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  • Anonymous
  • USA, Female, 18-24
  • Globetrotter
8.9
24th Oct 2016

This was my second time staying at the Times Hostel in Dublin, and it was excellent both times. The rooms are spacious and very comfortable, the kitchen is well-equipped and the breakfast is decent. The location is wonderful - right across from Trinity and a few blocks from the Temple Bar area. The staff are very helpful and friendly and really work to ensure guests have a good stay. I would absolutely recommend the Times to anyone looking to stay in Dublin and meet new people!

    • 8.0Value For Money
    • 8.0Security
    • 10.0Location
    • 10.0Facilities
    • 10.0Staff
    • 8.0Atmosphere
    • 8.0Cleanliness
  • Anonymous
  • USA, Female, 18-24
  • Globetrotter
Bru Bar & Hostel, Cork, Ireland
8.3
22nd Oct 2016

A good location and fun atmosphere make this hostel a great place to stay. The bar is fun and there is often live music. The rooms are small and can be quite packed, but there are some good communal spaces to relax in and the kitchen is well-equipped. The staff are very helpful and friendly and this is a great, central place to stay.

    • 6.0Value For Money
    • 8.0Security
    • 8.0Location
    • 8.0Facilities
    • 10.0Staff
    • 10.0Atmosphere
    • 8.0Cleanliness
  • Anonymous
  • USA, Female, 18-24
  • Globetrotter
Oliver St. John Gogarty, Dublin, Ireland
8.3
21st Oct 2016

The location is ideal, right in the Temple Bar section of town. There is a pub right next door and about a million more up and down the street. The rooms are nice and clean, and the showers are really good. The rooms are huge, but I've seen much, much worse. They also do a pretty good free breakfast. This really is the best place if you need something cheap but decent right in the city center, particularly if you want to stay in the high-demand Temple Bar area.

    • 8.0Value For Money
    • 8.0Security
    • 10.0Location
    • 8.0Facilities
    • 8.0Staff
    • 8.0Atmosphere
    • 8.0Cleanliness
  • Anonymous
  • USA, Female, 18-24
  • Globetrotter
Vagabonds, Belfast, Northern Ireland
7.4
20th Oct 2016

This is a good, centrally located youth hostel. The atmosphere is fun, they have a couple of great hang-out spaces, one out back, and a well-equipped kitchen area. That said, if the other rooms were anything like the 14 person one I stayed it, they are super cramped. Still, good if you are spending a short time and what to be located in the downtown area. Also, the staff are very friendly and helpful.

    • 6.0Value For Money
    • 6.0Security
    • 8.0Location
    • 8.0Facilities
    • 10.0Staff
    • 8.0Atmosphere
    • 6.0Cleanliness
  • Anonymous
  • USA, Female, 18-24
  • Globetrotter
Backpackers Plus, Oban, Scotland
9.1
18th Oct 2016

This is a fantastic hostel. The staff were so incredibly nice and helpful, and the hostel offers loads of great facilities and perks for guests, such as a card that, when presented at particular restaurants around town, will get you a discount, and a great kitchen area in the very cool common area. The rooms are comfortable, and showers are great, and it's easy to meet and chat with fellow travelers. The location is great too, just off from the harbor, a 15 minute walk from the ferry.

    • 10.0Value For Money
    • 8.0Security
    • 8.0Location
    • 10.0Facilities
    • 10.0Staff
    • 10.0Atmosphere
    • 8.0Cleanliness
  • Anonymous
  • USA, Female, 18-24
  • Globetrotter
Kick Ass Hostels, Edinburgh, Scotland
9.1
15th Oct 2016

This was my second time staying at Kick-Ass Edinburgh, and it was excellent. It's fun, always has a lot going on, and the location cannot be beaten - you're literally under the castle. The facilities are good and they now have a café on the ground floor (it wasn't finished last time I was here). And the staff are super helpful. It would highly recommend it to anyone looking for a fun place to stay in Edinburgh.

