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34 reviews
Tower Block containing Duplex
Double Height Living Area
Living Area
Dining Area
Kitchen1
Kitchen2
Main Bathroom
Main Bedroom
En-suite Toilet/Shower
2nd Bedroom
Balcony
Totlet Downstairs
Lobby to Tower Blcok
Main Entrance to Block
View from Balcony
Stairs
Smithfield Square with Jameson Tower -facing Apt.
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Condo/Apartment -
3 Bedrooms, 3 Bathrooms, Sleeps 6
Dublin, County Dublin

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m b
The Hague, The Netherlands
1 review
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
“Excellent!”
Reviewed 9 October 2014 for a stay in October 2014
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It was very nice to stay in the smithfield tower. Pat is a very nice guy and was very quick to reply any questions I had before booking. He gave a lot of information about Dublin, its different areas and how to get there, etc. The apartment is beautiful with a great view! We were there with 6 adults and had plenty of room (three bathrooms)! The kitchen is well equipped which is nice since we wanted to do some of our own cooking. Also the apartment is very clean.

I would definitely recommend it to anyone who wants to stay in a beautiful apartment in a great location of Dublin!

Cobblestone is a great pub just across the street!

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Liked best: The view and Pat!
Liked least: the couch could have been more comfortable
Travelling group: Extended Family
Would you recommend this hotel to a friend?   Yes.
Recommended for:
Friends getaway Families with young children
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elamerica...
1 review
“Amazing!!!”
Reviewed 11 March 2014 for a stay in March 2014

Pat was more than helpful and was waiting for us at midnight when we arrived. Flat was huge and very clean. Right in city centre..walking distance to everything! Could not have asked for more. Deposit was returned right away as well. Will definitely be back again and will recommend to others visiting Dublin! Thanks Pat!

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MarlouDen...
The Hague, The Netherlands
Level 3 Contributor
10 reviews
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
“Convenient apartment, perfect location, though cold shower”
Reviewed 24 December 2013 for a stay in December 2013
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person found this review helpful

We stayed in this apartment with our (grown up) children. Perfect location! At an nice square (Smithfield Market) and only a 10 minute walk from the centre of Dublin. Great restaurant (Oscars), a supermarket and one of the best pubs (The Cobblestone) next door. What more could you ask for?

At the day of arrival the owner (Pat) showed us around the apartment. Friendly man, very helpful. There is enough information (maps, leaflets) available in the apartment to help you around Dublin.

This modern and light aparmtent has got high windows with a lovely view on the square. It has a big balcony (must be nice in summer), a well equipped kitchen (i.a. dish washer), 3 bed rooms and 2 bath rooms.

The only disadvantage is the boiler....it is impossible for 6 people to take a shower in sequence. The water turned cold after 10 minutes. In our case only 3 people could take a quick warm shower in the morning. Very inconvenient. Pat told us about this problem in advance (during our tour around the apartment). He explained that after turning a certain button of the boiler the water would turn warm again. But that took at least half an hour. Our stay was simply to short (3 nights) to make a fuss about it...

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Liked best: The aparmtment itself, the design of it, the interior.
Liked least: The cold showers.
Travelling group: Extended Family
Would you recommend this hotel to a friend?   Yes.
Recommended for:
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Management Response
24 Dec 2013
Thanks for your excellent review Marylou----I'm more than happy that you enjoyed your time in the apartment and in Dublin. I'm really sorry about the boiler problem. This is not normal and I will get it checked now that I know about it but its a pity you did not alert me while you were there. I look forward to you returning in the future.
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Donna Lee...
Tacoma, Washington
2 reviews
“Awesome Location and Great Host!”
Reviewed 4 December 2013 for a stay in November 2013

From the first inquiry Pat was great in getting back in touch with me on everything - that is so much appreciated - thanks Pat! The only gripes were the towel bars weren't heated, the apartment could have been more sanitary/cleaner and the couch was not very comfortable- it has definitely outlived its usefulness. Pat was on time in meeting us to retrieve back his keys and returning our security deposit - so appreciated! We had a wonderful time and would stay there again - thank you!

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Liked best: Location
Liked least: Could have been cleaner and couch was not comfortable.
Travelling group: Extended Family
Would you recommend this hotel to a friend?   Yes.
Recommended for:
Friends getaway Families with young children
Large groups
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Management Response
4 Dec 2013
Thanks for your advice D-----I'll get these issues sorted immediately. I'm glad that you enjoyed the stay however and that you'll be happy to come again. Also I hope you didn't mind my pointing out that 5 of you arrived even though you booked for 3. Pat
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MP1130
Vienna
Level 3 Contributor
14 reviews
9 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
“Beautiful and spacious apartment, great owner!”
Reviewed 20 June 2013 for a stay in May 2013

My parents, 3 year old son and I had a wonderful visit to Dublin and started with very prompt and friendly emails with Pat, the owner in advance of our trip with lots of information about Dublin and the property. It is located in a neighborhood called Smithfield, and has a fantastic grocery store, restaurants, and a tram stop just a minute away (and a small playground) and is right across from the Jameson factory. The other main sights are about a 15 min walk away and easy to walk to. The apartment is very spacious and beautiful. Downstairs is roomy and has a big living and dining room with a very nice kitchen that had some useful leftover bits from the previous renter/Pat (salt, pepper, etc. for cooking, paper towels, etc.) and a half bathroom with a toddler toilet seat (very helpful!). Upstairs are three bedrooms, one with an en suite and yet another full bath. Everything was super clean, beds were comfy, we had plenty of nice towels, and the layout is perfect for families. My security deposit was refunded before we even got back to Vienna and we couldn't have asked for a better experience. If we ever get a chance to come back or know anyone traveling to Dublin, we would heartily recommend this apartment. Thank you, Pat!

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Liked best: perfect layout, so clean, cosy and homey retreat and of course Pat!
Liked least: no complaints.
Travelling group: Extended Family
Would you recommend this hotel to a friend?   Yes.
Recommended for:
Friends getaway People with disabilities
Older travelers Families with young children
Large groups
  • Was the property as advertised?
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