Students, international students, interns, backpackers, roomates and digital nomads can book cheap dorms and safe private rooms in downtown Dublin, close to boarding schools, high schools, colleges, halls of residence and universities, close to buses or train stations, airports or major attractions in Dublin.
Christchurch Temple Bar St. Patrick's Cathedral Situated in the heart of Dublin city and right on the edge of the vibrant Temple Bar District, Kinlay House Hostel offers rooms close to Dublin's best selections of bars, cafes and restaurants and within walking distance to all the top attractions including the Guinness Storehouse, Grafton Street, Dublin Castle, Christ Church Cathedral, St Patrick's Cathedral, St Stephen's Green and Trinity College.
No hostels in Dublin offer quite the same experience as Generator, with all kinds of cool conveniences on-site. There’s a shop for all your travel needs, a cinema room where you can meet others and unwind, and it doesn’t stop there. The restaurant and café offers chic surroundings for locals and travellers enjoying choice picks from celebrated menus. Then there’s the Generator bar, renowned throughout the city for its great vibes, excellent beverages and popular events.
We are based in Upper Gardiner Street, next to Mountjoy Park, a few mins walk from O'Connell Street, which is the main street of Dublin. You can reach us using Airlink bus 747 or Bus 700 which takes only 30 mins from Dublin Airport and stops nearby.) We are also near Busaras central bus station and Connolly train station. Also a short walk to the O2 and Croke Park, Dublin's legendary stadium. Restaurants, bars, shops, main tourist sights are all right here.
We're tucked away in a side street just off of Francis Street. It’s a great location for visiting the Guinness Storehouse, Jameson Distillery, Christchurch Cathedral, Saint Patrick Cathedral, Dublin Castle and the Brazen Head - Ireland's oldest pub! And we're only a ten-minute walk from popular hot spots like Grafton Street, Temple Bar, Camden area and Trinity College. There are many restaurants, shops, bars, pubs and supermarkets just around the corner.
Isaacs is located in the Heart of the city on Dublin's Northside. The Bus station and Connolly Train Station and Luas (tram) stops are only a couple of minutes from here. The Arport bus stop is just around the corner. Major attractions such as Epic Museum , Jeannie johnston Famine ship and the GPO Museum are 5 minutes walk and it's only 12 minutes to Trinity College etc. Shops , bars and restaurants are all close by. Croke park and the 3 arena are also easily accessible.
Located just off Dublin's famous O'Connell Bridge, we are the most centrally located hostel in the city. Temple Bar, Ireland's famous cultural corner and nightlife spot is a two-minute walk away and can be seen from the front windows. We're just minutes from all the major places of interest and shopping areas including Dublin Castle, Christchurch Cathedral, Trinity College, the Guinness Storehouse, Grafton Street and Stephens Green.
When you stay here you’ll only be a minutes’ walk from some of Dublin’s most famous attractions: Trinity College, Dublin Castle, Christchurch, the newly refurbished old Jameson Distillery or the amazing Guinness Storehouse.
What’ll it be? Pint of the black stuff? There’s no denying it – a lot of people who book a Dublin hostel are in it for the craic. Famous for its best-in-the-world Guinness (well, the brewery is around the corner) its talkative locals, its traditional pubs and its huge student population, this is a hell of a place for a lost weekend. Or week. Or month. You get the idea. But as you stagger out of your hostel dorm and the fog of the night before clears, you’ll find yourself in a potted history of Ireland: Viking relics, winding medieval streets and elegant Georgian squares with brightly-painted doors. Plus, of course, all the shopping, culture and great grub you’d expect from a thriving modern capital. Sound good? Then check out the range of hostels: cheap hostels, backpacker-friendly hostels, city centre hostels, downtown hostels – take your pick and get booking. We’ll be waiting at the bar.
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Dublin Airport is where you’ll arrive if you fly to the city. It’s an international airport, offering links to the rest of Ireland too, and it’s only 5.4 miles from the city centre. The AirLink 747 and Aircoach line 700 bus services will take you to the city centre and its hostels for €6-€7. If you’re able to spend a bit more, there are taxi ranks outside both terminals.
There are two major train stations in Dublin. There’s Connolly Station, located to the north of the city centre, and there’s Dublin Heuston. It’s a bit further from the centre of town and it serves the south and west of the city, and provides rail links to the rest of the country.
Backpackers travelling by bus arrive at busaras (Central Bus Station) in the heart of the city. It offers intercity and regional bus services and it’s easy to walk into the city centre from this location. You can reach the airport from here too.
On most inner city buses you’ll need coins to pay your fare. Most drivers won’t have change for bank notes. Consider the trams too – the Red Line will carry you past some of the city’s loveliest landmarks.
Electricity Voltage: 230v
Dialing codes: International callers should use 353. Dublin’s area code is 1.
Dublin’s General Post Office
O’Connell Street Lower
Dublin 1, Ireland
Tel: 01 705 7000
Saint James’s Hospital
Dublin 8, Ireland
Tel: 01 410 3000
Saint Vincent’s University Hospital
Dublin 4, Ireland
Tel: 01 221 4000
25 Suffolk Street
Dublin 2, Ireland
Business opening hours for most shops are 09.30 to 18.00, although some larger ones will stay open until 19.30, and many shops stay open later still on a Thursday. Typical Sunday hours are 12.00 to 18.00.
Most pubs and bars will stop selling alcohol at around 23.30. Clubs close at 03.00.
You can access the emergency services on either 999 or 112.