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Reviewed 4 days ago NEWvia mobile

A hostel really close to everything. A few steps from the shoppingstreets. A supermarket right outside. Frindley staff and a very good and big breakfast. Rooms are clean and quite. Worth the higher price! Will recommand this hostel for everyone! Cheers for a good stay!

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Fortaleza
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Abigail's Hostel its for sure one of the best hostel in Dublin, though it might be a little expensive. It's in the city centre and about 15 minutes on foot to the bus station. It's also very close to Temple Bar. Nice rooms e gentle staff. I strongly recommend.

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Lurgan, United Kingdom
Reviewed 5 weeks ago via mobile

Stayed here for 1 night as we were doing Dublin marathon. 8 of us in a dorm room was comfortable and staff pleasant One issue we had was breakfast was 7.30 onwards and we had to leave at 7.3o to go to the start line Also no communal toilets or showers so we had 1 shower and toilet between 8...

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Reviewed 5 weeks ago via mobile

This was by far my worst experience at a hostel to date. I stayed he before and had a wonderful time, however I stayed on a higher floor. Both trips were in 3 person rooms, which I booked since I prefer a little bit of a quieter room. The first time I stayed there was a little street noise, but...

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Gdańsk, Polska
Reviewed October 25, 2016

Best location for exploring Dublin - it is just in the city center. Social area is also very nice, and so is staff. However, I wouldn't recommend female dorm rooms. Waiting for a bathroom when you're with few other women may be not easy;) But next time in Dublin I will definitely choose this place again!

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Central Portugal, Portugal
Reviewed October 19, 2016

The most important thing you need to know about this hostel is that its location is tremendously good, so that can actually overcome any other problems you might find there. I traveled solo, stayed there for 10 nights; it was my first time in a hostel and it’s (much) cheaper than any hotel – but I found some disadvantages: a...

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Reviewed October 17, 2016 via mobile

I was in Dublin for work, but stayed an extra days for leisure and this hostel is just as good as it gets. The location is the best, close to all stations (tram -or Dart as it is called, trains and buses) as well as to all the major tourist attractions. I stayed in a three bed room and cleanliness...

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Ottawa, Canada
Reviewed October 13, 2016

Abigails is in a great location, overlooking the River Liffey, near the Halfpenny Bridge. The airport bus stops a couple of blocks away and there's a Tesco's nearby for self catering. The staff are helpful, efficient and friendly. The dorms have ensuite bathrooms and comfortable bunk beds, each with its own light and a couple of electric outlets for charging...

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Reviewed October 12, 2016

Pros: good prices, especially considering access to city center, buses and attractions room was for 3 at a steal Staff tried to accommodate us by making it a girl-s room even though we were only able to book a mixed dorm Cons: Flickering light in rom cold give someone a seizure Someone opened the door to our room that wasn't...

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Reviewed October 9, 2016 via mobile

I had a conference to attend in Dublin and im so happy i chose abigails to stay at! Once I came, I immediately felt like home. I stayed in a 10 beds room. Its clean and tidy. I made some friends and ended up having a great time. I totally recommend this hostel. Very nice compared to its price! This...

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  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Free Breakfast
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  • Non-Smoking Hotel
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  • Kitchenette
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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Recently converted from a hotel, Abigail's Hostel is located in Temple Bar, overlooking the River Liffey and Ha'penny Bridge.All our rooms have private bathrooms, central heating and hairdryers. Our reception is open 24/7 and our friendly staff are happy to help you with tourism information or anything you might need to enjoy your visit to Dublin. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Abigails Hostel

Address: 7/9 Aston Quay | Temple Bar, Dublin 2, Ireland
Location: Ireland > Province of Leinster > County Dublin > Dublin > Temple Bar
Price Range: $16 - $131 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:2 star — Abigails Hostel 2*
Number of rooms: 35
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“Front rooms have a view but traffic is noisy”
 of 5 bubbles GWBBD, Oct 13, 2016 | Read review
“Bedroom got very warm at night, but when you open a window the noise of the street outside is too loud to sleep. So I suggest earplugs!”
 of 5 bubbles cliveyyym, Aug 2, 2016 | Read review
“"Lower floors may be better ventilated"”
 of 5 bubbles emilydO1839VA, Jul 19, 2016 | Read review
“Very helpful staff , Room are quitter clean large ,”
 of 5 bubbles fida725, May 27, 2016 | Read review
“in the center of temple bar”
 of 5 bubbles 913alyssaf, Apr 18, 2016 | Read review
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