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Isaacs Hostel

2.0 of 5 Hostel   |   2 - 5 Frenchman's Lane, Dublin 1, Ireland
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3 of 5 stars reviewed 5 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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15 reviews 15 reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

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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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week 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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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 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 2 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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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We stayed at Isaacs (five girls) and found it to be a really positive experience. It's located quite close to Temple bar, etc (although they advise you not to go there)! The hostel is clean and there are really good facilities, i.e. communal kitchen, sauna, showers and they offer a free, light breakfast in the morning if you get up... More

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1 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I have stayed in many hostels as this is my third trip to Europe and this hostel just isn't value for money. Staff are rude and unhelpful. Kitchen dirty. Breakfast is very basic. They claim to have wifi however it doesn't work and is only available downstairs. Overpriced for what it is. They make money off selling tours also, just... More

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Stayed here for five nights with my friend. We ended up doing a 6 bedroom mix room since it was the most reasonably priced. I wish we had known there was no elevator because we had pretty heavy bags and would've asked for a room on the first or second floor. Instead we got the third. We were a little... More

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I spent 2 nights at Isaacs Hostel. The staff is friendly and welcoming. The hostel is clean and well located: tram station just atound the corner and the center( temple bar, grafton street) is reached within a 10 minutes walk and there is another pedestrian area with shops even closer! I didnt use the free sauna but i think its... More

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Myself and a group of friends stayed here for one night. The staff and the other guests were very pleasant, we met some great people. The rooms are pretty basic and they were all we needed, one downside was there was no mirror in the room and as a female group this wasn't good. The whole place was very very... More

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We stayed for 3 nights in a twin room. The room was nice, beds very comfortable. Really warm I in the room and bathrooms tho! the breakfast was nice and we loved the atmosphere in the common areas. Everyone was really friendly! Also the location is really good so we don't regret it at all. We loved our stay in... More

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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
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $
Hotel Class:2 star — Isaacs Hostel 2*
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Free Breakfast Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi ) 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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