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Fairman House Independent Hostel

2 Fairman Place, Derry, Northern Ireland
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  • Sleep Quality
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Location
    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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2 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The house is amazing!! Our room and shower was out of this world. Thank you for telling us your stories from east to west :-). Oh there's a lovely hotel 3 minutes walk .the price is really great and we had a great waiter!!

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1 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

I recently stayed here for the foyle cup.. I can say that I am disgusted at the treatment we received from the owners. Aggressively pursuing more money than the agreed price. We have received countless voicemails issuing threats if we didn't pay up. We were promised breakfast available in the morning for the 12 people staying there which was not... More 

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London, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

It is a wonderful place! Much more than a hostel, it seems like a family house. General maintenance and specially the cleanliness are spectacular. The owner and staff are very nice and friendly. It´s not very central, but Derry is not a big city, and in 15/20 minutes you can reach the hostel from the bus station, but leaves your... More 

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derry, n.ireland
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 15, 2015

What can I say about the place........a hidden gem in our great city!!I needed a place to stay due to work being carried out in the house,and after trying several hostels and b&b,I came across this place in the local directories.And can i say,so glad the other places were fully booked.The phone call itself was a joy,with Stella knocking a... More 

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Belfast, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 19, 2015

Stelle was such a warm and welcoming host. My friend and i had a very good time staying here. Rooms where spotless, comfortable and of course great value for money ! Defo my new place to stay when in Derry , Stella was a star can't wait to see her again!

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 24, 2014

A friend and I stayed 2 nights here. And from the moment we walked through the door it felt welcoming and home like. Friendly people that are up for a chat, yet leave you alone when you want it. So helpful. I would recommend this place to anyone. But not someone who doesn't like hills, that hill is a pain... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 11, 2014

It's not often that an establishment exceeds expectations, but this is the case with the Fairman! The whole place was immaculate, with a large, comfortable living/dining area. The price was very reasonable, the breakfast adequate, beds comfortable, and our hostess was very helpful and friendly. It is within a 15 minute walk to all the best there is to see... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 11, 2014

I only stayed one night and wish I stayed longer! I had a room all to myself, and it was clean and full of light. Stella was very nice and friendly. Full complete kitchen. Location is an easy 15-minute walk to town. I'd definitely stay there again!

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Edmonton, Alberta, Canada
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 10, 2014

Stayed here with two friends and had the 4 person dorm to ourselves. The beds were fantastic and she has the best pillows I've ever used in a hostel! It's warm, clean, and breakfast is help yourself with a good selection of cereal, toast, and Eggs (very few places provide protein). She was super friendly and helpful. I would totally... More 

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Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 11, 2014

The bedrooms and bathrooms etc were really nicely done and clean. Liam and Stella are also really kind and one of the best hosts you can find. The location is an easy walk to the main attractions though there's a slight hike. But the service, cleanliness, and hospitality makes it a great place to stay. I truly enjoyed my stay... More 

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