O'Callaghan Davenport

Dublin, Eire / Ireland

1.4 K reviews
Very good romantic hotel. Great location.
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  • Wi-Fi
  • Parking
  • Restaurant
  • 24h Service
  • TV
  • Fitness
  • Room
    • Double Bed
    • Central Heating
    • Radio
    • Bathroom
    • Heating (individually regulated)
    • Safe
    • Internet Access
    • Shower
    • Hairdryer
    • Direct dial telephone
    • Air conditioning (individually regulated)
    • Bathtub
    • Tea/coffee maker
    • Lounge
    • Carpeting
    • Satellite/cable TV
    • Air conditioning (centrally regulated)
  • Facility
    • Elevators
    • Restaurant(s) with air conditioning
    • Laundry Service
    • Restaurant(s) with non-smoking area
    • Hotel Room Safe
    • 24-hour check-in
    • Currency Exchange
    • WLAN access
    • Bar(s)
    • Room Service
    • Restaurant(s) with high-chairs
    • Air conditioning
    • Conference Room
    • Public Internet Access
    • Coatroom
  • Food
    • à la carte Dinner
    • à la carte Lunch
    • Breakfast Served
    • Breakfast Buffet
    • Set menu dinner
8/10 Merrion Street Lower Merrion Square Dublin 2 Dublin
657 ft to downtown


This hotel enjoys a convenient location in the elegant Georgian quarter of Dublin city, just off Merrion Square, 50 m from the National Gallery and close to business and shopping amenities. It lies in the heart of Dublin and is 50 m from the nearest links to the public transport network and within a few minutes' walk of Pearse Street Dart train station. It is 100 m from the National Library and government buildings and 150 m from the National Museum. The city centre is just 200 m away and guests will find restaurants, bars and nightspots just 400 m away in Dawson Street. The city's main tourist attractions including Trinity College and Grafton Street (500 m) with its shops are also only minutes away on foot and it is 1 km to Temple Bar. Dublin Airport is just 8 km away.


This hotel was built in 1863. Travellers are welcomed at the establishment, which has a total of 114 rooms. At the accommodation, guests are welcomed at the reception area with 24-hour reception and a 24-hour check-in/check-out service. The individual storeys can easily be reached via the lift or stairs. Amenities include a cloakroom, a safe and a currency exchange service. Wireless internet access (for a fee) is available to travellers in the public areas. The hotel offers a number of facilities for guests with disabilities. Various gastronomic options are available, including a restaurant, a dining area and a bar. Those arriving in their own vehicles can leave them in the car park of the establishment for a fee. Additional services include translation services, room service and a laundry service.


The accommodation features rooms with air conditioning, central heating and a bathroom. Most rooms also feature a terrace for relaxation. The carpeted accommodation units feature a double bed. Cots are available for younger guests. There is also a safe. Guests will also find a tea/coffee station included as standard. An ironing set is also available for travellers' convenience. Little extras, including internet access, a telephone, a TV, a radio and WiFi, contribute to a great stay. A shower and a bathtub can be found in the bathrooms. A hairdryer is also available. The hotel offers non-smoking rooms.


The establishment offers guests a range of leisure and recreation facilities, including a gym (for a fee).


Bed and breakfast is bookable. Breakfast, lunch and dinner are available.


The following credit cards are accepted at the accommodation: American Express, VISA, Diners Club and MasterCard.


  • Location
    "Great location"

    Airport is a bonus. Location was fantastic. Best things: excellent location of the hotel.

    "Well-located, although unfortunately the parking isn't easy." "Central location with great sightseeing, dining out and shopping." "Near public transport, airport, and train station."

  • Service
    "Fantastic service"

    Waiting staff were very apologetic. Excellent bar staff. Check in was efficient and welcoming.

    "Great, friendly housekeeping." "Professional service at the reception and restaurant."

  • Comfort
    "Rather comfortable"

    Suite was the perfect size. Calming environment. Excellent night's sleep.

    "Comfortable, spacious rooms, but deficient A/C." "Tranquil room with excellent beds and sizable bathrooms."

  • Breakfast
    "Tasty breakfast"

    Breakfast buffet was delicious. Breakfast was delicious. Fantastic breakfasts.

    "Great and affordable breakfast."

  • Food
    "Food is all right"

    There were no dishes for jams. No tomato. Undercooked dinner.

    "Poorly rated dining experience, overall, with particularly disliked pork dishes." "Acceptable menu with average desserts." "Good snacks."

  • Room
    "Room is all right"

    Excellent night's sleep. Very tiny flatscreen tv. Table lamp on one side table is not working.

    "Acceptable rooms; big, clean, and with great beds." "Outdated, badly maintained rooms with poor furniture." "Bathroom could be optimized." "Poor views, and A/C, TV and minibar are lacking." "Shower can be a problem." "Clean, large bathrooms."

  • Vibe
    "Decent vibe"

    Beautiful old building. General experience was very comfortable and enjoyable. Towels are old.

    "OK vibe and a friendly atmosphere." "Hotel could use some updating." "Stylish hotel." "Pleasant entrance area." "Nice for romantic trips." "Luxury hotel." "Good for traveling with friends."

  • WiFi
    "Complaints about WiFi"

    No connectivity. Poor signal. Slow wifi connection.

    "Wifi quality could be improved." "Free internet."