Dublin Skylon Hotel

ex. Best Western Dublin Skylon

Upper Drumcondra Road, Dublin, Ireland, 9  show map
 3 stars
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Dublin Skylon Hotel

Free Wi-Fi

Free Wi-Fi in public areas

Parking

Paid parking

Luggage storage
24-hour

Late check-in

24-hour reception

24-hour room service

24-hour security

Food/ Drinks

A la carte restaurant

Coffee/Tea in lobby

Welcome drink

Coffee shop

Lobby bar

Shuttle

Paid city shuttle

Fitness/ Gym

Fitness center

Laundry

Self-service laundry

Verified Reviews:

  • Restaurants opposite hotel - Parking was €5 per day - Highly recommend
  • Far from the city centre - Free shuttle bus - Breakfast was excellent
  • Room was large - Bathroom was ok - Free wifi - Too expensive
  • Wonderful hotel - Rooms clean - Good bed and bathroom - Bar lovely
  • Airport location - Staff were very friendly - Food great - Will return

Overview

Offering luxurious guest rooms, the contemporary Dublin Skylon Hotel lies within a 25-minute walk from Dublin Writers Museum. The hotel was opened in 1969, renovated in 2007 and is housed in a 5-storey building.

The property enjoys convenient location steps away from a college and a theater as well as gardens and parks. The venue is set within 4 km from Dublin city center.

Within walking distance of Saint Stephen's Green district with entertainment venues, a stadium and a zoo.

Dublin Skylon Hotel lies within 10 minutes’ drive to Dublin airport.

Rooms

The property offers 126 guestrooms appointed with climate control, a mini bar, a laptop-compatible safe, a trouser press and high-speed internet. Decorated in elegant design, the rooms feature modern dark-wood furniture along with a pillow-top mattress and foam pillows.

Eat & Drink

Offering a generous continental breakfast, the hotel invites guests to the restaurant. The hotel has a spacious restaurant serving Irish meals. The refurbished bar serves a selection of coffee and afternoon tea. Offering a variety of dishes, Skylon Restaurant and Il Corvo are just about 50 meters away.

You can start your day with a buffet breakfast, which costs EUR 10 per person per night. 

Services

Guests can avail of a designated area for smoking, a baggage storage and an elevator as well as computers, a video projector and a business centre.

Relax

Cribs, meals and babysitting are provided for guests with children. Sport facilities include horse riding and cycling.

Year renovated:   2007.  Number of floors:   5.  Number of rooms:   126.

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Facilities

General

  • Non-smoking property
  • Free Wi-Fi in public areas
  • Paid parking
  • Safe deposit box
  • 24-hour reception
  • Late check-in
  • Express check-in/ -out
  • No pets allowed
  • Rooms/ Facilities for disabled
  • Public areas with access for disabled
  • Wheelchair access
  • 24-hour security
  • Air conditioning in public areas
  • Children are welcome
  • Luggage storage
  • Elevator
  • Currency exchange
  • Gift/Newsstand
  • Coffee shop
  • Vending machines
  • Lobby
  • Multilingual staff
  • Smoke detectors

Sports & Fitness

  • Fitness center
  • Horseback riding
  • Golf course

Services

  • Paid city shuttle
  • 24-hour room service
  • Housekeeping
  • Car rental
  • Self-service laundry
  • Dry cleaning
  • Tours/Ticket assistance
  • Wedding services
  • Wake up service
  • Shops/Commercial services
  • Newspaper service
  • Bell staff/Porter
  • Welcome drink

Dining facilities

  • Paid breakfast
  • A la carte restaurant
  • Lobby bar
  • Coffee/Tea in lobby

Meeting facilities

  • Business center
  • Meeting/ Banquet facilities
  • Projector
  • Computer rental
  • Printers
  • Fax/Photocopying

