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Reviews of The Times Hostel - College Street

Hostel | 8 College street, Dublin, Ireland Dublin 2,

84.7% Overall Rating

405 out of 433 customers would recommend this property

Recent review (11/09/2014)

Lena Knezevic thinks…

"Very nice and helpful staff as always! Nice kitchen with basically everything you need, even free milk, while it lasts! ;)"

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Facilities

  • Credit cards accepted
  • Self-catering Facilities
  • No curfew
  • Free city tour
  • Lounge area
  • Internet / Wi-Fi
  • 24 hour reception
  • 24 hour hot showers
  • Tours/Travel Desk
  • Washing machines
  • Common area / room
  • Communal kitchen
  • Internet access in public areas
  • Television room

Purchasable Extras

  • Breakfast USD 3.80
  • Towel USD 2.53

What's Included

  • Luggage Room
  • Linen

Important Information

he default check-in time is 14:00 . Valid passport/ID required on check-in. Please note: Guests under 18 must be booked into private family rooms - they will not be permitted in shared accommodation. Groups are subject to our hostel group policy. This hostel has 2 days advance notice for cancellations or 1 night will be charged as penalty using your credit card provided upon booking. Breakfast offered for a small extra charge (3Eur)

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84.7%

Overall Rating

405 out of 433 HostelBookers customers said that they would recommend 'The Times Hostel - College Street'

Atmosphere
78.4%
Location
95.2%
Facilities
78.4%
Cleanliness
80.0%
Staff
94.4%
Value
83.2%
Safety
83.2%
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85.7%
Atmosphere - 80% Staff - 80% Facilities - 100% Safety - 100%
Location - 80% Cleanliness - 80% Value - 80%

Customer review

With friends / other travellers

Sightseeing & culture

28 August 2013 Customer would recommend this property

Liked: It has a great location, most places in the city are easily walkable! The staff is really great and friendly, willing to help you out with anything! I emailed them a question when booking and they responded promptly, which was great. We stayed in a room with 10 beds and it was very spacious, unlike some other places I've stayed. Overall, great stay.

Disliked: Wish the check in time was a bit sooner, but they had a luggage storage room, which was great.

94.3%
Atmosphere - 100% Staff - 100% Facilities - 80% Safety - 100%
Location - 100% Cleanliness - 80% Value - 100%

oliver mar

With friends / other travellers

Backpacking / gap year

12 August 2013 oliver would recommend this property

Liked: desayuno incluido. los sabados de pancakes, realmente cerca de las cosas interesantes.

Disliked: la gente que acude al bar de abajo hace mucho ruido hasta las 4am y el humo de los cigarros se mete al cuarto.

100.0%
Atmosphere - 100% Staff - 100% Facilities - 100% Safety - 100%
Location - 100% Cleanliness - 100% Value - 100%

Customer review

Alone

Business / conference

12 August 2013 Customer would recommend this property

Liked: Location and facilities

Disliked: Customer left no negative feedback.

77.1%
Atmosphere - 60% Staff - 100% Facilities - 60% Safety - 80%
Location - 100% Cleanliness - 60% Value - 80%

Dale Collins

With friends / other travellers

Partying / nightlife
Sports, adventure or outdoor activities

12 August 2013 Dale would recommend this property

Liked: Central location

Disliked: N/A

65.7%
Atmosphere - 60% Staff - 60% Facilities - 40% Safety - 40%
Location - 100% Cleanliness - 80% Value - 80%

Customer review

With friends / other travellers

Sightseeing & culture

08 August 2013

Liked: Good location an free dinner on Wednesdays

Disliked: No outlets in the bathroom, no toilet paper dor half a day, slept on the 5th floor without elevator.

74.3%
Atmosphere - 60% Staff - 60% Facilities - 60% Safety - 80%
Location - 100% Cleanliness - 100% Value - 60%

Customer review

Alone

Backpacking / gap year

06 August 2013 Customer would recommend this property

Liked: really fantastic location and solid internet. staff was nice and the kitchen is pretty big.

Disliked: they never had any towels to rent. the kitchen is the only common room and the hostel is absolutely massive. probably not the best place for solo travelers.

