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London, United Kingdom
Reviewed 24 May 2016

I was really really disappointed with my stay at this hostel. Initially my friends and I were placed in a basement room which smelt of body odour, lacked any furnishings/daylight and was not prepared. Despite having been able to check in several hours prior to arriving staff were still erecting a metal bunk bed in the middle of the room,...

1Thank vdibley97
Reviewed 22 May 2016

Four female travelers - wished we'd never stayed. The place has a decent location, only a few blocks from o'connell street where the air coach and hop on/hop off buses are. However, it's right next to the train and you will hear and feel it all night. Our room was recently renovated. Very clean and well done - except the...

Thank Sara B
Clonmel, Ireland
Reviewed 19 May 2016 via mobile

Most dirty and smelly place I have ever been in, no toilet roll dirty bed sheetsbi could write a list. The man at reception was pure ignorant as well I would have preferred to stay around the city all night and waited until the morning for the first bus

1Thank rarrocks
Shanghai, China
Reviewed 16 May 2016

If you are looking for comfort, start looking elsewhere! The place is dusty and not the cleanest. We had a bathroom in our room; the tiles where coming off, the flush didn't work very well, but most of all we had some kind of small plant growing near the shower. It felt like camping indoor. However the guys at the...

Thank Alessia C
Reviewed 6 May 2016 via mobile

Worst experience ever. The owner said that it might be complicated to get us a room but it looked like there were no one staying there. Everybody looked very shady. The owner wasn't very nice and made it seem like he was doing us a favour. There were 3 of us and we got a room with a private bathroom....

1Thank Sara F
Glasgow, United Kingdom
Reviewed 27 April 2016 via mobile

18 Of us stayed at the citi backpackers in Dublin for one night the hostel is clean and the staff very friendly. Citi is bang in the middle of the city so is very handy for everything that you'd like to go and see in Dublin. We have already made plans to use the citi backpackers again in the future.

Thank eugene1916
County Galway, Ireland
Reviewed 6 April 2016 via mobile

Staff were very friendly and nice to me during my stay, I can't fault their attitude but I have complaints about their upkeep of the hostel. I had to ask for toilet paper at reception practically every time because they do not go and replace them. They do not assign bed numbers so my stuff was thrown off my bed...

Thank JN_MH6
London, United Kingdom
Reviewed 15 March 2016

I walked into the hostel where a man at the reception buzzed me in and asked me why I was here. I said I was staying at the hostel then he began to yell at me and said I was a liar. He began yelling "You never stayed here! You are lying! Where is your receipt". I told him I...

1Thank Alia T
Dublin, Ireland
Reviewed 22 February 2016

Please close down the Citi Backpackers Hostel; it needs a massive desifentation, as it smelt bacteria all over the places. please go downstair and check room 8, the toilet is disgusting and you cannot sleep at night as people close the windows and there is no air circulation so you cannot breath well. kitchen need to be redone again as...

1Thank mario_figliolia
Reviewed 9 February 2016

After looking at the reviews beforehand, I didn't look forward to staying here whatsoever. But to me and my friends the place was great. The man in the reception was very kind and checking in was quick and easy. We had one of the 4 person private rooms on the top floor, which had an en-suite with a shower. We...

4Thank Cal M

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Additional Information about Citi Backpackers Hostel

Address: 61/62 Lower Gardiner Street, Dublin, Ireland
Region: Ireland > Province of Leinster > County Dublin > Dublin
Price Range: $21 - $153 (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”
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“shared room ”
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“Definitely recommend a private room.”
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“Do not stay here”
 of 5 bubbles avrilandfamily, 15 Dec 2015 | Read review
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