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Honolulu
Reviewed 15 June 2016

One of my favorite hostels. I love the location right in Temple Bar. The staff was amazing, they even remembered my name when I came back to the hostel after traveling around Ireland for 10 days. I will be back as soon as possible!

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

Thanks for the review and we are delighted you enjoyed your stay with us. Make sure to come back again soon. Best Regards The Team@Barnacles p.s Helena says hi!

Mystic Country, Connecticut
Reviewed 15 June 2016

Very convenient location in the city of Dublin..........it's near everything! Great for walking. Very friendly and informative staff. Like the fact there was a kitchen available. Breakfast was sufficient. Coffee available all day.

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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 are hostel and we hope to welcome you back soon. Best Regards The Team @ Barnacles

Leicester, United Kingdom
Reviewed 14 June 2016

Perfect location, really friendly staff and very clean. In walking distance of everything you need in Dublin and the staff are happy to give you directions on where's best to go. Everything you need for a few nights away with friends, would recommend!

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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 enjoyed your stay with us. We hope to welcome you back soon. Best Regards The Team @ Barnacles

Reviewed 12 June 2016 via mobile

Pros: Most rooms are ensuite, good breakfast included, wifi throughout hostel, great lockers, friendly and helpful staff. Bed was very comfy, good reading light. Easy access and centrally located. Cons: only one girls-only dorm, quite a small stuffy room (it got hot), bathroom floor easily flooded. Quite a bit of stairs so not suitable for people with mobility difficulties. I...

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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 hope to see you again soon. Best Regards The Team @ Barnacles

Greater Manchester, United Kingdom
Reviewed 11 June 2016

Fantastic location! It is the place to be if you want to go out, meet new people and have fun in Temple Bar. At nights can be noisy till 1.30-2.00 but that has to be expected...if you wish to stay so close to this area... The room and bathroom are clean but small and there is no space for luggage...

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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, really glad to read that you enjoyed your stay and your time in Temple Bar. We do offer lockable luggage storage cages underneath every bed, there is additional bag storage at reception. We hope to see you again soon. Best Regards The Team @ Barnacles

Helsingborg, Sweden
Reviewed 9 June 2016

In the very centre of Temple bar, perfect location, nice staff, young visitors but after all it´s a hostel... Breakfast is ok but we want cheese for breakfast and they had only jam. Room ok (twin room), ok size and your own bathroom.

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Bedford, New Hampshire
Reviewed 9 June 2016

This hostel was amazing. Great staff, awesome location with the bars and restaurants. Also very easy to get transportation. Only 20/25 minutes from airport. Rooms were clean. People at the reception very helpful. Next time I go to Dublin, definitely staying there again!

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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 and we are delighted you enjoyed your stay with us. Make sure to come back again soon. Best Regards, The Team @ Barnacles

Newcastle upon Tyne, United Kingdom
Reviewed 9 June 2016

This trip was for my stag doo and there was 14 of us. Week had two rooms of 6 and one room of 2. We couldn't have asked for a better location and we literally did not need a taxi at any point. The common room was great to have drinks before we went out. It was in the heart...

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

Thank you for your review and it's great to read that you enjoyed the hostel and Temple Bar. We cater for Honeymooners and Stags so make sure to come back ! Best Regards The Team @ Barnacles

United Kingdom
Reviewed 9 June 2016

We stayed here for one night over a bank holiday weekend in a private double room which had a bathroom with a shower. The hotel is in a perfect location - right in the heart of the Temple Bar district (in fact, it's literally a few doors down from The Temple Bar itself!) and is within easy walking distance 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 and your time in Temple Bar. Get in touch if you are coming back to Dublin and we will allocate you a quieter room. Best Regards The Team @ Barnacles

Los Angeles, California
Reviewed 8 June 2016

Everything was perfect at Barnacles. The location was excellent. Everything I wanted to see was within walking distance. The staff was extremely helpful and very nice. I had to ask for directions twice and both times I was helped right away. The room was very small for six girls, but it didn't bother me in the least. Our shower door...

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

Thanks so much for taking the time to review our hostel and we are delighted to read that you had a really good time here. Please make sure to come back again soon Best Regards The Team @ Barnacles

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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: RM124 - RM634 (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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“If you want a quiet room, ask for one away from the kitchen as well as away from the street.”
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“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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“Ask for one bedroom.”
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