85.7%
Atmosphere - 80% Staff - 100% Facilities - 80% Safety - 80%
Location - 80% Cleanliness - 80% Value - 100%

Customer review

Alone

Backpacking / gap year

02 August 2013 Customer would recommend this property

Liked: It's clean, showers and toilet facilities are good, comfy mattresses, free coffee / tea / milk / hot chocolate all day, relaxed atmosphere.

Disliked: Common room is fairly small and crowded in te evening, so it can be difficult to find a place to sit

74.3%
Atmosphere - 60% Staff - 40% Facilities - 60% Safety - 80%
Location - 100% Cleanliness - 100% Value - 80%

Customer review

With friends / other travellers

Events / festivals

18 July 2013 Customer would recommend this property

Liked: good location

Disliked: staff

88.6%
Atmosphere - 100% Staff - 100% Facilities - 60% Safety - 100%
Location - 100% Cleanliness - 100% Value - 60%

Kate Williams

With friends / other travellers

Backpacking / gap year

18 July 2013 Kate would recommend this property

Liked: Location was great

Disliked: Kate left no negative feedback.

97.1%
Atmosphere - 100% Staff - 100% Facilities - 100% Safety - 100%
Location - 100% Cleanliness - 80% Value - 100%

Caitlin Armstrong

Alone

Backpacking / gap year
Sightseeing & culture

13 July 2013 Caitlin would recommend this property

Liked: The greatest staff! Ice cream socials and the like almost every night, and it's really easy to make friends in the kitchen area. A great place to stay!

Disliked: Everything is clean enough, but it is a bit dated.

48.6%
Atmosphere - 60% Staff - 40% Facilities - 40% Safety - 60%
Location - 60% Cleanliness - 40% Value - 40%

Customer review

With friends / other travellers

Family Holiday

11 July 2013

Liked: not much. location was not bad

Disliked: They had no clean towels when we arrived.

100.0%
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Customer review

Alone

Backpacking / gap year

05 July 2013 Customer would recommend this property

Liked: A localização, bem próxima a região do temple bar.

Disliked: nada

88.6%
Atmosphere - 80% Staff - 100% Facilities - 80% Safety - 80%
Location - 100% Cleanliness - 100% Value - 80%

Customer review

With friends / other travellers

Backpacking / gap year

03 July 2013 Customer would recommend this property

Liked: In a dorm room, which was simply furnished but very clean and spacious - what you want in a hostel. Also had a great live music bar two doors down, and was within wallking distance of the main touristy part of town, but being on the edge of the main touristy streets meant it was not too loud.

Disliked: Nothing.

100.0%
Atmosphere - 100% Staff - 100% Facilities - 100% Safety - 100%
Location - 100% Cleanliness - 100% Value - 100%

sebastien charette

Alone

Partying / nightlife
Sightseeing & culture

22 June 2013 sebastien would recommend this property

Liked: Nice location just short distance of temple bar and other Sightseeing spot Nice large room

Disliked: sebastien left no negative feedback.

97.1%
Atmosphere - 100% Staff - 100% Facilities - 100% Safety - 100%
Location - 100% Cleanliness - 80% Value - 100%

Customer review

Alone

Backpacking / gap year
Sightseeing & culture

11 June 2013 Customer would recommend this property

Liked: Great location - easy to walk to all the best parts of Dublin. Great spot near the airport transfer bus stops.

Disliked: Customer left no negative feedback.

85.7%
Atmosphere - 80% Staff - 80% Facilities - 100% Safety - 80%
Location - 100% Cleanliness - 80% Value - 80%

Juan Pablo Muttoni

With friends / other travellers

Backpacking / gap year

11 June 2013 Juan Pablo would recommend this property

Liked: Location is perfect.

Disliked: Juan Pablo left no negative feedback.

100.0%
Atmosphere - 100% Staff - 100% Facilities - 100% Safety - 100%
Location - 100% Cleanliness - 100% Value - 100%

Hye-sun Chang

Alone

Sightseeing & culture

11 June 2013 Hye-sun would recommend this property

Liked: All are perfect. Above all, very clean bed, bathroom, and dining room. The quality of breakfast is best of all hostel and b and b I have experienced so far. The time when the breakfast is available is longer than other hostel-3hours^^. And the location is also very good. It is very close to Trinity college, Crafton street, and O'conelle street-famous attractions. As well as staffs are very kind and friendly.

