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The Marilyn Mansion

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37 Garville Avenue, Dublin D6, Ireland
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  • Location
    4 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    4 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    4 of 5 stars
  • Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4.5 of 5 stars
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

Before I start going into details - Yes I can recommend this BnB if you are looking for a budget accomendation. Rooms: We had a double room with own bathroom. Sheets and bathroom were spotless, no mold and everything as fresh as it can be. The furniture and everything else is very old though and the carpet has a lot... More 

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1 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Had to stay in town one night at very short notice. Cheap, yes, too cheap to expect much. But: like many (but not all) of the B & B's in the Gardner St area, this place is basic with a capital B. Old, dusty, ancient bathroom shared with whole floor, and nothing but cereal and toast for breakfast. Such few... More 

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2 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

You just about get value for your money and that's it. If you go with high expectations then you'll be disappointed. Shared bathrooms and toilets so avoid if shy. Staff were friendly enough. Don't bother with the breakfast offer. Not good to hear a couple argue with manager due to a mistake with the bookings. Did manage to help us... More 

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1 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

I am very disappointed with the way I was treated in this venue. I asked at least 3 times for the manager to send me invoice of my bill as I need it, however he failed to do so. I had to phone up after I checked out, and he was extremely rude on the phone and even hung up... More 

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed May 26, 2015

I stayed at the Marilyn Mansion hotel over the bank holiday weekend in May when there was a local election going on (all other hotels near to the city centre were completely booked out). Although it's not a quick walk to the city centre, there are good bus links just down the road which take 15-20 minutes to get into... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 6, 2015

Great place for small family or couple. Situated in friendly quiet neighbourhood. Not that far from centre(18 minutes by bus or 45 minutes on foot). Good breakfast, cosy atmosphere, kind of private bathroom facilities. Very homelike. Good eating options under 20 mins away on foot. Recommend this place to everyone!! Lori, hi and thank you for your hospitality.

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Berlin, Germany
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 28, 2015

I visited the marilyn mansion on September and was excited about the friendly welcome. Everyone was helpful and willing to pay attention to any matter. The rooms are simple but comfortable, the breakfast was a little poor but the rest of the accommodation and the embracing staff made things perfect. Totally recommended!

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Florence, Italy
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 19, 2015

We ended up at Marilyn's Mansion after realizing the hostels we had planned for were all booked up. We wanted to find something more homey once we realized we wouldn't be a 2 minute walk to the city centre and came across this gem. Such wonderful owners - waited up for us as we were arriving late after midnight, and... More 

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Bath, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 23, 2015

I came to stay in Dublin for a few days as i had an exam . I arrived two hours early in which staff were both kind and very welcoming. The room I was very clean and comfortable. Lovely breakfasts in the morning. Must stress that all the staff at the Marilyn Mansion are really great and accommodating. Will definitely... More 

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