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Backpackers D1 Hostel Dublin

04/06/2017 05/06/2017
1 room 2 adults 0 children
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Coventry, United Kingdom
Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

Positives: friendly and helpful staff, centre location, 50% discount on parking, clean towels, huge room. Negatives: freezing cold in the room, dirty sheets, room and shower. It`s okay for a night as it is really close the the city centre.

Thank Vanyeszka
Cardiff, United Kingdom
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Room 21; €100 for 2 nights midweek. 50% discount on parking in Clery's multi-storey. Sheets and towels clean. Liquid soap and additional toilet rolls in bathroom. Attractive laminate flooring in bedroom. Walls painted neutral colour. 2 large mirrors, kettle, safe, smart table lamp and hairdryer in the room. At least 6 (!!!) plug sockets in what was only a double...

Thank Kathry2014
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Just above a hostel in the sense that you can have a room on your own. But the kindness of the staff and the baggage deposit service for free the day you leave have value. For the rest, it was not so clean, sheets were shorter than mattress which was a spring one with springs popping up and for 80...

Thank federico f
Reviewed 13 April 2017 via mobile

This is the most filthy hole I've ever had the misfortune to set foot in. Absolutely disgustingly dirty from the moment you step inside. The left luggage room isn't at all secure, bags aren't tagged and you're just given the key to fetch them yourself. The bedroom is nothing like in the photos online, I don't think the photos they...

Thank Saoirse H
Reviewed 5 April 2017 via mobile

Spent my night sceared to cover myself as when I went to get in to bed seen mattress had blood stains on and was just covered up with a white sheet that u could see stains thru. I have bites and I'm wondering if its BEDBUGS.... Wouldn't trust to even make a cup of tea there. Its dirty. U can...

1Thank 00980
Reviewed 20 February 2017 via mobile

This place was filthy and was horrible. The room was freezing. It has two pillows that were an inch thick and of no good to anyone. The blanket didn't keep us warm. The bathroom was filthy and outdated. Would advise to give this place a miss for your own health. Would never stay again

Thank conor b
Dublin, Ireland
Reviewed 10 December 2016

Arrived having booked private room with bathroom for 80euro. Usual no rooms here's a map walk for half hour to hardwick street in dark by yourself to their other scam artists hole. No thanks I won't and left the dirty horrible place. Had to get taxi to sisters took 3 houts in and out missed function I was supposed to...

Thank Olive M
Reviewed 4 November 2016

Poor services, dirty rooms and sheets and no internet in the rooms, so you have to stay on the ground floor to be connected. The location though is very convenient. One of the worst hostels i v ever visit.

Thank theodore s
Reviewed 3 November 2016 via mobile

We was so disappointed with this hostel. Luckily we only stayed for the night whilst visiting dublin city, if I'd have booked it for longer we would have gone somewhere else. The staff were friendly and the location was fab which is the only positive about this hostel. It lives up to the name hostel, broken tiles in the 'en...

Thank fairycake1991
Reviewed 30 October 2016

The rooms are not like those in the pictures and look at the over sized headboard to the beds, the matres are dirty, smelly and uncomfortable. you will not get a good night here. Breakfast is a joke and even the local pigeons would turn it down.. This hostel is a shambles and not worth even €5 a night. It...

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Additional Information about Backpackers D1 Hostel Dublin

Address: 80 Lower Gardiner Street, Dublin, Ireland
Region: Ireland > Province of Leinster > County Dublin > Dublin > North City Centre
Price Range: ₹ 4,331 - ₹ 8,920 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:2 star — Backpackers D1 Hostel Dublin 2*
Number of rooms: 10
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“Avoid this place at all costs there are other nice hostels in the area”
771olivem, 9 Dec 2016 | Read review
“Don't go to this hostel!”
Sebastjan90, 4 Jan 2016 | Read review
“No Wii in rooms!!!”
martyn734, 1 Sep 2015 | Read review
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Schroder61, 22 Jun 2015 | Read review
“Avoid it !”
pirisy, 24 Oct 2014 | Read review
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