The Shelbourne Dublin, A Renaissance Hotel
Lonely Planet review
Dublin's most iconic hotel has been the best address in town since it was founded in 1824, which inevitably leads to any changes being scrutinised more than most. A major refurbishment has been greeted with general approval – many of the rooms and most of the public spaces were given the once over – but the management style of its new owners, the Marriott group, has led to grumblings that this is no longer at the top of its five-star game. Whatever your experiences, you're staying in a slice of history: it was here that the Irish Constitution was drafted in 1921, and this is the hotel in Elizabeth Bowen's eponymous novel. Afternoon tea in the refurbished Lord Mayor's Lounge remains one of the best experiences in town.
Our independent authors have visited The Shelbourne Dublin, A Renaissance Hotel and selected this as one of our recommended hotels in Dublin.
Services & facilities
- Parking height restrictions apply
- Internet access
- Free Wi-Fi
- Room service (24 hours)
- Express check-out
- Multilingual staff
- Tour assistance
- 24-hour front desk
- Tours/ticket assistance
- Diners club
- American express
- Jcb international
- Laundry facilities
- Dry cleaning/laundry service
- Massage - spa treatment room(s)
- Health club
- Spa services on site
- Full-service health spa
- Steam room
- Limo or town car service available
- Babysitting or childcare
- Pets not allowed
- Designated smoking areas
- Smoke-free property
- Designated smoking areas (fines apply)
- Concierge desk
Bureau de Change/ATM
- Currency exchange
- Swimming pool - indoor
- Luggage storage
- Safe-deposit box at front desk
- Air-conditioned public areas
- Gift shops or newsstand
Description provided by property
Property Location With a stay at The Shelbourne Dublin, A Renaissance Hotel, you'll be centrally located in Dublin, steps from National Museum of Ireland - Archaeology and History and minutes from National Gallery of Ireland at Merrion Square. This 5-star hotel is close to St. Stephen's Green and Trinity College.
Rooms Make yourself at home in one of the 265 air-conditioned rooms featuring refrigerators and minibars. Your bed comes with down comforters and Egyptian cotton sheets. Wired and wireless Internet access is complimentary, while 32-inch flat-screen televisions with satellite programming provide entertainment. Private bathrooms have makeup/shaving mirrors and complimentary toiletries.
Rec, Spa, Premium Amenities Relax at the full-service spa, where you can enjoy massages, body treatments, and facials. You're sure to appreciate the recreational amenities, including a health club, an indoor pool, and a steam room. Additional amenities include complimentary wireless Internet access, a concierge desk, and babysitting/childcare.
Dining Satisfy your appetite at the hotel's restaurant, which serves breakfast, lunch, and dinner, or stay in and take advantage of 24-hour room service. At the end of the day, relax with your favorite drink at one of the 2 bars/lounges.
Business, Other Amenities Featured amenities include a 24-hour business center, limo/town car service, and audiovisual equipment. Event facilities at this hotel consist of a conference center, a ballroom, and banquet facilities.
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