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Herberton Apartments
Ranked #78 of 118 Speciality Lodging in Dublin
Northants
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4 reviews
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Reviewed 20 July 2010

The good:

1. What staff were about seemed friendly.
2, Secure free car park.
3. Free Wifi.
4. Enough space.

The bad:

1. Apparently a 24 hour reception, which is not the case.
2. The cleaning was poor, floors not swept or mopped meant black feet or socks if walking around without shoes. The toilet had not be cleaned properly, and under the seat was worse than a public toilet.
3. No shower curtain, but that wasn't too much of an issue since the shower was worse than useless. The pressure was non existant which caused the water from the shower to cling to the shower hose and drip off at the base, not one just of water at all. Apparently, they would sort this out for me, but nothing happened.
4. As there was no shower, I had to take baths, which, with the thick layer of dirt and scum around the surface didn't make for a nice experience.
5. On turning up at the apartment, the place wasn't ready for me as they "didn't think I would arrive yet". Kitchen utensils didn't arrive for over 24 hours.
6. Don't be fooled by the website, these aren't dedicated holiday apartments, they are student accomodation, where when an apartment becomes vacant, they let it out.
7. One night local children decided to throw stones at all apartment windows which continued on and off until about midnight.

If you have any choice, do not stay here. I checked out early in the end.

  • Stayed July 2010, travelled on business
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Reviewed 29 April 2010

Clean and functional with all you could need for a weekend stay. 1 minute from Luas stop. I would not recommend it if you want too much luxury from either interior or surroundings.

  • Stayed April 2010, travelled with friends
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Reviewed 3 December 2009

The apartment was not ready when we arrived. The manager told us that it was "a little out of season". Is that possible in this kind of town?
We had this apartment and it was quite ok. But: the apartment didn't have any glasses to drink of, not a frying pan so it was impossible for us to cook food there. The cleaning could also been a little better.
The fascilites was quite good. For 5 Euros a day we had entrance to swimming, jacuzzi, steam bath, sauna and fitnesscenter.
It is about 10-12 minutes with the luas to town (a local train). The apartment are also in walking distance to the Guinness Brewery.

  • Stayed November 2009, travelled with friends
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Reviewed 16 November 2009

Last November, my family and I traveled to the "Emerald Isle" for an extended stay and to experience Christmas in Ireland. We looked at different accomadation options that would suit our family. Luckily, we came accross the Herberton Apartments in Dublin. The accomadations were excellent with two bedrooms and two baths. The water for the showers were always hot which was great after some cold and rainy days, just the norm for Ireland. The kitchen was well appointed with all of the "mod cons" that included a dishwasher, washing machine, tea pot and toaster. The living room had two sofas and a TV with cable. The location of Herberton was also a hugh plus. The local transportation, LUAS, was just outside the door and brought you to many locations throughtout Dublin. Grafton Street, a bustling area full of shopping, restaurants, and nightlife was only a nice 15 minute stroll away. This area is also beutiful at Christams time with all of the lights cascading above the streets. We alos found the staff at Chubb Properties very helpful with our booking and gave us information as to all of the sites to see that "locals" frequent. They may even give you a cup of hot tea, which tastes a lot better than the "southern ice tea" that my wife drinks. I would highy recommend the Herberton to anyone and I am sure that your stay will be great and you will recieve a friendly Irish welcome.
Tommy

  • Stayed November 2008, travelled with family
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Property: Herberton Apartments
Address: St. Anthony's Road, Dublin, Ireland
Region: Ireland > Province of Leinster > County Dublin > Dublin
Amenities:
Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi ) Kitchenette Swimming Pool
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Ranked #78 of 118 Speciality Lodging in Dublin
Hotel Class:3 star — Herberton Apartments 3*
Number of rooms: 5
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