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Academy Plaza Hotel

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New York City, New York
Reviewed 6 December 2014

We stayed here for a few days and were quite happy. Check in was quick and room ready although we got there at noon. Upgraded to an executive room for 20 euro and it was a good size with 2 beds put together to make a king...that I didn't like so much, but it was fine. Couch and 2 chairs...

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Reviewed 5 December 2014

Visited this hotel on a short break with coach operator National Holidays. The location is ideal - just seconds from O'Connell Street and within easy access of the Spire monument and the shops on Henry Street - and then only minutes away across Ha'penny Bridge to trendy Temple Bar. It was cold day when we arrived but they were very...

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1Thank chris n
London, England, United Kingdom
Reviewed 4 December 2014 via mobile

Stayed here with my partner and 2 other couples for the weekend. Nice sized rooms, very helpful staff and a well-stocked bar. The location is good with a couple of good pubs close by and is walking distance from most of the cities attractions.

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1Thank Niyaz H
Reviewed 3 December 2014 via mobile

This hotel is a pure gem smack bang in the centre of dublin city! Myself and my friends stayed here for an Ed Sheeran concert! The luas, o'connell street, shopping are just around the corner so it's a great base. Beds very comfy and a family room was a perfect size for us all!

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2Thank Michelle M
Toronto
Reviewed 3 December 2014 via mobile

We were in Dublin for 8 days at the beginning of October and stayed at the Academy Plaza. We arrived quite early in the morning from Toronto so our room wasn't ready yet which was understandable. The front desk staff were quite nice and we left our bags and went to explore a bit. Location of this hotel is fantastic,...

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3Thank Supersheels
Paisley, United Kingdom
Reviewed 2 December 2014

I stayed here for 2 nights over the St Andrews Bank Holiday weekend and this hotel was perfect. The hotel is in the perfect location, just off O'Connell street (the main shopping street) so you're close to everything but far enough away to avoid the noise from the traffic and busy streets. The hotel is well decorated inside and the...

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3Thank Liam M
Strongsville, Ohio
Reviewed 2 December 2014 via mobile

My husband and I stayed at the Best Western Plus Academy for one night while on our first European vacation. The hotel was very clean, the staff was friendly and very helpful. The location was perfect for obtaining the airport bus and also the on/off tour bus. Would definitely stay there again.

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2Thank kriswis
London, United Kingdom
Reviewed 1 December 2014

We were new to Dublin, and unsure of the hotel location, but this was solved as the Airlink bus stopped directly outside for both drop off and pick up. The room was spotlessly clean and the bed very comfortable. The bathroom was large with plenty of hot water for showers or baths after a long day sightseeing. Very convenient too...

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1Thank Kathryn M
Cardiff
Reviewed 29 November 2014

Stayed here for two nights in November. Honestly this is a great hotel ideally situated near bars, restaurants and the temple bar area. Rooms are clean and comfortable, bar is ok, breakfast is really good. Dublin is just awesome.

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3Thank topbluebird77
Reviewed 27 November 2014 via mobile

Although a great geographically, if you want to sleep, the noise from the local bar makes it sound like they are in your room. The sleeping area was small, the bathroom was huge, no fan or air conditioning, had to open the window to get air. If you don't like small spaces, you wont like this hotel.

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Amenities

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  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Restaurant
  • Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
  • Room Service
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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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  • Free Internet
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
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  • Business Centre with Internet Access
  • Dry Cleaning
  • Meeting Rooms
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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)
Region: Ireland > Province of Leinster > County Dublin > Dublin
Price Range: $130 - $379 (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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“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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