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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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Halifax, Canada
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14 reviews 14 reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

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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24 reviews 24 reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

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 2 weeks ago via mobile

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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Amsterdam, The Netherlands
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4 reviews 4 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

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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Toronto
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We stayed at the barnacles, and returned. The atmosphere is fun, and most of those staying in the hostel are young. The reception staff is quite nice. It was a great way to meet others. The location is absolutely amazing! The showers are so strong, they hurt (which is the opposite of many hostels with no water pressure). They are... More 

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This hostel has a good location, but thats the best feature it has. The rooms are ok, though a little small. The problem is the kitchen. When i wanted to cook something it was filthy, a problem that repeated the three days i stayed. Its filled with students and even the staff usually can be find talking amongst themselves rather... More 

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2 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Barnacles hostel has a wonderfu location - just next to the famous Temple bar. However, that has a negative side too. It is so loud place that is hardly possible to sleep until 3 am unless you are deadly tired. Apart good location, the hostel serves quite nice breakfast. Unfortunately, the hostel is not very clean, there is not so... More 

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71 reviews 71 reviews
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68 helpful votes 68 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 18, 2014

Regularly use this hostel for a night out or weekend in Dublin. Cheaper than a taxi home and right in the heart of Temple Bar. If in Dublin I find it a great base also for a days shopping as you can pop in and out.

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Norfolk, Virginia
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11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 10, 2014

I highly recommend this hostel. It's in the heart of the Temple Bar area. Security was very good. Hot showers and clean facilities. I believe the WiFi was included. I paid 10 euros online the morning of my stay. Best value in Dublin!

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Honolulu, Hawaii
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14 reviews 14 reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 9, 2014

Given the prices in Dublin City centre, it is almost impossible to find a decent hotel room for less than 200 pounds... Well, almost! We booked a double ensure room in Barnacles with less and stayed so satisfied. Room was small, but had everything you need to (towels, bathing shampoo, hand washing cream). It had also a very small but... 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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