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Backpackers D1 Hostel Dublin

80 Lower Gardiner Street, Dublin, Ireland (North City Centre)
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  • Location
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    2 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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Auckland Region, New Zealand
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34 reviews 34 reviews
17 hotel reviews
15 helpful votes 15 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed July 22, 2014

This place was disgusting. We booked a private room with ensuite and it was disgusting. The receptionist did not speak english very well so could not get help from here when we queried where we parked. We had paid for parking and I must say don't! This was in the backyard of another hostel down the road and it is... More

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1 of 5 stars Reviewed June 29, 2014 via mobile

Wow.... ive stayed in many hostels and know better than to expect 5 star luxury but this is uninhabitable. Its really not fit for pigeons. We were in the 'back house' . Our room was ground floor with a window that wouldn't close and no curtain. The many many people drinking in the courtyard had plain view of you changing/sleeping... More

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Des Moines, Iowa
1 review
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed June 3, 2014

Room does not look like picture at all. Total dump. Giant spiders everywhere, wifi only works in lobby, stains on bedding, stains on pillows, stains on chairs, no towels provided. Complete lack of hygiene. Seriously, there are better places for far less money.

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Cork, Ireland
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28 reviews 28 reviews
9 hotel reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed May 18, 2014

I booked this hostel for the night i was in the country and I’m sad to say never again. The sanity was atrocious. I stayed in the outside building. The room was dirty and cold, i could smell the mould in the bathroom before i opened the door, the shower doors were broken/unnattached leaving the floor soaked in at least... More

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Melbourne, Australia
2 reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed May 11, 2014

The word disgusting would be a compliment.... DO NOT STAY THERE!!! We had booked a private room with private bathroom... which we were charged for... but on arrival were told that they had mixed up the booking so we had to use the common bathroom & toilet... Words have not yet been invented to describe how disgusting the facilities were!... More

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Lisbon, Portugal
1 review
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed April 21, 2014

Terrible is a compliment to this hole! Private toilet is a mirage and cleaning an illusion! Not to mention the kitchen! The only advice is: don't book, better to sleep on the street than in D1 catacombs.

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Dublin, Ireland
1 review
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
2 of 5 stars Reviewed April 11, 2014

I had a bad experience here. They had overbooked themselves and I was told that I was lucky to get a room at all. The room did not have an en suite which meant that we (my girlfriend and I) had to use a communal bathroom which was horrible. Not a chance I was going to shower there never mind... More

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Munich, Germany
2 reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed March 31, 2014

Let's begin by saying we have slept in many hostels around the world and all I generally look for is a place to sleep, decent and clean. This to say we are not that fancy. Well, the only true thing to say here is: STAY AWAY FROM THIS PLACE! We had a booking for two night (Sat and Sun), we... More

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Augsburg, Germany
2 reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 24, 2014

Ok, I have to disagree with most of the statements here. My boyfriend and I booked a double room with private bathroom in this hostel and were very happy with it. Our room and the sheets were clean and we had a TV. The bathroom with shower was not the newest but clean as well. Unfortunately it had no window... More

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Armagh, United Kingdom
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53 reviews 53 reviews
46 hotel reviews
29 helpful votes 29 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed March 22, 2014

I arrived at midnight and tried several other places nearby who wanted 80 to 90 Euros (O'Sheas, Jacobs) so when told that a single room en suite was 50 Euros was cheered up. Receptionist was a nice guy from Brazil. I slept well. Went to kitchen and some Polish dosser was smoking with the door ajar talking about buying drugs.... More

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Address: 80 Lower Gardiner Street, Dublin, Ireland
Location: Ireland > Province of Leinster > County Dublin > Dublin > North City Centre
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $
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