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Jacobs Inn Reviews

21 Talbot Place, Dublin, Ireland

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85%

Rating
7070 Total Reviews
  • 86%Value For Money
  • 88%Security
  • 87%Location
  • 87%Staff
  • 81%Atmosphere
  • 85%Cleanliness
  • 83%Facilities

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74%

no lockers in room


91%

Breakfast was simple but that's all you need. The free walking tour was great. The common room was good to chill out of a nights do watch a movie. Would recommend the pub crawl


80%

The only thing that bothered me was the separated faucet .

  • 28th Aug 2015
  • Novice Nomad
  • Anonymous
  • Saudi Arabia
  • Mixed Group, 18-24
  • (1 review)


94%

Great place, great staff, great facilities. But not enough outlets in the dormitories.


100%

Good position and cleanliness

  • 25th Aug 2015
  • Novice Nomad
  • Anonymous
  • Italy
  • Male, 25-30
  • (1 review)


80%

I liked this hostel. Easy to meet people. Plenty of people around and the staff is helpful and fun. Breakfast was simple, cereal, toast, coffee, tea and juice. Definitely would stay here again! Definitely not top of the line but I really enjoyed staying here


86%

Front desk staff were really wonderful. Our key cards stopped working multiple times, which was annoying, but the front desk always had a quick and easy fix. The rooms and beds were good, although I wish there were lockers in the room for your things. You have to rent them. Location is close to pretty much everything, but also outside of the main areas enough to be a quiet neighborhood. Great budget place.

Owner Comment (Hide)
Many thanks for your great feedback . So sorry about your Key cards but pleased we could fix quick for you . PS There is good news, we will have lockers in the rooms later this year

66%

it's not a 24hr desk!!

Owner Comment (Hide)
We are a 24/ 7 hostel so not sure what the problem was .Our night staff do have to do security and cleaning checks in the Hostel which means they could be away from the desk for very short periods in the night

86%

It was clean and the stuff were friendly. Rooms are ok and breakfast also.

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Thank You !

77%

The showers had stoppers on them every 20 seconds.

  • 23rd Aug 2015
  • Novice Nomad
  • Anonymous
  • USA
  • Female, 25-30
  • (1 review)

Owner Comment (Hide)
You are right they do this is us doing our bit for the enviroment and this also cuts down on shower waiting time for other dorm mates waiting when there is a shower hogger in the building !

91%

Great weekend stay, great facilities and friendly and helpful staff


94%

Right in the city centre. Breakfast was fine and the room was very large, perfect for what we wanted!

  • 22nd Aug 2015
  • Novice Nomad
  • Anonymous
  • England
  • Male, 18-24
  • (1 review)

Owner Comment (Hide)
Cool thanks

80%

We were a twelve person stag party who were basically looking for beds to sleep in when we got back from our days out in Dublin. The staff treated us really well on arrival at 10pm. We got our key cards to a 10 person dorm and a 3 person room. The 3 person room had a safe, which was nice to be able to put all our passports in. The beds are basic, but exactly what we needed. On checkout, the staff did a quick check of the rooms and handed us back our security deposits. All-in-all a good stay.

  • 21st Aug 2015
  • Novice Nomad
  • Anonymous
  • England
  • Male, 25-30
  • (1 review)

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All in all a great review,thanks !

100%

I really enjoyed my stay in Jacobs.

Owner Comment (Hide)
Cool thanks !

77%

Has everything you need but this place is really big with a huge mix of people. By that I mean older, school groups etc the hang out areas didn't really have a good atmosphere so you're sort of reliant on the people in your room. Location wise it's about a 15-20min walk away from the main things. Staff were really nice and helpful. I think if you're a group this is place is fine but if you're solo I'd try and go somewhere smaller

Owner Comment (Hide)
Thanks for your feedback . Jacobs is large but we do offer walking tour and pub crawl and movie nights to encourage guest socialising and usually the guest kitchen is great to meet with people . We are changing the layout of the hostel later this year which will help with the atmosphere for solo travelers. That said if you prefer a smaller hostel we can certainly help with suggestions . Glad you liked our staff .

77%

The walking tour was one of the best I have ever been on. Our tour guide Alan was very informative. Made it worth while!

  • 19th Aug 2015
  • Novice Nomad
  • domdomdoy
  • USA
  • Male, 18-24
  • (1 review)

Owner Comment (Hide)
Our walking tour is the Bees knees and Free to boot ! Glad you enjoyed

97%

VERY helpful staff. Rooms were big, nice toilets/showers, good location to everything you wanna see in Dublin. Would stay here again.

Owner Comment (Hide)
Deadly. Thanks

74%

Nice place to stay! The rooms were very spacious but there was no place to lock up your things in your room. If you wanted to lock something up, you had to rent a lock and lock it up on the main floor. Breakfast had a large variety. When we were there however there were tons of younger kids which wasn't ideal.


100%

Very secure, which is very assuring as they are located on a shady street. Only 2 outlets the room so be prepared to share.

Owner Comment (Hide)
Thanks . PS More sockets being introduced currently

86%

It was so nice. When i arrived there was a friendly atmosphere. I booked a 10girls room and IT was clean and the bed ok. The kitchen with self catering was big and you can share it with 4further people who like to cook. Everyone was nice and friendly. I.d like to mention some name ...alan and barbara stays in my mind as a 5star stuff ;) good job. See you Next time

  • 18th Aug 2015
  • Novice Nomad
  • Anonymous
  • Germany
  • Female, 25-30
  • (1 review)


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