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Barnacles Temple Bar House Reviews

19 Temple Lane, Temple Bar, Dublin 2, Dublin, Ireland

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89%

Rating
4694 Total Reviews
  • 88%Value For Money
  • 90%Security
  • 98%Location
  • 93%Staff
  • 85%Atmosphere
  • 86%Cleanliness
  • 83%Facilities

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91%

The hostel bar crawl is awesome and would definetly recommend!

  • 17th Dec 2014
  • Novice Nomad
  • Anonymous
  • England
  • Female, 18-24
  • (1 review)


91%

One problem was person in dorm- her wet washing everywhere so smelt damp! Couldnt access 2 of the storage lockers cos of fixed wardrobe . On other hand reported repairs done quickly. Staff excellent as usual.


94%

Staff were super helpful and friendly. I was only there for one night so I can't really speak to much more than the most basic stuff, but it was a very comfortable place. Carpet smelled a bit like feet but it wasn't strong and it couldn't figure out how to make the shower water colder so it was really hot, but other than that, everything was fantastic


100%

hostel was clean, safe and in a perfect location. But the staff was absolutely incredible. couldn't recommend this place highly enough. if you're staying in Dublin, stay here


94%

The location is top notch. There are some rooms in which the street noise is quite audible. But you're staying in the temple bar area so really you should know what you're in for and go join in. Overall a good place to stay.


86%

It was a good eperience. The Hostel is in the Center of "movida" near Temple Bar. It's clean and the receptionist very polite.


100%

Who cares about the bad weather when inside the hostel there is nice people, good music and beer pong!!!

  • 3rd Dec 2014
  • Novice Nomad
  • Anonymous
  • Italy
  • Male, 25-30
  • (1 review)


100%

A really nice stay! Very clean and tidy! The staff are really nice! With 2 Sockets at each bed. Would be better if the lamp at the bed is fixed. (as mine is broken)

  • 2nd Dec 2014
  • Novice Nomad
  • Anonymous
  • Hong Kong
  • Female, 18-24
  • (1 review)


89%

It's really close to Temple bar! just one-minute walk and there are nice staffs. Card key was very comfortable and there's no deposit for the key. But luggage cages under beds are quite annoying and earlier breakfast will be needed for like Cliffs of Moher tourists.


83%

I only stayed one night but I liked what I saw. If u r trying to decide between this one n Abbey Court I would EXTREMELY advice u to stay at Barnacles. It is far far better than Abbey. Good size rooms but beds squeak too much, n if you're delicate to noise I would not stay there Friday or Saturday night lol I was at the Pubs n coming back to the hostel at 3 I could really hear all the street noise. WiFi works quite well but upload speed is next to nothing. Couldn't get much better location wi


91%

This is was my second stay at Barnacles. With a great location, great staff, comfy beds, free breakfast and wifi


97%

It isvery nice place,well located and room was cozy.


80%

Hostel is located in a very good location, but can also be a bit annoying late at night when the bars are still pumping music and the patrons are shouting. The rooms are a bit cramped as well.


100%

I N C R E D I B L E The only thing is that you can not sleep too much because it is door by door to Temple Bar, so a lot of people singing at night in the street, so if you are very tired like is is Ok or if you are in party holidays

  • 25th Nov 2014
  • Novice Nomad
  • Anonymous
  • Spain
  • Female, 31-40
  • (1 review)


77%

The room was dingy and very small, crammed with bunk beds. I asked on two separate days, tow different staff members for a bulb to be put in my side light, is I could see. Nothing was done. Bulbs were missing from other lamps in the room. It was very noisy, due to location. Couldn't sleep all night.

  • 25th Nov 2014
  • Novice Nomad
  • Anonymous
  • Australia
  • Female, 31-40
  • (1 review)


94%

Really lovely staff, very helpful and friendly! Excellent location right in the middle of town. Great atmosphere. Only thing that could be improved is it would be nice if breakfast hours could be extended to 10.30am.


94%

very nice hostel for price. Good for young people, easy to make friends.

  • 23rd Nov 2014
  • Novice Nomad
  • Anonymous
  • Ireland
  • Female, 18-24
  • (1 review)


74%

Too noisy! Our room was a small, but very good double room with bathroom until the middle of the night. As it was between the kitchen and the restrooms it became really noisy when people came from the bars. I don't really care about noise, but it was impossible to sleep. The breakfast was really good, and the staff at the reception was really fine. The hostel has a very good location, but the hostel have a lot of guests and it seems like there are not enough room at the kitchen and chill room...


74%

Would have been nice to know that there was no lift in the building (please advertise on the website). Internet was pretty shotty and couldn't upload documents for work. Would have appreciated more options at breakfast (pancake/crepe batter). The night before we left for the airport we were awoken at 1AM by a loud alarm. Employees then kept us up for an hour banging on doors trying to figure out what happened. Bed was meant to be a double but was actually a King.


97%

Nice clean hostel that was a good value. Fantastic location and friendly staff.


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