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Radisson Blu Royal Hotel, Dublin 4.5

Old City, Dublin, County Dublin

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Pros

  • Spacious, quiet rooms with flat-screen TVs, and minibars
  • Sleek, updated bathrooms with separate walk-in showers and tubs
  • Business rooms have Nespresso coffeemakers, turndown service, and free breakfast
  • A cocktail lounge, 2 restaurants, and a bar all on-site
  • Free Wi-Fi and a business center
  • Self-parking available (for a fee)
  • Free access to nearby fitness center
  • Children under 17 stay free

Cons

  • Steep fee for cots and extra beds

Bottom Line

The Radisson Blu Royal is a 150-room, contemporary luxury property on the south side of the River Liffey. The modern, quiet rooms feature up-to-date amenities such as flat-screen TVs, stocked minibars, and free Wi-Fi; business rooms have Nespresso coffeemakers. Bathrooms are sleek, and have separate soaking tubs and walk-in showers. Suites offer extra space to lounge, and some come with balconies. Hotel amenities include on-site parking (for a fee), two restaurants, a cocktail lounge, a bar, and a business center. While the hotel doesn't have a fitness center, guests do have free access to a local gym a short walk away.

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Location

On the south side of Dublin, a short walk to major sights, shopping, and nightlife

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The Radisson Blu Royal Hotel is located on a mainly residential street on the south side of the River Liffey. There are restaurants, pubs, and local stores nearby, and major sights are all within easy walking distance. There are fewer public transportation options in this area than in other parts of the city, but proximity to many tourist attractions, nightlife in Temple Bar, and the shopping scene along Grafton Street make this part of town more convenient than some might expect.

This area of Dublin is home to some must-see historic attractions, including Dublin Castle, St. Patrick’s Cathedral, and Christ Church Cathedral, all of which can be easily reached on foot from the hotel. The area dates back to the Viking and Medieval times, and the occasional remnant of the old wall can be seen when walking around the neighborhood. Aungier Street, located down the street from the Radisson Blu Royal, is lined with restaurants, pubs, and some interesting stores.

  • 21-minute drive to the Dublin Airport
  • 5-minute walk to the Dublin Castle
  • 6-minute walk to St. Patrick’s Cathedral
  • 7-minute walk to Christ Church Cathedral
  • 8-minute walk to nightlife in the Temple Bar area
  • 10-minute walk to Trinity College and Grafton Street
  • 10-minute walk to lovely Iveagh Gardens
  • 11-minute walk to historic Mansion House
  • 13-minute walk to St. Stephen’s Green
  • 15-minute walk to George Bernard Shaw’s birthplace
  • 17-minute walk to historic Merrion Square and the National Gallery of Ireland
  • 18-minute walk to O’Connell Street
  • 9-minute drive to dining and drinking in the Docklands
  • 9-minute drive to Grand Canal Theatre
  • 9-minute drive to AVIVA Stadium

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Address

Golden Lane, Dublin, Province of Leinster 8, Ireland

Room Types

  • Business Class Room
  • Junior Suite
  • One Bedroom Suite
  • Standard Room

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