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Reviews of Jacobs Inn

Hostel | 21-28 Talbot Place, Dublin, Ireland Dublin 1

88.7% Overall Rating

837 out of 931 customers would recommend this property

Recent review (31/07/2015)

Chelsi Doyle thinks…

"The hostel was in a great location and pretty much everything was within walking distance. Breakfast was free! The room was clean and large with a large en suite bathroom."

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Facilities

  • Air Conditioning
  • Credit cards accepted
  • Self-catering Facilities
  • No curfew
  • Currency Exchange
  • 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
  • Wheelchair accessible
  • Fax
  • Laundry service
  • Common area / room
  • Communal kitchen
  • Elevator / lift(s)
  • Internet access in public areas
  • Outside area
  • Television room

Purchasable Extras

  • Luggage Room USD 2.24
  • Towel USD 2.24

What's Included

  • Breakfast
  • Linen

Important Information

Families travelling with children under the age of 16 are required to book private rooms.

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Group of 15 or more traveling to Dublin?

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88.7%

Overall Rating

837 out of 931 HostelBookers customers said that they would recommend 'Jacobs Inn'

Atmosphere
84.0%
Location
92.8%
Facilities
86.4%
Cleanliness
91.2%
Staff
85.6%
Value
89.6%
Safety
91.2%
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88.6%
Atmosphere - 80% Staff - 100% Facilities - 80% Safety - 60%
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Peggy Waehlte

06 April 2010 Peggy would recommend this property

Liked: very central, everything can be reached within walking distance. the rooms were very clean and spacious. nice lounge and game room for nights in.

Disliked: Peggy left no negative feedback.

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

Customer review

23 March 2010 Customer would recommend this property

Liked: good locker rooms

Disliked: Customer left no negative feedback.

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

Customer review

22 March 2010 Customer would recommend this property

Liked: Well I had a wonderful stay at your hostel. The staff member who stood out the most was John - very welcoming on the front desk & really helpful when giving out tips on what to see and do around Dublin.The hostel was very neat - shame about there being no lockers in the actual rooms, slightly inconvieniant to have to constantly go downstairs to grab things out of your bag... but at least it was secure.The room itself was a little noisy (103) as it was located opposite the lift, so you could hear when other people came onto the floor to have conversations in the middle of the night after a night out on the town. The bathroom sinks make an awful noise after using them - you should try to address this. Also the shower pressure was awful, maybe something you can address later on.Was pleased with the location, not too hard to find and you could walk everywhere which was a bonus. Loved the tv room on level one also. A very trendy and modern hostel!Keep up the good work guys!

Disliked: Customer left no negative feedback.

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

Customer review

21 March 2010 Customer would recommend this property

Liked: Good staff, decent location, big rooms

Disliked: Customer left no negative feedback.

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

Customer review

17 March 2010 Customer would recommend this property

Liked: The staff did a good job of cleaning up after people dirtied up for St. Patrick's day.

Disliked: Customer left no negative feedback.

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

Customer review

07 March 2010 Customer would recommend this property

Liked: Betten wurden neu bezogen.Personal war super nett und hilfsbereit. Große Küche

Disliked: Customer left no negative feedback.

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

Sebastijan Benigar

03 March 2010 Sebastijan would recommend this property

Liked: quiet place, frendly stuff, very good location, very good safety. I recomande it.

Disliked: Sebastijan left no negative feedback.

82.9%
Atmosphere - 60% Staff - 100% Facilities - 40% Safety - 80%
Location - 100% Cleanliness - 100% Value - 100%

Customer review

01 March 2010 Customer would recommend this property

Liked: I met some really lovely people there with whom I surely will be in contact in the future. There was a guy at the reception, who was super really nice and EMPLOYEE: helpful, patient. worked at night there. he got the A+, which is surely not meant for all the employees there. overall, a really good value for money. INTERNET was VERY BAD. guys, work on that. if it is mentioned: internet available, i expect that it is really working. BREAKFAST AWEFUL: just jam and toast. i don't like sweet breakfast and i had no other choice. also the breakfast room was too small for all the guests. CLEAN: YES. SAVE: YES. super location. I would book again....but bring my own breakfast and hope for a much better internet.