Children's facilities

  • Cribs/ Baby cots
  • Paid babysitting/ Child services
  • Children's menu

Leisure facilities

  • Television in lobby

Room facilities

  • Free Wi-Fi in rooms
  • Air conditioning
  • Individual heating
  • Paid in-room safe
  • Soundproofed rooms
  • Living room
  • Sitting area
  • Wardrobe
  • Tea and coffee facilities
  • Bottled water
  • Turndown service
  • In-room desk
  • Ironing facilities
  • Rollaway beds

Bathroom

  • Private bathroom
  • Steam shower
  • Bathtub
  • Hair dryer
  • Room toiletries
  • Lighted makeup mirror

Self-catering

  • Electric kettle

Media

  • Flat-screen TV
  • Cable/ Satellite television
  • Direct dial telephone
  • Data ports
  • Plug adaptor
  • CD player
  • Radio
  • AM/FM alarm clock

Room decor

  • Carpeted floor

Policies

CHECK-IN / CHECK-OUT

Check-in from 2 pm FREE
Check-out until 12 pm FREE

Pets

Pets are not allowed.

How to reach hotel

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Hotel Address:

Upper Drumcondra Road, Dublin, Ireland, 9

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City Center
  • Dublin
    3.2 km
Airports
Train Stations
  • Connolly Train Station
    2.4 km
  • Bus stop
    200 m
Restaurants
  • The Ivy House (cuisine: Irish)
    30 m
  • Skylon Restaurant
    20 m
Hotel information
  • Check-in:
    from  2 pm
  • Check-out:
    until  12 pm
  • Year renovated:
    2007
  • Number of floors:
    5
  • Number of rooms:
    126

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Rooms and availability

Contemporary Room
  • Max occupancy:

    2 persons

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Dublin Skylon Hotel photos Room
Standard Double Room
  • Room size:

    18 m²

  • Max occupancy:

    3 persons

  • Bed type:

    1 Double bed, 2 Single beds, 2 Single beds

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  • General:Work desk
  • Ironing facilities
  • Trouser/pants press
  • Telephone
  • Laptop safe box
  • Bathroom:Bathroom
  • Bath or shower
  • Hair dryer
  • Toilet
  • Dining:Coffee/tea maker
  • Media:Flat-screen TV
  • Wake up service
  • Radio
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King Room
  • Max occupancy:

    2 persons

  • Bed type:

    1 King-size bed

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  • Room Facilities:
    • Coffee machine
    • Bathtub
    • + More
  • General:Work desk
  • Seating area
  • Ironing facilities
  • Fan
  • Carpeted floor
  • Telephone
  • Laptop safe box
  • Bathroom:Bathroom
  • Hair dryer
  • Towels
  • Toilet
  • Bedding:Linen
  • Dining:Electric kettle
  • Media:Flat-screen TV
  • Wake up service
  • Radio
Room Description:

Non Refundable DOUBLE KING SIZE BED

Dublin Skylon Hotel photos Room
Standard Triple Room
  • Room size:

    32 m²

  • Max occupancy:

    4 persons

  • Bed type:

    1 Double bed and 2 Single beds, Sleeping arrangements for 3 persons

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  • General:Work desk
  • Ironing facilities
  • Fan
  • Trouser/pants press
  • Telephone
  • Laptop safe box
  • Bathroom:Bathroom
  • Bath or shower
  • Hair dryer
  • Toilet
  • Dining:Coffee/tea maker
  • Media:Flat-screen TV
  • Wake up service
  • CD player
  • Radio
Room Description:

Non Refundable TRIPLE STANDARD

Suite
  • Max occupancy:

    2 persons

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Dublin Skylon Hotel photos Room
Standard Family Room
  • Room size:

    32 m²

  • Max occupancy:

    3 persons

  • Bed type:

    1 Double bed and 1 Single bed, 1 Double bed, 1 Single bed

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  • General:Work desk
  • Ironing facilities
  • Fan
  • Trouser/pants press
  • Telephone
  • Laptop safe box
  • Bathroom:Bathroom
  • Bath or shower
  • Hair dryer
  • Toilet
  • Dining:Electric kettle
  • Media:Flat-screen TV
  • Wake up service
  • Radio
Room Description:

