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“Good stay with one negative” 4 of 5 stars
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Clayton Hotel Cardiff Lane
Ranked #33 of 150 Hotels in Dublin
Certificate of Excellence
London, United Kingdom
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27 reviews
12 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
“Good stay with one negative”
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 18, 2012

Just returned from a weekend break here. Booked this hotel for the location to the O2.
Lovely, clean hotel. Food was excellent. Staff helpful and friendly. Nice, quiet room.
Only negative was when i went for a swim i was told a hat was compulsory, i have no problem with this but after paying 2.5 euros for a swim cap i found out this was not enforced, there were many swimmers without one. When i mentioned this to Leisure Centre staff i was given a filthy look - not what i expected. Overall, a pleasant stay.

  • Stayed November 2012, traveled as a couple
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Thank Tony W
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conorokane, General Manager at Clayton Hotel Cardiff Lane, responded to this review, October 22, 2015
Dear Tony W

Thank you for taking the time to leave a review. Maldron Hotel Cardiff Lane has recently re-branded as Clayton Hotel Cardiff Lane. We are currently reviewing all historic reviews both positive and constructive feedback so as to enhance guest experience moving forward. We hope to see you again soon at Clayton Hotel Cardiff Lane and once again thank you for your contribution.

Kind regards,
Conor O’Kane
General Manager
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Limavady, Northern Ireland, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 15, 2012

I have stayed in the hotel twice now and on both stays the hotel were great. The food was execellent and rooms comfortable and clean. The staff were always on hand for anything you needed. Martin was always willing to go out of the way to help make your stay that much more comfortable.

  • Stayed October 2012, traveled with family
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conorokane, General Manager at Clayton Hotel Cardiff Lane, responded to this review, November 23, 2012
Hello Noel H,

Thank you for taking the time to review the Maldron Hotel Cardiff Lane. I am very pleased to see you enjoyed your recent stay with us again and very happy that you enjoy the food and the level of customer service delivered each time you visit.

I will ensure that your positive feedback is passed on to my team especially Martin.
I look forward to welcoming you back again in the very near future.

Conor O'Kane
General Manager
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Galway, Ireland
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 15, 2012

Had a great stay at the Maldron with my husband and son for a concert at the o2, hotel was fabulous, staff friendly, beds very comfortable, breakfast had loads to chose from, short walk to o2 and luas line.

  • Stayed November 2012, traveled with family
    • 4 of 5 stars
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Thank iamdiva
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conorokane, General Manager at Clayton Hotel Cardiff Lane, responded to this review, November 23, 2012
Hello Iamdiva,

Thank you for taking the time to review Maldron Hotel Cardiff Lane. I am delighted that you and your family enjoyed your stay with us whilst attending a concert.

I will ensure your positive feedback is passed on to all the team here.
I look forward to welcoming you all back in the near future for your next family getaway

Conor O'Kane
General Manager
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Galway, Ireland
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28 reviews
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 15, 2012

Great family orientated hotel. Rooms were very spacious (we had a family room which consisted of a double, single and camp bed) and clean, as was the entire hotel. Staff were very friendly and accommodating. Their offers for family getaways are superb. Ours included tickets for the Dublin Bus Tour and a 30 min swimming lesson for the kids also. We can highly recommend staying Bed and Breakfast as the buffet breakfast is second to none and really set us all up for the walk into town (about 15 mins)! We used the pool and found it and the changing rooms very clean also.
Overall, we can thoroughly recommend a stay at this hotel and we'll definitely be back!

  • Stayed October 2012, traveled with family
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Thank Joanne L
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conorokane, General Manager at Clayton Hotel Cardiff Lane, responded to this review, October 22, 2015
Dear Joanne L

Thank you for taking the time to leave a review. Maldron Hotel Cardiff Lane has recently re-branded as Clayton Hotel Cardiff Lane. We are currently reviewing all historic reviews both positive and constructive feedback so as to enhance guest experience moving forward. We hope to see you again soon at Clayton Hotel Cardiff Lane and once again thank you for your contribution.

Kind regards,
Conor O’Kane
General Manager
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Hudson,Ny
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 14, 2012

Stayed here for 3 nights and found the accommodations to be quite adequate. Friendly staff, decent breakfast and nice little bar downstairs. Close to pubs and within 15 minutes to center of Dublin. Cabs were plentiful if you don't care to walk.

  • Stayed October 2012, traveled with family
    • 4 of 5 stars
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Thank KayECook
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conorokane, General Manager at Clayton Hotel Cardiff Lane, responded to this review, October 22, 2015
Dear KayECook

Thank you for taking the time to leave a review. Maldron Hotel Cardiff Lane has recently re-branded as Clayton Hotel Cardiff Lane. We are currently reviewing all historic reviews both positive and constructive feedback so as to enhance guest experience moving forward. We hope to see you again soon at Clayton Hotel Cardiff Lane and once again thank you for your contribution.

