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Reviews of Jacobs Inn Dublin Hostel

21 Talbot Place, Dublin, Ireland

Atmosphere 86%

Cleanliness 93%

Facilities 87%

Location 88%

Safety 92%

Staff 87%

Value 93%

What's Included

  • Breakfast
  • Linen

Facilities

  • Free Breakfast
  • Free Wi-Fi
  • Late Check-out
  • Lockers
  • Self-Catering Facilities
  • 24 Hour Reception
  • 24 Hour Security
  • Adaptors
  • Airport Transfers
  • Bicycle Hire
  • Bicycle Parking
  • Board Games
  • Book Exchange
  • Cable TV
  • Card Phones
  • Ceiling fan
  • Common Room
  • Currency Exchange
  • DVDs
  • Elevator
  • Free City Maps
  • Free Internet Access
  • Games Room
  • Hair Dryers
  • Hot Showers
  • Housekeeping
  • Internet Access
  • Jobs Board
  • Key Card Access
  • Laundry Facilities
  • Linen Included
  • Luggage Storage
  • Outdoor Terrace
  • Pool Table
  • Postal Service
  • Reception (limited hours)
  • Safe Deposit Box
  • Shuttle Bus
  • Steam room
  • Tea/Coffee Making Facilities
  • Telephone Fax Facilities
  • Tours/Travel Desk
  • Towels for hire
  • Vending Machines
  • Washing machine
  • Wheelchair Friendly

Purchasable Extras

  • Luggage Room 2.38USD
  • Towel 2.38USD

Important Information

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

Check-in / Check-out

Earliest check-in: 00:00

Latest Check-out: 11:00

Policies

  • Child Friendly
  • Credit Cards Accepted
  • No Curfew
  • Non Smoking
  • Taxes Included

Group booking?

Group of 15 or more traveling to Dublin?

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Atmosphere 86%

Cleanliness 93%

Facilities 87%

Location 88%

Safety 92%

Staff 87%

Value 93%

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91% Overall Rating
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  • Value - 80%
91% Overall Rating

Anonymous
04 Jan 2013

Travel Type:
Alone

Trip Type:
Events / festivals

Liked: Staff, facilities, location

Disliked: A faulty/ wasteful hot-water faucet (room 217 - it can get hung up) and semi-clogged shower drain.

Customer would recommend this property


The property's response is

Thanks for your feedback - delighted you enjoyed your stay. Thanks too for reporting a fault- we will get our maintenance staff onto it right away.

86% Overall Rating
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  • Cleanliness - 100%
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  • Location - 80%
  • Safety - 80%
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  • Value - 100%
86% Overall Rating

Anonymous
03 Jan 2013

Travel Type:
With friends / other travellers

Trip Type:
Sightseeing & culture

Liked: It's very close to the bus station to get to the airport.

Disliked: There were always a bunch of taxi drivers parked right outside and a lot of people hanging around outside. It seemed kind of intimidating. I wouldn't have felt safe walking around by myself as a girl.

Customer would recommend this property


The property's response is

Thanks for our feedback. Taxi drivers in Dublin are an institution - they know everything about the city and tend to be very friendly - its also good for the early morning taxi rides to the airport before the busses start.

89% Overall Rating
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89% Overall Rating

Anonymous
02 Jan 2013

Travel Type:
With friends / other travellers

Trip Type:
Backpacking / gap year, Sightseeing & culture

Liked: staff were really helpful with directions, advice etc. the location is great right by the Busarus station and a very short walk to the main streets and temple bar area

Customer would recommend this property


The property's response is

Thank you so much for your feedback. Delighted you enjoyed the hostel.

80% Overall Rating
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80% Overall Rating

Anonymous
08 Nov 2012

Travel Type:
With friends / other travellers

Trip Type:
City break, Partying / nightlife, Shopping, Sightseeing & culture

Liked: very close to center. the free walking tour was awesome...definitely do that if you choose to stay at Jacobs, Isaacs, or Abbey's Court - they work together.

Disliked: they offered many free events to do together to meet people at the hostel. there wasn't much of a common room so it was hard to socialize with people. comforters were not washed...was expecting to have a sheet to use along with the comforter but there was not one.

Customer would recommend this property


The property's response is

Thanks for your nice comments. We are getting new duvets (comforters) which will improve this. We are always happy to give out extra sheets so all you need to do is ask us.

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

Anonymous
19 Sep 2012

Travel Type:
Alone

Trip Type:
City break, Sightseeing & culture

Liked: The property was very safe and was able to be independent and not have to follow certain times.

Disliked: Nothing, was good for the money i spent

Customer would recommend this property


The property's response is

Thanks for your comments - do come back - we like guest like you!

71% Overall Rating
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  • Staff - 80%
  • Value - 60%
71% Overall Rating

Anonymous
01 Sep 2012

Travel Type:
Alone

Trip Type:
Sightseeing & culture

Liked: good location (right next to main bus station), friendly staff (typical Irish hospitality), large en suite bathroom

Disliked: no locker within room for personal stuff, eur2 charge for locker after check-out

Customer would recommend this property


The property's response is

Thanks for your comments. Unfortunately we have to charge for the locker storage but you can leave it there all day after check out. Don't forget we offer free WIFI and Free Breakfast so we have to charge for something.

97% Overall Rating
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97% Overall Rating

Anonymous
25 Aug 2012

Travel Type:
With friends / other travellers

Trip Type:
Backpacking / gap year, Sightseeing & culture

Liked: Very clean and perfect location, near bus and train station and town centre

Customer would recommend this property


The property's response is

Thank you so much for your comments.

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

Anonymous
21 Aug 2012

Travel Type:
With friends / other travellers

Trip Type:
City break, Partying / nightlife, Sightseeing & culture

Liked: Always helpful staff. No curfew. Good breakfast, considering price. Free Wifi in the lobby. Clean, spacious and working kitchen. Reasonable bathroom and large bedroom (we had an 8-bed dorm)- we were by no means cramped!

Disliked: No shower mat in the bathroom. Wifi didn't quite reach the room (a minor grumble!).

Customer would recommend this property


The property's response is

Thanks for you great comments. I don't think we could have a shower mat in the bathroom in the dorms as with 8 people showering every day it wouldn't be nice if you were number 8!! We can't have wifi in the rooms - the tapping of the keyboard would drive the other guests crazy! - There is method to our madness.

74% Overall Rating
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  • Value - 80%
74% Overall Rating

Anonymous
17 Aug 2012

Travel Type:
With friends / other travellers

Trip Type:
Backpacking / gap year, City break, Shopping

Liked: The Staff is extremely helpful

Customer would recommend this property


The property's response is

Thanks so much for your nice comment about the staff.

80% Overall Rating
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  • Value - 80%
80% Overall Rating

Anonymous
11 Aug 2012

Travel Type:
With friends / other travellers

Trip Type:
Backpacking / gap year

Liked: Close to the train station. Decent wifi. Decent breakfast, gets VERY busy!

Disliked: Pillows are really flat.

Customer would recommend this property


The property's response is

Thanks for your review. Sorry you didn't like the pillows. You should have told us and we would have got you a different one. Do come again.

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