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O'Donoghue's

2.0 of 5 Guest house   |   15 Merrion Row | Dublin 2, Dublin, Ireland
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4 of 5 stars reviewed 1 week ago
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  • Location
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    3 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Service
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    3.5 of 5 stars
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Halifax, Canada
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23 reviews 23 reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We stopped in here for dinner after a long day of touring Dublin. We had to sit upstairs by ourselves, as the downstairs sitting area was full. The service was friendly, the food was good and we even got to enjoy some live entertainment. This was a nice end to a long day.

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2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Stayed here with two friends on our last night of vacation. What a great choice it was. First we get there to check in. We are greeted by Kevin. He tells us to relax, have a seat and a drink and he will bring our bags to our room. We relax until we want to go freshen up. This is... More

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4 reviews 4 reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 22, 2014

Good Guinness, good barmen, ticks all the boxes! Very central to all Dublin has to offer, great place to see a session of music would recommend to all looking for a proper pub. Love the cubby hole at the smoking section makes ordering very easy!

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Wokingham, United Kingdom
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14 reviews 14 reviews
9 hotel reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 1, 2014

My family and I enjoyed our overnight stay at O'Donoghues. The accommodations were clean and the bed was comfortable. There is no breakfast included and ear plugs are highly recommended. The bar staff were exceptionally friends and helpful.

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Green Bay, Wisconsin
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6 reviews 6 reviews
6 hotel reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 30, 2014

Stayed for 3 nights. Rooms are clean and bathroom is adequate. Shower is quite tiny. There was the expected amount of noise from the street but as soon as the pubs closed it was quite quiet. Location is terrific! Close to buses, safe neighborhood, easy to get to attractions, very lively nightlife in a good way! The pub downstairs is... More

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Odder, Denmark
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32 reviews 32 reviews
12 hotel reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed June 30, 2014

We stayed here 2 nights in 2 different rooms, and were not very happy. If you want a good nights sleep this is not the place. The rooms very average, but in one room the coldwater tap was broken. Very steep and narrow stairs leading to the rooms, with difficult acces with big suitcases. No chance to cansel once booked.

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London, United Kingdom
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11 hotel reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed May 30, 2014

We booked this hotel for our long weekend in Dublin. It was in very good location, close to the buses from the airport and to the city centre (5-10 minutes walk). The room was spacious, clean and warm, however the bathroom was tiny, it had the smallest shower I have seen in my life. Despite that we would have very... More

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Hickory, North Carolina
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12 reviews 12 reviews
3 hotel reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 28, 2014

My granddaughter found this place and booked out rooms. I don't thing they had been renting rooms long at the time because every time we took a taxi back, the driver ALWAYS said, "I didn't know O'Donoghue's did rooms!" We had a rather steep two floor climb to our room and I really felt sorry for the young man who... More

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Washington DC, District of Columbia
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14 reviews 14 reviews
8 hotel reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 24, 2014

Location is excellent. In the upper class neighborhood we could reach everything within minutes. Rooms newly painted and very clean. Very friendly owners and of course the pub is a must do. Convenience store right across the street and a other pub with excellent food. The restaurants are expensive but well worse it. The pub is busy every day. If... More

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York, United Kingdom
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6 hotel reviews
19 helpful votes 19 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 4, 2014 via mobile

We popped in for one pint of the black stuff and ended up stopping the night because the irish music was just perfect. Thanks guys for making our stay in Dublin a happy one. (Mixture of irish music) perfect. Please go and visit this lovely pub. Ann UK

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Address: 15 Merrion Row | Dublin 2, Dublin, Ireland
Location: Ireland > Province of Leinster > County Dublin > Dublin
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $$
Hotel Class:2 star — O'Donoghue's 2*
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