Where do I begin! This is the finest hotel in Dublin because your greeted with nice scents and kind doorman and staff, the sophistication of the architecture, the pleasantry of positive energy, amazing staff, non-discriminatory and diverse staff, appearance of a team building atmosphere, kindness of the hotel to invite guests to sit down, have a fresh cup of lemonade and cookies, the size and quality of the hotel rooms (deluxe on 8th fl), water bottles in room and just fine finishing touches made this a EXCELLENT vacation for us. I mean the staff from the bellhop, the concierge DENIS, front desk staff, Lezlo, housekeeping (am and pm), the SADDLE ROOM restaurant kitchen and wait staff, management, and so on! We loved this place so much and the location is a given. It was safe, centrally located, near shopping area, great direction and advice, near all the museums and GREAT restaurant outside hotel like Dawson Brasserie, Bang and Hugo....I can go on and on but I am a typical high stressed American who works a lot and this gave me a change to rest. YOU PAY FOR WHAT YOU GET and it worth every penny for a peace of mind and comfort. They also have an amazing buffet breakfast at the Saddle Room (oh did I mention the bread pudding....gosh). ENJOY and we might see you there sooner than later.
- 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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- Also Known As:
- Shelbourne Hotel Dublin
- Shelbourne Dublin
- The Shelbourne Dublin Renaissance Hotel
- Dublin Hotel Shelbourne