Abigails Hostel

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Average rate: $12 - Hotel class: 3 stars
7-9 aston quay, Dublin, Ireland

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Abigails Hostel Dublin Reviews

Bluenose Bluenose
24 reviews
Great Location and a good breakfast Mar 14, 2014
I was only in Dublin for one night to collect a visa. I wanted something cheap and centrally located, if you need to fulfil the same criteria then look no further.

1 block from the Temple Bar Area, O'Connell St, Trinity College and a brisk walk to the Guinness Storehouse. There is also the tourist office close by and buses converge from around the area to all parts of Dublin and some inter-city destinations too.

If you don't fancy a dorm room there are private rooms too. The hearty breakfast was a bonus. There is also a supermarket virtually next door where you can buy your own food and alcohol. But hey this is Dublin - hit the bars !
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javif25 javif25
1 reviews
Nice place for backpackers! Jan 12, 2013
A year ago I decided to finally visit Ireland since it's been a dream of mine for a long time. I found abigail's hostel on a hostel booking site and after seeing other places decided to settle for this one. Abigail's hostel is a great place to stay since it's not only cheap but also in a great location with very friendly staff. It's in front of the Liffey river, only a 5 minute walk to Temple Bar, Trinity College, O'Connell Street and almost every attraction possible in Dublin. Even if you consider other places like St. Patrick's Cathedral, the Guinness storehouse or others, it's not that far to go walking, I didn't even needed to take buses or any kind of public transportation during my stay in Ireland's Capital city. Bathrooms are very clean (I probably have an OCD when it comes to cleanliness, so trust me, they are), they have buffet breakfast which was amazing each day considering they even had nutella, and the hostel staff was always very friendly and willing to help you if you're in need. They also had international payphones that worked perfectly and believe it or not they were VERY cheap, elevators never stopped working, and the common area was big and full equipped. The only thing is that unlike other hostels i went to, almost every other person staying in it is minding their own bussiness, i guess it's also because the hostel is so big that there are almost no occasions to meet and hang with other people. But maybe it was just my luck or the people that were in it, so it's actually non relevant when it comes to the place.

Considering my experiences in hostels in Europe, this was probably one of the best I had so I would totally recommend it for everyone :)
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juanna juanna
3 reviews
Ist zu empfehlen. Apr 07, 2011
Ein nettes Hostel. Modern eingerichtet. Sauber. Viele junge Leute. Frühstuck war einfach aber gut. Das beste an dem Hostel war die Lage. Befindet sich direkt in Zentrum, in direkter Nähe von allen Bars.
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vix1 vix1
28 reviews
Affordable stay overlooking the river Sep 25, 2011
During my recent trip to Dublin my friend and I booked into a mixed 6-bed dorm. First off, the hostel is really easy to locate as it overlooks the River Liffey and is on the main thoroughfare. If you get the coach from the airport and some buses they literally drop you around the corner from the hotel, so it's nice any easy.

There's an intercom buzzer to get inside the hostel as it's on a main street and there's a second security door inside. Then you're in the main common area with a well stocked kitchen, dining area and seats, there are computers available to use or if you have your own there's free wi-fi.

Security lockers cost 1 euro and once you have checked in you'll be given a ticket with a number on which you need to keep with you and will allow you to access the rooms. Due to the size of the hostel and it's many floors there is a lift. As I was in a six-bed dorm it consisted of three bunkbeds- which was ok but my friends bed wasn't entirely clean. The bathroom was small and functional, but superhot.

I never tried the breakfast as I wasn't up in time, but when you check out they will let you store your luggage for free, so all in all, a pretty good stay and I would recommend.
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Vipin Vipin
691 reviews
Affordable, friendly, great location Sep 30, 2010
Location and value - conveniently located in the city centre, Abigails is a great hostel to stay in. When I booked, I got a free night as I stayed over 2 nights. This meant that I only paid 50 EUR for 4 nights, which is a bargain if you compare it to other European hostels of a similar calibre.

Security - secure doors, 24 hour reception and decent CCTV coverage. With lockers on hire for 1 Euro per day, it's hard not to feel safe here!

Breakfast - good range of toast, boiled eggs, coffee, yoghurt, canned fruit, jam, cereals. Served from 7.30-10am, it's a great way to fill up and save your money by having a lighter lunch!

Kitchen - clean, available for use most of the day. Microwave, utensils, sink, fridges are all available for use and many people make their dinner here.

Rooms - beds are comfortable enough, clean linen provided. Good space for luggage, even in the dorm rooms. Bathrooms v clean and showers have great pressure. Rooms get thoroughly cleaned each day. Towels can be hired too.

Staff - knowledgeable, genuinely friendly and helpful, funny.

Overall, I really liked this hostel and would def. stay here again.
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Glynnes says:
Nice review and Photos. Thanks
Posted on: Oct 07, 2010
montecarlostar says:
I will consider this for whenever I go to Dublin!
Posted on: Oct 04, 2010
Lasttraveller Lasttrav…
61 reviews
Hostel like a hotel Dec 13, 2009
This hostel is easy to locate the bus will drop you off very close and it will be right next to the famous Dublin bridge :) Very good with the free internet on just one computer so share, nice atmosphere and friendly staff. Beds are comfy and there is a bubble bath :D, big tv in common room too. It feels like a nice hotel I would highly recommend this place. There is a shop next door although it is very expensive.

I suggest seeing the Guiness Warehouse if you like to drink, try and get in as student by using the computer that is what I did then grab some extra pure Guiness inside and you get a free pint too. The other bars like Temple bar are pretty expensive.
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christinewood says:
Which bus would you take (Does the Dublin airport shuttle go to this hostel?) And could you recommend possible itinerary planning?
Posted on: Jul 07, 2011
pommy pommy
11 reviews
Nov 20, 2009
Excellent hostel. The location is great right in the centre on the Liffy by the Temple Bar area. The security is excellent with a 24hours reception and they are the only ones who can buzz you in. There is a large communal area with a T.V and sofas so it's very easy to meet other people. The staff are friendly and helpfull. The kitchen area is good and the breakfast of cereal and toast is included which is good in such an expensive city. The only negative was they charge 1 Euro a day for lockers, but other than that faultless.
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yazzy1078 yazzy1078
1 reviews
Great Location on the River Liffy Jan 06, 2009
I had a great time in Ireland and one of the perks was when I stayed in the Hostel. Abigails was in a great location. Not only was it on the River Liffy but it was in walking distance to most of Dublin's tourist locations. Most important it was right in the Temple Bar District.
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Abigails Hostel Amenities

  • High-speed Internet
  • Airport shuttle
  • Hair Dryer
  • Internet Connection (wireless)
  • Shower
  • En suite
  • Private Bathroom

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