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Reviewed 1 week ago

Very dirty hostel, specially the bathrooms. Just two showers for an entire hostel?! it's disgusting when you have to take a shower and the water is not running away so it all looks like you are in the pool, but very unclean and claustrofobic place. The only good thing about this place was good beds, comfy. The staff is quite...

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Dublin, Ireland
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

The rudest hostel staff, no wonder this hostel is so popular with the reviews. Considering the condition of the hostel itself, they could at least reach a minimum score if they hire a more polite reception staff to make it decent. I brought my friend to the lobby of the hostel, without saying "Hello" or "Good evening" the reception confidently...

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Thank LavaGyre
County Sligo, Ireland
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Do not stay here. Disgusting place rude staff and filthy rotten. AVOID. I would rather sleep on the streets of Dublin on a winters night than stay here. Only gave it 1 star because I had to rate it but it's -10

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Thank gcaseybed12
Koblenz, Germany
Reviewed 30 November 2016

The location of the hostel is perfect and close to the center, still very quite neighborhood. The room (8 bed dorm) was huge, high ceiling, very bright; enough space to place your belongings, "lockers" for personal stuff. Mattress was good. Heating was working, but it was not enough to heat the whole room, I had to sleep in two shirts...

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Thank veracam
Reviewed 4 November 2016

This hostel is not one I will go back to. It had everything I needed but I was not a fan. The location is kind of in a creepy area. I felt unsafe walking back in the dark. The bathrooms were not great. The wifi was only usable in the lobby downstairs. I did not spend much time in this...

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Thank Bridget M
Brighton, United Kingdom
Reviewed 2 November 2016 via mobile

I would implore you to avoid this hOstel. It may be one of the cheapest but it is not worth a penny of the money they do charge SIMPLY AWFUL, worse place I've ever stayed. To summarise; -Horrible and rude welcome from an extremely unpleasant, passive aggressive and defensive man. From this point we didn't want to stay but of...

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Thank emtravelbug26
Reviewed 1 November 2016

I always like to be as positive as possible but this was definitely one of the worst hostels I've ever stayed in. Only reason I'm giving it two stars instead of one is because the staff was extremely friendly, it's just the hostel itself that was inadequate. Stayed in the 16 bed dorm with ensuite bathroom... which was disgusting. The...

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Thank Emilia B
Dublin, Ireland
Reviewed 26 October 2016

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Thank Lonneke v
Brussels, Belgium
Reviewed 26 October 2016

I stayed there with my boyfriend for only one night, but it was more than enough. We booked somewhere in November 2014 for the same period and just now I realised I never wrote anything about this place, and seeing from the recent reviews nothing has changed, I must give my contribution: AVOID THIS HOSTEL. In that period I was...

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Thank Anna B
Reviewed 10 October 2016 via mobile

After reading other reviews, I was very surprised. Booked to stay one night after a concert in a private room with an ensuite shower. The place was clean, staff were helpful and in a great place for quick access to city centre.

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Address: 61/62 Lower Gardiner Street, Dublin, Ireland
Region: Ireland > Province of Leinster > County Dublin > Dublin
Price Range: $24 - $150 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:2 star — Citi Backpackers Hostel 2*
Number of rooms: 16
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“Book a private room for extra security.”
 of 5 bubbles U1412VJjohns, 29 Jul 2016 | Read review
“Only go for a private room and do use the room safe for valuables”
 of 5 bubbles 279jamese, 3 Jul 2016 | Read review
“shared room ”
 of 5 bubbles , 10 Jun 2016 | Read review
“Definitely recommend a private room.”
 of 5 bubbles calm196, 9 Feb 2016 | Read review
“Do not stay here”
 of 5 bubbles avrilandfamily, 15 Dec 2015 | Read review
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