Ballbridge Hotel

Dublin, Eire / Ireland

908 reviews
Very good hotel for solo travelers. Fantastic service. Great location.
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  • Wi-Fi
  • Parking
  • Restaurant
  • 24h Service
  • TV
  • Fitness
  • Room
    • Double Bed
    • Central Heating
    • Bathroom
    • Safe
    • Internet Access
    • Shower
    • Hairdryer
    • Direct dial telephone
    • Air conditioning (individually regulated)
    • Bathtub
    • Tea/coffee maker
    • Satellite/cable TV
    • Air conditioning (centrally regulated)
  • Facility
    • Elevators
    • Restaurant(s) with air conditioning
    • Laundry Service
    • Hotel Room Safe
    • 24-hour check-in
    • WLAN access
    • Bar(s)
    • Air conditioning
    • Conference Room
    • Public Internet Access
  • Food
    • à la carte Dinner
    • Breakfast Served
    • Breakfast Buffet
    • Continental Breakfast
    • Aerobics
Pembroke Road Dublin 4 Dublin
0 ft to downtown


Situated a leisurely stroll from the main shopping area of Grafton Street, the business district and the leisurely Herbert, Merrion and St. Stephen's Green parks, the hotel is surrounded by many of the city's finest restaurants and nightlife. It is the perfect base for guests visiting the city of Dublin. The AirCoach link from Dublin Airport stops at the front gate and the Dart Rail service has connections to Dublin city centre, Howth to the North, as well as the seaside town of Bray to the South. Lansdowne Road Station is approximately 3 minutes on foot from the hotel. Restaurants and bars/pubs can be reached in about a 4-minute walk and the centre of Dublin and its shops are around a 20-minute walk from the hotel. Lansdowne Road and the RDS are approximately a 5-minute walk away and Dublin Airport is about 14 km from the hotel.


The hotel was built in 1960. Travellers can enjoy a pleasant stay in one of the 200 rooms. In the air-conditioned establishment, guests are welcomed at the reception area with 24-hour reception and a 24-hour check-in/check-out service. Most of the storeys can be reached by lift. Amenities include a safe. Wireless internet access is available to travellers in the public areas. Among the culinary options available at the accommodation are a restaurant, a dining area, a breakfast room and a bar. Those arriving in their own vehicles can leave them in the car park of the hotel for a fee. Facilities include a laundry service.


Each of the rooms is appointed with air conditioning, central heating and a bathroom. A double bed ensures a good night's sleep. A safe and a desk are also available. Guests will also find a tea/coffee station included as standard. Additional amenities include an ironing set and a trouser press. Internet access, a telephone, a TV and WiFi (for a fee) add to the comfort of the holiday. A shower and a bathtub can be found in the bathrooms. A hairdryer is also available. As a special feature in the bathrooms, guests enjoy cosmetic products.


The establishment offers a selection of sport and leisure opportunities. A range of options are available, including a gym and aerobics.


The accommodation offers breakfast and dinner.


The following credit cards are accepted at the hotel: VISA and MasterCard.


  • Service
    "Fantastic service"

    Well informed Manager. Excellent staff. Reception staff excellent.

    "Friendly and professional service, with great reception but subpar housekeeping."

  • Location
    "Great location"

    Taxis readily available. Bus stops around the corner. Close to city centre.

    "Good location, close to public transport." "Far from city centre, but close to good restaurants and bars." "Decent, but pricey, parking." "Good accessibility by car."

  • Breakfast
    "Tasty breakfast"

    Hotel breakfast excellent. Breakfast excellent. Great breakfast buffet.

    "Tasty yet pricey breakfasts."

  • Cleanliness
    "Quite clean"

    Toilet seat stained. Dirty bed linen. Dirty curtains.

    "Cleanliness is lacking in rooms and bathrooms." "Clean hotel facilities."

  • Vibe
    "Decent vibe"

    Spacious foyer. Plush luxury hotel. Lovely piano player.

    "OK vibe and a friendly atmosphere." "Hotel could use some updating." "Pleasant entrance area." "Stylish hotel." "Suitable for solo travelers." "Good for business people." "Awesome for families."

  • Food
    "Food is all right"

    Restaurant over priced. No biscuits. Terrible sandwiches.

    "Adequate menu with an alright dining experience."

  • Comfort

    Low pressure in shower. Did not have A/C. Noisy city center.

    "Reasonably comfortable rooms with a tolerable noise level and standard beds." "Spacious rooms but small bathrooms and substandard A/C."

  • WiFi
    "Regular internet service"

    Good internet connection. Superb WIFI. Wifi didn't work.

    "Average wifi quality."

  • Value for money
    "Value for money could be better"

    Restaurant over priced. Disappointing for the price. Paying for parking.

    "Value for money could be better." "High priced breakfast."

  • Room
    "Room needs to be improved"

    Fridge did not work. Oven did not work. Broke aircon.

    "Rooms are spacious and have great views but are lacking in maintenance." "Room relatively tidy with acceptable beds and furniture." "Small rooms and poorly cleaned bathrooms." "Rooms needing updating with poor quality A/C and minibars." "Shower can be a problem."