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Waterford, Ireland
Reviewed 7 December 2016

I stayed at this hotel recently for work. To be brutally honest, it was a last resort as I'd stayed here previously when it was called another name, and vowed that I would not return. Well how things have changed. I got a great room that was recently renovated. New carpets, furniture, etc. It even had a nespresso machine (and...

Thank frankoY3770KE
Limerick, Ireland
Reviewed 1 December 2016

Stayed here recently to attend a family function. Our room was very comfortable and bathroom very clean with good shower. Nespresso machine in bedroom was a nice touch. Only downside was that we missed out on the sea views which guests in front rooms enjoyed! Breakfast good but would prefer if tea/coffee and toast were served to the table...having to...

Thank JoannaL14
Reviewed 5 November 2016 via mobile

Very good hotel. Accomodating staff. Plesant atmosphere, friendly. Great place to stay. A good hotel close to Dublin with a very good restaurant and bar.Easy access to all areas around Dublin and wicklow. But dont forget to eat the great food served here.

1Thank Tom O
Reviewed 3 November 2016

Arrival..... We both arrived off the Aircoach (recommended) from Dublin airport after flying in from Glasgow that morning.... on Friday afternoon around 15;00....checked in (luke warm welcome)....No view at all....room & bathroom both medium sized and clearly tired quite old hat and bathroom tiles cracked etc...no Wow! factor here. Went for walk along front...its a fabulous town & situation. Beach...sea...harbour...Wow!...

1Thank Stephen F
Edinburgh, United Kingdom
Reviewed 18 October 2016

This hotel is in the middle of being renovated. We were here for a wedding which was catered for very well. The room we had was fine. It was clean and the coffee machine and other facilities in the room were all of a good quality. The room was tired and the view we had was of, what looked like,...

Thank Susan O
Greater London, United Kingdom
Reviewed 17 October 2016

Stayed for 5 nights. Room was on the 2nd floor, entered the room and was better than i expected with a coffee maker and bottled water still and sparkling. Room was very clean. I was on the other side of the hotel from last time so thought i was away from the noise of the restaurant. Sadly i was right...

Thank steveslug3
Derby, United Kingdom
Reviewed 2 October 2016

Great room with a lovely view over the harbour and yacht club. Excellent breakfast. close to The DART station we easy reach of Dublin city centre. Near to all local shops and a good selection of bars pubs an d eating houses' The hotel is in the process of being upgraded it currently stands at 40%, so what it will...

1Thank Jembobwana
London, United Kingdom
Reviewed 29 September 2016 via mobile

We stayed here for the weekend and had a sea view room, so the view was fantastic. We were in one of the older rooms and they are cramped and in need of tlc. There was a double and single bed in the room and the bathroom is small. But it serves it's purpose and we looked at one of...

2Thank gerifc
Salem, South Carolina
Reviewed 27 September 2016

This older hotel is in the process of being modernized. The rooms are very comfortable and very clean. Breakfast in the restaurant is buffet style and is excellent with many delicious choices. The staff are very helpful. The hotel is directly across from the pier and a small park and is walking distance to the tram into Dublin.

1Thank Pat S
Dublin, Ireland
Reviewed 25 September 2016 via mobile

So this hotel is in the midst of a renovation which is of course understandable ,however €135 for a small room with filthy mildew/mouldy Windows ,flaking ceiling,freezing cold,constant trains passing by, and dodgy TVs is really unattractive ,if you are renovating then change your room prices to match.oh the €135 was not inclusive of breakfast ,view was nice and the...

3Thank jennymc20

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  • Non-Smoking Hotel
  • Beachfront
  • Wheelchair Access
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  • Non-Smoking Rooms
  • Family Rooms
  • Free Internet
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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Situated on the seafront in Dun Laoghaire, The Haddington has panoramic views of Dublin Bay. Originally four Georgian townhouses the hotel began its life as Haddington House, a finishing school for girls, before being converted into a hotel in the 1950s. We are continuing to develop the hotel property but in keeping with the unique heritage of the building. Our fifty en suite bedrooms have flat screen multi-channel TV's, free WiFi, Nespresso coffee machines, digital radios, hair dryers and filtered still and sparkling water. Our newer 'Classic' and 'Deluxe' rooms also come with an in-room safe, a mini fridge stocked with fresh milk, as well as a complimentary Irish Times. Most of the rooms in these categories also have spectacular sea views. The location is hard to beat with Dun Laoghaire DART station just a 5-minute walk away which provides regular rail connections to Dublin's city centre. The Aviva Stadium and the RDS can be reached after a 10-minute DART rail journey. If you're staying in the area, we have partnered up with a number of local businesses so guests can enjoy discounts on activities. The beautiful village of Dalkey is a short trip down the coast and is great for an afternoon's ramble. Directly opposite us is the historic east pier which was built especially for the arrival of Queen Victoria in 1900. Around the corner is the National Maritime Museum and the James Joyce Tower made famous by Ulysses is just a 5-minute walk away. If you fancy a dip, we'll supply you with towels for a visit to the well known swimming spot, the 40 foot (beware of the seals!). In the hotel lobby you can kick back with a coffee or sip cool cocktails in our new Lobby Bar or you might like to dine in Oliveto, our popular Italian restaurant with an amazing view (booking highly recommended). There's also two unique events spaces: The Library Bar and Oak Room, and a buzzy garden overlooking the sea complete with a Hut Bar. We look forward to welcoming you to The Haddington. ... more   less 

Additional Information about The Haddington

Address: 9-12 Haddington Terrace, Dun Laoghaire, Ireland (Formerly Kingston Hotel)
Region: Ireland > Province of Leinster > County Dublin > Dun Laoghaire
Price Range: €75 - €136 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:2 star — The Haddington 2*
Number of rooms: 50
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Kingston Hotel dún Laoghaire
The Haddington Dun Laoghaire, County Dublin
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“My 5th floor room was fine.”
 of 5 bubbles Loedun, 29 Jan 2017 | Read review
“Ask for a room with a view of the harbor.”
 of 5 bubbles LaineyCEire, 9 Jan 2017 | Read review
“Avoid rooms above the restaurant and bar”
 of 5 bubbles 621marting, 30 Dec 2016 | Read review
“Pay a little extra for a sea view, worth every penny”
 of 5 bubbles Wallasian, 12 Dec 2016 | Read review
“Request sea view!”
 of 5 bubbles JoannaL14, 1 Dec 2016 | Read review
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