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2 reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

I stayed for two weeks as I was on business It's clean well presented with a good breakfast to start the day, the owner Sean couldn't be more helpful in any way, the rooms I stayed in are spacious and always clean with towels provided, I would recommend this place 100%

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boxer56, Owner at Gleann-na-Smol B&B, responded to this review

Thank you Aaron for your review. we are delighted you enjoyed your stay with us. More 

Chicago, Illinois
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38 reviews
24 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 35 helpful votes
Reviewed 29 October 2016

Gleann-na-Smol was our final stop on our B&B tour of Ireland. We stayed only one night. The room itself was very small but well-kept, as was the tiny bathroom. I think the other rooms may have been larger. The breakfast was nicely done. The property is very well maintained and is in a residential part of Howth, a few blocks... More 

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1 Thank Michael M
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12 reviews
7 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
Reviewed 18 October 2016

We chose this place to stay after our arrival at the Dublin airport about 6 a.m. It is about half an hour drive from there. It was an easy walk into town for breakfast that first morning and for two dinners. There is a lovely Cliffs Hike that starts just down the road.

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1 Thank Donald K
1 review
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 1 October 2016

The owners were very helpful, friendly and worked hard to make our stay nice. Very easy walk to town and the Cliffs Hike. Breakfast was very good and the company of the other guests was even better. We liked this place and the people.

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3 reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
Reviewed 10 July 2016 via mobile

My partner and I stayed here when meeting two friends in Dublin for a day trip. We were welcomed by Sean when we first arrived who showed us to our room and gave us keys and maps of the area and gave us directions to the train station. Very homely place with friendly people, lovely quiet location and the breakfast... More 

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Kent, United Kingdom
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9 reviews
3 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
Reviewed 8 June 2016 via mobile

I stayed here recently on a business trip to Dublin. Sean is the perfect host, very friendly and full of information about the local area. The house is very clean and has a lovely cosy feel to it. My bedroom was very spacious and the bed I slept in was very comfortable. There is also a guest lounge where you... More 

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boxer56, Manager at Gleann-na-Smol B&B, responded to this review

Thank you for your kind comment's about Gleann-na-Smol B&B Howth. We are glad you had a pleasant stay, Hope to see you in the future Manager More 

Cork, Ireland
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23 reviews
3 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 19 helpful votes
Reviewed 25 April 2016

This is not a 4/5 star place obviously, but for the price you pay is good, nice people, nice breakfast, good attention, and they give you info about the places you can visit, clean!!! and just 10 walk to the pier. I would recomend it.

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1 Thank Kienhay
boxer56, Manager at Gleann-na-Smol B&B, responded to this review

Thank you for your stay with us here at Gleann-na-Smol B&B Howth We are so glad that you had a pleasant stay and we hope to see you some time in the future, And thank you for taking the time to posting a review on TripAdvisor, Manager. More 

Stockholm, Sweden
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4 reviews
4 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
Reviewed 19 April 2016

The person who welcomed us was so unkempt that I would have thought he was homeless. He was also not sober and reeked of alcohol and smoke. There were stains on some of the sheets and towels and a line of dust on the throw cushions.

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boxer56, Owner at Gleann-na-Smol B&B, responded to this review

We find it very difficult to answer this posting as we feel it does not represent our establishment which we run at a high standard. The person who answered the door was a paying guest . All our bed linen is laundered on a daily basis and rooms are cleaned daily. The problems were not brought to the attention of... More 

Picton, Canada
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102 reviews
26 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 82 helpful votes
Reviewed 7 April 2016

The title says it all, really! We stayed for two nights and were rather surprised by the smell of damp in our room - and traces of mildew on the roller blind. Problems with the wifi were quickly recified by Shaun, which was great. But overall the room looked rather tired - definitely not one of the better B&B's we've... More 

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Manchester U.K
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18 reviews
9 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 28 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 April 2016 via mobile

Perfect place to stay for a Dublin visit. Quick train ride from Howth. Lots to do in this small fishing village. Gleann-Na-Smol bed and breakfast ..clean and comfortable...quiet location for a good night's sleep... Shaun and Paul perfect hosts.. both a mine of useful information... top notch breakfast to start the day.. Hope to visit again. Dennis and Ann

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  • Free Parking
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Free Breakfast
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Additional Information about Gleann-na-Smol B&B

Address: Kilrock Road (near Nashville Rd), Howth 3, Ireland
Region: Ireland > Province of Leinster > County Dublin > Howth
Price Range: $105 - $117 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:3 star — Gleann-na-Smol B&B 3*
Number of rooms: 4
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“As for largest room available”
 of 5 bubbles O7898AQmichaelm, 29 Oct 2016 | Read review
“Great for taking the Dart into Dublin to avoid having to drive”
 of 5 bubbles KathyCYreka123, 27 Sep 2015 | Read review
“Do not sleep in a downstairs room¬”
 of 5 bubbles Shelley789, 19 May 2015 | Read review
“6 different rooms to choose from!”
 of 5 bubbles d9herbert, 8 Jul 2014 | Read review
“There is a room with 3 beds - this was perfect for our group of my husband with his C-PAP, me and our adult niece. We would have taken two rooms - but this establishment is quite popular.”
 of 5 bubbles ZaneS86, 18 Nov 2012 | Read review
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