The 14 best luxury hotels in Dublin

Dublin

Dublin has a wide and varied collection of luxury hotels ranging from sleek contemporary properties to grand and traditional stays. Whether it is an intimate boutique, an indulgent spa or a Michelin Star restaurant that you are in search of there is something for everyone here. Many of the best luxury hotels in Dublin are situated in and around the central neighbourhoods including Merrion Square. The hip boutiques are more likely to be found in Temple Bar which is a good choice for those interested in being near theatres and restaurants. While, smart contemporary hotels are mostly placed in the Docklands.

The best luxury hotels in Dublin

Contemporary Style

The Marker

  • The Marker Hotel is a striking contemporary hotel in the heart of Dublin's docklands. Super stylish, design conscious interiors, rooftop bar for taking in the cityscape and great food in the brasserie. Ideal for business travellers, but also perfect for a hip city break.
  • Spencer Hotel is conveniently located in Dublin's city centre. Rooms are minimalist and modern and come with Nespresso coffee machines and White Company toiletries. Some rooms have balconies with superb city views.
  • The Devlin is an undeniably slick hotel situated in the heart of Ranelagh. Rooms may be small in size but everything has been thought of - from Marshall amps, TVs loaded with Netflix, Smeg fridges and cunning use of space. Plus there's a cinema onsite and rooftop terrace and bar to take advantage of.
  • The Gibson Hotel is a sleek, modern hotel, located a stone's throw from the city centre. The bright rooms are decorated in soothing colours with comfy Respa beds. Choose an executive room for a balcony with views over the city. Eat in the famous First Dates Ireland restaurant. A stylish four-star hotel.

Eco-friendly

Iveagh Garden Hotel

  • Iveagh Garden Hotel is a beautifully chic and eco-friendly hotel, just a stone's throw from Grafton Street. Elle's Bar and Bistro is great for casual dining, serving a range of bar snacks, whilst The Library is the perfect formal dining venue. All rooms are stylishly furnished and come with rainfall showers.

Five-star

The Fitzwilliam Hotel

  • The Fitzwilliam Hotel is a five-star luxury hotel set in the heart of Dublin's city centre. The best of the spacious rooms are decorated in bold colours and boast plush four-poster beds. Choose a suite for private balconies with superb city views.

Spa breaks

Intercontinental Dublin

  • Intercontinental Dublin assures luxury standards and a good range of rooms and rates. Stunning grounds, popular bar, elegant bedrooms in neutral tones, and an excellent spa. A city escape in true luxury.

Luxury boutiques

The Morgan

  • The Alex is a stylish hotel situated in the grand Merrion Square. All rooms come with neat designer touches, Smart TVs and luxury bathrooms. Floor to ceiling windows in the Steam Cafe give stunning views of Ireland's capital city.
  • The Morgan is neatly located in the heart of Temple Bar, Dublin's quirky cobble stoned neighbourhood. An elegant spot with stylish rooms, complete with Nespresso machines, and the best have in-room free standing baths. Dine at 10 Fleet Street Restaurant and Bar, a chic restaurant with a menu of Irish favourites.
  • The Cliff Townhouse is a centrally located townhouse hotel. Smart rooms feature park views, modern bathrooms and antique style furniture. There's chic dining in the restaurant with a focus on fresh seafood, or enjoy a glass of champagne in the oyster bar.
  • The Dean is a stylish, vibrant hotel in Dublin's city centre. Offering a selection of chic rooms and three bars, the Dean aims to reinvigorate its Georgian setting with a modern twist. A stone's throw from a host of clubs and bars, it's the perfect launching pad for a lively weekend in Dublin.

Foodies

The Herbert Park Hotel

  • The Merrion Hotel is an effortlessly gracious grande dame that just happens to be only ten years old. Timelessly classic decoration that oozes understated elegance and grace - marble floors, colonnades, fireplaces, artworks, bedrooms in neutral tones. Boasting a beautiful garden, Michelin restaurant, and small spa.
  • The Wilder is a very stylish, Victorian-era townhouse located in the heart of Dublin. Individually designed rooms boast original fireplaces and rich soft furnishings in regal colours. Enjoy a cocktail with bespoke craft gin in the Gin and Tea Rooms and eat at the award-winning Rolys bistro.
  • Herbert Park Hotel is a luxury four-star hotel in south Dublin. Plush rooms offer stunning views over the expansive Herbert Park. Family rooms are offered fot those travelling with children. dine at the gourmet restaurant or take afternoon tea in the terrace lounge.

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  • The Marker Hotel Dublin (Docklands) 187 rooms from £257

    Striking contemporary hotel in the heart of Dublin's docklands. Super stylish, design conscious interiors, rooftop bar for taking in the cityscape and great food in the brasserie. Ideal for business travellers, but also perfect for a hip city break.

