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Isaacs Hostel

2.0 of 5 2 - 5 Frenchman's Lane, Dublin 1, Ireland
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  • Location
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    3.5 of 5 stars
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    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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Limerick, Ireland
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6 reviews 6 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
2 of 5 stars Reviewed May 19, 2013

Paid more than 40 euro for a dingy room with no bathroom,,and to top it all i was welcomed with a cold shower in the morning,,I appreciate the atmosphere but even at budget prices you need some basic amenities.(and I'm not an old lady yet)

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Isaacs-hostel, Guest Relations Manager at Isaacs Hostel, responded to this review

So sorry you were disappointed - it sounds like you stayed in one of our private rooms at Isaacs during a bust period Dormitories tend to be great value from €10 including breakfast per night . At Jacobs inn our sister Hostel around the corner we do have a good number of en suite private rooms and this may be... More 

usa
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 2, 2013 via mobile

We stayed here the entire week we were in Dublin, and it is one of the best hostels I've been in. It was very clean, the breakfast was ok and free wifi (so rare in Europe unbelievably). However the best part was the customer service! The staff at the counter is so open and friendly and always ready to help... More 

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Isaacs-hostel, Guest Relations Manager at Isaacs Hostel, responded to this review

You kind of hit the nail on the head re the atmosphere - and so glad you liked us ! More 

St. Albans, United Kingdom
1 review
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 25, 2013

I went from London to spend a miniholidays in Dublin and under my view, all was perfect. I slept in the second floor and I must tell that either rooms and toilet very cleaned and tidy. The kitchen, which is quite big, has loads of draws and departments to keep food and there are two big fridges for the cool... More 

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Isaacs-hostel, Guest Relations Manager at Isaacs Hostel, responded to this review

SO pleased you had a great stay ! More 

St. Andrews, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 22, 2013

We stayed at this hostel over the weekend. It was a bit loud Friday and Saturday nights, and sound travelled pretty easily to the first floor where we were staying. But the noise was not overly obnoxious, and we were able easily to fall asleep. The basement was a really nice feature, with a few different rooms to sit in... More 

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Isaacs-hostel, Guest Relations Manager at Isaacs Hostel, responded to this review

Thanks a million for taking the time to post a review - and such a lovely one ! More 

Bruges, Belgium
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38 reviews 38 reviews
8 hotel reviews
35 helpful votes 35 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed April 20, 2013

Great hostel, but we went during a rather calm period (beginning of april) so we missed some of the friendly spirit. There were some larger groups as well, which made the atmosphere more like a school trip. Anyway, we had a very nice stay in Isaacs Hostel, easy to find, helpful staff, comfy bunkbeds, clean lavatories, safe lockers. Sometimes it... More 

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Isaacs-hostel, Guest Relations Manager at Isaacs Hostel, responded to this review

"Good times "is what we want our hostellers to have - so really delighted to hear your feedback. Thank you. More 

cork
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22 reviews 22 reviews
9 hotel reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 17, 2013

We arrived and everything was organised we had 2 6 bed dorms for the 12 of us, the staff are wonderful friendly and full of advice on the city. the room was very clean and the bunk beds very solid and comfortable... its the place to meet people and the atmosphere is amazing!! it served us for what we needed... More 

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Isaacs-hostel, Guest Relations Manager at Isaacs Hostel, responded to this review

Geeat that you found everything to your liking - hope the stag weekend was mighty craic and the wedding went off without a hitch! More 

Melbourne, Australia
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12 reviews 12 reviews
11 hotel reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 5, 2013

Stayed in 3 different hostels in Dublin and this has to be my favourite. They've made an effort to create an atmosphere, the staff are very friendly and overall it's welcoming. The location was even better than I thought - close to shops, buses, food, etc. The bedrooms were comfortable enough - large room, decent beds, etc. This is also... More 

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Isaacs-hostel, Guest Relations Manager at Isaacs Hostel, responded to this review

Great comments thanks - we would love to have a few more powerpoints - The hostel has a convered wine store with loads of cahracter and mobile charging etc was not high on the agenda back on the day - but we are now working on it ! More 

Sudbury, Canada
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16 reviews 16 reviews
11 hotel reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed March 24, 2013

Isaacs Hostel is located on a tiny little street right near the center of Dublin, just a short walk to O'Connell St. and literally around the corner from the AirLink bus stop that will take you to the airport (for which you can buy a ticket for 5 Euros at the front desk at Issacs, the normal price being 6... More 

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NiamhBro, Owner at Isaacs Hostel, responded to this review

Unfortunately I think you must have been staying during a very busy period in the hostel - March is the busiest month of the year with lots of groups staying and as it is St. Patrick's festival, everyone was here to party. I am so sorry about the noise - we are looking into ways to improving the noise levels... More 

Fife
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90 reviews 90 reviews
9 hotel reviews
43 helpful votes 43 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 21, 2013

Very impressed with lovely hostel, very clean and friendly staff. But the pillow and mattress were thick and uncomfortable. We slept just ok but everything else was great and it was clean. Shower was warm enough. The hostel is not really far from bus tour, activities, grocery, and big shopping mall. Great value of hostel. We will be back :)

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NiamhBro, Owner at Isaacs Hostel, responded to this review

Thank you so much for your lovely review. I had to laugh thought - some of our guest complained that our pillows were too thin and we have just replaced a lot of our pillows and you found it too thick. I'm sure we still have some of the thinner ones around the hostels. But thanks for the comments. More 

Rotterdam, Zuid-Holland, Netherlands
1 review
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
2 of 5 stars Reviewed March 19, 2013

Don't get me wrong: the staff ARE nice and helpful. I'd love it if they kept to their rules more strictly though. I wanted to love this place, and it looks fantastic from the outside. Upon arrival, I told my group to be quiet and behave because nuisance could mean removal of the entire group (it says in the printed... More 

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NiamhBro, Owner at Isaacs Hostel, responded to this review

I am so so sorry you had a bad experience as a result of other groups misbehaving. We do have a code of conduct form which all groups and leaders sign and fill in and they are expected to adhere to our rules. Unfortunately sometimes our staff have difficulty finding the group leaders who are supposed to keep their groups... 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*
Number of rooms: 54
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