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 reports here on Trip Advisor but I didn’t have any probs: I just needed basic accommodation and the place was clean enough and Arnie and the other folks working there were very friendly and helpful. My 4 / 5 bunk room was comfortable enough for me – and it did have a socket in it. The website described things pretty well: even the two dogs were great little characters, both of them polite and charming! My son and I even had the welcoming cup of tea and roaring open fire to greet us!
- 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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