$56 Avg/night
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Grafton Capital Hotel

3 stars
Stephens Street Lower, Dublin 2, Dublin,
Hotel Overview
Reviewer score
3.5
out of 5
42 reviews
Comfortable

It is a nice hotel. the staff is very friendly. if you are not looking to spend much time in the... See full review

  • The Ireland Fans
  • Feb 25, 2014
great location

This hotel was lovely, great location, friendly and helpful staff and huge rooms. See full review

  • Bettylou
  • Aug 30, 2014
Shop all day, party all night steps from Grafton Street
Not many Dublin hotels have their own nightclub, but at the Grafton Capital Hotel in Dublin's city center, steps away from world-class shopping and entertainment and the area's biggest attractions, the building's beautiful facade gives way to one of the city's most popular nightspots. Break for the Border incorporates a bar, Mexican-style cantina and nightclub with Mediterranean decor and pull-your-own-pint tables. Rooms are comfortable and spacious with traditional Georgian colors creating a warm, inviting environment.

 

Highlights
  • Beautiful Georgian facade steps from Grafton Street in the city center
  • Break for the Border bar, restaurant and nightclub offers excellent entertainment
  • Comfortable guest rooms decorated in traditional Georgian colors
Rooms

Decorated in traditional Georgian colors, guest rooms at the Grafton Capital exude warmth and comfort. Each room features cozy bedding with extra throws, tea and coffee station, clothes-care facilities and bathroom with power shower, hairdryer and complimentary toiletries. Mini-suites offer spacious rooms with king-size bed, CD player, mini-bar and an extra-large bathroom with double vanity.

Features

The Grafton Capital's excellent location in the city center near Grafton Street and Temple Bar means the hotel is steps from area shopping, attractions and entertainment. Guests hoping for an exciting night out need not look far--the hotel's Break for the Border features a Mexican-style cantina serving dinner, a busy bar with pull-your-own-pint tables and a popular nightclub with Mediterranean décor. The Grafton Capital offers free Internet access in public areas and discounted parking is available at a nearby garage (ask hotel for details).

Transportation
  • Dublin bus service (.1 mi/.2 km)
  • Luas tram service (.2 mi/.3 km)
  • Aircoach service (.4 mi/.6 km)
  • Taxi service available
Attractions
  • St. Stephen's Green (.2 mi/.3 km)
  • Dublin Castle (.3 mi/.5 km)
  • St Patrick's Cathedral (.4 mi/.6 km)
  • Temple Bar (.4 mi/.7 km)
  • Christchurch Cathedral (.6 mi/.9 km)
  • National Gallery and National Museum of Ireland (.7 mi/1.1 km)
  • Trinity College (.7 mi/1.1 km)
  • The Mansion House (.7 mi/1.2 km)
Business
  • One conference room can hold up to 25 delegates
  • Overhead projector and screen
  • Flipcharts
  • TV and video
  • Direct dial telephone, additional (DSL) ports
  • Special equipment hire

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Grafton Capital Hotel Rooms

Single, Double / Twin
Room with one double or one twin, offering Bathroom amenities, Cable / Satellite TV, Color TV, Ensuite / Private bathroom, Hairdryer, Heating, Iron / Ironing board, Kettle, Laundry service, Non-smoking rooms, Room service,Tea and coffee making facilities and Telephone.

Amenities

  • WiFi
  • No smoking rooms/facilities
General
No smoking rooms/facilities
Activities
Night club
Dining
Bar/Lounge
Restaurant
Room service
Services
In-Room Safe
Doctor on call
Currency exchange
Internet
WiFi

