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Kinlay House

1.0 of 5 Hostel   |   2-12 Lord Edward Street | Temple Bar, Dublin 2, Ireland (South City Centre)
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Ranked #19 of 88 Specialty lodging in Dublin
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5 of 5 stars reviewed 6 days ago
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  • Location
    4.5 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
    3.5 of 5 stars
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1 review
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

Everything was fine, good price, best location. I fully recommend for everyone. The staff was friendly and helpful. The give us free Wi-Fi. Best place for the Nightlife lovers because its in the temple bar quarter.

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Dublin, Ireland
2 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago NEW

The two rooms I stayed in over the 5 nights were very small and pokey. I had seen their pictures of a nice 4-bed room that had more traditional single non-bunk beds, and decided to change rooms for the last couple of nights but the 4-bed I was put into had only bunk beds too - and though it was... More

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Belfast, United Kingdom
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9 reviews 9 reviews
9 hotel reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

A crowd of us on a stag doo stayed here for one night. We booked a dorm for ourselves, which was bunk beds. A secure car park is close at hand and you can get a discount on it if you stay here. Location for the Temple Bar is superb. Staff were friendly and helpful, the rooms and bathrooms were... More

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Rasnov, Romania
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

This hostel is very easy to found, and the location is excellent for all: pubs, center of the city, shopping area, and Temple Bar is right there! The staff was very helpful and friendly, the bedroom clean, the breakfast ok. I will return!

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Ugine, France
1 review
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Kinlay hostel has a great location. The staff is good and sympathic. Not many noise in and outside the hostel. XxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxX

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Perth, Australia
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12 hotel reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Stayed here one night before a start of a tour. It was nice single room. Bathrooms were ok. Nothing special. Street was really noisy until pubs closed. Didn't appreciate the gathering in the hall outside my room of drunkards at 4am after their night out but they seemed to get moved on relatively quickly (20min later) by security.

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Aalborg, Denmark
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3 hotel reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

The location is the most important feature of this hostel! You can walk to everything! The staff is really nice and helpful - there was a mix-up with the rooms, and we didn't get the one we ordered upon arrival. The guys at the desk was very nice and were trying to figure out how to help us. We ended... More

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Kinlay D, General Manager at Kinlay House, responded to this review

Glad to hear our team was helpful and you enjoyed your few days with us Thanks for taking the time to review & Hope to see ye back again All the best Team @ Kinlay More

Letterkenny, Ireland
1 review
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Its situated in a good location, walking distance from many attractions. Clean bathrooms and friendly staff. They also give a decent breakfast. The noise from the street outside is a bit loud but dies down later on. There is no parking at the hostel but there is a car park close by where you can park at a discounted rate... More

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Kinlay D, General Manager at Kinlay House, responded to this review

We are always delighted to read nice reviews, Thank you so much Hope to see you back again All the best Team @ Kinlay More

Berlin, Germany
1 review
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The place is cool. Probably a good place to spend several days, a lot of movies, comfortable sofas, big kitchen. I was there just to sleep two nights and it was fine, as any other decent hostel. bathroom and showers are also average. Nice people.

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Kinlay D, General Manager at Kinlay House, responded to this review

Hey There Thanks for the lovely review, hope to see you back soon and delighted you enjoyed our movie nights !! All the best Team @ Kinlay More

County Louth, Ireland
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3 reviews 3 reviews
3 hotel reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
1 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I have stayed here a few times before with friends and loved it. We checked in early and assumed we could leave our bags in the lockers as we had done before- we had plans for the next couple of hours. The man at reception told us we could not leave our bags there as there was work being done... More

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Kinlay D, General Manager at Kinlay House, responded to this review

Hi There, I am very sorry to hear you found our staff rude, our team here have been working in Kinlay a long time (years) so I am shocked to read this, I will be bringing this to everyone's attention and I do apologize if you felt this way. If you ever do decide to return do get in contact... More

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Address: 2-12 Lord Edward Street | Temple Bar, Dublin 2, Ireland
Location: Ireland > Province of Leinster > County Dublin > Dublin > South City Centre , Temple Bar
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $
Hotel Class:1 star — Kinlay House 1*
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Free Breakfast Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi ) Kitchenette
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Dublin’s most lively hostel, in the vibrant Temple Bar District – friendly, safe and clean! Free WIFI & Internet access and free light breakfast. In the famous Temple Bar district, Kinlay House is surrounded by the best selection of Dublin’s bars, cafes and restaurants and within easy walking distance to all of Dublin’s top attractions, including Guinness Storehouse, Dublin Castle, and Trinity College. We have a great team that go out of their way to make sure you enjoy the ‘Irish craic’ and we have all of the facilities you would expect from a leading hostel. ... more   less 
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