The Regency Hotel Dublin
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At the 29th of November we arrived at Dublin airport, we took our bags without any problem this time, we took a bug to our hotel which was called "The Regency Hotel Dublin", we took a shower a Immediately for the city center of Dublin, we saw a huge pole in the middle of the street, we asked some one why is that street lamp is so tall, he replied …
So we get here in dublin from paris at around 430 local time, thats about 25 hours since our journey started. We were excited as hell to be here at last at our destination only to find out that our luggage didnt make it with us, so with only our carry on bags we tried to make the most of what we had left of our day here in dublin. What we have …
Day 1 (Sat-11/17): Arrived Dublin around 8am. Picked up car at Dan Dooley Rent-A-Car at airport and fired up "Sara" our GPS. Visited: Malahide Castle (ate lunch), Lusk, unable to get into Newgrange site because we were on the wrong side of river so we wandered around the visitors center instead. Ate supper and crashed at Dublin Regency Hotel. It rained off and on. .
Today is obviously Sunday. This being a part-Catholic, part-Protestant country and all, most things are closed until about noon. This made the day a little more challenging because we couldn't get an early start. Luckily, after 2 days on the ground, I have a much better idea of the layout of the city and how to use the bus system. This makes …
Blessedly, there were no false fire alarms last night (after a few in the early evening) and we got a pretty decent night's rest. We trooped downstairs for breakfast and I remembered just how much I love vacationing in tea-drinking nations. There was a pot of piping hot tea at my side with a plate of toast very quickly. Josh bellied up to the …
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Historical Traveler Reviews The Regency Hotel Dublin
Last week we stayed in the Regency our first night in Ireland to meet up with our children who were coming in the following day. There was a minor issue due to a problem with the website which does not let you buy two rooms at a time. The staff were pleasant and patient and we figured it out. We were also given a complimentary cup of coffee to help me with my jet lag. Yes, the facility is a bit worn but in a comfy way. I prefer the character to a Holiday Inn. All in all, we were pleasantly surprised.
We just came back from a 5-day-stay at the Regency in Dublin. We were surprised to find this hotel to be of excellent standard and offering top notch service.
I live beside this hotel. It is a kip and always was.I went for a drink with my wife last week and saw a barman swipe a cigarette from a tourists hand and put it out on the palm of his own hand!!! No explanation just sheer rudeness. The Skylon hotel 200 metres is top class compared to this old fashioned,crumbling dive! This hotel was also a subject of watering down spirits in its bar and was in court!!
The only good thing about my stay at the Regency Hotel was the relatively cheap room rate of 55 Euro which included breakfast. The member of staff at check-in was visibly flustered and not quite as welcoming as one might hope. Granted it was busy, but still. I had booked online and rang ahead of time to make sure my reservation was ok, and I was assured that it was. Surprise surprise, when I came to check in they had lost my reservation. However they gave me a room for the same rate, no questions asked.
For our final night in Ireland - -I wish we'd stayed somewhere else. The Regency has the look of a hotel that was fantastic at one time but has been unable to stay up to standards --
It's a very large hotel and the rooms are nice enough also the pub is festive. It's also very convenient to the airport. However, the staff wasn't the greatest -- and breakfast was more like a cattle call. Also, skip Seasons restaurant unless you really like Applebee's.
I thought it wasn't worth the price, for the money I would have stayed in the city or at the Great southern at the airport..
Makes you wanna go home
Ordered a room with two double beds but only got a double and a single. The room smelt of smoke. Breakfast was greasy and staff were unable to cope.
Regency hotel has changed for the better since my last stay some 2 years ago, friendly staff everywhere, reception, bar and cleaners included, bar food was excellent, breakfast was a buffet, it was average, the usual queues if you hit the busy time, rooms were a good size and cleaned each day, nice residents lounge, though whilst trying to read my paper over a pint there seemed to be a private businesss meet on the go and i felt I was intruding. A 10 euro taxi ride from O'Connell Street, entertainment in the hotel was available but not for me, if you get a rate of 99 euro for room and breakfast take it, otherwise get another hotel in the city. There is a free carpark but note it is not secure, bus stop outside the hotel, buy a 5 journey handypack, much better value and it works on the airport link.
had a wonderful time,the staff were extremley helpful and the bedroom were clean and a nice size. we were grateful that we were not centrally located because we like our sleep! but it was that far so teh taxi didn't cost a bomb neither!