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Emmaus Retreat Centre

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Scarborough, United Kingdom
Reviewed 1 December 2016

I stayed here whilst on a yoga retreat, the rooms are modern and clean and the grounds are beautiful. The staff are all very friendly and helpful and a big thumbs up for the chef his food was fantastic, we also had some challenging dietary requests within the group and he catered for everyone with a smile.

Thank Forsy05
Dublin, Ireland
Reviewed 15 November 2016

A wonderful place. Top service they went to endless trouble. Very friendly and courteous. The room was warm, very clean and the bed was very comfortable with an on suit which was extremely clean. The location is handy to Dublin airport and Dublin city 20 minutes away. There are lovely walks and lots of different wild life to see. It...

Thank Irene S
Reviewed 25 August 2016 via mobile

After arriving at the retreat the staff were all very helpful and friendly. They allowed me early check in due to my flight arriving at 9am. It instantly became apparent that the hotel was in fact a religious retreat which I didn't realise when booking through booking.com as it wasn't mentioned in the description of the hotel. Having said that...

Thank Laurasha
Dublin, Ireland
Reviewed 9 August 2016

Enjoyed the peace and quiet, off the beaten path but close to Swords village which is about 10k north of Dublin City. Very good value for money. Great for an overnight after a flight because its only a few miles from Dublin Airport.

Thank fergus60
EmmausCentre, Guest Relations Manager at Emmaus Retreat Centre, responded to this review

Hi Fergus Delighted to hear you enjoyed your stay with us and hope to see you back very soon. Kind regards Niall

Reviewed 7 August 2016

I spent five nights in Emmaus with a group of seven young people from Malta. It's a really wonderful peaceful place away from dublin city centre. The only disadvantage is that it is around 45 minutes by bus from the city centre. But for those who want to spend some peaceful moments in a very wonderful atmosphere, Emmaus is just...

Thank Brian M
EmmausCentre, Guest Relations Manager at Emmaus Retreat Centre, responded to this review

Hi Brian Many thanks for your kind comments and we look forward to welcoming you back to Emmaus in the near future. Kind regards Niall

Coleraine, United Kingdom
Reviewed 7 August 2016

I was visiting someone in hospital on the Thursday then doing an airport pick up on early Friday morning. Location excellent really easy to find. A spotlessly clean retreat centre in beautiful surroundings. Warm and friendly greeting from staff, and a quick tour of all that I needed. Basic but beautiful and SO peaceful, you would never guess it was...

Thank 222Alice
EmmausCentre, Guest Relations Manager at Emmaus Retreat Centre, responded to this review

Hi Alice Thanks for your lovely comments and look forward to seeing you back in Emmaus very soon. Niall

Sidney, Canada
Reviewed 28 July 2016 via mobile

This place offers good value for money while offering a close commute to Dublin airport. We really struggled to find it initially. It offers a safe, free parking and breakfast. There is a coffee station nearby as well. We did not find the room very clean as both our beds hair all over it. The decor of the room is...

Thank Janetta N
Reviewed 15 April 2016 via mobile

This has been one of the best places I've stayed during my 5 weeks backpacking through Europe. They had great staff, nice breakfast and nice rooms! I would have given it a 5 but the location is a not very safe with a bus stop on the highway as the only public transportation and the price was more expensive then...

Thank Stephanie W
EmmausCentre, Guest Relations Manager at Emmaus Retreat Centre, responded to this review

Hi Stephanie Many thanks for your review and kind comments in relation to the staff and rooms. We look forward to welcoming you back in the near future. Kind regards Niall

Reviewed 15 April 2016 via mobile

Stayed here for 5 nights in March. The place was a little outside of Dublin and the buses can get you directly to Dublin easily. I really enjoyed my stay here, it was clean and the staff was extremely friendly. The staff was very helpful with directions, helping us book taxis, and one employee even drove us into town with...

Thank Grace C
EmmausCentre, Guest Relations Manager at Emmaus Retreat Centre, responded to this review

Hi Grace We are delighted you enjoyed your stay with us and hope to see you back soon. Kind regards Niall

Greater London, United Kingdom
Reviewed 1 October 2015

As a conference venue this place is quiet, comfortable and relaxed. The conference facilities are average, but accommodation is clean and very comfortable. The food is reasonably good although vegetarian options are limited and lacking imagination. Wifi is available but erratic. The grounds are well kept and pleasant to explore.

Thank 456nazrenem

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  • Wheelchair Access
  • Non-Smoking Hotel
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  • Non-Smoking Rooms
  • Accessible rooms
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  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
We are happy to accommodate you while attending one of the courses / events happening in the centre but also should you require accommodation while in Dublin or en route to/from another destination via Dublin Airport please give us a call to check availability. Our rates start from 45 Euro B&B for a single room and 35 Euro per person B&B for a Twin or Double room. We also offer bed and breakfast accommodation very close to IKEA and Croke Park. The centre has 62 ensuite bedrooms. The rooms are all located on the first floor, the majority of our rooms are single rooms with 12 twin, including 4 wheelchair accessible rooms. All rooms can be accessed by lift and stairs from our main reception area and by stairs from other locations throughout the building close to the conference / meeting rooms. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Emmaus Retreat Centre

Address: Ennis Lane | Lissenhall, Swords, Ireland
Region: Ireland > Province of Leinster > County Dublin > Swords
Price Range: €58 - €89 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Number of rooms: 62
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“Depends on your needs, mine was a single room.”
fergus60, 9 Aug 2016 | Read review
“All rooms are totally peaceful.”
422brianm, 7 Aug 2016 | Read review
“Basic but spotlessly clean, en-suite and breakfast provided which you can take to your room. Free Wi-Fi in the rooms.”
222Alice, 7 Aug 2016 | Read review
“All rooms are the same. Good standard. Room 46”
bronwynb683, 6 Sep 2015 | Read review
“All of the rooms are finished to a very high standard and are en-suite.”
GerryM781, 10 Mar 2015 | Read review
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