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Lille, France
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

This hostel is walking distance from the Spire, on an adorable street of brick homes. Great location for touring the city or going out in the evening. The Sandemans Tour Guides do a pick up at the hostel before their morning tours, which is great if you don't know the way to the Spire. Lots of great information at the...

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Haarlem, The Netherlands
Reviewed 12 December 2016

Adequate hostel for a couple of nights in Dublin. We stayed in a double room w/o bathroom which was ok. They could replace the mattresses and the sink. Simple and small renovations are needed which could transform the room into something "good". The facilities are good and the staff is friendly.

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Ireland
Reviewed 9 December 2016

The staff are very friendly and helpful. The hostel itself needs a bit of work done to it but the facilitys are great, they have computers in the common room as well as food and drinks machines, they have a big kitchen you can use downstairs full of everything you need to cook anything. They also have a games room...

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Cardiff, United Kingdom
Reviewed 6 November 2016

Sizeable rooms with clean bathrooms. There was a variety of games and computers, including free ping pong! The garden was cosy. The kitchen/diner was a good size and served a standard bread, eggs and cereal breakfast for 2 euro, good value! The building is an old town house style with large rooms and high ceilings, quite grand. The staff were...

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Dublin, Ireland
Reviewed 28 October 2016

We booked a private room and were very happy with everything. The room was huge with an open plan top floor with bed. The wifi worked well and we received a friendly welcome from the staff on reception. The room's décor was a little dated but that was part of the charm of staying in an old Georgian room! The...

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Reviewed 30 September 2016 via mobile

Need to knows: 1. Roomy rooms (even the 10 person room) 2. Not a lot of outlets to charge in rooms 3. Staff is a hit or miss on helpfulness 4. Lots of common spaces 5. Small bathrooms but nice clean showers 6. Close to Dublin city centre and china town 8. Free luggage storage 9. Small lockers in rooms...

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Norwich, United Kingdom
Reviewed 16 August 2016

Was with a group and unfortunately I got split up from the others, however it all worked out fine. The staff was friendly and the rooms were clean. The hostel is in a great location, walking distance from many great restaurants and Trinity College and yet not on a main road so was quiet at night.

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Bangkok, Thailand
Reviewed 8 August 2016

The staff would do anything for you, incredibly helpful, friendly and go out of way to accommodate needs. The location is great, handy for o conned street and other good places of interest. The beds were incredibly squeaky! Showers and toilets clean and kitchen well stocked with everything you need!

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Brussels, Belgium
Reviewed 8 August 2016

Booked the MEC Hostel for six non-traditional (33-53 years of age) hostel users, but experienced travelers. We were in a 16-person room. Rooms were clean. Bedding was clean. Bath/toilet areas were fine, considering the amount of use they get. Noise was as to be expected (noisy, but it's a hostel so no complaints). Staff were super friendly and nice. Breakfast...

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Cape Town, South Africa
Reviewed 24 July 2016 via mobile

Booked out of a terrible hostel and booked into this gem. The rooms are clean and spacious. Although some of the staff did not understand english so well their service was brilliant especially Ivana. I will def be back there soon and can highly recommend them to anyone

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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
At Mec Hostel we provide a range quality accommodation for our guests in Dublin's city centre, from private suites with private bathroom and kitchen to shared dorm room accommodation at very attractive prices. Housed in beautiful georgian buildings on one of Dublins finest historical streets. With our very friendly and helpful staff, spacious lounges and rooms with keycard access and free lockers, garden terrace, Mec Hostel is the Ideal base for your visit in Dublin. ... more   less 

Additional Information about MEC Hostel

Address: Tallaght Cross West Hotel 42 North Great Georges St, Dublin 1, Ireland (Formerly Mount Eccles Court Hostel)
Region: Ireland > Province of Leinster > County Dublin > Dublin
Price Range: £17 - £115 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Number of rooms: 25
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“Not wheelchair accessible.”
 of 5 bubbles stephenhI5149ER, 8 Dec 2016 | Read review
“No elevator, so be wise with room choice!”
 of 5 bubbles JoshuaRichards1967, 6 Nov 2016 | Read review
“If possible, get a room away from the courtyard garden since it can get a little noisy.”
 of 5 bubbles T3837SJandrewm, 28 Oct 2016 | Read review
“Go for same sex if you can...men snore!!!”
 of 5 bubbles HW1000, 8 Aug 2016 | Read review
“Once you book in express your requirements to reception and be sure they'll will try to spoil you.”
 of 5 bubbles 996eduardol, 17 May 2016 | Read review
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