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The Shelbourne Dublin, A Renaissance Hotel

5.0 of 5 Hotel   |   27 St. Stephen's Green, Dublin Dublin 2, Ireland
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Hilton Head, South Carolina
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6 reviews 6 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

What a great hotel. One of the best anywhere. The staff is friendly and very accommodating! The staff also provides excellent local suggestions not on the tourist route. Go out of your way to stay here. Also, one of the best bars in Dublin!!!

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Cheltenham, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

Everything you would expect from a five star hotel, in a great location. Best nights sleep I had in ages :) Particularly loved the breakfast - the honey is still on the comb!! and the Shelbourne eggs Benedict was divine. Make time for a drink in the horse shoe bar.

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Thousand Oaks, California
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5 hotel reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW via mobile

Arrived very early in the morning, and while there were not yet any rooms available, we were able to shower in the spa ( we'd been traveling for almost 24 hours). Staff was very friendly, especially Keith, who went out of his way to be helpful. When we finally were able to get into our room, the view was of... More

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Bowie, Maryland
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

This is by far the best hotel I've ever stayed at. The staff was very friendly and helpful. Convenient location, exceptional quality and standards. The bed was the most comfortable I have slept in my travels to UK and Ireland.

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New York
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW via mobile

We stayed at the Shebourne to kick off our vacation in Ireland. I arrived two days before the family. So I was there a total of four nights. The staff is outstanding. The rooms are spacious. The lobby bars are phenonimal. It is an expensive hotel. I think it's worth the price, however, for that special vacation. We had one... More

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GuestRelationsDublin, Guest Relations Manager at The Shelbourne Dublin, A Renaissance Hotel, responded to this review

Dear Guest, Thank you for taking the time to review your recent stay at The Shelbourne Hotel. I was delighted to hear that you enjoyed your stay with us. Everything we do is aimed at providing you with an excellent hotel experience and your feedback is extremely valuable. We truly appreciate you sharing your thoughts with us so that we... More

Santa Maria, California
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

We stayed here for 3 nights the end of July and loved our stay. Great location. We walked to most places or took the hop on hop off bus. The hotel is lovely inside and the staff was excellent .Had a deluxe room which was big and comfortable .No view( but didn't spend that much time in room). But it... More

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GuestRelationsDublin, Guest Relations Manager at The Shelbourne Dublin, A Renaissance Hotel, responded to this review

Dear Guest, Thank you for taking the time to review your recent stay at The Shelbourne Hotel. It was a pleasure to read your lovely comments about the supper in the Lord Mayors Lounge and also that you enjoyed the breakfast. I am delighted to hear that you enjoyed your stay overall. I do hope you will get the chance... More

Cambridge, Massachusetts
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2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago NEW

My wife and I recently stayed at the Shelburne Hotel on our way to a Van Morrison concert outside Belfast . We stayed again on our way back. We found the level of service to be excellent and the Dubliners very warm and attentive. The hotel reminded us somewhat of the St. Regis in NYC. It faces St. Stephen's green... More

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GuestRelationsDublin, Guest Relations Manager at The Shelbourne Dublin, A Renaissance Hotel, responded to this review

Dear Guest, Thank you for taking the time to review your recent stay at The Shelbourne Hotel. I was delighted to hear that you enjoyed your two visits to the hotel. I am pleased to hear that our Concierge team were helpful in making dinner reservations for you and that you were able to sample some of the local gems... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago NEW

Walking into the front door is a step back in time. The beautiful craftsmanship with design details are amazing. Enjoyable time spent in the lounge as be began our discovery of Dublin. The location of The Shelbourne is perfect. Across the street is the (On and Off) bus stop. Within walking distance of all the action to restaurants and bars.... More

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GuestRelationsDublin, Guest Relations Manager at The Shelbourne Dublin, A Renaissance Hotel, responded to this review

Dear Guest, Thank you for taking the time to review your recent stay at The Shelbourne Hotel. It was a pleasure to read about your family vacation. We are very lucky to have such a wonderful location and it is great to hear that this added to your stay. We look forward to welcoming you and your family back to... More

Dublin, Ireland
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13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

I have to be honest, despite living in Dublin for most of my adult life I had not been through the doors of the Shelbourne Hotel until I received a gift voucher for the Spa on Mothering Sunday. With a good excuse to try out the hotel, I booked rooms for myself and my sister for the night before the... More

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GuestRelationsDublin, Guest Relations Manager at The Shelbourne Dublin, A Renaissance Hotel, responded to this review

Dear Guest, Thank you for the great feedback and for taking the time to do so. I was delighted to read you enjoyed the stay from start to finish, including our breakfast, the SPA and the friendliness of the staff. The Team will be enamoured at your kind words and will serve as a great motivator for the busy season... More

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1 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Don't go with gift vouchers. We did and the treatment we received was disgraceful. Qued to reception at 1330 approx for check in. You will have to wait in the lobby until we call you. Ok but 40mminutes later without any staff interaction whatsoever. Eventually we approached the desk informing the clerk as to our predicament. She could not have... More

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GuestRelationsDublin, Guest Relations Manager at The Shelbourne Dublin, A Renaissance Hotel, responded to this review

Dear guest, Thank you for taking the time to provide us with this feedback. I was truly disappointed to learn of the issues you experienced and I regret not having the opportunity to resolve them myself. I would be delighted to discuss some of the items you mentioned at your earliest convenience. My email address is rhi.dubbr.guest.relations@renaissancehotels.com. I would recommend... More

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Address: 27 St. Stephen's Green, Dublin Dublin 2, Ireland
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Location: Ireland > Province of Leinster > County Dublin > Dublin
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $$$
Hotel Class:5 star — The Shelbourne Dublin, A Renaissance Hotel 5*
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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 
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