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BEST WESTERN Dublin Skylon Hotel

3.0 of 5 Hotel   |   Upper Drumcondra Road, Dublin 9, Ireland (Formerly Dublin Skylon Hotel)
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5 of 5 stars reviewed 2 days ago
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    3.5 of 5 stars
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Vicenza, Italy
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18 reviews 18 reviews
5 hotel reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

Recently we were between moves from Italy to Germany and couldn't get back to Florida, so we met my parents in Dublin, where we have extended family, and stayed for 2 weeks at the Dublin Skylon Hotel. I knew it would be a great stay from the moment Patricia at the reception said she'd enjoyed talking to my sister on... More

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Harpenden, United Kingdom
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14 reviews 14 reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

Stayed for 4 nights in an executive room. Well equipped and plenty of room. Tea, coffee and espresso machine. Staff very helpful and friendly. Ate each evening in the bar as the quality of the food was very good and very reasonable. The staff were really helpful but at times short staffed! Breakfast was quite good apart from the option... More

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London, United Kingdom
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17 reviews 17 reviews
3 hotel reviews
13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

The Dublin Skylon is a short drive from Dublin Port. However, peak traffic causes delays and parking is tight. There was no parking at the front, near the entrance door therefore unloading was difficult as bags have to be carried a distance. There is heavy traffic on Drumcondra Road which makes access in and out of the hotel time consuming.... More

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Wellington, United Kingdom
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4 reviews 4 reviews
3 hotel reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Good value for money compared with other hotels in this area good location only 10 minute bus ride into the centre remember buses only take coins. Check in was quick and easy and staff very friendly plenty of car park spaces available. Rooms a little on the small side but clean and have the basics, breakfast time is a little... More

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Manchester
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19 reviews 19 reviews
8 hotel reviews
15 helpful votes 15 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Along with 10 friends my wife and i spent 3 nights in this hotel to celebrate my wife's birthday.From the moment we checked in one could tell that it was going to be a good experience.It had that homely feeling about it. As it was early to get our rooms we ordered Tea and Scones which were promptly served and... More

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Ireland
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

We were checked in by a lovely receptionist who changed our room to one with more beds( double and two singles as opposed to a double and one single which had been the only option available on booking.com) at no extra cost. Also arranged for a travel cot. The room was lovely. Quiet, comfortable. Did not avail of breakfast.

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Adelaide, Australia
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81 reviews 81 reviews
11 hotel reviews
41 helpful votes 41 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We stayed for three nights, and the hotel itself was ok if a bit disorganised. The room quality ranges and it depends if you get a renovated room or one that looks like it was from the mid 90's. Reasonable value for money. However, the food here was rubbish. We ordered dinner on our second night and found the overall... More

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Dublin, Ireland
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7 reviews 7 reviews
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

I stayed here twice last year. The public areas, bar and executive rooms were all pleasant. I thought it was a little overpriced for what it is but, it was okay. However, on both occasions I was disturbed by housekeeping knocking on my door, waking me, long before checkout in the morning. On both occasions I made this known to... More

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Sofia, Bulgaria
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I'm really surprised of the favorable comments which have no basis, in my opinion. Either the tourist standards went considerably down or the administration of the hotel is behind most of the appreciations. First, the hotel is far of the city center - about 20 minutes by bus or 10 minutes by taxi. The surrounding area is probably one of... More

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Copenhagen, Denmark
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108 reviews 108 reviews
31 hotel reviews
47 helpful votes 47 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

When we selected this hotel it was mostly due to the convenient location between the airport and the city, plus it gave more value for money than hotels in the city centre. Transport to the centre and back is no problem, as many buses run by, although the schedules are not completely reliable. But remember that the Drumcondra Road is... More

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Address: Upper Drumcondra Road, Dublin 9, Ireland (Formerly Dublin Skylon Hotel)
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Location: Ireland > Province of Leinster > County Dublin > Dublin
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Hotel Class:3 star — BEST WESTERN Dublin Skylon Hotel 3*
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Bar / Lounge Fitness Center with Gym / Workout Room Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi ) Free Parking Restaurant Room Service Shuttle Bus service Wheelchair access Airport Transportation
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#40 Family Hotel in Dublin #48 Business Hotel in Dublin #59 Romantic Hotel in Dublin
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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Modern, luxurious hotel with free Wi-Fi throughout. The hotel is located ten minutes from Dublin International Airport and five minutes from Dublin City Centre. The hotel operates an aiport shuttle bus which is €3 each way and a shuttle service to the O2 and Aviva Stadium. Croke Park Stadium is within walking distance. The Skylon Restaurant serves breakfast from 7.00am and dinner is available with the Pre-Theatre menu from 5.30pm. The Skylon Bar & Grill serves food from 12pm to 9.30pm and features great live music. Owned and operated by the Mc Eniff family guests at the Skylon Hotel can expect the very best of Irish hospitality. ... more   less 
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