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Huband House B&B
Ranked #107 of 149 Dublin B&B and Inns
Reviewed October 30, 2011

The B&B is 500 meters from the start finish line of the Dublin Marathon in a lovely quiet setting on the canal. They went out of their way for us on the Marathon weekend without a rise in the rates due to the event. The place is clean, well worn, comfortable and has free parking. If you are a prince or princess you should stay away. If you have a little experience in the world you will appreciate what you get at Huband House.

  • Stayed: October 2011, traveled with family
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Thank Mike C
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Reviewed September 16, 2011

Horrible, horrible place. First: we arrived there to find out that the lady who runs the B&B does not live there. The house in fact was deserted. We found a message on the door telling to call her (!!!). We did. she had left the keys under a plant. We got the the double room in the basement. not nice. the only good thing was a comfortable bed. the rest awful. as we got in the room we immediately felt the smell of dampness. the window was open on the backyard or on the really unkept staircase of the backyard. no security. we always had the fear anybody could come in. the room was really small, there was no space at all for suitcases as we would have never dreamed of putting our clothes in that broken and smelly closet. the door of the room had a window pane with a curtain. but as nobody lives in the house the light in the corridor was left on all night and the light came in the room, disturbing the sleep.
Bathroom was the worst! Full of horrible black spiders everywhere. the spaces between tiles in the shower black with mold (gross!!!), the curtain of the shower had never been cleaned in our opinion. we had no wish of showering in there. The basin was so small we couldn't even rinse our mouth after brushing the teeth. In a B&B you would expect warmness, but this place was deserted all the time...nobody we could ask information, nothing. only a very nice girl who came there for preparing breakfast. Breakfast not that great either, nothing special, just toast and jam with coffee or tea. nothing special really. The property is completely shabby and unkept, wall paint coming off because of dampness at every corner. To us it was like a shack more than a B&B. I would NEVER dream of recommending this accomodation to anyone, for the same amount of money you can find much better places.

AVOID IT!!!

  • Stayed: September 2011, traveled as a couple
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4  Thank chiiik
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Reviewed June 19, 2011

We knew the place wouldn't be that great when we got in a taxi and said 'Huband House please' his response was 'were the F...hell is that, i've worked on the taxi's for 20 years and never had anyone go there'.
Eventually it was found...
We Opened the door to the room (if you can all it that) to the shock of how small it was - think of your bedroom at home with a bathroom in it - both getting changed in there was a nightmare and were not large people by any means.
Sleeping that night wasn't the best - you can hear the next room and upstairs walking round - plus the bed squeaked and there was a constant dripping noise outside.
Breakfast was then an experiance - we went down to a dining table which is a door with glass on it then told the bread is in the kitchen and basically make your own....very surreal.
The place did the job as we were planning on spending as little time indoors as possible but i expected alot more for our money and it dampened our experience of Dublin.
When i return to Dublin which is a great city i will stay away for the Huband House.

  • Stayed: April 2011, traveled as a couple
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2  Thank Pickletosh
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Reviewed March 31, 2011

The property is very run down and any work that has been done is to such a poor standard ( I do tend to go a bit OTT on this because it's my job ). So examples. We stayed in room 1. You can see people coming up the stairs outside your room with the door CLOSED. The toilet seat was loose and broken. The shower handset holder was broken. The curtains did not fit the window and being unlined kept out very little light. The TV which did work had no remote control and no way we could find to change the channel. Ther was more but you would just get bored.

As mentioned in another review, the are 5 cars in the back garden. They are the very cute Nissan Figaro. Not a good look!

The continental breakfast included in the price is more an english breakfast with the bacon and egg stage taken out. My take on a continental breakfast is fresh breads and croissants, none of these. Then with cold meats and cheeses, first day only and these had to be eaten using your fingers as no forks provided.

The lady owner is very nice, but this is not sufficient to make me want to go back or recommend the place to anyone. The price was fair but if you come all the way to Dublin for a holiday spend a bit more and don't take the edge off the whole trip.

A perfect location for rugby at Lansdowne Road.

Room Tip: Think of it as a HOSTEL not a hotel.
  • Stayed: March 2011, traveled as a couple
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Thank Buelligan
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Reviewed October 28, 2010

very good value for money young lady in charge so helpful room clean and breakfast cooked nicely will defiantly return on my next trip to dublin nice to have a irish person to talk to as most hotels have foreigners with either no english or poor english thank you

  • Stayed: October 2010, traveled solo
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1  Thank IrelandKitty
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Reviewed August 28, 2010

booked a single room, but was given a room with a double bed but the room was so small you could just about get around it. the en-suite is the smallest one i have ever seen, a tiny basin in the corner. no drinking glass in bathroom. towels like boards. room in basement very cold.
Glass panel in the bedroom so light from corridor very annoying when trying to get to sleep.
no nice sitting area as this is used as a haircutting business during the day.
the most vile orange drink served as juice, it was just weak diluted orange squash. cereal containers looked like they needed a good clean. breakfast was just average.
there was no parking available as there were 4/5 "old" cars parked there, had to pay 7 euros for 2 hours parking, free after 6.30 & on Saturday & Sunday.
the whole place needs a good clean, it's very neglected....damp, paint peeling.
nice quiet area of dublin.

  • Stayed: August 2010, traveled solo
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1  Thank Oughterard64
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  • Stayed: August 2017, traveled with friends
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Thank Katharina W
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Additional Information about Huband House B&B

Address: 10 Warrington Place | Off Mount Street, Dublin 2, Ireland
Location: Ireland > Province of Leinster > County Dublin > Dublin
Amenities:
Free Breakfast Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi ) Free Parking Kitchenette
Hotel Style:
Ranked #107 of 149 B&Bs / Inns in Dublin
Price Range: $123 - $142 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:2 star — Huband House B&B 2*
Number of rooms: 5
Official Description (provided by the hotel):
Overlooking the Grand Canal, Huband House is a family-run bed and breakfast with free Wi-Fi and free private parking. The RDS and The O2 Dublin are close by.Each en suite bedroom at Huband House features a TV and complimentary toiletries. A continental breakfast is provided.There is an Aircoach stop just a 5-minute walk from the guesthouse.In south Dublin city, Huband B&B is a Georgian house, close to Lansdowne Road Stadium. The bars and restaurants of the Grand Canal Dock area are close by. ... more   less 
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