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Merrion Hall Dublin

Dublin, Ireland (DUB)

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Single Occupancy

  • One Double Bed
  • Two Single Beds
This room opens to a patio. Complimentary wireless Internet access keeps you connected, and cable channels with pay movies are offered for your entertainment. A coffee/tea maker and an espresso maker are provided. You will have bathrobes, a hair dryer, and a phone. Conveniences include complimentary bottled water, a safe, and a desk.
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Triple Occupancy

  • One Double Bed
  • Two Single Beds
This room opens to a patio. Complimentary wireless Internet access keeps you connected, and cable channels with pay movies are offered for your entertainment. A coffee/tea maker and an espresso maker are provided. You will have bathrobes, a hair dryer, and a phone. Conveniences include complimentary bottled water, a safe, and a desk.
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Double/twin Room

  • One Double Bed
  • Two Single Beds
This room opens to a patio. Complimentary wireless Internet access keeps you connected, and cable channels with pay movies are offered for your entertainment. A coffee/tea maker and an espresso maker are provided. You will have bathrobes, a hair dryer, and a phone. Conveniences include complimentary bottled water, a safe, and a desk.
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Merrion Hall Dublin
54 Merrion Road<br/>Ballsbridge, Dublin, Ireland 4

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Merrion Hall Dublin features a restaurant and a bar/lounge. Room service is available 24 hours a day. This 4-star property has a business center and offers a meeting/conference room, secretarial services, and business services. Complimentary wireless Internet access is available in public areas and the hotel has a computer station. Guest parking is complimentary. Additional property amenities include multilingual staff, tour/ticket assistance, and laundry facilities.

34 air-conditioned guestrooms at Merrion Hall Dublin feature espresso makers and coffee/tea makers. All accommodations have patios. Bathrooms feature bathrobes and hair dryers. Wireless Internet access is complimentary. In addition to desks and complimentary weekday newspapers, guestrooms offer direct-dial phones. Televisions have cable channels and pay movies. Rooms also include complimentary bottled water and safes. Guests may request extra towels/bedding and wake-up calls. A nightly turndown service is offered and housekeeping is available daily. Guestrooms are all non-smoking.

This property does not have a Failte Ireland rating. For the benefit of our customers, we have provided a rating based on our rating system.


  • There are no room charges for children 2 years old and younger who occupy the same room as their parents or guardians, using existing bedding.

  • 24 Hour Room Service
  • 24-Hour Front Desk
  • Business Center
  • Business Services
  • Car Rental Desk
  • Currency Exchange
  • Dry Cleaning Service
  • Elevator / Lift
  • Express Check-Out
  • Free Parking
  • Laundry Services/Laundry Facility
  • Lounge/Bar
  • Medical Services
  • Multilingual Staff
  • Non-Smoking Property
  • Photocopy Machines
  • Secretarial Services
(+) = Additional fees may apply for the use of these amenities.
(*) = Free, some restrictions may apply

Based on 1465 reviews
Submitted on 19-05-2016
The staff at Ariel House really went out of their way to welcome us - including helping us cart some heavy luggage up their front steps. The tea, coffee, and little pastries they put out in the front room were absolutely delicious and just what we needed to recover after a long plane ride. The room was beautiful and the view to the front courtyard was lovely! The best part of the stay was definitely breakfast though. The dining room itself is very attractive with windows to the back garden. The ... Read more
from Geelong
Submitted on 10-06-2016
Ariel House is situated about 25 minutes walk or less than ten minutes by train from Dublin city centre. It's perfectly located for the AVIVA stadium and for the RDS. The hotel staff are helpful, the breakfast excellent with plenty of choice, the room a comfortable size and well appointed. Unlike some other places this trip we did not feel confined to a small space. There is plenty of eating and drinking within a five minute walk.
from Chicago, Illinois
Submitted on 13-06-2016
We stayed for 3 nights in a standard double room. The room was a good size for two people and very clean. The staff was extremely helpful, even when we were delayed in arriving until midnight. Perhaps the best part of our stay was the delicious breakfast every morning! The hotel is also located with easy access to the DART station and city buses for getting to the city center.
