We use cookies to give you the best possible experience on our site. By continuing to browse our site you are agreeing to our Cookies Policy and use of cookies technology. Find out more »

X
HostelBookers Logo
WEBSITE FEEDBACK
No booking fees

Reviews of Lagan Backpackers

Hostel | 121 Fitzroy Avenue, Belfast, Northern Ireland Bt71Hu

81.4% Overall Rating

566 out of 616 customers would recommend this property

Recent review (21/06/2015)

Selvakumar Dhandapani thinks…

"the bed in dorms have screen all around the bed, so you get good privacy and feel like you are in your room"

Read all Lagan Backpackers reviews

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
  • Reception (limited hours)
  • Common area / room
  • Communal kitchen

Purchasable Extras

  • Towel USD 2.36

What's Included

  • Luggage Room
  • Breakfast
  • Linen

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.

Group booking?

Group of 15 or more traveling to Belfast?

Contact us directly

See other properties in Belfast

Global Village
22.03 USD

Hostel 93.8% 184 reviews
Belfast International Hostel
21.25 USD

Hostel 77.9% 322 reviews
Paddy's Palace Belfast
22.03 USD

Hostel 73.4% 809 reviews
Arnies Backpackers
22.03 USD

Hostel 82.6% 48 reviews
Titanic Apartments
39.35 USD

Hostel 85.8% 42 reviews
Queen's University Summer Accommodation
64.53 USD

Hostel 86.5% 7 reviews
Chimney Corner Hotel
29.12 USD

Hotel 2 star 76.1% 8 reviews

Enter dates to check prices


  •  
    Invalid date
     
    Invalid Date - Cannot be in the past
     
    Invalid Date - Check-Out cannot be beyond 29/06/2016

  •  
    Invalid date
     
    Invalid Date - Cannot be in the past
     
    Invalid Date - Check-Out cannot be beyond 29/06/2016
     
    Your check-out date is before your check-in date. Please check your dates and try again.
     
    Bookings can only be made for a maximum period of 31 days. Please enter alternative dates and try again.

processing
81.4%

Overall Rating

566 out of 616 HostelBookers customers said that they would recommend 'Lagan Backpackers'

Atmosphere
84.8%
Location
77.6%
Facilities
75.2%
Cleanliness
67.2%
Staff
94.4%
Value
81.6%
Safety
88.8%
Refine your results Showing 558 of 601 reviews 1 | 2 | 3 | 4 | 5 | 6 | 7 | 8 | 9 | … | 22 | 23   Next
Reset filter
100.0%
Atmosphere - 100% Staff - 100% Facilities - 100% Safety - 100%
Location - 100% Cleanliness - 100% Value - 100%

Mary Killeen

Alone

Backpacking / gap year

27 June 2015 Mary would recommend this property

Liked: Exactly what you want out of a hostel. Staff are awesome!

Disliked: A bit difficult to find. Walking directions would be much appreciated!

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

Selvakumar Dhandapani

Alone

Business / conference
Partying / nightlife
Sightseeing & culture

21 June 2015 Selvakumar would recommend this property

Liked: the bed in dorms have screen all around the bed, so you get good privacy and feel like you are in your room

Disliked: the showers are not good enough- I mean, out of three showers, only one has proper hot water

The property's response is...

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

Parker Bruer

With friends / other travellers

Backpacking / gap year

19 June 2015 Parker would recommend this property

Liked: This is by far the friendliest hostel I've ever stayed at. The staff, or at least a part of the staff are backpackers also who are staying long term, and they're all hilarious! The rooms are comfortable, and the curtains add privacy for night time.

Disliked: Parker left no negative feedback.

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

SRIRAM SRIVATSA

Alone

Backpacking / gap year
City break
Sightseeing & culture

09 June 2015 SRIRAM would recommend this property

Liked: The beds, each had their own curtains (luxurious). You can have your own privacy!

Disliked: Water in the showers had no pressure (so it took longer to shower, but one can live with that)

The property's response is...

80.0%
Atmosphere - 80% Staff - 100% Facilities - 60% Safety - 80%
Location - 80% Cleanliness - 60% Value - 100%

Customer review

With friends / other travellers

Partying / nightlife
Sports, adventure or outdoor activities

31 May 2015 Customer would recommend this property

Liked: It was within walking distance to the kingspan stadium and the city centre

Disliked: It was rather small/tight. Everywhere was clean but could do with some investment into the decor ☺

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

Customer review

Alone

Backpacking / gap year

29 May 2015 Customer would recommend this property

Liked: full english breakfast

Disliked: .

82.9%
Atmosphere - 100% Staff - 80% Facilities - 100% Safety - 100%
Location - 80% Cleanliness - 40% Value - 80%

Customer review

With friends / other travellers

Backpacking / gap year
Sightseeing & culture

18 May 2015 Customer would recommend this property

Liked: Love the free hot breakfast in the mornings and cheap dinners at night. Also great that we could book tours and get picked up for them right from the hostel. Also, a small feature but really great, was the little curtains on each bunk.

Disliked: The showers were pretty atrocious. They were always dirty and the shower head wasn't great (weak stream of water). The shower drain was always clogged and so I was pretty much standing in a little pool of water. Sinks were pretty dirty too.

The property's response is...

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

Marianne Dicaire

Alone

Backpacking / gap year

30 April 2015 Marianne would recommend this property

Liked: The staff were really helpful and friendly.

Disliked: Marianne left no negative feedback.

