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Colchester, England, United Kingdom
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3 reviews
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

It was very hard trying to decide on a rating for this b&b as we had so many mixed feelings.. on arrival Paul welcomed us with seat in the lounge and a cup of tea and choccy biscuits, which was gratefully received as we had had a very long day and were extremely tired , and although there is nothing... More 

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Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Spent the weekend at this B&B Paul and Irene were great nothing was too much trouble, they were very informative and helpful. Breakfast was very good with a good variety of things to choose from, room was comfortable and very clean. Thanks for our wonderful stay.

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Toronto
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Reviewed 15 October 2016

Great location in Dublin. Easy walk downtown to shops, restaurants and bars. Lovely people, delicious breakfast - clean and comfortable rooms. Very helpful with tips on how to get around. Nice living room, but only available to guests at breakfast time.

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Richmond, Virginia
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5 reviews
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Reviewed 27 September 2016 via mobile

We stayed for just a night and it was great. The hosts were so welcoming, helpful, and accommodating with our travel schedule! A bit of a walk into the city center, but well worth it for the quiet streets for sleeping at night. Beautiful room and shower, Breakfast was fantastic, definitely recommend!

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Mainz, Germany
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6 reviews
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Reviewed 11 September 2016

A great B&B in the Dublin area. It is situated in Portobello, not in the very center of the city, but still central. In doing so, you find yourself in walking distance from the - often overcrowded - tourist area, but still having a rather real "Dublin-experience". The rooms including the bathroom are rather small but newly renovated. The breakfast... More 

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Greenwich, Connecticut
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21 reviews
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Reviewed 20 July 2016

Had a great three night stay with Paul and Eileen within walking distance of City Center. Walked everywhere and enjoyed the city and the hospitality. Eileen's restaurant and further travel suggestions were perfect. We'd highly recommend a stay with the Coughlin's.

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Cocoa Beach, Florida
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6 reviews
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Reviewed 29 April 2016

Portobello B&B was absolutely perfect for our family's trip to Dublin. We had 6 adults, 3 rooms a piece and the B&B suited us wonderfully. Each couple had their own room and bathroom which were very private and clean. Eileen and Paul were wonderful hosts. Every morning we'd wake up and have our own table to enjoy their home cooked... More 

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Baltimore, Maryland
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24 reviews
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Reviewed 23 March 2016

Eileen is an exemplar hostess and Paul is welcoming and charming as well. The residence has a great location as mentioned. The rooms are well-maintained and very comfortable, and the bathroom is en suite. Breakfast is always a plus, and these owners provide a hearty start to the day. Portobello strikes a good balance of cozy and updated. If you... More 

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Washington DC, District of Columbia
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3 reviews
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Reviewed 20 March 2016 via mobile

Eileen and Paul were lovely hosts and have a beautiful B&B. Very easy to access from the airport or city center, €3.30 on the 16 bus straight there from the airport or even just a 20 minute walk to the city center. Nice restaurants, cafes, and pubs nearby. Beds were made every day and breakfast was nice with many options... More 

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Ballymena
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Reviewed 12 March 2016 via mobile

Great b&b in a great location. There is a bus stop right outside the b&b which can be taken into the city. Or walking into the city would take just over 10mins The woman, Aileen was so helpful. When we wanted to know what things we could do in Dublin she always had suggestions and would help us find our... More 

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  • Free Breakfast
  • Free Parking
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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Portobello B&B is a small family business (establishment) run by Eileen and Paul Coughlin since 1997. It is a 3 * townhouse approved by Failte Ireland, the official Irish Tourist Board. We are LOCATED in the Portobello area of the South Circular Road which was known as "Little Jerusalem". The Irish Jewish Museum is situated in nearby Walforth Road. George Bernard Shaw, the famous playwright was born in Synge Street in 1856 and his birthplace is open to the public. Portobello B&B is a Victorian brick townhouse built in 1881 and we have single, double/twin and family rooms. *WE PROVIDE FREE CAR PARKING. *COMPLIMENTARY WIFI ... more   less 

Additional Information about Portobello Bed and Breakfast

Address: 77 South Circular Road | Portobello, Dublin Dublin 8, Ireland
Region: Ireland > Province of Leinster > County Dublin > Dublin > South City Centre
Price Range: RM420 - RM523 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Number of rooms: 3
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“There are rooms on the mid and upper floors, I would recommend trying to reserve those.”
 of 5 bubbles travelgoonie, 29 Apr 2016 | Read review
“Front room is a bit noisy due to traffic but back rooms very quiet.”
 of 5 bubbles 367tonyj, 23 Feb 2016 | Read review
“Downstairs room at the back is incredibly quiet and peaceful.”
 of 5 bubbles janehM2046WS, 29 Jun 2015 | Read review
“Choose an upstairs room”
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“Leave it to Eileen to direct you she knows her stuff.”
 of 5 bubbles rickied2014, 6 Oct 2014 | Read review
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