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Featured Hostels in Belfast

Paddy's Palace Belfast Hostel
2 out of 5
68 Lisburn Road, Belfast, Northern Ireland
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Located in Belfast City Centre, this hostel is within a 5-minute walk of Queens Film Theatre and Queen's University of Belfast. Ulster Hall and Belfast Botanic ...

3.2/5 (11 reviews)
Value for money and good location

"The hostel was fab for value. Great location and great team working there. Breakfast was the best spread I've seen in a while for UK hostels. Would recommend."…"

Reviewed on Dec. 18, 2019

Paddy's Palace Belfast Hostel
OYO Queens Quarter
2 out of 5
127 University St., Belfast, Northern Ireland
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Located in Belfast City Centre, this hostel is within a 10-minute walk of Queens Film Theatre, Queen's University of Belfast and Belfast Botanic Gardens. Ulster ...

3.1/5 (62 reviews)

"Very friendly staff, Room is OK for the Hostel standard. Maybe a little bit overpriced (108 pounds for 4 persons per night). Breakfast was good, homemade by the Master of the house"…"

Reviewed on Nov. 26, 2019

OYO Queens Quarter
Queens University Belfast - Elms Village
2 out of 5
Elms Village, 78 Malone Road, Belfast, Northern Ireland
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Located in Belfast City Centre, this hostel is within a 15-minute walk of Lisburn Road, Queen's University of Belfast and Lyric Theatre. Belfast Botanic Gardens ...

4/5Very Good! (231 reviews)

"Value for money - bed, kitchen, en-suite, breakfast, brilliant location for town and public transport, and no-fuss administration. Could have done with a means of mopping up the area around the shower."…"

Reviewed on Aug. 26, 2019

Queens University Belfast - Elms Village
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John Bell House- Campus Accommodation
3.5 out of 5
John Bell House, College Square East, Belfast, Northern Ireland
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Located in Belfast City Centre, this hostel is within a 10-minute walk of Grand Opera House, Belfast City Hall and Ulster Hall. Waterfront Hall and St. George's ...

3.5/5Good! (42 reviews)
John Bell House Review

"Great location from everything downtown. Just a few blocks from the Town Hall. Room was clean. However, the elevators were not working while we were there which meant we had to walk up four long flights of stairs. Overall, great stay!"…"

Reviewed on Sep. 27, 2019

John Bell House- Campus Accommodation
Lagan Backpackers
2 out of 5
121 Fitzroy Avenue, Belfast, Northern Ireland
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Located in Belfast City Centre, this hostel is within a 10-minute walk of Queens Film Theatre, Queen's University of Belfast and Belfast Botanic Gardens. Lyric ...

Lagan Backpackers
Belfast City Backpacker Hostel
2 out of 5
53-55 Malone Avenue, Belfast, Northern Ireland
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Located in Belfast City Centre, this hostel is within a 10-minute walk of Lisburn Road and Queen's University of Belfast. Lyric Theatre and Belfast Botanic Gardens ...

2.9/5 (12 reviews)
Not for me.

"This was the worst stay in my trip through the UK. The hostel was a good 30 minute walk from downtown, very cramped room for 6 people to fit in. There wasn't even a bin for the garbage bag. This place only makes sense for those going to visit folks at the university."…"

Reviewed on Aug. 10, 2017

Belfast City Backpacker Hostel
Vagabonds Belfast
2 out of 5
Belfast City Centre, Belfast, Belfast, Northern Ireland
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Located in Belfast City Centre, this hostel is within a 5-minute walk of Queens Film Theatre and Queen's University of Belfast. Ulster Hall and Grand Opera House ...

4.1/5Very Good! (7 reviews)
Good hostel

"You can't use kitchen while breakfast service."…"

Reviewed on Apr. 21, 2019

Vagabonds Belfast
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Grand Central Hotel Belfast

Grand Central Hotel Belfast

4 out of 5
9-15 Bedford Street, Belfast, Northern Ireland
The price is CA $165 per night from Dec 17 to Dec 18
4.6/5Wonderful! (335 reviews)

"Lovely hotel. Had to ask for vip upgrade. Wasn’t automatically offered."…"

Reviewed on Oct. 18, 2020

Grand Central Hotel Belfast
The Flint

The Flint

4 out of 5
48 Howard street, Belfast, Northern Ireland
The price is CA $86 per night from Dec 6 to Dec 7
4.7/5Exceptional! (412 reviews)

"it was all good, especially the helpfulness of the staff"…"

Reviewed on Oct. 18, 2020

The Flint
Botanic Rest Bed & Breakfast

Botanic Rest Bed & Breakfast

3 out of 5
7 Cromwell Road, Belfast, Northern Ireland
The price is CA $56 per night from Nov 24 to Nov 25
3.6/5Good! (680 reviews)

"Made very welcome. Bedroom very comfortable and clean. Very good English breakfast. Transport to city centre only 1 minute from B&B."…"

Reviewed on Sep. 26, 2020

Botanic Rest Bed & Breakfast
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What Is a Hostel?

If you're hoping to find a low-cost place to stay in Belfast, one of its 7 hostels could be a great choice for you. These dorm-style accommodations come in quite a few shapes and sizes, but they all have a few qualities in common:

  • Low prices
  • A social setting
  • Shared rooms (though many hostels offer private room options too)

By going with a hostel in Belfast, you can spend less on accommodations and set aside more of your trip funds for exploring during your stay. You can check out this destination's cultural highlights, such as its museums, and the gardens create an appealing natural setting.

