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Arnie's Backpackers

1.0 of 5 Hostel   |   63 Fitzwilliam Street, Belfast BT9 6AX, Northern Ireland
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Ranked #11 of 27 Specialty Lodging in Belfast
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    3.5 of 5 stars
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I came with 12 other student friends on a rugby tour. We chose it for its central location and because it is cheap. It is a short walk away from a whole host of bars and clubs and the Queen's Uni student union is literally at the end of the road. The staff are very friendly and helpful - as... More 

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Nantes, France
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 10, 2014

I stayed there twice, once in november and once in august, because I had kept a great memory of it. It's a small hostel, staff is very welcoming, offers you a cup of tea by the fireplace. In the evening we watched TV with some guys in the living room, you already feel like home... Another think that reminds me... More 

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Vancouver, Canada
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12 hotel reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 13, 2014

I came in on a slow night but I really enjoyed my night at this hostel. If I didn't already have a place lined up for the rest of my stay I would actually stay longer. I am actually still in Belfast as I am rioting this so if things fall through I am definitely coming back. I ask for... More 

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Dublin, Ireland
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39 hotel reviews
33 helpful votes 33 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed May 8, 2014

The continental breakfast was a pleasant surprise for me. Staff was also very friendly and helpful. I wouldn't stay here longer than 1 night, though. The hostel isn't well maintained, it's in an old building with outdated furniture, really uncomfortable beds and very basic kitchen. My bed didn't look like the website pictures. The mattresses need to be replaced. Overall,... More 

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Hamilton, United Kingdom
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36 reviews 36 reviews
4 hotel reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed April 23, 2014

Hostel is easy to find from city centre. Rung the bell and was greeted by lovely staff - charming little reception area with fire and dog, leaflets to help you tour around Belfast. Staff gave me good advice regarding attractions. However was not the best hostel I've stayed in by far - the bed linen looked,smelled and felt like it... More 

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Sawbridgeworth, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 9, 2014

We were staying here for a sports competition, it is a brilliant location, 2 minutes walk from queens university and Students Union, 5 minutes from the nearest train station, a short (15-20 mins) walk into the city centre. The staff were lovely, they had told us certain rules about how much noise we could make (we had booked out the... More 

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Minneapolis, Minnesota
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 26, 2014 via mobile

Arnie's is in a great location in Belfast. Only a nice walk for the city center, Queens University and all the great pubs, restaurants and nightlife. And if you deem a walk to much, they can have a taxi at your door in only a few minutes. The international staff is as friendly as they come and will help you... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 5, 2014

Arnie's, overall, is a good place to stay. Location is nice, out of city center about 15 minutes, but easy to get where you're going. They will recommend and book tours for you at the front desk, and some of the tours give you a discount because you're staying there. The tours will pick you up at Arnie's so you... More 

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed December 4, 2013

This is a homely hostel with two cosy sitting rooms and a kitchen downstairs. Both Arnie and the staff are very helpful and easy going. There is a very welcoming atmosphere which helps create friendly relationships between the guests. Arnie has two friendly fun little dogs who appear from time to time. A real plus is the laundry service for... More 

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Tonbridge, United Kingdom
4 reviews 4 reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 22, 2013

Arnie’s a great guy, really welcoming and helpful. The hostel is a bit cramped but charming and not far from the city centre where there are loads of things to do. For example, Botanic Railway Station is a few minutes away, with a route to the Titanic Quarter and beyond to the coast and Bangor. I see there are mixed... More 

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Address: 63 Fitzwilliam Street, Belfast BT9 6AX, Northern Ireland
Location: United Kingdom > Northern Ireland > Belfast
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Ranked #11 of 27 Specialty Lodging in Belfast
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $
Hotel Class:1 star — Arnie's Backpackers 1*
Number of rooms: 5
Official Description (provided by the hotel):
Welcome to the friendliest and cosiest hostel in Belfast! Its a safe, clean, 27 bed, city centre hostel. Free WIFI & tea/coffee. Be greeted on arrival with tea/coffee & biscuits and relax in front of our warm coal firesWe have a lovely kitchen, dining-room, lounge and garden open to all visitors. Along with Free WIFI we have internet access available on our in house computer. This is an environmentally friendly establishment as we recycle. You might be lucky enough to meet the jack russell dog that often visits! Feel free to use our in house piano and guitar. No curfew or lockout.Our friendly staff will do their best to make you feel right at home. Feel free to ask for any information about tours, travelling, and the local area. Arnie's is the ideal place to explore the culture, nightlife, shops and entertainment in Belfast. Tours of Belfast and Giants Causeway from the hostel and lots of info and advice!!We provide a full kitchen and common areas kept warm by real coal fires, along with radios and a television/dvd player. We also have laundry facilities available to guests. ... more   less 
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