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Derry City Independent Hostel Reviews

12 Princes Street, Derry, Northern Ireland

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90%

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1223 Total Reviews
  • 90%Value For Money
  • 91%Security
  • 91%Location
  • 93%Staff
  • 89%Atmosphere
  • 89%Cleanliness
  • 89%Facilities

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83%

Great hostel, in walking distance to city centre (though Derry is admittedly not very big). You could see that the owners care about offering good accommodation and being experienced travellers themselves. The breakfast (included in price) was really good with juice and eggs! The only drawback was that the bed (we stayed in a double room) was quite old and not very comfortable (anymore). Nevertheless I'd recommend this place!


83%

Mariano from the staff is willing to help at anytime and makes the hostel feel like a big house. Nice breakfast also.


89%

Nice hostel. It made me feel like home, there is a big kitchen with full facilities also is a social room. The only drawback was bathroom. It's nice, clean and tidy but not enough.


91%

I stayed in 15 hostels around Ireland and this was my favorite. We had practically the entire basement and garden area to ourselves, and even when other people were occupying the space, there was plenty of room to relax. It's refreshing to have a backyard area, it made me feel at home. The showers and bathrooms were of excellent quality and they have fresh eggs for free in the mornings! If you are looking for a small, independent, unique stay, I would recommend this one.


100%

Fantastic place, clean, homey, great location. Staff super friendly and helpful, substantial breakfast with fresh bread and eggs to cook. The garden was lovely on a sunny day. Had a wonderful stay, thanks!

  • 19th Jun 2015
  • Novice Nomad
  • Anonymous
  • Canada
  • Female, 25-30
  • (1 review)


89%

I stayed only for 2 nights but I enjoyed Good and atmosphere and Good services

  • 19th Jun 2015
  • Novice Nomad
  • Anonymous
  • Italy
  • Male, 31-40
  • (1 review)


100%

Really wonderful and helpful staff. Lovely stay in a great location close to the city. Accommodation lovely, clean and comfortable. I definitely would not hesitate to highly recommend people to stay! Really great hostel!

  • 16th Jun 2015
  • Novice Nomad
  • Anonymous
  • Ireland
  • Female, 25-30
  • (1 review)


74%

It is a house converted as a hostel. We stayed in the 5 bed dorm, which was cramped and would be beneficial as a four bed dorm. The wifi worked well throughout the house. The bathrooms are located on different floors to your room and with only 2 showers and the toilets located in the same area it can cause a bit of a wait. More hooks in the bathroom would be great as there is no where to hang your stuff. Breakfast had a wide selection which was nice and substantial. Kitchen was well stocked.


100%

I really enjoyed staying in the hostel. Friendly and a fun environment. The rooms, bathroom and kitchen were kept clean regularly. I recommend this hostel.


94%

The facility was really cool, and also the bedclothes were really pretty :D Mariano was very obliging. The beds were comfortable. So everything was great :)

  • 17th May 2015
  • Novice Nomad
  • Anonymous
  • Germany
  • Female, 18-24
  • (1 review)


86%

it was very good

  • 16th May 2015
  • Novice Nomad
  • Anonymous
  • Northern Ireland
  • Male, 31-40
  • (1 review)


100%

Great hostel, great staff! Thanks for making my trip through ireland even more special...


97%

Very clean, secure friendly.


100%

Excellent stay, thanks ever so much for having us! Very friendly and comprehensive staff. Excellent location. We definately recommend this hostel!


66%

This is a standard hostel. Clean enough, friendly enough, in a pretty good location not too far from the centre. Breakfast is basic but fine. Better for younger travellers.


91%

What a great hostel. Loved it. Even had a bath. After walking for 4 days the staff could tell we were tired so he told us about the hostel in 5 mins and showed us our room. Most places just talk and talk until your ears fall off. But they were all super knowledgable about the city when we enquired later on. An absolute pleasure. Would definitely stay again. Even have very secure lockers for your personal belongings.


86%

Decent hostel. Beds are comfy and spacious, the rooms are the same. Breakfast in the morning is pretty good. Nothing I could honestly complain about here.


91%

Lovely small hostel with plenty of character and friendly and helpful staff, the breakfast was good with a decent selection considering it was free. The walking tour in the morning was great too - I liked that it was very relaxed and the guide was willing to chat and share his personal experiences. I'm sure there are other tours that offer more historical facts at every brick you walk by but this tour suited us and matched the laid back friendlyness of the hostel too.


100%

Great location and great stay. You can easily access every places in the city by foot. The staff is most welcoming, nice and helpful. The rooms are quite big, and really quiet and there was nothing to say about the cleanliness - the shower is just huge! Nice kitchen for cooking and living room. Oh, and I just loved the homemade bread for breakfast :) !


77%

Great location. Helpful and friendly staff. Very decent room, bathroom and kitchen. Rather limited breakfast.


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