Clayton Hotel Ballsbridge (Formerly Bewleys) Dublin Merrion Road, Ballsbridge, Dublin 4, Dublin, Ireland

  • AA Class - 3 Star
  • AA Quality - 77%
  • AA Recommended

Hotel Description

Next to the RDS Arena in the heart of Dublin’s exclusive business district and embassy belt, Clayton Hotel Ballsbridge is a beautifully restored 19th century Masonic School. Situated close to Dublin city centre tourist attractions, Clayton Hotel Ballsbridge offers spacious and superbly appointed ensuite rooms. With luxurious bedrooms and award-winning Brasserie restaurant, the hotel is popular with guests and locals alike. The Brasserie restaurant at Clayton Hotel Ballsbridge is renowned for exceptional quality and value for money. Self-service breakfast & carvery lunch are both fresh and fast for busy lifestyles. Dinner is a relaxed a la carte experience featuring the best seasonal Irish ingredients. <H3>Rooms</H3>- FREE Broadband Internet - Tea & coffee facilities - TV, Hairdryer - Iron & board - Trouser-press - Fax & Modem point - Telephone & Voice mail - Hypoallergenic duvets - Room Safe <H3>Parking</H3>Onsite Car Parking is €12 for overnight stays. <H3>Breakfast</H3>Breakfast can be purchased for €13 pp (full Irish), €8.95 pp (continental) Breakfast is served: 07:00 until 10:30 Monday to Friday 07:30 until 11:00 Saturday 08:00 until 11.00 Sunday Lunch is served: 12:30 until 14:00 Monday to Saturday 12:30 until 14:30 Sunday Afternoon menu is served 14:00 until 18:00 Monday to Saturday 14:30 until 18:00 Sunday Dinner is served: 18:00 until 22:00 Monday to Saturday 18:00 until 21:30 Sunday We advise you to pre-book to avoid disappointment.

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Area Information

Located adjacent to the RDS Arena in the heart of Dublin's leafy business and embassy belt, Clayton Hotel Ballsbridge is also just a stroll over the river to the city's tourist attractions. The hotel itself is a restored 19th century Masonic school. With a popular The Brasserie Restaurant, high standard of accommodation, and representing year-round great value, this is one of the Southside of Dublin's well-liked hotels. Free wi-fi and every room can comfortably accommodate a family.


Aircoach is delighted to announce that it is now offering a direct service between Ballsbridge, Grand Canal Dock and Dublin Airport. This service will initially operate on an hourly basis, 24 hours per day.

Stops to and from Dublin Airport:

St. Vincents Hospital, Merrion Road.
***Clayton, Ballsbridge, Merrion Road***
RDS, Merrion Road.
Ballsbridge Hotel, Pembroke Road.
School House Hotel, Northumberland Road.
Maldron Hotel, Cardiff Lane.
O2 and Port Tunnel to Dublin Airport T2 and T1.

Should you require any further information please contact the Aircoach Customer Service Team at +353 (0)1 8447118 or email or you can book online at


For pay at hotel bookings the hotel reserves the right to pre-authorise the credit card used to confirm your reservation within 24 hours of arrival, in the event of card declining hotel reserves the right to cancel the booking.
Our Customer stayed here in November 2018

Rooms are basic but clean and comfortable

Rating: 3/5
3 out of 5
Our Customer stayed here in October 2017

Very comfortable bed and beautiful surroundings.

Rating: 5/5
5 out of 5
Our Customer stayed here in October 2017

Check in was rather slow, room was good. Bar food was ok, service was good and our waitress was lovely.

Rating: 3/5
3 out of 5
Our Customer stayed here in October 2016

This hotel is in a very good location and is good value. We were very impressed with the quietness of the bedroom even with the window open; an unusual quality for a city hotel. We paid extra for breakfast which was comprehensive and good value. We will return.

Rating: 4/5
4 out of 5
Our Customer stayed here in August 2016

Lovely hotel, very helpful staff, brilliant location.

Rating: 4/5
4 out of 5
Our Customer stayed here in August 2015

Good location, plenty of parking, good restaurant, clean room, what more could I ask for.

Rating: 4/5
4 out of 5