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Reviewed 21 September 2016

We have booked short stay in the apartment through The Times Hostel which is 5 min walk away. First of all our room was not ready when we arrived and we had to wait an hour before somebody finally brought the keys, which by the way must be somehow special as they requested 50 euro deposit for them. Water pressure...

1Thank Adam N
Malmo, Sweden
Reviewed 15 September 2016

Nice and relaxed hostel with awesome staff who were friendly and helpful. Rooms were decent, big plus was that they are spacious and have outlets for each bed. Beds are comfy! Rooms were clean and bathroom (ensuite) was cleaned everyday. Location is great!

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Reviewed 12 September 2016

Great location, no question. A few minutes walk to Trinity College, Grafton Street shopping, Temple Bar area, bus stops, the dock area etc. The front desk staff was also terrific - friendly, helpful, knowledgeable, etc. There were quite a few serious negatives though. I've stayed in many hostels and this one was pricey and dirty. The hallways were dark, the...

Thank mkd58
Reviewed 11 September 2016 via mobile

Firstly, the location of this hostel is perfect and the rooms are functional and clean. Unfortunately our interaction with the guy on reception left us all with a sour taste in our mouths. It was also our american friends last stop on a 3 month euro trip in which they had received warm welcomes everywhere up until they reached Dublin....

1Thank Rawmaysh
Coningsby, United Kingdom
Reviewed 25 August 2016 via mobile

Visited for two nights with family. Was unsure of what to expect as it was the first time we had stayed in a Hostel. Very friendly staff on arrival. Told us everything we needed to know. Room was easy to find despite what other reviews may of said, just follow the signs. Kitchen was nice and clean with a good...

Thank Paul D
Las Vegas, Nevada
Reviewed 16 August 2016

The location of the hostel is very nice. Only about a 5-10 minute walk to the start of the free walking tours and to any tour buses you plan on taking around the country. The staff are friendly and helpful. I stayed in an 8 bed dorm room. They included the pull out lockers underneath the bed. The bathroom and...

Thank tungstun77
Reviewed 14 August 2016 via mobile

Just home after spending the last 3 nights staying in the Times Hostel.... Let's start with the positives.... Location is brilliant if you want to be right bang in the heart of the city and the staff are friendly.... That's all the positives I have... Negatives....we stayed in a 4 per private room....it was a crazy tight fit to say...

Thank Mark O
Brampton, Canada
Reviewed 11 August 2016 via mobile

I stayed here for two non consecutive nights. The first night was in a room with no windows and a skylight which opens up. Not recommended for people who are claustrophobic. The second night was in a room that was relatively bigger than the shoebox that I was in the first night. What was weird though was the the bed...

Thank ellewis
San Diego
Reviewed 6 August 2016 via mobile

I was duped by the high marks here. This is an extremely low budget operation at grossly inflated prices. The room was ridiculously tiny,as was the bathroom. No extras of any kind, including no towels. The beds were tiny bunk beds. Our one window opened to a trash-filled mishmash of junk, and I was seriously afraid to open the windows...

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Reviewed 31 July 2016 via mobile

Stayed here with my two children, (aged 12 and 7) We stayed in room 4, which had two bunk beds and a bathroom. The room was basic but clean, the beds had plugs/usb sockets, the bathroom was okay, great shower pressure. Towels weren't provided. Breakfast was included in our room rate, and consisted of cereals, milk, orange or apple juice,...

1Thank Nicola A

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Located in a beautiful old fashion building, in a fantastic location, The Times Hostel is the perfect base for all tourists and backpackers, to enjoy "The Most Lively City in Europe!" ... more   less 

Additional Information about Times Hostels - College Street

Address: 8, College Street, Dublin 2, Ireland
Region: Ireland > Province of Leinster > County Dublin > Dublin
Price Range: $47 - $258 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:2 star — Times Hostels - College Street 2*
Number of rooms: 35
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“Avoid like hell any room that's next to the stairs (like room #2)! If you only have that choice, don't stay.”
 of 5 bubbles bungeoj, 15 Nov 2016 | Read review
“ask for room 9!”
 of 5 bubbles PaddyAdvice, 27 Oct 2016 | Read review
“Our room, #3 was facing a busy street, but if you bring earplugs it shoudn't be a problem.”
 of 5 bubbles beber1, 12 Oct 2016 | Read review
“Our room on an upper floor was very quiet”
 of 5 bubbles Redwings88, 25 Jul 2016 | Read review
“Rooms not facing onto College St”
 of 5 bubbles Multytrav, 24 Jun 2016 | Read review
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