Free WiFi
Free Breakfast


Free Cancellation Book more than 2 days in advance for Free Cancellation.

6101 Total Reviews
Perfect Location
Superb Staff
Fantastic Cleanliness

Hostelworld says

Vagabonds is located just next to Queen?s University, the Botanic Gardens and Ulster Museum and is an easy 15-minute walk to the rest of the city centre. This quirky, friendly and comfortable hostel ?looks like Alice in Wonderland went shopping in IKEA to furnish an old boarding school?, according to Hostelworld guests, many of whom say they?d ?definitely? stay at this clean and safe hostel again. Visitors also tell us the highly rated staff ?are so friendly, helpful and always up for the banter?. We like that there?s a BBQ for good weather and a wood-burning stove for rainy days.

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 a minute's walk from the city centre, popular bars, restaurants and main tourist attractions such as the Ulster Museum and Botanic Gardens. Vagabonds operate in a beautifully renovated, listed building; we are Belfast's most recent hostel to a city oozing with character and personality

Check-in: 1pm - 9pm
Check-out: anytime until 11am

Please note we don't accept any Stag or Hen party 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 5 or more please contact the hostel directly. Hostel Management reserves the right to refuse to 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.

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6101 Total Reviews
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Apr 01, 2024
It was a pleasant experience. Bob, the manager, is very welcoming, alongside all the other staff in the hostel. The hostel pricing is affordable and the hostel is located right in the city centre. Overall, it was good vibes, and the people in the hostel are friendly too! Positive experience
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Male, 18-24
Mar 31, 2024
Overall it was amazing, everyone was super kind and nice, the room is not locked, and neither were the baskets under the beds, but there are lockers that you can use, so look out for that, the reception was amazing, the included breakfast was perfect to get our day started. My friend and I are 2 young, female travellers and felt very safe in the mixed-gender dorm. I highly recommend it and will return the next time I am in Belfast. Thank you for an excellent stay!
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Female, 18-24
Mar 25, 2024
Great Hostel, Jeremy was a legend as he took us out out in Belfast for a great night out! Would recommend!
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Male, 25-30


  • Free

    • Free Breakfast
    • Linen Included
    • Free City Maps
    • Free WiFi
    • Free Internet Access
  • General

    • Security Lockers
    • Common Room
    • Bicycle Parking
    • Book Exchange
    • Hot Showers
    • Self-Catering Facilities
    • Cooker
    • Dryer
    • Cable TV
    • Outdoor Terrace
    • Reading Light
    • Hair Dryers
    • Iron / Ironing Board
    • Safe Deposit Box
    • Microwave
    • Washing Machine
    • Towels Not Included
  • Services

    • Internet access
    • Laundry Facilities
    • Bicycle Hire
    • Towels for hire
    • Luggage Storage
    • Tours/Travel Desk
    • Housekeeping
    • Reception (limited hours)
  • Food & Drink

    • Tea & Coffee Making Facilities
  • Entertainment

    • PlayStation
    • DVD's
    • Board Games
    • Games Room
    • Wi-Fi



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