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Cliff TownHouse
Ranked #20 of 150 Dublin B&B and Inns
Certificate of Excellence
Perth, Australia
2 reviews
“Outstanding!”
Reviewed July 22, 2013

We spent three nights at the Town House and loved it! The room and restaurant are excellent, but above all the staff were exceptional- customer service specialists! I needed to get my wedding dress drycleaned and one the of the reception staff took care of it without any hesitation. Simply saying it was no bother. Thank you Lauren! Breakfast was delightful, fresh and very good tea! Waitress was was the perfect host. Nothing was too much for the staff at the Cliff Town House and we cant wait to return!

Room Tip: The lift only goes to the second floor of five.
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  • Stayed July 2013, traveled as a couple
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Siobhan_Ryan_13, Manager at Cliff TownHouse, responded to this review, July 23, 2013
Dear Vanessa H,

I am delighted to hear that you enjoyed your stay so much - the team are great and deserve praise so thank you for that.

We are looking forward to your return visit already.

Warm Regards,

Siobhan Ryan
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Reviewed June 7, 2013

Our last two nights in Ireland were at the Cliff Town House, the reception desk and everyone we saw was simply delightful and helpful....great team work. They were doing a bit of refurbishing and in fact I received an email prior telling us, which is professional and something rarely done today.
The rooms were spacious (though one was small and quickly swapped out for a bigger one) nice touches from the tea set up to the books and the toiletries ~ all first class. The only downside is that they do not have air conditioning, which on most days in Dublin is fine, we happen to be there when the temperatures were in the mid-seventies, so the rooms were warm.
The breakfast was good, though limited, but we had dinner on our last night and it was outstanding (though pricey).
There is a lift but only goes so far, there is still quite a few steps involved and there is someone to take your luggage up and down, but using the steps allows you to enjoy desert.
The location across from St. Stephens Green is perfect for shopping, and seeing the sites, easy walk to Trinity College.
I would recommend The Cliff Townhouse while in Dublin.

  • Stayed June 2013, traveled with friends
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2 Thank Coco#55
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Siobhan_Ryan_13, General Manager at Cliff TownHouse, responded to this review, September 24, 2013
Dear Coco#55,

Thank you for your review.

We are a small property but we do our best to assist our guests in every way we can.

Really looking forward to looking after you again on your return visit.

Best Wishes,
Siobhan Ryan
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New York City, New York
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Reviewed May 23, 2013

We loved the The Cliff Town House! It was so easy to get to from the bus from the airport, it is perfectly located on St. Stephen's Green, the rooms were adorable, and the Irish breakfast in their restaurant was one of the best we had in Ireland! Everything was beautiful and we would return.

The only downsides were that the rooms had old-fashion locks so that you could unlock from both the outside and the inside, and that it's a true town house, so you have to walk stairs to get to your room...not handicap friendly!

Room Tip: Ask for a room on the higher floors, facing the green!
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  • Stayed October 2012, traveled as a couple
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2 Thank AGHnyc
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Siobhan_Ryan_13, General Manager at Cliff TownHouse, responded to this review, July 2, 2013
Dear AGHnyc,

We are very fortunate to have the Airport bus stop just a few meters away...another guest advantage when staying here in the Cliff Townhouse!

A true Townhouse indeed .... we like our stairs as they keep us all very fit and keep us feeling young ........

Thank you for taking the time to write a review - we appreciate it.

Siobhan Ryan
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Minnesota
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Reviewed May 14, 2013 via mobile

Very lovely hotel; our room was small but elegantly furnished. There is lift that services 2 floors. Our room was on the back side, very quiet. Absolutely delicious breakfast is included. The restaurant is fabulous. We ate there 2 nights.

  • Stayed May 2013
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3 Thank snowy_and_sunny
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Siobhan_Ryan_13, General Manager at Cliff TownHouse, responded to this review, July 2, 2013
Dear snowy_and_sunny,

Thank you for your review - delighted to hear that you enjoyed your stay and rate our restaurant so highly.

Can't wait for your return visit, be sure to say hello to me!


