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4.2 / 5Excellent

Score breakdown (from 361 reviews)

  • Location
    Great location
  • Service
    Fantastic service
  • Comfort
    Rather comfortable
  • Breakfast
    Tasty breakfast
  • Food
    Food is all right
  • Vibe
    Poor vibe
3.0 / 5Good
"Pricey and outdated"
This hotel was too expensive for the outdated room and uncontrollable thermostat. However, it was close to a bus route and very convenient. I wouldn't recommend the restaurant. Save yourself a few Euro and go to a local pub or restaurant. Your wallet and stomach will thank you. Also, all the employees seemed to be foreign, so if you're looking for a genuine Irish experience, you won't find it here.
Genuine Hotels.com guest review
1 night romance trip Dec 30, 2014
Teresa
US
5.0 / 5Outstanding
"Lovely hotel; excellent staff."
We arrived exhausted from our transatlantic flight. My husband has Parkinson's and is quite handicapped. The staff helped us with a difficult situation without batting an eye. They were friendly, helpful and kind for our stay.
Genuine Expedia guest review
Other trip Dec 22, 2014
Mary
US
4.0 / 5Excellent
Unfortunately, the person I spoke with to book the hotel reserved the room for December 8th. and 9th and not 9th. and 10th.as requested.The hotel were very accommodating and provided us with a room for December 9th. I hope I will not be charged for the other booking. Overall, a very pleasant experience and I would gladly stay there again-and will in the New Year.
Genuine Venere guest review
Other trip Dec 11, 2014
A Traveler
US
5.0 / 5Outstanding
"Just right"
We were just overnight, but it was the last night after two weeks in the country and before we flew out in the afternoon. It was just the right place to settle in. More than that people were so helpful in guiding us to catch up on the details we had to make sure were in place before we left and also the details of just spending our last hours in the city. Very nice.
Genuine Hotels.com guest review
1 night romance trip Oct 30, 2014
Geoffrey
US
5.0 / 5Outstanding
"Excellent Dublin Center Location"
The O'Callaghan Davenport is well situated for walking to top visitors' sites in Dublin including the Book of Kells, the shopping on Grafton Street, Stephen's Green and the Archaeological Museum. There's a pub just across the street for artisanal brews and pub grub as well as an internet coffee shop with nice pastries. The staff was excellent in assisting with questions, wake-up calls, and arranging the cab to the ferry terminal and airport. There was free wi-fi for guests, which worked well, and we were able to print out our boarding passes and Folklore Dinner reservations through their lobby computer, which was great. It is an older building so has its quirks but it was perfect for us.
Genuine Expedia guest review
Other trip Oct 20, 2014
Jean
US
2.0 / 5Fair
"Great location and that's it."
Pros: The bed and pillow was very comfortable. It was a huge difference than other hotels we stayed at. The location was also perfect and near all the major attractions. Cons: During breakfast service, it appeared they were understaffed and overwhelmed. I was brought to a table with no silverware, cups, etc. I had to search for someone 4 different times: once for silverware, then a cup, then coffee, then for a fried egg (as they are by request only). They charge you the price of an individually prepared meal, and give you a dried out buffet. The scones ran out at 8:30am and no new ones were brought out. The staff at the front desk was apathetic. We ordered a taxi for 9am to the airport. The staff asked us to take a seat, then sent him/her away because she did not look to the right to see us sitting there. The bathroom ceiling was brown and paint was chipping. Overall, the only thing you're paying for is the location.
Genuine Expedia guest review
Other trip Sep 28, 2014
Ella
US
5.0 / 5Outstanding
"Beautiful hotel in a great location!"
Friendly & professional staff that even made dinner reservations for us. Clean rooms with more than enough rooms.
Genuine Expedia guest review
Other trip Sep 20, 2014
A Traveler
US
5.0 / 5Outstanding
"Nice hotel in good location."
The hotel was beautiful and the rooms were amazing. So clean and spacious. It was also in a good location. Very close to trinity and walkable to Temple Bar. Would definitely recommend this hotel to anyone visiting dublin.
