The Merrion Hotel

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If you have a ‘things to do before I die’ list – a stay in The Merrion Hotel should be at the top. The hotel comprises four magnificent Grade 1 Listed 18th-century terrace houses and inside there are opulent interconnecting drawing rooms adorned with priceless artwork and specially commissioned furniture. French windows lead to the gardens and terrace which are an oasis in the city. Dining in the Merrion Hotel is a genuine Irish food experience and one that you’ll be talking about for years to come. The creative chefs use the finest local, seasonal ingredients to give you a gourmet tour of Ireland.

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Dining is a true joy at The Merrion Hotel. Expect sophisticated food made with the finest Irish ingredients and impeccable service.


There are plenty of places to eat and drink in the hotel so there will also be a vibe and menu to suit your mood and palate.


The Garden Room at The Merrion is a relaxed place by the formal gardens where you can enjoy flavourful plates of food and the outstanding afternoon tea.


Daytime snacks, drinks and other refreshments are served in The Cellar Bar, located in the 18th century wine vaults. The Cellar Bar also does a great weekend brunch menu.


For a stylish drink in stylish surrounds head on up to Bar No 23. Unwind here with a cocktail, aperitif or an after dinner drink or try a glass of wine from L’Abeille de Fieuzal, the hotel’s chairman’s own vineyard in Pessac-Leognan, Bordeaux.



The Garden Room is a lovely relaxed space by the beautiful formal gardens. The light, bright and airy feel of the room is echoed in the dishes on the menus. Delightful and flavourful dishes introduce diners to a fantastic range of Irish food all expertly prepared and exquisitely presented.



The Garden Room is the perfect place to enjoy terrific Irish food in a romantic setting and the whole experience is enhanced when the sun shines and you can sit outside and clink glasses with friends under blue skies.


Rooms & Facilities

The 142 bedrooms and suites are positively perfect in every way. Decor echoes the period but facilities and amenities are thoroughly modern.


If you can tear yourself away from your glamorous bedroom, you can relax and revive in The Tethra Spa at the Merrion Hotel with a treatment or a few laps in the gorgeous pool or a session in the gym.


For those looking for one of the most elegant locations in Dublin for a wedding, you will be thrilled with the romantic rooms and stunning suites that can cater for lavish parties or more intimate gatherings.


With its terrific city centre location and excellent facilities,


The Merrion Hotel is also the perfect venue for high-level business meetings and private corporate entertaining.


The 123 guest rooms and 19 suites in The Merrion Hotel are swish and stylish with a marriage of exquisite comfort, relaxed elegance and advanced guest amenities.


Rooms are bright and airy and are available in the Garden Wing or Main House. Those in the Main House have stunning vaulted ceilings and original marble fireplaces. Those in the Garden Wing have a more contemporary feel and are decorated in colours and fabrics selected from a subtle palette inspired by Paul Henry’s Irish landscape paintings. Garden Wing rooms either look out over the beautiful landscaped gardens to the rear of the hotel or have Dublin street views.


Whichever room type you choose, your room has all you need for a relaxing and enjoyable stay including free Wi-Fi, multi-line telephones, personalised voicemail with remote access, video conferencing, cable/satellite television with movies available on demand, individually controlled air-conditioning, two armchairs, a writing desk with Merrion stationery and a fully-stocked minibar.


The Merrion Hotel produces an annual Environmental Plan setting out its objectives, targets and planned actions in help protect and enhance the environment for future generations, and to help secure the long-term sustainability of the tourism industry.


The Merrion Hotel aims to minimise waste and reduce water consumption where possible and to reduce, reuse and recycle the resources consumed by the business wherever practical.


Food provenance is of great importance to the hotel. Seasonal freshness matters as does sourcing locally. The shorter the journey from farm to fork, the better. This helps keep food miles low and the carbon footprint to a minimum.

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