from Charleston, South Carolina
Submitted on 16-06-2016
We stayed at the Ariel House for 3 nights with 2 nieces. The staff at every level went out of their way to make our stay enjoyable, especially Cecilia and Dierdre. They even organized a surprise birthday cake at my husband's request, and it was one of the nicest cakes I have ever had. The breakfasts were top notch with a broad selection to choose from and the dining room staff were excellent. The location was convenient and it is in a very nice neighborhood with a couple of very good restau... Read more
from Sheffield, United Kingdom
Submitted on 17-06-2016
Lovely people a fabulous room, very clean hotel. Would definitely recommend a visit! Especially if you book the James Joyce room which has a four poster bed. Not to be missed. Great if you want to be out of the busy city and have a quieter stay in Dublin
from Los Angeles, California
Submitted on 19-06-2016
We stayed at Ariel House for 1 night before flying back to the US. The service was great! Our luggage was brought to our rooms. We were able to print out our boarding passes. They stored my food in their kitchen for me, did rush laundry service, and scheduled a taxi to take us to the airport. The staff wwas really wonderful. We were not very impressed with the actual hotel though. It did have Victorian charm, but our room and bathroom were small. The room felt very dark. The water in the shower... Read more
from Ellington, Connecticut
Submitted on 28-06-2016
We stayed 2 nights at Ariel House, the room was charming and had all the amenities-- shower worked great and so did air conditioning. This hotel is about a 25 minute walk into the city center- if that is not your style, note that the cabs are pricey. It cost 30 euro from the airport to the hotel, and about 10 Euro from the hotel to city center. Breakfast was fantastic! Staff very helpful and accommodating- I would stay there again!
from Brooklyn, New York
Submitted on 29-06-2016
Visually: It was not as nice as the photos. While the furniture was antique, it didn't feel super clean or well maintained. It was kind of like staying at your grandma's place. Yes, she has gorgeous antique furniture, but I kind of wanted to take a steam cleaner to everything and replace the springs in the couches and chairs. Also, the hall lights are fluorescent, so it added a weird quasi institutional feel. Functionally: There's no a/c, so I had to open the windows to get air, but the street ... Read more
from Westminster, Maryland
Submitted on 29-06-2016
We loved this hotel! We arrived in Dublin, and had nowhere to stay - our first two choices were booked, so as a last resort we booked Ariel House. Once we arrived, I was SO HAPPY that the other two were booked. This hotel is amazing! Everything was perfect and the staff was so nice. The breakfast was glorious, and we ordered pancakes off the menu. We stayed at a different hotel every night, and even the castle we stayed in wasn't better than Ariel House.
from New York City, New York
Submitted on 04-07-2016
Compared to the cramped, overpriced place I stayed Galway, Ariel House was an absolute delight. Very reasonably priced, amazing breakfast, and a very large and spacious room. The staff were very helpful and I also found the location to be quite charming - a quiet suburb of Dublin, but within walking distance of downtown. My only small quibble was that my room had a bit of a musty odor, no doubt because it was located on the ground floor. Also the place is not very handicapped accessible, due... Read more
from Morristown, NJ
Submitted on 17-07-2016
Nice, quiet, friendly place with a good location. It's about 15 min (15-20 euros) from the port by cab, about 25 min to the airport (25 euros) and you can walk to the center of Dublin in about 30 min. Very safe area with some good restaurants within a 10 min walk. The room was nice, nothing special. Had a window that opened but could use some more ventilation during July. Breakfast was really nice and a real treat.
from College Station, TX
Submitted on 18-07-2016
We were on a family vacation (6 of us) and the hotel could not have been more pleasant! We had a load of luggage from our red eye from the states and they helped with storing while we explored Dublin for the day until our rooms were ready. The front desk personnel were some of the most helpful I have ever encountered in a hotel, arranging for taxis, advice etc. Breakfast was fresh and fabulous and rooms were spacious. Wifi was strong and easy access. One our our family got to experience afternoo... Read more
from New Delhi, India
Submitted on 23-07-2016
A very pleasant neighbourhood. Our room was on the ground level, easy to access. The breakfast in the morning was the highlight with very aesthetic and tasty hot breakfast cooked to order.Very hospitable and helpful staff.
