If you’ve just flown in from the USA and are looking for travel arrangements for your time in Dublin, Jacobs Inn Hostel has you covered. We can help you choose the perfect solutions to getting around the city with ease. Our team can recommend a range of public transport options or private transfer arrangements to suit any budget. We understand the importance of making your trip as stress-free and enjoyable as possible, so let us help you plan your travels and make the most of your time in Dublin.
FAQs For Americans Visiting Dublin
Are you from the USA and planning to visit Dublin? Find answers to frequently asked questions about travelling to Ireland and staying at Jacobs Inn Dublin.
Once you arrive in Dublin after your journey from the USA, you can check in at any time after 3 pm. Check-out time is 11 am on your day of departure. If you have any delays or issues prior to arrival, give us a call or send us an email and we’ll be able to help! Reception is open 24 hours, so don’t worry if you’re getting a late flight.
Bed linen is included and beds are made up and ready for your arrival. Don’t worry about filling your suitcase with towels either, as they can be hired for just €2. Our deluxe double rooms and twin rooms have towels included.
If it was any closer, you’d be in the river Liffey! We’re beside the main Bus station (Busaras), just 2 minutes from Connolly Street train stations. The O’Connell Street and Henry Street shopping area is just a 5-minute walk away and Temple bar is about a 12-minute walk away. Did we mention we’re also close to the Luas? We’re the ideal hostel for any American’s looking to explore the beautiful city of Dublin.
Our new bottomless porridge breakfast is tasty, vegan, gluten-friendly and a great way to start your day. For €6 you get as much porridge as you can eat, with premium toppings such as chia seeds, hazelnuts, dates, cranberries, pumpkin and sunflower seeds, raisins, coconut flakes and more. All this is paired with fresh orange juice and hot coffee – bottomless as well! If you’re craving something more, we have a fantastic menu at our restaurant where you can grab a latte or a bacon roll for sit-in or take-away. Get your day started off right!
Each bed in our dormitories have personal coded storage lockers – so there’s no need to bring a padlock!
If you arrive early before check-in time, we have large and medium lockers available for rent on the ground floor. No padlock is required! Rental is by time used and starts at €3 for 6 hours – great for keeping your bags safe while you explore Dublin either before you get the keys to your room or after check-out ahead of a late flight back to the USA!
No. Dublin is a bit like New York, it never sleeps! Reception is open 24 hours a day. We just ask that you respect your roommates if coming in late. Quiet is requested between 11pm and 7am in rooms and corridors.
We’re very open-minded, we like all types of money: cash, credit cards – MasterCard and Visa, Debit Cards. When making your reservation be sure to give us either a deposit or your credit card, to guarantee the reservation. We’d recommend changing some of your American Dollars into Euros to use during your stay in Dublin, as some venues or market stalls for example may be cash only.
If you made an individual standard reservation with us directly, we will accept cancellations up to 72 hours prior to the date of arrival. If cancelled later or in the event of a no-show the full balance of the booking will be charged. If you booked through a 3rd party we may require longer – if in doubt, email us. Any Advance purchase ‘Pay Now’ reservations are unfortunately non-modifiable and non-refundable.
For groups, we require pre-payment on bookings of 8 or more persons. Any group cancellations must be made in writing 4 weeks before the arrival date of the group.
To check-in, guests must provide a valid government-issued ID and a credit card in their name… and have enough money to pay for their bed for the night. It’s that simple! You will also need ID for drinking in bars, with the minimum age for alcohol consumption in Dublin being 18.
Lastly, if you’re boozing while others are snoozing, show respect. Please keep the noise levels down between 11 pm and 7 am.
Groups that include people under 18 must include adults of 18+. Individual travellers must be 18 to check in.
Families travelling with children under the age of 16 are welcome but we ask that they book private rooms. Dormitories are not appropriate for family accommodation.
You are able to book a maximum of 14 nights, online and directly as we are a short-stay hostel. We also operate a min stay policy for some weekends/events. Should you wish to extend your stay this is entirely at the discretion of management. Management also reserves the right to refuse admission.
Visiting Dublin for a long–stay is an excellent way for Americans to experience the city‘s unique culture and history. Jacobs Inn Hostel is the perfect place to call home while exploring all that Dublin has to offer. With its convenient location close to all the major attractions like the Guinness storehouse and Temple bar, it’s the perfect place for Americans to enjoy a longer stay in Dublin.
With a variety of room types available, there’s something to suit every budget. Guests can enjoy the convenience of having a home away from home, with all the amenities they need to make the most of their stay. Jacobs Inn Hostel also offers great value for money, making it an ideal option for Americans looking to get the most out of their longer stay in Dublin. From private rooms to shared dorms, Jacobs Inn Hostel has something for everyone.
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Choose from 21 modern and cosy bedrooms, ranging from 12-person rooms with our iconic single pods to private double bedrooms.
Our double room is perfect for those travelers who want some privacy and includes an en suite bathroom with hot showers, towels and linen.
A room with twin beds is perfect for travelers who want to share a room but want their own sleeping space!
Our best value Dorms sleep to 12 people, with good solid pod beds, made for you with clean white linen, fluffy pillows and cosy duvets.