Portobello Hotel

33 South Richmond Street, Dublin, County Dublin, 2, Ireland | 2 star hotel
Prices starting from $112.00

Travel Blogs from Dublin

Baile Átha Cliath

A travel blog entry by julieandnick


... quite a few don't open their doors until 10:30 so were still closed at 11:00. We walked around to the old quarter/ Temple Bar area. We went into Saint Patricks Cathedral which is the larger of the Church of Ireland's cathedrals. As with all large churches in the UK and Ireland, this one was beautifully built with ornate interiors and many large statues and old tombs. Initially I thought it was a Catholic Church so Julie was ...

The Saga Continues...

A travel blog entry by dillardstravels


... university in Europe "where they might fall under the influence of Catholicism." It has many famous alumni including Bram Stoker (author of Dracula). We secured some sweatshirts from the bookstore for the kids to keep them warm then headed off to the Old Library. This is where one of the country's greatest treasures is found, the Book of Kells. This book is an elaborately decorated manuscript of the gospels that dates back to AD 800. By ...

From Hungary to the Emerald Isle

A travel blog entry by oski


... a big rugby game, the Irish against the Welsh, on Saturday night, so he had enjoyed watching the game in the pub surrounded by fans for both teams. The pub he watched it in had a sign that said "Welcome all Welsh supporters, ye would be Irish if ye could swim."

After enjoying another beer we returned to the hotel. I had an 8:30am meeting the next day, Monday, and wanted to get some rest before my final day of meetings on this trip.

Belfast tour and travel to Dublin

A travel blog entry by trishfr


... also showed us a plastic bullet ... Huge solid plastic cylindrical shaped bullet about 5 cm long. These were used by the police and in the prisons. He also had an album of photos from the 70s with scenes of after bombings, burnt out houses and people shot with these plastic bullets. The houses in the area we visited had been burnt out and later rebuilt. The houses immediately against the wall had metal cages to prevent petrol bombs or other things thrown over ...

Brighton and beyond...

A travel blog entry by cleegan


... often have no choice but to do things at certain times to cut costs. In this case, I caught a 9.30 train from London to Brighton because it offered the cheapest return rate. The problem with this, was that I had to spend six hours trying to amuse myself in Brighton while I waited for my hostel to allow check in, which would not have been so bad if I had had more than 4 or 5 hours of sleep the night before! Such is life though, especially when traveling, so my best option ...

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This 2 star hotel, located in the Trinity College area of Dublin, is near St. Stephen's Green, Leeson Street, Irish Jewish Museum, and Royal College of Surgeons.
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