Group Booking Terms and Conditions

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General Group Booking Terms

By making a group reservation through you agree to the following terms and conditions as set by and as set by the hostel in question.

  • In order to make a group reservation on it is necessary to pay a deposit. The balance is due directly to the hostel according to their payment conditions.
  • The booking deposit is non-refundable.
  • Please note that any cancellations must be notified directly to the hostel at least 24 hours in advance of your scheduled arrival date, unless otherwise stated in the hostel's conditions.
  • are not responsible for changes or amendments to your reservation once it has been processed. All correspondence with regard to changes to your booking need to be dealt with directly with the hostel.
  • Cancellations for reservations must be made directly with the hostel and must conform with the individual hostels cancellation policy (see below)
  • It is your responsibility to pay the balance of your accommodation cost to the hostel in accordance with their payment conditions (see below). Failure to do so may result in your reservation being cancelled by the hostel.
  • Individual hostels may have special booking conditions relating to group stays, please read the hostel booking conditions carefully before making your reservation.

Hostel Specific Terms & Conditions

The remainder of the amount due will be charged to your credit card 4 weeks prior to arrival. Should numbers or room selection change, the per person deposit times the number of people who actually travelled will be deducted from the total accommodation charge levvied by the hostel.

Cancellation / No Show & Reduction in Numbers Policy

42 to 30 days before arrival : 25% of total cost
29 to 15 days before arrival : 50% of total cost
14 to 8 days before arrival : 75% of total cost
1 Week or less before arrival : 100% of total cost

Note: All cancellations will incur a 25.00 administration charge
With groups that are booked less than four weeks before arrival, booking conditions and cancellation fees must be agreed at the time of booking.

42 to 30 days before arrival : no charge
29 to 15 days before arrival : no charge
14 to 8 days before arrival : 50% of total cost of amendment/reduction
7 days or less before arrival : 100% or total cost if amendment/reduction

Additional Terms and Conditions


We do not have a curfew at the Hostel therefore we expect all groups to show consideration for other hostellers and comply with our hostel regulations. In particular:

- Noise must be kept to a minimum when returning.
- No smoking or drinking is allowed in the hostel.
- Security Passes must be shown upon request.
- Only group members will have access to accommodation booked.
- A leader will be appointed and will deal with any problems relating to their particular group.
Reception staff will have full authority to remove any troublesome group members from the hostel. In this event there is no possibility of any refund

Additional Info:

Full Payment must be made one month before arrival of group.

PLEASE NOTE THAT UPON CHECK IN GROUPS ARE REQUIRED TO PAY A MINIMUM SECURITY DEPOSIT OF 200.00 This deposit will be refunded in full, provided the group has caused no damage to hostel property, and have observed the rules of the hostel. Groups will also be required to fill in a check in form agreeing to these terms.

The group organiser agrees to provide a full passenger list and arrival time for the group at least two weeks prior to arrival.

Any cancellations resulting from agreement to these terms and conditions under false pretences will result in loss of deposit.


Avalon House

Book more than 14 days in advance for Free Cancellation.
  • Perfect Location
  • Marvellous Staff
  • Awesome Cleanliness
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Hostelworld says

Our users have said staying at Avalon House is 'like if you were at a friend's house'. This hostel sits just between the nightlife areas of Temple Bar and Wexford Street, ideal for those looking for a pub off the beaten track. Hostelworld guests often say how much they appreciate the busy common room, with ping pong, a pool table, foosball and a PlayStation. We particularly like the Starbucks café at the front of the hostel, where you can meet the locals or your fellow travellers over some of the best coffee in town.

Property Description

At Avalon House, we pride ourselves on Irish hospitality, an unbelievable location, and helping each of our guests to experience the best that Dublin has to offer. We provide clean, secure and budget accommodation and are located between the legendary nightlife areas of Temple Bar, Camden Street and Harcourt Street. We are also just minutes Trinity College and THE closest hostel to St. Stephen’s Green where the Vikings amongst our guests will be picked up for the daily Viking Splash tours.

It’ll only cost you €3.30 and take about 55 minutes to get the number 16 bus to us from the airport to our front door! If you prefer a speedy bus, both the 747 and 700 stop 10 minutes away from us, and cost €12 euro for a return ticket.

Every guest can make the most of our free continental breakfast, a big self-catering kitchen, reading room, chill room, games room (equipped with board games, table tennis and a pool table) as well as our newly opened cinema room where you can sit back on our comfy sofas and watch Netflix on our ridiculously huge 65” screen! We also have tablets for guest use, and of course, free WIFI!

There is a free walking tour which departs from our reception every morning at 10:30! We also provide free city maps, event guides, and if that wasn’t enough, our staff are very knowledgeable, multilingual and can help you find the best events and activities to enjoy whilst you stay with us.

We can offer you different types of accommodation to make the most of travelling solo, in a small gathering or a big group. This includes dorm rooms ranging from 4 to 12 beds to meet fellow travellers or stay with a group and a selection of private triple, twin/double and single rooms with en suites or shared facilities.

