About This Listing
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 was a wonderful host! She was always open to all my questions and in possession of wonderful tips. She is a very uncomplicated and helpful person, Allyson is very well organized, providing her guests a kind of map with a lot of helpful information. The bus stop ist close to her house. It is easy to come to city centre. It was a great pleasure for me to meet her and to have my first stay with airbnb with her as my host. Thank you very, very much! I would choose her again anytime.
I had a very good stay at Allyson"s home. She is a wonderful host! The room I stayed was small but very cosy and warm - perfect for me as I"m traveling alone. Thanks for all Allyson. Hope to see you again!
My first experience with Airbnb, and Allyson was the perfect host!
She has a lovely home and my room was very warm and cosy. I arrived in Dublin after a very long flight, exhausted, and Allyson went the the extra mile and got me some dinner! I only stayed two nights and before I left she gave me great tips on some off the grid must see places during my trip. I felt very welcome in her home and would surely recommended her to all female travellers! Thank you Allyson!
Allyson is a wonderful host, she had all the information ready and organized when I arrived at her home. The room was so warm and I had my breakfast in a big and bright dining room. The bus stop is just in front of her house, so you can get the city center easily. She always had a smile on her face and was ready to answer all my doubts.
I have decided to come and live in Dublin, and Allyson was my first connection to Ireland and Dublin. She made me feel like I am at home. She was great to me, kind and helpful. I enjoyed living with her and exploring all the possibilities in Dublin, and she gave me also lots of great advices. This part of Dublin is very nice, clean and peaceful. I would recommend Allyson and her home to anyone.
Great experience and definitelly I am going to stay in Dublin!
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.
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About the Host, Allyson
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.
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