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Barnacles Hostel Temple Bar

Temple Bar House | 19 Temple Lane South, Temple Bar, Dublin 2, Ireland
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  • Location
    5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Service
    4 of 5 stars
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    4 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4 of 5 stars
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Morgantown, West Virginia
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48 reviews 48 reviews
4 hotel reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

This hostel was very fun and clean. Easy to meet people. However, you will get no sleep. VERY loud with the bars below. Bring your own towel or rent. Beds firm. Light breakfast included. Shuttle service to the airport every 30 mins, cost 7 euros, reception will set it up for you - very convenient

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Ann Arbor, Michigan
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This location is awesome - it's just very loud on Friday and Saturday nights as other reviewers have said. If you plan to be out as one of the revelers, you can't do better than this place. Really clean, good water pressure, friendly staff, super comfy bed (we stayed in a private double ensuite). The room was a bit tight... More 

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Victoria, Canada
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I stayed at the Barnacles Hostel in Dublin for a total of 6 nights while I was in Ireland; the staff at reception were always pleasant to deal with, and always took the extra step in helping me plan, book, and supply me with the info I needed to make the most out of my days in Dublin and Galway.

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Chicago, Illinois
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4 hotel reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Stayed here with a friend of mind when exploring Dublin. Cant beat the price and location in Temple Bar. Highly recommended. Just not this is not a fancy pants hotel. Its for sleeping only. If you want to hang out with students and tourists from all over the world you can do that here and exchange travel stories and tips.... More 

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Simi Valley
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4 reviews 4 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We had no idea what to expect when we arrived and were pleasantly surprised on how clean his hostel was! The rooms and bathrooms were spotless and even cleaner than some hotels we have stayed in. The location was fantastic and right in the center of the city! It was easy to walk to everywhere we wanted and there was... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Stayed a couple of nights in a double room - was surprised to find it was the size of a box of matches - the room was barely big enough for the bed & a wardrobe. Just big enough for two so take that into account. Breakfast was included - but not very good. Bad coffee, orange juice & cereal... More 

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Gatineau, Canada
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6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Stayed here for 2 nights in a 6-bed dorm. Room was small, but very clean and well maintained. Price was very reasonable, location was great. Only issue that I can think of is the noise in the evening, which is inevitable given the location right next to Temple Bar. And frankly, if you're staying here, you'll probably be out drinking... More 

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Poulton Le Fylde, United Kingdom
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15 reviews 15 reviews
8 hotel reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 19, 2015

My friend and I stayed at this hostel for 2 nights over the weekend in April. We booked a 6-bed female dorm at a reasonable price (just under £20 each per night). The hostel itself is just off the main road (so easy to find from the bus links to/from the airport). It's location is amazing, literally next door to... More 

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5 hotel reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 18, 2015

My girlfriend and I stayed here for 12 nights when we first moved to Dublin, the hostel was clean, safe, and the staff were very helpful. It was in a great location for us to experience Temple Bar for the first time as well as get all of our documents in order in the city center. The cages under the... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 18, 2015

Fantastic location, right in the heart of Dublin's main party district. Staff were brilliant and very helpful before and during our stay. We were here for a stag do and it was ideal. I would easily stay again and I would definitely recommend this place anyone!

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