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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 63 helpful votes
Reviewed 10 October 2013

Great hotel, but if you have the chance, first see the room. I stayed here twice, same price more or less and the first time I had a rather huge room with a tub, the second time a small room with a shower. First was value for money, second overpiced. So check. But otherwise a good and friendly hotel in... More 

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Reviewed 6 October 2013 via mobile

I had the pleasure to stay here 3 nights. Yes, room 412 was warm and dark, but very quiet and comfy! It's sooo central and has a fantastic staff. 'Everythig' is close by and you'll safe a lot in taxi fare. Will I stay here again? Autumn and Winter YES :-)

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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
Reviewed 28 September 2013

This is not a 5-star hotel. It is a good old-world European hotel in a great location. The room was small but functional. Extra pillows and blanket were in the room. We used both. Grocery, convenience store, pubs all nearby. Felt safe at all hours. Originally booked incorrect room type, then reduced by one night. Each time the booking was... More 

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7 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 36 helpful votes
Reviewed 25 September 2013

very convenient to everything! Dunn's supermarket open til 11pm across the street, 24 hour Spar(very nice) just around the corner. I stayed in a single room, and know what to expect for size of European standard hotels but I think the way this was laid out, it did not seem small or claustrophobic. The ceilings are high, there is a... More 

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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
Reviewed 21 September 2013

Do NOT pick this hotel! It's so noisy so You do not Get any sleep. It was not i that did the booking of this hotel, when i got the name of the hotel i looked it up and understood that it was noisy, i e-mailed the hotel that we wanted rooms far away from the bars. WELL, my room... More 

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Reviewed 12 September 2013 via mobile

I like this hotel, it's not the plushest but the lobby and first floor particularly the Library Bar have charm. The rooms vary in their decorative standard but all the ones I've been in are decent. It can noisy considering where it is but they've always tried to find me a quieter room when I've asked - either high up... More 

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Reviewed 8 September 2013

Perfect location. Very close to pubs and shops We were made to feel very welcome from the moment we arrived The room was spotless. TV was a bit small, but we didn't go to Dublin to watch TV. The library bar is fab. A definite I would say, even if you don't stay there Breakfast was fine. Full Irish with... More 

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Dublin, Ireland
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 19 helpful votes
Reviewed 23 August 2013

Went to Libary Bar bought 2 Glasses of Wine and a Coke now was charged 2.60 for a 200ml coke I didnt even know they made coke that small very expensive but of course its Ireland So too expensive otherwise bar is nice place to go if looking to get away from crowds

1 Thank mylesm0
2 reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 21 August 2013

Staying at this hotel as a business stopover and will inevitably be going into work exhausted as it is now after 2.30am and I am still livening to music blaring from the nightclub 5 metres from my windows. Though the one night staff member has tried to be helpful there are no other rooms and nothing it seems that can... More 

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Island of Gozo, Malta
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Reviewed 16 August 2013

Enjoyed my stay at Central Hotel!Reception staff helpful and client oriented.Good food choice at breakfast. Room comfortable with a comfortable bed.Location excellent, very close to Trinity College and other Dublin city center attractions.

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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: €88 - €260 (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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