The Charles Stewart
5/6 Parnell Square East, Dublin, Ireland
Doubles from: $12 to $310
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Reviewed by EuroCheapo.com Editors
A quite good value located on Parnell Square adjacent to the Garden of Remembrance, the Charles Stewart is a fine low-season budget pick. The 56-room guesthouse benefits from high ceilings, a central but relatively quiet location and particularly friendly management.
Furnishings are a mish-mash of faux-period and anonymous modern. You can expect dark chocolate bed frames, red wall-to-wall carpets and light blue bedspreads and curtains. Rooms are equipped with a telephone, safe, TV and coffee maker.
The private bathrooms are serviceable but could probably benefit from a renovation. There’s some wear and tear here, but nothing that should bother a committed budget traveler.
History buffs will appreciate that the historic building that houses the Charles Stewart Hotel was the birthplace of famed Irish author Oliver St. John Gogarty in 1878. His creative inspiration still shines in the hotel's grand entryway and lounge with their fine wooden furniture and elegant crown molding. Location, fittingly, is right around the corner from the Dublin Writer’s Museum and the James Joyce Cultural Center.
2011 will see a handful of new rooms open at the Charles Stewart. Our recommendation would be to request one of these.
Wi-Fi is free throughout and a full Irish breakfast is included in the room rate.
Reviewed by: Alex Robertson Textor, EuroCheapo Staff Writer
Note: This hotel was visited by a EuroCheapo editor and is recommended based on cleanliness, location, price and overall quality. EuroCheapo did not charge this hotel to be listed.
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- Breakfast Extra Charge
- Concierge/Booking Services
- Credit Card Surcharge
- Fax Machine
- Hair Dryer – at reception
- Internet Station
- Luggage Storage
- Non-Smoking Hotel
- Reception: Limited Hours
- TV Lounge
- Vending Machines
- Wake-Up Service
- Wi-Fi: Free
- Bathroom: Private
- Cable TV
- Coffee/Tea Maker
5/6 Parnell Square East
Parnell Square, Dublin, Ireland
About the The Charles Stewart neighborhood
Located at the top of O'Connell Street, the Georgian Parnell Square is charming, expansive and inviting. The surrounding area is jam-packed with notable landmarks, including the Municipal Gallery of Modern Art, the Dublin Writers' Museum and the Garden of Remembrance, which honors those who died fighting for Ireland's independence. The exquisite buildings here add to the area's refined, stately air.