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Maldron Hotel and Leisure Club Cardiff Lane

4 stars
Cardiff Lane,, Sir John Rogerson’s Quay, Dublin, 2
Hotel Overview
Reviewer score
3.9
out of 5
59 reviews
lovely hotel

Very pleased with hotel, airport bus drops off at conference centre for a 5 min walk over Samuel... See full review

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  • Jun 11, 2014
Great athletic club

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  • May 24, 2014
River views and modern luxury on Dublin's South Bank

The Maldron Hotel is steps away from nightlife in this burgeoning South Bank neighborhood as well as the O2, Croke Park and the Bord Gais Energy Theatre. The hotel houses two of the area's best spots for dining and lounging, Stir restaurant and Vertigo bar. A 22-meter heated pool, spa and fitness club provide opportunity for guests to relax. The hotel perches over the River Liffey, a quick stroll from the new Samuel Beckett Bridge in an area dotted with trendy shops and bars.

Highlights
  • Located in South Bank close to nightlife, arts venues and Convention Centre Dublin
  • Restaurant serving Irish and European cuisine and popular bar
  • Spa, pool and gym with complimentary group classes
  • French windows overlook the River Liffey in most rooms
Rooms
The Maldron has 304 guest rooms, all with complimentary broadband Internet service, work desks and coffee and tea stations. The hotel's 34 executive rooms feature additional workspace, upgraded appointments and in-room safes. There is a dedicated smoking floor and 24-hour room service is available. Rooms facing the river have balconies.
Features

Both Stir restaurant and the lively Vertigo bar offer pre-theater menus for those attending the Bord Gais Energy Theatre next door. Stir serves Irish and European cuisine in a room suitable for business meetings as well as family meals. Theater-style meeting spaces offer complimentary Wi-Fi and presentation tools, as well as access to the hotel's health and fitness club. Five therapy rooms offer intense beauty treatments. Inside the hotel the look is clean, simple and instantly comfortable.

Transportation
  • Short walk to Spencer Dock Luas stop
  • Short walk to Dublin Bus stop
  • Discounted parking
  • Taxi service available
Attractions
  • Convention Centre Dublin
  • The O2
  • Temple Bar
  • Bord Gais Energy Theatre
  • Trinity College
  • Guinness Storehouse
  • St. Patrick's Cathedral
  • Bank of Ireland Arts Center
  • Dublin Castle
Business
  • Five meeting rooms can accommodate up to 50 people
  • Complimentary Wi-Fi, flip charts and presentation materials
  • Work desks in every room and extra work space in executive rooms
  • Direct-dial phones in rooms, as well as complimentary broadband Internet
  • Hotel situated next to the Convention Center Dublin

Maldron Hotel and Leisure Club Cardiff Lane Rooms

Double/Twin Room
Room offers 1 double or 1 twin bed with Cable/Satellite TV, Ensuite Bath & Power Shower, Heating, Work Desk, Direct Dial Telephone,Complimentary Wi-Fi, Iron/Ironing board, Tea/Coffee facilities, Trouser Press, Hairdryer & room service.

Amenities

  • Free internet in room
  • Indoor pool
  • No smoking rooms/facilities
General
No smoking rooms/facilities
Elevators
Activities
Indoor pool
Fitness center or spa
Fitness Center
Dining
Bar/Lounge
Restaurant
24 hour room service
Services
In-Room Safe
Conference facilities
Doctor on call
Currency exchange
Internet
Free internet in room
Accessibility
Handicapped rooms/facilities
Accessible facilities
Wheel chair access
Public areas wheelchair accessible for disabled
Wheelchair accessible elevators

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Hotel Map

53.3453 -6.2407
Area served
Dublin.
Nearby airports
Dublin International Airport. 20 Minutes away via the port tunnel
Area description
Located off the south banks of the River Liffey, close to the heart of Dublin city and in the centre of one of the most exciting re-development projects ever undertaken in Ireland, Maldron Hotel Cardiff Lane is a seven storey, contemporary landmark building off Sir John Rogerson's Quay in the Dublin Docklands, a stone's throw from the city centre.

