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Quietest 2/2 Flat in Central Dublin. Ideal Location - 15 min Walk to Everything

Sleeps5
Bedrooms 2
Bathrooms2
Space 750 sq. ft.
Property type apartment
Minimum Stay 2 - 3 nights

Overview

About the property

Apartment, 2 Beds (1 USA King) + Air Mattress, 2 Baths (Large USA size Shower)

We live in Florida, this is our Dublin home. We visit it every year. It is a superb, impossible to beat, quiet location for walking to every major attraction in central Dublin. The flat building is located on the river Liffey a half block from the O'Connell Bridge. We overlook the well maintained inner courtyard of the flat building and the Dublin rooftops. Because it overlooks the inner courtyard the flat does not pickup street noise and, coupled with its location within the building (it is a penthouse), this maybe the quietest flat in Central Dublin.

In 2011 we completely renovated the flat, which was built in 1994. It is, effectively, new as of 2012. It has 2 good size bedrooms. The master bedroom has an extremely comfortable USA king size bed with ample wardrobe and drawer space. The master bathroom has a spacious pumped shower. The second bedroom has two large very comfortable single beds and ample wardrobe space. The beds can be joined, with a 'topper', to form a second USA king size bed. The second bathroom has a bathtub/electric shower combination. The large living room has a 42” LED flat screen TV, a large comfortable sofa and an additional chair. There is a work desk for laptop use. The dining area, with its leather chairs, easily accommodates 5 people. The kitchen is small but fully equiped to serve 6 people. It has induction, very fast heating, burners, a self clean oven and a powerful extraction fan. There is a large frost free refrigerator and a Bosch dishwasher. The kitchen also contains a Miele washer and a Meile dryer.

There is free, fast cable internet service (connection via both cable and wi fi to your laptop). Cable TV delivers about 80 channels, many of which are international. The phone sevice offers free calling to landlines in many overseas countries and in Ireland.

The 'fifth' person is accommodated via a raised blowup bed in the living room.

The flat is located on the top, fourth, floor (fifth by North American definition) of the building. There is a lift, access to which is by key only. There is an intercom service from the flat to the front door allowing for remote door opening.

The Luas (tram) service is a one block walk and within the same distance there are numerous restaurants offering a variety of cuisines. Within a 10 minute walk are Trinty College (home of the book of Kells), Grafton Street (shopping), Temple Bar (pubs) and the GPO (scene of the 1916 uprising). A 15 minute walk will get you to the Garden of Rembrance, St Stephens Green, Dublin Castle, St Patricks Cathedral and Christchurch Cathedral. The river Liffey with its boat cruises is at your front door.

Within the flat building (on the ground floor) are numerous shops, including a hair salon, a supermarket and several eating places. Within a block there are large Tesco and Marks and Spencers supermarkets and the Jervis centre shopping mall.

If you plan on renting a car to see the countryside (you do NOT want one in Dublin), please ask us for our recommendations. We do have parking in our building.

Please note that our pricing is in Euro. This listing may reflect prices in your 'local' currency or in US dollars. These numbers are approximate and will change as the exchange rate changes. Additionally, the extra charge for the 5th person is at 20 Euro per night from this website. We have a flat charge of 65 Euro for the 5th person, independent of the visit length.

Please note that our cancellation policy is NOT correctly indicated on this website. We refund all monies paid, on a per night basis, for the cancelled nights that we re-rent.

Keywords: Flat, Apt, Central Dublin, Quiet

More Details

Owner
Owner
Member since: 2003
Speaks: english
Response time:
Within a few hours
Response rate:
100%
Calendar last updated:
October 21, 2017

About The Owner

We travel a lot and have found having our 'own place' to stay in is really nice. In addition to our base in Florida, we have homes in London and Sydney. Adding Dublin to the list, with an Irish wife, was a no brainer.

The Owner purchased this apartment in 2011

Why The Owner chose Dublin

We wanted a place in downtown Dublin where we can walk to everything. The flat location is ideal (check it out on the map). The flat itself is in a great location within the building. We decided to spend 3+ months of our lives converting the flat into a 2 bed 2 bath unit and completely refurbishing the place. Only the doors, windows and walls remain from its prior existence.

With an Irish wife, she now has a place back in her own country and this allows her to visit with her relatives and friends.

What makes this apartment unique

In a word, Dublin. It is a compact city and almost everything we need to do, to buy and to see is within a 15 minute walk.

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Amenities

North City Apartment Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • apartment
  • floor 5
Building Type:
  • building
Meals:
  • Guests provide their own meals
Floor Area:
  • 750 sq. ft.
House Rules:
  • Max. occupancy: 5
  • children welcome
  • pets not allowed
  • non smoking only
Theme:
  • Historic
  • Tourist Attractions
General:
  • Broadband Access ...
  • Clothes Dryer ...
  • Elevator
  • Free Long Distance
  • Garage ...
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating ...
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room ...
  • Parking ...
  • Telephone ...
  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine ...
  • Wireless Internet
Kitchen:
  • Coffee Maker
  • Cooking Utensils
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Dishwasher
  • Kitchen ...
  • Microwave
  • Oven ...
  • Refrigerator ...
  • Stove ...
  • Toaster
Dining:
  • Dining ...
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 5 people
Bathrooms:
  • 2 Bathrooms
  • Bathroom 1 - toilet , combination tub/shower , Electric shower
    Bathroom 2 - toilet , shower , Ensuite to Mstr Bedroom. Pumped shower from large hot tank.
  • Main Bath - tub with electric shower. En suite - delux pumped shower.
Bedrooms:
  • 2 Bedrooms, Sleeps 5
  • Bedroom 1 - 1 king , USA king size bed, Irish Super-king size bed
    Bedroom 2 - 1 king , 2 twin/ single , Twin beds. Conversion to USA king size bed upon request.
    Convertible bed(s) - 1 sleep sofa /futon , Raised air mattress in Living Room on request.
  • Ample wardrobe space and drawers in both bedrooms.
Entertainment:
  • CD Player
  • DVD Player
  • Satellite / Cable
  • Stereo
  • Television
Outside:
  • Balcony
Suitability:
  • wheelchair inaccessible
Attractions:
  • churches
  • cinemas
  • library
  • live theater
  • museums
  • restaurants
  • zoo
Leisure Activities:
  • shopping
  • sight seeing

