One of the dirtiest hostels I stayed in. Although saying this we had two different rooms, one of them being really okish and clean the other one just outrageously dirty and noisy. The bathroom in the first room was falling apart (not to mention the obvious dirt). I wanted to wash my hands in the basin, and the whole sink started dislodging from the wall and tipping towards me.The shower looked like a fridge with shower head and prison bars. As other comments have mentioned: absence of toilet paper and soap. The beds were clean though and at least the room smelled fresh to evoke an illusionary cleanliness. The worst thing was the french girl at reception, incredibly rude attitude and unhelpful. She always hung out with her friend at the desk and every time we approached here you could see her feeling bothered about having costumer contact and wishing to get rid of us so that she can take up smoking at the desk with her friend again. Extremely rude beyond words. The Italian man was welcoming towards us though and provided us with city maps and advice.
I definitely won't come back to this hostel but I am also asking myself if there are better hostels for the same price (15 Euros per night) in this area in Dublin?? The other ones which we passed on our way looked equally as scuzzy...The location was good for us as it was convenient to walk into the city and to take the tram to the the train station (Heuston) from where we had to catch an early train (our lucky and quick escape from this grimy place).However, as hope dies last I keep hoping that there are better budget hostels with nicer staff to be found in Dublin. So definitely try somewhere else!!!!
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