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The Dublin Central Hostel

5 Blessington Street, Dublin, Ireland
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The Dublin Central Hostel
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Ranked #19 of 91 Specialty Lodging in Dublin
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  • Location
    4 of 5 stars
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    4 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    3.5 of 5 stars
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Perth, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

A great place to spend a few nights for a football trip. Natalia and Orlagh on the reception were so hospitable and welcoming and had time for a laugh. Would definitely come back! Friendly place overall.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Very good location, close to everything. Older building with the charm that comes with that sort of thing. Staff was very helpful with directions to everything you might need to get around. Breakfast offered was sufficient to get one going in the morning. WiFi was available, but we were between the floors the transmitter was on and it did not... More 

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed May 16, 2015

Let's begin with the pros: the hostel is near the city centre. Its about a 10-15min walk. The staff is friendly and helpful. The negativs: the room was small and looked like a cellar. It was really hot like in a boiler room and there was just a very little window. It was quite tidy, but we heard every step... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 16, 2015

I stayed here at the DCH as my first stop through Ireland (and first ever hostel). It was a great experience equipped with everything needed. The rooms had lots of space to accommodate 8 guests, and bathrooms were clean. The hostel also has shared spaces for guests to mingle and a kitchen, though I didn't take advantage of these during... More 

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Lyon, France
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 11, 2015

I was very impressed with the hostel. It was a reasonable price for a great location. The hostel provides a lot - free towels, free WiFi, free printing of boarding passes, free breakfast - it had everything I needed. The rooms were comfortable and not too crowded. The staff was exceptionally friendly and I felt safe and comfortable there. If... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 13, 2015

We really enjoyed our stay at this hostel. The receptionists were very helpful, the hostel was reasonably clean and quiet. The breakfast was simple but really all you need and also they offer some discounts for a full Irish breakfast at the cafe next door which if pretty handy. We booked the whole room and we thought it's a great... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 13, 2015

We few in on the red-eye, and we expected to have to mill around for hours waiting for check-in time. However, the desk guy (I forget his name) buzzed us in and sent us immediately to our room so we could rest and freshen up! We came down, and he spent a lot of time orienting us to the city,... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 13, 2015

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 March 7, 2015

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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