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Fairman House Independent Hostel

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Reviewed June 19, 2016 via mobile

Stayed here before an early triathlon and found it to be perfect for us, great value considering the breakfast (cereals, eggs, toast), Sky tv, cooking facilities, wifi etc. Everything was clean and tidy, and the host was very nice and accommodating. We would definitely stay again, many thanks

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Reviewed June 8, 2016 via mobile

I really enjoyed my stay here. I found the owner amazing and helpful. She shared the history of the town as well as her own experiences in that history which really brought it alive. She was amazingly accommodating as well. It's a little walk outside of the town center but i feel that's what gave it it's charm. In a...

Thank Danny M
Brisbane, Australia
Reviewed March 25, 2016

At first I wasn't too keen on staying in another terraced house, however once inside and chatting to the Liam I realised it was different to others I'd been too. My partner and I stayed in room 6, on the top floor; the memory foam mattress gave the best sleep I've had in ages, and it was pretty quiet too....

Thank tommyt8487
Reviewed February 8, 2016

Stayed here for an overnighter, was attending a music concert in The Millenium Forum Theatre nearby. Area is nice and quiet and there was ample on-street car parking. As I'd driven up from Dublin, I'd no cash on me, this venue doesn't accept cards so make sure and have the requisite cash to pay when you arrive as the first...

Thank 1966DUB
Reviewed January 10, 2016 via mobile

This hostel made our trip. The stories he had to tell were amazing. Prime location just next to the bogside and the pubs. Wouldn't recommend anywhere else. You will definitely meet interesting people during your stay.

Thank Jack A
Reviewed September 26, 2015 via mobile

Such a cheap wee place to stay. Easy to access and such a comfy nights sleep. The owner is lovely and helpful Only downside, the room I stayed in didn't have a mirror and I was heading out that night, so it was a bit annoying Other than that, it was a nice wee place to stay :)

Thank MariaMcK817
St. Andrews, United Kingdom
Reviewed September 17, 2015

I found this hostel from being told by another hostel and glad I did as it has easy access storage for bicycles (I was cycling). The hostel is very clean and the beds comfortable. Shower and toilets are VG. Breakfast is what I would have at home so spot on. Lady on duty was friendly but clearly in charge and...

Thank redroy2015
nampula, mozambique
Reviewed September 13, 2015

only spent one night here. however, both the hostel and the city of derry stand out as highlights of my trip to ireland. the owner is lovely and so very helpful, as I found the other members of the hostel staff, as well. the hostel itself is extremely homey due to the fact that it is a converted house, which...

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Paris, France
Reviewed August 30, 2015

Small place, more like a house than a youth hostel. 2 bathrooms (clean, one shower in each) for everyone means a line in the morning if you're not the first to get there. Small rooms but comfortable beds. Be careful, no credit card machine, have enough cash when you arrive (pounds or euros).

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Reviewed August 11, 2015 via mobile

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!!

Thank Lydia H
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  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Breakfast included
  • Free Parking
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  • Non-Smoking Hotel
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  • Non-Smoking Rooms
  • Kitchenette
  • Free Internet
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Breakfast included
  • Self-Serve Laundry
  • Free Parking
  • Breakfast Available
Official Description (provided by the hotel)
We are Fairman House Backpackers Hostel, we offer our guests excellent accommodation and facilities at a competitive price. We are located less than 15 minutes walk from Derry~Londonderry City Centre, Fairman House offers a convenient, central location whether you are visiting the City for business or pleasure. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Fairman House Independent Hostel

Address: 2 Fairman Place, Derry BT48 7LD, Northern Ireland
Location: United Kingdom > Northern Ireland > County Londonderry > Derry
Price Range: $25 - $47 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:1.5 star — Fairman House Independent Hostel 1.5*
Number of rooms: 5
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“Room 6 had a great mattress, cosy but quieter as it's top floor”
 of 5 bubbles tommyt8487, Mar 25, 2016 | Read review
“Room 6 is the room we were in, it's a couples room, lovely bright attic room.”
 of 5 bubbles StephanieP591, Feb 17, 2013 | Read review
“Real beds (not bunkbeds) in top floor twin room!”
 of 5 bubbles bluemoosed, May 30, 2012 | Read review
“A couple of rooms have bunk beds bathrooms are on the second floor”
 of 5 bubbles Blaine-Pgh, May 13, 2012 | Read review
“Double and single rooms are the best for their privacy and and more much expensive than the dorms!!”
 of 5 bubbles montseponscenoz, Aug 18, 2011 | Read review
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