Cheap hostel in Dublin??

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1. Posted by Oz2Asia (Budding Member 14 posts) 11y Star this if you like it!

Am off to Dublin for 4 days, 3 nites, alone. Where is the cheapest place to stay that is easy walking distance from the heart of town? I dont care if it is crusty and roach infested. Just need a place to lie down in a drunken pile.
Thanks heaps.

2. Posted by Eefs (Budding Member 77 posts) 11y Star this if you like it!

alternatively try
Both of these options are a stones throw from O'Connell & Grafton Street

3. Posted by Mel. (Travel Guru 4567 posts) 11y Star this if you like it!

Hello Oz2Asia

I usually stay at Ashfield House, on D'Olier St.
U can have a bed, in the mixed dorm, for 13.50 euros per night.
It is right in the middle of Dublin.
And if u haul yourself out of bed, before 10AM, u will get corn flakes, bread, fruit juice and as much tea and coffee as u can drink, included in the price.
And u can book it on the internet.


4. Posted by NatDoog (Budding Member 20 posts) 11y Star this if you like it!

Hi Oz2Asia,

Any hostel on the north side (of the Liffey) will suit you. Don't go to a hostel in Temple Bar as you are bound to pay a lot more!

Lower Gardiner st is great for run down, skanky hostels but they are very cheap! go for the bed in a 10 bed room option for the best deal.

if you look up for hostels in Gardiner st, Dublin 1 you should find a few.

Have fun!!

5. Posted by Tara_B (Budding Member 2 posts) 11y Star this if you like it!


You can also check out Avalon House at, their rates are low, reviews are good, and they are right in the heart of Dublin city.

6. Posted by abesworld (Budding Member 48 posts) 11y Star this if you like it!

Anybody familiar with Abraham House? I am looking to hear what it's actually like as opposed to what they say it's like.