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2 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW via mobile

After arriving at the retreat the staff were all very helpful and friendly. They allowed me early check in due to my flight arriving at 9am. It instantly became apparent that the hotel was in fact a religious retreat which I didn't realise when booking through booking.com as it wasn't mentioned in the description of the hotel. Having said that... More 

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Thank Laurasha
Dublin, Ireland
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22 reviews
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Enjoyed the peace and quiet, off the beaten path but close to Swords village which is about 10k north of Dublin City. Very good value for money. Great for an overnight after a flight because its only a few miles from Dublin Airport.

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Thank fergus60
EmmausCentre, Guest Relations Manager at Emmaus Retreat Centre, responded to this review

Hi Fergus Delighted to hear you enjoyed your stay with us and hope to see you back very soon. Kind regards Niall More 

Malta
2 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I spent five nights in Emmaus with a group of seven young people from Malta. It's a really wonderful peaceful place away from dublin city centre. The only disadvantage is that it is around 45 minutes by bus from the city centre. But for those who want to spend some peaceful moments in a very wonderful atmosphere, Emmaus is just... More 

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Thank Brian M
EmmausCentre, Guest Relations Manager at Emmaus Retreat Centre, responded to this review

Hi Brian Many thanks for your kind comments and we look forward to welcoming you back to Emmaus in the near future. Kind regards Niall More 

Coleraine, United Kingdom
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4 reviews
4 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I was visiting someone in hospital on the Thursday then doing an airport pick up on early Friday morning. Location excellent really easy to find. A spotlessly clean retreat centre in beautiful surroundings. Warm and friendly greeting from staff, and a quick tour of all that I needed. Basic but beautiful and SO peaceful, you would never guess it was... More 

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Thank 222Alice
EmmausCentre, Guest Relations Manager at Emmaus Retreat Centre, responded to this review

Hi Alice Thanks for your lovely comments and look forward to seeing you back in Emmaus very soon. Niall More 

Sidney, Canada
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

This place offers good value for money while offering a close commute to Dublin airport. We really struggled to find it initially. It offers a safe, free parking and breakfast. There is a coffee station nearby as well. We did not find the room very clean as both our beds hair all over it. The decor of the room is... More 

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Thank Janetta N
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 15, 2016 via mobile

This has been one of the best places I've stayed during my 5 weeks backpacking through Europe. They had great staff, nice breakfast and nice rooms! I would have given it a 5 but the location is a not very safe with a bus stop on the highway as the only public transportation and the price was more expensive then... More 

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Thank Stephanie W
EmmausCentre, Guest Relations Manager at Emmaus Retreat Centre, responded to this review

Hi Stephanie Many thanks for your review and kind comments in relation to the staff and rooms. We look forward to welcoming you back in the near future. Kind regards Niall More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 15, 2016 via mobile

Stayed here for 5 nights in March. The place was a little outside of Dublin and the buses can get you directly to Dublin easily. I really enjoyed my stay here, it was clean and the staff was extremely friendly. The staff was very helpful with directions, helping us book taxis, and one employee even drove us into town with... More 

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Thank Grace C
EmmausCentre, Guest Relations Manager at Emmaus Retreat Centre, responded to this review

Hi Grace We are delighted you enjoyed your stay with us and hope to see you back soon. Kind regards Niall More 

Greater London, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 1, 2015

As a conference venue this place is quiet, comfortable and relaxed. The conference facilities are average, but accommodation is clean and very comfortable. The food is reasonably good although vegetarian options are limited and lacking imagination. Wifi is available but erratic. The grounds are well kept and pleasant to explore.

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Thank 456nazrenem
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 6, 2015

Super friendly staff and very helpful. Rooms are perfectly sized with on suite bathrooms. There is a good variety of food that is up for selection for breakfast however supper needs to be booked and is set if you are staying in for that. It is a lovely retreat center with big and beautiful gardens!

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EmmausCentre, Director of Sales at Emmaus Retreat Centre, responded to this review

Hi Bronwyn Many thanks for taking the time to submit a review following your recent stay with us and we hope to see you back at Emmaus very soon. Kind regards Niall G Murray More 

Springs, South Africa
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33 reviews
14 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 25 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 6, 2015 via mobile

We spent 3 evenings here as part of a group trip. The peace and tranquility of the centre coupled with the comfortable rooms, good service and a wonderful breakfast made our stay most enjoyable. My only regret was that I wasn't able to drag myself out of bed earlier to take a morning walk in and around the grounds. This... More 

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Thank clayton c
EmmausCentre, Director of Sales at Emmaus Retreat Centre, responded to this review

We really appreciate you kind comments about the Centre and it was a pleasure to look after your group during their stay. We hope to see you back in the near future when you might get the opportunity to take that walk in the grounds. Kind regards Niall G Murray More 

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Amenities

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  • Free Parking
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
About the property
  • Wheelchair access
  • Non-Smoking Hotel
Room types
  • Non-Smoking Rooms
  • Accessible rooms
Internet
  • Free Internet
  • Public Wifi
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
Services
  • Free Parking
  • Meeting Rooms
  • Laundry Service
  • Self-Serve Laundry
  • Conference Facilities
Official Description (provided by the hotel)
We are happy to accommodate you while attending one of the courses / events happening in the centre but also should you require accommodation while in Dublin or en route to/from another destination via Dublin Airport please give us a call to check availability. Our rates start from 45 Euro B&B for a single room and 35 Euro per person B&B for a Twin or Double room. We also offer bed and breakfast accommodation very close to IKEA and Croke Park. The centre has 62 ensuite bedrooms. The rooms are all located on the first floor, the majority of our rooms are single rooms with 12 twin, including 4 wheelchair accessible rooms. All rooms can be accessed by lift and stairs from our main reception area and by stairs from other locations throughout the building close to the conference / meeting rooms. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Emmaus Retreat Centre

Address: Ennis Lane | Lissenhall, Swords, Ireland
Location: Ireland > Province of Leinster > County Dublin > Swords
Price Range: $61 - $92 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Number of rooms: 62
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