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The remainder of the amount due will be charged to your credit card 4 weeks prior to arrival. Should numbers or room selection change, the per person deposit times the number of people who actually travelled will be deducted from the total accommodation charge levvied by the hostel.

Cancellation / No Show & Reduction in Numbers Policy

Group bookings are subject to a 20% deposit that must be paid within 7 days of the booking date. The remaining balance is to be paid no later than 28 days prior to the date of arrival.

In order to validate the booking a valid debit/credit card must be provided by the person in charge of the group.
If not differently specified, that person will be responsible for any damages caused, lost keys or violation of hostel policies (such as no-smoking policy).

Cancellation Policy:
Deposits are non-refundable. Group bookings may be amended subject to availability up to 28 days prior to the date of arrival.
Late amendments (less than 28 days prior to the date of arrival) will not be eligible for any refund.

The following group types are not accepted by this hostel: Junior / Primary School, High / Secondary School If you have misrepresented the type of group you are booking for, your booking may be cancelled by the hostel."

Any cancellations resulting from agreement to these terms and conditions under false pretences will result in loss of deposit.


The Times Hostel - Camden Place

Book more than 7 days in advance for Free Cancellation.
  • Perfect Location
  • Superb Staff
  • Excellent Cleanliness
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Property Description

Welcome to the Times Hostel - Camden Place!

We're a friendly, safe, clean and cosy backpackers' hostel located in Dublin's trendy nightlife district just off Camden Street in the heart of Dublin's city centre.

We're a five-minute walk to Grafton Street, St. Stephen's Green and St. Patrick's Cathedral and a ten-minute walk to Temple Bar and Trinity College.

There are many restaurants, shops, bars and clubs just around the corner. You'll never be short of things to do here!

Come stay with us and enjoy tons of free stuff, including fast free Wi-Fi and daily events.

You can get a coffee break 24hrs a day, with free tea, coffee and hot chocolate at any time. There's no curfew either!

We offer free breakfast, free luggage storage, a big kitchen to cook in, a lounge with TV, book swap and board games.

Our free weekly events include Games Night on Tuesday, free hot dogs every Wednesday (yummy!), free welcome drinks on Friday night and free pancakes on Saturday morning. There's a free walking tour of Dublin every day, plus pub crawls every night!
As if that's not enough, you can get free hugs anytime!

We want all our guests to have a great visit to Dublin! Our friendly and experienced staff are on-hand 24hrs a day and are happy to help you out with questions, ideas, discounts to tourist attractions and all the ins and outs and sights of the city. We can guide you to the best restaurants, pubs and clubs in Dublin. Many of them are just around the corner!

Linen is free (yes, we'll make your bed), beds are clean and comfy, luggage and laptop storage is free, and you'll find free city maps and tour information at reception. Choose between eleven room types, including dorms with ensuite bathrooms/shared bathrooms, female-only dorms, private doubles/twins with ensuite/shared bathrooms.

We're tucked away in a side street just off of Camden Street. Dublin buses and LUAS (Dublin's light rail system) are right outside our door. The 16A bus (one minute away) will take you straight to-and-from the airport. Other shuttle buses are running from and to the airport all day nearby our hostel - just ask!

Come stay with us at The Times Hostel - Camden Place and enjoy all that Dublin has to offer!

All guests must present a credit or debit card in there name upon arrival to the hostel.

We reserve the right to pre-authorise your card prior to arrival.

Children under the age of 18 are not permitted in shared dorms and must be in a private room accompanied by an adult. View House Rules


Your Dublin experience starts here at The Times Hostel – Camden Place. Let us lead you from St Patrick’s Cathedral to Trinity College on our free daily walking tour, before heading on to our lively nightly pub crawl. There's no curfew so you can dance 'til dawn if that's your thing. Crash out in the lounge the next day and grab a board game while you refuel with a free breakfast. And with free dinner and drinks nights (not to mention Wi-Fi), staying on budget is easy.


You’ll find us in Dublin’s Camden Place, the city’s nightlife district – so the coolest bars and restaurants are just steps from our door. For leafy walks, wander over to St Stephen’s Green, just 5 minutes from us. Prefer live music and beers? Temple Bar can be reached in 15 minutes on foot. Getting to us from Dublin Airport is easy. Take the number 16d bus to Grantham Street and you’re 160 metres from our door – the journey will take around 55 minutes. From Heuston Train Station, it’ll take 20 minutes to reach us.

Rooms and Dorms

Private rooms are perfect for group trips and some have en-suites. Alternatively, choose between private or shared bathrooms in our mixed and female-only dorms. They're made up with free linen, so there’s no fuss after check in – meaning you can head straight out into the city. We have laptop and luggage lockers too.

