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Reviews of Avalon House Dublin Hostel

55 Aungier Street, Dublin 2, Dublin, Ireland

Atmosphere 81%

Cleanliness 81%

Facilities 77%

Location 84%

Safety 79%

Staff 87%

Value 83%

What's Included

  • Breakfast
  • Linen
  • Luggage Room

Facilities

  • Free Breakfast
  • Free Wi-Fi
  • Late Check-out
  • Lockers
  • Self-Catering Facilities
  • 24 Hour Reception
  • 24 Hour Security
  • Adaptors
  • Airport Transfers
  • Bicycle Hire
  • Board Games
  • Book Exchange
  • Cable TV
  • Cafe
  • Card Phones
  • Common Room
  • Elevator
  • Foosball
  • Free City Maps
  • Free Internet Access
  • Games Room
  • Hair Dryers
  • Hair Dryers For Hire
  • Hot Showers
  • Internet Access
  • Jobs Board
  • Key Card Access
  • Laundry Facilities
  • Linen Included
  • Luggage Storage
  • PlayStation
  • Pool Table
  • Postal Service
  • Reception (limited hours)
  • Safe Deposit Box
  • Steam room
  • Telephone Fax Facilities
  • Tours/Travel Desk
  • Towels for hire
  • Vending Machines
  • Washing machine

Purchasable Extras

  • Towel 2.38USD

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.

Check-in / Check-out

Earliest check-in: 00:00

Latest Check-out: 10:00

Policies

  • Age Restriction
  • Credit Cards Accepted
  • No Curfew
  • Non Smoking
  • Taxes Included

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Atmosphere 81%

Cleanliness 81%

Facilities 77%

Location 84%

Safety 79%

Staff 87%

Value 83%

Showing 81-90 of 100 reviews

57% Overall Rating
  • Atmosphere - 40%
  • Cleanliness - 60%
  • Facilities - 60%
  • Location - 80%
  • Safety - 40%
  • Staff - 60%
  • Value - 60%
57% Overall Rating

Anonymous
01 Jan 2014

Travel Type:
Alone

Trip Type:
City break, Sightseeing & culture

Liked: The location.

Disliked: The bedroom (at least the one I stayed in) was way too small for so many people, and was always stinking. Taking a hot water shower was a matter of luck, and I managed to do so only 1 in 5 attempts. The staff was nice, but not particularly helpful. The hostel misses character.

Customer would recommend this property

91% Overall Rating
  • Atmosphere - 80%
  • Cleanliness - 80%
  • Facilities - 80%
  • Location - 100%
  • Safety - 100%
  • Staff - 100%
  • Value - 100%
91% Overall Rating

Anonymous
28 Dec 2013

Travel Type:
With friends / other travellers

Trip Type:
City break, Partying / nightlife

Liked: Great big room, no street noise, comfy bunk beds, great location, very central, helpful staff, great value for money!

Customer would recommend this property

94% Overall Rating
  • Atmosphere - 100%
  • Cleanliness - 100%
  • Facilities - 60%
  • Location - 100%
  • Safety - 100%
  • Staff - 100%
  • Value - 100%
94% Overall Rating

Anonymous
05 Dec 2013

Travel Type:
Alone

Trip Type:
Events / festivals

Liked: The property is clean, tidy & well-presented. It is well situated close to the city centre. I was only staying 1 night & for 20 euros it was good value for money. I would recommend it to friends at that price but no higher. Overall a vgood experience.

Disliked: The room was chilly & I could find no sign of heat even though it was December. No chair in room even though there was a desk & desklamp. No glass (plastic or otherwise) to rinse after cleaning teeth. The individual toilet cubicles would have benefited from a toilet-brush. The free breakfast was very poor, consisting mostly of tea/coffee, bread & jam. No orange juice, no cornflakes, no marmalade, no fruit - you get what you pay for & in this case it amounted IMHO to very little. This is especially disappointing when there is a fully functioning cafe alongside the hostel.

Customer would recommend this property

91% Overall Rating
  • Atmosphere - 100%
  • Cleanliness - 80%
  • Facilities - 80%
  • Location - 100%
  • Safety - 100%
  • Staff - 80%
  • Value - 100%
91% Overall Rating

Anonymous
01 Dec 2013

Travel Type:
With friends / other travellers

Trip Type:
Visiting friends or family

Liked: The location in the city centre is good, and the hostel is in an area without much noises.On the other hand, the service and the attention is good in general.

Disliked: everything was good

Customer would recommend this property

86% Overall Rating
  • Atmosphere - 80%
  • Cleanliness - 80%
  • Facilities - 40%
  • Location - 100%
  • Safety - 100%
  • Staff - 100%
  • Value - 100%
86% Overall Rating

Anonymous
15 Nov 2013

Travel Type:
Alone

Trip Type:
Backpacking / gap year

Liked: Convenient location which is close to city centre, such as Grafton street and Temple bar

Disliked: Broken lamp

Customer would recommend this property

77% Overall Rating
  • Atmosphere - 80%
  • Cleanliness - 80%
  • Facilities - 80%
  • Location - 80%
  • Safety - 60%
  • Staff - 80%
  • Value - 80%
77% Overall Rating

Anonymous
08 Nov 2013

Travel Type:
Alone

Trip Type:
City break

Liked: Was an alright stay. Beds were a bit crammed in the room. Close to Temple Bar area.

Customer would recommend this property

89% Overall Rating
  • Atmosphere - 80%
  • Cleanliness - 80%
  • Facilities - 60%
  • Location - 100%
  • Safety - 100%
  • Staff - 100%
  • Value - 100%
89% Overall Rating

Anonymous
29 Oct 2013

Travel Type:
Alone

Trip Type:
Work / volunteering

Liked: Staff very nice

Disliked: Showers are weird, hot /cold mixer not working properly

Customer would recommend this property

89% Overall Rating
  • Atmosphere - 100%
  • Cleanliness - 100%
  • Facilities - 80%
  • Location - 100%
  • Safety - 60%
  • Staff - 80%
  • Value - 100%
89% Overall Rating

Anonymous
19 Oct 2013

Travel Type:
Alone

Trip Type:
City break, Sightseeing & culture

Liked: I was exly lucky to be here on a low season, so, instead of having a bed in a 12 bed room with shared facilities, I stayed alone in a 4bed room ensuite :)

Disliked: No lockers in the rooms

Customer would recommend this property

86% Overall Rating
  • Atmosphere - 80%
  • Cleanliness - 100%
  • Facilities - 60%
  • Location - 100%
  • Safety - 80%
  • Staff - 80%
  • Value - 100%
86% Overall Rating

Anonymous
30 Sep 2013

Travel Type:
Alone

Trip Type:
Backpacking / gap year, Sightseeing & culture, Work / volunteering

Liked: Very clean, pretty calm.

Disliked: Hard to dry something: no heater, the dryer in the laundry is useless...

Customer would recommend this property

77% Overall Rating
  • Atmosphere - 80%
  • Cleanliness - 80%
  • Facilities - 80%
  • Location - 60%
  • Safety - 80%
  • Staff - 80%
  • Value - 80%
77% Overall Rating

Anonymous
30 Sep 2013

Travel Type:
Alone

Trip Type:
City break

Liked: Staff were friendly.There were 3 computers in the common area that could be used for free.

Disliked: It is not very far from the city centre, but its not really in the centre, its about a 10 minute walk to temple bar.It is in a slightly noisy/rough area.

Customer would recommend this property

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