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Isaacs Hostel

2.0 of 5 Hostel   |   2 - 5 Frenchman's Lane, Dublin 1, Ireland
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4 of 5 stars reviewed 4 days ago
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  • Location
    4 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
    3.5 of 5 stars
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Como, Italy
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5 reviews 5 reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

It is positioned just beside the Busaras Bus Station. The city centre is really close. The kitchen is not so clean maybe due to the people that are not so respectful of the others. Staff friendly and well prepared. It is a little bit noisy hostel due to its dimension,

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

I stayed here intentionally for 2 nights on a solo backpacking trip, ended up staying 6. The atmosphere here is great and gets everybody talking to each other. I recomend the walking tour and pub crawl. The only let down was that there was no lockers in the bedrooms. I stayed in 2 different rooms and they were both spacious.... More

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Karlsruhe, Germany
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

The best Hostel! The guys behind the reception make you already welcome even when you've not entered the door yet. The spirit is amazing, music running, different languages and laughter everywhere. In no time at all you've made lots of friends, which (have to repreat myself here) comes from the heartwarming feeling that the crowd working at the hostel creates!... More

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Cork, Ireland
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79 reviews 79 reviews
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45 helpful votes 45 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

Stayed here for 1 night last week with a friend from Canada...We were impressed by the size of the rooms..friendly staff and cleanliness of the place....Really good and rate is good - 23 eur per night per person. The only thing is - close to train and from 6am onwards you will hear train..Otherwise very quiet...also trains dont start until... More

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Halifax, Canada
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

My sister and I stayed here and had seen great reviews so we went. When we first got here we were hit on right away by the young guys at the counter. I think this must be sort of they're thing? Maybe part of the 'charm'? Anyway I guess that's cool for some people but we were kind of like... More

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Leicester, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Clean hostel and in a good location not too far from the city centre. Decent common room and helpful staff. Will recommend to friends and stay again next visit. Has it's own sauna, even though we were out all the time and didn't get to use it, it looked decent. Kitchen facilities came in handy and the free breakfast was... More

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This is the first and only hostel I have ever been which has its own sauna! Not what you expect immediately upon walking down frenchmans lane! Isaac's is a sociable hostel with great amenities in terms of having full kitchen facilities, a games room, the aforementioned sauna, and a free breakfast. The rooms and bathroom facilities were basic and the... More

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Siloam Springs, AR
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This is a good clean place to stay and a good price as well. Staff is very helpful and friendly. We stayed with a group of 15 and the staff was very helpful in finding things to direct us to to see and do. Would stay here again. Felt safe and good location as well.

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London, United Kingdom
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6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Four of us (all girls) stayed for a night in Dublin for a gig and it was fantastic - good location close to lots of bars/restaurants and we were given really helpful directions by the staff and the common area was clean and lively we met really interesting people and had a good laugh which is everything that you want... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Had a great stay at the hostel for 2 nights with friends. The staff was really nice and helpfull. Room was fine and the location is good as well. Would recommend this hostel for sure :) Everything is secured, and strangers aren't allowed, so safety is really good! The craic is Mighty over here !

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Address: 2 - 5 Frenchman's Lane, Dublin 1, Ireland
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Location: Ireland > Province of Leinster > County Dublin > Dublin
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Hotel Class:2 star — Isaacs Hostel 2*
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Free Breakfast Free High Speed Internet ( Wi-Fi ) Kitchenette Shuttle Bus service Airport Transportation
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One of the original and most famous backpacker hostels in Dublin, Isaacs Hostel has a chilled atmosphere and is a quirky, fun, full of character in a 19th century converted wine store.Great modern amenities to boot. CITY CENTRE LOCATION CLOSE TO*Central Bus Station** Dart Station** Luas Tram** Temple Bar** O'Connell Street** Croke Park ** Jameson Distillery ** Dublinia ** Jeannie Johnson Famine Ship * FREE THINGS* FREE Breakfast,** FREE Bed linen, ** FREE Wifi, ** FREE Sauna, ** FREE Walking tour of Dublin every day, ** Pub Crawls, ** FREE Board games, ** FREE Activities and competitions, ** FREE Movie nights, ** FREE use of luggage scales, ** ** FREE games of Table Tennis, ** FREE use of Guitars** Discounted Door to Door Airport bus ** Large shared kitchen with plenty of plates, cutlery & storage space ** Onsite laundry ** ** FREE Smiles, Hugs ( within reason !) , Information, tall tales and Irish wit!** ... more   less 
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