Please read before booking!Small, single room in a clean, welcoming home. Quiet, residential area, 7 KM from centre by bus 9 and 83. Close to Botanic Gardens and DCU. Please note: I HAVE A CAT. Female guests or couples only.
I have lived here for five years and I like my home to be as appealing, comfortable and welcoming as possible. I love hosting with Air BnB and I'm happy to say I have great reviews from the great people who've stayed here.
Shared bathroom, towels provided. My kitchen is tiny so you're free to make tea/coffee or sandwich/snack but it's not available for major cooking. I'll leave a light breakfast out for you in the morning (tea/coffee, cereal, toast).
Interaction with Guests
I'm friendly and helpful and I can give you lots of tips about where to go for the best value and quality in Dublin/Ireland. I enjoy hosting people but I also realise that you'll probably be busy with your own plans or tired/jetlagged so I won't intrude! Sometimes I work from home; sometimes I go out a lot.
My neighbourhood is quiet and safe with nice parks and lots of greenery; only 10 minutes by bus from Botanic Gardens or Andersons Cafe. Very close to Glasnevin Cemetery Museum and the famous Gravediggers pub. The no.9 bus stops outside my house and takes you straight to Trinity College and the whole city centre. My last guests loved going to the local pubs but I always go into town to socialise around Grafton St and George's St.
PLEASE PRINT BEFORE YOUR TRIP! COMING FROM THE AIRPORT: The taxi takes about 15 mins and costs about 20 Euro. Please print out my address on (website hidden) Maps before you come (McKee ROAD, Finglas) as the taxi drivers don't always know my street.OR you can get the 747 express bus to town (about 6 Euro) and then the 9 bus from O'Connell St to my house (2.75). No 9 takes you straight to centre and Trinity College from my house. Also on 83 route and quite close to 40 or 140. I can offer one parking space in my drive. If you are using public transport you can get a LEAP card; otherwise you need exact change on the bus.
Other Things to Note
I prefer female guests (travelling solo) or couples/friends.
The single room is very small and only suitable for short stays. Guests - please get verified on Air BnB and post a photo if you don't mind. I don't accept people who are not verified.
I prefer female guests (travelling solo) or couples/friends. As this is my home, and not a business, I expect guests to respect the space, clean up after themselves if they have breakfast or use the shower etc. Smoking outside please - loads of space and seating in the back garden. Please don't shower after 11 pm.
Allyson is a wonderful host. I've been very lucky and utterly happy to have her as my first airbnb host. She gave me LOTS of information about great and worthseeing places in and outside of Dublin. Thanks to her precious tips I was able to make the most of my short stay in Dublin - which is priceless! She is very open-minded, kind and thoughtful. Simply, a person you can have great conversations and enjoy staying with. I felt very welcomed right from the moment I entered the door. Facilities are just like the pictures placed in the insertion, it's a very lovely and comfortable sweet irish home. Also Missy is just the most adorable cat I've ever met (and I used to be a dog person... hahaha)! 3
If you stay here, you really have NOTHING to worry about.
I had a wonderful time with Allyson. She is a friendly and sweet person as well as very organised and professional. All was described previously like it really is. Her house is lovely, cozy, warm, confortable and very well connected with the centre. She gave me opinions and tips and made me feel like at home. I would highly recommend this place and I would like to come back again! Thank you Allyson, you were an excellent host!
I had a wonderful time with Allyson. She was a great hostess. Checking in was easy, the room was cozy, all in all a really great time. Allyson gave me a lot of tips as to where to eat, what to see, where to go and how to get there, she even called a cab to the airport for me, and the list goes on. I had an amazing time here! (And her cat is very cute!)
Thanks Allyson. I got lots information from you,the bus ,the dessert,the shopping area.....etc(all on the papers),that's really thoughtful.and you treat people nice~I got a really good start in bnb and this travel. Take care,Hope you enjoy the travel to Asia.
Staying with Allyson was fantastic! She was super welcoming and made sure I always had everything I needed. It was a very comfortable place to stay, and I definitely felt at home while I was there. I would highly recommend staying there, if I ever make it back to Dublin I'll be sure to stay again.
Very good stay at Alyson's!
The house is comfortable, clean and you feel at ease. Quiet neighbourhood.
Alyson was very friendly and give tips for your trip.
Thank you for these three nights.
I loved my stay with Allyson! The room I stayed in was small, but perfect for someone traveling by themselves. The entire house was very neat and had a lot of cool decorations. Allyson herself was also incredibly nice, as was her cat Missy. The neighborhood is also nice and quiet. It is a bit far from the city center, but there is a bus stop right across from Allyson's place, so the distance is not an issue. Altogether great stay and I would definitely recommend staying with Allyson to anyone interested in visiting Dublin.
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I'm a teacher of English at a secondary school in Dublin. I love to travel, and recent destinations include Hungary, Croatia, Poland, Czech Republic, France, New York, Connecticut, San Francisco, Venice and Turkey! I hope to visit Morocco on my next 'big' trip. I'm a friendly, respectful, independent guest and I've been hosting for a year now on Air BnB, which has been a very positive experience due to all the lovely, interesting guests who've come to stay at my home. I love helping guests to get the most out of Dublin and have tons of info about the main sights and the less-known, off-the-beaten-track alternatives.
I love books, movies, eating out, cooking and (some) baking, spending time with family and friends.