About This Listing
A well located city base, beside the Half Penny Bridge, the river Liffey and Temple Bar.
NOTE: Max Check in at 21:00
On a protected Georgian building in an unbeatable location: in the heart of Dublin's pedestrian shopping district, within walking distance of Heuston Station and the LUAS Red & Green Lines, Temple Bar, the Italian Quarter, the Phoenix Park & St Stephen's Green, O'Connell Street & Grafton Street, Colleges & Museums, Art Galleries & Exhibitions, bars, restaurants and nightlife.
The property sleeps up to 4 people and it is suitable for groups of friends or family. Suitable for people with restricted mobility. No pets allowed, no smoking at this property.
The amenities include: Internet access, DVD player, TV, CD player, Satellite TV, Wi-fi available, Kettle, Toaster, Microwave, Fridge, Freezer, Washing machine. Linen and towels provided,
shared garden, secure parking.
The East is one of the most varied regions on the island of Ireland, stretching from cosmopolitan cities to mesmerizing rural scenery.
NATIONAL MUSEUM OF IRELAND - Archaeology and History, Kildare Street, Dublin 2, Ireland.
Built in the 1880s, this holds exhibitions such as the Viking Exhibition, the War of Independence Exhibition, many priceless items are on display, and is well worth a visit.
SAN PATRICK CATHEDRAL - Built in 1220 is the most popular tourist attraction in Ireland
DUBLIN CASTLE - See the Old Walls of Dublin, State Apartments, and the treasury.
GUINNESS STOREHOUSE - to many dubliners it is the soul of Ireland: who around the world does not know the Guinness beer? Do not miss a visit to the place where the party begins and do not forget to take the lift up to the gravity bar, Ireland's highest bar.
KILMAINHAM JAIL - built in 1792 it is Ireland most famous/infamous prison. This huge complex held through the years many Nationalists and Republicans. The building, closed down in 1924, gives an inspiring insight of Irish history. The movie "In the name of the father", with Daniel Day Lewis, was set there.
FUN FOR KIDS:
Sightseeing Tour of Dublin
Explore Ireland's capital with a City Sightseeing Tour of Dublin. This fun and friendly 90 minute tour is ideal for family days out. The tour departs every 8 to 20 minutes throughout the day and stops at the best visitor attractions in Dublin including Dublin Zoo, the Wax Museum, the Dead Zoo, Dublinia and many more.
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National Wax Museum
The National Wax Museum Plus is an exciting new interactive visitor attraction located on Foster Place, just off Dame Street, in the Temple Bar district at the heart of Dublin City Centre.
Located in the Phoenix Park in the heart of Dublin city, Dublin Zoo is Ireland’s most popular visitor attraction, and welcomed almost one million visitors last year. (website hidden)
Like many capital cities, Dublin has most of the world's top shops and brand names. Also Dublin as a city is so compact, all of these shops are a short walk from each other. If from the apartment you turn the corner in Liffey Street, after 3 minutes walking you'll reach the vibrant Jervis Streets with its selection of high street brands and Shopping Centers: Zara, HMV, Debenhams, Arnotts, Jervis Shopping Center and Ilac Shopping Center among many.
The apartment overlooks the HALF PENNY BRIDGE, a beautiful old Georgian pedestrian bridge dating to the 18th century. It arches over the River Liffey which divides the city into its northern and southern halves. The Ha' Penny Bridge gets its name from the original toll for crossing it, which was a half penny in the old English currency; the toll has since been abolished.
CINEMA close by:
Cineworld: Parnell Centre, Parnell Street, Dublin 1 - multiscreen, lots of blockbaster
Irish Film Institute: Eustace Street, Temple Bar, Dublin 2 - cinema d'essai. VERY COSY. (website hidden)
The Dublin Flea Market
It opened its doors for the first time in November 2008 and since then it has grown into one of Dublin's most loved markets. It takes place on the last Sunday of every month in The Co-op on Newmarket square, Dublin 8 it is indoors. Number of stalls: over 40 selling everything from vintage clothes to second hand bikes, retro furniture and random odds and ends.
