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Academy Plaza Hotel

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Ft. Myers, FL
Reviewed 1 August 2014

Extra small rooms, very clean. Stayed there as part of our tour. Convenient location, we walked around and saw quite a bit. Strolled through the Temple Bar and across the bridge. The staff was very helpful finding us a cab for a too early flight. Cab driver was great. The hotel has a very nice bar, with nice staff.

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Jersey, Channel Islands
Reviewed 31 July 2014

The hotel staff are its greatest asset. They were efficient, friendly and helpful even though it was very busy. Unfortunately the faults of this hotel lie squarely with the architect and interior designer. The room we were first given, looked onto the centre yard of the hotel with a view of pipes, windows and pigeon droppings. Inevitably, there are always...

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Cardiff, United Kingdom
Reviewed 31 July 2014

The room was so tiny, just about fitted a double bed in the room, no chance of walking past the bed to open the really tiny window. There was not enough room to have your suitcase open and walk into the room! However, the room & bathroom were very clean. This is a great location and the 40% discount for...

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3Thank Carolinegold
Ireland
Reviewed 30 July 2014

Centrally located ,clean ,reasonably priced,friendly staff and lovely breakfast. All what you want wrap in this city centre hotel. We stayed here with friends and we found everything about it to be great.

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Reviewed 28 July 2014 via mobile

I regularly go to Dublin for 2-3 days on work related trips and for a few days off. This hotel is great value for money. It's in a very convenient location, close to private car parking, Dublin bus stops, airport shuttles, and Dublin hop on/off green bus stop. Breakfast is always good. Rooms clean, tidy and well sized. Wifi throughout...

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Braintree, Massachusetts
Reviewed 27 July 2014

Nice rooms, kind of on the small side. But clean and modern, Very convenient, 1 minute walk to O'Connell Street, and many bars and shops. Hop on hop off bus is right around corner - great way to see Dublin, stops at all the key places. including the Guinness Storehouse tour. The 747 Skyink bus stops just about at the...

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Halifax, United Kingdom
Reviewed 26 July 2014

My sister and myself spent 3 nights at the hotel last week and thoroughly enjoyed our stay. The hotel is clean with very pleasant and helpful staff nothing is too much trouble for them.We will stay there again I am sure.

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

Der Mrs F Thank you for sharing your wonderful review on TripAdvisor. We love hearing all guest feedback. We are delighted to have looked after you during your stay. The team are even more thrilled to see that you would return to us and we hope you do. All of us would love the opportunity to thank you personally for...

Stellenbosch, South Africa
Reviewed 25 July 2014

The location is ideal for travellers; there are several buses that stop right in front of the hotel, which is great if your travelling to or from the airport. The Hop on hop off bus stop is also a minutes walk away. It is also only a few minutes walk from Temple Bar and several shops&restaurants. Friendly staff, clean rooms...

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

Dear happyann3 Thank you for your feedback. We are delighted to receive your feedback. Your right our hotel is an ideal place for any traveller looking to get out and see Dublin from. The Airlink 747 bus stops and picks up right outside our door right in the city centre. The city bus door leaving outside our door is another...

Chippenham, United Kingdom
Reviewed 25 July 2014

We couldn't have asked for a better hotel to stay in for our 2 night stay. We had a family room which consisted of two single beds,a double pull out sofa and another single guest bed. The room was clean, comfortable and spacious. Staff were very helpful and friendly. Check out was 12.00pm which was great. The location of this...

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

Dear Maderica Thank you for submitting your 5 star review. We are thrilled to read how well you enjoyed you stay. We are thrilled you found our staff helpful and friendly. Our team work very hard in making sure all our guests get the welcome and information they need during their stay. Our location is hard to beat and being...

Montreal, Canada
Reviewed 25 July 2014

On a little side street only 30 seconds away from O'Connell Street. This means you have access to all sorts of restaurants, pubs and shops. An 8 minute walk to bridge leading to Temple Area, Trinity College, etc. Airport shuttle stops right in front of hotel. In less than 3 minutes you access the hop and off bus as well...

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

Dear Silvia D Thank you for sharing such a wonderful review. We are very thankful for you kind words. Our location is hard to beat and I am delighted you took the full benefit of Dublin being on your doorstep while you were here. There are so many advantages to staying here even just the places to see and being...

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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
  • Room Service
  • Dry Cleaning
  • Meeting Rooms
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  • Concierge
  • 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: $96 - $330 (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.”
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