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The Shelbourne Dublin, A Renaissance Hotel

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Royal Tunbridge Wells, United Kingdom
Reviewed 2 days ago NEWvia mobile

Staying at the Shelbourne for 2 nights on a business trip. Location: Right on St.Stephens Green the facade is stunning and assume views from front of house are lovely. Though that said it's a busy thoroughfare so maybe noisy as there are lots of pubs in area. Rooms: I have double it's standard European room size plenty of storage etc....

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

Dear gsutherl, Thank you very much for your honest review in regards your recent stay at The Shelbourne Hotel. We appreciate your compliments to our in room dining team, and your overall description of the services provided in our hotel. At The Shelbourne we are passionate about delivering a memorable and unforgettable experience and although I am glad you had...

Ireland
Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

I was delighted to finally stay in the Shelbourne Hotel as its such an essential element in Dublin city centre. We normally stay in a nice little 4 star hotel that we like on our semi-regular visits to Dublin but this time for my birthday we decided to treat ourselves to a 5 star stay. Luckily my husband travels a...

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

Dear wicklowcharm, We thank you very much for taking the time to share your recent experience at The Shelbourne. I am delighted to read that you had a pleasant stay with us. I am also thankful for sharing with us the details that did not meet your expectations. Rest assured that I will be sharing your words with the relevant...

Washington DC, District of Columbia
Reviewed 4 days ago NEWvia mobile

With beautiful renovated rooms, a perfect location, and a delicious breakfast, the Shelbourne deserves their 5 star rating. The rooms are clean and modern and the hotel staff is extremely helpful and friendly. We would highly recommend!

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

Dear DayTravels, We are thankful for your lovely review in regards your recent stay at The Shelbourne. It is always a pleasure to read such wonderful comments, as they reflect the great efforts that all members of our team put into making this, one of the best 5 star hotels in the city of Dublin. Once again, thank you for...

dublin
Reviewed 5 days ago NEWvia mobile

Stayed here with some friends. We booked 2 twin rooms with interconnecting doors. It is a beautiful hotel in a perfect location. It lives up to its 5 stars. Staff very friendly and helpful. Bedrooms spotlessly clean and beds were very comfy. Breakfast in the morning was great. It is expensive but worth it.

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

Dear marykitty1, Thank you for reviewing your recent stay at The Shelbourne Hotel. I am delighted to read that you have enjoyed your stay, and you found our location to be perfect. We are indeed very lucky to be located in the hart of Dublin closed to many tourist attractions. I am also glad to read that you found our...

Alberta, Canada
Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

This hotel is the utmost in luxury. The staff were attentive to all details. The rooms were large and luxurious. The bars are very upscale and enjoyable, especially with the piano players. The restaurant was also top notch dining.

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

Dear waynen95, Thank you for taking the time to review your recent stay at The Shelbourne Hotel. I am delighted to read that you were pleased with your stay and that you have found our hotel bars to be very enjoyable. Out staff is indeed highly focused in delivering outstanding, first class, service. We look forward to welcoming you back...

Windsor, United Kingdom
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Although we didn't stay at this hotel this time, we certainly would like to one day! We used both bars and tried the restaurant and Oyster bar which were all serviced by very helpful, friendly and efficient staff. The food was excellent and a very good choice on the menu. The decor and ambience of the hotel is great and...

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

Dear Edgeworth2, Thank you very much for your review about our hotel. I was thrilled to hear you found our dedicated team of service staff to be warm and attentive. Here at The Shelbourne we believe that our hard working team is indeed the heart of our hotel and we take pride in providing excellent and outstanding service. I was...

Mountnugent, Ireland
Reviewed 1 week ago

Had a lovely couple of drinks in the lounge while listening to the piano music during the evening. Pianist was Andrew Boylan, very talented guy who plays a mix of classical, jazz and popular airs. Great professionalism from the staff also who catered us well throughout the night and was always willing to attend our needs. Beautiful place!

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

Dear paulmccabepiano, 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...

Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We stayed at the Shelborne up till St. Patrick's Day craziness and headed out I have stayed here before and never been disappointed in the staff ,service ,spa etc. St. Patrick's Day puts stress on everyone and you can only do so much with so many people in town to celebrate. I can't quite give them five stars but a...

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

Dear 713darylm, 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 stay. We...

Houston, TX
Reviewed 1 week ago

I lived in Dublin for several years, so I knew the hotel had a great location -- which I took full advantage of during the day with my daughters -- and was beautiful and so forth. Here's where it fell short during the actual time we spent in the hotel over three nights (paying for two rooms every night which...

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

Dear Travels-4-Fun-Mom, Thank you for taking the time to provide us with some feedback on your recent stay. Here at The Shelbourne we pride ourselves on delivering a memorable experience for all of our guests so I am sorry that we let you down on this occasion. Please rest assured that we have taken your valuable feedback on board and...

ireland
Reviewed 1 week ago

Enjoyed my stay at the city centre hotel. Food and service was very good. Hotel is always very busy. Really liked dining in the saddle room restaurant, breakfast buffet was amazing. One thing that let the hotel down was they overcharged my card by 481e and it took 3 e mails to get this sorted with no explanation on why...

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

Dear jk9651, Thank you very much for taking the time to review your recent stay with us at The Shelbourne Hotel. While we appreciate your wonderful comments about your experience in the Saddle Room restaurant, I am very disappointed to read that you had some inconveniences with your credit card and that it was overcharged, and for this I apologize,...

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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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  • Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Spa
  • Pool
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  • Family Rooms
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  • Free Internet
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Paid 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: $393 - $1,287 (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
Hotel Style:
#4 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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“Some of rooms don't have great views. So ask if that's important to you. Also check that room does not have an adjoining room attached.”
 of 5 bubbles wicklowcharm, 27 Mar 2017 | Read review
“All the rooms are perfectly good, however, if you want views, you will need to ask for rooms with a view to St. Stephen's Green.”
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“try for room overlooking St Stephens Green - so worth it”
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“Rooms overlooking the Green are best.”
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“go for what you can afford, I am sure they are all fantastic”
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