Submitted on 25-07-2016
I absolutely loved my stay here. I will only stay in Ariel House now when visiting Dublin. The friendliest staff I have ever came across. The room was perfect. Very clean and bed so comfortable. Breakfast was hands down the best I have ever had. Amazing selection. I cannot wait to return again soon.
from Pretoria, South Africa
Submitted on 26-07-2016
This was an excellent stay. We got a beautiful room (the James Joyce) with an amazing 4-poster bed and lots of space. The service and breakfast were all awesome. It's slightly more than a comfortable walk away from the main touristy area, but there are taxis and uber available.
Submitted on 31-07-2016
My family and I stayed in Ariel House during this year's Dublin Horse Show. It is a fabulous place to stay in Dublin for many reasons, regardless of whether you like horses or not! Firstly, it's location - literally in the shadows of the Aviva Stadium, a short walk from the RDS and several steps from the Dart to take you anywhere you want in Dublin. Secondly, the accommodation is first rate - the rooms are beautiful and spacious. And finally, the staff are excellent. They are very attentive (esp... Read more
Submitted on 01-08-2016
Minutes to walk to ballsbridge and other restaurants and academic and hilecher offices. A beautiful sumptuous breakfast buffet and gourmet hot breakfast courses. 3 Victorian Era townhouses combined, with great furnishings, some antique, paintings and modern conveniences. Lots of electrical outlets, good free WiFi. 50 feet to Lansdowne train and tram stop and 8 minute walk to Ballsbridge bus stop.
Submitted on 05-08-2016
A warm welcome and superb service was apparent from the moment we walked into Ariel House. The room felt quite unique, it was spacious and quiet and very clean. The location was very convenient for the Dart station and Ariel House proved a suitable location for a pleasant walk into Dublin. The tea/coffee and cakes provided in the drawing room every afternoon were delicious as was the breakfast menu. The staff were really helpful and nothing was too much trouble.
Submitted on 10-08-2016
Clean rooms, nice welcome tea, fresh and rich breakfast in a nice room with view on the internal garden, very gentle personnel. Internal parking included, Temple Bar zone 10' drive by car. Will come back if again in Dublin, not sure it's possible to find a so good solution for this money.
from Vancouver, Canada
Submitted on 11-08-2016
We stayed at Ariel house for 2 nights at the start of our trip to Ireland. A bit away from the town center, its location is nonetheless attractive in a quiet residential neighborhood. Our room was spacious and comfortable. Service was friendly and attentive and breakfast exceptional. Keep in mind that this is an old house with the typical plumbing issues of old buildings. Drainage in the bathtub was especially annoying as the water pooled around our legs while taking a shower. Carpets and... Read more
from Reading, Pennsylvania
Submitted on 12-08-2016
We arrived at Ariel House in the morning after our flight from the US. The welcome we received was wonderful - we were offered coffee and pastries and a place to freshen up and leave our bags as the previous guests had not even had breakfast. We spent the day in Dublin - all walking distance - and came back to our bags in our rooms! The rooms were comfortable and the breakfast was perfect. This is a beautiful pace to stay in Dublin on a quiet, tree-lined street . A place to stay with all the mod... Read more
from washington, dc
Submitted on 13-08-2016
Stayed three nights and really enjoyed it. Breakfast starts at 7:30, but you can get the buffet starting at 7, which we did on our last day. DART is so close we took it everywhere. Also we had a great room on the front of the main house facing the street yet quiet. Ceiling must have been 14 ft high. People were helpful and friendly. Great place for a first time in Dublin.
from Shelton, Washington
Submitted on 15-08-2016
Even though this B&B was not in the heart of Dublin it was easily accessible via Dart. We reserved a STANDARD room which relegated us to the basement (request SUPERIOR room) - felt like we were in a dungeon. Doors were very difficult to open. Bed was the most uncomfortable bed I slept in during my 6 week travel. Hair dryer didn't work. Wardrobe doors did not stay closed and were a hazard at night in the dark.
