Ideally situated just a two-minute walk from the main street in Dublin (O'Connell Street), the hostel building itself is very famous.
It's 200 years old and was once the home of famous poets and playwrights Mr. Dion Boucicault and Lafcadio Hearne (Koizumi Yakumo). We've gone to great lengths to restore the buildings and the hostel still maintains the character of years gone by.
We have single, twin, double and triple 'Townhouse' rooms available. All rooms have cable TV, telephones and tea/coffee makers. Please note some triple rooms have a double bed and a single bed.
Our specially-designed 'Globetrotter' dormitories can accommodate 6, 8, 10 or 12 people. All dorms have en-suite showers and toilets as well as comfortable pine bunk beds which are custom-designed for us. Each bed has a reading light and the bed linen is professionally laundered daily. Continental quilts are also included which have been said to be cosy in winter and refreshingly cool in the summertime.
We open the kitchen to our guests to allow them to cook their own meals between 3pm and 9pm.
There is a free left-luggage facility. Safety deposit boxes are also available for a small charge. The Breakfast Room overlooks a wonderful Japanese garden in which you are also able to enjoy an outdoor picnic should you desire.
Most tourist attractions are within walking distance from here, including Trinity College, the National Art Gallery, museums, etc. The central bus station ('Busaras') and Connolly train station are just around the corner from us. As if all of this wasn't enough, the airport bus stops right outside our door!
Please note that children under 16 must be booked into private family rooms and are not permitted in shared accommodation.
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Hostel Facilities & Policies
- 24 hour reception
- 24 hour security
- Age Restriction
- Bicycle parking
- Book exchange
- Breakfast not included
- Cable TV
- Card phones
- Child Friendly
- Common Room
- Free City Maps
- Free Internet Access
- Free Wifi
- Hair Dryers
- Hair Dryers For Hire
- Hot Showers
- House Keeping
- Internet Access
- Laundry Facilities
- Linen Included
- Luggage Storage
- Non Smoking
- Outdoor Terrace
- Reading Light
- Safety Deposit Box
- Taxes included
- Tea/Coffee Making Facilities
- Tours/Travel Desk
- Towels For Hire
- Vending Machines
- Washing Machine
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.
Check-in: 2pm. Check-out: 11am. Valid Passport ID required on check-in.
We have a 48hr cancellation policy. All cancellations or changes to bookings must be received by us by 2pm two days prior to your arrival date.
Groups of six or more are required to pay the balance one month prior to arrival. You still have a 48 hour cancellation policy on this.
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From the airport:
You can take a taxi or choose from four forms of public transport:
Take the Air Coach which will again leave you in O'Connell Street. Journey time approximately 25 minutes.
Take the Air Link bus which will leave you at the main bus station. Walk back on to Gardiner Street (2 minutes). Journey time approximately 25 minutes.
Take the number 41 bus to the terminus in Abbey Street and walk two minutes around the corner. Journey time approximately 35 minutes.
Take the number 16A bus which will leave you in O'Connell street. Walk down Talbot Street and take a right, we are on the right. Journey time approximately 40 to 60 minutes.
Central Bus Station
Connolly Dart Station
Connolly Train Station