Reviews

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4

Great location

  • 4 of 5

Very clean apartment. Make sure to bring your own toiletries etc.

  • Submitted: Sep 15, 2017
  • Stayed: Sep 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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5

Great Apt in Central Dublin

  • 5 of 5

This 2 bed, 2 bath apartment is perfectly located in central Dublin along the river Liffey. Everything from tour buses, shopping, restaurant, trams and historical sights are all but a few moments walk from your doorstep.

The apartment comes equipped with a full alley kitchen including washer and dryer units. The owners stock it with kitchenware, but you may need to bring your own spices, teas and other kitchen staples.

The master w/ ensuite bathroom has an American King and the guest bedroom has two twin bed which can be converted to a king for an extra €35. For an added bonus, the bedrooms come equipped with ceiling fans which is something you typically don't find in Ireland or the U.K.

The second bathroom is in the main hallway making it convenient to access. Plus, both bathrooms are clean and provide good water pressure.

The living area has a lovely view of the shared garden for the complex. And the fact the bedrooms face this garden makes for quiet evenings. The cable TV and internet access were stable and reliable. There's even a printer for those who bring laptops.

The building comes equipped with a lift (elevator) which my mother-in-law was pleased to see.

And last, but not least, David (owner) is very organized and communicative. He's created a book and website that explain every detail and answers every possible question you might have.

I would definitely stay here again and would recommend it to others.

  • Submitted: Sep 5, 2017
  • Stayed: Aug 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
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5

Great location, comfortable flat

  • 5 of 5

Comfortably slept 3 of us, with additional bed open. Nice living room with big TV. Clean place with good showers. Tremendous location -- strange that we're so close to O'Connell Street and the Liffey, but can't hear the noise. We'd like to stay there again on our next visit.

  • Submitted: Jul 21, 2017
  • Stayed: Jul 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Piedmont CA
5

A GREAT flat in a GREAT location!

  • 5 of 5

Our family of four stayed in this wonderful, secure, and extremely quiet flat for two weeks, using it as a home base for a number of excursions in, around, and outside of Dublin. Put simply, David's flat is the best residence we've ever rented in our overseas travels.

If you look at this flat's location on a Dublin map, you'll see that it's located in the center of any city walk you'd want to take. 10-15 minute strolls take you southeast to Trinity/St. Stephens, southwest to Temple Bar, north up O'Connell Street, and west to Smithfield (Jameson's distillery and the wonderful Cobblestone pub). It's also a very short walk to/from the 747 airport express bus stop on O'Connell Street.

The accommodations in the flat are outstanding, with a nicely functional kitchen, two full baths, and even a king-sized bed "American Style" in the master bedroom for those of us who like to spread out when we retire for the evening. The Marks and Spencer market just a few blocks away was great for grocery shopping, and there were a number of excellent restaurants within two blocks. It was helpful to have a good washer/drying in the unit, as it allowed us to pack light. The wireless was fast, the TV and local phone worked great. Access from the street to the flat required keyed entry to both building front door and elevator, and then coded flat door lock, which provided a good level of security. David was easy to work with during the booking process, and provided a great "flat book" that quickly oriented us to the property.

The bottom line: if you're visiting Dublin and looking for a great place in a great location, look no further. This is it.

  • Submitted: Jun 14, 2017
  • Stayed: May 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
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5

Well maintained property on River Liffey between O'Connell/ Ha'Penny Bridges. The absolute best!

  • 5 of 5

A pin-drop quiet location in the heart of Dublin due to all windows facing an inner courtyard. Spacious living for us three travellers. Kitchen is compact but too many cooks spoil the broth. Well equipped for cooking and dining. Meticulously clean. All appliance manuals were in kitchen drawer for reference. Beds are comfortable with quality linens. Bathroom better than many. Would love to return!

  • Submitted: May 22, 2017
  • Stayed: May 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Pennsville, NJ
5

Best Apartment in Dublin

  • 5 of 5

I've lost track of how many times I've stayed at this apartment in Dublin. I come back every year because of the location, the amenities, the cleanliness, the quiet nights of sleep and the ease in dealing with the owner, David. Compared to a hotel stay, the cost of renting this flat is more than reasonable, and you're not going to get a better night's sleep. When you walk out the front door to the building, you're literally in the heart of it all. Everything is in walking distance and tour buses stop literally steps from the front door.

Thanks, David, for letting us stay again. We thoroughly enjoy this home away from home!

  • Submitted: May 2, 2017
  • Stayed: Apr 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Rates & Availability

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Taxes and fees are additional

Additional information about rental rates

Cleaning $90.73
Refundable damage deposit $353.48

No Pets, No smoking

20 Euro per night for '5th' person

Owner's Cancellation Policy

Please ask the owner or check their rental agreement when booking the property.