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Anchor House Dublin

3.0 of 5 Bed and Breakfast   |   49 Lower Gardiner Street, Dublin Dublin 1, Ireland (North City Centre)
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Ranked #53 of 162 Dublin B&B and Inns
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4 of 5 stars reviewed 3 days ago
megmb2014 Valatie, New York
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  • Location
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    4 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4 of 5 stars
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Valatie, New York
2 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

I stayed here for 4 nights in September 2014. My room, a single, was small, but clean, bright, and comfortable. The staff were very friendly and helpful, and as a single woman traveling alone, I felt very comfortable here. Some reviewers have expressed concerns with neighborhood, but I found it a relief to come back to this more "real" neighborhood... More

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Los Angeles, California
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35 reviews 35 reviews
9 hotel reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

My first B&B experience, and I could not have picked more generous, accommodating and friendly hosts. They and staff treated our group like family. Do note this is a B&B and has a "house" feel. We chose Anchor because we were attending a sports event at Croke Park, and the B&B's and hostels on Gardiner are a short walk from... More

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Nice, France
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15 reviews 15 reviews
4 hotel reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We stayed for 3 nights at the Anchor House during early August 2014 with our friends and really enjoyed ourselves. The Anchor house is located a few minutes walk from the tram, main train station and the city centre Temple bar area. The location is near some hostels but we experienced no issues with noise. The rooms are comfortable and... More

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Royal WooTton Bassett
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7 reviews 7 reviews
3 hotel reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 9, 2014

We stayed here with some friends for a short break in Dublin. The staff were very helpful particularly Joan who spent much time providing great advise on the best places to go whilst we we there. The room was comfortable and quiet and the breakfasts were great value as was the overall cost of the stay. The hotel is very... More

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Boston, Massachusetts
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6 reviews 6 reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 9, 2014

This B&B was a good choice for a Dublin stay. Just over the river on the north side, it is within easy walking distance of everything. The staff are welcoming and helpful and the rooms are nice and clean. The breakfast is okay. Parking can be added for an extra fee but considerable driving skill is required to get into... More

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2 of 5 stars Reviewed August 7, 2014

Stayed there overnight as the last leg of our trip, the staff were all very nice and helpful however, the accommodations were very basic and the rooms were like small hotel rooms instead of what you would typically want for a bed and breakfast. The bed was uncomfortable and I felt like I was staying in a college dorm room.... More

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Dublin, Ireland
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7 reviews 7 reviews
4 hotel reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 1, 2014

The staff were lovely - particularly the evening/night staff - couldn't ask for nicer and more helpful chaps. This was a last minute booking for a quick couple of nights in Dublin and fitted perfectly for the purpose. But there were a couple of irritants. One being that you have to ring the main doorbell for entry everytime you go... More

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Orange County
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11 reviews 11 reviews
9 hotel reviews
16 helpful votes 16 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 23, 2014

This B&B is the only one that I stayed at on my three week vacation to Ireland that felt more like an old hotel than a B&B. The people working there were friendly, but that was the highlight of my stay. I found the room to be quite outdated and in dire need of renovation. In the bathroom there was... More

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Manager-MT21, Public Relations Manager at Anchor House Dublin, responded to this review

Hi BrianL Thank you for taking the time to write a review of your recent stay with us in The Anchor House Dublin. Thank you for the feedback, the contents of your review have been noted and will help us to continually improve our products and services. Thank you for booking direct with us we really appreciate your business. Jerry... More

Canberra
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17 reviews 17 reviews
6 hotel reviews
25 helpful votes 25 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 18, 2014

Spent three nights here and have booked in for a further two on our return to Dublin in four weeks. Just around the corner from O'Connell street and very central. Staff friendly and helpful, breakfast okay and room was spacious and clean

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Manager-MT21, Public Relations Manager at Anchor House Dublin, responded to this review

Hi mansje Thank you for taking the time to write a review of your recent stay with us in The Anchor House Dublin. We are happy that you enjoyed your stay here in The Anchor House and in Dublin. Yes we are an ideal base from which to explore Dublin, as we are within walking distance to a lot of... More

Brisbane, Australia
2 reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 14, 2014 via mobile

I was extremely impressed with this place, my cousin and I stayed here for two nights and the price and location were spot on. What really topped it off was though was the service: the manager (I presume she was the manager) was so lovely to talk to and so very helpful when we didn't know where to go. My... More

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Manager-MT21, Public Relations Manager at Anchor House Dublin, responded to this review

Hi Twee01 Thank you for taking the time to write such a lovely review of your recent stay with us in The Anchor House Dublin. We are very happy that our B&B impressed you so much and that it lived up to your expectations. Thank you for the lovely comments about our staff and our rooms. Our main focus is... More

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Address: 49 Lower Gardiner Street, Dublin Dublin 1, Ireland
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Location: Ireland > Province of Leinster > County Dublin > Dublin > North City Centre
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $
Hotel Class:3 star — Anchor House Dublin 3*
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