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Reviewed 10 May 2018 via mobile

Its meh for a hostel for the most part. The beds are comfy but the atmosphere isnt great if you're a solo traveler. Everyone keeps to themselves. The people at the front desk are nice, the Wi-Fi works well, and the location is fabulous to...More

Thank Lisa C
Response from Kinlay D, Front Office Manager at Kinlay HouseResponded 16 May 2018

Dear Guest Thank you so much for your visit and also for your feedback provided via your review. We are very pleased to hear that you enjoyed our location and hope that we will be able to impress more with the hostel atmosphere in a...More

Reviewed 8 May 2018 via mobile

Great backpackers accom-hard to find when driving and no parking though. I parked at a church minutes away for €3.50 overnight-no probs. Only a few minutes walk to town, locals were friendly. We had a twin room with a great bathroom—very comfy and warm. Breakfast...More

Thank Kate S
Response from Kinlay D, Front Office Manager at Kinlay HouseResponded 16 May 2018

Hello Kate Did you stay in Kinlay House Dublin or Kinlay House Cork? We are very sorry to hear that some of the staff were rude. I apologise for this and hope that one day we will be given the oportunity to rectify this... All...More

Reviewed 2 May 2018

We had a nice stay at this hostel. Some pros: nice place - well maintained and clean, excellent location, friendly and helpful staff (Thanks Katie =)), beds and blankets comfy as a hostel bed is to be expected, and big lockers to keep gear. Negatives:...More

1  Thank wanderingDHP
Response from Kinlay D, Front Office Manager at Kinlay HouseResponded 16 May 2018

Dear Daniel Thank you so much for your visit and for your feedback via your review. We are looking forward to welcoming you again in our hostel, should you wish to come back to Dublin. Very warm regards, Management

Reviewed 24 April 2018

The property as such is not amazing, creaking floorboards as well as in some cases creaking doors, but the location of this hostel could not have been better. The hostel is located smack dab in the middle of the town right opposite Christ Church. Temple...More

1  Thank pallavi s
Response from AvalonDublin, Front Office Manager at Kinlay HouseResponded 24 April 2018

Dear Guest Thank you so much for taking the time to review your stay with us. Creaking floors are specific to the old buildings, but we are very happy to see that you did not let this affect your stay with us. We are looking...More

Reviewed 23 April 2018

Booking with hostel was a disaster, check in was 2 pm i arrived 1 pm and made me wait even though room was ready. How do i know this because i knew peopel in the room i was being checked into. Pretty old hostel. Showers...More

Thank dylan581
Response from AvalonDublin, Front Office Manager at Kinlay HouseResponded 24 April 2018

Dear Guest We are sorry to hear that you did not enjoy the stay with us. As per procedures, even if the rooms are finished cleaning they are only released to guests only after they are checked by management. I am sorry this procedures annoyed...More

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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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"The less beds, the better"
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"talk to Katie ;)"
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"Only take Kinlay Room if you're prepared for lots of people- but I liked it a lot."
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