Genuine Expedia guest review
Other trip Sep 13, 2014
Sarah
US
4.0 / 5Excellent
Great location and helpful staff.
Genuine Hotels.com guest review
1 night trip with friends Sep 6, 2014
Laura
US
4.0 / 5Excellent
I had a suite which was a great size. The location is super. The hotel is older, but clean and functional.
Genuine Hotels.com guest review
2 night business trip Sep 5, 2014
A Traveler
US
5.0 / 5Outstanding
"Worth Repeating"
We liked everything about the Davenport. Location. Super staff. We ate in the President's Bar one evening -- one of the very best Guiness and Beef Stew ever! Also ate at the Gingerman Pub -- fun, and right around the corner.
Genuine Hotels.com guest review
2 night trip Aug 14, 2014
A Traveler
US
4.0 / 5Excellent
"Nice place close to a lot of action"
The hotel and rooms are in very good condition and are comfortable. There pubs close by if you are not into venturing out and you are quite close to the shopping district (walking distance) and the museums. The staff was fairly knowledgeable, but were quite young and seemed somewhat inexperienced with some matters, but very eager to help. As with most of Ireland, the internet access was moderate to poor, so once again, the staff thought it was OK, but quite lacking compared with U.S. standards. I would definitely stay here again should I find myself in Dublin.
Genuine Hotels.com guest review
2 night trip Aug 9, 2014
sstaggen
US
4.0 / 5Excellent
"Nice Hotel, close to city activities/attractions"
Enjoyed the hotel, it's personnel and location. Cabs always available out front, food in hotel excellent, rooms & lobby well maintained. (was an old church, so quite unique and enjoyable.)
Genuine Expedia guest review
Other trip Aug 10, 2014
Neal
US
4.0 / 5Excellent
"Great staff - good location"
It is an old hotel and could use some cosmetic touch ups. But the staff is great, the beds are comfortable and the location is pretty good. 10 minute walk into the city center (Grafton St) and right next to Trinity College. There is a great pub (The Gingerman) right next door. It is a solid 3-4 star hotel.
Genuine Expedia guest review
Other trip Jul 29, 2014
A Traveler
US
5.0 / 5Outstanding
"Wonderful,wonderful hotel"
Great staff, large rooms, quiet and peaceful hotel was such a welcome respite from the cacophony of summertime Dublin. Wonderful location as well!
Genuine Expedia guest review
Other trip Jul 27, 2014
A Traveler
US
5.0 / 5Outstanding
"Very nice hotel, great location, great value"
This is the second time I've stayed at O'Callagan Davenport. I am rating this hotel a '5' not because it's the most luxurious or fancy hotel, but because of the value. You'd have to spend at least twice what I paid (via Expedia special rate) to get a comparable room in a comparable location.
Genuine Expedia guest review
Other trip Jul 24, 2014
Tom
US
3.0 / 5Good
"Great location but hotel needs refurbishing."
First 2 days was arranged by cruise line and extended stay with Expedia. Disappointed that hotel furnishings were shabby and worn. Staff was excellent, but hotel was old, musty, and need of renovation.
Genuine Expedia guest review
Other trip Jul 19, 2014
Bunny
US
4.0 / 5Excellent
"Good location to walk to sites and Trinity College"
Allowed early check in Very nice. Easy to find and staff very helpful. Good breakfast in hotel. Old historic building.
Genuine Expedia guest review
Other trip Jul 11, 2014
Wayne
US
5.0 / 5Outstanding
"Wonderful hotel in the heart of Dublin"
Wonderful hotel with large beds and great breakfast. Near Trinity and St Stephens Green, and Grafton Street.
Genuine Expedia guest review
Other trip Jul 8, 2014
Californians
US
5.0 / 5Outstanding
The woman at the front desk was extremely helpful. She noticed that there were 2 reservations for me (my error) and cancelled one of them. She also helped me print out boarding passes for our flight home, and in general was very pleasant and always sincere. I can not remember her name however I feel that she should get a promotion for all that she does for your hotel and is a great reflection on your high standards. I did have a slight problem with the condition of the bathroom. There were several strands of hair in the tub and on the tile walls...very disgusting and perhaps a reflection of the overall cleaning standards of the room.
