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Reviews of Lagan Backpackers

Hostel | 121 Fitzroy Avenue, Belfast, Northern Ireland Bt71Hu

83.3% Overall Rating

520 out of 559 customers would recommend this property

Recent review (13/07/2014)

Laura Woodward Woodward thinks…

"Free breakfast made by the nicest man I've ever met! And it wasn't the typical cereal and toast, there was bacon and eggs, and not powdered eggs haha! Also, they have a BBQ every night for 3 pounds…"

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Facilities

  • Credit cards accepted
  • Car Parking
  • Self-catering Facilities
  • No curfew
  • Secure lockers
  • Lounge area
  • Internet / Wi-Fi
  • 24 hour hot showers
  • Tours/Travel Desk
  • Laundry service
  • Common area / room
  • Communal kitchen

Purchasable Extras

  • Towel USD 2.55

What's Included

  • Luggage Room
  • Breakfast
  • Linen

Important Information

* Please be advised that although there is no curfew, non-hostel guests are not allowed upstairs or in the hostel after 21:00. Groups are welcome to book if they dont cause the other guests discomfort with excessive alcohol consumption and adhering to our quiet after midnight rule so that people get a good nights rest. Therefore we require a £30 per person refundable deposit on check in. Cash only. Deposit is returned if noise levels are complied with and no anti social behavour takes place and other guests are comfortable. Groups are made up of 6 or more people! Cancellation is 7 dayss before 8am on the day of arrival. Cancellations after this time will be charged the full nights accommodation. No exceptions.

Group booking?

Group of 15 or more traveling to Belfast?

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83.3%

Overall Rating

520 out of 559 HostelBookers customers said that they would recommend 'Lagan Backpackers'

Atmosphere
84.0%
Location
80.0%
Facilities
79.2%
Cleanliness
78.4%
Staff
88.8%
Value
86.4%
Safety
86.4%
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97.1%
Atmosphere - 80% Staff - 100% Facilities - 100% Safety - 100%
Location - 100% Cleanliness - 100% Value - 100%

Customer review

Alone

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

12 November 2010 Customer would recommend this property

Liked: Staff are great- they make you feel welcome immediately. They offer great support to enjoy your stay in Belfast. Free breakfast is awesome and bathrooms are always clean!!

Disliked: Nothing!

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

Customer review

Alone

Backpacking / gap year

05 November 2010 Customer would recommend this property

Liked: Full breakfast

Disliked: distance from town

88.6%
Atmosphere - 80% Staff - 100% Facilities - 100% Safety - 80%
Location - 100% Cleanliness - 60% Value - 100%

Customer review

With friends / other travellers

Backpacking / gap year
Sightseeing & culture
Partying / nightlife

02 November 2010 Customer would recommend this property

Liked: Had a variety of types of rooms to pick from. Also, liked the hostel's way of making it feel somewhat like home with a nice breakfast in the kitchen and movie screen in the common room.

Disliked: Customer left no negative feedback.

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

Robert Payne

With my spouse / partner

City break
Sightseeing & culture
Partying / nightlife
Shopping

01 November 2010 Robert would recommend this property

Liked: The helpfulness of the staff and the friendleness. Rooms were a good size and you get what you pay for.

Disliked: Could possibly be a little wait for the bathroom.

100.0%
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Customer review

Alone

City break

29 October 2010 Customer would recommend this property

Liked: Very good. Very hospitable staff. Top notch

Disliked: Not very well signed. Hard to find.

100.0%
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Customer review

Alone

Sightseeing & culture

25 October 2010 Customer would recommend this property

Liked: Great hostel, the owner is really cool and runs the place well. Breakfast is awesome made for you on the spot as per your requests. Staff is very helpful and friendly, they will give you good advice and what to do and not do.

Disliked: Customer left no negative feedback.

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

Jamie Ross

Alone

Backpacking / gap year

22 October 2010 Jamie would recommend this property

Liked: Fantastic staff, clean and relaxed, almost homely

Disliked: Distance from town is easy to get around

40.0%
Atmosphere - 20% Staff - 20% Facilities - 60% Safety - 40%
Location - 40% Cleanliness - 80% Value - 20%

Jose Marquina Sanchez

With friends / other travellers

Backpacking / gap year
City break
Partying / nightlife

22 October 2010

Liked: Breakfast is included in the price.

Disliked: Most of the members of the staff were really unfriendly, specially the owner, the information they gave us(the owner included) about the city was wrong and inaccurate, they were ruthe and the hostel was cold during the night.

100.0%
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GABRIELLE GABRIEL

Alone

Backpacking / gap year

19 October 2010 GABRIELLE would recommend this property

Liked: This place was great. Very convenient, great free breakfast. The owner was really nice and gives you a good run down as to what there is to in Belfast. Highly recommend it.

Disliked: Not sure if the rooms were as clean as they could be, but still pretty clean.

100.0%
Atmosphere - 100% Staff - 100% Facilities - 100% Safety - 100%
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Customer review

With friends / other travellers

Backpacking / gap year
Partying / nightlife

19 October 2010 Customer would recommend this property

Liked: Great place to stay!

Disliked: Nothing!!!!!

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

Customer review

With my spouse / partner

Backpacking / gap year

12 October 2010 Customer would recommend this property

Liked: good english breakfast for free, very helpfull staff overall great place to crash!!!