Nearby points of interest

  • Grand Canal Theatre: 0.1 mi
  • Economic and Social Research Institute: 0.1 mi
  • Dublin Docklands: 0.2 mi
  • Convention Centre Dublin: 0.2 mi
  • Spencer Dock: 0.2 mi
  • Waterways Ireland Visitor Centre: 0.2 mi
  • Jeanie Johnston: 0.3 mi
  • River Liffey: 0.3 mi
  • University of Dublin: 0.4 mi
  • Dublin Institute of Technology: 0.4 mi
  • The Science Gallery: 0.4 mi
  • Science Gallery: 0.4 mi
  • Pearse Street: 0.4 mi
  • St Michan's Church: 0.4 mi
  • Talbot Memorial Bridge: 0.5 mi
  • Grand Canal Theatre: 0.1 mi
  • Economic and Social Research Institute: 0.1 mi
  • Dublin Docklands: 0.2 mi
  • Convention Centre Dublin: 0.2 mi
  • Spencer Dock: 0.2 mi
  • Waterways Ireland Visitor Centre: 0.2 mi
  • Jeanie Johnston: 0.3 mi
  • River Liffey: 0.3 mi
  • University of Dublin: 0.4 mi
  • Dublin Institute of Technology: 0.4 mi
  • The Science Gallery: 0.4 mi
  • Science Gallery: 0.4 mi
  • Pearse Street: 0.4 mi
  • St Michan's Church: 0.4 mi
  • Talbot Memorial Bridge: 0.5 mi
  • Oscar Wilde House: 0.5 mi
  • Grand Canal: 0.5 mi
  • Merrion Square: 0.5 mi
  • The O2: 0.5 mi
  • Shelbourne Park: 0.6 mi
  • An Port Thoir: 0.6 mi
  • Connolly station: 0.6 mi
  • The Custom House: 0.6 mi
  • National Museum of Archaeology and History: 0.6 mi
  • National Gallery of Ireland: 0.6 mi
  • Number Twenty Nine - Georgian House Museum: 0.6 mi
  • Royal Canal: 0.6 mi
  • Butt Bridge: 0.6 mi
  • State Heraldic Museum: 0.6 mi
  • Dublin Port: 0.6 mi
  • Kildare Street: 0.6 mi
  • National Library of Ireland: 0.6 mi
  • Leinster House: 0.6 mi
  • National Musuem of Ireland: 0.7 mi
  • Natural History Museum: 0.7 mi
  • The Doorway Gallery: 0.7 mi
  • National Museum of Ireland: 0.7 mi
  • Royal College of Science: 0.7 mi
  • Weingreen Museum of Biblical Antiquities: 0.7 mi
  • Abbey Theatre: 0.7 mi
  • The Douglas Hyde Gallery: 0.7 mi
  • National Print Museum: 0.7 mi
  • Westmoreland Street: 0.8 mi
  • Taylor Galleries: 0.8 mi
  • O'Connell Bridge: 0.8 mi

Dining

Stir Restaurant
Restaurant offers an array of both Irish & European dishes to tempt your taste buds. Each dish is carefully prepared by team of expert chef's and is complimented by a fantastic choice of fine wines and STIR has teamed with Club Vitae to create some healthy eating options. Designed to reflect the cosmopolitan nature of the area, STIR can accommodate a range of guest requirements, from families to couples and corporate guests to lone travellers on business. It is an ideal venue for business luncheons, evening meals and special events.

Hotel Policies

Check-in:
1400
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 (59)

Ratings and reviews for Maldron Hotel and Leisure Club Cardiff Lane

Overall score

3.9 / 5
5.01.0
59 out of 59
Amenities:
4.3
Room cleanliness:
4.6
Hotel staff:
4.3
Room comfort:
4.2
Location:
3.7
Value:
4.1

88% would recommend to a friend.

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Reviewer score

4
5.01.0
Future Repeat Customers
Herndon, VA
Nov 8, 2009

A Great Place to Stay

This hotel is located in a quiet area, yet within easy walking distance of the major attractions and public transportation. We were very impressed that the desk clerk was able to let us check in around noon, when we arrived very tired after a 10 hour flight.

