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Brooks Hotel
Ranked #10 of 150 Hotels in Dublin
Certificate of Excellence
Reviewed June 27, 2013

My wife and I spent 4 nights at Brooks Hotel Dublin. Our stay far exceeded our expectations. All the staff coud not have been more helpful and pleasant. The location for us was ideal, being very central, and the bedroom, restaurant and bar were all excellent. As we were touring Ireland by car parking was a serious consideration when selecting our hotel, and in this case I doubt we could not have chosen better. We would certaintly stay here again.

Room Tip: Our room was a deluxe dble on the 2nd floor
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  • Stayed: June 2013, traveled as a couple
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Reviewed June 26, 2013

We were back to Brooks Hotel Dublin for the May Bank Holiday holiday visit for Ireland's Bloom Garden Festival. We were thrilled to get a room for the busy holida.y weekend and we were so well look after from the caring staff.
On this occasion we attended a classic film show in their in house deluxe cinema that was for us a first night for a great weekends in Dublin.
Breakfast at Brooks is a great experience and a food spectacular that one will have to travel far to better, we will be back later on this year.
Kind regards to a wonderful staff.
Sean Horkan, Castlebar.

Room Tip: Central city location, ideal for visiting shopping and theatre.
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  • Stayed: May 2013, traveled on business
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Reviewed June 26, 2013

My partner, sister, and a close friend spent 5 nights at the Brooks Hotel in Dublin recently. We were treated to a warm, friendly, professional staff and gracious surroundings right in the center of Dublin. There were some mechanical issues in one room, one afternoon so the desk staff allowed us to use another room close by until a room next to ours could be made ready. We were not inconvenienced at all. From the Irish breakfast each morning to a night cap in the bar each night, we felt so welcome. The room was tastefully decorated and had small refrigerator and safe inside cabinets. The location was just blocks from the river and central tourist destinations. The concierge kiosk & staff were extremely helpful. It was certainly a good value for our American dollars.

Room Tip: We faced the street which looks out beyond a parking garage to a lovely red brick Victorian building...
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  • Stayed: June 2013, traveled with friends
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Reviewed June 25, 2013

This Hotel delivered everything it promised. From the moment of arrival we were made especially welcome at Reception and by the Concierge, Conor. Our room was spacious and spotless. Everything we needed was supplied, including toiletries, which is a rarity nowadays. Room service was prompt and pleasant.
The location is great for anybody visiting central Dublin, and the whole city centre is within comfortable walking distance.
Food in the bar and restaurant was excellent and reasonably priced. On top of this, there are several very good bars and restaurants just around every corner.
All in all, we thoroughly enjoyed our two-night stay and will be back.

Room Tip: We took the room we were allocated and had no problems.
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  • Stayed: June 2013, traveled with family
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Reviewed June 24, 2013

This hotel is in an ideal position. Walking distance to Trinity College and to the pick up points to collect your bus if going on a day tour. The room was very comfortable, the only negative would be the towels were well used and need to perhaps be changed for softer ones. The staff were so friendly, nothing was too much trouble for them. Breakfast was very good and the dinner menu was also very good. We would come to this hotel again, when in Dublin.

  • Stayed: June 2013, traveled as a couple
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Reviewed June 24, 2013

Stayed at this hotel for 1 night, the rooms were nice, but the corridors very narrow., i was staying here on business which my employers paid for which i think it hd an impact on how i was treated, when arriving at the reception the lady was very nice however the first thing she said is we have a dress code, how can you tell guests what to wear when they are paying you over 250 euros per night to stay there, secondly my employers had put a tab for my food and drink, only to be told again that my tab could only be spent on food but no drink, again i was puzzled i am paying you a lot of money and you are telling me what i have to do?? Go down to dinner and order the chicken which was 26 euros what came on the plate was an absolute disgrace for the money, it was 1 piece of small chicken and i mean small with a slither of gravy over it and that was it no vegetables and no potatoes an absolute rip off, breakfast was absolute chaos with everyone running around like headless chickens, i was asked what i would like, i asked for 2 pieces of bacon, poached egg, toast and some mushrooms but no tomatoes, what did i get no bacon, poached egg which was the size of a 50 pence piece, 1 mushroom, a triangle of toast that was gone in one bite and tomatoes, a total shambles. This hotel is in a good location for bars and shops, the concierge were great but too many rules and regulations and over priced for what you got.

  • Stayed: June 2013, traveled on business
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GeneralManagerB, General Manager at Brooks Hotel, responded to this reviewResponded August 6, 2013

Dear LHE16

Thank you for your comments on your recent stay at Brooks. At the outset I am sorry that you found there were many rules and regulations. Regarding a dress code, we don’t actually address this directly with guests although we have a reference to it in the room directory where we recommend guests dress smart casual. This would be quite the norm in a four or five star hotel. Regarding the Tab set up for you by your company ;We would always follow the direction of the company and pass this information on to guests. I do apologise that breakfast service seemed chaotic, on occasion guests can all come to together to the dining room and it may take time to serve everyone promptly. The chicken on the A La Carte is priced at €21 and was both Irish and organic and I am sorry that it was not up to your expectations and you felt the portion size small. We generally get positive feedback on the food both at dinner and breakfast and I am only sorry that we did not reach our normal high standards on this occasion. I am glad that you found the hotel well located and hope that you will consider returning as I have no doubt that we can deliver on food and standards for your next visit. I would very much welcome meeting with you as we truly do strive to ensure our guests feel they are getting value and are happy with their stay and I hope we get the opportunity to do this for you.

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Reviewed June 24, 2013

Top-knotch hotel from front office staff to housekeeping. Everyone at the Brooks Hotel was friendly, accomodating, and willing to assist you in any way possible. The hotel is centrally located with some excellent restaurants, and of course pubs nearby. The rooms were fairly spacious with a large closet, however the beds were not super comfortable, but the pillows were. They provide a pillow service where you can pick the type of pillow you prefer throughout your stay. There were some issues with our shower, but they were resolved immediately, and the hotel manager even sent us a note. That was impressive and appreciated.

  • Stayed: June 2013, traveled with family
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Additional Information about Brooks Hotel

Address: 59-63 Drury Street, Dublin, Ireland
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Location: Ireland > Province of Leinster > County Dublin > Dublin
Amenities:
Bar / Lounge Business Center with Internet Access Fitness Center with Gym / Workout Room Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi ) Restaurant Room Service Shuttle Bus service Suites Wheelchair access
Hotel Style:
#10 Luxury Hotel in Dublin
#12 Romantic Hotel in Dublin
#14 Family Hotel in Dublin
#15 Business Hotel in Dublin
Price Range: $202 - $381 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:4 star — Brooks Hotel 4*
Number of rooms: 98
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