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.

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  • Perfect Location
  • Superb Staff
  • Excellent Cleanliness
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Property Description

Vagabonds Backpackers is Belfast's top rated hostel as voted for by users. Ideally located in the heart of the buzzing Queens Quarter, just minutes walk from the city center, popular bars, restaurants and main tourist attractions such as the Ulster Museum and Botanic Gardens. Vagabonds operates in a beautifully renovated, listed building; we are Belfast's most recent hostel to a city oozing with character and personality

Please note we don't accept any Stag or Hen parties bookings in our hostel.

The hostel has ten bedrooms ranging in size from twin/double to 6/8/12/14 bed dorms.

The full catering kitchen is modern and well equipped with a separate dining area containing a traditional wood burning stove.

The living room is spacious and funky, offering book exchange or DVD's to help you chill out.

Outside we have created a very cool beer garden to host our hostel BBQ nights in the summer. There is also a picnic area in the front of the hostel.

Opened by two experienced backpackers who understand and appreciate the needs of today's traveler, this hostel offers a range of facilities including free breakfast, internet, book exchange, dvds, free wi-fi, towel hire, lockers, under-bed storage, a pool table and tour booking.

Cleanliness is of the utmost importance to us.

For group bookings of 6 or more please contact the hostel directly. Hostel Management reserves the right to refuse check in on arrival.
Please note for New Year's Eve any non-international guests must contact the hostel directly.

Vagabond's manifesto is simple: 'To Provide a Good, Clean Bed in Belfast.

We have a 24 hour cancellation policy. View House Rules

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Reviews & Ratings

  • Value For Money 9.4

  • Security 9.3

  • Location 9.2

  • Staff 9.6

  • Atmosphere 9.4

  • Cleanliness 8.9

  • Facilities 9.2

Latest Reviews

  • 10.0


    28 Aug 2019
    Super helpful and accommodating when there was an issue with the room! In a great location and a super cool spot to stay!
    USA, Couple, 25-30
  • 9.7


    03 Sep 2019
    Really enjoyed my stay here! A classic, independent hostel with an amazing vibe and great staff and people. If you’re looking for an authentic and amazing hostel experience, please stay here on your trip to Belfast! I had a blast. Super close to good night spots and an easy walk to the city centre!
    Australia, Male, 18-24
  • 9.4


    08 Sep 2019
    The Vagabonds is definitely a great hostel. The staff are all lovely, the place is pretty damn clean, the beds are well... they’re beds! and the lounge area is a great place to meet people! The kitchen is great with actual GAS burners as well as oil to use. The hostel is able to set up some great day tours as well, which is an added bonus! Definitely stay here if you’re in the area because you’ll most definitely have a great time!
    Australia, All Male Group, 18-24
  • 9.4


    03 Sep 2019
    Excellent staff, super fun atmosphere, really good for socializing! If I'm ever back in Belfast I will 100% be staying here again
    Canada, Female, 25-30
  • 9.4


    29 Aug 2019
    Super cute place. The staff are sooooo friendly and make it really easy to be social and feel included. The rooms were a little small and beds a little uncomfy but overall it was a good experience.
    Australia, Female, 18-24
  • 9.4


    26 Aug 2019
    Loved my stay with Vagabonds Belfast everything was excellent from the facilities, room, breakfast, location, and the friendliness of the awesome staff! Big shout out to Richard, Big Will and Maysa who were super hosts, highly recommend anyone to stay here while in Belfast I certainly will- keep up the good work guys :)
    Wales, Male, 31-40
  • 8.6


    12 Sep 2019
    For small hostel, it had surprisingly good facilities and its decor/furniture made it feel more home-y. About 15 minute walk from bus/train station (note: the Vagabonds sign on the outside of the building is very small/easy to miss). The three young men looking after reception during my multi-day stay were all very gracious, kind.
    Canada, Female, 41+
  • 8.0


    07 Sep 2019
    Great hostel and staff, warm and welcoming common room where it’s easy to meet fellow travellers. It was pretty quiet when I stayed but I still met some great people. Would return in the future.
    England, Male, 25-30
  • 6.0


    03 Sep 2019
    This place was very very dirty. All the bathrooms needed a good hard deep clean. There was black mold all over the blinds in the bathrooms it made me feel ill being in there. Considering how many staff this place has i dont understand how the bathrooms can get in that state. Maybe if the staff members wiped the blinds and bathrooms down instead of lounging around taking up the kitchen space all the time it would be a more enjoyable stay.
    Australia, Female, 18-24
  • 5.7


    08 Sep 2019
    Staff weren’t very warm or welcoming. Didn’t really know the area outside their front door.
    England, Male, 25-30
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  • Free Breakfast
  • Free City Maps
  • Free Internet Access
  • Free WiFi
  • Linen Included
  • Bicycle Parking
  • Book Exchange
  • Cable TV
  • Common Room
  • Cooker
  • Dryer
  • Hair Dryers
  • Hot Showers
  • Iron / Ironing Board
  • Microwave
  • Outdoor Terrace
  • Reading Light
  • Safe Deposit Box
  • Security Lockers
  • Self-Catering Facilities
  • Towels Not Included
  • Washing Machine
  • Bicycle Hire
  • Housekeeping
  • Internet Access
  • Laundry Facilities
  • Luggage Storage
  • Reception (limited hours)
  • Tours/Travel Desk
  • Towels for hire
Food & Drink
  • Tea & Coffee Making Facilities
  • Board Games
  • DVD's
  • Games Room
  • PlayStation
  • Wi-Fi


  • 2015

    1st, Country Winners Northern Ireland

  • 2013

    1st, Country Winners Northern Ireland

  • 2013

    2nd, Worldwide Small Hostel

  • 2013

    6th, Worldwide


  • 2014

    Worldwide Medium Hostel

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