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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

A deposit of the price of 25% of the total price is required in advance to secure your booking
The final balance is due a minimum of 30 days prior to arrival.

Method of Payment
Payment should be made in Euro by Bank draft, Cheque or Credit Card Payment by Bank draft must be confirmed to us in writing from your bank

Cancellations Fees
A fee of 25 will be kept to cover our administration costs for all cancellations.
* From day 42 to day 30 before arrival 25% of total cost
* From day 29 to day 15 before arrival 50% of total cost
* From day 14 to day 7 before arrival 75% of total cost

Additional Terms and Conditions

Please note it is company policy to request that a Code of Conduct is signed by an appointed group leader and that a Security Deposit of €200.00 per group is paid on arrival for all groups of 10 plus. This deposit will be refunded once everything is in order on departure.

Additional Info:

Underage guest have to booked in rooms with ensuite facilities.

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

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Kinlay House Dublin

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

It gets our thumbs up for consistently high guest reviews.

Hostelworld says

The centrally located Kinlay House Dublin is just a few metres from Dublin Castle and Christchurch Cathedral, offering travellers 'a GREAT bargain', according to one Hostelworld guest. Many of our users cite the downstairs pub as a highlight of their stay here, with one of our visitors saying they 'would definitely recommend this hostel to anyone, especially students, as it is awesome and in close proximity to Temple Bar and other hopping places in Dublin', while another guest said the hostel has 'lots of people to meet but is far enough away [from Temple Bar nightlife] to be quiet at night'.

Property Description

At Kinlay House Dublin, we have prided ourselves for over 25 years on providing the most Irish hospitality, a fantastic location in a beautiful listed building, and helping each of our guests to experience the best that Dublin has to offer. We offer clean, secure and budget accommodation, located in the legendary Temple Bar area, and are situated just minutes from Trinity College, Grafton Street and George’s Street as well as the renowned nightlife havens of Camden Street and Harcourt Street.

You’ll also be pleased to hear that you won’t have to drag your luggage all around Dublin, as it’ll only cost you €12 for a return ticket to get the number 747 bus to us from the airport to our front door!

Every guest can make the most of our free light breakfast including cereals, toast and jams/spreads, big self-catering kitchen, huge chill out room with a pool table, a Netflix enabled TV and plenty of space to relax in groups or in a smaller gathering. Kinlay House backs right onto a traditional Irish pub, where you can often enjoy live music or their large outdoor terrace. 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 10:45! 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 rooms ranging from 4 to 24 bed dormitories, including one female only dorm, and a selection of private triple, twin/double and single rooms with ensuites 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 ensuites rooms. View House Rules

Overview

Come to Kinlay House in the heart of Dublin: the perfect base for exploring (and partying) in this historic city. For tips on what not to miss, ask our friendly staff at our 24-hour reception: they'll point out the best spots. We'll welcome you with authentic Irish hospitality, and even give you a free breakfast every morning. To get the full Dublin experience, spend an evening in the traditional pub that backs onto our hostel. For a quieter night in, chat or watch Netflix in our chill-out room.

Location

You'll find us in a listed building in the famous Temple Bar neighbourhood: a ten-minute walk from Trinity College and a short hop from the buzz of Grafton Street and Camden Street. The airport's half an hour away by bus, which stops, conveniently, outside our door. Up for a pub crawl? You're in the right place. Our local area is packed with places to eat and drink, see some live music or dance late into the night.

Rooms and Dorms

Rest your head in our clean mixed dorms and wake up ready to make the most of Dublin. We have female-only dorms too, and private rooms with en-suites – perfect for couples and groups travelling with under-18s. Have a lie-in on your last day with our late check-out option and stick your luggage in our storage room so you can explore hands-free. Thanks to keycard access, 24-hour security and safety deposit boxes, you can be sure your belongings are secure.

Extras and activities

Free Wi-Fi makes it easy to plan your days and post your highlights: no roaming needed! Grab free maps and event guides from reception to discover Dublin or join us on our free daily walking tour to get your bearings and find inspiration. When you fancy eating in, shop for supplies in our useful mini-supermarket and make yourself at home in the self-catering kitchen. Pick up snacks or a cuppa from the vending machines and café before starting up a pool session.

