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Kinlay House Dublin

2-12 Lord Edward Street, Temple Bar, Dublin, Ireland, Distance from city centre: 1km

Rating: 79% from 39 reviews

  • 73%Atmosphere
  • 78%Staff
  • 84%Security
  • 75%Cleanliness
  • 95%Location
  • 76%Value for money
  • 70%Facilities

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  • The location was perfect, however it was our first stay there and it wasn't really explained to us how things work there. The website was unclear and when we arrived we were only told where to go and that was it. At breakfast we just stood there wondering what to do. When we asked what the idea was when it came to the free breakfast we weren't really given any information other than that we could just grab stuff. It would have been nice to get more information. It wasn't a very warm welcome.
  • 74%
  • 20 Apr 2016 Alyssa Netherlands
  • Lockers are needed in the rooms. Reading lights would be great. There are not enough electric sockets in the rooms.
  • 69%
  • 13 Apr 2016 Daniela Mexico
  • Overall good hostel. The staff was not the most helpful though. Aside from nickel and diming you on everything, they charged us 2 euro for towels and didn't let us know that we already had free towels in the room in the first place. Why charge for towels and not tell us that we don't need the towels? Aside from the staff, I liked the hostel.
  • 77%
  • 02 Apr 2016 Anonymous USA
  • The showers are super nice and warm, staff is great and all forgotten stuff returns to you without complications. Now, kitchen is not very fresh, but its okay. Its also overcrowded in the evening. I could give the atmosphare in the common room 6/10
  • 94%
  • 28 Mar 2016 Anonymous Latvia
  • Chilled atmosphere, affordable, brilliant location in city centre, good kitchen facilities and free breakfast... Very relaxed and enjoyable stay. Also have a pub crawl and free walking tours leaving from the hostel every day :-D
  • 80%
  • 27 Feb 2016 Rebecca
  • The location was perfect,bthe price was amazing and the atmosphere really cool and friendly.
  • 94%
  • 04 Feb 2016 Anonymous Spain
  • Everything was perfect, except the cold shower !
  • 80%
  • 15 Jan 2016 Léa France
  • The location was great and the staff were friendly. The only problem I had was that there were no lockers in the dorm room but you had to pay €2 a day for a locker quite far from the dorms.
  • 74%
  • 24 Nov 2015 Anonymous Australia
  • Cold showers, not very sociable staff Great location, average facilities all in all fine value
  • 71%
  • 19 Nov 2015 Anonymous Netherlands
  • I booked a private double room in Kinlay House because it's very close to the Olympia. The staff were really nice but my age card wasn't accepted as identification which would've denied us our stay had my boyfriend not brought his passport with him. Apart from that everything was good, the room was clean but hot and loud. The noise was traffic outside, it's very loud so definitely bring ear plugs. I did get sleep though so I'm happy enough :) Reasonably priced, good location, lovely staff.
  • 89%
  • 10 Nov 2015 Anonymous Ireland
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