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The Holyhead Hostel

42 Gardiner Street, Dublin Dublin 1, Ireland
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3 of 5 stars reviewed 1 week ago
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    4.5 of 5 stars
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    3 of 5 stars
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

This hostel is easy to find, there are a lot of good pubs in the neighborhood. There are also shops, cafes and restaurants nearby. It's close to O'Connel road, where the bus from the airport drops you off, so that's a plus. The room wasn't really big though, there is only a common bathroom, which to be honest wasn't really... More

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Edinburgh, United Kingdom
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed October 7, 2014

While the location of this accommodation was great, and the manager friendly enough when we arrived, this was the only positive aspect. The shower situation was awful. There was no hot water in the shower - if there was any it meant turning the heat up so much that only a trickle of water came out, and the water always... More

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Goes, The Netherlands
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed October 7, 2014

Hey People! Dublin is a great city and the people are very friendly there. The Holyhead Hostel. Positive The location is great and the staff is very friendly. Negative Mattresses were very old and they had bedbugs in it. The Holyhead promised via Facebook that I would get some money back for the inconvenience. But they won't react on my... More

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Warsaw, Poland
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 6, 2014

We came to hostel after 10pm and they still had one double-room vacant. Hostel is located just 1km (or even less) from the Temple Bar - Dublin's night-life centre. The beds were very clean and comfortable, white duvet and pillows smells with freshness. There were fresh towels on the bed and that was a very nice surprise too. The staff-guy... More

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Aschaffenburg, Germany
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed September 24, 2014

I was very disappointed to find the room in a quite filthy condition. There was no window and also no ventilation system which lead to an accumulation of mold all along the ceiling right above the bed. Same in the showers. They went into the room (without asking even though i left my phone number) and cleaned some of it... More

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2 of 5 stars Reviewed July 16, 2014

Unfortunately our separate beds were riddled with some sort of flea/mite. Definitely not bed bugs because we have had them before and this was completely different. Four weeks home and we are still trying to rid ourselves and our home of the bugs we contracted, despite rigorous cleaning. It has been difficult to say the least, emotionally, physically and mentally.... More

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Edinburgh, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 10, 2014

Good location, very central. Quite friendly staff. Clean and nice size room with sink. Breakfast across the road at O'shea's very cheap! Good place for students or backpacker's. To those Don't go if you are expecting luxury.

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Glasgow, United Kingdom
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 6, 2014

Small but nice for a short stay, beds were nice and it is very close to O'Connell street and Temple Bar so it's in a good location. Toilets and shower are shared, but were kept clean. No breakfast served, and charged after 11pm for check in, doesn't say that on the website

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Dublin, Ireland
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed July 6, 2014

Where to start...everything about this place was awful. I booked a standard single room for 5 nights back in April. The room was small, smelly and the floor was dirty. The sink was also dirty and had pubic hairs in it. There was no window in the room!!! How that can pass health and safety I'll never know! The walls... More

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Address: 42 Gardiner Street, Dublin Dublin 1, Ireland
Location: Ireland > Province of Leinster > County Dublin > Dublin
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $
Number of rooms: 14
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