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2-12 Lord Edward Street Temple Bar, Dublin 2 Ireland See on map
AMENITIES
Free Wifi
Breakfast included
Non-Smoking Hotel
Laundry Service
Free Parking
Air Conditioning
Pool
1 Star accommodation
Reviews (885)
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Reviewed 11 June 2016 via mobile

We were four girls in the beginning of our twenties visiting Dublin on a low budget! Therefore we decided to stay at a hostel but with a good location, and the Kinlay house was close to everything! The airport buss, the hop on and off...More

Thank Nicolehet
Reviewed 8 June 2016 via mobile

I ended up staying at kinlay house because a different hotel lost my reservation. I booked it last minute, just looking for a place to drop my bags. It's a very busy place but the staff was organized. They helped with all of my inquiries...More

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Reviewed 5 June 2016

Unfortunately my stay in Kinlay house didn't complete the great weekend I had envisaged spending in Dublin. I booked the hostel via "Hostelworld", chosen due to location and to the availability of parking which other hostels did not have. However after getting extremely frustrated driving...More

Thank R030514
Reviewed 4 June 2016 via mobile

Good location but impersonal staff. Wifi is spotty to nonexistent. No AC and windows in dorms only crack a few inches. Worst part was that the kitchen and lounge close and don't reopen until later in the morning. If you have an early tour or...More

Thank RMcCleery
Reviewed 4 June 2016

I stayed here for 3 nights and resided in a 6bed mixed gender dorm with mixed communal bathrooms. Was weary at first but it was fine, not once did I see anyone naked or even partially clothed. The beds were basic but did the job....More

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Description
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 More 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. Less
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Hotel Amenities
HOTEL FEATURES
Free High Speed Internet (WiFi)
Breakfast included
Laundry Service
Non-Smoking Hotel
Pool
Beachfront
Room Service
Free Parking
Restaurant
Bar/Lounge
Spa
Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
Room types
Non-Smoking Rooms
Hotel class
Room types
Non-Smoking Rooms
Number of rooms
49
Price range
US$14 - US$123 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Also Known As
Kinlay House Hotel Dublin
Location
Ireland > Province of Leinster > County Dublin > Dublin > South City Centre / Temple Bar
Hotel class
Room types
Non-Smoking Rooms
Number of rooms
49
Price range
US$14 - US$123 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Also Known As
Kinlay House Hotel Dublin
Location
Ireland > Province of Leinster > County Dublin > Dublin > South City Centre / Temple Bar
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teena999
16 October 2017|
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Response from Kinlay D | Property representative |
The Airport Shuttle has to be pre-booked with our reservation team.
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teena999
16 October 2017|
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Response from Rofhie | Reviewed this property |
Airlink 747 from the airport to the hostel .. the hostel is well located , affordable and easy to get around . It is closer to many attractions.
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rominamazzotta
18 March 2017|
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Response from Donal M | Reviewed this property |
Doubt it very much.
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Room Tips
"some rooms are en suite (have bathrooms & sinks in them) which can be nice."
Butterfly_glasses
7 Aug 2018
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"Be prepared to lug your luggage up some stairs"
dianec574
25 Jul 2018
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"The less beds, the better"
W9223ESpaulineb
22 May 2018
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"talk to Katie ;)"
wanderingDHP
2 May 2018
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