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The Shelbourne Dublin, A Renaissance Hotel

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Dublin, Ireland
Reviewed 4 July 2014

We stopped off at the Shelley for cocktails en route to our final destination . Service excellent I said it was my wife's birthday and the staff presented her with three petit cakes with happy birthday written in chocolate . Cocktails amazing what more can we say you have to return!.

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Dear Guest, Thank you for your wonderful review of your experience at The Shelbourne Hotel. I was thrilled to read that you enjoyed your time with us. We love to make Birthdatys special, Our team will be delighted with your comments and this will be a great motivator during the busy times ahead. Thank you for choosing The Shelbourne Hotel....

Melbourne, Florida
Reviewed 3 July 2014 via mobile

But.....It's a little too fancy for kids. Went with 5 kids and I wouldn't recommend this place for family. Location is nice but a longer walk to temple bar area. Close to park and shopping but we didn't come to Dublin to go shopping. Personally we preferred the Morrison hotel (Doubletree) on the north shore of the Liffey for its...

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Dear Guest, Thank you for your review of your experience at The Shelbourne Hotel. I was pleased to read that your family enjoyed your visit to Dublin. Thank you for choosing The Shelbourne Hotel. Kind Regards Eamonn Casey Front of House Manager

Waterford
Reviewed 1 July 2014

I travel a lot and have stayed in luxury hotels and hotels where you sleep on rather than in the bed. In modern 5 star hotels you get a lot of mod-cons but the Shelbourne is an old elegant hotel so what you do not get in features you get in bucket-load with service and great hospitality. The rooms are...

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Dear Guest, Thank you for taking the time to review your stay at The Shelbourne Hotel. I was delighted to read that you enjoyed your stay. Our team will be delighted with your comments and this will be a great motivator during the busy times ahead. Thank you for choosing The Shelbourne Hotel on your recent trip to Dublin. Kind...

Paris, France
Reviewed 1 July 2014

We had a weekend there and quite liked it. You can feel the place is full of history. It is very nice and it's hard to beat the location. You can walk to pretty much everything. People were very helpful and nice. I'd say the only place you can't walk to is the prison. You should really include the breakfast...

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Dear Guest, Thank you for taking the time to review your stay at The Shelbourne Hotel. I was delighted to read that you enjoyed your stay. It was a pleasure to read that you enjoyed the historic nature of the hotel. This year the hotel is 190 years old and we are very proud of our history and traditions. Our...

London, United Kingdom
Reviewed 1 July 2014

From the moment we arrived in the Shelbourne I was made to feel privileged. Its an experience - an amazing venue full of history, streeped in traditions and yet 21st Century. Our room was outstanding as were the hotel facilities.The location opposite Stephens Green was very central to all major toursist attractions. The breakfast wasnt the best Ive had but...

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Dear Guest, Thank you for taking the time to review your stay at The Shelbourne Hotel. I was delighted to read that you enjoyed your stay. It was a pleasure to read that you enjoyed your stay. Our team will be delighted with your comments and this will be a great motivator during the busy times ahead. Thank you for...

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Reviewed 1 July 2014

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Reviewed 30 June 2014

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  • Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Spa
  • Pool
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
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  • Wheelchair access
  • Non-Smoking Hotel
Food & drink at the hotel
No. 27 Bar & Lounge
No. 27 Bar & Lounge
Cuisines: Irish, Bar, International, European
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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
The world famous Shelbourne Hotel is a timeless landmark in the heart of Dublin. Located only 9km from Dublin Airport, The Shelbourne overlooks the magnificent St. Stephen’s Green, and is just seconds from the city’s sights and shops, commerce and culture. But the connection to Ireland’s capital runs far deeper than location. Founded in 1824, The Shelbourne, a Renaissance Hotel is a place where history has been made – the Irish Constitution was drafted, literary masterpieces were penned and society was shaped. Today, as part of the worldwide Renaissance brand, the hotel has been dramatically restored to its full original splendour. Each of the 265 bedrooms are unique, but they all share a sense of charm, style and above all quality…100% Egyptian cotton bedding by Rivolta Carmignani, elegant marble bathrooms with luxury amenities, flat-screen televisions, high speed internet access and climate control. The Shelbourne has 19 beautifully appointed suites, 12 of which are named after famous guests who have stayed at the hotel, such as Princess Grace, John F. Kennedy and Michael Collins and Eamonn De Valera. At the very heart of Dublin’s very best times for almost 200 years, The Shelbourne continues to be the city’s favourite hotel for fine food and drinks in an incomparable environment for generations of Dubliners. The Shelbourne offers a superb choice of dining venues; The Saddle Room, a modern steak and seafood restaurant, The Lord Mayor’s Lounge which serves Dublin’s only true afternoon tea, the renowned Horseshoe Bar and No. 27 Bar & Lounge, the place to see and be seen in Dublin! The hotel features a luxurious Spa offering six treatment rooms, including a suite for two people to share their spa experience together, a manicure and pedicure area as well as an opulent relaxation room. A 17.5m swimming pool, thermal facilities, dance studio and state-of-the-art gymnasium complete the facilities. ... more   less 

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Address: 27 St. Stephen's Green, Dublin Dublin 2, Ireland
Region: Ireland > Province of Leinster > County Dublin > Dublin
Price Range: £219 - £1,050 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:5 star — The Shelbourne Dublin, A Renaissance Hotel 5*
Number of rooms: 265
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Also Known As:
Shelbourne Hotel Dublin
Shelbourne Dublin
The Shelbourne Dublin Renaissance Hotel
Dublin Hotel Shelbourne
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#5 Spa Hotel in Dublin
#7 Business Hotel in Dublin
#11 Romantic Hotel in Dublin
#15 Family Hotel in Dublin
#16 Luxury Hotel in Dublin
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