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Ballycastle Backpackers

4 North Street, Co. Antrim, Ballycastle BT54 6BN, Northern Ireland
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 9, 2013
FrenchCsu Toulouse, France
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Rating summary
  • Sleep Quality
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Location
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    4 of 5 stars
  • Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4.5 of 5 stars
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Toulouse, France
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6 reviews 6 reviews
3 hotel reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 9, 2013

Everything you need is provided and you are nearly on the beach when you leave the hostel. There is a water basin in each room which is very convenient ! It was a little bit quiet when I was there but no doubt the hostel can be full of life and very welcoming.

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Coos Bay, Oregon
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11 hotel reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 6, 2013

This is a basic hostel: very clean and quiet with adequate rooms and showers and bathrooms separate, but a sink in our private room. Basic toast, cereal, and coffee/tea available anytime. We arrived at 10 pm and were cheerfully greeted and offered tea or coffee or cereal or oatmeal. Aside from the great location for walking to a park and... More

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London, United Kingdom
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3 reviews 3 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 6, 2013

Thanks so much to Ballycastle Backpackers for making our family trip to NI wonderful. The location couldn't be better - right across the street from the beach, playground and ferry harbour - cafes, coffee places and a grocery store several doors over. Very comfortable lounge and quite newly redecorated and attractive all round. Bring some warm pjs as the rooms... More

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Penang
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37 reviews 37 reviews
34 hotel reviews
41 helpful votes 41 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 20, 2012

This is a small youth hostel run almost single-handedly by its owner, Anne Marie. The personal touch makes a difference. When we arrived, the hostel was empty so Anne Marie gave us two of the best rooms in the house instead of the one family room we asked for. The rooms were of a good size and very comfortable and... More

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Madrid
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6 reviews 6 reviews
5 hotel reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 3, 2012

A great hostel, and Anne, the owner, is incredibly nice and helpful. The place is basic, but really nice :) Breakfast is not included in the price, but the kitchen is available.

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Aberdeen
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28 hotel reviews
22 helpful votes 22 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 1, 2012

You won't get a better place to stay with friendly owner who makes you feel at home. Location is brilliant for rope bridge, causeway, Bushmills and much more. The hostel is clean, tidy and has all you need to enjoy the stay. Have used the hostel many times and don't believe you will find any better!

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Amsterdam, The Netherlands
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 12, 2012

I stayed in Ballycastle Backpackers in December. I was the only guest and the hostel opened especially for me. The friendly proprietress even lit the open fire for me. The kitchen and bathrooms were clean, but then there was no one else around to make them dirty! The bed was comfy and the rooms warm enough. The location is great... More

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Fall Creek, Wisconsin
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 2, 2011

This is an amazing shostel! It is super clean, spacious, view of the harbor. and friendly. Ann Marie is helpful and very considerate. The place has a wonderful and comfortable sittling room and clean kitchen. I can't recommend this place enough. It is across the street from bus stops and harbor for ferry to island to see puffins.Cafe 2 doors... More

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southern England
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22 reviews 22 reviews
9 hotel reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed September 28, 2010

Stayed in the Irish cottage at back of hostel. This has 2 bedrooms both ensuite. Room was small but adequate and the whole place was clean and well kept. Cottage has its own kitchen and easy chairs around a real fire that can be lit to add warmth and atmosphere. Hostel overlooks the bay in pleasant seaside town. The heating... More

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uk
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10 hotel reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed September 8, 2009

this place was clean but is in need of an up date as it looks very shabby with bed linen that looks straight out of the 1970s and i found it quite depressing. however, it's very cheap and as long as you don't mind not having your own bathroom and the plainness,then maybe it's ok. owner was a bit disorganised.... More

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Also Known As:
Ballycastle Backpackers Northern Ireland
Address: 4 North Street, Co. Antrim, Ballycastle BT54 6BN, Northern Ireland
Location: United Kingdom > Northern Ireland > County Antrim > Ballycastle
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Ranked #4 of 9 Specialty lodging in Ballycastle
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