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Academy Plaza Hotel

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Queens Cove, Canada
Reviewed November 4, 2014

We recently stayed at the Best Western Academy Plaza and it met or exceeded our expectations. The location is excellent for seeing Dublin. The staff are excellent and we were made to feel most welcome. The room was a good size by European standards, it was very clean and it surpassed our expectations in every possible way.

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3Thank Bob G
Portsmouth, New Hampshire
Reviewed November 3, 2014

This hotel is in the perfect local for touring around Dublin. As a previous reviewer stated it is advisable to book an extra night. We arrived at 8.00 am from the US and had to wait until 2.30 pm for our room to be ready! The did store our luggage for us and we found the reception staff extremely friendly...

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Providence,RI
Reviewed November 3, 2014

I had at this hotel once before, when it was a much more reasonable alternative in Dublin. The price has increased significantly, the rooms are "okay" but not great. I'd look elsewhere and stay here as a last resort.

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2Thank jenim
Reviewed October 31, 2014

Great Place, Location Fantastic! Rooms perfectly clean every single day after returing to the hotel! Would recommend it but.. the ladies at the bar, just so rude, never experienced such a thing over and over again. While making a order just walking away, not intrested, they didn't care, throwing the cutlery on the table. So definetely go there if you...

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3Thank n d
Las Vegas, Nevada
Reviewed October 31, 2014

Right around the corner from the Gresham Hotel. A 1 minute walk to O'Connell street. Also great if taking the AIRLINK bus from the airport. It drops you off and picks you up, right in front of the hotel. Very friendly and quick check in. Very good and quiet housekeeping. They had a room ready for me at 7am, from...

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2Thank TRAVELHEALTHINSURANC
Virginia
Reviewed October 31, 2014

This is located just off of O'Connell Street and is a 10 minute walk (tops) towards the River Liffey and all points across. I arrived early and they checked me in and stored my luggage until my room was ready. My room was 622; it was quiet and I could see the top part of the Convention Center. Each day...

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2Thank Susan M
burbank, ca
Reviewed October 30, 2014 via mobile

We booked the academy plaza after reading great reviews here. Our room was very comfortable during our six night stay. We requested a room upstairs facing the street as advised per the reviews we read. The hotel was very accommodating and placed us in room 620. We never once heard the bar next door. Our room had a sitting area...

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3Thank barrientosgirl
Bristol, United Kingdom
Reviewed October 29, 2014

Hotel just off of OConnell St, Serviced by the air coach straight from the airport. Brilliant location - everything within a reasonable walking distance. Breakfast good value if booked day before. Would stay here again

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3Thank Tracey T
Pittsboro, North Carolina
Reviewed October 28, 2014

Please read my profile for my biases. While I'm a Marriott guy, my business partner booked this hotel, mainly because the only Marriott property in Dublin is the expensive (and exquisite) Shelbourne. Is this a luxury hotel? No. Is it clean, comfortable and affordable? Definitely. Located near a number of restaurants and an easy walk to the tram and Temple...

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

Dear Sortova Thank your for sharing your review. We are delighted you choose to stay with us and while we like to think we are the best in our class and a well appointed, well located three star we are very encouraged to read your lovely comments. We are located in the busy and exciting city centre of Dublin and...

new jersey
Reviewed October 28, 2014

We stayed at the Academy Plaza Hotel for a couple of nights after a two week holiday. The location is perfect for touring Dublin. No car needed as the taxis and buses stop right outside the hotel!!! The staff was great and helped with all of our questions. The breakfast buffet was excellent and the entire hotel was very clean....

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

Dear trishlynlovesireland Thank you for sharing your 5 star review with us. We are so pleased to read your lovely comments about our hotel. Our team will be very satisfied to read the nice comments you have left for them. Our team work hard daily to ensure the offer our guests the service they expect when staying with us. We...

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Amenities

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  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Restaurant
  • Fitness Center with Gym / Workout Room
  • Room Service
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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  • Business Center with Internet Access
  • Dry Cleaning
  • Meeting Rooms
  • Laundry Service
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  • Multilingual Staff
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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: $95 - $282 (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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“The 5oo level”
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“Front rooms have been the most quiet...maybe surprising as this is on to the main road”
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“We had room 123, it faced a brick wall but as we were out every day it had no difference to us. Very comfy large bed.”
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“Quiet location - any room would be fine.”
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“Internal rooms are quiet but external rooms have more light.”
 of 5 bubbles DROMISKINGAL, 2 weeks ago | Read review
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