Non Refundable FAMILY ROOM STANDARD

Executive Single Room
  • Max occupancy:

    2 persons

  • Bed type:

    1 Single bed, 1 Double bed, 2 Single beds

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Executive King Room
  • Max occupancy:

    2 persons

  • Bed type:

    1 King-size bed

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Room Description:

Deluxe|Executive King Room

Dublin Skylon Hotel Location

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What's nearby

Tourist attractions

  • The Bram Stoker Dracula Experience1.9 km

Places of interest

  • Alexian Brothers100 m
  • Saint Vincent's Hospital - Saint Joseph's Unit900 m
  • Brendan Behan Statue1.2 km
  • Temple Street Children's Hospital1.8 km
  • Abbey Presbyterian Church2.2 km

Sport related

  • Croke Park1.3 km
  • Marley Park Playground1.7 km

Monuments and Landmarks

  • Bank of Ireland Arts Centre1.6 km

Stadiums

  • Croke Park Stadium1.3 km

Museums

  • marino casino1.3 km
  • Writers Museum2.1 km
  • The James Joyce Centre2.1 km

Parks

  • botonic gardens1.3 km
  • Glasnevin Cemetery1.6 km
  • Blessington Street Basin2.0 km

Universities, Institutes

  • Highfield Hospital Group400 m
  • Beaumont Hospital1.7 km

Arboretum, Green spaces, Zoos

  • Fernhill Gardens1.5 km

Theaters

  • O'Reilly Theatre2.0 km
  • Ambassador Theatre2.2 km

Galleries

  • Mill Race Gallery1.9 km

Public parking

  • Highfield Private Hospital700 m
  • Bon Secours Hospital1.0 km
  • DCU - Dublin City University1.5 km
  • Mater Private Hospital1.7 km
  • Mater Misericordiae Hospital1.8 km

Local attractions

  • Casino Marino1.7 km
    Marino, Dublin
  • Blessington Basin2.0 km
    Phibsborough, Dublin
  • Dublin Writers Museum2.2 km
    18-19 Parnell Square North, Dublin
  • Glasnevin Cemetery Museum2.0 km
    Finglas Road, Dublin
  • James Joyce Cultural Centre2.1 km
    35 N. Great George's St., Dublin

Near the hotel

  • St. Anne's Park, Dublin1.3 km
    James Larkin Road, Dublin
  • Dublin City Gallery The Hugh Lane1.4 km
    Charlemont House, Dublin
  • Croke Park Stadium Tour & GAA Museum1.4 km
    St Josephs Avenue, Dublin
  • National Botanic Gardens1.5 km
    Botanic Road, Dublin

Restaurants nearby

  • The Ivy House30 m

    Address: 114 Upper Drumcondra Rd
    Phone: 18375385

    72% likes this, based on 77 reviews
    Cuisine: Irish

  • Il Corvo70 m

    Address: 100 Upper Drumcondra Road
    Phone: 1-837 5727

    65% likes this, based on 94 reviews
    Cuisine: Italian

  • The Cheese Pantry60 m

    Address: 104 Upper Drumcondra Road
    Phone: +353 (0)1 797 8936

    76% likes this, based on 64 reviews
    Cuisine: French, European, International, Irish

  • Skylon Restaurant20 m

    Address: Upper Drumcondra Road
    Phone: +353 18843900

    75% likes this, based on 53 reviews

  • Starry Kitchen30 m

    Address: 110 Upper Drumcondra Road,

    96% likes this, based on 27 reviews

Hotel information
  • Check-in:
    from  2 pm
  • Check-out:
    until  12 pm
  • Year renovated:
    2007
  • Number of floors:
    5
  • Number of rooms:
    126

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Dublin Skylon Hotel Reviews

Guest reviews are submitted by our customers after their stay at Dublin Skylon Hotel

Average guest rating

7.4out of 10
Very good
Based on 724 reviews

Guest reviews

  • Couple
    10.0

    I like that the rooms were very clean

    Wat i didnt like was that th traffic was very noisy wer our room was situated and the rooms were very warm

  • Single
    5.4

    Breakfast

    The bathroom was small and dirty. An air conditioning unit on the roof outside the bedroom ran all night and the extractor fan in ajoining bathrooms could be heard through the wall.