Disliked: Not much!!!

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

Alyse Maat

With my spouse / partner

Backpacking / gap year
Partying / nightlife
Shopping
Sports, adventure or outdoor activities

12 October 2010 Alyse would recommend this property

Liked: We have been traveling for 6 mnths now and i can def say this is one of the best hostels i have stayed in! William the owner is a great guy, really creates an awsome atmosphere, and he even gave us free grog on night then took us out on the town! The Crew Lousie & Bradley are great, they will help you with ANYTHING you ever need! Had a great stay here wish i didnt have to leave! Its the most 'at home' we have felt yet!We WILL be back!

Disliked: Alyse left no negative feedback.

77.1%
Atmosphere - 60% Staff - 80% Facilities - 100% Safety - 100%
Location - 20% Cleanliness - 80% Value - 100%

Customer review

Alone

05 October 2010 Customer would recommend this property

Liked: such great value! single room was very spacious and clean. Nice to have the free breakfast too

Disliked: Very noisy location, hard to get a good night's sleep because it's in a real student area. Pretty quiet within the hostel itsself though. Also the room was pretty cold!

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

Customer review

With friends / other travellers

Sightseeing & culture

30 September 2010 Customer would recommend this property

Liked: Very friendly staff, comfortable accomm, delicious hot breakfast! Good location, extra safety precautions(video surveillance) in place, free internet is always great. Definitely recommend this hostel!

Disliked: No elevator! :)

94.3%
Atmosphere - 100% Staff - 100% Facilities - 100% Safety - 100%
Location - 60% Cleanliness - 100% Value - 100%

Customer review

Alone

Business / conference

30 September 2010 Customer would recommend this property

Liked: Very nice and friendly staff, clean and quiet environment, exactly what I needed.The kitchen is well equipped. Definitely good value for the prize.

Disliked: It is somewhat far from the city center, about 20 minutes walking.

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

Customer review

Alone

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

29 September 2010 Customer would recommend this property

Liked: The good people that work in the place

Disliked: .

71.4%
Atmosphere - 100% Staff - 100% Facilities - 60% Safety - 60%
Location - 40% Cleanliness - 100% Value - 40%

Customer review

With friends / other travellers

Sports, adventure or outdoor activities
Backpacking / gap year
City break
Sightseeing & culture
Family Holiday
Relaxation/spa
Shopping

28 September 2010 Customer would recommend this property

Liked: Rooms were large and comfortable, and the staff were very knowledgable and helpful

Disliked: Too far away from public transport i.e the bus station

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

Customer review

With friends / other travellers

Backpacking / gap year

26 September 2010 Customer would recommend this property

Liked: My friend and I stayed there for two non-consecutive nights. The first night, we had a room to ourselves - and six empty beds. Clean, spacious, and lockers available. The second night, we checked in and the front desk guy gave us a key that didn't work... he ended up putting us in a private room (only one queen bed though) for FREE for the night! Needless to say, my friend and I were pretty happy with this customer service. Also - get the Giant's Causeway tour if in town... for 20 pounds, it is a steal.

Disliked: Not a ton of young people, kind of quiet, front desk guy on the phone a lot.

100.0%
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Customer review

Alone

City break

25 September 2010 Customer would recommend this property

Liked: cleanliness, and the added "bonus" of a nice cooked breakfast. Plus, helpful, friendly personality of William, the owner

Disliked: Nothing really

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

Inbar Oren

With my spouse / partner

Backpacking / gap year
Sightseeing & culture

23 September 2010 Inbar would recommend this property

Liked: Great warm place, with very helpful stuff. A walking distance from the city center but worth every step of the way. Definitely recommended!

Disliked: nothing

60.0%
Atmosphere - 60% Staff - 80% Facilities - 60% Safety - 60%
Location - 60% Cleanliness - 60% Value - 40%

Customer review

With my spouse / partner

Backpacking / gap year
Sightseeing & culture

22 September 2010 Customer would recommend this property

Liked: location, Breakfast, staffed 24/7,

Disliked: Too noisey, street activity,,

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

Alison Quinn

With friends / other travellers

City break
Sightseeing & culture
Partying / nightlife
Shopping

22 September 2010 Alison would recommend this property

Liked: It has expanded. Lots of room, TV available, iron when required, very friendly, safe place to be.

Disliked: Alison left no negative feedback.

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

karen Reynolds

Alone

City break
Sightseeing & culture
Shopping

19 September 2010 karen would recommend this property

Liked: William is an amazing host, with the ability to pull together total strangers of all nationalities and ages. He offers advice on Belfast, and is a great ambassador for Belfast and hostelling. William organised for me to go on my black cab tour accompanied by a lovely pair from Japan and Australia. His staff are equally as accommodating and whilst the hostel is basic, the comfort, warmth and atmosphere shine through.

Disliked: leaving there, but I intend going back.

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

Customer review

Alone

Backpacking / gap year
Sightseeing & culture

18 September 2010 Customer would recommend this property

Liked: Very friendly, helpful staff.

Disliked: Customer left no negative feedback.

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

Customer review

With friends / other travellers

Backpacking / gap year

15 September 2010 Customer would recommend this property

Liked: felt so comfortable here and safe.

Disliked: Customer left no negative feedback.