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Reviews of Avalon House

Hostel | 55 Aungier Street, Dublin, Ireland Dublin 2

84.9% Overall Rating

960 out of 1062 customers would recommend this property

Recent review (15/09/2014)

"excellent location! very close to city centre/all amenities. also very helpful & friendly staff."

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Facilities

  • Credit cards accepted
  • Self-catering Facilities
  • No curfew
  • Free city tour
  • Games room
  • Secure lockers
  • Lounge area
  • Internet / Wi-Fi
  • Pool table(s)
  • 24 hour reception
  • Safety deposit
  • 24 hour hot showers
  • Tours/Travel Desk
  • Washing machines
  • Fax
  • Bicycle hire
  • Late check-out
  • Café
  • Common area / room
  • Communal kitchen
  • Elevator / lift(s)
  • Internet access in public areas
  • Television room

Purchasable Extras

  • Towel USD 2.53

What's Included

  • Luggage Room
  • Breakfast
  • Linen

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84.9%

Overall Rating

960 out of 1062 HostelBookers customers said that they would recommend 'Avalon House'

Atmosphere
84.0%
Location
93.6%
Facilities
79.2%
Cleanliness
79.2%
Staff
88.8%
Value
84.0%
Safety
85.6%
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68.6%
Atmosphere - 80% Staff - 80% Facilities - 60% Safety - 40%
Location - 100% Cleanliness - 60% Value - 60%

Customer review

Alone

Sightseeing & culture

30 September 2011 Customer would recommend this property

Liked: Central location

Disliked: Noise from the traffic and people in the street.

62.9%
Atmosphere - 60% Staff - 80% Facilities - 60% Safety - 60%
Location - 80% Cleanliness - 40% Value - 60%

Customer review

With my spouse / partner

Backpacking / gap year
Romantic getaway
Sightseeing & culture

13 September 2011

Liked: the staff members were great

Disliked: The room was very small. The corridors smelled bad.

88.6%
Atmosphere - 80% Staff - 100% Facilities - 80% Safety - 100%
Location - 100% Cleanliness - 80% Value - 80%

Customer review

With friends / other travellers

Sightseeing & culture
Visiting friends or family

08 September 2011 Customer would recommend this property

Liked: Cleanly, safe, filled with lots of nice people, close to downtown

Disliked: Bathrooms were sparse, but it is to be expected in a hostel

80.0%
Atmosphere - 60% Staff - 100% Facilities - 60% Safety - 80%
Location - 100% Cleanliness - 60% Value - 100%

Ida Skov-Olsen

Alone

Partying / nightlife
Sightseeing & culture
Visiting friends or family

31 August 2011 Ida would recommend this property

Liked: Very nice staff and good description on how getting to the hostel from the airport.

Disliked: A lot of noice in the weekends.

20.0%
Atmosphere - 20% Staff - 20% Facilities - 20% Safety - 20%
Location - 20% Cleanliness - 20% Value - 20%

Customer review

Alone

Backpacking / gap year
City break
Sightseeing & culture
Visiting friends or family

29 August 2011

Liked: It's facilities on the ground floor looked friendly

Disliked: It's facilities on the ground floor were open all night. On the first floor not only did you hear the screaming of the Italian girls racing unchecked around the corridors but also everyone on the ground floor and the music on the ground floor. And the people clustered around the entrance drinking all night. If you would like a nights sleep this is not a good place to stay as it's really really noisy. I think you book a hostel for the cheap bed and then go out to the bar so wouldn't recommend staying here if you are here to see Dunlin and so want to get up in the morning and actually go out!

100.0%
Atmosphere - 100% Staff - 100% Facilities - 100% Safety - 100%
Location - 100% Cleanliness - 100% Value - 100%

Joni Erinko

Alone

Backpacking / gap year

25 August 2011 Joni would recommend this property

Liked: It was just great. Everything was near the location. And the cafe at the building was just great!

Disliked: Noice sometimes... but thats what you get when you are near by the Temple Bar

80.0%
Atmosphere - 80% Staff - 80% Facilities - 80% Safety - 80%
Location - 100% Cleanliness - 60% Value - 80%

Customer review

Alone

Business / conference

25 August 2011 Customer would recommend this property

Liked: Easygoing

Disliked: Windows over dormitory doors mean hall lighting is always there, interrupting sleep.

