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Indianapolis, Indiana
Reviewed 25 June 2011

I thought this hostel was in a great location. The staff was really helpful and security was good. However, the cleanliness of the shared bathroom was not good. There was also no hot water in the shower.

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Brisbane, Australia
Reviewed 23 June 2011

I stayed here for 3 nights whilst travelling solo around Ireland in a 12 bunk mixed dorm (though I only ever saw girls in our room!). The first night there was only 1 spare bed in our room (it was a Saturday night & a huge Take That concert was on in town) but the next 2 nights there was...

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3Thank starlet13
London, United Kingdom
Reviewed 18 June 2011

I was very happy with this hostel. The beds and bathroom were clean, the breakfast was good and the location was excellent, within walking distance of everything I wanted to do. The minor issues I had were that it took about 10 mins of running the shower to get hot water, there was no way to lock the draw under...

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Thank Betteloc
Kolkata
Reviewed 11 June 2011

The location of the Hostel is in good location between Abbey Street and 'O' Connell Street. The central bus station is around 200 meters away from the door of the hostel. The Airport bus 747 stops in front of the central bus station. The ordinary bus 16 and 41 stops in front of the door of hostel. The other Airport...

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1Thank ArghyaKolkata
Babylon, New York
Reviewed 23 May 2011

I can't be too sure of the price, I forgot, but it must've been cheap based on my stay. The positives: The locations isn't bad. But then again, Dublin is a pretty walkable city in general. They also offer breakfast in the morning which is decent and it makes for a good opportunity to meet people. The negatives: The beds...

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1Thank stray29
Reviewed 4 May 2011

We stayed in the townhouse part of the hostel, private rooms great for couples. Our first 2 nights we were in a very large room with full bathroom including a bath. Wifi was excellent as was security to hostel. Good location with a number of bars nearby. Easy walking distance to bus station and temple bar areas. Great value for...

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Thank KerryandCam
Bangor, United Kingdom
Reviewed 29 April 2011

Stayed here last year in a twin room which was very comfortable and clean - although very expensive! However, this year we decided to take dorm beds. We got room A which was dark; stinky; stuffy and gloomy. The beds creaked every time you or the person above breathed; the heaters were on full heat and couldn't be turned down;...

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Thank Dela_Thomas
Cumbria
Reviewed 29 April 2011

An excellent hotel/guest house/B&B/Hostel, its difficult to describe which category it fits into, however I have stayed in hotels with less facilities. Location is great, right by the bus station and just a couple of mins walk from the main shopping areas, 10 mins to Temple Bar etc. Great Breakfast, welcoming staff, clean and functional. TV in rooms.

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1Thank CumbriaGaz
Perth, Australia
Reviewed 26 April 2011

Located just a short walk away from the Busaras, which is the Main Bus Terminal, the location couldn't be more central and convenient. My 2 nights stay here was memorable. I had no problems walking to the Temple Bar district and back during my stay there. Dublin is a walkable city, and all the main sights were in reach by...

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Thank amirdinesh
Birmingham, United Kingdom
Reviewed 2 April 2011

Fantastic location, female traveller on my own and i was able to walk into Temple bar and back every night. Amazing staff and customer service - every staff member was helpful, friendly, kind, happy - generally wonderful. If stars were issued alone on service - 5 stars!! Breakfast was amazing - full breakfast, cereal, toast, soda bread, porriage, fruit, juice,...

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Address: 46 - 48 Gardiner Street Lower, Dublin 1, Ireland
Region: Ireland > Province of Leinster > County Dublin > Dublin
Number of rooms: 10
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“Avoid room 420 at all costs!”
 of 5 bubbles 309daleh, 8 Sep 2014 | Read review
“Get a dorm.”
 of 5 bubbles Y5998TYchrisd, 24 Jun 2014 | Read review
“Away from the garden and kitchen.”
 of 5 bubbles ZaraBinx, 2 Apr 2014 | Read review
“I had no idea what to choose, and it was random that I be upstairs. However, I did request an all girls room, and there were, I think, 8 beds in total. With earplugs, and something to cover my eyes, it was quite nice! :) Enjoy!!”
 of 5 bubbles nat_rose79, 24 Jan 2014 | Read review
“Avoid Dorm I :)”
 of 5 bubbles AlexanderL528, 21 May 2013 | Read review
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