    Contemporary  -  Checker board front facade reflects the money that has been spent on the visual impact of the hotel
    Business Hotel  -  Ideal for business travellers attending at the nearby Dublin convention Centre
    Spa  -  Award winning spa with 23m indoor infinity pool, jacuzzi, sauna, eucaplytus infused steam room & extensive range of treatments
    Sights nearby  -  Well placed for getting to all of Dublin's sights. 20 minute walk to the centre of the city
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  • Spencer Hotel Dublin (IFSC) 169 rooms from £199

    Conveniently located in Dublin's city centre, The Spencer Hotel is the perfect location for a weekend break. Rooms are minimalist and modern and come with Nespresso coffee machines and 'White Company' toiletries. Some rooms have balconies with city views. There is a restaurant and a gym on site.

    City Style  -  Conveniently located on the River Iffey in the centre of Dublin, a great place to explore the city
    Spa breaks  -  The Viola Day Spa on-site offers a range of massages and spa therapies
    Business meetings  -  The eight meeting rooms can accommodate up to 155 delegates
    Families  -  There are a range of spacious family rooms on offer
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  • The Devlin Dublin 40 rooms from £148

    An undeniably slick hotel situated in the heart of Ranelagh. Rooms may be small in size but everything has been thought of; from Marshall amps, TVs loaded with Netflix, Smeg fridges and cunning use of space. Plus there's a cinema onsite and rooftop terrace and bar to take advantage of. Superb!

    City Style  -  Enjoy spectacular views of Dublin from the rooftop bar after a day of seeing the city's best sights - all a short walk away
    Groups  -  Located in the hip district of Ranelagh, The Devlin is a great location for a group holiday
    Sights nearby  -  Dublin is brimming with historical and cultural intrigues from Dublin Castle to Trinity College to the Guinness Museum
    Designer  -  Uniquely designed interiors.
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  • The Gibson Hotel Dublin 252 rooms from £155

    This sleek, modern hotel is located a stone's throw from Dublin's city centre. The bright rooms are decorated in soothing colours with comfy Respa beds; upgrade to an executive room for a balcony with views over the city. Eat in the famous First Dates Ireland restaurant. A stylish four-star hotel.

    City Style  -  With the 3Arena on the hotel's doorstep, it's perfect for those looking to enjoy a concert in this city of culture
    Short fly break  -  Located close to the city centre and all the main attractions, this is a great base for a short fly break
    Romantic Break  -  Enjoy breakfast in bed or have dinner in the famous First Dates restaurant on your romantic getaway
    Great walks  -  Take in the beautiful natural landscape of the Irish coast with a walk along Howth Head, with views of Lambay and Ireland's Eye
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  • Iveagh Garden Hotel Dublin 145 rooms from £147

    A beautifully chic and eco-friendly hotel, just a stone's throw from Grafton Street. Elle's Bar and Bistro is great for casual dining serving a range of bar snacks whilst The Library is the perfect formal dining venue. All rooms are stylishly furnished and come with rainfall showers.

    Eco break  -  An eco-hotel in the heart of the city, Iveagh Garden Hotel is powered by an underground water reserve
    Business meetings  -  Choose from a range of beautifully designed suites for your next corporate event
    City Style  -  An ideal base to explore what Dublin has to offer
    Sights nearby  -  The hotel overlooks the beautiful Iveagh Gardens and is a ten minute walk from Dublin Castle
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  • The Fitzwilliam Hotel Dublin 139 rooms from £268

    This five-star luxury hotel is nestled in the heart of Dublin's city centre. The best of the spacious rooms are decorated in bold colours and boast plush four-poster beds. Enjoy excellent views over the city sights from the suite's balcony. Drink at the Inn on the Green for an authentic Irish break.

    City Style  -  Sitting in the centre of the bustling capital, this hotel is a chic stay for a city break
    Families  -  The spacious rooms and on-site facilities are great for those travelling with children
    Honeymoons  -  Book a luxury honeymoon package and make it a 5-star holiday
    Great walks  -  Take a walk through Dublin and discover its history with the hotel's tailormade podcasts, available to hotel guests
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  • Intercontinental Dublin Dublin 139 rooms from £265

    Assured luxury standards and a good range of rooms and rates. Stunning grounds, popular bar, elegant bedrooms in neutral tones, and an excellent spa. A city escape in true luxury.

    City Style
    Spa  -  ESPA spa featuring its trademark treatments, plus sauna, steam room and relaxation area.
    Swimming Pool  -  Indoor Pool
    Sailing  -  Can be booked nearby.
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  • The Alex Dublin 103 rooms from £156

    Just off the busy city centre, but still well-placed, this chic hotel has a youthful relaxed feel and low-key designer touches. Rooms are generous with super-comfortable beds, plenty of smart technology and swish bathrooms. A quieter city retreat.