91.4%
Atmosphere - 100% Staff - 100% Facilities - 100% Safety - 100%
Location - 100% Cleanliness - 60% Value - 80%

Customer review

With friends / other travellers

City break
Partying / nightlife
Sightseeing & culture

20 August 2011 Customer would recommend this property

Liked: The staff at Avalon House were really helpful and friendly. They did not treat us as "just another customer", but as people they really wanted to ensure had the best time on their trip.

Disliked: I would not recommend this Hostle for people who are travelling with a family. We did hear people making noise throughout the night, but being young we expected it, and were okay with it.

60.0%
Atmosphere - 60% Staff - 60% Facilities - 60% Safety - 40%
Location - 80% Cleanliness - 60% Value - 60%

Customer review

With friends / other travellers

Sightseeing & culture

17 August 2011 Customer would recommend this property

Liked: close to city centre

Disliked: poor breakfast

85.7%
Atmosphere - 100% Staff - 100% Facilities - 80% Safety - 100%
Location - 80% Cleanliness - 40% Value - 100%

Laura Unicomb

With friends / other travellers

Backpacking / gap year

15 August 2011 Laura would recommend this property

Liked: The best coffee in Europe at the cafe attached to the hostel. Comfortable, great room. Friendly staff. Excellent cafe.

Disliked: It's unfortunate but the toilets were filthy the entire time we were there. As was the kitchen. The kitchen is huge with 3 or 4 separate sinks and stove tops. It should be up to guests to clean up after themselves but it appeared that no one cared, and not even the staff. The bathrooms were the issue though!!

71.4%
Atmosphere - 60% Staff - 60% Facilities - 80% Safety - 80%
Location - 80% Cleanliness - 80% Value - 60%

Martin Nygren

Alone

Backpacking / gap year

06 August 2011 Martin would recommend this property

Liked: Good location, nice café next doors. A lot of internet computers.

Disliked: Staff uninterested and not very helpful. No lockers in rooms, they charge you extra for a small locker by the reception for your valuables. Hostel layout not really promoting meeting other travellers.

100.0%
Atmosphere - 100% Staff - 100% Facilities - 100% Safety - 100%
Location - 100% Cleanliness - 100% Value - 100%

philip garner

Alone

City break
Sports, adventure or outdoor activities

03 August 2011 philip would recommend this property

Liked: i found the staff very helpful ,the single on suite room i was in was excellent.

Disliked: n/a

94.3%
Atmosphere - 80% Staff - 100% Facilities - 100% Safety - 100%
Location - 100% Cleanliness - 100% Value - 80%

Claire Lannen

With my spouse / partner

Backpacking / gap year

01 August 2011 Claire would recommend this property

Liked: Great location, friendly staff, free wi fi and computer wasvery helpful, kitchen, breakfast particularly liked having poridge! Always free milk and tea coffee and bread. A small place which meant quiet nights sleep. Liked having a room to watch movies and play board games. Free hairdryer.

Disliked: Nothing- we liked everything about this hostel

97.1%
Atmosphere - 100% Staff - 100% Facilities - 80% Safety - 100%
Location - 100% Cleanliness - 100% Value - 100%

Bjorn Worpel

Alone

Backpacking / gap year

26 July 2011 Bjorn would recommend this property

Liked: Nice atmosphere, helpful staff.

Disliked: Very creaky beds. If I were the kind of person to complain about privelages and luxuries the hostel is under no obligation to offer, I would say the internet was a bit spotty and the free breakfast was very basic, but I'm not that kind of person!

94.3%
Atmosphere - 100% Staff - 100% Facilities - 100% Safety - 100%
Location - 80% Cleanliness - 80% Value - 100%

Customer review

With friends / other travellers

City break

20 July 2011 Customer would recommend this property

Liked: Everything needed was available, it was clean & comfortable & affordable

Disliked: there was no bar available

82.9%
Atmosphere - 60% Staff - 100% Facilities - 80% Safety - 80%
Location - 100% Cleanliness - 80% Value - 80%

Customer review

Alone

Business / conference

18 July 2011 Customer would recommend this property

Liked: The location

Disliked: The dining area

88.6%
Atmosphere - 100% Staff - 100% Facilities - 80% Safety - 80%
Location - 100% Cleanliness - 80% Value - 80%

Customer review

With friends / other travellers

Backpacking / gap year
Sightseeing & culture
Visiting friends or family

13 July 2011 Customer would recommend this property

Liked: lots of character, friendly and helpful staff, free computers and ping pong, good breakfast. Great place to stay.

