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O'Callaghan Alexander Hotel

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El Paso, Texas
1 review
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

This hotel is in a good location, the walking distance from nightlife is far enough that it won't keep you up all night but not far enough that you can't walk to it. The hotel itself is great, good service, clean cozy rooms, they charge for breakfast though, i didn't know that until checking out, that's the only part that... More 

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Mairead C, Front Office Manager at O'Callaghan Alexander Hotel, responded to this review

Thank you so much for your wonderful review on Tripadvisor. We are so pleased to see you enjoyed your stay with us here in the O'Callaghan Alexander Hotel. The team love to hear that our guests enjoyed the guest experience. We are in an enviable location in the heart of the city centre within walking distance of many of the... More 

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Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

The Alexander is a beautiful hotel situated near Merrion square, ideal for our stay as it's near great shopping areas of Grafton Street and St.Stephens Green. Also ideal as it conveniently near the finish line of the Dublin Marathon!

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Mairead C, Front Office Manager at O'Callaghan Alexander Hotel, responded to this review

Thank you so much for your wonderful review of your stay with us here on Tripadvisor. We are so pleased to see you enjoyed a wonderful stay with us in the Alexander Hotel. The hotel is in a fantastic location in the heart of Dublin's city centre and within walking distance of its many and wonderful attractions. With the iconic... More 

Whangarei, New Zealand
1 review
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Lovely room, clean, warm, windows open. Very central location which made getting around Dublin really easy. Lovely staff that were helpful and made you feel welcome. Fantastic breakfasts. We were unsure about tipping, didn't know how much!

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Mairead C, Front Office Manager at O'Callaghan Alexander Hotel, responded to this review

Many thanks for your review of your recent stay on Tripadvisor. Many thanks for your wonderful comments about the team which I will be sure to pass on to them as they will be thrilled to know that they contributed in some way to the enjoyment of your stay with us. The team consistantly go 'above and beyond' to provide... More 

Old Tappan, New Jersey
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3 reviews
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We had difficulty locating the parking for our stay and the front desk was not very helpful. When we finally found it, parked and dragged our belongings the several blocks to the hotel we got the real shocker...we opened the door of our room to find a FILTHY carpet with stains everywhere, a room the size just large enough to... More 

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Mairead C, Front Office Manager at O'Callaghan Alexander Hotel, responded to this review

Mairead C, Front Office Manager at O'Callaghan Alexander Hotel, responded to this review, Sep 26, 2016 Many thanks for posting a review of your stay on Tripadvisor. All feedback is extremely valuable to us here in the Alexander Hotel and we take on board any constructive critism given and use it to improve our service. I am truly sorry that... More 

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29 reviews
4 hotel reviews
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Reviewed 5 weeks ago via mobile

We stayed at the O'callaghan Alexander from Friday to Monday and had a lovely experience. Mairead, who we sadly didn't get to meet, made arrangements for us to upgrade to a suite which was really kind it made our first anniversary really special. We also had friends staying for a night and she arranged for them to be in a... More 

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Mairead C, Front Office Manager at O'Callaghan Alexander Hotel, responded to this review

Thank you so much for taking the time to post such a positive review of your stay on Tripadvisor. We are always so pleased that people chose to stay with us here in the Alexander Hotel to celebrate their special occasions. We do really appreciate all guest feedback that we receive from our very valued guests. Our team are very... More 

Sunderland, United Kingdom
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Reviewed 5 weeks ago

I booked a two night stay via lastminute.com using a secret deal (so you have no clue what you are booking until you pay for the hotel). I was a little apprehensive after reading the reviews about this hotel but we were pleasantly surprised when we arrived. The hotel was a 5-minute walk from Trinity College and was very close... More 

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Mairead C, Front Office Manager at O'Callaghan Alexander Hotel, responded to this review

Thank you so much for your wonderful account of our hotel on Tripadvisor. We are so pleased you enjoyed your stay and you describe in a few sentences exactly what we are about - perfect location, local experienced staff who genuinely care, all combined with first class service, accommodation and attention to detail. We are in an enviable location in... More 

Mumbai, Maharashtra, India
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39 reviews
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Reviewed 27 October 2016

I had a opportunity to stay in this hotel for 6 nights and it was a pleasant stay. Location of the Hotel is Great and very close to the City Centre and Pearse Station. The major shopping, tourist offices, restaurants are in walking distance of the Hotel. The rooms are spacious, clean, with good air conditioning. Breakfast in included in... More 

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Mairead C, Front Office Manager at O'Callaghan Alexander Hotel, responded to this review

Many thanks for the review posted recently and for taking the time to share your experience with us. On behalf of everybody here, thank you for your kind comments. The team were very pleased to read how much you enjoyed all aspects of your stay with us including of course our wonderful location right in the heart of Dublin's city... More 

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Reviewed 27 October 2016

The hotel is located is close to central. Stayed here for 2 days and is convenient for everything. The staff is extremely helpful and nice. They have lovely rooms and amenities. The breakfast was very good.

