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Barnacles Hostel Temple Bar

2.0 of 5 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
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4 of 5 stars
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

The hostel is very good, location is perfect! Very friendly staff!!! Breakfast was average, but included.. Maybe little bit small kitchen, but if you manage to come on time, no problem ;) Bedrooms are OK, could be just a bit more comfortable, some of them have small cage under beds, so you can lock in your luggage while you're out,... More 

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Great location, right in the middle of Temple Bar. Close to pubs, clubs, O'Connell St & Grafton St. The rooms are very small for 6 men staying in 3 bunk beds. Only room for 2 to move about at any time. The en-suite bathroom would flood when using the shower & sink struggled to drain away. The hostel had a... More 

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Melbourne, Australia
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

The location of Barnacles is excellent, right in Temple Bar which is close to both Grafton Street and O'Connell Street shopping zones and all the main attractions you want to see in Dublin, as well as those good nights out the Irish are famous for ;) Unfortunately this is a drawback, as I do know that it can get a... More 

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Great location in centre of Temple Bar, friendly staff, clean rooms. Rooms are a bit too tiny for six persons. There is hardly space to move when everyone inside is trying to get ready. Shower was so strong it hurt and af

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Cracking location, slap bang in the centre at Temple bar area. I had a cracking sleep too, heard no noise from the outside. Staff kind enough to put our group in same room even though we had separate bookings. Wifi was excellent in the rooms. Can't comment on common room and kitchen as didn't use them. Airport shuttle good value... More 

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Opatija, Croatia
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

The location of the hostel is absolutely amazing; enables you to explore every corner of the city centre and should you need to drop a bag or refresh, it is very convinient to just drop by on your way. Rooms are clean, the kitchen and common room are convinient and staff amazing and helpful. Excellent choice to stay here if... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 22, 2015

This was my first hostel experience and I'm very glad I was with Barnacles for it! Very clean and tidy rooms (however VERY tiny), with secure space under the bunk beds for storing bags and valuables which was helpful (just bring your own lock). The staff were absolutely AMAZING at this place!! I was offered a cup of tea upon... More 

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Charleston, South Carolina, United States
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 20, 2015

This, and it's sister hostel (Issac's) were my two favorite hostels in Ireland. They were both clean, secure, and reasonably priced. I think that Barnacles is the better of the two simply because it's in a better location for tourist attractions. I estimate that booking here rather than Issac's saves about a mile of walking (each way).

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 12, 2015

Can't recommend hostel highly enough.stayed for two nights and will definitely be back for another stay.room was spotless.staff were really friendly and helpful.definitely got our money's worth.great location also.thanks barnacles will definitely be recommending you to others.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 11, 2015

Even though this place was full of young people, everyone was realy respectful. i was amazed that even people drinking late into the night, came back and were quiet. The rooms were really clean and I cannot complain about my experience.

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Address: Temple Bar House | 19 Temple Lane South, Temple Bar, Dublin 2, Ireland
Location: Ireland > Province of Leinster > County Dublin > Dublin > South City Centre
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $
Hotel Class:2 star — Barnacles Hostel Temple Bar 2*
Number of rooms: 23
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