80.0%
Atmosphere - 80% Staff - 80% Facilities - 60% Safety - 80%
Location - 80% Cleanliness - 80% Value - 100%

Helene Bejer

With friends / other travellers

Sightseeing & culture

24 April 2015 Helene would recommend this property

Liked: Friendly and entertaining staff

Disliked: Helene left no negative feedback.

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

Customer review

Alone

Sightseeing & culture

14 April 2015 Customer would recommend this property

Liked: Great breakfast! Friendly helpful staff, decent spacious room.

Disliked: Bathrooms could definitely be cleaner but they do the job.

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

Customer review

As a family with children

Sightseeing & culture

07 April 2015 Customer would recommend this property

Liked: The staff were very friendly and helpful. The breakfast was really good, especially the scrambled eggs.

Disliked: The kitchen/carpets need refurbishment.

The property's response is...

60.0%
Atmosphere - 60% Staff - 100% Facilities - 40% Safety - 100%
Location - 60% Cleanliness - 20% Value - 40%

Orlagh Denvir

With friends / other travellers

Sightseeing & culture

03 April 2015

Liked: The guy from New Zealand operating the hostel was great! Very helpful and knew his stuff. He was very friendly and inclusive. He sat in the common room playing requests on his guitar claiming he wasn't a juke box! The breakfast was pretty good too.

Disliked: The mattress in our room was the lumpiest of mattresses, the bathroom was just dirty - it was obvious that it had been cleaned by staff but the whole hostel needs a good bit of money pumped into it as it was just grimy! So the price of the room €60 was just too much even if it did include a decent enough breakfast!

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

Johnathan kane

Alone

Backpacking / gap year

01 April 2015 Johnathan would recommend this property

Liked: After arriving from a 35+ hour journey from the other side of the world, this was exactly the place i needed to be. The staff were very friendly and fun and very welcoming. The breakfasts were good, hot and on time everyday. Definitely would stay here again.

Disliked: Johnathan left no negative feedback.

62.9%
Atmosphere - 60% Staff - 100% Facilities - 40% Safety - 100%
Location - 80% Cleanliness - 20% Value - 40%

Customer review

With my spouse / partner

Sightseeing & culture

14 March 2015

Liked: Really friendly and relaxed staff. You meet lots of interesting purple here. Room to sleep in is actually clean and nice.

Disliked: Most of the facilities, especially the kitchen, are very dirty and do not really work. Breakfast is not recommendable.

The property's response is...

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

Linda Lindberg

Alone

City break

28 February 2015 Linda would recommend this property

Liked: Great value for money. Friendly and welcoming staff. Good "keep quiet" policy.

Disliked: Everything was as or better than expected so nothing.

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

Customer review

With my spouse / partner

Backpacking / gap year
Sightseeing & culture

25 February 2015 Customer would recommend this property

Liked: The breakfast was good and the staff was friendly.

Disliked: Bathroom was a little outdated and smelled musty (there is no outside window in the one we used to air it out). Also, this is not the hostel's fault, but a really obnoxious large group checked in on our last night there.

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

Customer review

Alone

Backpacking / gap year
Sightseeing & culture

22 February 2015 Customer would recommend this property

Liked: The staff is really friendly and helpful.

Disliked: The toilets is not really enough in peak time.

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

Customer review

With friends / other travellers

City break

03 February 2015 Customer would recommend this property

Liked: Friendly staff

Disliked: Nothing

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

Dragana Krstic

Alone

Sightseeing & culture

02 February 2015 Dragana would recommend this property

Liked: They provide recommendations for popular tourist attractions and tours of Belfast and Northern Ireland, organize and book these tours for their guests. Free tea and coffee, free WIFI, free homemade breakfast! The intimacy of beds ensured by dint of curtains!

Disliked: They need to add the hat stand in the bathroom to store things during the shower

57.1%
Atmosphere - 60% Staff - 80% Facilities - 40% Safety - 60%
Location - 60% Cleanliness - 40% Value - 60%

Customer review

With friends / other travellers

Sightseeing & culture
Visiting friends or family

02 February 2015

Liked: free breakfast Wifi

Disliked: dirty & partly broken showers loud & partly broken beds

80.0%
Atmosphere - 80% Staff - 80% Facilities - 80% Safety - 80%
Location - 100% Cleanliness - 60% Value - 80%

Lars Eric Hermansson

With friends / other travellers

City break
Romantic getaway
Sightseeing & culture

29 January 2015 Lars Eric would recommend this property

Liked: friendly staff, close to pubs,restaurants, shops and public transport tasty breakfast

Disliked: noisy neighbourhood due to closeness to college.Both nights I stayed there people were shouting and playing loud music until 4AM.Not the hostel´s fault though

60.0%
Atmosphere - 60% Staff - 60% Facilities - 60% Safety - 100%
Location - 40% Cleanliness - 40% Value - 60%

Customer review

Alone

Backpacking / gap year

20 January 2015

Liked: The included breakfast

Disliked: The mold everywhere in the bathroom, the mattress, the dirty floor in the kitchen, no "free food box"

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

Customer review

Alone

Backpacking / gap year

11 January 2015 Customer would recommend this property

Liked: Homely feel, decently sized rooms, good bathroom facilities

Disliked: Uncomfortable mattress

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

Laura Hoefer

With friends / other travellers

Backpacking / gap year

05 January 2015 Laura would recommend this property

Liked: The property was secure and offered multiple options to the guests for where they would like to hang out

Disliked: There were not very many showers

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

Customer review

With friends / other travellers

Visiting friends or family

04 January 2015 Customer would recommend this property

Liked: Locaion

Disliked: Customer left no negative feedback.