Nearby points of interest

  • Castle Market: 0.1 mi
  • The Keeling Gallery: 0.1 mi
  • Chester Beatty Library: 0.1 mi
  • The Dolls Store Hospital & Museum: 0.1 mi
  • Gaiety Theatre: 0.1 mi
  • Dublin Mall: 0.1 mi
  • The Garda Museum: 0.1 mi
  • Whitefriar Street Carmelite Church: 0.1 mi
  • Aungier Street: 0.2 mi
  • Grafton Street: 0.2 mi
  • Dame Street: 0.2 mi
  • Trinity Street: 0.2 mi
  • Meeting House Square: 0.2 mi
  • Brown Thomas: 0.2 mi
  • Olympia Theatre: 0.2 mi
  • Castle Market: 0.1 mi
  • The Keeling Gallery: 0.1 mi
  • Chester Beatty Library: 0.1 mi
  • The Dolls Store Hospital & Museum: 0.1 mi
  • Gaiety Theatre: 0.1 mi
  • Dublin Mall: 0.1 mi
  • The Garda Museum: 0.1 mi
  • Whitefriar Street Carmelite Church: 0.1 mi
  • Aungier Street: 0.2 mi
  • Grafton Street: 0.2 mi
  • Dame Street: 0.2 mi
  • Trinity Street: 0.2 mi
  • Meeting House Square: 0.2 mi
  • Brown Thomas: 0.2 mi
  • Olympia Theatre: 0.2 mi
  • Royal Exchange: 0.2 mi
  • The Duke Street Gallery: 0.2 mi
  • Old Library and Book of Kells: 0.2 mi
  • The Ark: 0.2 mi
  • Dawson Street: 0.3 mi
  • Gaiety School of Acting: 0.3 mi
  • The Project Arts Centre: 0.3 mi
  • Button Factory: 0.3 mi
  • Graphic Studio Gallery: 0.3 mi
  • Mansion House: 0.3 mi
  • National Photographic Archive: 0.3 mi
  • College Green: 0.3 mi
  • Fishamble Street: 0.3 mi
  • Temple Bar Gallery and Studios: 0.3 mi
  • Original Print Gallery: 0.3 mi
  • Parliament House: 0.3 mi
  • Monster Truck Gallery and Studio: 0.3 mi
  • The Douglas Hyde Gallery: 0.3 mi
  • St Patricks Cathedral: 0.3 mi
  • Christ Church Cathedral: 0.3 mi
  • Famine Memorial: 0.3 mi
  • Saint Patrick's Cathedral: 0.3 mi
  • Grattan Bridge: 0.3 mi
  • Ha'penny Bridge: 0.3 mi
  • Marsh's Library: 0.3 mi
  • Dublinia: 0.3 mi
  • Betty Newman Sculpture: 0.3 mi
  • The Doorway Gallery: 0.3 mi
  • Weingreen Museum of Biblical Antiquities: 0.3 mi
  • Taylor Galleries: 0.4 mi

Hotel Policies

Check-in:
0200
Check-out:
1200

Terms and conditions

Rates quoted in currencies other than the hotel's base currency are subject to the rate of the international exchange. Rate may change throughout stay. Rate may reflect average nightly rate. Extra charges may apply. Incidental charges, such as room service, are not included in the rate.

The amenities and/or facilities may not be located at the hotel, but within a reasonable distance, and additional charges may apply for use.

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Guest Reviews (42)

Ratings and reviews for Grafton Capital Hotel

Overall score

3.5 / 5
5.01.0
42 out of 42
Amenities:
3.1
Room cleanliness:
4
Hotel staff:
4
Room comfort:
3.6
Location:
4.6
Value:
4

93% would recommend to a friend.

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Reviewer score

4
5.01.0
ps.daisy[@]
Business
UK
Jan 19, 2010

Great location, affordable; just noisy

Awesome location - close to everything (shops, food, bus stops, tourism center, even within walking distance to some of the attractions). Room was a decent size with period-style decoration. No fridge but there was a coffee pot. The staff was VERY helpful - let us check in early and held our bags for us when we checked out. The only down side was the noise on the weekend. There's a bar right below and you could hear a lot - even through closed windows.

Hotel features (5 = best, 1 = worst):
Amenities:
3
Room cleanliness:
4
Hotel staff:
5
Room comfort:
3
Location:
5
Value:
5
Trip purpose:

Business

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Reviewer score

4
5.01.0
Anonymous
Business
New York, NY
Dec 4, 2009

Grafton Capital Hotel

We stayed at the Grafton Capital for the Thanksgiving weekend, and had a great experience. The location couldn't be better, just steps from Grafton Street shopping, St Stephen's Green, Trinity College etc. For a European hotel, we had plenty of space, rooms were extremely clean and well kept. Staff was very helpful and friendly!

Hotel features (5 = best, 1 = worst):
Amenities:
3
Room cleanliness:
5
Hotel staff:
5
Room comfort:
4
Location:
5
Value:
5
Trip purpose:

Business

Shopping tip: Short walk from hotel

Grafton Street shopping around the corner!

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Reviewer score

3
5.01.0
Fat mom
Business
Hong Kong
Oct 9, 2009

Very convenient location

The hotel is located right at the town centre; at walking distance to shopping areas, tourist information centre (where we can take the aircoach to airport, excellent),museums, and only 10 mins walking distance to the Liffey river.

Hotel features (5 = best, 1 = worst):
Amenities:
2
Room cleanliness:
2
Hotel staff:
3
Room comfort:
3
Location:
5
Value:
3
Trip purpose:

Business

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Reviewer score

3
5.01.0
ehouston
Business
NJ
Aug 31, 2009

Good location, ok hotel

This hotel was average in about every way. The staff were nice, not super friendly, but certainly not rude. There is a nightclub downstairs in the hotel, which can make entering the building at night a bit of a hassle. However, there was no noise from the club in the rooms. The hotel is in a great location, and the rooms are quite large. The hotel is generally nice, if a bit worn. My biggest complaint is that although they advertise free internet and wifi, it is available only in a small lounge on the first floor, and works poorly. Overall, ok for the price but not amazing.

