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The Glen Guesthouse

2.0 of 5 Guest house   |   84 Lower Gardiner Street | Dublin 1, Dublin, Ireland (North City Centre)
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Ranked #88 of 160 Dublin B&B and Inns
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 29, 2014
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  • Location
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    3 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    3 of 5 stars
  • Service
    3 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    3.5 of 5 stars
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London, United Kingdom
1 review
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 29, 2014

I stayed at the Glen Guesthouse for 4 nights in May 2014. It's a budget hotel in a great central location, opposite one of the bus stops on the 747 Airport bus route. One of the main shopping streets, O'Connell Street, is about 7 mins walk away, and the bars and nightlife of Temple Bar are 15 mins walk away.... More

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Belfast, United Kingdom
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6 reviews 6 reviews
4 hotel reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 21, 2014

stayed here easter sunday great place stayed in in room 31 sorry I dident book other night but will be back great breakfast staff excellent overall great place to stay will be back soon sean @Teresa..close to everything

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New York City, New York
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6 hotel reviews
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed April 6, 2014

I choose this place based on several good reviews. I'm not sure who wrote those reviews, though this is the second BAD experience I've had paying attention to Tripadvisor reviews. The Glen Guesthouse is apparently one of several B&B's owned by the same people (not Irish) on Lower Gardiner Street. It's first of all MUCH to expensive for the location... More

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Glenrothes, United Kingdom
2 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
3 of 5 stars Reviewed March 27, 2014

We came to Dublin to celebrate my wife's birthday as we had never been before and we looking forward to hearing the wonderful Irish accent everywhere we went. What a disappointment. With no disrespect intended to the staff at the guesthouse, we were both surprised to find that none of the staff were in fact Irish, although the service and... More

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Puebla, Mexico
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed March 17, 2014

The room was not bad but the price was pretty high, the breakfast is ok but the staff is really unfriendly, out tv didn't work the night before leaving and the manager didn't helped us at all, she just yelled at us. You can hear everything in you room even the steps from another people. I would never stay here... More

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed March 15, 2014

Room was nice enough, enjoyed the staff was so rude who was serving us breakfast! Could hardly speak a word of English the the guy in reception was nice but the kitchen and waiting staff wasn't. Carpet in our room was ripped. No wer to park so had to pay €25 for the parking. Great value for were the location... More

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Bridgend, United Kingdom
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed March 8, 2014 via mobile

All side lamps not working.bed sheets or towels not replaced.was not even a full irish breakfast, was missing mushrooms, fried bread and onions.was tricked into being sent to a dive (the maple) for a "traditional irish coffee" was not nice and bartender was over friendly and touchy, felt very uncomfortable and the place stunk of smoke and felt very suspicious... More

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Barnsley, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 25, 2014 via mobile

We stopped here for a couple of nights break as a christmas present from each other and had a fab time, we got exactly what we paid for and couldn't find a fault with the guesthouse, breakfast was lovely very close to the centre, some fab things to see and do in Dublin. I would recommend the storehouse for great... More

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Wisconsin, Usa
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 2, 2014

Our room was clean and comfortable. Best shower we had our entire trip! Traditional Irish breakfast (outside of my comfort zone, but a must if you are in Ireland). They were great about letting us leave luggage when we arrived early in the day (also different than the USA, they kept it in the reception room, but it was safe... More

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Leeds, United Kingdom
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed January 5, 2014

Make sure you are up bright and early if you want some hot water as once the tank is empty there is no hot water for a few hours and the radiators only come on in the morning and evening so the rooms are cold in the afternoon. The dinning area is quiet small so be down for breakfast at... More

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Address: 84 Lower Gardiner Street | Dublin 1, Dublin, Ireland
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Location: Ireland > Province of Leinster > County Dublin > Dublin > North City Centre
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $
Hotel Class:2 star — The Glen Guesthouse 2*
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