Extras and activities

Make a full Irish breakfast in the communal kitchen the morning after a night exploring Dublin. You can help yourself to free tea, coffee and hot chocolate all day too. For laundry needs, we have a washing machine for you to use. If you want to stray off the beaten path, pick up a free city map at reception and go your own way. Not keen to find your own way around? Join our walking tour! On rainy days, take your pick from our book exchange and read in the common room.

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Reviews & Ratings

  • Value For Money 8.4

  • Security 8.9

  • Location 9.0

  • Staff 9.0

  • Atmosphere 8.1

  • Cleanliness 8.8

  • Facilities 8.5

Latest Reviews

  • 10.0


    14 Jan 2020
    I had a 20 hour layover on my way back to Wisconsin from Scotland, and just wanted to place to kick it for the night. There was wine and cheese in the lobby, and I made some new friends! Everyone was so fantastic, especially Ane! She chatted with us, gave recommendations, and really made everyone feel at home- she made the experience! Would definitely stay again!
    USA, Female, 25-30
  • 10.0


    24 Nov 2019
    I really enjoyed how friendly everyone was in the hostel. This was my first time staying in a hostel and also my first solo trip so it was really nice to feel included. I enjoyed how clean the facilities were & how centric the location is. I also really like the fact that the hostel recommends activities (like the walking tour) because it made it easier for me to find new things to explore. Would definitely stay here again!
    USA, Female, 18-24
  • 10.0


    16 Nov 2019
    I loved my stay at this hostel! I stayed on a Saturday night so it was expensive, but so is everywhere in Dublin. I loved it so much I went back the next week. Great amenities, really clean, AMAZING staff (there are too many amazing people to name because every single one was fantastic), and hands down the best blanket I've ever had in any hostel. 10/10 would recommend and already did stay again!
    Canada, Female, 18-24
  • 10.0


    27 Oct 2019
    Fantastic stay! Will definitely go back.
    Canada, Male, 25-30
  • 9.7


    30 Nov 2019
    I only spent one night at The Times Hostel and felt right at home. The staff were friendly and although I was only 1 night- there are activities each day for free and it was a nice spacious, clean room! I hope to visit again soon :)
    Canada, Female, 25-30
  • 9.7


    22 Nov 2019
    It's a great place. The location, staff and atmosphere were amazing. The only two things I gonna mention are 1. for the breakfast there were only typical high carbs things (bananas, muffins, oatmeal, juices and milk) and 2. check in advance what type the electric plugs in Dublin are. I highly recommend.
    Bulgaria, Male, 25-30
  • 8.3


    18 Nov 2019
    Good hostel first time staying here good place got good facilities might stay here again if I stay in dublin again
    Ireland, Male, 41+
  • 8.3


    25 Oct 2019
    I was only here for one night but really enjoyed my stay. A few things needed upgrading, like the temperature in the shower and maybe the mattresses but otherwise I had a pleasant stay. I did like the daily activities. Pancakes on Saturday was amazing, the breakfast itself was really good with fruit + muffins, but the no drinking tap water was something I wish they’d fix or have a filtered tap. Otherwise really good stay.
    Australia, Female, 18-24
  • 8.0


    01 Jan 2020
    The hostel it self was nice. The staff was lovely and helpful.the beds were a little uncomfortable but it's ok for a hostel. I would not recommend this hostel to solo travelers because the atmosphere is not there. Breakfast was very good and the kitchen have a lot to work with. To people who travel in groups i will recommend to stay here. The location is amazing!
    Israel, Female, 18-24
  • 5.1


    03 Nov 2019
    I think the creaky beds, dirty bathroom and loud music coming from the main area all night nade this an unenjoyable experience.
    Canada, Male, 18-24
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  • Free Breakfast
  • Free City Maps
  • Free Internet Access
  • Free WiFi
  • Linen Included
  • Adaptors
  • Book Exchange
  • Common Room
  • Cooker
  • Dishwasher
  • Dryer
  • Fridge/Freezer
  • Hair Dryers For Hire
  • Hot Showers
  • Iron / Ironing Board
  • Key Card Access
  • Microwave
  • Security Lockers
  • Self-Catering Facilities
  • Towels Not Included
  • Washing Machine
  • 24 Hour Reception
  • 24 Hour Security
  • Housekeeping
  • Internet Access
  • Laundry Facilities
  • Luggage Storage
  • Tours/Travel Desk
  • Towels for hire
Food & Drink
  • Tea & Coffee Making Facilities
  • Vending Machines
  • Board Games
  • Wi-Fi