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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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77.1%
Atmosphere - 80% Staff - 80% Facilities - 80% Safety - 40%
Location - 100% Cleanliness - 80% Value - 80%

Customer review

Alone

Sightseeing & culture

07 November 2010 Customer would recommend this property

Liked: Excellent location, within walking distance of the bus terminus, and the temple bar.

Disliked: Very thin walls, can hear people in the corridors and street. Our room had no lockers.

80.0%
Atmosphere - 60% Staff - 100% Facilities - 60% Safety - 60%
Location - 100% Cleanliness - 100% Value - 80%

Rohan Lienert

With friends / other travellers

Partying / nightlife
Sports, adventure or outdoor activities

01 November 2010 Rohan would recommend this property

Liked: Very handy to the main sites

Disliked: Rohan left no negative feedback.

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

Customer review

Alone

City break

31 October 2010 Customer would recommend this property

Liked: Great location, friendly staff, everything perfect

Disliked: Nothing

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

Customer review

Alone

Sightseeing & culture

30 October 2010 Customer would recommend this property

Liked: Very nice location!!!!!!!Perfect and kindess peoples to reception!

Disliked: Customer left no negative feedback.

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

Customer review

With friends / other travellers

City break

26 October 2010 Customer would recommend this property

Liked: Very friendly staff and pancakes for breakfast in the weekend.

Disliked: Customer left no negative feedback.

71.4%
Atmosphere - 60% Staff - 80% Facilities - 80% Safety - 60%
Location - 100% Cleanliness - 40% Value - 80%

Customer review

With friends / other travellers

Backpacking / gap year
City break
Sightseeing & culture
Partying / nightlife

25 October 2010 Customer would recommend this property

Liked: Great Location

Disliked: Rooms were small and had broken blinds with street lights shinning right onto the beds!!!!

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

Customer review

Alone

Shopping

16 October 2010 Customer would recommend this property

Liked: Location and free breakfast are excellent. I would certainly come back.

Disliked: They do not have a lift.

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

Gabrielle Legrand Gjerdset

With friends / other travellers

City break
Sightseeing & culture
Partying / nightlife
Shopping

14 October 2010 Gabrielle would recommend this property

Liked: Great staff! Great kitchen! Great location! Loved it

Disliked: The italian guy in hos speedo was kind of annoying, and there should be reading-lamps ob each bed. But really - it was great!

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

Rhys Atkinson-whipps

Alone

Sports, adventure or outdoor activities
Partying / nightlife
Sightseeing & culture
Backpacking / gap year
Beach / sunbathing
City break
Events / festivals

13 October 2010 Rhys would recommend this property

Liked: Real showers! Free dinner and it's close to everything! it is also really clean!

Disliked: nothing!

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

SUET FOONG KONG

With friends / other travellers

Backpacking / gap year

13 October 2010 SUET FOONG would recommend this property

Liked: the location

Disliked: the stairs

91.4%
Atmosphere - 100% Staff - 100% Facilities - 100% Safety - 60%
Location - 100% Cleanliness - 80% Value - 100%

Customer review

With friends / other travellers

Sports, adventure or outdoor activities
Backpacking / gap year

08 October 2010 Customer would recommend this property

Liked: Super-central location, great staff, good value for money

Disliked: fixed check-in time (2pm) the washing machines didn't seem to work properly

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

Customer review

With friends / other travellers

Sports, adventure or outdoor activities
Backpacking / gap year
City break
Sightseeing & culture

03 October 2010 Customer would recommend this property

Liked: Cheap, convenient, and very nice and helpful staff

Disliked: Nothing in particular.

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

Customer review

With friends / other travellers

City break
Sightseeing & culture
Partying / nightlife
Shopping

28 September 2010 Customer would recommend this property

Liked: It is located in the city center, so you can see a lot by just walking. The stuff was really friendly and the breakfast was pretty good, especially when there were free pancakes.

Disliked: Unfortunately our second room was a bit small for 6 people, with little light in the room and it was hard to keep the air fresh. Otherwise, no complaints really.

91.4%
Atmosphere - 100% Staff - 100% Facilities - 80% Safety - 80%
Location - 100% Cleanliness - 80% Value - 100%

Björn Dahmen

With friends / other travellers

City break
Partying / nightlife

26 September 2010 Björn would recommend this property

Liked: perfect location, very good value for money

Disliked: quite noisy in the room even with closed windows since college street is still busy (traffic) even at 3a.m. soom rooms do not face college street, these might be the better choice (if available)

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

Customer review

Alone

Sports, adventure or outdoor activities
Backpacking / gap year
Business / conference
Sightseeing & culture

21 September 2010 Customer would recommend this property

Liked: relaxing atmosphere

Disliked: nothing

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

Customer review

With friends / other travellers

City break
Sightseeing & culture
Family Holiday
Romantic getaway

20 September 2010 Customer would recommend this property

Liked: everything was great ...

Disliked: nothing

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

Customer review

With my spouse / partner

Sightseeing & culture

20 September 2010 Customer would recommend this property

Liked: Great location, comfortable room

Disliked: Customer left no negative feedback.

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

Hannah Felt

With friends / other travellers

City break
Partying / nightlife
Visiting friends or family

16 September 2010 Hannah would recommend this property

Liked: very clean, great showers, and good atmosphere

Disliked: Hannah left no negative feedback.

94.3%
Atmosphere - 100% Staff - 100% Facilities - 100% Safety - 100%
Location - 100% Cleanliness - 60% Value - 100%

Kamila Houhova

With my spouse / partner

Backpacking / gap year
City break
Sightseeing & culture

16 September 2010 Kamila would recommend this property

Liked: very good position in the city center

Disliked: Kamila left no negative feedback.

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

Customer review

With friends / other travellers

Sightseeing & culture
Shopping

13 September 2010 Customer would recommend this property

Liked: The beds were comfy

Disliked: A lot of street noise. Wasn't that clean. Blinds didn't work. All in all not great for a restful night.

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

Customer review

With friends / other travellers

City break
Partying / nightlife

12 September 2010 Customer would recommend this property

Liked: AWESOME location, really friendly people

Disliked: nothing!

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

Customer review

With friends / other travellers

Sports, adventure or outdoor activities
Backpacking / gap year
Sightseeing & culture
Family Holiday
Shopping

11 September 2010 Customer would recommend this property

Liked: Position, friendly staff, wifi in the dorms, cleanliness, full equipped and clean kitchen, adverts of free guided tours of the city and events on the walls, everything is brand new

Disliked: nothing!

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

Anna Neher

With friends / other travellers

Backpacking / gap year

10 September 2010 Anna would recommend this property

Liked: The location was excellent, the staff was extremely helpful and really tried to make our stay as great as possible by pointing out night clubs and such, and the people you meet there are also really really great.

Disliked: Anna left no negative feedback.

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

Customer review

With friends / other travellers

Backpacking / gap year

08 September 2010 Customer would recommend this property

Liked: The laundry room was great!

Disliked: The shared bathrooms were a little moldy and could use a good srubbing.

80.0%
Atmosphere - 80% Staff - 60% Facilities - 80% Safety - 100%
Location - 80% Cleanliness - 80% Value - 80%

Customer review

Alone

Backpacking / gap year

02 September 2010 Customer would recommend this property

Liked: Met great people, awesome kitchen

Disliked: Far from airport and train station, cold staff, no wifi in rooms, smal bathroom


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