We noticed that you're using an unsupported browser. The TripAdvisor website may not display properly.
We support the following browsers:
Windows: Internet Explorer, Mozilla Firefox, Google Chrome. Mac: Safari.
The latest reviews. The lowest prices. The perfect place to shop for hotels.

Donnybrook Lodge

Show Prices
Enter dates for lowest prices
powered by PriceFinder
Check In Check Out
1 room 2 adults 0 children
We check 200+ sites to find the latest and lowest prices.
Professional photos
Donnybrook Lodge
View Map
{"widget":{"name":"ibex_photo_carousel","moduleList":["handlers"],"template":"ibex_photo_carousel__widget","dust":{"nav_controls":"ibex_photo_carousel__nav_controls"},"divClasses":"prw_rup prw_ibex_photo_carousel","js":{"handlers":"(ta.prwidgets.getjs(this,'handlers'))"}},"scriptFlags":null,"containerClass":null}
Add Photo Write a Review

110 Reviews from our TripAdvisor Community

Traveller rating
Traveller type
Time of year
Language
  • More
There are newer reviews for Donnybrook Lodge
See the most recent reviews
Showing 76: English reviews
Claremorris, Ireland
Reviewed 17 August 2015 via mobile

This place is filthy, unwelcoming, spartan and overpriced. The only welcome we got upon arrival was the credit card machine and the owner's hand out looking for my credit card, without literally uttering a word of welcome, and although he was guaranteed payment through booking.com. We arrived at 3.30pm on Sat and had no further human contact with the owner...

 Report
Helpful?
1Thank James P
Luxembourg City, Luxembourg
Reviewed 11 June 2015 via mobile

Hard to call it hotel or bed and breakfast. Please forget to go there. Anything ANYTHING acceptable. I paid a single small room for a double room. Breakfast is orrible, no comfort at all. Room too small for two. Could not even close the shower's door.

 Report
Helpful?
Thank Riccardo N
Reviewed 27 March 2015

The place is filthy, staff very unhelpful, noise of n11 unbearable, breakfast frozen, then let de-frost, disgusting, staff snooping in my room while I was out. It's cheap for a reason, it's class-less...

 Report
Helpful?
3Thank Riain O
Monsampolo del Tronto, Italy
Reviewed 18 February 2015

Wonderful place.Upon arrival a cup of tea or coffee is offered.When shown to our room a basket of fresh fruit on the bed.Clean with a fantastic breakfast.Considering we had to catch our flight back to Italy we left hotel at half four in the morning.They were kind enough to prepare sandwiches for us for the flight.Only in Ireland.Highly recommended.Edmond

 Report
Helpful?
Thank edSchmidt
Reviewed 6 January 2015 via mobile

I was stuck for somewhere to stay I needed something cheap and this popped up. Mould on the ceiling and in the bathroom, staff weren't as nice as he could be. I will never return. Needs some serious work doing on the place. Location is good

 Report
Helpful?
Thank Steve B
Carbonia, Ci Italy
Reviewed 10 December 2014

Thank you for keeping in touch with me. I got one of your last e-mails just before leaving for Dublin, where I stayed for 2 nights. I chose that Accommodation first of all for its price and secondly for its location. I chose a triple room as I was stayi ng with my wife and my daughter who had to...

 Report
Helpful?
Thank madiba1996
Cork, Ireland
Reviewed 9 December 2014

Our stay mirrored Olli L's "Need for Upgrade" critique. We had the same room (room 10 on ground floor) and the same experience - unpleasant smells, mold, water damaged ceiling in both bedroom and bathroom. One thing I expect in hotels and guest houses is clean white sheets and pillow cases. That was not the case here and, while the...

 Report
Helpful?
3Thank Timothy D
Askeaton, Ireland
Reviewed 27 November 2014

After reading several reviews on Trip Advisor i was somewhat put off in booking a room here. Myself and my 9 year old son were travelling from Limerick to see the Ireland v USA game at the Aviva on 18 November 2014. What attracted me to this hotel was the price first and foremost (€39 for the 2 of us...

 Report
Helpful?
3Thank Steve R
Dublin, Ireland
Reviewed 13 November 2014

This was the worst place I have ever stayed, and not cheap when you consider how atrocious it was! We went as a group of 8 across several rooms- one stank of sewerage, and had the windows opened when we arrived (Winter 2013-like an icebox), and one of the other rooms was filthy. Breakfast consisted of a toaster and frozen...

