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Reviews of Belfast International Hostel

Hostel | 22-32 Donegall Road, Belfast, Northern Ireland BT12 5JN

78.2% Overall Rating

280 out of 314 customers would recommend this property

Recent review (21/02/2014)

Samantha Ward thinks…

"Staff were amazing! They helped us find places, book train tickets and ring to confirm bookings. Loved the cafe they had, cheap, affordable meals. Great value for money! Rooms were clean and…"

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Facilities

  • Credit cards accepted
  • Car Parking
  • Self-catering Facilities
  • No curfew
  • Secure lockers
  • Lounge area
  • Internet / Wi-Fi
  • 24 hour reception
  • Safety deposit
  • 24 hour hot showers
  • Tours/Travel Desk
  • Washing machines
  • Wheelchair accessible

Purchasable Extras

  • Breakfast USD 7.31

What's Included

  • Luggage Room
  • Linen

Important Information

Groups of 8 or more please, contact the Groups department. CHECK IN BEGINS: 13.30. CHECK OUT: 11.00 A photographic ID is required for everyone checking in at Belfast International Youth Hostel - this is held securely at reception until check out. Bed linen is included in the cost of your stay. Towels, soap etc are not provided. Breakfast, if not included as part of a group reservation, is available for purchase at the Causeway Cafe from 8am until 11am. Dinner and packed lunches can also be provided for groups if booked in advance.

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Group of 15 or more traveling to Belfast?

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78.2%

Overall Rating

280 out of 314 HostelBookers customers said that they would recommend 'Belfast International Hostel'

Atmosphere
70.4%
Location
84.0%
Facilities
73.6%
Cleanliness
70.4%
Staff
84.0%
Value
80.8%
Safety
84.0%
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82.9%
Atmosphere - 80% Staff - 100% Facilities - 100% Safety - 80%
Location - 60% Cleanliness - 80% Value - 80%

Customer review

With my spouse / partner

Backpacking / gap year
Romantic getaway
Visiting friends or family

05 April 2014 Customer would recommend this property

Liked: Clean and new. The cafe next door has excellent and cheap food

Disliked: Customer left no negative feedback.

77.1%
Atmosphere - 100% Staff - 100% Facilities - 60% Safety - 80%
Location - 100% Cleanliness - 40% Value - 60%

Customer review

With my spouse / partner

City break

01 April 2014 Customer would recommend this property

Liked: The cafe

Disliked: the size of the rooms

97.1%
Atmosphere - 80% Staff - 100% Facilities - 100% Safety - 100%
Location - 100% Cleanliness - 100% Value - 100%

Samantha Ward

With friends / other travellers

Sightseeing & culture

21 February 2014 Samantha would recommend this property

Liked: Staff were amazing! They helped us find places, book train tickets and ring to confirm bookings. Loved the cafe they had, cheap, affordable meals. Great value for money! Rooms were clean and comfortable, would definitely come back.

Disliked: Wifi was limited but worked well in the areas it was available.

100.0%
Atmosphere - 100% Staff - 100% Facilities - 100% Safety - 100%
Location - 100% Cleanliness - 100% Value - 100%

Customer review

Alone

Business / conference

02 February 2014 Customer would recommend this property

Liked: This hostel is everything I desired for my stay. The bed was comfortable, the facilities up to standard and customer service was friendly.

Disliked: Customer left no negative feedback.

91.4%
Atmosphere - 100% Staff - 80% Facilities - 80% Safety - 100%
Location - 100% Cleanliness - 80% Value - 100%

Weijie Ye

Alone

Backpacking / gap year
Relaxation/spa
Sightseeing & culture

20 December 2013 Weijie would recommend this property

Liked: good value for money! I enjoy the shower!

