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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 yesterday 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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40 helpful votes 40 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday 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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Cambridge, Massachusetts
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days 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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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW 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 5 days ago NEW

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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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW via mobile

My husband and I recent spent an overnight at the Shelbourne for his birthday. As we had stayed last year for our wedding anniversary we couldn't resist going again.. I love arriving at the Shelbourne as it feels like a home away from home....a welcome the minute you step out of the car. We like to arrive early to make... 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 read about your lovely stay. 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 may continue to... More

Dublin, Ireland
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

I will never forget my experience in the Shelbourne hotel. I had booked a room for myself and my girlfriend last September. I explained to the reservations team on the phone that I was planning to propose in the room so if there was anything they could do to help me make it more special I would really appreciate it....On... 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 write a review about your recent stay at The Shelbourne Hotel. It was an absolute pleasure to read your lovely review. I am delighted to hear that our Guest Relations team were at hand and able to put you at ease on such an important day for you and your fiancé.... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

We went for afternoon tea on our final day in Dublin all I can say is wow amazing service and a afternoon tea that not only looked awesome but tasted divine I wish we could have stayed longer to enjoy the ambience of this amazing place.

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

Dear Guest, I was delighted to read of your experience during your Afternoon Tea service at The Shelbourne Hotel. I have passed your wonderful comments to the team in the Lord Mayors Lounge. I hope that on your next visit to Dublin, you will have an opportunity to stay with us or to enjoy Afternoon Tea again when you can... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

This hotel is a real renaissance hotel, with an excelllent ubication! The concierge excelllent in advice and service. The rooms aré confortable, good bathrooms, good housekkeping. Excellent FOOD and bar You should try "the tea experience" MARVELOUS

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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 with us at The Shelbourne Hotel. I am delighted to read that the Concierge was helpful and friendly and you enjoyed some our wonderful treats whilst dining for Afternoon Tea. I hope that on your next visit to Dublin, The Shelbourne will be your first choice hotel... More

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17 helpful votes 17 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

Room nice quiet. The staff was friendly and helpful. Close to many things and tours easy to catch near the hotel. I am here on business s Found their conference room great for small working groups and the catered lunch perfect. Hotel could stand updating here and there. Found the bathroom a bit dated. Overall very nice would stay again

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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 write about your recent experience at The Shelbourne Hotel. I have passed your great comments to our Events team who were pleased to read you had a successful meeting with us. It is my pleasure to inform you of our complete bedroom refurbishment that will be carried out over this year.... 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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