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Academy Plaza Hotel

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Walsall, United Kingdom
Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

Stayed here for 2 nights. In an ideal location walking distance to most of the sights. Bus to and from airport stop outside plus taxi rank. Room was clean and comfortable. Staff were very friendly nothing too much trouble. Breakfast was good, continental and full English. We ate in restaurant one of the nights, service was very fast and food...

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Reviewed 2 days ago NEWvia mobile

Staff were amazing and welcoming, very helpful as well! Rooms had everything you could want including a hair dryer, lots of mirrors for us women and a sofa! Beds comfy, amazing black out blinds if you want a lie in and on a pretty quiet street but still very close walking distance for everything you'd want to do or to...

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Prestwich
Reviewed 2 days ago NEWvia mobile

Small room but clean and comfortable. Reception staff helpful but bar woman on both nights pretty miserable. I would recommend the hotel it's central and good value for money. But the bar women need to make more of an effort as it lets the hotel down.

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Tyrrellspass, Ireland
Reviewed 3 days ago NEWvia mobile

I cannot say enough amazing words about this hotel they went above and beyond by fulfilling a special request to have a picture of Rafa Benitez in the room which they fulfilled simply amazing. Great location just off O'Connell street and the rooms were great, clean spacious and very comfortable to stay in. Highly recommend this hotel to all

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Charlotte, North Carolina
Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

I picked the Academy for my annual birthday trip and it worked out very well. The staff was friendly and helpful. The location could not have been better. I ended up doing a day trip to Belfast and the bus picked me up right around the corner on O'Connell St. The bus station is about a 10-15 minute walk if...

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London, United Kingdom
Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

I found this hotel to be great value for money and a fantastic base camp for exploring the city! We hopped on the airlink bus, which stops right outside the hotel, and checked in straight away despite arriving many hours before the check in time. Reception staff were extremely friendly and helpful. Obviously, the size of the room depends on...

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Enniscorthy, Ireland
Reviewed 4 days ago NEWvia mobile

Myself and my daughter had a lovely two night stay at the Academy Plaza. It is located just off the top of O'Connell street, within walking distance of the Luas and Henry street, which has two shopping centres the Ilac & Jervis-all your shopping needs. Cafes, pubs and Cinema just around the corner from the hotel. The hotel itself is...

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Bromley, United Kingdom
Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

We stayed here during an early January visit in 2017 with friends. We primarily chose this hotel for its proximity *walking distance to most if not all of the major sites in the area. Temple bar is 15 mins, St James Gate is 30 mins, all of which can be walked whilst taking in the sites and sounds of Dublin,...

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Stoke-on-Trent, United Kingdom
Reviewed 5 days ago NEWvia mobile

Excellent hotel, great value and ideally situated for getting around Dublin, either on bus or walking. Rooms are clean and comfortable. Staff are helpful and knowledgeable. No negatives. Would recommend.

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Brooklyn, New York
Reviewed 5 days ago NEWvia mobile

The hotel is very nice, eco friendly, great food in restaurant and friendly service. The rooms are not small, I'm from NYC and Europe don't have huge hotel rooms, these were more than adequate. Priced well. I highly suggest it. We stayed a week with no problems!

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

Dear Trish B Thank you for sharing your review. We are very pleased to read you enjoyed your stay so much with us. Namely our location, price and service stood out for you and thank you for sharing that. We have a dedicated and hardworking team who provide a very high level of service with genuine friendliness. We hope to...

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Amenities

Highlights
  • 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: $125 - $386 (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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“Avoid rooms at the front (facing the street) as this can get noisy at weekends”
 of 5 bubbles ScottM161, 21 Feb 2017 | Read review
“Executive floor is your play.”
 of 5 bubbles 216TimG, 18 Feb 2017 | Read review
“Third floor at the front of the hotel.”
 of 5 bubbles 510junec, 17 Feb 2017 | Read review
“Room 605 = very quiet (quad room with double bed plus two twin beds)”
 of 5 bubbles 417tracys, 16 Feb 2017 | Read review
“we had rooms 104 and 107, which were bigger than 114 (we had 3 rooms)”
 of 5 bubbles berty-c, 14 Feb 2017 | Read review
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