Genuine Hotels.com guest review
2 night trip Jun 21, 2014
A Traveler
US
5.0 / 5Outstanding
"Downtown Ireland"
It was lovely, Dublin is a beautiful old city with much to do and see. The Davenport was right in the city center and was perfect in every way.
Genuine Hotels.com guest review
1 night trip Jun 3, 2014
Brian Toung
US
1.0 / 5Poor
"Not good rated 4 star. Really only 2"
4 star but really 2 star Booked 2 nights and paid. When I arrived they say fully booked and moved me to another hotel
Genuine Expedia guest review
Other trip Jun 8, 2014
A Traveler
US
5.0 / 5Outstanding
"A bit of quiet in a bustling city"
The Davenport is an excellent choice for Dublin. The hotel has a very comfortable layout which reduces noise from other rooms. It's a well run hotel with a friendly, efficient staff. It's located on in a quiet neighborhood on Marion Square, and behind Trinity College so it's a short walk to St Stephens Green, Grafton Street. And Temple Bar. It's probably the best 4 star we stayed in over many years of traveling.
Genuine Hotels.com guest review
3 night family trip May 31, 2014
Bill Drake
US
4.0 / 5Excellent
This was a very nice hotel. There was a 10 minute walk to Temple Bar, which was a good thing, as it is very noisy at night. only 5 minutes to Trinity College campus, which is quite central to many tourist attractions.
Genuine Hotels.com guest review
2 night trip May 11, 2014
A Traveler
US
4.0 / 5Excellent
"NIce stay at a decent hotel"
Hotel was acceptable 4 start hotel.
Genuine Hotels.com guest review
2 night business trip May 14, 2014
A Traveler
US
5.0 / 5Outstanding
"Loved O'Callighan Davenport, Dublin"
I wasn't sure what to expect and was very pleasently surprised by the very large room and bathroom, the fabulous location and the great and responsive staff. The hotel itself is housed in a beautiful building. The rooms were spotless and the Chicken Leek in puff pastry was fabulous. A great place at a great price.
Genuine Hotels.com guest review
5 night trip Apr 19, 2014
A Traveler
US
4.0 / 5Excellent
"Warm but Worn"
The hotel is comfortable and the room was spacious enough. Just kind of worn carpeting and in some cases walls. The front desk staff is superb, helpful and knowledgeable about the city. Breakfast is great if a bit pricey. Location couldn't be much better, close to great sites and shopping district. We'd stay again but please spiff it a bit.
Genuine Expedia guest review
Other trip Apr 17, 2014
Brian
US
4.0 / 5Excellent
"Close to Graffton St yet away from the noise!"
Great. Traveled with 5yr old and senior. All were comfortable. Very clean and well maintained facility. First time there and I would use it again. Staff was pleasant and very helpful. Hotel was a short walk from Graffton St but that meant it was quiet since we weren't in the full tourist traffic area. Park across the street that has a kiddie playground too!
Genuine Expedia guest review
Other trip Apr 13, 2014
A Traveler
US
5.0 / 5Outstanding
"Easy access to Trinity College"
Very convenient to Trinity College's only gate that is always open and to the Pearse railway station (both each one block away).
Genuine Hotels.com guest review
4 night business trip Apr 3, 2014
A Traveler
US
4.0 / 5Excellent
"Nice area just outside Temple Bar"
Hotel is in a nice area within walking distance of the city center. The Ginger Man pub across the street is a lovely Pub with an upstairs barr we ate at Matt The Thresher for Dinner a five minute walk, great food and decor..make a reservation ,it's popular with locals. The hotel was nice, friendly service, however, the spring loaded wooden doors in the hallway are noisy and slam shut waking us up. The hotel did not respond to emails I sent with important requests though.
