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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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    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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79 reviews 79 reviews
17 hotel reviews
53 helpful votes 53 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

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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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

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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13 reviews 13 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

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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54 reviews 54 reviews
25 hotel reviews
20 helpful votes 20 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Hostel is in a prime location in Temple Bar area. Easy walking to many sights. Reception staff were welcoming. Small breakfast (toast, cereal, juice) is included. Stayed 2 nights in small private double. Cozy room, but enough space for 2. Nice common room, and stocked kitchen. Wifi here is a bit slow though. Pretty good hostel.

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We stayed at Barnacles Dublin for 3 nights. First night we had to sleep in two different rooms, and the beds were no clean. Rooms are very small and smelly. It was TOO HOT. Though we had the same room for the second night ( where we were finally toguether) , we had to do the check out and check... More 

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We stayed at Barnacles for 3 nights while we were in Dublin. The air link bus drops you off very close so I highly recommend it. They provide an okay breakfast (toast, jams, and cereal). I've had crepes and pancake batter at other hostels I have stayed at. You have to have a pass card to get in the door... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 13, 2014

Stayed there for Halloween party! Great place, safe, and everything is nearby including Temple Bars and Tesco. Staff is helpful, though I felt like I was overcharged since I booked on spot and paid 40 Euro (normal price 15 Euro) for dormitory.

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Victoria, Canada
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 12, 2014

I had a lot of fun at this hostel. The staff were very friendly and they kept it quite clean. The location is incredible as this hostel is right next to a load of busy pubs, which I loved. Temple Bar is two doors down, so you never have to go far for a pint and a good time. That... More 

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Galway, Ireland
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12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 12, 2014

I was lucky to get the last bed on Friday night. It was a wonderful stay. The staff were so helpful and spent so much time chatting and finding us a way to get on a trip on Saturday. The beds are so comfortable and there was a lovely shower. The main area is nice and cozy and the breakfast... More 

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18 helpful votes 18 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed November 5, 2014

Stayed here for only one night and the hostel was comfortable and as would be expected for a decent hostel. The staff were helpful at check in and the rooms where of a good size. It's a very big hostel with three levels of rooms that wrap around a square. There was a large school group (teenage) which was a... 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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