Disliked: heater not warm enough

71.4%
Atmosphere - 80% Staff - 80% Facilities - 80% Safety - 60%
Location - 80% Cleanliness - 60% Value - 60%

Bianca Hogenelst

With my spouse / partner

Backpacking / gap year
City break
Sightseeing & culture

12 September 2013 Bianca would recommend this property

Liked: Very small room with old matrasses on the bunk beds. But for one night it was fine. Lots of bathrooms, but not so clean and very basic. In Causeway Cafe great breakfast for reasonable value.

Disliked: The Matrasses!! Wifi was not working very good.

100.0%
Atmosphere - 100% Staff - 100% Facilities - 100% Safety - 100%
Location - 100% Cleanliness - 100% Value - 100%

BRIAN WARRINGTON

Alone

Work / volunteering

11 July 2013 BRIAN would recommend this property

Liked: ATTITUDE OF STAFF - ALL VERY HELPFUL

Disliked: BRIAN left no negative feedback.

82.9%
Atmosphere - 80% Staff - 100% Facilities - 80% Safety - 100%
Location - 60% Cleanliness - 80% Value - 80%

Customer review

With friends / other travellers

Backpacking / gap year
City break
Sightseeing & culture

17 May 2013 Customer would recommend this property

Liked: the receptor was very nice we met first day, recommended some p famous places to us.

Disliked: The Location of the hostel is not so good. Really noisy every morning, and annoying people!

85.7%
Atmosphere - 100% Staff - 100% Facilities - 60% Safety - 100%
Location - 80% Cleanliness - 80% Value - 80%

Customer review

With friends / other travellers

Backpacking / gap year
Sightseeing & culture
Sports, adventure or outdoor activities

23 April 2013 Customer would recommend this property

Liked: good location. friendly staff. clean kitchen and toilet.

Disliked: the Private bunk bed room is quite small. Mattress is not comfortable.

71.4%
Atmosphere - 60% Staff - 100% Facilities - 80% Safety - 60%
Location - 80% Cleanliness - 60% Value - 60%

Customer review

With friends / other travellers

Sightseeing & culture

25 November 2012 Customer would recommend this property

Liked: Typical Hostel. Close to the city center, easy to get to - If you just want a bed to stay in, book it. Lucky because three of us got a 4 bed room and no extra 4th person came, so we had the room to ourselves.

Disliked: While convenient located, didn't seem like a great area. There was a sign on the place next door that said something about drug dealers being put out of the area if caught. There was a HUGE party going on and because our window was not sealed properly, we all had to wear headphones to sleep and could still hear the music well into 2-3AM that night.

80.0%
Atmosphere - 80% Staff - 80% Facilities - 80% Safety - 80%
Location - 80% Cleanliness - 80% Value - 80%

Customer review

With my spouse / partner

Sports, adventure or outdoor activities

15 September 2012 Customer would recommend this property

Liked: Early check-in

Disliked: Customer left no negative feedback.

77.1%
Atmosphere - 60% Staff - 80% Facilities - 60% Safety - 100%
Location - 100% Cleanliness - 60% Value - 80%

Customer review

With my spouse / partner

Sightseeing & culture

05 July 2012 Customer would recommend this property

Liked: It was close to town

Disliked: Not very friendly staff when checked in. No free wifi. Uncomfortable beds.

100.0%
Atmosphere - 100% Staff - 100% Facilities - 100% Safety - 100%
Location - 100% Cleanliness - 100% Value - 100%

JIA QIN

With friends / other travellers

Relaxation/spa

04 July 2012 JIA would recommend this property

Liked: location

Disliked: not enough plugs

71.4%
Atmosphere - 60% Staff - 80% Facilities - 80% Safety - 80%
Location - 80% Cleanliness - 60% Value - 60%

Customer review

Alone

Business / conference

24 May 2012 Customer would recommend this property

Liked: Close to bus centre and relatively close to US consulate

Disliked: Lots of added extras needed to pay for to enjoy the stay, such as padlock, WiFi access towel hire etc.