Kind regards,
Conor O’Kane
General Manager
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Newbridge, Ireland
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 14, 2012

We three dined here last night pre-theatre. Our waiter made the meal with his easy manner, great smile and superb service. I think his name was Atid, regrettably I cannot be certain but he held sway over the dining room and appeared to be explaining restaurant standards and practices to another waiter who was shadowing him in between serving meals and taking orders. My dining companions were not aware of the shadowing but I tend to notice most details around the periphery. All was very relaxed and very discreet - a notch above what I would ordinarily expect of a 4 star hotel restaurant. Breads were delicious, freshly baked and good variety. We had duck and lamb followed by desserts. Our request to pay the bill as the desserts arrived just in case we ran out of time for the theatre was accommodated seamlessly. My mother missed the bill being paid to her chagrin and later asked him if he could provide her with the bill :) Nothing was any trouble to Atid. We were left with a pleasant glow as we strolled across the road to the Bord Gáis Energy Theatre in good time to see "Anglo, the Musical".

  • Stayed November 2012, traveled with family
    • 5 of 5 stars
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Thank emeralds
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conorokane, General Manager at Clayton Hotel Cardiff Lane, responded to this review, November 23, 2012
Hello Emeralds,

Thank you for taking your time to leave such a great review of Maldron Hotel Cardiff Lane and recommending our restaurant. We pride ourselves on excellent customer service and I will ensure your feedback is passed on to the team that I have here.
We hope to welcome you back again soon.

Conor O' Kane,
General Manager
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England
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76 reviews
25 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 32 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 13, 2012

Stayed for two nights. arrived in the morning from the airport, letf our bags at the hotel and walked into town. Checked in fine later in the day, we had three rooms on the top floor. Rooms on the Cardiff lane side have a large verandah, rooms on the other side are larger with a double & a single bed, but no verandah, although some have a 'juliet balcony'.
The verandah rooms would be wonderful in warm weather and a drinkie !

We all found the beds comortable, the rooms warm with plenty of cupboard/drawer space. Basic tea/coffee, ironing board, large mirrors, three chairs and an old style TV.
The bathroom was quite large, modern and clean. A soap dispenser by the basin and shampoo/body wash dispenser in the bath/shower. I can't decide if I prefer separate bottles or not as usually I can't read what is what and have been known to wash my hair with body lotion. At least with the dispenser it doesn't matter, just slap it on !

Breakfast was fine, a selection of cereals, fruits, yogurt, meat, cheese, bread & croissant. The cooked breakfast was 'standard' although there was only scrambled eggs, no tomatoes or mushrooms. But more than enough to keep you going for the day.
The staff were friendly with nothing too much trouble.
Ideally situated for the Aviva stadium, theatre and convention centre, but a bit of a hike into the city centre. We would happily stay here again.

  • Stayed November 2012, traveled with friends
    • 4 of 5 stars
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    • 3 of 5 stars
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Thank 750nig
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conorokane, General Manager at Clayton Hotel Cardiff Lane, responded to this review, October 22, 2015
Dear 750nig

Thank you for taking the time to leave a review. Maldron Hotel Cardiff Lane has recently re-branded as Clayton Hotel Cardiff Lane. We are currently reviewing all historic reviews both positive and constructive feedback so as to enhance guest experience moving forward. We hope to see you again soon at Clayton Hotel Cardiff Lane and once again thank you for your contribution.

Kind regards,
Conor O’Kane
General Manager
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Property: Clayton Hotel Cardiff Lane
Address: Cardiff Lane, Sir John Rogerson's Quay, Dublin 2, Ireland (Formerly Maldron Hotel)
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 Spa Suites Swimming Pool Wheelchair access
Hotel Style:
#6 Spa Hotel in Dublin
#24 Luxury Hotel in Dublin
#27 Romantic Hotel in Dublin
#30 Family Hotel in Dublin
#36 Business Hotel in Dublin
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $$
Hotel Class:4 star — Clayton Hotel Cardiff Lane 4*
Number of rooms: 304
Official Description (provided by the hotel):
Clayton Hotel Cardiff Lane (formerly Maldron Hotel)is a seven storey, contemporary landmark building off Sir John Rogerson's Quay in the Dublin Docklands, a stone's throw from the city center. A spacious 304 bedroom hotel, each designed to meet the needs of both business and leisure guests the beautifully appointed guest rooms offer a light spacious contemporary style at least 25 square meters. Vertigo Bar is a funky bar space within the hotel open throughout the day, Stir Restaurant offers an array of dishes to tempt your taste buds, Club Vitae Health & Fitness Club and a range of meeting space make Clayton Hotel Cardiff Lane an award winning 4 star hotel. Clayton Hotel Cardiff Lane is within easy access of the airport and main bus & rail stations. ... more   less 
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