$223 Avg/night
Rate and special offer based on Check-in: Sep 28, 2014 Check-out: Sep 29, 2014

The Shelbourne Dublin, A Renaissance Hotel

5 stars
27 St Stephen's Green, 27 St Stephen's Green, Dublin, 2
Hotel Overview
Reviewer score
4.2
out of 5
23 reviews
Excellent location and great room.

The location of the hotel was amazing - right by St. Stephen's Green. It is in the center of all... See full review

  • StandardUser
  • May 26, 2014
Excellent from beginning to end.

What a fabulous experience!!!! The level of service is 5 star. The room was spacious and... See full review

  • Georgina
  • Apr 28, 2013
Stay in Dublin's most luxurious five-star hotel situated just a few minutes' walk to Grafton Street, Temple Bar and Trinity College

The Shelbourne Dublin is a luxury hotel located in the city centre overlooking St. Stephen's Green. This chic hotel has been awarded with the Eco Label Award from Green Hospitality Ireland, prestigious 5 AA Red Star 2013, and AA 2 Star Rosettes. Restored in 2007, offering 265 guest rooms including 19 suites. The Shelbourne is a luxury 5-star hotel in Dublin's city center overlooking St. Stephen's Green, Europe's grandest garden square. Ideally situated close to Dublin's cultural and historic buildings. This 5-star Dublin hotel offers spacious accommodations, including luxurious Egyptian cotton bedding, flat-screen TV, and marble bathroom. Enjoy a cocktail or Ireland's own Guinness at our renowned Horseshoe Bar. Celebrate life at our Oyster Bar or a prime-cut steak at The Saddle Room Restaurant. When planning a wedding or business affair, you'll find perfection like no other Dublin 5-star hotels - with 13 banqueting and meeting suites, event planning and on-site catering. Wi-Fi access is available throughout the property. Additional services include butler service and in-house florist

Highlights
  • Site of drafting the Irish Constitution in 1922 and many literary masterpieces
  • Restaurants and lounges, including Horseshoe Bar are a famous part of Dublin's social scene
  • Genealogy butler helps you discover your Irish heritage
Rooms

The hotel's 265 sumptuously decorated guest rooms, including 12 deluxe suites feature feather beds with Rivolta Carmignani bedding, an elegant marble bathroom with plush bathrobe and slippers, free high-speed Internet access, complimentary shoeshine and daily newspaper. Beautifully appointed suites have a separate living room and offer stunning views over St. Stephen's Green. Wheelchair accessible rooms are also available.

Features

Every detail of a guest's stay is accounted for at the Shelbourne Dublin. Amenities range from complimentary shoeshine, entertainment navigator to a genealogy butler on staff to help you trace your Irish ancestry. The Saddle Room restaurant is open throughout the day for meals that showcase local produce. The elegant Lord Mayor's Lounge offers a quiet refuge and the Horseshoe Bar is the choice locale for martinis among Dublin's elite residents. The hotel offers a business center, meeting facilities and a fitness room. Guests also have intimate dinner at Private Dining service offered by the hotel.

Transportation
  • Dublin bus service outside hotel
  • Luas tram service (.2 mi/.3 km)
  • DART station (1.2 mi/2 km)
  • Aircoach service available on request
  • Taxi service available
Attractions
  • St. Stephen's Green (across street)
  • National Museum of Ireland -- Archaeology and History (.1 mi/.2 km)
  • Trinity College (.2 mi/.4 km)
  • National Gallery of Ireland (.3 mi/.5 km)
  • Bank of Ireland Arts Center (.6 mi/1 km)
  • St. Patrick's Cathedral (.7 mi/1.2 km)
Business
  • 13 meeting rooms with views of St. Stephen's Green, capacity of up to 550 people
  • Full audiovisual facilities available
  • Business center with copy, fax, messenger, printer and postal services
  • Meeting services including AV technician, photographer, security guard, decorator
  • Wi-Fi in all meeting rooms
  • Experienced events team
  • Concierge services

