About this listing
Private spacious bedroom in house lived in by friendly gay couple & two chilled-out cats. The house is bright and cheerful and is located in the fun and vibrant Stoneybatter part of town.
By foot, the house is;
20 minutes away from Jervis Street (one of the main shopping areas)
22 minutes away from Temple bar
22 minutes away from O'Connell Street
It's also very easy to get to the city centre by bus or tram. There's a tram stop 5 minutes from the house and tram ride into the centre takes under 10 minutes. FULL ADDRESS AND DIRECTIONS PROVIDED IN YOUR ITINERARY
The Stoneybatter/ Smithfield area itself boasts some great bars and restaurants including Walshes, the Dice Bar and the Cobblestone, Seven Social and Wuff. Other amenities such as Dublin Zoo, Phoenix Park, the Lighthouse Cinema, the National Museum, the Guinness Storehouse, Jameson Distillery and Heuston Station are also right on your doorstep. If you hover over the map here on my profile you'll see my customised guidebook. You can also get a printable version with your itinerary when you complete your booking.
I am always happy to share lots of local knowledge if you need any tips for things to do and places to eat or socialize. If you just feel like kicking back and relaxing, the bedroom has a sofa and wireless internet. Towels and bedlinen provided. Breakfast included in price. LGBT friendly household.
We have also listed our second guest bedroom on Airbnb. This is a single room so there may be one other guest present during your stay.
I love receiving bookings from guests with a full profile (photo and description) as it's very reassuring to know who is coming to stay.
We have check-in set at 4pm but if you need to check-in sooner, please ask us if we can work this into our weekday schedule. We'll do our best to facilitate you. As we both work early in the morning, we are not able to accommodate check-ins after 10pm. Check-out is 11am.
I'm really looking forward to welcoming you to the city and I take a real pride in making sure that you have a wonderful time during your stay.
- Check-in after 10pm not usually possible as we both start work early
- The house is non-smoking but the small back garden can be used.
- Self serve breakfast is provided in the kitchen. Breakfast available between eight and ten.
- Please let me know in advance (the evening before) if you need breakfast earlier or later and I'd be happy to facilitate you.
- Use of kitchen after breakfast time can be discussed prior to booking, but for short-term stays we prefer to limit its use.
- Check-out is no later than 11am. If you need to leave your luggage for a few hours after that, it is usually not a problem.
- shoes off in the house please
- Heat in the room is timed, please ask me if you need to adjust the heating (it's complicated and I will need to do it myself)
Gerard and Richard were excellent hosts. I had a brief stay but they were very accommodating. The breakfast in the morning was a huge plus. And Richard sat down with me and gave me a bunch of options for sightseeing based on my interests. The place was cozy and an excellent location. Great walking distance to most things.
Me gustó mucho la casa y mi estadía fue muy placentera. Para mi la ubicación era ideal porque no estaba ni muy lejos ni muy cerca del centro, así que era tranquilo pero al mismo tiempo comunicado. Cerca de la casa hay varios lugares para conocer: el museo de arte moderno, la cervecería Guinness, el museo nacional. Me sentí muy a gusto en la casa, y tenía todas las comodidades necesarias. Los anfitriones fueron amables conmigo, y al mismo tiempo me dieron mucha privacidad. De todos modos, para mi el ser más adorable de la casa es Bette la gata.
Staying with Gérard & Richard was such a delight. They have a wonderful place that is equal parts cosy and beautiful, along with two of the most darling cats. You're about 15-20mins from most things in the Dublin city center area, it rained a fair bit but I had no problem walking. I got the best recommendation from Gérard about a little pub about 8 mins a walking away--great food and beer. I felt completely welcomed in their house, and breakfast in the morning was so lovely of them to provide.
Uns hat es bei Gerard und Richard wunderbar gefallen:-). Das Zimmer war sehr sauber und das Bett gemütlich. Die gesamte Wohnung ist super eingerichtet und auch der kleine Garten ist sehr schön. Die Wohnung liegt fußläufig zum Dubliner Zentrum in einem eher ruhigen aber sehr schönen Wohngebiet. Die beiden Gastgeber waren total freundlich und man konnte gut miteinander quatschen. Gerard kann sogar deutsch! Sie hatten ein paar gute Tipps für die Stadt und waren allgemein sehr hilfsbereit. Alles in allem kann ich sowohl die Wohnung als auch die Gastgeber nur uneingeschränkt weiterempfehlen. Wir haben es sehr genossen. Vielen Dank!:-)
Gérard and Richard are warm, kind and friendly. We followed their recommendations and had a wonderful time in Dublin. Their cats are adorable. I would strongly recommend their bnb and only wish that we could have spent more time in Dublin.
Wonderful stay! Gerard was so accommodating and gave us amazing suggestions on where to go and what to see. Highly recommend!!
Gerard et Richard sont des hôtes extrêmement sympathiques. Ils se sont montrés très arrangeant pour le check-in et se sont assurés que tout se passe bien lors de notre séjour. Leur maison, située à 20 minutes de marche du centre de Dublin est idéale pour découvrir cette ville extraordinaire. La chambre est très confortable, spacieuse. La maison est accueillante et décorée avec gout. N'hésitez pas à reserver chez Gerard et Richard lors de votre sejour à Dublin. Five stars hosts!!!
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About the Host, Gerard
An open-minded, easy-going and friendly Irish guy. I know Dublin and Ireland intimately and love to share my tips with guests. I've been hosting with Airbnb since 2011 and it's been wonderful meeting people from all over the world. Guests with a profile picture and a profile description are particularly welcome :)
I also speak German and I'm happy to converse auf Deutsch.