Dublin International Hostel

Our converted convent and boarding school in the North Inner city originally looked after young children in the Georgian era of the capital. Today it offers groups, families and international visitors their breakfast in a reconsecrated church complete with stained glass windows and confession box.

Opening Dates & Times

OPENING DATES: All Year Round

OPENING TIMES: 24 Hours

CHECK- IN: From 11:30am onwards

Check-out: 10am

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Address: 61 Mountjoy Street, Dublin D7

PLEASE NOTE – we are on Mountjoy STREET not Mountjoy SQUARE!

Directions from Mountjoy Square to Dublin International Hostel on Mountjoy Street:
Start with 27 Gardiner Place on your right hand side – this is on the square. Take the right around the corner and walk until you see a church in front of you and a coffee shop called The Candy Shop. Turn right and walk up until you see a motor cycle shop on your right and a coffee shop (called Deli Suz) across the road. Then cross the street and turn left. You will see the hostel just past the Spar shop on your right – look for our logo and you’re there!

From Dublin Airport: (BY BUS)
The cheapest option is Bus 16  (€2.85 pp – Exact Change needed)
Travel time should be approximately 20 to 30 mins to Upper Dorset Street. Ask the bus driver who will be able to help you!

Look out for a pub on the LEFT of the road called the ‘TEMPLE pub’ and push the bus bell to get out at the next stop. Continue in same direction as the bus until you come to the intersection of Frederick Street and Upper Dorset Street (Mayes Pub – With the Guinness Clock)

Cross over to the other side of Upper Dorset Street to the red & white Mr Macs Barber Shop and walk up Blessington Street (one way street). Take a LEFT at “Deli Suz” onto Mountjoy Street. The hostel is directly to the LEFT of the Mountjoy Street Spar.  We are number 61 – look for our logo and you’re there. Push the buzzer at the door and come on in. Fáilte go dtí Dublin International Hostel!

ALTERNATIVELY – there are these options:
The Aircoach runs 24 hours – costs €7. Get off at Gresham Hotel on O’Connell Street. Either take the bus or walk following directions below.

Airlink 747 operates until midnight – costs €6. Get off at Parnell Square. Follow directions as below from Parnell Square – in the O’Connell Street directions.

From O’Connell Street: (BY FOOT)
Walk North up O’Connell Street towards Parnell Street and the Ambassador Theatre.  Continue up past Parnell Square, then the Garden of Remembrance and Mayes Pub, (North Frederick Street). Cross over Upper Dorset Street to Mr Macs Barber Shop and continue up Blessington Street (The Street between Mr Macs Barber Shop and Larkins/SPAR). At the end of Blessington Street turn left at Deli Suz onto Mountjoy Street.  We are number 61, the purple door to the left of the Mountjoy Street Spar. Push the buzzer and come on in! Fáilte go dtí Dublin International Hostel!

From O’Connell Street – (BY BUS)
Catch the bus number 46A from outside the McDonalds nearest to the Dublin Spire.  (€0.50c per person – city centre fare) You get out at the 2nd bus stop at Mountjoy Street.  Push the bus bell and the bus will stop next door to the hostel outside the Mountjoy Street Spar. We are number 61, the purple door to the left of the Spar shop – look for our logo.  Push the buzzer and come on in! Fáilte go dtí Dublin International Hostel!

From Bus Áras, Main Dublin Bus Station (BY FOOT)
Go out the main doors of the main Dublin bus station (Bus Áras), either follow the Luas tram lines to the left or follow the signage to O’Connell Street. Follow directions from O’Connell Street above.

From Connolly Train Station: (BY FOOT)
Go out and down the stairs to the main street. Cross at the cross walk and continue in the same direction down Talbot Street. This will take you all the way to the Spire on O’Connell Street. Follow directions from O’Connell Street above.

From Heuston Train Station: (BY TRAM)
Go out of the station and to the LUAS tram station – a ticket will cost approximately €2.  Take tram to O’Connell Street (Connelly Station direction) On O’Connell Street follow directions from O’Connell Street above.

