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Hostel Specific Terms & Conditions

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.

Additional Terms and Conditions

Our payment policy for group bookings requires:
20% non-refundable deposit up to 7 days after the booking has been made
remaining non-refundable 80% up to 30 days prior arrival
changes or cancellations are possible between the first payment and the second.

Payment methods include:
Credit card transaction
Bank transfer

In order to secure your booking, for security purposes only, we require valid credit card details (Card holder name, number and expiry date)
Each and every group member will have to show a valid Photo ID upon check-in.

The following group types are not accepted by this hostel: Junior / Primary 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 - College Street

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

Located in the heart of Dublin's historic city centre, The Times Hostel - College Street is the perfect base for all tourists and backpackers looking for a modern, stylish, clean, safe and friendly hostel in the centre of Dublin. Whether you are in Dublin for a day or a week, The Times Hostel - College Street will make you feel right at home with its super-friendly staff, cosy bedrooms, fresh linen, fully-equipped kitchen, common/chill-out area... and even home-made meals on selected days!

You can find us right in the heart of Dublin City overlooking Trinity College, Dublin's oldest university. Grafton Street, O'Connell Street, Christchurch Cathedral, St. Patrick's Cathedral and Dublin's cultural quarter, Temple Bar, are all just a short walk away. So there is no need for taxis when staying here!

At the Times Hostel - College Street, we offer you everything you could want from a hostel and more, such as 24-hour reception, board games, recycling facilities, nightly pub crawls and the cleanest hostel in Dublin.

We have a mountain of free stuff available:free ice cream on Mondays, free wine and cheese on Tuesdays, free dinner on Wednesdays, free coffee, tea and hot chocolate all day, free Wi-Fi, free maps and guides, free luggage storage, free bed linen, free book swap and a free daily walking tour of Dublin!

All of our rooms are en suite and showers are completely new. Our spacious and bright common and kitchen area is perfect for meeting other backpackers, watching a few movies, having a few pints or just chilling out. If you like cooking, you will love our kitchen that has all the cookware you need to make a wonderful meal.

Whether you are travelling on your own or organising a trip away for a group of friends, we can cater for you. Our common area has a plasma screen with cable TV, free DVDs, board games and a great sound system to get you in a party mood!

Our friendly staff at reception are always there to help you with travel advice and recommendations for places to see. They can book a tour for you, make a restaurant reservation and organise your early-morning airport shuttle.

So if you want more than just a bed for the night, The Times Hostel - College Street is for you!

Please note :
The default check-in time is 15:00 .
Valid passport/ID required on check-in.

Please note: Children under 18 must be booked into private family rooms - they will not be permitted in shared accommodation.

Groups are subject to our hostel group policy.

This hostel has 2 days advance notice for cancellations or the first night will be charged as penalty using your credit card provided upon booking. View House Rules


Looking for a place with a super-friendly vibe in the centre of Dublin? You’ll find that here at The Times Hostel - College Street. We love to socialise, and our free walking tours usually get guests talking – if not, you're bound to bond over our nightly bar crawls that introduce you to the legendary Irish pub scene! We lay on a ton of free stuff, too, like free ice cream on Mondays, free wine and cheese on Tuesdays and free dinner on Wednesdays! so we think you'll love hanging out in our lounge to bond with other travellers over a movie.


We’re on Dublin’s College Street overlooking Trinity College, so the city's best bits are within walking distance. For starters we’re just 3 minutes' walk from the Irish Whiskey Museum. Grafton Street, St. Patrick's Cathedral and Dublin's cultural quarter (so...Temple Bar!) are all a short stroll away. The cheapest way to reach us from the airport is by bus, so hop on the 16 and get off at D'Olier Street. We’re a 2-minute walk from there.

Rooms and Dorms

Our rooms have wooden floors, high ceilings and large windows so they feel bright and spacious. You can go for the full hostel experience in a shared or female-only dorm, or couple up in a private double or twin room. Whichever you choose, all have en-suite bathrooms, lockers and free sheets. There's free Wi-Fi on tap and plenty of USB sockets too to keep your devices juiced up.