Submitted on 15-08-2016
The staff here are extremely helpful and polite, we were to early to check in but the lady at reception let us leave our luggage in a room until we could check in, which left us free to do all we had to do that day!!! I found this very helpful... we were also offered tea/coffee before we left which was very hospitable! The hotel is decorated beautifully with art and vintage/victorian furniture. Breakfast was included in our stay and was beautiful!! KUDOS TO ALL THE STAFF YOUR ALL SO KIND AND HEL... Read more
from Gardiner, Maine
Submitted on 15-08-2016
The staff was especially nice and helpful. The rooms were roomy and very clean. It is conveniently located next to the metro station although we didn't use it. If you like to walk around town this is a good place. Not in the center of town but along the commuting route.
from Ligornetto, Switzerland
Submitted on 16-08-2016
that's a wonderful hotel in dublin. Just a little bit southern than center, it's only 200m away from DART Station, but center is also reachable with a 20-25min walk. Staff is fantastic and helpful, room large, really confortable and silent. The breakfast is really fantastic with a wide choice in the buffet and in the menu, all included. They also offer afternoon tea or coffee with biscuits and cake in a relaxing living room. Wi-fi perfect. Highly recommended.
from Milford, Canada
Submitted on 17-08-2016
The location of this gem couldn't be better. It's just a block or so to the DART and in a leafy, quiet residential neighbourhood filled with Dublin Georgians. The staff are very friendly and helpful and breakfast is very good. The rooms could do with a bit of updating and WiFi is patchy but otherwise it's very good value. We were there for five nights and very pleased with our stay.
Submitted on 03-09-2016
Situated in a very quiet zone, the Ariel House give you a familiar place were to stay if you visit Dublin. The rooms are ok and clean. Must try the Irish Breakfast, you will find a lot a good food to eat (can see in the picture what i mean). Overall a lovely place to stay if visit Dublin.
from Isle of Man, United Kingdom
Submitted on 03-09-2016
We chose Ariel House due to its Tripadvisor rating and were pleased with our choice. If you have a car and so don't want to stay in the city centre this is a great location - it is 200m from a DART station (Lansdowne Road) giving you quick access to the city centre for 3.75 euro return. There is limited car parking on site, which is free but better for smaller cars! Ariel House is more a small hotel than a B&B, with several staff on duty who all seem to aim to provide guests with a good stay and... Read more
Submitted on 03-09-2016
this was a wonderful place and lovely location. not far from the city center quiet area. great staff. staff always helpful with ideas and planning and arranging taxis. breakfasts were lovely. plenty of food and choices. good pastries fruit yogurt cheese etc on a self serve area as well as extensive menu. plenty good meal to begin a full day of sightseeing. very comfortable place. would highly recommend
from Wash
Submitted on 07-09-2016
Our room was a gorgeous suite, the breakfast was delicious, the location perfect next door to Aviva stadium, great workout facilities and the charming courteous staff made our trip unforgettable even though Boston College lost.
from US Virgin Islands
Submitted on 12-09-2016
We stayed 2 nights in a lively suite facing the street. It was quiet and very comfortable. The staff helped with any questions, arranged an early breakfast as we had an early flight. Decent restaurants within walking distance. Would stay again.
