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Derry City Independent Hostel

12 Princes Street, Derry, Northern Ireland


  • 88%Value For Money
  • 90%Security
  • 90%Location
  • 89%Staff
  • 88%Atmosphere
  • 89%Cleanliness
  • 89%Facilities

Property Information:

Welcome to one of Ireland's best backpackers hostels.

Our hostel is suitable for backpackers, travellers or anyone who is travel minded. We welcome people of all ages. We have only 24 beds and this helps make the atmosphere very friendly and we hope, special.


We aim to make your stay as comfortable and relaxing as possible.

We offer lots of little extras to try and entice you to stay longer with us. eg Our FREE breakfast goes way above the standard hostel breakfast. Here you will get eggs , yoghurt, fruit juice as well as the normal tea, coffee , cereals etc.

Our kitchen is probably one of the best that you will see on your trip. It has a fine old oak table and chairs and a classic double oven stove. It is open 24 hours and we supply lots of spices and oil and well as unlimited free tea, coffee and milk.

The biggest dorm size is 5 people. More chance of an uninterupted sleep. We also have a twin, triple and double room, as well as an all female dorm.

Our movie room has a collection has over 400 movies. Our travel library has lots of travel books as well as many Irish classics. Our little library is a great place to while away your time or plan the rest of your trip. We also have a book swap.

We have the best possible FREE WIFI, as well as a computer for everyone to use.

Political walking tours of the Bogside leave from the hostel every day at 10am. Cost is 4 pounds and after the tour , you can get discounted entry to the Museum of Free Derry.

We have decorated our hostel with travel souveniers from all over the world from our very own extensive travels. Exotic would be a good description for the decor.

We have GREAT LOCATION, being only 5 minutes walk from the Bogside murals and historic city walls.

We offer a laundry service cost 5 pounds to wash and dry a load. Towels can be hired for 1 pound.

In short we hope that our hostel can give you that home from home feeling that many small hostels tend to give.

We hope to welcome you soon...

PLEASE NOTE: LATEST CHECK-IN TIME IS 9pm. This hostel is not suitable for stag/hen parties, or all male/ female groups coming to Derry at the weekends to get as drunk as possible. Please do not book these groups into the hostel as these bookings will not be honored.

Any group of more than 5 people must contact the hostel directly. Group bookings will not be honored unless you do this.

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  • Latest Review

    This hostel was very homey, comfortable and clean. I enjoyed my time here, very much. The guy in charge, I forget his name, was very nice and made us feel welcome. Great hostel! Highly recommend it!
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      Anonymous, USA, All Female Group, 18-24
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  • 24 Hour Security
  • BBQ
  • Bicycle Parking
  • Breakfast Included
  • Card Phones
  • Common Room
  • Currency Exchange
  • Free Internet Access
  • Free Parking
  • Games Room
  • Hairdryers For Hire
  • Hot Showers
  • Internet Access
  • Kitchen
  • Linen Included
  • Luggage Storage
  • Parking
  • Safe Deposit Box
  • Tours/Travel Desk
  • Towels for hire
  • Vending Machines


  • Credit Cards Accepted
  • No Curfew

Cancellation Policy

This property has a 1 day cancellation policy.
Failure to cancel within this time will result in a cancellation charge equal to the first night of your stay, unless otherwise stated below (see 'Things to Note' information).

Things to Note

Payment accepted in cash only (both £ and Euro)

Derry City Independent Hostel Located at 12 Princes Street, , Derry.
Derry City Independent Hostel
Northern Ireland
Derry BT48 7EY 12 Princes Street
89% 1273
54.9999582 -7.3258423
Derry City Independent Hostel
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