These 9 gorgeous accommodations are some of the best hotels in Dublin
The capital of Ireland is a major economic hub of the European Union, as well as an incredibly popular tourist location. Little surprise then, that the standard of its hotels is so outstanding.
As Ireland’s capital city, Dublin has a standout reputation for culture, history, business and sport. With such attractions as The Guinness Storehouse, Phoenix Park and the National Gallery of Ireland, it’s no wonder that it is the among the most visited cities in the world. Despite the ravages of recession it has emerged from the downturn and remains one of the major business capitals of the European Union and the world. With some of the greatest attractions and amenities in Ireland, it has top-of-the-range hotels to match. Here are nine of the best hotels in Dublin, exuding class, luxury and quality.
1. The Fitzwilliam Hotel
The beautiful Fitzwilliam Hotel displays modernity as well as elegance and class. Designed by Sir Terrance Conran, the contemporary hotel boasts fantastic facilities and, amidst the vibrant bustle of a capital city, it is a place of peace and comfort, making it one of the best hotels in Dublin. The Fitzwilliam offers banquet and meeting rooms, a fitness centre, high-speed internet and spa facilities.
2. The Merrion
Chic and luxurious, The Merrion is located in the city centre opposite Government Buildings. The five-star hotel has 142 bedrooms and suites, many of them overlooking stunning, landscaped gardens. The hotel has a swimming pool, spa and fitness centre, and was featured in the Conde Nast Traveler 2014 Gold List for Best Hotels in Europe.
3. Dylan Hotel
Each of the 44 guest rooms at The Dylan Hotel are individually designed, meaning every stay can be as exciting as it is welcoming. The five-star hotel offers unbeatable service and exemplary standards. The luxurious and sleek rooms are fitted with the latest technology to provide maximum comfort for weekend getaways or corporate trips.
4. The Westbury Hotel
The iconic Westbury Hotel is a five-star haven of style and sophistication that has been one of the best hotels in Dublin for many years. Its convenient location on Grafton Street is close to St Stephen’s Green and Trinity College, putting some of the city’s historic landmarks as well as modern amenities within walking disance. All bedrooms offer individually-designed decor, Sealy beds, silk curtains, impressive music systems and Acqua Di Parma bathroom products.
5. The Clarence
Owned by U2’s Bono and The Edge, The Clarence is very much a reflection of 21st century Ireland. It boasts a fitness centre, spa and a fantastic range of food and drink options. Its straightforward yet sophisticated approach demonstrates the very best of Irish hospitality and makes it one of the standouts and best hotels in Dublin city.
6. Hilton Dublin Kilmainham
Elegantly standing at a conveniently accessible edge of the city centre, the four-star Hilton Dublin Kilmainham Hotel features expansive views over neighbouring Phoenix Park and it is positioned near some of Ireland’s greatest attractions. The Hilton includes the 4 Corners Bar & Terrace, a Health Club and Hydrotherapy Pool, underground parking, and a 24-hour business centre, which combine to make it one of the most renowned hotels in Ireland.
7. The Gibson
The Gibson Hotel is the ideal location for an escape from the activity of a busy city, while maintaining convenient proximity to excitement and entertainment. With views across Dublin Port, The Gibson Hotel has luxurious rooms, a 24-hour gym, restaurant and secure private parking.
8. The Marker
The Marker offers stylish interiors, comfy beds and hearty breakfasts, in an attractive Docklands location. It boasts 166 guestrooms, all with marble bathrooms, work desks with desk lamps, iPhone and iPad charging stations and luxury toiletries. A hotel pool, as well as ground-floor and rooftop bars, add to the beauty and quality of this Dublin hotel.
9. The Westin Dublin
Luxury and intricate attention to detail are the hallmarks of The Westin Hotel. Previously a group of buildings housing a bank, this beautiful hotel is renowned for outstanding service, and offers its guests such facilities as laundry, Wi-Fi and a bar and restaurant, as well as a fitness centre.