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Barnacles Hostel Temple Bar

2.0 of 5 Hostel   |   Temple Bar House | 19 Temple Lane South, Temple Bar, Dublin 2, Ireland (South City Centre)
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3 of 5 stars reviewed 6 days ago
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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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St. John's, Canada
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6 reviews 6 reviews
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

I booked two beds in a 6-bed mixed dorm a week in advance online, and when we arrived, they sent us to our room, only to find out that there were no free beds there. We went back downstairs, and they sent us to another room, this time a 4-bed mixed dorm. Again, no free beds! Went back downstairs AGAIN,... More

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

I've given this four stars *as a hostel* - don't try to compare it to pricier hotels :-) I stayed in a female dorm, and I thought the beds were comfortable. The linens didn't smell overly fresh, but neither did they stink. I loved the large under-bed lockers that they provided. Most of the staff were very friendly, and it... More

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New Brunswick, Canada
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I stayed here for 1 night with 2 friends while passing through Dublin in July 2014. During this night we stayed in a room for 4 and we were the only ones in the room. During this night our room was average. It was a bit cramped, but I have encountered that as I normally stay in hostels when I... More

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I recently stayed here for 3 nights with a group of friends. We had to pay 65 euros each for the stay but a deposit of 180 euros between us had to be paid and would only be given back if the room was tidy and we did not break the 3 strike rule for being loud. Considering it was... More

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

The location is perfect. You literally couldn't sleep any closer to Temple Bar unless you kipped on the the street! Rooms were clean, spacious, balcony overlooking Temple Bar. Private bathroom which was clean and hot shower. Key card entry which made it safe and baggage storage when arriving/departing. Free wifi in all the rooms was an awesome bonus! The room... More

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Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Went here for the PSU vs UCF football game and the week leading up was amazing. Great location, clean rooms, good price, and awesome staff really made the trip memorable. Would definitely recommend it to anyone looking for a great time in an amazing part of the city.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

This hostel is great for two things: location and staff. I stayed in a 4 bed private room with bathroom, and it was pretty small, but decent and clean. Because of the excellent location, noise at nights is kind of unavoidable, so if you're a light sleeper it would be a good idea to bring earplugs. The staff was super... More

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Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
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8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Get location. Clean and bright facility. Pleasant staff. Pleasant roomies. Rooms were small but I was there to go out and see. Great for the price. I didn't get to see breakfast, because I left too early. But free coffee was available at that time. You get bed linens, The bed was already made. Note: you rent the towels for... More

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Brisbane, Queensland, Australia
4 reviews 4 reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 26, 2014

We stayed three nights and it was great. The location was perfect - noisy at night time but that was to be expected as it is situated right in Temple Bar (nightlife area). We had a double room with private bathroom. It was clean and had all the basic necessities. Breakfast was free (toast and cereal) - pretty basic. Staff... More

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Oslo, Norway
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 25, 2014

I would like to say that the staff is super friendly and helpful, which is important. The hostel is located in the middle of Temple bar, so you basically just have to step outside the door to get to a bar, various restaurants etc... The rooms are ok, stayed in a 10man bedroom, a bit to tiny, but its just... More

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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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