from Perth
Submitted on 12-09-2016
What a great place to stay in Dublin! Location is fantastic, 100 m from the Landsdowne DART (train) station.This made it very easy to get in and out of the central city (2 or 3 stops out). They have a lovely formal lounge at the front and offer coffee/tea and cake when you arrive or you can help yourself during the day. The breakfast room is bright and sunny and had the best breakfast we had in Ireland. The range and quality was outstanding. The room we had was very nice, the only problem being ... Read more
from Naperville, Illinois
Submitted on 24-09-2016
Ariel House is an excellent B&B. The staff are friendly, the food is excellent and the front desk staff are very helpful and efficient. On the first day I had a problem with the temperature of the shower and it was fixed promptly. On my last morning I had to leave before breakfast was served so they were kind enough to pack a breakfast to take with me. It's located right beside the DART (train into Dublin), and is an easy 35 minute walk to the center of Dublin, and is an easy 10 minute walk fro... Read more
from Melbourne
Submitted on 24-09-2016
We stayed at Ariel for 4 nights, and found it to be a good place to stay, just as many of the reviews state. It's well located, the included breakfast is of a high standard, the staff are really helpful and welcoming, there is free wifi, parking onsite and a nice communal lounge with fresh cakes and newspapers. What we had a bit of an issue with is the standard of the rooms, held out to be 4 star when the ones we saw were pretty ordinary. The rooms downstairs feel like they are below ground, alt... Read more
from Southampton, United Kingdom
Submitted on 25-09-2016
I checked into Ariel House with a friend for two nights prior to starting a long hike on the west coast of Ireland. As it was part of an arranged programme, the B&B was chosen for us as part of our trip. It's in a fantastic location, only a 20-minute walk from Dublin city centre. The staff are superb - knowledgeable, friendly, attentive and nothing is too much trouble for them. Breakfast is simply amazing and absolutely delicious. There's a guest lounge where hot drinks and cakes (!) are put ou... Read more
from Crown Point, Indiana
Submitted on 25-09-2016
I chose this B&B from Trip Advisor and it was a great choice. I chose a junior suite and stayed in room 228. I HIGHLY recommend staying in this room. From the 12 foot high ceilings to the four post bed with canopy (we felt like a king and queen sleeping here) to the 10X12 foot bathroom, you will NOT be disappointed in your choice. Breakfast was excellent as my choice was scrambled eggs with bacon. We both really loved our stay here. If in Dublin, this is the place!
from Dublin, Dublin, Ireland
Submitted on 25-09-2016
Myself and my husband booked to stay here after not being able to get a room in our usual hotel. I was so impressed. Room was comfortable and pretty, staff were very helpful and friendly without being OTT or false like many places. Room was really quiet and I loved the drawing room with tea, coffee and cake whenever you fancy. Breakfast was beautiful. Will definitely make Ariel house my go to when staying in Dublin!
from Atlanta, Georgia
Submitted on 26-09-2016
After a long flight from the U.S., we were pleased to arrive at the Ariel House and find such a comfortable and welcoming B&B. We really enjoyed our hearty breakfasts and thought our room was clean/comfortable. The bathroom was a bit small, but that is to be expected when traveling to Europe from the U.S. We also enjoyed the neighborhood the Ariel House is located in - very upscale/safe. This B&B is about a 20 minute walk to some of the major Dublin attractions & located right next to the stadiu... Read more
from Boonsboro, Maryland
Submitted on 28-09-2016 wife and I stayed here for 3 nights ...just steps from the train station- its very easy to get into the city ...but its also very walkable..we walked most of the time into the city ....very clean ....very helpful staff..and a GREAT breakast..made to order ...
from Grantsville
Submitted on 29-09-2016
We stayed three nights here. It was clean and coszy. The staff was very nice and super helpful. The room was a little small but it was clean and the bed was comfortable. A bit of a walk into Dublin's city center but it was a nice walk and the dart is also near. Breakfast was absolutely delicious and they had a great variety of dishes! We really enjoyed our stay.
from Edmond, OK
Submitted on 30-09-2016
We stayed here at the beginning of a trip to Ireland and London celebrating my daughter's birthday. We (daughter, me and 2 year old granddaughter) arrived mid-morning and the gracious staff served us tea while they quickly prepared our room. The room was spacious and clean, furnished in antiques. The gourmet breakfast was wonderful with an amazing variety. This was the perfect place to begin a wonderful trip! I hope to return.
from Panama City Beach
Submitted on 01-10-2016
The Ariel House was comfortable, lovely, and conveniently located. However, the crown jewel in this hotel is the staff. We have done a significant amount of travel, and have never encountered a staff as professionally accommodating as the staff in this hotel. The breakfasts in the mornings were prepared by a chef, served by the most delightful young people, and were unexpectedly wonderful. There was nothing we asked for that the staff didn't handle, and many times before we even had the chanc... Read more
Submitted on 02-10-2016
We very much enjoyed our recent two-night stay at the Ariel House. The breakfasts and associated service were outstanding. We really liked the quiet location and the relatively easy walking distance into the center of Dublin. Front desk staff were friendly and very helpful during our stay. I would stay here again in a heartbeat.
