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    The Holyhead Hostel

    42 Gardiner Street, Dublin Dublin 1, Ireland
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    Overview
    • Excellent8%
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    • Terrible31%
    2 Feb 2017
    “Very average. Rude staff. Uncomfortable.”
    25 Jan 2017
    “Holy Hell Hostel”
    Free Wifi
    Free Parking
    Breakfast included
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    1.5 Star Hotel
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    Reviewed 5 May 2016

    This was a last minute booking for me and one that I think I will regret forever. The hostel is little more than a tenement. People float through the place like ghosts and it's impossible to tell who is staff and who is just a...More

    Thank JesterYellow
    Reviewed 8 April 2016

    Stayed in a double room with my boyfriend for three nights. Personally, I loved it. Was so homely that I would almost consider moving in if the room was larger! I didn't mind sharing a toilet and shower. One thing missing was perhaps a communal...More

    Thank LornaBubbleSplat
    Reviewed 25 March 2016 via mobile

    This was the worst hostel I have ever stayed in. The mattress was just metal springs, the bathroom was disgusting and everything was broken and run down. We asked for our money back (80€ per night!) and were refused. We threatened to call the police...More

    Thank Kate B
    Reviewed 5 October 2015 via mobile

    I've never stayed in a hostal before and needless to say I won't be staying in one again. It was quite expensive for what it was, the location is the only saving grace. I stayed on the top floor where getting wifi connection is near...More

    Thank matthew e
    Reviewed 2 October 2015

    Be aware this is not a modern luxury hotel, and you should be happy with what you get. Sure, it is a little run down and shabby.. but it is clean, safe and well run. It is the management and staff that is perhaps it's...More

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    • US$ 202 - US$ 262 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
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    • 14
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    • Province of Leinster >
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    "I was in room 14, good size but right next to the traffic light outside."
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