This exclusive five star residence is in as sublime location on a beautiful Victorian Street just a 10 minute walk from Grafton Street and St Stephens Green. A real gem, this boutique hotel features excellent design and has a sophisticated air which adds to its many charms and comforts. It houses a contemporary restaurant which serves traditional Irish food with a modern twist and a relaxed lobby bar which has an excellent reputation for its killer cocktails. In addition, this hotel provides first class and professional business facilities for its business guests with a variety of rooms, modern equipment and a secretarial service. There is also a leisure centre and gym on site where spa treatments may be booked.
Nothing is too much trouble for the friendly and discreet 24 hour reception. Amenities and facilities available to guests include valet service and valet parking, a limousine service, free morning newspapers, a concierge service, express check in/out, a currency exchange, a night porter, free internet in the lobby, city tours, banqueting facilities and safety deposit boxes. In addition, there is also an outdoor terrace for exclusive guest use and a welcoming library with a warming fireplace in the winter months.
All the perfectly appointed guest bedrooms are a joy to stay in and offer air conditioning, fluffy bathrobes, slippers and complimentary toiletries in the luxury en suite bathroom, complimentary mineral water, cable and pay per use TV, a flat screen TV, city maps and information, turndown and room service, under floor heating, tea and coffee making facilities, daily housekeeping, high speed internet connection, an MP3 player, interactive TV, a mini bar, a work desk with lamp, sewing kit, iron and ironing board, safe box with laptop connection, a magnifying glass and hairdryer.
Our top picks in the local area
Dublin Castle has been in continuous occupation since it was built in the 1200’s. This fortified castle has always been central to historical events played out over the canvas of the city and Ireland since it was built. Its gilded state rooms and apartments are open to the public for guided tours so you and your family can take a bite from the history of this great nation.
Christ Church Cathedral was established in 1028 AD and is deep in the spiritual heart of this city. It contains the largest crypt in the UK and is a simple, tranquil building to spend some reflective time.
Kilmainham Goal once heaving with ‘residents’ up until the 1920’s, is now an interesting museum which charts the political and penal history of the city of Dublin and beyond. Visitors can also take part in a very informative audio-visual tour.
The Powerscourt Centre is a well heeled shopping centre housed in elegant townhouses in the city. There is a vibrant mix of retailers here, from arts and crafts to beauty and antiques and individual boutique shops. There is also a great vegetarian restaurant in the building.
For eating out
Temple Bar Market is a food fanatic’s paradise. On a Saturday, the farmers market held here is a delight and you can pick up a picnic from the stalls groaning with delicious locally grown and made products. Meats, cheeses, breads, organic produce and drinks – all is on offer here. Just remember to sample a little bit of what you fancy first!
Lillie’s Bordello on Grafton Street is one of the most popular spots in Dublin and this upmarket club is always packed every night of the week.