10 Best Budget Hotels In Dublin City Centre - Updated 2021

budget hotels dublin city centre

Dublin is the capital of Ireland and it is ranked among the top 30 global cities in the world. As a historical and contemporary centre for education, there are many things to explore in this city. Get into Dublin’s pubs, where most of the social interactions take place. Rub shoulders with the modern Dubliners and truly experience the best part of this cosmopolitan city.

You should start with Dublin’s city centre, as it is where most of the action is found. Check into one of these affordable accommodations and save some money you can spend in the city.

1. Holiday Inn Express Dublin City Centre (from USD 68)

Located in central Dublin, the Holiday Inn Express Dublin City Centre features an all-day cafe/bar, free WiFi and its Express Start Breakfast. This modern hotel is a short distance to Grafton Street, the Temple Bar nightlife district, the National Gallery of Ireland, 3Arena, Aviva Stadium, Heuston Train Station and the Dublin Airport. Local bus and tram stops are nearby, to allow great access to other parts of the city.

Holiday Inn Express Dublin City Centre, an IHG Hotel

Address: 28-32 O'Connell Street Upper

Family rooms WiFi Available Cashless payment available Heating Access to health care professionals Breakfast takeaway containers Screens or physical barriers placed between staff and guests in appropriate areas Property is cleaned by professional cleaning companies

2. Jacobs Inn Hostel (from USD 19)

This upbeat hostel offers you accommodation not just great for sleep, but also for eating and meeting people, with a fantastic team of staff to assist you. Jacobs Inn Hostel Dublin has a cool, modern interior, featuring ensuite rooms, with the choice of private room or dorms. It is located right in the heart of Dublin, next to Temple Bar and other tourist attractions. It is also close to train, bus and Luas connections.

Jacobs Inn Hostel

Address: 21 - 28 Talbot Place

CCTV in common areas All plates, cutlery, glasses and other tableware have been sanitized Free WiFi Tour desk Daily housekeeping Property is cleaned by professional cleaning companies Family rooms Pub crawls

3. Garden Lane Backpackers (from USD 31)

Garden Lane Backpackers aims at making their guests’ stay in Dublin as comfortable and enjoyable as possible while providing high-quality service at a budget price. This contemporary and stylish hostel is a brand new set up, located in a convenient spot for visiting the Guinness Storehouse, Jameson Distillery, Christchurch Cathedral, Saint Patrick Cathedral, Dublin Castle and the Brazen Head – Ireland’s oldest pub, as well as Grafton Street, Temple Bar and Trinity College.

Garden Lane Backpackers

Address: Garden Lane, Christchurch

Heating Tour desk Movie nights Daily housekeeping Board games/puzzles Guests have the option to cancel any cleaning services for their accommodation during their stay Lockers Internet services

4. Abrahams Hostel (from USD 21)

At Abrahams Hostel, there are 42 rooms to choose from, for budget travellers. Free airport shuttle, luggage storage and a 24-hour reception are provided for guests’ convenience. Abrahams Hostel is located close to Connolly Railway Station and Dublin’s main shopping and sightseeing areas.

Abrahams Hostel

Address: 82-83 Gardiner Street

Pub crawls Non-smoking rooms Shared lounge/TV area Airport shuttle (additional charge) WiFi Available Shared kitchen Airport shuttle Safety deposit box

5. The Four Courts Hostel (from USD 98)

Helpful staff are one of the assets of the Four Courts Hostel and they are all ready to assist you in exploring Dublin and its music, art, culture, dining and nightlife. You can also enjoy the hostel’s fibre-powered WiFi, free international phone calls, Wednesday discounted pub entry, Thursday free BBQ and much more.

The Four Courts Hostel

Address: 15 - 17 Merchant's Quay

6. Spire Hostel (from USD 18)

Spire Hostel’s fun and friendly staff are on duty, 24 hours a day for their guests and their multicultural team is happy to recommend Dublin’s hotspots and hidden gems, in your language. It is conveniently located near O’Connell Street, where the main train and bus station are located. Guests can take a stroll along the River Liffey and shop along the way - there is no lack of eateries and entertainment around this hostel.

Spire Hostel

Address: 90-93 Marlborough Street

7. Staycity Aparthotels Millennium Walk (from USD 97)

Staycity Aparthotels offer 33 apartments, each with a fully-equipped kitchen, private dining area and spacious bedrooms. It is located near O'Connell Street, Henry Street, and Jervis Street Shopping Centre, Temple Bar, the Spire, the National Leprechaun Museum, and the Jervis Luas (tram) station, that will bring you to the Guinness Storehouse or Dublin Zoo.

Staycity Aparthotels Millennium Walk

Address: Millennium Tower, Millennium Walkway, 25 Upper Abbey Street

8. Egali Hostel (from USD 13)

The Egali Hotel offers typical Irish hospitality to their guests, with a young team of staff. This respected hostel offers a various choice of rooms that suit everyone’s budget and it is located in a vibrant district of Dublin.

9. Botanic View B&B (from USD 110)

This 6-room B&B offers a variety of amenities and great accessibility to Dublin’s attractions. Glasnevin Cemetery, Dalymount Park, and St. Patrick’s Cathedral are all a short walk from the B&B and Drumcondra Railway Station is also close by, making exploring Dublin possible and convenient.

10. Ashfield Hostel (from USD 18)

This 28-room hostel is a 3-star accommodation, strategically located in the heart of Dublin. Guests can discover Dublin and walk over to St. Mary’s Pro Cathedral, the Abbey Theatre, Dail Eireann, Dublin Castle and Christ Church Cathedral. O'Connell Street is not too far from the hostel, where you can find lots of eateries and nightlife options.

Take time to explore Dublin's charm

Budget travelling in Dublin can be fun and experiential. There are places to walk about, art to admire and nightlife to taste. Dublin holds charm for its visitors and entices them to get into its heart and explore more. Have fun and take your time exploring!

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