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The Central Hotel

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Reviewed 11 April 2017 via mobile

The hotel is situated in one of Dublins most vibrant and noisy nightlife areas, which is very much evident when in the hotel due to the poor sound proofing and single glazed Victorian sash window. This wouldn't have been a problem if I was out on the town socialing into the early hours of the morning. Unfortunately this wasn't the...

Thank Brendan B
Solihull, United Kingdom
Reviewed 7 April 2017

Possibly went to Dublin at the wrong time. Arrived on St Patricks Day. Booked a twin room for two nights and was charged 518 Euro's. Totally extortionate and disproportionate for what we got. Room was small and dark. TV was the smallest i have seen for a while. Room and bathroom needed some attention and redecoration. Also breakfast not included...

Thank MarkyMark1966
Edinburgh, United Kingdom
Reviewed 7 April 2017

Receptionist apparently incapable of raising a smile, but the room was large and comfortable. Absence of a ceiling light made it rather gloomy, and the shower was feeble. Was woken at 3am by screaming from a party in the hotel somewhere, which made me feel quite ill. Not clear that my breakfast was included, and the coffee was like dishwater.

Thank kenwyn74
Dublin, Ireland
Reviewed 6 April 2017

Let me start with the good points - the staff - exceptionally friendly and trying to do their very best. The library bar - have been here many times as a non-guest - always a good spot for a quiet drink. This was my first time to stay in this hotel and our room was ok - not luxury but...

Thank legals81
London, United Kingdom
Reviewed 28 March 2017

Upon arrival, we were greeted by a lovely lady at reception, who was very polite, warm and friendly. I enjoyed the sweets on the desk which we could help ourselves to. We had a triple room for 3 ladies. Enough floor space and wardrobe space for us. Beds were comfy. Decent size bathroom and the shower was good. Hairdryer, not...

Thank Lill86
Coventry, United Kingdom
Reviewed 21 March 2017

A visit to Dublin on St Patrick's night and to watch the Ireland v England rugby - yes, a clear time when prices might increase a little. But, a room, a twin room, for €500+? No breakfast included, poor lighting, the smallest of TVs (and a poor quality image at that), no replacement milks for hot drinks, old tatty packs...

Thank PaulSHarrison
Ocala, Florida
Reviewed 20 March 2017 via mobile

Very nice stay, clean rooms, centrally located can be a bit noisy from street. Historical building adds charm and the breakfast was quick and easy. Staff are very accomodating. Was able to walk everywhere. Just around corner from Temple Bar area, Trinity College, Dublin Castle, Mollie Malone and the Liffie.

Thank Alina S
Reviewed 16 March 2017 via mobile

I have stayed here on numerous occasions when staying in Dublin City centre. Hotel is located so central to everything including Temple Bar, Trinity College & Grafton Street. Henry Street is about a 6 minute walk. The Dublin City tour bus stop is only a 2 minute walk away on Dane Street. You will be spoilt for choice for places...

Thank lou083
Liam O, General Manager at The Central Hotel, responded to this review

Dear Lou083, Thank you for your very positive comments. We appreciate your regular custom and look forward to welcoming you back in the near future. Regards, Liam O'Sullivan General Manager

Oldham, England, United Kingdom
Reviewed 14 March 2017

hotel location is excellent,right in the heart of Dublin,near to temple bar and st stephens green,5 minute walk from airport bus stop..all the staff were very friendly,polite and helpful.our room 309 was very big,with a huge really comfy bed and large bathroom .everything you needed was in the room. tea ,coffee making facilities, hairdryer etc etc,and every thing was extremely...

Thank Glyn J
Liam O, General Manager at The Central Hotel, responded to this review

Dear Glyn J. Thank you for your recent feedback. I am delighted to hear you had a pleasant stay with us . We look forward to welcoming you back in the future. Regards, Liam O'Sullivan General Manager

Reviewed 9 March 2017

I was here again last weekend with my husband on Saturday night. This is a fabulous cosy friendly hotel that is as per its title, so very central. I have stayed here many times with my husband and daughter when we did our christmas shopping trips in town. I went back with John last Sunday as we were doing house...

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Liam O, General Manager at The Central Hotel, responded to this review

Dear Susan J. Thank you for your very positive feedback. I am delighted to hear you use us frequently and feel confident to recommend us to your family and friends. I will pass on your comments to Isobel who I know will be grateful for the recognition. We look forward to welcoming you back in the future. Regards, Liam O'Sullivan...

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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
The hotel is in Dublin city centre, close to the bars, restaurants and shops. It mixes traditional charm with modern comforts, such as free Wi-Fi and en suite rooms. The Central Hotel is less than 500 metres from the bars and restaurants of Temple Bar and the shops of Grafton Street. Dublin Castle, Trinity College and Christ Church Cathedral are all a short walk away. The Central Hotel was built in 1887. The award-winning Library Bar is a great place to relax with a drink. The Exchequer offers beers, wines, cocktails and fresh, local food. The en suite rooms have TVs, telephones, hairdryers and tea/coffee. Hotel Rooms: 70. ... more   less 

Additional Information about The Central Hotel

Address: 1-5 Exchequer Street, Dublin 2, Ireland
Region: Ireland > Province of Leinster > County Dublin > Dublin
Price Range: RM641 - RM1,512 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:3 star — The Central Hotel 3*
Number of rooms: 70
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Also Known As:
Best Western Dublin
Central Hotel Dublin
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“Check before you accept your room that it isn't impacted by late noise from clubs.”
Grayton2014, 2 May 2017 | Read review
“Rooms facing South Great Georges Street are noisy.”
2011brad2011, 18 Apr 2017 | Read review
“Don't stay here at the weekend. The raise the price.”
K2237FZdavidk, 11 Apr 2017 | Read review
“Book somewhere else.”
PaulSHarrison, 21 Mar 2017 | Read review
“room 309 was really nice,we had a little noise in the early hours,id'e imagine the rooms on the outside would be a bit noisier.”
GlynJ471, 14 Mar 2017 | Read review
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