From Heuston Train Station: (BY BUS)
Go out of the station and cross over the tram bridge to your left. At the lights cross over and head left up towards Phoenix Park. Continue 300 metres up this road until you get to an intersection or road called Infirmary Road on your right. Walk up Infirmary Road until you see the Bus number 46A bus stop 200 metres. From here catch the bus to Blessington Street (costs just €1.65pp – exact change needed). At Blessington Street you will need to walk back in the direction the bus has just come from, turn left at Deli Suz and the hostel is 20metres down on the right hand side of the road. We are number 61, the purple door to the left of the Mountjoy Street Spar – look for our logo. Push the buzzer and come on in! Fáilte go dtí Dublin International Hostel!

From Dublin Ferry Port: (BY BUS 53)
This goes straight to the city centre main Dublin bus station (called Bus Áras). Walk to O’Connell Street and either follow the walking/bus directions from O’Connell Street as above.

From Dublin Ferry Port: (BY CAR)

  • Head West on Alexandra Road towards 1st Branch Road
  • Take the 1st right onto 1st Branch Road
  • Take the 1st left onto Tolka Quary Road
  • Go slightly right at East Wall Road/R13
  • Turn left at Lower Drumcondra Road
  • Continue south towards the city centre along Drumcondra Road until you get onto Lower Dorset Street and continue on to Upper Dorset Street
  • At the intersection of Upper Dorset Street and Blessington Street. You need to go straight through this junction as you CANNOT turn right on to Blessington Street but take the NEXT RIGHT onto Wellington Street upper (at the Meeting Point pub). The Dublin International Hostel is at the top of this street
  • The hostel is at the end of the street on the Corner of Wellington Street upper and Mountjoy Street.
  • Pull up temporarily outside of the hostel or park temporarily on Wellington Street as you will need to get a key from the hostel to access the car park. The key for the car park gate can be collected from the reception desk for a refundable deposit of €20.
  • The car park for the hostel is located off Wellington Street upper. The car park is free and secure and located just behind the hostel, within the hostel grounds – you need to go to the Hostel Reception and pick up a key to the car park before you can gain entry to it

From Dublin Airport: (BY CAR)

  • Head East towards Swords Road
  • At Airport Roundabout, take the 2nd Exit onto M1 heading to Áth Cliath/Dublin/M50
  • At the Roundabout take the 2nd Exit leading onto the M50. The sign to follow is Áth Cliath/Dublin/M50 heading to Dublin City Centre.
  • Join the M1 motorway
  • At Junction 1, exit onto the N1
  • Continue south towards Dublin city centre along Drumcondra Road through until you get onto Dorset Street Lower then Upper Dorset Street
  • Continue past the intersection of Upper Dorset Street and Blessington Street. You CANNOT turn right on to Blessington Street but take the NEXT RIGHT onto Wellington Street (at the Meeting Point pub) The Dublin International Hostel is at the top of this street.
  • The hostel is at the end of the street on the Corner of Wellington Street upper and Mountjoy Street.
  • Pull up temporarily outside of the hostel or park temporarily on Wellington Street as you will need to get a key from the hostel to access the car park. The key for the car park gate can be collected from the reception desk for a refundable deposit of €20.
  • The car park for the hostel is located off Wellington Street upper. The car park is free and secure and located just behind the hostel, within the hostel grounds – you need to go to the Hostel Reception and pick up a key to the car park before you can gain entry to it

Features

  • Multilingual Staff
  • Only Hostelling International hostel in Dublin
  • On-Site Chef
  • Secure Deposit Safes
  • Secure Lockers in Every Room
  • Free Private Parking
  • Free WiFi
  • Free Meeting Rooms for Groups
  • Towel Rental

For bookings and queries,

Phone: (01) 830 4555

Email: info@anoige.ie

Contact the hostel directly at (0)1 830 1766