    Sights nearby  -  Explore Dublin's famous sights including Trinity College and the Oscar Wilde House
    Lively area  -  In the thick of the action.
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  • The Cliff Townhouse Dublin 9 rooms from £141

    Centrally located town house hotel. Pastel shaded rooms feature park views, modern bathrooms and antique style furniture. Chic dining in the restaurant with a focus on fresh seafood, or enjoy champagne in the oyster bar. Popular and good value.

    City Style  -  Colourful modern guestrooms, superb dining, knowledgable staff and stones throw from the sights
    Sights nearby  -  Trinity College, is just a five- to 10-minute walk
    Great walks  -  Across St Stephen’s Green
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  • The Dean Dublin 2 51 rooms from £174

    Stylish, vibrant hotel in Dublin's city centre. Offering a selection of chic rooms and three bars, the Dean aims to reinvigorate it's Georgian setting with a modern twist. A stone's throw from a host of clubs and bars, it's the perfect launching pad for a lively weekend in Dublin.

    Historic  -  Harcourt Street is an example of some of Dublin's finest terraced Georgian architecture.
    Museums  -  Ten minutes walk from Trinity College Dublin and The Book of Kells.
    Sights nearby  -  Fifteen minutes walk from the world famous Guinness Storehouse.
    Close to nightlife  -  Prime location for accessing Dublin's finest clubs and bars.
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  • The Morgan Dublin (Temple Bar) 168 rooms from £180

    Neatly located in the heart of Temple Bar, Dublin's quirky cobble stoned neighbourhood, The Morgan Hotel is an elegant spot with stylish rooms, complete with Nespresso machines. Dine at 10 Fleet Street Restaurant and Bar, a chic restaurant with a menu of Irish favourites. Superb!

    Short fly break  -  The cobbled streets and laneways lined with boutique shops, galleries and restaurants make this ideal for weekend breaks
    Local exploring  -  Situated in the heart of Dublin, a short stroll from Grafton Street, and Dublin Castle
    Sights nearby  -  Trinity College, Christ Church Cathedral, Guinness Storehouse, Dublin Castle, and many more sights are just a stone's throw away
    Swimming Pool  -  Guests can use the fitness facilties at West Wood Club including a heated indoor pool - a 5 minute walk away
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  • The Wilder Dublin (St Kevin's) 30 rooms from £173

    This stylish, Victorian-era townhouse is located in the heart of Dublin. Individually designed rooms boast original fireplaces and rich soft furnishings in regal colours. Enjoy a cocktail with bespoke craft gin in the Gin and Tea Rooms and eat at the award-winning Rolys bistro. A smart city break.

    Romantic Break  -  The plush beds and romantic heritage building make this a great hotel for couples
    City Style  -  Located in the heart of Dublin, this makes a great base for a stylish city break
    Foodies  -  Foodies will love the award-winning bistro in the hotel
    Sights nearby  -  Visit the main sights of Dublin easily from this hotel, including the Dublin Castle and Christ Church Cathedral
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  • The Merrion Hotel Dublin 142 rooms from £308

    Effortlessly gracious grande dame that just happens to be only ten years old. Timelessly classic decoration that oozes understated elegance and grace - marble floors, colonnades, fireplaces, artworks, bedrooms in neutral tones. Beautiful garden, Michelin restaurant, and small spa.

    City Style  -  This Georgian masterpiece is the epitome of subtle style and effortless elegance.
    Sights nearby  -  Nearby Number One Merrion Square is the former home of one of Dublin's most famous sons, the writer and dramatist Oscar Wilde.
    Great walks  -  After a hearty meal take a stroll around the charming garden, or head down the road to the picturesque Merrion Square Park.
    Views  -  Faces the stunning Irish Government Buildings.
    Recommended by  -  Tablet, Fodors, Frommers, Kiwi Collection
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  • Herbert Park Hotel Dublin 153 rooms from £161

    A smart hotel in leafy Ssouth Dublin. Plush rooms offer soft carpets and luxurious linens, with stunning views over the expansive Herbert Park. The family rooms are great for travelling with children; dine at the gourmet restaurant or take afternoon tea in the terrace lounge. A stylish city break.

    Families  -  With triple, interconnecting rooms in the family suites, this hotel is perfect for families travelling with older children
    City Style  -  Located in Dublin's historic centre, this hotel is a great base for exploring the local sights on a city break
    Romantic Break  -  With cosy interior décor and a romantic terrace lounge, this hotel is perfect for couples on a city getaway
    Sailing  -  The Surfdock Centre offers windsurfing and sailing courses; enquire at the hotel for more information
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Written by Katie Harris

posted Wednesday, 24th July 2019