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Isaacs Hostel
Ranked #6 of 122 Specialty Lodging in Dublin
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Reviewed June 3, 2013

Me and a friend stayed at Isaac's for 2 nights. We had an amazing time. It is in a good location close to bus stops and walking distance to shops/ bars (taxi on the way home from a night out).
Not sure about noise levels during the night as we got home at about 5am both nights/ mornings and fell straight to sleep!

Nice clean shower cubicles - supposed to be unisex but ours didn't seem to be. Room was nice and clean, we were in a 8 bed dorm. Kitchen was nice, big and clean - can cook your own food which makes the weekend nice and cheap!

Excellent customer service and laid back atmosphere.

Cheap and cheerful breakfast.

All in all an amazing/ crazy weekend and will defo be staying here again :)

Room Tip: We were under a train track - didn't bother us in the slightest but may be an issue for some peo...
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  • Stayed: May 2013, traveled with friends
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Isaacs-hostel, Guest Relations Manager at Isaacs Hostel, responded to this reviewResponded June 5, 2013

Love your comments thanks sounds like you had a rare auld time !

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Reviewed May 28, 2013

Well located for the city centre and especially the bus station - my friend and I accidentally woke up for a coach that was leaving at 10am at 9.45 and still managed to make it! Large lockers available, big enough to fit a couple of suitcases in, clean showers and comfortable beds. I'll be going back on my next visit with friends.

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Isaacs-hostel, Guest Relations Manager at Isaacs Hostel, responded to this reviewResponded June 5, 2013

And we look forward to your return - hope you make the Bus back !!

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Reviewed May 20, 2013

  • Stayed: May 2013, traveled as a couple
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Isaacs-hostel, Guest Relations Manager at Isaacs Hostel, responded to this reviewResponded June 5, 2013

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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)

  • Stayed: April 2013, traveled solo
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1  Thank Anna D
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Isaacs-hostel, Guest Relations Manager at Isaacs Hostel, responded to this reviewResponded June 5, 2013

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 a better bet fir you . If ever you back in Dublin please make contact via Renata@ isaccs.ie and we will do our best to make it up to you

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Reviewed May 2, 2013

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 with directions, maps, suggestions, anything. The location is alright too and you can walk just about anywhere. However the atmosphere, from friendly staff to the lounge area downstairs to the welcoming tables in the lobby area are what made this hostel stand out

  • Stayed: April 2013
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Isaacs-hostel, Guest Relations Manager at Isaacs Hostel, responded to this reviewResponded May 6, 2013

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

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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 food. And even there is a housekeeping who cleans the kitchen twice per week.
In adittion in the hotel there is a huge welcoming rest room where one`s can meet new friendly people or have a dinner in there as weel.
As a difference with other hostels, friends of mine no residents came to visit to me and to have a dinner in there and no staff forbade the entrance. The that is great!!
You can find wifi acces in all places as well.
The hostel is close town center and close a full of market and shops street.

And altough it is only with steps and no lifts on the ground floor there are a few rooma able for disable people.
It was great!!!!! one of the bests hostels

  • Stayed: April 2013, traveled with friends
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Isaacs-hostel, Guest Relations Manager at Isaacs Hostel, responded to this reviewResponded May 6, 2013

SO pleased you had a great stay !

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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 and read, watch tv, talk, work on your laptop, play ping-pong, etc. The location was convenient; we were able to walk everywhere. The rooms and bathrooms were simple and clean. The best thing about this hostel was the staff, who were lively and very helpful. I would definitely stay here again and so really recommend this hostel!

  • Stayed: April 2013, traveled with friends
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Isaacs-hostel, Guest Relations Manager at Isaacs Hostel, responded to this reviewResponded May 13, 2013

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

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Additional Information about Isaacs Hostel

Address: 2 - 5 Frenchman's Lane, Dublin 1, Ireland
Location: Ireland > Province of Leinster > County Dublin > Dublin
Amenities:
Free Breakfast Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi ) Kitchenette Shuttle Bus service Airport Transportation
Hotel Style:
Ranked #6 of 122 Specialty Lodging in Dublin
Price Range: $13 - $325 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:2 star — Isaacs Hostel 2*
Number of rooms: 54
Official Description (provided by the hotel):
One of the original and most famous backpacker hostels in Dublin, Isaacs Hostel has a warm, relaxed atmosphere and is a quirky, fun, full of character in a 19th century converted wine store. City centre location close to central Bus Station,Dart Station,Connolly station and Luas tram Tram. Great modern amenities with large guest kitchen with plenty of plates, cutlery & storage space. Onsite laundry, Sauna, Dorms and private rooms, Library, basement common rooms, Attractions such as Temple Bar,O'Connell Street, 3 Arena, Croke Park,Jameson Distillery, Trinity College,Jeannie Johnson Famine Ship are all close by. FREE STUFF includes;Free Light Breakfast,Free Tea and coffee and filtered water, FREE Bed linen,FREE Wifi,FREE Sauna,FREE Walking tour of Dublin every day,FREE Board games,FREE Pizza night, FREE games of Table Tennis, FREE use of Guitars, Discounted tickets, Airport bus Plus FREE Smiles, Hugs and Craic (within reason !)Information, tall tales and Irish wit!** ... more   less 
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