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Glenshandan Lodge

4.0 of 5 Hotel   |   Dublin Rd, Swords, Ireland
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  • Location
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    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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Birmingham, United Kingdom
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7 reviews 7 reviews
5 hotel reviews
16 helpful votes 16 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

I stay 3 nights with friends. The hotel was with in easy reach of Dublin airport but no planes disturbed us. The rooms were cleaned daily and beds were very comfortable, all ensuite. Breakfast time there was a varied choice but the cooked breakfast was excellent. Staff were happy and helpful. I would definitely stay again if in the Dublin... More

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Wolverhampton, United Kingdom
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4 reviews 4 reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

At Glenshandan Lodge we received great service from friendly staff who all made us feel very welcome. The room was cleaned daily, the beds very comfortable and there was amble storage space even with 4 of us in the room. In addition to the room and ensuite there was additional seating space on the landing and a fridge for the... More

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Toledo, Ohio, United States
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14 reviews 14 reviews
3 hotel reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

My family of 6 stayed at the lodge the night before returning to the states. It was a wonderful way to finish up our holiday! The rooms were spacious and comfortable. The lodge was walking distance to many restauraunts and shops. The staff was spectacular and the breakfast delightful! We will definitely be back!

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1 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

AA 4 Star in 2010 - would be lucky to make 1 star now. Rooms and furniture are dated and broken - perfect way to start the day with barely warm showers. Breakfast was served late to accommodate the staff on a bank holiday - we had early flight to catch so could not have the breakfast although was still... More

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Scottish Highlands, United Kingdom
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6 reviews 6 reviews
4 hotel reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Stayed here 2 nights, owner very welcoming and thoughtful. Our room was comfortable and clean . First class breakfast. Staff very friendly and helpful. Ideally situated, Swords only a few minutes walk away, plentiful selection of good restaurants for dinner, and Dublin easily reached. Sincere and grateful thanks to the owner for his thoughtfulness in insisting we have a ground... More

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Salem, SC
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12 hotel reviews
20 helpful votes 20 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 6, 2014

Great location near the Dublin airport. The rooms were very clean and spacious, although the shower was a tight fit for a large person. The owners were very friendly and helpful. The breakfast included with the room was very good- prepared and served by the owner.

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Pearce, Arizona
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1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 7, 2014

We enjoyed our stay at the Glenshandan. It is a beautiful place to stay. A home away from home. Very close to the airport which is very convenient. It is a quiet place with a wonderful staff. The breakfasts were great and Vicky one of the staff members made you feel very welcome and anything you needed she would try... More

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Chicago, Illinois
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64 reviews 64 reviews
24 hotel reviews
21 helpful votes 21 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed May 23, 2014

We stayed here the night before a morning flight out of Dublin and the location was ideal for that. It probably took us longer to pack up our suitcases in the morning than it did to drive to the airport! The motorway is just a few stops away, which was great and it was very easy to find using the... More

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Limerick, Ireland
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed May 12, 2014

I arrived late in the evening to discover a mix up with my reservation, after waiting for over half an hour I was sent onto another guesthouse, it was not acceptable as a woman travelling by myself due to the unusual male owner , so I left. overall the lady of glenshandon lodge was very nice and tryied to accommodate... More

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Address: Dublin Rd, Swords, Ireland
Location: Ireland > Province of Leinster > County Dublin > Swords
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Hotel Class:4 star — Glenshandan Lodge 4*
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