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Kofu, Japan
Reviewed 3 days ago NEWvia mobile

We stayed 2 nights in a double private room and then changed to a 6 person room because of pricing (place is generally more expensive than your average hostel). We had a pretty good experience with everything if I'm honest. The rooms were clean and had all the amenities we needed. Didn't interact with the staff much but they seemed...

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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I've stayed in the hostel for 5 nights. The location is good. The shared rooms had bunks beds which were very low so I often bumped my head. The beds were also very hard. Breakfast was ok, not special.

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Mumbai, Maharashtra, India
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The Hostel's within walking distance of most of Dublin's attractions and two of the city's train stations. The Sandeman's tours also start at Parliament Square which is opposite the hostel entrance. The staff are a bit distant which was different from most other people in the city. The breakfast spread is basic, but adequate for the price and the hostel's...

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Thank Nikhil_A_Pai
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Met some fantastic people while on my stay here and although there's a decent amount of street noise of your on that side, it doesn't outweighs the overall cool vibes of the place! Would definitely books again.

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Seattle, Washington
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

This is the hostel I stayed for my 10 days it is a good hostel to stay at and it's right in the middle of temple are so you are not far from the pubs or shopping and they are great restaurants near you to.

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Reviewed 29 November 2016 via mobile

Rude and unfriendly staff, avoid at all costs! It's clean and that's about the only good thing I can say about it. Staff are unwilling to engage in any conversation with you. Don't ask too many questions about the place because we did and I was told it's none of my business! Not at any point did I feel like...

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3Thank Lisa L
Reviewed 28 November 2016 via mobile

The manager was racist calling my black mate a ni**er. The plug sockets were hanging off the wall which is a massive safety issue because they were hanging off the wall our phones didn't charge. The toilet seat was broken and the staff were a disgrace. Wouldn't recommend this place to anyone the beds were shocking I had a dark...

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9Thank Jav R
Noto, Italy
Reviewed 10 November 2016

Nice hostel with really helpful staff, comfortable private room. Clean facilities, made it easy for me to access breakfast by using the lift. Great for storing luggage before and after stay. Very accessible for Dublin castle and easy access to local bars and restaurants.

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Ireland
Reviewed 4 November 2016

We stayed in a 6 beds room, the location was great, bedding and toilet were clean. Desk clerk was friendly but she got it wrong with my credit card transaction currency(€).. so I have to pay more for lodging expense. It's a hostel, simple but enough. You couldn't expecting much. I am female, I booking a mixed 6 beds room...

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Rimini, Italy
Reviewed 2 November 2016

It's a hostel, of course. And I sincerely was not expecting much. But I beleive even if you decide to sell cheap one single bed in a room with 6, you should still provide some minimal conditions. Yes, the sheets where clean - or at least I beleive, since I could not turn on the light in the room. The...

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  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Breakfast included
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  • Non-Smoking Hotel
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  • Kitchenette
  • Non-Smoking Rooms
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  • Free Internet
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
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  • Breakfast included
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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 - $138 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:1 star — Kinlay House 1*
Number of rooms: 49
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“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
“The smaller the room, the better”
 of 5 bubbles , 15 Sep 2016 | Read review
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