Hotel features (5 = best, 1 = worst):
Amenities:
2
Room cleanliness:
4
Hotel staff:
3
Room comfort:
3
Location:
4
Value:
3
Trip purpose:

Business

Money-saving tip: Not Applicable

Parking is available about a block away in a mall parking deck. Although there are signs throughout the lot warning that if you don't pay within 15 minutes you will loose the special £5.50 rate, wait and get the hotel voucher. Although it only gives you £0.50 off, it gives you an extra two hours of parking the next morning.

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Reviewer score

4
5.01.0
Anonymous
Business
Tulsa OK
Aug 25, 2009

Great location, loved it.

Easy check in, clean rooms, great location. Had a great time and enjoyed staying there.

Hotel features (5 = best, 1 = worst):
Amenities:
4
Room cleanliness:
5
Hotel staff:
4
Room comfort:
5
Location:
5
Value:
5
Trip purpose:

Business

Shopping tip: Short walk from hotel

very short walks to the pubs, Grafton street, and all the major sites of Dublin.

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Reviewer score

4
5.01.0
Anonymous
Business
South Carolina
Aug 20, 2009

In the Center of Things

We found this hotel on Orbitz and it was a great place to stay. It was easy to visit all the major sights; most of them were a short walk, for example Temple Bar area, St. Patrick's Cathedral, Christchurch Cathedral, Dublin Castle, Writers' Museum, National Museum, Trinity College and Book of Kells, Shopping, etc. Guinness Storehouse is a bit farther, but you can buy an all-day ticket on Grayline's City Tour and hop on and off to see the sights. The hotel restaurant was a real bargain--cheaper than other places and everything we had was tasty. There was no A/C, but we really didn't need it as the temperatures were usually mild. There was also some noise from the street with the windows open, but that's because it's located in an active area. The only complaint would be that the free internet's availability was spotty. We would stay here again.

Hotel features (5 = best, 1 = worst):
Amenities:
4
Room cleanliness:
5
Hotel staff:
4
Room comfort:
5
Location:
5
Value:
5
Trip purpose:

Business

Dining tip: In Hotel

Eat at the hotel for good food and great prices. Eating out in Dublin is otherwise expensive.

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Reviewer score

4
5.01.0
Travel - cat
Business
Atlanta
Aug 18, 2009

great loction and value, Nice staff

The hotel staff was very nice. They helped with where to go. The chamber maids were good and did extra things to make your room nice. The only negative was the room got a little stuffy with outside temps in 60s.Sometimes I had to open window and prop door open for ventilation. The breakfast was also good for 9 euro coupons I was given at check in.

Hotel features (5 = best, 1 = worst):
Amenities:
3
Room cleanliness:
5
Hotel staff:
5
Room comfort:
3
Location:
5
Value:
5
Trip purpose:

Business

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Reviewer score

3
5.01.0
Anonymous
Business
Tucson, AZ
Aug 15, 2009

LOCATION LOCATION LOCATION!!!!!

OK SO your in the centre of DUBLIN keep that in mind, its a little noisy so if your a light sleeper or a complainer dont stay here, its all about location everything is close, and that means pubs too, no ac room was hot so we had to leave the window open, heard the pubs at nite no worries.

Hotel features (5 = best, 1 = worst):
Amenities:
3
Room cleanliness:
4
Hotel staff:
5
Room comfort:
2
Location:
5
Value:
3
Trip purpose:

Business

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Reviewer score

4
5.01.0
Anonymous
Business
Portland, OR
Aug 6, 2009

Excellent location

The hotel is located near the center of everything in Dublin. You can walk to all the major sites and catch a hop on/hop off bus to go to other sites.

Hotel features (5 = best, 1 = worst):
Amenities:
3
Room cleanliness:
4
Hotel staff:
4
Room comfort:
4
Location:
5
Value:
5
Trip purpose:

Business

Nightlife tip: Short walk from hotel

The hotel is close to the Temple Bar area where something is always happening. Street performers are fun to watch. Don't miss dinner at Gruel on Dame street nearby.

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Reviewer score

4
5.01.0
Anonymous
Business
Madison, Wisconsin, USA
Jul 10, 2009

Great Location

We had to ask a few times how to find the hotel and someone actually called the front desk, got directions, and walked us there. Our rooms were comfortable, yet stuffy. We opened the windows and shut the drapes during the day while we were out. No A/C or fans in the room. We stayed Friday, Saturday and Sunday nights and the weekend street and bar noise on the lower level went on til bartime - too long for me. Sunday night was quiet and restful. We did not opt for the 15 euro breakfast at the hotel, but had several restaurant/cafe choices nearby. The friendly staff helped us research places of interest on their computer. I would recommend this hotel to friends and family.

Hotel features (5 = best, 1 = worst):
Amenities:
3
Room cleanliness:
3
Hotel staff:
4
Room comfort:
3
Location:
4
Value:
3
Trip purpose:

Business

Dining tip: Short walk from hotel

Ask for coffee Americano or else you'll get the thick, high-test version. The small store across the street has good coffee and is cheaper than the fastfood restaurants along the shopping plaza.

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