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“Simply perfect”
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The Westbury
Ranked #7 of 150 Hotels in Dublin
Certificate of Excellence
Reviewed May 25, 2009

We spent couple of weeks ago at the Westbury? How could I describe our staying in one word? Perfect. The staff was lovely. The room quiet, elegant, clean and very comfortable. Perfect location. Everything was wonderful. We also havd breakfast in the Cafe Novo, and it was great. We really enjoyed our 3-night stay at the Westbury, ad when I'll go back to Dublin, have for sure I will visit the Westbury.

  • Stayed: April 2009, traveled as a couple
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2  Thank VictoriaPe
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WehManager, Guest Relations Manager at The Westbury, responded to this reviewResponded October 20, 2013

Dear victoriaPe

Thank you for having chosen to stay at The Westbury Hotel Dublin and thank you for having taken the time to review your experience of our renowned establishment on Tripadvisor.
Your opinion is important to us and your feedback is most appreciated indeed.
Comments from our guests allow us to carefully monitor and ensure the very best of standards associated with those of Leading Hotels Of The World.
I do hope that it will not be too long before I have the pleasure of welcoming you back to The Westbury Hotel and thank you once again for your comments and custom.
Kind regards,
Lynsey White
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Reviewed May 25, 2009

As someone who has stayed in a number of Dublin city centre hotels this is my number one choice. Its beautiful, elegant, spotless, comfortable, not all pretentious, has fantastic friendly service - concierge in particular, and the location a few steps off Grafton St couldn't be better for shopping, eating and sightseeing.
I got a very good deal on the price but for the overall experience i would have been happier to pay even more. I didn't bother with the breakfast as Bewleys is just around the corner and much better value, in fact we ate all our meals out and in the immediate area - all excellent.

  • Stayed: May 2009, traveled with family
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2  Thank miskawn
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WehManager, Guest Relations Manager at The Westbury, responded to this reviewResponded October 20, 2013

Dear miskawn

Thank you for having chosen to stay at The Westbury Hotel Dublin and thank you for having taken the time to review your experience of our renowned establishment on Tripadvisor.
Your opinion is important to us and your feedback is most appreciated indeed.
Comments from our guests allow us to carefully monitor and ensure the very best of standards associated with those of Leading Hotels Of The World.
I do hope that it will not be too long before I have the pleasure of welcoming you back to The Westbury Hotel and thank you once again for your comments and custom.
Kind regards,
Lynsey White
Assistant Guest Relations Manager

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Reviewed May 21, 2009

We stayed in one of the suites and it's truly 5-star. I have to say there is not too much wow factor, but we are impressed by everything. It's quite difficult to find a hotel when everything is just right. Not a very big bathroom but decorated nicely and comfortable. The living is comfortable, decent size(big). The writing desk is the right size (bigger than those in the suites of other 5-star) where you have enough space for your laptop and papers and other stuff. The bedroom is again well decorated and big. The front desk is helpful and polite . Location is perfect. Restaurant offers decent good food.

  • Stayed: May 2008, traveled on business
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1  Thank orangerabbit
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WehManager, Guest Relations Manager at The Westbury, responded to this reviewResponded October 20, 2013

Dear orangerabbit

Thank you for having chosen to stay at The Westbury Hotel Dublin and thank you for having taken the time to review your experience of our renowned establishment on Tripadvisor.
Your opinion is important to us and your feedback is most appreciated indeed.
Comments from our guests allow us to carefully monitor and ensure the very best of standards associated with those of Leading Hotels Of The World.
I do hope that it will not be too long before I have the pleasure of welcoming you back to The Westbury Hotel and thank you once again for your comments and custom.
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Lynsey White
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Reviewed May 14, 2009

Top location just off Grafton Street close to everthing. Staff very professional and courteous right from outside to the room. Good price from hotels own website on 3 nights for 2 offer, with the poor exchange rate from GBP to Euro that was welcome! Dublin is expensive for us Brits at moment with a pint of the black stuff around €5.50 (£5)or more. Very nicely decorated throughout. Room a "superior" which was a good size, very well appointed with a lot of nice touches you would expect of a 5* hotel from a nespresso coffee machine(great coffee, the girlfriend is a tea drinker and no tea making facilities so it didn't impress her!!) to dressing gowns and slippers and crystal glassware. Room was very clean and a turndown service in evening again a nice touch. Will certainly look to book on our next visit to Dublin.