 Report
Helpful?
1Thank jenny d
Finland
Reviewed 8 November 2014

If you like to experience the smell if mold, visit this lodge. We stayed in room 10 on the ground floor. The ceiling of the bathroom (or more a closet) was covered with mold spots. Other things: poor sound insulation. Breakfast was rather basic. On positive side, the staff we met was helpful and polite. The city center can easily...

 Report
Helpful?
1Thank Olli L

39 photos of this hotel

Traveller photos: See what travellers like you saw

Viewed
All Traveller Photos (39)
Viewed
Room/Suite (7)
Viewed
Hotel & Grounds (8)
Viewed
Dining (5)
Viewed
View from Room (1)
Viewed
Bathroom (4)
Viewed
Other (14)
Check In Check Out
Hotels you might also like...
Also consider these accommodations in or near Dublin
2.4 km away
Talbot Hotel Stillorgan
Talbot Hotel Stillorgan
#1 of 1 in Stillorgan
1,507 reviews
0.5 km away
Broc House Suites
Broc House Suites
#64 of 162 in Dublin
11 reviews
1.0 km away
Merrion Road - Ballsbridge
Merrion Road - Ballsbridge
#66 of 106 in Dublin
5 reviews
Show Prices
Show Prices
Show Prices
1.4 km away
Donnybrook Hall Hotel
Donnybrook Hall Hotel
#5 of 162 in Dublin
428 reviews
1.6 km away
Glenogra Guest House
Glenogra Guest House
#35 of 162 in Dublin
137 reviews
1.3 km away
Paddy's House
Paddy's House
#93 of 162 in Dublin
77 reviews
Show Prices
Show Prices
Show Prices

Amenities

Highlights
  • Free Parking
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Breakfast included
About the property
  • Non-Smoking Hotel
Room types
  • Non-Smoking Rooms
  • Family Rooms
Internet
  • Free Internet
  • Public Wifi
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
Services
  • Free Parking
  • Airport Transportation
  • Breakfast included
Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Under new Management since May 2016 Donnybrook Lodge has been modernised and redecorated. Relax in comfortable surroundings in the heart of Dublin city's most exclusive area. Ideally situated close to city centre, ferry ports, adjacent to University College Dublin, RTE and R.D.S. Direct bus service to airport, ferry port, Temple Bar, city centre. Within walking distance of Donnybrook, Aviva Stadium, St. Vincent's Hospital, RDS and lots more. We provide a substantial continental breakfast and are happy to facilitate those with dietary problems including coeliac. All our rooms are spacious and bright with en suite, TV, tea and coffee facilities. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Donnybrook Lodge

Address: Donnybrook Lodge 131 Stillorgan Road | Donnybrook, Dublin, Ireland
Region: Ireland > Province of Leinster > County Dublin > Dublin
Price Range: $117 - $168 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:3 star — Donnybrook Lodge 3*
Number of rooms: 7
Reservation Options:
TripAdvisor is proud to partner with Booking.com, Hotwire, Agoda and TripOnline SA so you can book your Donnybrook Lodge reservations with confidence. We help millions of travellers each month to find the perfect hotel for both holiday and business trips, always with the best discounts and special offers.
Is This Your TripAdvisor Listing?
Own or manage this property? Claim your listing for free to respond to reviews, update your profile and much more.
Claim Your Listing

Questions & Answers

Questions? Get answers from Donnybrook Lodge staff and past guests.
Posting guidelines
Typical questions asked:
  • Can tickets for local attractions be purchased at the front desk?
  • Do you have to pay extra for a mini-fridge?
  • At what time does the pool open each day?

See which rooms travellers prefer

“Ask if there is one at the rear available as noisy at front.”
V8665UUjohnn, 6 Sep 2015 | Read review
“IAfter reading other customers' reviews I asked for a back room and I got it. It was quiter than the front road ones. However draughts came from the window seals.”
madiba1996, 9 Dec 2014 | Read review
“Avoid entirely if you can but definitely avoid room 10.”
369timothyd, 8 Dec 2014 | Read review
“Number 2 is fine”
SteveR819, 27 Nov 2014 | Read review
“go somewhere else!”
jennyd668, 13 Nov 2014 | Read review
5 of 5