Four Seasons Hotel Dublin Rating: 4.0 Pearls
Ballsbridge, Dublin 4, Dublin

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Pros

  • Quiet, serene location in the leafy Ballsbridge neighborhood
  • Traditional, pleasant rooms with stocked minibars
  • Big marble bathrooms with soaking tubs and walk-in showers
  • Variety of dining options including 2 restaurants and 3 lounges
  • Sunny indoor lap pool and hot tub with large windows
  • Spa on-site with long list of treatments and modern fitness center
  • Beautiful hotel grounds with interesting literary-themed sculptures
  • Free parking

Cons

  • Daily fee for Wi-Fi (free in business center)

Bottom Line

The Four Seasons is a stately property on a big piece of land in the leafy Ballsbridge neighborhood. The 197 rooms and suites have traditional, pleasant decor with light colors and floral patterns, but the overall effect is a bit blander and less luxurious than at other Four Seasons properties. Big, marble bathrooms have separate soaking tubs and walk-in showers. There are several dining options here, including a tapas bar, surf and turf restaurant, and a casual cafe. Hotel highlights include a sunny indoor pool and Jacuzzi, along with a fitness center and spa. The grounds around the hotel are beautiful and include quirky, literary-themed sculptures along with a nice patio for outdoor seating. This tasteful hotel is a quiet pick in a residential area of Dublin, but there is a pesky daily fee for Wi-Fi.

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 Location

In the quiet, residential, leafy Ballsbridge neighborhood

The Four Seasons is located in a quiet pocket of the residential neighborhood Ballsbridge. This area in the south side of Dublin is known for its embassies, leafy streets, and local pubs. The hotel is half a block from a bus line that goes directly into the center of town. Some restaurants and shops can be found by wandering a few minutes from the hotel.

Dublin has changed dramatically in the last 15 years. First there was the boom of the Celtic Tiger that brought great development and growth to the city. As a result of this wave of wealth, the city now has a cosmopolitan feel that it never had before. Since the economic bust, restaurants and hotels have generally retained the same quality, but the city is less expensive. Dublin has beautiful gardens, museums, and theaters, but it is the everyday things in the Irish capital -- like sitting in a local pub and having a pint -- that are the high point for many tourists.

  • 23-minute drive to Dublin Airport
  • 6-minute drive to Glasnevin Cemetery
  • 7-minute drive to Baggot Street, home to local pubs
  • 7-minute drive to Trinity College
  • 8-minute drive to St. Stephen's Green
  • 10-minute drive to Christ Church Cathedral
  • 11-minute drive to St. Patrick's Cathedral
  • 14-minute drive to Moore Street food market
  • 14-minute drive to Guinness Storehouse
  • 17-minute drive to the National Botanic Gardens
  • 17-minute drive to Irish Museum of Modern Art
  • 18-minute drive to Kilmainham Gaol, a former prison, now museum
  • 2-hour drive to Belfast

 Bottom Line

The Four Seasons is a stately property on a big piece of land in the leafy Ballsbridge neighborhood. The 197 rooms and suites have traditional, pleasant decor with light colors and floral patterns, but the overall effect is a bit blander and less luxurious than at other Four Seasons properties. Big, marble bathrooms have separate soaking tubs and walk-in showers. There are several dining options here, including a tapas bar, surf and turf restaurant, and a casual cafe. Hotel highlights include a sunny indoor pool and Jacuzzi, along with a fitness center and spa. The grounds around the hotel are beautiful and include quirky, literary-themed sculptures along with a nice patio for outdoor seating. This tasteful hotel is a quiet pick in a residential area of Dublin, but there is a pesky daily fee for Wi-Fi.

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Address

  • Simmonscourt Road, 4 Dublin, Ireland

Room Types

  • Deluxe Rooms
  • Executive Suite
  • Premium Suites

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Hotel Features

Number of Rooms: 197
Pool: N/A
Fitness Center: Yes
Spa: Yes
Pets Allowed: Yes
Cribs: Yes
Jacuzzi (in room): N/A
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Hotel Information

Location: Ballsbridge, Dublin 4
Address: Simmonscourt Road, 4 Dublin, Ireland
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