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The Shelbourne Dublin, A Renaissance Hotel

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Reviewed yesterday NEWvia mobile

So, great hotel when you are getting with free points. Now because of the history of it , good bar and friendly front counter people we will rate it a four. The bad part beyond the price is the bartenders are a little rude and the room is not so fancy for the price. But for Ireland it is a...

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Dublin
Reviewed yesterday NEW

I love this hotel, it is luxury that is warm and open with no snobbery from the staff. Hotel's location is just perfect for seeing Dublin. The staff are very polite, friendly and helpful. The room was clean, and nicely decorated, beds are very comfy, shower really nice too. Toiletries are Elemis (lovely!), and the robes & turn down service...

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Cardiff, United Kingdom
Reviewed yesterday NEW

Afternoon Tea at The Grand old Lady of St Stephen's Green! When we arrived we were quickly shown to our seats in the lovely Lord Mayor's lounge and the menu was explained to us. We then selected which tea we would like from the extensive list, and of course, if the one we chose wasn't to our taste we could...

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New Jersey
Reviewed 3 days ago NEWvia mobile

As Marriott rewards members, my dear husband and I stayed for 3 nights and had both great and not so great experiences with establishment. Knowing we had early morning arrival, after overnight flight, we had prearranged with hotel management by phone for an early checkin. That message did not make it to the front desk. Reality: Upon arrival, we were...

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Aidan_Dempsey, Manager at The Shelbourne Dublin, A Renaissance Hotel, responded to this review

Dear Parc55HotelGuest, Thank you very much for taking the time to share your comments with the Trip Advisor community. I was delighted to read that you enjoyed the décor of your room. We appreciate you sharing insights on the areas of opportunities for our hotel and I will certainly make sure to share your feedback with the rest of the...

Atlanta, Georgia
Reviewed 4 days ago NEWvia mobile

We return like lemmings to this grand dame of a hotel every January because it offers beauty, old fashioned grace and elegance. Entering the warm and expansive entranceway, we breathe a sigh of thanks and relief. The relaxation we experience at the pool or salon is like no other. The food offerings are varied in both type and setting. We...

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Aidan_Dempsey, Manager at The Shelbourne Dublin, A Renaissance Hotel, responded to this review

Dear Tripfantastic, Thank you for sharing your experience in this platform. I am delighted to hear that we have exceeded your expectations during your last stay with us as one of our key priorities is to provide the highest level of service. The entire team will be thrilled to know that their efforts have provided you a pleasant and outstanding...

Monaghan, Ireland
Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

Stayed here for two nights over Christmas and to be honest we were expecting a whole lot more. This would be an average hotel at half the price. We didn't receive the warmest welcome on arrival because we probably didn't appear posh enough. After a long day shopping we looked forward to getting back to the room for a shower...

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Donegal Town, Ireland
Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

Stayed over Easter can't fault this hotel love the hotel bar often frequent it when in Dublin. Have to say it was even better being able to retire to your room at the end of the night highly recommend,

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Aidan_Dempsey, Manager at The Shelbourne Dublin, A Renaissance Hotel, responded to this review

Dear BallybofeyJR, We thank you for taking the time to share your thoughts about our hotel with the Trip Advisor community. At The Shelbourne Hotel we take pride in providing excellent and outstanding service, and it is always a pleasure to read such positive comments regarding your experience with us. I will certainly make sure to share your feedback with...

Dublin, Ireland
Reviewed 1 week ago

Beautiful rooms, great staff that know how to look after their guests, great cocktails or afternoon tea. teriffic spa. Stylish hotel. The constitution room is where the irish constitution was drafted and is beautiful. suites are luxurious, breakfast is a wonder of fresh variety and staff are brilliant

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Aidan_Dempsey, Manager at The Shelbourne Dublin, A Renaissance Hotel, responded to this review

Dear 375tony, We thank you for taking the time to share your thoughts about our hotel with the Trip Advisor community. At The Shelbourne Hotel we take pride in providing excellent and outstanding service, and it is always a pleasure to read such positive comments regarding your experience with us. I will certainly make sure to share your feedback with...

Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

I have never stayed here before but we were back in Dublin and the whole family decided to stay here. Room was lovely , comfy bed, spacious quiet. Everything you could need was available. Staff - exceptional service Breakfast - brilliant Bar - we had one evening meal here and drinks both early evening and very late in the evening....

