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Durban Residence

69 Lower Gardner Street, Dublin Dublin 1, Ireland
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Ranked #127 of 160 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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Dublin, Ireland
1 review
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
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
19 helpful votes 19 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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Monaghan, Ireland
3 reviews 3 reviews
3 hotel reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 8, 2013

Our room(family,en-site) was facing the courtyard, so quiet enough and very warm. The building itself as well as all in the center of Dublin is quite old and with small rooms, parking for car was a block away (about 3 min to walk , plus extra charge). Bed linen and towels - impeccably white. Standard continental breakfast.

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London, United Kingdom
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22 reviews 22 reviews
7 hotel reviews
33 helpful votes 33 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 1, 2013

I enjoyed my stay here. the b & b is located in a good area and don't carry the bad attitudes of the hostels located nearby it. breakfast is nice and the staff were good! the rooms were always clean and the showers were good! It's near all the main attractions and you can get a really good nights sleep... More

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Dublin, Dublin, Ireland
2 reviews
46 helpful votes 46 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed September 29, 2013

On arrival our reservetion made one week before didn't showed up on their reservation book. I booked an en suit room and they gave me a room on the basement with shairing toilet. The smell of urine all around the basement was awful. There were two toilets both incredibly dirty,in one of that the light wasn't working,in the other the... More

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Valencia, Spain
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22 reviews 22 reviews
21 hotel reviews
44 helpful votes 44 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed September 27, 2013

Dirty, noisy, too much drunk guests, people screamed in corridor at the night, no works flush in toilet, tap sink broke, strong smell to humidity and waste pipe in bathroom. Brekfast is ok. Place to avoid

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Brandon, Canada
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6 reviews 6 reviews
5 hotel reviews
33 helpful votes 33 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed September 15, 2013

The beds were clean and the price was reasonable but we would not stay there again, Toilet was down a flight of stairs and in a dodgy area of the house, Breakfast was fine but nothing cooked. The entire place gave the impression of needing a really good cleaning. Noisy location but then its close to the city center and... More

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Naas, Ireland
1 review
39 helpful votes 39 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed July 16, 2013

I stayed here recently and the whole house smelt of smoke. The staff smoke in reception and the smoke alarms in our room had been tampered with so not to detect it.. Terrible smell. We were told that the reception is open 24 hours but we arrived at Durham from a nite out and had to shout/ring to get the... More

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Belfast, United Kingdom
12 reviews 12 reviews
10 hotel reviews
60 helpful votes 60 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed March 11, 2013

When arriving was asked to pay for the room straight away, got to the room and it was just basic and for €109 was expecting a bit more it was very cold and very noisy. The breakfast room was grim and my sister refused to eat breakfast. Very creepy place.

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1 review
55 helpful votes 55 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed January 29, 2013 via mobile

We had clearly stated in the booking form that we had an infant with us but were put in the 3rd floor. Anyone with an infant know you have to have everything but the kitchen sink with you. the mattress had fag burns in it and weird looking stains no bed sheets on the bed and the bed hadn't been... More

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Address: 69 Lower Gardner Street, Dublin Dublin 1, Ireland
Location: Ireland > Province of Leinster > County Dublin > Dublin
Bar / Lounge Free Breakfast
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Ranked #127 of 160 B&Bs / Inns in Dublin
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Official Description (provided by the hotel):
!!!UNDER NEW MANAGEMENT!!! Durban Residence is a fully refurbished, listed building, which boasts impressive Georgian architecture and interiors. We are located in the heart of Dublin city centre; with O’ Connell Street; Dublin’s main street, only a 3 minute walk away. It is also just 5 minutes from Temple Bar the main party zone of Dublin. Room facilities include tea/coffee station, TV, central heating and fresh towels every day. Free Wi-Fi internet connection. Cots available on request. Free city maps & guides at reception. Reception is open 24hours. 48 hrs cancellation policy. Check out 12 noon. Credit cards accepted. ... more   less 
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