland
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33 reviews 33 reviews
9 hotel reviews
13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I've stayed in a lot of hostels and this was by far the best I've ever been to. It is spotless, the rooms are lovely and spacious. The common area is the best part, there are loads of places to chill and to party. The staff are outstanding. Everyone is there for fun, no one even seems like their working.... More 

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Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
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32 reviews 32 reviews
4 hotel reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

This summer I did a "back packing" tour across Ireland for the American football game with my friends from PSU. We decided to stay at hostels versus hotel because you really could not beat the price. Vagabonds in Belfast, Northern Ireland, was my favorite one! The staff was friendly and helpful. They offered dinner, if we were interested, along with... More 

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Vancouver, Canada
2 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 25, 2015

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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333 reviews 333 reviews
51 hotel reviews
107 helpful votes 107 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 20, 2015

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
22 helpful votes 22 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 10, 2015

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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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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