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Cardiff, United Kingdom
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Sizeable rooms with clean bathrooms. There was a variety of games and computers, including free ping pong! The garden was cosy. The kitchen/diner was a good size and served a standard bread, eggs and cereal breakfast for 2 euro, good value! The building is an old town house style with large rooms and high ceilings, quite grand. The staff were...

Thank Joshua R
Dublin, Ireland
Reviewed 28 October 2016

We booked a private room and were very happy with everything. The room was huge with an open plan top floor with bed. The wifi worked well and we received a friendly welcome from the staff on reception. The room's décor was a little dated but that was part of the charm of staying in an old Georgian room! The...

Thank Andrew M
Reviewed 1 October 2016 via mobile

Need to knows: 1. Roomy rooms (even the 10 person room) 2. Not a lot of outlets to charge in rooms 3. Staff is a hit or miss on helpfulness 4. Lots of common spaces 5. Small bathrooms but nice clean showers 6. Close to Dublin city centre and china town 8. Free luggage storage 9. Small lockers in rooms...

1Thank Ashley M
Norwich, United Kingdom
Reviewed 16 August 2016

Was with a group and unfortunately I got split up from the others, however it all worked out fine. The staff was friendly and the rooms were clean. The hostel is in a great location, walking distance from many great restaurants and Trinity College and yet not on a main road so was quiet at night.

Thank Veronica-M-White97
Bangkok, Thailand
Reviewed 8 August 2016

The staff would do anything for you, incredibly helpful, friendly and go out of way to accommodate needs. The location is great, handy for o conned street and other good places of interest. The beds were incredibly squeaky! Showers and toilets clean and kitchen well stocked with everything you need!

Thank HW1000
Brussels, Belgium
Reviewed 8 August 2016

Booked the MEC Hostel for six non-traditional (33-53 years of age) hostel users, but experienced travelers. We were in a 16-person room. Rooms were clean. Bedding was clean. Bath/toilet areas were fine, considering the amount of use they get. Noise was as to be expected (noisy, but it's a hostel so no complaints). Staff were super friendly and nice. Breakfast...

Thank BooBooSquash
Cape Town, South Africa
Reviewed 24 July 2016 via mobile

Booked out of a terrible hostel and booked into this gem. The rooms are clean and spacious. Although some of the staff did not understand english so well their service was brilliant especially Ivana. I will def be back there soon and can highly recommend them to anyone

1Thank dillanvh
Santurce, Pais Vasco, Spain
Reviewed 23 July 2016

We stayed in a 6-people bedroom. The room was clean and big, but it had the fire exit green light on all night, so the ones sleeping on the top of the bed bunks had some trouble sleeping. We were on the second floor, where there were 2 toilets and 2 showers for men (I guess it was the same...

Thank Julen A
Reviewed 4 June 2016

I've been travelling Europe for a few weeks, and have seen my share of hostels.. This one by far is the worst. I'm only giving one star because I cant give 0. The wifi was difficult at the best of times, there are so many flights of stairs( would never recommend this hostel for people with luggage like we had)....

Thank Marisa S
Reviewed 29 May 2016 via mobile

I have stayed here once before and still felt the need to write another review (says a lot). I have stayed here in two different suites over the period of a week, both very accommodating with a small kitchen, living, dining and hot-press area in both. Each room was cleaned to perfection. Towels depended on your length of stay but...

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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
At Mec Hostel we provide a range quality accommodation for our guests in Dublin's city centre, from private suites with private bathroom and kitchen to shared dorm room accommodation at very attractive prices. Housed in beautiful georgian buildings on one of Dublins finest historical streets. With our very friendly and helpful staff, spacious lounges and rooms with keycard access and free lockers, garden terrace, Mec Hostel is the Ideal base for your visit in Dublin. ... more   less 

Additional Information about MEC Hostel

Address: Tallaght Cross West Hotel 42 North Great Georges St, Dublin 1, Ireland (Formerly Mount Eccles Court Hostel)
Region: Ireland > Province of Leinster > County Dublin > Dublin
Price Range: $29 - $192 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Number of rooms: 25
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“No elevator, so be wise with room choice!”
 of 5 bubbles JoshuaRichards1967, 6 Nov 2016 | Read review
“If possible, get a room away from the courtyard garden since it can get a little noisy.”
 of 5 bubbles T3837SJandrewm, 28 Oct 2016 | Read review
“Go for same sex if you can...men snore!!!”
 of 5 bubbles HW1000, 8 Aug 2016 | Read review
“Once you book in express your requirements to reception and be sure they'll will try to spoil you.”
 of 5 bubbles 996eduardol, 17 May 2016 | Read review
“Ensuite rooms are amazing!”
 of 5 bubbles 673beccac, 4 Feb 2016 | Read review
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