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The Holyhead Hostel Reviews

42 Gardiner Street Lower, Dublin, Ireland

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54 Total Reviews
  • 56%Value For Money
  • 60%Security
  • 92%Location
  • 88%Staff
  • 68%Atmosphere
  • 48%Cleanliness
  • 48%Facilities

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Lovely staff, great location. Room smelt strongly of smoke - very off putting. Shower was awful - no pressure at all, this was stated upon check in though. Bathroom / shower (very small room) smelt and appeared very dirty and mouldy. Walls very thin and easy to hear people in room next door. Advertised as a bed and breakfast but is a hostel for sure!!

  • 11th Sep 2015
  • Novice Nomad
  • Anonymous
  • Australia
  • Female, 31-40
  • (1 review)


Decent accommodations for the price in a good location, but the second floor shower is exceedingly dirty. We expect a rather low quality from hostels, but we actually neglected to book another night because of how moldy and unpleasant it was.


I stayed in room 5A when I was there. I'm pretty sure it was a closet that a bed was stuck in. I can't believe I had to pay that much money to sleep in a closet. Plus the showers were completely mouldy and there's no breakfast. This was the 3rd hostel I've stayed in while in Dublin and by far the worst value for my money.

  • 24th Jun 2015
  • Novice Nomad
  • Anonymous
  • Canada
  • Female, 31-40
  • (1 review)

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