Top 9 Budget Hotels & Hostels In Dublin, Ireland - Updated 2024

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Dublin showcases all that Ireland stands for. A very compact city with a big wealth of attractions for visitors and locals alike. Its rich culture and history can be explored and although there are luxury hotels everywhere in Dublin, the city offers many interesting budget accommodations like hostels, B&Bs, and private accommodations. Stay at one of these places so that you will have more money to spend exploring the city’s landmarks like the Dublin Castle, zoo, beautiful gardens, exquisite ancient cathedrals, the gaol, and brew houses.

We handpicked these listings carefully, considering (wherever possible) Superhost status, recent guest reviews, location, accommodation type, prices, availability of dates, decor, and amenities. The image galleries get refreshed with the latest updates regularly. They were last updated on June 21, 2024.

1. Roxford Lodge Hotel (from USD 155)

Rest in this comfortable and stylish hotel for a weekend away from busy life. Enjoy a delicious continental breakfast that costs 8.50 EUR (9.13 USD) per person. After breakfast, you can visit the Little Museum of Dublin, which is 1.5 km (0.93 mi), and the Irish Whiskey Museum, which is 1.8 km (1.12 mi) away from the hotel.

Enjoy your coffee made in the coffee maker in the room and binge-watch Netflix. Breathe in the fresh air while sitting in the garden and browse through social media using free WiFi. Have a good night’s sleep on the comfy bed covered with beautiful linens.

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Roxford Lodge Hotel

Wifi Available

Address: 46 Northumberland Road, Ballsbridge
2.18 km (1.4 mi) from Dublin Castle

Parking Room service Garden Non-smoking rooms Dry cleaning Family rooms Ironing service Internet services

2. Phoenix Park Hotel (from USD 151)

The Phoenix Park hotel is located 9 km (5.59 mi) from Dublin airport. Its location means that you’re only a 10-minute walk from the Guinness Brewery and the Dublin Zoo. To reach other attractions around Dublin, the tram stop is just a few minutes’ walk from the hotel.

The hotel serves a light breakfast in the French cafe-style restaurant. Free WiFi is available, and each room features a flat-screen TV, tea/coffee making facilities, and a bathroom with a free toiletries and heated towel rail.

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Phoenix Park Hotel

Wifi Available

Address: 38/39 Parkgate Street
1.92 km (1.2 mi) from Dublin Castle

Bar 24-HOUR FRONT DESK Golf course (within 3 km) Facilities for disabled guests Family rooms Internet services Lift Express check-in/check-out

3. Abigail's Hostel (from USD 30)

If you’re looking for a budget-friendly and comfortable hostel, this one is ideal. It is just 9 km (5.59 mi) from the Dublin airport and 4 km (2.49 mi) away from Sandymount Beach. If you’re here with friends, you can book dormitories with bunk beds for comfortable sleeping.

There is a shared kitchen where you can prepare your own meals and you can enjoy your meals in the common dining area. Additionally, there are lockers, luggage storage and daily housekeeping for the convenience of the guests.

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Abigail's Hostel This is a Proud Certified property where you can be extra sure of a welcoming stay.

7.8 User Rating Wifi Available

Address: 7-9 Aston Quay
569 meters (0.4 ft) from Dublin Castle

24-HOUR FRONT DESK Non-smoking rooms Family rooms Internet services Lift Safety deposit box Tour desk Heating

4. Kinlay House (from USD 125)

Enjoy your vacation by staying at Kinlay House, located near many shops and restaurants. Take some drinks from the vending machine and sit back to watch the television in the lounge area. If you’re hungry and wish to explore the area, you can walk 20 m (65.62 ft) to the Copper Alley Bistro or you can make delicious dishes in the shared kitchen at the hostel.

There are en-suite rooms or dormitory-style rooms (mixed and single-sex) available at Kinlay House.

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Kinlay House Dublin

Wifi Available

Address: 2/12 Lord Edward Street
179 meters (0.2 ft) from Dublin Castle

24-HOUR FRONT DESK Non-smoking rooms Laundry Internet services Safety deposit box Tour desk Heating Fax/photocopying

Dublin (Region) Tour Guide

Diana M

Diana M

Hi there! I am Diana :) My passion in life (next to my loved ones) is travelling and meeting new people, showing others the beauty of the world, art in various forms. My private guided day tours are experiences that are unique and are a great way to do an interesting activity without being overwhelmed. You get to do something only few other travellers would get to do and a chance to gain a loc... Read more

Tours by Diana

Dublin (Region) Tour Guide



Dublin (Region) Tour Guide

Anne Browne

Anne Browne

Hi - I’m Anne - a native Dubliner. I love this ancient city and am passionate about sharing the history and hidden gems. We have cathedrals, Georgian architecture, castles, distilleries, museums, libraries. Let me show you where the Vikings arrived and founded Dublin 1000 years ago. I also like to visit Wicklow and Newgrange - prehistoric sites an hour from Dublin. I always ensure visitors hav... Read more

Tours by Anne

Dublin (Region) Tour Guide

Dave Kavanagh

Dave Kavanagh

Hello, My name is Dave and I am a local and national licensed Tour guide in Dublin, I operate walking tours taking you to some of Dublin's most iconic landmarks and buildings while discussing our great heritage and culture, we are known here in Ireland for our storytelling so expect lots of great stories on this tour.

Tours by Dave

5. Generator Hostel Dublin (from USD 32)

Generator Hostel is an award-winning hostel situated near the Jameson Distillery, Dublin Castle and is close to Smithfield LUAS tram station. It is a budget accommodation and also has a late night bar. Guests are served traditional breakfasts every morning and can savor light snacks in the bar. The hostel has regular entertainment evenings which include movie nights and quizzes. There is a 24-hour lounge where guests can relax and there is free Wi-Fi in all public areas.

