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The Central Hotel

3.0 of 5 Hotel   |   1-5 Exchequer Street, Dublin 2, Ireland
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5 of 5 stars reviewed 2 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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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

What a great location to have stayed in during our trip to Dublin. It was right in the middle of everything. It was a bit noisy a night, but hey...it's DUBLIN. Our room was HUGE with an enormous modern bathroom to contrast with the much more traditional room. Very nicely decorated. A nice touch was having a really, really relaxing... More

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Cary, North Carolina
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

Yes, the hotel can be noisy at night but we stayed so busy all day that we were tired at night and slept great! Location is amazing and staff was very helpful with recommendation, directions and bright smiles and greetings every time our group of 11 passed through the lobby! Hotel is clean, beds were comfortable and I would stay... More

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Glasgow, United Kingdom
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

For the ridiculous price of £170 for 1 night I was not impressed. Room was tiny. Breakfast not included. No coffee. Tea cups and spoons were dirty. No hot water in the morning. Noisy as hell outside untill well into the night (though admittedly that's not the hotels fault) And when checking out the woman at the desk neither spoke... More

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Carlsbad, California
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

Most reviewers mention that the hotel is very well located, but that it is noisy at night. Both statements are generally true. The location is superb. It is one block from Dame Street on the corner of South Great George's Street and Exchequer Street. It takes up the block between South Great George's and Dame Court on Exchequer. The room... More

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Greensboro, NC
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Central Hotel is in the perfect location. It is within walking distance to many restaurants and attractions Rooms are very small but clean. The staff was very helpful with advice about restaurants and bus stops. Hotel is not air conditioned so you have to have the windows open for some breeze but be advised, the street is noisy. There is... More

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West Lafayette, Indiana
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Want to experience a night from hell? Try the Central Hotel. Rooms are tiny, unbearably hot and airless, and loud music and screaming goes on all night. Even with closed windows and curtains drawn, the music reverberates through. We had to enter our room sideways to get past the big cabinet parked at the door, and the bed is hard,... More

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

My wife and I stayed here on a recent trip to Dublin it was very central and a good price. Room we got was very small (which didn't bother us as we had plenty planed for ourselves to do), the mattress and pillows were so hard I think we would have been better sleeping on the floor. The shower had... More

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

My stay at this hotel was due to a two day trip to Dublin on business. We found the hotel on booking.com and it looked pretty central, as the name would suggest, so therefore a good location for my various meetings. The hotel itself is ok, a little tired in places but otherwise clean and the staff are very friendly.... More

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Needs an update all round but generally clean and tidy. Great location as the name suggests but also a major down as there is a very noisy pub on the corner that goes well into the evening. As we stayed in summer the room was really hot (no aircon) so we had to leave the window open to avoid boiling... More

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2 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Stayed here for two nights over the July bank hol. The location is fab! Walking distance to all the shopping areas and Temple Bar area. When we arrived at reception we had to wait, there was no apology when the girl asked my name and after i replied she answered a phone call. After which she asked my name again... More

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Address: 1-5 Exchequer Street, Dublin 2, Ireland
Location: Ireland > Province of Leinster > County Dublin > Dublin
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $$
Hotel Class:3 star — The Central Hotel 3*
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Also Known As:
Best Western Dublin
Central Hotel Dublin

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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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