    • 10.0Value For Money
    • 8.0Security
    • 10.0Location
    • 8.0Facilities
    • 10.0Staff
    • 10.0Atmosphere
    • 8.0Cleanliness
  • Anonymous
  • USA, Female, 18-24
  • Globetrotter
Ardwick House, Blackpool, England
8.3
12th Oct 2016

This is an old fashioned place, but that's no bad thing. The proprietor was lovely, and really made a point of welcoming guests. The location is pretty good, just a little of the main promenade near the central pier. The rooms are clean and the showers are very good.

    • 10.0Value For Money
    • 8.0Security
    • 8.0Location
    • 8.0Facilities
    • 10.0Staff
    • 6.0Atmosphere
    • 8.0Cleanliness
  • Anonymous
  • USA, Female, 25-30
  • Globetrotter
YHA Stratford upon Avon, Stratford-upon-Avon, England
8.0
11th Oct 2016

Great building, very clean, well-run with lovely staff members. The location is not great - it's a couple mile from the town center and it is basically in the middle of a field. It's a very pretty location, but not very convenient, and the only way to get around it by having a car, or taking the bus. That being said, they have a lovely restaurant on the premises and the public spaces are very comfortable. The showers are also great. Good if you can get good transportation or can do a bus.

View Property Reply

Thank you for taking the time out to place your review and share your experience with the wider community. Hope to be able to welcome you back here again very soon.

    • 8.0Value For Money
    • 8.0Security
    • 4.0Location
    • 10.0Facilities
    • 8.0Staff
    • 8.0Atmosphere
    • 10.0Cleanliness
  • Anonymous
  • USA, Female, 18-24
  • Globetrotter
YHA Bath, Bath, England
8.0
9th Oct 2016

This is a beautiful hostel, with great views, very clean, and excellent facilities. Just be aware that it's really not near the city center. It's on a very high hill just outside. By bus, it's maybe 15 minutes at most. I would not advise walking (which I did once, ONCE). It's also close to the university at the top of the hill, which could be convenient. The building is beautiful, and there's a lovely front lawn with good views and places to sit. The staff were also lovely.

View Property Reply

Many thanks for your nice review. We are up a very steep hill, about 25 minutes walk from the city centre. While this is pleasant for some, others prefer to get the bus which runs 24 hours a day.

    • 8.0Value For Money
    • 8.0Security
    • 4.0Location
    • 10.0Facilities
    • 8.0Staff
    • 8.0Atmosphere
    • 10.0Cleanliness
  • Anonymous
  • USA, Female, 18-24
  • Globetrotter
Central Backpackers, Oxford, England
7.7
8th Oct 2016

This hostel is located maybe a ten minute walk from Oxford's city center, and a five minute walk from the train station. I will warn you that they have no elevator, and when you enter, you will immediately encounter stairs, so you will need to lug your bags up. But they have a great kitchen area which has free coffee and tea. There are a couple of areas to hang out, one where you can watch movies and one with a bar and access to a roof deck. The staff were very friendly and helpful.

    • 8.0Value For Money
    • 8.0Security
    • 8.0Location
    • 8.0Facilities
    • 8.0Staff
    • 6.0Atmosphere
    • 8.0Cleanliness
  • Anonymous
  • USA, Female, 18-24
  • Globetrotter
Clink78, London, England
8.0
5th Oct 2016

Clink78 is located conveniently close to St. Pancras station (10 min walk, at most) and the value was pretty good for accommodations in London. The rooms are small, but each bed comes with a pretty spacious locker and there are loads of nearby food places that stay open late. One complains is that one night the shower went cold and stayed cold, which is not fun. But the next night it was fine, so it could have been a fluke. Overall, I would definitely recommend it.

    • 6.0Value For Money
    • 10.0Security
    • 8.0Location
    • 8.0Facilities
    • 8.0Staff
    • 8.0Atmosphere
    • 8.0Cleanliness
  • Anonymous
  • USA, Female, 18-24
  • Globetrotter
HI Martha's Vineyard, Martha's Vineyard, USA
9.1
7th Aug 2016

Great place! The location is a bit out of the way, but that adds to the charm - the view of the night sky is incredible! The bus stop is right out front, and the staff are friendly and helpful - I got a great tutorial on the buses. The kitchen area is great and the morning breakfast is lovely!

