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The Spire Hostel

92 Marlborough Street, Dublin D1, Ireland (Formerly Sky Backpackers - The Spire) (North City Centre)
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 13, 2014
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  • Location
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    3 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4 of 5 stars
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English first
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6 reviews 6 reviews
6 hotel reviews
1 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Hostel is old, crowded rooms. Did not know previously that many people were long-term residents. Stuff everywhere in rooms and mattress dirty. Not enough bathrooms for amount of beds. No aircon, above noisy street. Stayed long enough to use wifi to book elsewhere then left.

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St. John's, NL
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31 reviews 31 reviews
8 hotel reviews
28 helpful votes 28 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

After being on a European trip this summer I now know hostels are not my thing. This place was very centrally located and clean but like the other reviews say there are long term residents living here. Myself and boyfriend only stayed here for one night and we had a 4 person room and were sharing with one other girl.... More

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2 of 5 stars Reviewed August 12, 2014

I've stayed at youth hostels before, but none of them were like this one. There are many long-term residents living there (perhaps on work visa) and my friend and I shared a 4-bed room with two such residents. Their belongings were scattered everywhere and the window ledges were piled with their clothes. Even the bathroom was cluttered with their stuff.... More

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Madrid, Spain
13 reviews 13 reviews
6 hotel reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 13, 2014

When I arrived to the hostel I was shocked because I had never been in one. Everybody seemed to know each other, they were drinking beer, laughting and listening to music. In a few days you get to know people, as you have to share the room with quite a lot of people and you feel like at home. There... More

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Bedford, United Kingdom
11 reviews 11 reviews
4 hotel reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed May 9, 2014

Firstly, the staff are very helpful and welcoming. The rooms are your typical shared dorm, shared bathroom. Fortunately there is a female only bathroom on the 3rd floor as my 12 bed dorm was filled with boys... So you can imagine the state of the bathroom and the lack of privacy! Unfortunately I was in room 2 which is located... More

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Enfield, United Kingdom
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47 reviews 47 reviews
23 hotel reviews
15 helpful votes 15 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed October 14, 2013

We stayed here for two nights recently, we found the staff to be extremely friendly and helpful. On arrival the room wasn't quite ready, but they let us leave our bags and didn't charge us until we were ready to book in. First impressions were good, the standard of decor and cleanliness seemed to be good - basic but functional.... More

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Dublin, Ireland
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6 hotel reviews
2 of 5 stars Reviewed September 26, 2013

Horrible beds! The room has a exit sign turned on all night, so it's never completely dark, which interferes in the sleep quality. The wooden floor doesn't help at all as when people walk in the room you wake up with your bed shaking. The bunk beds are really crappy. If the other person moves in their sleep, you move... More

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Santiago de Compostela, Spain
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed September 4, 2013

I spent only one night here, the service was great and the location is perfect. I was sleeping on a huge bedroom and I think the only problem was that as it was saturday I could hear everyone partying. But the hostel is quite good in general, I can't say more as I was only one night.

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Tel Aviv, Tel Aviv, Israel
1 review
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 21, 2013

I stayed in the double bed private room, it was pleasant clean and the staff were very helpful. my only problem with the hostel was the showers, they were one of those press for 10 seconds showers that had no control over the water and most of the time it was cold. other then that I have no complaints and... More

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Pori, Finland
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 30, 2013

The hostel is very new and at a perfect location, the showers and washrooms were very good and clean, I stayed with 2 friends for 2 nights in a 8 beds dorm and the bed was very comfy. The staff was very nice and helpful, lots of young people there. I really enjoyed my stay!

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Address: 92 Marlborough Street, Dublin D1, Ireland (Formerly Sky Backpackers - The Spire)
Location: Ireland > Province of Leinster > County Dublin > Dublin > North City Centre
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $
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