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Reviews & Ratings

  • Value For Money 7.5

  • Security 8.2

  • Location 9.3

  • Staff 8.3

  • Atmosphere 7.4

  • Cleanliness 7.7

  • Facilities 7.4


Latest Reviews

  • 10.0

    Superb

    16 Jan 2020
    Great Hostel. Safe, Clean, quick check in, comfy beds and good value for money!
    Ireland, Male, 25-30
  • 9.4

    Superb

    11 Jan 2020
    There is never enough hooks in the shower cubicles and the sofas need an urgent change. With so many charity shops around these days there's no excuse for having furniture like that, Other than that, Killay house is excellent value. Thanks for a very enjoyable stay for 3 nights.
    Ireland, Male, 41+
  • 9.1

    Superb

    22 Dec 2019
    As hostels this is one of the better ones. Great location, very helpful staff. Common room furniture could do with some attention but for the price that’s a small detail. Will stay again.
    Ireland, Male, 41+
  • 8.6

    Fabulous

    22 Dec 2019
    Thought hostel was overall really good. We only had our security pass checked once in our altogether 6 nights of comings and goings...I wish there was more guest-control over the heat in our room - opening a window when the radiator is blasting is unfortunate and wasteful. Having to restart the shower every few seconds is annoying, but I guess somewhat understandable. I wish the payment for towels was just a deposit rather than a fee.
    Canada, Couple, 31-40
  • 8.3

    Fabulous

    22 Dec 2019
    Was a good stay, staff were very helpful but the rooms were very hot and stuffy. Also, in the big room the exit sign was extremely bright and made sleeping on the top bunk with it directly in front of me pretty annoying. Still, cool chill area and a good kitchen
    Australia, Male, 18-24
  • 8.0

    Fabulous

    12 Jan 2020
    Great location! The common room had a strange atmosphere that made me a little uncomfortable. But after 11pm you had to show the staff you were a guest, so that made me feel more secure. Bathrooms were clean.
    USA, Female, 18-24
  • 6.9

    Good

    24 Dec 2019
    Pros: Location, security keys, bathrooms-ish Cons: The couches in the common room barely have cushions, atmosphere I was in a dorm with all males who did things that made me uncomfortable. When I asked if I could be placed somewhere else because of this they said no because that’s what I paid for. Even when I offered to pay the difference. Telling me the only solution would be to have the men kicked out
    USA, Female, 18-24
  • 6.3

    Good

    30 Dec 2019
    Big horse from Jerusalem
    Ireland, Mixed Group, 41+
  • 6.0

    Good

    01 Jan 2020
    The hostel is just fine. I was satisfied with the quality of the room, realizing that it's a hostel and relatively cheap. However, the shower in our room did not work. We were unable to shower the night before flying overseas. I would think that spending 50 euros on a private room would include a working shower, but sadly no. I contacted the hostel twice about the issue afterwards, but never got a response. Disappointing. Otherwise, just an average old hostel.
    USA, Couple, 25-30
  • 4.0

    Rating

    06 Jan 2020
    Didn’t feel very secure in the building. The staff were not helpful or happy. The facilities need work as well as the cleanliness.
    Australia, Female, 18-24
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Facilities

Free
  • Free Breakfast
  • Free City Maps
  • Free Internet Access
  • Free WiFi
  • Linen Included
General
  • Adaptors
  • Book Exchange
  • Cable TV
  • Card Phones
  • Common Room
  • Hair Dryers
  • Hair Dryers For Hire
  • Hot Showers
  • Jobs Board
  • Key Card Access
  • Meeting Rooms
  • Parking
  • Safe Deposit Box
  • Security Lockers
  • Self-Catering Facilities
  • Washing Machine
Services
  • 24 Hour Reception
  • 24 Hour Security
  • Airport Transfers
  • Fax Service
  • Housekeeping
  • Internet Access
  • Late check-out
  • Laundry Facilities
  • Luggage Storage
  • Postal Service
  • Reception (limited hours)
  • Shuttle Bus
  • Tours/Travel Desk
  • Towels for hire
Food & Drink
  • Cafe
  • Meals Available
  • Mini-Supermarket
  • Vending Machines
Entertainment
  • Board Games
  • Games Room
  • PlayStation
  • Pool Table


Kinlay House Dublin says

We like to create a home away from home atmosphere for our guests, we\'ve got over 25 years experience as a hostel and pride ourselves on customer service and ensuring your Dublin experience is an unforgettable one! The nearest main attractions are Temple Bar (we\'re in it), Dublin Castle (a stone\'s throw away), Christchurch Cathedral (next door) and Guinness Storehouse (a 15-minute stroll away). Our rates for both individuals and groups are some of the best in the City. We look forward to welcoming you Kinlay House Dublin :) Team, Kinlay House

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