Grafton Capital Hotel

Lower Stephens Street, (formerly The Grafton Plaza), Dublin, County Dublin, 2, Ireland
(3 star hotel)
#96
Rank 96 of 352 hotels
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Good (3.0 out of 5.0) 7 reviews
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Very Noisy

Terrible (1.0 of 5.0 stars)
by written on April 10, 2011

I would not recommend this hotel.

I recently stayed at the Grafton Capital Hotel in Dublin whilst on a business trip. Although my room was on the 4th floor the noise from the 'Break for the Border' nightclub below was awful. I don’t know which was worse, the bass beat from the club, or the people outside in the courtyard shouting and laughing below (they were just out for a good time - not their fault that I was trying to sleep). I ended up phoning the credit card company call centre at 2.30 a.m. in the morning to try to stop the payment (didn’t work). Other colleagues had a similar experience.

I don’t think it’s fair that they can book you into rooms directly above a night club knowing that guests are going to struggle to get much sleep until Break for the Border closes at 3 a.m...

Don’t expect a decent night’s sleep if you stay at this hotel on a Thursday, Friday or Saturday.

Very noisy expect no sleep

Bad (2.0 of 5.0 stars)
by written on March 28, 2011

We were booked here for a work event that went into the weekend, but every night we were all kept awake with the noise from the nightclub downstairs and the general people out partying noise. This was even with asking for a quiet room having seen reviews saying it was noisy.
Great if you are planning on partying until 3-4am, but the noise before that will effect your sleep.

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Not a bad spot

Good (3.0 of 5.0 stars)
by written on May 31, 2007

We passed through here on our honeymoon. Roomwise, I found the hotel to be just fine and certainly not bad given price and location. We enjoyed our room. Our room was imediately facing building construction. The noise from the danceclub right downstairs was very loud and the bass drowned out most of the drunken yells until closing time. However, we were generally very spent from busy days and nights in Dublin that we did not lose much sleep over it. The front desk staff gave us bad directions to our car rental and were generally not very pleasant to work with.

Unique Quality: Great location. Very reasonable price. Good room size/accomodation.

Beautiful and Close to it all

Best (5.0 of 5.0 stars)
by written on October 11, 2006

My sister and I stayed at the Grafton Capital Hotel and we LOVED it.. After a trip to London, we really expected a tiny room, but we found our room was big and beautiful! The bathroom was great, and the beds were very comfortable!

The best thing was that we could walk everywhere. It cost a bit more than some, but the convience of being able to just walk to Grafton Street, or to St.Stephen's park, and to the pubs was just the best.

It was a bit noisy on Saturday night with people leaving the pubs and dancing and yelling in the streets.. but that was fun to listen to.

Directions: Near Grafton Street

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Ideal location

Good (3.0 of 5.0 stars)
by written on September 13, 2006

The Grafton Capital Hotel is in a really good central location. It's very close to Grafton Street and St Stephens Green and the hotel is only a 10/15 min staggering distance from Temple Bar so you wouldn't need to get a taxi after a night out.

The hotel itself is very good. Its clean and the staff are really helpful and the breakfasts are good.

The only negative thing I would say about it is that there is bar/nightclub below the hotel which in itself doesn't cause a problem but unfortunately people falling out of it at 2am/3am isn't so great. There are only two ways to avoid this, 1. stay out late yourself or 2. take earplugs.

Unique Quality: Great location

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Central Location, But lots of Noise

Bad (2.0 of 5.0 stars)
by written on July 17, 2006

Our group (17 people) stayed at this Hotel for two nights. The room was quite nice, spacious, clean and well equipped. The location of the Hotel is a short walk from Grafton Street, Stevens Park and Trinity College.

The problem with the hotel is it's connected to a club which blasts (and it is ears-plitting) pop music from 8:30PM until 2am. It is not affiliated with the hotel so it has no control over it. In my room on the second floor, the room vibrated because of it.

The breakfast served with your stay is good, but not outstanding compared with others.

I would not recommend this hotel because of the noise, unless you like to party all night to Disco Music and crawl up to your bed, then it is perfect!

Unique Quality: Very cental location.

Directions: Central Location, near Temple Bar, Trinity College and Stevens park

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THIS WAS REALLY A BEST ONE.....

Great (4.0 of 5.0 stars)
by written on October 26, 2003

The last days before catching a flight back to The Netherlands, I love spending in DUBLIN, enjoying that CITY once again, having a fine hotel there and preparing for the return flight!

This hotel is centrally located in Dublin's most fashionable and cultural area, just off the shopping area of GRAFTON STREET and close to TEMPLE BAR, the left bank quarter of Dublin.

A traditional georgian style townhouse hotel, offering all the comforts you would wish for.....

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Address: Lower Stephens Street, (formerly The Grafton Plaza), Dublin, County Dublin, 2, Ireland

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Amenities at Grafton Capital Hotel

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  • Bar / Lounge
  • Free High Speed Internet

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