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The Shelbourne Dublin, A Renaissance Hotel

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Belgium
Reviewed April 14, 2015

Shelbourne day/night 1 Arrive day the Shelbourne, expecting great things. Arriving early we had to wait for our room to be prepared, nothing unusual here. So spent about 3 hrs in the Lobby bar having drinks and a small bite to eat. This proved to be very pleasant, food was good and not overly overpriced. Staff very diligent and accommodating....

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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 of you recent stay. I can assure you that all of your feedback has been noted and passed on to the relevant management teams. I am delighted that you and your family had an enjoyable stay overall. We look forward to welcoming you back on your next stay....

Tipperary, Ireland
Reviewed April 14, 2015

Stayed on Saturday 11th April 2015, just one night. My room was a gift so it was pre-paid & a king room When my daughter (5) & I arrived at around 1.00pm on Saturday, the book-in area was very busy & it all seemed a little chaotic (I assume this is a busy time with people booking out also). We...

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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 sorry that your stay did not meet expectations, particularly in regards to the check-in process. We strive for this to be a seamless process so your feedback is much appreciated in helping us to improve. If you would like...

Kitchener, Ontario
Reviewed April 13, 2015

We arrived from an overseas flight early on March 25th for 5 days. This was our 3rd trip to Dublin and Ireland, and decided we would try a different location for a change, from our usual The Merrion. The Shelbourne is a very busy hotel in a very busy location but seems to be able to handle the flow. We...

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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 here at The Shelbourne Renaissance Hotel. Over the course of your stay it is clear to see there were a number of areas in which we have let you down. I can assure you it is not befitting or reflective of the experience we wish...

Dublin, Ireland
Reviewed April 13, 2015

Stayed here with my husband over easter weekend. Our standard room was beautiful, sumptuously furnished and appointed. The service was excellent, with all the staff equally concerned about our comfort. Restaurant and bar were wonderful. Best Dublin hotel we have stayed in.

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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 on your recent stay at The Shelbourne Hotel. With a mission to provide superior customer service, we take great pride in serving your needs and are delighted to hear that we have met your expectations. Your feedback will be shared with the team to continue to inspire and...

Reviewed April 12, 2015

We stayed at The Shelbourne for 3 nights to catch up with friends who live in Dublin. Having previously stayed at other high class hotels during past visits we felt it was time to return to The Shelbourne after 12 years. The Shelbourne has an Impressive foyer and amazing restrooms! Generally ornate and traditional splendour. A Little Shelbourne museum and...

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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 on your recent stay at The Shelbourne Hotel. I am delighted to hear that you enjoyed our Lobby area and got to see our beautiful museum. I have passed your comments for improvement on to the appropriate teams. As we are constantly striving to provide customer service excellence,...

Mouans-Sartoux, France
Reviewed April 12, 2015

We loved our stay at the Shelbourne. The location was perfect for any destination, as the buses were all located just outside, including the Viking tours, and taxis were always queued to take you wherever you wanted. Restaurants & shops, including the temple bar area are only a short walk away. The kids enjoyed the pool, although the hours are...

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

Dear Guest, Thank you for sharing your experience at the Shelbourne Dublin, A Renaissance Hotel. I am delighted to read that you enjoyed your daughter’s birthday celebrations and that our team was able to assist in creating a memorable experience. Your feedback will be shared with the team to continue to inspire and motivate them to deliver exceptional customer service....

Reviewed April 12, 2015 via mobile

Cons: rooms not as spacious as other queen/king rooms we have stayed in. Restaurant and bar are ok. More free movie channels needed for the TV for those nights when you want to just curl up in bed and watch one in the comfort of the hotel room. The gym and pool - standard. Small and the pool area didn't...

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

Dear Guest, We appreciate the time you have taken to write a review on your recent stay at The Shelbourne Hotel, Thank you. As we are always striving to provide customer excellence, your feedback is very much appreciated. I have passed on your comments to the relevant teams. On your next visit to Dublin, please do not hesitate to contact...

Dublin, Ireland
Reviewed April 12, 2015

Three friends and I stayed in The Shelbourne recently and had a fantastic experience. It was our first time visiting and couldn't wait to arrive, the hotel didn't disappoint! Everything was seamless from the valet parking to check in, they had kindly considered my request for an early check in and our room was ready when we arrived. The room...

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

Dear Guest, We appreciate the time you have taken to write such a lovely review on your recent stay at The Shelbourne Hotel, Thank you. I have passed on your feedback to our reservations team regarding your room booking, and also to the breakfast team We look forward to welcoming you and your friends back to The Shelbourne Hotel in...

Galway, Ireland
Reviewed April 12, 2015

My teen-aged daughter and I booked for a night to celebrate my birthday and I tentatively asked for an upgrade (our booking was mid-week). Imagine our surprise when we were upgraded to a suite on the 5th floor overlooking St. Stephen's Green. Everything was first class - the espresso machine, look-like-new bath robes, Elemis bathroom supplies, and lots more. My...

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Dear Guest, Thank you for taking the time to post your review and telling us about your recent visit to The Shelbourne Hotel. I was delighted to read your review and hear about the lovely time that you and your daughter had in one of our Park view Suites. Thank you for your feedback, I have passed your comments on...

Bristol
Reviewed April 12, 2015

We wanted a quiet glass of champagne - we enjoyed the flutes but plenty of persons of an (un)certain age monopolised the space, and the noise levels for early evening indicated the alcohol had been flowing... That said they were friendly - but if you want a quiet drink in choice surroundings in 5 star comfort - you might just...

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Dear Guest, Thank you for taking the time to post your review and telling us about your recent visit to our Bar. As we are always striving to achieve customer service excellence, your feedback is important to us. We look forward to welcoming you back to The Shelbourne Hotel in the near future. Kind regards, Yasmin Bergin Guest Relations Rhi.dubbr.guest.relations@renaissancehotels.com

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Amenities

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  • Restaurant
  • Room Service
  • Fitness Center with Gym / Workout Room
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Spa
  • Pool
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
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About the property
  • Wheelchair access
  • Non-Smoking Hotel
Food & drink at the hotel
No. 27 Bar & Lounge
No. 27 Bar & Lounge
Cuisines: Irish, Bar, International, European
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  • Restaurant
  • Fitness Center with Gym / Workout Room
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Spa
  • Pool
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  • Suites
  • Non-Smoking Rooms
  • Family Rooms
Internet
  • Free Internet
  • Paid Wifi
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
Services
  • Room Service
  • Business Center with Internet Access
  • Airport Transportation
  • Dry Cleaning
  • Meeting Rooms
  • Laundry Service
  • Concierge
  • Banquet Room
  • Multilingual Staff
  • Conference Facilities
  • Babysitting
  • Breakfast Available
Official Description (provided by the hotel)
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 

Additional Information about The Shelbourne Dublin, A Renaissance Hotel

Address: 27 St. Stephen's Green, Dublin Dublin 2, Ireland
Location: Ireland > Province of Leinster > County Dublin > Dublin
Price Range: $284 - $1,338 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:5 star — The Shelbourne Dublin, A Renaissance Hotel 5*
Number of rooms: 265
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The Shelbourne Dublin Renaissance Hotel
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#5 Spa Hotel in Dublin
#7 Business Hotel in Dublin
#11 Romantic Hotel in Dublin
#15 Family Hotel in Dublin
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