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Manchester, United Kingdom
Reviewed 21 January 2015

after having afternoon tea at the westbury for our wedding anniversary earlier in the week we super indulged by having another one at the shelbourne hotel yesterday! beautiful grand venue - slightly spoilt by the 500 delegates conference they were having , most of the deals seemed to have been done in the lobby and oyster bar from what we...

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GuestRelationsDublin, Guest Relations Manager at The Shelbourne Dublin, A Renaissance Hotel, responded to this review

Dear Guest, Thank you for the great feedback and for taking the time to do so. It was a pleasure to read you enjoyed your Afternoon Tea and thank you also for the detailed review, I have passed your comments on to our Chef and will develop on it accordingly. It will be our pleasure to welcome you back to...

Cork
Reviewed 20 January 2015 via mobile

Our second time in this lovely historic hotel. Again very busy so bars not always comfortable or easy to get a seat. Room was recently refurbished and of a very good standard. Again breakfast was a bit hectic and don't like the idea of standing waiting for egg order. Still for location its history and lovely staff it wins.

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GuestRelationsDublin, Guest Relations Manager at The Shelbourne Dublin, A Renaissance Hotel, responded to this review

Dear Kevin, Thank you for taking the time to write this review. I was delighted to read that you enjoyed your stay and that you discovered many great aspects of the hotel including the history. The team will be delighted to know that you appreciated their friendliness and the service they provided. I have also noted your feedback for our...

Ireland
Reviewed 20 January 2015

As a special treat for our silver wedding anniversary we had champagne afternoon tea in The Lord Mayor's Lounge. What an experience it was, just wonderful. The staff were attentive and polite and friendly and put us at our ease straight away. The champagne was served in a beautiful modern flute and was served with the savourys four tasty topped...

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GuestRelationsDublin, Guest Relations Manager at The Shelbourne Dublin, A Renaissance Hotel, responded to this review

Dear Guest, Thank you for taking the time to review your Afternoon Tea and Supper Experience at The Shelbourne Hotel. Our team will be thrilled to read your review and how you appreciated the service provided . I look forward to welcoming both of you back in the near future. Thank you also for choosing The Shelbourne Hotel. Kindest regards,...

Carlisle, United Kingdom
Reviewed 19 January 2015

Great hotel for history, an imposing building in a great location. We stopped early December for 3 nights starting with a Saturday. Only down side was it had two great bars but getting in was difficult never mind getting a seat. Loved the experience of this historic hotel though.

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GuestRelationsDublin, Guest Relations Manager at The Shelbourne Dublin, A Renaissance Hotel, responded to this review

Dear Mark, Thank you for the wonderful feedback on your stay. It was a pleasure to read that you enjoyed your stay over all and that you discovered many great aspects of the hotel including the history. I have noted your feedback also for our Bar & Lounge Team. Thank you for choosing The Shelbourne Hotel on your recent trip...

Reviewed 19 January 2015

Everything about this hotel was perfection. I had booked two nights for my fiancé's birthday and contacted the hotel beforehand to see if a Birthday plate could be arranged. I received a response from Barbara straight away, who was friendly and very professional. Not only did Barbara arrange a complimentary plate with delicious cakes, she also arranged an upgrade to...

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GuestRelationsDublin, Guest Relations Manager at The Shelbourne Dublin, A Renaissance Hotel, responded to this review

Dear Sophie, Thank you for taking the time to write this wonderful review of the Shelbourne Hotel. I was delighted to read that you enjoyed your stay and also that I was able to somehow make it more special for you. It is truly a pleasure for us to know that you had such a special holiday and would like...

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Reviewed 19 January 2015

We enjoyed a lovely afternoon tea here. The surrounds made the experience very special. Food was lovely & service was very friendly and attentive. Only con would be the limited time you have for the experience. We were told when we sat down (having booked it weeks in advance) that we had to be finished within 90 mins for the...

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GuestRelationsDublin, Guest Relations Manager at The Shelbourne Dublin, A Renaissance Hotel, responded to this review

Dear Claire, Thank you for taking the time to give us such valuable feedback on your afternoon Tea Experience at the Shelbourne Hotel. I have noted your feedback and will develop on it accordingly. Thank you for taking the time to provide this information. I look forward to welcoming you back soon. Kindest Regards, Barbara Casanova Guest Relations Executive

Dublin, Ireland
Reviewed 18 January 2015

My husband and I stayed here as a treat in December for one night B&B. Fantastic location. I was a little disappointed with the charge of 25euro to have our car parked but leaving it on the street in the city center clamping area was not an option. On arrival the place was absolutely packed and check in took quite...

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GuestRelationsDublin, Guest Relations Manager at The Shelbourne Dublin, A Renaissance Hotel, responded to this review

Dear Guest, Thanks for taking the time to review your stay, it is very much appreciated. Your feedback will serve as an encouragement for all the team to further enhance the exceptional service that we pride ourselves on delivering. Due to our central location the options for views are limited and we recommend booking our Heritage Parkview rooms should you...