Disliked: Because all are perfect, there is nothing to be disliked.

77.1%
Atmosphere - 60% Staff - 80% Facilities - 60% Safety - 80%
Location - 100% Cleanliness - 80% Value - 80%

Tyler Quick

Alone

Backpacking / gap year
Partying / nightlife
Shopping
Sightseeing & culture

09 June 2013 Tyler would recommend this property

Liked: Great location! And the staff is super helpful for helping you find cool dinner spots. Etc.

Disliked: It's next to a nightclub so it's loud. And when a girl came in late one night they just put her in our room and didn't give her much guidance on what to do so she woke us up. There were empty singles so I feel like it would have only been responsible to put her there for a night. Also the wifi sucks.

74.3%
Atmosphere - 20% Staff - 80% Facilities - 80% Safety - 80%
Location - 100% Cleanliness - 80% Value - 80%

Matthew Johnston

With friends / other travellers

Backpacking / gap year

08 June 2013

Liked: This hostel was right next to Trinity college and a lot of the tourist attractions in Dublin. The staff was helpful, but the atmosphere was poor. Most people at this hostel were unfriendly compared to other hostels I have stayed at.

Disliked: There were no lockers underneath the beds to store luggage.

82.9%
Atmosphere - 60% Staff - 60% Facilities - 80% Safety - 80%
Location - 100% Cleanliness - 100% Value - 100%

Nina Speranda

Alone

Sightseeing & culture
Visiting friends or family

27 May 2013 Nina would recommend this property

Liked: Although I only stayed for one night, I can say that I was pleasantly surprised by not only the great location but also price, cleanliness and correctness of the staff. Would most definitely recommend.

Disliked: Nina left no negative feedback.

94.3%
Atmosphere - 80% Staff - 80% Facilities - 100% Safety - 100%
Location - 100% Cleanliness - 100% Value - 100%

Customer review

With friends / other travellers

Backpacking / gap year
Partying / nightlife
Sightseeing & culture

15 May 2013 Customer would recommend this property

Liked: Great place, but quite noise... Very clean, good beds, big kitchen, but don't have elevator, so if you are going with big luggage think twice. The breakfast was great, also the free dinner!

Disliked: Customer left no negative feedback.

100.0%
Atmosphere - 100% Staff - 100% Facilities - 100% Safety - 100%
Location - 100% Cleanliness - 100% Value - 100%

FRANCISCO MORENO GARRE

With friends / other travellers

Shopping
Sightseeing & culture
Visiting friends or family

15 May 2013 FRANCISCO would recommend this property

Liked: Location, Staff, Cleanliness, I felt safe all the time, very well organise, when I had a question the staff was always happy to help, the breakfast is amazing, covers all your needs, the time serving breakfast is great also because covers all the frame in time for breakfast, and I have to say that if you miss is because you don't want to have it, getting at any time into the hostel is also brilliant, I had a great time in Dublin and one of the reasons has been so good is because the home feeling I had at the hostel. Thanks

Disliked: Well I am sure things to improve they are but is really great value and fair the service with the price.

74.3%
Atmosphere - 60% Staff - 100% Facilities - 60% Safety - 80%
Location - 80% Cleanliness - 60% Value - 80%

Customer review

Alone

Business / conference
City break

14 May 2013 Customer would recommend this property

Liked: Location and Avie.

Disliked: Not much fun around the place.

100.0%
Atmosphere - 100% Staff - 100% Facilities - 100% Safety - 100%
Location - 100% Cleanliness - 100% Value - 100%

Candy Heller

Alone

Backpacking / gap year
Sightseeing & culture

07 May 2013 Candy would recommend this property

Liked: ample kitchen, comfortable beds for what you pay, and excellent location.

Disliked: I wish this hostel had a common room, like a place where people can lounge around. The kitchen is large, and has plenty of tables and seats, but no place to really lounge about and converse unless you happen to be sitting in front of someone at a table and strike up a conversation.

97.1%
Atmosphere - 100% Staff - 100% Facilities - 100% Safety - 100%
Location - 100% Cleanliness - 80% Value - 100%

Customer review

With friends / other travellers

Backpacking / gap year
Sightseeing & culture

27 April 2013 Customer would recommend this property

Liked: Ideal location

Disliked: Customer left no negative feedback.


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