Experience authentic Irish charm and hospitality at the Shelbourne Hotel Dublin
When people first think of Ireland they think of a cozy, inviting country steeped in tradition, with old historical buildings dotted around small towns. OK, this maybe a common stereotype, but one hotel that plays true to this description is the 5 star Shelbourne hotel Dublin. Built way back in 1824 the building is actually considered a national treasure that still retains much of its charm as can be seen from the exterior and interior appearance. High ceilings, long thick silk curtains, fancy hanging chandeliers and exquisite winding staircases with careful wood work can be seen in every corner of the building, including the guest rooms.
There is a range of 7 different types of room and suite to choose from, including a standard room with a queen sized bed to a 2 bedroom presidential suite all depending on your budget or how many people are accompanying you. All rooms are equipped with a number of modern amenities to help keep guests comfortable and entertained, including high speed internet, an IDD telephone service, a flat screen LCD television, a CD player, alarm clock, climate control, a safe and much more.
One of the biggest selling points of the Shelbourne hotel Dublin is its centralized location. It stands on the edge of the St. Stephens green which is walking distance from the cities main shopping area filled with endless malls and dining areas. For those who want to discover more of the capital, you can either arrange a tour with the hotel or it is possible to walk to a few nearby attractions, such as Christchurch cathedral, Dublin Castle, gaiety theatre, the Guiness stockhouse and Grfton street shopping area.
If youre one of those people who cant go a day without working out at the gym then youll enjoy the Shelbourne hotels own fully equipped hotel gym complete with cardiovascular machines, a selection of free weights and also treadmills to help keep you busy. If thats not enough for you simply ask the front desk to give you the long list of possible nearby activities, such as golf, swimming, horse riding, spas and tennis.
When youve tired of this busy Irish city then you can sit down to a sumptuous meal in the hotels popular restaurant The Saddle Room, open from the early hours you can enjoy delicious Irish breakfast buffet and lunch/dinner from a modern Irish styled menu. For those who enjoy their freshly brewed tea the Lord Mayors lounge provides the perfect setting in which to sit with a few friends and enjoy a quick conversation. Drinks wise there are two hotel pubs open to guests and locals making them a good place to meet and mingle with locals. The No. 27 bar and lounge has a range of champagne and cocktails; it has a chilled out atmosphere in which to grab a few drinks after a long day out and about. As the night wears on the famous Horseshoe Bar is the place to be as its well known by locals for its upbeat character.