Submitted on 02-10-2016
Highly recommended! Great rooms. Fantastic breakfast. Very friendly and helpful staff. Nice touch to have complimentary homemade cake and coffee in the lounge. Good position for visiting Dublin. We walked in to the city each day .
from Harrisburg, Pennsylvania
Submitted on 05-10-2016
The Ariel House was a wonderful place to stay in a great location with excellent service, food, and rooms. We arrived at roughly 5:30 a.m. due to an early flight, and even though the rooms were all full, the gentleman working at the front desk invited us to make ourselves comfortable in the sitting room, offered us the wi-fi code, and invited us into the dining room for breakfast and coffee when it was ready around 6:00 a.m. The excellent service continued throughout. In the rooms, some of th... Read more
from Sauble Beach, On
Submitted on 06-10-2016
We spent 4 nights in this wonderful Inn. Our room was huge with separate sitting area overlooking the back garden. King size bed with a great mattress. Very quiet and peaceful. Location could not be better. 2 min walk to DART station and just a couple stops puts you into the heart of Dublin. Within a 5 min walk from the hotel is a little area of shops and restaurants. Breakfast was included and was just excellent. Could not have asked for anything more. Service in the hotel was fantastic. Every ... Read more
from West Kelowna, Canada
Submitted on 07-10-2016
Wonderful location (close to DART station), quiet neighborhood, service extraordinary!, and clean / quiet room! What else to ask - except to praise the delicious and filling breakfast / cake and coffee in sitting room! Felt like we were visiting old friends rather than hotel space in big city! Nice!
from Malta
Submitted on 10-10-2016
We just came back from a perfect holiday in Dublin and this is in part thanks to the team at Ariel House. The building is stunning, the rooms are comfortable and clean, the staff extremely friendly and the breakfast delicious. We loved the drawing room - we were a group of 4 and this room was the perfect spot to chat in the evening while planning the following day's excursion and sipping a cup of tea. The location is also ideal - far from the hustle and bustle of Dublin city centre (and so very ... Read more
from Tidworth
Submitted on 10-10-2016
Nice comfortable rooms with everything you need. Parking in front of the hotel is very difficult the car park is very small. There is alternative parking next door: it would be helpful if this was made clear when one books. Staff are friendly and helpful. We were loaned umbrellas to prevent us getting soaked on the walk to the nearest restaurants. Being away from the busy city centre we all got a good night's sleep.
from Fredericksburg, Virginia
Submitted on 13-10-2016
The staff at Ariel House are very polite and helpful. The breakfast is great and the location is a 20 minute walk to Trinity College (or bus stop is a block away). Lots of restaurant choices within a 5 minute walk and a small grocery. I recommend getting a suite. The suites are very large with beautiful details, 4 poster canopy beds, and nice baths. The standard rooms are much smaller and feel like a regular hotel room. Furnishings are Victorian and although a little worn - have a wonderfu... Read more
from Delmar, New York
Submitted on 14-10-2016
We visited Ireland in September/October 2016 and stayed at this lovely hotel for 4 nights in Dublin. The location is in a residential section (Ballsbridge) outside of Dublin proper and it takes about 30 minutes to walk to the center of town from the hotel to downtown Dublin. There is a nearby DART station (Landsdowne) within 5 minutes walk from the hotel. In fact, it is up the street at the end of the street. The staff at the hotel from reception to housekeeping were uniformly nice and friendly.... Read more
Submitted on 15-10-2016
I've stayed at Ariel House a few times and it's a beautiful, elegant hotel in a lovely neighbourhood in Dublin. Staff are wonderful and are so accommodating. The hotel is a few minutes from a Dart station, has free parking, will make a take-away breakfast for early departures. Proximity to East Link bridge makes for easy access to Dublin airport. I love the feel of this place and it's my number one choice for visits to Dublin.
