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Derry City Independent Hostel

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Glasgow, United Kingdom
Reviewed 1 November 2016

had great fun for four days in derry.very hospitable staff. taught them some cooking and introduced them to the Sensational Alex Harvey Band.took the dorm key home with me as souvenir but posted it back today.

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Christchurch, New Zealand
Reviewed 24 October 2016

My friend and I had a wonderful stay at this cosy little hostel. It is centrally located and has everything a weary traveller could wish for. The tv room is perfect as it's well-stocked with a variety of movies -- ideal for a relaxing evening! The kitchen is spacious and a great place for chatting with other people staying in...

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Christchurch, New Zealand
Reviewed 24 October 2016

We stayed at this hostel for two nights and it was one of the best hostels we've visited. The hostel is adorable and has a very homely feel about it, especially with the big dining table for everyone to share in the kitchen, and a lovely living room with a great selection of movies! It was also cozy, warm and...

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Dublin, Ireland
Reviewed 9 October 2016

We stayed at the hostel for a few nights. It is cosy and has more of a big house feel rather than a hostel. The only down side is that there are only three bathrooms so you have to wait your turn to use the shower and toilet ect. The other concern I would have is the so called Manager....

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Tampere, Finland
Reviewed 4 October 2016 via mobile

It took me a while to find my way here as my map was poor and before I actually read the directions from the itinerary - so it was my own fault. The hostel isn't far from the centre at all. I was a little exhausted and hungry when I got there, but instantly felt like coming home when I...

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Thank Saniainen
Canggu, Indonesia
Reviewed 16 July 2016 via mobile

Nice familiar and casual place. The staff is amazing and friendly and will help you on whatever you need :) Is nicely located, all what you need is just 5 to 10 minutes walking. The beds are comfortable and all the guests are friendly and easy to talk to! Will come back for sure.

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Thank AlexLaline
Reviewed 9 July 2016 via mobile

Lovely hostel in a good location. The beds were the best hostel beds I have had so far and the rooms were really spacious. The staff were just great ! A couple of kiwis. They were homely and welcoming from the moment you pressed that doorbell. Home made bread for breakfast and eggs ! Just great. The only thing I...

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Thank Hannah K
Reviewed 13 June 2016 via mobile

It s what I call a real backpacker. Very good localisation, nice people having that place, good atmosphere and good price, you can use all the requirements. The owner is really nice. Nothing to complain only recommend!

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DuPage County, Illinois
Reviewed 30 May 2016

very good localisation, nice people having that place, good atmosphere and good price, you can get good tips for spending time, Hostel include breakfast and you are able to use all the requirements. Nothing to complain only recommend!

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Bridgeport, Connecticut
Reviewed 21 April 2016

I spent a night here last spring. It was comfortable, warm at night, and kept my belongings safe. I didn't really spend much time there or interact with others so I can't speak to that, but it got the job done.

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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Welcome to one of Ireland's best backpackers hostels. Our hostel is suitable for backpackers, travellers or anyone who is travel minded. We welcome people of all ages. We aim to make your stay as comfortable and relaxing as possible. We offer lots of little extras to try and entice you to stay longer with us. Eg breakfast goes way above the standard hostel breakfast. Here you will get eggs , youghurt, fruit juice as well as the normal tea, coffee , cereals etc. The biggest dorm size is 5 people. More chance of an uninterupted sleep. We also have a twin triple and double as well as an all female dorm. If you book directly with us through our own website , we will offer free towel hire if you stay 2 days, free laundry service and free towel hire if you stay 3 days. We also offer these extras to anyone who extends their stay while staying with us. Our movie collection has over 400 movies. Our library has lots of travel books as well as many irish classics. Our little library is a great place to while away your time or plan the rest of your trip. We hope that this site give you an idea of what to expect when you stay with us. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Derry City Independent Hostel

Address: 12 Princes Street, Derry BT48 7EY, Northern Ireland
Region: United Kingdom > Northern Ireland > County Londonderry > Derry
Price Range: $43 - $43 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Number of rooms: 5
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“I dont think it matters which room you get. I think they are all very similar, between 3 and 5 beds. One was a small double which looked pretty cute. I think it was called the elephant room.”
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