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The Dublin Central Hostel

5 Blessington Street, Dublin, Ireland
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Ranked #21 of 88 Specialty Lodging in Dublin
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 21, 2014
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    4 of 5 stars
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    3.5 of 5 stars
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    4 of 5 stars
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    4 of 5 stars
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Glastonbury, England, United Kingdom
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32 reviews 32 reviews
12 hotel reviews
46 helpful votes 46 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 21, 2014

The key to a new culture is its people. Here at this hostel you will find Ireland's best example of hospitality without hurting your purse strings. The whole four days staying here saw consistent genuine warmth from the staff with all the amenities anyone would need to have on a home to home basis. Kitchen's, microwaves, cooking and ensuites are... More

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4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed July 11, 2014

Stayed here for 4 days, awful I have stayed in alot of hostels and im not coming back to this one. Pros: friendly staff, open kitchen, security. Cons: bed bugs got bitten a few times eww, toilets difficult to flush, window opens about 2 inches, wifi doesnt work, the location is about 15 min from O'Connel St. And its a... More

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49 reviews 49 reviews
22 hotel reviews
24 helpful votes 24 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 22, 2014

Friendly staff. Walking distance from everything. clean and comfortable. Unrespectful people where very noisy at night but that’s not the hostel’s fault. Free wifi everywhere. Free bed sheets and towels. Comfortable mattress Free breakfast is served in the morning including bread and jam, 1€ for hot drink unless you bring your own Private room is small but clean and with... More

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Chicago, Illinois
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 17, 2014 via mobile

I stayed at the Dublin Central Hostel for almost a week and really, I did not have any complaints. It had everything I could ask for. Ian was a great help and and even better source of information about Dublin. The walk was 10-15 minutes to Temple Bar (my personal favorite area in Dublin) which helped burn off the heavy... More

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Chicago, Illinois
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6 reviews 6 reviews
4 hotel reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed May 28, 2014

Our group of 4 stayed in a private room with our own bathroom. It was just okay. The bathroom is tiny and the shower didn't drain so you could only take short showers before worrying the shower would overflow. Our room had one double bed plus bunk beds. The hostel is a little far from the city center, so I... More

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Nottingham, United Kingdom
3 reviews 3 reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed February 23, 2014

Not bad for a hostel although slightly disappointing. My boyfriend and I stayed at the Dublin central hostel for a weekend break and stayed in room 3 a private en suite room. The room itself was very pleasant although situated between a laundry room the reception and the smokers area which makes for quite a noisy location. In addition the... More

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Porto Sant'Elpidio, Marche, Italy
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6 reviews 6 reviews
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3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 4, 2014

We spent this past New Year's Eve in Dublin staying for four nights at this hostel. We had a double room with a private bathroom which was very clean and we also got complimentary towels and free breakfast. The staff is friendly and very welcoming. As soon as we arrived the manager, Ian, explained us everything about Dublin and gave... More

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Dublin, Dublin, Ireland
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8 reviews 8 reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 12, 2013

This place is really great. It's cheap and I guess that's what attracted us the most. It's cheap, but they offer a lot -- it's located 5 minutes from city center, you get breakfast for free, wifi and the hostel is really clean. The staff is nice and very helpful. It's close to the city center, but because of its... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 7, 2013

I stayed in a private suite for 2 night and cannot wait until my next visit. The staff was so friendly and the room was wonderful ! It really felt like a home away from home . The price was incomparable and it was less than a ten minute walk to Temple Bar . All around an excellent experience.

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Ankara, Turkey
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 21, 2013

The staff at the hostel are very helpful and friendly. We really enjoyed the conversations that we had with some of the part-time staff members. The location is close to the city center. It took us between 15-25 minutes to get to Trinity college. The kitchen was also well stocked and the staff did an excellent job with maintaining a... More

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Address: 5 Blessington Street, Dublin, Ireland
Location: Ireland > Province of Leinster > County Dublin > Dublin
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