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The Central Hotel

3.0 of 5 Hotel   |   1-5 Exchequer Street, Dublin 2, Ireland
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Ranked #96 of 178 hotels in Dublin
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4 of 5 stars reviewed 6 days ago
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  • Location
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Service
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4 of 5 stars
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Belfast, United Kingdom
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16 reviews 16 reviews
4 hotel reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

This hotel is in an excellent location to explore Dublin. The staff were pleasant and efficient. The room we stayed in was clean, presentable and a good size. There are lots of cafes, restaurants and shops nearby. If you are adventurous and enjoy walking it is a great base for visiting many of Dublin's visitor attractions. There is also a... More

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Cambridge, MN
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3 hotel reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We had a recent one night stay at this hotel and it was very nice! It is an old building but well maintained. Great location downtown and easy to get to most of the places we wanted to see in the short time we were there. Our room was very clean and quiet and our bathroom was fine. The staff... More

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Sioux Falls, South Dakota
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41 reviews 41 reviews
21 hotel reviews
18 helpful votes 18 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We stayed here for 3 nights in mid-March. The hotel itself is lovely and historic and we just loved the ambiance. We loved the restaurant next door as well (but that is another review). The oddness in the bathroom - well, there were three steps leading to the bath/shower.. with a two foot drop-off into the jazuzzi-type tub. Um, this... More

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Nashville, Tennessee
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I have just returned home to Nashville, Tennessee after spending several days in Dublin at the Central. I wanted to find a hotel that felt like Ireland and I did. I had booked a single room, upon arrival was given a double that I just loved. I did not have a view from my room, but that didn't bother me.... More

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Cincinnati, Ohio
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36 reviews 36 reviews
5 hotel reviews
14 helpful votes 14 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

i stayed here again over the St. Patrick's Day festival and was not disappointed. Honestly, it was not as loud as I anticipated at all, and stayed on the second floor on the St. George's St. side. The wifi is strong on the second floor and it never dropped signal once. The staff were very courteous, and it was so... More

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London, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

WOW, i would highly recommend this hotel to anyone searching for a clean, friendly, and safe hotel in a GREAT area in dublin. located just close enough to the temple bar area for a quick walk home from the bars, but just far enough so it isn't too noisy at night. very close to the main "o'connell" street. the staff... More

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Copenhagen, Denmark
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37 hotel reviews
19 helpful votes 19 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

In February 2014, I (in my late twenties) stayed at Central Hotel Dublin for two nights during a combined business/leisure trip. Central Hotel Dublin is located in the city center of Dublin, not far from the Temple Bar quarter. You can reach all major sights in less than 30 minutes on foot (except from maybe the Guinness Storehouse which is... More

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Vlissingen, The Netherlands
2 reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

I ended up here at a sudden change of plans. Got a room overlooking their restaurant's ancient ventilation system which kept me up well after midnight. The room didn't have a ceiling lamp, but only 3 poor table shades. Windows didn't shut properly, so cold wind and noise were an issue. During the 2nd and last night I had to... More

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Santa Barbara, California
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4 hotel reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 weeks ago

I got dumped by my original hotel ( due to a booking issue through a website). The front desk staff was very nice. We got into our room. It was clean. The shower had mold in it 😳. It is a little dated. And kind of noisy. St pat's weekend what could it get annoyed about! Shower is a lil... More

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Oklahoma City, Oklahoma
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5 hotel reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 13, 2014

The staff was extremely helpful; this was our first trip to Ireland and we were a little overwhelmed. The rooms were comfortable, complete with tea and biscuits. The only thing that could have made it better was the shower faucet. We could not adjust it so showers were burning hot. Also, it was hard to sleep Thursday and Friday night... More

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Additional Information about The Central Hotel

Also Known As:
Best Western Dublin
Central Hotel Dublin
Address: 1-5 Exchequer Street, Dublin 2, Ireland
Location: Ireland > Province of Leinster > County Dublin > Dublin
Amenities:
Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi ) Restaurant Room Service Wheelchair access
Hotel Style:
Ranked #96 of 178 hotels in Dublin
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $
Hotel Class:3 star — The Central Hotel 3*
Official Description (provided by the hotel):
The hotel is in Dublin city centre, close to the bars, restaurants and shops. It mixes traditional charm with modern comforts, such as free Wi-Fi and en suite rooms. The Central Hotel is less than 500 metres from the bars and restaurants of Temple Bar and the shops of Grafton Street. Dublin Castle, Trinity College and Christ Church Cathedral are all a short walk away. The Central Hotel was built in 1887. The award-winning Library Bar is a great place to relax with a drink. The Exchequer offers beers, wines, cocktails and fresh, local food. The en suite rooms have TVs, telephones, hairdryers and tea/coffee. Hotel Rooms: 70. ... more   less 
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