Genuine Hotels.com guest review
1 night family trip Apr 5, 2014
Greg
US
3.0 / 5Good
"Great location, average hotel"
The hotels.com booking did not include wifi service nor breakfast. The hotel room is old-fashioned and nothing to write home about. The "king" size bed was just two beds pushed together, not exactly the most comfortable. The wake-up call comes from the TV (not the phone) and hard to work via the remote at 5:30 AM. I've received better amenities and comfort from a Holiday Inn. The front desk was very helpful giving us directions to various locations. The location is great and easy to walk to Grafton St, St. Stephen's Green, Temple Bar, etc.
Genuine Hotels.com guest review
4 night trip Mar 15, 2014
Stephanie
US
3.0 / 5Good
"Just not friendly to Americans."
Not clear on what is included in the cost of the room.
Genuine Expedia guest review
Other trip Mar 23, 2014
Nikki
US
5.0 / 5Outstanding
"March in Dublin"
Hotel is in a great area!!! Friendly staff and good food. Room was very clean and had outlets all different types of electrical devices.
Genuine Expedia guest review
Other trip Mar 17, 2014
A Traveler
US
4.0 / 5Excellent
"Would definitely return"
The hotel is charming if a little shabby around the edges. We found this to be acceptable and actually thought it added to the appeal. The location couldn't be better...quiet area but very close to all the action. We were in a junior suite and have never had more walking and luggage space in a hotel room in Europe. The staff at the Davenport is quite gracious and accommodating. We would definitely stay here again!
Genuine Hotels.com guest review
6 night trip Mar 5, 2014
Erin
US
5.0 / 5Outstanding
"Dublin business"
Great Front Desk staff, always prompt to help. Elevators response is very fast. Buffet Breakfast has the basics, but it's very good.Bathroom sink has separate faucets, cold and hot,..however, hot water is extremely hot (be careful), thus, it would be great if they have a faucet that mixes cold & hot water. Bed super comfy. Philips TV flat screen... but old "slow" model. Wi-Fi is fast once you can get in, sometimes it takes long to sign-up, then system needs to recognize your device, and it could be a lengthy process. Hotel conveniently located close to several pubs and restaurant. Nearby "Il Cafe di Napoli" restaurant is superb with reasonable prices. Hotel is highly recommended for two to three nights stay in downtown Dublin.
Genuine Hotels.com guest review
3 night business trip Feb 25, 2014
Jorge
US
5.0 / 5Outstanding
"Beautiful, charming ,classy hotel"
Good service, clean rooms ,convenient to walk any where I will come back
Genuine Expedia guest review
Other trip Feb 21, 2014
n
US
5.0 / 5Outstanding
"Great people, great location"
This is an older hotel but it has personality. It is well located, the rooms are comfortable and the people that work there are just fabulous. I would stay here again in a heartbeat.
Genuine Expedia guest review
Other trip Jan 2, 2014
Liz
US
5.0 / 5Outstanding
"Lovely hotel near university"
This hotel was very nice, and the neighborhood was quiet. The room and bed were very comfortable! At times it was difficult to find food or drinks within a block or so of the hotel, but Dublin is very walkable, and I was able to find what I needed within just a couple blocks. The location is convenient to the train station and to most of Dublin's sights.
Genuine Hotels.com guest review
1 night trip Dec 29, 2013
Jennifer
US
3.0 / 5Good
The hotel was great - their parking lot was a nightmare.
Genuine Hotels.com guest review
3 night trip Nov 15, 2013
Jessica
US
5.0 / 5Outstanding
"Sojourn Into yesteryear"
Hotel in appearance is "olde world" replete with polished brass on doors,elevator etc.All modern amenities e.g. wifi.Lovely restaurant , bar ,cafe.Cleanliness & condition impeccable!Great neighborhood safe and peaceful ; except "morning rush of Trinity students until 9:30 am.....thoroughly enjoyable!I highly recommend!!
Genuine Hotels.com guest review
2 night trip Nov 10, 2013
Doc 1953
US
5.0 / 5Outstanding
"Wonderful"
We had a large group and believe the hotel did all to accomodate us. It is in a great location close to the trains and to city centre. Wonderful staff at the front desk.
