Overview

Arnies Backpackers

63 Fitzwilliam Street, Belfast, BT9 6AX, United Kingdom
+44 289 024 2867

RM 80+

Overall guest ratings

7.5/10 Good
Based on 551 reviews

Review highlights

  • 8.9
  • 8.5
  • 4.3
  • 3.9

Good to know

  • Near city centre
  • Friendly atmosphere

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    About

    Set in a Victorian town house, this small hostel is located in Belfast’s Queen's University area, 15 minutes’ walk from the city centre. It offers a garden, free Wi-Fi and tours of the city and surrounding areas. Private and dormitory rooms at Arnies Backpackers are functional and have central heating and bunk beds, while bathroom facilities are shared. Guests can use the communal kitchen and relax in the dining room and lounges with TVs, DVD players and cosy coal fires. There is also a computer with free internet, as well as a house piano and guitar. Breakfast is included in the room rate. Arnies is well located for exploring Belfast’s rich culture and nightlife and staff can provide great local information. The hostel runs informal black taxi tours of the city, as well as daily trips along the North East Coast, including the Giants Causeway and Bushmills Distillery. The property is 5 minutes’ walk from both the Botanic and City Hospital Train Stations.

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    Amenities

    • Internet
    • No smoking
    • Free parking
    • Designated smoking area
    • Free Wi-Fi
    • Pets allowed on request. Charges may apply.
    • Terrace/Patio
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    Reviews

    Guest reviews

    Overall rating

    7.5 Good
    Based on 532 reviews
    • 8.9 "Great service."
      9.9 "99% found the staff to be very friendly."
      9.4 "Management was excellent, said 94%."
      9.0 "90% thought the service was very professional."
    • 8.5 "Location is great."
      7.9 "City centre within easy reach, said 79%."
      9.2 "92% liked the proximity to sightseeing."
      8.8 "88% liked the proximity to shopping."
    • 8.2 "Vibe was good."
      9.8 "98% enjoyed the friendly atmosphere."
    • 6.5 "Breakfast is mediocre."
    • 4.3 "Internet is poor."
      4.2 "58% said the wifi quality was bad."
    • 3.9 "Not very clean."
      3.9 "61% said rooms were dirty."
      4.4 "56% said the bathroom was dirty."
      4.3 "57% thought it was rather dirty."
    • 3.7 "Disappointing food."
    • 2.4 "Quite uncomfortable."
      2.4 "76% didn't like the uncomfortable beds."
      0.6 "94% said rooms were small."
      0.0 "100% criticized the small bathroom."
    • 2.4 "Awful rooms."
      2.4 "76% didn't like the uncomfortable beds."
      1.1 "89% complained about the bathroom."
      0.6 "94% said rooms were small."
      0.7 "93% thought they were poorly maintained."
      0.6 "94% had problems with the shower."
      3.9 "61% said rooms were dirty."
      0.0 "100% criticized the small bathroom."
      3.3 "67% found problems with the furniture."
      4.4 "56% said the bathroom was dirty."
      4.3 "57% were unsatisfied with the kitchenette."
      0.0 "For 100%, the rooms looked old."
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    Overall rating

    6.7 Good
    Based on 58 reviews
    • 8.8 "Great service."
      9.9 "99% found the staff to be very friendly."
    • 8.2 "Location is great."
    • 2.3 "Quite uncomfortable."
      2.4 "76% didn't like the uncomfortable beds."
    • 2.0 "Awful rooms."
      1.0 "90% complained about the bathroom."
      0.6 "94% had problems with the shower."
      2.4 "76% didn't like the uncomfortable beds."

    Overall rating

    6.7 Good
    Based on 90 reviews
    • 8.8 "Great service."
      9.9 "99% found the staff to be very friendly."
    • 8.6 "Location is great."
    • 7.7 "Good vibe."
    • 6.6 "Breakfast is mediocre."
    • 3.8 "Not very clean."
    • 2.4 "Quite uncomfortable."
      2.4 "76% didn't like the uncomfortable beds."
    • 1.9 "Awful rooms."
      1.1 "89% complained about the bathroom."
      2.4 "76% didn't like the uncomfortable beds."
      0.6 "94% thought they were poorly maintained."
    • 1.8 "Terrible amenities."
      1.7 "83% thought the building wasn't nice."
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    Overall rating

    7.8 Good
    Based on 383 reviews
    • 8.9 "Great service."
      9.9 "99% found the staff to be very friendly."
      7.5 "75% said the reception staff was great."
      9.3 "Management was excellent, said 93%."
    • 8.3 "Vibe was good."
      9.8 "98% enjoyed the friendly atmosphere."
    • 8.2 "Location is great."
      7.4 "City centre within easy reach, said 74%."
      9.0 "90% liked the proximity to sightseeing."
    • 7.0 "Good breakfast."
      9.6 "96% were happy with the price of the breakfast."
    • 3.9 "Internet is poor."
      3.7 "63% said the wifi quality was bad."
    • 3.7 "Not very clean."
      3.7 "63% said rooms were dirty."
    • 3.5 "Disappointing food."
    • 2.2 "Awful rooms."
      2.4 "76% didn't like the uncomfortable beds."
      1.1 "89% complained about the bathroom."
      0.4 "96% said rooms were small."
      0.5 "95% had problems with the shower."
      0.7 "93% thought they were poorly maintained."
      3.7 "63% said rooms were dirty."
      0.0 "100% criticized the small bathroom."
    • 2.1 "Quite uncomfortable."
      2.4 "76% didn't like the uncomfortable beds."
      0.4 "96% said rooms were small."
      0.0 "100% criticized the small bathroom."
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    Hotel type
    Economy Hotel
    Guests recommend this hotel for budget travelers.
    Friends Hotel
    Guests recommend this for traveling with friends.
    Solo Hotel
    Guests recommend this hotel for solo travelers.
    Good to know
    "Near city centre"
    "Friendly atmosphere"
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