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The Shelbourne Dublin, A Renaissance Hotel

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Sutton Coldfield
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Hotel is opposite St Stephens Green, Dublin, Ireland in a great location. The Hotel has a great atmosphere and ambience. There is a horseshoe Bar, Lounge Bar and a lounge area. Hotel has an excellent restaurant.

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Windsor, Colorado
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My husband and I stayed here on a recent trip to Ireland. Wow!!! The place has so much history and it is absolutely beautiful! The staff were very friendly and helpful! Our room was beautiful! Loved every minute! Also enjoyed our free cocktail in their Number 27 bar. Would definitely stay again on our next trip!!

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Visited 2nd wk oct . Amazing location across the road from st Stephens green,2mins walk to graftons st . Hotel is beautiful in every way check in excellent room average size but excellent really comfortable bed. Dinner was delicious I had lobster my wife had steak. We went to saddle bar in the hotel hard to get a seat on...

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Newtownards, Northern Ireland, United Kingdom
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Never ever stayed at this hotel before always stayed at the Westbury anytime we had to come to Dublin which was quite a few times a year. Brian & Thomas met us at the front door and just were so friendly and so helpfull We checked in the process was so quick and lovely. Our room was just amazing it...

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Dublin, Ireland
Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

Stayed one Saturday night recently. Room was nice, but, service very poor. Had to ring twice for room service and had to queue the next morning to get into the restaurant for breakfast; where we had to ask three times for a pot of tea!!

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County Kildare, Ireland
Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

The location of this hotel is excellent, within a few minutes walking distance to all the shops and nice bars..It's a beautiful historic building and you can feel the history inside. Initially we had a small problem with the booking and Pamela promptly took care of us in a impeccable manner. From the moment we arrived the service was superior....

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

Dear Cartoir, 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, despite the initial complications with your reservation. As one of our key priorities is to provide the highest level of service, I am very pleased to read that Pamela and the entire...

West Palm Beach, Florida
Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

I stayed at the Shelbourne when I first arrived for a night and the night before I left Dublin to come home. Prior to my arrival, I emailed them to ask for an early check in. Aer Lingus - Great Airline by the way, had an early arrival and my wife and I arrived in Dublin just before 830 am....

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

Dear sphunt, Thank you for your kind comments about our hotel. We are very happy to read that your experience with us was pleasant, and that you enjoyed not only the perfect location of our hotel, but also the service provided, as our team is dedicated and focused on providing outstanding experiences. It will be a pleasure to welcome you...

Ireland
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Just back from the Shelbourne, can't say enough about the place. Staff are fantastic, accommodation although small is beautifully presented, breakfast was magnificent, the whole experience was really really pleasant and worthwhile, I'll definitely be back!

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

Dear Rob C, 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...

Dublin, Ireland
Reviewed 6 days ago NEWvia mobile

Myself and my partner went to Afternoon Tea recently and the hotel is stunning; beautiful Christmas trees and wreaths, lots of staff, the atmosphere was amazing. We had the festive afternoon tea and the staff did everything perfectly and were lovely, especially Teodora. We enjoyed everything from the teas, the rose champagne, the piano being played beautifully in the corner...

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

Dear Sarah W, Thank you for taking the time to review your recent stay at The Shelbourne. What a delight to read you had such a lovely time in our Lord Mayors Longue. It is a great pleasure to know that you thoroughly enjoyed our Afternoon Tea and in particular, the excellent customer service you received. Our team takes great...

Denver, Colorado
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

What a great hotel as service and accommodations were on point. The stand out was Eimear during afternoon tea. She assisted us the day prior as we needed to cancel our reservation as we would run late for a tour the following day. She worked it out and was able to accommodate us the next day. She was our server...

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Dear Jessica H, Thank you very much for your kind review about our hotel. I am thrilled to hear you found our dedicated team to be so helpful. 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 am therefore delighted...

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No. 27 Bar & Lounge
No. 27 Bar & Lounge
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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: $288 - $822 (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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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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