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The Dawson Hotel & Spa

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Worcestershire, United Kingdom
Reviewed 19 May 2015

After reading some of the reviews I was a little worried, about the booking, however, as we were travelling as part of a large group, we did not change the booking. We arrived early and the staff were really helpful. They put our bags in the luggage room with our names on it, so that we could enjoy Dublin without...

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Rayleigh, United Kingdom
Reviewed 18 May 2015

The Dawson is in a great location if you are visiting the city, it is very very close to a couple of nightclub/bars which are a bit lively so you are better off in a room at the back. The hotel lets its self down by the poor or unfinished quality of repairs and general upkeep of what should be...

Thank Andrew R
Reviewed 10 May 2015

My friend and I were due to stay at The Dawson on the weekend of Good Friday in April 2015, just before we were about to take off and my phone to be switched off I got a phone call from the hotel manager informing me that we wouldnt be able to stay with them due to a fault in...

2Thank Anz12490
Reviewed 4 May 2015 via mobile

Well what can I say? Please don't book here. The rooms are gross and creepy. The noise is terrible if the club downstairs is opened. Oh, and the ceiling creeks if people are above you. The bed slants. No shower in the room (bath only). The ceiling leaked in the bathroom. I wouldn't have minded the place if I were...

3Thank masterplunk
Stockholm, Sweden
Reviewed 2 May 2015

stayed one night in mid April. have stayed at other St Stephen Green hotels before. This place has its priorities right for a business traveller. you are in the middle of a busy shopping, restaurant and bar location. the hotel ireception is on the first floor so dont expect a lot of fuss with bars and restaurants etc. I used...

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Ann O, Manager at The Dawson Hotel & Spa, responded to this review

Good morning Mr.Markus Sterky, Thank you for your kind review. We are always happy to welcome our Swedish guests. We are indeed s terrific location for exploring Dublin and place as high emphasis on customer care and going the 'extra mile' to make our guests feel welcome and comfortable during their stay. We hope to welcome you back soon. Best...

Oxfordshire, United Kingdom
Reviewed 1 May 2015

As mentioned in many other reviews the noise coming from the nightclub made for a truly awful night. I would have had a better nights sleep on a bench in St Stephen's Green. The next morning breakfast was taken in a restaurant with all the charm and atmosphere of a motorway service station toilet. I was too exhausted to complain...

1Thank Matt70380
Reviewed 30 April 2015 via mobile

Awful awful place. If I could give it zero I would. The first thing a hotel is for is to sleep in, and here it is not possible as the music pumped out from the nightclub downstairs is so intense it makes the room shake. The person on reception nonchalantly replied that it was the weekend, although in my world...

1Thank David B
Jersey, United Kingdom
Reviewed 30 April 2015

Had the misfortune to book the Dawson , would personally avoid at all costs , clearly lacking in any decent renovation , disinterested front desk , room 300 gets my prize for the least attractive place to sleep in europe ....terrible decoration , black net curtains clearly never cleaned , junk furniture , a view against a concrete wall ,...

Thank Bertie W
Reviewed 28 April 2015

This is a terrific boutique hotel, centrally located in a bright lively area. Staff were pleasant,( Ann on front desk, porter and breakfast server) room fully equipped and clean and breakfast is cooked to order accompanied by great coffee. Free newspapers. The bar with outdoor heating is perfect for watching the world go by.While there are steps to bedrooms, a...

Thank pier32
Ann O, Manager at The Dawson Hotel & Spa, responded to this review

Good morning Sir, Thank you for your kind review of The Dawson. We work hard to meet and exceed guest's expectations and are delighted that the service you received was friendly and welcoming. I will pass your comments on to our staff who will be delighted. We look forward to welcoming you back again. Best regards, Ann Ann Gilmore O'Doherty...

Warrington, United Kingdom
Reviewed 27 April 2015 via mobile

A group of 10 of us stayed here from 24/4 to 26/4. Key points....lovely staff, but they are useless at serving breakfast and don't speak very good English! The breakfast when we eventually got it was great. If you want to sleep.....don't stay here, the bar is very noisy! The spa however is brilliant and I would have no hesitation...

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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
The Dawson Hotel and award winning Dawson Spa are 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 around the corner from the hotel. Temple Bar is only 10 minutes’ walk away, while Dublin Castle and the Olympia Theatre are a 15 minute walk. With an elegant decor, each room includes a private bathroom with toiletries. All rooms contain an LCD TV with cable TV channels, complimentary water and free Wi-Fi access. The Dawson Spa, located to the rear of the building, features “Voya” organic seaweed beauty products made in Ireland. Also onsite, the adjoining Sam's Bar offers a glamorous vibe, fresh cocktails and music from international DJs, with a Victorian garden terrace overlooking Dublin's Mansion House. While we do not have parking onsite, we have an agreement with Setanta Q-Park, located on Molesworth Street, where our guests can benefit from discounted parking with up to 50% off per 24 hour period. Should you wish to exercise or use saunas, we also offer our guests complementary day passes to Energie Fitness Gym & Swimming Pool on Clarendon Street. Please note, the Hotel is not recommended for those with mobility issues, in particular those who require wheelchair access. In addition, the hotel does not have any adapted wheelchair accessible rooms. Please be aware that rooms listed as Vibrant Weekend rooms are those located directly above Sam’s Bar, and music will be heard until around 02:30 on a Thursday, and 03.30 on Fridays and Saturdays. ... 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: $211 - $418 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:4 star — The Dawson Hotel & Spa 4*
Number of rooms: 36
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Also Known As:
La Stampa Hotel Dublin
Hotel Style:
#7 Spa Hotel in Dublin
#48 Luxury Hotel in Dublin
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“Go for a suite. It's worth it.”
RFERGWorldWide, 6 May 2017 | Read review
“Rooms at back of hotel very quiet.”
GeraldineR903, 28 Apr 2017 | Read review
“Don't choose a room in this hotel”
cm0l0ney, 24 Apr 2017 | Read review
“Don't take the top floor....”
DK1955, 12 Apr 2017 | Read review
“406 looks out front to the street.”
216mylesw, 11 Apr 2017 | Read review
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