O'Callaghan Davenport Hotel

Address: Merrion Street Lower, Dublin, County Dublin, 2, Ireland | 4 star hotel
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This 4 star hotel, located in the Trinity College area of Dublin, is near National Gallery of Ireland @ Merrion Square, Mansion House, Merrion Square Outdoor Gallery, and RIAI Headquarters.
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          • Restaurant
          • Bar/lounge
          • Fitness/Health center


          • Breakfast Available
          • Non-smoking hotel
          • Wheelchair accessibility
          • Air-Conditioning


          • Suites


          • Room service
          • Conference facilities
          • Business Services

          TravelPod Member ReviewsO'Callaghan Davenport Hotel Dublin

          Reviewed by hannahheather


          Reviewed May 12, 2015
          by (1 review) St. Simons, GA , United States Flag of United States

          My stay was lovely

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          Reviewed by catsandog

          "The Corner Hotel"

          Reviewed Aug 9, 2013
          by (1 review) , United States Flag of United States

          This hotel was very quaint, and very old but was just lovely. I was on a tour by bus with CIE Tours so I couldn't pick the room--but the hotel is much like it was described.

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          Reviewed by terry.graue.9

          Would stay here again

          Reviewed Jul 11, 2013
          by (9 reviews) Los Angeles , United States Flag of United States

          Great location. Easy walk to many destinations in Dublin! Comfortable room, nice meal service, friendly staff.

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          Reviewed by karin1234

          Fair Stay, not overly impressed

          Reviewed Mar 21, 2011
          by (3 reviews) Redondo Beach , United States Flag of United States

          Everything was sufficient but not outstanding by any stretch. The breakfast was good and they were all quite friendly but don't rely on the book in your room to delineate all the services the hotel offers (it does not have a concierge to help with shipping or for tours, you get handed a used box or a brochure). Lanyon's Restaurant was not open for dinner, only breakfast. The internet didn't work with the wireless or the wired in our room (7408) but it did in the lobby! The service in the bar for dinner was scary, actually it reminded us of Fawlty Towers! It is a great location, easy to navigate to and fro and has lovely restaurants within walking distance such as O'Neill's Pub...great food, great prices.

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

          Historical Traveler Reviews O'Callaghan Davenport Hotel Dublin

          We did not want to go home!


          I have just returned from a four day break in Dublin, Were we stayed at the Davenport hotel. We had a fantastic family break in Dublin with plenty of activities to fill our days. Going back to the hotel in the evenings was great, it was so quiet and relaxing. The evening meals in the hotel restruant were magnificent. The staff were efficient, friendly and not cheesy! My son who is seven was treated like a king.

          He wasn't a problem as regards sitting in the hotel bar or restraunt.

          Although he was never there past 10.30pm and is very well behaved. I strongly recommend this hotel and I hope your stay is as good as ours was. We certainly will be returning.

          Lovely, very certrally based Hotel


          I recently stayed at the Davenport when on a shopping trip to Dublin.

          It is very cenrally located, only a few minutes walk to the main shopping area. The staff were lovely, and couldnt have asked for better service. The room was well appointed with all conveniences, but THE BED LINEN!!! I was really dissapointed to find there was only a blanket over the top sheet, which in turn was covered by a heavy "spread". Too heavy to sleep with overnight, and of the type that is normally "turned down/taken off in good quality hotels. When I turned it back to fold and put on a chair, it was covered in stains, and obviously had not been washed/cleaned/changed in a long time! I wonder if Hotel owners, or Housekeepers will ever wake up to the fact that people DO NOT always put a towel underneath them when they sit on the bedcover when coming out of the shower etc etc....and that they should be cleaned on a regular basis. Overall, it was a very comfortable hotel, and a nice base for visiting Dublin.

          Absolutely Fab!


          Just got back from an excellent weekend in Dublin. The hotel is gorgeous, the staff were very helpful and the location is great. Short walk to Gratfton Street for the array of shops and Temple Bar for plenty of Guinness!

          No complaints at all


          Very good hotel. Excellent location, in a quiet area, but just a few minutes walk from the main areas of the city. Excellent breakfast.

          Great place to stay


          The Davenport is a fabulous hotel, the public areas look very luxurious and the rooms are well furnished and very comfortable containing everything you would expect from a high quality hotel. The hotel is spotlessly clean throughout and the staff are very friendly and helpful. The hotel is located within easy walking ditance of all the main tourist attractions and is within a two minute walk of the DART station. The Air Coach and Dublin tour buses stop just along from the hotel. I booked this hotel on the O'Callaghan Group website taking advantage of a seasonal promotion rate of 70 a night. I found the Davenport to be exceptional value for money and would quite happily pay twice as much to stay their again. On my next visit to Dublin I will definately be staying at the Davenport.

