About the Homestay

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We are Francis and Andrew and we love to host short and medium term guests in our home. Really enjoy meeting new people from all over the world and making new connections. We want guests to feel relaxed whilst they stay with his and hope we create a welcoming environment.

We both enjoy Theatre and live music and love traveling to new places. Francis is an experienced tour guide and has extensive knowledge of DUBLIN and especially the area of Kilmainham and DUBLIN 8 where we live.

Andrew has a background in social work and Events managements, is originally from England and is a huge music lover. He loves to drive and looking after our guests whilst they’re here. More than happy to arrange trips out of the city or to other parts of Ireland.

Kilmainham Gaol and Royal Hospital kilmainham are both a few minutes away as is Guinness Storehouse and Phoenix Park.

We are within easy reach of all theatre's and concert venues, within walking distance of city Centre- 2 minutes walk to the bus stop and 7 minutes to the LUAS ( Tram)

The room has Wooden floor boards, small double bed, blinds and curtains, small wardrobe with extra hanging space. A tv with Chrome-cast ( operated by google home app ) and radio-iPod player. We have a large collection of books and music as well good WiFi connection.

You will have access to the kitchen, fridge, own bathroom ( negotiable which one it is ) small garden, dining room and sitting room

House Facilities
  • Garden
  • Laundry
  • Patio
  • TV
  • Internet Access
  • Non Smoking

Bedrooms available for booking

Minimum stay is for 2 nights

Maximum stay is for 31 nights

Available for given dates

Guest Room
From 33 per night
Double Room
Sleeps 2

Bathroom private (exclusive to guest)
1 Double Bed

Bedroom availableNot available for dates
Facilities
  • TV
  • Closet / Wardrobe
  • Bedside Locker / Nightstand
  • Mirror
  • Hair-dryer
  • Radio
 1 guest
2 guests
Nightly Price
45
70
Weekly Price
260
380
Monthly price
1,000
1,300
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About the Area

Our house is located in the historical area of Kilmainham very close to St James Hospital, Kilmainham Gaol and Royal Hospital Kilmainham.

We are within easy reach of all theatre's and concert venues, within walking distance of city Centre- 2 minutes walk to the bus stop and 7 minutes to the LUAS ( Tram)

Local Area Facilities
  • Park
  • Bus Stop
  • Train station
  • Hospital

Meals

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

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

House Rules

Noise kept to a minimum between midnight and 7am.
No extra guests.

Check in after 14.00
Check out before 12.00 Noon
We can be flexible on this by prior agreement.

Please note payment arrangement below, this affords both parties fair protection and is separate to the 15% booking fee.

We avail of the Deposit payment option where you pay 25% deposit of the price of stay in advance at the time of booking. The 25% deposit payment is made to the host 2 business day after your scheduled arrival date. This 25% deposit payment will be transferred to the host directly, if you cancel less than 7 days in advance. For a refund of this deposit payment, cancellation must be made at least 7 full days prior to arrival.

Smoking is not allowed.

8 Reviews

  • 1569276946 original

    Spain
    Age 45 - 54

    5 hearts
    January 2020

    Andrew y Francis son mucho más que unos anfitriones. Establecimos contacto desde el primer momento de la reserva y, día a día, pude preparar con ellos mi estancia en Irlanda.
    Están pendientes de ti en todo momento y para cualquier cosa que necesites.
    Su casa es tu hogar en Dublín. Todo limpísimo, ordenadísimo y confortable. Se preocuparon de que no me faltara de nada para desayunar (teniendo en cuenta que yo soy vegana) Están siempre tranquilos y de buen humor.
    Fuí a Irlanda para hacer una semana de inmersión lingüística y mi sorpresa fue que, además de éso, me encontré con una "inmersión" en el corazón de una familia maravillosa.
    Os recomiendo de todo corazón hospedaros con ellos en Dublín.
    Voy a mandarles a mis hijas sin ninguna duda, porque sé que las cuidarán como si fueran suyas.

    Andrew and Francis are more than hosts. We were in touch since the beginning of my booking. Day after day I was preparing with them my stay in Ireland.
    They were so attentive to me every moment and whatever I needed here they were.
    Their house is your home in Dublin. Extremely clean, tidy and confortable.
    Andrew and Francis were caring every thing I needed for breakfast ( considering I'm vegan)
    They were always calm, warm and in a good mood.
    I went to Ireland searching a linguistic immersion but I founded more than a linguistic immersion... I experienced a marvelous family living immersion.
    I recommend you hundred percent to stay with them in Dublin.
    I'll send my daughters to their home without a doubt. I know they will take care of my daughters in any aspect.

