About the Homestay

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We are a busy family of 4 and we have friendly little dog and cat. We live in the lively village of Ranelagh, just 15 mins by tram to St Stephens Green. In Ranelagh, you will find an abundance of cafes, pubs and restaurants just minutes from our home. The room we offer is a large bright room with a double bed for one or two people. There is a bathroom right next door. It is situated at the top of our house so there are stairs. We are very much a family home but we enjoy meeting new people and look forward welcoming guests to our city.

Pets

Dog, Cat

House Facilities
  • Internet Access
  • Smoke alarm

Bedrooms available for booking

Minimum stay is for 1 night

Maximum stay is for 29 nights

Available for given dates

Attic Room
From 42 per night
Double Room
Sleeps 2

Bathroom private (exclusive to guest)
1 Double Bed

Bedroom availableNot available for dates

This is a large bedroom in the attic of our house. It is bright and sunny. There is a bathroom next to it. This room is available to 1 (at a slightly less cost) or 2 guests.

Facilities
  • Desk and Lamp
  • Dresser / Drawers
  • Closet / Wardrobe
  • Bedside Locker / Nightstand
  • Mirror
 1 guest
2 guests
Nightly Price
45
60
Weekly Price
300
400
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About the Area

Our house is on the south side of the city. We are a approx 40 minutes drive from Dublin Airport. We are 3 mins walk to the Luas stop (Tram) and from here you take the Green Line to the city centre. We have a bus stop nearby also which connects with the city centre. Ranelagh is a leafy suburb close to Dublin City Centre with lots of parks nearby. There are many cafes, pubs, and restaurants in the village. If you like shopping we are of course close to the city but also to Dundrum Shopping Cente which is just 15 minutes away by Luas.

Local Area Facilities
  • Tennis
  • Park
  • Gym
  • Swimming
  • Cinema
  • Library
  • Museum
  • Shopping Centre
  • Restaurant
  • Bus Stop
  • Train station
  • Hospital

Meals

Hosts can offer a complimentary light breakfast at their discretion. All other meals will incur an additional cost. Meals and any additional payment should be arranged directly with your host.

Included in the stay
  • Complimentary Light Breakfast
  • Use of Kitchen

House Rules

We are a family home, please respect our home.
ID is requested
No loud music
Quiet after 10pm
No bringing back extra guests without discussing with host in advance
No use of kitchen
Payment can be made upon arrival in cash or bank transfer
No Smoking

Smoking is not allowed.

23 Reviews

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    Spain
    Age 55 - 64

    5 hearts
    September 2019

    Habitación abuhardillada con baño privado. En casa muy tranquila, pero a 2 minutos andando hay una calle con pubs y restaurantes. La distancia perfecta para no escuchar ni un ruido. Ideal para disfrutar y desconectar. Joan es una persona encantadora, muy amable y atenta. Una anfitriona perfecta.

    Host reply
    Homestay Host Family Joan in ,

    Thank you so much Javier. It was lovely to meet you both!

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    England
    Age 65 - 74

    5 hearts
    September 2019

    Joan and her family were lovely very hospitable .Also had the cutest little dog and cat.Very comfortable bed plus ensuite.
    Every thing was very clean and comfortable.Very close to St Stephens Green € 2 .80 each way on tram into Dublin 10 mins.Tram stop 5mins walk from Joans house.Permit parking for my car.Joan gave me the permit.
    Really lovely .

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    Spain
    Age 35 - 44

    5 hearts
    September 2019

    Spending 2 weeks in Joan's home was fabulous. It was not only a wonderful accommodation in the private room, but an incredible opportunity to know how an Irish family lives, and the best one was how nice and kind all of them were even Sparky and Connie. Thanks Joan for everything!!!!

    Host reply
    Homestay Host Family Joan in ,

    Thank you Paco, Carmen and Danielle.

