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Fairman House Independent Hostel

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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

A good nicely located hostel, short walking distance from the shops and the city sights. Nice living room and kitchen space. Very much enjoyed the breakfast that's included, eggs, toast and various cereals. Thanks for a great stay! *Tip for future guests* bring cash and maybe an extra pillow.

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Reviewed 19 June 2016 via mobile

Stayed here before an early triathlon and found it to be perfect for us, great value considering the breakfast (cereals, eggs, toast), Sky tv, cooking facilities, wifi etc. Everything was clean and tidy, and the host was very nice and accommodating. We would definitely stay again, many thanks

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Reviewed 8 June 2016 via mobile

I really enjoyed my stay here. I found the owner amazing and helpful. She shared the history of the town as well as her own experiences in that history which really brought it alive. She was amazingly accommodating as well. It's a little walk outside of the town center but i feel that's what gave it it's charm. In a...

Thank Danny M
Brisbane, Australia
Reviewed 25 March 2016

At first I wasn't too keen on staying in another terraced house, however once inside and chatting to the Liam I realised it was different to others I'd been too. My partner and I stayed in room 6, on the top floor; the memory foam mattress gave the best sleep I've had in ages, and it was pretty quiet too....

Thank tommyt8487
Reviewed 8 February 2016

Stayed here for an overnighter, was attending a music concert in The Millenium Forum Theatre nearby. Area is nice and quiet and there was ample on-street car parking. As I'd driven up from Dublin, I'd no cash on me, this venue doesn't accept cards so make sure and have the requisite cash to pay when you arrive as the first...

Thank 1966DUB
Reviewed 10 January 2016 via mobile

This hostel made our trip. The stories he had to tell were amazing. Prime location just next to the bogside and the pubs. Wouldn't recommend anywhere else. You will definitely meet interesting people during your stay.

Thank Jack A
Reviewed 26 September 2015 via mobile

Such a cheap wee place to stay. Easy to access and such a comfy nights sleep. The owner is lovely and helpful Only downside, the room I stayed in didn't have a mirror and I was heading out that night, so it was a bit annoying Other than that, it was a nice wee place to stay :)

Thank MariaMcK817
St Andrews, United Kingdom
Reviewed 17 September 2015

I found this hostel from being told by another hostel and glad I did as it has easy access storage for bicycles (I was cycling). The hostel is very clean and the beds comfortable. Shower and toilets are VG. Breakfast is what I would have at home so spot on. Lady on duty was friendly but clearly in charge and...

Thank redroy2015
nampula, mozambique
Reviewed 13 September 2015

only spent one night here. however, both the hostel and the city of derry stand out as highlights of my trip to ireland. the owner is lovely and so very helpful, as I found the other members of the hostel staff, as well. the hostel itself is extremely homey due to the fact that it is a converted house, which...

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Paris, France
Reviewed 30 August 2015

Small place, more like a house than a youth hostel. 2 bathrooms (clean, one shower in each) for everyone means a line in the morning if you're not the first to get there. Small rooms but comfortable beds. Be careful, no credit card machine, have enough cash when you arrive (pounds or euros).

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  • Breakfast included
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  • Non-Smoking Rooms
  • Kitchenette
  • Free Internet
  • Breakfast included
  • Self-Serve Laundry
  • Free Parking
  • Breakfast Available
Official Description (provided by the hotel)
We are Fairman House Backpackers Hostel, we offer our guests excellent accommodation and facilities at a competitive price. We are located less than 15 minutes walk from Derry~Londonderry City Centre, Fairman House offers a convenient, central location whether you are visiting the City for business or pleasure. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Fairman House Independent Hostel

Address: 2 Fairman Place, Derry BT48 7LD, Northern Ireland
Region: United Kingdom > Northern Ireland > County Londonderry > Derry
Price Range: $47 - $63 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:1.5 star — Fairman House Independent Hostel 1.5*
Number of rooms: 5
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“Room 6 had a great mattress, cosy but quieter as it's top floor”
tommyt8487, 25 Mar 2016 | Read review
“Room 6 is the room we were in, it's a couples room, lovely bright attic room.”
StephanieP591, 17 Feb 2013 | Read review
“Real beds (not bunkbeds) in top floor twin room!”
bluemoosed, 30 May 2012 | Read review
“A couple of rooms have bunk beds bathrooms are on the second floor”
Blaine-Pgh, 13 May 2012 | Read review
“Double and single rooms are the best for their privacy and and more much expensive than the dorms!!”
montseponscenoz, 18 Aug 2011 | Read review
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