The 10 Best Hotels in Dublin

Finding a hotel (or some form of accommodation) in Dublin should be one of the first things organised well in advance of your stay in this city. It is also important to find a hotel which offers quality and value for the money you spend on it, which is where this 10 best hotels in Dublin list comes in. Here are where the 10 best hotels in Dublin to book your stay within the Dublin City Centre are at:

1. Hotel Riu Plaza The Gresham Dublin

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Just at the top of O’Connell Street before Parnell Street in Dublin lies Hotel Riu Plaza The Gresham Dublin. As part of the RUI international chain founded in Mallorca, Spain in 1953, this hotel was formerly known as simply The Gresham Hotel, which was originally founded by Thomas Gresham in 1817. The Gresham Dublin is renowned for its excellent facilities of its bar/cafe, room service, and the award it holds for GOLD certification for the Travelife Sustainability System as one of the best hotels in Dublin.

To book a stay with you and/or others now, be sure to click here to secure your spot!

Address: 23 O’Connell Street Upper, North City, Dublin, D01 C3W7

2. The Westin Dublin

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Holding a 5-star standard as one of the best hotels in Dublin is The Westin Dublin hotel. Originally a building known as The Banking Hall, The Westin Dublin opened in September 2001 as part of an ongoing building and restoration project at the time. Luxury is the key quality to all the features of the hotel, from its decor to its rooms and services, The Westin Dublin stands as one of Dublin’s best hotels.

For booking your time in The Westin Dublin, click here to follow through with getting your room. 

Address: College Green, Westmoreland St, Dublin, D02 HR67

3. The Mayson Dublin

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Boutique hotels such as The Mayson Dublin are certainly worth the stay for appreciators of ornate decoration and furnishing in hotels. Opening in 2019 by the Dublin Docklands area, the building is a redevelopment of two protected structures: a townhouse built in 1860 and an industrial warehouse dating from 1870. The Mayson Dublin earns a name for itself as one of the best hotels in Dublin with a hybrid of the modern and the historical making up its furniture, decorations, and services overall.

If you wish to book your stay with The Mayson Dublin today, don’t hesitate to click here to get started!

Address: 82 N Wall Quay, North Dock, Dublin, D01 XR83

4. The Westbury

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Located in the Temple Bar area, The Westbury hotel is another one of the best hotels in Dublin for both its privacy and its quality. The Westbury hotel is part of the Doyle Collection business chain, which was founded in 1964, with the first hotel starting the chain being The Montrose Hotel. Its stylish décor, exquisite art collections, central and engaging neighbourhood locations, and devout customer service form the essence of this hotel.

Your stay in The Westbury hotel can be arranged by clicking here.

Address: Balfe St, Dublin 2

5. Hard Rock Hotel Dublin

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Not only is there a Hard Rock Cafe in Dublin, but also a Hard Rock Hotel that so happens to be another one of the best hotels in Dublin. Opening in 2020 as part of the worldwide Hard Rock chain, the Hard Rock Hotel makes a name for itself from its expressly rock-themed atmosphere, decor, and activities/services. Its standout features include The Sound of Your Stay music amenities, in-room Rock Om yoga, and 24-hour room service.

All that’s necessary to organise your time in Hard Rock Hotel is to click here and follow the steps from there for your room to be booked.

Address: 18 Exchange Street Upper, Temple Bar, Dublin, D08 AV24

6. The Dean Dublin

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As another boutique hotel gracing this 10 best hotels in Dublin list, The Dean Dublin on Harcourt Street in Dublin 2 makes its case through its unique stay bundles. Created by the Press Up Hospitality group in 2014, The Dean’s standout qualities are the 52 bedroom hotel facility itself, Sophie’s Rooftop Restaurant at its upper balcony, and a dedicated events space for parties, weddings, and the like. The Dean offers bundles such as its “The Art of the Matter” package, featuring a complimentary breakfast in Sophie’s Rooftop, A Signature Cocktail on arrival, and free access to the Irish Museum of Modern Art (IMMA) among other things.

This package and the other two its Dublin location has to offer can be reserved here.

Address: 33 Harcourt St, Saint Kevin’s, Dublin 2

7. Staycity Aparthotels Dublin City Centre

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With a number of locations around the Dublin City Centre and globally, the Staycity Aparthotels have a proven track record for themselves since 2004. Its Little Mary Street location stands  beside the iconic old fruit markets around the area and is a walking distance from a number of different amenities. This balance Staycity Aparthotels’s Dublin City Centre location strikes between quality and convenience cements its place as being one of the best hotels in Dublin. 

The booking slots available for this hotel can be arranged here

Address: Mary Street Little, North City, Dublin, D07 PKW5

8. The Shelbourne

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The Shelbourne is another one of the best hotels in Dublin that earns its pedigree as a luxury 5-star hotel. With a history as far back as 1824, The Shelbourne has the St. Stephen’s Green park and shopping centre right outside its front entrance. Touting itself (and showing through example) as “a delightful mix of quintessential Irish charm and timeless luxury”, The Shelbourne absolutely earns its place on this 10 best hotels in Dublin list.

Sort your stay out at The Shelbourne now by clicking here!

Address: 27 St Stephen’s Green, Dublin

9. Camden Court Hotel

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Having been in the hospitality business for about 25 years, Camden Court Hotel over the years has become among the best hotels in Dublin. One of its key draws is its excellent links with public transportation services, including Dublin Bus, the Luas Green Line, and Airlink Express. Camden Court Hotel also offers an on-site swimming pool, family rooms/suites, and gym to keep its tourists well looked after.

Staying in the Camden Court Hotel can be set up by clicking the link here.

Address: Camden Street Lower, Saint Kevin’s, Dublin, D02 W086

10. Stauntons on the Green


The final choice on this list as one of the best hotels in Dublin is none other than Stauntons on the Green. Having had its place in Dublin city itself for over 250 years to date, Stauntons on the Green was originally part of three Georgian houses known as 82, 83, and 84 St. Stephen’s Green. From its historical value to its quality of services and facilities that awarded it as one of Ireland’s Best Places To Stay In 2023, this hotel should be amongst your first picks in places to stay while on holidays in Ireland.

Stauntons on the Green and its booking availability can be viewed and arranged here.

Address: 83 St Stephen’s Green, Dublin 2, D02 HD86

Are these hotels truly the best Dublin has to offer? What would you agree and/or disagree with on this 10 best hotels in Dublin list? Be sure to sound off in the comments below!

Matthew Lehane
Matthew Lehane

An upcoming MA graduate in New Media and Digital Culture in Utrecht University, with a BA in English, Media and Cultural Studies from IADT, and a QQI Level 5 qualification in Arts, Culture, and History from DFEI. The topics written (and edited) to date for Babylon Radio range from film, tourism, and photography, with a broader range to come during this internship and in future work.

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