The best hotels in Merrion Square, Dublin

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Leafy Merrion square is undoubtedly one of Dublin's finest. The grand red brick houses stand around pretty Leinster Garden (don't miss the statue of Oscar Wilde lounging on a rock). Offering easy access to the city's highlights including the National Library, National Gallery, and National Concert Hall. There's also an abundance of museums and galleries (including the Royal Hibernian Academy Gallagher Academy, which has a fine collection of contemporary and modern works) to explore and that's before taking into account all the picturesque cobbled streets and townhouses in the area. This is a neighbourhood perfectly suited to those wanting to explore the cultural heart of the city. The best hotels in Merrion Square reflect the area and its classic grandeur.

The best hotels in Merrion Square

Classic elegance

Park Hotel

  • Though only ten years old The Merrion Hotel fits seamlessly into its elegant surrounds. Traditional and stylish interiors include marble floors, fireplaces and colonnades. There's a pretty courtyard garden and a superb Michelin starred restaurant.

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  • The Merrion Hotel Dublin 142 rooms from £308

    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

    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. See More

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Written by Katie Harris

posted Friday, 14th February 2020