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Goring, United Kingdom
Reviewed yesterday NEWvia mobile

Everything about the Merrion is done well, from the friendly and helpful doorman, to the check in staff, cleanliness and grandeur. A wonderful hotel, well worth its five star rating. Great location opposite parliament. One of the best indoor hotel pools we can remember, and all this for actually a very reasonable rate. Whenever we are in Dublin we will...

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Belfast, United Kingdom
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This is by far the best hotel we stay in. The overall experience is a complete treat and it is down to the luxurious facilities, atmosphere and particularly the staff. Every one of them make you feel special.

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Boston, Massachusetts
Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

A trip to Dublin would be unsurpassed if it included a stay at the Merrion. We have stayed there twice now and each time was amazing. The service and friendly staff are wonderful. Decor is luxurious and new. (Some exterior project is taking place now (Jan '17) which we barely noticed but which I believe will make outdoor spaces and...

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Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

We stayed two nights and wished it were more. Hotel is well situated and easy to miss as it does not look like a traditional hotel from the outside. Service is friendly and efficient. Breakfast and bar are both downstairs and are well decorated and offer wonderful food and drinks. The Cellar Bar is stunningly lit with gorgeous brick work....

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

Dear Guest, Many thanks for the wonderful review posted recently and for taking the time to tell us of your experience with us. I have already shared your kind words with the entire team here and they all join me in thanking you. I hope it is not too long before we have the pleasure of welcoming you back again...

Dublin
Reviewed 1 week ago

Outstanding experience. Despite living in Dublin, My wife and I usually spend Dec 23 away from the children in a Dublin hotel. The atmosphere at this time of year is fantastic. Our experience in the Merrion was by far the best to date. We have already reserved our room for next year!

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

Dear Guest, Many thanks for the lovely review posted recently and for taking the time to share your experience with us. We really do appreciate you taking the time and trouble to post it. I was delighted to read how much you enjoyed your stay and that we will have the privilege of welcoming you back again next December! Yours...

bordeaux
Reviewed 1 week ago

Truly 5 star .. comfortable .. wonderful service in every department ... one of my favourite hotels in the world .... amazing and food out of this world ... both at dinner on 2 nights and breakfast ... can't wait to go back

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

Dear Guest, Many thanks for the fantastic review posted recently and for taking the time to share your experience with us. I was delighted to read how much you enjoyed your stay and the meals you had with us. I hope it is not too long before we have the pleasure of welcoming you back again. Thank you again for...

boston
Reviewed 1 week ago

The Merrion hotel is a unique property in a fabulous location. They pride themselves on service and attention to detail. We arrived in the early morning from the US, and they were only too happy to give us a early check-in which was wonderful. The rooms are world class. Love the location close enough to all of the wonders that...

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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. We really do appreciate you taking the time and trouble to post it and thank you for your kind comments which I have shared with all the team here. Your feedback is extremely heartening, very encouraging and has given...

Reviewed 1 week ago

Such a beautiful experience from the moment i was met at the front door. Gorgeous hotel, the food was exceptional the staff were so friendly and their uniform was very smart. Very near the theatre and Fire restaurant where we had bookings.Beautiful rooms and gardens, only downfall was the stay went too quick.

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Dear Guest, Many thanks for taking the time to post a review of your recent stay with us at The Merrion and for your wonderful feedback. I have shared your encouraging comments with all the team here who join me in thanking you. We are all genuinely delighted that you enjoyed your stay so much and we look forward to...

Oakland, California
Reviewed 1 week ago

I am very late in writing this review on The Merrion. I can only say it is the best. The hotel makes me want to return to Dublin. It is the only Dublin hotel that I will stay in; it is the only hotel that I would recommend to friends and family. My stay was refined and elegant; yet, I...

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

Dear Guest, Many thanks for the absolutely fantastic review posted recently and for taking the time to share your experience with us. On behalf of everybody here, thank you for your very kind comments about the Hotel in general. We are honoured that The Merrion is your hotel of choice when you visit Dublin and we appreciate your recommending us...

Cleveland, Ohio
Reviewed 1 week ago

My wife and I loved our stay at the Merrion (April 2016) during out Honeymoon. Our room was beautiful and the staff was attentive, friendly, and very helpful. Outside of the room itself and location, our favorite part of our stay was the Art Tea. I highly recommend this as a place to stay while in Dublin.

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Dear Guest, Thank you so much for taking the time to post a review following your stay with us last April on the occasion of your honeymoon. I was delighted to read your wonderful comments about the service and facilities here at the Hotel and I have shared them with all my colleagues. It really makes it all worthwhile when...

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Amenities

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  • 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
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  • Pool
  • Restaurant
  • Spa
  • Fitness Center with Gym / Workout Room
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  • Non-Smoking Rooms
  • Smoking rooms available
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  • Free Internet
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
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  • Room Service
  • Business Center with Internet Access
  • Airport Transportation
  • Dry Cleaning
  • Meeting Rooms
  • Laundry Service
  • Concierge
  • Banquet Room
  • Multilingual Staff
  • Conference Facilities
  • 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: $252 - $670 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:5 star — The Merrion Hotel 5*
Number of rooms: 142
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#1 Luxury Hotel in Dublin
#1 Romantic Hotel in Dublin
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#1 Spa Hotel in Dublin
#2 Business Hotel in Dublin
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“Choose a garden view”
 of 5 bubbles mair_ads2016, 1 week ago | Read review
“rooms with views of the courtyard looked nice”
 of 5 bubbles Londoner016, 1 week ago | Read review
“Main building has larger rooms but all rooms are good sized”
 of 5 bubbles Samsam48, 1 week ago | Read review
“Ask for "close to reception or elevators" and specify the firmness of mattress that you like.”
 of 5 bubbles 156rowanm, 2 weeks ago | Read review
“Some rooms are a very long walk from the lobby”
 of 5 bubbles dfeinber, Dec 10, 2016 | Read review
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