When deciding where to stay in Dublin, you can not go past an experience at The Merrion. It really is the most elegant five-star hotel in the city and the location, well let’s just say, it’s where the heart is.
The Merrion is a proud member of The Leading Hotels of the World. An impeccable restoration of four Georgian townhouses, along with the addition of a contemporary Garden Wing. The Merrion is a marriage of exquisite comfort, relaxed elegance and guest facilities, including The Merrion Spa with an inviting 18m pool and gymnasium.
The 142-bedroom and suite hotel is as welcoming as it is stylish. Some rooms overlook the Government Buildings, other rooms have a view of The Merrion’s 18th-century classical gardens. The beautifully decorated rooms feature fabrics and furniture that mirror the architecture of the original 18th-century townhouses. A mixture of style and elegance makes this one of the most unique hotels in Dublin.
The Merrion Spa is a tranquil and relaxing place of retreat located at the heart of The Merrion. Residents and guests also have therapists available seven days a week to provide treatments.
The Merrion is home to the 2-star Michelin Restaurant Patrick Guilbaud. The Garden Room, an elegant all-day casual dining restaurant overlooking tranquil terraced gardens.
The Cellar Bar offers guests a gastro menu of classic dishes complemented by an extensive wine collection which is set amongst the original vaults of the main house. If a cocktail setting is more your thing, enjoy the relaxing and intimate surroundings of the No. 23 Cocktail Bar.
Home to Ireland’s largest private art collection, forming the inspiration for the renowned Art Afternoon Tea, guests are invited to experience the pastry chefs take on the exquisite art adorning the walls.
Alongside an extensive art catalogue, guests can also experience a self-guided audio tour or private guided tour of the hotel. The exquisite art within the hotel makes this a truly unique experience. In winter, the rooms offer warmth and crackling log fires, with summer al fresco dining available on the outdoor terraces.
House No. 24 in the Main House is home to six gracious salons with period features, each named after an historical figure connected to the original buildings.
The grand salons of The Merrion have a separate entrance with marbled hallway, and feature original Georgian plasterwork. The magnificent rooms are decorated with luxurious fabrics, hand-woven carpets and antique furniture.
Pieces from the hotel’s impressive collection of 19th- and 20th-century art adorn the walls. While the tables are covered in Irish linen and set with the finest china, cutlery and flowers.
This five star luxury hotel is to be found in the heart of Georgian Dublin. Government Buildings are opposite the hotel and you are just a few minute from galleries, museums, the I.F.S.C, Dublin Convention Centre, pubs, restaurants and the shops of Grafton Street.
For more information visit www.merrionhotel.com