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Hostel Belfast, United Kingdom

23 reviews23

Team member of Fun Irish Hostel

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This host receives lots of worldpackers and has a high average rating, being recognized by the community as a Top Host.
Higher chance of approval
This host has recently approved volunteers and is looking for more applications.
Connect with international travelers
13 travelers recommend this host to meet travelers from all around the world
Practice English
11 travelers recommend this host to practice English
Accepts couples and pairs of volunteers
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What you offer


Hours per week
Help out and collaborate with your host only a few hours per week.
Night Shift
Help with night shift tasks and create a relaxing environment for guests.
Help clean the kitchen, bedrooms, bathrooms and common areas.
Help with changing the bed linens and general housekeeping.
Help with check-ins, check-outs and guest assistance.
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What you get


Days off per week
Have some time off for yourself, go explore the city or rest for a while.
Shared Dorm
You will have a bed in a shared room, which means you will share the same room with other travelers.
Team Dorm
You will have a bed in a shared room, which means you will share the same room with other people.
You are entitled to a free breakfast, every day of your stay.
Discounts on Tours
Get discounts for tours and excursions around town.
Free Laundry
You can use our laundry room freely.
Free Tours
We’ll take you on tours and rides around town. For free!
Get free drinks or beverages.
Drink up! Get free and tasty drinks for yourself.
Free Parties
Get free entrance for the best parties in town.
Free Events
Get free entrance for the best events in town.
Pub Crawls
Be a part of our pub crawls at local bars!
Use our equipped kitchen
Feel free to use our kitchen and make your own delicious food.
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The Experience

We operate a fantastic Hostel in a fantastic location in Belfast. We are a backpacker only hostel and always welcome packers. We have a tour desk offering the best that both Belfast and Northern Ireland have to see including City Sightseeing, Giants Causeway etc. We offer a friendly atmosphere and promote the Irish "craic".

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  • Intermediate English
  • Between 18 and 45 years old
  • Accepts solo applications and also couples and pairs

What's not included

Flights, Travel Insurance, Internal Transportation and Visa

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Stay at least
3 weeks

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23 Reviews


Host & Team


Hours & Tasks




Learning & Fun


How this experience will transform you

13 Meeting international travelers

11 Practicing English

9 Meeting locals

7 Immersing in the local culture

6 Practicing Spanish

4 Developing social awareness

United Kingdom


Lagan Backpackers was a really good first experience of volunteering. I stayed for a month & had some great volunteers to work alongside. The hours and tasks are as described: Cleaning, reception, breakfast shifts and you get training for all. The managers Melissa and Conor are great & very flexible with hours/days off if you have things you want to do. The staff room could do with some work, it felt cramped at times but the experience outweighed that! Definitely a good experience and would recommend to anyone starting out volunteering. Thank you to Melissa, Conor & all the pals I made!

5 months ago



Lagan it’s an amazing place, was my first volunteer job, and was perfect, Conor (the manager) is so kind and always helps, the shift are nice, so you have enough time to walk around the city.

6 months ago



it was amazing !!! The hostel is very friendly, I was able to make friends from different places and I will take it to life. what I thought was coolest was that there wasn’t much difference between volunteers and guests, everyone was always together. About work, is also very light, and they are very relax with everything. Only point that could improve is about the volunteers' room that needs some change. but for me, my experience overcame that. It was my first volunteering and you can learn a lot, thanks for this experience! 🇧🇷

7 months ago

United States


You are given a weekly schedule for all your shifts. The work is easy and leaves plenty of time for exploring Belfast. Nice location close to a couple parks and plenty of restaurants.

8 months ago



This was my first volunteer experience in a hostel and it was much better than I expected. Connor and Melissa were always helpfull, comprehensives and flexible... She even dyed my hair! haha and cooked us a really nice Christmas lunch. The job is as described and it's not difficult at all... You'll have plenty of time to enjoy Belfast (that is a nice city with a lot of beautiful parks). I was lucky because the volunteers that were there with me were super nice and we worked as a team. I strongly recommend Lagan to all volunteers looking for a good place to enjoy. Thanks for everything! :)

10 months ago

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