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Citi Backpackers Hostel

61/62 Lower Gardiner Street, Dublin, Ireland
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Solihull, United Kingdom
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We stayed just 3 nights from 26th May booking late on and this weekend Dublin was very busy and any accommodation hard to find so ended up booking a private room at the Citi Backpackers Hostel despite some poor reviews. On the plus side the location was very central only a 5 minute walk from O'Connell Street and the room... More 

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Scarborough, United Kingdom
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

i wouldnt tell people to avoid this place, good location, kitchen area and shared area is very nice for a hostel i thought.. the rooms upstairs seemed to be alot nicer than the ones downstairs... however the shower is like something from the holocaust... a big metal chamber that you feel you may never leave! however saying that it is... More 

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Newbury, United Kingdom
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

No electric.no curtains plugs hanging of wall.building rubbish in dormitories. Cobwebs and damp. Entrance covered in several tonnes of building materials. Only stayed one night left early It's a disgrace and dangerous.

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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 1, 2016 via mobile

Exactly what you want and need for a stay in Dublin. Very friendly staff, very clean, and alot of great character. Great location to everything you need, local supermarkets, bars and 10 mins away from temple bar! Plenty of places to eat and staff always happy to recommend! Nice room, comfy bed and nice sitting area outside! Would happily stay... More 

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1 of 5 stars Reviewed June 1, 2016 via mobile

We paid €90 a night for a double room that was on third floor, bathroom was awful and bed far from any comfort. Very poor quality of accommodation especially considering the price. WiFi wasn't working in the room either though we were promised it would, only working downstairs. Staff were OK though, not all of them speak good English or... More 

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London, United Kingdom
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed May 24, 2016

I was really really disappointed with my stay at this hostel. Initially my friends and I were placed in a basement room which smelt of body odour, lacked any furnishings/daylight and was not prepared. Despite having been able to check in several hours prior to arriving staff were still erecting a metal bunk bed in the middle of the room,... More 

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1 of 5 stars Reviewed May 22, 2016

Four female travelers - wished we'd never stayed. The place has a decent location, only a few blocks from o'connell street where the air coach and hop on/hop off buses are. However, it's right next to the train and you will hear and feel it all night. Our room was recently renovated. Very clean and well done - except the... More 

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Clonmel, Ireland
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed May 19, 2016 via mobile

Most dirty and smelly place I have ever been in, no toilet roll dirty bed sheetsbi could write a list. The man at reception was pure ignorant as well I would have preferred to stay around the city all night and waited until the morning for the first bus

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Shanghai, China
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed May 16, 2016

If you are looking for comfort, start looking elsewhere! The place is dusty and not the cleanest. We had a bathroom in our room; the tiles where coming off, the flush didn't work very well, but most of all we had some kind of small plant growing near the shower. It felt like camping indoor. However the guys at the... More 

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Additional Information about Citi Backpackers Hostel

Address: 61/62 Lower Gardiner Street, Dublin, Ireland
Location: Ireland > Province of Leinster > County Dublin > Dublin
Price Range: $25 - $149 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:2 star — Citi Backpackers Hostel 2*
Number of rooms: 16
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