Paddy's Palace Hostel

Paddy's Palace is the award-winning Derry Central Hostel. Recommended by Rick Steves & Lonely Planet.

Founder Steve McPhilemy offers 28 beds & lovingly provides a safe, clean & charming zone. We provide 4 and 6 bed dormitories (several with private shower/toilet) & also luxurious Double/Twin private-rooms. There is a modern, fully equipped kitchen and a lovely reading and TV room with a roaring fireplace in winter. Day trips to Belfast & Giants Causeway can be arranged along with walking tours of our beloved walled-city.

A fine breakfast is included free with each stay in the hostel. We have a tranquil walled-garden and a cosy BBQ patio which is covered and has comfy sofas, this is where our guests chill with other international travellers.

We also provide the use of laundry facilities, FREE super-fast WiFi internet access, safe-lockers and vital parking facilities.

A mecca for independent travellers to Northern Ireland since 2003 and consistently top-rated on

Winner 2003 Derry City Council 'Best Tourism Initiative'
Rooms and Units
2 x Room for 4 sharing (sleeps 4)
2 x Room for 4 sharing Ensuite with Shower (sleeps 4)
2 x Room for 6 sharing (sleeps 6)
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Standard price:


The nearest Tourist Information Centre is:

Derry/Londonderry Tourist Information Centre
  • Tea/Coffee making facilities
  • Family Room on request
  • Euro Accepted
  • Ground Floor Bedroom(s)
  • Ironing Facilities
  • Cot & Highchair Available
  • Credit/Debit Cards Accepted
  • Hairdryer Available
  • Parking Available
  • WiFi
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Contact Details

1 Woodleigh Terrace
Co. Londonderry
BT48 7ED

Tel: (028) 7130 9051
Alt: (078) 01011027