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Schoolhouse Hotel

4.0 of 5 Hotel   |   2 - 8 Northumberland Road | Ballsbridge, Dublin 4, Ireland
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Ranked #27 of 178 hotels in Dublin
Certificate of Excellence 2013
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    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Location
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
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    4 of 5 stars
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Hawks Nest, Australia
17 reviews 17 reviews
3 hotel reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed today NEW

Clarify - This is what I would rate as Good. Reasonably convenient to attractions (around a 20 minute walk to town centre), very clean, great staff and the building has character. On the downside, the bathrooms are very compact and the hotwater was problematic if you were in a busy showering period. Breakfast was very slow the first couple of... More

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Washington DC, District of Columbia
11 reviews 11 reviews
4 hotel reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

We stayed on the ground level for a wedding (216 I think). Would highly recommend this place for big events -the staff were fantastic (even at 4am) and incredibly helpful. The rooms are very comfortable and quiet, bed is fantastic and enormous, but not much natural daylight as window bit small. Breakfast was delicious and staff even kept it open... More

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21 reviews 21 reviews
6 hotel reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

We visit Dublin alot but first time in the schoolhouse hotel.....would definitely visit again! Class hotel & lovely staff! We sat outside in a lovely wee garden drinking wine and watching the city traffic moveby! Bliss!!

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Munich, Germany
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

My friend and I stayed 4 nights in the Old Schoolhouse Hotel. We enjoyed our stay very much: the staff was very, very friendly and always helpful, the room was spacious and clean, the bed very comfortable with good pillows and blankets. Fresh tea/coffee every day, as well as cookies. The location of the hotel is just perfect, a 10-minute-walk... More

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New Orleans, Louisiana
4 reviews 4 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

I stayed at the Schoolhouse for 5 days. I was in Dublin for business reasons and I found this hotel to be well worth the stay. It is quiet; the rooms are large and the food is excellent. It is an easy walk into the center of town. I took the breakfast option and was not disappointed. I ate in... More

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Greenville, North Carolina
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6 reviews 6 reviews
5 hotel reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

During a two week, six city European vacation, our room at the Schoolhouse Hotel was the nicest of any hotel in which we stayed. The room was large, well-furnished, clean and comfortable. The one negative about the room was the shower--the shower head was oddly situated in the bathtub and taking a shower was not an enjoyable experience as a... More

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SchoolhouseHotel, General Manager at Schoolhouse Hotel, responded to this review

Dear Charles, Many thanks for your recent review of the Schoolhouse Hotel. To say we were the nicest of all the hotels you had visited throughout your six week European vacation is very high praise indeed. We hope to welcome you back on your next visit to Dublin. Kind Regards, Therese Seale General Manager More

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69 reviews 69 reviews
23 hotel reviews
32 helpful votes 32 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

As a retired headteacher, I was especially excited to be staying in an old school building and I was not disappointed. The building itself is full of character - the restaurant and bar are particularly memorable. Nearly all of the rooms are in extensions, but these have been tastefully done. Our room was large and well equipped - with an... More

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SchoolhouseHotel, General Manager at Schoolhouse Hotel, responded to this review

Many thanks for taking the time to review our property. I was delighted to read how much you enjoyed your stay with us and appreciated the effort made throughout the property to maintain the feel and character of the old Schoolhouse. Thank you also for your kind comments in relation to our staff. It would be lovely to welcome you... More

Leinster, Ireland
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59 reviews 59 reviews
5 hotel reviews
26 helpful votes 26 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

I didn't stay here but I did have a meal in the restaurant. The main course, which was a burger was not very nice, it was overcooked and a little hard. This may have been a once off, so I will allow them a pardon for that. I had creme brûlée for dessert which was out of this world. The... More

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SchoolhouseHotel, General Manager at Schoolhouse Hotel, responded to this review

Thank you so much for your recent review of our restaurant. I was sorry to read that although you mention the Crème Brulee was out of this world, the restaurant was beautiful and the staff were friendly, the one thing that let the experience down was a dry burger. I can assure you that this was definitely a once off... More

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23 reviews 23 reviews
6 hotel reviews
16 helpful votes 16 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Stayed 1 night, would have liked a second night.. anyway, loved it, old quaint building full of character and im sure loads of history. Located ideally, just out of city centre, walking distance to Bord Gais theatre, aviva stadium an alittle further on, Rds to name a few. Room cosy, nicely decorated, very comfortable all round. Bar area spacious and... More

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Huddersfield, United Kingdom
2 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

My husband and I have just returned from the Old Schoolhouse and we loved this place. Bags of character, very close to the centre of Dublin and lovely décor. All the rooms are named after your famous Irish people. Ours was Robert Emmet the rebel! The front desk girls were friendly. The food was delicious. I had vegetable soup and... More

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Also Known As:
Schoolhouse Hotel Dublin
Address: 2 - 8 Northumberland Road | Ballsbridge, Dublin 4, Ireland
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Location: Ireland > Province of Leinster > County Dublin > Dublin
Bar / Lounge Business Center with Internet Access Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi ) Free Parking Restaurant Room Service Wheelchair access
Hotel Style:
#14 Business Hotel in Dublin
#23 Luxury Hotel in Dublin
#26 Romantic Hotel in Dublin
#38 Family Hotel in Dublin
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $$
Hotel Class:4 star — Schoolhouse Hotel 4*
Official Description (provided by the hotel):
In a class of its own... For those seeking somewhere truly different in Dublin, The Schoolhouse Hotel Ballsbridge is definitely ahead of its class, one of the leading D4 hotels. Unique, intimate and ideally located, the four star Schoolhouse Hotel in Ballsbridge Dublin 4 exudes a warm and friendly atmosphere. Described as a hidden gem in Dublin city this D4 hotel is located just 10 minutes walk from many of Dublin's main visitor attractions: the fashionable area of Grafton Street, Trinity College, Temple Bar, St. Stephen's Green, The National Museum, The R.D.S and Landsdowne / Aviva Stadium. Boasting luxury d4 hotel accommodation in Ballsbridge, each of our rooms have Super King Size Double Beds or Deluxe Twin Single Beds and include a host of luxury extras such as Full Irish breakfast in the comfort of your room or at The Restaurant in The Schoolhouse, on site Car Parking, Mineral Water, Tea, Coffee & Cookies, Movies, Email & Internet on your plasma television, Luxury toiletries and a Schoolhouse bathrobe on request. As one of the best Ballsbridge hotels Ireland has to offer you will be in a haven of luxury at the Schoolhouse Hotel. ... more   less 
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