Group Booking Terms and Conditions

Because you are making a Group Booking, there are additional Terms and Conditions that apply. Please read them and click 'I Accept' below to continue with your booking

General Group Booking Terms

By making a group reservation through you agree to the following terms and conditions as set by and as set by the hostel in question.

  • In order to make a group reservation on it is necessary to pay a deposit. The balance is due directly to the hostel according to their payment conditions.
  • The booking deposit is non-refundable.
  • Please note that any cancellations must be notified directly to the hostel at least 24 hours in advance of your scheduled arrival date, unless otherwise stated in the hostel's conditions.
  • are not responsible for changes or amendments to your reservation once it has been processed. All correspondence with regard to changes to your booking need to be dealt with directly with the hostel.
  • Cancellations for reservations must be made directly with the hostel and must conform with the individual hostels cancellation policy (see below)
  • It is your responsibility to pay the balance of your accommodation cost to the hostel in accordance with their payment conditions (see below). Failure to do so may result in your reservation being cancelled by the hostel.
  • Individual hostels may have special booking conditions relating to group stays, please read the hostel booking conditions carefully before making your reservation.

Hostel Specific Terms & Conditions

The remainder of the amount due will be charged to your credit card ???? Should numbers or room selection change, the per person deposit times the number of people who actually travelled will be deducted from the total accommodation charge levvied by the hostel.

The following group types are not accepted by this hostel: Holiday with Friends, Junior / Primary School, High / Secondary School, College / University, Business Trip, Stag/Hen/Bachelor Party, Sports Group, Cultural Group If you have misrepresented the type of group you are booking for, your booking may be cancelled by the hostel."

Any cancellations resulting from agreement to these terms and conditions under false pretences will result in loss of deposit.

Book more than 2 days in advance for Free Cancellation.
  • Perfect Location
  • Superb Staff
  • Fantastic Cleanliness
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Property Description

Welcome to the friendliest and cosiest little hostel in Belfast, we really look forward to having you stay!
We are a safe, clean, 18 bed hostel in the beautiful Queen's Quarter of Belfast, right beside the Botanical Gardens.
We have free WIFI and a free hostel breakfast (see photos) with vegan and gluten-free options,
so everyone can enjoy a healthy start to the day before heading out to explore our wonderful city!

We have a fantastic and well-equipped kitchen, a cosy living room, and a small garden for guests to enjoy.
Feel free to enjoy our guitars, record player, board games, and book collection!

We truly hope you'll feel at home here, and we just love sharing our suggestions of our favourite hidden gems in Belfast for you to visit!
Botanical Backpackers is the ideal base from which to explore the city and surrounding countryside, and all Belfast's culture and events.
We are very happy to organise tours of the city and Causeway coast from the hostel for you, and help plan the rest of your trip around Ireland,
or just listen and nod, and help work out solutions, while you cry about Ireland's strange and confusing public transport systems. :)

**Please note that check-in is from 2pm in the afternoon until 9pm in the evening, must have valid photo ID upon arrival**
We do not accept stag/hen parties or heavy drinking groups. Quiet after 9pm (chatting is fine, just no crashing around like a baby elephant!).

Situated in the beautiful Queens University area, 1 minute from the Botanical Gardens and Ulster Museum (both free to visit!),
and the University Lanyon Building.
Only 10-15 min walk from the City Hall and a 5-10 min walk to bus/train stations.

Black Taxi Tours: Run from the hostel. An informative tour which takes you to see the Peace Wall, both Catholic and Protestant murals of Belfast, the Titanic shipyard and slipway, the museum district and much more.

