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The Gibson Hotel
4.0 of 5 Hotel   |   Point Village, Dublin, Ireland   |  
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Ranked #11 of 177 hotels in Dublin
Waterford, Ireland
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5 hotel reviews
Reviews in 3 cities Reviews in 3 cities
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
“Great Hotel”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 16, 2013

I stayed at this hotel for the 6th time this past week and I think that statement in itself says it all. It's perfect if you're attending a concert at the O2 but with the luas stop being right outside it's also a great place to stay in Dublin even if you're not going to the O2. The hotel is spotlessly clean as are the bedrooms, the staff have always been very nice and I don't think I've had a nicer hotel breakfast. The only fault I've ever found was once I was given a room on the 3rd floor that opened out into the courtyard as did the other rooms on the 3rd floor facing this way, I wasn't comfortable with the idea that anybody from the other rooms could wander into mine if I had the door open so I have avoided that since then but even so I have no doubt I'll stay there again in the future.

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  • Stayed March 2013, traveled with friends
    • 5 of 5 stars Value
    • 5 of 5 stars Location
    • 5 of 5 stars Sleep Quality
    • 5 of 5 stars Rooms
    • 5 of 5 stars Cleanliness
    • 5 of 5 stars Service
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GCallinan, Manager at The Gibson Hotel, responded to this review, June 10, 2013
Dear noir87

Great to hear you enjoyed your stay here at the gibson hotel. Thank you for your feedback and we look forward to welcoming you back to the hotel very soon.

Kind Regards

Gordon Callinan
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  • Sleep Quality
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Location
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
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Cork, Ireland
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87 reviews 87 reviews
16 hotel reviews
Reviews in 22 cities Reviews in 22 cities
29 helpful votes 29 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 16, 2013

really nice hotel, well priced for city hotel and ideal if going to a gig in the o2 arena, car parking is provided in underground carpark, also luas runs from right outside the door. spotlessly clean hotel ultra modern and sleak. nice breakfast and amazing wetroom showers in the room.great hotel for exploring dublin.

  • Stayed April 2012, traveled as a couple
    • 4 of 5 stars Value
    • 4 of 5 stars Location
    • 5 of 5 stars Sleep Quality
    • 5 of 5 stars Rooms
    • 5 of 5 stars Cleanliness
    • 4 of 5 stars Service
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Sunderland, United Kingdom
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4 hotel reviews
Reviews in 5 cities Reviews in 5 cities
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 15, 2013 via mobile

My friend and I stayed for 2 nights in a twin room and it was perfect! It's easily one of the nicest hotels I've stayed in! Stylish, ultra modern rooms with a massive shower and comfy beds! The Luas tram system is right outside of the hotel and and takes you into all the bits you need to get to (Temple Bar etc). The staff were friendly, especially Niamh who was really helpful, suggesting places for us to visit and eat. The bus to the Airport stops right outside to the left of the hotel so it's in an ideal place. All in all, an amazing stay.

  • Stayed March 2013
    • 4 of 5 stars Value
    • 4 of 5 stars Location
    • 5 of 5 stars Rooms
    • 5 of 5 stars Cleanliness
    • 5 of 5 stars Service
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GCallinan, Manager at The Gibson Hotel, responded to this review, June 10, 2013
Dear Hollie_W_85

Thank you very much for such positive feedback on here and I am sure all the staff here at the gibson hotel will be delighted to read your review. I am happy that you enjoyed your stay and we patiently await for your next visit.

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Cork, Ireland
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 15, 2013

The Gibson is one of the best hotels in Dublin especially if you are going to the O2 to a concert. Spotless, lovely rooms and comfy beds and they do a great breakfast stayed there 3 times highly recommend it.

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  • Stayed March 2013, traveled with family
    • 5 of 5 stars Value
    • 5 of 5 stars Location
    • 5 of 5 stars Sleep Quality
    • 5 of 5 stars Rooms
    • 5 of 5 stars Cleanliness
    • 5 of 5 stars Service
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GCallinan, Manager at The Gibson Hotel, responded to this review, June 10, 2013
Dear maria c,

Thank you for taking the time to leave a trip advisor review, reviews such as yours are important to our continuous development as they highlight areas where we are performing well, and more importantly, areas which may require some improvement.

I am delighted to hear that you enjoyed your stay with us and we look forward to welcoming you back to the hotel soon.

