Established in 2001, this 5 star hotel comprises a total of 163 rooms spread over 6 floors. Facilities and services include a 24-hour front desk, concierge service, wake-up service, laundry/valet service, pay parking facilities, safe deposit boxes and luggage storage. The building also features a bar, a restaurant and 6 conference rooms.
Combining a historic 19th-century facade with modern interiors, the hotel has created a splendid retreat in the heart of Ireland's capital city. Offering a superior level of luxury, all guest rooms promise tranquillity and rejuvenation. The en suite air conditioned rooms include 24-hour room service, a hairdryer, telephone, in-room safe, iron and ironing board, cable channels and coffee/tea making facilities.
The Exchange restaurant features an art deco design with natural lighting, intimate corners, and impeccable service. Guests can enjoy brasserie-style dining by day and classic cuisine by night. The Atrium lounge helps guests to relax and enjoy a traditional afternoon tea or sample any of the items from the all-day food menu. Additionally, the renowned Jazz Sunday Brunch is on offer.
Sports enthusiasts may enjoy a work-out in the gym. The sleek surroundings allows for a high performance and time efficient workout. State-of-the-art fitness equipment from Life Fitness, stretching mats, and a discreet audio system make working out a pleasure. (Fees may apply).
Located in the heart of Dublin, on its own city block in downtown Dublin opposite Trinity College, this hotel is the perfect location from which to explore Ireland's capital city. Formerly the Allied Irish Bank, this historic building has now been transformed into a luxurious hotel. Located only steps away from the Cultural Quarter, Temple Bar, as well as the famous shops of Grafton Street, the hotel is also within easy walking distance of Dublin's business and financial district. The nearest public transport stop is Tara Street (around 100 m away).
*How To Get There*
From Cork: Take N8/N7 to Dublin. At the outskirts of the city, follow the signs for the city centre. At Dame Street, continue past the Bank of Ireland on the left. The hotel is on the right. From Galway: Take N4 to Dublin. At North Quays, turn right at O'Connell Street bridge. Take the bridge over the river onto Dolier Street and swing right onto College Green. The hotel is on the right. From the North: Take the M1 to the city centre. Turn left onto West Gardiner Street. Turn left on O'Connell Street and go over the river. Swing right into College Green. The hotel is on the right.
This hotel is in the very heart of Dublin City centre with shops, tourist attractions and beautiful parks literally all within a few minutes walk away. From O'Connell street to Grafton Street, Trinity College and St. Stephens green, you could not be more central. Convenient for every kind of public transport to see any other areas of Dublin. The hotel itself is superb. The staff could not have been more helpful and friendly. We stayed with two young children and they upgraded us to a much bigger room with an extra bed for a minimal cost to give us the extra space we needed. The decor is lovely and understated. The atmosphere was so warm, welcoming and friendly. We stayed very close to Christmas and the lobby was so cosy and christmassy. The food was excellent with a very good menu for the children with lots of options including healthy proper dinners for them. Breakfast was also excellent. There are leisure facilities on site but we did not avail of them. It is a little on the pricy side but you get what you pay for. If you are looking for a very comfortable, convenient and welcoming hotel in the very centre of Dublin City this is worth the extra money. If you do have a car, they provide a concierge service but it is an extra 25 euro per night which adds to the cost. Overall I would rate this hotel very highly and would recommend it to others.
5 out of 5
Our Customer stayed here in November 2012
The positives were that the interior of the Hotel was excellent and some of the staff were really helpful. The negative however were that our bedroom lacked in size, service and in the Exchange Bar was extremely poor, parking charge for the night at €25 was steep considering the room rate.
2 out of 5
Our Customer stayed here in April 2012
It is a beautiful hotel and a perfect location. We were at a wedding and the Banking Hall where the reception was held was a really special room. Our bedroom was spacious with a very comfortable bed and lovely decor. The bathroom was equally as good with bath and separate walk in shower. The staff were great very attentive and friendly. The food was also very good. We really enjoyed our stay and we would have liked to have stayed longer.
5 out of 5
Our Customer stayed here in December 2010
Our stay was excellent. Hotel is perfect location to all the restaurants, bars and shops. Room was lovely and clean. Only two complaints ... we found the room extremely warm and we could not open the windows or turn the heat off, so was uncomfortable, Air Condition made not difference either. Car Parking charge of Euro 25.00 is very very expensive given the cost of the room but apart from that I would definitely stay at the Westin again. Staff were extremley friendly, helpful and nice.
4 out of 5
Our Customer stayed here in July 2010
Beautiful hotel with extremely helpful and friendly staff. Myself and my wife stayed there for our anniversary and upgraded to a beautiful suite and received a very nice card from the hotel manager. I would highly recommend this hotel for your next stay in Dublin.
5 out of 5
Our Customer stayed here in February 2010
Wonderful stay. Had a lovely room - very little traffic noise and the dimmer switch in the bathroom was a great idea when taking a long hot bath ! Great location for Temple Bar and Grafton St pubs and restaurants. And really friendly and polite staff. What more can one ask for ?... There are only 2 really really little things I would adapt.... towels while perfectly sufficient needed some fabric softener and EUR30 to watch TV is a bit steep. But overall would definitely stay there again. Many thanks !