George Street Arcade
Set in purpose built Victorian Shopping Centre dating 1876 there are approximately fifty tenants varying in size from Dunnes Stores to small sidewalk stalls, selling everything imaginable from High Fashion and Accessories to Trendy Funky Gear, from Custom Designed Solid Silver to Costume Jewellery, from Sophisticated Hair Styling to Fortune Telling, with lovers of Music, Art, Books, Speciality Ornaments, Memorabilia, Stamps and Coin Collections, Cafés, General Groceries, Speciality Foods, etc etc etc… all catered for.
Favorite RESTAURANTS and DINERS:
Kokoro Sushi Bento - Dublin's cheapest and freshest Sushi in the heart of the (website hidden), right beside the apartment on the adjacent Liffey Street. Ideal for a quick and healthy lunch.
Yamamori sushi - located in the heart of Dublin over looking the Ha’penny bridge. Verdict: excellent!
Crossing the Half Penny Bridge and getting into Temple Bar you'll find Tante Zoe, 1 Crow (email hidden)ly Cajun/Creole restaurant. Try the Jambalayas... pure Mississippi's style!
Elephant & Castle of Temple Bar, serving New York style classic dishes for over 2 decades: a landmark of Dublin's dining culture
Pizzeria il Manifesto, Lower Rathmines Road, Rathmines. The best pizzeria in town.
Other Things to Note
NOTE MAX CHECK IN IS 9:00 PM
It was made very easy for us with Giuseppe's friend Patrick meeting us at the apartment when we arrived. He had no problems with us changing the arrival time, as we had been delayed.
The apartment was in a perfect location, clean and tidy. It could do with looking at adding some more kitchenware but apart from that it was perfect!
I would highly recommend booking with Guiseppe!
We had a wonderful time staying in Giuseppe's apartment, the location couldn't have been more perfect. We walked everywhere from there. Patrick was there to meet us on time and showed us how everything worked. The apartment is exactly as it looks in the pictures, and the lounge area was just right for 4 of us, with the beds easy to put away for the day time. Thank you!
First of all me and my friend fell in Love With Dublin! It is a wonderful city with a mesmerizing atmosphere.
The flat is located in Temple bar Area, which is perfect for walking to anywhere in town. It's also buzzing with lovely pubs with irish live music.
The flat looks just like on the pitcures, it's a big space and it was clean and warm. Also good service from the landlord's friend who met us and also helped me find the closest internet cafe.
Would definitely stay in the flat again, good value for money!
Very wonderful and cozy place. Location was perfect. Had a wonderful week over there. Would definitely stay there next time !
Very nice stay at Giuseppe’s apartment. We didn't get a chance to meet him but his friend Patrick welcomed us and was very helpful promptly solving a minor problem with the water heater.
The apartment is in a perfect location! Easy to find and close to all the things you would need. It is also spacious, clean, airy and offers a nice view over Ha'Penny Bridge. I'd definitely recommend.
I never met Giuseppe as it was his colleague/friend who handled the check in. The check in was rather hasty and not too friendly from their side and they failed to mention how to use the water heater (that was meant to be on), which resulted in having to take cold showers the first day. The friend, Patrick, was easy to get in touch with afterwards and he was helpful trying to sort the problem. The apartment itself was very nice. It looks exactly like in the pictures and the location couldn't be better.
Overall we were quite happy with the experience we had at Giuseppe's place.
The apartment is exactly as portrayed in the pictures, the location is great and Giuseppe was quick to reply and provide a solution when we encountered a small issue. The only downside is that the windows do not adjust well and do not provide much insulation from the cold or the noise. Other than that the flat provides everything you need for a comfortable stay, great WIFI, equipped kitchen and other extras.
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