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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.

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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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65.7%
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Customer review

24 October 2009 Customer would recommend this property

Liked: The guy that runs the hostel is fantastic- gave heaps of information, books tours and cooks you breakfast in the morning. Really nice guy and very helpful.What we didn't like about the hostel was that the bathrooms were pretty filthy and while the bed was clean and relatively comfortable the floor needed a good vacuum. There were no blinds on the so it was incredibly bright from the street lights all night long.

Disliked: Customer left no negative feedback.

100.0%
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Vanessa Dinh

23 October 2009 Vanessa would recommend this property

Liked: Lagan's was fantastic. William the owner was nothing but helpful for the entire course of our stay, even took us out one night. With free hot breakfast every morning the value for money was exceptional. The rooms and bathroom were very clean.

Disliked: Vanessa left no negative feedback.

60.0%
Atmosphere - 40% Staff - 100% Facilities - 40% Safety - 60%
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Customer review

10 October 2009

Liked: The staff were very helpful and friendly. It was quite centrally located and with very good transport links. However there was a constant noise problem at the very early hours of the morning and very late at night that was not resolved. Hygiene could also be improved.

Disliked: Customer left no negative feedback.

97.1%
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Customer review

08 October 2009 Customer would recommend this property

Liked: Good value. Walkable to all major attractions. Brilliantly helpful manager. All the facilities you could want apart from parking (which is difficult until the uni students go home!)

Disliked: Customer left no negative feedback.

48.6%
Atmosphere - 40% Staff - 100% Facilities - 40% Safety - 60%
Location - 60% Cleanliness - 20% Value - 20%

Customer review

29 September 2009

Liked: Private room looks like from the Second World War. On the bed was dirty laundry. I took a private room because I had a birthday that day, so I wanted to enjoy it, now regret the money I spent! The kitchen is good, but you have to hurry to breakfast because you can lose it! Two showers are a bit of a hostel! WiFi is a special charge. The staff is the only bright spot.

Disliked: Customer left no negative feedback.

94.3%
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Location - 100% Cleanliness - 100% Value - 100%

Lisa Glenn

28 September 2009 Lisa would recommend this property

Liked: Very helpful staff!

Disliked: Lisa left no negative feedback.

85.7%
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Rhona Miller

24 September 2009 Rhona would recommend this property

Liked: The hostel was a little shabby around the edges but generally clean and tidy. The breakfast was simple but a perfect start to a days adventuring and the location was brilliant with everything easily walkable. 5 out of 6 beds were very comfortable but one of my friends had a terrible time with hers. The hostel isn't luxurious but the staff are very friendly and helpful and we had a lovely stay in Belfast.

Disliked: Rhona left no negative feedback.

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Customer review

22 September 2009 Customer would recommend this property

Liked: Glad we chose it. Staff was helpful, beyond our wildest expectations.

Disliked: Customer left no negative feedback.

85.7%
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Location - 80% Cleanliness - 80% Value - 80%

Daniela Kortusova

21 September 2009 Daniela would recommend this property

Liked: Friendly staff - good recommandations what is worth to visit; a quiet place and there is an offer for tour (Giant Causway, Rope bridge, 2 castles and two other attractions) for £20 - it is really cheap. We did this by train and buses over the weekend in late September and the bus and train services are really poor so we spent more money and more time to see only 2 attractions in northern coast and to see Derry!!! Consider their tour!!

Disliked: Daniela left no negative feedback.

91.4%
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Location - 80% Cleanliness - 60% Value - 100%

Rebeca Richter

21 September 2009 Rebeca would recommend this property

Liked: William! we LOVE him!! He is extremely helpful with everything, what to see, where to go, he even helped us out with plane tickets, downloading pics, you name it! We had a great welcome with margaritas and we made lots of friends, including him, because he´s always organizing activities for everyone and creating a friendly and fun vibe. Great place.

Disliked: Rebeca left no negative feedback.

