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Academy Plaza Hotel

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Reviewed 2 days ago NEWvia mobile

We had a family room with 2 single beds and a queen bed. Pros: In city centre Clean Decent size room Cons: Colour scheme in room is horrible Tv is facing the 2 single beds not the queen. Towel rail is way too high and over the toilet

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Norwich, United Kingdom
Reviewed 2 days ago NEWvia mobile

Well we couldn't of had a better welcome at check in and the rest of the visit didn't disappoint. The staff were all genuinely friendly and helpful. The reception area was well maintained. The location is great with the airlink bus stopping right outside. The room was of a good standard and clean with all the expected facilities. Breakfast had...

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Seamus B, Manager at Academy Plaza Hotel, responded to this review

Dear Parcelie We are delighted that you have taken the time out to share such a wonderful review of our hotel. More importantly we are so pleased to see that you would return to us again. Our hotel is ideally located in the city centre and we are glad to see that you took full advantage of having dublin on...

Newcastle upon Tyne, United Kingdom
Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

The Academy Plaza Hotel is nicely located just off O'Connell Street, providing convenient access to public transport and it's is only a short walk from all the major destinations in the City of Dublin. There are also many shops and restaurants within close walking distance. Upon arrival at the Hotel, staff were reasonably friendly during the quick check in process,...

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Crewe, United Kingdom
Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

booked this hotel off the back of recommendations from friends. we wanted somewhere close to the main tourist locations but not hectic or noisy. The was certainly that! just of the main o'connell street, all the bus and tourist buses stop right outside. the room was slightly small but fine for our 3 night stay. we were overlooking a beer...

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Seamus B, Manager at Academy Plaza Hotel, responded to this review

Dear katiemuka33 Thank you for sharing your review. Its very encouraging to read that you enjoyed our good food, comfort and service. Our location is wonderful and ideally located off Upper O'Connell street, Dublin's main thoroughfare. Thank you again or sharing your review and we hope to welcome you back to they city centre again very soon. Kindest Regards, Séamus...

Taipei, Taiwan
Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

When we booked this hotel we expected a good location and friendly service based on all the reviews. We feel the hotel exceeds our expectations. There are numerous restaurants, bars, and shops within walking distance, among them the Murrays gave us a memorable dining experience, and street vendors in Moore Street are interesting. For farther places we bought the Visitor...

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Caerphilly, United Kingdom
Reviewed 6 days ago NEWvia mobile

Visited Academy for an Easter break and to visit family. Hotel staff always very friendly and welcoming, and it's always a pleasure to stay at the Academy Plaza. Had a very comfortable room, with a large comfy bed, with a sofa. A reasonable size bathroom with over bath shower. Room was excellent and everything we required. Well positioned off O'Connell...

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Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

Centrally-placed, near the GPO, two minutes' walk from the Luas, and around the corner from the Gresham tour pick up site. Helpful and polite staff who make every effort to accommodate special requests. The chef even put together a vegetarian meal for me one night. Great breakfast buffet with delicious Irish bread, and hearty porridge made to order. Good value...

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Birmingham, United Kingdom
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

No bad points. Next time would probably go to a hotel closer to bars rather than shops, but that's our fault not hotels. Front of house staff helpful, Tesco express just down road for convenience. Good base to explore Dublin

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tucson, United States
Reviewed 1 week ago

A great place to stay while in Dublin. The hotel is with in easy walking distance of many places or the Hop on Hop off bus stops right across the street, .The staff was very helpful and knowledgeable. Breakfast was super as was dinner should you choose to dine at the hotel! Driving in Dublin is not recommended so use...

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Seamus B, Manager at Academy Plaza Hotel, responded to this review

Dear Michelle H Thank you for sharing your kind comments and words about our hotel. We love reading feedback here and our team are so pleased with the kind comments you have shared about them. The team work very hard daily and provide the best welcome they can to our hotel and the city centre. We were glad to help...

London, United Kingdom
Reviewed 1 week ago

This was our fifth Spring stay at this comfortable hotel,You could not be better located for all the central visitor sites which are all within gentle walking distance.The staff are friendly helpful and well informed.We had cooked breakfast every day which is about10 EURO each if you order in advance through reception.It has plenty of choice and is recommeded to...

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Amenities

Highlights
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Restaurant
  • Fitness Center with Gym / Workout Room
  • Room Service
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
About the property
  • Wheelchair access
  • Non-Smoking Hotel
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  • Bar/Lounge
  • Restaurant
  • Fitness Center with Gym / Workout Room
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  • Non-Smoking Rooms
  • Family Rooms
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  • Air Conditioning
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  • Free Internet
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
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  • Dry Cleaning
  • Meeting Rooms
  • Business Center with Internet Access
  • Laundry Service
  • Concierge
  • Banquet Room
  • Multilingual Staff
  • Conference Facilities
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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
ACADEMY PLAZA HOTEL is located in the heart of Dublin, just off the capital's main thoroughfare. Our hotel boasts 304 stunning new bedrooms and suites, with modern facilities in all rooms. Hotel amenities include a stunning marbled lobby, Sir Harry’s Grill Bar & Bistro, 5 meeting rooms, an On Site Fitness Room, Beauty Salon and complimentary WiFi access throughout the entire hotel. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Academy Plaza Hotel

Address: 10 - 14 Findlater Place | Off Upper O'Connell St, Dublin D01 X2X0, Ireland (Formerly BEST WESTERN PLUS Academy Plaza Hotel)
Location: Ireland > Province of Leinster > County Dublin > Dublin
Price Range: $119 - $276 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:3 star — Academy Plaza Hotel 3*
Number of rooms: 304
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Also Known As:
Best Western Dublin
Dublin Best Western
Hotel Style:
#43 Family Hotel in Dublin
#46 Romantic Hotel in Dublin
#56 Business Hotel in Dublin
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“My room was on the 6th floor, facing the plaza, but very quiet”
827nayiac, 6 days ago | Read review
“the room we stayed in was a little small but we only used it to sleep in”
tonyc9640, 1 week ago | Read review
“Give it a miss”
384kims, 1 week ago | Read review
“Our experience would suggest side rooms”
Hjscgms, 3 weeks ago | Read review
“Not one facing the back road!”
NandoB-1, 3 weeks ago | Read review
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