Kind Regards

Gordon Callinan
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Johnston, Iowa
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144 reviews 144 reviews
35 hotel reviews
Reviews in 41 cities Reviews in 41 cities
56 helpful votes 56 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 15, 2013

My husband and I stayed two nights at The Gibson last week. What a great way to end our trip!

The hotel is very modern and airy. Our room was very big and extremely clean. It had tons of electrical outlets in very convenient places, perfect for charging all of the typical travel items you bring along these days. The huge windows let in lots of light and make the room feel even bigger. The bathroom is not huge, but it was not cramped. The shower is very big and has two different shower heads (regular and rain). Even though the hotel was quite busy, we never heard any other guests either in the rooms next to us or even the hallway.

We were a little concerned about the location being so far from the city center, but there was no need to feel that way. The LUAS stop (The Pointe on the red line) is directly outside the hotel. The city center is about a 7-10 minute ride. Side note: as of last week, round trip tickets were 3.70€ and one day passes were 6.40€ per person.

Access to/from the airport could not be easier. There is a stop for both the Airlink and Aircoach bus right outside the hotel to the left. The stop is the last one before the airport, so the ride only takes 10-15 minutes. As of last week, tickets were 6 and 7€ depending on which option you choose. One comes every 30 minutes and the other ever 25 minutes.

  • Stayed March 2013, traveled as a couple
    • 5 of 5 stars Value
    • 4 of 5 stars Location
    • 5 of 5 stars Sleep Quality
    • 5 of 5 stars Rooms
    • 5 of 5 stars Cleanliness
    • 5 of 5 stars Service
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GCallinan, Manager at The Gibson Hotel, responded to this review, June 10, 2013
Dear HIltonMagic,

I am very happy to hear that you enjoyed your recent stay at the gibson hotel. We can not wait to welcome you back again soon.

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Gordon Callinan
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Warwick, United Kingdom
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39 reviews 39 reviews
11 hotel reviews
Reviews in 21 cities Reviews in 21 cities
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 15, 2013

This was a business trip with an overnight stay.
Its close to the airport (20 euro max for a taxi or you could hop onto one of the 'hop on' buses for 6 euro and its a 10 minute walk from the first bus stop. Don't do this if its raining or if you don't have a brolley)
The hotel prides itself on its environmental credentials and this is evident around the hotel
The restaurant offers a good selection of food and the quality is really good
10 euro's gets you a taxi into the centre of Dublin to enjoy all that the centre of dublin offers.
Its also right next to the O2 arena so if you are attending an event here this is where you would want to stay.
Rooms are very well appointed and do not disappoint
Would I recommend this hotel - yes absolutely

  • Stayed March 2013, traveled on business
    • 4 of 5 stars Value
    • 5 of 5 stars Location
    • 5 of 5 stars Sleep Quality
    • 5 of 5 stars Rooms
    • 5 of 5 stars Cleanliness
    • 5 of 5 stars Service
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GCallinan, Manager at The Gibson Hotel, responded to this review, June 10, 2013
Dear Paul K,

Thank you very much for sharing your experience of the gibson hotel with the trip advisor community, I am delighted to read that you enjoyed your stay with us.

I look forward to welcoming you back again soon.

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Gordon Callinan
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London, United Kingdom
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4 reviews 4 reviews
Reviews in 5 cities Reviews in 5 cities
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 15, 2013

Two friends and I stayed at this property for weekend in Dublin. Its a little bit out of the city centre, being in what appears to be a new residential and business area.
However the tram is right across the street providing easy access to the main points of interest.
The property itself is clean and modern with all the amenities you could need for a weekend away.
As mentioned previously a triple room consists of two twins and a camp bed and once that is down the space becomes a little bit tight.
But overall it was a comfortable and pleasant and we found it good value for money.

  • Stayed February 2013, traveled with friends
    • 4 of 5 stars Value
    • 3 of 5 stars Location
    • 4 of 5 stars Sleep Quality
    • 4 of 5 stars Rooms
    • 4 of 5 stars Cleanliness
    • 3 of 5 stars Service
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Address: Point Village, Dublin, Ireland
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Location: Ireland > Province of Leinster > County Dublin > Dublin
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Bar / Lounge Business Center with Internet Access Fitness Center with Gym / Workout Room Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi ) Restaurant Room Service Suites Wheelchair access
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Ranked #11 of 177 hotels in Dublin
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Hotel Class:4 star — The Gibson Hotel 4*
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