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Twelfth Lock Hotel

Castleknock Marina, Royal Canal, Castleknock 15, Ireland
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Ranked #3 of 3 hotels in Castleknock
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5 of 5 stars reviewed 2 days ago
gmb1947 Chester, United Kingdom
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  • Location
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    3 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    3 of 5 stars
  • Service
    3.5 of 5 stars
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    3.5 of 5 stars
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    3.5 of 5 stars
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Chester, United Kingdom
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24 reviews 24 reviews
8 hotel reviews
13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

Had a special family meal here without making a booking. Staff friendly and welcoming. Food was good and arrived without much of a wait, even though they were very busy. Large outdoor area with a small garden. Lovely to walk along the canal after the meal.

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8 reviews 8 reviews
6 hotel reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We were picking up relatives early sat morning from Dublin airport & decided to come up night before. This seemed a good spot since close to Blanchardstown & to M50 for airport. It suited our needs. Small hotel but quant. Bar was nice & had a good buzz about it. Rooms were adequate - the only thing being could get... More

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Dublin, Ireland
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

My family have eaten in the twelfth lock bar many times and have been very pleased with the food and ambiance. However we brought friends that were visiting from Mayo last thursday night. They had their 13 year old son with them and after our meal was finished we were asked to vacate the premises because we had a "... More

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Navan, Ireland
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10 reviews 10 reviews
6 hotel reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 10, 2014

We stayed here recently after a long day shopping. I booked it primarily for the restaurant as I heard great things about it in the past. The atmosphere and staff were great. We decided to eat at 6pm and I'm glad we did as the tables were starting to fill up. I enjoyed the food - tasty above average bar... More

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Cork, Cork, Ireland
4 reviews 4 reviews
3 hotel reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed May 31, 2014

stayed here for one direction, booked 4 of the 9 rooms in the hotel, had food and drinks in the bar,all of our group were happy with their food, i ordered cajun chicken bap,arrived wit plain cremated chicken in a bap, i advised the waitress i may have got somebody else's food she was very nice and took my meal... More

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69 reviews 69 reviews
42 hotel reviews
85 helpful votes 85 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 31, 2014

I was worried at first having read previous negative reviews about the noise.Maybe we were lucky with our room but the noise of the trains did not disturb us. First the negatives: noisy plumbing from time to time. as rooms are on ground floor they can be a bit dingy . bedside lights would have been useful bathroom door didn't... More

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Oxford, United Kingdom
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136 reviews 136 reviews
63 hotel reviews
37 helpful votes 37 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed April 25, 2014

If you want a quiet location, this is it. If you want a popular restaurant with better than average food and a good buzz, this is it, if you want a quaint setting this is it, if you want a bar thats lively again this is it. If you want this coupled to a great hotel.....this is not quite it.... More

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17 reviews 17 reviews
5 hotel reviews
21 helpful votes 21 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed April 16, 2014

My Mum and I stayed here for 2 nights when I took her on her first ever flight. She chose Dublin. We wanted to stay a little outside Dublin, to have a bit of peace & quiet. The staff are really pleasant and want to help you whenever needed. The rooms are basic and a bit dark and, as others... More

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4 reviews 4 reviews
4 hotel reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 18, 2014 via mobile

We stayed here for 3 nights over St Patrick's weekend. The hotel is a little difficult to find, but it is worth it when you get there. The rooms were pretty spacious, clean andtastefully decorated. They came with all the trimmings, safety deposit box, minibar, toiletries etc. The beds were really comfy, but the pillows left a little to be... More

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Worcester, United Kingdom
2 reviews
2 of 5 stars Reviewed December 31, 2013

Don't stay here if you want to sleep. The noise from the bar directly over the room we were in went on until the early hours (3am on saturday night). There was continual noise from outside the room, loud voices, footsteps and doors banging. Overall the whole room was very dated and the bathroom is in need of a complete... More

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Address: Castleknock Marina, Royal Canal, Castleknock 15, Ireland
Location: Ireland > Province of Leinster > County Dublin > Castleknock
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