Armagh City Hostel

In June 2013, newly renovated Armagh City Youth Hostel became an affiliated hostel to Hostelling International NI. It is located in the heart of the Armagh City, offering high quality accommodation with 56 beds. Conveniently located in Armagh City Centre, adjacent to Saint Patrick’s Church of Ireland Cathedral, the hostel provides the ideal location to explore the Ancient Cathedral City of Armagh.

This affiliated Youth Hostel offers a range of multi-share and private rooms, all with showering facilities. The Youth Hostel has a spacious common area, as well as a self-catering kitchen which guests can make use of during their stay.

All the main city attractions are within a comfortable walking distance including two impressive cathedrals of St Patrick. Armagh City has a lot to offer all age groups and interests including the world renowned Armagh Planetarium, Armagh County Museum, the Mall, the Market Place Theatre hosting an exciting and varied programme of arts and cultural events, a state of the art cinema and a selection of boutiques, shops and weekly Shambles market to keep the avid shopper happy.

Throughout the year the City of Armagh hosts several internationally acclaimed cultural festivals and sporting events including: William Kennedy Piping Festival; Armagh International Road Race; St. Patrick’s Festival; John Hewitt Literary Summer School; Charles Wood Summer School; Tommy Makem Festival of Song; Bard of Armagh; Georgian Day; 7 Hills Blues Festival and Apple Blossom Festival to name only a few.

This recently refurbished hostel offers comfortable modern accommodation for individuals, groups or families looking for quality, budget accommodation.

Hostel Facilties

  • Laundry
  • Wheelchair Accessible
  • Meeting Facilities
  • Television Lounge

Good to Know

  • Hostel situated only a short walk from heart of Armagh City
  • Free parking is available on site for cars and coaches
  • Groups of all sizes welcome
  • Recently refurbished
  • Affiliated hostel to Hostelling International NI

Opening Hours

Check in available from 4:30PM – 9:00PM
Check out before 10:30AM

November – March (inclusive)
Hostel is closed for the exception of group bookings which can be made by emailing

April – October (inclusive)
Open daily 8.30am – 11.00am and 4.00pm – 9.30pm
The hostel is closed between 11:00am & 4:00pm and we kindly ask guests to vacate the premises during these time.

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