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Ashling House

3.0 of 5 Bed and Breakfast   |   168 Upper Drumcondra Road, Dublin 9, Ireland
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 14, 2014
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  • Sleep Quality
    4 of 5 stars
  • Location
    4 of 5 stars
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    4 of 5 stars
  • Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4.5 of 5 stars
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Munich, Germany
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

I was asked to pay for my room before being shown it - my mistake. Effectively it was a bathroom with a bed in it! Even windows were patterned so you could not see out. Also, they were only single glazed so traffic could be clearly heard. There were only two plugs, one for bed side light and one for... More

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1 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Thoroughly disappointed with our stay here. While the room was lovely and clean, the bathroom door wouldn't shut, the window was also broken so I had a draught coming in all night as it was positioned over my bed. We paid €110 for a triple room which did not include breakfast. It's a B&b, you expect breakfast in the price.... More

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Liverpool, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 14, 2014

A B&B with a welcoming owner (Michel), pleasant staff, spacious rooms (which you dont usually get) and a good location for Dublin city centre. Bus stop located right outside for you to take a 10 minute journey into the centre. The room was cleaned daily and maintained with new towels etc... and iron and ironing board was also available on... More

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Liverpool, United Kingdom
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14 helpful votes 14 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 13, 2014

We booked this hotel as it was a great location and great value for a family room. As our flight was going to be arriving Kate i emailed the hotel to let them know and received a reply thanking us. The flight was later than expected but when we arrived we knocked and was greeted by a lady. We explained... More

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Manchester, United Kingdom
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4 hotel reviews
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 13, 2014

Good location, about a 10 minute bus ride into Dublin city centre, with the bus stop being just down the road. Nice, simple room, really clean, reasonable price & had good nights sleep. However, we were welcomed by who we think was the owners son as the owners were out. We expected the owners to come and greet us once... More

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Miami, Florida
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 23, 2014

My daughter and I had the pleasure of staying at the Ashling House in Dublin. They were helpful and very accommodating when we showed up very early in the morning and they had not received any information on our early arrival. Poor man, we got him out of bed! All in all, the beds were amazingly comfortable and we found... More

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Fairborn, Ohio
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 17, 2014

It was my first day in Ireland and I had to stay in Dublin before I travel to Galway. I stayed at Ashling House, Dublin. The price I got was reasonable (including breakfast). The manager of the place who's name was Micheal was very nice. He helped me with places nearby to shop for things, good places to eat etc.... More

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Geneva, Switzerland
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5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 15, 2014

Ashling House did not have the warm Irish welcome that we experienced everywhere else we stayed in Ireland. I felt a bit like I was intruding in someone else's home, rather than a welcome guest. Our stay was okay but a bit basic. The location was good (close to the bus stop and a short bus ride into town) and... More

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Tune, Denmark
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3 reviews 3 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 9, 2014

Arriving late was no problem. Very nice and clean rooms. A lot of hot water in the shower, (always a bonus with 3 ladys in the room):-). Good variated breakfast. Very kind service from the owners, always ready to help and answer any guestions. Close to the airport and the regular buses stops close to the B&B, and takes you... More

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2 of 5 stars Reviewed June 8, 2014

Even though this is Dublin the room was very small for 130 Euros and one had to pay 7 Euro each for breakfast, which only had boiled eggs as a cooked component. Acceptable for crashing out one night but a bit of a disappointment.

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Address: 168 Upper Drumcondra Road, Dublin 9, Ireland
Location: Ireland > Province of Leinster > County Dublin > Dublin
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $
Hotel Class:3 star — Ashling House 3*
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Ashling House was built in the 1930s, can boast a wonderful location in the leafy suburb of Drumcondra and yet within a short distance of the city centre and Croke Park. Dublin Airport is 6 miles away and journey time is ten minutes by car or twenty minutes by bus (bus fare is €2.40, taxi about €15). At Ashling House Bed and Breakfast you have full use of our Landscaped Private Garden to the rear of the house. ... more   less 
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