from Helensburgh, West of Scotland
Submitted on 16-10-2016
We had chosen this guest house based on brilliant reviews and convenience to the city centre. It certainly didn't disappoint. We were warmly welcomed and treated like honoured guests throughout our 24 hours stay. The bedroom with king sized brass bed was comfortable and welcoming. The drawing room complete with baby grand piano and coffee and tea on tap and complimentary newspapers was a great place to withdraw to. The breakfast in the conservatory was a real treat. We will certainly be back..... Read more
from United Kingdom
Submitted on 16-10-2016
We were upgraded to a 4 poster bed ū??? Good location with parking (slightly cramped), helpful staff, excellent breakfast. The local transit system, DART, station just 200m away with trains to the city centre, or walk just 25 mins to Grafton St. Very close to the rugby stadium.
from Fortine, Montana
Submitted on 21-10-2016
It's difficult to say enough good things about the Ariel House and its staff. The building is a wonderful adaptation of three classic townhouses. Each room is spacious and tastefully decorated with very comfortable furnishings, and kept clean and well-supplied. The 24-hour reception service also acted as "concierge," helping us with various arrangements in the city during our stay. The breakfasts - astounding! The location was away from the noise and commotion of central Dublin, but very handy t... Read more
from Marathon, Florida
Submitted on 26-10-2016
Excellent Staff, lovely room and bath guest house within a, blocks walk of the train station and a fees blocks walk off restaurants and shops! We enjoyed teas and cakes, morning, noon and night as well as a lovely breakfast! :-)
Submitted on 26-10-2016
I stayed here recently (Sat 22nd Oct 2016) with my sister as we were attending an event near by in the RDS. We shared a beautiful twin room and it was very comfy and well presented. We had a wonderful afternoon tea in the sun room shortly after we arrived, we were spoiled for choice as each selection on offer was way too tempting and taste fab. After shopping in town we relaxed in the drawing room with a glass of wine, there was also plenty of coffee and treats available in the drawing room for ... Read more
from Denver, Colorado
Submitted on 27-10-2016
Beautiful, smart looking and feeling 'boutique' hotel in Dublin, just down the road from the Aviva Stadium. Very professional staff, a business person's delight I'm certain, although we visited as a couple on holiday. Wonderful near gourmet level breakfast (I'm NOT a gourmet) but I liked the full Irish best, and even it was served with nice flair. We had some wifi problems in our 'garden' level room which was far from the main entry, but the staff assured me it was an isolated incident. Dece... Read more
from San Francisco, California
Submitted on 29-10-2016
We spent 4 nights at the Ariel House and it was our first time in Dublin. The location was great, it's on the same street as Dart and it's more of a residential area. The staff was friendly and great. The hotel is more of an old charm not so modern. Suggestions for improvement get new toilet paper, the ones in the bathroom are rough and horrible. I would bring my own blow dryer the one in the bathroom does not do much. There are also no shower robes. The best part of our stay other than the l... Read more
Submitted on 31-10-2016
I stayed at Ariel house for 2 nights as I was running the Dublin marathon on the Sunday and it was a beautiful old fashioned hotel with lovely staff especially the new receptionist who had only been working there for a month. Located by Lansdowne road dart station and about a 20 minute walk to Merrion square. My only faults were the tiny 14" tv in the room which is unusual nowadays and the creaky floorboards from the room above. I was on the bottom floor and I could every movement above me. Brea... Read more
from Nottingham, United Kingdom
Submitted on 05-11-2016
My boyfriend and I stayed here for 3 nights at the end of October for a long weekend. We chose the Ariel house based on its brilliant reviews & I cannot express enough how right the reviews are! We loved it. As soon as we arrived in the evening the gentleman that greeted us was so friendly & helpful, I don't think I've ever had such welcoming customer service. We arrived around 8pm & he recommended restaurants close by as we didn't fancy travelling into the city that night. There was a lot of ... Read more
from East Haddam, Connecticut
Submitted on 06-11-2016
My husband and I stayed here for two nights and we loved everything about it. Spend the extra money to stay in the James Joyce Suite!! It is definitely worth it. The location for us was fantastic!!. You can walk into Dublin from here; however we decided to take the dart in because we knew we would be walking all over the city. It was so easy to do, and anyone at the front desk can explain to you how to get there and how to use it. The breakfast was fantastic!! Anything you asked for you got, wit... Read more
from Melbourne, Australia
Submitted on 06-11-2016
I would recommend Ariel House, in particular the staff are fantastic. As an example, i was finding it difficult to adjust to a different totime zone, so started working @ 1.30am. By 3.30am it felt like time for breakfast, so I went downstairs to concierge the person on duty brought to my room a freshly brewed filter coffee. Must say their filter coffee is quite nice and that one was very gratefully received. The staff at breakfast were just as good. Very friendly and helpful.
