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Clifden Guesthouse

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32 Gardiner Place | Dublin, Dublin 1, Ireland
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  • Location
    4 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4 of 5 stars
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West Newton, MA
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

Beware: hotel prices in Dublin escalate unbelievably on summer weekends. I paid 160 euros (breakfast was extra), which didn't seem too bad until I saw my room, which was a veritable cubicle. Twin bed, sink in room, toilet and shower in former (tiny) closet, pretty run-down. Plus side: comfy bed, everything clean, very friendly and helpful staff at reception desk,... More 

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Bicester, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

We stayed in apartment 10, on the third floor. You did feel it in your legs when you got to the top ! Reception allowed us to leave our bags as we were early, the apt was lovely. Kitchen (immaculate but limited inventory) was missing a couple of bits which was sorted the day we mentioned it without a fuss.... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

It might be situated a bit random in my opinion, nevertheless it is quite close to shops, resturant, bars and the busstation. The people greeting you are super kind and service-minded! Make sure to ask them for help and ideas if you don't have a specific plan for the whole duration of your stay. I was in the room opposite... More 

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Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Considering it was Dublin, which seems to have a housing crisis, we we're pleased overall. The staff was efficient, informative and responsive to our needs. The room was old and dated but very clean and comfy. Very substantial breakfast. Ended up on top floor but that was luck of the draw. Parking available in their secure rear lot for very... More 

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wakefield
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We stayed in apartment 8 up about 4 flights of stairs but our room was spotlessly clean the room had every you would need. Well decorated, spacious and very comfortable. Only down side is the sash windows (probably listed) let a lot of road noise in. Would definitely stay again

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Michelle_Doyle2014, Guest Relations Manager at Clifden Guesthouse, responded to this review

Dear Guest , Thank you for your lovely review! Our goal is to leave our guests with many positive memories and a yearning to return. It sounds as if we were successful in this goal in your case, and we hope that we have the great pleasure of hosting you again in the future. Yours in service, Michelle Doyle Guest... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We rented an apartment, and were beyond happy with Clifden House. Reception was warm and welcoming, the apartment was very clean and cozy. We fit 4 girls with 4 large suitcases and 3 small ones very comfortably (which was not expected given it being Europe and all). The location was close enough to walk to almost anywhere we wanted to... More 

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Michelle_Doyle2014, Guest Relations Manager at Clifden Guesthouse, responded to this review

Dear Guest, Thank you for taking the time to submit your review of the Clifden Guesthouse. It is wonderful to see that you enjoyed your stay here with us. We are delighted that our central location and prices got you here and even more so that you will be recommending us to others. We do our best to provide world... More 

Waterloo, Canada
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Our family of 4 stayed in Apartment 11. It was enormous, clean, comfortable and chic. We found the staff to be friendly and helpful at all times. This hotel was a great home base as we explored Dublin. The walk to the city centre - about a kilometre - was no trouble at all.

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Michelle_Doyle2014, Guest Relations Manager at Clifden Guesthouse, responded to this review

Dear Guest, What an exceptional review. We truly appreciate your business and you taking the time to express your satisfaction. Our goal is to leave our guests with many positive memories and a yearning to return. It sounds as if we were successful in this goal in your case, and we hope that we have the great pleasure of hosting... More 

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 25, 2015

Myself and my friends stayed at this guesthouse on the 24th of July 2015. When I booked this accommodation was in a rush and from the description and reviews I thought I was safe. The staff were extremely helpful and very polite. However this guesthouse is ancient and is in serious need of renovation. My bedroom was on the ground... More 

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Michelle_Doyle2014, Guest Relations Manager at Clifden Guesthouse, responded to this review

Dear Kat, I was disheartened to read your review and learn that you had a less than perfect stay with us this time. I assure you that this is not the norm for us. I have asked maintenance to check your room also. We would love the chance to make it up to you should you return to Dublin again... More 

Manchester
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 24, 2015

Stay at Clifden House 23rd July 2015. Found the staff to be particularly helpful for all requests and they sorted me out discount parking nearby. The manageress was courteous, kind, thoughtful and very endearing. The room I had was spacious and extremely clean. Breakfast was perfect. Would highly recommend the guest house

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Michelle_Doyle2014, Guest Relations Manager at Clifden Guesthouse, responded to this review

Dear Guest, Thank you very much for your kind and thoughtful 5 star review. It’s our top priority to go above and beyond for our guests and we’re happy that our team could be so helpful and attentive during your visit with us. I will pass your kind words onto the team also. Should your travels bring you back to... More 

Cleveland, Ohio
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 21, 2015

Stayed 2 nights with our two teenagers. It was a tight, but comfortable room. Really tiny bathroom, but the beds were extra comfortable and the room very clean. Breakfast was just fine, and the front desk was very helpful. Refunded our prepaid parking, as we decided to wait to rent our car on our way out of Dublin. (A great... More 

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Michelle_Doyle2014, Guest Relations Manager at Clifden Guesthouse, responded to this review

Dear Guest, Your enthusiastic review is very encouraging. We are truly grateful for your comments about our facilities and location. The property is finished to a high standard and in the heart of Dublin City, both factors which seemed to make your stay and even better one. I have passed your kind words onto our staff, who pride themselves on... More 

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