Ballsbridge Hotel

Address: Pembroke Road, Dublin, County Dublin, 4, Ireland | 4 star hotel
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This 4 star hotel, located on Pembroke Road, Dublin, is near City Sightseeing, Gray Line Dublin Tour, The Irish House Party, and Drombeg Stone Circle.
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          • Restaurant
          • Bar/lounge


          • Non-smoking rooms
          • Wireless internet connection in room (free)
          • Wireless internet connection in public areas
          • High-speed internet in room
          • Wheelchair accessibility
          • Beverage Selection
          • Family rooms


          • Suites


          • Drycleaning onsite
          • Multilingual staff
          • Concierge desk
          • Room service
          • Business Services
          • Laundry

          TravelPod Member ReviewsBallsbridge Hotel Dublin

          Reviewed by gilb57

          Pretty good

          Reviewed Jun 20, 2016
          by (15 reviews) Brisbane , Australia Flag of Australia


          This review is the subjective opinion of a TravelPod member and not of

          Reviewed by jmpncsu

          Average Hotel - Not 4 Stars

          Reviewed Jun 9, 2014
          by (13 reviews) Raleigh , United States Flag of United States

          We stayed three nights at the Ballsbridge Hotel in Dublin. Overall, our stay was pleasant, but nothing spectacular. The worst part of the stay was the booking process, though this didn't really have anything to do with the hotel. I had originally booked through Less than a week before we left, there was an issue with my "guaranteed" reservation and I had to pay extra (more than $100) to keep my reservation. Since it was so close our trip and right during tourist season, I didn't really have a choice and begrudgingly paid the extra money, though it felt like extortion. I would never use again and should have just booked through the hotel directly. But that really wasn't the hotel's fault, so now to review the hotel. We arrived early and the hotel held our luggage, as well as on our check-out day, so we could spend more time exploring Dublin, rather than sitting in the hotel lobby. All of the hotel staff we dealt with were friendly and helpful, storing our luggage, providing wake-up calls, calling for taxis, or providing information. The rooms were OK, nothing fancy or worthy of 4 stars, but the beds were comfortable, the rooms were clean, and the bathrooms were fine. WiFi is not free, and quite expensive, so we never tried to connect. We only had breakfast at the hotel once and it was pretty good and they had a good selection of breakfast foods, although it was a bit expensive. The location of the hotel is pretty good, though it's a bit of a walk to the city center where most of the tourist attractions are located. I walk a lot, so I didn't mind the 2-km or so walk to Trinity College, Temple Bar, Grafton Street, etc., though if you're not keen on walking a lot, it could seem a bit far. Overall, it was a nice stay, but nothing exceptional, given the price and the expectation of 4-star. WIth the large number of accommodations in Dublin, we would probably stay somewhere else the next time we visit.

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          TripAdvisor Reviews Ballsbridge Hotel Dublin

          3.50 of 5 stars Very Good

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