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  • In order to make a group reservation on Hostelworld.com 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.
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  • 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

Changes or cancellations to your booking can only be accepted up to 4 weeks prior to arrival without charge. Any changes made after this, may unfortunately incur an extra charge.

The following group types are not accepted by this hostel: Junior / Primary School, Stag/Hen/Bachelor Party If you have misrepresented the type of group you are booking for, your booking may be cancelled by the hostel."

Additional Info:

The balance must be paid 4 weeks prior to arrival. A full rooming list and estimated time of arrival is required at this stage also (with the room type booked for each person).

On arrival a ‘code on conduct’ must be filled out by a group leader. It is company policy to charge a fully refundable damage deposit of 20.00 Euro per person. Your credit card will be “Pre – Authorized” for this or you can pay in cash on arrival.

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

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Isaacs Hostel

Book more than 7 days in advance for Free Cancellation.
  • Perfect Location
  • Superb Staff
  • Excellent Cleanliness
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We love this Hostel!

It gets our thumbs up for consistently high guest reviews.

Hostelworld says

Isaacs Hostel has been with Hostelworld for more than 10 years and it's not too hard to see why; it's located very near Connolly train station and Busaras, Dublin's main bus station, providing easy connections to the rest of Ireland. It's also within walking distance of O'Connell St and Temple Bar and guests tell us it's 'a very convenient connection to the airport'. The highly recommended pub crawl is hosted by the friendly and helpful staff who ensure this hostel provides 'a cosy atmosphere and a good opportunity to meet travellers'.

Property Description

Want to know what the Lonely Planet Guide says about us?
'The northside's best hostel - hell, for atmosphere alone it's the best in town - is in a 200-year-old wine vault just around the corner from the main bus station. Friendly, secure and well stocked, it generates consistently good reviews from backpackers and other budget travellers'. - Lonely Planet

So why us? Isaacs is the original Dublin backpacker hostel with a really friendly and warm atmosphere, bang in the City Centre. After a hard day’s sightseeing, our chill out areas are just the job for meeting other travellers.

Isaacs offers all the facilities a backpacker could want! Multi-bed dorms and private rooms available to suit your budget and you get free Wi-Fi, free breakfast, free sauna, free guided walking tours and sometimes free live music! We've also got a guest Kitchen, laundry facilities, Xbox, DVDs, a pool table, Fussball ,Table tennis and general almighty craic.

Wouldn't you like to stay in the best city centre location? Well, Isaacs Hostel couldn't be more central. Outside is the direct bus from Dublin Airport; take the 747 bus and get here from airport in only 25 minutes! We're also opposite Busaras, the central bus station. It's only 200m from here to Connolly train station and 20m to the LUAS, while O'Connell St is just 500m away. It's an easy walk to the 3 stadium, Croke Park and only three DART stops from the Aviva Stadium. All tourist attractions, restaurants, bars and shops (including Trinity College and Temple Bar) are but a five-to-ten-minute stroll away.

You can enjoy regular Free events running in the hostel for guests, including daily walking tour, Pizza nights, Quiz night and much more!
With no curfew and 24-hour reception you can chill out in our common areas. Isaacs has the cutest common space to hang out, chat, chat up, play and party in than any other hostel around!

We are a secure hostel, open 24 hours, with key card access to all our bedrooms, self-catering kitchen and atmospheric common areas. We also have a free light breakfast in the Hostel .

Famous for our friendly, knowledgeable staff, you can pick up some great tips on how to make the most of your visit to Dublin from our team; they can even sell you tickets for the best tours and attractions around.

Please note that families travelling with children under the age of 16 are required to book private rooms. View House Rules

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Reviews & Ratings

  • Value For Money 8.4

  • Security 8.8

  • Location 9.1

  • Staff 9.2

  • Atmosphere 8.7

  • Cleanliness 8.5

  • Facilities 8.3


Latest Reviews

  • 10.0

    Superb

    14 May 2019
    Staff is wonderful. They are very helpful and accommodating especially Michael and Dan. A wide variety of guests with an atmosphere that encourages conversations. The free walking tour definitely helps one get to know the city. This is a five star deluxe hostel
    USA, Female, 41+
  • 9.7