from St. Albans, United Kingdom
Submitted on 09-11-2016
What makes Ariel House exceptional is the care provided by staff. Everyone we met went above and beyond to ensure our stay was perfect. Our room was lovely and the bathroom was like a spa, with soaking run and towel heater. Breakfast included buffet items and made to order dishes, and sufficed for brunch for us. Tea cakes were on offer throughout the evening, and staff popped in frequently to offer a fresh cup of tea. When we left, there was an issue, as the street was blocked for people lea... Read more
from Canberra, Australia
Submitted on 12-11-2016
We picked Ariel House because the the reviews and location - and weren't disappointed. The taxi driver as we came in from the airport gave it a big wrap and also provided the names of good pubs in the area (Paddy Cullens & The French Paradox) and some travel tips - take the train to Howth for a trip out of town. Checking in was a breeze and very welcoming. Our room was large, and the breakfast was excellent. The property has character and is in a good neighbourhood, which is pleasant to walk aro... Read more
from Portstewart, United Kingdom
Submitted on 13-11-2016
Excellent location next to Aviva Stadium. Staff very welcoming and helpful.Large,comfy sitting room with tea,coffee,iced water and selection of cake and biscuits always available. A beautiful and atmospheric house. Very comfortable ensuite bed room and a delicious breakfast. A perfect stay and even got a parking space. We are planning a return visit to see another Ireland rugby match!
from Louisville, Kentucky
Submitted on 16-11-2016
I would recommend Ariel House to anyone ... The rooms were cozy, clean, and the bathroom was enormous. Quiet at night time. Friendly staff. Breakfast was FANTASTIC! During our stay I was four months pregnant so food was important! The food was high quality and fresh AND look exactly like the photos ... Yummy! Note - Ariel House is not located in city center and in an area of town that I would say is less touristy ... exactly what my husband and I wanted! It is very close to the train station whi... Read more
Submitted on 18-11-2016
The location was great, about 25 - 30 minute walk to town or the train is about 100 yards down the road. The staff was very welcoming, we needed to leave early on our last day for the airport and they offered to serve breakfast outside of their normal times to accomodate our schedule
from West Vancouver, Canada
Submitted on 25-11-2016
You're welcomed with genuine warm,kind, and caring staff. Elisa is an absolute dream, Luiz and Eoin are happy to help. Breakfast is fantastic, plenty to choose from and can't say enough of the cleanliness. If you're looking for an experience and sample the Irish welcome, this is the place to be!
Submitted on 27-11-2016
Recently stayed here on a business trip to Dublin, all staff always very helpful, from the very first minute, really nice drawing room out in front to relax in, breakfast excellent, beds very comfortable. Small car park out front. Would definitely stay again.
from Suffolk
Submitted on 29-11-2016
Stayed for two nights. Room: The room was a good size with extremely high Victorian ceilings. The bed was very comfortable. The floor tiles in the doorway of the bathroom were completely cracked/broken and moved when stood on. To me there were dangerous and could hurt your foot (easily fixable). Staff: Extremely friendly and helpful. Parking: I booked through where it says parking is free ‚??reservation is needed‚??. We were arriving late so we picked this hotel as we believed we... Read more
from Braemar, United Kingdom
Submitted on 29-11-2016
Friendly staff but not really our cup of tea - beds small and shower in the bath is a nightmare unless you are a contortionist. Breakfast was ok but nothing special. We had booked a night on our way into Ireland and another on our way home but cancelled the second night. I think you can do better for your money - sorry to be blunt.
Submitted on 29-11-2016
A Very nice greathouse. The Staff and atmosphere are very friendly. My Room was very tidy and warm. The Food is delicious. My Only complaint was the broken shower in my room which had no hot water. Other than that it was a really nice experience