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Reviews of Avalon House

Hostel | 55 Aungier Street, Dublin, Ireland Dublin 2

87.7% Overall Rating

988 out of 1090 customers would recommend this property

Recent review (17/05/2015)

Christopher Belliveau thinks…

"Avalon House was very clean and comfortable. The unisex washrooms were nice and had plenty of showers. The room I stayed in was nice, offering comfortable beds. I was lucky to have been in a quiet…"

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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 2.20

What's Included

  • Luggage Room
  • Breakfast
  • Linen

Important Information

Please note that guests under the age of 18 must be accompanied by an adult and cannot share dormitories. Check-in: 2pm. Check-out: 10am. Guests must show a valid form of photo ID to check in (passport, national ID, drivers license). All major credit cards accepted. Any cancellations must be made at least 24 hours in advance of the arrival date. Failure to do so will result in a charge of the price of the first nights stay. All bed linen provided free of charge. Towels for rent for 2 Euro.

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87.7%

Overall Rating

988 out of 1090 HostelBookers customers said that they would recommend 'Avalon House'

Atmosphere
78.4%
Location
96.0%
Facilities
82.4%
Cleanliness
88.8%
Staff
88.8%
Value
90.4%
Safety
88.8%
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88.6%
Atmosphere - 80% Staff - 100% Facilities - 100% Safety - 100%
Location - 100% Cleanliness - 60% Value - 80%

Customer review

With my spouse / partner

City break

06 January 2011

Liked: Really easy to get to; bus stop is just across the road. Also refunded our bus tickets. The staff were very helpful. The breakfast was good. Location was also really convenient for the price, everything is walking distance even the Guinness factory. Good, friendly atmosphere.

Disliked: There is a large window above every door that lets a lot of light in the room at night - take an eyemask with you! The room stays completely light all night because the lights in the corridor stay on which is really annoying!

85.7%
Atmosphere - 100% Staff - 100% Facilities - 80% Safety - 80%
Location - 100% Cleanliness - 60% Value - 80%

Customer review

With my spouse / partner

Sightseeing & culture

03 January 2011 Customer would recommend this property

Liked: The atmosphere

Disliked: the shower

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

Elena Sinisi

Alone

Partying / nightlife
Sightseeing & culture

02 January 2011 Elena would recommend this property

Liked: Very helpful staff and great atmosphere. The hostel is located at walking distance from the city centre e from the main sighseeing and amenities.

Disliked: Nothing really

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

Customer review

Alone

Work / volunteering

29 December 2010 Customer would recommend this property

Liked: excellent location, free wifi

Disliked: small room, common shower although never seen a queue there. Wifi connection wasn't perfect all the time

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

Catherine Bourgault

With friends / other travellers

Backpacking / gap year
Sightseeing & culture

14 December 2010 Catherine would recommend this property

Liked: very confortable bed. Good breakfast included and staff is helpful and really nice.

Disliked: There was noise outside below our window and in the hall because of our neighbors. It was 4h in the morning and they ran in the hall and talking loud.

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

Customer review

With friends / other travellers

Family Holiday

08 December 2010 Customer would recommend this property

Liked: Great private rooms

Disliked: nothing

74.3%
Atmosphere - 100% Staff - 100% Facilities - 60% Safety - 60%
Location - 100% Cleanliness - 40% Value - 60%

Customer review

Alone

Sports, adventure or outdoor activities

22 November 2010 Customer would recommend this property

Liked: Was a great location if you are traveling from the Airport on Bus. You really have to know the streets to follow along on the bus as the bus doesn't announce any stop along the way. Love the character of the house.

Disliked: I wouldn't get a bed in the 4 bedrooms as it too tight especially if you are alone traveler with a group in the room.

60.0%
Atmosphere - 60% Staff - 100% Facilities - 20% Safety - 80%
Location - 100% Cleanliness - 40% Value - 20%

Customer review

With friends / other travellers

City break

19 November 2010 Customer would recommend this property

Liked: Helpful and friendly staff. Nice coffee next door!

Disliked: Room very loud and not nice at all. Shower very bad. But okey. Would recommend it only for people who only want to go for party and drinks.

77.1%
Atmosphere - 60% Staff - 100% Facilities - 80% Safety - 80%
Location - 100% Cleanliness - 40% Value - 80%

Customer review

With my spouse / partner

Sports, adventure or outdoor activities

08 November 2010

Liked: Staff were helpful, breakfast was grand

Disliked: Rooms were very small, showers and toilets a bit rough and dirty looking

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

Customer review

With friends / other travellers

City break
Partying / nightlife

02 November 2010 Customer would recommend this property

Liked: Great location near Dublins night spots! Good security!

Disliked: Not much!

