About This Listing
Warm, inviting, quirky, comfortable and spacious 3-storey home, 15 minutes from the airport and 10 mins from city centre. Full of character and charm, this home has all the style of a boutique hotel, combined with every home comfort you'll need!
**Please contact me first to confirm availability before sending a reservation request**
Perfect location - live like a local, explore like a visitor! We're surrounded by the beauty and tranquility of the wonderful Phoenix Park here, yet just a short 10minute taxi ride from all the major sights, and the buzz and excitement of Temple Bar/City Centre areas.
The decor is quirky and eclectic, the house fully-loaded and the ambience, chilled!
4 large bedrooms -
Bedroom 1, Ground Floor - Master Bedroom. En suite bathroom. Double bed.
Bedroom 2, Ground Floor - Large double bed with double patio doors leading to small private courtyard.
Bedroom 3, Middle Floor - Bedroom with 2 single beds and own balcony directly overlooking the Phoenix Park.
Bedroom 4, Top Floor - Large double bed. Lovely views of park.
Upstairs Living Room - Double sofa-bed x 2. Sofa. Fireplace. Lovely views of Park.
Spacious Kitchen/Dining/Living area. Dining table and chairs for 6. (Extra fold-up table and chairs available on request) Large double sofa, which also converts to bed. Fully stocked pantry for cooking enthusiasts to avail of.
3 Bathrooms - 1 Family Bathroom with bath and shower. ! en-suite bathroom with shower. 1 small bathroom with toilet and washbasin.
* Fast, reliable, free wi-fi.
* Cable TV and Netflix, Flat-screen TVs
* I-pod dock/charger
* Fully stocked kitchen
* Coffee machine
* All towels and toiletries provided.
* Hairdryers, straighteners, curling tongs.
* Stocked fridge, pantry, breakfast cereals
* Complimentary snacks and drinks
* 2 pre-paid mobile phones for guests' use
* PS3 and games
* Poker table/chips/cards
* Local maps, brochures, guides
* International plug adaptors
* Discount taxi fares
*Please note - minimum booking period for summer months is 5-7 nights*
Guests will have the entire house all to themselves and also have sole access to the tiny - but charming - courtyard downstairs.
Free on-street and off-street parking.
Interaction with Guests
I look forward to welcoming you on your arrival and showing you around the house, answering any questions you may have and providing insider tips and information on local sights and amenities. I'll be available by phone, email, text, or Whatsapp for the duration of your stay and hope to make your holiday in Dublin as pleasant and enjoyable as possible.
This is a very safe, friendly area - one of the few remaining genuine old Dublin neighbourhoods still unspoiled by 'progress'. People around here still know each other by name and greet each other in the street with a smile - a rare find in most cities these days!
We're also lucky enough to have the beautiful, tranquil Phoenix Park literally as our back garden, which is the largest enclosed park in Europe and a wonderful space to explore. The deer roam freely here, and you can enjoy an exhilirating run, take in the award-winnning Dublin Zoo, or just relax and watch the world go by over a delicious coffee and cake at the quaint little old Tea Rooms down near the Bandstand. The lovely Royal Canal Walk is just a short stroll away too.
Within 2 -10 minutes walk, we have several fantastic bars and restaurants, including the jewel in the crown - The Hole In The Wall. If it's a REAL traditional Irish pub experience you're after, then this can't be beaten!
The best bit! While there is bus stop about 5 mins walk away, and train at 15 mins, almost all my guests choose instead to avail of my wonderful local taxi drivers - and right-hand men! - Robbie and Jimmy. (See the many glowing mentions they get in my reviews) From airport pick-ups, to short hops into Temple Bar/City Centre, to day-trips out to our beautiful coastal fishing villages such as Howth, Malahide or Dalkey, the guys will be on hand to make getting around Dublin fast, easy, affordable, enjoyable and stress-free. Also, Robbie and Jimmy are the absolute Fonts of All Knowledge on the subjects of places to see and things to do in Dublin, and are happy to offer the best advice and suggestions, specifically tailored to your requirements. Several guests have even remarked that it's like having your own personal tour guides, for a similar cost to public transport - and it's true! The friendly, efficient service they provide my guests in invaluable (and unrivalled!) and a huge perk for anyone who chooses to stay here.
Other Things to Note
PLEASE CHECK WITH ME THAT DATES ARE AVAILABLE BEFORE SENDING RESERVATION REQUESTS
Check-in and check-out times are flexible where possible, dependent on incoming or outhoing guests on your days of arrival and departure.
