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Reviewed 19 May 2015 via mobile

We had a great time, the hostel is not that far from the downtown, we liked the location, the rooms and the bathrooms are very comfortable, and the lobby guys are cool people. We definetely would stay again!

Thank Andrea G
Reviewed 7 May 2015 via mobile

Like the title says this was the first time I saw a clean shower in a hostel. Unfortunately I cannot say the same about the rooms, toilets and ever common areas. Wifi was good and we had plenty of areas to charge the phones (bedrooms included). Breakfast was an adicional 2€ which we did not take.

1Thank Vanessa A
Cambridge, United Kingdom
Reviewed 16 April 2015

Basically everything you need from a cheap-ish hostel. It was clean, quiet and in a convenient location. Staff were friendly and accommodating (allowing us to leave our luggage there even after we had checked out). Bathroom facilities were limited but clean. Some nice features such as table tennis table, sofas and TV, vending machines and computers and free WiFi. We...

Thank 19KitKat91
Sheffield, United Kingdom
Reviewed 9 April 2015

The hostel was nice enough, but the staff were a bit abrupt when we first arrived. There were 4 of us travelling & we booked a dorm together but when we got there we were placed into two separate dorms, but next door to each other! The games room was a good place to chill & play pool and the...

Thank Ruthbeth
Reviewed 25 March 2015 via mobile

We booked a short 2 night 3 day break in Dublin. The hostel was well staffed, with nice and friendly members of the team (even after our key card fiasco) nice and spacious rooms with high ceilings. Clean as best as can be. Great kitchen facilities and good social and relaxing communal area. Lockers in room are a good plus...

Thank Carl S
Clayton, Georgia
Reviewed 18 October 2014 via mobile

Was not very clean. Staff was not memorable. But I was in Dublin and that was all that mattered. Would stay again largely based on price. I was focused more on Dublin than our room and the many random people we stayed with. Still better than the hostel I stayed in for paris!

1Thank blueXjello
Brussels, Belgium
Reviewed 16 October 2014

I stayed there for 2 weeks and I shared the biggest dorm (16 people). The staff is really easygoing and kind. They always tries to help and answer to all your questiones. You have free wifi in all rooms and at the reception you can use 3 pc for free. The kitchen is situated in the basement the working hours...

5Thank Anna B
Reviewed 14 October 2014

Me and my friends stayed here for five nights, and got our own room. The beds were nice enough, but the sheets were really dirty. Everything else was really simple, and what you expect from a cheap hostel. It has a nice location, really close to O'Connell street and a ten min. walk to Temple bar. Nice and quiet in...

2Thank Niklas Ø
Reviewed 29 September 2014

I stayed in this hostel with a friend while our weekend in Dublin during 3 nights. In our arrival we were greeted promptly, the staff were very nice and helpful. Our room was in the 3rd floor, a lot of stairs with a luggage is not very easy and they don't have lifts. The room was clean and big enough...

1Thank Telma B
Imola, Italy
Reviewed 16 September 2014

We booked a private room for two people for two nights and when we arrived we saw that our “room” was a suite with bedroom, living room, kitchen and bathroom. Since we had many things to see in Dublin we didn’t spend much time there, but we would have liked to do!

1Thank clapalumbo

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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
At Mec Hostel we provide a range quality accommodation for our guests in Dublin's city centre, from private suites with private bathroom and kitchen to shared dorm room accommodation at very attractive prices. Housed in beautiful georgian buildings on one of Dublins finest historical streets. With our very friendly and helpful staff, spacious lounges and rooms with keycard access and free lockers, garden terrace, Mec Hostel is the Ideal base for your visit in Dublin. ... more   less 

Additional Information about MEC Hostel

Address: Tallaght Cross West Hotel 42 North Great Georges St, Dublin 1, Ireland (Formerly Mount Eccles Court Hostel)
Region: Ireland > Province of Leinster > County Dublin > Dublin
Price Range: €20 - €122 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Number of rooms: 25
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“Not wheelchair accessible.”
 of 5 bubbles stephenhI5149ER, 8 Dec 2016 | Read review
“No elevator, so be wise with room choice!”
 of 5 bubbles JoshuaRichards1967, 6 Nov 2016 | Read review
“If possible, get a room away from the courtyard garden since it can get a little noisy.”
 of 5 bubbles T3837SJandrewm, 28 Oct 2016 | Read review
“Go for same sex if you can...men snore!!!”
 of 5 bubbles HW1000, 8 Aug 2016 | Read review
“Once you book in express your requirements to reception and be sure they'll will try to spoil you.”
 of 5 bubbles 996eduardol, 17 May 2016 | Read review
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