  • Older travelers
    8.8

    We were attending a party nearby. Great location. Met friends in Chilli banana restaurant straight across the road after a drink in the very nice bar. Food looked lovely in the bar and there were a good number of people eating there. Very central location with easy access and parking.

    While the reception and bar of the hotel were fresh and clean and the staff were both friendly and efficient, when we walked into our room the smell of stale smoke was very strong. We were facing onto the road and the windows were not sound proof. The bed linen and bathroom towels were spotless, but the room and carpet were tired and needed to be ripped out in my opinion.

  • Older travelers
    7.0

    Price, location

    I like informal continental style breakfasts in foyer without fuss at reasonable price included in rate so this could be changed

  • Couple
    6.2

    lovely bar and lounge area.

    en suite facilities very poor cleanliness. bath needed to be cleaned, very grimey with human hairs still clinging to the side. would not entice to use.

  • Couple
    5.4

    Location

    Paying €5 for parking (per car)is a bit tight on the hotel's behalf. You also have to pay at reception and then go back to your car to display your ticket Very small rooms

  • Group of friends
    7.8

    close to town, cheap, friendy staff

  • Couple
    10.0

    Every thing about our stay was perfect the hotel was in a great location lovely room and everything we needed for our weekend stay. Bar staff were friendly and saved the day when I lost my purse – will defiantly come again great value for money.

  • Group of friends
    7.4

    The staff was very friendly, the rooms clean, nice and roomy. Nice bar with live music for a nightcap, or two, or three :-) Location was good for bus transportation into the city center. Location was good for walking to Budget Car Rental if you've booked a car there. Breakfast was in comparison to other Hotels we stayed in on our trip was lacking. We cancelled breakfast on our return trip to Skylon Hotel. Breakfast across the street at the Cheese Factory was excellent.

  • Family with children
    7.4

    Booking in and out the hotel was no hassle, room was spacious and clean, friendly staff and good price for a night. Near the centre but at the same time quite location, we had a good night sleep.

    Parking is having a weird layout and is a bit crampy, plus you have to pay 5€ a day, however 5€ is a fair price considering that you are quite close to the centre.

  • Group of friends
    8.2

    great price, very helpful staff, good irish food, early check-in,

    stayed in one of the older rooms at rear of hotel they are a little tired looking now, but we had a real bargain price, and it had no negative impact on our great stay.

  • Single
    8.2

    A well located hotel, good bus connections to Dublin City. Friendly and service-minded staff

  • Single
    4.6

    Friendly helpful staff. Good location

    Musty room and lumpy beds. Room also smelled like smoke when all rooms are labelled non-smoking.

  • Older travelers
    6.6

    Staff polite and efficent,good breakfast,parking

    Room was basic but clean

  • Older travelers
    10.0

    It's location to Croke Park. The whole atmosphere in the hotel because of the All Ireland football final.

How to reach hotel

hotel Dublin Skylon Hotel Dublin location
Show big map »

Hotel Address:

Upper Drumcondra Road, Dublin, Ireland, 9

Get directions
City Center
  • Dublin
    3.2 km
Airports
Train Stations
  • Connolly Train Station
    2.4 km
  • Bus stop
    200 m
Restaurants
  • The Ivy House (cuisine: Irish)
    30 m
  • Skylon Restaurant
    20 m
Hotel information
  • Check-in:
    from  2 pm
  • Check-out:
    until  12 pm
  • Year renovated:
    2007
  • Number of floors:
    5
  • Number of rooms:
    126

Hotel Awards

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