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Tampere, Finland
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4 reviews
4 hotel reviews
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Cleanliness was alright in this hostel and also it was quiet which was a plus. Despite this, there was a bad security in the hostel. Website contains false info about the availability of security lockers. In contrast to the info there are no security lockers in the dorms, and a a consequence clothes of mine got stolen from the dorm.... More 

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Berlin, Germany
1 review
Reviewed 17 October 2016

I stayed here for three nights recently and I think it's a bit too expensive for what it offers: the rooms where overall clean but I found hairs on the bed linens and there was no toilet paper in the bathroom. The service was not great, as the window in my room wouldn't open and the personel never came to... More 

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Perth, Australia
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53 reviews
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 22 helpful votes
Reviewed 16 September 2016

We stayed in a double room with private ensuite for two nights. The room and bathroom were small, clean and comfortable - what you would expect for a hostel. Our room looked out onto the outside area which was nice (it could be noisy if people were outside but noone used it while we were there). It was an easy... More 

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Devon, United Kingdom
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7 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
Reviewed 14 September 2016 via mobile

I stayed here with some friends in a private room with en suite and was fairly cheap! Our bathroom door had a big hole in that someone had blatantly punched in which was not fixed! The en suite was tiny but did it's job and the bed was pretty comfortable. The hostel was in a great location, everything within easy... More 

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London, United Kingdom
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88 reviews
7 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 September 2016

This hostel was in a great location with free breakfast and decent room. Me and three friends shared a private en suite room which was basic and had everything we needed. Great for a two night trip where we didn't spend much time in room!!

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Thank RachelsReviews06
Germany
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11 reviews
4 hotel reviews
Reviewed 29 August 2016

I enjoyed my stay at this hostel. The location was in walking distance of everything. I was nervous at first to walk back alone in the dark, but it did it two nights in a row without fears. The wifi was good. The bathroom was clean. The thick front door with a hefty lock made me feel better. Breakfast was... More 

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Thank Jes M
Hanoi, Vietnam
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7 reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 19 August 2016

The female receptionist was nice and helpful, but the male one was not quite. Old facilities, not good wifi on 3rd floor, but overall still acceptable. Quite noisy outside because of the buses at night.

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Calgary, Alberta, Canada
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4 reviews
Reviewed 16 August 2016

Stayed here in June. We got a private room with en suite and it was fabulous! Definitely want to stay here again! Thanks to the staff for letting us check in early so we could nap! Very close to the city centre, clean, comfortable, just the best :) My only complaint is we couldn't connect to the wifi in the... More 

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Pasadena, California
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68 reviews
7 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 21 helpful votes
Reviewed 10 May 2016

This place was fine. It was a little cramped but overall not too bad. The wifi was pretty bad. It did not work in our room at all and we had to go to the common area to use it. The staff was friendly and helpful and we had our laundry done which was really nice. The location is right... More 

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Birmingham, Alabama
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6 reviews
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Reviewed 22 April 2016 via mobile

The place was nice. We were initially worried when the cab driver told us not to be out late because of the meth heads in the area and he wasn't sure about the hostel but we were completely fine and had no problems. The hostel is only a few minutes away (15) from the train station and downtown life! Would... More 

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Additional Information about The Dublin Central Hostel

Address: 5 Blessington Street, Dublin, Ireland
Region: Ireland > Province of Leinster > County Dublin > Dublin
Price Range: £21 - £51 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Number of rooms: 8
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“Despite info on their website there are no security lockers in the dorms”
 of 5 bubbles LailaQT, 13 Nov 2016 | Read review
“We stayed in a private room that was in the basement area and it was fine.”
 of 5 bubbles trishakelley, 10 May 2016 | Read review
“higher floor has amazing view but a lot of stairs :)”
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 of 5 bubbles aichinka, 6 Sep 2015 | Read review
“Ask for room not under dormitory (noise on floors)”
 of 5 bubbles MikeH619, 24 Aug 2015 | Read review
“Free wifi, free breakfast, no key deposit”
 of 5 bubbles 324cherylj, 11 Jul 2015 | Read review
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