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Dublin, Ireland
2 reviews
Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

Excellent location and great staff but the room which had everything had a window looking out onto a blank wall with pipes at just 2 foot away so no light and felt a bit closed in. Did not really bother us for one night but would not have liked to stay longer in it.

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London, United Kingdom
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Reviewed 4 days ago NEW via mobile

I stayed at this hotel for two nights as I jad an event at the whiskey distillery. It was perfectly located, as a woman I felt safe going out in the evening shopping then for a late dinner and walking back along this road, which you wouldn't in all parts of Dublin. Its very pretty at the moment with the... More 

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North Wales, United Kingdom
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Reviewed 4 days ago NEW via mobile

First time in Dublin, in fact Ireland. Thanks to the excellent staff at the hotel a very memorable time was further enhanced by the highly attentive and efficient staff. Great location and very very close to a number of super shops. Fabulous room and can only highly recommend this hotel. Thanks to all.

Thank Stevetkdme
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Reviewed 5 days ago NEW via mobile

We booked a "vibrant room" as we were going to a gig so knew we'd spend little time in the room. The room is so-called as it's above the bar,however we heard nothing and got a free cocktail each for the pleasure so happy days. The staff are so pleasant on checking in and out. Decor in the room is... More 

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Reviewed 6 days ago NEW via mobile

I arrived with my son at 7 am on a Friday morning . We had pre booked the night before so as not to hang around until the traditional 2 pm check in. The check in is on the first floor. There is no lift from the front entrance. From the front steps to our rooms was 70 stairs plus,... More 

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Exeter, United Kingdom
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

I have just returned from a 2 night stay at The Dawson Hotel and Spa. My girlfriend and I had a junior suite, room 325, and it was quite simply superb. Upon arrival we were greeted by two very welcoming and informative members of staff, who swiftly checked us in and made us feel at home. Showing us to the... More 

Thank Rich M
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The hotel is excellent located, wonderful breakfast, large rooms and the staff is just amazingly service minded. perfect for a Dublin getaway and we highly recommend it! very good bar and restaurant adjacent to the hotel.

Thank Ellinor82
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The location of the property was excellent just off St Stephen's Green and within easy walking distance to the shops, theatres, restaurants etc. 10/10 for location. Unfortunately down hill from there - The room we had (301) was definitely not 4* standard. There was a damp musty smell when you opened the door even though the two windows were wide... More 

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Duty M, Manager at The Dawson Hotel & Spa, responded to this review

Dear Guest, Thank you for taking the time to tell us about your experience at The Dawson Hotel and Spa. We apologise for the experience you had with us during your stay. We have recently completed our initial stage of refurbishment in the hotel. As we are a small property, it has taken some time since takeover to get through... More 

London, England, United Kingdom
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25 hotel reviews
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

A strange hotel, which everyone knows as La Stampa - a previously well known restaurant yet now a broken up muddled attempt at a hotel. The entrance and reception is upstairs and off the side - I had no recognition from anyone for three days whilst there as they cannot see you go in or out the hotel. The breakfast... More 

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Reviewed 29 October 2016 via mobile

Recently stayed in a junior suite at the Dawson hotel&spa. The hotel is right in the heart of Dublin and a short stumble away from Temple Bar. The stairs kept us fit but weren't really an issue to be honest. The hotel has a nice, luxurious feel - although not entirely as luxurious as you might expect for the price... More 

Thank Terrie R
Duty M, Manager at The Dawson Hotel & Spa, responded to this review

Dear Guest, We very much appreciate your comments regarding your stay at The Dawson Hotel and Spa. Your feedback regarding the issues experienced during your stay is very important to us and thankfully they are all items which can be easily resolved. Thank you again for sharing your experience. We are looking forward to welcoming you again at The Dawson... More 

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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
The Dawson Hotel is Boutique Townhouse Hotel ideally located on Dawson Street in the heart of Dublin's city centre, with Trinity College at one end of the Street and St. Stephen's Green at the other. Dublin's main shopping district Grafton Street is a short stroll from the hotel. ... more   less 

Additional Information about The Dawson Hotel & Spa

Address: 35 Dawson Street, Dublin 2, Ireland (Formerly La Stampa Hotel)
Region: Ireland > Province of Leinster > County Dublin > Dublin
Price Range: $167 - $427 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:4 star — The Dawson Hotel & Spa 4*
Number of rooms: 22
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Also Known As:
La Stampa Hotel Dublin
Hotel Style:
#8 Spa Hotel in Dublin
#48 Luxury Hotel in Dublin
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“Beware the stairs and ask does room have a view”
 of 5 bubbles 1998hanjon, 1 Dec 2016 | Read review
“We were on the top floor and still noisey”
 of 5 bubbles michaeldO2263VL, 15 Nov 2016 | Read review
“Avoid room 402!!!”
 of 5 bubbles GordonT54, 24 Oct 2016 | Read review
“Call before you book to check functions at the bar.”
 of 5 bubbles jasonmO3580LI, 7 Oct 2016 | Read review
“Our junior suite was on the street side and we did experience some noise on Saturday night, but the the double windows minimized the noise.”
  • The mayor's house across the street from the hotel
  • The bathroom was spacious and had a tub, separate shower and double sink
 of 5 bubbles 554PaulR, 5 Oct 2016 | Read review
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