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New Orleans, La.
Reviewed 14 October 2013

Centrally located Central Hotel in Dublin, Ireland is close to all of the things that you need to visit while vacationing. It is within walking distance to Dublin Castle, Temple Bar, Grafton Street, the Liffey River and bridges, Christ Church Cathedral, St. Patrick's and the best restaurants and pubs.

2Thank Bayouartist
Manchester, United Kingdom
Reviewed 13 October 2013

What a brilliantly located hotel this is. Everything going on in the heart of this city is on this hotels doorstep. You come out of the hotel turn left, and walk 20 yards, you are met with the most gorgeous deli called Fallon & Byrne. Cross the road and dublins shops are all there to explore. The hotel was full...

1Thank gillian p
Reviewed 11 October 2013

We stayed at the Central for 7 nights. The room was clean and always plenty of fresh towels. Beds were fairly comfortable, if you like a firm matress. For the price this hotel lacks a lot of commodities. There is a restaurant on the 1st floor, but only open for breakfast from 7:00 to 10:30. The cost is 10 euros...

Thank OttawaBeachLover23
Reviewed 10 October 2013

Great hotel, but if you have the chance, first see the room. I stayed here twice, same price more or less and the first time I had a rather huge room with a tub, the second time a small room with a shower. First was value for money, second overpiced. So check. But otherwise a good and friendly hotel in...

Thank LivefromAmsterdam
Reviewed 7 October 2013 via mobile

I had the pleasure to stay here 3 nights. Yes, room 412 was warm and dark, but very quiet and comfy! It's sooo central and has a fantastic staff. 'Everythig' is close by and you'll safe a lot in taxi fare. Will I stay here again? Autumn and Winter YES :-)

1Thank MereteML L
Reviewed 29 September 2013

This is not a 5-star hotel. It is a good old-world European hotel in a great location. The room was small but functional. Extra pillows and blanket were in the room. We used both. Grocery, convenience store, pubs all nearby. Felt safe at all hours. Originally booked incorrect room type, then reduced by one night. Each time the booking was...

1Thank rpmason
Cincinnati, Ohio
Reviewed 26 September 2013

very convenient to everything! Dunn's supermarket open til 11pm across the street, 24 hour Spar(very nice) just around the corner. I stayed in a single room, and know what to expect for size of European standard hotels but I think the way this was laid out, it did not seem small or claustrophobic. The ceilings are high, there is a...

1Thank susandhi
Reviewed 22 September 2013

Do NOT pick this hotel! It's so noisy so You do not Get any sleep. It was not i that did the booking of this hotel, when i got the name of the hotel i looked it up and understood that it was noisy, i e-mailed the hotel that we wanted rooms far away from the bars. WELL, my room...

8Thank AB2311
Reviewed 13 September 2013

I like this hotel, it's not the plushest but the lobby and first floor particularly the Library Bar have charm. The rooms vary in their decorative standard but all the ones I've been in are decent. It can noisy considering where it is but they've always tried to find me a quieter room when I've asked - either high up...

Thank Dogmatix5
Reviewed 8 September 2013

Perfect location. Very close to pubs and shops We were made to feel very welcome from the moment we arrived The room was spotless. TV was a bit small, but we didn't go to Dublin to watch TV. The library bar is fab. A definite I would say, even if you don't stay there Breakfast was fine. Full Irish with...

Thank Harvy

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  • Non-Smoking Hotel
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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
The hotel is in Dublin city centre, close to the bars, restaurants and shops. It mixes traditional charm with modern comforts, such as free Wi-Fi and en suite rooms. The Central Hotel is less than 500 metres from the bars and restaurants of Temple Bar and the shops of Grafton Street. Dublin Castle, Trinity College and Christ Church Cathedral are all a short walk away. The Central Hotel was built in 1887. The award-winning Library Bar is a great place to relax with a drink. The Exchequer offers beers, wines, cocktails and fresh, local food. The en suite rooms have TVs, telephones, hairdryers and tea/coffee. Hotel Rooms: 70. ... more   less 

Additional Information about The Central Hotel

Address: 1-5 Exchequer Street, Dublin 2, Ireland
Region: Ireland > Province of Leinster > County Dublin > Dublin
Price Range: $133 - $412 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:3 star — The Central Hotel 3*
Number of rooms: 70
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Central Hotel Dublin
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“Higher floors and not facing the side street”
 of 5 bubbles BelleS_9, 13 Feb 2017 | Read review
“3rd floor quiet”
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“The bar is well worth a visit and have an award winning pint or two”
 of 5 bubbles poddy2015, 18 Nov 2016 | Read review
“As for a room NOT facing onto Georges Street”
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