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Hilton Dublin Kilmainham
4.0 of 5 Hotel   |   Kilmainham, Dublin D8, Ireland (Kilmainham)   |  
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“Hotel Great”
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 14, 2013

Hotel was wonderful - but what stands out is the people. Brian O'Reilly was the best. As the hotel driver and host tour guide, Brian was downstairs every day - and had the BEST advice. Bus/Tram/Taxi - Brian knew the best way to go. Although the location of the Hilton Kilmainham is only perfect for viewing the Kilmainham Goal, Brian helped us get to everywhere we wanted to go. Spa in hotel was also wonderful.

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  • Stayed July 2013, traveled as a couple
    • 5 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 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
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  • Service
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London, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 13, 2013

We stayed here because we were going to a concert nearby. The hotel was lovely, the pool area was spectacular. There was a hydrotherapy pool, sauna, jacuzzi. We also had a wonderful taxi ride back to the airport with Brain Oreilly taxi services. On the way he gave us a tour of the city and he was so friendly and knowledgable. He really made our trip a special and memorable one.

  • Stayed July 2013, traveled with family
    • 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
    • 4 of 5 stars Service
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Sligo, Ireland
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 13, 2013

This is a good 4 star hotel with all the qualities of a 4star! Rooms ,food, bar and spa facilities are all flawless.10 out of 10. This hotel loses badly on location from city centre,it is a 30 min bus ride into town. Luas tram service is a15 min walk away. There are no nearby restaurants or pubs. Kilmainham jail is across the road and a must visit for any visitor to Dublin.There was a group of 4 in our party all with own rooms, nobody had air conditioning that worked! Mucky humid nights in stuffy hotel rooms is not the stuff 4 star hotels should condone. Hilton badly fell down here!

  • Stayed August 2013, traveled on business
    • 3 of 5 stars Value
    • 2 of 5 stars Location
    • 5 of 5 stars Sleep Quality
    • 5 of 5 stars Rooms
    • 5 of 5 stars Cleanliness
    • 3 of 5 stars Service
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Jennifer D, Guest Relations Manager at Hilton Dublin Kilmainham, responded to this review, August 26, 2013
Dear Avail
Thank you for taking time to give us feedback on your recent stay.
I am sorry that you and your party encountered AC issues in your room, we have recently upgraded our system but with the recent heat wave unfortunately they were unable to cool enough, please be assured this has been rectified. Our proximity to Kilmainham Goal is ideal and the hydrotherapy pool is very popular and a real treat.
I hope we get the opportunity of welcoming you to the hotel in the near future.
Kind regards
Jennifer
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Wolverhampton, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 10, 2013

Accommodation was good, upgrade was ok, spa & leisure facilities very good. Restaurant a little disappointing choices were a little limited and waitress was unable to cope with the numbers (ie party of 14). The tour buses were on strike which impacted on our weekend break overall.

  • Stayed August 2013, traveled with family
    • 3 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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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 9, 2013

Nice modern hotel and very pleasant staff especially at reception. The staff in the restaurant/bar were a bit over stretched as we stayed for the Ennio Morricone concert and the hotel was full.
We waited quiet a long time. It is close to Heuston rail station and has easy access to city centre via public transport. The area seems pleasant and felt safe.
Would definitely stay there again.

  • Stayed July 2013, traveled as a couple
    • 3 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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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 7, 2013

My daughter and I landed in Dublin just as a heat wave went away, for which we were grateful. The Hilton here is nice. The beds are comfortable and there is a spa, which we took full advantage of almost every day of our stay.

We bought LEAP cards and used local transportation to see the sites. On the day before we left we had to do laundry. There is a laundry place nearby. Once we had that task accomplished, we visited Kilmainham Gaol, then spent the rest of the day soaking in the spa.

My only beef about our stay here is the expense of the meals. The breakfast was 18 euros, which I felt was excessive. We got a 6 euro break for our first breakfast because I am a HHonors member. I believe this should have been extended every day of our stay. The food in the restaurant is good, but expensive. Nearby there is an Irish pub, an Italian restaurant, Chinese food, and pizza. Having the mini fridge in the room made it easy to bring back leftovers from our lunches to have for dinner or even breakfast the next day.

  • Stayed July 2013, traveled with family
    • 2 of 5 stars Value
    • 3 of 5 stars Location
    • 4 of 5 stars Sleep Quality
    • 5 of 5 stars Rooms
    • 5 of 5 stars Cleanliness
    • 4 of 5 stars Service
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Craigavon, United Kingdom
2 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 7, 2013

We stayed 2 nights in the Hotel as we were taking part in the Rock N Roll 1/2 Marathon, we could have stayed longer it is the perfect hotel. From our arrival at the Reception area we were met with friendly, professional staff, the bedroom was perfect. We had our evening meals in the Cinnamon Restaurant which served excellent food by lovely staff who made us feel very welcome and relaxed. We also enjoyed our breakfast which was a selection of fresh fruit, bread, hot and cold foods it was 1st Class. We used the leisure facilities which were also 1st class and very well maintained and kept clean. The hotel is a little way out of the city but we didn't mind the walk as the weather was excellent and we got to see another part of the city which we wouldn't have otherwise. Perfect location for Phoenix Park, The Guinness Factory and the Kilmainham Prison Tour. We have no fault with this Hotel we will be back and will definitely recommend it to our friends.

  • Stayed August 2013, traveled as a couple
    • 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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Jennifer D, Guest Relations Manager at Hilton Dublin Kilmainham, responded to this review, August 26, 2013
Dear Conor S
Thank you for sharing your positive feedback. It is lovely to hear that you enjoyed your stay with us. Our breakfast buffet has recently been upgraded with extensive food options and we are happy you enjoyed it .Our location is great as many tourist sites are within walking distance from the hotel, such as Kilmainham Gaol which is situated directly adjacent to the hotel. We look forward to welcoming you in the future.
Kind regards
Jennifer
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Address: Kilmainham, Dublin D8, Ireland
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Location: Ireland > Province of Leinster > County Dublin > Dublin > Kilmainham
Amenities:
Bar / Lounge Business Center with Internet Access Fitness Center with Gym / Workout Room Free Breakfast Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi ) Restaurant Room Service Suites Swimming Pool Wheelchair access
Hotel Style:
#21 Family Hotel in Dublin
#27 Luxury Hotel in Dublin
#29 Business Hotel in Dublin
#29 Romantic Hotel in Dublin
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $$
Hotel Class:4 star — Hilton Dublin Kilmainham 4*
Official Description (provided by the hotel):
Located in the heart of historic Dublin city, the Hilton Dublin Kilmainham hotel is just 10 minutes by car from the city center and a short walk from Heuston Intercity Railway Station. This 4-star Dublin hotel overlooks the Kilmainham Gaol and the surrounding area is home to some of Dublin’s premier attractions including the Guinness Brewery, Phoenix Park, Dublin Zoo, the National Museum and Old Jameson Distillery. Close by for sporting events is the famous Croke Park, The O2 Arena and the Aviva Stadium at Lansdowne Road. ... more   less 
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