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Derry City Independent Hostel

12 Princes Street, Derry BT48 7EY, Northern Ireland
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Ranked #1 of 18 Specialty Lodging in Derry
Certificate of Excellence 2014
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5 of 5 stars reviewed 6 days ago
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    4.5 of 5 stars
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    4 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    4 of 5 stars
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    4.5 of 5 stars
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    4 of 5 stars
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Sydney, Australia
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8 reviews 8 reviews
7 hotel reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

Definitely my favourite hostel in Ireland so far. Very homely and quiet - which suited us for the night. Very modern kitchen, with a wonderful spread for breakfast in the morning, including delicious homemade bread. I also recommend doing the walking tour and visiting the Free Derry museum. Derry's both ancient and modern history is endlessly intriguing.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This was my favourite hostel on my ireland trip. Its small and has very friendly and accommodating owners. It has a real travellers ambiance. The hostel is decorated from top to bottom with travel souveniers that the owners have collected from their own years of travelling. I loved the little travel library where they have left their old lonely planet... More

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Colombo, Sri Lanka
18 reviews 18 reviews
7 hotel reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This was one of my first hostels and I don't think I realized at the time how special it was. Cool concept, helpful staff happy to send you around the city in the day and share a drink at night, kitchen with all the mod-cons, and spacious dorms. The building was old but well-maintained, in a central location. I loved... More

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Los Angeles, California, United States
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Over 10 days a group of 8 other students, my professor, and I stayed in four hostels throughout ROI and Northen Ireland. Of the four this was the best! Steve made fresh bread for us every morning, and the continental breakfast included eggs for our use, cereal, breads and an assortment of jams. Other hostels only put out some stale... More

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Montreal, Canada
3 reviews 3 reviews
3 hotel reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 5, 2014

The hostel is spotless (including toilets/showers) and the kitchen is more than large enough for several people to use at once. The real highlight of my stay was the staff - if you're there before the end of this summer, make sure to ask Mirjam about her cycling adventures! She brought a bunch of us out to a local pub... More

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Townsville, Australia
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42 reviews 42 reviews
14 hotel reviews
28 helpful votes 28 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 12, 2014

This is the place to stay in Derry if you are coming here, centrally located and easy to find. The owner Steve is very friendly and welcoming, he keeps the place immaculate and in very good working order. It is also in the quiet area and free of any bad guys lingering after hours.

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Antigua, Guatemala
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24 reviews 24 reviews
21 hotel reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 6, 2014

As far as hostels go, the Derry Independent was above average for me. Nice hangout area and eating area plus a self serve kitchen. Bathrooms and sheets were all clean. The building is a bit older so it's got its quirks, but the best thing about this hostel is the people! Fantastic and friendly staff who join in evening outings... More

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4 hotel reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 21, 2014

Just visit it last week,the staff is friendly,the place is pleasent,and the location is nice,a few distance from the center.the decoration is fasinating as well,in eastern style.the bathroom is really nice and away from room so u can use it even in late night.theres sicurity box in the room so safe for people to keep things.you can have a great... More

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Belfast, United Kingdom
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 17, 2014

For the true authentic back-packers experience, come stay here! The owners are lovely and will make you really welcome. You will definately enjoy your stay here, have fun and feel comfortable and relaxed. and meet plenty of other travellers too! Its in a fantastic central location, and in Derry City theres lots to see and do, as the place is... More

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Saint Louis, Missouri
2 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 11, 2014

What a great place to stay. Such a great host in a captivating city. The highlight of the hostel (the Dolce Vita) was the downstairs kitchen/lounge. The space was comfortable and stylish--after a few hours of cards and drinks, it felt like home. Clean bathrooms. Free breakfast in the morning (bread! eggs!) that you cook yourself. Nice bunks. Close to... More

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Address: 12 Princes Street, Derry BT48 7EY, Northern Ireland
Location: United Kingdom > Northern Ireland > County Londonderry > Derry
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