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Reviewed 7 August 2016

We stayed at Barnacles for a total of 6 nights. Half the time we were in a shared dorm room and the other half we were in a private room. For the dramatic increase in price to a private room we were unimpressed with the private room. If you can manage sharing a room, we do suggest sharing over private...

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Lidija R, Guest Relations Manager at Barnacles Hostel Temple Bar, responded to this review

Thank you for taking the time to review our hostel and we are delighted that you enjoyed your stay with us . We hope to welcome you back again soon. Best Regards The Team @ Barnacles

Prague, Czech Republic
Reviewed 4 August 2016 via mobile

This is a nice hostel right in Temple Bar (the touristy party center of Dublin). It is a bit loud (outside but that's to be expected so if you want quiet go elsewhere :) They do events sometimes like free pasta night too which is cool. Only complaint is the room kinda smelled bad, I would suggest getting rid of...

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Lidija R, Guest Relations Manager at Barnacles Hostel Temple Bar, responded to this review

Thank you for your review and we are glad you enjoyed your stay with us . Your feedback is appreciated and we will use your comments and suggestions to improve our hostel. We do charge €1.00 per bag for storage after check out. Best Regards The Team @ Barnacles

Puebla, Mexico
Reviewed 3 August 2016

Even though the staff was always so kind and helpful, it has a nice location (close to many touristic sites) and it has reasonable prices, the noise around the hostel makes it impossible to sleep before 4am. Given that the hostel is just next to one of the more popular Irish pubs in Dublin, you can imagine all the noise...

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Lidija R, Guest Relations Manager at Barnacles Hostel Temple Bar, responded to this review

Thank you for your review. As you point out we are located in the heart of Temple Bar, as a result we do get street noise at night time. Unfortunately this is out of our control. If you are returning to Dublin please get in touch and we can reserve a room at the back of the building which is...

London, Ontario
Reviewed 2 August 2016

Would go back to this hostel in a heartbeat. Met such a great group of people. The staff went above and beyond with the service they provided. Loved that it was so embedded in the Temple Bar district. We miss it already

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Lidija R, Guest Relations Manager at Barnacles Hostel Temple Bar, responded to this review

Thank you for your review. We are delighted you enjoyed our hostel and the service we provide. We hope to welcome you back to Barnacles Temple Bar again soon. Best Regards The Team @ Barnacles

Reviewed 1 August 2016

Check in at 3, but store your bags for free and go see Dublin. It's an incredible city. The staff here treat you right. For me, Helena was most involved in my week and a half in Dublin. She was there for me when I had a travelling mishap and help me had a great extra week in Dublin. We're...

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Lidija R, Guest Relations Manager at Barnacles Hostel Temple Bar, responded to this review

Thank you for taking the time to review our hostel. We are delighted you enjoyed your time in Dublin and your stay with us. Make sure to come back again soon. Best Regards The Team @ Barnacles

Clifden, Ireland
Reviewed 30 July 2016

The room was dirty and smelled really bad, the carpet was dirty too with a lot of sorts and a horrible smell of feet.The windows did not closed properly and it was noisy. The breakfast was really simple but correct. However the staff was pleasant.

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Lidija R, Public Relations Manager at Barnacles Hostel Temple Bar, responded to this review

I am really sorry to read that you thought our hostel was not clean. Our housekeeping department work really hard to maintain a high standard of cleanliness, but obviously on this occasion we failed to meet your expectations. I can only apologiise for this. If you are returning to Dublin please make sure to get in touch and will make...

San Diego, California
Reviewed 28 July 2016

The location was excellent. Staff was helpful and friendly. The room and the breakfast facility was clean and comfortable. Slightly pricey for a hostel (however, July is peak season) but the location made the price worth it.

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Lidija R, Guest Relations Manager at Barnacles Hostel Temple Bar, responded to this review

Thank you for your review and we are delighted you enjoyed your stay with us. We hope to welcome you back to Barnacles Temple Bar again soon. Best Regards The Team @ Barnacles

New York City, New York
Reviewed 28 July 2016

This hostel was literally right in the center of all the bars and restaurants in Temple Bar. Everything you would want to do is walking distance (Guiness Storehouse, Trinity College, etc.). At night it did tend to remain loud from the bar crowds but that is to be expected when you are that close to the nightlife. The amenities weren't...

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Lidija R, Guest Relations Manager at Barnacles Hostel Temple Bar, responded to this review

Thank you for your review and we are delighted you enjoyed your stay with us and your time in Dublin. Make sure to come back again soon. Best Regards The Team @ Barnacles

Zdice, Czech Republic
Reviewed 28 July 2016

Friendly atmosphere everywhere in the Hostel. We had a double room - a bunk bed. Comfortable beds. Clean room and bathroom - we have included. Good breakfat - buffet form. I could hear a bit of noise from the common corridor. But when you're out there long enough and come tired, it does not matter. :)

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Lidija R, Guest Relations Manager at Barnacles Hostel Temple Bar, responded to this review

Thank you for taking the time to review our hostel. It's great to read that you enjoyed your stay with us, we look forward to welcoming you back to Barnacles Temple Bar in the near future. Best Regards The Team @ Barnacles

Toronto, Canada
Reviewed 27 July 2016

Perfect location, right in the middle of temple bar, next to the actual temple bar. Movie theatre right around the corner and multiple places to get food during the day and late night. The hostel is well maintained and the staff is incredibly helpful and friendly.

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Thanks you for your review , we are happy to read that you enjoyed our hostel, and found our staff friendly and helpful. Please make sure to come back again soon. Best Regards The Team @ Barnacles

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Start your Irish experience at Barnacles Hostel Temple Bar, the perfect location to explore Dublin City. Barnacles hostels in Dublin and Galway are specifically designed for you, the modern day global backpacker - with state of the art facilities, superior comfort and a relaxed and friendly vibe, all at affordable rates. You can find the Barnacles team 24 hours a day, ready to give you tips and local knowledge on how best to enjoy your time with us. ... more   less 

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Address: Temple Bar House | 19 Temple Lane South, Temple Bar, Dublin 2, Ireland
Region: Ireland > Province of Leinster > County Dublin > Dublin > Temple Bar
Price Range: €23 - €144 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:2 star — Barnacles Hostel Temple Bar 2*
Number of rooms: 23
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“better have a shower in the morning, evening might be only cold water”
 of 5 bubbles WorldWiser1982, 9 Dec 2016 | Read review
“If you want a quiet room, ask for one away from the kitchen as well as away from the street.”
 of 5 bubbles alj_uk, 4 Dec 2016 | Read review
“Ask to be on an upper floor for a mixed room, or a private room.”
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“Dortoir for six persons !”
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“Fun getting used to bunk beds again !!!”
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