Hostels in Dublin, Ireland

18 hostels available. Prices start from $20 for a dorm bed.

Hostels in Dublin

Party Hostel Solo Traveller Youth Hostel
"…Breakfast is served from Mon – Fri between 7.00 AM and 10.30 AM & from Sat- Sun between 8.00 AM and 11.00AM Cancellation Policies: Non-Refundable rate: this rate offers no flexibility. Non- … More

Jacobs Inn Hostel

Dublin 1
Free Breakfast
Couples Family-Friendly Hostel Female Solo Traveller Groups (10+ people) Boutique Hostel
"…Breakfast is served to guests in the dining area, with selections including cereal, toast, tea/coffee, and juice. In the hostel’s foyer, there are many couches and tables for guests to hang … More
Party Hostel Solo Traveller Youth Hostel
"…Besides being located in the historic Liberties area of Dublin 8, close to the world-famous Guinness Brewery and just a stone’s throw from the city centre and main attractions like Temple Bar and … More

Abbey Court Guesthouse

O'Connell Bridge
Free Breakfast
Digital Nomads Solo Traveller Youth Hostel
29 Bachelor's Walk ... More

Ashfield Guesthouse

Dublin 2
Free Breakfast
Party Hostel Solo Traveller
"…The friendly staff are happy to help plan your stay and the reception area offers a wide range of information pamphlets on both Dublin and Ireland. Rooms are available in anything from two- … More

Abigail's Hostel

Dublin 2
Free Breakfast
Groups (10+ people) Solo Traveller
"…I commend the cleanliness and orderliness of the hostel. I am very happy and I hope to come again. - Formerly a hotel, Abigails Hostel still feels more like a comfortable budget hotel than a … More

Gardiner House Hostel

Drumcondra
Free Breakfast
Female Solo Traveller Groups (10+ people) Solo Traveller
"…• A cosy TV room with a huge range of DVD movies, books, and free Netflix access is also available. • Free luggage room available (even before check-in & after check-out!). • Car park for €10 … More
Groups (10+ people) Party Hostel Solo Traveller Youth Hostel
"…Wow! What a fantastic hostel. We stayed here for St. Patrick's weekend. The parade started pretty much outside the door of the hostel. Centrally located, great breakfast, clean and overall … More
Couples Female Solo Traveller Party Hostel Solo Traveller
"…There may be no better place for a budget traveler to begin the journey than the Generator Hostel. If there is, we look forward to finding it. Good place to stay, but wouldn't come back - If you … More
Solo Traveller Youth Hostel
"Better than expected - Regarding the price, I expected a super small dirty place without useable common rooms. That was not the case, the sleeping room, the kitchen, and the tea room (super cozy), … More
Party Hostel Solo Traveller Youth Hostel
42 North Great George's Street More

Gogartys Temple Bar Hostel

Temple Bar
Free Breakfast
Party Hostel Solo Traveller
"…The kitchen also shuts by 8 or 9 p.m. to try and encourage you to head to their pub, which has its own restaurant serving Irish food and live music every night. Wi-Fi is available throughout … More

Kinlay House

Christchurch
Free Breakfast
Solo Traveller
"…It's on the right. Around the hostel there are many places where you can eat a cheap kebab or hamburger, and it is very close to Burdock's, the best fish and chips in Dublin! The hostel is … More

The Apache Hostel

Temple Bar
Free Breakfast
"…There are bus stops to the airport within two minutes' walk away. Don't enter the Apache Pizza place on Dame Street, but instead use the door for the hostel, which is around the corner of the same … More

Litton Lane Hostel


Free Breakfast
"…I.N.G. The staff is the most friendly that I met in Europe. The receptionists were from Spain (so I could speak Spanish with her) and an English girl who was in love with Yorkshire, and strongly … More

The Brewery Hostel


Free Breakfast
"…The basement smells a bit like mold and the kitchen entrance was outside. They were revarnishing doors when we were here and so the smell was a little strong. But we found out the smoke alarms … More

Paddy's Palace

Lower Gardiner Street
Free Breakfast
Solo Traveller
"…Also, Paddy's Palace claims on their website that all rooms come with an attached bathroom. This is not accurate, as the room we stayed in had bathrooms down the hallway instead. The bathroom had … More

Abrahams Hostel

Dublin 1
Free Breakfast
Solo Traveller
"…You are aware that it is a continental breakfast but croissants, tea, coffee, and orange juice were good enough for us. This is a fantastic hostel with lovely staff. All us lasses from the north … More

