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Old 09-10-2003, 01:50 PM   #1
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Well I should have known better when I walked through the doors of this hostel, it just gave me a bad vibe...from the time I checked in, I had bookeda private room for 2 nights just to make sure I got some sleep before i went home, well they had over booked and the private room was not available, so I was offered a dorm room for a very good price and I accepted...little did I know it was a dorm room of about 40 beds ( with one bathrrom/shower)!!! I was not happy but the price was right. I did not stay at the hostel long after checking in I dropped my bags on my bed and went for a walk about town.

Upon my return, i went to look around the hostel to see what was up, I do not know which upset me more, the filthy kitchen or dinning area??? So I made a mental note, DO NOT MAKE FOOD HERE!!! I made my way down to the BAsement and bloody hell, it was not a basement, it was a dungeon, with dirty old couchs and chairs, a pool table that was so off you could not play on it. Maybe it was some type of art thing, but the dirt patterns on the floor, really not my thing.

And my most memorable experience about the Linen House Hostel in Belfast, the BEDBUGS, oh yes the little bastards went to town on me on the second night i was there, although I am glad I am now an official member of the food chain, This place is in my books a dump!

The only positive thing I can say about this hostel is the resonable internet rates, and the friendly guy who was watching the front desk at night after midnight.

Please read this post to hear all about the bed bugs!!!
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Old 09-10-2003, 08:45 PM   #2
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Yes the linen house should change their linens!!!! baahh haaaaaa....
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Damn! Glad you survived throught that hell hole! Well, you know what they say in the investment world(which applies to all things)- "Price or Terms, or you donŽt do the deal." Here, you got a good price...or was it really

Well, in any event, weŽll just have to PUNK this Hostel and add it to the "DO NOT STAY HERE" list!

Thanks for that warning, bro
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Phew........lucky I thought of looking here before I booked. No wonder its dirt cheap to stay in. Cheers Canadian Dude!
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i'll have to remember to stay the hell away from there!
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Well it looks like this place has change dits name to Paddy's Backpackers. FYI use caution!!!!!!

If you have Google Earth here is a link...

http://bbs.keyhole.com/ubb/download.php?Number=351887

( i think this link will work)
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i'll second ths... stayed here in the summer cause it was cheap.... my stay was alittle better, but it is still preety dumpy...

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glad i checked this. this happens to be the cheapest place, and considering i'd need a place where 12 days wont kill my budget, i was considering. it says 70% approval on some other sites, but ill believe Tpunks over those site any day!

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