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Reviews of Abigails Hostel

Hostel | 7/9 Aston Quay, Dublin, Ireland 2

82.9% Overall Rating

1325 out of 1387 customers would recommend this property

Recent review (20/08/2014)

"Location, towels included in price of stay, breakfast although limited (toast, hard boiled eggs, hot cocoa and coffee, and canned fruit) was included, relatively quiet"

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Facilities

  • Credit cards accepted
  • Self-catering Facilities
  • No curfew
  • Free city tour
  • Secure lockers
  • Lounge area
  • Internet / Wi-Fi
  • 24 hour reception
  • Safety deposit
  • 24 hour hot showers
  • Fax
  • Common area / room
  • Communal kitchen
  • Elevator / lift(s)
  • Internet access in public areas
  • Television room

Purchasable Extras

  • Towel USD 1.31

What's Included

  • Luggage Room
  • Breakfast
  • Linen

Important Information

groups must pay in full 4 weeks prior to arrival and that we take a security deposit for any groups over 10 people Abigails budget accommodation is a tourist hostel, for short-term stays only. Hostel Management reserves the right to cancel or amend a booking for anti-social behaviour towards hostel staff and/or guests, or non-adherence to our terms and conditions.

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82.9%

Overall Rating

1325 out of 1387 HostelBookers customers said that they would recommend 'Abigails Hostel'

Atmosphere
78.4%
Location
97.6%
Facilities
76.0%
Cleanliness
75.2%
Staff
87.2%
Value
80.8%
Safety
84.8%
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Leah Hutchinson

Alone

Sightseeing & culture
Visiting friends or family

15 June 2013 Leah would recommend this property

Liked: Right in the city centre, easy access to everything you need: post office, supermarket, restaurants, tourist info centres & Temple Bar. Staff really helpful with places to eat & drink, tours, etc.

Disliked: Wifi signal not great in rooms, only able to pick it up in certain parts of the room (room 14). Often dropped out.

94.3%
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Fernando Martin Lerda

Alone

Backpacking / gap year

14 June 2013

Liked: Everything is good, the location, the rooms, the price, the breakfast, the staff, the comon areas. Excellent place in Dublin.

Disliked: No lockers in the rooms.

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Customer review

Alone

Backpacking / gap year
Sightseeing & culture

14 June 2013 Customer would recommend this property

Liked: Great location for going out to Temple Bar. Clean rooms, friendly and helpful staff, decent breakfast.

Disliked: Nothing.

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Customer review

Alone

Backpacking / gap year
Sightseeing & culture

14 June 2013 Customer would recommend this property

Liked: Great value for money. Fantastic location. Good common area to meet other travellers. Decent breakfast included.

Disliked: Lockers are available in the reception area rather than in the rooms.

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Customer review

Alone

Sightseeing & culture
Work / volunteering

14 June 2013 Customer would recommend this property

Liked: The bedroom and bathroom were good and clean... The staff really friendly and helped with any doubts, the breakfat wa good too, and they have options of tours that pick you at the hostel

Disliked: Actually there's nothing I dislike, I couldn't use the kitchen to cook because it was a kneww experience for me and wasn't confortablr, but other people wa cooking and the hostel have a good structure for that.

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Customer review

With friends / other travellers

Backpacking / gap year
Sightseeing & culture

13 June 2013 Customer would recommend this property

Liked: It was in a great area, right in the middle of the city. The people were also super friendly.

Disliked: Breakfast wasn't the greatest.

94.3%
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Customer review

With friends / other travellers

City break
Partying / nightlife
Shopping

11 June 2013 Customer would recommend this property

Liked: Location is nearly perfect. Twin room was nice and spacious. Have stayed here a few times and wld definitely stay there again.

Disliked: The door was a bit tricky (sth wrong with the lock maybe). But nothing big to claim about!

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John Robertson

Alone

Backpacking / gap year

10 June 2013 John would recommend this property

Liked: Stay in a 12 bed dorm with some trepidation. It was great. Very clean great bathrooms and a great sense of respect among the folks. Price was way too cheap with a good breakfast and a very responsive staff. A wonderful place.

Disliked: John left no negative feedback.

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Customer review

With friends / other travellers

Sightseeing & culture

06 June 2013 Customer would recommend this property

Liked: I really liked this hostel, one of the best I have ever been to! The athmosphere in the hostel was great, the staff was really helpful and friendly. The breakfast was also really good and the location perfect. I liked everything about this hostel.

Disliked: Nothing.

