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Great hostel for a great price, right at the center of town so you dont have to pay 2.35 for the bus every time.
It seemed like many of the people who were there lived there so people mostly kept to themselves. Staff was friendly and everything was kept clean but you had to pay to lock up your things and it felt awkward that you were a traveler among people who seemingly lived there.
Good location, staff were helpful. We were in a 6 bed mixed dorm and the room was tiny ! Atmosphere of the hostel wasn't very good, too many groups of people hanging out in the kitchen and made us feel uncomfortable.
Great location right of O'Connell street and a two minute walk to the Abbey Theatre, which was ideal for Dublin Theatre Festival weekend. Staff was very friendly and helpful.
Best weekend trip ever! The people at the hostel really made the trip, staff and the others staying there. I definitely want to try to make it back for another weekend!
The hostel is new but will wear down quickly due to the large number of people literally residing there.
Behind the door of the welcoming reception, an overcrowding mass of people mill around the kitchen and terrace. Some guys there act as they were the boss of the old hermetic gangs. At night, shouting party. At small rooms, lack of oxygen. If you are running away from your country of origin, this is your place.
Very friendly and helpful staff, bathrooms very clean, the hostel is very central and close to everything. A lot of students staying there, kitchen is a bit small but very funcional. Great hostel overall.
- Novice Nomad
- Female, 25-30
- (1 review)
The staff was very friendly and the location is great. There are so many beds in the rooms and that's why they are a little noisy at times. Also, the tidiness could have been a little better
- Novice Nomad
- Male, 25-30
- (1 review)
The hostel is in a very good location, just 100mts from the Spire. Decent distance from the train station. The stuff is very kind and helpfull. It's crawd of spanian and venezolanian people who are there looking for a job, so it's not an exactly "party hostel". The rooms are just ok, but you have to understand that the some of the people there is actually living there...
The bathrooms are poor, although clean. Stayed in a verynice double room!
Perhaps it was just the room we were in, but the majority of those in the room were living there, and there was stuff everywhere! Having lives in Ireland I know it can be difficult to find a place to live in Dublin, but maybe keep the tourist reservations in different rooms? We were only there for like 7 hours before flights, but even at the price it was not somewhere I would stay again.
Good location and staff very helpful! It seems like a lot of people stays at this hostel for long term..
Perfect location, wifi works good in room 1, breakfast is small but included, young crowd of people, so not the best place if you are looking for a quiet night.
This is a great hostel located in an ideal spot. It has the right size for being social with other people in the hostel, and the staff are really friendly. My favorite person on the staff was by far Olga, who could entertain you for days with stories about hitchhiking across Europe. :)
This is a hostel that really feels like a hostel - many of the rooms are large and there are a lot people who have been staying here for a long time. The prices are often low, but you get what you pay for - in the twenty bed dorm I found it very hard to sleep, not just because it was summer but also from the constant coming and going of many of the guests, even at 3AM. The location however is nearly unmatched in Dublin. And all of the staff were friendly and helpful.
Good hostel on the south side of Dublin. Decent breakfast was included and wi-fi was free. O'connell Street was just a few steps away and most other sights were pretty close.