          Great hotel


          Booked this hotel for three nights in January as a Christmas present for my husband. I wanted to get a really nice hotel, and we were not disapointed. The rooms were large with a huge king-size bed, beautifully decorated and clean. The breakfast was excellent, with plenty of choices for the hungry and the healthy! Walk into Grafton street took only a few minutes. Would definately stay there again!

          Davenport is awesome!


          This place is a great hotel. Clean, very friendly staff. Excellent bar and food. If your lucky, you can get it for around 110 Euro/night. Next to Trinity College. About two good blocks to Grafton Street. A 10 minute walk (15 minute stumbe) to the Temple Bar. The underground station is only about 4 minutes walk, but with the central location of this place you are unlikely to need a ride. We arrived with a rental car and never took it out. Parking was valet and free!!! A car can be a major liablity in this city. It is better to walk everywhere. We did have slight problem with our ac in the room (it made noice), but we called down and were move immediately.

          A great time in dublin


          My wife and I stayed at the Davenport on St. Patrick's day and had a wonderful time. The staff was extremely friendly and the room was spotless and spacious. We enjoyed sitting in the lobby bar, drinking Smithwicks and enjoying Irish fare while we met locals and other travelers. We are returning to Ireland in March and will definitely stay there again.

          Well located for shopping and sightseeing


          9/13/03 While the Davenport is well located for the Dublin tourist I was disappointed in the hotel. It lacks many of the amenities of a first class hotel including the missing doorman and minibar. The room was very average and lacked the special giveaways like fancy soaps and cotton balls and q-tips that the B&Bs we stayed at in the country provided. There were also some problems with our online reservation.

          I'll stay elsewhere next visit.

          Beautiful hotel


          This is a beautiful hotel, very central - right next to Trinity - easy walking distance to Grafton street. The interior of the hotel is so unusual - it used to be a Church ! It has a lovely relaxed feel to it - old style soft leather sofas - just the place to sit on Sunday and read the papers at leisure - very few children around (a real plus!) The rooms are spacious and the staff very helpfulbreakfast to our room was a feast! While it is on the pricey side its well worth it for a"quality" break. Would highly recommend it.

          TripAdvisor Reviews O'Callaghan Davenport Hotel Dublin

          4.00 of 5 stars Excellent

          Travel Blogs from Dublin


          A travel blog entry by kellyfayeurope on Aug 13, 2014

          3 comments, 7 photos

          ... and are very highly regarded by the community. Kelly is very much part of the history with such a large Viking heritage here and an Irish Christian name. �� A pint of Guinness with blackberry and a Gorgonzola and Irish brown bread sandwich was enjoyed at Davy Byrnes. The staff were very hospitable and gave us a brochure on the history of Davy with lunch for €20. A walk through the busy centre, with street buskers ...

          Roaming Dublin

          A travel blog entry by alreadypacked on Jul 29, 2014

          18 photos

          ... Old Library, and we saw it there, but at the time I didn't realize it was the Guinness harp. The one on display in the storehouse has an electronic sensor panel in front of its glass container. It you move your fingers across the harp and above the sensors, it sounds like you are playing the harp.

          Philip was eager to see the Guinness 9,000-year lease, too. It is mounted in the floor near the entrance. We ...

          Into Thin Éire

          A travel blog entry by karatedude99999 on Mar 31, 2014

          9 photos

          ... successful, and a model that would be largely exported across the world. English and Scottish settlers imposed the equivalent of a modern apartheid state in Ireland, where Protestants controlled much of the economy, the entire political sphere and saw the native Irish as uncivilized laborers.

          As an expert on the potato famine, Connor also gave an interesting talk on how this event really drove Irish nationalism. The famine, in the mid 1840's, was a huge deal ...

          Me and 13 men

          A travel blog entry by awickedtrip.com on Nov 14, 2013


          ... was trying to be nice to the boys. God, I could have been killed for that snoring. Gail has violently thrown pillows at me, and switched rooms...hahah......yep she is mean....and Sherry warned me about it that night when I told her via facebook that I was sleeping in the same room with all of them..
          After a simple, free breakfast at Issac's, I walked to the train......................KIlkenny bound! ...

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