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Hong Kong, China
Reviewed 19 May 2016 via mobile

Cheap hostel. Facilities a bit old but all clean. Bed sheets are clean and the bed is very comfortable. Have most facilities except laundry, but a laundry shop can be found just 4 minutes walk away. I originally booked for a mixed room, but that night I was the only girl and the other boys came in at midnight while...

Thank rosecyc
Reviewed 18 May 2016

Excellent hostel to stay, it is quiet with huge rooms and amazing old building kept in superb conditions. The staff members are really helpful and professional, you meet people from everywhere and everybody behaves well.

Thank eduardo l
Reviewed 25 April 2016 via mobile

Wasn't expecting much as first stay in a hostel. But was surprised with how clean and spacious our room was. Stayed with 8 friends in 2 of the 4 bedroom en-suit, both rooms were basic as expected but clean and we had everything we needed. The lounge area was good for us all to sit together. Location is good close...

2Thank Davies1994
Reviewed 13 March 2016 via mobile

Central location close to connelly stationery and oconnell Street. 24 hour front desk. Clean basic dorms. Friendly staff. Good for a cheap bed in Dublin. Nice having the garden out the back. Not much more to say but need to fill the space!

Thank aiwm
Reviewed 11 March 2016 via mobile

Is exactly what you will expect for what you are paying for. Close enough from city center (aprox. 8 minutes walk). Safe location, you have an off-licence and a grocery store 1 minute away. Toilets and showers were clean enough. No bed curtains unfortunately so you dont have privacy at all. Remember to bring your own padlock.

Thank Stefana P
San Diego, California
Reviewed 4 February 2016

My fiancé and I stayed in one of the ensuite rooms. It went far and above our expectations. It was actually a studio apartment (nicer than the ones we would pay rent in at home). There was a small kitchenette and even a washing machine. The double bed was in a small loft overseeing the rest of the apartment. It...

2Thank Becca C
Montevideo, Uruguay
Reviewed 18 January 2016

The hostel by itself's nice, but it's not that much clean. There're two guys in the reception that are nice, Vanya and the one in the night shift. But if you find Sasa, he's always barking and in bad mood. The breakfast was ok. It has a pool table and ping pong. The location's good

Thank Matías P
Stezzano, Italy
Reviewed 10 January 2016

I spent there a night with my girlfriend and it was everything good. Not too far from the city center, good price, safe and clean. The staff was prepared and they gave me good hint about what to visit in the city.

Thank Wolly36
Vienna, Austria
Reviewed 27 November 2015

Very spacious rooms; seem a little run down. Reception staffed 24 hrs. Keycards are swapped every day. Price is good. Bathrooms are ok, but could be better or cleaner. Lockers inside the room. Location is ok but not excellent (~20 mins walk to center).

Thank Florian K
Reviewed 7 November 2015 via mobile

The hostel is clean and spacious. The reception staff were very good, quick check in which makes everything easier. My friends and I agreed that the rooms were perfect in size and cleanliness which helps when you're staying more than 1 day. We would happily recommend this hostel.

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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 - $187 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Number of rooms: 25
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  • At what time does the pool open each day?

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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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