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Arnie's Backpackers

87 reviews
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  • Average25%
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  • Terrible9%
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“ulster museum”(3 reviews)
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    Reviewed 2 weeks ago

    Downstairs feels like a home not a hostel - lovely high-ceiling living room with books to read, guitars to play and sofas to lounge on. Staff were chatty, friendly and helpful. Beds were warm, the kitchen clean and large.

    1  Thank Ross A
    Reviewed 5 weeks ago via mobile

    Has to be the friendliest little hostel in Belfast! Warm and cosy, not a party hostel at all, which suited us. Staff are fantastic, and always seem more than happy to help with travel plans or booking tours. :) Thanks everyone!

    1  Thank natashagretel
    Reviewed 10 January 2018

    Arnie's Backpackers is a really unique place, you will certainly not find a hostel like this one. It's an old house but that is what gives it all of the charm, the staff is extremely friendly: always willing to help you and interested in your...More

    1  Thank juliaalferez01
    Reviewed 18 December 2017 via mobile

    It's a really great place to stay! I love it! The staff is very friendly. And location, rooms and all installations are also excellent! I really recommend it! I love you girls, I will miss you so much!

    1  Thank Laura C
    Reviewed 3 November 2017

    NOT FAMILY FRIENDLY!!! DUSTY, OUTDATED, UNSAFE, DOG HAIR ON A CLEAN LINEN. SMALL KITCHEN WITH SMALL TABLE FOR 22 PEOPLE FOR BREAKFAST! I had booking agreed for family room : 3 single bunk beds and one lower double size bunk bed. But what I got...More

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    Hotel description
    Welcome to the friendliest and cosiest hostel in Belfast! Its a safe, clean, 27 bed, city centre hostel. Free WIFI & tea/coffee. Be greeted on arrival with tea/coffee & biscuits and relax in front of our warm coal firesWe have a lovely kitchen, dining-room, lounge and garden open to all visitors. Along with Free WIFI we have internet access available on our in house computer. This is an environmentally friendly establishment as we recycle. You might be lucky enough to meet the jack russell dog that often visits! Feel free to use our in house piano and guitar. No curfew or lockout.Our friendly staff will do their best to make you feel right at home. Feel free to ask for any information about tours, travelling, and the local area. Arnie's is the ideal place to explore the culture, nightlife, shops and entertainment in Belfast. Tours of Belfast and Giants Causeway from the hostel and lots of info and advice!!We provide a full kitchen and common areas kept warm by real coal fires, along with radios and a television/dvd player. We also have laundry facilities available to guests.
    Price range
    US$ 20 - US$ 58 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
    Price range
    US$ 20 - US$ 58 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
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    "The 'Belfast Zoo' on the top floor is snug but with creaky floorboards"
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    "I was on the second floor room number 4. Bed 8 is very squeaky but the only one that would annoy is the ones..."
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    "If you're tall, mention this when booking so you don't get assigned to a shorter bunk!"
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