Siobhan Ryan
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Dublin, Ireland
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Reviewed May 12, 2013

Stayed on a Friday night in a room on 4th floor looking on to St. Stephen's Green for €175 incl. breakfast. Can't ask for a better location. Breakfast was good, but choice was a bit limited - I didn't notice any cheese(?), though the brown bread was gorgeous. But the friendliness was exceptional - at check-in, at breakfast and at check-out - genuine warmth from all staff who seemed happy at their work! Slight problem with the key to our room was dealt with efficiently. Room itself was spacious and comfortable. People with heavy suitcases might have difficulty with climbing 4 flights of stairs, but I'm sure help would be at hand if needed. We certainly felt we were staying in luxurious surroundings in a well preserved town house. Would definitely stay again and already recommending Cliff Town House to our friends.

  • Stayed May 2013
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2 Thank Weekend-holidaymaker
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Siobhan_Ryan_13, General Manager at Cliff TownHouse, responded to this review, July 2, 2013
Dear Weekend-holidaymaker,

Thank you for your recent review.

We appreciate your feedback about our breakfast menu.....we like to try and keep it simple as that way it's consistent for our regular morning guests. On your next visit, do let us know and we can provide a cheese plate for you.....as they say breakfast is the most important meal of the day so we do like to accommodate all requests!

We look forward to your return visit.

Siobhan Ryan
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Reviewed May 11, 2013

Spent a night in this beautiful town house located in Stephens green,a perfect location very central.Very nice spacious bedrooms furnished to suit the style of the building but was a little disappointed with the layout (no plug socket near mirror not good for women trying to use Hairdryers).From the minute we entered the restaurant I knew it was going to be a good experience greeted by friendly staff and a beautifully decorated restaurant not over the top but so many natural features that come with listed buildings .I could not give the food anything less than 10 out of 10 ,simple food with a twist bursting with flavour ,(tempura prawns a must).but the icing on the cake was the breakfast it in itself was a dining experience,it would be hard for any 5 star to compete and all served with a smile.I will definitely be back to the Cliff town house for a repeat experience very soon

Room Tip: As with all old listed buildings there is plenty stairs consider this when booking room you would ne...
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  • Stayed May 2013, traveled as a couple
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Thank lorconroy39
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Siobhan_Ryan_13, General Manager at Cliff TownHouse, responded to this review, July 2, 2013
Dear lorconroy39,

It was a pleasure to read your review...Thank You!

I know what you mean in relation to the plug sockets ....these old listed buildings are not user friendly when it comes electrical outlets. This item is definitely on our maintenance list for future room refurbishments.

Sean, our Head Chef, was thrilled with your comments too.

Looking forward to meeting you the next time your in Dublin.

Siobhan Ryan
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Annapolis, Maryland
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Reviewed May 6, 2013

Only downfall, no elevator and dragging a huge suitcase up 60+ stairs was a huge pain. But we were aware of that in advance and planned accordingly.

Great small hotel with amazing breakfast. The lady working in the breakfast area was so pleasant and thoughtful. Looked forward to seeing her each morning. We had an early tour one morning and the hotel was kind enough to deliver a breakfast tray at 6am so we wouldnt go hungry.

Clean (but small) rooms. Would definately stay here again if in Dublin.

Room Tip: make sure you pay for the room and breakfast rate. So worth it!
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  • Stayed April 2013, traveled with family
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Thank ASHMD
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Siobhan_Ryan_13, General Manager at Cliff TownHouse, responded to this review, July 2, 2013
Dear ASHMD,

Thank you for your recent review.

I was delighted to pass on your lovely comments to Anne, who is our breakfast waitress.

Don't hesitate to ask for help with luggage on your return visit - we can provide a very fit young gentleman to assist you with this who is more than willing to help.

We look forward to welcoming you on your next trip to Dublin.

Regards,

Siobhan Ryan
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Property: Cliff TownHouse
Address: 22 St Stephen's Green, Dublin, Ireland
Location: Ireland > Province of Leinster > County Dublin > Dublin
Amenities:
Bar / Lounge Free Breakfast Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi ) Free Parking Restaurant Room Service Airport Transportation
Hotel Style:
Ranked #20 of 150 B&Bs / Inns in Dublin
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $$
Hotel Class:4 star — Cliff TownHouse 4*
Number of rooms: 9
Official Description (provided by the hotel):
Cliff Townhouse is superbly located in the heart of Dublin with boutique style rooms and wonderful restaurant with great food, superb service and ambiance at great value. Private dining facility also available. ... more   less 
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