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“A caring hotel with a great staff”
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Castle Hotel
Ranked #59 of 151 Hotels in Dublin
Certificate of Excellence
Level 2 Contributor
9 reviews
“A caring hotel with a great staff”
Reviewed 17 April 2014

I stayed at the Castle Hotel from 03/31/14 to 04/16/14. Lovely staff and extremely patient with the most demanding of guests. Full Irish breakfast is part of the room cost. Rooms are very clean. It is a grouping of 9 Georgian mansions going back to 1802. Dinner in the evening in the vaults in the basement was top notch, individually cooked to order. It is old world with an up to date flavor. Well worth it. Central to seeing Dublin and the surroundings. Highly recommended.

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  • Stayed April 2014, travelled solo
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Marleen_Hermann, Customer Relations at Castle Hotel, responded to this review, 22 April 2014
Dear Malachy,

Thank you very much for taking your time to write this great review about the Castle Hotel. I am delighted to read that you have enjoyed your stay so much and that the Castle Hotel team has been looked after you so well. Moreover the hotel, as you said in your review, is a very historical place and kept the Georgian Design very well. In order to gather more information please have a look on our webpage under the history section. I am also delighted to see that you have enjoyed the food so much as well as the location. We are looking forward to welcome you back soon.

With kind regards,

Marleen Hermann, Customer Service
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Oxford, United Kingdom
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Reviewed 16 April 2014

I booked this hotel through Aerlingus. Delicious full Irish breakfast, nice location not so far from the center, staff is friendly and helpful.
Live Irish music on Friday evening. Good for a short visits.

  • Stayed April 2014, travelled as a couple
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Marleen_Hermann, Customer Relations at Castle Hotel, responded to this review, 22 April 2014
Dear Emanuele,

Thank you very much for reviewing the Castle Hotel. I am delighted to read that you were so happy with your stay and that you have enjoyed the location of the hotel. Moreover I am happy that our staff member have been looked after you so well. We would love to welcome you back at the Castle Hotel within the near future.

With kind regards,
Marleen Herman, Customer Service
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Miami, Florida
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Reviewed 14 April 2014

Our room was a converted dormer; charming for me but my husband could not stand upright in the tub/shower without hitting his head. I window, from the ground to about 3 feet up; you had to bend over to look outside. I liked it; the old wallpaper, the creaky floors, the odd steps and weird fire doors. Expected from a renovated Georgian mansion. Lovely Irish cooked breakfast. Had dinner the last night and it was very good. Very surprised at that! The hop on/off tour buses ended across the street or started a few streets down. Could walk to almost every sightseeing destination, so, we enjoyed the location. Staff was lovely. There is a baggage room to hold your belongings while you wait for your check in time; we explored the city and it worked out.

  • Stayed March 2014, travelled as a couple
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Marleen_Hermann, Customer Relations at Castle Hotel, responded to this review, 22 April 2014
Dear guest,

Thank you very much for taking your time to write this wonderful review about the Castle Hotel. I really enjoyed reading it and I am delighted that you have enjoyed your stay so much. Moreover I am glad that you have liked the food as well as the friendliness of our staff. I am sorry to read that your husband had some issues in the room. The room you have been booked was one of our basic twin rooms. Unfortunately they have a lower ceiling as a standard twin rooms of our hotel as well as the windows are quite low. So please make sure when you are staying with us again to book a standard or superior room in order to have more space. We would love to welcome you back at the Castle Hotel within the near future.

With kind regards,
Marleen Hermann, Customer Service
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Shropshire
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Reviewed 12 April 2014

I booked - at short notice - through booking.com and got 3 nights for £154 including full Irish breakfast. Now, this is a capital city and the hotel is central. How brilliant is that?

Plus points:
it's in walking distance of a whole load of interesting stuff - at the top of O'Connell Street (oh - and I'm not exactly youthful).
the staff is fab - friendly, helpful, good humoured
the rooms are comfortable but not luxurious - but at just over £50 a night on my deal, better value than a Travel Lodge or Premier Inn
the bar is nice - in the basement - and smoking is not in the street (I am a smoker)
the live music was very good and not overpowering
the bar prices are OK

Minus points:
the shower in my room was HOT or COLD. Nowt in between
dinner - I'd go somewhere else to be honest
breakfast isn't freshly cooked - but it is certainly generous and the waiting staff is lovely - very attentive

Would I stay there again? Absolutely.

