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Brussels, Belgium
Reviewed 8 August 2016

Booked the MEC Hostel for six non-traditional (33-53 years of age) hostel users, but experienced travelers. We were in a 16-person room. Rooms were clean. Bedding was clean. Bath/toilet areas were fine, considering the amount of use they get. Noise was as to be expected (noisy, but it's a hostel so no complaints). Staff were super friendly and nice. Breakfast...

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Cape Town, South Africa
Reviewed 24 July 2016 via mobile

Booked out of a terrible hostel and booked into this gem. The rooms are clean and spacious. Although some of the staff did not understand english so well their service was brilliant especially Ivana. I will def be back there soon and can highly recommend them to anyone

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Santurce, Pais Vasco, Spain
Reviewed 23 July 2016

We stayed in a 6-people bedroom. The room was clean and big, but it had the fire exit green light on all night, so the ones sleeping on the top of the bed bunks had some trouble sleeping. We were on the second floor, where there were 2 toilets and 2 showers for men (I guess it was the same...

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Reviewed 3 June 2016

I've been travelling Europe for a few weeks, and have seen my share of hostels.. This one by far is the worst. I'm only giving one star because I cant give 0. The wifi was difficult at the best of times, there are so many flights of stairs( would never recommend this hostel for people with luggage like we had)....

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Reviewed 29 May 2016 via mobile

I have stayed here once before and still felt the need to write another review (says a lot). I have stayed here in two different suites over the period of a week, both very accommodating with a small kitchen, living, dining and hot-press area in both. Each room was cleaned to perfection. Towels depended on your length of stay but...

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Hong Kong, China
Reviewed 18 May 2016 via mobile

Cheap hostel. Facilities a bit old but all clean. Bed sheets are clean and the bed is very comfortable. Have most facilities except laundry, but a laundry shop can be found just 4 minutes walk away. I originally booked for a mixed room, but that night I was the only girl and the other boys came in at midnight while...

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Reviewed 17 May 2016

Excellent hostel to stay, it is quiet with huge rooms and amazing old building kept in superb conditions. The staff members are really helpful and professional, you meet people from everywhere and everybody behaves well.

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Reviewed 25 April 2016 via mobile

Wasn't expecting much as first stay in a hostel. But was surprised with how clean and spacious our room was. Stayed with 8 friends in 2 of the 4 bedroom en-suit, both rooms were basic as expected but clean and we had everything we needed. The lounge area was good for us all to sit together. Location is good close...

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Reviewed 13 March 2016 via mobile

Central location close to connelly stationery and oconnell Street. 24 hour front desk. Clean basic dorms. Friendly staff. Good for a cheap bed in Dublin. Nice having the garden out the back. Not much more to say but need to fill the space!

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Reviewed 11 March 2016 via mobile

Is exactly what you will expect for what you are paying for. Close enough from city center (aprox. 8 minutes walk). Safe location, you have an off-licence and a grocery store 1 minute away. Toilets and showers were clean enough. No bed curtains unfortunately so you dont have privacy at all. Remember to bring your own padlock.

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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
At Mec Hostel we provide a range quality accommodation for our guests in Dublin's city centre, from private suites with private bathroom and kitchen to shared dorm room accommodation at very attractive prices. Housed in beautiful georgian buildings on one of Dublins finest historical streets. With our very friendly and helpful staff, spacious lounges and rooms with keycard access and free lockers, garden terrace, Mec Hostel is the Ideal base for your visit in Dublin. ... more   less 

Additional Information about MEC Hostel

Address: Tallaght Cross West Hotel 42 North Great Georges St, Dublin 1, Ireland (Formerly Mount Eccles Court Hostel)
Region: Ireland > Province of Leinster > County Dublin > Dublin
Price Range: $22 - $204 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:2 star — MEC Hostel 2*
Number of rooms: 25
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“Not wheelchair accessible.”
 of 5 bubbles stephenhI5149ER, 8 Dec 2016 | Read review
“No elevator, so be wise with room choice!”
 of 5 bubbles JoshuaRichards1967, 6 Nov 2016 | Read review
“If possible, get a room away from the courtyard garden since it can get a little noisy.”
 of 5 bubbles T3837SJandrewm, 28 Oct 2016 | Read review
“Go for same sex if you can...men snore!!!”
 of 5 bubbles HW1000, 8 Aug 2016 | Read review
“Once you book in express your requirements to reception and be sure they'll will try to spoil you.”
 of 5 bubbles 996eduardol, 17 May 2016 | Read review
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