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Hostel Connect

51 StrandRoad, Derry, Derry, Northern Ireland


  • 84%Value For Money
  • 91%Security
  • 94%Location
  • 89%Staff
  • 84%Atmosphere
  • 80%Cleanliness
  • 82%Facilities

Property Information:

Hostel Connect is Derry City's Largest Hostel and can accommodate up to 64 people in both dorms and private rooms. It is situated in the heart of this Historic Walled City, which played host to the City of Culture 2013, and only 2 minutes from all the action of the pubs, clubs, restaurants and the vibrant night life of this fantastic city. Hostel Connect is funky, chilled out and will appeal to all types of travelers, young and older alike.

Hostel Connect is located on the Strand Road, the main through fare and bus route of the city. We are literally 2 -5 minutes from the famous historic walls dating back to 1601; the Bogside area which is home to the famous Bogside Murals and the tragic and controversial Bloody Sunday conflict of 1972; and Waterloo Square where many of bars are located.

We have 10 bedrooms consisting of two large mixed dorms; a 9 bed dorm, one 6 bed female only dorm; one 6 bed mixed dorm; one private family room (double and triple bunk) and three private double rooms (double bed); and one twin room (two single beds). Each room is named after the funky color that it has been painted!

We have lovingly brought back the original wooden floors throughout most of the hostel adding a great ambiance. The hostel also boasts and huge common room where you can chill and hang out on sofas and watch TV or movies on our large screen TV. We have specifically located this on the top floor and in its own wing of the building, so you won't be disturbed or won't disturb other guests. We plan to have plenty of music nights and pub crawls to keep you occupied as well!

The hostel also has a good size kitchen and dining area (open 7am -10:30pm) on the first floor. There are 6 separate shower rooms (electric so you'll never run out of hot water), 3 on each floor. We offer a free continental breakfast with each night stay, free wifi throughout the hostel and smiles are always free.

Our aim at Hostel Connect is to provide budget-orientated sociable accommodation where guests can stay and enjoy the 'craic' in Derry, in a safe, clean and fun environment.

Our check-in is between 3pm and 8pm and our reception closes at 10pm. If you are arriving later than 8pm, you MUST inform the hostel by email (rooms@hostelconnect.co.uk) or telephone (+44 (0)28 71372101). Failure to do so, will result in you being possibly refused entry and being charged for the night.

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  • Latest Review

    I've been there for 1 night with my mother on trip to discover Ireland. We took a private room, that was very clean, but, as expected in the description of the room, there was no toilet & bathroom with it. The shower was also very tricky to start and I couldn't do it by myself because there was no instructions on the wall. The staff explained after. The wifi was fine. Not really quiet at night but it is really good located next to the center. Very nice and helpful people.
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      Anonymous, France, Female, 25-30
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  • 24 Hour Security
  • Book Exchange
  • Breakfast Included
  • Card Phones
  • Common Room
  • DVD's
  • Free City Maps
  • Free Internet Access
  • Free Parking
  • Free WiFi
  • Hairdryers For Hire
  • Hot Showers
  • Internet Access
  • Kitchen
  • Laundry Facilities
  • Linen Included
  • Lockers
  • Luggage Storage
  • Meals available
  • Parking
  • PlayStation
  • Tea/Coffee Making Facilities
  • Tours/Travel Desk
  • Towels for hire
  • Washing machine


  • Credit Cards Accepted
  • No Curfew
  • Non Smoking
  • Taxes Included

Cancellation Policy

This property has a 3 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

Please Note: Cash or Credit Cards are accepted as payment upon arrival All taxes are included in the rates shown Check-in from 15.00 to 22.00. Check- out by 11am Cancellation policy is 3 days in advance This is a no smoking hostel Continental Breakfast is included

Hostel Connect Located at 51 StrandRoad, Derry, Derry.
Hostel Connect
Northern Ireland
Derry N Ireland BT487BN 51 StrandRoad, Derry
86% 158
55.0004874 -7.3223018
Hostel Connect
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