The Shelbourne Dublin, A Renaissance Hotel

27 St Stephen's Green, Dublin, County Dublin, Dublin 2, Ireland | 5 star hotel
Prices starting from $273.00

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The Emerald Isle

A travel blog entry by rickandluann on May 07, 2014

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Dublin, Ireland - May 7-11
The Shelbourne Dublin

Saying cheers to London we'll fly into Dublin in early afternoon for a 5-night stay at the (too) luxurious Renaissance Hotel Shelbourne. Once again I’m feeling uncomfortable in my practical traveling clothes, but this is what I to put up with in order to sleep in a most comfortable …

Scenic Day 10

A travel blog entry by jas20j on May 09, 2014

3 comments, 5 photos

Day 10: Dublin

Our guide, Olivia, joined us this morning on a combination bus/walking tour of the city. Vikings were the first known settlers yet today Dublin is notable as the birthplace and inspiration of great writers such as James Joyce. It has sweeping avenues and intimate side streets, chic shopping along Grafton Street, smoky …

Scenic Day 9

A travel blog entry by jas20j on May 08, 2014

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Day 9: Athlone - Dublin

Our first stop today was at the epicentre of Ireland; Clonmacnoise It was established as the point where the major east-west land route through the bogs of central Ireland crossed the River Shannon. The monastery of Clonmacnoise (in Irish, meaning Meadow of the Sons of Nós) reminds me of the knights of Nei from …

KISS ME! I'm Irish ( ... I want to be at least)

A travel blog entry by katintheair on Aug 22, 2012

4 photos

I was fortunate enough to be taken to Ireland by my family for an American football game. Navy v. Notre Dame. I'm a Navy fan, and although we lost the game, ( 40-0 Notre Dame won) at the end of the day, I was STILL in Ireland, and I'd rather be in Ireland losing, than in America winning.

My mother and I flew into Dublin a few days before …

The Most Poignant Visit

A travel blog entry by annhobbs

... and Linda. Some of these are the same ladies we had dinner with the night before. they are my second cousins. Ok, so getting back to connections, ( I wanted to immortalize the other info), Maryanne had 4 siblings. Elizabeth was one of them with one of her daughter's girls's pbeing May.  So my Mom and May are 1/2 second cousins.  Got all that? Important to write down. WnAnyway, we had. Really nice visit!!! Mickey, May's husband had finally gotten rid of his toupe and ...

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This 5 star hotel, located in the Mansion House area of Dublin, is near National Library of Ireland, Dawson Street, Taylor Galleries, and Newman House.
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    TravelPod Member ReviewsThe Shelbourne Dublin, A Renaissance Hotel

    Reviewed by danamarie

    Beautiful Hotel!!

    Reviewed Apr 13, 2013
    by (2 reviews) , United States Flag of United States

    Stayed for a weekend - wonderful hotel with cool history and a great location.

    This review is the subjective opinion of a TravelPod member and not of

    Reviewed by katintheair

    Beautiful, but turn down service would be nice

    Reviewed Aug 22, 2012
    by (2 reviews) Jacksonville FL , United States Flag of United States

    I was staying here on tour with a group. We were all here for the Navy v. Notre Dame game played at Aviva. The hotel itself is GORGEOUS, but the rooms are slightly small, and there was no turn down service. At all the other 5 star hotels we stayed at the staff knew us by name and we were welcomed with open arms. I was expecting that from the Shelbourne. With that said, the breakfast options are incredible, and the bar is a happening place filled with interesting people. The staff was friendly and it is in a very convenient location in a nice area of Dublin. From what I understand, you can get a nice room for a decent price, so I would recommend this hotel to others who want a nice luxury hotel. How ever, it does not live up to a Four Seasons, or Ritz Carlton.

    This review is the subjective opinion of a TravelPod member and not of

    Historical Traveler Reviews The Shelbourne Dublin, A Renaissance Hotel

    Superior Shelbourne


    The Shelbourne was fantastic, with service superior. My husband and I, along with our daughter and son-in-law stayed here in May 2007, using Marriott points, but would definitely stay here again even if we had to pay! The location was perfect, just a block down from Doheny and Nesbitt and within walking distance of most everything. Excellent!

