A. Just go to our homepage and select your dates on the booking engine and follow the instructions. Simple!

A. Because that’s the easiest way to reserve! We put special offers exclusively online so always book on our own hostel website if you can.

A. Kinlay House Hostel is located on Lord Edward Street, overlooking Christchurch Cathedral. This is the west end of Temple Bar. Click here to view map

A. As we are located so centrally, all the major attractions of Dublin are within walking distance of the hostel. Some of the most popular ones are the Guinness Storehouse, Trinity College, Christ Church Cathedral, St. Patrick’s Cathedral, St. Stephen’s Green and the Jameson Distillery.
A. No, we are open 24 hours a day and you can come and go as you please. All guests are issued with a security pass which they must present each time they enter the building.

A. Your bed for the night, all bed linen, free hot showers 24 hours, a free light breakfast (tea, coffee, toast), free WiFi & internet access and full use of all the facilities available at Kinlay. Private ensuite rooms (singles, twins) also include free towels.

A. Check out time is 10.00am. Guests can check in any time after 2pm. If you arrive before 2pm, you can store your bags in secure storage lockers for €3 per day.

A. We have single rooms, twin rooms, triple rooms, 4 bed rooms, 5 bed rooms and 6 bed rooms (ensuite and standard). We also have an 8 ensuite room, a 12 bed dorm, a 16 bed dorm and a 20 bed dorm. We have 190 beds in total in the hostel. Book them all on our website.
A. An ensuite room has its own private bathroom with sink, shower and toilet. Standard rooms do not. Guests staying in standard rooms can use the communal shower and toilet facilities which are located on each floor. All showers and toilets in the communal bathrooms have their own private cubicles. There are separate male and female bathrooms available.

A. We provide large luggage lockers which can be hired for only €5 per day. We also have security lockers for smaller items such as passports, wallets and laptops also for €5 per day.

A. Yes! You can store them in the lockers after you check out for only €5 for the day. And as long as you are coming back to stay with us you can leave your luggage for up to 2 weeks as long as you prepay for the storage.

A. Our cancellation policy for direct bookings is 24 hours prior to arrival date – if you cancel outside of this the charge is the total cost of the first night.

Non refundable bookings will be charged the full cost of the booking as they cannot be changed or cancelled.

A. We accept cash, credit card (visa or masterCard), and debit cards. When making a reservation a deposit or credit card number will be required to guarantee your booking. Payment can also be made by bank transfer 10 days prior to arrival.
A. No, you do not have to be a member of any hostel organisation, but you will need a valid photo identification to check in.
A. No – everyone from 0 to 100 is welcome at Kinlay House, but please note that any guests under the age of 18 must be accompanied by an adult and cannot share dormitory rooms.