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O'Callaghan Davenport Hotel

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Woodridge, Illinois
Reviewed 21 April 2015

This hotel is in serious need of remodeling the rooms with outdated furniture & bedding. I actually stayed in the hotel in one room, went to southern Ireland, then returned to The Davenport in a different room. Both rooms looked like they had children's bunk beds. They had comforters covered in a sheet, but there was no separate sheet for...

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Andrei C, Front Office Manager at O'Callaghan Davenport Hotel, responded to this review

Dear Susan M, Thank you for staying with us and for your detailed hotel review. I am very disappointed to hear that you found the hotel to be only average and in need of remodeling. Rest assured, I shared your feedback to the maintenance and management teams and your comments will not go unaddressed. I do appreciate that you found...

New York City, New York
Reviewed 20 April 2015

The Daveport is centrally located in Dublin. It is very clean, quiet, and comfortable. The staff is friendly and helpful. The hotel is a block away Fromm Trinity College and the Book of Kells, as well as many other major attractions. We arrived early Sunday morning and the room was not ready, so we walked a block away and went...

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Andrei C, Front Office Manager at O'Callaghan Davenport Hotel, responded to this review

Dear mountaingirl022, Thank you for staying with us and for taking the time to share your review which we greatly appreciate! It is great to hear that you loved your stay at the Davenport hotel and would not hesitate to come back to us, which we are very much looking forward to. With many thanks and kind regards, Andrei Ciugulea.

Coleraine, Londonderry, Northern Ireland
Reviewed 16 April 2015

This hotel is fantastic and one of the cleanest hotels I have ever stayed in. The location is great and the breakfast is absolutely delicious. Staff are all great and very friendly. The hotel is within walking distance to The Temple Bar area where there are lots of great bars with traditional music. Also close to Trinity College and Dublin...

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Andrei C, Front Office Manager at O'Callaghan Davenport Hotel, responded to this review

Dear pinkmarch52, Thank you for staying with us and for your wonderful 5 star review! It sounds like you had a great stay and enjoyed our location, amenities and service level. Myself and the team hope to have the pleasure of welcoming you back to us when next in Dublin. With many thanks and kind regards, Andrei Ciugulea.

Northern Ireland
Reviewed 14 April 2015

a well located hotel with friendly staff. i think we were unlucky with a room at front of hotel which was a little noisy. have stayed in hotel in past. it is coming due for redecoration. this would not stop me using it again for a short break.

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Andrei C, Front Office Manager at O'Callaghan Davenport Hotel, responded to this review

Dear Anthony S, Thank you for staying with us again and for taking the time to share your review! Please accept my apologies if you found the room to be a little noisy. I have shared your feedback regarding redecoration with the management team. I do appreciate that these two small issues would not stop you from coming back to...

BUFFALO,NY
Reviewed 13 April 2015

The beginning of a family vacation began in Dublin and we stayed at the O'Callaghan Davenport. It is a great location, the front desk staff also was excellent, They were helpful, courteous, welcoming, and patient. thank you Andre and Lucia for making sure our rooms were all worked out. the food was outstanding, both breakfast and dinner. and it is...

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Andrei C, Front Office Manager at O'Callaghan Davenport Hotel, responded to this review

Dear T_BONE605, Thank you for staying with us and for your wonderful 5 star review! I am delighted that you thoroughly enjoyed your time with us and that your family vacation got off to a great start! Thank you also for your kind words regarding our colleague Lucia, the kitchen and accommodation staff, which rest assured I shared with the...

Miami, Florida
Reviewed 12 April 2015

The hotel was great ,location was perfect, within walking distance to cafés, pubs and restaurants. Not to mention so attractions. Service by the front Desk personnel exceptional, room clean and roomy, overall very good will stay here again.

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Andrei C, Front Office Manager at O'Callaghan Davenport Hotel, responded to this review

Dear Lovetotravel2719, Thank you for staying with us and for taking the time to write your hotel review. We are blessed with an excellent location, very central and within walking distance to many of Dublin's tourist attractions and points of interest and I am happy that you took advantage of it. Thank you also for your lovely comments about the...

Truro, United Kingdom
Reviewed 11 April 2015

Booked on the basis of the reviews and pictures of the frontage (and price) this was a great hotel to go for. At first, we were a little concerned about location, which is central but with a little walk off the main drag, once we got our bearings, we found this hotel ideally placed. The reception staff were fabulous (especially...