Giants Causeway Day Tours: Pick-up from the hostel. Tour includes a trip along the North East Coastline through the 9 Glens, stops at the Carrick a Rede rope bridge, Dark Hedges, and Giants Causeway. We can book this tour for you, at a special rate. View House Rules

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Reviews & Ratings

  • Value For Money 9.9

  • Security 9.9

  • Location 9.7

  • Staff 10.0

  • Atmosphere 9.8

  • Cleanliness 9.7

  • Facilities 9.6

Latest Reviews

  • 10.0


    17 Sep 2021
    Super place to stay. Great for a quiet night's sleep. Very good place to meet interesting people. The boss lady was a perfect host. Very enjoyable background music at reception.
    Scotland, Male, 41+
  • 10.0


    07 Sep 2021
    Brilliant hostel, super friendly, very clean. Erika is a wonderful host, very helpful and knowledgeabke about the area. Location is perfect, easy walking distance to the centre, bus station, train stations and nightlife. Plenty to see and do in the immediate area. Very highly recommended!
    Wales, Male, 41+
  • 10.0


    07 Sep 2021
    Lovely cute hostel. Erica was very kind and helpful. It was situated near lots of shops and pubs but on a quiet road. Really nice and would highly recommend.
    England, Female, 18-24
  • 10.0


    03 Sep 2021
    A very warm and welcoming hostel experience, from an equally welcoming host. I loved this place, good vibes, clean, homey atmosphere. The kitchen was large and very well equipped for actual cooking. The level of quality and attention to detail by Erika (boss/owner/lives on site) is truly first rate, always willing to give advice or have a friendly chat with anyone. Erika will go out of her way for all the little extras, like late checkout, early breakfast, etc. Absolutely the best in Belfast!
    Australia, Male, 25-30
  • 10.0


    27 Aug 2021
    E***a is an incredible hostel owner who goes above and beyond to make her guests feel safe, well fed, entertained, and welcome. From letting me leave my gigantic suitcase at the hostel for a week while I traveled, sharing her morning smoothies/night time ice cream, to providing incredible tips for local nature, tours, and restaurants — this was one of the best hostel experiences I’ve ever had! Everything is extremely clean, with cute decorations, and a comfortable environment. Best sleep ever!!!
    USA, Female, 18-24
  • 10.0


    27 Aug 2021
    Lovely hostel, very impressed with the facilities and breakfast. Erika was great. Parking outside and such a central location. Would stay here again 100%
    Ireland, Female, 18-24
  • 9.7


    17 Sep 2021
    Quiet location in Botanic district near Ulster Museum. Near bus/rail routes to centre. Self catering facilities are ideal. Breakfast (provided) is generous healthy and varied based on daily raid of local Tesco. 9.00 pm noise curfew means everyone gets a restful night. Facilities kept scrupulously clean.
    England, Male, 41+
  • 9.7


    07 Sep 2021
    Highly recommend staying at this place if you’re to visit Belfast on a budget. Complimentary breakfast and tea / coffee and fruit out all day for you to eat. The facilities are clean, the bedrooms are comfortable and there are lockers for your bags. Erika is really lovely too. She helped sort me out when I had accomodation problems elsewhere and was kind enough to offer to stay up late to let me check in. Would absolutely stay again!
    New Zealand, Female, 18-24
  • 9.1


    18 Sep 2021
    Great location and host.
    Pakistan, Male, 31-40
  • 8.3


    11 Sep 2021
    Only couple of toilets and bathroom, though didn't have problem. The host is great lady and she is very supportive and informative.
    India, Male, 31-40
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  • Free Breakfast
  • Free City Maps
  • Free WiFi
  • Linen Included
  • Adaptors
  • Bicycle Parking
  • Common Room
  • Cooker
  • Follows Covid-19 sanitation guidance
  • Fridge/Freezer
  • Hair Dryers
  • Hair Dryers For Hire
  • Hot Showers
  • Iron / Ironing Board
  • Microwave
  • Outdoor Terrace
  • Security Lockers
  • Self-Catering Facilities
  • Utensils
  • Laundry Facilities
  • Tours/Travel Desk
  • Towels for hire
Food & Drink
  • Tea & Coffee Making Facilities
  • Board Games
  • Wi-Fi


  • 2020

    1st, Country Winners Northern Ireland

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