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Ithaca, New York
Reviewed yesterday NEW

This site really is in the heart of the Temple Bar district. Public spaces and kitchen area were great. Great location, and staff were accommodating in addressing my room assignment when a bachelor party of 9 arrived.

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Bradford
Reviewed 2 days ago NEWvia mobile

Me and 9 other lads stayed here for 2 nights a couple of weekends ago. First impressions we were a bit worried but when we saw our room and realised how brilliant the location was then there was no other complaints from the group. We had 2 rooms with 3 bunk beds in. The rooms are basic with a shared...

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Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

I chose to stay here because of the central location in Temple Bar and walking distance to the major sights, including Trinity college and Dublin castle. The facilities were clean and well maintained. They have lockers for each bed, you just need to bring your own lock. There is free continental breakfast and coffee. They also offer door to door...

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Reviewed 5 days ago NEWvia mobile

Stayed here for one night in January 2017 for a concert in a private room. Was a reasonably pleasant stay (basic facilities, was put into a bunk bed room even though I requested a double bed). All was going well up until we checked out and I realised I left a piece of expensive equipment behind me. Phoned the hostel...

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Thank Conor H
Dublin, Ireland
Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

I have not stayed in a better hostel yet, most friendly staff very welcoming,they are dedicated to making your stay the best it can be. They even make dinner and have gaming activity nights, popcorn and movie nights..... And even pub crawls....... Thanks too all the barnacles crew ;)

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Birmingham, United Kingdom
Reviewed 6 days ago NEWvia mobile

We booked 2 rooms of 4, for our all female party of 8. Both ensure rooms and at our email request we next door to each other. The rooms are basic, bunk beds, mirror, wardrobe and ensuite - cheap and cheerful. We paid €400 for two nights for 8 people, that fact that we were right in the centre of...

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Brisbane, Australia
Reviewed 1 week ago NEW

Great location right in the heart of the city. The staff were extremely friendly and helpful. The rooms were basic with a bed and bathroom. Was a little cold as heating seemed to be timed through the staff. Decent quality breakfast included. Lots of activities put on by hostel. Overall decent stay!

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Los Angeles, California
Reviewed 1 week ago

I really want to rate Barnacles a 5, but I'm not sure I can since the cleaning crew took my towel. It wasn't a biggie, and one of the front desk staff offered to let me take another towel, but the towel I brought was actually the one I wanted (I had cut and hemmed it to make it smaller/easier...

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Lidija R, Guest Relations Manager at Barnacles Hostel Temple Bar, responded to this review

Thank you for your review and we are delighted to read that you enjoyed your stay with us. We work hard to make sure all guests have a good stay and enjoy their time in Dublin, so we appreciate your positive feedback. I can only apologise over your towel and that we did not manage to find it. We hope...

Madrid, Spain
Reviewed 1 week ago

When we arrived we were told that we had been upgraded to a 4-bedroom dorm; however, the room was freezing cold because the skylight widows did not close completely. It was clear that other guests had complained and that is why the room was vacant and given to us. After talking with the staff, we were able to move to...

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Antwerp, Belgium
Reviewed 1 week ago

Had a great time at Barnacles! The location is definitely their greatest asset, although it does keep you from a good night's sleep sometimes (but i didn't mind). Lovely people, would recommandeer to everyone!

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Start your Irish experience at Barnacles Hostel Temple Bar, the perfect location to explore Dublin City. Barnacles hostels in Dublin and Galway are specifically designed for you, the modern day global backpacker - with state of the art facilities, superior comfort and a relaxed and friendly vibe, all at affordable rates. You can find the Barnacles team 24 hours a day, ready to give you tips and local knowledge on how best to enjoy your time with us. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Barnacles Hostel Temple Bar

Address: Temple Bar House | 19 Temple Lane South, Temple Bar, Dublin 2, Ireland
Region: Ireland > Province of Leinster > County Dublin > Dublin > Temple Bar
Price Range: ₹ 1,949 - ₹ 10,686 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:2 star — Barnacles Hostel Temple Bar 2*
Number of rooms: 23
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“better have a shower in the morning, evening might be only cold water”
 of 5 bubbles WorldWiser1982, 9 Dec 2016 | Read review
“If you want a quiet room, ask for one away from the kitchen as well as away from the street.”
 of 5 bubbles alj_uk, 4 Dec 2016 | Read review
“Ask to be on an upper floor for a mixed room, or a private room.”
 of 5 bubbles serram2014, 2 Oct 2016 | Read review
“Dortoir for six persons !”
 of 5 bubbles pasbecq, 21 Aug 2016 | Read review
“Fun getting used to bunk beds again !!!”
 of 5 bubbles mariehanley, 20 Aug 2016 | Read review
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