Travel Blogs from Dublin
... had rented. The young men helping us though quickly provided us with another van that would meet our needs. It was very weird sitting in the "driver's seat" and not having a steering wheel in front of you. Having said that, SteveB had the hard part of making the adjustment of driving on the "wrong side" of the road. To help ease the pain, however, we did rent an automatic transmission so we didn't also have to shift with our left hands.
As we left the airport, we ...
... asked me last night to charge our electric toothbrushes today. He also reminded me to check the voltage before I plugged it in. Well, that was last night and I remembered to charge the toothbrushes, just not to check the voltage. I plugged it in and as I was getting my makeup on I heard a loud pop followed by an acrid smokey smell. I looked over at the toothbrush and saw that it was smoking-I forgot to check the voltage. I could just see Chris's chagrin look ...
... finale. Having no idea what he was referring to I asked what the big deal was all about. Then he asked if I hadn’t heard of “Conchita.” Whipping out his cell phone he first showed me a picture of his dad who is one of the producers of the show. Then he shows me 'Conchita’, a man wearing a beaded evening gown, long coiffed hair and a full beard! That night we watched the last 20 minutes of what ...
... beds of tulips very impressive - although it was only 8 degrees when we arrived.
CBD fun - buskers - lots of people - maybe it's that Irish accent but such a nice relaxed atmosphere! Tourist info in an old church - what else? Pub for a Guinness, bowl of Potato - what else? And broccoli? Soup and home to bed! Day 1 fantastic already!! ...
... too! After that we met with Kyle’s friend Ashley. He showed us around Trinity College which was beautiful and we went to see the Book of Kells and the old library. After that he showed us around for s couple hours telling us good shopping places and where to eat and history about the town. We ate at a pub called Fitzgerald’s and had pretty good food. By that point it was noon and we said bye to Ashley and decided to take a nap back at the hostel. ...
TripAdvisor Reviews Northbrook Dublin
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Northside, Dublin | 3 star hotelfrom $101
- Perfect -- simple, clean, affordable. Great location
- Great Hotel
- Very good. location perfect
Northside, Dublin | 3 star hotelfrom $116
- A good choice for it's price range
- Previous Harsh Reviews not quite true
Trinity College, Dublin | 4 star hotelfrom $162
- Fantastic hotel
- Great weekend!!
- Fantastic value
Ballsbridge, Dublin | 3 star hotelfrom $89
- One price is great, even during concerts!
- Excellent Hotel-Great Value
- Nice Hotel in a Quiet Neighborhood
Rotunda, Dublin | 3 star hotelfrom $97
- Would stay there again!
- It's only OK
Pembroke West, Dublin | 3 star hotelfrom $114
- Good value for money
- Good for the price, short on charm
- Good service but really needs a refurb
Ballsbridge, Dublin | 4 star hotelfrom $118
- Nice overall
- Loved the Burlington
- Top class hotel for great prices
Northside, Dublin | 4 star hotelfrom $145
- GOOD HOTEL
- Don't even consider it....
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Liberties, Dublin | 3 star hotelfrom $125
- Great time was had by all
- Good Location/Average Hotel
- Not Great
Naas Road, Dublin | 3 star hotelfrom $68
North Inner City, Dublin | 4 star hotelfrom $130
- Nice Stay
- Thumbs Up.
South-East Inner City, Dublin | 5 star hotelfrom $277
- Nice touches at the Wesbury
- Very friendly staff
- Overpriced and Overrated
Trinity College, Dublin | 3 star hotelfrom $129
- Great value hotel
- OK- but nothing special
- Great weekend spot
North Inner City, Dublin | 4 star hotelfrom $77
- Great rooms, cold reception
- Great 'new' hotel
- Not impressed.
Naas Road, Dublin | 3 star hotelfrom $65
- Not what was expected
- Great refurb
- Awful hotel
Dublin Airport, Dublin | 4 star hotelfrom $127
- Great airport hotel
- Good Airport Hotel
Liberties, Dublin | 4 star hotelfrom $118
- Location and room ok, but service rather poor
- Happy With the Ashling
- Not the Best West
Liberties, Dublin | 4 star hotelfrom $196
Northwood Park Santry Demesne, Dublin | 4 star hotelfrom $105
- Spot-on, well-above average Airport Hotel
- Top Class Airport Hotel
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Pembroke East, Dublin | 5 star hotelfrom $248
- Excellent, world-class service
- Almost perfect
- Corporate ambiance and spotty service
Artane - Whitehall, Dublin | 3 star hotelfrom $80
- Pleasantly Supprised
- Great choice
- Stay Away
Dublin Airport, Dublin | 4 star hotelfrom $105
- Poor reviews unjustified
- Definitely not a Four Star accomodation
Mansion House, Dublin | 5 star hotelfrom $273
- Superior Shelbourne
- Fabulous Shelbourne
- Excellence in Dublin
South-East Inner City, Dublin | 3 star hotelfrom $166
- Great location, good restaurant
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North Inner City, Dublin | 4 star hotelfrom $92
- A home away from home in Dublin!
- Excellent hotel
- Very nice room