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Featured Hostels in Dublin

Generator Dublin
2 out of 5
Smithfield Square, Smithfield, Dublin, Dublin
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The price is $88 per night

This family-friendly Dublin hostel is located in the entertainment district, within a 10-minute walk of Old Jameson Distillery and Abbey Street. Christ Church ...

4.1/5Very Good! (1,480 reviews)

"Amazing place to stay! Great location, decent distance from central Dublin."…"

Reviewed on Feb 25, 2020

Generator Dublin
Backpackers D1 Hostel
2 out of 5
80 Lower Gardiner Street, Dublin, Dublin
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Located in City Centre Dublin, this hostel is within a 10-minute walk of Abbey Street, O'Connell Street, and O'Connell Bridge. Trinity College and Ha' Penny ...

2.4/5 (63 reviews)

"Staff were really friendly and room was good for the price"…"

Reviewed on Aug 6, 2019

Backpackers D1 Hostel
Jacobs Inn - Hostel
2 out of 5
21-28 Talbot Place, Dublin, Dublin
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Located in City Centre Dublin, this hostel is within a 10-minute walk of Abbey Street, O'Connell Bridge, and O'Connell Street. Trinity College and Ha' Penny ...

4.1/5Very Good! (849 reviews)

"A very modern building and experience that transmutes the term "hostel" from meaning students and bare minimum, into something trendy and really quite grand!"…"

Reviewed on Mar 12, 2020

Jacobs Inn - Hostel
Isaacs Hostel
2 out of 5
2-5 Frenchmans Lane, Dublin, Dublin
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The price is $977 per night

Located in City Centre Dublin, this hostel is within a 10-minute walk of Abbey Street, O'Connell Street, and O'Connell Bridge. Trinity College and Grafton Street ...

3.8/5Good! (515 reviews)

"Lovely staff, great location, great facilities. Good locker space. Comfortable beds. You do get woken up by a train going past the window."…"

Reviewed on Jun 3, 2019

Isaacs Hostel
Trinity College Campus Accommodation
2 out of 5
West Chapel, House 10, College Green, Dublin
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Located in City Centre Dublin, this hostel is within a 10-minute walk of Trinity College and Dublin Castle. St. Stephen's Green and Christ Church Cathedral are ...

4/5Very Good! (614 reviews)

"Very lively place. Tours going on, in the campus grounds, and Life happening out side the walls. Stayed here because it was the closest to the Book of Kells. Walked a fair amount. Easy to get around, if you don't mind the cobbles. Too many places to see...not enough time."…"

Reviewed on Sep 24, 2019

Trinity College Campus Accommodation
Four Courts Hostel
2 out of 5
15-17 Merchant's Quay, Dublin, County Dublin
The price is $84 per night

Located in City Centre Dublin, this hostel is within a 5-minute walk of Four Courts and Christ Church Cathedral. Dublin Castle and St. Patrick's Cathedral are ...

3.9/5Good! (99 reviews)

"Absolutely loved this place. Clean and convenient. Front desk was excellent and I will be staying here again when I return."…"

Reviewed on Oct 12, 2019

Four Courts Hostel
Times Hostel - Camden Place
2 out of 5
8 Camden Place, Dublin, Dublin
The price is $88 per night

Located in City Centre Dublin, this hostel is within a 10-minute walk of Iveagh Gardens, Grafton Street, and St. Stephen's Green. St. Patrick's Cathedral and ...

4/5Very Good! (464 reviews)
Best place ever!!

"I met so many amazing solo travelers like myself. I made lasting friendships, and honestly, it was harder to leave the people than the beautiful country."…"

Reviewed on Feb 7, 2020

Times Hostel - Camden Place
Abigails Hostel
2 out of 5
7-9 Aston Quay, Dublin, Dublin
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Located in Temple Bar, this hostel is steps from Bank of Ireland, O'Connell Street, and Ha' Penny Bridge. Trinity College and O'Connell Bridge are also within ...

4.1/5Very Good! (202 reviews)

"The rooms were spacious. The breakfast was wonderful"…"

Reviewed on Dec 7, 2019

Abigails Hostel
Aparto- Dorset Point- City Centre - Campus Accommodation
3 out of 5
107 Dorset Street Upper, Inns Quay, Dublin
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Located in City Centre Dublin, this hostel is within a 10-minute walk of Parnell Square and O'Connell Street. O'Connell Bridge and Abbey Street are also within ...

