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Reviewed 22 August 2016 via mobile

I recently organised a stag do to Dublin for 20 people. We stayed 1 8bed dorm, 1 11bed dorm and one twin room. The dorm rooms were great value but the twin room was basic and expensive for what it was. We stayed for 2 nights. On the Friday the hostel had no hot water as they were busy and...

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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 to read that you and your group enjoyed your stay with us and your weekend in Dublin. Apologies over the hot water, the boiler problem has been fixed now. We look forward to welcoming you and your friends back to Barnacles Temple Bar in the near future. Best Regards The Team...

Lille
Reviewed 21 August 2016

Very nice place ! Quiet and near the old caractere of Dublin ! Irish people are very acceuillants ! The food so good ! The nature intacte... The music is famous and the mousse of beer too ! Very nice trip quite and nature... Bienvenue en Irlande !

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

We are delighted to read that you enjoyed your trip to Ireland and your stay at Barnacles Temple Bar. We look forward to welcoming you back again soon. Best Regards The Team @ Barnacles

Delft, The Netherlands
Reviewed 21 August 2016

The hostel is really well located, the rooms were acceptably clean, the kitchen is quite big and there is plenty of food for breakfast. The staff of the hostel is really nice and helpful. The weak point I'd highlight is the ventilation of the rooms.

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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. Make sure to get in touch if you are returning to Dublin. Best Regards The Team @ Barnacles

Dusseldorf, Germany
Reviewed 20 August 2016

Good located hostel. Nothing to relax but to be close to the city. At morning rush-hour hard to get a place in the "kitchen", so get up early boys and girls. Rooms are ok, service was very kind. Full range of information available.

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

Thank you for your review. Yes the busiest time for breakfast is between 9am-9.30am so try get to the kitchen earlier if you can. We hope to welcome you back to Barnacles Temple Bar sometime soon. Best Regards The Team @ Barnacles

County Roscommon, Ireland
Reviewed 20 August 2016

Great location clean fab staff and value for money. Will Deffo be back Have recommended the place to many people since and came by it because it was recommended to me. Almost of hotel quality as I said will Deffo be back

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

Thank you for your review and for the compliments. We will make sure to pass your comments on to our staff. Make sure to get n touch when you are coming back. Best Regards The Team @ Barnacles

Peterborough, United Kingdom
Reviewed 20 August 2016

Despite being in the middle of a busy part of Dublin the Hostel was quite quiet and very cheap. It is clean and decently maintained. It is also very close to everywhere you are likely to want to go, which makes life convenient, with plenty of places to eat at nearby: from the cheapest to the swankiest. The staff are...

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

Thanks for taking the time to review our hostel , its great to read that you enjoyed your time in Dublin and your stay with us. We will make sure to pass your compliments on to our staff. Best Regards The Team @ Barnacles

Norwich, United Kingdom
Reviewed 20 August 2016

What can I say ? second year in a row here and it remains a firm favourite ! Great location, super duper nice friendly staff, clean rooms and facilities - an absolute 10 out of 10 for me and my group of friends ! Remember, it's a hostel not a 5 Star hotel...it aims to offer quality affordable accommodation for...

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

Thank you for review and it's great to read that you have enjoyed your stay with us for the past two years. We look forward to welcoming you back to Barnacles Temple Bar for a third time?? Best Regards The Team @ Barnacles

Montreal, Quebec
Reviewed 19 August 2016

To be honest , moldy smell in hallways and towels and bedrooms. It's located in the heart of temple bar which can be seen as a good or bad thing ...you can hear everything so....also much more options out there that are less expensive or just as expensive and clean etc

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

Thank you for your review. We take cleanliness seriously and will use your comments to improve our housekeeping standards. Best Regards The Team @ Barnacles

Montpellier, France
Reviewed 19 August 2016

It was a good chance to find rooms in this hôtel. We were near the sites we want to visit. And the price was very interesting. All the staff was very sympathic and give us good plans to have reduction in parking for exemple.

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Thank you for taking the time to review our hostel. We are delighted that you and your family enjoyed our hostel and your time in Dublin. We look forward to welcoming you back again soon to Barnacles Temple Bar. Best Regards The Team @ Barnacles

Ottawa, Ontario
Reviewed 19 August 2016

Everything I needed was there. There was wifi in the room, there was power next to every bed so we could charge our phone during the night, the room was cozy and comfortable, common area also great, they even booked a tour for me, the staff was so friendly and helpful. I loved my stay , I wish i booked...

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

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  • Breakfast included
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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
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: €27 - €150 (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.”
 of 5 bubbles serram2014, 2 Oct 2016 | Read review
“Dortoir for six persons !”
 of 5 bubbles pasbecq, 21 Aug 2016 | Read review
“Fun getting used to bunk beds again !!!”
 of 5 bubbles mariehanley, 20 Aug 2016 | Read review
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