Hotel features (5 = best, 1 = worst):
Amenities:
4
Room cleanliness:
5
Hotel staff:
5
Room comfort:
5
Location:
5
Value:
5
Money-saving tip: Short walk from hotel

Take advantage of the Dublin Pass and Freedom Pass if you will be visiting a lot of Dublin's attractions. At the Maldron, enjoy their breakfast buffet. Be sure to get a discount voucher at the front desk. Their sausages are the best I've ever eaten!

Review of Maldron Hotel and Leisure Club Cardiff Lane

Reviewer score

4
5.01.0
Anonymous
New York City
Jul 27, 2009

Maldron Hotel Cardiff Lane

The hotel was much better than expected. Comfortable and very clean rooms, good towels. We were 4 days in Dublin as tourists and the only disadvantage was its location. It's in the business district, lots of building going on in the area and slightly deserted at night. Also, a good walk to transportation. All in all, though, we liked the fact that the rooms were spacious, clean, with internet access and quiet for a morning sleep in.

Hotel features (5 = best, 1 = worst):
Amenities:
5
Room cleanliness:
5
Hotel staff:
3
Room comfort:
5
Location:
3
Value:
5
Review of Maldron Hotel and Leisure Club Cardiff Lane

Reviewer score

4
5.01.0
Anonymous
Harrogate, UK
Sep 15, 2009

Maldron Hotel Cardiff Lane

The hotel itself is pretty top notch. There is no air conditioning in the rooms, which is probably fine most of the year, except we actually had warm weather during our stay and the room did get warm and stuff. The windows don't open much to allow for any air flow. We also like to have some background noise when sleeping, like a fan, so the rooms were way to quite. The hotel is a little off the beaten path from the traditional tourist attractions in Dublin. It is about a 15-30 minute walk to O'Connell Street where the main bus lines run, or you can walk up to Pearse St. and catch one of the buses that runs up to Trinity College. There really isn't much selection for food near the hotel. The hotel has a restaurant called Stir, which has decent food, but it is expensive. The breakfast buffet is a mixture of hot and cold food, with a little bit of everything. Not great, but decent for 10 Euros/person. There is a little grocery store about 10 minutes away (by foot) for any necessities or other food items you can't live without. And over by the docks there are three other restaurants to choose from, just about 5 minutes away when walking. I imagine there will be much more going in this area eventually, with the O2 across the river and the new Event Center that is being built in very close proximity to the hotel. The area is bustling with new construction, so lots of potential in the future! The service was great. Hotel staff helped out immensely trying to find the right bus stops and buses to get on, while also making a couple of recommendations of where to eat and what to see. They also offer free luggage storage if you get in before your room is available or check out before your flight leaves at night. The pool was nice, but bring your own swim cap, or you will have to buy one there. The gym is also pretty nice. Dublin is a great city and lots of fun, but staying closer to city centre is more ideal for tourists.

Hotel features (5 = best, 1 = worst):
Amenities:
5
Room cleanliness:
5
Hotel staff:
5
Room comfort:
4
Location:
3
Value:
4
Sightseeing tip: Long walk from hotel

The Guiness Storehouse was excellent for any beer lover. The Dublin Zoo seems a little unorganized, or at least not crowd friendly. Visiting on a weekday may not be so bad. The Green Hop-on/Hop-off bus tours were worth the money and take you around to 23 different stops throughout the city and a couple of the bus drivers really made the trips more memorable and interesting!

Review of Maldron Hotel and Leisure Club Cardiff Lane

Reviewer score

4
5.01.0
Lovin' Dublin
San Francisco, CA
Feb 16, 2010

Great Hotel

This hotel was great. It's a little bit outside of the city center, about a 15-20 minute walk or a 7 minute cab ride. The staff was very friendly and helpful. We got to the hotel really early and our room wasn't ready yet, so we waited in their lobby and accidently fell asleep (we had just been traveling for 24 hours!) They came and got us as soon as it was ready, at about 9:30 am. Their breakfast was pretty good, the rooms were very nice. Our flight going home ended up getting cancelled and we had to stay two extra nights at the last minute. They were so accomodating, and gave us a good deal and let us stay in our same room even though it was valentines day weekend and they were fully booked. This is a great hotel!

