We invite you to stay in our home. We have a double bedroom with use of a private bathroom (complimentary continental breakfast). Ours is a family home in the historic area of Phibsborough - €1.80 bus fare, €7 Taxi ride from the City Centre.
This is a three bedroom family home genuinely close to the city centre. Great hosts with a really good knowledge of the city and surrounding area.
The Double Room
This is a lovely comfortable room with a double bed in a beautiful red-brick house in an area of Dublin.
Your hosts Gary and Mary along with their two children (aged 4 and 7) have created a warm welcoming home.
The house is close to the city centre:
20 Minute walk to O'Connell Street/Temple Bar.
10 Cycle to City Centre (you are welcome to use 2 of our bicycles).
10 Minute walk to Croke Park
10 Minute walk to Botanic Gardens
5 Min walk to Mater Hospital
10 Minute bus ride to St Stephens Green
Your room is a clean, bright, warm double room at the front of the house. Guests have access to their room, their own private bathroom and have keys to come and go as they please. Guests generally do not have access to rest of the house.
Phibsborough is a very old are of Dublin. Great pubs including the Brian Boru, Porter House, The Hut,
Local Cafes: Woodstook, Javaholic
€1.80 will get you into the City Centre in 10 Mins.
€8 max taxi fare from the city centre.
Mary is a teacher so being a host is her summer job and the income helps to pay for family breaks during school holidays to other countries (using Airbnb). Gary works as a manager and looks forward to these extra family holidays!!!
Check In: Flexible
Check Out: 10 am
Mary greeted me at the door with a big smile, and was extremely friendly from the start. The room was lovely, the facilities were great, and the breakfast in the morning was like a banquet - it was worth staying there just to experience that!
There were also some very clear instructions in the room detailing how to walk into the city from the house, which were very useful and thoughtful.
This was my first experience of being a guest rather than a host, and I feel it has put my air b&b hosting skills to shame, so I am now inspired to do better for my own guests!
They were really nice and helped us with everything we needed. The room is wonderful and the bed very very comfortable! I'd recommend it to anyone who wants to feel like home while traveling!
PS: We'll never forget the amazing breakfast Mary prepared for us! Thanks Mary!
Mary was a great host! She included directions and many tourist tips in the room. The bed was amazing, best sleep we had in Europe. Unfortunately, we werent able to try the breakfast because we had to leave early, but I'm sure that would have been great too.
We had a pleasant stay here. It is not far from the city. Some bus lines pass nearby, or you can have a 30 minutes-walk instead. The room was pretty fine. Mary and her husband have been lovely hosts. You’ll get a delicious breakfast with tea and coffee, bread, homemade pancakes, muffins or scones, confiture and some fruits – every day differing. All you need for a perfect start in the day. And if you ever wished your partner to bring the breakfast at the bed – here you will get it.
For the beginning of our Irish road trip it was an excellent solution and Mary is very kind.
I absolutely loved my stay with Linda and her family. They're such lovely people. Linda was great about arranging for me to get into the house when they weren't there so that I wouldn't have to wait around with all of my luggage. The room was comfortable and clean and in a great area. There is a grocery store a short walk away as well as a great park for running, walking, relaxing etc. The city center is only a 30 minute walk or short bus ride away. If you're packing light, you can get to and from the airport with just one bus (the bus stop is about a 15-20 minute walk). Both Linda and her husband are extremely personable, kind, and helpful. I felt comfortable coming to them with any issues that I had. I also really enjoyed casually chatting with them about random things. Would highly recommend this stay!
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