The Times Hostel - College Street Reviews
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In general, the staff was very rude whenever we asked them for help about traveling throughout the city. They talked to us as if we should already know the answers to our questions ... Not realizing that we were first-time visitors!
This is a very good hostel. One of the best i've been. Good showers, big rooms, clean, and with a perfect location. The staff definitelly makes the difference!!! The wifi works very well at the reception, but at the second floor(rooms, and kitchen) it is slower, and some times, didn't work. The breakfast is good.
Lovely pancakes on Sunday morning, friendly staff, clean and warm.
The manager was great and helped me out a lot!
The hostel was nice, but the beds were really squeaky and there was no locking facilities in the rooms. There's also only the ensuites, no extra spillover shower rooms if the room is really busy.
The location is just perfect. Very good value for money. Would advice to bring your own earplugs, because rooms can be quite noisy at night.
Really great room and good spot. Staff were great for advice and even called around about tours for us. recommended!
Location was great, staff was helpful, and the rooms aren't bad, but you can feel every spring in the mattresses. The shared kitchen area is kind of grimy, and the shower alternates between burning hot and freezing cold, so you have to jump in and out of the flow to not get scalded or doused with cold water. Only other complaint was that it was really noisy in the mornings – we got woken up every day to the sound of people stomping around in boots, though admittedly our room was near the stairs.
Nice ol' hostel just off Westmoreland St. Ideally placed for the city centre, and presumably other tourist things. The girl on the desk was flirty enough too which was good.
The staff is always very helpful and kind. The room is clean, and the atmosphere in the hostel is homey. The only thing that Tims can improve is the kitchen. There are not enough seats, and some of the chairs are broken.
The hostel was in a good location, walking distance to everything in Dublin. Showers were hot, beds were pretty comfortable. (We stayed in the double room) Day staff was very helpful. Overnight staff barely spoke English. Kitchen facilities were very useful, cook tops but no ovens, downer. Bus station close. Overall a good place to stay on a budget.
Very nice staff and a lovely relaxed atmosphere.
The overall stay was great! Breakfast could have a bit more substance but the toast, cereal and milk were great quality! A renovation and paint job to the entire place would make this hostel top notch but cleaning is done daily.
I had really great time there!!! If I would come back to Dublin, I will reconsider the idea to spend my nights there!!!
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Staff was super helpful, and I loved the pancakes Saturday morning!
Very good location: you can go everywhere easily!
Great atmosphere, great location, really friendly staff who really try to engage with all the guests to get them involved in as many fun things as possible (free wine and cheese nights, nights at the pub etc). A great place to stay in Dublin. Would definitely recommend it.
Room was amazing and the staff where super cool and helpful! Thanks!!
Very good location! It's clean and really lovely!
Great place. We stayed there for 6 days and it was a good experience, we met a few new people and I really liked it.