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Ariel House
4.0 of 5 Hotel   |   50-54 Lansdowne Road | Ballsbridge, Dublin 4, Ireland   |  
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Ranked #5 of 177 hotels in Dublin
Port Richey, Florida
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“Nice stay”
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 12, 2012

We arrived early in the morning to Dublin, for our 2 night stay at Ariel House. The staff did everything they could to get us checked in early. Although we waited for a while, their efforts were very kind. The was very big and was kept very clean and comfortable. We were on the bottom floor, and it seemed to be newly renovated. It was one of the few placed we stayed that had an iron and ironing board. The food was so-so compared to other B&B's that we stayed at. Overall, it was a good experience. Only a block away from the DART and a 10 minute walk to the Airport bus. The is really no easy way to get to the city center though.

  • Stayed September 2012, traveled as a couple
    • 4 of 5 stars Value
    • 3 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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  • Sleep Quality
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Location
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
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  • Service
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 12, 2012

Just returned from our weekend in Dublin and we would fully recommend this hotel. All round very good quality hotel. Good value for money. Excellent breakfast menu. Free coffee and cakes in the drawing room was a bonus! Friendly staff. Great location - 2 minutes walk from the Dart.

  • Stayed December 2012, traveled as a couple
    • 4 of 5 stars Value
    • 4 of 5 stars Location
    • 4 of 5 stars Sleep Quality
    • 4 of 5 stars Rooms
    • 4 of 5 stars Cleanliness
    • 4 of 5 stars Service
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 10, 2012

Have just returned from staying in Dublin at Ariel House and it was just fabulous. From the moment we arrived to the moment we left it was special. The decor was elegant, the service impeccible and the food to die for. The breakfast was delicious with a choice you would not receive in many well-known hotels and beautifully presented. The staff were so helpful (especially the manageress) ensuring our evening meal was booked for us as we were out for the day and attending to our every need. We had to change our original booking as illness prevented some of our party from attending and this was graciously done without any fuss.
Thank-you.
I am hoping to return with my husband in February for a short break and am already excited about enjoying such superb hospitality again.
Cannot recommend Ariel House enough!

  • Stayed December 2012, 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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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 10, 2012

We really enjoyed our stay at Ariel House. The staff were so helpful and the rooms were lovely. We were most amazed by the fantastic breakfast menu, all of which was delicious. On arrival we were given fresh tea and warm scones!

It has a great location close to the Aviva Stadium, Dart Station & the RDS.

I normally stay elsewhere when we go to Dublin but from now on I will be staying in Ariel House!

  • Stayed December 2012, traveled with friends
    • 4 of 5 stars Value
    • 5 of 5 stars Location
    • 4 of 5 stars Sleep Quality
    • 5 of 5 stars Rooms
    • 5 of 5 stars Cleanliness
    • 5 of 5 stars Service
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 9, 2012 via mobile

Fantastic location, wonderful people, great breakfast and those little extra touches that mean so much. Keep your big impersonal hotels, Aries house is Dublin hospitality at its best and a place to cherish. 5 minutes walk to the RDS, 1 min walk to the dart, 3 stops to the city centre. We will be back very soon, thank you.

Stayed December 2012, traveled with family
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 8, 2012

We stayed overnight here, choosing Ariel House for its convenience to the ferry ports from which we were to sail the next morning. We were amazed at the elegant period charm of the decor and furniture, which in our room included a four poster bed. The staff were very friendly and helpful and our only regret was that the earliness of our ferry precluded us from enjoying what I am sure would have been a super breakfast. I cannot recommend Ariel House highly enough - superb!

  • Stayed November 2012, traveled as a couple
    • 5 of 5 stars Value
    • 5 of 5 stars Location
    • 5 of 5 stars Sleep Quality
    • 5 of 5 stars Cleanliness
    • 5 of 5 stars Service
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 4, 2012 via mobile

I would have to agree with all the recent reviews about the service, cleanliness, staff, and rooms. All were top notch.

Things to be aware of in general; (1) Internet is horrible - it is like being in the 1990's, there is no excuse for it to be that spotty and slow in this day and age. You would constantly have to sign-on and reconnect with username and password, which took awhile each time and drop out every 10 minutes at best. (2) Water pressure is non-existent. I took a shower at night and earlier in the morning and it is just so weak. I don't think much can be done about it though?

I gave a 4 out of 5 star, only because of those two issues. I would recommend, unless the Internet is very important to you as it was for me.

Request room 222 if possible. George Bernard Shaw Room. It was simply beautiful.

  • Stayed December 2012
    • 5 of 5 stars Value
    • 3 of 5 stars Location
    • 5 of 5 stars Rooms
    • 5 of 5 stars Cleanliness
    • 5 of 5 stars Service
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Address: 50-54 Lansdowne Road | Ballsbridge, Dublin 4, Ireland
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Location: Ireland > Province of Leinster > County Dublin > Dublin
Amenities:
Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi ) Free Parking Restaurant Room Service
Hotel Style:
#4 Romantic Hotel in Dublin
#5 Luxury Hotel in Dublin
#6 Family Hotel in Dublin
#17 Business Hotel in Dublin
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $$
Hotel Class:4 star — Ariel House 4*
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