Disliked: Customer left no negative feedback.

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

Customer review

01 March 2010 Customer would recommend this property

Liked: cleanliness, location, staff, breakfast

Disliked: Customer left no negative feedback.

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

Customer review

17 February 2010 Customer would recommend this property

Liked: the free tea and coffee

Disliked: Customer left no negative feedback.

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

Julian Christmann

15 February 2010 Julian would recommend this property

Liked: Das Bad :-)

Disliked: Julian left no negative feedback.

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

Customer review

10 February 2010 Customer would recommend this property

Liked: Very comfy, clean rooms, friendly place. No fun running out of toilet paper in a 12 bed female dorm in the morning and powerpoints in the bathrooms would be super! Great stay overall! =)

Disliked: Customer left no negative feedback.

100.0%
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Location - 100% Cleanliness - 100% Value - 100%

Donna Coomer

09 February 2010 Donna would recommend this property

Liked: Wonderful chaps on the desk, very efficient staff, amazing facility, centrally located, and at a great price!

Disliked: Donna left no negative feedback.

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

Adam Hanson

09 January 2010 Adam would recommend this property

Liked: The staff were quite helpful and there weren't a ton of rules at the hostels which seems to be the case with most these days, treating their customers like 13 yr olds. Hostels should be enjoyed and I believe Jacob's Inn follows this idea by helping people have a good time in Dublin and their stay at the hostel.

Disliked: Adam left no negative feedback.

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

Customer review

05 January 2010 Customer would recommend this property

Liked: great location, a good place for a low price

Disliked: Customer left no negative feedback.

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

Félice Van Hove

05 January 2010 Félice would recommend this property

Liked: Especially the staff, really really helpful and friendly! Good location, nice street. And a lot of activities being organised by the hostel.

Disliked: Félice left no negative feedback.

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

Sascha Baur

03 January 2010 Sascha would recommend this property

Liked: The staff was really helpful and everything was clean. They have a movie showing every night on a big flatscreen tv.

Disliked: Sascha left no negative feedback.

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

Customer review

02 January 2010 Customer would recommend this property

Liked: My first stay in a hostel as a family, excellent value for money. The common rooms were very well equipped and the Irish dancing lesson an extra bonus. Would highly recommend Jacobs. Thankyou.

Disliked: Customer left no negative feedback.

100.0%
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Customer review

28 December 2009 Customer would recommend this property

Liked: clean, movie night and dinner offered everyday.

Disliked: Customer left no negative feedback.

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

April Nunez

25 December 2009 April would recommend this property

Liked: I think the staff makes the hostel. I spoke with at least 3 staff members during my staff and all were helpful and knowledgeable. The hostel is about a block from the Connolly train station and near a bus stop to the airport. The only two points they could improve is 1. providing ventilation in the bathrooms (steam from the showers makes the room wet for a long time) and 2. have lights for the lower bunks. Aside from that, this was a great place.

Disliked: April left no negative feedback.

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

Customer review

30 November 2009 Customer would recommend this property

Liked: Rooms were spacious and clean. Comfortable beds.

Disliked: Customer left no negative feedback.

100.0%
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Location - 100% Cleanliness - 100% Value - 100%

Dannielle Read

27 November 2009 Dannielle would recommend this property

Liked: Excellent place to stay

Disliked: Dannielle left no negative feedback.

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

Customer review

02 November 2009 Customer would recommend this property

Liked: Clean, friendly and very convenient to the bus and train stations. Breakfast was a bit lean - I think Jacob's used to offer fruit. Muesli would be a healthier option than cornflakes, but the Irish wheaten bread was good

Disliked: Customer left no negative feedback.

74.3%
Atmosphere - 60% Staff - 60% Facilities - 80% Safety - 80%
Location - 80% Cleanliness - 80% Value - 80%

Maaike Spek

29 October 2009 Maaike would recommend this property

Liked: it was nice.

Disliked: Maaike left no negative feedback.

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

Customer review

08 October 2009 Customer would recommend this property

Liked: 4 bed dorms with new arrangement (TV)very, very good located and clean

Disliked: Customer left no negative feedback.


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