3.7/5Good! (369 reviews)

"Perfect"…"

Reviewed on Sep 3, 2019

Aparto- Dorset Point- City Centre - Campus Accommodation
Destiny Student - New Mill
3.5 out of 5
8-10 Mill St. The Liberties, Dublin
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Located in City Centre Dublin, this hostel is within a 10-minute walk of St. Patrick's Cathedral and Vicar Street. Christ Church Cathedral and Guinness Storehouse ...

3.7/5Good! (337 reviews)
All very good

"All good.. Very good"…"

Reviewed on Sep 9, 2019

Destiny Student - New Mill
The Times Hostel - College Street
2 out of 5
8, College Street, Dublin, Dublin
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Located in City Centre Dublin, this hostel is steps from The Book of Kells and Trinity College. Grafton Street and O'Connell Bridge are also within 5 minutes. ...

3.7/5Good! (524 reviews)

"Big kitchen and sitting room facilities with free Netflix, etc. Wi-Fi not strong in some rooms. Building is generally old, but rooms are clean. Cery nice staff."…"

Reviewed on Apr 4, 2020

The Times Hostel - College Street
Backpackers Citi Hostel
2 out of 5
61/ 62 Lower Gardiner Street, Dublin, Dublin
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Located in City Centre Dublin, this hostel is within a 10-minute walk of Abbey Street, O'Connell Street, and O'Connell Bridge. Trinity College and Grafton Street ...

2.7/5 (144 reviews)

"It was just n city centre, close to everywhere"…"

Reviewed on Sep 21, 2019

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Other property types in Dublin

Radisson Blu Hotel, Dublin Airport
Radisson Blu Hotel, Dublin Airport
4 out of 5
Dublin Airport, Dublin, Dublin
The price is $76 per night
3.9/5Very Good! (2,099 reviews)

"I was very grateful they were at least serving the travelIng public that had to travel. Disappointed the shuttle wasn’t available but totally understand. Staff wonderful"…"

Reviewed on May 24, 2020

Radisson Blu Hotel, Dublin Airport
Hyatt Centric The Liberties Dublin
Hyatt Centric The Liberties Dublin
4 out of 5
Dean St, The Liberties, Dublin
The price is $166 per night
4.6/5Exceptional! (88 reviews)

"This was a nice hotel especially for the price. The staff was great. Too bad we had to leave because of the corona virus shutdown that was happening and couldn't stay. I would go again."…"

Reviewed on Mar 25, 2020

Hyatt Centric The Liberties Dublin
Hotel Riu Plaza The Gresham Dublin
Hotel Riu Plaza The Gresham Dublin
4 out of 5
23 Upper O Connell Street, Dublin, Dublin
4.3/5Excellent! (3,115 reviews)

"everything was great we will come back there for our next trip in Dublin."…"

Reviewed on Mar 21, 2020

Hotel Riu Plaza The Gresham Dublin
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What Is a Hostel?

If you're hoping to find somewhere affordable to stay in Dublin, one of the 34 hostels here could be a great option. No two hostels look identical, but these dormitory-style accommodations all offer the following:

  • Shared rooms (though many hostels offer private room options too)
  • Budget-friendly prices
  • A social setting

Hostels are a great way to stay in Dublin for a good value, so you can save your budget for exploring. You can check out this destination's cultural highlights, such as its museums and live music venues.

Hostels in Dublin

Ready to book a hostel in town? These options have the best reviews from our travelers and could be a good place to look first:

Generator Dublin - Located steps from Old Jameson Distillery. Guests can enjoy free WiFi, a bar, and a 24-hour front desk. Rooms come with showers.

Times Hostel - Camden Place - Close to public transit, this property is within a 5-minute walk of Harcourt Street Station. Property features include free breakfast, free WiFi, and a bar. You'll find showers in all rooms.

Jacobs Inn - Hostel - 2-minute walk from Busaras Station for easy access to public transit. Guests can enjoy free continental breakfast, free WiFi, and a restaurant.

Isaacs Hostel - 2-minute walk from Busaras Station for easy access to public transit. You can take advantage of free breakfast and free WiFi, as well as a sauna.

