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Academy Plaza Hotel

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Taunton, United Kingdom
Reviewed 2 days ago NEWvia mobile

Am writing this just after one night, central location, temple bar within walking distance, sightseeing buses stop outside. Rooms are snug, but warm and comfy, nice hot shower, comfy beds, perfect place to stay for a Dublin sightseeing trip.

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Derby, United Kingdom
Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

Me and my partner visited Dublin last weekend for an over night stay. This hotel was one of the cheapest I found on a hotel comparison site (still not cheap but one of the cheapest) so I wasn't expecting the world. I've got to be honest the hotel doesn't look amazing from the outside but when you get inside its...

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

Dear Naomi T We are so pleased you took the time out to let us know how much you enjoyed your stay with us. Our city centre hotel is very competitive with the market here in Dublin and we are so happy you chose us and that you were not disappointed. Our rooms are well appointed and we are lucky...

Reviewed 2 days ago NEWvia mobile

I stayed in this hotel which is very well located off o'connell Street for 3 nights. Check in was easy. I paid at the hotel by card. The receptionist was kind and gave me 3 room keys. They are however no longer in association with best western as they refused my best western reward card and told me the same...

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

Dear Imranovicc Thank you for your feedback. We are very pleased to see that you enjoy dour location and paid a special mention to our team here. We have a loyal and dedicated service team here and they really do go out of their way in ensuring they do what they can to impress a welcoming and enjoyable stay for...

Crewkerne, United Kingdom
Reviewed 4 days ago NEWvia mobile

Really impressed with the friendly and professional staff, very nice decor and comfort of room. Handy location just off O'Connell st - ideally situated for the city centre. Would definitely stay here again - nicest hotel I've stayed at when in Dublin. Great check in and check out experience as well.

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

Dear Robswindon69 Thank you for your wonderful review. Thank you for taking the time to share it. The reward is the special mention you have given to the team here who really are friendly and genuinely do try so hard daily in ensuing a comfortable, friendly and enjoyable stay. We are glad to see the you would stay with us...

Reviewed 4 days ago NEWvia mobile

Excellent location, clean and tidy hotel, staff polite and friendly, rooms modern, free wifi, would have no issues staying here again, fab sports bar next door (the living room). Some rooms have showers only, some baths with showers so if a bath is important make sure you ask. Rooms have ironing board and irons and safes as well as tea...

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Wolverhampton, United Kingdom
Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

We have stayed at the Academy Plaza 4 times now and they never fail to disappoint. They are located ideally for us close to O'Connell street and a short walk to Temple Bar. The Dublin Bus airport link drops off and picks up outside the hotel as well as the Dublin Bus Hop on Hop Off (soon to be Go...

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

Dear MrsT_2017 Thank you so much for you continued loyalty and for sharing your 5 star review. Your feedback is so welcomed and a big plus for the team here who really try to impress on all our guests a comfortable, welcoming and enjoyable stay. We cant wait to welcome back for the 5th time. Please let us know on...

Pontefract, United Kingdom
Reviewed 4 days ago NEWvia mobile

This was my first time in Dublin with my boyfriend and another couple. On arrival the hotel staff were very friendly and check in was quick and easy. The room was quite small and the bathroom was a little small too. As we hadn't got breakfast included we booked in and paid when we checked out. €9.90 each for breakfast...

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Littlehampton, United Kingdom
Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

Good prices, central for the city and overall a very nice place to stay. Breakfast was excellent. Only down side was the bar closed around 12 or so... Staff were friendly and helpful, bed was comfortable and I will go back!

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

Dear Steve W Thank you so much for your kind feedback. We are so pleased you enjoyed our hotel. Feedback is crucial for us in the hospitality industry. All good feedback positive or negative is so important. It gives us opportunities to identify loyalty, repeat guests and build strong relationships with our guests through care and attention. We are so...

scotland
Reviewed 5 days ago NEWvia mobile

Reasonable priced, central hotel, 1 min walk to O'Connell street, 747 airport bus stops directly across from hotel at €10 euro return and runs every 15 mins. Friendly staff, excellent service, nice reasonable sized rooms, clean and comfortable what more can you ask for, would defiantly stay here again.

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Cardiff, United Kingdom
Reviewed 5 days ago NEWvia mobile

Me and the husbands first time in Ireland and we had a good time at this hotel. The room was small but comfortable, we got extra coffee at reception whenever we asked for it, check in and check out were both quick and easy! The location is great...just off o'conell street and near the bus stops, and easy walking distance...

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Amenities

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  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Room Service
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Restaurant
  • Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
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  • Wheelchair Access
  • Non-Smoking Hotel
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  • Bar/Lounge
  • Restaurant
  • Fitness Centre 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 Centre with Internet Access
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  • Dry Cleaning
  • Meeting Rooms
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  • Banquet Room
  • 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. 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 Academy Plaza Hotel

Address: 10 - 14 Findlater Place | Off Upper O'Connell St, Dublin D01 X2X0, Ireland (Formerly BEST WESTERN PLUS Academy Plaza Hotel)
Region: Ireland > Province of Leinster > County Dublin > Dublin
Price Range: $97 - $337 (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
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#43 Family Hotel in Dublin
#46 Romantic Hotel in Dublin
#56 Business Hotel in Dublin
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“Rooms facing courtyard to the next door sports bar can be noisy when a football match is on but once over you cannot hear a thing.”
 of 5 bubbles MrsT_2017, 18 Jan 2017 | Read review
“We requested quiet rooms & they were perfect.”
 of 5 bubbles HP0785, 15 Jan 2017 | Read review
“Ask for a room which does not overlook the next door club.”
 of 5 bubbles NWOhioGuy, 14 Jan 2017 | Read review
“Higher floors are quieter”
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“6th floor was perfect”
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