Best cruise port hotels as picked and recommended by members of our groups:
Ireland - Dublin
Discover the old world of charm
Gary A.: “Buswells Hotel on Molesworth St….you will not be disappointed. We stay there whenever we’re in Dublin.”
In the Heart of Dublin city, you will find this hotel among the magnificent buildings of Dail Eireann, National Museum of Ireland, Trinity College, and The National Library of Ireland.
Located on a quiet street just a short stroll to all of Dublin Cities’ best sites. Enjoy a stroll around St. Stephens Green, located just 2 minutes walk from Buswells, or venture to Merrion Square, 6 minutes walk, for one of the many outdoor events held throughout the year. You will find shops, parks, pubs, and history all within walking distance and with the Aircoach and Luas Transport links, we are really spoilt for choice when it comes to things to do during your stay.
Once you enter the doors of Buswells, you will find yourself in an elegant, charming hotel where you can relax and enjoy your trip to Dublin without ever being far from the action. Their friendly and experienced team will be delighted to guide you and ensure you don’t miss any of Dublin’s ‘Best Bits’ during your stay.
“If you like old-style hotels with traditional hospitality, then Buswells is definitely the place for you.”
Ireland - Dublin
Moni A.: “Merrion Hotel is amazing.”
Charles L.:” A second vote for the Merrion.”
The Merrion, located in the heart of Dublin city center, is the capital’s most luxurious five-star hotel, and a proud member of The Leading Hotels of the World.
The 142-bedroom and suite hotel is as welcoming as it is stylish. An impeccable restoration of four Georgian townhouses, The Merrion is a marriage of exquisite comfort, relaxed elegance, and advanced guest facilities, including free Wi-Fi, an 18m pool, spa, and gym.
The Merrion is home to the 2-star Michelin Restaurant Patrick Guilbaud, The Cellar Bar, The Garden Room, and the intimate No. 23 Cocktail Bar.
This 5-star luxury hotel is to be found in the heart of Georgian Dublin, opposite Government Buildings and a few minutes’ walk from galleries, museums, the I.F.S.C, Dublin Convention Centre, pubs, restaurants, and the shops of Grafton Street.
Ireland - Dublin
Susan Blair G.: “The Westin Dublin is amazing. The staff is great too. It’s in a fantastic location.”
Karen B.: “We stayed at the Westin Dublin and it was lovely. I highly recommend the breakfast buffet! At check-in it was an add on to our room charge and I’m glad we said yes. And great location.”
Gail Delaney McG.: “We stayed there, too. Loved it. So near all the right places.”
Experience an idyllic city centre sanctuary at the Westin Dublin. Enjoying a unique location, overlooking Trinity College and Dublin City with shopping, entertainment and many attractions on your doorstep. The Convention Centre Dublin, Dublin Docklands and the International Financial Service Centre are a short walk away.
The hotel delivers a warm Irish welcome with an international level of service inviting you to unwind and recharge.
Discover an array of charming and comfortable places to dine, with three delightful eateries; Morelands Lounge and Grill the Atrium Lounge and the Mint Bar. Relax in the classically designed guest rooms and suites and delight in the refreshing details of five-star hospitality in this tranquil haven, the perfect place to call home during your visit to Dublin City.
The Banking Hall is an iconic ballroom in the heart of Dublin city, adorned with Crystal chandeliers and featuring opulent marble pillars, tall mahogany doorways and magnificent detailing on the walls and ceiling.
Each exquisitely designed room and suite is equipped with luxury amenities, including a flat-screen TV, iPhone/iPad docking station, alarm clock, complimentary high-speed internet access, Nespresso coffee machines, complimentary mineral water, individual climate control and bathrobe and slippers. Sink into your Westin heavenly bed with luxurious bed linen and delight in the Italian marble en-suite bathroom with rainfall shower. Relax and unwind in classically designed guest rooms and suites and delight in the refreshing details of five-star hospitality in this calming and tranquil haven, the perfect place to call home during your visit to Dublin City.
‘Good location, beautiful spaces, nice size room, lovely staff. but ask for an exterior view.’
Ireland - Dublin
Mark B.: “We like the Hilton Garden Inn Custom House Dublin. Short distance to ships. Tram stops behind hotel. Museum next door with a food court. Short walk or tram to the rest of tourist areas.”
Jan Colleary T.: “We stayed at the Hilton. Perfect location for walking to many spots. And right in the river.”
