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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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4 of 5 stars reviewed 2 days ago
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

Having stayed in several 5 star hotels and never written a review I found myself compelled to after our time in the Shelbourne. Room was very small overlooking skips and compactors. In the mini fridge was two lumps of beef in tin foil rolled up the beef had hair growing on it so it had been there for some time... More

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

Nice hotel in the center of Dublin, if you have the means this is a very nice hotel. I had a bed and breakfast rate and the breakfast a good Irish breakfast, however just down the street their are plenty of places for a wonderful breakfast. The staff is wonderful, upon check in the lemonade and cookies are a nice... 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 stay at The Shelbourne Hotel. Our team will be thrilled to read of your review and how you appreciated breakfast and the service provided. I would be remiss if I did not mention that our prices are inline and competitively priced against other local 5 star hotels. I regret... More

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3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW via mobile

Most disappointed with the pool. Tiny and had kids throwing footballs around in it. Had far too much chlorine, I could barely see after using it grot 10 minutes. The room numbers lead you around in circles but not to your room. The coffee machine in the room has no instructions and is difficult to use. Car parking is 25euro... More

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

Dear Guest, Thank you taking the time to review your recent stay with us at The Shelbourne Hotel. I was disappointed to read that you did not fully enjoy your stay with us. May I kindly ask that you contact me directly, to further discuss your stay, so that I can retrieve your booking details and fully investigate the issues... More

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

Always a fantastic ambiance with plenty of welcoming staff. Enjoyed a very pleasant post dinner night cap in the Horseshoe bar last night but we were totally shocked when we looked at the prices. Appreciate the Shelbourne is a 5 star venue but seriously, €10.25 for a standard glass of red wine??

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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 am delighted to hear that you enjoyed your time with us. Your feedback has been passed on to our Bar Manager. Should you be returning to The Shelbourne Hotel please do not hesitate to contact me directly as it would be a... More

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

This hotel was beautiful. The spa was fantastic. I went for a book event that was being held there and everything was great with the exception of the service. We called once to get reservations for dinner and the staff told us they would get back to us and didn't. Then we called to get the bellman to get our... 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 regarding your recent stay with us. I was truly disappointed to learn of the issues you experienced and I regret not having the opportunity to resolve them myself. I will certainly follow up on the issues you have experienced. I was delighted to read that you... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

I travel to Dublin a couple of times a year on business and am always pleased to stay here - super service, great rooms, delcious dinner and breakfast and free wifi throughout hotel. Great spa - always look forward to coming back!

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

Dear Guest, It was a pleasure to read your fantastic comments on your recent and many stays with us at The Shelbourne Hotel. Thank you for taking the time to write your feedback, the team and I are looking forward to welcoming in the near future. Please feel free to contact me directly, should you require any assistance with any... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW via mobile

On one of my many visits to Bar 27 for birthday Cocktails I came across a very customer orientated staff member (Linda) who was very experienced in all aspects of making sure we had everything we possibly needed. As a business owner of many staff, it's hard to come by such enthusiastic staff.

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

Dear Guest, Thank you taking the time to review your experience in No 27 Bar on your recent visit to us. It was such a pleasure to read your feedback and I have passed your lovely comments to Linda who was delighted to hear that she was able to ensure your experience was memorable. Linda and the team are looking... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

We were tickled and delighted when we found the hotel (we drove into Dublin from Kilkenny). The valet was super accommodating, made sure the kids were safe and helped us unload. They were helpful with providing tips on how to return our car (early, rather than attempt driving to the airport). The hotel itself is absolutely beautiful, pristine condition, with... More

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

Dear Guest, I am delighted to hear you and your family enjoyed your recent stay at The Shelbourne Hotel. It was a pleasure to look after you. As a 5 Red star hotel we pride ourselves on the finer details and I am pleased that these did not go unnoticed. I have passed your comments onto our No.27 Bar and... More

Dublin, OH
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24 helpful votes 24 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

If you're considering booking this hotel, you're probably expecting a certain standard and this hotel will not disappoint you.  Considering the fact that all the residential spaces seem packed and congested in downtown Dublin, rooms in this hotel are surprisingly spacious.  In addition, despite the fact that the hotel was originally built in 1824, it has excellent sound insulation.  We... 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 am delighted to hear that you enjoyed your stay with us. As we are going through a full refurbishment of our bedrooms your feedback is very important to us. We have a great location here in the City Centre, all attractions are... More

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11 hotel reviews
29 helpful votes 29 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

As every other review has said - the hotel is beautiful. Very old school glamour - chandeliers everywhere, great breakfast, etc. However, the real standout feature was the bed. It was basically like sleeping in a cloud. It had an extra pillow-top mattress, really fluffy pillows & comforter...just perfect. The gym is also pretty nice. They have 3 or 4... 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 am delighted to hear that you enjoyed your stay with us, and that the beds really added to that. Our health club is a new addition to the hotel so your feedback is really appreciated. Should you be returning to Dublin please... 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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Bar / Lounge Business Center with Internet Access Fitness Center with Gym / Workout Room Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi ) Restaurant Room Service Spa Suites Swimming Pool Wheelchair access
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#4 Spa Hotel in Dublin #8 Family Hotel in Dublin #8 Business Hotel in Dublin #12 Luxury Hotel in Dublin #15 Romantic Hotel in Dublin
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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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