This prestigious Dublin hotel is the perfect retreat to make happy and unforgettable memories with your family and loved ones. This exclusive establishment has a team of attentive staff on hand to help make your stay as stress free and enjoyable as possible. Services include theatre reservations, laundry, concierge and room service. Business guests can also make full use of the business centre which is fully equipped with meeting rooms, audio/visual equipment and an executive lounge. The hotel also offers courier and secretarial services. There are also two onsite restaurants with both buffet meals and fine dining options as well as two bars where you can relax before checking out the evening entertainment provided.
For a spot of shopping, the Georges Street Arcade was the first Victorian shopping centre built in Dublin, and today offers over 50 shops and stalls selling antiques, clothing, beauty products and crafts. This unique venue even plays host to fortune tellers as well as plenty of cafes and eateries where you can refuel. If you’re looking for that special gift or souvenir, Celtic Jewellers on Grafton Street has been a family jewellers for forty years, specialising in traditional Celtic weave patterns and classic Irish designs such as Claddagh Rings.
Dublin has a rich and complex history, dating back to when it was a Viking settlement to it’s days as the second largest city of the British Empire during the 18th century. It’s long and varied history has ensured that Dublin has continued to be of great architectural importance and there are countless opportunities to explore some of it’s gems. The Bank of Ireland, on College Green, is the former residence of the Irish Houses of Parliament, designed by Edward Lovett Pearce in 1729, and was the first purpose built dual chamber parliament building in the world. In contrast, Dublin Castle dates back over 800 years and has been witness to key moments in Ireland’s history. The impressive Bermingham Tower and adjoining buildings were once the dungeon block of Dublin castle. The tower is named after Sir William Bermingham who was hanged for treason after being tortured and imprisoned here back in the 14th century. You can explore the grounds of this fascinating landmark for free, but tickets must be purchased for the guided tour of the State Apartments.
For an evening with a difference, the Brazen Head is Dublin’s oldest pub and offers its guests ‘An Evening of Food, Folklore and Fairies’. Enjoy delicious Irish food whilst the animated storytellers enchant you with stories of folklore and myth that will keep you intrigued and entertained.
Enjoy your stay in Ireland’s historic capital!