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London, United Kingdom
Reviewed 2 January 2017 via mobile

First impressions of the hotel were nice easy to find, stands out fast check in etc. I paid extra for a junior suite and happy I did the room was massive and well equipped (even with iron/ironing board/hairdryer/coffee/tea/kettle) Mini fridge was not working made a call to reception within 10 minutes member of staff had brought another mini fridge to...

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Duty M, Manager at The Dawson Hotel & Spa, responded to this review

Dear Mark, Thank you for taking the time out to review your stay at The Dawson Hotel and Spa. We appreciate your feedback very much. We are happy that staff was attentive and efficient. As we strive to continuously improve the quality of our services I am sure that this feedback will serve as an encouragement. I’m very sorry to...

Derry, United Kingdom
Reviewed 31 December 2016

Only getting around to writing this review. I got engaged whilst staying at the Dawson on 30/10/16. The staff were all so lovely. They sent a bottle of processo to the room.They couldn't do enough for us.Myself and my fiance will definitely be back.

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Duty M, Manager at The Dawson Hotel & Spa, responded to this review

Dear Guest, Thank you very much for your review regarding your stay at The Dawson Hotel and Spa. We strive to continuously improve the quality of our services and each feedback is very important to us. We were very happy to assist you during your stay and we are proud that you have chosen our hotel for your engagement. Thank...

Navan, Co. Meath
Reviewed 29 December 2016 via mobile

It took us a few minutes to realise the reception was on the first floor of the hotel, but that was ok. A bit of a quirky layout with the lift only going from certain floors to certain floors and at certain times. We were glad we didn't have the buggy with us! All-in-all an okay stay as it was...

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ireland
Reviewed 19 December 2016

Very central with Stephens Green and Grafton St a stones throw away, above average rooms for the price and great staff, very friendly and welcoming. Welcome cocktail on arrival, good bar and good breakfast. Noise from nearby bars is to be expected and no different from any property in this location. Spa fitted me in at short notice and was...

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Duty M, Manager at The Dawson Hotel & Spa, responded to this review

Dear Linda, Thank you very much for your review regarding your stay at The Dawson Hotel and Spa. We strive to continuously improve the quality of our services and each feedback is very important to us. We are very happy that you have had a positive experience with our hotel, as well as with the spa treatment. Thank you again...

dublin
Reviewed 19 December 2016 via mobile

The Dawson couldn't be better located, and within 5 minutes walk of Dublins best restaurants pubs and clubs. Our room was spacious, nice decor and very quiet (room 312). Gorgeous Sea Food restaurant also acts as the breakfast room. Staff very professional courteous and friendly.

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Donegal Town, Ireland
Reviewed 18 December 2016 via mobile

Great location walk out the door and you are in the middle of everything a stones throw from Grafton street for shopping beside loads of good restaurants and pubs . The only disadvantage to staying here is the stairs, as it's an old Georgian building its only elevator is at the back of the bar and not accessible to all...

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Duty M, Manager at The Dawson Hotel & Spa, responded to this review

Dear Guest, Thank you for taking the time out to comment about your stay at The Dawson Hotel and Spa. It is always a pleasure to receive positive feedback. I am sure that this feedback will serve as an encouragement to all of our staff as we strive to continuously improve the quality of our services. As you have noted...

Belfast, United Kingdom
Reviewed 10 December 2016 via mobile

Can do nothing other than confirm whats already apparent from other reviews. Dated and noisy. Hotel did the job for the single night we stayed, wouldnt have stayed a second. Spa was good and reasonably priced

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Switzerland
Reviewed 5 December 2016

We book the suite room (Baco?) and it was UNBELIEVABLE. We thought we were in a movie!!! We rarely get a better room than the usual standard room, but since the price difference was not so high we went for it, and no regrets at all. The hotel is very well located and the staff was very helpful.

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Chicago, Illinois
Reviewed 5 December 2016 via mobile

If you are looking for a hotel to get a good nights' rest, clean surroundings, working toilets, and a quiet night's sleep then this is not the place. First feeling upon check in was this place was not a 4 star worthy. Bathroom in lobby was not clean and sink chipped and missing tile. First hint that we were not...

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Dublin, Ireland
Reviewed 1 December 2016

Excellent location and great staff but the room which had everything had a window looking out onto a blank wall with pipes at just 2 foot away so no light and felt a bit closed in. Did not really bother us for one night but would not have liked to stay longer in it.

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The Dawson Hotel and award winning Dawson Spa are ideally located on Dawson Street in the heart of Dublin's city centre, with Trinity College at one end of the street and St. Stephen's Green at the other. Dublin's main shopping district, Grafton Street, is a short stroll around the corner from the hotel. Temple Bar is only 10 minutes’ walk away, while Dublin Castle and the Olympia Theatre are a 15 minute walk. With an elegant decor, each room includes a private bathroom with toiletries. All rooms contain an LCD TV with cable TV channels, complimentary water and free Wi-Fi access. A buffet breakfast service is available each morning, from 07.00 - 10.30 Monday to Friday and 08.00 – 11.00 at the weekends, served with orange juice, tea and coffee at our adjoining tenant The Seafood Bar restaurant (located at the Ground Floor of the Hotel). The Dawson Spa, located to the rear of the building, features “Voya” organic seaweed beauty products made in Ireland. Also onsite, the adjoining Sam's Bar offers a glamorous vibe, fresh cocktails and music from international DJs, with a Victorian garden terrace overlooking Dublin's Mansion House. While we do not have parking onsite, we have an agreement with Setanta Q-Park, located on Molesworth Street, where our guests can benefit from discounted parking with up to 50% off per 24 hour period. Should you wish to exercise or use saunas, we also offer our guests complementary day passes to Energie Fitness Gym & Swimming Pool on Clarendon Street. Please note, the Hotel is not recommended for those with mobility issues, in particular those who require wheelchair access. In addition, the hotel does not have any adapted wheelchair accessible rooms. Please be aware that rooms listed as Vibrant Weekend rooms are those located directly above Sam’s Bar, and music will be heard until around 02:30 on a Thursday, and 03.30 on Fridays and Saturdays. ... more   less 

Additional Information about The Dawson Hotel & Spa

Address: 35 Dawson Street, Dublin 2, Ireland (Formerly La Stampa Hotel)
Region: Ireland > Province of Leinster > County Dublin > Dublin
Price Range: ₹ 7,978 - ₹ 20,545 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:4 star — The Dawson Hotel & Spa 4*
Number of rooms: 36
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Also Known As:
La Stampa Hotel Dublin
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#7 Spa Hotel in Dublin
#48 Luxury Hotel in Dublin
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“Ask for rooms that don't face the terrace with all the heating engines...”
 of 5 bubbles 63rachelep, 13 Feb 2017 | Read review
“Rear and 3rd floor to avoid noise of adjoining bar and night club especially at weekends”
 of 5 bubbles allisons618, 22 Jan 2017 | Read review
“The junior suite was quite nice and very well priced, For the few extra dollars it is well worth it.”
 of 5 bubbles Seafoodtraveler, 19 Jan 2017 | Read review
“Rooms at the rear are quieter”
 of 5 bubbles lulie_12, 15 Jan 2017 | Read review
“Beware the stairs and ask does room have a view”
 of 5 bubbles 1998hanjon, 1 Dec 2016 | Read review
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