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Kinlay House Dublin

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In the famous Temple Bar district, Kinlay House is only minutes from the best selection of Dublin's bars, cafes, restaurants and within easy walking distance to all Dublin's top attractions, including Jameson Distillery, Dublin Castle, and Trinity College.


Dorms €10+, Private €25+


We have a great team that go out of their way to make sure you enjoy the 'Irish craic' and we have all of the facilities you would expect from a leading hostel, including FREE WIFI & FREE internet access, FREE light breakfast, cooking facilities, TV lounge, luggage lockers and security boxes and FREE Phone calls YES FREE Phone calls to 40 countries so you can ring your family and friends.

  • FREE light breakfast (tea/coffee, juice and toast.)
  • FREE Phone calls YES FREE Phone calls to 40 countries so you can ring your family and friends.
  • FREE WIFI internet access
  • FREE walking tours of Dublin!
  • Kinlay House overlooks Christ Church Cathedral. It is one of Dublin’s oldest and most recognised landmarks. Be sure to pop over when you are with us.
  • Collins Barracks is the oldest military barracks in Europe and is home to the Museum of the Decorative Arts & History. An easy 20 minute stroll down the Liffey from the hostel.
  • Dublin Castle is right across the road from Kinlay House. Highlights include the 13th century record tower, the splendid State Apartments and the world treasures contained in the Chester Beatty Library.
  • Almost everyone that stays at Kinlay House makes it to the Guinness Storehouse. The tour provides a fascinating insight into the black stuff and concludes with a pint in the Gravity Bar with its panoramic views of the city.
  • Ireland's own Alcatraz! Kilmainham Gaol was founded in 1796 and throughout it's history it has housed many of Ireland's "infamous rebels" including the leaders of the 1916 rising. Self-guided tours are available daily and more recently, opera is being staged due to the great acoustics offered.

Transport from the Airport

Aircoach: provides a 24-hour service between the airport and the city (alight at Trinity College) with departures every 15 minutes from 05:00 until midnight and hourly from midnight until 05:00. Tickets can be purchased online atwww.aircoach.ie or from the driver when boarding. This cost is €7.00 one-way and €12.00 return. Journey time approx 30mins
(see foot directions below)

Airlink: operates to and from the airport approximately every 20 minutes and is €6.00 one way / €10.00 return. Jump on either bus number 747 (05.45am - 11.30pm) and alight at O'Connell Street or number 748 (06.50 - 9.30pm) and alight at Wood Quay - a five minute walk from Kinlay House. Journey time approx. 30mins
(see foot directions below)

Dublin Bus: the most economical means of transport into the city. Take the 16A and alight at College Green. The cost is €2.00 each way. Note, correct change is required. Journey time approx. 1hour 20 mins
(see foot directions below)

Taxi: costs between €30-€40 depending on traffic and will take between 30-40 minutes.

On Foot:

From Trinity College: Walk along College Green onto Dame Street. Continue onto Lord Edward Street, Kinlay House is at the very top on the right hand side, just before Christchurch Cathedral.

From O'Connell Street: Cross O'Connell bridge and continue along Westmoreland street. Turn right at College Green (Trinity College) and continue on Dame street to Lord Edward street, you will find us on the right just before Christchurch Cathedral

From Wood Quay: Turn left before the Dublin City Council offices onto Fishamble Street, continue to the top of the hill ( Christchurch Cathedral is on the right), turn left onto Lord Edward Street and you will find us on the left hand side.

  • 24 Hour Reception
  • Internet Access
  • TV Room/Common Area
  • Private Rooms
  • Free Breakfast
  • Free Linen
  • Free WiFi
  • Safety Deposit Box
  • Luggage Storage
  • Laundry Room
  • Tours/Travel Desk
  • Credit Cards Accepted

Reservations & Contact Info

2/12 Lord Edward Street, Dublin, Dublin 2, Ireland
Reception Open 24 hours



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