Travel Blogs from Dublin
... did a lot of leg work in Dublin last week to figure out how to get them cut to fit. The result is that we now have our iPhones working on the Irish mobile Tesco mobile and have Irish phone numbers. Calls are only $.02 a minute to call home...but haven't tried that yet! We can text, email, Facebook, etc....amazing technology!
I must have looked like an old lady having trouble while trying to get phone topped up in the Phone Wizz because this Irish guy started taking over ...
... of the same as my Ave Maria moment. We walked the Eden Quay, and lots of historic streets.
Home and the feet are up resting, another 10 hours of sleep for me!!!!Our host has a sign on the door, no food or drinks to be brought in, so we snuck in a bottle of wine, felt like teenagers, except the body was a little weaker !!!!
tues. May 20.
Return car today, go to Maldron hotel by the airport, as our flight leaves early in the morning for Warsaw Poland.. Exciting ...
... hotel restaurant (Irish lamb stew for Randy, cottage pie for me) and crashed out. --Cottage pie is basically a big bowl of beef stew with gravy and mashed potatoes. Delicious and veeeerrrry filling.
Sadly, during our nap I only slept till about 5. Also sadly, we realized we didn't have our iPhone cord to be able to charge them, so we set out for an Apple store and had to shell out 19 Euros for a new one. Ugh. No clue what happened cause I KNOW I packed it!
We went to ...
... it a night because we had a 4:00am wake up call Saturday morning in order to catch our flight to Newcastle. One of the guys had gone MIA all day and was supposed to be catching the early flight with us to Newcastle, was nowhere to be found when we got back to the hostel at around 11:00pm Friday night. We KNEW this was not good news, and that he would probably stumble into the room in an hour or so. Well, it was 3:00am (1 hour before having to leave for the airport) when ...
... also facing away from the people. The Castle was the site of the 1916 Uprising, in which 19 rebels captured the castle firing just one shot. Didn't end well for them though... The most memorable site for us was also the newest: the Spire. This was a giant metal tower constructed for the new millennium for a cost of €4 million. It literally looks like a giant stick of aluminum. It was also 3 years late - finishing only in 2003. Can't imagine how ...
TripAdvisor Reviews Palmerstown Lodge 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....
- Gresham Hotel
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
- Good hotel but......
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
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