    • 10.0Value For Money
    • 8.0Security
    • 8.0Location
    • 8.0Facilities
    • 10.0Staff
    • 10.0Atmosphere
    • 10.0Cleanliness
  • Anonymous
  • USA, Female, 18-24
  • Globetrotter
8.3
25th Oct 2015

Good overall. I was there during the week, so not the liveliest of places, but the location was great.

    • 10.0Value For Money
    • 8.0Security
    • 10.0Location
    • 8.0Facilities
    • 10.0Staff
    • 6.0Atmosphere
    • 6.0Cleanliness
  • Anonymous
  • USA, Female, 18-24
  • Globetrotter
Globe Trott Inns, London, England
7.4
11th Jul 2014

This hostel is waaaaaaaaay out of the city center. Waaaaaaaay out. That being said, if you want to see an new area of London, this might be one way to do it, and it's not far from a tube stop. The people are friendly, the rooms are fairly nice. It's not the cleanest hostel in the world, but it's good if you just need a place to crash.

    • 8.0Value For Money
    • 8.0Security
    • 4.0Location
    • 8.0Facilities
    • 10.0Staff
    • 8.0Atmosphere
    • 6.0Cleanliness
  • Anonymous
  • USA, Female, 18-24
  • Globetrotter
8.6
9th Jul 2014

Nice place, not far from the downtown. The bar in the lobby is fun, especially for watching the World Cup semifinals. The rooms are clean, the staff are very helpful, and while it is not a long walk to the downtown area, there is a metro stop less than a block away.

    • 8.0Value For Money
    • 8.0Security
    • 8.0Location
    • 8.0Facilities
    • 10.0Staff
    • 10.0Atmosphere
    • 8.0Cleanliness
  • Anonymous
  • USA, Female, 18-24
  • Globetrotter
Brook Lane Hostel Regensburg, Regensburg, Germany
8.6
8th Jul 2014

This is a very small hostel, not much in the way of atmosphere, but Regensburg is a small town. It's perfectly adequate if you need a place to crash, it's clean, the staff are nice, and there is a social area. It's also really conveniently located - close to the train station and close to the heart of the town. Great place!

    • 10.0Value For Money
    • 8.0Security
    • 10.0Location
    • 8.0Facilities
    • 10.0Staff
    • 6.0Atmosphere
    • 8.0Cleanliness
  • Anonymous
  • USA, Female, 18-24
  • Globetrotter
A&O Nuernberg Hauptbahnhof, Nuremberg, Germany
8.0
6th Jul 2014

This hostel is very workable. It doesn't exactly feel like a hostel, but it's close to the heart of Nuremberg and very clean. It does not have air conditioning, so it can get pretty hot in the summer. All in all, it's perfectly serviceable, just not particularly social.

    • 8.0Value For Money
    • 8.0Security
    • 8.0Location
    • 8.0Facilities
    • 10.0Staff
    • 6.0Atmosphere
    • 8.0Cleanliness
  • Anonymous
  • USA, Female, 18-24
  • Globetrotter
Sir Toby's Hostel, Prague, Czech Republic
9.1
3rd Jul 2014

This hostel is what every other hostel wants to be. It's got a great, party atmosphere, and it is super easy to make friends. The facilities are great, the bar is fantastic. It's also pretty clean, though it can be a bit buggy in the summer. Really really great place to stay, and the bi-weekly Castle Quarter walk is defiantly worth it!

    • 10.0Value For Money
    • 8.0Security
    • 8.0Location
    • 10.0Facilities
    • 10.0Staff
    • 10.0Atmosphere
    • 8.0Cleanliness
  • Anonymous
  • USA, Female, 18-24
  • Globetrotter
Hostel Hutteldorf, Vienna, Austria
8.3
30th Jun 2014

Great staff, cool atmosphere, and the free breakfast is fantastic. The location is way outside of the center of the city, but the public transportation is easy to navigate and gets you into the downtown quickly. Also, the area is nice if you're looking to get away a bit. Great place!