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Mairead C, Front Office Manager at O'Callaghan Alexander Hotel, responded to this review

Mairead C, Front Office Manager at O'Callaghan Alexander Hotel, responded to this review, Sep 26, 2016 Thank you so much for taking the time to post such a fantastic review on Tripadvisor. It is the Team's wish that each and every guest who stays with us experiences the highest level of customer service and a top quality product from start... More 

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Reviewed 26 October 2016

I stayed in this hotel last night, it is located 5 minutes walk from Grafton street and so close to lots of museums. The added bonus of having a car park nearby, it is on a first come first serve basis but I got to park, it cost €12 overnight which is reasonable. The hotel staff are friendly and breakfast... More 

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Mairead C, Front Office Manager at O'Callaghan Alexander Hotel, responded to this review

Thank you so much for taking the time to post such a fantastic review on Tripadvisor. It is the Team's wish that each and every guest who stays with us experiences the highest level of customer service and a top quality product from start to finish, and we are very pleased that this was the case with your stay. As... More 

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3 reviews
Reviewed 26 October 2016 via mobile

Stayed here from 22th to 26th October. The hotel is located right at the center and convenient for everything. Shopping, museum visits , tourist sites, just perfect. Special compliments must be given to the hotel staffs who have been very helpful in providing guidance to first time Dublin tourist like us. You are really the ambassadors for Dublin. Well-done! Special... More 

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Mairead C, Front Office Manager at O'Callaghan Alexander Hotel, responded to this review

We really appreciate you taking the time to post a review of your recent stay with us here on Tripadvisor It is always encouraging when our guests take the time to share their great experiences with us as our team and I greatly appreciate the feedback, this enables us to improve all aspects of our hotel and provide feedback to... More 

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  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Room Service
  • Restaurant
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
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  • Non-Smoking Hotel
  • Wheelchair Access
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  • Free Internet
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  • Banquet Room
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  • Business Centre with Internet Access
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  • Babysitting
Official Description (provided by the hotel)
The Dublin City centre O'Callaghan Alexander Hotel was the third hotel in the O'Callaghan Hotels group on the corner of Merrion Square. This luxury 4 star hotel in Dublin welcomes you into its spacious lobby where you will be greeted with a warm welcome. Located off one of the corners of Merrion Square, O'Callaghan Alexander Hotel is close to the Georgian Squares where business and culture are intertwined and is only a few minutes walk from Trinity College and shopping street, Grafton Street. Our 4 star hotel offers luxury facilities, contemporary design and personalised service in these quiet surroundings in one of the most beautiful areas of city centre Dublin. ... more   less 

Additional Information about O'Callaghan Alexander Hotel

Address: 41/47 Fenian Street, Dublin 2, Ireland
Region: Ireland > Province of Leinster > County Dublin > Dublin
Price Range: $197 - $397 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:4 star — O'Callaghan Alexander Hotel 4*
Number of rooms: 102
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Also Known As:
Alexander Hotel Dublin
Dublin Hotel Alexander
Hotel Style:
#36 Luxury Hotel in Dublin
#38 Family Hotel in Dublin
#51 Business Hotel in Dublin
#56 Romantic Hotel in Dublin
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“5th floor if you want WiFi access”
  • The room was very cold so they had to bring a portable heater - not just for me but for colleagu
  • This is one of many places in the shower where they haven't cleaned the mold/mildew.
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  • Near closet
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  • Near guest seating area
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“Second floor Room was quiet despite facing the street”
 of 5 bubbles Corkber, 18 Nov 2016 | Read review
“We stayed in room 202 which we loved because it faced the street, allowing us to hear the sounds of the city.”
 of 5 bubbles evergreentree2016, 2 Nov 2016 | Read review
“All rooms are good...”
 of 5 bubbles Tiwaskar, 27 Oct 2016 | Read review
“No noise where I was, on third floor.”
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