80.0%
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Customer review

16 September 2009 Customer would recommend this property

Liked: really helpful owner who gives lots of tips about what is actually good around belfast to see and do, and will organise black cab tours and excursions for you no hassle. close enough to walk to town and big lockers in rooms you just need your own lock. would recommend this place to other travellers.

Disliked: Customer left no negative feedback.

82.9%
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Location - 60% Cleanliness - 60% Value - 80%

Customer review

15 September 2009 Customer would recommend this property

Liked: Staff are very helpful and offer lots of tips about Belfast. I had a great time staying there!

Disliked: Customer left no negative feedback.

100.0%
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Gunter Vandeplas

14 September 2009 Gunter would recommend this property

Liked: It almost wasnt a hostel at all, it was more like meeting with friends, going to pubs and so. A great atmosphere, staff pointing out the things worth the efford and money.

Disliked: Gunter left no negative feedback.

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

Customer review

14 September 2009 Customer would recommend this property

Liked: Staff were amazing! Very good value for money and a great atmosphere

Disliked: Customer left no negative feedback.

100.0%
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LUN JING

11 September 2009 LUN would recommend this property

Liked: Melisa and William (not sure about the spelling), the reception staff, are the greatest people i've ever met in my history of travelling. Cheers, mate!

Disliked: LUN left no negative feedback.

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

Ellen Dick

06 September 2009 Ellen would recommend this property

Liked: pretty much everything

Disliked: Ellen left no negative feedback.

48.6%
Atmosphere - 80% Staff - 80% Facilities - 20% Safety - 40%
Location - 60% Cleanliness - 20% Value - 40%

Customer review

01 September 2009

Liked: it was a good place to meet people --one of the best i have been to, but the cleanliness is seriouly lacking.

Disliked: Customer left no negative feedback.

91.4%
Atmosphere - 100% Staff - 100% Facilities - 100% Safety - 100%
Location - 60% Cleanliness - 100% Value - 80%

Jessica Ball

29 August 2009 Jessica would recommend this property

Liked: The people that worked their went out of their way to mke sure you had a good trip. Were an excellent source of local knowledge and just really friendly.

Disliked: Jessica left no negative feedback.

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

Customer review

28 August 2009 Customer would recommend this property

Liked: Staff attention.

Disliked: Customer left no negative feedback.

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

Customer review

27 August 2009

Liked: The staff were very friendly. However, we didn't enjoy our stay. no rubbish can in the room. the room was not clean. There are 9 rooms in the house I stayed but there are only TWO toilets and showers.

Disliked: Customer left no negative feedback.

100.0%
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leo Treanor

24 August 2009 leo would recommend this property

Liked: The staff are very friendly, rooms are quite large and the communal areas are a good place to meet people, great for the price.

Disliked: leo left no negative feedback.

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

Michael Bonvalot

22 August 2009 Michael would recommend this property

Liked: 10 min. walk outside the center, which can be enerving, cause the busses don´t travel that often. Friendly staff (sometimes to friendly, when they very strongly recommend something and strictly rule out all other options). Only big problem: just two combinend shower/toilets for the house, which means, that you have to go up to two floors downstairs for the toilet, if you are in one of the doubles in the upper floors (and than you have to wait cause somebody takes a shower).

Disliked: Michael left no negative feedback.

68.6%
Atmosphere - 60% Staff - 100% Facilities - 40% Safety - 60%
Location - 80% Cleanliness - 80% Value - 60%

Customer review

19 August 2009

Liked: ...

Disliked: Customer left no negative feedback.

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

Customer review

19 August 2009 Customer would recommend this property

Liked: Staff is very nice and friendly.It was vey good experience for me.

Disliked: Customer left no negative feedback.

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

Mathieu ALLORY

14 August 2009 Mathieu would recommend this property

Liked: The guy at the reception was very helpful and gave us precious advices about what to see/do in the city.Only one drawback: the beds were not very comfortable.

Disliked: Mathieu left no negative feedback.