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Reviews of Lagan Backpackers Belfast Hostel

121 Fitzroy ave, Belfast, Belfast, Northern Ireland

Atmosphere 74%

Cleanliness 62%

Facilities 70%

Location 79%

Safety 74%

Staff 84%

Value 77%

What's Included

  • Breakfast
  • Linen
  • Luggage Room

Facilities

  • Free Breakfast
  • Free Wi-Fi
  • Lockers
  • Self-Catering Facilities
  • 24 Hour Security
  • Adaptors
  • BBQ
  • Bicycle Parking
  • Board Games
  • Book Exchange
  • Common Room
  • DVDs
  • Free City Maps
  • Free Internet Access
  • Free Parking
  • Hair Dryers For Hire
  • Hot Showers
  • Internet Access
  • Laundry Facilities
  • Linen Included
  • Luggage Storage
  • Meals available
  • Parking
  • Safe Deposit Box
  • Steam room
  • Tea/Coffee Making Facilities
  • Tours/Travel Desk
  • Towels for hire
  • Washing machine

Purchasable Extras

  • Towel 2.36USD

Important Information

*** PLEASE NOTE ***

***GROUP BOOKINGS***
If you wish to book for 6 people or more, YOU MUST EMAIL US BEFORE BOOKING. Without prior confirmation and permission, groups of six or more people will not be accepted - even if the group book via several separate bookings. All groups will be turned away on arrival and still charged for the entire stay. With multiple bookings, all bookings in the group will be turned away on arrival and charged for the entire stay. No exceptions. And no deposits will be refunded.
NO stag parties and hen parties are allowed, this is to ensure ALL guests have an enjoyable, restful and safe stay with us.

***Please be advised that although there is no curfew, non-hostel guests are not allowed in the hostel, as we at Lagan Backpackers prioritise the safety and wellbeing of our guests.

***CHECK-IN***
Photographic ID is required at the time of Check-In and will be kept in our safe for the duration of your stay. This is non-negotiable, as safety is a priority at Lagan Backpackers.

***Cancellation is 48 hours before 8am on the day of arrival.
Cancellations after this time will be charged the first night's accommodation. No exceptions.

We look forward to having you stay with us at Lagan Backpackers, where we will make your experience of Belfast a truly memorable one.

Check-in / Check-out

Earliest check-in: 00:00

Latest Check-out: 11:00

Policies

  • Credit Cards Accepted
  • No Curfew
  • Non Smoking
  • Taxes Included

Group booking?

Group of 15 or more traveling to Belfast?

Contact us directly

Atmosphere 74%

Cleanliness 62%

Facilities 70%

Location 79%

Safety 74%

Staff 84%

Value 77%

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Anonymous
02 May 2012

Travel Type:
With friends / other travellers

Trip Type:
Backpacking / gap year

Liked: Everything, The staff, The atmosphere, and rooms were comfortable. Great hamburgers

Disliked: Nothing at all!

Customer would recommend this property

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Anonymous
29 Apr 2012

Travel Type:
With friends / other travellers

Trip Type:
City break, Partying / nightlife, Sightseeing & culture, Sports, adventure or outdoor activities, Visiting friends or family

Liked: The atmosphere was relaxing and inviting. There was always someone there to help with questions or tour booking. The whole place is brightly decorated and clean!

Disliked: Nothing

Customer would recommend this property

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80% Overall Rating

Anonymous
20 Apr 2012

Travel Type:
With my spouse / partner

Trip Type:
Events / festivals, Romantic getaway, Sightseeing & culture, Visiting friends or family

Liked: Lockers in room, free hot breakfast, free computer use, knowledge of area

Disliked: Showers could of been better, no regular soap in bathroom.

Customer would recommend this property

89% Overall Rating
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89% Overall Rating

Anonymous
20 Apr 2012

Travel Type:
Alone

Trip Type:
City break

Liked: Good location with free parking out front which is rare for a big city, the owner was incredibly friendly and helpful, booking tours for us, making recommendations, cooking us dinner. Was a grest place to meet people with a nice common area and nice clearn kitchens. The free breakfast was great.

Disliked: It was very noisy - could hear all conversations from the room and the floors were very loud, could hear people walking around upstairs and at times was so loud it felt as though they were about to come through the ceiling.

Customer would recommend this property

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Anonymous
12 Apr 2012

Travel Type:
Alone

Trip Type:
Business / conference

Liked: Hi all, this was the first time i stayed at a hostel, i did not know what to expect, as i walk in i was greeted by a very friendly member of the staff and that set the tone for the rest of my stay, i felt so at home and i would very much recommend Lagan Backpackers to any one, so much so i will be returning later this year. thanks every one at Lagan Backpackers for a wonderful time.

Disliked: Nothing

Customer would recommend this property

97% Overall Rating
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97% Overall Rating

Anonymous
11 Apr 2012

Travel Type:
With friends / other travellers

Trip Type:
Sightseeing & culture, Sports, adventure or outdoor activities

Liked: I would highly recommend this hostel to anyone travelling in Belfast. The staff was very helpful and friendly. The owner even invited the guests to a meal that he cooked himself, and talked with everyone present. It was a very memorable, positive experience.

Customer would recommend this property

77% Overall Rating
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77% Overall Rating

Anonymous
10 Apr 2012

Travel Type:
With friends / other travellers

Trip Type:
Backpacking / gap year, City break, Sightseeing & culture

Liked: the staff was really friendly and there were some evenings where all the people of the hostel could come together

Disliked: compared to other hostels that were cheaper the rooms were not in the very best, yet good condition.. no keys for lockers.. bathroom was not en suite (which is no problem for me but was available in cheaper hostels) and the breakfast was pretty good, but not that much

Customer would recommend this property


The property's response is

Hi

Thanks for your review. Im a bit confused about it though. First of all there is lockers in the rooom. You can use your own lock or ask at reception for a lock. Secondle thereis no ensuits in the hostel./ As you knew when you booked as you booked a dorm with shared bathroom

80% Overall Rating
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80% Overall Rating

Anonymous
06 Apr 2012

Travel Type:
Alone

Trip Type:
Sightseeing & culture

Liked: Free hot breakfast. Because many pubs/restaurants were closed for Good Friday, owner held a bbq. Great fun - whiskey flowing!

Disliked: Not enough bathrooms/showers. Always a line in the morning to get ready.

Customer would recommend this property

83% Overall Rating
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83% Overall Rating

Anonymous
05 Apr 2012

Travel Type:
Alone

Trip Type:
City break

Liked: The staff were very friendly and helpful. Whether it be arranging tours, making suggestions of places to go or having a chat. There was often an evening activity arranged e.g. movie on a large projector screen, bbq etc. The breakfast in the morning had a good selection (full English, vegetarian, scrambled egg and bacon or toast) and was cooked to order.

Disliked: I felt a bit cold - could have done with heating on. The rooms aren't the biggest so once everyone has their luggage in it can be a tight squeeze. The beds were metal framed and could be difficult for people to climb up to the top bunk and a little noisy if they hit off the lockers. They don't look too comfy but I was pleasantly surprised that they were! There is only 1 bathroom per floor so this might be shared between 18 people so there can be bit of a wait for a shower/the toilet in the mornings.

Customer would recommend this property

89% Overall Rating
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89% Overall Rating

Anonymous
02 Apr 2012

Travel Type:
With friends / other travellers

Trip Type:
Events / festivals, Sightseeing & culture

Liked: friendly atmosphere and staffs.

Disliked: little bit far away from city center. Even though yummy breakfast, it is not enough for men.

Customer would recommend this property

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