Disliked: not a fan of the co-ed bathrooms. They were a little grungy looking as well.

88.6%
Atmosphere - 80% Staff - 100% Facilities - 100% Safety - 100%
Location - 80% Cleanliness - 60% Value - 100%

Customer review

Alone

Sightseeing & culture

13 July 2011 Customer would recommend this property

Liked: services

Disliked: carpet

94.3%
Atmosphere - 100% Staff - 100% Facilities - 100% Safety - 100%
Location - 100% Cleanliness - 80% Value - 80%

Jefferson Lopes de Assis

Alone

Visiting friends or family

07 July 2011 Jefferson would recommend this property

Liked: the services, staffs , location was amazing, i had a good time there, the kitchen was very clean and tidy.....

Disliked: the internet was slow, but was enough to use

80.0%
Atmosphere - 80% Staff - 60% Facilities - 80% Safety - 100%
Location - 80% Cleanliness - 80% Value - 80%

Shanfu Lin

With friends / other travellers

City break
Relaxation/spa
Sightseeing & culture
Sports, adventure or outdoor activities

06 July 2011 Shanfu would recommend this property

Liked: Hostel was conveniently located near the town center. The staffs were very friendly and helpful. On the day we were leaving, we woke up at around 7am for breakfast but the kitchen wasn't opened yet. We had to catch a train ride and so a request was made to the staff to open it for us first. The staff who did so was very friendly even though the kitchen wasn't supposed to be open until 730am.

Disliked: We were staying in a private twin room and we felt that the room was a bit too small. There

77.1%
Atmosphere - 80% Staff - 80% Facilities - 60% Safety - 80%
Location - 100% Cleanliness - 80% Value - 60%

Customer review

Alone

Business / conference

03 July 2011 Customer would recommend this property

Liked: it was ok for the money but nothing special. showers are very good.

Disliked: my single room was mini.

82.9%
Atmosphere - 80% Staff - 80% Facilities - 100% Safety - 80%
Location - 80% Cleanliness - 60% Value - 100%

JOAO LIMA

Alone

Backpacking / gap year

28 June 2011 JOAO would recommend this property

Liked: its a funny place with a lot of things to do, and facilities

Disliked: the room didnt smelling so good..

94.3%
Atmosphere - 100% Staff - 100% Facilities - 100% Safety - 100%
Location - 60% Cleanliness - 100% Value - 100%

Brendan Roach

With my spouse / partner

Backpacking / gap year
Sightseeing & culture

23 June 2011 Brendan would recommend this property

Liked: Great facilities and services. Internet cafe located inside the hostel, with restricted card key access to enter and exit the building.

Disliked: Location was slightly difficult to find, if attempting to find it on foot.

100.0%
Atmosphere - 100% Staff - 100% Facilities - 100% Safety - 100%
Location - 100% Cleanliness - 100% Value - 100%

Customer review

With friends / other travellers

Backpacking / gap year
City break
Partying / nightlife
Sightseeing & culture

22 June 2011 Customer would recommend this property

Liked: perfect location. easy to get there and get around. secure. nice neighbourhood. a lot of bars and pubs and restaurants. close to trinity college, temple bars, and almost every attraction!!! room is clean. shower is good. room is a bit small but enough! wifi and breakfast included! staff is helpful and friendly :)

Disliked: nothing really. maybe the breakfast should be offered longer, as it closes at 10 am, we need to get up quite early for it and you know it is kinda hard to do when you drank waaay too much Guinness the night before. :P

97.1%
Atmosphere - 100% Staff - 100% Facilities - 80% Safety - 100%
Location - 100% Cleanliness - 100% Value - 100%

alan davidson

Alone

Visiting friends or family
Work / volunteering

17 June 2011 alan would recommend this property

Liked: nice staff , good atmosphere

Disliked: no tv in rooms or lounge


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