Located just 10 minutes from the city centre, you’ll be within walking distance to a variety of public transportation options as well as dining, shopping and businesses. Stroll down Grafton Street – Ireland’s most famous shopping street. Unwind in a spacious room with large, comfortable beds, a 40-inch HDTV, mini-refrigerator and laptop safe. Get work done with complimentary WiFi in your room while seated at the workstation with ergonomic chair. Dine at Oly’s Bar & Restaurant, our on-site bar and restaurant. Food is served throughout the day until 10 pm with options for breakfast, lunch and dinner. The kids will enjoy a menu designed just for them. Enjoy a pint of Guinness at the comfortable bar while watching sports on the large screen TVs. Stay committed to your workout routine in the fitness centre with cardio equipment and free weights. Be productive in the business centre with complimentary WiFi and printing
Ireland - Dublin
Becky B.: “I lived in Dublin and can maybe help with this a little bit. The Shelborne is lovely and directly across from St. Stephens Green and a short walk to Grafton St. the Gresham is on O’Connell St on the Northside of the city across the Liffey. Everything is still walkable and Henry St shopping is great.”
Isabel V.: “We stayed at the Shelborne is old-style elegance! The Shelbourne is classic, rooms are fantastic and bathrooms to die for it. It has a great restaurant and a beautiful bar. Expensive but worth it!”
Mary M.: “Stayed at the Shelbourne last September and we upgraded to Princess Grace Suite!! Talk about nice!”
Mimi Rush C.:” The Shelburne.. the best!”
Gloria Storck B.:” I agree. Great location and a wonderful spa!”
The world-famous Shelbourne is a timeless landmark in the heart of Dublin. Overlooking the magnificent St. Stephen’s Green, it is only a few minute’s walk from Dublin’s most famous landmarks as well as the key shopping and cultural areas of the city. The connection to Ireland’s capital runs far deeper than just location.
Founded in 1824, The Shelbourne is a place where history has been made, the Irish Constitution was drafted, literary masterpieces were penned and society was shaped. This outstanding hotel has been dramatically restored to its full original splendor in recent years. Take time to write your chapter in this iconic properties in extensive history.
Each guest room at The Shelbourne is a welcoming and restful sanctuary: the perfect home base from which to explore all the delights of Dublin. Impeccably refurbished and perfectly appointed, every room in the hotel has been individually decorated in keeping with the grand, historic heritage of the hotel and thoughtfully furnished with every modern convenience.
An atmosphere of luxury and beauty is evoked by every five-star detail. It is the little touches that set The Shelbourne experience apart, and even the most ordinary objects in each room have been selected with the guest’s happiness and comfort foremost in mind.
Enjoy a fully digital LED flat-screen TV, iPhone/iPad docking station, alarm clock, complimentary high-speed internet access, and individual climate control. Sink into a magnificently comfortable bed with feathertop mattress and 300 thread count Egyptian cotton bed linens, or retreat into the luxury of an elegant marble bathroom to soak away the cares of the day.
Each of the bar & restaurants offer a unique and memorable experience. The Horseshoe Bar has played host to notable meetings over the years from politicians and journalists to visiting dignitaries and local personalities. The Lord Mayor’s Lounge, Ireland’s most iconic drawing-room, plays host to the indulgent offering of Afternoon Tea while looking out onto the glorious St. Stephen’s Green. The Saddle Room Restaurant encompasses the cherished traditions of dining at The Shelbourne, developed over generations. This is a reassuringly timeless and elegant dining room with a relaxed atmosphere, old-school Irish service, and a menu full of classic favorites. 1824 Bar, The Shelbourne’s newest addition – a snug, luxe, intimate and sophisticated atmosphere with a hand-picked list of top-shelf whiskey – juxtaposed against an outstanding backdrop of a whimsical Irish scene encapsulated in a mural style painting by artist Paul Slater.
‘Elegance and style never go out of fashion. Feel royal. The best.’
Ireland - Dublin
Stay in the unique Dublin hotel featuring 252 stylish bedrooms located beside the 3 arena venue in the heart of the docklands.
You can choose from the range of superior rooms, executive rooms, and suites for your ultimate comfort.
Located in the heart of Dublin city, the hotel offers modern and stylish bedrooms.
Be entertained in their Hemi bar and the famous first dates restaurant!
‘A modern vibe and right by Dublin Port and trams close by.’