Newry, United Kingdom
Reviewed 18 January 2015

Stayed in hotel in January for one night. Hotel was full and v busy but the service and attention we received was excellent. We enjoyed afternoon tea which I would highly recommend. Will definitely be looking forward to my next trip here!

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GuestRelationsDublin, Guest Relations Manager at The Shelbourne Dublin, A Renaissance Hotel, responded to this review

Dear Pollyanna, Thank you for taking the time to review your stay at The Shelbourne Hotel. It was our pleasure to host you during your stay in Dublin. I was especially delighted to read your fantastic comments about Afternoon Tea in the Lord Mayors Lounge. I look forward to your return in the hopefully near future. Kindest regards, Barbara Casanova...

Reviewed 18 January 2015 via mobile

My wife and i spent a beautiful Saturday in Dublin staying at the Shelbourne what a beautiful hotel in a beautiful part off Dublin the staff are so friendly and theres plenty of craic to be had in the two bars they have the food is top class and what a breakfast also the restaurants and bars are great just...

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GuestRelationsDublin, Guest Relations Manager at The Shelbourne Dublin, A Renaissance Hotel, responded to this review

Dear Michael, Many thanks for the lovely review and for taking the time to share your experience with us. I was delighted to read your great comments about our hotel and especially about our associates and the service we provide. The team and I are looking forward to welcoming you back to The Shelbourne. If I can be of any...

Dublin, Ireland
Reviewed 17 January 2015

Enjoyed lovely night again in the Shelbourne. Booked two twin rooms for myself and my daughters and found we were up-graded with two beautiful rooms with inter-connecting doors! The room was warm, cosy with everything you could want including fluffy bathrobes and slippers. I found the huge single bed to be extremely comfortable and enjoyed a great night's sleep. We...

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Dear Mollie, Thank you for taking the time to review your stay at The Shelbourne Hotel. I was delighted that you and your daughters enjoyed the stay and that you especially enjoyed the breakfast. It will be our pleasure to welcome you back to The Shelbourne Hotel. If I can be of any assistance to you in the future, please...

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  • Restaurant
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  • Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Spa
  • Pool
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  • Wheelchair Access
  • Non-Smoking Hotel
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No. 27 Bar & Lounge
No. 27 Bar & Lounge
Cuisines: Irish, Bar, International, European
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  • Airport Transportation
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  • Multilingual Staff
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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
The world famous Shelbourne Hotel is a timeless landmark in the heart of Dublin. Located only 9km from Dublin Airport, The Shelbourne overlooks the magnificent St. Stephen’s Green, and is just seconds from the city’s sights and shops, commerce and culture. But the connection to Ireland’s capital runs far deeper than location. Founded in 1824, The Shelbourne, a Renaissance Hotel is a place where history has been made – the Irish Constitution was drafted, literary masterpieces were penned and society was shaped. Today, as part of the worldwide Renaissance brand, the hotel has been dramatically restored to its full original splendour. Each of the 265 bedrooms are unique, but they all share a sense of charm, style and above all quality…100% Egyptian cotton bedding by Rivolta Carmignani, elegant marble bathrooms with luxury amenities, flat-screen televisions, high speed internet access and climate control. The Shelbourne has 19 beautifully appointed suites, 12 of which are named after famous guests who have stayed at the hotel, such as Princess Grace, John F. Kennedy and Michael Collins and Eamonn De Valera. At the very heart of Dublin’s very best times for almost 200 years, The Shelbourne continues to be the city’s favourite hotel for fine food and drinks in an incomparable environment for generations of Dubliners. The Shelbourne offers a superb choice of dining venues; The Saddle Room, a modern steak and seafood restaurant, The Lord Mayor’s Lounge which serves Dublin’s only true afternoon tea, the renowned Horseshoe Bar and No. 27 Bar & Lounge, the place to see and be seen in Dublin! The hotel features a luxurious Spa offering six treatment rooms, including a suite for two people to share their spa experience together, a manicure and pedicure area as well as an opulent relaxation room. A 17.5m swimming pool, thermal facilities, dance studio and state-of-the-art gymnasium complete the facilities. ... more   less 

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Address: 27 St. Stephen's Green, Dublin Dublin 2, Ireland
Region: Ireland > Province of Leinster > County Dublin > Dublin
Price Range: $351 - $1,112 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:5 star — The Shelbourne Dublin, A Renaissance Hotel 5*
Number of rooms: 265
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Also Known As:
Shelbourne Hotel Dublin
Shelbourne Dublin
The Shelbourne Dublin Renaissance Hotel
Dublin Hotel Shelbourne
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#4 Spa Hotel in Dublin
#7 Business Hotel in Dublin
#11 Romantic Hotel in Dublin
#15 Luxury Hotel in Dublin
#15 Family Hotel in Dublin
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