Hotels in Dublin, Ireland
The capital of Ireland just happens
to be one of the hippest cities in the world…
The Republic Of Ireland covers 75%
of the Island of Ireland and the islets that surround it. The northern
part of the island is officially called Northern Irelandand is part of
the United Kingdom. The capital of Ireland just happens to be one of the
hippest cities in the world. Dublin has become an artistic and cultural
Mecca of the last 20 years. The city has now become legendary throughout
the world due in part to the literary, theatrical and musical heroes that
have emerged from Dublin’s streets. From James Joyce, to Liam Neeson and
U2, Dublin is that rare European city that deserves its hype.
The Temple Bar area is a lively section
in the centre of Dublin. It’s the downtown core area of the city with a
large concentration of the coolest bars, cafes, nightclubs, shops, boutiques
and hotels. If the old world charm of Dublin isn’t enough, consider the
significant presence of the arts, and the energy of youth felt in every
cobblestone of the city. Take a day trip out of the city to popular tourist
sites such as The Wicklow Mountains and The Boyne Valley to get the full
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Western Premier Academy Plaza Hotel, Dublin
Best Western Academy Plaza Hotel is located in Dublin, Ireland. The cafes
and restaurants of Temple Bar are 500 metres away and Trinity College is
1.5 kilometres away. Set in the city centre, the Hotel occupies a
contemporary property spread over seven storeys accessible by lift. The
Best Western Academy Plaza offers three dining options on site. Oscar's
Restaurant serves local and international dishes in a contemporary setting.
Abacus, with its Oriental furnishings, hand-painted pillars, and bamboo
bar, offers Asian cuisine, and the informal Sir Harry's Bar and Brasserie
with its dramatic chandelier, offers modern British fare. Dublin Castle,
located 1.5 kilometres from the hotel, dates for the most part from the
18th century. The former seat of British rule in Ireland, the castle is
now open to the public and highlights include St Patrick's Hall, the Throne
Room and the Viceregal Apartments. The crypt of the Chapel Royal is now
used as an arts centre.
Brooks Hotel is a discrete
hotel located within 500 metres of Grafton Street's shops and Dublin Castle
in Dublin, Ireland. The nearest coach stop is very close to the hotel,
in Suffolk Street, and Dublin International Airport (DUB) is nine-and-a-half
kilometres away. Brooks Hotel is a seven- storey red-brick building
on a side street. Inside, the lobby has polished wooden floors, armchairs
and large windows looking onto the road. A private residents' lounge has
a small library, fireplace and bar. There is parking opposite the hotel,
with special rates for guests. Francesca's restaurant is decorated in white,
burgundy and sage, with wooden floors and potted plants. It offers a selection
of seafood specialities. Jasmine Bar has muted colours, leather and moleskin
seats, and serves snacks and salads until early evening. The hotel has
event catering and conference facilities. Brooks Hotel has its own
fitness centre with exercise machines and sauna.
The Burlington Hotel is
set in the centre of the city of Dublin, Republic of Ireland. It is located
just 800 metres from the shopping of Grafton Street and 1.5 kilometres
from Dublin Castle. This 7-storey hotel provides complimentary parking
for guests arriving by car. The 24-hour front desk has multilingual staff
who can offer concierge services and tour assistance. The public areas
have wireless Internet access and complimentary newspapers are provided
in the lobby. Fitness equipment is also available to help guests keep trim.
The Burlington Restaurant offers Irish specialities and international dishes
in modern surroundings. The 500 guestrooms have neutral decor, modern
furnishings, and coordinated fabrics. All are equipped with televisions,
air conditioning, and complimentary high-speed Internet access. Other standard
amenities include complimentary newspapers, CD players, and tea and coffee
facilities. Complimentary toiletries, bathrobes, and hair dryers are also
Skylon Hotel, Dublin
The purpose-built Dublin
Skylon Hotel is located in Dublin, Ireland. The hotel is within one kilometre
of Croke Park, and three-and-a-half kilometres from Trinity College.
The 5-storey Dublin Skylon Hotel is set back from the busy Drumcondra Road,
its main gates leading to complimentary parking. The Fayre City Bistro
has full-length windows along one side, buttermilk walls and green-and-red
upholstered chairs. Breakfast and dinner are on the menu here, as well
as Sunday lunch. The split-level sports bar, located off the lobby, has
a combination of upholstered couches and leather armchairs, and bar seating.
Hot meals and a carvery are served at lunchtime, and bar snacks in the
evening. Croke Park, nearby is the traditional home of Gaelic games, is
hosting international rugby matches while Lansdowne Road is undergoing
Inn Custom House, Dublin
The city centre Jurys Inn
Custom House hotel is located in Dublin, Ireland. The purpose-built hotel
is next to the International Financial Services Centre (IFSC) and within
two kilometres of both Temple Bar and the Point Theatre. Dublin International
Airport (DUB) is 16 kilometres from the hotel. A modern hotel, Jurys Inn
Custom House is a six-storey, red and white-brick building with onsite
parking (surcharge). Arches Restaurant is open for breakfast and offers
a snack and a la carte dinner menu. The informal restaurant has light-wood
bar, seating, tables and chairs. The Jurys Inn Custom House hotel's 239
climate-controlled guestrooms have neutral decor with patterned fabrics.
