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Times Hostels - College Street

8, College Street, Dublin 2, Ireland
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Ranked #23 of 91 Specialty Lodging in Dublin
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Chicago, Illinois
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Stayed in a 4-person mixed dorm ensuite for one night before hopping a plane back to the states. The front desk only had ONE key left, so my friend and I had to share it. I wanted to go to the bar - he wanted to stay in. What a waste! The lockers were filled up for personal belongings, so... More 

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Bathgate, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

The Times hostel was in a great location, only a 5 minute walk along a straight street to Temple Bar area, pleanty of pubs and places to eat round about it. 5 minute walk to the river also and the same applied for walking to the shopping area. All in all a great location. Rooms were very basic, I stayed... More 

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Msida, Malta
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

I stayed at this hostel several times during the last 2 years. The location is amazing! It is surrounded by several bus stops, shops, pubs and in walking distance to Dublin sites to visit. Sure it needs some maintenance such as blinds for rooms since some are directly opposite street lights, shelves in some bathrooms and more storage facilities in... More 

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Milwaukee, Wisconsin
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Rooms were tiny, bathroom was about the same size as the actual room, which meant storing luggage in the bathroom. Beds were squeaked anytime anyone moved. Electric plugs worked some of the time although one had to hold the charger a lot. Good location wifi is good and they seemed to offer a lot of services for a hostel. Blinds... More 

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Exeter, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Location was great, right next to temple bar. The staff were all friendly and bathroom was clean. We found bugs in our bed daily and came home with bites. Room was basic but we were only there to sleep as there was lots to do nearby. Another pro was free Wi-Fi. Breakfast was 3 euros a day, it was very... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

I stayed at the Times Hostel for three nights. It was a great experience for me- clean, safe, etc. The only negative thing I have to say about the Times is that the like their fees- 2€ for towels, 5€ to purchase a convertor, etc. While my room, 17, was very quiet, my friends who were staying in other rooms,... More 

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Boston, Massachusetts
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Aside from the mattresses being uncomfortable, we had a pretty good stay. We stayed in a ten bed room with a private bathroom. The bathroom was relatively large for a hostel. The room was very spacious. The staff was helpful. They stored our luggage before we left and printed our boarding passes. One girl also pulled out a map and... More 

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Secunda, South Africa
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 weeks ago

As this hostel is close to both Temple Bar and Grafton street, it is a great location for tourists. The rooms are clean and functional but with limited space. There is also a well equipped kitchen and sitting room. The staff were friendly and helpful and there is free Wi-Fi available. Altogether it is pretty basic, but you wouldn't want... More 

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Heidelberg, South Africa
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 31, 2015

Three of us booked a private room for 4 nights and we pretty much got what we expected from the reviews. The location was fantastic and we could walk to everything we wanted to. It also felt safe, even late at night. The staff were friendly and the kitchen had a very cozy vibe. The room was small, but clean.... More 

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Glasgow, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 27, 2015

I stayed here with my boyfriend for one night in a double ensuite room. It was very easy to find - close to the city centre and temple bar area. The room was basic but more than adequate. I expected there to be a bit of noise but we were on the top floor and hardly heard anything all night.... More 

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