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The Beacon
4.0 of 5 Hotel   |   Beacon Court, Dublin 18, Ireland   |  
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Ranked #15 of 177 hotels in Dublin
Waterford, Ireland
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14 reviews 14 reviews
9 hotel reviews
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“WOW!”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 14, 2012

From the moment you arrive this place piles on the luxury. From chandeliers in the lifts, (YES Chandeliers) to a bed in reception, The Beacon will wow you. The staff at reception were very friendly and efficient. The reception are is stunning. No words can describe how beautiful it is.

The bar was always packed. Its always hard to find a good bad in hotels but this bar had done it. The atmosphere was fun and relaxed. There was a great choice of drinks including some very nice cocktails.

The room was gorgeous. White decor made it feel so luxurious. Cashmere throw on a very comfortable sofa. This sofa was good enough to sleep on. There was so much space and so many little extras. The bathroom was out of this world. Its decor was just beautiful and elegant. The only grievances id have about the room is this. The bathroom is not encased by a wall. There is glass and frosted glass around it. If you were staying with family members or a new partner this could be a little awkward. Also the placing of the mirror in the room reflects right off the ground and into the bathroom so if you lie on the bed while someone is in the bathroom you can see everything. Another thing is the room is next to flats/apartments. Looking out the window was nice but you could see into others houses and some had bags where fly's had been gathering .

If you go here I would recommend eating in the restaurant. The food was beautiful and the place itself was packed. Very authentic experience. The staff are great. One guy seemed a little distant and strange but maybe he was having an off night. The rest of the staff were very helpful, informative and funny.

All in all I would recommend this Hotel to everyone i know. One of the greatest hotels in Ireland.

  • Stayed September 2012, traveled as a couple
    • 5 of 5 stars Value
    • 4 of 5 stars Location
    • 5 of 5 stars Sleep Quality
    • 5 of 5 stars Rooms
    • 5 of 5 stars Cleanliness
    • 5 of 5 stars Service
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Raja K, General Manager at The Beacon, responded to this review, November 18, 2012
Wow, what a fantastic review.
We love great comments and we are very pleased that we got opportunity to make your stay such a great experience. It is great to hear that you enjoyed most elements of the Hotel especially service provided during your stay, our luxury décor, delicious My Thai food and amazing cocktails, your kind comments are passed to the team. On your next visit you can try our fantastic ‘Dine out Stay Out ‘offer which includes overnight stay, healthy lifestyle breakfast and amazing dinner in My Thai.
We are so looking forward to welcome you back for another great experience in The Beacon Hotel.
Kind Regards,
Raja Kamran
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  • Sleep Quality
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  • Location
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Cork, Ireland
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 13, 2012

The Hotel was outstanding. We signed in for a dine out stay out night in The Beacon Sandyford, Dublin. Upon our arrival we checked with out fuss arrived at our room and deposited out bags and headed for the My Thai Restaurant. The food was out standing and was delivered with speed to out table. Starter, Main Course and Desert. We enjoyed some soft drinks with our meal and retired to our room soon after. The following morning we were greeted in the Loby and onto a Full Irish Breakfast. Again the food could not be faulted The Service was fast and efficient. When we checked out we were delighted to find the the price quoted at booking was all we were charged plue the soft drinks. What a deal COULD NOT PRAISE THE HOTEL OR THE STAFF ENOUGH......

  • Stayed November 2012, traveled as a couple
    • 5 of 5 stars Value
    • 5 of 5 stars Location
    • 5 of 5 stars Sleep Quality
    • 5 of 5 stars Rooms
    • 5 of 5 stars Cleanliness
    • 5 of 5 stars Service
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Raja K, General Manager at The Beacon, responded to this review, November 18, 2012
Dear Michael,
Thank you for your great review.
We are delighted to hear that you had enjoyable stay with us and you enjoyed all the aspects of the Hotel, especially quirky décor, food and service. Your great comments will be passed to our team. I am delighted to hear that you got opportunity to try out our ‘Dine Out Stay Out’ package and you found it being great deal, hopefully on your next visit you will get opportunity to taste our delicious cocktails in Crystal Bar. We are really looking forward to welcome you back in near future for another wonderful stay.
Kind Regards,
Raja Kamran
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Chester
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19 helpful votes 19 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 12, 2012

I stayed at The Beacon in November 2012 and found the staff to be very friendly, genuine and dedicated to ensuring my stay was enjoyable and stress free. The room was spacious and of a very high standard. The bed was very generous and extremely comfortable. I did visit the bar and enjoyed an excellent pint of Guinness ! The staff in the bar seemed to have time to talk and pass the time of day, creating a very positive vibe about the hotel. I would highly recommend this hotel to family and friends. Stylish and modern with a twist of old fashioned care and attention to the traveller....

  • Stayed November 2012, traveled on business
    • 5 of 5 stars Value
    • 5 of 5 stars Location
    • 5 of 5 stars Sleep Quality
    • 5 of 5 stars Rooms
    • 5 of 5 stars Cleanliness
    • 5 of 5 stars Service
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Raja K, General Manager at The Beacon, responded to this review, November 18, 2012
Dear Ken B,
thank you for your lovely comments, we are delighted that you enjoyed your stay. We are committed to a friendly and gracious service and it is good to know that you especially enjoyed service and décor at the Beacon Hotel. We really hope that on your next visit you will get opportunity to sample our delicious food in My Thai and healthy lifestyle breakfast. We look forward to welcoming you back to The Beacon Hotel in near future.
Kind Regards,
Raja Kamran
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London, United Kingdom
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 12, 2012

I have stayed at The Beacon Hotel 6+ times in the last 2 months for business trips as it is ideally located a few minutes walk from the office. The decor is modern, chic and gives you a boutique feel of the hotel, rooms are spacious, comfortable and very clean, with all amenities you could want, plus the amazing big bath in the King rooms - which is like having a spa in your room.

