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Abrahams Hostel Reviews

82 Lower Gardiner Street, Dublin, Ireland

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80%

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5302 Total Reviews
  • 81%Value For Money
  • 82%Security
  • 89%Location
  • 85%Staff
  • 75%Atmosphere
  • 73%Cleanliness
  • 76%Facilities

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100%

Great hostel and a great value for money. The hostel is very well located, the staff is really helpful and friendly. The hostel was surprisingly big, but somehow they managed to keep everything clean and organised. I stayed in a 16 bed room and it didn't feel crowded at all. The free breakfast is also a positive point.


86%

It was quite noisy because large group of teenagers was staying in the rooms close to my room. They were making loads of noise even past midnight. I wouldn't mind them but after traveling for most of the day i was tired. Didn't get good sleep. Other then that the next time i'm travelling i'll book a room in this hostel again (if the room is still free).


80%

Staying in a 10-bed-dorm naturally isn´t an extremely luxurious experience but given the fact I´m a (poor) student and I wanted to stay in Dublin for the city and not for the accommodation choosing this hostel was probably the best thing I could´ve done. The staff is extremely nice, helpful and funny and since Abraham House is located really close to the city center I could basically walk everywhere in a couple of minutes.

  • 7th Jun 2014
  • Novice Nomad
  • Anonymous
  • Germany
  • Female, 18-24
  • (1 review)


91%

Stayed in a 2 bed private ensuite. Nice and clean, room was lovely and bright - loved the availability of ensuite rooms. Not many places can offer that. Was about a 10 min walk to Temple Bar which was not too far but far enough that it was nice for a quiet night's sleep. Would definitely stay again!


46%

I don't believe our room was cleaned before we moved in. There was hair in the shower, in the beds and everything was stained. The balcony was locked but through an open window people threw a lot of trash there. The breakfast was mouldy (!!) and we always ate somewhere else. It wasn't mentioned that a room for three people had only two beds. The lamp on the night stand was broken, the one on the ceiling was too low to walk underneath and the mirror was too low to look into it. Not recommended!

  • 6th Jun 2014
  • Novice Nomad
  • Anonymous
  • Germany
  • Male, 25-30
  • (1 review)


51%

The staff during the day was very nice and helpful, although was not the same at night shift, he was watching the TV and not even looking at us when he gave us the beddings. The first day, the public toilets were out of use ( all of them) and the cleanliness was very por.


86%

We loved our stay the atmosphere was really good .We met a few in the hostel and all ended up going out to a nightclub together.We stayed in a 8 bed mixed dorm was grand all people in dorm were friendly.Unfortunately there was ony wifi in the communal areas.There was a main bathroom for us which was good cean and spacious .It was strange having to bring bed linen down the next morning but for 13 euro a night I guess youve to save some way. The breakfast was fantastic.

  • 4th Jun 2014
  • Novice Nomad
  • Anonymous
  • Ireland
  • Female, 18-24
  • (1 review)


77%

Very friendly and helpful staff. Stayed in a large dorm, where there was only one bathroom for 10 girls. This meant often waiting to use te bathroom. In general there was a large lack of toilets around the hostel.


91%

very good and very nice staff, ready to help and provide information thank you


100%

It was a good experiencie and i could met new people.

  • 29th May 2014
  • Novice Nomad
  • Anonymous
  • Spain
  • Male, 18-24
  • (1 review)


97%

Wonderful place to stay, sets a great name for hostels

  • 27th May 2014
  • Novice Nomad
  • Anonymous
  • Wales
  • Female, 18-24
  • (1 review)


80%

location was great


34%

We booked ensuite room no-59 for 135 euro for 2 adults and one kid.The staff at the reception was very rude .When we entered the room,it was smelling bad .The room is very dirty and the bed sheets are not clean and smelling badly.The worst part was the toilet which was not flushed,the shower was not working.It was a nightmare for us and we leave early without taking breakfast.When we complain this to reception,the staff has no reaction and just give us a smile to show us that he does not care.

  • 25th May 2014
  • Novice Nomad
  • Anonymous
  • India
  • Mixed Group, 31-40
  • (1 review)


66%

We only stayed one night after a concert and generally enjoyed our stay, Staff at the front desk were extremely friendly and very happy to help but housekeeping staff were very rude the following morning telling us to vacate the room around quarter past ten as she 'didn't have time'.

  • 24th May 2014
  • Novice Nomad
  • Anonymous
  • Ireland
  • All Female Group, 18-24
  • (1 review)


71%

Decent hostel. No atmosphere at all since the common areas are really awkward and split up. Beds and bathrooms were clean enough but facilities could be updated. The hostel itself was huge and like a maze.


20%

Awful staff so unhelpful disgusting behaviour by staff thieves stole my money while I was on the phone trying to cancel my booking due to family death.

  • 23rd May 2014
  • Novice Nomad
  • Anonymous
  • Northern Ireland
  • Female, 31-40
  • (1 review)


54%

Awful set up. Like a maze to get to your dorm. Security is a joke. Spend the money and upgrade to a key card system. It will make things easier for everyone. The random lounge areas in the hallway also just awkward. If you are looking for a cheap place with no real atmosphere go ahead. If you are a lone traveler, not advised as no real way to mingle.


94%

Was only here for one night for an airport transfer. The security is good for the fact you need to leave your key at the hostel before you leave, the downside is that there arent any lockers in your room so your bags are pretty much free to anyone. So bring locks. Had a nice stay there and the price was really nice considering there was a concert going on that weekend.


54%

Do NOT stay here. The bathrooms were disgusting, and toilet didn't work, and the floors were fithy. The reviews were not accurate and we were very dissapointed

  • 22nd May 2014
  • Novice Nomad
  • Anonymous
  • USA
  • Female, 18-24
  • (1 review)


91%

It would be great if the hostel features some activities like quiz, go all together to a pub, DVD night, dinner in the kitchen all together, ... activities in order to approximate customers. It would be great if the hostel features a telephone to let customers receive phone calls.


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