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General Group Booking Terms

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

  • 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.
  • Hostelworld.com 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

The deposit of 20% of the reservation to secure the reservation is non-refundable.
Remaining balance is due 4 weeks prior to arrival date.
If the the reservation is cancelled within 4 weeks prior arrival date then no refund will be given.

Additional Terms and Conditions

A credit card or a damage deposit of 300.00euro is required by all groups to secure us against any damages caused during the groups stay.

**Code of Conduct for Groups**

Groups are welcome to stay at Jacobs's Inn. However there have been occasional groups who have stayed who have been less than co-operative. It is now company policy to charge a fully refundable damage deposit of €300 per group or €20 per person. This will be charged on arrival to all groups. It will be refunded on departure provided the group has adhered to the rules of the hostel, listed below:

-Alcohol is not permitted in the rooms.

-None residence are not permitted to the rooms at any time. All guests must produce their security pass to enter the hostel after 22.00 any failure to do so may result in the guest been refused entrance.

-The use of strong or abusive language to a guest, member of the public, staff or management will not be tolerated. Intimidating/aggressive body language/behavior to any of the above is equally unacceptable.

-Any group member causing accidental or malicious damage or theft to Jacob's Inn or to another guests property will have to pay all repair/replacement costs in full prior to arrival. Similarly, any tampering with fire detection, fire-fighting equipment will incur the same penalty.

-Any disturbance caused to another guest by shouting, singing, music, running around corridors is not acceptable.

-SMOKING (or vaping) IS NOT PERMITTED in Jacob's Inn by law. Any infringement may result in a fine.

-Rubbish or items of personal or hostel property thrown from any window onto the street has the potential of causing an innocent party serious injury and all offenders will be prosecuted.

-Check out time is 11am on the morning of departure.

-A Group Leader must be appointed for each group and will deal with any problems related to the group.

-Rooms that are left in such a state that incurs additional housekeeping to clean will be fined.

-Any breach to the above code of conduct will result in the offenders, or in cases of extreme behaviour, the entire group being requested by the staff on duty to leave the property immediately. All pre-paid monies will be forfeited by the group and retained by Jacob's Inn in lieu of loss of business.

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

Additional Info:

Payment Policy
Non-refundable deposit of 20% of the reservation within 14 days of the booking day.
Remaining balance is due 4 weeks prior to arrival

A credit card or a damage deposit of 300.00euro is required by all groups to secure us against any damages caused during the groups stay.

All groups of 8 or more are subject to the above payment payment policy.

There is a MINIMUM OF 2 NIGHTS STAY at weekends for groups

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

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Jacobs Inn

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  • Wonderful Location
  • Superb Staff
  • Fantastic Cleanliness
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We love this Hostel!

It gets our thumbs up for consistently high guest reviews.

Hostelworld says

Jacobs Inn is set near Connolly Station and Busaras, Dublin's main bus station, making this location convenient for travellers going to and from the rest of Ireland. This hostel has been with Hostelworld for more than a decade and guests frequently compare it favourably to a hotel. Visitors tell us the walking tour is 'a great way to hit the highlights of Dublin if you're only there for a short time'. We like that all the rooms are ensuite-and judging from the reviews it seems our guests do, too.

Property Description

What do you need to know about Jacobs Inn? We were recently ranked in the top 10 Irish hostels here on Hostelworld!

Want to know what the Lonely Planet Guide says about us?
'This clean and modern hostel offers spacious accommodation with PRIVATE bathrooms and outstanding facilities...' - Lonely Planet Dublin City Guide

So why choose us? Jacobs Inn is a funky, comfortable hostel with a wide range of accommodation options for the individual backpacker, families and groups of all sizes. All of our guests can enjoy ensuite showers and toilets and cool bar and restaurant.

You can avail of accommodation in twin or double rooms or stay in our sigature POD beds. The pod beds designed by CoDE Hostels give you all the privacy you need in a shared dorm without losing the option to socialize with your rooms mates. The dorm rooms are among the largest and most spacious in Dublin. Our dorms, range from four pods to twelve. All pods have underbed lockers and are coded with your own personal four-digit code - no padlocks required!

Before your busy day, enjoy our new bottomless porridge breakfast. It is tasty, vegan, gluten-friendly and a great way to start your day. For €6 you get as much porridge as you can eat, with premium toppings such as chia seeds, hazelnuts, dates, cranberries, pumpkin and sunflower seeds, raisins, coconut flakes and more. All this is paired with fresh orange juice and hot coffee - bottomless as well! If you're craving something more, we have a fantastic menu at our restaurant where you can grab a latte or a bacon roll for sit-in or take-away. Get your day started off right!

In our bar and restaurant we offer food and drinks during your stay, a great place to fuel up for your adventures around Dublin!

Wouldn't you like to stay in the best city centre location? Of course you would...well, Jacobs Inn couldn't have a better location to explore the city. Outside is the direct bus from Dublin Airport - take the 747 bus and get here from the airport in only 25 minutes! We're also opposite Busaras, the central bus station. It's only 50m 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 O2 and Croke Park and only three DART stops to the Aviva Stadium. All tourist attractions, restaurants, bars and shops (including Trinity College and Temple Bar) are but a short stroll away.

You can chat with our friendly staff and get their advice on how best to enjoy our beautiful city. They can even sell you tickets for the best tours!

