A four-room bed and breakfast, San Juan Dublin is nestled in a traditional Irish village setting conveniently close to the the city centre and airport.
All rooms have central heating with a private bathroom, clock radio, hair dryer, and coffee and tea making facilities. There is free Wi-Fi and a daily maid service.
San Juan Dublin boasts a landscaped garden and an Irish waterfall, pond and wishing well. There is a TV lounge, free Wi-Fi in public areas, and free private parking.
Breakfast is complimentary and includes a choice of continental, Irish, and cooked options which include smoked salmon, scrambled eggs and pancakes.
There are various golf courses nearby as well as the beaches of Malahide and Portmarnock. Malahide Castle, Pavilions Shopping Centre, Dublin Zoo, Saint Anne's Park, St Patrick's Cathedral, Mansion House, National Library of Ireland, Savoy Cinema, and Croke Park stadium are easily accessible.
Many guests comment the beds are comfortable, and love the scenic walking path leading to the nearby village of Malahide. Others add that the owners treat guests like family and love the homely atmosphere of the evening lounge gatherings.
Superb breakfast spread
Several guests appreciate the large cooked breakfast of bacon, sausages and black pudding, and love that the vegetables and potatoes are fried in butter and served with a generous helping of freshly-baked homemade Irish soda bread. Others add that there are several varieties of teas and fruit juices available.
Great location for sports enthusiasts
Many guests comment that there are several tennis courts and horse riding ranges nearby, and note that there are lots of activities available, including angling and boating. Others add that Black Bush, Royal Dublin, Beaverstown and Portmarnock golf clubs are easily accessible.
Limited dining facilities on-site
Several guests note that that while breakfast is served till late, lunch and dinner are not served on-site. Others add that there are self-catering apartments available with in-suite kitchens, refrigerators, and cookers, and note that the villages nearby offer quaint restaurants serving traditional Irish cuisine.
Crowded during peak season
A handful of guests comment that the property can feel a bit cramped when all rooms are booked. Others add that the lounge area is usually full and hallways feel tight during the peak season.
Room amenities are basic
Some guests note that the standard rooms don't have TVs or mini-bars, and comment that luggage storage and wardrobe space is limited. Others add the there is no iron, or iron stand, in the room, and comment that the property does not offer laundry or dry cleaning services.