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I would recommend this hostal to anyone of any age. The staff was unbelievably helpful and knowledgeable about places to visit, to eat and to just have a good time.The free walking tour was AMAZING! (One of things the staff recommended.) The bathrooms were clean and the room was clean too. Of course there was noise but that's not the hostal's fault. All in all, great location, we walked everywhere, very hospitable.
- Novice Nomad
- Female, 41+
- (1 review)
Very big hostel, simple free breakfast, wifi didn't work very well, only in the common room, and had to check in on facebook to use, plenty of power points in rooms, right next to bus station. Some written directions would have been nice, rather than just a map picture to get to it.
Awesome place! The free face paint for Halloween was a nice touch too!
This hostel is really clean and convenient and I felt very safe there. Perfect for any stay.
Someone had taken my bed In a female dorm and the front desk couldn't figure out who it was and there where no more empty beds in females dorms so he put me in a mixed dorm on my own for the two nights which was nice.
They make you check into the hostel to connect to wifi. That's a bit of a joke but overall it's a good hostel
There was an incredible stench in the first floor hallways and toilets. Like moldy moisture mixed with 20-something drunk sweats. I almost vomited. Conveniently located right beside the bus station and close to the train station though.
The best hostel ever! ENJOY!
Isaacs is the greatest !!! Andy is amazing! The hostesses wonderful over all with a great atmosphere and great accommodations for the price. I'm definitely going back !!!
It's a big hostel, with loads of activities. One can expect a lot of people in the common area, crowded freezers and unavailability of the staff due to so many people requesting the "attention". My main issue, though, was that there was only 1 computer available, and the one available had issues in the internet during my stay. Being such a big hostel should have more structure to attend the customers... All in all, good place to stay over the weekend, but wouldn't stay longer.
Great staff.. Everything is very well explained (even the couverture of the wifi), the atmosphere it´s so positive, it´s better than a lot of Pub´s there... For sure
- Novice Nomad
- Male, 18-24
- (1 review)
Great place to stay, clean, warm, good showers! Good value for money and decent beds! Nice reception and communal areas too.
I loved Isaacs !!! The staff were brilliant especially Andy, any question I had the had an answer. The rooms were good especially for the price, however in some you might want to purchase earplugs if you are a light sleeper. It's in a great location and the free walking tours take you to most of the tourist hot spots. They provide an environment where it's easy to make friends. I will definitely go back there !!
For quite a big hostel this place feels homely. The place was packed with people so it's very easy to meet others. However the breakfast finishes way too early considering 99% of people are hungover in the morning, and "extras" like safes and lockers cost money. The showers are pretty dodgy as well. But on the whole, a pretty good place to stay
My least favorite of the three hostels I stayed at in Dublin. The free breakfast is nothing more than cornflakes and orange juice. The wifi was pretty bad, and the rooms weren't very clean. They offer lockers but you have to pay for them.
Maybe it was because I had never stayed at a hostel before, but i was a little disapponlinted. I found the hostel hard to find, the staff a little unhelpful when someone was sleeping in my bed, the wifi was spotty and bathroom facilities small for the number of people they served. Breakfast was average but there was defibitely enough. About a 20-25 minute walk to other side of river and some tourist attractions.
Being my first hostel to ever stay at, Isaacs has set the bar really high for where ever my next hostel will be. The staff is really friendly and awesome, the security is great and everything was awesome, making my stay awesome!.
sadly, our arrival was little welcoming, had it not been for the paid deposit we would have turned around and left. our rooms were not ready yet at 1pm and we could not leave our luggage for the remaining hour but had to carry it on to the place we had lunch. Safety lockers were in the cellar and had to be paid €2 /day. Not enough hooks/ space to leave clothes etc in showers, breakfast very basic. experience would have been completely different if staff had just been less annoyed and friendlier
No personal lockers available in the room itself, making it really inconvenient to leave our valuables around if we're going to the toilet. Also, the room lacks surfaces like tables/shelves/lockers for us to put our belongings. It's more convenient to pack our bags and organise our things (especially in dim light conditions when we don't want to disturb others sleeping in the room) if there are surfaces for us to place our belongings. Resorted to using the ground and the bed. Very inconvenient.
- Novice Nomad
- Mixed Group, 18-24
- (1 review)