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The Glen Guesthouse

2.0 of 5
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84 Lower Gardiner Street | Dublin 1, Dublin, Ireland
The Glen Guesthouse
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Ranked #93 of 162 Dublin B&B and Inns
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    3 of 5 stars
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

It's gross. Every time you flush the toilet it screeches for about 2 minutes. Shower is the width of one human, you can hardly turn around. Location is ok, good for the airport bus. Wifi is there but pretty slow. Our biggest problem was that we had to drop the key at the front and there was never any confirmation... More 

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

The place is okay, my boyfriend and I had a room with 3 beds which wasn't very romantic but the bed was quiite comfortable and the room was very warm. The staff weren't extremely friendly but did their job. What I liked the most was the location and the breakfast, they had a menu so you could choose what kind... More 

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

My first visit to this establishment. Easy to find and within reasonable walking distance of the airport bus and O'Connell Street. The staff were helpful and friendly. The room was of good size with high ceilings due to the age of the building, but the main problem was the heating which was initially not on making the room very cold... More 

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Stayed at the Glen Guesthouse for 3 nights in early December 2014 and all I can say is, it's everything it says on the tin - BASIC!!! The staff were friendly enough but if you had any questions, I wouldn't advise asking them, as most were fairly clueless. The heating was always up to full pelt so the rooms get... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 17, 2015 via mobile

Nia and I stayed at the Glen for 3 days in April 2015. We were warmly welcomed by Goran who was tolerant and patient with us being 'typical tourists'. We stayed in room number 10 which was large, with a large window as well and a bathroom ensuite. The room was clean and extremely quiet! We enjoyed staying there. Nia... More 

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2 of 5 stars Reviewed April 12, 2015

As a solo traveller heavily dependent on public transport, I was searching for the best location of b&b. Glen Guesthouse has a superb location: all the must-sees are within walking distance, Hop-On Hop-Off bus starts its route on O'Connell's street which is just 2 mins away. By the way, you can purchase 2-Day Hop-On Hop-Off bus tour tickets at the... More 

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1 of 5 stars Reviewed April 3, 2015

We arrived at the Glen Guesthouse looking forward for a nice stay. The lady who welcomed us was not very interested in showing any kind of kindness. we then had to walk a long hallway to the building behind the main entrance which gave us an immediate headache. The smell of propaine was so strong it was barely standable. We... More 

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1 of 5 stars Reviewed February 28, 2015

We arrived at this hotel late at night and were greeted by a member of staff. The room was basic but satisfactory as expected. The next day we woke up to NO water... Not even to flush the toilet! We phoned down to reception and they informed us that works down the road had cut off the supply and responded... More 

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2 of 5 stars Reviewed February 23, 2015

We had booked a hotel in Dublin for two nights. When we arrived the lady -who was extremely rude. Said "that's yours" and pointed to the room exactly opposite the front desk. I asked her if there was another room available as it was our honeymoon and did not want to be woken up with all the people ringing the... More 

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed February 21, 2015

Just what we needed for a cheap break in Dublin. It was a little run down and dated, but this was made up for by the great location - pubs and restaurants are within a short walking distance. The room was nice and clean, with a very nice bathroom. The bed was good enough for a good night's sleep. They... More 

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