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Just a 5-minute walk from Dublin’s lively Temple Bar entertainment district, this modern purpose-built hostel offers affordable accommodation within the very heart of the city. It specialises in group hostel accommodation for schools, universities and low-budget tours to Dublin.

The rooms are en-suite and include dormitories and private rooms. In the mornings, Jacobs Inn Hostel offers breakfast for an additional charge.

Every day, there is a free guided walk of the city from the reception.

Other facilities at Jacobs Inn Hostel include a common room, along with laundry and luggage storage. Located opposite Connolly Station, it is conveniently placed for easy access to the entire city via DART or Luas. There are also a number of attractions within walking distance of the hostel, such as Croke Park, the 3Arena, the Jeanie Johnston Famine Ship, Trinity College, Temple Bar, and the shops of O'Connell Street.

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

This is our guests' favourite part of Dublin, according to independent reviews.

Couples particularly like the location — they rated it 8.9 for a two-person trip.

Jacobs Inn Hostel has been welcoming Booking.com guests since 26 Mar 2007.

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Situated in the real heart of Dublin, this property has an excellent location score of 9.0

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About Jacobs Inn Hostel

Welcoming Booking.com guests since 26 Mar 2007

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  • Is it quiet at night?

    Yes


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    Answered on 1 August 2019
  • Is there any car parking at this hostel or near by?

    There's the Q Park The Spire lot approx. 400m from the hostel that offer great day rates! You can pre-book and use the code Jacobs20 to save 20% off your parking.


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    Asked about: Pod in a 8-bed Mixed Dormitory • Answered on 6 February 2020
  • Do you have planned events or activities?

    There is a daily walking tour and a nightly pub crawl.


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    Answered on 11 October 2019
  • What is the charge roe, sheets and towel

    We provide all sheets, duvets and pillows for free! Towels are available at reception for €2.


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    Asked about: Pod in a 10-bed Mixed Dormitory • Answered on 3 December 2019
  • Is the safe free to use?

    All pods have their own coded locker that is included in your stay.


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    Asked about: Pod in a 12-bed Mixed Dormitory • Answered on 3 December 2019
  • How big are the pods?

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    Answered on 19 November 2019
  • Do you offer luggage storage?

    Yes, we offer luggage storage from €3 - €8 depending on length of time left.


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    Answered on 11 October 2019
  • Hi how late can I arrive as my flight gets into Dublin at 11pm? Thanks stu

    Our reception is open 24/7, so you can arrive at any time


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    Asked about: Pod in a 10-bed Mixed Dormitory • Answered on 1 August 2019
  • If I'm 17 would I be able to book a room or would I need to be 18 to do so

    All guests must be 18 to book and to check in. Any guests under the age of 18 must be accompanied by an adult.


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    Answered on 20 December 2019
  • Can I use my own sleeping bag?

    We provide all linens, duvets and pillows so there is no need to bring your own.


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    Answered on 11 October 2019
  • Do you allow stag parties?

    We have accommodations that can be rented as private for larger groups and a bar onsite for some drinks!


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    Answered on 1 November 2019
  • Hi, can I request for a lower bunk bed? Can I store my luggage first at the hostel if the bed is not ready yet? Thank you.

    Yes, you can request a lower bunk and we will do our best to acquiesce your request! We have luggage storage available for rental if you arrive before the room is ready.


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    Answered on 30 December 2019
  • Hi, I am travelling with a company and my question is - do you issue invoices for the stay? Thank you! Kasia

    We have invoices available for your stay, just request one upon check-out!


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    Answered on 6 February 2020
  • Do you have parking? Or is there parking neer by?

    There is parking nearby at Q Park The Spire, only 10 minutes from the hostel.


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    Answered on 20 December 2019
  • I have a group of 12 females coming to dublin for a hen do - if i book is it possible to have our own dorm?

    We offer private dorms that can be booked if there is availability during your chosen travel dates.


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    Answered on 11 October 2019
  • I have a debit card (not credit card) Is this ok for ID with passport ?

    We require a valid credit card to make the booking, as we charge 72h before arrival, but to check in all you need to bring is a valid ID.


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    Answered on 11 October 2019
  • How big are the pods(beds)?

    Our pods are the size of a standard single bed, but a bit wider and 193cm long.


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    Answered on 21 November 2019
  • I have a group of 4 females wanting to book a pod in one of your rooms. Is it possible for us to receive a room with just the 4 of us in it ? would that have an added cost ? Many thanks in advance

    We offer four bed private dorms that would allow you to book a room for just the four of you!


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    Answered on 29 October 2019
  • Can breakfast be paid in the morning or does it have to be prebooked?

    You can prebook your breakfast on arrival, or pay the day of and order off the menu.


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    Answered on 20 December 2019
  • Can you only book a bed with a credit card?

    Yes, we require a valid credit card that will be charged 72h before arrival.


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    Answered on 21 November 2019
Property surroundings *
Guests loved walking around the neighbourhood!
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What's nearby
  • Dublin District Coroner's Court
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  • The Custom House
    0.2 miles
  • Famine Memorial
    0.2 miles
  • EPIC The Irish Emigration Museum
    0.2 miles
  • The Abbey Theatre
    0.3 miles
  • St. Mary's Pro Cathedral
    0.3 miles
  • Jeanie Johnston Tall Ship and Famine Museum
    0.3 miles
  • The Spire
    0.4 miles
Restaurants & cafes
  • Restaurant Le Bon Crubeen
    0.1 miles
  • Cafe/bar The Celt Pub
    0.1 miles
Top attractions
  • Trinity College
    0.5 miles
  • Book of Kells
    0.5 miles
  • Irish Whiskey Museum
    0.6 miles
  • Temple Bar
    0.6 miles
  • Button Factory
    0.7 miles
  • Dublin Castle
    0.8 miles
  • National Botanic Gardens
    1.7 miles
  • Dublin Zoo
    2.2 miles
  • Phoenix Park
    3.2 miles
  • Portmarnock Golf Club
    6.8 miles
Natural beauty
  • River River Liffey
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  • Sea/ocean Irish Sea
    5 miles
Public transport
  • Train Busaras
    0.1 miles
  • Train Connolly Train Station
    0.1 miles
Closest airports
  • Dublin Airport
    5.3 miles
How to get to Jacobs Inn Hostel from Dublin Airport
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Facilities of Jacobs Inn Hostel
Activities
  • Walking tours
  • Pub crawls Additional charge
Food & Drink
  • Bar
Internet
WiFi is available in public areas and is free of charge.
Parking
No parking available.
Services
  • Daily housekeeping
  • Lockers
  • Luggage storage Additional charge
  • Fax/photocopying Additional charge
  • Tour desk
  • Packed lunches
  • 24-hour front desk
Entertainment and family services
  • Board games/puzzles
Safety & security
  • CCTV in common areas
General
  • Designated smoking area
  • Non-smoking throughout
  • Heating
  • Soundproof rooms
  • Lift
  • Family rooms
  • Facilities for disabled guests
  • Non-smoking rooms
Accessibility
  • Toilet with grab rails
Languages spoken
  • English
  • Spanish
  • French
  • Italian
  • Polish
  • Romanian
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