    • 8.0Value For Money
    • 8.0Security
    • 6.0Location
    • 8.0Facilities
    • 10.0Staff
    • 10.0Atmosphere
    • 8.0Cleanliness
  • Anonymous
  • USA, Female, 18-24
  • Globetrotter
Hostel Des Artistes, Rome, Italy
8.9
28th Jun 2014

Very nice, very clean. The staff were courteous and helpful, the location is good. Feels more like a hotel than a hostel, but particularly good for a quick visit.

    • 10.0Value For Money
    • 8.0Security
    • 8.0Location
    • 10.0Facilities
    • 10.0Staff
    • 6.0Atmosphere
    • 10.0Cleanliness
  • Anonymous
  • USA, Female, 18-24
  • Globetrotter
Hostel Beautiful 2, Rome, Italy
6.3
14th Jun 2014

Pretty basic stuff - located right next to Termini, so it's a good place it your staying in Rome for a short time, or need to get up and out early. I would recommend travelers checking in have exact change - I didn't, and the night receptionist had a bit of a problem with it. Kind of a hotel atmosphere, but again, if you need a place to crash for a night, the location is great.

    • 6.0Value For Money
    • 6.0Security
    • 8.0Location
    • 6.0Facilities
    • 6.0Staff
    • 6.0Atmosphere
    • 6.0Cleanliness
  • Anonymous
  • USA, Female, 18-24
  • Globetrotter
Blue Sky Hostel, Glasgow, Scotland
6.3
13th Jun 2014

It's a bit grimy and threadbare, but the staff are nice and the atmosphere is very social. The location is not great - its a bit of a walk to anywhere, but it's not too far, at the same time. Good place if you are just staying a night and need to crash somewhere.

    • 6.0Value For Money
    • 6.0Security
    • 4.0Location
    • 6.0Facilities
    • 10.0Staff
    • 8.0Atmosphere
    • 4.0Cleanliness
  • Anonymous
  • USA, Female, 18-24
  • Globetrotter
Kick Ass Hostels, Edinburgh, Scotland
8.0
11th Jun 2014

Located right in Grassmarket, practically beneath Edinburgh Castle, this is a great youth hostel. If you are looking for somewhere quiet, this place might not be for you, but the people here are very social and like to party. It is a short walk from the Royal Mile and is very much in the Old Town of Edinburgh. I would definitely recommend this place for travelers looking to meet people and have a good time.

    • 8.0Value For Money
    • 8.0Security
    • 10.0Location
    • 8.0Facilities
    • 8.0Staff
    • 8.0Atmosphere
    • 6.0Cleanliness
  • Anonymous
  • USA, Female, 18-24
  • Globetrotter
The Fort Boutique Hostel, York, England
9.4
10th Jun 2014

Really great place - just renovated, the rooms are very clear, the beds are spacious, and the facilities are fantastic - free coffee! And the location is fantastic - barley a five minute walk to the Minster and right in the heart of York. I would absolutely recommend this place to anyone!

    • 10.0Value For Money
    • 8.0Security
    • 10.0Location
    • 10.0Facilities
    • 10.0Staff
    • 8.0Atmosphere
    • 10.0Cleanliness
  • Anonymous
  • USA, Female, 18-24
  • Globetrotter
YHA Cambridge, Cambridge, England
8.3
9th Jun 2014

Nice hostel, but it can get a bit expensive - if you are not into real English breakfasts, I would recommend you pass on their breakfast deal. Friendly staff, very clean. A bit of a walk from the city center, but nothing too strenuous; very conveniently located to the train station.

    • 6.0Value For Money
    • 8.0Security
    • 10.0Location
    • 8.0Facilities
    • 8.0Staff
    • 8.0Atmosphere
    • 10.0Cleanliness
  • Anonymous
  • USA, Female, 18-24
  • Globetrotter
Clink261, London, England
8.0
8th Jun 2014

A convenient place to crash if you're just zipping through London, though they certainly seemed to offer more. Friendly staff, good location, and a nice atmosphere make it a fairly pleasant place to stay.

View Property Reply

Hi, Thanks for your feedback. It's great you enjoyed your stay. Hope to see you again! :) Enjoy your travels! Agata

    • 8.0Value For Money
    • 6.0Security
    • 10.0Location
    • 10.0Facilities
    • 8.0Staff
    • 8.0Atmosphere
    • 6.0Cleanliness

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