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8 reviews
3 hotel reviews
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

It is an old fashioned style, the room we had was underground, felt sad and noisy ... the bathroom was old and give you a feeling of not well maintained... The staff was very friendly though, really helpful. For the few days we remained it was ok but I cannot say it was worth the money we paid..

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3 reviews
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Reviewed 20 October 2016

The hotel is located in a very charming old building. For the good and for the bad. Despite the charming atmosphere, my room was under the reception floor, and the sound of steps on the wooden floor was quite irritating since early morning. If possible, try to book an upper room to avoid this problem.

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Thank Luís Eduardo A
1 review
Reviewed 22 September 2016 via mobile

Disappointing. I booked and paid €288 for 2 nights then when I arrived and parked in the small car park was asked to park in a street around the corner as they'd "allocated the space to someone else' who'd yet to check in and they'd emailed me to that effect just before I'd checked in. Interior has seen better days... More 

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Thank Rob A
Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
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4 reviews
3 hotel reviews
Reviewed 11 September 2016

Interior was shabby, elevator was out of service. Front desk staff was friendly and helpful. The room had a comfortable bed. Location was ~ 15 min walk from Temple Bar. Was expecting more for the price we paid.

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Thank Molly M
Dunfermline, United Kingdom
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6 reviews
Reviewed 30 August 2016 via mobile

We booked a triple room which was ideal. The lodge is located to the south of the city but within walking distance along Baggot Street. There are many nice eateries nearby which cater for all types of healthy and good food options. The three of us had a fantastic weekend meeting up with other friends. Definitely recommend this B andB... More 

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Los Angeles, California
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90 hotel reviews
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Reviewed 10 July 2016

This place is not your typical b&b as there is no local host offering hospitality. It is efficiently run by a team of young friendly women from Eastern Europe and is clean, has a good breakfast and was a good value. It was on a nice street in a nice neighborhood with good restaurants, but we ended up taking taxis... More 

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Thank cookpias
Dundalk, Ireland
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107 reviews
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Reviewed 26 June 2016

Stayed one night here back in December, when I was struggling to find a hotel at a decent price for a work night out. I was definitely not disappointed. Arrived early that afternoon and the girl at reception was extremely pleasant, very helpful with information regarding facilities and the local area. I had asked for a quiet room, a request... More 

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Thank Chozz
Hawarden, United Kingdom
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Reviewed 23 June 2016 via mobile

Staying just one night with a business colleague, found Waterloo Lodge to be comfortable and good value - and ten minutes walk from the AirCoach which saved us a hefty taxi fare! Initially put off by steep and uneven steps up to the front door and then by their lift being out of order but friendly receptionist quickly settled us... More 

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78 reviews
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Reviewed 31 May 2016

+: Very clean, location between UCD and city centre in a very nice neighbourhood of Dublin, friendly staff, bus stop outside of the hotel -: Rooms are somehow small but the bed is good, building looks old inside (well for some other people this could be a plus!), rooms are a little noisy In my opinion if you see it... More 

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Thank Bealive01
Vancouver, Canada
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Reviewed 29 May 2016

We made the error of thinking we were booked into the Waterloo House. Be aware these are two different businesses located within meters of each other. The hotel and room are very dated and worn. The rooms were in need of updates at least 10 years ago. The room was clean but the drab, worn appearance distracted from the cleanliness.... More 

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Amenities

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  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Free Parking
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  • Non-Smoking Hotel
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  • Non-Smoking Rooms
  • Family Rooms
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  • Free Internet
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
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  • Laundry Service
  • Free Parking
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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
In central Dublin, Waterloo Lodge offers rooms with free Wi-Fi and hearty, full Irish breakfasts. The Aviva Stadium is a 10 minute walk from this historical Georgian Townhouse, whilst St. Stephen's Green is a 15-minute walk and a further 5-mins to Trinity College. All rooms are cosy and inviting and with comfortable bedding and all include a private bathroom with hairdryers. Rooms have a Multi-channel LCD Flat Screen TV, along with complimentary Tea and Coffee. A traditional freshly cooked breakfast with a selection of homemade breads is served daily. There is also a continental selection available. Onsite parking is available at an additional charge, please book in advance. The Dublin Airport bus stop is nearby to the hotel. Waterloo Lodge is 20 minutes' walk from Trinity College and lively Temple Bar district ... more   less 

Additional Information about Waterloo Lodge

Address: Waterloo Lodge 23 Waterloo Road | Ballsbridge, Dublin 4, Ireland
Region: Ireland > Province of Leinster > County Dublin > Dublin
Price Range: $96 - $270 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:3 star — Waterloo Lodge 3*
Number of rooms: 19
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“Ask for upper floor rooms.”
 of 5 bubbles lu_seduard0a, 19 Oct 2016 | Read review
“Quiet rooms located out back, separate to the main building.”
 of 5 bubbles Chozz, 26 Jun 2016 | Read review
“good if you want to stay in a quiet hotel close to the city centre or UCD”
 of 5 bubbles Bealive01, 31 May 2016 | Read review
“Don't stay here!”
 of 5 bubbles Brian2082, 29 May 2016 | Read review
“Make sure you stay on a higher floor as the lower level can get noisy with people above you.”
 of 5 bubbles Vactioncouple, 21 May 2016 | Read review
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