    Fabulous Shelbourne


    We were fortunate to stay in the Shelbourne for two nights in May and this is a beautiful and well located hotel. This is a real 5 star hotel in any part of the world.

    Excellence in Dublin


    My husband and I normally stay at the Westin in Dublin, but for the weekend we wanted a reservation, it was fully booked, so we went in search of a 5 star property that suited us. The Shelbourne met and exceeded every expectation we have for a luxury hotel. From the moment we arrived curbside the service, attention to detail, and staff attentiveness never faltered. From the offer of lemonade and a brownie at check in, to our wonderful bathroom complete with bath salts and luxury robe, every portion of our stay was excellent.

    The good life


    Every need is taken care of, Food , drink entertainment, travel is all excellent. The location is the best in Dublin.

    But it's pricey, very. No free internet access, I found that rediculous for a place like this.

    The Old Lady of the Green restored to its former glory


    The hotel has been superbly restored with really excellent finish to all the rooms and public areas.

    ¡Puro lujo!


    Nos alojamos en el hotel Shelbourne una noche... ¡Qué pena que no pudo ser más tiempo! Este hotel es absolutamente precioso y el personal es muy agradable, eficiente y atento. Mientras nos registrábamos en el hotel nos ofrecieron toallas calientes y un vaso de limonada casera y magdalenas... un toque realmente encantador. Nos dieron una habitación doble con una cama muy grande- los muebles eran muy bonitos y la coma era muy cómoda, había una TV enorme con pantalla plana, un reproductor de cds- el baño era enorme... Albornoces, pantuflas, productos de tocador muy buenos. La atención a los pequeños detalles es muy buena. Si el dinero no es un problema entonces este hotel es perfecto. Nosotros teníamos un presupuesto limitado así que decidimos coger el autobús (creo que el nº 746 desde la sala de llegadas en el aeropuerto y nos dejó al lado del hotel por €1.90 por persona .... genial de precio. Decidimos coger un taxi de vuelta al aeropuerto y nos costó justo un poco menos de €30 que no está mal. Este hotel tiene una ubicación fabulosa para explorar Dublín- decidimos no gastar €30 por persona en el desayuno del hotel pero fuimos a un restaurante muy cerca por menos de €10 cada uno. Me encantaría volver... ¡Con suerte tendremos un mayor presupuesto la próxima vez!

    Nuevo y Mejorado Shelbourne


    El recién renovado y reformado Shelbourne reabrió el 12 de marzo después de llevar casi dos años cerrado. Desde entonces he pasado cinco noches en el hotel y está mejor que nunca. (Me he estado alojando aquí desde el año 1989). El gerente del hotel Liam Doyle ha hecho un gran trabajo con el personal nuevo. Como viajero frecuente el nuevo Shelbourne es mi hotel favorito.

    Pure luxury!


    Stayed at the Shelbourne Hotel for one night .... so sorry it couldn't have been for longer! This Hotel is absolutely gorgeous and the staff are very friendly, efficient and attentive. While we were checking in we were offered hot towels and a glass of homemade lemonade and muffins .... really nice touch.

    Shelbourne New and Improved


    The newly remodeled and renovated Shelbourne reopened March 12th after being closed for almost two years. Since then I spent five nights in the hotel and it is better than ever. (Have been staying here since 1989). General Manager Liam Doyle has done a brilliant job with the new staff. As a frequent world traveler the new Shelbourne is my favorite hotel.

    Delighted to Serve


    I've just returned only a few days ago from The Shelbourne Dublin. I was originally staying in another hotel just across the park, but one visit to this magnificent beauty and I knew I had to change hotels. The concierge even came to pick me up from the other hotel.

    TripAdvisor Reviews The Shelbourne Dublin, A Renaissance Hotel

    4.50 of 5 stars Outstanding