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    France
    Age 45 - 54

    5 hearts
    August 2019

    We spent 3 wonderful days at Joan’s. Joan and her family were very welcoming, kind and we had a really great time there. Her house is near Dublin center and at a perfect place with all the commodities near by. The bedroom and the bathroom are great. If we’ll go back in Dublin (and for sure we’ll come back to the city, Joan’s place is a very good choice to stay.
    Thank you again for your welcoming, the advices you gave us and I hope we’ll see you soon.
    Best wishes, Clemence&stephane

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    Host reply
    Homestay Host Family Joan in ,

    Thank you Clémence and Stephane. You are so kind. It was a pleasure to host you. I very much to see you again another trip. Best wishes!

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    Ireland
    Age 35 - 44

    5 hearts
    July 2019

    I had a great stay with Joan and the family. The house is beautiful and very welcoming. I was easily able to walk into the city centre and there is also a Luas stop just a few minutes walk away. The room is large and comfortable, and an added bonus is the bathroom to yourself next door. I would highly recommend this Homestay and would love to stay here again! Many thanks

    Host reply
    Homestay Host Family Joan in ,

    Thank you Sarah, hopefully we will meet again if you are in Dublin. Best of luck to you in the months ahead!

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    Italy
    Age 45 - 54

    5 hearts
    July 2019

    Elegant house, kind and friendly landlady! A place easy to reach with a lovely atmosphere.

    Host reply
    Homestay Host Family Joan in ,

    Thank You Paola. It was lovely to meet you. A Pleasure!

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    Ireland
    Age 25 - 34

    5 hearts
    July 2019

    I had a really great stay with Joan. She and her family are very kind and welcoming. The house is beautiful and accommodation was bright, airy, spacious, clean and modern, as well as being very private on the top floor. Toiletries and towels were provided and the choice offered for complementary breakfast was excellent. Ranelagh is a safe and quiet area with Dublin city centre a short journey away on the tram; the tram stop is a two minute walk from the house. Communication with Joan before and during my visit was very easy. A great homestay for solo female travellers.

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    Host reply
    Homestay Host Family Joan in ,

    Thank you Emma. That's so kind of you to take time to write such a splendid review. Imm really delighted that you enjoyed your holiday in Dublin and hopefully we'll see you again soon.

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    Spain
    Age 35 - 44

    5 hearts
    December 2018

    Joan y Dermot tienen una preciosa casa victoriana decorada con mucho amor. Está situada en un barrio elegante no lejos del centro. La parada del lúas ( tranvía) está exactamente a cuatro minutos de su casa, eso te permite llegar al centro de una forma confortable y rápida. A ocho minutos, se encuentra la villa de Ranalagh, con unos restaurantes maravillosos, supermercados y servicios.
    La habitación es amplia, luminosa y calentita. Está en el último piso lo que la hace muy independiente y privada.
    La familia es realmente encantadora. Me he sentido muy agusto con ellos. Me han ayudado en todo. No podrían ser mejores.

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    Host reply
    Homestay Host Family Joan in ,

    Thank you Susi. Its been a pleasure. Mucho Gusto!

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    Canada
    Age 55 - 64

    5 hearts
    September 2018

    We had a great stay with Joan and her family. The room is lovely and it was nice to have a private bathroom right next to it. The house was in a quiet residential neighbourhood. The area was great for us as close to LUAS and bus so easy to get around Dublin (we got a LEAP visitor pass). It was also within walking distance to the RDS and near to restaurants and shops. Would definitely recommend to others and would stay here again if back in Dublin.

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    Host reply
    Homestay Host Family Joan in ,

    Thank you Jean and Chris. I hope you enjoyed the rest of you holiday. It was a pleasure to meet you both. Best wishes - Joan

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    Italy
    Age 18 - 24

    5 hearts
    September 2018

    We had a great stay, Joan is a lovely person and the house is amazing! The room is comfortable, quiet and very well furnished, the bathroom is nice as well (lots of of towels, which are always a plus :) ). The place is connected perfectly, the luas is convenient and fast.
    But most importantly, Joan and her family are amazing, we really felt at home! Looking forward to come back, sooner or later :D

    P.s. Sparky and Connie are the sweetest pets ever!

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    Host reply
    Homestay Host Family Joan in ,

    Thank you Alessia - it was so great to meet you both. I hope I do see you back here again in the future. Best wishes!

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