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

- Groups of 8 or more persons will need to pay a damage deposit and sign our Code of Conduct on arrival. These groups must also pay a non-refundable deposit of 20% of the stay and pay the remaining balance 4 weeks prior to arrival. No refund will be given for group reservations cancelled within 4 weeks prior arrival.

- We have security cameras in the public areas. View House Rules

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Reviews & Ratings

  • Value For Money 8.8

  • Security 9.6

  • Location 8.9

  • Staff 9.1

  • Atmosphere 8.1

  • Cleanliness 9.2

  • Facilities 8.8


Latest Reviews

  • 10.0

    Superb

    09 Nov 2019
    No kitchen to cook or warm food, breakfast not include as others hostels around do and even the €7 breakfast is a joke cereals porridge and jelly for 7 that's joke.. otherwise nice..
    Brazil, Mixed Group, 25-30
  • 10.0

    Superb

    01 Nov 2019
    The pod beds are amazing, and it was an overall great place to stay and experience Dublin. I highly recommend doing the pub crawl.
    USA, Mixed Group, 18-24
  • 10.0

    Superb

    27 Oct 2019
    This hostel was one of my favourites I’ve been to! It was so clean and in the perfect location. At first I was worried the personal room cubes would make me claustrophobic but they were actually quite spacious! The staff was all really nice and I would definitely stay here again!
    Canada, Female, 18-24
  • 9.7

    Superb

    01 Nov 2019
    Great hostel. Very clean and good facilities. Plugs by every bed. Lockers with self-set electronic pin codes. The staff were very helpful. Maybe not the best part of town to walk around but it’s next to a police station and a very short walk to the tram stop so felt very safe.
    USA, Female, 31-40
  • 9.7

    Superb

    30 Oct 2019
    One of the nicest hostels I’ve stayed in. Nice staff. Great pods to sleep in with private lights, lockers, and charging stations. Beds are comfortable. Very clean/new. Close walk to all attractions. Not a party hostel. Neighborhood is pretty quiet at night. The food at the bar/restaurant is not good-plenty of better places near by though.
    USA, Female, 25-30
  • 9.4

    Superb

    04 Nov 2019
    Very cool. Didn't think I'd like the pods but they were comfy and private. I was impressed.
    Australia, Female, 41+
  • 9.1

    Superb

    29 Oct 2019
    I stayed in one of the newer pod rooms and it was exceptionally clean and I loved the privacy the pods gave. The staff were super friendly as well. However the mattresses were quite hard and uncomfortable. There was only one working washing machine for the whole building and it would have been nice to have at least a small kitchen for guests to use. But outside of that it was a really pleasant stay. Thanks guys!
    Australia, Female, 25-30
  • 9.1

    Superb

    25 Oct 2019
    Super clean, spacious and had electronic locks for the lockers. Centrally located (just behing Busaras station). A bit expensive bur great value for Dublin. I would def go back as it was a great hostel.
    Canada, All Female Group, 25-30
  • 9.1

    Superb

    23 Oct 2019
    Had a lovely three night stay here, everything is well looked after. The pod beds made you feel like you have your own private room. The only thing it lacks is a proper social atmosphere, everyone seems to stick to themselves. Not great if you’re a solo traveler but thankfully the pub crawl and free walking tour do a great job of connecting people.
    New Zealand, Female, 25-30
  • 6.3

    Good

    31 Oct 2019
    Staff put me in wrong room that was reserved for a group coming in that night. I went to sleep around 10. I was woken up at 1am by the group and an employee coming in who grilled me on which bed I was in, I showed him the card that specifically pointed to that bed, he told me I was 'causing f****g problems for (him)'. I went to reception the next morning, they had taken my stuff from the locker and moved it to an insecure location and offered me a free towel rental (2€ value value wow) as a fix
    USA, Male, 25-30
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Facilities

Free
  • Free City Maps
  • Free Internet Access
  • Free WiFi
  • Linen Included
General
  • Adaptors
  • Bicycle Parking
  • Breakfast Not Included
  • Ceiling Fan
  • Common Room
  • Elevator
  • Hair Dryers
  • Hair Dryers For Hire
  • Hot Showers
  • Iron / Ironing Board
  • Key Card Access
  • Outdoor Terrace
  • Reading Light
  • Security Lockers
  • Towels Not Included
  • Washing Machine
  • Wheelchair Friendly
Services
  • 24 Hour Reception
  • 24 Hour Security
  • Airport Transfers
  • Housekeeping
  • Internet Access
  • Laundry Facilities
  • Luggage Storage
  • Postal Service
  • Shuttle Bus
  • Tours/Travel Desk
  • Towels for hire
Food & Drink
  • Bar
  • Cafe
  • Meals Available
  • Restaurant
  • Vending Machines
Entertainment
  • Board Games
  • Wi-Fi


Awards

Nominations

  • 2013

    Worldwide Extra Large Hostel

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Jacobs Inn says

Jacobs Inn is set near Connolly Station and Busaras, Dublin's main bus station, making this location convenient for travellers going to and from the rest of Ireland. This hostel has been with Hostelworld for more than a decade and guests frequently compare it favourably to a hotel. Visitors tell us the walking tour is 'a great way to hit the highlights of Dublin if you're only there for a short time'. We like that all the rooms are ensuite-and judging from the reviews it seems our guests do, too.

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