Dublin Skylon Hotel

ex. Best Western Dublin Skylon

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

Wi-Fi
Parking

EUR 5 per day

Luggage storage
24-hour services

Late check-in/ -out

24-hour reception

24-hour room service

24-hour security

Food/ Drinks

Bar/ Lounge area

A la carte restaurant

Pub

Cafe

Fitness/ Gym

Fitness centre

Laundry
TV

Flat-screen TV

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

Dublin Skylon Hotel is a 3-star property providing an informal accommodation with 24-hour room service, laundry and 24-hour security. Dublin Skylon Hotel was opened in 1969 and offers bright rooms.

The hotel is notable for the great setting not far from gardens and parks as well as a college and a theater. The property is set within 4 km distance from the city center.

Shops and stores are also set close by.

Guests can reach Dublin Skylon Hotel by car from Dublin airport in 15 minutes.

Rooms

Dublin Skylon Hotel features 126 guestrooms with an in-room safe, climate control, high-speed internet, a Nespresso coffee machine and an iron with ironing board. They come with an electric kettle, a dishwasher and a stove as well as bathrooms with a bathtub, a shower and bath sheets.

Eat & Drink

The hotel’s spacious restaurant serves a variety of vegetarian dishes. Offering a variety of dishes, Skylon Restaurant and Il Corvo are about 50 meters away.

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

Services

There are car rentals available on site.

Relax

Dublin Skylon Hotel provides cribs, meals and babysitting for children.

Internet

Wireless internet is available in public areas for free.

Wireless internet is available in the hotel rooms for free.

Guest Parking

Private parking is possible on site at EUR 5 per day.

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

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Facilities

General

  • Non-smoking property
  • Wi-Fi
  • Paid parking
  • Safe deposit box
  • 24-hour reception
  • Late check-in/ -out
  • Express check-in/ -out
  • No pets allowed
  • Rooms/ Facilities for disabled
  • Wheelchair access
  • 24-hour security
  • Air conditioning in public areas
  • Luggage storage
  • Lift
  • Currency exchange
  • Gift/Newsstand
  • Multilingual staff
  • Smoke detectors
  • Mobile phone network

Sports & Fitness

  • Fitness centre
  • Diving
  • Canoeing
  • Sailing
  • Pedal boating
  • Tobogganing
  • Skiing
  • Horseback riding
  • Basketball
  • Golf course
  • Table tennis
  • Squash
  • Aerobics

Services

  • 24-hour room service
  • Housekeeping
  • Car rental
  • Laundry
  • Dry cleaning
  • Tours/Ticket assistance
  • Wedding services
  • Wake up service
  • Shops/Commercial services
  • Newspaper service
  • Bell staff/Porter
  • Welcome pack

Dining facilities

  • Full board
  • In-room breakfast
  • A la carte restaurant
  • Pub
  • Cafe
  • Bar/ Lounge area
  • Gluten-free meals
  • Brunch
  • Lunch
  • Dinner
  • Buffet breakfast

Meeting facilities

  • Business centre
  • Meeting/ Banquet facilities
  • Projector
  • Printers
  • Fax/Photocopying

Children's facilities

  • Cots
  • Paid babysitting/ Child services
  • Children's menu

Leisure facilities

  • Casino
  • Library

Room facilities

  • Air conditioning
  • Individual heating
  • Connecting rooms
  • Living room
  • Sitting area
  • Terrace
  • Balcony
  • Wardrobe
  • Tea and coffee facilities
  • In-room desk
  • Ironing facilities
  • Rollaway beds

Bathroom

  • Bathroom
  • Bathtub
  • Shower
  • Hair dryer
  • Bathrobe
  • Room toiletries
  • Lighted makeup mirror

Self-catering

  • Electric kettle
  • Microwave

Media

  • Flat-screen TV
  • Hi-Fi
  • Cable/ Satellite television
  • Direct dial telephone
  • Data ports
  • Plug adaptor
  • 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

Children and extra beds

There are no extra beds provided in a room. 

