If you’re in Dublin for the St. Patrick’s Day festivities, you may want to consider checking out these five luxury digs.
The Merrion Dublin gave its two-bedroom Penthouse a makeover late last year. The space comes equipped with with private access and a top-notch security system. The new look is the brainchild of Irish decorator Aidan Cavey (who also designed the original Penthouse in 1997).
For fans of historic Trinity College, check out The Westin Dublin, which is located just opposite in a building that was once the Allied Irish Bank. Other nearby attractions include the Cultural Quarter, Temple Bar and the famous shops of Grafton Street.
For something in the city center, try The Conrad Dublin, which is just opposite Dublin's National Concert Hall and around the corner from St Stephen's Green. Seafood aficianados will want to check out Alex, the hotel’s contemporary restaurant, which serves seasonal menus and, in its next-door cocktail bar, pre-dinner drinks and light refreshments.
Designed by Sir Terence Conran, The Fitzwilliam Hotel looks right out over St. Stephen’s Green. Foodies shouldn’t miss Thornton’s, a Michelin Star Restaurant owned by Chef Kevin Thornton. For breakfast, light bites, and coffee on the go, there is also Citron, a European-style café.
The InterContinental Dublin is the latest incarnation of the former Four Seasons Hotel Dublin. The hotel, which began operating under the InterContinental flag in January, is in the Ballsbridge neighborhood and has two restaurants, two bars, and a destination spa with an indoor swimming pool and gym.