Hotel features (5 = best, 1 = worst):
Amenities:
5
Room cleanliness:
5
Hotel staff:
5
Room comfort:
5
Location:
4
Value:
5
Review of Maldron Hotel and Leisure Club Cardiff Lane

Reviewer score

4
5.01.0
Anonymous
Grand Rapids, MI
Oct 27, 2010

Maldron on Cardiff

Good hotel for the money and only 12 minute walk to downtown. The hotel was nice. The shower in our room worked but you could only take a warm shower as when we tried to take a hot shower the water still came out of the faucet and was scorching hot on your feet. Room 621

Hotel features (5 = best, 1 = worst):
Amenities:
4
Room cleanliness:
5
Hotel staff:
5
Room comfort:
5
Location:
4
Value:
4
Review of Maldron Hotel and Leisure Club Cardiff Lane

Reviewer score

4
5.01.0
traveldreamer1970
virginia beach, virginia
Mar 23, 2010

I would stay there again

Do not be put off that the hotel is a 15-20 minute walk to the city center. THE CITY CENTER IS LOUD and it was nice to get away from all of the noise, people and traffic.

Hotel features (5 = best, 1 = worst):
Amenities:
4
Room cleanliness:
5
Hotel staff:
4
Room comfort:
5
Location:
4
Value:
4
Sightseeing tip: Not Applicable

The 1916 Rebellion walking tour, the Irish House Party, Food Folklore and Fairies, and the Day Tour of Wicklow (http://www.coachtoursofireland.ie/) were highlights of our stay.

Review of Maldron Hotel and Leisure Club Cardiff Lane

Reviewer score

4
5.01.0
Dre and Craig
Modesto, CA
Jul 25, 2010

Super Clean

This is a very very clean and comfortable hotel. The entire city is accessible by only a short walk. Try Munchies cafe around the corner.

Hotel features (5 = best, 1 = worst):
Amenities:
4
Room cleanliness:
5
Hotel staff:
5
Room comfort:
5
Location:
4
Value:
4
Dining tip: Short walk from hotel

Munchies cafe for a quick breakfast sandwich.

Review of Maldron Hotel and Leisure Club Cardiff Lane

Reviewer score

4
5.01.0
Anonymous
Bakersfield, CA
Jan 5, 2010

Wonderful trip!

This hotel was very nice. I was traveling with two friends and we asked if we could have a third bed put in our room. By the time we got checked in and walked to our room, the extra bed was being set up. We had a breakfast and a dinner in the restaurant, the food was very good. We walked everywhere around Dublin. The hotel is right by the river and also by the new bridge that looks like a harp, so it was always easy to find. A 20 minute walk to the Temple Bar area. It was one of the coldest winters in Dublin, but the hotel was always comfortable. Staff was very friendly and helpful.

Hotel features (5 = best, 1 = worst):
Amenities:
5
Room cleanliness:
5
Hotel staff:
5
Room comfort:
5
Location:
4
Value:
5
Review of Maldron Hotel and Leisure Club Cardiff Lane

Reviewer score

4
5.01.0
Anonymous
New York City
Jul 27, 2009

Maldron Hotel Cardiff Lane

The hotel was much better than expected. Comfortable and very clean rooms, good towels. We were 4 days in Dublin as tourists and the only disadvantage was its location. It's in the business district, lots of building going on in the area and slightly deserted at night. Also, a good walk to transportation. All in all, though, we liked the fact that the rooms were spacious, clean, with internet access and quiet for a morning sleep in.

Hotel features (5 = best, 1 = worst):
Amenities:
5
Room cleanliness:
5
Hotel staff:
3
Room comfort:
5
Location:
3
Value:
5
Review of Maldron Hotel and Leisure Club Cardiff Lane

Reviewer score

4
5.01.0
Anonymous
Grand Rapids, MI
Oct 27, 2010

Maldron on Cardiff

Good hotel for the money and only 12 minute walk to downtown. The hotel was nice. The shower in our room worked but you could only take a warm shower as when we tried to take a hot shower the water still came out of the faucet and was scorching hot on your feet. Room 621

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