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Birmingham, United Kingdom
Reviewed 16 June 2016

After reading the recent reviews I was very concerned about staying at this guesthouse but I need not have worried, the staff were very friendly and helpful, we stayed with friends and our rooms were both large with the biggest and most comfortable bed I have ever seen, we also had a single bed. It was spotless, we had a...

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Nina G, Manager at Clifden Guesthouse & Apartments, responded to this review

Dear Chris, Firstly I would like to thank you for taking the time to advise of your recent stay with us. You are correct if guests have difficulty with stairs and we are aware of this we will always allocate them an appropriate room. Thank you for mentioning our great city centre location we are really lucky to have such...

Tralee, Ireland
Reviewed 15 June 2016

family of 4 . we stayed in 1 bed apartment. the apartment was spotless and had loads of room. the bed and the pull out were both extremely comfortable. there was loads of clean bed linen and towels. the kitchen was full equipped and the oven was really fast. we had breakfast in the guest house on the 2 mornings...

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Nina G, Manager at Clifden Guesthouse & Apartments, responded to this review

Dear Catherine, Thank you for sharing your experience with others here on Tripadvisor. We really appreciate your positive feedback. We are delighted you enjoyed your breakfast with us which is complimentary when guest book directly with us. It is also nice to read your positive comments on our team. I hope that on your next visit to Dublin you will...

Naas, Ireland
Reviewed 7 June 2016

Room is extremly small, nicely decorated but no wardrobe. It is in a VERY BAD area and would most definatley discoutage anyone travelling on their own from venturing here. Receptionist did not seem to understand a lot of what I was saying. But she was friendly. Car parking is extra and is is a VERY VERY SCARY location. Porter was...

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Wilmette, Illinois
Reviewed 3 June 2016

Whoever runs this place needs to give it over to someone who will do better. Several reviews here mention the beds being comfortable. TRUE! And the location isn't that bad, just a five minute walk from the main drag and ten minutes from Temple Bar. That's all to the good. But the staff were completely unable to help with anything--even...

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Paris, France
Reviewed 1 June 2016 via mobile

Things needed fixing in the shower. Got a really tiny room. The hotel can get noisy because of the squeaky floor. Breakfast is 8€ , the pastries and bread were not fresh. The room was clean though, which id a positive point. Not far from the center.

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Los Angeles, California
Reviewed 31 May 2016

If you've not stayed in a half way house ... this feels like your chance. The rooms are strangely home to 3 beds ... a double and a twin, when one queen would have been better. All the beds make the room feel more like a dormitory than a hotel. The shower on the 4th floor was horrible. I could...

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Reviewed 31 May 2016

Staff were friendly and the beds were comfy and that's the only good thing I have to say about this place.Bathroom, if you can call it that was a toilet and a shower, sink was in the bed room.If you were of a larger size you would struggle to get in to the toilet.I had booked a room at the...

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Brno, Czech Republic
Reviewed 27 May 2016

Good location, easy to find when getting off the airport bus. Within walking distance to all major attractions and train station. Clean, comfortable, good in room amenities such as tea, coffee and free bottled water. There is also a TV, but not many channels (although it’s not like we all stay in to watch TV when in another country). Free...

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Nina G, Manager at Clifden Guesthouse & Apartments, responded to this review

Dear Guest, Thank you for your kind review and score. We really appreciate you sharing this with others here on Tripadvisor. It was great to read all the positive things you had to say about our guesthouse, location and staff. This is what we feel seperates us from other guesthouses in the city centre. As you've pointed out it really...

Antwerp, Belgium
Reviewed 23 May 2016

I booked here and I had not great expectations and it seemed to good to be true (at that price, so close to O Connell Street). The price was low probably beacuse it was low season but my room was excellent and with free amenities you usually don't get in B&B (free water, candies). Location was excellent, staff kind and...

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Dusseldorf, Germany
Reviewed 4 May 2016

The hotel, or better said guesthouse is quite pleasant and the personal is top. However, there are two things that I disliked here: first, the offer I found was like "wooow, EUR 79 instead of EUR 200!"; a great deal. Second, some of the pictures make you believe your stepping into a modern hotel, whereas it is a ell conserved...

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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Clifden House is a 200 year old 'listed' non smoking Georgian home with 17 ensuite rooms right in the heart of Dublin city centre, with secure car parking for guests even after check-out.Our Guesthouse is within a quick 5 minute walk to O'Connell street which offers convenient transport around the entire city, making it a great place to stay in Dublin.Experience the warm homely feel at Clifden House with it's kind & friendly staff. We cater for single, double, twin, triple and family stays.All 15 rooms are ensuite, with shower in lower rooms and full bath/shower in rooms on 4th floor, no elevator, with direct dial telephone, TV and tea/coffee making facilities.WiFi internet access available.Convenient easy access to ferryport, DART, LUAS, Busarus (bus station) and train stations. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Clifden Guesthouse & Apartments

Address: 32 Gardiner Place | Dublin, Dublin 1, Ireland
Region: Ireland > Province of Leinster > County Dublin > Dublin
Price Range: ₹ 6,047 - ₹ 19,183 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:3 star — Clifden Guesthouse & Apartments 3*
Number of rooms: 17
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“If you are worried about stairs with luggage...this is NOT your place, it has NO elevator.”
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“No lift in the building, so best to request lower floors if you have lots of luggage or any mobility issues.”
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