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BEST WESTERN PLUS Academy Plaza Hotel

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Kristiansand, Norway
Reviewed yesterday NEW

This is a good hotel, good situated. Clean room, nice staff and a very good breakfast. Near to a lot of attractions and the pedestrian street. There are pubs everywhere. This is a hotel I can recommend. The hotel bar is also very quite and nice

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Yarm, United Kingdom
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Stayed here on our trip on a bed only basis. We paid extra to have breakfast in the hotel, but if you book directly with the hotel the breakfast is free. The hotel is located just off O'Connell Street and is in quite a good location. Our room was smaller than our friends one but still adequate. The shower/bath tap...

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Wigan, United Kingdom
Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

Stayed here for 3 nights as a group of 13. Booked 3 triple rooms and one quadruple. Service was great. Rooms were very clean and spacious. Hotel bar was lovely, we had few drinks there. Location is amazing 10 min walk from temple bar and access to all main bus links etc. Great place.

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Athens, Greece
Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

We had a twin room, which was big enough for two persons, not to mention how clean it was! An excellent choice for our vacation! The location was also very close to the city center, about 5-7 minutes walk to the river Liffey. The staff was very friendly and willing to help us with everything we needed. I would reccomend...

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Yorkshire
Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

Great location, very clean room and spacious. Breakfast was included and it was very good with a good variety of food. Staff were all very friendly. We all enjoyed our stay and would definately stay again.

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Luton, United Kingdom
Reviewed 5 days ago NEWvia mobile

This hotel was booked for one night when my company had our work Christmas Party. The staff are really lovely and the room was spotless. There was tea and coffee making facilities, an ironing board, washing bag, and lots of little extras . The bathroom also had a bathtub to my delight. Comfy bed and a good night sleep!

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Newcastle upon Tyne, United Kingdom
Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

Very pleasant stay in this lovely, well ran hotel which is in an excellent location. Only slightly negative was that we were in a room at the back of the hotel and there was noise from neighbouring pubs well into the early hours of the morning. Reception were brilliant and offered a change of room which we declined.

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Carrick-on-Shannon, Ireland
Reviewed 1 week ago NEW

I booked this hotel direct and got a great deal including free breakfast. I booked a twin room but asked if possible to have a larger room to make it easier for my Mum who was coming with me. I also advised that we would be arriving in Dublin early and an early check in would be appreciated if possible....

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Birmingham, United Kingdom
Reviewed 1 week ago NEWvia mobile

Visited Dublin with friends last weekend and I can say this is a great hotel in a great location for Dublin Rooms are a reasonable size with everything you need in them and are very clean and tidy Hotel staff were also very friendly Will be using this hotel again

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Licolnshire, uk
Reviewed 1 week ago

The overall experience was excellent. The hotel very clean, rooms spacious and spotless. The location was the best, about 20 meters from the main street, O'Connell Street. Hardly heard any noise as the hotels is at the end of a cul-de-sac. If you walk out the hotel and turn left theres a little shop over the road on the corner,...

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Amenities

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  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Room Service
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Restaurant
  • Fitness Center with Gym / Workout Room
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  • Wheelchair access
  • Non-Smoking Hotel
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  • Non-Smoking Rooms
  • Family Rooms
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  • Free Internet
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
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  • Room Service
  • Business Center with Internet Access
  • Dry Cleaning
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  • Multilingual Staff
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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
BEST WESTERN PLUS ACADEMY PLAZA HOTEL is located in the heart of Dublin, just off the capital's main thoroughfare. This Best Western 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 BEST WESTERN PLUS Academy Plaza Hotel

Address: 10 - 14 Findlater Place | Off Upper O'Connell St, Dublin, Ireland
Location: Ireland > Province of Leinster > County Dublin > Dublin
Price Range: $78 - $255 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:3 star — BEST WESTERN PLUS Academy Plaza Hotel 3*
Number of rooms: 304
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Also Known As:
Best Western Dublin
Dublin Best Western
Hotel Style:
#7 Spa Hotel in Dublin
#43 Family Hotel in Dublin
#46 Romantic Hotel in Dublin
#56 Business Hotel in Dublin
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“If you don't ask you don't get - everything we asked for we got. We were upgraded to a family room - 720”
 of 5 bubbles SJM1005, 1 week ago | Read review
“we had 3 rooms, no views but hey who needs it when Dublins' finest is right on your doorstep. All the rooms were good,clean and comfortable.”
 of 5 bubbles Cazzybell, 1 week ago | Read review
“room up high away from the street noise”
 of 5 bubbles 196westleyb, 1 week ago | Read review
“215 front facing and plenty of room”
 of 5 bubbles zeezee54, 2 weeks ago | Read review
“Take your own hair dryer”
 of 5 bubbles EugeneM665, 2 weeks ago | Read review
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