The Croke Park Hotel

Jones's Road, Dublin, County Dublin, D3, Ireland | 4 star hotel
Prices starting from $130.00
 

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Off to Dublin

A travel blog entry by moorsey88 on Oct 14, 2013

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Time to leave Galway and head to Dublin - hmmmmm, train or bus? My original plan was to take the train but the hotel front desk told me the bus was cheaper. Well, it's not about cost this time - it is all about comfort! So for 10 euro more, I rode the rails!!! It was a 2.5 hour journey where I had a 4 seater with a table all to myself....travel on …

Back in Dublin for one last sweet goodbye

A travel blog entry by focksy

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... break when the bar owner of the place underneath the apartment had started doing some cleanup. He very kindly let me step in while he called a taxi. The taxi driver was a nice guy too. He even kept my fare low (the way from the airport to the flat cost 110 pounds). Transportation issues behind me, it was a smooth flight to Dubs. When we started our descent, I had an amazing view of ...

Travels North and Unexpected Turns

A travel blog entry by mikeandbridget

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... tomb. The only time light penetrates the tomb is during 17 minutes of the winter solstice, and the guide recreated the effect during our tour. At all other times, the passage is pitch black. Unfortunately, no pictures were allowed of the inside of the tomb.

Continuing onward, we passed through the city of Belfast and up towards our day's destination of Ballintoy. After missing several turns, we unexpectedly found ourselves at the ...

I can see the sea!

A travel blog entry by deborah.young

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... with an extra trip to Xi'an airport the following day to get my bag. Oh well, I guess thats not too bad if that's my biggest problem!

Am now on the countdown to go home - leave here on Mon 21Oct, so not long now. Its been a good year, and I have no regrets about coming here, and am looking forward to the next adventure in Guangzhou, but need the family time first. That's definitely the hardest part about being so far ...

The Guinness and Other Dublin Happenings

A travel blog entry by timsandy

... There are seven floors surrounding a glass atrium shaped in the form of a pint of Guinness and the beer making process is explained as you stroll through ...

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This 4 star hotel, located in the North Inner City area of Dublin, is near Croke Park, Gaelic Athletic Association (GAA) Museum, Howth Head, and The Long Hall.
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    TravelPod Member ReviewsThe Croke Park Hotel Dublin

    Reviewed by moorsey88

    Great hotel

    Reviewed Oct 14, 2013
    by (9 reviews) , Canada Flag of Canada

    I am very impressed with the hotel so far. the location is a little away from the city centre - but it was an easy 15 minute or so. If you are attending an event @ Croke Park Stadium - it is literally across the street!!! The service here was amazing! Breakfast was fantastic - lots of choices - very tasty. The room was a good size on the Executive Floor and I had access to the Executive Lounge which was nice to be able to get water, tea and light snacks throughout the day. Loved the cookies!!! There was also an ice machine on this floor - which I loved!! I did not however, love the water pressure in the shower....took a long time to rinse my long hair. There are 2 computer terminals available in the lobby that are free to use - but please be aware if someone is waiting...try not to monopolize the time - like one lady did on several occasions! I definitely recommend this hotel if you don't mind a 15 minute walk to O'Connell Street. The hotel is very close to Connelly Station where I departed from to head to Belfast. Excellent choice for me!

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

    Reviewed by marymichael84

    Wow!!!...its Croke Park

    Reviewed Jun 10, 2011
    by (3 reviews) Perth , Australia Flag of Australia

    All good except the hot water pressure in the shower...very week... everything else was above board

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

    Historical Traveler Reviews The Croke Park Hotel Dublin

    Impressive

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    Stayed the weekend of the 3rd and 4th of February. Hotel is contemporary but very welcoming. Bar has large impressive feature fire and cleverly designed screen showing major events. Dined in the Bistro on the first evening. Food delicious (try the cannon of lamb!)and staff very friendly and efficient. Bedrooms were the most impressive, best nights sleep I have ever had, so much so that I have purchased a bed from the supplier today. Underfloor heating in bathrooms a nice touch. Walked into the main shopping area on Saturday, took approximately 15 minutes. Booked to go again in April.

    Nice Stay

    from

    the hotel is a great place to stay, secure car park, nice rooms and the food is divine!!!

    i did have a few problems when i stayed though, i never recieved my wake-up call and so was late for an appointment in the city, also no newspaper and the bath worked the opposite to how it should have, which ended up with me burning myself!

    the staff though were friendly and helpful, i have stayed here before and definitely will again!

