$69 Avg/night
Rate and special offer based on Check-in: Sep 22, 2014 Check-out: Sep 24, 2014

The Regency Hotel

3 stars
Swords Road, Whitehall, Dublin,
Hotel Overview
Reviewer score
3.1
out of 5
44 reviews
Good Value.

Walls are thin so you can sometimes hear your neighbours. they should have a toast maker to save... See full review

  • POLE
  • Jul 2, 2014
Handy for city break

booked hotel for heineken cup final, great room and great service from all staff. I would recommend... See full review

  • music fan
  • May 27, 2013
Hotel offers leisure facilities near Dublin’s city center
The Regency Hotel is situated 3 miles from Dublin city center in a handsome 200-year-old Georgian building that has been lovingly redone to house 280 elegant guest rooms. The hotel features a large state-of-the-art conference facility, restaurant and bar and a new leisure facility with a swimming pool. Guests can reach the bustling city center with excellent shopping, entertainment and attractions via short trip by bus or car.
Highlights
  • Beautiful 200-year-old building with easy access to Dublin Airport and city center
  • Stunning new leisure center with gym, swimming pool, sauna and Jacuzzi included in stay
  • Large conference facility with state-of-the-art amenities
Rooms

The Regency Hotel has 280 well-appointed guest rooms with satellite TV, tea and coffee station, laundry service and hairdryer. Executive rooms also have computer points for Internet access, clothes care facilities, plasma TV and work desk. Tastefully decorated one- and two-bedroom apartments have a separate sitting room, kitchen area and offer use of the hotel's leisure center, swimming pool, Jacuzzi and sauna.

Features
Housed in a beautiful 200-year-old building on the outskirts of Dublin, the Regency Hotel blends Georgian charm with modern comforts. A large conference center hosts business events while nearby public transport takes leisure travelers into Dublin city center. A brand new leisure center with swimming pool, gym, sauna and Jacuzzi is available for guest use. The Allure Beauty Spa Center is the place to stop for a relaxing massage treatment after a long day in the city center or attending a conference. The in-house Shanard Restaurant serves Irish and international cuisine and the Appian Lounge is perfect for a cocktail. Free Wi-Fi service is available, as well as car parking (at a fee).
Transportation
  • Dublin bus service (.2 mi/.4 km)
  • Train service, Drumcondra Station (1.2 mi/1.9 km)
  • Taxi service available
Attractions
  • Croke Park (1.2 mi/1.9 km)
  • National Botanic Gardens (1.7 mi/2.7 km)
  • James Joyce Centre (1.7 mi/2.8 km)
  • Dublin Writers Museum (1.8 mi/2.9 km)
  • Hugh Lane Municipal Gallery of Modern Art (1.9 mi/3.1 km)
  • Trinity College (2.7 mi/4.3)
Business
  • Conference center can be set up as 4 separate rooms, accommodating up to 750 guests
  • State-of-the-art audiovisual facilities
  • Technical assistance
  • Ample car parking (fees apply)
  • Business center
  • Secretarial support available
  • Free Wi-Fi

Hotel Map

53.3781 -6.2462
Area served
Dublin.
Nearby airports
Dublin International Airport.
Area description
Located just 3 km north of Dublin city centre and 4 km from Dublin airport.

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The Regency Hotel Rooms

Budget Room
Basic un refurbished rooms in the older part of the Hotel Rooms are en- suite with Tea & Coffee facilities, TV and Direct Dial Telephone
Standard bedroom
All standard bedrooms are tastefully decorated, bright and designed to international standards

Amenities

  • High-speed internet
  • Indoor pool
General
Concierge
Activities
Indoor pool
Fitness center or spa
Fitness Center
Spa
Dining
Bar/Lounge
Restaurant
Room service
Services
Business center
Laundry service
Childcare Service
Tour desk
Meeting/Banquet facilities
Barber/Beauty shop
Conference facilities
Doctor on call
Currency exchange
Internet
High-speed internet
Parking
Parking
Accessibility
Handicapped rooms/facilities

