The Shelbourne

Venue Rating 5 stars
The world famous Shelbourne Hotel founded in 1824, located in the heart of Dublin City is a timeless landmark overlooking St. Stephen’s Green. The 5 star hotel offers a range of dining, event and spa options.

Celebrating 200 years of history and tradition The Shelbourne is a timeless landmark in the heart of Dublin. It is one of the largest 5 star hotels in Ireland overlooking the city’s grandest square, St. Stephen’s Green, which is located within a few minutes’ walk from Dublin’s most famous landmarks as well as the key shopping and cultural areas of the city. For nearly two centuries, the hotel has played a significant role in the literary, social, political, culinary and artistic traditions of Irish society. In 1922 the Irish constitution was drafted here, chaired by Michael Collins, and one of the two original copies are to be found in the hotel's museum.

All of The Shelbourne's 265 bedrooms and 20 suites, have been elegantly refurbished to ensure the wonderful heritage and tradition of the hotel has been retained, with design and décor influenced and inspired by the classic grandeur of the historic elements of this famous hotel.

The Saddle Room Restaurant is an old favourite serving breakfast, lunch and dinner. Offering a contemporary menu using only the finest local and artisan ingredients, it also features an Oyster Bar, serving the freshest oysters available from West Clare, Carlingford and Galway.

No.27 The Shelbourne Bar offers a relaxed and inviting ambience alongside an informal menu containing classic bar food favourites, complimented by a unique selection of world wines by the glass, premium spirits and their famous signature cocktails.

The Lord Mayor’s Lounge, is Ireland’s most historic Drawing Room. For centuries it has been home to one of the most elegant and timeless traditions of Afternoon Tea. Enjoy the affectionately restored luxurious surroundings accompanied by a Classic Afternoon Tea menu. Relax with the gentle music of the lounge's resident pianist, amongst the shimmering Waterford Crystal chandelier lighting.

As distinctive as it is revered in Dublin culture, The Horseshoe Bar has seen it all down through the years. With its rich red walls, original artefacts and fascinating memorabilia, it is firmly established as one of Dublin’s finest and most loved bars.

The Shelbourne's luxury Spa & Salon and Health Club is set over three floors. The Health Club boasts an impressive swimming pool, sauna, steam room, Georgian style dance studio and gym area furnished with the latest exercise equipment. The Spa; with seven treatment rooms, a relaxation room, and elegantly lit by chandeliers, overlooks St. Stephen’s Green. The Salon extends the beauty offerings of The Spa, offering an array of premium services including hair styling, blow dries, express facials, luxury manicures and pedicures.

The Shelbourne offers 12 historic meeting rooms each with their own character, ideal for intimate private dining to business conferences for up to 350 people.

Lastly, The Shelbourne also has its very own ‘Genealogy Butler’ providing a range of unique services to guests who wish to explore their own family history research.