Please note that anyone under the age of 18 must be accompanied by an adult and can only stay in one of our private en suites rooms. View House Rules

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Reviews & Ratings

  • Value For Money 7.3

  • Security 8.5

  • Location 9.1

  • Staff 8.3

  • Atmosphere 7.4

  • Cleanliness 7.6

  • Facilities 7.2

Latest Reviews

  • 10.0


    14 Sep 2019
    Very friendly staff, they will happy to help you at anything you need
    Brazil, Male, 25-30
  • 10.0


    03 Sep 2019
    Just fine. Booked a perfect little room for myself. Clean and comfortable. What else do you need?
    USA, Female, 25-30
  • 9.7


    08 Sep 2019
    Avalon House is a down to earth hostel near the city centre, It may not be the youngest building, but it was extremely clean and secure. Bus no. 16 from the airport drops you just across the street and it is about a 10 minute walk to Temple Bar. The reception staff were extremely friendly, and I really appreciated the free breakfast in the morning.
    Czech Republic, Male, 31-40
  • 8.9


    13 Sep 2019
    I really enjoyed staying here this past weekend because it was right in town, however, my two friends were staying in the same room as me and they got beds upstairs so we were separated. I wouldn’t have minded, but no one showed up to take the other beds upstairs. The people were super loud in the morning and did not respect the fact that we were sleeping. The breakfast is not good and lacks options besides toast, which we had every day. Overall, it was a good place to stay with a few bumps.
    USA, Female, 18-24
  • 8.6


    14 Sep 2019
    Staff welcoming and friendly. Everything on your doorstep. Single room (no ensuite) was spacious with a sink and long length mirror. No complaints. Didn't have breakfast or use facilities. Would recomend, but only if price good. Dublin prices are totally unjustified. A DOUBLE room anywhere else in Ireland would be less than half the price and a SINGLE in Dublin €70!
    Ireland, Female, 41+
  • 8.6


    07 Sep 2019
    Handy location and easily found, staff were great, very friendly and helpful. We stayed in a private room with ensuite….room was fine, just needed a lick of paint. bed was comfortable and bathroom was spotless. One complaint I have is that there was a smell coming from ensuite that filled the room aswell, it looked spotless to me so it was probably a drain or something. All in all though I would definitely stay here again and ill be recommending it to friends.
    Northern Ireland, Female, 31-40
  • 7.7

    Very Good

    12 Sep 2019
    I booked on line and I did not realized I had booked a room with 4 beds. The hostel was full that night so I could not change to a private room with one bed
    USA, Male, 41+
  • 7.1

    Very Good

    12 Sep 2019
    깨끗하고 스탭들 친절해요. 그리고 새벽에 비행기 있으신분은 스탭한테 물어보면 공항가는 버스 끊어줘요. 바로 호스텔 앞으로 작은 버스가 옵니다.
    South Korea, Female, 25-30
  • 6.6


    10 Sep 2019
    Location was good and staff were fantastic, but I'd booked a private room with a friend which had a window in the door without a curtain, looking into to a corridor which had lights on all night, as well as a weird green light above the door that we couldn't switch off. Couldn't sleep at all as it was so bright in the room.
    England, All Female Group, 31-40
  • 5.4


    05 Sep 2019
    The bathroom didn't have lights in it, so we had to shower in the dark. Minimal outlets, lots of teenagers running about. The blankets and linens were nice though.
    Canada, Female, 25-30
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  • Free Breakfast
  • Free City Maps
  • Free Internet Access
  • Free WiFi
  • Linen Included
  • Adaptors
  • Book Exchange
  • Cable TV
  • Card Phones
  • Common Room
  • Elevator
  • Hair Dryers
  • Hair Dryers For Hire
  • Hot Showers
  • Jobs Board
  • Key Card Access
  • Safe Deposit Box
  • Security Lockers
  • Self-Catering Facilities
  • Washing Machine
  • 24 Hour Reception
  • 24 Hour Security
  • Airport Transfers
  • Bicycle Hire
  • Fax Service
  • Internet Access
  • Late check-out
  • Laundry Facilities
  • Luggage Storage
  • Postal Service
  • Reception (limited hours)
  • Tours/Travel Desk
  • Towels for hire
Food & Drink
  • Cafe
  • Vending Machines
  • Board Games
  • Foosball
  • Games Room
  • PlayStation
  • Pool Table


  • 2012

    1st, Most Popular Hostels Dublin

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Avalon House says

We like to create a home away from home atmosphere for our guests. We pride ourselves on customer service and ensuring your Dublin experience is an unforgettable one!
We\'re a Victorian building with character near most of central Dublin, like Grafton Street (3min walk),Temple Bar (5min walk), St Stephen\'s Green (2min walk), Vicar Street (6min walk), St Patrick\'s Cathedral (2min walk) and the Guinness Storehouse (20min walk). I usually recommend that people visit the National Archaeology Museum as well; it\'s free and only a three-minute walk away. We look forward to welcoming you soon . Team, Avalon House