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Reviewed yesterday NEWvia mobile

You simply cannot go wrong here. Great hotel, great staff, incredible value for money. Best breakfast in all of Ireland. Rain nightclub is an added bonus for a late drink. The only negative is having to leave the place!! Enjoy.

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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

After a brief stay last february I recommended the Portobello hotel to some friends as we were meeting in Dublin... Was a bit hesitant after seeing some other reviews but should've known better... From Marius in reception to Seamus behind the bar the staff remembered me from my previous visit and were not only professional in their duties but great...

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1Thank John C
Reviewed 6 December 2016

While Dublin is not the biggest city, I think location was one of the best parts of this. You're away from the Temple Bar tourist area, while still being within walking distance of bus stops, bars, and tons of food options. The room that I had was for myself and my SO and we originally ordered a room with a...

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Thank Hunter P
London, United Kingdom
Reviewed 29 November 2016

My husband & i r hotel owners from UK. We spent 2 nights @ this hotel a few months ago over a weekend. We arrived bk there @ about 3.45am & as we entered the hotel door we heard music coming from the bar.As we entered the adjoining doors from stairs to hotel, we were approached by a drunken young...

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Thank alanhotelbythesea
Limerick, Ireland
Reviewed 25 November 2016 via mobile

Got the suite for 400€ for two nights. No.breakfast was included. Room was above the bar. Could hear every word of the music. Rang reception to change rooms none were available. He said its 2 am one more hour n ul be ok. Got two hours sleep. Breakfast we paid for was ok. Suite was small. Furniture was damaged. Would...

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1Thank donna7511
san antonio
Reviewed 5 November 2016 via mobile

Was a little concerned when we arrived about 10:30 pm. They have a bar downstairs that looked kind of sketchy (although my family thinks my radar is set a little too sensitive on that sort of thing) with a bouncer outside and a bunch of folks hanging around in the cold smoking. Have to ring in to the lobby. Once...

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Thank macfamilysanantonio
West Palm Beach, Florida
Reviewed 22 October 2016 via mobile

After staying in an Airbnb listing that was much more expensive and disappointing, we were pleased with the customer service we received at check in from Anthony, the inexpensive price, the clean room and the excellent location! We were able to walk all over City Centre Dublin, area is great.

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2Thank Carl M
Reviewed 17 October 2016

My friends and I (a group of 5) spent 3 nights in Dublin and stayed at this hotel. Our room was a suite with 3 full sides bed and a small living room area with a couch and TV. We were worried about being crammed in a room but this was spacious for us. The beds were also really comfortable....

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1Thank Angely T
Reviewed 16 October 2016 via mobile

Great location for a 2 star property. Very basic however fulfils your basic requirements. I would personally recommended this only on the basis of the service levels offered by their reception staff Anthony O'Brian. Very warm and friendly and happy to assist. He truly represents Irish hospitality in its true sense. If you are looking for a place....I think this...

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1Thank Lorrayne D
Kilkenny, Ireland
Reviewed 9 October 2016 via mobile

Hotel is basic but fine for a night out. Staff were fine and the rooms were a little run down but clean. Would skip the bar down stairs basic beers, staff all on phones behind the bar, dirty tables, posters for the All Ireland still up weeks later. Also no resident bar for some reason.

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  • Restaurant
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Room Service
  • Breakfast included
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  • Non-Smoking Hotel
  • Wheelchair Access
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  • Bar/Lounge
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  • Non-Smoking Rooms
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  • Free Internet
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
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  • Breakfast included
  • Dry Cleaning
  • Meeting Rooms
  • Laundry Service

Additional Information about Portobello Hotel

Address: 33 South Richmond Street, Dublin 2, Ireland
Region: Ireland > Province of Leinster > County Dublin > Dublin
Price Range: €62 - €266 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:2 star — Portobello Hotel 2*
Number of rooms: 20
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