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Maja Eidsør Viken

With friends / other travellers

City break
Shopping
Sightseeing & culture

03 June 2013 Maja Eidsør would recommend this property

Liked: I traveled with a friend of mine, and we lived in a room with 12 other people. You'd think this would feel crowded, but it really didn't! The bed was comfortable, two toilets and showers in the room, and every single person we got to talking to were really nice! The employees are very friendly and helps you whenever you need it. They really make you feel welcome and in good hands. The location is also good, very close to everything (you can walk anywhere!) and right next to both Temple bar! The breakfast was pretty plain, with chocolate cereal, light bread with jam, orange juice and some fruit. I would recommend Abigail's to anyone who would travel to Dublin, if t is for a couple of days, or more, take the trip! If I ever go back, I will definetly stay here again!

Disliked: Maja Eidsør left no negative feedback.

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Kristen Wilks

Alone

Backpacking / gap year

29 May 2013 Kristen would recommend this property

Liked: great location, comfortable beds, wifi reached the room, good common area & kitchen. best free hostel breakfast i've seen yet! ensuite was clean & shower decent.

Disliked: the windows didn't open much so it was uncomfortably hot on the top bunks.

91.4%
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Customer review

Alone

Backpacking / gap year
Sightseeing & culture

29 May 2013 Customer would recommend this property

Liked: It was very clean and the all-female dorm was the same price as a mixed dorm; it was also a great location

Disliked: They did not have free lockers.

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Eleni McIlroy

Alone

Backpacking / gap year

15 May 2013 Eleni would recommend this property

Liked: It was clean and good location, and teh breakfast was ok too.

Disliked: Eleni left no negative feedback.

82.9%
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Customer review

Alone

City break

10 May 2013 Customer would recommend this property

Liked: Great location, helpful staff, good breakfast, reliable Internet

Disliked: Very basic rooms, lacking amenities of many other hostels such as luggage storage in rooms, individual bed lights, shelves, etc

94.3%
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Customer review

With friends / other travellers

Sightseeing & culture

10 May 2013 Customer would recommend this property

Liked: Excellent staff - made us very welcome. Good breakfast; internet access; lockers helpful.

Disliked: Graffiti out front and sketchy looking folks at night gave us pause, but Abigails itself was terrific value.

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Customer review

Alone

Work / volunteering

09 May 2013 Customer would recommend this property

Liked: Quiet and warm bedroom (even they are in central location). Good and free wifi IN BEDROOM (if knew it before, I had bring my laptop w/ me). Hair dryer in bathroom (very convenient). Hot water 24/24. Good view from my room (river at night was so nice). Good lobby with big sofa and flat screen. Printer was equipped with computer. Helpful staffs. Actually there was a mistake in my receipt due to computer, and they patiently fixed it for me. Good buffet breakfast (toast, egg, fruit, chocolate cereal are my favourite) and always be served very early (from 7:05 or 7:10, instead of 7:30).

Disliked: Small room (it was fine for me). Bathroom was not cleaned in the morning. Only 2 sockets in room, then you might need to bring extension plug if your bed is far away from them.

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Kristie-Lee Taylor

Alone

Sightseeing & culture

06 May 2013 Kristie-Lee would recommend this property

Liked: Location!!!

Disliked: Kristie-Lee left no negative feedback.

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Cherie McCune

Alone

Family Holiday

01 May 2013 Cherie would recommend this property

Liked: It was fantastic - one of the best hostels I've stayed in around the world and I've stayed in about 20. Staff are so friendly and helpful and the location is wonderful. All in all a great stay.

Disliked: Nothing

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Gleison Santos

Alone

Backpacking / gap year

30 April 2013 Gleison would recommend this property

Liked: positive: location, showers, hot water negative: too crowded (too much very young people!)

Disliked: Gleison left no negative feedback.

91.4%
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Customer review

With friends / other travellers

City break
Partying / nightlife
Sightseeing & culture

29 April 2013 Customer would recommend this property

Liked: Clean rooms, friendly enviroment and great location. I will definetely go back.

Disliked: The only negative point is that showers and toilets are inside the rooms and you are bothered by the rest of the guests

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Customer review

Alone

Backpacking / gap year

28 April 2013 Customer would recommend this property

Liked: Big open common area with TV, staff were very friendly and helpful, good security in the building, good location right in the Temple Bar area. Rooms were clean and comfortable

Disliked: Kitchen could have been a little bigger, but other than that no major complaints

97.1%
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Customer review

Alone

Sightseeing & culture

28 April 2013 Customer would recommend this property

Liked: It was a very open atmosphere; I felt as though I could talk to anyone.

Disliked: Nothing much...maybe more breakfast options? (bagels, more fruit and juices)

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patrick redden

With my spouse / partner

Backpacking / gap year

27 April 2013 patrick would recommend this property

Liked: Location , friendliness, fantastic breakfast

Disliked: Nothing

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O Vohnik

With my spouse / partner

City break

22 April 2013 O would recommend this property

Liked: Location and price was great

Disliked: loudness..

85.7%
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Customer review

With my spouse / partner

City break

13 April 2013 Customer would recommend this property

Liked: Great location

Disliked: Breakfast, the coffee


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