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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The price is great for Dublin and the house looks nice. It has an almost hostel like feel to it and there are books and common room areas where you can get comfy if you want to. Other than that it was average to sometimes disappointing, The shared bathrooms were dirty everytime we went inn and the water pressure in...

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Reviewed 11 December 2016

Funny name :) this place offers decent services for a fair price. Located in a quiet residential area, a few minutes from the bus stop going to centre of Dublin. Very nice and friendly personnel too. It's the perfect place to stay if you don't eant to spend too much for accomodation and you know you won't spend much time...

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Beit Shemesh, Israel
Reviewed 28 November 2016

This is a basic, hostel-style hotel. Our room was clean and what we expected, and the staff helpful. Our only complaint is that the water pressure in the shower was very weak, and this problem was not fixed even though we complained about it the first day of a five-day stay.

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Reviewed 27 October 2016 via mobile

A nice place to stay. Clean rooms and bathrooms. Staff is very supportive and multilingual. Very peaceful. This property is located in a porshe locality. People in locality doesn't know about the hotel.but this hotel is like a hidden gem. One extra star is for you ashwin.

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Peterborough
Reviewed 23 August 2016 via mobile

Stayed last year and got a pleasant surprise, booked in advance this year and managed to get a en suite bathroom instead of a shared one, we were on the ground floor and wished we'd gone for what we had last time, it was really quite noisy with doors slamming and people going for breakfast, the room looked like it...

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Dublin, Ireland
Reviewed 28 July 2016 via mobile

This is an unusual spot. It's larger than a B&B but it offers very basic B&B accommodation. It lacks the charm and personal touch that a B&B usually offers. For oversea's visitors it doesn't offer the "Céad Mile Fáilte" that Ireland raves about. Rooms clean, wifi free. Very basic.

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Portland, Oregon, United States
Reviewed 6 July 2016 via mobile

Surprised at the ratings for this place. We paid about 113 euros/night and our room was barely adequate. Tiny, charmless room with moldy bathroom. One of the worst showers ever, and we travel a lot. Absurd tv. No desk. No toiletries except hand soap for the bathroom sink. The staff is nice, breakfast is fine, Rathgar is sweet, quiet, and...

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Dublin, Ireland
Reviewed 9 June 2016

Dublin hotels are pricey so this place may not be out of line charging over 100 euros/ night, but you are not going to get much in the way of amenities. The room is small, no chairs for example. The wifi was very slow or nonexistent. And if you are trying to access the city centre you will be 30-40...

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Zagreb, Croatia
Reviewed 28 April 2016

First thing that you'll notice about this place is that you will not know if you are at your destination if you are searching the streets for its name and not the address. You have to come up to the door to see a few small stickers labeled on the window. The place is very simple but adorable. It is...

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Ennis, Ireland
Reviewed 18 April 2016

For €120 you'd expect a better standard of decor. They've added a bit of colourful wallpaper here and there but the finish of the rooms isn't good. The headboard of the bed came away when I sat up in the morning. It's a beautiful building no doubt but needs some investment to justify being more than €80 a night.

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The Marilyn Mansion is located in a beautiful green street in one of the quietest area of Dublin, only 10 min bus away from the city centre. We provide simple but clean rooms, wireless Internet and free parking on site. For business or holidays; you can expect a young, international & always relax atmosphere! ... more   less 

Additional Information about The Marilyn Mansion

Address: 37 Garville Avenue, Dublin D6, Ireland
Region: Ireland > Province of Leinster > County Dublin > Dublin
Price Range: $50 - $561 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:3 star — The Marilyn Mansion 3*
Number of rooms: 10
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“We were on the ground floor, very close to the dining room and the morning were rather noisy, so I'd try the floors next time.”
 of 5 bubbles AlinPapaianopol, 11 Dec 2016 | Read review
“Shared bathrooms are basic but functional. The system worked better than expected - never had to wait- cheap so dont let this put you off :)”
 of 5 bubbles N-Jay69, 11 Nov 2015 | Read review
“Some rooms have shared bathrooms down the hall, but the rooms have their own sinks. I never had a problem with waiting for the bathroom.”
 of 5 bubbles Tobie18, 25 Aug 2015 | Read review
“All rooms same, small but comfortable, no disabled acceaa”
 of 5 bubbles 925maureena, 21 Mar 2015 | Read review
“Room 6 was small but fully functional. Nice view from bay window.”
 of 5 bubbles chrispX6757OC, 20 Sep 2014 | Read review
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