  • Stayed: May 2009, traveled as a couple
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1  Thank ukgator
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WehManager, Guest Relations Manager at The Westbury, responded to this reviewResponded October 20, 2013

Dear ukgator

Thank you for having chosen to stay at The Westbury Hotel Dublin and thank you for having taken the time to review your experience of our renowned establishment on Tripadvisor.
Your opinion is important to us and your feedback is most appreciated indeed.
Comments from our guests allow us to carefully monitor and ensure the very best of standards associated with those of Leading Hotels Of The World.
I do hope that it will not be too long before I have the pleasure of welcoming you back to The Westbury Hotel and thank you once again for your comments and custom.
Kind regards,
Lynsey White
Assistant Guest Relations Manager

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Reviewed May 13, 2009

Really enjoyed our 2-night stay at the Westbury - great location, friendly welcome, very comfortable rooms. The reception area is fantastic for people watching. Only slight niggle was having to ring reception every day to have our coffee supply topped up, despite leaving the box open on the side so that it was obvious it was empty. Also, having to ring for a hairdryer. That aside, absolutely loved it and want to go back soon.

For anyone visiting Dublin for the first time, beware of being ripped off by taxi drivers at the airport - we were charged €48 to get into the middle of the city (and only €21 for the return journey, arranged by our hotel). Also, Dublin suddenly seems expensive since the last time I visited (€5-€6 for a pint of lager) so take lots of cash and you'll have a great time.

  • Stayed: May 2009, traveled on business
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1  Thank MJHenley
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WehManager, Guest Relations Manager at The Westbury, responded to this reviewResponded October 20, 2013

Dear MJHenley

Thank you for having chosen to stay at The Westbury Hotel Dublin and thank you for having taken the time to review your experience of our renowned establishment on Tripadvisor.
Your opinion is important to us and your feedback is most appreciated indeed.
Comments from our guests allow us to carefully monitor and ensure the very best of standards associated with those of Leading Hotels Of The World.
I do hope that it will not be too long before I have the pleasure of welcoming you back to The Westbury Hotel and thank you once again for your comments and custom.
Kind regards,
Lynsey White
Assistant Guest Relations Manager

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Reviewed May 12, 2009

Probably the best location in Dublin, just off Grafton street. Friendly staff, large spacious room with nice 5 star touches such as fresh summer berries, robes, slippers and a turndown service. Large bathroom with plenty of quality toiletries and nice big soft fluffy towels. Near some of the best shops, bars and restaurants in the city. Rooms nice and quiet with no outside noise.Lovely foyer and bar. Highly recommended.

  • Stayed: June 2008, traveled as a couple
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2  Thank LOELK
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WestburyGM, General Manager at The Westbury, responded to this reviewResponded May 23, 2009

Dear Guest,

Many thanks for your feedback on tripadvisor regarding your recent stay with us. As you mentioned, The Westbury is ideally located on Grafton Street - Dublin's premier shopping street. We are also within walking distance of most major tourist attractions.

I am delighted you enjoyed your stay with us and hope to welcome you back to The Westbury Hotel Dublin in the near future soon.

Kind regards

Glenn Valentine
General Manager

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Reviewed May 12, 2009

It was my Mum's 60th Brithday last weekend and she was gong to be in Dublin for it, and as a surprise us 6 kids booked her into The Westbury for a bit of luxury. And luxury it was, from the friendly staff to the beautiful interior of the room. We also celebrated with dinner in the Wilde restaurant, and the delicious meal was far above expectations. We were all delighted with how pleased Mum was with her birthday weekend.

Stayed: May 2009, traveled with family
2  Thank fitzyrichard
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WehManager, Guest Relations Manager at The Westbury, responded to this reviewResponded October 20, 2013

Dear fitzyrichard

Thank you for having chosen to stay at The Westbury Hotel Dublin and thank you for having taken the time to review your experience of our renowned establishment on Tripadvisor.
Your opinion is important to us and your feedback is most appreciated indeed.
Comments from our guests allow us to carefully monitor and ensure the very best of standards associated with those of Leading Hotels Of The World.
I do hope that it will not be too long before I have the pleasure of welcoming you back to The Westbury Hotel and thank you once again for your comments and custom.
Kind regards,
Lynsey White
Assistant Guest Relations Manager

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Additional Information about The Westbury

Address: Balfe Street, Dublin, Ireland
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Location: Ireland > Province of Leinster > County Dublin > Dublin
Amenities:
Bar / Lounge Business Center with Internet Access Fitness Center with Gym / Workout Room Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi ) Restaurant Room Service Suites Wheelchair access
Hotel Style:
#2 Family Hotel in Dublin
#2 Romantic Hotel in Dublin
#7 Luxury Hotel in Dublin
#9 Business Hotel in Dublin
Price Range: $325 - $620 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:5 star — The Westbury 5*
Number of rooms: 205
Official Description (provided by the hotel):
One of The Leading Hotels of the World and rejuvenated by a multi-million euro refurbishment, The Westbury is an urban retreat with Dublin city on its doorstep. Located just off Grafton Street, in the heart of Dublin, this stylish 5-star hotel provides easy access to the city's best entertainment and business districts. ... more   less 
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