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Lake Tahoe
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15 reviews
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Reviewed yesterday NEW

We loved this hotel. It is the finest example of old world understated elegance and charm. The doorman was our first touchpoint and he did not disappoint with his welcoming warm smile and greeting and her remembered our name every time with came and went - so charming. The rooms are well appointed and the baths lavish. The Purple Water... More 

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barcelona
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27 reviews
10 hotel reviews
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I'm Irish, living abroad for many years, who normally on my home trip stay with family and not in hotels. Thanks to a Google event I got spoilt. So how do I rate it overall.. Service was amazing. I felt that no request was too big. Rooms were spacious, clean and very well kept. Turn down service was very welcome.... More 

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Newton, Massachusetts
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59 reviews
22 hotel reviews
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Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

This was our first trip to Dublin. The Merrion was an excellent choice. We stayed five nights. Everything was great. The hotel was beautiful, staff were extremely helpful & friendly. We ate twice in the restaurants and had fantastic meals. Best hamburger ever! We were there when Bruce Springsteen played in Dublin & stayed at the Merrion. That was a... More 

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Manager_PMacCann, General Manager at The Merrion Hotel, responded to this review

Dear Guest, Many thanks for the lovely review posted recently following your recent stay. We really do appreciate you taking the time and trouble to post it and thank you for your kind comments which I have shared with all the team here. I hope it is not too long before we have the privilege of welcoming you back again.... More 

SAN ANTONIO
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4 hotel reviews
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Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

This was by far the nicest hotel we visited on our recent trip to Ireland from the US. I am always amazed at how much better Europeans can do hospitality and this hotel was worth it. While they have an international staff, the service is top notch and anticipatory. The people genuinely seemed happy and friendly to us on all... More 

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Manager_PMacCann, General Manager at The Merrion Hotel, responded to this review

Dear Guest, Thank you so much for your review following your recent stay with us which I was delighted to read. Thank you for your warm and positive feedback which I have shared with all the team here. It is extremely heartening to read your words of praise for my colleagues as each and every one of them strive to... More 

Belfast, United Kingdom
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5 reviews
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Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

One of the best hotels I have had the pleasure to stay in. 5 minutes walk to Grafton Street and 30 minutes walk to Aviva Stadium. Service and food are of excellent quality, not to mention staff who couldn't be more helpful.

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Manager_PMacCann, General Manager at The Merrion Hotel, responded to this review

Dear Guest, Many thanks for the wonderful review posted recently and for taking the time to share your experience with us. We really do appreciate you taking the time and trouble to post it. I hope it is not too long before we have the privilege of welcoming you back again. Yours sincerely, Peter MacCann General Manager More 

Belfast
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51 reviews
20 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 71 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 week ago

Quite simply our stay was a joy from start to finish, every member of staff from the concierge on arrival to the concierge on departure was warm polite and professional, each with their own personal touch. The room and facilities were second to none and it was a joy to stay in such refined surroundings. I only wish we had... More 

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Manager_PMacCann, General Manager at The Merrion Hotel, responded to this review

Dear Guest, Many thanks for the lovely review posted recently and for taking the time to share your experience with us. I was delighted to read how much you enjoyed your stay and I appreciate your wonderful comments about my colleagues who were thrilled to read them. I hope it is not too long before we have the pleasure of... More 

Aarau, Switzerland
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51 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 36 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 week ago

the service in the hotel is perfect. everyone is very polite from doormen to reception. our room was big enough for our family with two small kids. we love the art works throughout the hotel. most sightseeing spots are in walking distance.

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Manager_PMacCann, General Manager at The Merrion Hotel, responded to this review

Dear Guest, Many thanks for the wonderful review posted recently and for taking the time to tell us of your experience with us. I have already shared your kind words with the entire team here and they all join me in thanking you. I hope it is not too long before we have the pleasure of welcoming you back again.... More 

Greater London, United Kingdom
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9 reviews
5 hotel reviews
Reviewed 1 week ago

Such a very special place, the very best of Dublin. I wouldn't stay anywhere else, so comfortable and luxurious, nothing is too much trouble. Excellent service as always. I'm missing my breakfast in bed.

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Manager_PMacCann, General Manager at The Merrion Hotel, responded to this review

Dear Guest, Thank you so much for your lovely review following your recent stay with us here at The Merrion. We really do appreciate you taking the time and trouble to post it and I am delighted to read that you plan on returning to stay with us in the near future. I only hope that stay is as memorable... More 

Woodinville, United States
1 review
Reviewed 1 week ago

Very professional, attentive, 5-star staff. Up to date facilities with just a touch of "olde". Excellent restaurants on site. Walking distance to several museums and other sites. Multiple choices for tea, snacks, drinks or group conversations in the lounges and bars, and the garden when it reopens. We were not able to try all four of the on-site dining options,... More 

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Manager_PMacCann, General Manager at The Merrion Hotel, responded to this review

Dear Guest, Thank you so much for taking the time to post a review of your recent stay with us. On behalf of everybody here, thank you for your very kind comments; it really makes it all worthwhile when somebody enjoys a visit as much as you did. I hope it is not too long before we have the privilege... More 

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7 reviews
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We had a wonderful stay at the historic Merrion in the original building. Through our LHW membership we were upgraded to the The Lord Monck Suite. This was one of the nicest rooms we have ever stayed in ever. The hotel is perfectly located and the staff is very nice and helpful. Only negative comments are the older heating system... More 

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Manager_PMacCann, General Manager at The Merrion Hotel, responded to this review

Dear Guest, Many thanks for the fantastic review posted recently and for taking the time to share your experience with us. We really do appreciate you taking the time and trouble to post it. I was delighted to read how much you enjoyed your stay and thank you also for your feedback which I will follow up on with our... More 

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  • Room Service
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  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Pool
  • Restaurant
  • Spa
  • Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
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  • Wheelchair access
  • Non-Smoking Hotel
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  • Spa
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  • Business Centre with Internet Access
  • Airport Transportation
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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
The Merrion, created from four Georgian townhouses, is located in the city centre opposite government buildings. Many of the 142 bedrooms and suites overlook period landscaped gardens. Guests can dine in the 2-star Michelin restaurant Patrick Guilbaud or The Cellar Restaurant and Bar. The intimate No 23 cocktail bar waits as does the Tethra Spa which boasts an 18m pool, steam room, fully equipped gymnasium and two private treatment rooms. The Merrion offers six private dining and meeting rooms. ... more   less 

Additional Information about The Merrion Hotel

Address: Upper Merrion Street, Dublin 2, Ireland
Region: Ireland > Province of Leinster > County Dublin > Dublin
Price Range: £176 - £387 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:5 star — The Merrion Hotel 5*
Number of rooms: 142
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#1 Spa Hotel in Dublin
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“Our room 488 was lovely and away from the renovation work, the street noise did not impact on our experience”
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