The best hotels in DublinOur pick of the city’s top-rated stays for a luxurious getaway
With its famous charm, rich history and vibrant cultural scene, Dublin is a popular city-break destination for good reason.
We’ve selected our favourite of the city’s four- and five-star hotels that guarantee a stay that’s as special as the city they call home.
Located opposite The National Concert Hall, the Conrad Dublin is the perfect base for discovering both the city’s historic and modern charms. The striking contemporary furnishings and elegant dining options create an oasis of tranquillity in the middle of the city.
Experience five-star luxury in the leafy southern suburb of Ballsbridge with a stay at the InterContinental Dublin; an urban resort that delivers traditional luxury infused with old-school glamour in stunning surroundings. Pamper yourself at the Health Club and Spa and dine in the 2-Rosette restaurant.
This sleek, contemporary landmark is ideally located in Dublin’s cosmopolitan Docklands and boasts 187 guest rooms and suites. Indulge in a spa treatment, dine on modern Irish cookery in the award-winning brasserie and take in the stunning 360˚ views from the popular rooftop bar.
The Merrion Hotel
Said to be the birthplace of the Duke of Wellington, this terrace of gorgeous Georgian townhouses is home to a 142-bedroom hotel that’s as welcoming as it is stylish. The dining here is world-class – experiencing the impeccable 4-Rosette Restaurant Patrick Guilbaud is a must.
The Shelbourne Dublin, Autograph Collection
Established in 1824, this Dublin landmark exudes a true legacy of elegance and style, offering guests the chance to indulge in five-star luxury in the heart of the city. The amenities are exceptional – you’ll feel spoilt for choice when it comes to choosing somewhere to dine and enjoy a tipple or two.
Located close to Dublin’s premier shopping district, guests are sure to be charmed from the minute they ascend The Westbury’s central staircase. Take in the enchanting art collection with afternoon tea in the Gallery, dine in the signature restaurant WILDE and kick back in glorious surroundings that showcase the best of Irish design.
This beautifully modern hotel is set within picturesque grounds right on Dublin’s doorstep. With an 18-hole golf course, luxurious day spa and AA Rosette restaurant, Castleknock offers the perfect retreat after a day exploring the city.
Set among 240 acres on the outskirts of Dublin, Citywest offers spacious and stylish accommodation within easy reach of the city centre. Choose between an array of dining options, and make the most of the newly renovated leisure facilities throughout your stay.
Clontarf Castle Hotel
This striking 12th-century castle hotel provides a truly unique setting for your stay. Its rich history is complemented by the boutique décor and superb dining options – enjoy a restful night’s sleep in a four-poster bed and feast on modern Irish cuisine at the 2-Rosette restaurant.
The Morgan Hotel
Situated on the edge of Dublin’s buzzing Temple Bar area, The Morgan Hotel offers a tranquil sanctuary just a stone’s throw from some of the city’s most exciting attractions. Food is taken seriously here – seafood fans will delight in the menu choices of 10 Fleet Street Restaurant & Bar.