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Avalon House

Welcome to Dublin

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Here at Avalon House we pride ourselves on our hospitality, location and of course our unbelivable international staff. We always go the extra smile to ensure that each guest gets the most out of their stay with us. We are located between three of Dublins most popular nightlife areas. Camden street, Harcourt street and of course Temple Bar. Temple Bar while being the trendiest nightlife destination also offers a range of cafés, thrift stores and restaurants. Why not pop in to our friends at the Stage Door Café and sample their famous Irish Breakfast and Irish Coffee? Avalon House is close to Dublin’s main attractions. Temple Bar, on the city’s trendy south bank, Grafton St, the main shopping street and the beautiful park at St Stephens Green are only a few minutes' walk away. Dublin Castle, Trinity College and the National Museum and Gallery are also just a short stroll away.
(353) 1 4750001
info@avalon-house.ie
  • Included
    Free breakfast
    24 hour security
    Free Wifi Access
    24 hour reception
    Towel hire
    Group luggage room
    Locker rental
    Self catering kitchen
    Games room
    Cinema
    Mobile phone charging
    Ticket sales for all major tours and for bus services
  • Earliest Check-in
    14:00
  • Latest Check-out
    10:00
  • Cancellation Policy
    We have a 24 hour cancellation policy so you must contact the hostel directly by email or telephone at least 24 hours before the arrival date to cancel your booking to avoid being charged.
  • Notice
    **Guest's must have a valid passport/ Drivers license to check in. College ID's or similar are not accepted** -We offer a Locker rental service which carries a €10 deposit. From this deposit €2 is taken for each day that you keep the locker. For example if you rent a locker and use it for 2 days you will be refunded €6 when you return the key! -There is a free walking tour offered each morning at 10:30 -Our free breakfast runs from 7:30-10:30 in the kitchen -We offer discounted parking at Qpark in St Stephens green

Our Dublin Hostel was established in 1992 on the site of a 19th Century school attended by George Bernard Shaw.

Dublin Hostel Avalon House in central Dublin is renowned for its friendly international staff.

They are fully equipped to tell you all there is to know about Dublin and give you the low-down on whats fun to do and where to do it…

Avalon House is one of the largest hostels in Dublin;  yet still manages to retain a warm and homely atmosphere, and will welcome you with true Irish spirit.

Avalon House Dublin Hostel is located in close proximity to Dublin’s main attractions.

Temple Bar, on the city’s trendy south bank, Grafton St, the main shopping street and the beautiful park at St Stephens Green are only a few minutes walk away. Dublin Castle & Trinity College and the National Museum and Gallery are also but a short stroll away.

Our staff will explain how to get to the Guiness Store House or the Jameson’s Factory so you can get a true taste of Ireland, or if you prefer a pint at the local then Avalon house has the perfect location for you to discover the true heart of Ireland’s capital city.

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How to Get There

(353) 1 4750001
info@avalon-house.ie

From the airport:

By Bus
  • The cheapest and best way to get here is on the 16 bus from the airport. It will drop you right beside the hostel on Aungier Street.
  • A single costs €2.65 and must be paid with exact change.
  • The journey lasts about 40/60 minutes and it operates from 7.45am during the week and 8.30am on Sundays.
  • The last bus is 10.40pm except Saturday when it is 10.20pm. Buses go roughly every 20 minutes but check the timetable at the bus stop for exact times. You can also check the Dublin bus website at www.dublinbus.ie
The best way to know where to get off is to just ask the bus driver to let you know - that's the Dublin way!   Coach
  • Aircoach operates every 15 minutes from 4.30am to midnight and then every 30 mins until 4.30am at a cost of €7.00
  • This will drop you off at Trinity College a 15 minute walk from the hostel.
  • From Trinity walk down Dame Street and take a left onto South Great Georges Street. Continue on this road for 10 mins and you will find us on the right beside Starbucks
  Taxis
  • From the airport cost around €25-€30 and take about 20 minutes depending on the time of day. During rush hour it can take up to 45 minutes.
  From Bus Station (Busarus)
  • Follow the tramlines west toward O’Connell Street – a five minute walk.
  • From there you can take a 16, 16A, 19 or 22 bus southbound on O'Connell Street. Get off the bus on Aungier Street at Starbucks. We are beside Starbucks on the right.
  • Alternatively, it is only a 20 minute walk from the station. If you print out the map on this site you can find us easily. If you get lost just give us a call on (01)4570001 and we’ll send you in the right direction.
  From Irish Ferries Terminal North Wall:
  • Catch the city express to the Bus Station (Busarus) and then as above
  • You can also get the DART from the docklands station to Pearse Street or Tara Street, a 20 minute walk from the hostel.
  From Heuston Station:
  • Take the number 79 bus to Central bank Turn right up South Great Georges street and continue walking for 10 mins. We are on the right beside Starbucks on White-friar place
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Comments:

