Best Hotels in Dublin, Ireland

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Featuring an ultra-modern checkerboard facade, this hip hotel overlooks Grand Canal Square in the trendy Docklands business district, directly opposite Bord Gáis Energy Theatre. Featuring designer furnishings and bold colours, the contemporary rooms provide Wi-Fi, flat-screen TVs and minibars, plus tea and coffeemaking facilities, and marble bathrooms with rainfall showers. Sophisticated suites add living areas; some include separate living rooms. Room service is available. There's a chic regional restaurant, a trendy lounge, and a rooftop bar with city views. Other amenities include an infinity pool, a fitness centre and a spa.
A 7-minute walk from the closest tram stop, this cool, upscale hotel in the happening Temple Bar district is 3 minutes away on foot from the 13th-century Dublin Castle and 2 km from the Guinness Storehouse, with brewery tours and tastings. Plush, colourful rooms have flat-screens, Wi-Fi and coffeemakers. Upgraded rooms and suites, some with castle views, offer sitting areas. Upgraded suites add 4-poster beds and separate living rooms, plus terraces with BBQ facilities. Room service is 24/7. Theres a clubby restaurant; a vibrant lobby lounge features DJs and live music. Loaner guitars, turntables and records are available, as are music lessons.
A minute's walk from Grafton Street, this swanky hotel is a 5-minute walk from the Little Museum of Dublin and an 11-minute walk from Dublin Castle. Luxe, airy rooms have custom wool carpets, chic furnishings and pillow-top mattresses. All come with free Wi-Fi, flat-screen TVs and Nespresso machines, plus marble bathrooms with heated floors and designer toiletries. Suites have living areas, and some add free-standing baths and/or contemporary 4-poster beds. A bright, polished restaurant serves modern fare, and there’s a sleek ’30s-inspired cocktail bar and a brasserie with terrace seating. A fitness centre and meeting space are also available.
This warm hotel in a brick building next to historic, landscaped Iveagh Gardens is a 2-minute walk from a tram stop and a 7-minute walk from the shops along Grafton Street. Polished rooms with marble bathrooms feature free Wi-Fi, flat-screen TVs, and tea and coffeemaking facilities. Snug rooms with glass-enclosed rainfall showers are available, as are suites that come with balconies offering views of the gardens. There's a cosy restaurant/bar. Breakfast is available for a fee.
Set in a restored, Georgian building, this formal hotel is a 6-minute walk from the National Gallery of Ireland and 2 miles from Dublin Castle. Decorated in neutral tones and country-style furnishings, the genteel rooms and suites feature flat-screen TVs, free Wi-Fi and minibars. Suites additions range from Nespresso machines and sitting areas to fireplaces and claw-foot tubs. An acclaimed, upscale restaurant overlooks the gardens. There's also a cocktail bar, an 18th-century wine vault turned pub, and an eatery offering traditional Irish dishes. In addition to spa treatments, leisure facilities include an infinity pool and a fitness centre.
In a sleek redbrick building 3 minutes' walk from the storied St. Patrick's Cathedral, this modern hotel is a 10-minute walk from pubs and markets in The Liberties, and a 14-minute walk from the St. Stephen's Green transit stop. The warm rooms have sitting areas, flat-screen TVs, and tea and coffeemaking facilities. Upgraded rooms add sofabeds, and some feature views of The Liberties. Suites add sitting areas, terraces and/or views of St. Patrick's Cathedral. Amenities include a contemporary restaurant, a polished bar and a 24-hour fitness centre, as well as a relaxed reading lounge and a garden.
Opposite St. Stephen's Green, this stylish hotel is a 2-minute walk from The Gaiety Theatre and 900m from St. Patrick's Cathedral. The chic rooms feature a modern style with fresh flowers, bold accents and sleek furnishings. Room have free Wi-Fi, flat-screen TVs and down duvets. Upgraded rooms offer air-conditioning, 4-poster beds or private balconies. The acclaimed restaurant showcases elegant dishes and overlooks the green. There's also a glam restaurant serving modern Irish fare and an intimate bar. There's also afternoon tea. The hotel also has a beauty salon and airy meeting rooms.
Surrounded by landscaped gardens, this upscale hotel in the Ballsbridge neighbourhood is a 14-minute walk from Lansdowne Road train station and 4 km from the 12th-century St. Patrick's Cathedral. Elegant rooms feature floor-to-ceiling windows, minibars, and marble bathrooms with deep soaking tubs, plus satellite TV, DVD players and sitting areas. Some have garden views and/or separate bedrooms. Suites add dining tables and sofas. Room service is available. A posh spa features a sauna, a pool and a gym, and offers beauty and wellness treatments. Other amenities include a refined restaurant, a hip cocktail lounge and a sleek whiskey bar.
Surrounded by restaurants and museums, this stylish upscale hotel is a 7-minute walk from the shops along Grafton Street and 9 minutes' walk from Dublin Castle. Minimalist rooms with elegant designer furnishings feature free Wi-Fi and flat-screen TVs, plus tea and coffeemaking facilities. Some have rainfall showers. Suites add living rooms with dining areas, and an upgraded suite also has a rooftop terrace. There's a trendy restaurant, and a sleek cocktail bar with DJs and a courtyard.
This stylish hotel is a 6-minute walk from the edge of Phoenix Park, and 14 minutes' walk from the Guinness Storehouse. The warmly decorated rooms feature tea and coffeemaking equipment, free Wi-Fi and flat-screen TVs. Upgraded rooms add chic decor and air-conditioning. Suites provide separate living rooms and balconies. Room service is available. In addition to a sleek bar, there's a polished brasserie combining global and traditional Irish fare, and offering carvery lunches. Meeting space is available.


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