Abbey Court Hostel - Located steps from The Spire. Property features include free breakfast, free WiFi, and a 24-hour front desk. Rooms come with showers.

When Is the Best Time to Visit Dublin?

Good weather's definitely a plus when you're discovering new places, so here are some stats about the seasons:

  • The hottest months are typically July and August, while January and February are the coldest months
  • January-March: Daytime temperatures average 52° F and nighttime temperatures average 34° F
  • April-June: 66° F is the daytime average and 37° F is the nighttime average
  • July-September: Daytime averages are around 67° F and nighttime averages are around 45° F
  • October-December: The average temperatures are 60° F during the day and 35° F at night
  • Average rainfall is 29.88 inches in a year

What Can I Do in Dublin?

Depending on how you want to spend your time, you might appreciate these places:

Top Sights
  • Ha' Penny Bridge
  • Dublin Castle
  • St. Stephen's Green
Natural Features
  • War Memorial Gardens
  • National Botanic Gardens
  • St. Stephen's Green
Cultural Attractions
  • National Gallery of Ireland at Merrion Square
  • Bord Gáis Energy Theatre
  • Guinness Storehouse

In general, Dublin is known for its:

  • Football
  • Museums
  • Bars
  • Tours
  • Live music
  • Historical sites
  • Art
  • Entertainment

How to Get to Dublin and Around the Area

You can fly into the nearest airport in Dublin (DUB), located 5.8 mi (9.3 km) away from the city center. After you've arrived, you may want to use public transit during your trip. Walk to nearby metro stations like Jervis Station, Abbey Street Station, and St. Stephen's Green Station. To see more of the surrounding area, take a train from Dublin Tara Street Station, Dublin Pearse Street Station, or Dublin Connolly Station.

Frequently asked questions

Should I stay in a hostel in Dublin?
If you’re in the market for somewhere affordable to stay in Dublin, one of the 36 hostels here could be a great option for you. By going with a hostel you can spend less on lodging and set aside more of your budget for exploring during your stay. You can check out this destination’s cultural highlights, such as its museums and live music venues.
What is a hostel?
No two hostels look the same, but these dorm-style accommodations all offer shared rooms (though many have private options too), low prices, and a social setting.
What are the best hostels in Dublin?
Ready to book a hostel? These top picks have the best reviews from our travelers and could be a good place to start: Generator Dublin - Close to public transit, this property is within a 5-minute walk of Smithfield Station. Property features include free WiFi, a restaurant, and a bar. You’ll find showers, lockers, and linens in all rooms. Jacobs Inn - Hostel - 2-minute walk from Busaras Station for easy access to public transit. Property features include free WiFi, a restaurant, and a bar. You’ll find showers, free toiletries, and lockers in all rooms. Trinity College Campus Accommodation - Located steps from Trinity College. Guests can enjoy free WiFi, a restaurant, and a bar. You’ll find towels, free toiletries, and desks in all rooms. Times Hostel - Camden Place - Located steps from Iveagh Gardens. Guests can enjoy free breakfast, free WiFi, and a bar. You’ll find showers in all rooms. Isaacs Hostel - 2-minute walk from Busaras Station for easy access to public transit. You can take advantage of free breakfast and free WiFi, as well as a sauna.
What's the seasonal weather like in Dublin?
Good weather’s definitely a plus when you’re discovering new places, so here’s some information about the local climate: The hottest months are usually July and August with an average temp of 57°F, while the coldest months are January and February with an average of 41°F. Average annual rainfall for Dublin is 30 inches.
What is there to see and do in Dublin?
In general, Dublin is known for its football, museums, and bars. Major attractions include Grafton Street, Dublin Castle, and Christ Church Cathedral. Get out into nature with places like Phoenix Park, St. Stephen’s Green, and Iveagh Gardens. Cultural attractions include Bord Gáis Energy Theatre, Guinness Storehouse, and 3Arena.
What's the best way to get around Dublin?
You can search for flights to the closest airport, which is Dublin (DUB), located 5.8 mi (9.3 km) away. Once you’re on the ground, you might want to use public transit during your trip. Nearby metro stations include Jervis Station, Abbey Street Station, and St. Stephen’s Green Station. To check out more of the area, take a train from Dublin Tara Street Station, Dublin Pearse Street Station, or Dublin Connolly Station.

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