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BEST WESTERN PLUS Academy Plaza Hotel

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Tiverton, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

Lovely hotel, very big, with plenty of communal space. Very nice room, bathroom with just a shower, clean & comfortable. this was just an overnight stay again as part of coach trip. Evening meal was delicious, & breakfast very good. Would love to have a longer visit, so much to have seen in Dublin. Part of coach trip, so no... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW via mobile

Me and my husband visited here for 3 nights before our honeymoon. The staff were really friendly and we were able to check in at about 10am which was brilliant with an early flight. The breakfast was spot on enough choice for everybody from fruit and cereal to toast and full breakfast. The room was rather large and had everything... More 

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Dublin, Ireland
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 105 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW via mobile

This hotel reminds of something from the 1980's, before hotels were at the standard that travellers expect now. I'll mention all the issues but I just want to say upfront: for €188 for one night not including breakfast, you wouldn't get much worse value. What an absolute rip off. The room is very plain but functional. In that it has... More 

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Belfast
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

I didn't stay in this hotel so can't comment on rooms. I had been invited there to meet up with a group of work colleagues. We had a room at the back of reception. I have nothing negative to say. I had a cold glass of white wine and a delicious bacon, cheeses and tomato toasted sandwich in ciabatta bread.... More 

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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW via mobile

I can highly recommend this hotel. The staff is very friendly and obliging . Room service is excellent .Rooms are tidy and neat . However the rooms we were in there were no fridges which was not a problem . Breakfast was adequate . However the toast making equipment could do with an upgrade only seem to toast one side... More 

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Birmingham, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

Brilliant rooms, clean & spacious. Food was excellent & staff friendly. Worth the money. Plus great location for the heart of Templebar. Situated next to a sports bar & just off the main high street. If you not paid for breakfast add £10 per person for great buffet.

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Davenport, Florida
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

I booked two nights in the Best Western and found the location to be really nice, along O'Connel street. Travelling internationally, wi-fi is very important to me and immediately upon arrival I was told it was not working and no one knew when it would be back up. The gentlemen at the desk was NOT friendly and didn't seem to... More 

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Melbourne, Australia
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 43 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW via mobile

Location is handy being just off O'Connell St. Temple Bar, Grafton St and St Stephens Green are all on the other side of the river but it's an easy walk. There is free wifi with no password but it either doesn't even appear on the wifi menu or if it does it won't connect. Room was spacious enough and the... More 

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Halifax, Canada
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW via mobile

Great atmosphere here with excellent food and very friendly staff in a central location. Can walk anywhere that you want to go in Dublin from here even across River to Temple Bar , would highly recommend this for a downtown location.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW via mobile

The staff at BW Academy Plaza was phenomenal. We got into Dublin much earlier than anticipated and the staff worked to get a room ready for us so we could sleep after our long flight. As a wheelchair user traveling internationally with a Service Dog, reception at hotels can be hit or miss. The Academy Plaza was incredibly welcoming to... More 

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Amenities

Highlights
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Room Service
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Restaurant
  • Fitness Center with Gym / Workout Room
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
Internet
  • Free Internet
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
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  • Room Service
  • Business Center with Internet Access
  • Dry Cleaning
  • Meeting Rooms
  • Laundry Service
  • Concierge
  • Banquet Room
  • Multilingual Staff
  • Conference Facilities
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: $83 - $269 (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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