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31 Leeson Close | off Lower Leeson Street, Dublin 2, Ireland   |  
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Ranked #12 of 175 Hotels in Dublin
ireland
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8 reviews 8 reviews
3 hotel reviews
Reviews in 6 cities Reviews in 6 cities
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
“fantastic”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 11, 2012

lovely night spent here last night
great breakfast and attention to detail is beyond compare
thank you very much
in the depths of a recession the cream rises to the top
no more hotels for me in dublin
i think ive found my home away from home
paddy from sligo.

  • Stayed November 2012, 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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  • Location
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4.5 of 5 stars
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 11, 2012

If you are looking for something a little special and authentically Irish, this is THE place to come and stay. Warm friendly staff, a beautiful unique property and breakfasts to die for.
A little tricky to find, but don't let that deter you. This little jewel is worth seeking out.
I will be back!

  • Stayed November 2012, traveled on business
    • 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
    • 5 of 5 stars Service
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Macungie, Pennsylvania
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 9, 2012

The owner, Noel, is a treasure. Not only is he extraordinarily pleasant and humorous, he is also witty, polite, helpful and knowledgable. He and his staff provided great eating recommendations, touring ideas and directions.
Breakfast was delicious and varied options.
My greatest frustration was finding the place. Leeson close is a little alley; hard to find. And to the best of my knowledge, is not marked as a B&B. the door just bears the number on it and is surrounded by ivy. Once buzzed past the door, one enters a courtyard. Then, a glass window marked with the name of some architectural firm but no bnb name. Ok enough about that. Rooms are large, clean and a bit spartan. Detail is good but goes along with general funky nature of place. 31 is only a five minute walk from Sussex bar ( pretty good food and reasonable) and Canal bar. Canal bar is great, busy, buzzy and worth the commotion. Canal is more french influence with sussex still trying to find its niche. Location pretty good; a 5-10 minute walk from st. Stephen's and 30-45 from guiness.

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  • Stayed November 2012, traveled with friends
    • 4 of 5 stars Value
    • 4 of 5 stars Location
    • 4 of 5 stars Sleep Quality
    • 4 of 5 stars Rooms
    • 5 of 5 stars Cleanliness
    • 5 of 5 stars Service
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 6, 2012

Second time staying at Number 31, and we went out of our way just to stay there this past weekend. Excellent location, and the hospitality is just amazing. No complaints whatsoever. Very relaxed & homely atmosphere, and probably one of the few places left whereby you can truly feel at home whilst travelling. Nothing bad to say about the place. Another very pleasant stay, and we'll be back next time we're in Dublin.

  • Stayed November 2012, traveled with family
    • 4 of 5 stars Value
    • 4 of 5 stars Location
    • 5 of 5 stars Sleep Quality
    • 4 of 5 stars Rooms
    • 5 of 5 stars Cleanliness
    • 5 of 5 stars Service
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sligo ireland
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 31, 2012

Grood location, good room, great welcome, fantastic breakfast!
The only bad point is that the price was too high as it had no hotel facilities as such.
I would certainly go back again if the price was a bit lower.

  • Stayed October 2012, traveled as a couple
    • 3 of 5 stars Value
    • 4 of 5 stars Location
    • 5 of 5 stars Sleep Quality
    • 4 of 5 stars Rooms
    • 5 of 5 stars Cleanliness
    • 5 of 5 stars Service
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london
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203 helpful votes 203 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 29, 2012

The welcome was indeed both warm and competent, the breakfast excellent, and the beds good. Tea and coffee available at any time on request. Elegant decoration.

A few small quibbles. Bathroom very dark, room quite dark. Room had single glazing on to street, but noise not a problem at night. No bath, just a shower, though other rooms may differ. Towels rather small. Hard to find somewhere to plug in the hair dryer. More of a guesthouse than a hotel and as such not cheap. Would I recommend it? Yes.

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  • Stayed October 2012, traveled with friends
    • 3 of 5 stars Value
    • 5 of 5 stars Location
    • 3 of 5 stars Sleep Quality
    • 4 of 5 stars Rooms
    • 5 of 5 stars Cleanliness
    • 5 of 5 stars Service
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surrey,uk
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22 hotel reviews
Reviews in 31 cities Reviews in 31 cities
27 helpful votes 27 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 28, 2012 via mobile

I was booked in here as we have a college in Dublin. Initially we were dropped off by a taxi in front of a non descript wooden door. We owned it up and went in, met by edwardo who offered us a drink. The place is fantastic, it's basically a massive house split by a fantastic sunken garden. We walked across and my room was the biggest and comfy bed ever. In the morning everyone was very friendly and the breakfast was the best I have had. I always judge these things on would I stay here with the family, a definite yes from me.

  • Stayed October 2012
    • 4 of 5 stars Value
    • 4 of 5 stars Location
    • 5 of 5 stars Rooms
    • 5 of 5 stars Cleanliness
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Address: 31 Leeson Close | off Lower Leeson Street, Dublin 2, Ireland
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Location: Ireland > Province of Leinster > County Dublin > Dublin
Amenities:
Hotel Style:
#11 Family Hotel in Dublin
#14 Business Hotel in Dublin
#20 Romantic Hotel in Dublin
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $$
Number of rooms: 21
Official Description (provided by the hotel):
Number 31 is famed for its unique hospitality,excellent service and probably the best breakfast in Ireland.Number 31 is situated between a classical Georgian Townhouse and a stunning modern mews by Ireland's most famous architect. Each of the 21 en-suite bedrooms is fitted with luxurious Hastens beds and are individually furnished. Wifi available. The famous sunken conversation pit was the meeting place for Ireland's elite. ... more   less 
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