    Superb

    19 May 2019
    Wow, such a friendly place, very central as well. I really enjoyed the sauna, a perk not many hostels can boast.
    Canada, Male, 31-40
  • 9.4

    Superb

    19 May 2019
    Was only here for the night due to a layover, but overall I would highly recommend staying here! The staff at the front desk are helpful and really nice!
    USA, Male, 18-24
  • 9.4

    Superb

    15 May 2019
    Isaacs hostel was a great stay! The atmosphere was friendly and chill. The rooms and facilities were very clean and the staff was superb! If you are a light sleeper, trains do come by right outside the window but it didn't bother me much. A short walk to major attractions such as temple bar yet still outside the really busy area. Isaacs is a great option!
    Canada, Male, 25-30
  • 9.1

    Superb

    17 May 2019
    My only point is the showers and toilets need a refresh and a better airing.
    France, Male, 31-40
  • 8.9

    Fabulous

    19 May 2019
    Great staff...very helpful...cleanist hostel I've stayed in. Beds are comfortable.
    USA, Female, 41+
  • 8.0

    Fabulous

    18 May 2019
    Nice hostel, showers and bathrooms were a little inconvenient thought but other then that it was good!
    Canada, Female, 25-30
  • 8.0

    Fabulous

    14 May 2019
    Overall this was a decent hostel, although a bit loud and busy for my preferences. There were enough minor issues that I probably would stay elsewhere next time I’m in Dublin. Lockers are available ($) for bag storage, but we opted not to use them as they’re down several flights of stairs in a musty basement. The showers were small, not hot, and required me to push a button every 15 sec. for water. Not many outlets, uncomfortable beds, and lots of loud coming/going from pub crawlers.
    USA, Female, 25-30
  • 7.4

    Very Good

    14 May 2019
    I understand the hostel wants to save money by using timed showers, but they need to make the water continue to flow for at least 30secs after you press the button. It's a bit hard showering at the moment
    Australia, All Female Group, 25-30
  • 5.4

    Rating

    14 May 2019
    The best thing about this place was the staff, they were very friendly and helpful. The overall atmosphere is meh. I’ve stayed at another local hostel near by and had a MUCH better experience then this one. I thought I would try something different but learned my lesson and will go back to the other one. No lockers in the rooms, have to go to the basement to lock up your stuff if you don’t want to leave it out. My original room was right beside a train track and had trains running early and late
    Canada, Male, 25-30
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Facilities

Free
  • Free Breakfast
  • Free City Maps
  • Free Internet Access
  • Free WiFi
  • Linen Included
General
  • Adaptors
  • BBQ
  • Bicycle Parking
  • Book Exchange
  • Common Room
  • Hair Dryers
  • Hair Dryers For Hire
  • Hot Showers
  • Jobs Board
  • Key Card Access
  • Safe Deposit Box
  • Security Lockers
  • Self-Catering Facilities
  • Washing Machine
  • Wheelchair Friendly
Services
  • 24 Hour Reception
  • 24 Hour Security
  • Airport Transfers
  • Bicycle Hire
  • Fax Service
  • Housekeeping
  • Internet Access
  • Laundry Facilities
  • Luggage Storage
  • Postal Service
  • Shuttle Bus
  • Tours/Travel Desk
  • Towels for hire
Food & Drink
  • Cafe
  • Meals Available
  • Tea & Coffee Making Facilities
  • Vending Machines
Entertainment
  • Board Games
  • Games Room
  • PlayStation
  • Pool Table

Awards

  • 2019

    1st, Most Popular Hostels Dublin

  • 2016

    1st, Most Popular Hostels Dublin

  • 2015

    1st, Most Popular Hostels Dublin

  • 2014

    1st, Most Popular Hostels Dublin

Nominations

  • 2013

    Worldwide Extra Large Hostel

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Isaacs Hostel says

Isaacs Hostel has been with Hostelworld for more than 10 years and it's not too hard to see why; it's located very near Connolly train station and Busaras, Dublin's main bus station, providing easy connections to the rest of Ireland. It's also within walking distance of O'Connell St and Temple Bar and guests tell us it's 'a very convenient connection to the airport'. The highly recommended pub crawl is hosted by the friendly and helpful staff who ensure this hostel provides 'a cosy atmosphere and a good opportunity to meet travellers'.

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