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Charm and splendour in the birthplace of the Duke of Wellington

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4 Rosette restaurant
Wheelchair accessible
Indoor parking

This terrace of gracious Georgian buildings, said to be the birthplace of the Duke of Wellington, reflects many changes of use over the last 200 years. Bedrooms and suites are spacious, some in the original house, others are in a modern wing overlooking the gardens; they all offer great comfort and a wide range of extra facilities. The lounges retain the charm and opulence of days gone by, while the Cellar Bar area is a popular meeting point. Dining options include the award-winning Restaurant Patrick Guilbaud – Dublin's finest – and The Garden Room Restaurant. 'Art Tea' is an afternoon tea experience with a difference, where the delightful pastries are inspired by the hotel's vast art collection.

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The Cellar Restaurant Awaiting inspection


  • En-suite rooms: 142
  • Ground-floor rooms: 21
  • Broadband available
  • Wi-Fi available
  • Free satellite TV in rooms
  • Freeview TV in rooms

Room rates

  • Single room, minimum price: £560
  • Double room, minimum price: £560

Opening times

  • Open all year


  • Fully air-conditioned
  • Night porter
  • Lift available
  • Indoor parking spaces: 60 (charged)


  • Accessible bedrooms: 6
  • Walk-in showers


  • Children welcome
  • Cots provided
  • High chairs
  • Babysitting service


  • Indoor swimming pool, heated
  • Gym
  • Spa
  • Other leisure facilities: Steam room, relaxation area, sauna, treatment rooms
  • Weekly entertainment
  • Christmas entertainment programme
  • New Year entertainment programme


  • Theatre-style holds (maximum): 60
  • Classroom-style holds (maximum): 25
  • Boardroom-style holds (maximum): 25


  • Holds a civil ceremony licence
  • Maximum number of guests: 90

Getting here

At top of Upper Merrion Street on left, beyond Government buildings on right.

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