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Bangkok, Thailand
Reviewed 4 days ago NEWvia mobile

Get what you pay for I guess. Was the cheapest accommodation we could find (mind you not that cheap compared to other places in Ireland) We stayed in a double without a bathroom, room smelled bad, mattress was uncomfortable, there was gum on the bed (ew). Also the room was hot and so we opened the window and it was...

Thank Jill P
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

very good place to stay if you are a student for example. It is very big and cheap. It was very clean as well. You can let you luggages in a box for 2 pounds a day. There are lockers under the beds, don't forget to bring a locker with you. Very close to the city centre and right next...

Thank Caroline C
Marne-la-Vallee, France
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Hostel is clean enough, though a little worn out in place, but perfectly adequate for it's purpose. We stayed in the large 16 bed dorm. The beds themselves were comfortable but had to double up the thin pillow. Wifi reception was fine. Shared toilets and showers were okay. Kitchen facilities very good, offering a basic but decent breakfast. Best of...

Thank Dave77F
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

It's a nice place. I went to a 4 beds room. A lots of stairs. The man shower in my floor didn't wore for two days. The stag is ok and the living room is cool with a lot of activities and Netflix on the TV. So if you spending 2 or 3 days in Dublin the place is ok....

1Thank Nuno M
Southampton, United Kingdom
Reviewed 15 February 2017

Stayed 3 nights in private double room with shared bathroom. It was warm, clean but very small. Double bed at bottom then a single bunk bed on top. We paid an average of £45 per night. Breakfast consisted of 3 types of cereal, bread/toast and drinks Tea/coffee, you could have as much as you liked all included within the price....

Thank darsot77
County Dublin, Ireland
Reviewed 6 February 2017

Very good value for a dorm bed if you are staying during weekends. Breakfast is fine but not much a lot of selection. Receptionists are very friendly. Rooms are warm but due to its location, you will hear a lot of noise outside. Still a great place to stay if money is in question.

Thank Ramadeva
Reviewed 1 February 2017

Usual Hostel in the town, very central but aged. We werent welcomed very nicely, I dont know if there was stress or the staff just wasnt in the mood. The Breakfast is fine and the rooms are as expected. Maybe the place needs some more attention in cleaning, especially the bathrooms. The doorm was very airless and crowed (one bunk...

Thank SapereAude94
Bristol, United Kingdom
Reviewed 28 January 2017

We stayed for 3 nights in the private double with ensuite. We found the staff very helpful at the reception, putting our bags in lockers as we came two hours before check in. The lockers are 10euro deposit and you get 8 back so really 2 euros. The room was small but clean and suited us fine. The shower in...

1Thank Charris111
Beijing, China
Reviewed 24 January 2017

Stayed there from 3 Sep 2016--5 Sep 2016 in a 6 bed dorm, I did like the place overall due to its proximity of Temple Bar and the centre part of Dublin. Unfortunately, there are more cons than pros for me(( Firstly, the lockers they offer are in a locked door filled with cages that sometimes can be too small...

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Newcastle upon Tyne, United Kingdom
Reviewed 23 January 2017

Excellent location only five/ten mins walk from Temple Bar and 5 mins from the Castle. Room was adequate, bed's a little uncomfortable but not unbearable. Staff were very friendly. Room and bathroom were very clean.

Thank whoosh171

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  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Breakfast included
About the property
  • Non-Smoking Hotel
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  • Kitchenette
  • Non-Smoking Rooms
  • Free Internet
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Breakfast included
  • Laundry Service
Official Description (provided by the hotel)
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 

Additional Information about Kinlay House

Address: 2-12 Lord Edward Street | Temple Bar, Dublin 2, Ireland
Region: Ireland > Province of Leinster > County Dublin > Dublin > South City Centre , Temple Bar
Price Range: $31 - $153 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:1 star — Kinlay House 1*
Number of rooms: 49
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“Choose a room NOT facing the road.”
  • Double room? Triple Room?
 of 5 bubbles darsot77, 15 Feb 2017 | Read review
“Lower bunk is better choose”
  • 6 mixed beds room
 of 5 bubbles ChiChiTama, 3 Nov 2016 | Read review
“Make sure you aren't near the stairs!”
 of 5 bubbles 355WendyR, 20 Oct 2016 | Read review
“A private room would help the solo traveller immeasurably.”
 of 5 bubbles Holidayrapport, 30 Sep 2016 | Read review
“6 bed dorms have a bathroom with shower in the room. Smaller rooms and bigger rooms need to use the cubicles in the washroom.”
 of 5 bubbles bassman274, 15 Sep 2016 | Read review
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