Travel cot, high chair and stroller can be provided upon request, at no extra charge
No parties. This is a quiet, residential area and it's my number one priority that guests are respectful and my lovely neighbours are not disturbed in any way, so please keep noise to an acceptable level, both inside and outside the house.
Smoking is permitted outside on the balcony.
And most importantly - relax, make yourself at home and have a lovely time!
After arriving in Dublin late Friday night we couldn't have received a warmer welcome. Susan was at the accommodation to greet us & showed us everything we needed to see & know. The accommodation was perfect for a group of 8...was a good size, lovely decor & had everything we could possibly need. We loved staying here & had a great time...made easier with Susan's help & the use of the local taxi company who ferried us about wherever we wanted to go. Because of this is did not matter that we were not in the heart of Dublin. We would definitely recommend staying here!!
Thanks Susan for a wonderful time in your extremely comfortable and cosy home. Everything that one could imagine had been thought of and then some..... multiple cosmetic products and tolieteries, food and drink in the fridge and freezer at no extra charge, a mobile phone available to contact Susan or the wonderful drivers. *We had Robbie who was an absolute angel and incredibly fair with his charges. While the house is relatively far from the centre, it was no issue at all and we were ferried there at our inconvenience for no more than 3euros at a time. We had a wonderful first evening at the Hole in the wall Pub and were very happy to have the pleasure of Susan's Company. All in all a fantastic experience which confirmed my feeling that the Irish are wonnderful, warm-hearted and open people!
Susan war eine tolle und herzliche Gastgeberin. Sie war immer da, wenn man sie brauchte und ihre beiden Helfer Robbie und Jimmy sind absolut top und hilfsbereit.
Seitens meiner Reisegruppe sorgte gefüllte Kühl- und Eisschrank für ein "wow" ;-) Uns fehlte es für die Dauer unseres Aufenthaltes an nichts!
Für einen Kurztrip ist dieses Appartment zu empfehlen! Falls ich nochmal in Dublin wäre, würde ich Susan auf jedenfall nochmal Hallo sagen.
Einziger Kritikpunkt: Das Klappbett (Schlafmöglichkeit Nr. 10) sollte als Notbehelf, der er auch ist, angesehen werden. Schön wäre, wenn dieses durch ein richtiges Bett getauscht werden würde. Aber auch auf diesem schläft man für zwei Nächte gut.
Susan is a lovely host, very helpful! Would definitely return. Accommodation is fabulous! Fridge fully stocked, every toiletry you could think of! Susan was on hand to answer any question and went above any beyond to ensure we had a brilliant time. Would recommend the Hole in the Wall pub too, where everyone would also tell you how great Susan was.
Of all our trips outside Brazil, this certainly exceeded, and a lot, our expectations.
Susan was the best host we could expect. She cared about every detail, from our food leaving the fridge full, cleaning products, hygiene person, creams, hairdryer until a hairclip.
Bothered to be the best host and eventually became a great friend and introduced us a especial person as her:Robie! An excellent driver, lovely and very attentive. When you get there, ask Susan to present he and we are sure it will make a difference and enrich your trip.
Last weekend we stayed with a group of 12 in Susan's house. We had a great time. Susan is really kind and helpful. We were early arrivers, but it was no problem to storage our bagage allready in the house, while we went to the pub next door.
The house had everything we needed and more. It was clean, cosy and had a filled fridge with food for breakfast, snacks and some beers.
We used the services of the taxidrivers Jimmy and Robbie. Great guys, who can pick you up and take you anywhere when you call them.
We had a great time and would highly recommend Susan's house if you travel with a big group. It's great to have breakfast together and to play a game with eachother. Way better then a hotel.
The host Susan was very welcoming and the house was amazing, very comfy and spacious. The house was also fully stocked with food, toiletries, towels, bedding, everything you could think of. A real home from home.
The taxi drivers were also very welcoming and only a phone call away. They all have great local knowledge and were very friendly.
If we're back in Dublin we will definitely be booking with Susan.
If your looking for a place to stay in Dublin this it it.
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About the Host, Susan
Hi there, I'm Susan. I live on the edge of the Phoenix Park, Dublin and couldn't wish for a better place to live. We're close enough to town to enjoy and appreciate everything our city has to offer, yet only have to look out our windows at the glorious park views to feel far removed from the hustle and bustle. I've had wonderful experiences as an AirBnB guest on breaks to cities such as London, New York and Barcelona, and decided it would be fun to try hosting for a change! I believe Dublin is one of the most characterful, vibrant cities in the world and will be more than happy to assist in every way possible to make your visit to our charming city an exciting, effortless, unforgettable experience. ;-)