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Reviews of Jacobs Inn

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

87.9% Overall Rating

830 out of 923 customers would recommend this property

Recent review (20/02/2015)

"wonderful kitchen and great entertainment areas, lively and friendly atmosphere, clean"

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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
  • Wake-up calls
  • 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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87.9%

Overall Rating

830 out of 923 HostelBookers customers said that they would recommend 'Jacobs Inn'

Atmosphere
86.4%
Location
90.4%
Facilities
86.4%
Cleanliness
88.0%
Staff
86.4%
Value
90.4%
Safety
87.2%
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91.4%
Atmosphere - 100% Staff - 100% Facilities - 60% Safety - 100%
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Customer review

31 August 2009 Customer would recommend this property

Liked: the dome is very confy and not too small, friendly staffs are very nice. I had good time. One thing, wi-fi is not strong in the room.

Disliked: Customer left no negative feedback.

97.1%
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David McCartney

31 August 2009 David would recommend this property

Liked: very good location. friendly staff, and clientele.

Disliked: David left no negative feedback.

97.1%
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Customer review

27 August 2009 Customer would recommend this property

Liked: a convenient and clean hostel with very friendly staff

Disliked: Customer left no negative feedback.

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

Customer review

25 August 2009 Customer would recommend this property

Liked: Modern and clean, this hostel gets everything a traveller needs !I was surprised at first when I saw how big it was, but the security that is provided with magnetic cards, luggage room, etc... is really great.The TV/leisure rooms are very good, the toilets/showers are numerous and kept clean... What can I say more ? I really liked my stay here, feeling good and secure.

Disliked: Customer left no negative feedback.

94.3%
Atmosphere - 80% Staff - 100% Facilities - 100% Safety - 80%
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Tim Perrin

18 August 2009 Tim would recommend this property

Liked: Brilliant location, really nice modern hostel.

Disliked: Tim left no negative feedback.

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

Anika Richardson

17 August 2009 Anika would recommend this property

Liked: Staff were fantastic - the best of any hostel I have stayed in.

Disliked: Anika left no negative feedback.

100.0%
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Customer review

09 August 2009 Customer would recommend this property

Liked: This hostel was one of the best i have expierenced.

Disliked: Customer left no negative feedback.

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

Nicholas Romano

08 August 2009 Nicholas would recommend this property

Liked: very clean and nice but no free bus to the airport

Disliked: Nicholas left no negative feedback.

80.0%
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Customer review

07 August 2009 Customer would recommend this property

Liked: Positive: location is good, a lot of free servicesBad: beds are too small for tall people (1.90 metre and over) and 1 bathroom per 12 people is a lot more uncomfortable than large shower areas

Disliked: Customer left no negative feedback.

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Customer review

06 August 2009 Customer would recommend this property

Liked: I like the staff is total friendly and make many activities like cine with pop corn at 9pm, or tou around Dublin.

Disliked: Customer left no negative feedback.

97.1%
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Location - 80% Cleanliness - 100% Value - 100%

charlotte hadden

06 August 2009 charlotte would recommend this property

Liked: An excellent hostel with excellent facilities. I would certainly recommend this hostel to any one considering staying in Dublin although it the city is extremely expensive so be warned!!!The hostel is 10 -15 mins walk away from the city centre with a good pub O Sheas that play live music each night just on the corner.Facilities were excellent and accomodating for all.

Disliked: charlotte left no negative feedback.

97.1%
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Location - 100% Cleanliness - 100% Value - 100%

Michael Salmon

03 August 2009 Michael would recommend this property

Liked: Excellent location to city centre. Met some fantastic people in the hostel, and definitely made it a brilliant weekend in Dublin! Would recommend Jacobs Inn to anyone.

Disliked: Michael left no negative feedback.

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

Customer review

03 August 2009 Customer would recommend this property

Liked: Right next to bus station, very clean and secure with keycard access to doors. Ensuite bathroom and friendly staff.

Disliked: Customer left no negative feedback.

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

Customer review

01 August 2009

Liked: the location was pretty good. the breakfast was just toast and tea/coffee so don't get too excited about that and there isn't any luggage storage in the rooms. there is storage downstairs for 2 euro a day...

Disliked: Customer left no negative feedback.

94.3%
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Location - 100% Cleanliness - 100% Value - 100%

Customer review

30 July 2009 Customer would recommend this property

Liked: Great place to live, good facilities, friendly staff, clean...

Disliked: Customer left no negative feedback.

94.3%
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Location - 100% Cleanliness - 80% Value - 100%

Customer review

30 July 2009 Customer would recommend this property

Liked: Nice Hostel near the center!

Disliked: Customer left no negative feedback.

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

Ben Hone

29 July 2009 Ben would recommend this property

Liked: Excellent location, friendly and helpful staff.

Disliked: Ben left no negative feedback.

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

Customer review

28 July 2009 Customer would recommend this property

Liked: This is a good hostel in a convienient location. My only fault with it is the room temperature. The heat in a large dorm made it difficult to sleep. Despite this its a great place to stay.

Disliked: Customer left no negative feedback.

68.6%
Atmosphere - 60% Staff - 60% Facilities - 40% Safety - 80%
Location - 80% Cleanliness - 80% Value - 80%

Customer review

28 July 2009 Customer would recommend this property

Liked: The room (12bed dorm) was quite spacious and clean. But you have to pay for security locker & internet which I expected to be a service free of charge. Also all lockers are downstairs, not in the room, which was not convenient.

Disliked: Customer left no negative feedback.

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

Customer review

19 July 2009 Customer would recommend this property

Liked: Good location and facilities

Disliked: Customer left no negative feedback.

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

Customer review

16 July 2009 Customer would recommend this property

Liked: very neat, friendly staff

Disliked: Customer left no negative feedback.

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

Niall Gibson

13 July 2009 Niall would recommend this property

Liked: Location was very good as well as the en-suite 6 person dorm.

Disliked: Niall left no negative feedback.

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

Jack Tanner

12 July 2009 Jack would recommend this property

Liked: Convenient location (next to bus station/train station), free breakfast.

Disliked: Jack left no negative feedback.

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

Customer review

12 July 2009 Customer would recommend this property

Liked: The security of the place was unquestionable. Everything was card access, and I felt my belongings were very safe. The staff were very friendly and helpful! I enjoyed the free activities the hostel had to offer, including movies every night, walking tour, musical performances and bbqs. The only really annoying note was that there are only two knives available in the kitchen, and they were commonly in use or hidden away. Also, the garbage never got cleared in our room.Overall, a very positive experience and I would certainly recommend it.

Disliked: Customer left no negative feedback.

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

Customer review

28 June 2009 Customer would recommend this property

Liked: Good staff, very helpful. They let me stay in the lobby into the early morning without paying. I had to catch an early flight.

Disliked: Customer left no negative feedback.


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