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Egans House
Ranked #28 of 161 Dublin B&B and Inns
Palma de Mallorca, Islas Baleares, Spain
1 review
“Lovley”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 19, 2013

Real nice people, way too kind! Lovely hotel! Breakfast is delicious! Distance it's great, the bus leave you like 5 min walk!!! Would be back if I would come! Had a great time, quiet! I wanted to come by myself in search for quiet and stillness! So I found this lovely place close enough to Dublin and far enough from the noice,

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  • Stayed August 2013, traveled solo
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Thank Gaby C
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patfinn, Manager at Egans House, responded to this review, August 22, 2013
Thank you so much for your lovely comments.
The bus stop is only a 5 minute walk away at a good pace - I checked yesterday.

Pat
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 19, 2013

The price was right.. staff was friendly.. breakfast was nice.. Rooms were very small.. showers were VERY SMALL!!! Beds were old and uncomfortable. Location was very nice with parking available. Staff was very accomodating and willing to help.

  • Stayed August 2013, traveled with family
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Thank Russty099
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patfinn, Owner at Egans House, responded to this review, August 22, 2013
Some of the rooms are a bit small. I am very surprised about your comments about the beds.
Thank you for your very nice comments in relation to staff, location and the breakfast.

Kind Regards

Pat
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Duncan, BC
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 18, 2013

Four of use were very disappointed by a different guest house at which we'd made reservations and were very fortunate to find a vacancy at Egans' for three nights in early July. We found the premises pleasant and well-maintained, and the rooms clean, comfortable, and well-appointed. The rooms and bathrooms are converted from Georgian rooms, so a triple like ours is a bit close but not crowded, and the bathrooms small but efficient, with all of the supplies one could want. The staff was available and helpful. Egans is well-served by a main bus line a block or two away, from which it's only a few minutes to the city centre. For those, like us, interested in visiting historic Glasnevin Cemetery, "Ireland's Necropolis", the house is located a five minute walk away. A good value if you're staying in Dublin!

  • Stayed July 2013, traveled with friends
    • 5 of 5 bubbles
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Thank Mike B
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patfinn, Owner at Egans House, responded to this review, August 22, 2013
Thank you for your lovely comments.
We are very close to the very interesting Glasnevin Cemetery and also the city centre while at the same time being away from the city noise etc.

Kind Regards

Pat
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Milan, Italy
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 14, 2013

My girlfriend and I stayed in Egan's House for three nights. The room was small but very comfortable and cozy with everything you need, included towels changed every time you needed and an hair dryer. The staff was very friendly, helpful and gave us useful information on pubs in the nearby where it's also possible to have dinner and on the buses to reach the city center. When we will return in Dublin we will choose Egan's House again!

  • Stayed August 2013, traveled as a couple
    • 4 of 5 bubbles
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1 Thank Riccardo G
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patfinn, Manager at Egans House, responded to this review, August 22, 2013
Thank you very much and we look forward to seeing you again.
There are as you say several really good quality pubs beside us which serve excellent food and for which we have vouchers that give you a discount.
Make sure to mention that you were here before and we will try and make your next experience even better.
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Pat
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Bradenton, Florida
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 8, 2013

The four of us rented two rooms for two nights and we had an excellent experience. The staff was courteous and helpful, giving great advice on using the bus system and local dining spots. We thoroughly enjoyed our time in Dublin and at Egans House. It was one of the warmest July's in 10 years and even without airconditioning, the rooms were very comfortable.

  • Stayed July 2013, traveled with family
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Thank Kim S
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patfinn, Owner at Egans House, responded to this review, August 22, 2013
Thank you so much for your lovely comments.

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Lausanne, Switzerland
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1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 7, 2013

We stayed there for five days with my girlfriend in July. When we arrived, we were suprised by how big the room was (we had the room 48, just under the roof). But upon a closest inspection, we found strange stains in the sheets and the cover of the bed. After telling it to the receptionist (acutally helpful !), the sheets were changed but not the cover. Fortunately, this summer was quite hot so we just left the cover, hoping it will be changed the next day... But it weren't. Neither were our sheets (for 5 consecutive nights). The floor was never vaccumed in our entire stay, and the glasses in the bathroom were not even washed. For 90€ a night, I was expecting more (at least the basics). The walls were really thin and even if we were isolated from the other rooms, we were awakened by the snoring of another host. We asked twice for the cover to be changed, it was never done. Oh, and one last word about our "lovely" host : we met him only once, on our last day. We met a french family in the reception and had a family bus pass for the rest of the day. I gave the bus pass to the family and we discussed for a while. When the host showed up, he simply told us to go to the lobby to discuss. Not even a "hello".
If you have a choice, avoid this guest house at all cost. It is far to expensive for little to no service and a really, really poor hygiene. It looks lovely on the outside and at first glance, but scratch the surface a little bit and you will have a bad surprise.

Stayed July 2013, traveled as a couple
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patfinn, Owner at Egans House, responded to this review, August 13, 2013
Your review contains many inaccuracies.
The "stains" on the sheets were not stains but grey discoloration. The sheets were spotlessly clean but the discoloration should have noticed by the housekeeper. Apologies for that.
Our sheets are rented from a very reputable firm called Premier Linen. They come to us washed, dried and ironed. On very rare occasions the above happens. The sheets as you say were changed immediately. The cover should have been changed immediately but was not done until the next day.
I have owned and managed this guesthouse for 13 years. I always greet my guests in a very warm fashion and am always very helpful.
I do not understand the issue you had with the French family and the bus pass.
Lastly I do not understand why you stayed for 5 days if things were that bad or why you made just one complaint during your entire stay. You could have got your money back for the unused days.

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 3, 2013 via mobile

Stayed here will in the city attending a conference. The rooms are cosy and the service was good the only downsides I have were that the sheets on my bed were stained and I had to ask to get them changed and the wifi doesn't stretch to the top floor.

Cooked breakfast was good and all round it was good value for money

  • Stayed June 2013
    • 5 of 5 bubbles
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Thank awmcc
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patfinn, Owner at Egans House, responded to this review, August 5, 2013
Thank you for your mostly positive comments. The wifi can suffer interference from other local connections.
I am amazed at the stains on the sheets. We rent them already washed, dried and ironed but this issue can rarely happen. The housekeeper should have spotted the problem. Apologies for this.

kind Regards

Pat
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Property: Egans House
Address: 7 Iona Park | Glasnevin, Dublin 9, Ireland
Location: Ireland > Province of Leinster > County Dublin > Dublin
Amenities:
Bar / Lounge Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
Hotel Style:
Ranked #28 of 161 B&Bs / Inns in Dublin
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $
Hotel Class:3 star — Egans House 3*
Number of rooms: 23
Official Description (provided by the hotel):
Situated in a quiet residential area, Egans House is an elegant terrace of Edwardian houses. The 23 bedrooms of the guesthouse are en-suite with all modern facilities and much more to cater to all your needs ensuring that your stay has been a comfortable one. ... more   less 
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