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The Marilyn Mansion

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Portland, Oregon, United States
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89 reviews
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 35 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Surprised at the ratings for this place. We paid about 113 euros/night and our room was barely adequate. Tiny, charmless room with moldy bathroom. One of the worst showers ever, and we travel a lot. Absurd tv. No desk. No toiletries except hand soap for the bathroom sink. The staff is nice, breakfast is fine, Rathgar is sweet, quiet, and... More 

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Thank PattyPortland
Dublin, Ireland
2 reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 9, 2016

Dublin hotels are pricey so this place may not be out of line charging over 100 euros/ night, but you are not going to get much in the way of amenities. The room is small, no chairs for example. The wifi was very slow or nonexistent. And if you are trying to access the city centre you will be 30-40... More 

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Zagreb, Croatia
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 28, 2016

First thing that you'll notice about this place is that you will not know if you are at your destination if you are searching the streets for its name and not the address. You have to come up to the door to see a few small stickers labeled on the window. The place is very simple but adorable. It is... More 

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Thank Dejan P
Ennis, Ireland
2 reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed April 18, 2016

For €120 you'd expect a better standard of decor. They've added a bit of colourful wallpaper here and there but the finish of the rooms isn't good. The headboard of the bed came away when I sat up in the morning. It's a beautiful building no doubt but needs some investment to justify being more than €80 a night.

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Thank ShapeyFiend
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8 reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 24, 2016 via mobile

The hotel is quite nice. Nothing special but the per night prices are fair and the rooms are clean. Within a 5 minute walk you got quite a lot of very good pubs or you can Uber or take the bus which stops next to the hotel to get into the city which takes about 10 to 15 minutes

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Thank Sascha L
Waterlooville, United Kingdom
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82 reviews
25 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 78 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed December 10, 2015

I booked with them, to visit Ireland, to lay my mothers ashes to rest with her family. So, a stressful time for me anyway. I was then messed about by them completely and as there are 5 in my family, I ended up with only 4 beds and I was going to have to sleep in the car! They also... More 

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Thank Jenni025
Leicestershire, United Kingdom
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 28, 2015

Wonderful place with charming staff to cater for our every need. The bar as you would expect was very well catered for and we all certainly enjoyed afew tipples and bar snacks. What a wonderful stay! Would recommend it.

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Thank MandeepMangatOxford
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5 reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed November 19, 2015 via mobile

They don't clean the bedroom. They don't change towel. It is expensive in relation with the service that they offer. The only positive thing is the breakfast that I think is good. Staff is not so good.

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Thank Federico M
Oxfordshire, United Kingdom
2 reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 11, 2015

Was cheap clean and basic - all you need for a no thrills stay. Staff were international, very polite, discreet and helpful - very impressed. The house could maybe do with a light touch up paint here and there - but that sort of thing is of no concern to me - just to say if you are expecting opulence... More 

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Thank N-Jay69
Brussels, Belgium
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 22, 2015 via mobile

Lovely little place in the south of Dublin. Bigger rooms than Paris or other European capitals. Very cosy and warm in the rooms. Hand towels constantly changed. Good access from the city center by buses 15 or 16 , but if you're planning on staying longer buy a leap card because it's about 2.50 a ticket one way. Good thing... More 

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  • Free Parking
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
The Marilyn Mansion is located in a beautiful green street in one of the quietest area of Dublin, only 10 min bus away from the city centre. We provide simple but clean rooms, wireless Internet and free parking on site. For business or holidays; you can expect a young, international & always relax atmosphere! ... more   less 

Additional Information about The Marilyn Mansion

Address: 37 Garville Avenue, Dublin D6, Ireland
Location: Ireland > Province of Leinster > County Dublin > Dublin
Price Range: $79 - $394 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:3 star — The Marilyn Mansion 3*
Number of rooms: 10
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