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Kinlay House Dublin Reviews

2-12 Lord Edward Street, Temple Bar, Dublin, Ireland

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79%

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3783 Total Reviews
  • 79%Value For Money
  • 80%Security
  • 93%Location
  • 79%Staff
  • 76%Atmosphere
  • 74%Cleanliness
  • 73%Facilities

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100%

Good location. Friendly staff.


100%

Great staff and friendly atmosphere. I made friends and the free walking tour was nice. The breakfast was good and the room clean. The best hostel experience .


100%

A great hostel. Would recommend to all. Not a party hostel by any means but the large warm common area ensures it is still a sociable place to stay.


26%

turn on the heating in kinley room

  • 16th Jan 2015
  • Novice Nomad
  • Anonymous
  • Croatia
  • Male, 25-30
  • (1 review)


94%

Location is great, the room we stayed in was nice and the beds were comfortable. Great place to stay :)


100%

Lovely place with helpful and friendly staff. The list of local restaurants that the reception staff give us was brilliant . We enjoyed our stay and we will come back definitely . DEFINITELY RECOMMEND


63%

Would not stay here again. Had to move dorms due to water leak. Then couldn't get into new room took 4 times walking down to reception from top floor until worked. Showers would not get warm on top floor. Room was cold with heaters. No bag lockers. Wifi didn't work in the room. Bed were a bit uncomfortable. Basically there are better hostels in Dublin. Positives: Breakfast was included and was good. And could get a shuttle from hostel to airport. Location was good.


57%

Just one thing: for a foreigner that arrives late at night because of flight delay, entering Kinlay would have been a great first contact with Dublin, but people who worked there were not so friendly. Just be more humanly available.

  • 9th Jan 2015
  • Novice Nomad
  • Anonymous
  • Italy
  • Male, 25-30
  • (1 review)


89%

I enjoy staying in kinley....

  • 9th Jan 2015
  • Novice Nomad
  • Anonymous
  • Nepal
  • Male, 31-40
  • (1 review)


86%

Good location!! Too bad the room (4 bed dorm) was very very small and there was no mirror anywhere to be seen (not even in the bathroom). Also no hooks to hang things or table to put things on. Not a practical room! It was very clean though. Good wifi too. Checkout at 10am and no flexibility, even on a Sunday morning, so that's bad.


83%

As one of the cheapest places to stay in dublin this is not bad at all! Basic but clean, common areas are big and seemed good (allthough i spent no time in them). Only thing is that i cosider a 10 am checkout unneccecerally early... looking for cheap basic good value dorms, this is perfect


97%

Really helpful and friendly staff, excellent value for money considering location and free breakfast, would definitely stay again. Thank you for a great stay!

  • 30th Dec 2014
  • Novice Nomad
  • Anonymous
  • England
  • Female, 18-24
  • (1 review)


71%

Extremely cold in the common areas and in the rooms- heat did not seem to work.


77%

Average hostel. Private room was very small but blankets and pillows were very thick and nice, especially in the cold weather. Could have been a little cleaner but location was excellent and staff was very kind and helpful!


74%

All was great except two points : the breakfast room was way too short for everyone and the cleaning of our room. There were a lot of died flies on my blanket when i arrived. The bathroom was never cleaned during our 7 nights stay.

  • 26th Dec 2014
  • Novice Nomad
  • Anonymous
  • France
  • Mixed Group, 18-24
  • (1 review)


91%

In the beginning, it was very cold, the heater was ridiculously small and the window was impossible to close. But as the 10-bed-dorm filled with people it got warmer. But then again, the window was too small for a short exchange of air... Well, the rest (espl value for money) was perfect, so I'll leave a 90% recommendation :)


74%

We had a litte problem because they had only two plugs in a room for 12 people and one of them was not working which is a huge problem when you have cameras and cellphones. This is unacceptable. The shower was not hot enough. There was also a really bad smell on the hall. However, the facilities and the staff are excellent.


80%

Beds were very uncomfortable and it was noisy all night, none of us slept well. The room was also very hot. The hostel is a longer walk from the the Temple Bar area than i had expected but it wasn't too bad. The common room was very nice and had a good atmosphere.

  • 20th Dec 2014
  • Novice Nomad
  • Anonymous
  • Ireland
  • Female, 18-24
  • (1 review)


89%

We stayed in Dublin for three days, the Kinlay House has nice and polite staff, very comfortable beds and is very good located right next to temple bar.


97%

Great well run hostel and felt very secure .

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


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