A whopping 98% rating for our location means you can be sure you have the very best base for exploring and enjoying Dublin City!
All room are en-suite and rates include clean, fresh linen and a breakfast consisting of cereal, toast, yoghurt, tea, coffee, juice and often eggs, fruit and muffins.
Our fully equipped self-catering kitchen and comfortable dining room will help you beat the credit crunch, while you make friends and share travel stories. Our facilities include an international payphone, free Wi-Fi, Skype and Internet terminals, safety deposit boxes, free luggage storage, free city maps and guides, a free guided tour of Dublin, and drink and snack machines. You can also hire a towel for €1.
Reception is open 24/7 and our friendly and knowledgeable staff are on hand to assist you in making the most of your time in Dublin.
Our location is unbeatable - we're one minute's walk to Trinity College, Temple Bar and O'Connell Street and bus stops to Airport/ Ferry Terminals/Guinness Brewery/Heuston Station.
We will be delighted to welcome your group with free places for group leaders! When making a booking for a dormitory we will do our best to keep your group together but we cannot guarantee that your group will all be in the same room.
We look forward to welcoming you to Abigails Hostel!
Please note that children under 16 are not permitted to sleep in shared dorms.
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Hostel Facilities & Policies
- 24 hour reception
- 24 hour security
- Board Games
- Book exchange
- Breakfast Included
- Cable TV
- Child Friendly
- Common Room
- Credit Cards Accepted
- Free City Maps
- Free Internet Access
- Free Wifi
- Hair Dryers
- Hair Dryers For Hire
- Hot Showers
- House Keeping
- Internet Access
- Key Card Access
- Linen Included
- Luggage Storage
- Non Smoking
- Taxes included
- Tea/Coffee Making Facilities
- Towels For Hire
- Vending Machines
Cancellation PolicyThis property has a 2 day cancellation policy. Failure to cancel within this time will result in a cancellation charge equal to the first night of your stay.
Must-Read Hostel InfoThis property has specific Terms & Conditions.
Please note we have a 48hr cancellation policy.
All cancellations must be received before 2pm two days before arrival otherwise they will be charged a cancellation charge equal to the first night's accommodation.
Please note we have a 7 night maximum stay policy. During busy period you could be asked to change room however your room type will be honored or upgraded. Children under 16 are not permitted to sleep in shared dorms. Balance on all groups of 10 persons or more are due four weeks prior to arrival.
Groups of 10 persons or more are required to fill in a code of conduct form on arrival and leave a refundable damages deposit of €20pp to a maximum of €300, depending on the size of the group. This deposit may be paid in cash upon check-in, or the party leader may give their credit card details as a guarantee for this and will be refunded on the morning of departure when the rooms have been checked.
Abigails hostel is a tourist hostel, for short- term stays only.
Hostel management reserves the right to cancel or amend a booking for anti-social behavior towards hostel staff and/or guests, or non-adherence to our terms and conditions.
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***From Dublin Airport:
Coming from the airport you can catch the express bus, the local public bus or take a taxi to the city center.
Airlink Express Bus (Dublin Bus Routes 747 & 748)
When you arrive at Dublin airport arrivals hall various buses are located outside the main arrival hall doors. For most routes, the stop you're looking for is OConnell Street ask the driver to let you know when the bus has arrived here. When you reach OConnell Street cross to the south side of OConnell Bridge and turn right and you'll find Aston Quay. Abigails Hostel is located 50 yards up on the left-hand side.
Services depart the airport from 05h45 23h30 at 10/20 minute intervals; 6 single, 3 for under-16s. Journey takes approximately 25 minutes.
When you arrive at Dublin airport you can take the Aircoach bus from outside of the terminal building. The stop you're looking for is OConnell Street; ask the driver to indicate when you've arrived. Journey takes approximately 25 minutes.
When you arrive at Dublin airport, take the bus located outside of the main arriving hall on your left side (the last stop). Get off at Upper OConnell Street. Mon Sat: 06h50 23h10, Sunday: 07h40 22h20
Approximately every 20 minutes. Exact fare is needed for the bus, as change is not given back. Journey takes approximately 40-60 minutes.
Route 41, 41A, 41B, 41C
Take the bus directly from outside terminal building. Get off at Eden Quay - walk towards OConnell Bridge and follow the directions as above.
Mon-Sat: 06h25 23h30, Sunday: 07h30- 23h15
Dublin bus fares approx. (2.65 adult). Exact fare is needed for the bus, as change is not given back.
Taxis are available from the forecourt on the Arrivals level. The approximate cost of a taxi to Abigails Hostel is 30 (however this depends on traffic and the time of the day).
***From Connolly Train Station or Busaras (Central Bus Station):
If you're travelling from Busaras or Connolly Station, you can walk to our hostel (about 10 minutes walk).
Exiting Connolly Station on to Amiens Street you will see Busaras, the central bus station. From Busaras, head southwest on Frenchman's Lane toward Moland Place. Turn left at Lower Gardiner Street. Slight right at Beresford Place (you will see the beautiful Custom House building on your left-hand side). Crossing the River Liffey, turn right at Georges Quay and continue to follow the quays along the river, passing OConnell Bridge on your right hand side. Continue on Aston Quay, and Abigails Hostel is on your left at No 7.
Take the 151 or 128
Travelling by taxi could cost you approximately 7 depending on traffic.
***From Heuston Station:
By Tram (LUAS):
This is the easiest way. Take the tram at Heuston Station and get off at Abbey St Luas Stop. Then walk back a minute to find OConnell Street and turn left and walk towards OConnell Bridge. We are located on the south-side of the bridge, on the right.
Take the no. 90 (1.65)
There is a taxi rank located outside the train station. A taxi from Heuston Station will cost approximately 15 depending on traffic and number of passengers.
***From Dun Laoghaire Ferryport:
Take the DART to Tara St station. Turn left when you exit the station, keeping the River Liffey on your right-hand side. Walk past OConnell Bridge and continue along Eden Quay about 50 meters/yards; Abigails Hostel is on your left.
***From Dublin Port (North Wall):
Take the public bus outside of the main building; Route 53 runs to the city centre (Busaras). Buses are scheduled to coincide with the ferry timetable.
A taxi from here will cost approximately 20 depending on traffic. It can be quite difficult to get a taxi from the ferry port when a large number of passengers travel.
Trinity College, O'Connell Street and Bridge, Connelly & Heuston Station. National Bus Station. The Dart Station & both red and green Luas Stops. Henry Street and Grafton Street, Christchurch & St. Patrick's Cathedrals. Croke Park, Dublin Zoo, James Joyce Tower, Kilmainham Gaol, National Gallery of Ireland, National Museum of Ireland, The Old Jameson Distillery.