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Barnacles Temple Bar House Reviews

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

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85%

Rating
4187 Total Reviews
  • 84%Value For Money
  • 88%Security
  • 98%Location
  • 90%Staff
  • 80%Atmosphere
  • 80%Cleanliness
  • 79%Facilities

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77%

It was my first time staying in a Hostel, so was unsure what to expect. The staff were lovely and helpfully. The facilities were good. Everyone was nice and welcoming and I will definitely stay in a hostel again. Great experience :)

  • 12th Mar 2014
  • Novice Nomad
  • Anonymous
  • England
  • Female, 31-40
  • (1 review)


97%

Good: Great location, friendly staff, very clean. Bad: No Wi-Fi in the room. The shower was quite old.


83%

It was a great hostel- super central and with good common areas. However watch the price- it randomly jumped like 6 euros from a tuesday to a wednesday!


91%

Temple bar area puta you are within walking distance of everything. Staff was super friendly. Let you leave bags before/after checkin/out. Great deals on hop on-hop off tour and definitely worth the money. All amenities for sale or rent at desk- adaptors, towels, toiletries. Only downside was no wifi in the bedrooms! You could use it in the common areas so you got to meet fellow guests. Overall great stay! I highly recommend it for an overnight layover or on holiday. Do the hostel pub crawl!!

  • 10th Mar 2014
  • Novice Nomad
  • Anonymous
  • USA
  • Female, 18-24
  • (1 review)


94%

This is really great place to stay. I enjoy my trip.


100%

Loved this hostel!!! We had such a great time during our stay. The staff was awesome and recommended great places to go to eat/drink. The private room was very clean. Overall we were very satisfied with our stay at Barnacles and hope to return soon!


94%

You won't go wrong with Barbacles Hostel, either in Dublin or in Galway. We spent our nights in both hostels. They were just simply make you feel home. So comfortable and couldn't ask for more. Recommend to every travelers!


69%

Small rooms with even smaller bathrooms.


100%

Perfect Hostel, highly recommended. Will definitely be back!!!


89%

Good place to stay. If you're going to party lots, stay here. If you value your sleep, don't stay here because it's in the heart of temple bar. Staff is friendly and always willing to help. Wifi connection is poor. Will defs stay here again!


86%

Not much point paying for late check out when the cleaners repeatedly came in and one point started cleaning up. Otherwise great place, great location, good price

  • 11th Feb 2014
  • Novice Nomad
  • Anonymous
  • Ireland
  • Mixed Group, 25-30
  • (1 review)


74%

The Location is perfect. Unfortunately our double room was extremly smelly! breakfast was poor! If you only need a place to sleep it´s good.


71%

basic, good location


83%

Nice location, nice staff but our double bedroom was tiny: once you put your suitcase on the floor, you can barely walk in the room. It was pretty cold and we could feel the wind that blows through the sides of the window and there was no TV. In the morning, I ran out of warm water while showering. In general, the building needs a good renovation to fit modern standards. The breakfast is only toasts and drinks.


100%

Great location, in the middle of Temple Bar. Lots of good restaurants around. Staff was very friendly and helpful. Huge kitchen. Rooms were cleaned regularly. They have a left luggage closet that you get a claim ticket for to retrieve your luggage. one of my favorite hostels ever!


100%

This hostel was fantastic! The staff was very helpful, the rooms and bathrooms are clean. Very good people watching from room windows because it's right on Temple Bar. I would recommend this hostel to any 18-26 year old travelers. We had a ridiculous roommate one of the nights and the staff was willing to work with us which made the stay that much more peaceful.

  • 22nd Jan 2014
  • Novice Nomad
  • Anonymous
  • USA
  • Mixed Group, 18-24
  • (1 review)


86%

Excellently located hostel in the heart of temple bar. The staff were very friendly and helpful!


89%

Nice hostel, great friendly vibrant staff always willing to help. Couldnt be in a better location for a young traveler looking to soak up the partying in a central area. Tons of bars around, also take advantage of hostel airport shuttle, couldnt have been more on-time. Dublins a lot of fun, only knock was the atmosphere inside the hostel was a bit lacking, people mainly staying in their own cliques and not venturing out of their comfort zone. Anyways, fun time and would come back for sure.


94%

The two better points were location (right next to Temple Bar Street is, where all the fuzz happens in Dublin, specially if you're not from there) and the Staff that was always willing to help us and showed a lot of patience with us and the other guests. The overall quality of the Hostel is very good, I'd loved it if the wi-fi worked a little better in out room, but that's not enough reason to lower their score.

  • 11th Jan 2014
  • Novice Nomad
  • Anonymous
  • Brazil
  • Mixed Group, 18-24
  • (1 review)


97%

Great hostel! Cannot be beaten for location. The communal areas were great, people were having a few drinks together and meeting new people. We had a great time visiting Dublin, and I'd definitely recomend this hostel to anyone, solo travellers, couples or big groups!


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