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Abbott Lodge Guest House

88 Lower Gardiner Street, Dublin 9, Ireland
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Ranked #118 of 164 Dublin B&B and Inns
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3 of 5 stars reviewed 2 weeks ago
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    4 of 5 stars
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    3 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    2.5 of 5 stars
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

We were put on the very very top floor (the only room at this level. Cramped lodgings, hot, the toilet was half under the sink in the bathroom. The sheets were not clean, one bed had makeup stains on the linens while the other had blood stains. Avoid this place if you can!

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

The location great. The Abbot Lodge is easy walking distance to O'Connell Street and the Temple Bar area. The rooms are quite small and service a bit poor for the price. They also don't turn the heat on until 6pm which is a bit disappointing when it is cold cold cold. All in all it was an okay stay but... More 

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We felt our very quiet room (106) was a good value for a hotel near city center. It was clean and though the bath was small, it was similar to many we've had in Italy. Toilet, shower and hair dryer worked well and the mattress was comfortable.There were plugs available for charging 2 phones and a computer or camera battery.... More 

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Camberley, England, United Kingdom
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Small basic clean room suitable for travellers who don't spend free time at the hotel. There was a bedside table lamp on one side of the bed only. The bed was OK. It is not possible to comment on the warmth of the room because the weather was unseasonably warm during our visit. En suite is small but serviceable. There... More 

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Cornwall, United Kingdom
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

To be fair it is a pretty decent price for being in the city centre but I felt like if we had actually been welcomed a bit I wouldn't have been as bothered about the lumpy bed or the hosepipe shower lol. The guy that welcomed us didn't even say hello just some comment about the door then an awkward... More 

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 13, 2015 via mobile

If you are visiting Dublin then I would expect that you would not be spending much time in your room. The room I had at Abbott Lodge was ideal and great value. The room was clean and functional although the bathroom could have done with being a bit larger.

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1 of 5 stars Reviewed June 1, 2015

Where to begin; very uncomfortable bed, (i'm guessing the mattress was 20 years old), hair dryer broken, remote for TV held together by tape, television was not working, hot water not working properly, toilet came unseated and I nearly fell over mid use (not kidding), several broken bathroom tiles on floor and walls. Room had an overall dirty feel, the... More 

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2 of 5 stars Reviewed May 24, 2015

We stayed here our first two nights of ten days in Ireland, it was cheap 170 Euro for a Thursday and Friday night. It definitely did not live up to our expectations. There were obvious stains on the bedding, the remote was taped together. The room was quite dated and dusty. We carried around everything of value for fear it... More 

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed April 15, 2015

I needed a last minute reservation and this one ticked quite a few boxes. Nicely located in the guesthouse hub of Lower Gardiner Street it is not far at all from main shops and o'connell street. It's great for one night stay in Dublin City centre. Bathroom lovely, tiled white and squeaky clean. Shower was a bit tiny so it... More 

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Oxfordshire, United Kingdom
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed April 12, 2015

I booked this place thinking it would be bog standard, it was much worse. Lot of money for what it was, poor service, room was full of mould, curtains was dusty, we were put up in the attic and could barely get out suitcases up there. Plus it was in a dodgy part of town (the walk between here and... More 

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