Room Tip: You can book a smoking room, but I think they are all on the top floor - not a problem IMO My room...
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  • Stayed April 2014, travelled solo
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Marleen_Hermann, Customer Relations at Castle Hotel, responded to this review, 13 April 2014
Dear Beth,

Thank you very much for taking your time to write this wonderful review about the Castle hotel. I am delighted to read that you have enjoyed the entertainment, the friendliness of our staff as well as the comfort of our rooms. Moreover I am happy to read that you would definitely stay with us again in future. I do apologize for the issue you have had with your shower. Can you please contact me direct under info@castle-hotel.ie in order to discuss this problem? I am also disappoint to read that you didn’t enjoy the breakfast as it is freshly cooked every day but on the other side I am delighted you have enjoyed the service. We would love to welcome you back at the Castle Hotel soon.

With kind regards,

Marleen Hermann, Customer Service
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Prague, Czech Republic
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 19 helpful votes
Reviewed 10 April 2014

A pleasant hotel within walk distance to the Centre. Suitable for a short visit. Breakfast room rather crowded in the morning. Staff is friendly and helpful. Live Irish music on Friday evening was really great. I will be back soon.

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  • Stayed September 2013, travelled solo
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Marleen_Hermann, Customer Relations at Castle Hotel, responded to this review, 13 April 2014
Dear Miroslav,

Thank you very much for taking your time to review your stay at the Castle Hotel. I was delighted to read that you have enjoyed the location of our hotel as well as that our staff members have looked after you so well. I do apologize for the experience you have made during breakfast. Unfortunately it happens, especially on the weekends, that many of our guests are having breakfast at the same. Therefore I am happy to tell you that we are extending our restaurant facilities at the moment and these problems will be solved soon and you will be able to enjoy a quite breakfast. We are looking forward to your next stay at the Castle Hotel.

With kind regards,

Marleen Hermann, Customer Service
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 26 helpful votes
Reviewed 8 April 2014

A really good hotel, perfect for a long weekend and in the perfect location, friendly helpful staff. Some places of interest right on the door step and bus stops within a five minute walk. The bar found in the Vaults was great and fab live Irish music playing Thursday and Friday.

  • Stayed April 2014, travelled with friends
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Marleen_Hermann, Customer Relations at Castle Hotel, responded to this review, 13 April 2014
Dear guest,

Thank you very much for reviewing the Castle Hotel. I am delighted that you have enjoyed your stay so much and that you have experienced a great time in our bar with the live Traditional Irish music. We hope to welcome you back at our hotel soon.

With kind regards,

Marleen Hermann, Customer Service
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Halifax, United Kingdom
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Reviewed 8 April 2014 via mobile

Had a long weekend with my friend the room had every thing in we needed very clean. Breakfast was manic but once you got a table food was good. Staff very helpful and friendly.We had a meal at night in the resterant which was also very good

Stayed April 2014, travelled with friends
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Marleen_Hermann, Customer Relations at Castle Hotel, responded to this review, 13 April 2014
Dear Lindsay,

Thank you very much for taking your time to review your recent stay at the Castle Hotel. I am pleasant to read that you enjoyed your stay and that our staff members have been looked after you so well. I will forward your kind words about your meal you had at the restaurant to our chef. We would love to welcome you again at the Castle Hotel.

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Marleen Hermann, Customer Service
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Property: Castle Hotel
Address: Gardiner Row / Great Denmark Street, Dublin 1, Ireland
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Region: Ireland > Province of Leinster > County Dublin > Dublin
Amenities:
Bar / Lounge Business Centre with Internet Access Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room Free Breakfast Restaurant Room Service
Hotel Style:
#67 Business Hotel in Dublin
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): ££
Hotel Class:3 star — Castle Hotel 3*
Number of rooms: 140
Official Description (provided by the hotel):
Located in Dublin city centre, just two minutes from O'Connell St, The Castle Hotel is within minutes walk of everything that the city has to offer including Temple Bar, Croke Park, The Gate Theatre, Dublin Writers Museum, James Joyce Cultural Centre and the principal shopping districts. Boasting grand staircases, magnificent crystal chandeliers and marble fireplaces, The Castle Hotel provides guests with a glimpse into the Georgian era while staying in touch with the demands of the modern world. We offer single, double, twin, triple and family rooms, all are en-suite and elegantly decorated in warm tones to offer both comfort and style to our guests. Our converted 19th Century wine cellars are the setting for the Castle Vaults Bar and Restaurant which serves a pre-theatre and an a la carte menu daily. The bar stocks a wide variety of craft beers, wines and spirits to please the most discerning of tastes. Each weekend the hotel offers live entertainment with traditional Irish music playing in the bar in the evenings from 9-11pm. The hotel has its own secured, gated private car park at a cost of €15 per night and the 747 Airlink airport shuttle stops just a 1 minute walk away. As far as local attractions go, Croke Park, The Hugh Lane Art Gallery, The Garden of Remembrance, The Abbey Theatre, The Gate Theatre and the James Joyce Cultural Centre are all just a short walk away. ... more   less 
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