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Belfast International Youth Hostel

City Centre
Onsite Restaurant
Free Luggage Storage

Hostel Accommodation for Groups in Belfast


Belfast International Youth Hostel is the largest hostel in Belfast city, with accommodation for 208 tourists per night. The hostel enjoys a great location on Donegall Road, off Shaftsbury Square, and is within easy walking access to the Europa Bus Station and Botanic Train station.


It is a perfect base for groups of all ages to explore the many attractions of Belfast City, including Belfast’s Botanic Gardens, the Ulster Museum, City hall, Crumlin Road Gaol and Queen’s University are all within walking distance.

The hostel offers both ensuite rooms (toilets and showers situated inside the bedroom) and standard rooms (toilets and showers situated outside of bedrooms) for groups in a variety of sizes; excellent self-catering facilities, as well an on-site café (Causeway Café offering tasty breakfast, lunch and dinner options for student groups (pre-booking essential)

Important note - this hostel has a strict no groups home alone policy - At all times when your group is in the hostel, both group leaders must be present and students are not permitted to be left unaccompanied at any time during their stay.

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  • Free bed linen
  • Free luggage storage
  • Free WiFi ( 07:00 - 23:00 hrs)


General Facilites
  • 24 hour reception
  • Lift to all floors
  • Fully equipped self-catering kitchen
  • Safe deposit boxes
  • Common area – ground floor
  • Small TV room & library – first floor
  • Laundry Facilities
  • 24 hour access - no curfew but the hostel has quiet time between 23:00 - 07:00 hrs
  • A mixture of standard and ensuite rooms are available for groups (exact rooming confirmed at time of booking)


Food and drink
  • Breakfast is available for a supplement
  • Modern self-catering kitchen
  • Vending machines
  • Causeway Café open 08:00 – 14:00 daily
  • Group meal booking service available*
    *Breakfast , Packed lunches & Evening Meals at Causeway Cafe
Useful Information
Check-in time

13:30 hrs

Note: If your group are arriving on an early flight – do not worry you can turn up at the hostel at anytime and store your luggage securely in the hostel and come back later to check in

Check-out time

11:00 hrs

Breakfast times

From 08:00 - 10.45 hrs daily. Breakfast is only available for a supplement.

If groups want to have a sit down breakfast from 07:30 - an additional charge will apply for this.

If your group is heading out on a day trip – a packed breakfast can be arranged for them to take out with them – available from 07:30 am ( must be pre-booked in advance)

Breakfast includes

Large croissant, cereal, quality brand yoghurt, orange juice + tea/coffee

Group Types this hostel caters for

Youth & School, University & College, Study & Cultural, Music Tours, Family & Friends. Max group size is 60 – 70 persons. This hostel does not accept bookings from senior sports teams, stags, hens, or party groups.

Total Capacity & Room Types

Total beds in this hostel – 208

Total rooms in this hostel – 56

Room types in this hostel – For students - 6 bedded standard / 4 bedded standard / 4 bedded ensuite / Twin standard / Twin ensuite. For Leaders – Twin standard/ Twin ensuite / Single standard / Single ensuite


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