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Glenogra Guest House
Ranked #38 of 149 Dublin B&B and Inns
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ambermom
Level 4 Contributor
44 reviews
11 hotel reviews
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“Wonderful accommodations in Ballsbridge!”
Reviewed October 18, 2012

How lucky we were to have booked a room at this lovely, late Victorian guest house in the Ballsbridge section of Dublin! We stayed there for our first night in Ireland, before driving to the west coast; our flight arrived early in the morning, so we reached our guest house quite a while before check-in time, but Peter, our host, welcomed us and served us some much needed coffee and biscuits while our room was readied. Spacious and very nicely decorated, with a large en-suite bathroom, the room featured two extremely comfortable beds. Our stay was further enhanced by Peter's recommendations of suitable dining options, all within easy walking distance; we dined very satisfactorily at Rory's. The next morning we were served an excellent breakfast by the efficient and pleasant staff in the dining room, after which Peter helped us plan our route to Donegal. He simply could not have been more helpful or pleasant. We would recommend this guest house to anyone hoping to find a well-located, charming place to stay in Dublin -- and it's a great value, too.

  • Stayed October 2012, traveled as a couple
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San Francisco, California, United States
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Reviewed October 17, 2012

I stayed two nights in the Glenogra last week. It is a refurbished mansion in the Ballsbridge neighborhood of Dublin, so the setting is lovely and quiet, However, it is on a bus route and two high end hotels are just around the corner, so transportation is very convenient for local and airport destinations. As a solo woman travel of a certain age, I found the accommodation to be far more personal and comfortable, as well as very good value for the price. My room was unique, in that the en suite bathroom was up a few internal stairs, but all was bright, cheerful,a and spotless.The full breakfast had many choices, and the service was faultless.The owner was always ready to provide helpful information, and the public areas had additional materials that were varied and up-to-date. I look forward to returning.

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  • Stayed October 2012, traveled solo
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Singapore, Singapore
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Reviewed September 14, 2012

My husband, daughter (autistic) and Gran and myself stayed at the Glenogra last month. it was a fabulous little find . Opposite the Four Seasons hotel and in a safe area with plenty of little restaurants to eat at in the evening. We could catch a taxi easily from outside to the centre of Dublin. The B and B itself was excellent with most helpful staff in every way and delicious breakfasts. Muesli yummy and they even gave us the recipe to enjoy at home. Accommodation most comfortable each with en suite. We will recommend most highly.

  • Stayed August 2012, traveled with family
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Belfast, United Kingdom
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
Reviewed August 29, 2012

Stayed one night during the RDS horseshow. Our simply "by chance" booking turned into a little GEM!
Will be returning again for sure. Location is excellent for RDS and only a 10 minute taxi ride to centre of Dublin. Staff professional & friendly, great atmosphere. Great breakfast.
Quaint house with clean rooms & linen and excellent value. Provided us with a peaceful nights sleep. Were this place excelled was the friendly understated atmosphere provided by the staff and owner.
Thank you, looking forward to next trip to Dublin!

  • Stayed August 2012, traveled as a couple
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York, United Kingdom
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Reviewed August 7, 2012

Just got back from a two night stay in the Glenogra.
First class accommodation in a quite location on Ballsbridge.
Easy access into the city centre by bus with the stop just across the road for 1.9 euro, taxis charge approx 10 euro.
The room had two double beds in it which were very comfortable for a good nights sleep.
Breakfast was the usual cereal/fruit with a cooked to order full Irish or scrambled eggs.
Staff were very helpful, friendly and attentive.
Would definitely use this again.

  • Stayed August 2012, traveled as a couple
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Zutphen, The Netherlands
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Reviewed July 22, 2012

Very pleasant place to stay. Friendly and helpful staff. Everything is clean and crisp. In the morning you can choose from many lovely things (home-made) for breakfast.

  • Stayed July 2012, traveled on business
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
Reviewed July 11, 2012

Professional B&B with beautiful interior. Very good location (calm and not too far away from the city centre) in Ballsbridge. Our room was awesome. Aircoach is also close by. Very recommendable!

Stayed July 2012, traveled as a couple
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Property: Glenogra Guest House
Address: 64 Merrion Road | Ballsbridge, Dublin 4, Ireland
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Location: Ireland > Province of Leinster > County Dublin > Dublin
Amenities:
Free Breakfast Free Parking Restaurant
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Ranked #38 of 149 B&Bs / Inns in Dublin
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $$
Hotel Class:5 star — Glenogra Guest House 5*
Number of rooms: 12
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