  • Booking.com User

    January 28, 2019

    Positive: Location and cinema room. Negative: I went through 6 staff, 8 different conversations about the heater and no one followed up on their claims to...

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    January 28, 2019

    Positive: Location and cinema room. Negative: I went through 6 staff, 8 different conversations about the heater and no one followed up on their claims to...

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  • Hostelworld.com User

    January 26, 2019

    The hostel is nice and very good located, my room was a bit cold because the window was broken. Staff very helpful

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  • Hostelworld.com User

    January 26, 2019

    Only stayed one night for the Dublin Smartphone Film Festival where my film was screening. Staff really helpful and friendly and the place had a nice...

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  • fabioferreiramjr6497

    January 26, 2019

    Super recomendo, staff simpático e ótima localização. Ambiente divertido e muito limpo, sua localização é fantástica e próximo dos principais pontos...

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  • Allison Summers

    January 21, 2019

    Great location. Only 10 minutes from Temple Bar area. Very clean and great breakfast options.

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  • Sanja

    January 12, 2019

    Positive: The staff were super helpful and friendly! Lovely dorm layout, very private and comfortable.

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  • Hostelworld.com User

    January 5, 2019

    V friendly, helpful staff. Single room had mirror and sink and comfortable mattress.Toilets spotless. Security and location excellent. Transport, shops,...

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  • Liam

    January 1, 2019

    Positive: The staff were just wonderful, especially the breakfast team. The hostel space seems to work quite well, given it is in a set of buildings of a...

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  • Kylie Fagan

    December 28, 2018

    Great hostel. Kind staff, good value for the money. One bathroom in the dorms and also large bathrooms in the hallways. Super comfortable beds and sheets....

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  • asatisandy

    December 26, 2018

    Nice place to stay

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  • Jeaslip

    December 20, 2018

    Positive: Everything, my favourite spot in dub. Negative: Was a bit messy in front concerning my room and my bed but the staff were always there and fixed in...

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  • Nicknielsen

    December 15, 2018

    Positive: The staff. They helped me out so much. My shuttle to airport never came and the gentleman at the front desk made sure I got to the airport to catch...

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  • Hudson

    December 14, 2018

    Positive: Location. Beds. Staff. Breakfast. Negative: Don't have lockers in the room.

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  • Anna

    November 20, 2018

    Positive: The beds were comfy and there was 24hr reception. Friendly staff. Negative: It would be nice if there were breakfast options for those who have...

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  • Hostelworld.com User

    November 19, 2018

    I always stay here if I need a place to stay in Dublin - It's so close to the city centre, I feel safe there, and I always have a pleasant stay.

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  • Padraig

    November 12, 2018

    Positive: Everything. Negative: Nothing.

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  • Gabriel

    October 26, 2018

    Positive: Beds were very comfortable, the place was kept clean and there was plenty to do. The games room is a nice place to relax when idle.

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  • hostuser

    October 24, 2018

    Avalon is a delightful place close to the best parts of Dublin for pedestrians. It's also great value for money.

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  • Ange

    October 24, 2018

    Positive: This place is huge... the staff are so helpful and the location to everything is amazing. It’s super clean, I loved the downstairs lounge and the...

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  • Hostelworld.com User

    October 21, 2018

    Staff welcoming and friendly. Great location. Everything at your doorstep.Booked a single room with sink. Bed v comfortable. Can't fault this place at all!...

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