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Grafton Guesthouse

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26-27 S. Great George's St., Dublin 2, Ireland
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Ranked #81 of 162 Dublin B&B and Inns
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 21, 2015
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    4.5 of 5 stars
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    3 of 5 stars
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    3 of 5 stars
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    3.5 of 5 stars
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    3.5 of 5 stars
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    3.5 of 5 stars
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8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed February 24, 2015

Can't really complain because this hotel was the lowest priced in the center area - you get what you pay for. It was either here or an ensuite at a hostel given my budget, and I opted for this, but hostel might have been a better choice. The hotel room was falling apart, bathroom and toilet was really dirty looking... More 

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KellysDublin, Manager at Grafton Guesthouse, responded to this review

Dear guest First of all, thank you very much for reviewing Grafton Guesthouse. Grafton Guesthouse is currently going through a refurbishment program. Our pricing in some way reflects our acknowledgement of the outstanding refurbishment. Our first room will be available very soon. It looks amazing, so please come back and enjoy our brand new room. Regards Grafton Guesthouse Team More 

Rotterdam, The Netherlands
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9 hotel reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 21, 2015

The location couldn't be better; close to all the main attractions, and with the best restaurants and pubs right around the corner. The rooms look a bit old, but everything is clean. The included breakfast is well facilitated and in a nice restaurant. Book this guesthouse when you want to stay in the best part of Dublin for a reasonable... More 

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Cork, Ireland
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15 hotel reviews
16 helpful votes 16 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed January 21, 2015

Very central location and single rooms available. It was clean and quiet. It's a little disjointed as you check in at Kelly's Hotel and have breakfast in a restaurant next door but that's not a big deal. Everyone was very friendly and I'd stay there again.

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158 reviews 158 reviews
65 hotel reviews
52 helpful votes 52 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 30, 2014

Everything written about this guesthouse is true. It's location is great, the stairs with luggage can be brutal, and there is lots of street noise from Hogans. However, we loved it - well we loved everything but the noise. (The hotel does provide earplugs). The location really couldn't be better. Everything was easily accessible. There were plenty of taxis if... More 

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25 hotel reviews
28 helpful votes 28 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed November 27, 2014

I stayed here whilst at work and it was booked for me. Normally stay in Kelly's but I seem to have drawn the short straw. I was in room 14, right at the top of the building in the attic. Basically very shabby. Carpet worn, old furniture that looks like it would be found in a second hand store. The... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 12, 2014

Though Dublin is a very pedestrian friendly city, the Grafton Guesthouse, if possible, makes it even more so. Located next to the very popular Hogan's pub, and though, yes, it was VERY noisy on weekends, but with the window closed - we slept thru the night well enough. Popular tourist attractions are within walking distance within 10 mins or less... More 

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South Pasadena, California
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 28, 2014

Dublin is expensive, but Grafton Guesthouse gives you value, location, service, modest but clean accommodations, and very nice breakfast included. The location is far enough from Temple Bar to not be crazy, but still within walking distance (as was much of Dublin). Their sister facility, Kelly Guesthouse, is where you check in and it was nice too. Staff were very... More 

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San Diego, California
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3 hotel reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 24, 2014

If you're looking for a clean, comfortable room in a great location, with a friendly staff, this is the place for you. Our room was basic, but comfortable. Nice, modern bathroom, huge towels, and a fluffy duvet cover on the bed. The room is on the smaller side and the TV wasn't a flat screen, but that's hardly the point... More 

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4 hotel reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 15, 2014

We loved the Grafton Guesthouse. Both the check-in hotel (a few doors down) and Grafton are walk-ups, so make sure your luggage isn't too heavy or you might have a struggle. The staff were friendly and helpful, and our room was beautiful - the bathroom looked as though it had been recently renovated, and even though we were facing the... More 

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12 hotel reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 4, 2014

Dublin is expensive but Grafton Guesthouse gives you a great central location, walking distance to most sights, at a price much lower than average for the area. Close to Trinity College, Temple Bar, etc., and close to many bus routes should you prefer not to walk, it is easy to get around Dublin even in the rain. The breakfast was... More 

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