Genuine Hotels.com guest review
4 night trip Oct 25, 2013
A Traveler
US
5.0 / 5Outstanding
"Convenient..."
The hotel was convenient to galleries, museums, shopping and pubs. Our room was across from a pub that we heard little bit one night but it wasn't too bad. Staff was helpful and courteous, but not as friendly as our other hotel in Ireland. The hotel amenities were excellent. I would recommend the hotel for business travelers but not for someone looking for Irish hospitality.
Genuine Expedia guest review
Other trip Oct 29, 2013
Dana
US
4.0 / 5Excellent
"Dublin digs"
Hotel was pleasant and very conveniently located. Room comfortable with all amenities and free internet (not always available even in Ireland.) The only thing that rankled a bit was having to pay extra for breakfast which is usually included everywhere in Ireland. My son who used the gym said it was tiny and poorly equipped.
Genuine Hotels.com guest review
4 night trip Aug 23, 2013
Mary from NYC
US
3.0 / 5Good
"Location good, watch out for undisclosed charges."
The hotel is a typical old luxury hotel. It's a little shabby at the edges but still a pretty nice building, lovely lobby and very friendly and helpful staff. The beds were nice, the bathroom was very good, the only complaint about the room is the window opened into the interior ventilation shaft so there was a constant drone from the ventilation system and very little sunlight. I'm sure this is a function of getting the discounted room on Expedia, I imagine the full price better rooms are excellent. One thing to watch out for, when we went down to breakfast they asked which room we were in, marked us off the list and made no mention of a charge. I have traveled extensively in Europe, and when this happens, you assume that breakfast is included with the room. Not so what's this place, when I went to check out I noticed that the breakfast for two people was 27 euros, at an exchange rate of 1.3 that makes breakfast $35 ($17.50 each) which is pretty dear indeed.
Genuine Expedia guest review
Other trip Sep 10, 2013
John and Pamela
US
4.0 / 5Excellent
"Very nice place."
Great Hotel, Even better staff. The parking garage was a little down the road and around the corner, but having so many sites to see within walking distance, it didn't seem to matter.
Genuine Expedia guest review
Other trip Sep 6, 2013
A Traveler
US
4.0 / 5Excellent
"Too Hot! Be careful if you get a "rate.""
Room was overheated and we needed to leave the window open to avoid the sauna effect. Be careful if you book at a discount rather then directly through the hotel! We found out upon check-out that breakfast wasn't included because we'd booked at a rate via the web. They also nickel & dimed us on Wifi, which would have been included if we'd paid full freight on the room. Nevertheless, most of the staff was quite nice and the location was great.
Genuine Hotels.com guest review
8 night trip Aug 21, 2013
A Traveler
US
4.0 / 5Excellent
"ireland"
nice place. couple of blocks to nightlife. staff attentive
Genuine Expedia guest review
Other trip Sep 2, 2013
A Traveler
US
4.0 / 5Excellent
"Ideal for one-stop night"
We arrived midday, and got fish & chips at a pub across from hotel, very good. Breakfast is not included w/room, but is a highly adequate buffet, w/ competitive prices. Easy to get around town w/ bus stop just across the street. Your electronic keycard accesses the lights/electrics in the room (this was a new experience for us Americans).
Genuine Expedia guest review
Other trip Sep 1, 2013
Jacob
US
4.0 / 5Excellent
"Wonderful Dublin hotel"
We stayed two separate times during our time in Dublin. Both rooms were very comfortable and roomy. The first room was on the sixth floor and we had a nice view of the Dublin mountains.
Genuine Expedia guest review
Other trip Aug 16, 2013
Amy
US
4.0 / 5Excellent
"Located in downtown Dublin"
Hotel is located within walking distance of Craften St, a wonderful area with a pedistrian walkway loaded with stores and street musicians.
Genuine Expedia guest review
Other trip Aug 16, 2013
Bob
US
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