GLAMOROUS STAY ON THE EMERALD ISLE
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The Shelbourne Dublin
27 St Stephen’s Green, Dublin, Ireland
+353 1 663 4500
Gina and Glenn’s home-away-from home in Dublin, this 200-year-old five-star resort is bedecked with all the modern amenities you could ask for, including a full-service spa, 24-hour room service and top notch rooms and suites. You may not be spending too much time here though, since The Shelbourne is walking distance from many of Dublin’s best sights and shopping neighborhoods. Overlooking St. Stephen’s Green, the location can’t be beat.
The Westbury Mall, 2 Grafton Street, Dublin 2, Ireland
+353 1 679 1122
One of the world’s leading hotels and a member of the elite Doyle Collection, The Westbury is known as a Dublin institution. Located in the heart of the city, it’s the perfect place for a luxurious introduction to Irish hospitality. The hotel also offers a variety of packages designed to give you the perfect tailor-made hotel experience. The Romance in the Heart of Dublin package for example, includes rose-petal turndown service and complimentary full Irish breakfast courtesy of the hotel’s renowned restaurant, Wilde.
The Westin Dublin
College Green, Westmoreland Street, Dublin, 2, Ireland
+353 (0)1 645 1000
Sitting directly across from Trinity College and within walking distance from world-class shopping on Grafton Street (as well as Dublin’s city center and myriad sites), The Westin Dublin is a perfect place to get a real “in-the-city” vibe. The building itself is a part of the city’s rich history, dating back to the early 1800s when it was originally a robe supplier to Trinity College.
The Fitzwilliam Dublin Hotel
St. Stephen’s Green, Dublin 2, Ireland
+353 1 478 7000
There are several hotels on this list that have a lot of historic value and significance, though sometimes it’s a little fun to go in a more modern direction. Enter The Fitzwilliam Hotel Dublin. A five-star, chic and cozy new hotel tucked in the heart of the city. Even with the thoroughly modern look though, you can still expect the best in old-school Irish hospitality.
Upper Merrion Street, Dublin 2, Ireland
+353 1 603 0600
Known as the most luxurious five-star hotel in Dublin and a member of the Leading Hotels of the World, The Merrion is an exquisite example of Irish living and comfort. A restoration of four historic Georgian-era town homes, the hotel is replete with modern facilities like a full spa, pools and a state of the art gym. Sweetening the deal, it also happens to be home to Patrick Guilibaud, a Michelin two-starred restaurant and the club-like Bar No. 23.
4 Simmonscourt Rd, Dublin 4, D04 A9K8, Ireland
+353 1 665-4000
Located in the beautiful Ballsbridge neighborhood, the InterContinental Dublin offers excellent fine dining, spa facilities and accommodations. Additionally, the hotel sits on a hill giving guests breathtaking views of the seaside coasts and the picturesque city skyline.
Earlsfort Terrace, Dublin, Dublin, 2, Ireland
The Conrad Dublin promises guests an authentic Dublin experience. The hotel has recently undergone a fabulous remodel that’s come with a whole host of modern additions. There’s a new craft brewery (offering the best in Irish brews and whiskeys) and Lemeul’s, a fine dining delight where you enjoy a wide arrangement of meals and an excellent afternoon tea.