Travel Blogs from Sutton Cross
We had a lovely farewell lunch in the Marine Hotel and headed for the Airport. When Gillian asked if anyone would go instead of Stewart if he stayed behind there was a sea of hands but he decided to go anyway. We got to the airport and flew to Heathrow. When we landed in Heathrow we met a puppet theatre group from Laois who posed for a picture with …
We went to Herbert Park to feed the ducks. Lunch was soup, so we brought the last slice of bread with us. Also, on the way, Mom bought a huge packet of bread. While we were feeding them, several pigeons crowded around us. It was annoying because you could not move. While we were feeding them, we also got a huge crowd of ducks including five baby ducklings. ...
... eat there! Unfortunately at this point, jet lag was hitting us HARD, and not even coffee could keep us awake. We had aimed to go to bed at about 9 or 10pm, but alas, Matt only lasted until 6pm and I lasted until 7pm. (Which is why I am now writing this at 5.30am.) Today the plan is to wander around, do a spot of shopping and visit the Guinness Storehouse! Tomorrow is our Kilkenny day trip. For now, until everything opens though, free wifi is our ...
... The farms looked a lot like Tassie. When we got to the coast in Wales we saw millions ( approx) of demountable holiday homes, bizarre! Wales looks great, big hills, old buildings and long coast lines - we are now looking forward to exploring it on the way back, people on the train gave us advice on things to see. The ferry was easy to manage, we upgraded ourselves to the VIP lounge, and traveled in luxury for an extra 18 euros. BTW, if you ever want to go ...
... while enjoying a music session !
Walking on the Streets
Because it was sunny, and because Dublin is a beautiful city (and because we are 2 penniless students), we decided on Sunday morning to visit the best/free attractions of the city (For more info: Jean-Philip's blog ( not written yet!). We enjoyed - Yes, yes ! We enjoyed a lot of things this week-end ! - the picturesque and colorful streets, the ...
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Historical Traveler Reviews Marine Hotel Sutton Cross
Dies war mein erstes Mal in Irland! Ich habe meinen Aufenthalt in diesem wunderbaren Hotel sehr genossen. Von den Zimmern aus hat man einen großartigen Blick auf den Strand. Die Ausstattung der Zimmer ist sehr schön und sehr gemütlich. Wir haben viele Leute getroffen, die sehr nett zu uns waren. Das Personal war auch super.
Während unseres kurzen Aufenthalts habe ich viel von der Umgebung gesehen. Uns gefällt es viel besser, außerhalb und nicht mitten in der Stadt zu wohnen. Die Bushaltestelle und der DART-Bahnhof sind nicht weit entfernt. Es ist viel behaglicher und ruhiger als in der Stadt.
Ich werde meiner ganzen Familie und meinen Freunden vom Marine Hotel erzählen, weil unser Aufenthalt so fantastisch war.
It was the first time I have been in Ireland! I enjoyed the stay in this wonderful hotel very much. From the rooms you have an amazing view over the beach. And the equipment in the rooms are really nice and it's very comfortable. I liked it very much to meet the people who have been so friendly to us. The staff was great, too.
During this short trip I saw a lot of the landscape around the hotel. It's much nicer to stay a little outside than in the city centre directly. The bus and DART station aren't far away. So it's more comfortable and quiter than in the city.
I'll tell all my family and friends about the Marine Hotel because it has been an fantastic time over there.
3 days stay in the nicest place in Dublin. Excellent rooms with sea-view and super sun rise in the morning. Where do you have this in any other capital city of Europe?
Stayed here for 4 nights in early Jan 2007. Room large and very clean with all mod cons. Staff couldn't be more helpful and cheerful and majority were Irish, The charm is still there! Bar and restaurant facilities good. Room rates very reasonable. Look for the 2 night B&B and 1 Dinner deals.
Whilst the hotel is well away from the City centre , it is a welcome haven from the frantic Dublin scene but the bus stops outside the hotel and the DART is only 5 mins down the road. Howth is less than 5 mins on the bus, or 20 mins walk and offers a plethora of good restaurants. Can't wit until our next stay!
We went to the Marine Hotel to stay for our Son and Daughter--in-Laws wedding. The staff could not do enough for all of us. My Brother-in-law left his trousers to his suit behind and Graeme the Hotel Manager, did no more than bring out a suit which fitted perfectly, had it cleaned and gave it to my brother-in-law. The rooms were very clean, the food you could not fault. The wedding reception went perfectly. Nothing was too much trouble for anyone there, especially Graeme, Patrick, Edward and Joanne. The reception and bar staff were always there to help you. Some of us stayed on for New Year, which was a dinner dance. The band and DJay made it a great night. It was not too far from Dublin or Howth which is a nice little village. If you want a lovely, hotel with very friendly managers, with excellent staff then go and stay at the Marine Hotel, you will not be disappointed.
Stayed for 5 nights
Super 3 day break here. Great price. Hotel is spotless, a great room with all amenities, food superb and staff very pleasant and helpful. Lovely area with Hoath only minutes away and the city centre easily accessible by bus/train. Loved having the pool and sauna. Very relaxing before hitting the city.
Recommend this hotel to anyone.
Short Break at Marine Hotel
We have just enjoyed a 4 day break at the Marine Hotel in Sutton. This is an excellent hotel and is without doubt the best 3 star hotel we have ever stayed in. The bedrooms were well equipped with a lovely view of the sea, the staff were very friendly and the food in the restaurant and from the bar menu was superb. We made good use of the leisure facilities each evening after a busy day spent shopping and sightseeing. We are already looking forward to a return stay at the Marine Hotel in January 2007.
I got this hotel at a very good rate, and knowing that in general Irish Hotels are pretty good, and Howth is a good areaI I went for it.
The food is top notch, the bar is friendly, the reception is excellent!
There is a pool, steam room, and sauna, but they open at stupid hours, like 10am in the morning when most business travellers want to be in and out by 8am. That is the only gripe, other than that it is superb value for money in a very nice location.
Nice area of Dublin and good hotel
We stayed in the Marine hotel after touring Ireland for a week. It's very convenient for getting to the Port for an early crossing and the hotel facilities are good. There is a nice pool and the rooms are big, clean and comfortable. We didn't pay a high rate either and the breakfast topped it off perfectly.