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Andrei C, Front Office Manager at O'Callaghan Davenport Hotel, responded to this review

Dear feather71, Thank you so much for your wonderful 5 star review! I am very glad to read that you enjoyed all aspects of your stay: the location, room, and the service and amenities. I have shared your kind comments to our 'Ginger Man' who was very thankful for your praise. We are very much looking forward to welcome you...

Albuquerque, New Mexico
Reviewed 7 April 2015

We really enjoyed our stay at the Davenport. We arrived just before noon and were able to check into a room right away. The Front Desk was friendly and efficient. Our room was nice and quiet, well appointed and comfortable. It was only a 5 minute walk to Trinity / shopping. Breakfast, which is served until about 10:30 am, was...

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Andrei C, Front Office Manager at O'Callaghan Davenport Hotel, responded to this review

Dear Dave B, Thank you for staying with us and for your detailed review! I am delighted that you found the hotel to be of good value and that we met your needs and expectations! I have shared your kind words regarding the service level to the entire team who was very grateful for it. If your travels bring you...

Otley, United Kingdom
Reviewed 6 April 2015 via mobile

What a hotel! Nothing too much trouble. Advice on what to do and where to go in abundance! Beautiful building in wonderful surroundings only 5 minutes walk from the hustle and bustle of Temple Bat but far enough away to be relaxed. We will definitely be back!

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Andrei C, Front Office Manager at O'Callaghan Davenport Hotel, responded to this review

Dear Wundawabbit, Thank you for taking the time to review your hotel stay. We are very pleased to read you enjoyed your time with us, from the rooms, to the location, and the service. We are looking forward to welcoming you back to the Davenport Hotel in the near future. With many thanks and kind regards, Andrei Ciugulea.

Rhode Island
Reviewed 5 April 2015 via mobile

Upon my very early arrival, I was greeted by Andrei who made every effort to ready a room for check in and held my bags while I walked around for 25 minutes and to my surprise when I arrived back, my room was ready well before normal check in. The room was of nice size with a king bed and...

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Dear grotta96, Thank you for staying with us recently and for taking the time to share your experience with us! I am delighted we were able to accommodate your early arrival and that you thoroughly enjoyed your stay. Thank you also for your kind comments regarding the staff which we greatly appreciate. If your travels bring you back to Dublin...

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  • Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
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  • Non-Smoking Hotel
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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Located on a quiet corner in the heart of Dublin City, only moments away from the buzz of city life, the O’Callaghan Davenport Hotel Dublin is where history and modernity unite. A fusion of old and new is a distinctive feature of this traditional, elegant Dublin City centre hotel. Imaginatively decorated in warm, vibrant colours, the 4-star Davenport Hotel Dublin has been designed with style and comfort in mind. Upon arrival at the Davenport Luxury hotel Dublin City you will be greeted by the hotel’s striking facade, distinguishing it from any other. It is all that remains of the landmark building, Merrion Hall Just off Merrion Square Dublin City, designed by Alfred G Jones in 1863, after a fire engulfed the building in 1990. The interior refurbishment and exterior restoration has been sensitive to the historic nature of the building. There are a host of facilities available for the business or leisure guest at the O’Callaghan Davenport Luxury Hotel Dublin. Rich dark woods engulf President’s Bar, creating an inviting, clubhouse ambience, where residents and locals stop to unwind and enjoy a drink, coffee, or light lunch. Lanyon’s Restaurant is famed for its relaxed atmosphere and tasty European fare. If fitness is your relaxant, there is a 24-hour gymnasium for exclusive use of hotel residents at Dublins Davenport Hotel. The discerning business guest is certain to feel at home in O’Callaghan Davenport Luxury Hotel. There is a wide range of facilities at your disposal in the business centre, open 24-hours, while wireless broadband is available in the lobby. As flexibility and choice is a core value of O’Callaghan Hotels, guests can use the facilities and services of any Dublin City O’Callaghan Hotel and have the account conveniently billed back to your room. ... more   less 

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Address: Merrion Street Lower, Dublin 2, Ireland
Region: Ireland > Province of Leinster > County Dublin > Dublin
Price Range: $140 - $367 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:4 star — O'Callaghan Davenport Hotel 4*
Number of rooms: 115
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Also Known As:
Davenport Hotel Dublin
Hotel Style:
#7 Green Hotel in Dublin
#19 Family Hotel in Dublin
#27 Luxury Hotel in Dublin
#33 Romantic Hotel in Dublin
#55 Business Hotel in Dublin
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