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Portland House

555 South Circular Road | Kilmainham, Dublin City, Dublin, Ireland
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Ranked #68 of 165 Dublin B&B and Inns
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 28, 2015
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Charlottetown, Canada
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 28, 2015

Not a luxurious place but had everything we needed. The lady who keeps the place was friendly and helpful. Good breakfast each morning. I didn't enjoy our bathroom. It was quite hard to use the sink and wash your face as it was just large enough to barely fit your hands in. It was also a bit far from city... More 

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London, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 7, 2015

This B&B is a very good value for money option in Dublin. Our room was rather small but enough for us. The B&B is located in a quiet neighborhood about 30 mins walk to the city center and there is a bus stop closeby. The breakfast was good and Mairead is a very nice host.

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Kettering, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 23, 2015

Having read the previous reviews I was a bit dubious about our stay here, but I had nothing to worry about! Arriving late at night, it is easiest to get a taxi to the B&B from the city centre. We had a great choice for breakfast and Mairead explained to us the best ways to get into Dublin City Centre.... More 

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Toronto, Ontario
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 24, 2015

We spent 8 night in the double room. We arrived in the morning and Mairead managed to get room ready for us. What was very nice. Breakfast was delicious, facilities are quite good, hospitality is exceptional. It was a great Ireland experience for us and I highly recommend Portland house for whoever value such things. Dmitriy Matrosov, Toronto

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Manchester, Connecticut
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 23, 2014

My mother and I were travelling for our off-season holiday this November and stayed here the first two nights of our vacation when many other aspects of our trip were going wrong in a domino-effect fashion. Because the guests checking out of the room we had reserved for that night had left very early in the morning, Mairead, the proprietor,... More 

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Ottawa
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed November 3, 2014

Stayed one night on a friend's recommendation. The room had twin beds and was so small that, in order for two people to enter, one had to go into the bathroom. The wash hand basin was so small that you could only wash one hand at a time. The skirting board had come away from the wall alongside one of... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 5, 2014

Just finished a quick business trip in Dublin and had a four night stay in Portland House. I have to say that I was genuinely very impressed overall. The house was warm and friendly, The rooms were clean and well appointed. The breakfast was excellent and the chat in the morning with the Lady of the house Mairead was always... More 

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Calgary, Canada
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 7, 2014

I stayed two nights at this B&B in August. It is a very nice place, with a welcoming front entrance, lovely owner and clean basic rooms. The breakfast was superb and the owner obliged any requests. If you are traveling without a car and plan to see the city, just keep in mind that this is about a fifteen to... More 

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Southampton, United Kingdom
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed September 7, 2014

With a budget B&B I would normally say "You get what you pay for", but this was not as advertised. Hot water was intermittent; TV was outdated decades ago, and the remote control did not work; the room was on a noisy road and had single glazed windows, thus sleep was difficult. I could go on but I think you... More 

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