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Fairman House Independent Hostel

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Reviewed 2 August 2015 via mobile

I recently stayed here for the foyle cup.. I can say that I am disgusted at the treatment we received from the owners. Aggressively pursuing more money than the agreed price. We have received countless voicemails issuing threats if we didn't pay up. We were promised breakfast available in the morning for the 12 people staying there which was not...

2Thank Mollie M
London, United Kingdom
Reviewed 30 July 2015

It is a wonderful place! Much more than a hostel, it seems like a family house. General maintenance and specially the cleanliness are spectacular. The owner and staff are very nice and friendly. It´s not very central, but Derry is not a big city, and in 15/20 minutes you can reach the hostel from the bus station, but leaves your...

Thank Misael_Bd
derry, n.ireland
Reviewed 15 July 2015

What can I say about the place........a hidden gem in our great city!!I needed a place to stay due to work being carried out in the house,and after trying several hostels and b&b,I came across this place in the local directories.And can i say,so glad the other places were fully booked.The phone call itself was a joy,with Stella knocking a...

Thank patrick c
Belfast, United Kingdom
Reviewed 20 April 2015

Stelle was such a warm and welcoming host. My friend and i had a very good time staying here. Rooms where spotless, comfortable and of course great value for money ! Defo my new place to stay when in Derry , Stella was a star can't wait to see her again!

1Thank cmcl02890
Reviewed 24 June 2014 via mobile

A friend and I stayed 2 nights here. And from the moment we walked through the door it felt welcoming and home like. Friendly people that are up for a chat, yet leave you alone when you want it. So helpful. I would recommend this place to anyone. But not someone who doesn't like hills, that hill is a pain...

Thank Andrew K
Reviewed 12 June 2014

It's not often that an establishment exceeds expectations, but this is the case with the Fairman! The whole place was immaculate, with a large, comfortable living/dining area. The price was very reasonable, the breakfast adequate, beds comfortable, and our hostess was very helpful and friendly. It is within a 15 minute walk to all the best there is to see...

Thank Jackie W
Reviewed 11 May 2014

I only stayed one night and wish I stayed longer! I had a room all to myself, and it was clean and full of light. Stella was very nice and friendly. Full complete kitchen. Location is an easy 15-minute walk to town. I'd definitely stay there again!

Thank Tali W
Edmonton, Alberta, Canada
Reviewed 10 May 2014

Stayed here with two friends and had the 4 person dorm to ourselves. The beds were fantastic and she has the best pillows I've ever used in a hostel! It's warm, clean, and breakfast is help yourself with a good selection of cereal, toast, and Eggs (very few places provide protein). She was super friendly and helpful. I would totally...

Thank daunaraew
Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia
Reviewed 12 February 2014

The bedrooms and bathrooms etc were really nicely done and clean. Liam and Stella are also really kind and one of the best hosts you can find. The location is an easy walk to the main attractions though there's a slight hike. But the service, cleanliness, and hospitality makes it a great place to stay. I truly enjoyed my stay...

Thank SashimiT
County Tipperary, Ireland
Reviewed 20 September 2013

A very rare find; this house is as I'd like my home to be... warm, cosy, pristinely clean throughout, super (cook yourself) breakfast, open coal fire at night + central heating, great atmosphere, great WiFi, very comfortable beds, lovely showers, great location - out of city yet only £3 taxi for 2 people, safe parking, well run / managed by...

2Thank Sta C

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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: $25 - $60 (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”
 of 5 bubbles tommyt8487, 25 Mar 2016 | Read review
“Room 6 is the room we were in, it's a couples room, lovely bright attic room.”
 of 5 bubbles StephanieP591, 17 Feb 2013 | Read review
“Real beds (not bunkbeds) in top floor twin room!”
 of 5 bubbles bluemoosed, 30 May 2012 | Read review
“A couple of rooms have bunk beds bathrooms are on the second floor”
 of 5 bubbles 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!!”
 of 5 bubbles montseponscenoz, 18 Aug 2011 | Read review
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