Hotel Map

53.3389 -6.2564
Area served
Dublin
Nearby airports
Dublin Airport, (DUB), 13.90, KM, S;
Area description
City Center, Location Type: City

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Amenities

  • High-speed internet
  • Indoor pool
  • No smoking rooms/facilities
General
Air conditioned
No smoking rooms/facilities
Elevators
Activities
Indoor pool
Fitness center or spa
Fitness Center
Exercise gym
Sauna
Water skiing
Steam bath
Horseback riding
Dining
Bar/Lounge
Continental breakfast
Restaurant
Coffee maker in room
Lounge
24 hour room service
Room service
Services
24 hour front desk
Business center
Maid service
Laundry service
Guest laundromat
Express checkout
Concierge desk
Laundry/Valet services
Wake-up service
In-Room Safe
Meeting/Banquet facilities
Car rental desk
Barber shop
FAX
Currency exchange
Drugstore
Florist
Internet
High-speed internet
Parking
Valet parking
Accessibility
Accessible facilities
Room
Television with cable
Radio
Safe
Telephone
AM/FM alarm clock
Mini bar
Free newspaper
Hairdryer in room
Outlet adapters
Turndown service
Bathroom telephone
Cribs available
In room movies
Sofa bed
Temperature control
Shower
Iron
Ironing board

Nearby points of interest

  • Taylor Galleries: 0 mi
  • Royal College of Science: 0.1 mi
  • Mansion House: 0.1 mi
  • National Musuem of Ireland: 0.1 mi
  • National Museum of Ireland: 0.1 mi
  • Famine Memorial: 0.1 mi
  • Royal Hibernian Academy: 0.1 mi
  • Natural History Museum: 0.1 mi
  • Leinster House: 0.2 mi
  • Dawson Street: 0.2 mi
  • National Library of Ireland: 0.2 mi
  • St Stephen's Green: 0.2 mi
  • National Gallery of Ireland: 0.2 mi
  • State Heraldic Museum: 0.2 mi
  • National Museum of Archaeology and History: 0.2 mi
  • Taylor Galleries: 0 mi
  • Royal College of Science: 0.1 mi
  • Mansion House: 0.1 mi
  • National Musuem of Ireland: 0.1 mi
  • National Museum of Ireland: 0.1 mi
  • Famine Memorial: 0.1 mi
  • Royal Hibernian Academy: 0.1 mi
  • Natural History Museum: 0.1 mi
  • Leinster House: 0.2 mi
  • Dawson Street: 0.2 mi
  • National Library of Ireland: 0.2 mi
  • St Stephen's Green: 0.2 mi
  • National Gallery of Ireland: 0.2 mi
  • State Heraldic Museum: 0.2 mi
  • National Museum of Archaeology and History: 0.2 mi
  • The Duke Street Gallery: 0.2 mi
  • Grafton Street: 0.2 mi
  • Gaiety Theatre: 0.2 mi
  • The Doorway Gallery: 0.2 mi
  • Dublin Mall: 0.3 mi
  • Brown Thomas: 0.3 mi
  • Oscar Wilde House: 0.3 mi
  • The Keeling Gallery: 0.3 mi
  • Fitzwilliam Square: 0.3 mi
  • Merrion Square: 0.3 mi
  • The Douglas Hyde Gallery: 0.3 mi
  • The Iveagh Gardens: 0.3 mi
  • Kildare Street: 0.3 mi
  • IMMA @ NCH: 0.3 mi
  • The Dolls Store Hospital & Museum: 0.4 mi
  • Castle Market: 0.4 mi
  • Number Twenty Nine - Georgian House Museum: 0.4 mi
  • Weingreen Museum of Biblical Antiquities: 0.4 mi
  • Aungier Street: 0.4 mi
  • College Green: 0.4 mi
  • Whitefriar Street Carmelite Church: 0.4 mi
  • Trinity Street: 0.4 mi
  • Parliament House: 0.4 mi
  • Dublin Institute of Technology: 0.4 mi
  • Pearse Street: 0.4 mi
  • Broadstone Studios XL: 0.4 mi
  • Science Gallery: 0.5 mi
  • The Science Gallery: 0.5 mi
  • Westmoreland Street: 0.5 mi
  • Chester Beatty Library: 0.5 mi

