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The Holyhead Hostel

42 Gardiner Street, Dublin Dublin 1, Ireland
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  • Location
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    3 of 5 stars
  • Service
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    3 of 5 stars
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Paris, France
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Good location, welcomming staff, the double room in couple is nice. Good price for a double room. Amazing City, people are so cool. The website didn't tell us that 5€ were charged for a late check in (after 11pm)

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London, United Kingdom
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7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Did not expect any more or less. If you are looking for a cheap place to stay in a pretty great location, can't be beat. The pub across the street has some great live music! You can easily walk to pretty much all the major attractions, and the Dublin Airport Bus drops you off and picks you up almost directly... More

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London, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 18, 2014

Obviously this is not a five star hotel, but I would definitely give five stars for the cleanliness and friendliness. My boyfriend and I stayed in comfortable bunk beds (the double was taken) with a sink and small mirror in the room. The location is perfect for easy access to the airport and all of Dublin's attractions. The owner was... More

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 7, 2014 via mobile

This hostel is nestled right in downtown Dublin. It is a 2 min walk from the bus and train station. The staff are super nice and our room was clean and secure. There are a ton of little restaurants and shops all around and all the major sights are within walking distance. We would suggest this hostel to anyone.

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Turin, Italy
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed October 12, 2013

The rooms are quite nice and clean, the guy at the reception, Luca, is very helpful and always smiling. The position is perfect, only three minute walking from temple bar but prices are not so cheap for what u get (shared room with shared wc and shower)

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2 of 5 stars Reviewed September 24, 2013

It is an inexpensive place to stay. It was very basic, which was fine - if only it was cleaner. We had a private room with a shared bathroom (toilet in one room, shower in another). The shower was a little yucky. The toilet was difficult to flush. The big issue for me though was that I was really allergic... More

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1 of 5 stars Reviewed September 9, 2013

This was a very BASIC hotel with no facilities whatsoever.the bed was old and worn with a matress that was as flat as a pancake.the springs had sprung and were trying there best to infiltrate in a place you really wouldn't want them.the room itself was crampt and had not had a deep clean for a long time,with dusty skirting... More

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Colchester, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 31, 2013

We were having a short in-expensive holiday in Dublin and wanted somewhere cheap to stay and the Holyhead was one of the cheapest we could find. And considering the price it had everything we wanted, the room was clean with modern decor on the walls, quite basic facilities but it was all we needed. It is in a perfect location... More

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Liverpool, United Kingdom
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed July 15, 2013 via mobile

Mortified we stayed here. Next time I will be paying extra for a hotel. Don't no who was writing the good reviews for this place. Its awful Dirty, grotty and noisy of a night. Is close to centre but that's the only good thing I can say

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Also Known As:
The Holyhead Hotel Dublin
The Holyhead Hotel
Address: 42 Gardiner Street, Dublin Dublin 1, Ireland
Location: Ireland > Province of Leinster > County Dublin > Dublin
Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi ) Shuttle Bus service
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Ranked #34 of 87 Specialty lodging in Dublin
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $
Official Description (provided by the hotel):
One of Dublin's oldest accommodations, right in the heart of the city! The best of Dublin is just a few minutes away from our front door: O'Connell street is around the corner, Trinity College and the Grafton Street area right across the Liffey river. Walk 10 minutes and find yourself enjoying a Guinness in the famous Temple Bar district. The Holyhead offers simple but clean and affordable rooms in a warm and easy-going atmosphere, 24h hot showers, free wifi - and kind staff ready to assist you! The Holyhead is located beside the Central Bus Station (Shuttle to/from the airport every 10min) and Conolly Railway Station: you have the whole of Ireland at your feet. Accommodation: All of our rooms are private, with a sink. Toilets and Showers are shared. Please note that our Twin, Triple and Family/Friends rooms are a mix of Singles, Doubles, and Bunk beds. 2 minutes walk away from the spire, and 1 minute walk away from Busaras station. Direction: How to find us? - Taxi, cost 15 to 20€ - Aircoach to O'Connell Street, cost 7€ one way or 12€ return. - Airlink (747 or 748) to Busaras Bus Station, cost 6€ one way or 10€ return. - Dublin buses 14 & 16 a to O'Connell Street, cost only 2.30€ one way.From the Spire on O'Connell Street, walk on Talbot street until you reach Gardiner Street on your left. We are just at the corner! ... more   less 
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