Arlington Hotel O'Connell Bridge

23-25 Bachelors Walk, Dublin, County Dublin, 1, Ireland | 3 star hotel
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This 3 star hotel, located in the Northside area of Dublin, is near Temple Bar, Temple Bar Square, Traditional Irish Music Pub Crawl, and Halfpenny Bridge.
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    Historical Traveler Reviews Arlington Hotel O'Connell Bridge Dublin

    Best location

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    We stayed for 4 days between Xmas and New Year at this very centrally located hotel. It is on the Liffey by the O'Connell Bridge, some 300 yds from the DART station and bus stops. Shops and restaurants are within easy reach and all major tourist sights are within walking distance.

    Our room was huge with 2 spare beds! Comfortable and clean. Hearty breakfast available with friendly staff. We avoided the Knights Bar which was packed every night for live music and dancing because it was so noisy and crowded.

    If you have time escape on the DART to Bray for a walk along the promenade with views of the Wicklow Hills or go in the other direction to Howth for splendid seafood at the Aqua Restaurant on the west pier with views out to sea.

    We will return.

    Fun hotel in a great location!

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    We stayed at the Arlington from Nov 14-16th 2004. The hotel has large, modern, well equiped & very clean rooms. The location is on the north bank of the Liffy within walking distance of Trinity College & Temple Bar area. The first floor of the hotel contains a hot night club featuring free Irish music & dancers every night which was a real treat, although the hotel can be noisy on weekends. There is a free all you can eat breakfast buffet which was very nice.

    Loves Everything

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    We visited for a night out and it was one of the best of my life. The staff were great, the band were excellent and I thoroughly enjoyed myself. Definatley recommended

    Magic mid-week at the Arlington

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    We had a lovely time at the Arlington Hotel in the last week of August. After parking our car in the secure underground car park, we were shown to our very nice room by a very friendly and helpful porter. The entertainment all evening was excellent, incuding the Irish dancers and live groups each evening. The place was buzzing.

    Fantastic location for all shops, attractions and the Temple Bar district. We would definitely stay here again.

    Spacious rooms

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    Stayed for 3 nights. Hotel is in a convenient location - right on the River Liffey near O'Connell Street, short walk to Temple Bar and other attractions. Rooms were quite large and clean, bathroom was also large and had granite countertops and a huge bathtub. Our room overlooked the alley, which wasn't the greatest view, and music from the bar downstairs would be louder than we wanted, though only with the windows open. Breakfast was great - huge buffet to choose from as well as table service in a large restaurant. We booked through Hotels and everything was supposed to be included, but when we checked in we had to pay for breakfast and some nominal room charges - not expensive, but also not expected.

    Great Atmosphere

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    Just back from a long weekend at the Arlington Hotel in Dublin. You must pay this hotel a visit as the live Iris music in the bar and the Irish dancers are great. The whole atmosphere is brilliant. There is a nightclub in the basement and the Sunday night with 60's,70's,80's and 90's music is a must if you like a good dance and sing along. Rooms are a good size, and the food is also good, not sure if i would class it a 3 star superior though but the entertainment maybe comes into the classing. Staff are very friendly especially in the breakfast room. I would also recommend a visit to the Thunder Road Cafe in Temple Bar where the food is great and again an excellent atmosphere. A big bonus is the no smoking policy. Downside was expensive drinks we are really being ripped off there, stock up on your duty free before you go, or else take lots of euros with you. Won't stop me going back.

    Brilliant atmosphere for a lively weekend

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    We have stayed at the Arlington in December for the past two years. On both occasions we thoroughly enjoyed our stay. The staff were very friendly, the rooms were clean and the hotel itself is in an ideal situation for all the sights and shopping. It can be a bit lively and noisy but there is a lot of entertainment on offer including traditional music and dancing. The bar food at night wasn't too good but we have to recommend the breakfast. This is done in self-service style (even the hot food) so you can help yourself to whatever you like and you don't have to wait for it to be served. Believe it or not this system seems to work remarkably well and the food is always hot when you get it! One recommendation though, they need to make more than one toaster available!!

    Great music & dancing

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    Fantastic location, in the heart of Dublin and on the banks of the Liffey. Great for families, although they don't offer a baby listening service. The only problem we experienced was with the bar meals in the evening - the waiters often misunderstood our order and the food was cold when it arrived. For the rest of the day, the food is excellent and the staff very friendly and helpful.

    Arlington night out

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    On a recent visit to Dublin in January, we visited the Arlington for a night out, music upstairs great!, downstairs for a meal and Irish Dancers, brilliant . The only complaint we had was for the waiter service, not only could he not understand us clearly, but when he made mistakes with our drinks we were shouted and sworn at for no reason, other than his own incompetence. He then proceeded to ignore our table and we had to wait 45mins for someone to serve us. When we complained it was ignored. This blighted an otherwise fantastic and energetic evening. Good manners cost nothing.

    The Arlington Hotel Dublin

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    Great hotel. Rooms clean and spacious. Staff friendly and helpful. Live music nightly in hotel bar which gets very busy but creates a fantastic atmosphere. Central location on banks of Liffy close to Temple Bar.

    Good value for money well worth a visit

    TripAdvisor Reviews Arlington Hotel O'Connell Bridge Dublin

    4.00 of 5 stars Excellent
     

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