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Salt Lake City, Utah
Reviewed yesterday NEW

Wonderful sense of community and a very social, happening place. Remarkable friendships were made here! Services were very simple and understandable. Staff was extremely hospitable as well. An easy and stress-free place to stay!

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Milford, Connecticut
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All the staff at Isaacs were awesome and charged our phones behind the desks when our converters didn't work! Located near the center of the city and spire making it easy to find! We had a small room that was 4 person so no issues there, however the hair dryers are in the hallway and woke us up early as...

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Panama City Beach, Florida
Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

If you're lucky enough to not have bears as roommates who snore loud enough for the entire floor to hear, forget getting any decent rest with the mattresses provided on the bunks which are about two inches thick. The blankets they give you are comforters that are so old and disgusting, you only feel comfortable using the sheet they provide....

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Boston, Massachusetts
Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

Even two 22 year olds found it rather loud at night with all the creaky floors and thin walls. Everything else was great - free breakfast (although it's only really toast cereal and juice), good location to walk places, easy airport transfer (and only €5), secure lockers downstairs for belongings

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Clermont-Ferrand, France
Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

After my second visit to Isaacs Hostel, I felt I had to write a second review. It was a pleasure to be welcome by such a friendly staff. Loved the music played: I don't know who creates playlists but I was impressed. Free pizza was offered to all guests on Tuesday night. Tea and coffee are available any time the...

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Telford, United Kingdom
Reviewed 3 days ago NEWvia mobile

I stayed here with a group of 12 students from college for a trip for 3days! Aged between 18/20, from England and have stayed In a Hostel before! The location of the hostel was not the nicest place in Dublin. Every other building was shut down and bordered up, the area didn't have many restaurants or shops and pubs open....

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Thank ChelseaX123
Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

Please improve your bedroom and bathroom situation. In these areas your hostel was the lowest quality I had ever seen. Wifi should be available throughout the whole hostel for guests, not just one room- the common room is too loud and wild at night to make phone calls and even if you say this is to encourage socializing this is...

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London, United Kingdom
Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

Expensive time to visit Dublin regardless of where you stay. We loved this hostel, it has pool, fooseball, table tennis, a sauna and some great social communal areas to unwind. Only issue was the beds as I basically slept in a hole as my mattress was very well used. Overall great hostel

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Herstmonceux, United Kingdom
Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

The guests in my room were disrespectful, which is the only bad part about my trip. The hostel in itself was very well run and I would go back. The location is also excellent and close to all of Dublin's main attractions.

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Aberdeen, United Kingdom
Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

Been there for at Patrick's day. The position is amazing, staff very friendly and helpful! We've Met so many amazing people at the hostel, it was ace! Rooms are nice and clean, the only thing is that there is a train station near the hostel so you can hear trains during the night but, as I am an heavy sleepper,...

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  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Breakfast included
About the property
  • Non-Smoking Hotel
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  • Non-Smoking Rooms
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  • Free Internet
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
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  • Breakfast included
  • Multilingual Staff
  • Self-Serve Laundry
Official Description (provided by the hotel)
One of the original and most famous backpacker hostels in Dublin, Isaacs Hostel has a warm, relaxed atmosphere and is a quirky, fun, full of character in a 19th century converted wine store. City centre location close to central Bus Station,Dart Station,Connolly station and Luas tram Tram. Great modern amenities with large guest kitchen with plenty of plates, cutlery & storage space. Onsite laundry, Sauna, Dorms and private rooms, Library, basement common rooms, Attractions such as Temple Bar,O'Connell Street, 3 Arena, Croke Park,Jameson Distillery, Trinity College,Jeannie Johnson Famine Ship are all close by. FREE STUFF includes;Free Light Breakfast,Free Tea and coffee and filtered water, FREE Bed linen,FREE Wifi,FREE Sauna,FREE Walking tour of Dublin every day,FREE Board games,FREE Pizza night, FREE games of Table Tennis, FREE use of Guitars, Discounted tickets, Airport bus Plus FREE Smiles, Hugs and Craic (within reason !)Information, tall tales and Irish wit!** ... more   less 

Additional Information about Isaacs Hostel

Address: 2 - 5 Frenchman's Lane, Dublin 1, Ireland
Region: Ireland > Province of Leinster > County Dublin > Dublin
Price Range: ₹ 1,702 - ₹ 10,929 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:2 star — Isaacs Hostel 2*
Number of rooms: 54
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  • Do you have to pay extra for a mini-fridge?
  • At what time does the pool open each day?

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“Avoid the rooms next to the train line.”
 of 5 bubbles YanisA574, 5 Mar 2017 | Read review
“Ask which dorm room would be the quietest.”
 of 5 bubbles lilithelion, 4 Mar 2017 | Read review
“If you book twin-private, ask floor 3, those rooms are bigger.”
 of 5 bubbles 803elbac, 19 Feb 2017 | Read review
“No tip needed for hostels, just live with it dude”
 of 5 bubbles georgevrio, 14 Feb 2017 | Read review
“Don't get room 210 bed 2!”
 of 5 bubbles 64theab, 13 Feb 2017 | Read review
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