Dorm Bed: $32.09
76 Gardiner Upper Street ,
Gardiner House is a former 200-years-old convent with its own Victorian chapel converted into a backpackers hostel for travellers and students. The beautiful historical building has been completely renovated to a high standard and it still retains its originality and charm. It is based in Upper Gardiner Street, next to Mountjoy Park, only a few minutes walk from O’Connell Street, which is the main street of Dublin. Restaurants, bars, shops and main tourist attractions such as Temple Bar and Trinity College are only a few minutes away. The aim is to make your stay in Dublin as comfortable and enjoyable as possible, making you feel at home, while providing a high quality service at a budget price. Gardiner House has a spacious kitchen open 24/7 with everything you need to cook your own meals, including plenty of fridge space and tea/coffee/hot chocolate available at any time. Free breakfast is available from 7:00 to 10:30 and includes: 2 types of bread, 3 types of Jam, 2 types of peanut butter, 3 types of cereals, Nutella, 3 types of fruits and orange juice. Some food served during breakfast time remains available all day long in the kitchen. Gluten Free breakfast is also available upon request. The kitchen is linked to the property's private garden, where you can chill and have your meal while breathing some fresh air. There are many common areas, such as the dining and living room where you can hang out, meet other travellers, enjoy your meals, play pool, football table and board games, listen to music and have a few drinks. They also have a large TV room, furnished with very comfortable sofas and classy bean bags where you can watch a movie or use the computers for free. A laundry room is available to wash, dry and iron your clothes. Car park is available for €10 a day. The international staff knows the best things to do and see within and around Dublin and will be always happy to offer you practical advice or to share their own experiences. Since this hostel is partnered with several tour companies, it can offer you some free or budget options to explore the city and the rest of Ireland. The taxi company it partners with offers a very competitive price for getting around the city or to the airport. Gardiner House offers comfortable accommodation in large mix and female dorms (4,6,8,12 beds) as well as private rooms (single, twin, triple, double). Each room comes with its own wi-fi router and flat screen TV for private rooms. High quality mattresses, hairdryers and individual reading lights to ensure a high level of comfort are provided to all guests free of charge. Every bed comes with its own power and USB sockets, and an under-bed locker to secure your valuables. Rooms are cleaned daily and the beds are always made with fresh linen. Each floor has multiple bathrooms, which are cleaned four times a day to ensure a high quality standard of cleanliness.