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MEC Hostel

42 North Great Georges street


MEC Hostel is housed in original georgian renovated buildings in the heart of the old city. The buildings and setting add a lot of character to the hostel and are perfect for hostel use with large lounges including music reception and games lounges on the lower floor and large kitchen diner and breakfast rooms. We have a lovely garden terrace at the Rear. The spacious range of ensuite rooms and dorm rooms on the floors above with lockers and Free WIFI throughout. Ideal location close to main city attractions.
So Relax, and let our superfriendly staff look after you as you enjoy your stay with us in Dublin.




Traveler Reviews

“Basic hotel”

Rating: 3 Reviewed on August 09, 2019

Hotel is super basic in old facilities(but still nice :)) so, to begin with the building is an old building but still has some pretty and cozy areas, they give you a average breakfast, rooms are huge...

“Big standard hostel”

Rating: 3 Reviewed on July 14, 2019

Really standard hostel. It's in a massive old building which means there is no lift and it's noisy because everything echos. As it's a cheap hostel in a super expensive city, it seemed to attract a...

“Basic accommodations”

Rating: 3 Reviewed on June 19, 2019

I tried to get a private room, but none were available, even several months in advance. Ended up booking all 4 beds in a 4 bed dorm, with private bath. Room was therefore spacious. Bathroom was...


MEC Hostel is only 10 minutes walk from the Spire on O'Connell street, Dublins Main thoroughfare. On the same street is the James Joyce centre, only 15 minutes walk from Templebar dublins nightlife centre.


Guests can cancel reservations without charge upto 24 hours before the arrival date.
Should the guest fail to cancel and not show for the booking on the arrival date, they will be charged for the cost of the first nights accommodation.

Guests will be required to produce photo ID on arriial (passport or driving licence)
guests under 18 must be accompanied by an adult.
Group bookings will be requested to pay a security deposit which will be returned on departure.