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Denver, Colorado
Reviewed 18 October 2014

We arrived in Dublin at 5AM, and, after requesting an early check-in before we departed from home and not being guaranteed it, we were so excited to arrive at the hotel to a room ready for us; this was particularly clutch given that we had a very full day of sightseeing planned after half a day of travel across the...

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Ottawa, Canada
Reviewed 18 October 2014

We spent our last 3 nights of a 4 week trip to Ireland in this lovely hotel. It is in fact an old schoolhouse cleverly converted into a fine hotel, pub and restaurant. The beamed ceilings in the dining room and pub, and the individually named rooms all added to the interest and glamour. We had 2 evening meals in...

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Halifax, Canada
Reviewed 18 October 2014

Did a three-night stay here (Oct 14-16, 2014) and found the location to be perfect for us. Second drop site from the airport with Aircoach and prompt pickup back to airport for departure. Able to walk (25 min) to Temple Bar area, but also quick access to Hop-on Hop-off services. Staff was very friendly and room was spacious...after cramped quarters...

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Lytham St Anne's, United Kingdom
Reviewed 15 October 2014

Stunningly renovated period hotel. My stay was only for 1 night whilst on business but the location was perfect for both central Dublin attractions and my business needs. Rooms are thoughtfully presented with everything you are likely to need, I was fortunate to have one with views over the Grand Canal. Lunch in the Schoolhouse bar was delicious, and whilst...

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Virginia
Reviewed 14 October 2014

We stayed here on our last night in Ireland. The Schoolhouse is in a very quiet location but within walking distance of all Dublin's attractions. Our room was in the lower level, spacious with a great bathroom WITH WASHCLOTHS (thank you Schoolhouse!). The bar was great for drinks and dinner. We didn't have breakfast because of an early flight but...

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Largs, United Kingdom
Reviewed 13 October 2014

Great location, great food and wine, also nice rooms. Also a great breakfast. What more can you ask for when almost in a capital city. We really did enjoy for 3 nights and highly recommend when visiting Dublin.

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Aberdeen
Reviewed 13 October 2014

The Schoolhouse is a pleasant friendly hotel however we found our room to be very cramped and the bathroom absolutely tiny. The bath and shower set up was terrible. The restaurant was excellent for breakfast as was the bar for dinner. Although I will say the breakfast staff were not nearly as friendly or efficient as the bar staff. The...

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Laguna Beach, California
Reviewed 12 October 2014

We stayed at Schoolhouse Hotel at the very end of September/first of October. It was a beautiful location, just close enough to the Dublin sites, but just far enough out of the fray. The rooms were clean and comfortable, decorated with a boutique touch of style. The service was pleasant and efficient. I would stay here again and highly recommend...

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Dublin
Reviewed 9 October 2014

We visited here a few weeks ago. The building itself is very attractive and only a few mins away from Grand Canal Dock and Ballsbridge areas. It's only a few mins stroll to the Patrick Kavanagh commemoration by the canal. It's perfect for a few quiet friends, if you want to show off a new place to drink and it's...

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Reviewed 9 October 2014 via mobile

This is our second stay.the bar is cool and the whole room experience is great. We would highly recommend the school house . The location is great free parking is a plus beds are lovely. Hotel has a nice non franchised feel about it. Just lovely

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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
In a class of its own... For those seeking somewhere truly different in Dublin, The Schoolhouse Hotel Ballsbridge is definitely ahead of its class, one of the leading D4 hotels. Unique, intimate and ideally located, the four star Schoolhouse Hotel in Ballsbridge Dublin 4 exudes a warm and friendly atmosphere. Described as a hidden gem in Dublin city this D4 hotel is located just 10 minutes walk from many of Dublin's main visitor attractions: the fashionable area of Grafton Street, Trinity College, Temple Bar, St. Stephen's Green, The National Museum, The R.D.S and Landsdowne / Aviva Stadium. Boasting luxury d4 hotel accommodation in Ballsbridge, each of our rooms have Super King Size Double Beds or Deluxe Twin Single Beds and include a host of luxury extras such as Full Irish breakfast in the comfort of your room or at The Restaurant in The Schoolhouse, on site Car Parking, Mineral Water, Tea, Coffee & Cookies, Movies, Email & Internet on your plasma television, Luxury toiletries and a Schoolhouse bathrobe on request. As one of the best Ballsbridge hotels Ireland has to offer you will be in a haven of luxury at the Schoolhouse Hotel. ... more   less 

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Address: 2 - 8 Northumberland Road | Ballsbridge, Dublin 4, Ireland
Region: Ireland > Province of Leinster > County Dublin > Dublin
Price Range: €96 - €214 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:4 star — Schoolhouse Hotel 4*
Number of rooms: 31
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Also Known As:
Schoolhouse Hotel Dublin
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#21 Business Hotel in Dublin
#22 Luxury Hotel in Dublin
#23 Romantic Hotel in Dublin
#34 Family Hotel in Dublin
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“We had deluxe king size and they were a good size with a huge bed! I asked for a quiet room but I suspect they will all be quiet”
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“All rooms are good but second floor marginally better”
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“All the rooms are individual. Ask reception when you book. Trust Grainne at the desk.”
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“Ground floor is best for easy access - basement level is a little dark.”
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