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Best Dublin hostels

Most recommended Dublin hostels

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Garden Lane Backpackers - Dublin - Living room
Garden Lane Backpackers
8.1 Very good
The Liberties, Inchicore and Phoenix Park$118+
$118+
Free Wi-Fi
The Holyhead Hostel - Dublin - Bedroom
The Holyhead Hostel
North Inner City$248+
$248+
Free Wi-Fi
Destiny Student - New Mill
6.7 Okay
The Liberties, Inchicore and Phoenix Park$127+
$127+
Free Wi-Fi
Mec Hostel
North Inner City$69+
$69+
Free Wi-Fi
Four Courts Hostel
The Liberties, Inchicore and Phoenix Park$466+
$466+
Free Wi-Fi
Abigail's Hostel
7.8 Good
Temple Bar - St. Stephen's Green$219+
$219+
Free Wi-Fi
Abbey Court Hostel
7.8 Good
North Inner City$279+
$279+
Free Wi-Fi
Dcu Rooms All Hallows
7.7 Good
Whitehall - Botanic Gardens$162+
$162+
Free Wi-Fi
Ashfield Hostel
7.6 Good
Temple Bar - St. Stephen's Green$157+
$157+
Free Wi-Fi
Blue Horseshoe
North Inner City$48+
$48+
Free Wi-Fi
Harrington House Hostel
The Liberties, Inchicore and Phoenix Park$176+
$176+
Free Wi-Fi
Spire Hostel
North Inner City$39+
$39+
Free Wi-Fi
Egali Hostel
North Inner City$254+
$254+
Free Wi-Fi

Dublin hostels near the city center

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Jacobs Inn - Hostel - Dublin - Front desk
Jacobs Inn - Hostel
8.3 Very good
North Inner City$229+
$229+
Gardiner House Hostel - Dublin - Living room
Gardiner House Hostel
7.7 Good
North Inner City$120+
$120+
Kinlay House Hostel
6.6 Okay
Temple Bar - St. Stephen's Green$411+
$411+
Clink i Lár
8.1 Very good
North Inner City$204+
$204+

How much is a Dublin hostel?

Here are our most popular & best value hostels

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Good to know

Low season

December

High season

September

Average price (weeknight)

$55

Average price (weekend night)

$83
Cheapest month to stay with an average 45% drop in price.
Most expensive month to stay with an average 168% rise in price.
Average Sun - Thu price over the last 2 weeks.
Average Fri & Sat price over the last 2 weeks.

When to book a hostel in Dublin

Price per night / 3-star hostel. Prices are not fixed and may vary with time.
Average nightly price per month
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Top tips for finding Dublin hostel deals

  • Staying in a hostel in Dublin can give you several benefits over other accommodation options like hotels and vacation rentals. Dublin hostels offer significantly lower rates than hotels in the area, and they are still centrally located around popular areas like Temple Bar, the area around Phoenix Park, and the Guinness factory.
  • As you’re browsing around for a hostel in Dublin, you’ll have several different options of neighborhoods to stay in. There are concentrations of hostels located in several areas of Dublin, the most popular being the Temple Bar area and the neighborhood just west of the downtown area near the sprawling Phoenix Park. Both areas are convenient for public transportation, although the area near Temple Bar has more options of lively bars and restaurants, and the area near Phoenix Park offers great access to tourist attractions without being right in the middle of the nightlife.
  • If you’re traveling solo to Dublin, it’s important to pick a hostel that has the right amenities and facilities to ensure a smooth and eventful trip. Sky Backpackers is a great option for solo travelers because of the game room, the regular live music events, and the proximity to tourist areas. Sky Backpackers is located just a short walk away from the bustling Temple Bar and Grafton Street areas, giving solo travelers plenty of options for food and entertainment.
  • When you’re traveling with a group, it’s important to book a hostel that can comfortably accommodate everyone in your party. One of the best hostels in Dublin for groups is Generator Dublin. This hostel features room options that can accommodate two, four, five, six, or eight people, which you can mix and match as your group number requires. You can also book sightseeing tickets and travel arrangements at the front desk, saving you the hassle of booking group tickets on your own.
  • If you’re looking for a cheap hostel in Dublin, you should consider going during the low season. You’ll generally find lower-priced hostels in Dublin in December and March.
  • Hostel room prices vary depending on many factors but you’ll likely find the best hostel deals in Dublin if you stay on a Monday. The most expensive day for hostel bookings is Thursday.
  • If you want to ensure you grab a bargain, try to book at least 85 days before your stay to get the best price for a Dublin hostel.
  • The cheapest 3-star hostel in Dublin found on KAYAK in the last 2 weeks was $140, while the most expensive was $247.
  • Don’t know how much time you need to see all the sights? KAYAK users usually book their hostel in Dublin for 3 days.

FAQs when booking a hostel in Dublin

  • What are the best hostels near Dublin City Centre?

    Dublin City Centre is a popular area in Dublin and there are many hostels closeby. Check out Kinlay House Hostel or Clink i Lár for hostels recommended by KAYAK that are within walking distance of Dublin City Centre.

  • How much does a hostel cost in Dublin?

    Hostel prices in Dublin can vary depending on a number of factors. The average price for a hostel in Dublin is $127 but KAYAK users have found hostels for as cheap as $24 in the last 3 days.

  • Is it cheaper to stay in a hostel than in a hotel in Dublin?

    The average price for a night in a hostel in Dublin is $127 compared to $308 for a night in a hotel.

Where to find the best hostels in Dublin?

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Ashfield Hostel - Dublin - Bedroom
Ashfield Hostel
7.6 Good
Temple Bar - St. Stephen's Green$157+
$157+
Free Wi-Fi
Kinlay House Hostel - Dublin - Bedroom
Kinlay House Hostel
6.6 Okay
Temple Bar - St. Stephen's Green$411+
$411+
Free Wi-Fi
Abbey Court Hostel
7.8 Good
North Inner City$279+
$279+
Free Wi-Fi
Abigail's Hostel
7.8 Good
Temple Bar - St. Stephen's Green$219+
$219+
Free Wi-Fi
Four Courts Hostel
The Liberties, Inchicore and Phoenix Park$466+
$466+
Free Wi-Fi
Harrington House Hostel
The Liberties, Inchicore and Phoenix Park$176+
$176+
Free Wi-Fi

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