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Basel, Switzerland
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9 reviews
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
Reviewed 26 August 2013

Very disappointing, really just a glorified-hostel. Yes, the hotel was near the centre, yes it had 'secure' off-street parking (if you didn't mind handing over your keys to reception to allow the car to be moved), but otherwise there was little to commend this place. The room was hot, very hot actually, even though the preceding week had been just... More 

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DublinMurielO, Public Relations Manager at The Townhouse, responded to this review

Hi Paul We have no record of any such complaint being made on site, and so it is impossible for us to establish the bone fides of your comments. Please make sure to BOOK DIRECT on our website for your next stay so that you might enjoy a full Irish Breakfast FREE. We focus on providing comfortable rooms, informative front... More 

Boston, Massachusetts
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19 reviews
10 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
Reviewed 26 August 2013

The good: the staff were very friendly and helpful all around; good tips about visiting Dublin and the book contained a pages long narrative about how to wind your way through the city on the cheap. The room was small but nice; the bed high quality. It was a bit stuffy; Ireland isn't big on AC but at least a... More 

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Ajax, Ontario, Canada
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67 reviews
38 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
Reviewed 25 August 2013

When were arrived at the BnB we found the rooms to be very nice but a bit small. The first room we had overlooked the common area and was too noisy for us. We approached the front desk and they happily moved us to a quieter room but unfortunately with no AC we found ourselves checking out after one night.... More 

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Wrexham, United Kingdom
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13 reviews
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
Reviewed 25 August 2013

I got this hotel by pure luck on a busy Saturday night.. Clean bed, old tv and shared bathroom, not exactly high standards but did the trick for a last min stay. Did not sleep very well as the noise is just hurrendous, pretty sure there is no double glazing and doors slamming all the time. Breakfast was ok.. and... More 

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Thank Williams_Like2travel
DublinMurielO, Public Relations Manager at The Townhouse, responded to this review

Hi William Thank you for taking the time to offer an opinion of The Townhouse Dublin City Centre. The contents of your opinion piece have been noted and will help us to continually improve our products and services. Please make sure to BOOK DIRECT on our website for your next stay so that you might enjoy a full Irish Breakfast... More 

Redhill, United Kingdom
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2 reviews
Reviewed 19 August 2013

Check-in was fabulous. I arrived early, and they kindly stored my luggage while I went to meet some friends. The receptionist had a great sense of humour, and made me feel welcomed. I was upgraded free of charge to a doble room, even though I booked a single. The first day at breakfast (which was included for booking straight with... More 

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Banbridge
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 37 helpful votes
Reviewed 18 August 2013

Its Dublin the people are very friendly and the staff are no different and you have some craic with them even as you walk in the door. The room, facing Lower Gardiner Street, was noisy, small but was clean warm and had all that was expected. The en suite bathroom could do with some work, a quick shower as the... More 

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Dubai
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29 reviews
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
Reviewed 14 August 2013

The staff were very friendly and helpful it the lobby. The rooms are quiet small although what one would expect in Europe. Importantly the room was clean and the linen was fresh. The hotel is conveniently located, close to bus stops and well placed if you like exploring on the hoof. Our room was located close to the Wifi lounge... More 

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Yonkers, New York
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50 reviews
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 18 helpful votes
Reviewed 11 August 2013

The Townhouse is a real taste of Dublin. It's located a short walk away from Temple Bar and the main shopping area, but not smack in the middle of it, which was good for us. The staff at the Townhouse was supremely helpful in every way, particularly when we ran into issues with noise outside our rooms due to the... More 

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54 reviews
7 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
Reviewed 9 August 2013 via mobile

Very very helpful reception staff and decent rooms. Moaning about the rooms here would be like complaining Harrods prices are expensive. For the price you get decent room, comfortable bed, good location and friendly staff, what else do you need? Would stay ahain

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Thank Tommy F
DublinMurielO, Public Relations Manager at The Townhouse, responded to this review

Hi Tommy F Thank you for your kind review of The Townhouse Hotel in Dublin City Centre, our personal service, our central location, our comfortable rooms, our Irish Breakfast and our value for money are the corner stones of our business, and we thank you for appreciating our good efforts. Your feedback helps us to understand what we are doing... More 

Oslo, Norway
2 reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
Reviewed 9 August 2013

We booked well in advance by their website, but when we arrived they had overbooked and had no rooms. They even lied about this and mentioned a "flooding" as reason for them having no room. Really ! We were offered a not-so-nice basement room in a nearby B & B, and didn´t have much choice as it was a busy... More 

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Additional Information about The Townhouse

Address: 47-48 Lower Gardiner Street, Dublin 1, Ireland
Region: Ireland > Province of Leinster > County Dublin > Dublin > North City Centre
Hotel Class:3 star — The Townhouse 3*
Number of rooms: 49
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#57 Business Hotel in Dublin
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