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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 week ago

Stayed here for a weekend break and it was a really good stay, the room was very nice and had everything you could need, the shower could have done with some work though but it was a small detail, is some small faults were sorted it would be perfect but for the price and location I could not complain!!

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Cannock, United Kingdom
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Overnight stay , staff helpful , clean, lovely breakfast great location , will go back again when next visit Dublin . Caught 747 bus from airport which stops 1 minute down the road from the b&b right by the centre of the town .

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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 83 helpful votes
Reviewed October 21, 2016 via mobile

The reviews on here seem mixed? I think maybe the new owner is doing up one room at a time? I was made to feel very welcome by the male receptionist who helped me with my bags, gave me maps, a cup of tea, and printed out a route planner of a place I mentioned I wanted to go to,... More 

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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed August 23, 2016 via mobile

Recently visited here for a long weekend trip to Dublin, both aged mid 20s. We arrived here at 11am knowing that check in wasnt until 3pm. They took our number so they could call us when our room was ready. (This happened before 2pm) Our room was lovely! Comfy bed, big window letting in a lot of day light. View... More 

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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed August 12, 2016

I have stayed in many hotels and this place is not really a hotel in my option but a hostel. On arrived we were placed down below in the basement/dungeon. There was not appealing about it at all. The first thing to great you is a strong stench of a smell. The bathroom is something out of the Flintstones. I... More 

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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 18 helpful votes
Reviewed August 9, 2016 via mobile

Stayed at this what I can only describe as hovel. We were placed in a room in the basement without natural daylight and the place smell of human poo. The room was cramped and very basic, the shared shower and toilet was disgusting and old, the lock was broken and the place was very noisy with water pipes making lots... More 

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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 19 helpful votes
Reviewed August 5, 2016

The staff was very friendly and helpful. Very conveniently close to the city centre, only a short walk away. Room was clean, but bathroom needs refurbishment. Can be quite noisy at night as train passes close by. Breakfast very basic but filling.

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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed July 26, 2016 via mobile

Very good night sleep, welcoming staff, basic but substantial breakfast, clean room. Not too far to get to all the sights and not too far from the station. We would have been happy to pay for a cooked breakfast if this was on offer.

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Irvine, United Kingdom
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed July 25, 2016 via mobile

Basic accommodation but spotless clean we were made most welcome by nice staff cheap and cheerful only down side no loo in room continental breakfast included would defo use this accommodation again walking distance to centre of Dublin

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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
!!!UNDER NEW MANAGEMENT!!! Durban Residence is a fully refurbished, listed building, which boasts impressive Georgian architecture and interiors. We are located in the heart of Dublin city centre; with O’ Connell Street; Dublin’s main street, only a 3 minute walk away. It is also just 5 minutes from Temple Bar the main party zone of Dublin. Room facilities include tea/coffee station, TV, central heating and fresh towels every day. Free Wi-Fi internet connection. Cots available on request. Free city maps & guides at reception. Reception is open 24hours. 48 hrs cancellation policy. Check out 12 noon. Credit cards accepted. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Durban Residence

Address: 69 Lower Gardner Street, Dublin Dublin 1, Ireland
Location: Ireland > Province of Leinster > County Dublin > Dublin
Price Range: $53 - $170 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:3 star — Durban Residence 3*
Number of rooms: 14
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“higher floor less noise”
 of 5 bubbles winniemillhouse, Jun 9, 2016 | Read review
“Do not let them put you in Room 6 unless you enjoy dated furniture”
  • Dusty and dirty
  • Lovely views.....
  • Damaged/unpainted walls
  • Dated décor
  • Tea/coffee - not replenished in 4 days
  • Bathroom with no shelving
  • Short net curtains
  • Closet with integrated tea/coffee facilities!
 of 5 bubbles Ninja2111, Jun 3, 2016 | Read review
“rooms at rear are quiter”
 of 5 bubbles supermac11, Dec 8, 2015 | Read review
“Please inquire about the decor and maintenance before travelling - you might be in for a shock”
 of 5 bubbles lyno988, Aug 27, 2015 | Read review
“Don't know if they had one”
 of 5 bubbles 243Peter_H, Jul 16, 2015 | Read review
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