Nearby points of interest

  • Dublin City University: 0.7 mi
  • River Tolka: 0.8 mi
  • Croke Park: 1.2 mi
  • GAA Museum: 1.2 mi
  • Parnell Park: 1.3 mi
  • Saint Francis Xavier Church: 1.5 mi
  • Mountjoy Square: 1.6 mi
  • Royal Canal: 1.7 mi
  • Upper Gardiner Street: 1.7 mi
  • Belvedere College: 1.7 mi
  • Institute of International and European Affairs: 1.7 mi
  • Clontarf: 1.7 mi
  • James Joyce Centre: 1.8 mi
  • Dublin Writers' Museum: 1.8 mi
  • An Port Thoir: 1.8 mi
  • Dublin City University: 0.7 mi
  • River Tolka: 0.8 mi
  • Croke Park: 1.2 mi
  • GAA Museum: 1.2 mi
  • Parnell Park: 1.3 mi
  • Saint Francis Xavier Church: 1.5 mi
  • Mountjoy Square: 1.6 mi
  • Royal Canal: 1.7 mi
  • Upper Gardiner Street: 1.7 mi
  • Belvedere College: 1.7 mi
  • Institute of International and European Affairs: 1.7 mi
  • Clontarf: 1.7 mi
  • James Joyce Centre: 1.8 mi
  • Dublin Writers' Museum: 1.8 mi
  • An Port Thoir: 1.8 mi
  • Dublin City Gallery The Hugh Lane: 1.8 mi
  • Connolly station: 1.8 mi
  • National Wax Museum: 1.8 mi
  • Gate Theatre: 1.9 mi
  • Baile Phib: 1.9 mi
  • Findlater's Church: 1.9 mi
  • Parnell Square: 1.9 mi
  • St Michan's Church: 1.9 mi
  • Anna Livia monument: 2 mi
  • Henrietta Street: 2 mi
  • James Joyce Statue: 2 mi
  • Kings Inns: 2 mi
  • Spire of Dublin: 2 mi
  • Moore Street: 2.1 mi
  • The Custom House: 2.1 mi
  • Daniel O'Connell Statue: 2.1 mi
  • University of Dublin: 2.1 mi
  • General Post Office: 2.1 mi
  • Grangegorman: 2.1 mi
  • Jeanie Johnston: 2.1 mi
  • Convention Centre Dublin: 2.1 mi
  • Arnotts: 2.1 mi
  • Talbot Memorial Bridge: 2.1 mi
  • Abbey Theatre: 2.1 mi
  • Spencer Dock: 2.1 mi
  • Butt Bridge: 2.1 mi
  • River Liffey: 2.1 mi
  • O'Connell Bridge: 2.2 mi
  • Economic and Social Research Institute: 2.2 mi
  • The O2: 2.2 mi

Meeting facilities

Meeting Info
The Regency Hotel is delighted to announce the arrival of a landmark development. The development consists of a 929sqm/10,000 sq ft. Conference Centre, suitable for 750 delegates or 600 for a dinner dance. The room is fully dividable into four separate rooms and most rooms have natural daylight. In addition, there are separate breakout rooms.

Dining

Shanard Restaurant
There is fine wining and dining available with the in-house restaurant serving Irish and international cuisine. The hotel also has a fine Bar and Lounge area, serving a range of alcoholic and non-alcoholic beverages including a cocktail menu. Bar food Is available all day 7 days a week. There is also music several nights a week.

Hotel Policies

Check-in:
1400
Check-out:
1100

Terms and conditions

Rates quoted in currencies other than the hotel's base currency are subject to the rate of the international exchange. Rate may change throughout stay. Rate may reflect average nightly rate. Extra charges may apply. Incidental charges, such as room service, are not included in the rate.

The amenities and/or facilities may not be located at the hotel, but within a reasonable distance, and additional charges may apply for use.

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Guest Reviews (44)

Ratings and reviews for The Regency Hotel

Overall score

3.1 / 5
5.01.0
44 out of 44
Amenities:
3.3
Room cleanliness:
3.5
Hotel staff:
3.7
Room comfort:
3
Location:
3.7
Value:
3.4

66% would recommend to a friend.

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Reviewer score

2
5.01.0
Love Ireland
Atlanta, GA
Aug 8, 2011

Charming & Inexpensive

We spent one night only (airport layover). The room was lovely. Only problem was the hotel restaurant - the food was good, but some items we ordered weren't available, but the waiter didn't tell us until after he had served the rest of our party. We ended up having to share meals.

Hotel features (5 = best, 1 = worst):
Amenities:
2
Room cleanliness:
1
Hotel staff:
3
Room comfort:
1
Location:
2
Value:
1
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Reviewer score

2
5.01.0
Nicki2014
Galway
Mar 4, 2014

Nice food and bar staff but room was awful!

Stayed here last weekend, got a great deal online. Asked for a room in the new part of the hotel because I'd read that the old part wasn't very nice. The room we got was awful. There was more rust on the radiator than paint, even less paint on the worn out chairs and the walls were covered in marks and doubt they have been painted in years either. Also there were cracks in the tiles in the bathroom. We ate in the bar that evening, food was lovely and service was quick and friendly. The hotel is on a good bus route to the city centre so location was ideal. It's a pity that the room we stayed in was so horrible. If I could be guaranteed a nicer room I would stay here again. Receptionists could be a bit more friendly & let us know meal times etc... I'd hate to see the "old rooms" after the "new one" we got!

