Please be advised to book your accommodation as soon as possible to avoid high last-minute costs and to ensure there is still availability!

Discounts for accommodation for ICHAMS 2020 are currently being negotiated. Come back to our website in the coming months for updates. For now you can see accommodations we have recommended in the past!


Avalon House- Aungier Street

Distance from RCSI: Avalon House is only a 5 minute walk from RCSI!

Avalon House is located just minutes’ walk from St. Stephen’s Green beside RCSI.

Guests often say how much they appreciate the busy common room, with ping pong, a pool table, fooseball and a PlayStation.

A proud member of Europe’s Famous Hostels, Avalon is one of the only hostels in Ireland that uses wind and solar energy to power the hostel and has full recycling facilities.


The Barnacles Hostel – Temple Bar

Distance from RCSI: The Barnacles Hostel is just a 10 minute walk from RCSI

Right on the doorstep of many bars, restaurants, and cultural attractions. 11-bed, 10-bed, 8-bed, 6-bed, and 4-bed, private twin, double and single rooms are all available.

Breakfast is included with tea, coffee, hot chocolate, orange juice, and a variety of cereals and toast. Free Wi-Fi, and common room computers available as well. The common room also has books, music instruments, TVs and DVDs.

All rooms are ensuite and there is a fully equipped self-catering kitchen.


The Mercantile – Dame Street

Distance from RCSI: The Mercentile is roughly a 10 minute walk from RCSI.

The Mercantile offers tasty cuisine, comfortable accommodation and an unbeatable location in Dublin city centre, all at an affordable price!

Mercantile Bar & Grill offers a good-value menu of Irish produce, serving lunch and dinner until 22:00.

Choose from fresh soups, homemade burgers and the stew of the day.


The Times Hostel – College Street

Distance from RCSI: The Times Hostel (College Street) is roughly a 10 minute walk from RCSI

The Times Hostel – College Street is the perfect base for all tourists and backpackers looking for a modern, stylish, clean, safe and friendly hostel in the centre of Dublin.

All of the rooms are en-suite and showers are completely new. Our spacious and bright common and kitchen area is perfect for meeting other backpackers, watching a few movies or just chilling out. If you like cooking, you will love our kitchen that has all the cookware you need to make a wonderful meal.

Please note : The default check-in time is 15:00 . Valid passport/ID required on check-in.


Ashfield Hostel – D’Olier Street

Distance from RCSI: Ashfield Hostel is roughly an 11 minute walk from RCSI

Ashfield House is in the very centre of Dublin, between Trinity College and O’Connell Street.

Visitors have said this ‘excellent location’ makes the hostel a ‘very handy little place to crash after a busy day’.

This ‘perfect home away from home’ has ‘friendly and helpful’ staff who ‘go out of their way’ to help, plus free luggage storage, a ‘delicious and filling’ breakfast and an ”eat me I’m free’ cabinet’ in the kitchen. This hostel also provides daily walking tours of Dublin.


Harrington Hostel – Harrington Street

Distance from RCSI: Harrington House Hostel is either a 12 minute walk from RCSI or else a 7 minute Luas journey on the GREEN line! (Walk to Harcourt Street Station and get off at the St. Stephan’s Green station.)

Harrington House Hostel a lively, warm small hostel with many years experience looking after guests.

A highly rated facility, it is a a widely approved hostel. It boasts friendly staff who are always willing to lend a helping hand.


Isaac’s Hostel – Temple Bar

Distance from RCSI: Isaac’s Hostel is roughly a 19 minute walk away from RCSI.

Isaacs Hostel is a converted 200 year old wine store and has oodles of character.

With a really warm atmosphere and great facilities, it is recommended as the top budget place to stay in Dublin in The Lonely Planet 2012.

Don’t forget to bring valid photo ID on arrival and check in!

If none of these options take your fancy, here are some links to good, reliable websites to find hostels in Dublin:

Hostel World