Extras and activities

The friendly team at our 24-hour reception is here to make you feel welcome – they’ll book tours and organise airport shuttles. Every morning, tuck into a free breakfast and help yourself to free tea and coffee throughout the day. Lining your stomach before a big night out? Put a pizza in the oven in our fully equipped kitchen and get the party started with the common room’s sound system. And the next day? Retreat to our lounge for a good movie.

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Reviews & Ratings

  • Value For Money 7.9

  • Security 8.9

  • Location 9.7

  • Staff 8.8

  • Atmosphere 7.9

  • Cleanliness 8.2

  • Facilities 8.0

Latest Reviews

  • 10.0


    18 Jun 2019
    Awesome stay.
    USA, Male, 41+
  • 9.1


    03 Jul 2019
    This hostel is in an amazing location and the staff are very friendly. The four person room was a tad small for four people, but it worked out great for three. The ensuite bathroom was large and clean, and there was no street noise in our room. The staff have a lot of great advice and the front desk has a lot of useful items.
    USA, Female, 18-24
  • 9.1


    17 Jun 2019
    Good location and good mix of people.
    Ireland, Male, 41+
  • 8.9


    07 Jul 2019
    Beds Sucked! I could feel the metal springs! Swithed beds on 2nd night only to have a cone in the middle of the bed forcing you to sleep on the left or right. There needs to be a back up bathroom in the hall for when suite bathroom is taken as it was by an inconsiderate Argentina women! Personally I would not stay here again.
    USA, Male, 41+
  • 8.9


    05 Jul 2019
    Great Location and friendly staff.
    England, Male, 31-40
  • 8.6


    24 Jun 2019
    Really good location, just outside of Temple Bar area. Front desk wasn't great at communicating or greeting us when checking in or out. Older space, but the bathroom was nicely renovated. Loved the under bed locker space, except they might need to be oiled a bit, quite squeaky.
    Canada, All Female Group, 25-30
  • 8.3


    29 Jun 2019
    Stayed in this hostel for one night during Pride Week. It was perfectly located, walking distance to anywhere you wanted to go. Prices were pretty expensive but not sure if it was just because of Pride Weekend or its always like this. Bathrooms were clean, rooms were clean, good hostel experience overall.
    USA, All Female Group, 18-24
  • 8.0


    16 Jun 2019
    Times hostel was super central. They have really big kitchen so it was super convenient to prepare meals. The bed was comfortable and your own locker was avaliable under the bed (just bring your own lock). There are different activities daily and it's really nice of them to help us print our boarding pass without any charge. There are three floors but there is no lift so be prepare. Suggestion here: can have floor mat and broom in the bathroom so that it would not be so wet after shower. Thanks
    Singapore, All Female Group, 25-30
  • 6.3


    27 Jun 2019
    Best thing about this hostel is the location. However, the rest of it is pretty mediocre - bed is not very comfortable, there is very little space to put things just a few hooks, no real space to put your closes), corridor wasn't very clean. The room I stayed in was a bit dusty. Common area is only in the kitchen and is not very conducive to conversations.
    USA, Male, 31-40
  • 4.3


    05 Jul 2019
    Booked Times Hostel specifically because we could have 8 beds in an 8-bed dorm and not have to share. When we arrived we were told there somebody already in the room so 1 person had to stay in a different dorm to the rest of the group. They had double booked but the man on reception failed to acknowledge his mistake. They had also hiked their prices up to 65€ per person per night which is extremely expensive for a very very average hostel. It’s maybe 15/20€ per night at best. Bad experience.
    England, Male, 31-40
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  • Free Breakfast
  • Free City Maps
  • Free Internet Access
  • Free WiFi
  • Linen Included
  • Adaptors
  • Cable TV
  • Common Room
  • Cooker
  • Dishwasher
  • Dryer
  • Fridge/Freezer
  • Hair Dryers
  • Hair Dryers For Hire
  • Hot Showers
  • Iron / Ironing Board
  • Meeting Rooms
  • Microwave
  • Self-Catering Facilities
  • Towels Not Included
  • Washing Machine
  • 24 Hour Reception
  • 24 Hour Security
  • Housekeeping
  • Internet Access
  • Laundry Facilities
  • Luggage Storage
  • Shuttle Bus
  • Tours/Travel Desk
  • Towels for hire
Food & Drink
  • Tea & Coffee Making Facilities
  • Vending Machines
  • Board Games
  • DVD's
  • Wi-Fi



  • 2012

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