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The Shelbourne Dublin, A Renaissance Hotel

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Rochester, New York
Reviewed yesterday NEW

I stayed here with my daughter using some of my Marriott points. Nice room, well-appointed. Location is right on St. Stephen's Green, close to many of Dublin's famous attractions, wonderful restaurants (including the one in the hotel), and sightseeing walks galore. I was particularly impressed with Iain and Dafyyd at the front desk who helpfully answered my questions and efficiently...

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London, United Kingdom
Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

Stayed at the Shelbourne for three nights on a business trip in Dublin, and loved it. Very friendly front desk staff who go the extra mile. The location is located in the centre of town with lots of local restaurants and pubs nearby, including temple pub which is within a very close walking distance. The deluxe room and bathroom itself...

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

Dear SuzetteDZ D, 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...

Reviewed 4 days ago NEWvia mobile

We truly enjoyed our stay at the Shelbourne. A premier hotel well situated across from Stephen's Greene, and walking distance to most attractions: Trinity College, Dublin Castle and of course Temple Bar. The rooms are nice size, the staff is very accommodating and the lobby bars are perfect for entertaining or tucking away for an intimate chat.

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

Dear Steven T, 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...

Garnet Valley, PA
Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

We stayed at The Shelbourne for three nights and had two rooms which were connecting. Check in was very easy and our rooms were in the back of the hotel which were quiet for the most part. You could hear music from the several weddings that were going on over the weekend we were there. The rooms are clean and...

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

Dear delzi, Thank you for taking the time to review your recent Shelbourne experience, we greatly appreciate your lovely comments. I will certainly make sure to share your feedback with the rest of the team. In the meanwhile, we look forward to welcoming you back soon. Kind regards, Aidan Dempsey, Hotel Manager

Dublin, Ireland
Reviewed 6 days ago NEWvia mobile

Had afternoon tea at the Shelbourne recently with daughters and granddaughters. Since it was the Easter school holidays be brought the children as a special treat. The kids tea is called The Wonderland tea and it's based on Alice in wonderland. It was so cute and well done, the girls each had an individual tiered plate. The bottom tier had...

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

Dear Marygirl2014, Thank you for sharing your experience in this platform. I am delighted to hear that we have exceeded your expectations during your last visit 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...

Maidenhead, United Kingdom
Reviewed 1 week ago NEW

A great hotel with masses of history and charm.. Heads of State stay in this hotel.. Not a hotel I could normally afford but was paid for by my client. The room was huge and very well decorated with amazing house keeping and room service. The staff in the restaurant and bar were extremely courteous and efficient. Expensive restaurant but...

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

Dear Mac-Kenny-Camera, 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...

Reviewed 1 week ago NEW

As a Dubliner I grew up dreaming of an overnight in The Shelbourne and boy was it worth waiting for! Just charming, from check in to check out. Helpful, friendly and kind staff, in Reception and in the bars and restaurant. Ever so professional. Now I can't wait to go back but I won't be waiting another 45 years!!!

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

Dear RugbyNut13, 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...

Dublin
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Fab nite in Shelbourn. Dream come through. Beautiful room, great food (dinner) great service. Lovely night. Only positive things to say. Did not have breakfast decided to make the most of the lovely room. Got a good deal by going directly to the hotel.

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

Dear Paula151Dublin, Thank you for taking the time to review your recent Shelbourne experience, we greatly appreciate your lovely comments. I will certainly make sure to share your feedback with the rest of the team. In the meanwhile, we look forward to welcoming you back soon. Kind regards, Aidan Dempsey, Hotel Manager

Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

It was a lovely experience to stay overnight again in this historic hotel , which is ideally located in Dublin overlook Saint Stephen's Green. Staff and interiors could not have been more pleasing, staff in all areas of the hotel were constantly asking if I required any information or assistance in sight seeing or help !!

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

Dear sharkyboy111, 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...

Cayman Islands
Reviewed 1 week ago

I had an event at this hotel so stayed a couple of nights whilst in Ireland. This is a beautiful, traditional yet glamorous hotel. I really liked the decor and style. Bell man, front desk staff and concierge were all excellent. Room was huge and beautiful. Only hiccup on the room is that it was not feather free and I...

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

Dear Abbie T, 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...

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Amenities

Highlights
  • Restaurant
  • Room Service
  • Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Spa
  • Pool
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
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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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  • Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Spa
  • Pool
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  • Family Rooms
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  • Free Internet
  • Paid Wifi
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
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  • Room Service
  • Business Centre with Internet Access
  • Airport Transportation
  • Dry Cleaning
  • Meeting Rooms
  • Laundry Service
  • Concierge
  • Banquet Room
  • Multilingual Staff
  • Conference Facilities
  • Babysitting
  • Breakfast Available
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: €262 - €1,264 (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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#5 Spa Hotel in Dublin
#7 Business Hotel in Dublin
#11 Romantic Hotel in Dublin
#15 Family Hotel in Dublin
#16 Luxury Hotel in Dublin
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“We had two rooms, and both were very quiet. The walls and windows are very well-insulated.”
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