40.0%
Atmosphere - 20% Staff - 60% Facilities - 20% Safety - 40%
Location - 60% Cleanliness - 20% Value - 60%

Customer review

With friends / other travellers

Sports, adventure or outdoor activities

19 May 2012

Liked: Nothing

Disliked: Toilets were shocking. No padlocks on the lockers and when asked for one the answer was no. Bike shed was small with only 3 spaces for bikes also did not seem secure. Lift was dreadful, dirty and looked unsafe. Windows blocked out no sounds from outside. Sink in the room had no plug. Beds were uncomfortable. Bunks looked like would collapse.

94.3%
Atmosphere - 100% Staff - 100% Facilities - 80% Safety - 80%
Location - 100% Cleanliness - 100% Value - 100%

Yue Wu

As a family with children

City break
Sightseeing & culture

11 May 2012 Yue would recommend this property

Liked: very good location. near the Queen's Uni and the city center. various types of restaurants near it and also close to a bus and couch station. good self-catering kitchen.

Disliked: the heater only works several hours a day ,the room can be very cold sometimes.

42.9%
Atmosphere - 20% Staff - 20% Facilities - 40% Safety - 80%
Location - 40% Cleanliness - 40% Value - 60%

Antonino Onorio Parente

Alone

Backpacking / gap year

29 April 2012

Liked: Its a basic hostel

Disliked: The staff isn't friendly or helpfull

74.3%
Atmosphere - 40% Staff - 80% Facilities - 60% Safety - 100%
Location - 100% Cleanliness - 60% Value - 80%

Customer review

With friends / other travellers

City break
Sightseeing & culture

01 January 2012 Customer would recommend this property

Liked: Very good location, friendly staff

Disliked: A bit rundown, it could be cleaner

100.0%
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Location - 100% Cleanliness - 100% Value - 100%

Tatyanna Fox

Alone

Backpacking / gap year
Sightseeing & culture

18 December 2011 Tatyanna would recommend this property

Liked: Central to the bus station. Very friendly staff, quick check in.

Disliked: Tatyanna left no negative feedback.

88.6%
Atmosphere - 80% Staff - 100% Facilities - 80% Safety - 100%
Location - 80% Cleanliness - 80% Value - 100%

Pavla Pavlickova

Alone

Backpacking / gap year

12 December 2011 Pavla would recommend this property

Liked: friendly and helpful staff at the reception, great location - easy to find :)

Disliked: cannot complain :)

71.4%
Atmosphere - 60% Staff - 80% Facilities - 60% Safety - 80%
Location - 80% Cleanliness - 60% Value - 80%

Helen Guenther

With my spouse / partner

Sightseeing & culture

28 August 2011 Helen would recommend this property

Liked: best value for the price

Disliked: nothing

91.4%
Atmosphere - 80% Staff - 100% Facilities - 100% Safety - 80%
Location - 80% Cleanliness - 100% Value - 100%

Customer review

With friends / other travellers

City break

11 May 2011 Customer would recommend this property

Liked: it is clean, it has tv room and cafeteria.. it is soo clean! the staff from the reception they were so kind. good location

Disliked: everything was fine

85.7%
Atmosphere - 80% Staff - 80% Facilities - 80% Safety - 80%
Location - 100% Cleanliness - 100% Value - 80%

Customer review

With friends / other travellers

Backpacking / gap year

11 April 2011 Customer would recommend this property

Liked: the toilet and bathroom are very clean!~

Disliked: room is small

94.3%
Atmosphere - 80% Staff - 100% Facilities - 100% Safety - 100%
Location - 100% Cleanliness - 80% Value - 100%

Shane Colvin

With friends / other travellers

Relaxation/spa
Sightseeing & culture
Visiting friends or family

06 January 2011 Shane would recommend this property

Liked: Location to city centre, fast internet access and free parking.

Disliked: Bathroom down the hall was shared with too many people. Hard to access the shower.

100.0%
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Customer review

With friends / other travellers

Visiting friends or family

08 December 2010 Customer would recommend this property

Liked: Location. Previously stayed there. Free private car park

Disliked: Internet was not free