The quality of the food in the restaurant, bar and room service, of which I have used a lot due to some long, tiring days at work, is excellent quality, always piping hot and very prompt, professional service. Exceptional service and attention to guest detail, provides you with a feeling of personal service and a very relaxing experience.

The reception and front desk in particular are always ready with a smile and accommodating to any requirements, or requests for information, again a very personal service, helping me with out of office hours printing and proactively reminding me of items I might need for the following day or even to take a more robust umbrella with me, bearing in mind the tornado like weather you can get down The Beacon Road......

I would highly recommend The Beacon for either a night out at the fanastic bar or restaurant or indeed a relaxing stay, where the staff, service and quality of food really do make you feel like your on holiday rather than a business trip - I look forward to returning....

  • Stayed October 2012, traveled on business
    • 4 of 5 stars Value
    • 4 of 5 stars Location
    • 4 of 5 stars Sleep Quality
    • 4 of 5 stars Rooms
    • 5 of 5 stars Cleanliness
    • 5 of 5 stars Service
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Raja K, General Manager at The Beacon, responded to this review, November 18, 2012
Dear Erica-Jane,
What an amazing review, all your kind comments will be passed to the team.
It is lovely to hear that everyone in the hotel made you feel like at home and looked after you very well, I am very happy to hear that you got a chance to enjoy all the services provided in the Hotel, your feedback is very beneficial for us in order to keep providing excellent service to our Guests. We are really looking forward to welcome you back in The Beacon Hotel
Kind Regards,
Raja Kamran
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Dublin, Ireland
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8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 9, 2012

Excellent value for money, 5 star facilities at affordable prices, took advantage of midweek deal with dinner incl. and breakfast. Room was top quality , staff v .helpful and the Restaurant was a real hit, would definitely return. All in all a most enjoyable stay.

  • Stayed October 2012, traveled as a couple
    • 5 of 5 stars Value
    • 4 of 5 stars Location
    • 5 of 5 stars Sleep Quality
    • 5 of 5 stars Rooms
    • 5 of 5 stars Cleanliness
    • 5 of 5 stars Service
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Raja K, General Manager at The Beacon, responded to this review, November 18, 2012
Dear Will,
Thank you for your great review.
We are delighted to hear that you had enjoyable stay with us and you enjoyed all the aspects of the Hotel, especially quirky décor, food and service. Your great comments will be passed to our team. We are really looking forward to welcome you back in near future for another wonderful stay.
Kind Regards,
Raja Kamran
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5 hotel reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 3, 2012 via mobile

I stay regularly in Dublin and often at The Beacon.

This is a super hotel and very friendly staff and excellent management.

The reception staff are very helpful and always with a friendly smile and great attitude. The restaurant is a real win too and always a warm welcome .

Highly recommend this hotel

  • Stayed November 2012
    • 5 of 5 stars Value
    • 4 of 5 stars Location
    • 5 of 5 stars Rooms
    • 5 of 5 stars Cleanliness
    • 5 of 5 stars Service
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Raja K, General Manager at The Beacon, responded to this review, November 18, 2012
It’s lovely to know that you have become a regular guest at The Beacon and that you enjoy so many aspects of the hotel, including My Thai with its delicious Thai food menu. We also have a great bar team in Crystal Bar where they love to create new or traditional cocktails with a twist. We are really looking forward welcoming you back in The Beacon Hotel in near future.
Kind Regards,
Raja Kamran
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Limerick, Ireland
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3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 1, 2012

I've only ever been at the Beacon twice.... yesterday, I was struck by the excellent customer service in the lobby area while I prepared for and conducted a coaching session... Just wanted to acknowledge Wayne and Paul in particular as they were outstanding in their practical and supportive service and also the chap behind the reception desk for his humour while doing a good job! nice snacks and food and great customer service...worth noting for future lobby meetings in South Dublin.

  • Stayed October 2012, traveled on business
    • 4 of 5 stars Value
    • 4 of 5 stars Location
    • 5 of 5 stars Service
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Raja K, General Manager at The Beacon, responded to this review, November 4, 2012
Dear Pat,
thank you for your detailed review.
Im delighted to hear that you enjoyed all the services provided in the Hotel and overall décor , as well as service provided by Wayne and Paul, your kind comments will be passed on to team.
We have also 4 meeting rooms where We have taken a fresh approach to the design of our meeting suites and boardrooms by moving away from traditional heavy dark wooden interiors. Bright and airy with glass top boardroom tables and comfortable leather seating combine to set the tone for a productive meeting or gathering
If you would like to get more information please contact Ronan on email :meetings@thebeacon.com
We are really looking forward to welcome you back in The Beacon Hotel in near future.
Kind Regards,
Raja Kamran
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Address: Beacon Court, Dublin 18, Ireland
Location: Ireland > Province of Leinster > County Dublin > Dublin
Amenities:
Bar / Lounge Business Center with Internet Access Fitness Center with Gym / Workout Room Free Parking Restaurant Room Service Shuttle Bus service Suites Wheelchair access
Hotel Style:
#10 Business Hotel in Dublin
#14 Romantic Hotel in Dublin
#14 Luxury Hotel in Dublin
#16 Best Value Hotel in Dublin
#60 Family Hotel in Dublin
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $$
Hotel Class:4 star — The Beacon 4*
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