Top 9 Budget Hotels & Hostels In Dublin, Ireland - Updated 2021

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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.

1. Generator Hostel Dublin (from USD 25)

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.

Generator Dublin

Address: Smithfield Square, Smithfield

Golf course (within 3 km) Free WiFi Cashless payment available Shared lounge/TV area Linens, towels and laundry washed in accordance with local authority guidelines Fax/photocopying Property is cleaned by professional cleaning companies Private parking

2. Garden Lane Backpackers (from USD 31)

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.

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

3. Gardiner House (from USD 27)

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.

Gardiner House

Address: Dublin 76 Gardiner St. Upper

Tour or class about local culture On-site parking Shared lounge/TV area 24-hour security Garden Dry cleaning Board games/puzzles Internet services

4. Egans House (from USD 90)

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.

Egans House

Address: 7 Iona Park

Private parking Physical distancing in dining areas Shared lounge/TV area Special diet menus (on request) Breakfast in the room Parking Room service Face masks for guests available

5. Dergvale Hotel (from USD 81)

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.

Dergvale Hotel

Address: 4, Gardiner Place

Luggage storage Linens, towels and laundry washed in accordance with local authority guidelines Shared stationery such as printed menus, magazines, pens, and paper removed WiFi Available Guest accommodation is disinfected between stays Use of cleaning chemicals that are effective against Coronavirus Screens or physical barriers placed between staff and guests in appropriate areas Daily housekeeping

6. Sky Backpackers (from USD 27)

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.

Sky Backpackers

4.1 User Rating

Address: 2-4 Lane Litton

7. O'Shea's (from USD 152)

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.


Address: 19 Talbot Street

8. 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.

9. Egali Hostel (from USD 13)

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.

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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