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Belfast International Youth Hostel

22-23 Donegall Road, Belfast BT12 5JN, Northern Ireland
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  • Location
    4 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    3 of 5 stars
  • Service
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    3 of 5 stars
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Brisbane
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56 reviews 56 reviews
37 hotel reviews
45 helpful votes 45 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

My daughter and I recently stayed in a two bed room at the hostel and were impressed by the friendliness and helpfulness of the staff. Although a basic room it was warm and comfortable and the hostel was in easy walking distance of the centre of town. My first night I was unable to get a hot shower as there... More

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Bristol, United Kingdom
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10 reviews 10 reviews
3 hotel reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

We have just returned from a 5 day break in Belfast and would definitely recommend the Belfast International Hostel. The staff were VERY FRIENDLY and helpful. Nothing was too much trouble for them. The facilities were great and much more than we had experienced elsewhere. Other people staying were also friendly and other than some merriment early in the evenings... More

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Hostelling_Intl_NI, Public Relations Manager at Belfast International Youth Hostel, responded to this review

Hello Sue and thank you so much for taking the time to leave us a review. We were so pleased to read that you enjoyed your stay with us. Best Wishes and Happy Travels! Belfast International Youth Hostel More

Melbourne, Australia
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5 reviews 5 reviews
4 hotel reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The rooms were basic but good beds, efficient heating, well maintained facilities. What made out stay at Belfast International Youth Hostel was the friendliness of the reception staff, their willingness to engage and their knowledge of the best places to meet out various needs. Also, they Causeway Café provided some seriously good breakfast tucker for a very modest amount of... More

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Hostelling_Intl_NI, Public Relations Manager at Belfast International Youth Hostel, responded to this review

Hello Laura and thank you so much for taking the time to leave us a review. I will make sure your kind words are circulated round the staff at the cafe and hostel. We hope you enjoyed your visit to Northern Ireland! Best Wishes Belfast International Youth Hostel More

Gainesville, Florida
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I felt very welcome. Accommodations were safe and professionally run. The hostel was spotless. The staff were very courteous and pleasant and helpful. was within walking distance to the train and bus. I was very happy to be able to eat in a very nice near by pub also.

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Hostelling_Intl_NI, Public Relations Manager at Belfast International Youth Hostel, responded to this review

Hi sarahmccarthy749 and thank you so much for taking the trouble to leave us a review. It was great to read that you enjoyed your stay and I will make sure that your kind words are circulated round the staff. Best Wishes Belfast International Youth Hostel More

Galway, Ireland
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21 reviews 21 reviews
9 hotel reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This hostel is not at all cozy. It looks like a prison and I was really disappointed that I stayed here. I have been to many hostels in many cities and this was one of the worst if not the worst. One staff member was nice but the other turned off the lights on me while I was in the... More

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Hostelling_Intl_NI, Public Relations Manager at Belfast International Youth Hostel, responded to this review

Hello Laura Thank you for taking the time to leave us a review. Obviously we were disappointed to read your comments, and we have invested heavily in the Belfast Hostel this year. As part of a worldwide not for profit movement, our primary aims are to offer quality accommodation in a friendly environment that is affordable, clean, safe and secure.... More

Derry, United Kingdom
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58 reviews 58 reviews
12 hotel reviews
14 helpful votes 14 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

It is exactly what you expect and that's okay. If you are looking a bed to sleep in at good value then this is fine. The room also came with a sink which is different from other hostels I have been to which is handy for washing/brushing teeth in the morning. All in all the place is fine and the... More

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Hostelling_Intl_NI, Public Relations Manager at Belfast International Youth Hostel, responded to this review

Hello Deank06 Thank you for taking the time to leave us a review and for your kind words which I will make sure to pass onto the staff. Happy travels! Belfast International Youth Hostel More

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10 reviews 10 reviews
6 hotel reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed October 13, 2014

I and my friend stayed there for 4 nights and we have some comments here. Pros 1. Nice staffs. They are willing to help you. 2. The café is really nice. The staffs are really friendly. The food is great and worth more than the price you pay. We ordered a pack lunch which costed us 4 pounds something for... More

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Hostelling_Intl_NI, Public Relations Manager at Belfast International Youth Hostel, responded to this review

Hi KaySsm And thank you for taking the time to leave us a review - we hope that you enjoyed your time in Belfast and that you'll be back again. Best Wishes Belfast International Youth Hostel More

Essen, Germany
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16 reviews 16 reviews
4 hotel reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 8, 2014

Typically youth hostel. Room was very basic, shower with kind of "jail feeling". Staff was friendly and gave good advises how to get to some places in Belfast. Some rules seem to be senseless (eg. no fastfood after 11pm in the hostel allowed). Great: The Causeway Café in the same house, which had a lot of breakfast stuff for fair... More

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Hostelling_Intl_NI, Public Relations Manager at Belfast International Youth Hostel, responded to this review

Hi Kristof And thanks for your review. Just to point out that the rule about no fast food after 11pm is in consideration of other guests in terms of the smell from fast food in shared rooms and the potential for stains on carpets and sheets etc. We hope you had a good time in Belfast and that you'll be... More

Forster, Australia
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13 reviews 13 reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 7, 2014

We didn't expect all that much when we were told we were staying in a youth hostel to be completely honest. There was a large group of us (14). When we arrived it was clean and tidy. The beds were comfortable, we stayed in a bunk bed room fit for 16 people but there were only 8 of us in... More

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Hostelling_Intl_NI, Public Relations Manager at Belfast International Youth Hostel, responded to this review

Hi IreloandLover Many thanks for taking the time to write your kind words. It was great to read that you had such an enjoyable stay with us. Yes, we purposefully restrict our free Wi-Fi to the lobby area in order to encourage guests to meet and interact with each other and it was great to read that this was the... More

Hervey Bay, Australia
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23 reviews 23 reviews
8 hotel reviews
23 helpful votes 23 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed September 28, 2014

Neat hostel, has the essentials. Stayed here with a group of friends for a night. Nice and close to local pubs and clubs, good central location. I found the bathrooms a little different, so don't be alarmed. However there wasn't anything terrible about this hostel at all.

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Hostelling_Intl_NI, Public Relations Manager at Belfast International Youth Hostel, responded to this review

Hello Joseph S Thank you so much for taking the time to review your recent stay at our Belfast International Youth Hostel. We are absolutely delighted to receive your positive feedback and hope you enjoyed your trip to Northern Ireland. Cathy More

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Address: 22-23 Donegall Road, Belfast BT12 5JN, Northern Ireland
Location: United Kingdom > Northern Ireland > Belfast > Golden Mile
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $
Number of rooms: 54
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