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Generator Dublin This is a Proud Certified property where you can be extra sure of a welcoming stay.

Wifi Available

Address: Smithfield Square, Smithfield
919 meters (0.6 ft) from Dublin Castle

Restaurant Pets allowed Meeting/banquet facilities Bar 24-HOUR FRONT DESK Non-smoking rooms Facilities for disabled guests Family rooms

6. Garden Lane Backpackers (from USD 37)

Garden Lane Backpackers is one of the most popular properties to stay in Dublin when you are on a budget, the place is always booked in advance so you will need to lock in the dates well in advance. It is situated a short walk from St Patrick’s Cathedral and features free WiFI, and they offer private parking at the property. There is a huge shared kitchen where you will have a good breakfast. The hostel offers bikes on hire and Dublin Airport is just 10 km (6 mi) away.

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Canbe Garden Lane Backpackers This is a Proud Certified property where you can be extra sure of a welcoming stay.

8.1 User Rating Wifi Available

Address: Garden Lane, Christchurch
680 meters (0.5 ft) from Dublin Castle

Parking Terrace Non-smoking rooms Laundry Games room Ironing service Internet services Lift

7. Gardiner House (from USD 34)

Gardiner House is at a great location in Dublin just a stroll from Croke Park Stadium and Temple Bar is just 1 km (0.6 mi) away from it. It offers great budget accommodation in Dublin with facilities like free Wi-Fi throughout the property, private parking, and a 24 hour front desk. Dublin Airport is just 8 km (5 mi) away from Gardner House.

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Canbe Gardiner House This is a Proud Certified property where you can be extra sure of a welcoming stay.

7.8 User Rating Wifi Available

Address: Dublin 76 Gardiner St. Upper
1.72 km (1.1 mi) from Dublin Castle

Parking 24-HOUR FRONT DESK Garden Terrace Non-smoking rooms Laundry Games room Ironing service

8. Egans House (from USD 148)

Egans House is located just a few minutes drive to Dublin city centre and a 10 min walk from Croke Park. It offers guests clean and affordable accommodation and homemade food. Egan House’s rooms feature free Wi-Fi, tea/coffee machines, flat-screen TVs, and ironing facilities. The rooms have an attached bathroom and have a shower and hair dryer. Guests can order and pay for a traditional Irish/continental breakfast. Guests can also enjoy free tea/coffee throughout the day, and there is TV, stereo, a piano and computer for guests.

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Egans House

Wifi Available

Address: 7 Iona Park
2.67 km (1.7 mi) from Dublin Castle

Parking Room service Garden Non-smoking rooms Family rooms Internet services Safety deposit box Heating

9. Dergvale Hotel (from USD 139)

Dergvale Hotel is located in the heart of Dublin city centre; it is a 2-star family operated hotel which has good facilities for travelers. Guests can have a good Irish breakfast in its dining room and enjoy a drink in their licensed bar. All the famous sites like Trinity College, Dublin Castle, and the Guinness Storehouse are all close by.

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Dergvale Hotel

8.7 User Rating Wifi Available

Address: 4, Gardiner Place
1.54 km (1.0 mi) from Dublin Castle

24-HOUR FRONT DESK Non-smoking rooms Internet services Express check-in/check-out Tour desk Heating Luggage storage WiFi Available

10. Sky Backpackers (from USD 24)

Sky Backpackers is located in the heart of Dublin with Temple Bar and O'Connell Street just 5 minutes away. It offers amazing budget accommodation with facilities like free Wi-Fi and live music. It used to be a recording studio for U2 and David Bowie! There is a TV room with games and books for guests to enjoy. Dublin Airport is only 9 km (5.5 mi) away.

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11. O'Shea's (from USD 139)

O'Shea’s is located in a historic Georgian building, it is a family run modern accommodation which has modern rooms and serves yummy home-made food to guests. It is only a few steps away from Dublin’s Connolly Street Station and the famous Temple Bar. The rooms are in pastel colors, and have TVs and have a safety deposit for guests to keep their personal belongings.

The rooms have TVs, and a tea or coffee-making machine, and they have private attached bathrooms which have hairdryers. Its traditional bar serves good wines and has live Irish music and dance. The rooms have wooden floors, brick walls, and their in-house restaurant serves traditional Irish food and international cuisine.

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12. Barnacles Temple Bar House (from USD 21)

Barnacles Temple Bar House is a budget accommodation hostel in the center of Dublin city close to Trinity College, Dublin Castle, Old Jameson Distillery etc., and is a clean and well maintained place to stay in Temple Bar which is in the main hub of the city. Barnacles Budget accommodation offers its guests a shared kitchen, free Wi-Fi, clean bathrooms, and laundry service.

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Barnacles Temple Bar House

Address: 19 Temple Lane South
325 meters (0.3 ft) from Dublin Castle

13. Egali Hostel

Egali Hostel in Dublin is conveniently located within 1 km (0.6 mi) from the Spire and Temple bar. It has a unique rustic style interior and offers guests 12 different types of rooms and every bed has its own safety locker for guests to keep their personal things. The bathrooms are shared and all guests have access to free WiFi. The kitchen is shared and includes a fridge and microwave oven.

Guests can enjoy free continental breakfast served in the kitchen every morning and the hostel hosts special events on special occasions for everyone’s enjoyment. The hostel has a games room which has a pool table and video games.

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Discover Dublin on your next vacation

Dublin, the capital of Ireland, is a cultural city with important landmarks and historical places to see. It will transport you into a different era and will give you memories for a lifetime when you visit.

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