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Academy Plaza Hotel

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#47 of 150 Hotels in Dublin
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Reviewed yesterday NEW

Can't fault the location and ease of walking to local attractions and popular areas. Booked the small double room which was very good value. Staff were friendly and breakfast deal was good for the variety on offer. The Airlink Express bus to Dublin airport stops right across from the front door.

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Reviewed yesterday NEWvia mobile

The rooms was small compared to American rooms but it was very nice for the price. The staff was professional and friendly. If I come back to Dublin I would likely come back here. It is centrally located near all the tour buses and other pick ups.

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1Thank Jimbobby28
Jacksonville, NC
Reviewed yesterday NEW

Stayed here one night before heading home to USA after a week in Ireland. Location is one block off O'Connell Street. So easy walking distance to shops, pubs, restaurants, and movie cinema, including temple bar. Room and bathroom very clean. Bathroom was like on a cruise ship, even though small, I didn't need anything bigger due to length of my...

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Manchester, United Kingdom
Reviewed yesterday NEWvia mobile

Loved this hotel and would stay again. It was close to stop 1 of the red hop on hop off buses. The price was reasonable. The beds were very comfortable and it was a central location near the shops. The breakfast was plentiful and fine. Would recommend for a sight seeing stay

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2Thank paulaflying
Dublin, Dublin, Ireland
Reviewed yesterday NEW

this hotel is in a great location in city centre,ive stayed here with my wife on 3 occassions we usually stay here when doing somthing in dublin,if you book early you can get great value for money.the rooms are small and cosy,excellent for a 1/2 night stay.the lobby and bar earea is modern and clean and again very cosy.its next...

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Taunton, United Kingdom
Reviewed 3 days ago NEWvia mobile

Am writing this just after one night, central location, temple bar within walking distance, sightseeing buses stop outside. Rooms are snug, but warm and comfy, nice hot shower, comfy beds, perfect place to stay for a Dublin sightseeing trip.

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2Thank Tashman2002
Seamus B, Manager at Academy Plaza Hotel, responded to this review

Dear Tashman2002 Thank you so much for sharing your review. Our central location and comfortable hotel make us a great base for anyone looking to stay in the city centre and to be close to much of what Dublin has to offer. We are so pleased to read that you found us perfect for a place to stay for you...

Derby, United Kingdom
Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

Me and my partner visited Dublin last weekend for an over night stay. This hotel was one of the cheapest I found on a hotel comparison site (still not cheap but one of the cheapest) so I wasn't expecting the world. I've got to be honest the hotel doesn't look amazing from the outside but when you get inside its...

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Seamus B, Manager at Academy Plaza Hotel, responded to this review

Dear Naomi T We are so pleased you took the time out to let us know how much you enjoyed your stay with us. Our city centre hotel is very competitive with the market here in Dublin and we are so happy you chose us and that you were not disappointed. Our rooms are well appointed and we are lucky...

Reviewed 3 days ago NEWvia mobile

I stayed in this hotel which is very well located off o'connell Street for 3 nights. Check in was easy. I paid at the hotel by card. The receptionist was kind and gave me 3 room keys. They are however no longer in association with best western as they refused my best western reward card and told me the same...

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Seamus B, Manager at Academy Plaza Hotel, responded to this review

Dear Imranovicc Thank you for your feedback. We are very pleased to see that you enjoy dour location and paid a special mention to our team here. We have a loyal and dedicated service team here and they really do go out of their way in ensuring they do what they can to impress a welcoming and enjoyable stay for...

Crewkerne, United Kingdom
Reviewed 5 days ago NEWvia mobile

Really impressed with the friendly and professional staff, very nice decor and comfort of room. Handy location just off O'Connell st - ideally situated for the city centre. Would definitely stay here again - nicest hotel I've stayed at when in Dublin. Great check in and check out experience as well.

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Seamus B, Manager at Academy Plaza Hotel, responded to this review

Dear Robswindon69 Thank you for your wonderful review. Thank you for taking the time to share it. The reward is the special mention you have given to the team here who really are friendly and genuinely do try so hard daily in ensuing a comfortable, friendly and enjoyable stay. We are glad to see the you would stay with us...

Reviewed 5 days ago NEWvia mobile

Excellent location, clean and tidy hotel, staff polite and friendly, rooms modern, free wifi, would have no issues staying here again, fab sports bar next door (the living room). Some rooms have showers only, some baths with showers so if a bath is important make sure you ask. Rooms have ironing board and irons and safes as well as tea...

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Amenities

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  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Room Service
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Restaurant
  • Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
About the property
  • Wheelchair Access
  • Non-Smoking Hotel
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  • Restaurant
  • Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
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  • Non-Smoking Rooms
  • Family Rooms
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  • Free Internet
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
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  • Business Centre with Internet Access
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  • Dry Cleaning
  • Meeting Rooms
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  • Banquet Room
  • Multilingual Staff
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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
ACADEMY PLAZA HOTEL is located in the heart of Dublin, just off the capital's main thoroughfare. This Best Western hotel boasts 304 stunning new bedrooms and suites, with modern facilities in all rooms. Hotel amenities include a stunning marbled lobby, Sir Harry’s Grill Bar & Bistro, 5 meeting rooms, an On Site Fitness Room, Beauty Salon and complimentary WiFi access throughout the entire hotel. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Academy Plaza Hotel

Address: 10 - 14 Findlater Place | Off Upper O'Connell St, Dublin D01 X2X0, Ireland (Formerly BEST WESTERN PLUS Academy Plaza Hotel)
Region: Ireland > Province of Leinster > County Dublin > Dublin
Price Range: €68 - €238 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:3 star — Academy Plaza Hotel 3*
Number of rooms: 304
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Also Known As:
Best Western Dublin
Dublin Best Western
Hotel Style:
#43 Family Hotel in Dublin
#46 Romantic Hotel in Dublin
#56 Business Hotel in Dublin
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“Room away from street to the lobby are quieter”
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 of 5 bubbles Eskimo26, 22 Jan 2017 | Read review
“make sure your tv in room works.”
 of 5 bubbles paulsW6775KH, 22 Jan 2017 | Read review
“Rooms facing courtyard to the next door sports bar can be noisy when a football match is on but once over you cannot hear a thing.”
 of 5 bubbles MrsT_2017, 18 Jan 2017 | Read review
“We requested quiet rooms & they were perfect.”
 of 5 bubbles HP0785, 15 Jan 2017 | Read review
“Ask for a room which does not overlook the next door club.”
 of 5 bubbles NWOhioGuy, 14 Jan 2017 | Read review
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