Hostels in Belfast

You might be asking, what are some favorite hostels in Belfast? Based on reviews from our customers, these options have positive ratings:

Queens University Belfast - Elms Village - Located within a 20-minute walk of Queen's University of Belfast and Ulster Museum. Guests can enjoy free breakfast, free WiFi, and a shared/communal kitchen. You'll find showers and desks in all rooms.

John Bell House- Campus Accommodation - Located within a 5-minute walk of Grand Opera House. Property features include free WiFi and an elevator. You'll find showers and desks in all rooms.

Vagabonds Belfast - Located within a 10-minute walk of Queen's University of Belfast. Guests can enjoy free breakfast, free WiFi, and free parking. You'll find towels, showers, and linens in all rooms.

Paddy's Palace Belfast Hostel - Located within a 5-minute walk of Queen's University of Belfast. You can take advantage of free breakfast and free WiFi, as well as free parking. Rooms come with showers.

Kate's B&B - Hostel/Backpacker - Located within a 10-minute walk of Queen's University of Belfast and Belfast Botanic Gardens. You can take advantage of free breakfast and free WiFi, as well as air conditioning. You'll find TVs and coffee/tea makers in all rooms.

When Is the Best Time to Visit Belfast?

Good weather's definitely a plus when you're experiencing new places, so here's a little information that might be helpful:

  • The hottest months are typically June and July, while February and January are the coldest months
  • January-March: Daytime temperatures average 51° F and nighttime temperatures average 35° F
  • April-June: 66° F is the daytime average and 38° F is the nighttime average
  • July-September: Daytime averages are around 65° F and nighttime averages are around 47° F
  • October-December: The average temperatures are 58° F during the day and 36° F at night
  • Average rainfall is 1.22 inches in a year

What Can I Do in Belfast?

Depending on what you're interested in, you might like these places to visit:

Top Sights
  • Belfast City Hall
  • Grand Opera House
  • St. Anne's Cathedral
Natural Features
  • Belfast Botanic Gardens
  • Dover Street Millennium Park
  • Boucher Road Playing Fields
Cultural Attractions
  • Ulster Hall
  • Waterfront Hall
  • Titanic Belfast

Overall, Belfast is known for its:

  • Tours
  • Bars
  • Museums
  • Gardens
  • Monuments
  • University life
  • Waterfalls
  • Shopping

How to Get to Belfast and Around the Area

You can fly into the closest airport in Belfast (BHD-George Best Belfast City), 2.6 mi (4.2 km) from the city center. Another option is Belfast (BFS-Belfast Intl.), situated 12.2 mi (19.7 km) away. After you've arrived, you might want to use public transit to get around. If you're hoping to explore more of the area, make your way to Belfast Central Station to catch a train.

Frequently asked questions

Should I stay in a hostel in Belfast?
By staying at a hostel you can spend less on lodging and set aside more of your money for sightseeing during your stay. You can check out this destination’s cultural highlights, such as its museums and historic sites.
What is a hostel?
No two hostels look the same, but these dorm-style accommodations all offer shared rooms (though many hostels also have private rooms), low prices, and a social atmosphere.
What are the best hostels in Belfast?
Ready to book a hostel in town? These top picks get the highest reviews from our guests and could be a good place to look first: OYO Queens Quarter - Located within a 10-minute walk of Queen’s University of Belfast and Belfast Botanic Gardens. You can take advantage of free breakfast and free WiFi, as well as free parking. You’ll find free toiletries, TVs, and hair dryers in all rooms. Belfast City Backpacker Hostel - Located within a 10-minute walk of Queen’s University of Belfast. Property features include free continental breakfast, free WiFi, and free parking. Rooms come with showers. John Bell House- Campus Accommodation - Located within a 5-minute walk of Grand Opera House. Property features include free WiFi and an elevator. You’ll find showers and desks in all rooms. Paddy’s Palace Belfast Hostel - Located within a 5-minute walk of Queen’s University of Belfast. Property features include free WiFi, free parking, and a shared/communal kitchen. Rooms come with showers. Queens University Belfast - Elms Village - Located within a 20-minute walk of Queen’s University of Belfast and Lyric Theatre. You can take advantage of free breakfast and free WiFi, as well as a shared/communal kitchen. You’ll find towels, showers, and desks in all rooms.
How many hostels are there in Belfast?
If you’re hoping to find an affordable place to stay in Belfast, one of Expedia’s 7 hostels could be a great choice.
When is the best time of year to stay in a hostel in Belfast?
Good weather’s always better when you’re experiencing new places, so here’s a little information that might be helpful: The hottest months are usually June and July with an average temp of 57°F, while the coldest months are January and February with an average of 40°F. Average annual precipitation for Belfast is 34 inches.
What is there to see and do in Belfast?
In general, Belfast is known for its local tours, bars, and museums. Major attractions include Titanic Belfast, Belfast City Hall, and Grand Opera House. Get out into nature with places like Belfast Botanic Gardens, Boucher Road Playing Fields, and Dover Street Millennium Park. Cultural attractions include Ulster Hall, Waterfront Hall, and Lyric Theatre.
What's the best way to get to and around Belfast while staying at a hostel?
Keep this information about transit options in and around Belfast in your back pocket to make the most of your stay: You can search for flights to the nearest airport, which is Belfast Intl. Airport (BFS), 12.2 mi (19.7 km) away. An alternative is Belfast (BHD-George Best Belfast City), which is 2.6 mi (4.2 km) away. Once you’ve arrived, you may want to make use of public transit. If you’re eager to see more of the area, make your way to Belfast Central Station to take a train.

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