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Aidan_Dempsey, Manager at The Shelbourne Dublin, A Renaissance Hotel, responded to this review

Dear Richard H, Thank you for sharing your experience in this platform. I am delighted to hear that we have exceeded your expectations during your last stay with us as one of our key priorities is to provide the highest level of service. The entire team will be thrilled to know that their efforts have provided you a pleasant and...

Napa, California
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

The Shelbourne was the first experience I had in Dublin at the start of my first Ireland trip. I choose to stay there because I wanted old world charm with luxury amenities. The hotel was beautifully decorated. The staff all very professional. Our room was small but comfortable and full of special design details. Our bed and the linens were...

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Dear sgkj1, Thank you very much for sharing your thoughts about our hotel with the Trip Advisor community. We greatly appreciate your lovely comments about our hotel. It is always a pleasure to read such positive feedback. Here at the Shelbourne, we pride ourselves on exceeding guests’ expectations and delivering a memorable experience. Thank you again for sharing your comments...

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  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Restaurant
  • Room Service
  • Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Spa
  • Pool
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  • Wheelchair Access
  • Non-Smoking Hotel
Food & drink at the hotel
No. 27 Bar & Lounge
No. 27 Bar & Lounge
Cuisines: Irish, Bar, International, European
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  • Bar/Lounge
  • Spa
  • Pool
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  • Business Centre with Internet Access
  • Airport Transportation
  • Dry Cleaning
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  • Concierge
  • Banquet Room
  • Multilingual Staff
  • Conference Facilities
  • Babysitting
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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
The world famous Shelbourne Hotel is a timeless landmark in the heart of Dublin. Located only 9km from Dublin Airport, The Shelbourne overlooks the magnificent St. Stephen’s Green, and is just seconds from the city’s sights and shops, commerce and culture. But the connection to Ireland’s capital runs far deeper than location. Founded in 1824, The Shelbourne, a Renaissance Hotel is a place where history has been made – the Irish Constitution was drafted, literary masterpieces were penned and society was shaped. Today, as part of the worldwide Renaissance brand, the hotel has been dramatically restored to its full original splendour. Each of the 265 bedrooms are unique, but they all share a sense of charm, style and above all quality…100% Egyptian cotton bedding by Rivolta Carmignani, elegant marble bathrooms with luxury amenities, flat-screen televisions, high speed internet access and climate control. The Shelbourne has 19 beautifully appointed suites, 12 of which are named after famous guests who have stayed at the hotel, such as Princess Grace, John F. Kennedy and Michael Collins and Eamonn De Valera. At the very heart of Dublin’s very best times for almost 200 years, The Shelbourne continues to be the city’s favourite hotel for fine food and drinks in an incomparable environment for generations of Dubliners. The Shelbourne offers a superb choice of dining venues; The Saddle Room, a modern steak and seafood restaurant, The Lord Mayor’s Lounge which serves Dublin’s only true afternoon tea, the renowned Horseshoe Bar and No. 27 Bar & Lounge, the place to see and be seen in Dublin! The hotel features a luxurious Spa offering six treatment rooms, including a suite for two people to share their spa experience together, a manicure and pedicure area as well as an opulent relaxation room. A 17.5m swimming pool, thermal facilities, dance studio and state-of-the-art gymnasium complete the facilities. ... more   less 

Additional Information about The Shelbourne Dublin, A Renaissance Hotel

Address: 27 St. Stephen's Green, Dublin Dublin 2, Ireland
Region: Ireland > Province of Leinster > County Dublin > Dublin
Price Range: ₹ 14,159 - ₹ 53,438 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:5 star — The Shelbourne Dublin, A Renaissance Hotel 5*
Number of rooms: 265
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Also Known As:
Shelbourne Hotel Dublin
Shelbourne Dublin
The Shelbourne Dublin Renaissance Hotel
Dublin Hotel Shelbourne
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#4 Spa Hotel in Dublin
#7 Business Hotel in Dublin
#11 Romantic Hotel in Dublin
#13 Luxury Hotel in Dublin
#15 Family Hotel in Dublin
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“get the B&B rate, you won't eat again until dinner!”
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“Recently refurbished rooms and overall luxurious- rooms overlooking the green are very nice”
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