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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
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    3.5 of 5 stars
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    4 of 5 stars
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    4 of 5 stars
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Belfast, United Kingdom
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12 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

This was me and my partners first time staying in a hostel, only booked it due to availability and price of hotels due to rugby being on in Aviva Stadium. We arrived shortly after 1pm, our room wasn't ready which didn't bother us as we were heading to watch the match anyway. Receptionist was very helpful allowing us to leave... More 

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Wolverhampton, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

Barnacles is a fabulous hostel situated right in the heart of Temple Bar so perfect for sightseeing and nights out. Even though it is right next to all the bars we didn't hear any noise in the night so all slept really well. The bedrooms were clean, well decorated and we had an ensuite bathroom which was great. The rest... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

Max six to a room, but it is unisex. The kitchen area is really cute. The location is definitely the best though! Especially if you're going on a shamrocker tour. And temple bar is literally on the corner! The staff are super helpful with explaining things if you have any questions!

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Gosport, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

We stayed here over New Years and found it a nice base for exploring Dublin. Without doubt the best thing about this hostel is the location - right in the middle of Temple Bar and walking distance away from all the city attractions. Beds are comfy enough, and although rooms aren't the most spacious they are clean and tidy. For... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Stayed at this hostel on March..the free pasta I had was gorgeous...staff Eve and Arthur were cool and very helpful. Location is perfect! The dorm and the facilities exceeded my expectation and could still be improved...Overall I had a great stay in this hostel, it's worth to every euro I spent and would recommend anybody to stay here too. Be... More 

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Stockton-on-Tees, United Kingdom
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 59 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Arrived 21st Aug for 2 nights. Can't fault this place. The staff were great pleasant and very helpful. There was 6 of us all lads just going for weekend away on the beer. We managed to book the full room out for ourselves. I can't comment on the shared dorms as didn't see any of them plus it was nice... More 

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Belfast
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Lovely wee hostel and great location. Friendly staff. Rooms very basic but thats to be expected with hostels. The only down side I can find is the amount of stairs... climbing them was a bit of a pain but that wouldnt put me off staying again.

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Melbourne, Australia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

I loved every minute of my stay at Barnacles un Dublin. The atmosphere of being in the centre of Temple Bar creates an electric energy that is contagious. All the facilities are clean and maintained and everything you hope for when booking a hostel. The thing that made our stay was the friendly staff. Everyone is so helpful but I... More 

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11 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Stayed here for 2 nights for my future sister in law's hen party. 9 ladies sharing a 10 bed dorm. To be honest I wasn't majorly exited to see what was in store for us accommodation wise, having never stayed in a hostel before but we were all really surprised! Cheap as chips at €46 (about £34!!!) with breakfast included.... More 

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The showers were awful!!! This is what I remember about this place. They were so powerful it nearly could cause an injury. One way to get people in and out quickly. The ensuite flooded after it was used too. The room was small for a 6 bed and very limited ventilation made it hot and stuffy. However staff were very... More 

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