AddressGardiner Row/Great Denmark Street DublinSee nearby area
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Lonely Planet review
In business since 1809, the Castle Hotel may be slightly rough around the edges but it's one of the most pleasant hotels this side of the Liffey. The fabulous palazzo -style grand staircase leads to the 50-odd bedrooms, whose furnishings are traditional and a tad antiquated, but perfectly good throughout – check out the original Georgian cornicing around the high ceilings.
Our independent authors have visited Castle Hotel and selected this as one of our recommended hotels in North of the Liffey.
Description provided by property
This elegant Georgian hotel in Dublin city centre is just 2 minutes' walk from O' Connell Street and very close to Temple Bar, it offers rooms with en suite bathrooms, a restaurant/bar with evening entertainment, and free Wi-Fi.
The recently renovated Castle Hotel is steeped in sophisticated Georgian style, featuring original, sweeping staircases, crystal chandeliers, antique mirrors and marble fireplaces.
Rooms at The Castle Hotel are individually designed to reflect the elegance of the building and have hairdryers, direct dial telephones, tea/coffee making facilities and TVs.
The Castle Vaults bar/restaurant has an exposed vaulted ceiling which was part of the original 19th-century wine cellars. It offers modern cuisine, a pre-theatre menu and an evening à la carte menu, along with live traditional Irish music around weekends.
The Old Music Shop restaurant is situated in a Georgian Room overlooking Findlater's 19th-century Gothic Revival Church. It offers an all-day menu of pizza, pasta, salads and gourmet sandwiches. A pre-theatre and evening menu is also available.
The hotel has its own secure private car park and the 747 Airlink airport shuttle stops just 1 minute walk away. Croke Park, The Hugh Lane art Gallery, The Garden of Remembrance, The Abbey and Gate theatres and the James Joyce Cultural Centre are all a short walk away.
There is live traditional Irish music every Thursday to Sunday (summer months) and Friday and Saturday (rest of the year).
Services & facilities
- Family rooms
- Breakfast in the room
- Non-smoking rooms
- Room service
- 24-hour front desk
- Tour desk
- Ticket service
- Restaurant (à la carte)
- Free WiFi
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