Hotel features (5 = best, 1 = worst):
Amenities:
1
Room cleanliness:
2
Hotel staff:
2
Room comfort:
1
Location:
3
Value:
4
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Reviewer score

2
5.01.0
Quinner
Chicago
Mar 10, 2012

Price is right!

Found the staff very welcoming and allowed me to check in early after a transatlantic flight. I noticed my room had new carpeting was bright and surprisingly bigger than I expected. The location is great ten minute bus ride from Dublin Airport and the town centre, Also there are many varied restaurants and pubs you can walk to locally which is a huge plus!! I had lunch at the hotel restaurant very pricey skip it and the pub is dated could do with a makeover.

Hotel features (5 = best, 1 = worst):
Amenities:
3
Room cleanliness:
4
Hotel staff:
2
Room comfort:
3
Location:
3
Value:
5
Dining tip: Short walk from hotel

If you want a good breakfast head to the Gallery steps in front of the Regency save yourself some money great variety of food and tea and coffee.You can get a full Irish Breakfast for 8.95 euro including Toast Tea and Coffee! Also turn left on Swords Rd 6 minute walk to the Ivy House Pub early bird menu dinner and a pint for under 12 Euro you cant go wrong they have the best Bangers and Mash in Dublin!

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Reviewer score

3
5.01.0
FlagshipOne
Fairfax, VA
Aug 23, 2009

Regency Hotel - Dublin

they charge for everything! shuttle to the airport gets charged! local phone calls get charged! check-in early gets charged! great place to stay but be ready to pay for things that one is normally used to getting for free!

Hotel features (5 = best, 1 = worst):
Amenities:
5
Room cleanliness:
5
Hotel staff:
5
Room comfort:
5
Location:
4
Value:
3
Time-saving tip: Short walk from hotel

to bus stop

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Reviewer score

3
5.01.0
Aine1986
Business
Belfast
Mar 26, 2013

Bring earplugs :)

Excellent value, location and friendly staff. However there were weddings on both nights I stayed and it was extremely noisy.

Hotel features (5 = best, 1 = worst):
Amenities:
3
Room cleanliness:
4
Hotel staff:
4
Room comfort:
3
Location:
5
Value:
4
Trip purpose:

Business

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Reviewer score

3
5.01.0
mature student
Business
Galway
Jul 3, 2012

budget room

I stayed in a budget room it was fine for €49 considering what most hotels in Dublin charge. The decor and furniture was old and could certainly do with an upgrade. The food was not great either and it does get quite busy in the evening, I waited 50mins for dinner to be served in the bar? On the plus side the pool is lovely and the bus service is excellent!

Hotel features (5 = best, 1 = worst):
Amenities:
3
Room cleanliness:
3
Hotel staff:
3
Room comfort:
3
Location:
3
Value:
3
Trip purpose:

Business

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Reviewer score

3
5.01.0
Ireland Road trip
NYC
Jan 9, 2013

Great fitness Center

Rooms are basic, wifi worked well in our room (3rd floor back corner). But the pool, sauna & jacuzzi were the highlights!

Hotel features (5 = best, 1 = worst):
Amenities:
3
Room cleanliness:
2
Hotel staff:
3
Room comfort:
2
Location:
3
Value:
3
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Reviewer score

3
5.01.0
Lesandy
Western, NY, USA
Apr 25, 2012

An old hotel with some upgrades.

We picked this hotel not knowing anyting about it except that it was an old building in a good location for what we wanted. The rooms were clean but the windows were in need of repair or replacing. The service to the rooms and responds to our needs was very prompt and done with curtesy. I do not see taking children there, there is nothing for them.

Hotel features (5 = best, 1 = worst):
Amenities:
3
Room cleanliness:
4
Hotel staff:
4
Room comfort:
4
Location:
4
Value:
3
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Reviewer score

3
5.01.0
Team trips
Wolverhampton
Jul 9, 2013

Friendly staff

The staff at the hotel were very good, friendly and helpful. We had a budget room and although very clean the cold water was just a dribble, the bath needed to be replaced and the toilet needed to be fixed in place. It's location was good, bus to Dublin easy to get. Over all a good place to stay, just needs a make over.

Hotel features (5 = best, 1 = worst):
Amenities:
3
Room cleanliness:
4
Hotel staff:
5
Room comfort:
2
Location:
4
Value:
2
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Reviewer score

3
5.01.0
Ireland Road trip
NYC
Jan 7, 2013

Close to Airport & City Center

Room was very outdated, but extremely inexpensive considering other options. Pool, hot tub & gym are great pluses. Is a 10 min drive to the airport or the city center, less than 15 euros depending on where you're going. Wifi worked pretty well in the rooms. Parking is 6 euros per day.

Hotel features (5 = best, 1 = worst):
Amenities:
4
Room cleanliness:
3
Hotel staff:
3
Room comfort:
2
Location:
4
Value:
4
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