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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 96 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

The Merrion is an elegant hotel within walking distance of many sights (or a short drive). Staff is courteous and pleasant. The rooms and common areas could use some updating to really bring this hotel up to modern standards. There was some construction working taking place during our stay, but it did not impact us at all.

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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 18 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW via mobile

From the minute we pulled up in the car we where so well looked after. We just got married Friday and when the staff found out we where upgraded and treated like royalty. Food was fab and service was top class

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Saint Augustine Beach, Florida
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 101 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

1st class hotel.. even better employee.. Bobbi from Bulgaria on the front desk.. due to a demonstration going on in the area on our day of arrival, the taxi could not drop us off at the hotel.. and due to this we had to walk with luggage in the rain.. and I arrived, less than humored and was a tad... More 

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Niskayuna, New York
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW via mobile

The Merrion Hotel provides guests with spacious and comfortable rooms and a great location in Dublin within walking distance of Trinity College. The staff and service in The Cellar Restaurant were good. The lobby and public areas were formal and yet inviting for a cup of tea and pastries. Definitely a great choice for a visit to Dublin. ☘

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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

We recently stayed at the Merrion the night before my daughter was to be married. Everything about the hotel, from the initial contact, to my daughter leaving for the church was absolutely perfect! Our reservation was complicated. It included a large group of guests traveling from the US with different arrival and departure dates, with plenty of queries and special... More 

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Madison, Wisconsin
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

No disrespect to the Shelbourne Hotel or many of the other fine hotels in Dublin, but the Merrion Hotel simply is the best, in my view. Staff are enormously competent and gracious, without being ingratiating. Not a few of the guests display a sense of entitlement, and the staff handle that with real aplomb. Details matter and are managed impeccably.... More 

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Manager_PMacCann, General Manager at The Merrion Hotel, responded to this review

Dear Guest, Thank you very much for the very encouraging review and for your kind feedback which I will share with all the team here. It really makes it all so worthwhile when someone enjoys their stay with us as you did and we are thrilled that we will have the pleasure of welcoming you back to stay with us... More 

Dallas
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

Excited to stay at the Merrion, but the service delivered and the amenities did not deliver the value for the cost of the stay. I would recommend finding a nice, but less high profile stay in Dublin, especially since you'll be exploring the city and given there are few amenities to enjoy at the Merrion.

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Manager_PMacCann, General Manager at The Merrion Hotel, responded to this review

Dear Guest, Thank you for your review following your recent stay with us. Further to our private correspondence with you, we are disappointed that your stay with us did not meet with your expectations. We hope that we have the opportunity of welcoming you back to stay with us again and do not hesitate us directly if I can be... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW via mobile

Very subdued establishment .Staff first rate.Our room was well done.Great location .The cellar restaurant is not warm and inviting.The food was quite good.The common rooms are spacious and well appointed.

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Manager_PMacCann, General Manager at The Merrion Hotel, responded to this review

Dear Guest, Thank you for your wonderful review following your stay with us and for taking the time to let us know of your experience. I have shared your kind feedback with all of the team and we hope to have the pleasure of welcoming you back again soon. Yours sincerely, Peter MacCann General Manager More 

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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW via mobile

A very welcoming reception also the helpful Porters and Doormen. We had a garden room on the third floor excellent accommodation. Everywhere there were little extras that showed someone had taken great care to ensure everything was just so. The Michelin stared restaurant is not open on Sunday and Monday how ever there is a good restaurant in the basement... More 

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Manager_PMacCann, General Manager at The Merrion Hotel, responded to this review

Dear Guest, Thank you so much for your review following your recent stay with us which I was delighted to read. Thank you for your warm and positive feedback which I have shared with all the team here. It is extremely heartening to read your words of praise for my colleagues as each and every one of them strive to... More 

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

The Merrion rides on its history, however its preservation is poor. A number of friendly and welcoming staff plus its location cloak the underlining factor that the hotel needs a full and expensive overhaul. The patchwork renovations will always keep this property in a 4star hotel experience.

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Manager_PMacCann, General Manager at The Merrion Hotel, responded to this review

Dear Guest, Thank you for your review and for completing our Guest Satisfaction Survey following your recent stay. Please rest assured that great attention and care is spent on maintaining the hotel given it's historic importance so we respectfully disagree with your assertion about its preservation. Thank you for your kind comments about my colleagues which I will be sure... More 

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Amenities

Highlights
  • Room Service
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Pool
  • Restaurant
  • Spa
  • Fitness Center with Gym / Workout Room
About the property
  • Wheelchair access
  • Non-Smoking Hotel
Food & drink at the hotel
Cellar Restaurant
Cellar Restaurant
Cuisines: Irish, French, European
Art Tea at The Merrion Hotel
Art Tea at The Merrion Hotel
Cuisines: Irish, European, British
Things to do
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Pool
  • Restaurant
  • Spa
  • Fitness Center with Gym / Workout Room
Room types
  • Suites
  • Non-Smoking Rooms
  • Smoking rooms available
Internet
  • Free Internet
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Paid Wifi
Services
  • Room Service
  • Business Center with Internet Access
  • Dry Cleaning
  • Meeting Rooms
  • Laundry Service
  • Concierge
  • Banquet Room
  • Multilingual Staff
  • Conference Facilities
  • Airport Transportation
  • Babysitting
Official Description (provided by the hotel)
The Merrion, created from four Georgian townhouses, is located in the city centre opposite government buildings. Many of the 142 bedrooms and suites overlook period landscaped gardens. Guests can dine in the 2-star Michelin restaurant Patrick Guilbaud or The Cellar Restaurant and Bar. The intimate No 23 cocktail bar waits as does the Tethra Spa which boasts an 18m pool, steam room, fully equipped gymnasium and two private treatment rooms. The Merrion offers six private dining and meeting rooms. ... more   less 

Additional Information about The Merrion Hotel

Address: Upper Merrion Street, Dublin 2, Ireland
Location: Ireland > Province of Leinster > County Dublin > Dublin
Price Range: $250 - $498 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:5 star — The Merrion Hotel 5*
Number of rooms: 142
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