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“Boutique hotel as it is meant to be!”
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Dylan Hotel
Ranked #28 of 151 Hotels in Dublin
Certificate of Excellence
Level 3 Contributor
24 reviews
8 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
“Boutique hotel as it is meant to be!”
Reviewed August 23, 2014 via mobile

For business I am frequently visiting Dublin. I am always using the Dylan hotel. Friendly staff, good food, nice bar and inner-garden and a very quiet place just outside Dublin's busier places. One of the few hotels where I have to remember I am not home when I wake up. Great place for business, but also for a Dublin weekend would I go there with my wife.

Stayed August 2014, traveled on business
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
Reviewed August 23, 2014

Clean and comfortable rooms in a great location. Staff are professional and friendly. The only negative part for us was the checking out - it seemed to take ages! We will be back though! Dublin is great.

  • Stayed August 2014
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Reviewed August 16, 2014 via mobile

Dissapointing hotel . Wouldn't take a lot to make this a good place but really struggling at the moment. Poor service from barstaff and a hint of arrogance which is distasteful.
I definitely would not stay here again and would warn anyone to avoid this place . It looks good from the outside but something is rotten within.

Plenty of much better hotels are available and keen for business in the the area.

The cost is another point of contention as parking fees are little short of larceny and the bar seems to be a double the normal price and then add some more scheme.

Finally the front if house staff seem to think that being rude is a good way to build the brand! Its not !!!!! If you want some place cool and chic this is not it.

I couldnt express strongly enough that this hotel is failing on many levels and I am surprised at some of the positive reviews on this website as at best thia place has two star quality and service.

Stayed August 2014, traveled with friends
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5 Thank Ronan M
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Playa Blanca, Spain
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23 reviews
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 30 helpful votes
Reviewed August 12, 2014

It's infrequent that I write a response, but I felt compelled to. This is a lovely hotel, not your standard homogenous affair. beds are comfy, staff are friendly and attentive.

BUT - they are forgetting the basics.
My room smelt on arrival, but they did move me without hassle.
The room phone is so advanced its hard to call reception, you need to dial 400, not 0
Making the TV work is a headache
The network connection is slow, if you can call reception to find out what the wi-fi code is.
Milk in the room fridge is off, curdles in the coffee
Breakfast is not the usual hearty irish affair

If they sort the

  • Stayed August 2014, traveled on business
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
Reviewed August 9, 2014 via mobile

Beautiful atmosphere throughout the hotel. Bar staff were excellent. Our starters were perfect, and presented beautifully. However the rib eye steak had a horrible smell off it. I cannot express how badly it smelt. It turned my stomach. Our waiter was also a handful. Grumpy and very hurried. He should follow in his colleagues footsteps as the rest of the staff were excellent.

Stayed August 2014, traveled with friends
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Woking, United Kingdom
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
Reviewed August 6, 2014

Everything about the hotel is excellent. I have stayed in many superb hotels internationally but don't think I have ever stayed in a better one.
The location is superb, valet parking great and the staff especially Madison couldn't be better or more helpful.
We just had breakfast but this was first class.
The rooms are great with sky sports and music and great attention to detail.

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  • Stayed August 2014, traveled with family
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Townsville, Australia
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed August 5, 2014

The Dylan has everything. We stayed three nights and the staff were very friendly and the accommodation could best be described as 'old world, five star charm'. Loved it.
Whilst at the Dylan, we needed to have laundry done, the in house service offered was quite expensive. An alternative to the in house service, is the 'White Wash Laundry' located at 60 Grand Canal Street Upper, a 10 minute walk from the Dylan. The cost ? Well worth the walk.

  • Stayed August 2014, traveled as a couple
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Additional Information about Dylan Hotel

Property: Dylan Hotel
Address: Eastmoreland Place, Dublin 2, Ireland
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 ) Pets Allowed ( Dog / Pet Friendly ) Restaurant Room Service Suites Wheelchair access
Hotel Style:
#6 Family Hotel in Dublin
#22 Romantic Hotel in Dublin
#22 Luxury Hotel in Dublin
#24 Business Hotel in Dublin
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $$$
Hotel Class:5 star — Dylan Hotel 5*
Number of rooms: 44
Official Description (provided by the hotel):
Sitting on an exclusive Victorian neighbourhood just off Baggot Street, the Dylan Hotel is Dublin’s leading five star boutique hotel. We offer opulent contemporary comfort in a unique landmark property. The hotel is housed in what was formerly the nurse’s home for the Royal City of Dublin Hospital, we take pride in the history and character of the unique building and hope you make the Dylan your home while you are in Dublin. Our location is a short walk to the Aviva Stadium, RDS, St Stephens Green and Grafton Street. The Dylan Hotel is a destination for the endless array of Dublin City’s fashion, leisure and business. Our luxury 5 star hotel is steps away from the top restaurants in Dublin, shopping and night life and houses the award winning Tavern Restaurant, Dylan Bar and terraces. ... more   less 
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