    Thumbs Up.

    from

    My Husband, two girls, and myself stayed in room 341, third floor, November 1st, 2nd, and 3rd, and we enjoyed our stay, immensely. We were very impressed with the friendly helpful staff, at the front desk, and the cleanliness of the hotel. The bedroom was very spacious, with two double beds, and a single bed. The bathroom had bath, plus seperate shower, and the underfloor heating created great comfort. The breakfast was excellent, and offered great choice. There is so much to do in Dublin, we were disappointed that our stay wasnt longer. We have recommended Jurys to several of our friends, and we hope to go back again some time.

    Great Hotel

    from

    My boyfriend and I stayed at Croke park hotel in October 2005. I loved this hotel. It was modern, clean, and service was fantastic. Best of all was the heated bathroom floors! I loved this feature. The rooms were clean and the beds in of the most comfortable in the 5 places we stayed in through out Ireland. This is a very modern, secure hotel. You need your key to access the elevators, get in and out of the garage, and keep your lights in your room turned on. Yep that is what I said to keep your lights in your room turned on you slide your key into a little slot. If you don't do this, your lights will turn off in about 10 minutes. It is also good because you always know where your key is.

    Loved it

    from

    just home from a 3 day break at jurys croake park we loved it. New hotel every thing fresh, staff excellent, location out of town, we had a car and used it,to use a taxi would be just as cheap as car parking charge.We had our 9 yr old son with us not a lot in hotel for him to do but what hotel has.Staff were so friendly and helpful.We will be going to dublin every month for a while and we will be using this hotel.

    Lovely Hotel, Awful Location for Tourists

    from

    This is a new hotel so it is absolutely beautiful. It has the nicest, friendliest and most helpful staff I have ever come across in a hotel, especially Sandra on reception. Rooms are lovely - widescreen LCD tv, air conditioning, beautiful bathrooms with fantastic separate bath and shower. Internet access, desk and office chair. Nice recliner too. Shower is large - plenty of room to move around. Executive rooms are worth the EUR20 extra - you get a much bigger bed, bathrobes and access to executive lounge.

    A nice hotel, a distance from city center.

    from

    We stayed at this hotel Oct. 20-24, 2005. The establishment was finished and the staff very courteous and helpful. The hotel was very nice with many nice amenities. Unless you're staying in a room at the front of the building with a view of Croke Park across the street, the views are not worth looking out the window. The hotel is further from city center than the adverts would suggest. We had no problem getting around using public transport (bus, DART and Suburban rail, taxi) however. We didn't eat at the hotel, choosing to dine locally instead. One disappointment was the charge for "in room broadband internet". We did enjoy our stay here as we got an excellent deal during their opening, but would probably choose an establishment more centrally located next time.

    Love Jurys

    from

    Stayed at this hotel for our 25th Wedding anniversary 16th -20th October. Were given a room with king sized bed, loved the under floor heating in bathroom, beds turned down every night with bathrobes and chocolates left for us on the bed. No problems at all during our stay except could do with a waste bin in the bathroom and when lying in the bath you tend to be gazing at the underneath of the sink, bad design on someones part. The maid changed our towels every morning and night. The hotel is situated opposite Croke Park stadium (well worth a visit) and in an industrial park area, but we walked back to the hotel every night 20-25 minutes from Temple Bar and did not have any problems, there is students accommodation not far and also a Police Station so although area might look run down we did not feel threatened or uncomfortable in any way. Taxi from airport cost 25 euros and is worth not having the hassle. We paid £47 a night for the room it was a special offer and must admit had a very good deal. The hotel is new and modern and we could not fault anything. Patrick one of the porters is really helpful and all the staff were friendly. We only had a bar meal there at lunch time, the burger was lovely. If you want a great place to eat go to The Shack in Temple Bar opposite Temple Bar Hotel great food, also the Arlington Hotel alongside the Liffey O'connell Street side great irish food carvery not too expensive and good entertainment every night, but you need to reserve a table if you want to go in the evening. Musical Pub Crawl is worth a try but avoid going to see Book of Kells, bit of a rip off. I would recommend this hotel if you don't mind the exercise.

    A Few Teething Problems

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    We stayed in this hotel 19th - 21st Sept, it had only opened on the 8th Sept, so I thought 'great, brand new hotel'.

    This is a lovely hotel, very smart, we didn't see or hear any continuing building work, it seemed finished to me.

    There were a few teething problems which the staff sorted out and we got our meal, in the restaurant, on the house.

    It wasn't too much of a walk into the city centre, but not as close as stated in the information about the hotel. We caught a bus from the airport and it was a bit of a walk from the bus stop to the hotel.

    Very smart bar area with a big projection tv screen at one end.

    Helpful staff.

    Even though we had two or three problems, we would stay at this hotel again.

    Give it a few more months, and don't go out walking alone!

    from

    We stayed here from 21-23 September, about two weeks after it opened.

    TripAdvisor Reviews The Croke Park Hotel Dublin

    4.50 of 5 stars Outstanding