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Waterloo Lodge

23 Waterloo Road | Ballsbridge, Dublin 4, Ireland
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Los Angeles, California
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This place is not your typical b&b as there is no local host offering hospitality. It is efficiently run by a team of young friendly women from Eastern Europe and is clean, has a good breakfast and was a good value. It was on a nice street in a nice neighborhood with good restaurants, but we ended up taking taxis... More 

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Dundalk, Ireland
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 118 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Stayed one night here back in December, when I was struggling to find a hotel at a decent price for a work night out. I was definitely not disappointed. Arrived early that afternoon and the girl at reception was extremely pleasant, very helpful with information regarding facilities and the local area. I had asked for a quiet room, a request... More 

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Hawarden, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Staying just one night with a business colleague, found Waterloo Lodge to be comfortable and good value - and ten minutes walk from the AirCoach which saved us a hefty taxi fare! Initially put off by steep and uneven steps up to the front door and then by their lift being out of order but friendly receptionist quickly settled us... More 

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed May 31, 2016

+: Very clean, location between UCD and city centre in a very nice neighbourhood of Dublin, friendly staff, bus stop outside of the hotel -: Rooms are somehow small but the bed is good, building looks old inside (well for some other people this could be a plus!), rooms are a little noisy In my opinion if you see it... More 

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Vancouver, Canada
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed May 29, 2016

We made the error of thinking we were booked into the Waterloo House. Be aware these are two different businesses located within meters of each other. The hotel and room are very dated and worn. The rooms were in need of updates at least 10 years ago. The room was clean but the drab, worn appearance distracted from the cleanliness.... More 

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Birmingham, United Kingdom
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed May 23, 2016

I'm not one to write reviews, particularly poor ones but as we had booked on the basis of the 5 star reviews on tripadvisor I feel it only appropriate to add a note of caution. Essentially there is nothing the matter with the hotel that a decent decorator and plumber couldn't put right. The whole place is faded and tired... More 

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Stoughton, MA
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 21, 2016

I recently had to travel to Dublin for business. My work concluded on a Friday and I had decided to stay in Dublin for the weekend. I had booked the Waterloo Lodge based on a reference from a local source. The Hotel is easy to find, in a good location and the staff is really good with helping out. They... More 

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Chicago, Illinois
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 19, 2016 via mobile

We stayed for three nights. It was quite comfortable and functional, as we were really only in our room to sleep. We like to walk, and it only took about 15–20 minutes to reach any of our local Dublin destinations (including travel pick-ups). Staff is very courteous. Would stay again.

Thank Laura P
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 18, 2016

Good B&B. Very nice room. Irish Breakfast is delicious. Quiet. Nearly stephen's garden. We had an extra large king size bed and a single bed.Thank you for all Elisabeth.we come back with children. Great holidays

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Pompano Beach, Florida
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 25, 2016

I am so glad that we chose to stay in Balls Bridge. The neighborhood is so pleasant and the restaurants so nice that we chose to return from the city for dinners. It is an easy walk into town Center. Our room was located on the lower level, but still daylight. It was huge! We had an extra large king... More 

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  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Free Parking
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  • Non-Smoking Hotel
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  • Non-Smoking Rooms
  • Family Rooms
  • Free Internet
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Public Wifi
  • Laundry Service
  • Free Parking
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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
In central Dublin, Waterloo Lodge offers rooms with free Wi-Fi and hearty, full Irish breakfasts. The Aviva Stadium is a 10 minute walk from this historical Georgian Townhouse, whilst St. Stephen's Green is a 15-minute walk and a further 5-mins to Trinity College. All rooms are cosy and inviting and with comfortable bedding and all include a private bathroom with hairdryers. Rooms have a Multi-channel LCD Flat Screen TV, along with complimentary Tea and Coffee. A traditional freshly cooked breakfast with a selection of homemade breads is served daily. There is also a continental selection available. Onsite parking is available at an additional charge, please book in advance. The Dublin Airport bus stop is nearby to the hotel. Waterloo Lodge is 20 minutes' walk from Trinity College and lively Temple Bar district ... more   less 

Additional Information about Waterloo Lodge

Address: 23 Waterloo Road | Ballsbridge, Dublin 4, Ireland
Location: Ireland > Province of Leinster > County Dublin > Dublin
Price Range: $117 - $197 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:3 star — Waterloo Lodge 3*
Number of rooms: 19
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