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Backpackers D1 Hostel Dublin

80 Lower Gardiner Street, Dublin, Ireland
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  • Location
    3 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    1.5 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    1.5 of 5 stars
  • Service
    1.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    1.5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    1 of 5 stars
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Worst place in our life! Dirty very very veeeeery dirty, everything was broken, we couldun't flus the toilet! Floor was full od hair and dirty, we couldn't walk without our shoes! Shower, hot water would be luxus ! We couldn't open window, bed was broken! Omg and lot of stuff more!

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1 of 5 stars Reviewed April 4, 2015

I stayed here on the 31st of March, our window in our room was broken and didn't close, which was dangerous as there was a fire escape right outside so someone could easily come into the room! Our bed was literally a thin mattress on a block of wood. The bathroom was clean but the toilet was under the sink... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 31, 2015

Stayed here the last weekend in march, found it very central. Close to train/bus station and 2 mins walk from O'Connell st. Booked a double room with private bathroom, it was small but very clean and perfect for what we wanted...just a place to rest. Surprisingly had a tv aswel with few channels. The only 2 things that I have... More 

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1 of 5 stars Reviewed March 19, 2015

My friend and I visited this hostel for 2 nights in March 2015. I don't even know where to start, it was disgusting. The bathroom ceiling was covered in mould, the shower head was leaking and we weren't provided with any toilet roll. The metal bed frame was broken and looked like it had been snapped off leaving the two... More 

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1 of 5 stars Reviewed March 16, 2015

No wifi, no water. Absolute hovel do not stay here it is so incredibly overpriced for such an absolute dump. We had no Internet connection and no water on our last morning. Unhelpful reception too. Don't come here.

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed March 9, 2015

Unlike other reviews I have very little negative feedback. This is a basic hostel in a good location in Dublin, it isn't the cleanest or the best equipped. But when you're getting in at 3am and out by 10am and only paying £20 a night we didn't require anymore. If this isn't the weekend timetable you're looking for then don't... More 

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2 of 5 stars Reviewed December 19, 2014

I booked up a last minute 24 hour trip to Dublin to watch harlequins vs leinster in the European cup so needed somewhere central and cheap to stay . As always tripadvisor seemed ok when I booked it but transformed to the worst reviews ever when I got back . I've stayed in hostels before and most were better then... More 

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2 of 5 stars Reviewed December 19, 2014

I booked up a last minute 24 hour trip to Dublin to watch harlequins vs leinster in the European cup so needed somewhere central and cheap to stay . As always tripadvisor seemed ok when I booked it but transformed to the worst reviews ever when I got back . I've stayed in hostels before and most were better then... More 

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2 of 5 stars Reviewed November 2, 2014

I was very disappointed with the hygiene standards as the toilet leaked, the shower didn't drain, and the mattress was just brown with a sheet that was too small to cover it anyway. The window didn't close, which made the room noisy and cold. On the bright side, the staff were really friendly, but it just couldn't make up for... More 

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1 of 5 stars Reviewed October 26, 2014

We have stayed in a lot of hostels around the world and this was by far the worst. We choose a room with an ensuite bathroom. The first thing we noticed was there was no toilet paper in the ensuite bathroom. We were told you don't get any. We have never seen this any where in the world where you... More 

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