Lagan Backpackers is a well-equipped hostel in central Belfast. It offers Continental breakfast, free parking and free Wi-Fi.

Dormitories have bunk beds and use of shared bathroom facilities. There are mixed dorms at Lagan Backpackers, as well as private rooms.

The hostel also provides barbecue facilities, a cinema room and free tea and coffee. There are kitchens, dining areas and laundry services are available.

This hostel is just 10 minutes’ walk from the center of the city. Belfast Botanical Gardens and Ormeau Park are within 5 minutes’ walk, on either side of the River Lagan.

This is our guests' favorite part of Belfast, according to independent reviews.

Lagan Backpackers has been welcoming guests since Nov 29, 2013

Property Highlights

Located in the top-rated area in Belfast

Breakfast Info

Continental, Vegetarian, Buffet

Free Parking Available On Site


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Property questions and answers
Browse questions from guests for anything extra you want to know about the property
The property usually replies within a few days
  • Are there lockers available in the room?
    Every room has enough lockers for everyone Cheers
    Answered on 14 August 2019
  • Is there a cut off time at night after which entry is not allowed?
    Hello, when you arrive we give you the code of the main door, and you can use it 24 hours.-
    Answered on 6 July 2022
  • Hi. May I know if I'll book for 6 persons, would it be possible for us to be in one room? thank you
    Hi there , Yes, if you book a 6 bed dorm we can arrange that :)
    Answered on 18 November 2021
  • I will be traveling by bike and wanted to know if you guys have some place where I could leave my bike locked?
    Yes, we have a smoking area where you can lock your bike.
    Answered on 5 June 2021
  • can I pay the payment during check-in? because I reach Belfast at night 9pm. I would like to know whether I can pay at the time of check-in
    Yes that won't be an issue, thank you
    Answered on 11 September 2022
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Amenities of Lagan Backpackers
  • Toilet paper
  • Toilet
  • Shower
  • Outdoor fireplace
  • Outdoor furniture
  • Shared kitchen
Room Amenities
  • Socket near the bed
WiFi is available in all areas and is free of charge.
Free public parking is available on site (reservation is not possible).
  • Street parking
  • Daily housekeeping
  • Shared lounge/TV area
  • Lockers
  • Baggage storage
  • Tour desk
  • 24-hour front desk
Front Desk Services
  • Invoice provided
Safety & security
  • Fire extinguishers
  • CCTV outside property
  • CCTV in common areas
  • Smoke alarms
  • 24-hour security
  • Adults only
  • Designated smoking area
  • Hardwood or parquet floors
  • Heating
  • Ironing facilities
  • Non-smoking rooms
Languages Spoken
  • English
Sustainability initiatives
This property has taken steps to provide more sustainable and eco-friendly travel

House rules

Lagan Backpackers takes special requests – add in the next step!


2:00 PM - 11:00 PM

Guests are required to show a photo ID and credit card at check-in


12:00 AM - 10:00 AM


Cancellation and prepayment policies vary according to accommodations type. Please enter the dates of your stay and check what conditions apply to your preferred room.

Children & Beds

Child policies

Children not allowed.

Crib and extra bed policies

Cribs and extra beds aren't available at this property.

Age restriction

The minimum age for check-in is 18


Pets are not allowed.


When booking for more than 6 people, different policies and additional supplements may apply.

Maestro Mastercard Visa Lagan Backpackers accepts these cards and reserves the right to temporarily hold an amount prior to arrival.

The fine print

Depending on the time of arrival, a pre-authorized amount could be charged in the provided card

In accordance with government guidelines to minimize transmission of the coronavirus (COVID-19), this property may request additional documentation from guests to validate identity, travel itinerary, and other relevant info on dates where such guidelines exist.

In response to the coronavirus (COVID-19), additional safety and sanitation measures are in effect at this property.

Food and beverage services at this property may be limited or unavailable due to the coronavirus (COVID-19).

Due to the coronavirus (COVID-19), this property is taking steps to protect the safety of guests and staff. Certain services and amenities may be reduced or unavailable as a result.

Due to the coronavirus (COVID-19), this property has reduced reception and service hours.

Please inform Lagan Backpackers of your expected arrival time in advance. You can use the Special Requests box when booking, or contact the property directly using the contact details in your confirmation.

Guests are required to show a photo ID and credit card upon check-in. Please note that all Special Requests are subject to availability and additional charges may apply.

FAQs about Lagan Backpackers

  • Lagan Backpackers is 0.8 miles from the center of Belfast.

  • Guests staying at Lagan Backpackers can enjoy a highly-rated breakfast during their stay (guest review score: 5.7).

    Breakfast option(s) include:

    • Continental
    • Vegetarian
    • Buffet

  • Check-in at Lagan Backpackers is from 2:00 PM, and check-out is until 10:00 AM.

  • Lagan Backpackers offers the following activities/services (charges may apply):

    • The prices at Lagan Backpackers may vary depending on your stay (e.g. dates, hotel's policy etc.). To see prices, enter your dates.