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The Dublin Central Hostel

5 Blessington Street, Dublin, Ireland
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Ranked #20 of 90 Specialty Lodging in Dublin
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4 of 5 stars reviewed 2 weeks ago
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  • Location
    4 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    3.5 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
  • Cleanliness
    3.5 of 5 stars
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We had 2 nights in Dublin coming off a red eye. Ian, the receptionist on duty and Captain of the Ship, let us check in early and had upgraded our room based on availability and to give us a better view. The room was quite spacious for 2 (had a double and a bunk bed). En suite bath nice touch... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

loved every min we was here and will be back again thanks booked already for 2015 and cant wait now, we are going in a large group this year and its local to everything you need for the women going shopping and lads going for a drink

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 18, 2015

Great place to stay while in Dublin. Located at the top of O'Connell Street, it's just a five minute walk to the heart of town. Staff were all very friendly, the hostel was clean and well kept and the private double room I had was also clean and well kept. I'll be back to Dublin and back to this hostel.

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Newcastle upon Tyne, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 29, 2015

Stayed here in mid-January for two nights and we thoroughly enjoyed ourselves. Stayed in the en-suite double room in the basement, which was much better that I'd expected for the price! Towels, bedding and soap were all provided which was a nice touch. Didn't really check out of the common areas of the hostel but the sitting room looked lovely... More 

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Bristol, England, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 16, 2014

We really enjoyed our stay here at Dublin Central Hostel. We stayed two nights and were happy to have a bathroom in our room. We were also really happy that we could stay at a hostel in a double room instead of a dorm. We thought it was great value for money. The staff were really helpful as well. Only... More 

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Amadora, Lisboa, Portugal
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 23, 2014

We stayed for 2 days in a double room and the room was ok. What made this stay become a pleasant experience was the staff.Ian shown us all the atraction in the area and sugested a lot of free good walkings and visits

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 8, 2014

We stayed at the Dublin Central Hostel for four days total--the staff was incredibly friendly and helped point us to points of interest. Only a ten minute walk to the Temple Bar area! Rooms were way better than expected--nicest ones I've been at a hostel yet. Highly recommend.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 7, 2014

Stayed here for three nights and was a fantastic place, great location a five minute walk to the city centre, close to bus stops and the Luas line is only a short walk away. Staff were friendly and helpful. I stayed in a private room which was really cosy and very clean. Also the kitchen area was just what we... More 

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Glastonbury, England, United Kingdom
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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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2 of 5 stars Reviewed July 11, 2014 via mobile

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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