Hotels in Dublin

Temple Bar Inn

Temple Bar
"…Check in from 15:00 to 23:00 . Check out before 12:00 . This property may pre-authorise your card before arrival, this is a temporary hold. In case of failed pre-authorisation the property is … More

Dergvale Hotel


Free Breakfast
"…An iron and ironing board and tea/coffee are available through reception. Whether your stay in Dublin is for business or pleasure the Dergvale Hotel has an ideal location for Dublin … More

Hostels in Dublin, Ireland

18 hostels available. Prices start from $40 for a dorm bed.
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Get to know Dublin (no more "I wish I knew this before")

This section is dedicated to take away all your "I wish someone had told me that before I went!" experiences. This way, you can spend less time settling in, and more time making new friends in your chosen hostel. We share our insider knowledge of tips, tricks and important things to look out for in Dublin.

Dublin, Ireland -- as the capital and largest city in beautiful Ireland -- has a lot to offer visitors. For international visitors, Dublin may conjure up images of leprechauns and Guinness -- and if that’s the case, then you won’t be disappointed. Even though Dublin has much more to it than this, you are still able to indulge in Irish stereotypes while in the city. The National Leprechaun Museum of Ireland is based in Dublin. Here you can explore Irish folklore and mythology to your heart’s content.

Dublin is a well-known and well-establish tourist destination. It's known for its lively pubs and night-life and wide array of museums and tourist attractions. The city also serves the main entry point to Ireland and has connections to the widest array of regions in rest of the country of any Irish city.

Hostels in Dublin are plentiful, though during peak travel times it can be hard to find beds (Easter, St. Patrick's, and some of the summer). Check out the quality and size of the dorm of your Dublin hostel. There are places that clearly market themselves as party-hostels; these will be fun if you want to really hit the town. If your content with meeting some locals on your own, and a more low-key night out at the pub, check that the dorm isn't huge as many in the city are, since with so many people here to go out, its likely that someone will be a drunken mess and wake you up stumbling in.

Location-wise, its notable that central Dublin is walkable; Dublin is big but mostly suburbs. Most hostels are located in the center and most areas are equally decent. Public transportation is not as thorough as in many European cities of the same size, but the bus network is very good, especially to the airport. Dublin Bus routes 16A and 41 are a bit slower than other routes, but the cheapest options into town at €2 a ride. The city has 24 postal codes, with the lowest ones being at the center. This can help you figure out if a place is central or not.


If a tasty tipple is more your style, you need to get your mouth around a pint of Guinness. While obviously, you could just head down to most pubs and get an authentic drop, you should also venture over to the Guinness Storehouse -- this brewery will give you a tour, teaching you all about the brewing process of the iconic drink. If you want to check off a few more breweries and bars while in town, worth a go are the John Jameson Distillery, Brannigan’s Bar, and The Porterhouse Brewing Company.

The Dublin Region’s natural scenery is simply breathtaking, and to not thoroughly explore it while visiting the area would be a fool’s move. Within close proximity to Dublin there are a number of places to consider. Take a day trip to the Cliffs of Moher for a view you won’t believe. You could also take a tour of Blarney Castle and Cork, the UNESCO World Heritage-listed Giant’s Causeway, or Carrick-a-Rede Rope Bridge. Some of the area has been used to film the addictively popular TV series "Game Of Thrones", so if you’re a fan, there’s even more reason to explore the surrounds. You can even take a tour that specifically takes you to all the filming locations if that’s something you’re interested in.

In Dublin, there are also a number of museums and monuments, which tell the story of the city’s rich past. These include the Irish Whiskey Museum, The Famine Sculpture, the monument to Oscar Wilde, and the Dublin Writers Museum.

There are many Dublin, Ireland hostels available at a range of price points. However, as Dublin is a popular tourist destination and on some occasions it can get really busy, booking a Dublin Region, Ireland hostel in advance is recommended, particularly if you’re on a budget are aiming to secure the cheapest hostel price possible.

Written by local enthusiast for Dublin hostels

Written by local enthusiast for Dublin hostels Carl

Dublin Hostel Cheatsheet

Above we list every single hostel there is in the city. Let us take a broader look at what you can expect - and what not. We created this cheatsheet for you to get a more complete picture of the hostel quality in Dublin, average prices and types of hostels to choose from.
Total number of hostels 18
Average dorm price $58
Average private room price $214
Cheapest hostel in Dublin The Apache Hostel with $40
Party hostels in Dublin Clink I Lár (7 in total)
Most Dublin hostels are located in Dublin 2, Christchurch, Temple Bar
Average rating of all hostels 7.7

FAQ about Dublin Hostels

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