Dining

The Saddle Room
Named after The Shelbourne’s historic dining rooms, The Saddle Room has a cool, relaxed atmosphere and a modern menu specializing in steak, oysters and seafood. Our intimate setting makes us an ideal location for private dining in Dublin, Ireland.
No. 27 Bar & Lounge
No. 27 Bar & Lounge is the place to see and be seen for Dublin fine dining. Always buzzing, we serve creative cocktails and a wide range of food perfect for sharing during lunch or dinner outings in our atmosphere of style and sophisticated fun.
Lord Mayor's Lounge
Combine elegance, comfort and style in The Lord Mayor's Lounge, one of the most traditional restaurants in Dublin, Ireland. This hot spot is the perfect place to sample indulgent afternoon tea, encounter famous faces and savor life's great pleasures.
The Horseshoe Bar
As distinctive as it is revered in Dublin culture, The Horseshoe Bar has seen it all throughout the years. With its rich red walls, original artifacts and fascinating memorabilia, it is firmly established as one of Dublin's finest city center bars.

Hotel Policies

Check-in:
03:00 PM
Check-out:
12:00 PM

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 (23)

Ratings and reviews for The Shelbourne Dublin, A Renaissance Hotel

Overall score

4 / 5
5.01.0
3 out of 23
Amenities:
3.7
Room cleanliness:
4.7
Hotel staff:
3.7
Room comfort:
3.7
Location:
5
Value:
3.3
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Review of The Shelbourne Dublin, A Renaissance Hotel

Reviewer score

3
5.01.0
Well-travelled Irish lady
Ireland
Aug 16, 2010

Very disappointing

I was extremely disappointed with my recent overnight stay at the Shelbourne. I paid 175 euro for one night; this included a very small room and tiny bathroom. The girl at reception said she would call when the room was ready (she did not). We had to queue once again to collect our room key. When we finally checked into the room, it was tiny and claustrophobic, the lighting was so poor that I could not read, and there was no bath, kettle or water. I asked for a twin room, or at least a spare bed (we were two singles travelling) but ended up with a double bed. The air-conditioning sounded like a helicopter landing in the room. We received a late-night phone call from reception (accident) which woke us up. Breakfast was not included. When checking-out the man at reception did not inquiry about our satisfaction with our stay. This is NOT a five-star hotel. I am Irish and have travelled all over the world, and unless you are willing to pay 100s of Euro for a suite or luxury room I would not recommend staying at the Shelbourne. The location is great, however, there are lots of other hotels that are more spacious and better value and also, well located. I say, save your money, stay somewhere else. If you are interested in the Shelbourne for historic reasons or to see the beautiful foyer go there for their 19.99 lunch menu, or for afternoon tea.

Hotel features (5 = best, 1 = worst):
Amenities:
2
Room cleanliness:
4
Hotel staff:
2
Room comfort:
1
Location:
5
Value:
1
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Review of The Shelbourne Dublin, A Renaissance Hotel

Reviewer score

4
5.01.0
Anonymous
Hollywood, CA
Jun 2, 2011

Excellent location...

Loved the hotel location to all nearby attractions. Walkable to Grafton Street. Hop-on/hop-off tour bus stop across the street down the block.

Hotel features (5 = best, 1 = worst):
Amenities:
4
Room cleanliness:
5
Hotel staff:
4
Room comfort:
5
Location:
5
Value:
4
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Review of The Shelbourne Dublin, A Renaissance Hotel

Reviewer score

5
5.01.0
Georgina
Oxfordshire, England
Apr 28, 2013

Excellent from beginning to end.

What a fabulous experience!!!! The level of service is 5 star. The room was spacious and immaculate. Well done!!!!!!

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