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Timmins, Canada
Reviewed 27 October 2016

Comfortable private room. Free basic breakfast, nice hostel with a large common area, clean washrooms. Great location, short walk to temple bar, Trinity college and most major sites in Dublin. Would stay again.

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Reviewed 24 October 2016 via mobile

We stayed in a 4 bed room and were given an ensuite which was great. All of the hostel facilities were clean and staff were friendly. Having breakfast was a great perk. The location was great and easy to access all of the main sites. Would definitely stay again for the price we paid.

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Seattle
Reviewed 20 October 2016

We were in Room 112 for only 3 nights. A family of 4 (me, hubby, 18yr old daughter and 14yr old son). When we arrived that evening we were greeted by 2 friendly and helpful guys at the 24hr front desk. It took only minutes to check in and we were off. As with most Hostels, there are no lifts/elevators....

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Waterford, Ireland
Reviewed 20 October 2016

Needed somewhere to stay in the centre of Dublin for a single night at short notice without needing to take out a bank-loan. Single en-suite toom was perfectly adequate and clean & I slept surprisingly well. it's not a luxury hotel, but it doesn't claim to be. Would stay there again.

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Reviewed 17 October 2016 via mobile

I stayed in a private four bed room with 3 friends. We found that all facilities that we required were readily available, the entire building was kept very clean and staff were friendly. Considering the low price we were extremely happy with our stay!

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Reviewed 12 October 2016 via mobile

Myself and a friend stayed at the dorms (males). Decent rooms, clean showers with hot water. Lockers for personal baggage stored in a faraway room though. The location on Dame street is optimal and is adjacent to Temple Bar and a walking distance to the Guinness Storehouse, Dublin Castle etc. All in all, good value for money!

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Belfast, United Kingdom
Reviewed 30 September 2016

26th March 2016 • Leisure trip • Solo traveller • Bed in 6 Bed Mixed Dorm Shared Bathroom • Stayed 2 nights Plus points(4) The fact that there were lockers for my gear - my locker number was 7. Also, the very high standard of cleanliness throughout the entire building - both inside and outside. I also got talking to...

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London, United Kingdom
Reviewed 23 September 2016

First up Kinlay House looked great and is in a fantastic location, myself an my party were looking forward to staying here for 4 nights. When we arrived unfortunately Kinlay House had cancelled our booking. The guy at reception (who claimed to be the manager) blamed the company we booked it through, but admitted that it was they who refused...

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Belfast, United Kingdom
Reviewed 15 September 2016

Everyone who works in the hostel and stays there are so nice. I'd advise getting earplugs or listening to music as on a hot day with the windows open, the traffic can be annoying. This was my first time staying in a hostel and I can safely say I'm more than eager to try out more hostels when I travel.

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Reviewed 15 September 2016

I stayed in an 8p mixed room. The sheets were cleen and the room smelled nice. Very nice staff. Will I go back? Hell yes! But maybe next time I'll take a smaller room, as my roommates were snoring so loudly...

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  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Breakfast included
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  • Non-Smoking Hotel
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  • Kitchenette
  • Non-Smoking Rooms
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  • Free Internet
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
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  • Breakfast included
  • Laundry Service
Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Dublin’s most lively hostel, in the vibrant Temple Bar District – friendly, safe and clean! Free WIFI & Internet access and free light breakfast. In the famous Temple Bar district, Kinlay House is surrounded by the best selection of Dublin’s bars, cafes and restaurants and within easy walking distance to all of Dublin’s top attractions, including Guinness Storehouse, Dublin Castle, and Trinity College. We have a great team that go out of their way to make sure you enjoy the ‘Irish craic’ and we have all of the facilities you would expect from a leading hostel. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Kinlay House

Address: 2-12 Lord Edward Street | Temple Bar, Dublin 2, Ireland
Region: Ireland > Province of Leinster > County Dublin > Dublin > South City Centre , Temple Bar
Price Range: €22 - €104 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:1 star — Kinlay House 1*
Number of rooms: 49
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“Lower bunk is better choose”
  • 6 mixed beds room
 of 5 bubbles ChiChiTama, 3 Nov 2016 | Read review
“Make sure you aren't near the stairs!”
 of 5 bubbles 355WendyR, 20 Oct 2016 | Read review
“A private room would help the solo traveller immeasurably.”
 of 5 bubbles Holidayrapport, 30 Sep 2016 | Read review
“6 bed dorms have a bathroom with shower in the room. Smaller rooms and bigger rooms need to use the cubicles in the washroom.”
 of 5 bubbles bassman274, 15 Sep 2016 | Read review
“The smaller the room, the better”
 of 5 bubbles , 15 Sep 2016 | Read review
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