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    Host reply
    Homestay Host Family Andrew & Francis  in ,

    Hi Celia
    It was a pleasure hosting you in our home and I look forward to hosting you and your family in the future xxxx

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    Ireland
    Age 55 - 64

    5 hearts
    December 2019

    Fab stay, georgeous place with amazing hosts.

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    Germany
    Age 25 - 34

    5 hearts
    November 2019

    I had a fabulous stay with Andrew and Francis. Andrew was so considerate and did everything to ensure I have all I need. the house is very modern, warm and clean. they made me feel at home. I would recommend them anytime and would love to stay with them again when I am back in Dublin.

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    France
    Age 18 - 24

    5 hearts
    November 2019

    Cette maison au retrait des grands axes, mais à côté de tout est un petit paradis Dublinois caché aux yeux de tous.
    L’accueil est un réel plaisir et la « co-location » avec nos hôtes est indubitablement exquise, ni trop, ni trop peu.
    Andrew et Francis sont à l’écoute, mais aussi adorable, chaleureux, gentil, accueillant, généreux, toujours souriant… Autant d'adjectifs que possible. Une demande de renseignement ? Et hop, une réponse concise.
    Le seul défaut de cette maison (home stay…), est que nous n’avons pas envie de la quitter ou alors d’y revenir très rapidement.
    Nous sommes restées 12 jours avec ma mère et le temps passe à une vitesse folle, nous n’avons pas le temps de nous ennuyer, car il y a pas mal de chose à faire dans les environs.

    Nous espérons pouvoir revenir très vite !

    à bientôt,

    Sarah & Elisabeth

    This House is in a quiet area off the main road but close to everything, is a paradise hidden from the eyes of all.
    the reception is a real pleasure and the « flatsharing » with our hosts was perfectly excellent.
    Andrew & Francis are listening, but also adorable , kind, welcoming, generous, lovely, always smiling … as much adjective as possible.
    A request for information ? Off with it ! A concise answer !
    The only flaw of this house, Is that we don't want to leave… or, come back very quickly !
    We stayed 12 days with my mother, and time goes by at a speed... we don't have time to get bored ! There are a lot of things to do in the surroundings

    We hope to come back soon !

    See you soon,

    Sarah & Elisabeth

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    United States
    Age 65 - 74

    5 hearts
    October 2019

    I had a lovely stay with Andrew and Francis. They were so very kind and welcoming to me that I felt at home right away. They gave good directions to anywhere I wanted to go, and recomendations for eating and sightseeing in Dublin. The bus stop is just a couple minutes away, the Luas tram a few minutes more. I'd love to return to Dublin and stay with them again. Recommended!

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    Ireland
    Age 55 - 64

    5 hearts
    September 2019

    Brillant place to stay.Hosts were so pleasant and helpful. To me it was home from home.
    Thank you Andrew and Francis

    Host reply
    Homestay Host Family Andrew & Francis  in ,

    Hi Jeaici
    Thank you for the great review, really good to meet you.
    Andrew & Francis

  • 1567260820 original

    Norway
    Age 45 - 54

    5 hearts
    September 2019

    My stay with Andrew and Francis was very pleasant and comfortable! They are very personable and went above and beyond to ensure I had everything I needed and helped me with directions and getting around the city. Their home is lovely, quiet and clean, the bed was comfortable and I had my own bathroom. I would definitely stay there again, and highly recommend them! Thank you, Andrew & Francis!!

    Host reply
    Homestay Host Family Andrew & Francis  in ,

    Hi Tanja
    Thank you for the lovely review and really hope you will return soon.
    A&F

  • 1529966470 original

    England
    Age 55 - 64

    5 hearts
    September 2019

    Our stay with Andrew and Francis was wonderful - friendly, considerate and engaging. We enjoyed being "at home" from the start and felt very welcome. We heartily recommend anyone to spend time with them and experience true Dublin hospitality. The location is very convenient for public transport, the area is quiet and safe, and the accommodation is spotlessly clean and very well appointed! Five star hosts!

    Host reply
    Homestay Host Family Andrew & Francis  in ,

    Oh thank-you so much for such a fantastic review.
    All the best
    Andrew & Francis

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