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I would've given this hostel an excellent rating were it not for the facilities. The wifi was a swing and a miss. Far. I had to connect to the next door bar's free wifi and when that didn't work, I had to go outside and connect to the temple bar area free wifi. There were only two plugs in our 12 bedroom dorm, so expect a turf war every evening to gain access to these. That being said, It was always very clean, the breakfast was really really good. Location is in the middle of Temple bar.
The music nearby is so loud, it's difficult to sleep. If you want a cheap place near the party scene, then it would work for you, though it's dirty and the showers are either scalding hot or freezing cold.
The location is excellent, right in the Temple Bar area - this seems to also attract party-goers so keep that in mind if you're wanting to stay in a quiet place. The beds were comfy but for a 10 person room it was a little inconvenient to not separate the toilet from the shower. The shower had lots of cool settings though. The wifi was good but no personal outlets next to beds. I only stayed one night so YMMV. One staff member was extremely helpful about looking up bus info for me though!
Great location. Lovely people working at the front desk. Best hostel breakfast I had in Ireland. The breakfasts tend to be really basic, but here it was pretty good.