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“best hostel i have yet to stay in... anywhere!”
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Vagabonds
Certificate of Excellence
not toronto
Level 3 Contributor
20 reviews
8 hotel reviews
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“best hostel i have yet to stay in... anywhere!”
Reviewed September 1, 2011

if you like meeting new people from all over the world, having fun, and feeling like you are staying with friends, then this is the place for you! i met some really great people here while hanging in the cozy common room or enjoying the free breakfast. plenty of space to cook a nice meal or play pool outside on the patio. they really look after you so if you have any questions they will bend over backwards to help. also, really nice showers. the black cab tour and the pub crawls are a must... but belfast is such a great, little walkable city that you can really see it all. i'll be back someday! hello to any of the belgians, aussies, or gents from the netherlands that i met here!

Room Tip: i had the 4 bedroom mixed dorm and it was great.
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  • Stayed August 2011, traveled with friends
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Dubai, United Arab Emirates
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4 reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
Reviewed June 22, 2011

There may be other cheaper places in Belfast, but this has got to be the one place that offers a clean environment at great prices. Stayed in a 8-bed dorm. The room has great lighting with individual reading lamps for each bed. The room also has a big mirror, a desk and a chair and plenty of sockets to charge all your gadget needs. The toilets and showers have always been clean, be it early in the morning of late at night.

There is also a kitchen with a microwave, grill/oven, stove, refrigerator. A back room with a pool table and a great place for a BBQ. Free oriental breakfast in the morning too. A TV room for your DVD needs.

The place has free WiFi connectivity although there is a limit as to how many people can log-on at the same time. So it can be a while before you get connected at peak times, especially at night. It also has two computers that anyone can use, for a charge.

Stayed June 2011, traveled solo
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Kiwi Winchester
Level 1 Contributor
4 reviews
3 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed June 2, 2011

The ideal traveller's rest - plenty of local knowledge, home comforts (nice showers), friendly atmosphere and interesting art work on the walls. For a solo traveller, this place was perfect for finding company. In Northern Ireland history is happening all around, so there's plenty to see and the Vagabonds' staff will point you in the right direction. Highly recommended.

Stayed May 2011, traveled solo
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Tel Aviv
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333 reviews
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 155 helpful votes
Reviewed September 20, 2010

Stayed at the hostel for two nights in a dorm room. Coming in I met the great staff people and felt at home the first second in. Go my room which was clean and organized with good beds and convenient lockable luggage baskets (big enough for quite a lot of stuff.

The staff were very helpful in reserving a day tour around the area and had goo suggestions for places to eat or hang out at night.

The hostel is pretty new and has great bath/toilets facilities and a convenient chill room.
The atmosphere was splendid and I even met a few friends with whom I traveled for the next couple of days.

Very warmly recommended to anyone visiting Belfast.

  • Stayed September 2010, traveled solo
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Cork, Ireland
1 review
Reviewed September 16, 2010

THE BEST HOSTEL IN IRELAND!!!stayed there for a week nd it was home away from home.The staff will go out of there way to help you with everything you could possible need r want to see."SHAWNO""JE-EMMELE"nd "NICK" the small dick lol all legends in there own rite funny guys with great personalities."GEMMA"g-dog beautiful ozzy girl that is v-friendly nd would talk to any1.MAKE SURE you dont miss out on shawnos pub crawl a great nite out where he really gets the hostel stayers 2gether playing games nd having such a laugh.very homely place nd very hard place to leave!!!

  • Stayed September 2010, traveled solo
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Australia
Level 5 Contributor
79 reviews
48 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 33 helpful votes
Reviewed September 13, 2010

Came here for 2 nights for a girly holiday. It was clean and comfortable although would recommend taking a sleeping bag or duvet as only sheets are on the beds. Staff and other guests were were really friendly too and breakfast was provided! It was within walking distance to city centre and clubs and pubs. Would agree with other reviews that staff do party a lot and are quite noisy at night but this wasnt a big problem for us.

  • Stayed September 2010, traveled with friends
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ancona
1 review
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed June 18, 2010

I like this hostel very much. it has clean and good rooms. Good space also. The staff care only about the partying and even they are on holiday it is not proffesional to smoke the weed in company of other gusts. They were noisy and many other visitors in hostel said same.

  • Stayed June 2010, traveled solo
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Property: Vagabonds
Address: 9 University Road, Belfast BT7 1NA, Northern Ireland
Location: United Kingdom > Northern Ireland > Belfast > Queen's Quarter
Amenities:
Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
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Ranked #1 of 32 Specialty Lodging in Belfast
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $
Number of rooms: 7
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