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Aberdeen Lodge

53 - 55 Park Avenue Ballsbridge, Dublin Dublin 4 Ireland
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What you can expect during your stay
  • All linens sanitized in high-temperature wash
  • Face masks required for guests in public areas
  • Face masks required for staff in public areas
  • Floors marked for social distancing
  • Hand sanitizer available to guests & staff
  • Paid stay-at-home policy for staff with symptoms
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Updated 10/02/20 Safety precautions are provided by the property and are not checked by Tripadvisor for accuracy.
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Updated 10/02/20 Safety precautions are provided by the property and are not checked by Tripadvisor for accuracy.


#11 of 168 hotels in Dublin
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The perfect balance of luxury, privacy and location. Aberdeen Lodge Ballsbridge is one of Dublin's gems, discretely hidden in the exclusive embassy district of Ballsbridge. Large well-kept gardens surrounding grand mansions give the place an air of refined exclusivity. Aberdeen Lodge Hotel Ballsbridge Dublin shares all these privileges. The elegant rooms and suites in this urban estate include four poster beds, period furnishings and views of the attractive gardens. The award winning breakfast is served in the period style dining room overlooking the landscaped gardens. Afternoon teas and fine wines are served in the main drawing rooms and library where guests can relax. Staff are extremely welcoming and are happy to assist guests in arranging city and countryside tours. Complimentary secure guest car parking is available onsite at Aberdeen Lodge Dublin.
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Free parking
Free High Speed Internet (WiFi)
Free breakfast
Bicycle rental
Baggage storage
Private check-in / check-out
Laundry service
Breakfast buffet
Breakfast in the room
Special diet menus
Non-smoking hotel
Ironing service
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Clothes rack
Flatscreen TV
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Hair dryer
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Non-smoking rooms
Family rooms
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Languages Spoken
English, Spanish, Chinese, Portuguese
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JHowell2003 wrote a review Dec 2020
1 contribution2 helpful votes
When visiting Aberdeen Lodge years ago, the owner had been especially kind to us. We were leaving town, and misjudged the distance to the bus stop to get a ride to the airport. Pat Halpin, the owner, informed us that we would miss the bus, so he drove us to the bus stop. We highly recommend Aberdeen Lodge.
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Date of stay: January 2020
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JackD001 wrote a review Aug 2020
Roscommon29 contributions24 helpful votes
The guesthouse is actually two Edwardian (I think) houses beautifully joined together and renovated. I was welcomed by the lovely landlady. Ann, who immediately offered me tea or coffee which are complimentary throughout your stay. I arrived two hours early but she said that was no problem; and she showed me to a beautifully furnished quiet bedroom. I left my car parked outside the front door and caught a No. 1 bus from its terminus at St. John's church which is less than 100m from the Guesthouse. In fact the Dart station is only about 5 minutes' walk. The breakfast was as good as I have ever had and Anne's homemade bread is wonderful!! Thank you for an extremely comfortable stay.
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Date of stay: August 2020
Trip type: Traveled on business
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Tara wrote a review Jul 2020
Galway, Ireland5 contributions9 helpful votes
I had the pleasure of staying here as I had an appointment in a local hospital. All I can say is that it is an absolute gem and can wholeheartedly say I will be back! Even with certain Covid restrictions, the staff and owners were so warm and friendly. I was greeted and brought to the drawing room where I was shown a local map with all amenities marked in and given a brief rundown of walking distances - super helpful if you want to walk about and enjoy the sights and smells. I was then shown to my room where the loveliness continued - a beautiful double four poster bed in a room with gloriously high ceilings and large windows - I make a point of mentioning this as over the years I’ve stayed in many Dublin hotels and the rooms have been nothing short of small boxes. You will not have this problem in the Aberdeen Lodge! I had a comfortable nights sleep and had a beautiful home cooked breakfast the next morning - the eggs and fresh squeezed orange juice are on point! I also had the pleasure of meeting the owners Mary and Pat, and also Sandy, who was very attentive and friendly while I had my breakfast :-) No complaints - the Aberdeen Lodge is a beautiful place to stay in Dublin!
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Date of stay: July 2020Trip type: Traveled solo
2 Helpful votes
Astrabel wrote a review Mar 2020
Vancouver, Canada5 contributions2 helpful votes
I had the pleasure of staying here whilst on a trip home to visit my father who was sick in St. Vincent’s hospital. I honestly have to say that it is one of the places out there that knows old school customer service! Ann and her staff were absolutely wonderful, so personable, friendly and it felt like home away from home. It is so beautiful and clean, warm and cosy. I would sit by the fireplace in the living room every night before going to bed which was so relaxing. I didn’t want for anything as the girls were so attentive and just wanted to make sure I was enjoying my stay. When I return home sometime in the future, I will definitely stay there, 1st choice hands down!!! During a very difficult time, I would like to wish Aberdeen Lodge and all the staff (and Sandy 🐾) the very best. Warmest regards, Tara!
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Date of stay: February 2020Trip type: Traveled solo
2 Helpful votes
Response from GIGi858, Guest Relations Manager at Aberdeen Lodge
Responded Apr 21, 2020
Hi Tara, Thank you so much for both staying with us and your kind words. Ann sends you her regards - she is home schooling the kids so has her hands full. A woof woof from Sandy and we look forward to seeing you again, hopefully in the not so distant futue. GiGi
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Cosmopolitan573010 wrote a review Mar 2020
3 contributions4 helpful votes
Really nice suburban location. Very good at arranging trips-would especially recommend Wicklow mountains tour. By the coast so a nice walk along the beach and a short walk from the fab food cooked up at the Crudo in Sandymount. Very good breakfasts, especially liked the full Irish breakfast and the peanut butter cookies with tea and coffee were amazing. Staff could n t have been more helpful and contributed to our very enjoyable stay
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Date of stay: March 2020
Room Tip: Do n t know. There are a number of flights of stairs so bear that in mind
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Frequently Asked Questions about Aberdeen Lodge
Which popular attractions are close to Aberdeen Lodge?
Nearby attractions include Sandymount Strand (0.5 miles), Panda Play Cafe (0.7 miles), and Sandymount Green (0.4 miles).
What are some of the property amenities at Aberdeen Lodge?
Some of the more popular amenities offered include free wifi, free breakfast, and free parking.
What food & drink options are available at Aberdeen Lodge?
Guests can enjoy free breakfast during their stay.
Is parking available at Aberdeen Lodge?
Yes, free parking is available to guests.
What are some restaurants close to Aberdeen Lodge?
Conveniently located restaurants include Mulligans of Sandymount Bar & Restaurant, The Merrion Inn, and Horse Show House.
Which languages are spoken by the staff at Aberdeen Lodge?
The staff speaks multiple languages, including English, Spanish, Chinese, and Portuguese.
Are there any historical sites close to Aberdeen Lodge?
Many travelers enjoy visiting Kilmainham Gaol Museum (4.2 miles), Trinity College Dublin (2.1 miles), and Guinness Storehouse (3.3 miles).