77.1%
Atmosphere - 100% Staff - 60% Facilities - 60% Safety - 80%
Location - 100% Cleanliness - 40% Value - 100%

Faye Taylor

With friends / other travellers

Backpacking / gap year
City break
Partying / nightlife

28 October 2010 Faye would recommend this property

Liked: THE AUSTRALIAN BOYS! :)

Disliked: Could have been a bit cleaner, but we got what we paid for. I'd still come back!

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

Richard Miller

Alone

Sports, adventure or outdoor activities

26 October 2010 Richard would recommend this property

Liked: Relatively quiet at night!

Disliked: Nothing, room could have been bigger

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

Kristin Hoult

With friends / other travellers

Sightseeing & culture
Partying / nightlife

26 October 2010 Kristin would recommend this property

Liked: We only spent one night at the Avalon House.. It was exactly what we were looking for!The staff were very helpful with reccommending things for us to do.

Disliked: Kristin left no negative feedback.

85.7%
Atmosphere - 80% Staff - 100% Facilities - 60% Safety - 80%
Location - 100% Cleanliness - 80% Value - 100%

Customer review

With friends / other travellers

Backpacking / gap year

19 October 2010 Customer would recommend this property

Liked: Good location, walking distance to everything. Free wi-fi and brekky

Disliked: Showers were average

68.6%
Atmosphere - 80% Staff - 60% Facilities - 60% Safety - 80%
Location - 80% Cleanliness - 60% Value - 60%

Customer review

With friends / other travellers

Sports, adventure or outdoor activities
Backpacking / gap year
Sightseeing & culture
Partying / nightlife

17 October 2010 Customer would recommend this property

Liked: Location.

Disliked: Customer left no negative feedback.

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

Lemesre Vanessa

With friends / other travellers

Work / volunteering

08 October 2010 Lemesre would recommend this property

Liked: Nice youth Hostel where you can meet meet some people easily, good idea for the free breakfast. It is cheap and I can say that this youth hostel deserves his popularity.

Disliked: The showers are too small

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

victoria morris

Alone

Business / conference

27 September 2010 victoria would recommend this property

Liked: all above

Disliked: decor needs updating, peeling wall paper and bathroom could do with renewal.

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

Customer review

Alone

Backpacking / gap year
Sightseeing & culture
Partying / nightlife

21 September 2010 Customer would recommend this property

Liked: Very friendly and helpful staff. Rooms were clean and comfortable. Location is good, only a short walk to the centre of the city. I recommended this to ther travelers during my stay and they were impressed with the hostel and the value for money.

Disliked: Customer left no negative feedback.

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

Customer review

Alone

18 September 2010 Customer would recommend this property

Liked: Helpful staff and super close to Temple Bar Area. Great for my one-night stay!!!

Disliked: Customer left no negative feedback.

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

Customer review

With my spouse / partner

Backpacking / gap year

13 September 2010 Customer would recommend this property

Liked: The location was great and the staff was excellent.

Disliked: If you're a light sleeper, this is not the place for you. The lights in the hallway shone all through the night into the rooms and the walls were pretty thin. If that doesn't bother you, however, this is a great place to stay.

62.9%
Atmosphere - 80% Staff - 80% Facilities - 80% Safety - 80%
Location - 80% Cleanliness - 20% Value - 20%

Customer review

With my spouse / partner

Sightseeing & culture

07 September 2010

Liked: price, services

Disliked: in the room there was no hot water (it was indicated to wait for it but it never came!) and no furniture except for the beds, not even a chair. the moquette in the corridor needs a wash

62.9%
Atmosphere - 60% Staff - 100% Facilities - 60% Safety - 100%
Location - 60% Cleanliness - 20% Value - 40%

Customer review

With friends / other travellers

Beach / sunbathing
City break
Sightseeing & culture
Shopping
Sports, adventure or outdoor activities

07 September 2010

Liked: It`s next to Grafton Street and St.Stephen`s Green.

Disliked: The linen, the toilets and the showers were dirty! The beds are very uncomfortable (hard)!

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

Customer review

With friends / other travellers

Partying / nightlife

06 September 2010 Customer would recommend this property

Liked: had kitchen

Disliked: Customer left no negative feedback.

85.7%
Atmosphere - 80% Staff - 100% Facilities - 100% Safety - 100%
Location - 80% Cleanliness - 80% Value - 60%

Customer review

Alone

Business / conference

06 September 2010 Customer would recommend this property

Liked: nice atmosphere, room was fine, useful services and help from the staff

Disliked: Customer left no negative feedback.

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

Customer review

With my spouse / partner

Family Holiday

03 September 2010 Customer would recommend this property

Liked: the breakfast

Disliked: internet is slow and gate disconected to ofen


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