All rooms have satellite television, dial-up Internet ports, tea/coffee
making facilities and complimentary toiletries. The Jurys Inn Custom
House is the closest hotel to the Point Theatre, one of Dublin's major
venues for concerts and entertainment.
The Georgian Merrion hotel
is located in Dublin, Ireland, opposite the Museum of Natural History.
The hotel is 500 metres from Trinity College and the National Gallery.
Grafton Street's shops are 800 metres from the hotel. The Merrion hotel
occupies 4 Georgian townhouses dating back to 1760. It was converted into
a five-star hotel in 1997, when a sympathetically designed garden wing,
marble lobby floor and one of Ireland's finest private art collections
were added. Restaurant Patrick Gilbaud is the Merrion's gourmet restaurant,
with high ceilings, modern paintings and English-speaking French staff.
The Cellar Restaurant is a semi-formal dining room with white vaulted ceiling
and Irish tapestries. It serves cold buffets, cooked-to- order breakfasts
and an a la carte lunch and dinner of Irish dishes. The Cellar Bar, in
the original wine cellars, is open all day for drinks, upscale lunch and
light meals in the evening. The Merrion's health club has an 18-metre infinity
pool, steam room and gym. There are also spa treatments (surcharge) from
aromatherapy massages to manicures.
Alexander Hotel, Dublin
The six-story O'Callaghan
Alexander boasts a round corner tower within lively Merrion Square in Dublin,
Ireland. Less than one kilometre away are the shops of Grafton Street and
the National Gallery of Ireland, which houses the Irish national art collection.
Carravagio's prepares signature Irish specialties, such as Fresh Mussel
Lasagna and Irish salmon topped with a basil crust. Polished wooden furnishings
and leather seats fill Winners Bar, which serves an all-day menu, beer
and cocktails. Three meeting facilities accommodate up to 400 people. A
business center adds convenience. The on-site gym offers cardiovascular
equipment and weight machines. Built in 1762 as a Georgian town square,
Merrion Square features the seat of the Irish Parliament, Leinster House,
the Natural History building and the National Gallery of Ireland. A statue
of Oscar Wilde stands here. The author resided at No. 1 Merrion Square
from 1855 to 1876.
Davenport Hotel, Dublin
A former church with an
original façade dating back to 1863, the O'Callaghan Davenport is
located off of famed Merrion Square in Dublin, Ireland. The Pearse Street
train station is within 200 metres and Dublin Castle is two kilometres
from the hotel. Named after Sir Charles Lanyon, the architect's namesake
restaurant features specialties such as grilled Entrecote Steak brushed
with Dijon mustard and Pan-fried Veal Medallions. Presidents Bar serves
cocktails and casual fare, including fajita stir-fry and warm chicken salad.
Saint Ann's Church, 700 metres from the hotel, was built in 1707. The church
oversaw the marriages of famed parishioners including Douglas Hyde and
Mont Clare Hotel, Dublin
The O'Callaghan Mont Clare
is located in Dublin, Ireland, off of the Georgian town square, Merrion
Square, and within 100 meters of Trinity College and 200 meters of Grafton
Street shopping. Goldsmith's Restaurant displays a large bay window
that looks out onto the street, and serves such specialties as Sautéed
Chicken Eire and Beef Medallions with Irish Whisky Cream Sauce. Number
One Bar, popular among locals and visitors alike, boasts home-style cooking
and plenty of beverages. The popular Hop On/Hop Off city tour buses stop
outside Trinity College, and visit 20 of the main city attractions daily.
Each ticket is good for 24 hours, allowing guests to join and leave the
tour at their convenience.
The 18th-century Regency
Hotel is located in Dublin, Ireland, within six kilometres of Trinity College
and Temple Bar. Dublin International Airport (DUB) is six kilometres away.
The family owned and operated Regency Hotel occupies a four-storey former
stately home, with a large hall containing paintings, period- style furniture,
and a mahogany staircase. The Hotel's Shanard restaurant serves traditional
food as well as Asian and Mediterranean-influenced dishes. JJ's All American
Bar and Grill offers American cuisine in a family friendly atmosphere.
The Appian bar has a traditional pub atmosphere; televised sports; music
on Thursday, Friday, and Saturday evenings; and a range of bar food and
drinks. The Regency Hotel's multilingual staff can provide information
about tours that leave from the hotel, including to the Wicklow Hills and
sixth- century Glendalough monastery. A leisure centre provides complimentary
use of the pools, steam rooms, fitness equipment, and spa tubs.
The Fitzwilliam hotel in
Dublin, Ireland, is 180 meters from the shopping on Grafton Street. Many
of Dublin's landmarks are less than one kilometer from the hotel including
Christ Church Cathedral, Dublin Castle, City Hall, National Gallery and
Trinity College. Abbey Theatre, Guinness Store House and the Dublin Writers
Museum are less than two kilometers away. The lobby in The Fitzwilliam
hotel features black-and-white photographs that depict Dublin life, past
and present. Complimentary newspapers are available in the lobby. Thornton's
restaurant features a floor-to-ceiling wine rack and serves French cuisine,
including suckling pig. Mediterranean cuisine is served in the Citron restaurant.
The Inn on the Green is open for lunches and evening snacks and serves
cocktails and Irish whiskeys. Temple Bar area was originally developed
as Dublin's cultural quarter and retains part of this spirit in the form
of street performers, drummers, and many intimate small music venues.
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