Charleville Lodge

268/272 North Circular Road, Dublin, County Dublin, 7, Ireland | 2 star hotel
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Sleep. Eat. Drink. Repeat.

A travel blog entry by kyajade


... drinks we left and headed back to the hostel and went to hang out in the common room. We got out our other bottle of wine which we shared while watching another of Vince Vaughan's Christmas movies that I can't remember the name of. When it finished, (and the wine was finished too) we made ourselves a cuppa which we drank while chatting to the Americans we'd met the night before, then headed off and went back to ...

Becoming Irish

A travel blog entry by europe2.0


... it has incredible Christmas markets! If you haven't experienced a European Christmas market, then you should put it on your bucket list. Our Christmas trip to Vienna, Austria in 2010 was so unforgettable. The Christmas markets have everything: food, drink, gift shops, craft stands and more. Oh and Edinburgh has a cool castle and the Hollyrood Palace where the Queen of England stays when she is in Scotland.

Since we are ...

Dublin Day 2

A travel blog entry by angeleah.parey


... was a very interesting exhibit despite my thoughts beforehand. My favorite parts of it was seeing 24 Celtic pieces of art that each took a year to make. There was so much detail in them; it was incredible. We asked a bunch of questions to one of the museum workers and he directed us toward an exhibit down the hall. (To be honest, we all thought this museum was going to be boring and we would leave right after we saw the mandatory things). Well the room ...

Edinbugh to York

A travel blog entry by judithbloom


... river Tyne to Newcastle and onto York. We went to the most amazing church, it is absolutely huge surrounded by magnificent gardens. There has been quite a bit of rain today and a lot of mist and fog along the North Sea. We cannot complain though as it is our first wet day. According to the news there was a lot of rain in Ireland. We only have two more days on this tour. Have met some great people who are a lot of fun. I hope that all ...

Irelanding (good weather unexpectedly included)

A travel blog entry by quinitch


... to try and throw rocks over to the Catholic side’. Sure enough, when we crossed over to Bombay Street (rather ironically named given it is considered to be the official starting place of the Troubles in 1969, when rioting Loyalists entered the area and started burning down the houses), the backyards of these houses are covered in caging to divert the rocks still thrown over by the antagonistic neighbours. Must be heaps of fun for the kids to play under ...

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This 2 star hotel, located in the Northside area of Dublin, is near National Wax Museum, Dublin Writers Museum, Bus Tours - Boyne Valley, and Blessington Basin.
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    Historical Traveler Reviews Charleville Lodge Dublin

    OK but not great


    We stayed there in August because it was reasonably priced for a family of 3 - 95 euros. Based on other reviews I suspect we would have preferred the new wing. We had a ground floor family room in the old section and the closet had mold. However, the public rooms were lovely and the service was great.

    It was a bit of a hike to the city center, and the walk wasn't always lovely. Next time I'll probably spend more and stay right in the center.

    Fabulous stay!


    My partner and I stayed at the Charleville Lodge last week and I must say that our stay could not have been more enjoyable. Our room was located in their garden wing overlooking the courtyard. It was very comfortable and excellent value. The guesthouse is family run and the staff went out of their way to ensure we had an enjoyable stay. This type of friendliness would not be seen in a five star hotel!!! Breakfast was hot and delicious with a great variety of food. We will be returning to Charleville Lodge without a doubt and would recommend it highly to anybody looking for comfort, quality and friendliness at a very reasonable price.

    Really enjoyable stay


    My wife and I had a really pleasant stay here. The hotel had just been refurbished and was in SPOTLESS condition. We would highly recommend Charleville Lodge

    A fantastic stay!!


    We stayed at Charleville Lodge for 3 nights and 4 days and couldn't have wished for a better hotel.

    Would NOT stay here again!


    We stayed at Charleville Lodge for one night in November. It's in a not so great area of Dublin so if you are planning on doing a lot in Dublin I would stay somewhere more centrally located. One good point was the nice man who was working the night shift. We arrived fairly late (11:30pm) and had to check in and park our car. He was very sweet and understanding.

    Old, 1950's hotel


    This is an old inn, and very lumpy beds. The t.v. only gets 3 channels, if it works. It's just a very basic accommodation with no lift. Don't expect much. It's a 10 minute bus ride from the center city.

    Rip off...


    We had booked and payed our stay at Charleville Lodge in December 2003 for September 2004. 3 days before departure to Dublin the hotel manager

    told us about problems with the travel agent. Supposedly the hotel didn't received our amount and if we would like to keep our room we have to pay the sum again (with a little discount). That was not really fair because our travel agent confirmed our booking and the transfer of the money. What was going wrong? We didn't accept the hotel's

    offer and we advise tourists who like to stay in Charleville Lodge not to pay the full amount in advance! Perhaps they have to pay twice...

    Bit far out of the city centre


    Stayed here for the Robbie Williams gig last summer - nice guesthouse with a good cooked breakfast,large rooms and in a good state of decoration.Downside - the "coffee making facilities" were a coffee pot in the corridor where they ran out of cups/milk/sugar very early in the day.My only other gripe is the location - it is NOT 15 minutes walk into Dublin - it's at least a brisk half hour to Temple Bar from here.The bus is good but make sure you have correct fare or you won't get on - and the Lodge won't change any money for you. The last bus back this way is also very early so you will need to save your beer vouchers for a taxi and not have that last Guinness....Oh, and if you haven't been to Dublin and are thinking about it - JUST GO

    Had a great weekend break


    Very comfortable and clean All staff very friendly and helpful Breakfast hot and tasty We had a very pleasant stay

    The ol charlie


    very clean,friendly guesthouse at very reasonable prices for dublin.tasty breakfasts every morning served by friendly staff.a short 1o minute ride on the no. 10 bus takes you into the heart of the city.reception staff are also very helpful and informative.well recommended

    TripAdvisor Reviews Charleville Lodge Dublin

    3.50 of 5 stars Very Good