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Durban Residence

69 Lower Gardner Street, Dublin Dublin 1, Ireland
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Ranked #116 of 162 Dublin B&B and Inns
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  • Location
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    2.5 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    2.5 of 5 stars
  • Service
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    2.5 of 5 stars
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3 reviews 3 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
3 of 5 stars Reviewed October 21, 2014

The best thing about it was the staff, they were very friendly. We were there too early for check in and we wanted to go around the town so he happily took our bags and minded them in the staff room, and he did the same again for us the day we left, until we were ready to get our... More

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Swindon, United Kingdom
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21 reviews 21 reviews
15 hotel reviews
42 helpful votes 42 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed October 9, 2014

I have thought long and hard about leaving this negative review. My sister and I shared a twin room on the top floor with 3 other bedrooms, September 20th. There was no external fire escape nor any instructions as to what to do in the event of a fire - perhaps not a mandatory regulation in Ireland ? The only... More

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7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed September 2, 2014

I hate to say that the only reason I even gave this place a 3 star is because the management was so great. They were a group of polish gentlemen that took over managing the property. It looks like they are still updating the place, but it is not very nice. The location is great, as you have Temple Bar... More

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Miami, Florida
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25 reviews 25 reviews
5 hotel reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 28, 2014

Not sure why this place receives such poor reviews. I suppose if you enjoy simple, then this B&B is perfect. The rooms are fairly small but have all accommodations one would need. Pretty comfortable bed to sleep on, sweet little toilet and if your room is situated by the main street, you'll have a pleasant little view of the street... More

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Malton, United Kingdom
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5 hotel reviews
60 helpful votes 60 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed August 26, 2014

Wasn't happy that we had to pay extra for parking without being told(10 euro for 24hr) the shower was terrible,bed uncomfortable,self service breakfast not at all impressed.although staff polite will not use again!!!!!

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2 of 5 stars Reviewed July 24, 2014

Good location and decent price, but that's about it. Crappy breakfast, unpleasant staff and noisy neighbours. Wifi was pretty good, even on the top floor. Showers were decent. If it's just for sleeping the night, I'd recommend having breakfast on town instead.

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 19, 2014

I booked a room at the Durban Residence because it was the closest (and most affordable) B&B within walking distance of the bus/train station and Temple Bar. Although it's located on the North side of the River Liffey, it is close enough to walk to most areas that I wanted to visit. The staff was accommodating and allowed us to... More

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Blackburn, United Kingdom
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6 hotel reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 14, 2014

We decided to stay here due to the central location of the residence. The room was smallish and the shower was just ok. However we had a great nights sleep, which was the main concern after attending a concert at Marley park. The massive bonus was that we didn't have to leave until 12:00 the next day. The staff were... More

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Dublin, Ireland
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 15, 2014

me and my finceé stays here a lot to get a break its very noisy here and the bedrooms get to cold at night and the bathrooms are freezing aswell it's ok for the price you pay the staff are very nice and the breakfast is plain but nice I would stay here if u like to be cold at... More

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Belfast, United Kingdom
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8 reviews 8 reviews
4 hotel reviews
20 helpful votes 20 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed February 5, 2014

I travelled to Dublin for an important annual business trip with 2 Scottish colleagues. What can I say? It was reasonably clean, the toilet was perfectly adequate in fulfilling its function, it was conveniently located near some delightful pubs and the rooms were warm also which is always a bonus. Where I felt the Durban fell down badly was at... More

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Address: 69 Lower Gardner Street, Dublin Dublin 1, Ireland
Location: Ireland > Province of Leinster > County Dublin > Dublin
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $
Number of rooms: 14
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