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Durban Residence

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Reviewed 21 October 2016 via mobile

The reviews on here seem mixed? I think maybe the new owner is doing up one room at a time? I was made to feel very welcome by the male receptionist who helped me with my bags, gave me maps, a cup of tea, and printed out a route planner of a place I mentioned I wanted to go to,...

1Thank PennyWalters
Reviewed 23 August 2016 via mobile

Recently visited here for a long weekend trip to Dublin, both aged mid 20s. We arrived here at 11am knowing that check in wasnt until 3pm. They took our number so they could call us when our room was ready. (This happened before 2pm) Our room was lovely! Comfy bed, big window letting in a lot of day light. View...

1Thank Amey B
Reviewed 12 August 2016

I have stayed in many hotels and this place is not really a hotel in my option but a hostel. On arrived we were placed down below in the basement/dungeon. There was not appealing about it at all. The first thing to great you is a strong stench of a smell. The bathroom is something out of the Flintstones. I...

3Thank Diane H
Reviewed 9 August 2016 via mobile

Stayed at this what I can only describe as hovel. We were placed in a room in the basement without natural daylight and the place smell of human poo. The room was cramped and very basic, the shared shower and toilet was disgusting and old, the lock was broken and the place was very noisy with water pipes making lots...

2Thank BarryCom
Reviewed 5 August 2016

The staff was very friendly and helpful. Very conveniently close to the city centre, only a short walk away. Room was clean, but bathroom needs refurbishment. Can be quite noisy at night as train passes close by. Breakfast very basic but filling.

1Thank Josianne M
Reviewed 26 July 2016 via mobile

Very good night sleep, welcoming staff, basic but substantial breakfast, clean room. Not too far to get to all the sights and not too far from the station. We would have been happy to pay for a cooked breakfast if this was on offer.

1Thank John R
Irvine, United Kingdom
Reviewed 25 July 2016 via mobile

Basic accommodation but spotless clean we were made most welcome by nice staff cheap and cheerful only down side no loo in room continental breakfast included would defo use this accommodation again walking distance to centre of Dublin

1Thank lesley g
Earth, Texas
Reviewed 17 July 2016

Our room was small but clean and clearly recently refurbished. The staff were polite and friendly and helpful when we had questions. Two drawbacks - we did not realise you needed to book parking and had to go to the nearby carpark. If you end up doing this you can get half price parking if you say you're staying at...

1Thank pukeruagirl
Cork, Ireland
Reviewed 29 June 2016

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1Thank Serena M
Cheshire, United Kingdom
Reviewed 9 June 2016

We stayed her for one night in June. Very good location 5 min walk to the shops and bars. not far from temple bar area. our room was decorated beautifully. We didn't have much time here but the staff were very accommodating and welcoming. parking is only 2-3 mins away in a secure car park for 10 euros for 24...

1Thank winniemillhouse

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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
!!!UNDER NEW MANAGEMENT!!! Durban Residence is a fully refurbished, listed building, which boasts impressive Georgian architecture and interiors. We are located in the heart of Dublin city centre; with O’ Connell Street; Dublin’s main street, only a 3 minute walk away. It is also just 5 minutes from Temple Bar the main party zone of Dublin. Room facilities include tea/coffee station, TV, central heating and fresh towels every day. Free Wi-Fi internet connection. Cots available on request. Free city maps & guides at reception. Reception is open 24hours. 48 hrs cancellation policy. Check out 12 noon. Credit cards accepted. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Durban Residence

Address: 69 Lower Gardner Street, Dublin Dublin 1, Ireland
Region: Ireland > Province of Leinster > County Dublin > Dublin
Price Range: $104 - $270 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:3 star — Durban Residence 3*
Number of rooms: 14
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“Shared bathroom was clean and I didn't actually see anybody else use it”
 of 5 bubbles lovethatmusic, 31 Jan 2017 | Read review
“Higher up for less noise and definitely a colder room!!”
 of 5 bubbles daffyduck99, 20 Dec 2016 | Read review
“higher floor less noise”
 of 5 bubbles winniemillhouse, 9 Jun 2016 | Read review
“Do not let them put you in Room 6 unless you enjoy dated furniture”
  • Dusty and dirty
  • Lovely views.....
  • Damaged/unpainted walls
  • Dated décor
  • Tea/coffee - not replenished in 4 days
  • Bathroom with no shelving
  • Short net curtains
  • Closet with integrated tea/coffee facilities!
 of 5 bubbles Ninja2111, 3 Jun 2016 | Read review
“rooms at rear are quiter”
 of 5 bubbles supermac11, 8 Dec 2015 | Read review
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