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 Centre
  • Dublin
    2.0 mi
Airports
Train Stations
  • Connolly Train Station
    1.5 mi
  • Bus stop
    700 ft
Restaurants
  • The Ivy House (cuisine: Irish)
    200 ft
  • Skylon Restaurant
    100 ft
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

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

    195 sq. feet

  • Max occupancy:

    3 persons

  • Bed type:

    1 Double bed, 2 Single beds

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  • General:Work desk
  • Ironing facilities
  • Trousers 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
Dublin Skylon Hotel photos Room
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:

The king bedrooms feature a luxury super king-sized bed, a flat-screen TV, Nespresso Machine with complimentary pods, a laptop-sized safe and free WiFi. This room has complimentary bottled water and Irish potato crisps.

Dublin Skylon Hotel photos Room
Triple Room
  • Room size:

    345 sq. feet

  • Max occupancy:

    4 persons

  • Bed type:

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

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  • General:Work desk
  • Ironing facilities
  • Fan
  • Trousers 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:

Includes a work desk and tea/coffee facilities. It also offers free WiFi and a lap-top size safe. This room has complimentary bottled water and Irish potato crisps.

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

    345 sq. feet

  • Max occupancy:

    4 persons

  • Bed type:

    1 Double bed and 1 Single bed, 1 Double bed

  • Check Prices
  • General:Work desk
  • Ironing facilities
  • Fan
  • Trousers 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:

FAMILY ROOM STANDARD. ROOM ONLY. Non refundable

Executive Double Room
  • Max occupancy:

    2 persons

  • Bed type:

    1 Double bed

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Room Description:

Deluxe|Executive Double Room (Double bed)

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 Experience1.2 mi

Places of interest

  • Alexian Brothers400 ft
  • Saint Vincent's Hospital - Saint Joseph's Unit3000 ft
  • Brendan Behan Statue4000 ft
  • Casino at Marino1.1 mi
  • Temple Street Children's Hospital1.1 mi

Sport related

Monuments and Landmarks

  • Bank of Ireland Arts Centre1.0 mi

Stadiums

Museums

  • marino casino4300 ft
  • Writers Museum1.3 mi

Parks

  • botonic gardens4300 ft
  • Glasnevin Cemetery1.0 mi
  • Blessington Street Basin1.2 mi

Universities, Institutes

Arboretum, Green spaces, Zoos

  • Fernhill Gardens1.0 mi

Theaters

  • O'Reilly Theatre1.2 mi

Galleries

Public parking

  • Highfield Private Hospital2300 ft
  • Bon Secours Hospital3300 ft
  • DCU - Dublin City University5000 ft
  • Mater Private Hospital1.1 mi
  • Mater Misericordiae Hospital1.1 mi

Local attractions

  • Glasnevin Cemetery Museum1.0 mi
    Finglas Road
  • Mountjoy Square Park 1.1 mi
    Upper Gardiner St. Dublin 1
  • Cobalt Cafe and Gallery 1.3 mi
    16 N. Great Georges St.
  • Casino Marino 1.1 mi
    Marino
  • Blessington Street Park (The Basin)1.3 mi
    7 Blessington Street Park

Near the hotel

  • National Botanic Gardens 4000 ft
    National Botanic Gardens Botanic Road Glasnevin
  • Croke Park Stadium Tour & GAA Museum 4400 ft
    St Josephs Avenue Drumcondra

Restaurants nearby

  • The Ivy House200 ft

    Address: 114 Upper Drumcondra Rd
    Phone: 18375385

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

  • Starry Kitchen200 ft

    Address: 110 Upper Drumcondra Road,

    95% likes this, based on 33 reviews

  • Il Corvo300 ft

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

    56% likes this, based on 90 reviews
    Cuisine: Italian

  • Skylon Restaurant100 ft

    Address: Upper Drumcondra Road
    Phone: +353 18843900

    75% likes this, based on 53 reviews

  • The Cheese Pantry300 ft

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

    86% likes this, based on 62 reviews
    Cuisine: French, European, International, Irish

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 725 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 Centre
  • Dublin
    2.0 mi
Airports
Train Stations
  • Connolly Train Station
    1.5 mi
  • Bus stop
    700 ft
Restaurants
  • The Ivy House (cuisine: Irish)
    200 ft
  • Skylon Restaurant
    100 ft
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

IrishHOTEL AWARDSHighly RecommendedDublinDublin Skylon Hotel

According to guest reviews, the hotel has been rated as
Hotels Recommended by Guests in Ireland

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