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Reviewed 2 August 2015

Brilliant location, easy transfers to the airport. Twin room was adequate with clean bedding. The toilet was down the hall, the shower facilities were clean but 2/3 days the showers were cold. Breakfast was provided, although very chaotic. Excellent wifi.

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Province of Buenos Aires, Argentina
Reviewed 2 August 2015

Some rooms are a bit small for 4 people. Right at the centre of Dublin,so close to everything (Shops, pubs, restaurants and some points of interest), you can go by foot to these places. Big room to have breakfast and other meals.

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Reviewed 1 August 2015

I was in Dublin for 3 nights at the Kinlay house with two other friends, we stayed in the 6 bed mixed dorm. The beds were very comfortable and even though our window opened up to the street the noise didn't bother us very much. Had the breakfast one morning, it was very basic just toast and cereal and coffee....

3Thank Zachary L
Rotterdam, The Netherlands
Reviewed 28 July 2015

We stayed twice in the Kinlay House. The first time we slept in the big room on the first floor. I slept well. The only thing we needed was the sheets as it was scorching warm in the city. On the way back home we stayed there again very satisfied with our experiences last time. At the top floor the...

1Thank Aart-Jan T
Milan, Italy
Reviewed 26 July 2015

Great location and friendly staff make your stay very comfortable. Free wifi works better in Common room. Breakfast is good if You like cereals and jam. You can visit Dublin on foot because this hostel is in a strategic poi t of the city.

2Thank Silvia M
Reviewed 26 July 2015

Great hostel environment which offered the right amenities for a great price. The location is fantastic, which is always a big plus, and my experience was pretty pleasant. The bathrooms were always clean and presentable and the kitchen was spacious. A great all rounder.

1Thank MalvernHillis
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Reviewed 23 July 2015 via mobile

We stayed in Pod 1 which was quiet, room clean and lovely warm shower. Use of kitchen for cooking was great and lots of pots and pans. Very friendly staff. Bus outside the door. Breakfast was tea, cereal, toast, perfect.Would have loved TV in the room for the children but we survived. Towels 2 euros from reception and use of...

2Thank A TripAdvisor Member
Ottawa, Canada
Reviewed 9 July 2015

The location of this hostel is perfect. The staff was very knowledgeable and friendly. Would loved to have stayed longer! There is a crazy number of beds, which makes it a bit tougher to get to know other travelers, but still totally amazing! There was also a great range in ages of people staying at this hostel, which is nice.

1Thank GavinKT
Reviewed 6 July 2015

A great location and very friendly staff. It was very warm in the rooms and they were small with bunk beds I hit my head on but it was just fine to stay. I would recommend just because of the location.

1Thank Taylor S
Reviewed 2 July 2015 via mobile

Very lively and great atmosphere hostel! The free breakfast only includes cereal, toast and coffee. The rooms are ok but could use more cloth hangers. I travelled alone and had a bed in a six bedroom female dorm. The lockers are great and very suitable for large backpacks. The location couldn't be better. Airport transport right in front of the...

3Thank Ine N

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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 - $149 (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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