The Shelbourne Dublin, A Renaissance Hotel

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Afar Magazine

Irish history sets the tone throughout this red-brick Victorian’s marbled halls. Full review →



An airy, Georgian palette (butter yellow and rose) is brought back to earth by boxy Italian cherrywood credenzas.


Condé Nast Traveler 90.6

"Centrally located so you can walk to all the sites in Dublin," such as Trinity College and St. Stephen’s Green, this 1824 hotel started off as three consecutive houses. Full review →


Fodor's Tick Choice

Paris has the Ritz, New York has the Pierre, and Dublin has the Shelbourne—today, newly resplendent... after a no-expense-spared renovation. Full review →


Frommer's 34

One of Dublin's true grande dame hotels, the Shelbourne hotel has played a significant role in Irish history. Full review →


Gayot 48

Tasteful refurbishments maintain this historic hotel as one of the most coveted lodgings in the city. Full review →


Insight Guides

This grand old institution has competition as Dublin’s finest hotel these days, but it still boasts a historic aura that’s hard to beat, with a liveried doorman and the best address in town. Full review →



A slice of Dublin history overlooking St. Stephen’s Green, with an on-site museum and barbershop. Full review →


Lonely Planet

Dublin's most iconic hotel, founded in 1824, was bought out by the Marriott group, who spent a ton of money restoring its rooms and public spaces to their former grandeur, a few years ago.


Michelin Guide

Landmark Georgian hotel with elegant guest areas... High level of services and extras.


Oyster 4.0

The 265-room Shelbourne, built in 1824, is one of Dublin's best-known luxury icons, with a grand entrance right on St. Stephen's Green and an impressive roster of famous past guests. Full review →


Star Service Tick 5

Because of the hotel's central location, the public rooms are always abuzz with distinguished locals and in-house guests. Full review →


The Telegraph 8.0

Its main bar and The Saddle Room restaurant are popular fixtures on the city's social scene and afternoon tea in the Lord Mayor's Lounge is something of a Dublin tradition. Full review →


Time Out Tick Critics' Choice

After having had more than €40 million lavished on it by its new owners (this 19th-century Dublin landmark is now a member of the Marriott empire), the Shelbourne is looking pretty damn good. Full review →


Travel + Leisure

Keen to research your family's Irish roots? Save an afternoon for a meeting with the hotel's Genealogy Butler. Full review →

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The Shelbourne Dublin, A Renaissance Hotel

5 Star Hotel theshelbourne.ie

27 St. Stephen's Green, Dublin 2

Contact (01) 663 4500
  • Multilingual
  • Business Center
  • Meeting Rooms
  • Dry Cleaning
  • Spa
  • Conferences
  • Tennis Court
  • Breakfast Available

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