About the Homestay

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I live in a beautiful Georgian red brick house in the much sought after area of Rathgar, a twenty minute walk from Dublin city centre and a stones throw away from lively Rathmines and trendy Ranelagh. I have a great affinity with people from abroad as I was brought up all over the Middle East as well as Pakistan, Kenya and Central America. I also taught English to foreign language students at one time. Currently I work locally as a psychotherapist. I live in our large house with my husband David, who works as a music film producer and my daughter Chloe who is 23 and her friend Sarah Lyn. We are a lively lot and all live busy and independent lives. The room therefore suits individuals who are busy in their own lives and do their own thing. We love both music and cooking is my passion

House Facilities
  • Garden
  • Patio
  • Barbecue
  • Internet Access
  • Smoke alarm

Bedrooms available for booking


Some view
From 36 per night
Twin Room
Sleeps 2

Bathroom shared (with family / other guests)
2 Single Bed

Bedroom availableNot available for dates

This is a very large bedroom in the middle level of the house just beside the large bathroom. Is bright and airy with high corniced ceilings.

  • Desk and Lamp
  • Dresser / Drawers
  • Closet / Wardrobe
  • Bedside Locker / Nightstand
  • Carpet / Moquette
  • Mirror
  • Hair-dryer
 1 guest
2 guests
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About the Area

Our house is located in affluent Rathgar, a safe and convenient neighbour hood. It has all or any amenities one would require in close by Rathmines a 5 minute walk away. There are numerous and frequent buses to the city centre or it is a twenty minute walk. Ranelagh a lively social and dining area which is very trendy is only 10 minutes walk.

Local Area Facilities
  • Tennis
  • Park
  • Gym
  • Swimming
  • Bowling
  • Cinema
  • Library
  • Shopping Centre
  • Health club
  • Restaurant
  • Bus Stop
  • Hospital


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
Available on request at an extra cost
  • Full Breakfast

House Rules

Noise levels must be kept to a minimum after midnight. It is essential to tidy up after one selves especially in the kitchen. No strangers allowed in our house! Only meals included in the price may be eaten! Otherwise pretty relaxed!

Smoking is not allowed.

3 Reviews

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    Age 45 - 54

    5 hearts
    September 2017

    Orla and her family are great hosts, very helpful and kind, with a beautiful house with a perfect location both to go quickly to the city centre and to enjoy the quietness of a residential area! Silvia Suppo

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    Age 25 - 34

    5 hearts
    March 2017

    Orla and her family are very nice and super Kind. The house is huge and in a very good location. The neighborhood is awesome and It is only 30min walking to the city center. Perfect experiece I highly recomand her house.

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    5 hearts
    September 2015

    Nos enfants ont été tres bien accueillis par Orla. Chambre tres bien située. Petit déjeuner très apprécié.

How do I book?

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When do I pay?

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