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Woodbridge, Virginia
Reviewed 31 October 2016

Lovely old hotel, extremely convenient to everything. Dublin Castle on the street behind the hotel. Many good restaurants in immediate vicinity. Tourist office 2 blocks away and all shopping. Only problem was noisy which I was made aware of but chose the hotel anyway because Dublin is a noisy town and there is always something going on. Staff is lovely...

Thank Marie M
Reviewed 30 October 2016

The location is excellent, the prices are cheap (even with the adverse exchange rates affecting British travellers like myself!), and the staff are very friendly. The cleaning staff do a fine job as well.

Thank Nathaniel W
Espoo, Finland
Reviewed 28 October 2016

Almost everything is within a short walk. You can't find a better location. Right next to Temple Bar and close to Dublin Castle and Grafton Street. Nice and helpful staff. The room was very spacious and clean, beds very comfortable, although the lighting in the room could be better. This hotel is a really good value for the money, good...

1Thank Jansku2013
Durham, North Carolina
Reviewed 13 October 2016

My wife and I stayed here for one night. We wanted a good location at a fair price, and happened upon Central Hotel. Courteous staff. Helped us a bit with finding things in the city. Our room was small, but we knew we would only be there one night so that didn't bother us. Clean room. Relatively quiet as well....

1Thank ChuckGivens
Reviewed 10 October 2016

Good bits - Location is great, very spacious room, clean large bed, nice staff (only saw them briefly as we checked in and out). Not so good bits - considering the price tag you'd think they'd invest in some double or even triple glazing... if you would like to rest peacefully forget it - obviously being in a central location...

Thank Francesca T
Newcastle upon Tyne, United Kingdom
Reviewed 10 October 2016 via mobile

Stayed at the Central Hotel for a couple of nights the rooms are very spacious and comfortable, the hotel itself is very central to everywhere if somewhat a bit noisy as its near a busy road, it's an old hotel which would benefit double glazing to help block out some noise, the staff are very pleasant and helpful.

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Austin, Texas
Reviewed 5 October 2016

Location was great. The staff was extremely helpful and friendly. Breakfast had no fresh fruit except grapefruit. Grapefruit??? Our room was on the street and we had much night noise. Request a room off the street! Our room was a nice size. The floor next to the wall on my side of the bed was very squeaky. I was concerned...

1Thank BJL-40
Macclesfield, United Kingdom
Reviewed 26 September 2016

It’s not easy to find good accommodation in Dublin unless you have very deep pockets – if you’re on a tight budget I’d suggest you go somewhere else. I guess that’s the problem with centrally located hotels in any hip city – if you want the location then you have to be prepared to pay the price. The Central Hotel...

2Thank harleyg98
Isle of Man, United Kingdom
Reviewed 22 September 2016

It's not cheap and you aren't paying for a modern, well styled, first class hotel room! It's all about the location.. which is very good, right behind Temple Bar. The rooms are very standard and noisey if you happen to get one on the street side. No double glazing. No aircon. Very small TV on wall although this wasn't really...

1Thank Pete W
Singapore, Singapore
Reviewed 20 September 2016

My partner and I just returned from a weekend in Dublin having stayed two nights at The Gresham and an unexpected extra night which we booked last minute at The Central Hotel. We wished we had stayed at The Central for our entire stay - the location is perfect for the shops bars and restaurants. The room is basic but...

1Thank Lindsay140770

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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: $128 - $415 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:3 star — The Central Hotel 3*
Number of rooms: 70
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Best Western Dublin
Central Hotel Dublin
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“3rd floor quiet”
 of 5 bubbles , 17 Jan 2017 | Read review
“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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“room location is important.”
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“If you're travelling in a group, the hotel staff offer single beds.”
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