£64.01 Avg/night
Rate and special offer based on Check-in 2 May 2016 Check-out 3 May 2016

Ballsbridge Hotel

4 stars
View map of Pembroke Road,, Ballsbridge, Dublin,

Hotel Overview

Reviewer score
3.4
out of 5
70 reviews
Fantastic hotel

Everything about this hotel was excellent. From reception to your room the feel of the place is... See full review

  • Patricia
  • 12 Jan 2016
Wonderful reunion trip.

The staff went over and above expiration. They were extremely helpful. The owners should look to... See full review

  • Henry S.
  • 17 Dec 2015

In the leafy Dublin suburb of Ballsbridge close to Aviva Stadium, Ballsbridge Hotel is just a 15 minute walk to the city centre, the O2 Arena and Bord Gais Energy Theatre. Trinity College, Dublin's cultural quarter Temple Bar and Dublin's main shopping district are also just a 15-20 minute walk from the hotel. The DART rail network (just 2 minutes from the hotel) connects guests to the surrounding beauty of Dublin's coastal villages. The Airport shuttle, the Aircoach, drops tourists right outside the hotel door.

Rooms

The hotel's 392 spacious guest rooms feature queen size beds, cable TV, en suite bathroom, hairdryer, writing desk, tea- and coffee-making facilities and Wi-Fi access (fees apply). One-bedroom suites offer an extra living and dining room, plus walk-in closet. Connecting rooms are available for those traveling as a group or with children.

Property features
Ballsbridge Hotel is situated in the Dublin suburbs, a short trip by bus or train to the city center. The hotel houses The Dubliner Pub which provides traditional Irish fare in a cosy setting. The café in the lobby delivers light refreshments throughout the day. The hotel has a barbershop and a beauty salon. There is secure onsite car parking available (fees apply). Wheelchair accessible rooms are available.


Highlights
  • Traditional Irish pub onsite with live music at weekends
  • Organic Irish produce served in both the pub and restaurant menus
  • Close to Aviva Stadium and the RDS
  • Conference and meeting facilities for up to 850 people
Nearby attractions
  • Aviva Stadium (.2 mi/.4 km)
  • National Gallery of Ireland (1 mi/1.7 km)
  • Trinity College (1 mi/1.7 km)
  • St. Stephen's Green (1.2 mi/1.9 km)
Business
  • Conference and meeting facilities and ballroom available for up to 850 guests
  • Complimentary Wi-Fi access
  • State-of-the-art multimedia compatibility
  • In-house event coordinator to assist with event planning
Transportation
  • Aircoach stop outside hotel
  • Lansdowne Road DART station (.3 m/.5 km)
  • Dublin bus service outside hotel
  • Taxi service available

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Ballsbridge Hotel Rooms

Standard Double
These classic double rooms are stylish and spacious (28sqm) and just minutes from Dublin City centre. Each room offers a queen size bed with thick duvet, ensuite bathroom with shower/tub and complimentary toiletries, hairdryer, iron, tea and coffee making facilities, cable TV, writing desk and Wi-Fi internet access (charges apply). 24 hour room service, wake-up calls and daily housekeeping are among the conveniences offered. All rooms are non-smoking.
Standard Twin
These classic twin rooms are stylish and spacious (28sqm) and just minutes from Dublin City centre. Each room offers a queen bed and a single bed with thick duvets, ensuite bathroom with shower/tub and complimentary toiletries, hairdryer, iron, tea and coffee making facilities, cable TV, writing desk and Wi-Fi internet access (charges apply). 24 hour room service, wake-up calls and daily housekeeping are among the conveniences offered. All rooms are non-smoking.
Deluxe Double
These deluxe double rooms have 32sqm of floor space and are just minutes from Dublin City centre. Each room boasts a king size bed with thick duvet, ensuite bathroom with shower/tub and complimentary toiletries, walk-in-wardrobe, hairdryer, iron, tea and coffee making facilities, cable TV, large writing desk with armchairs and Wi-Fi internet access (charges apply). 24 hour room service, wake-up calls and daily housekeeping are among the conveniences offered. All rooms are non-smoking.
Deluxe Twin
These deluxe twin rooms have 32sqm of floor space and are just minutes from Dublin City centre. Each room boasts a double and a single bed with thick duvets, ensuite bathroom with shower/tub and complimentary toiletries, walk-in-wardrobe, hairdryer, iron, tea and coffee making facilities, cable TV, large writing desk with armchairs and Wi-Fi internet access (charges apply). 24 hour room service, wake-up calls and daily housekeeping are among the conveniences offered. All rooms are non-smoking.
Triple Room
These triple rooms are stylish and spacious (28sqm) and just minutes from Dublin City centre. Each room offers a queen bed and a single bed with thick duvets, ensuite bathroom with shower/tub and complimentary toiletries, hairdryer, iron, tea and coffee making facilities, cable TV, writing desk and Wi-Fi internet access (charges apply). 24 hour room service, wake-up calls and daily housekeeping are among the conveniences offered. All rooms are non-smoking.

Amenities

  • Free Wi-Fi in Room
  • No smoking rooms/facilities
General
No smoking rooms/facilities
Concierge
Elevators
Dining
Bar/Lounge
Restaurant
Services
Business centre
Barber/Beauty shop
Conference facilities
Doctor on call
Currency exchange
Internet
Free Wi-Fi in Room
Parking
Parking
Accessibility
Handicapped rooms/facilities

Nearby points of interest

  • National Print Museum: 0.3 mi
  • Herbert Park: 0.3 mi
  • Lansdowne Road: 0.3 mi
  • Aviva Stadium: 0.3 mi
  • RDS Arena: 0.5 mi
  • Grand Canal: 0.5 mi
  • Shelbourne Park: 0.6 mi
  • Number Twenty Nine - Georgian House Museum: 0.7 mi
  • Waterways Ireland Visitor Centre: 0.7 mi
  • Fitzwilliam Square: 0.8 mi
  • Irishtown: 0.8 mi
  • Merrion Square: 0.8 mi
  • Dublin Docklands: 0.8 mi
  • Bord Gáis Energy Theatre: 0.9 mi
  • Natural History Museum: 0.9 mi
  • National Print Museum: 0.3 mi
  • Herbert Park: 0.3 mi
  • Lansdowne Road: 0.3 mi
  • Aviva Stadium: 0.3 mi
  • RDS Arena: 0.5 mi
  • Grand Canal: 0.5 mi
  • Shelbourne Park: 0.6 mi
  • Number Twenty Nine - Georgian House Museum: 0.7 mi
  • Waterways Ireland Visitor Centre: 0.7 mi
  • Fitzwilliam Square: 0.8 mi
  • Irishtown: 0.8 mi
  • Merrion Square: 0.8 mi
  • Dublin Docklands: 0.8 mi
  • Bord Gáis Energy Theatre: 0.9 mi
  • Natural History Museum: 0.9 mi
  • Oscar Wilde House: 0.9 mi
  • Royal Hibernian Academy: 0.9 mi
  • Broadstone Studios XL: 1 mi
  • Royal College of Science: 1 mi
  • National Museum of Archaeology and History: 1 mi
  • National Gallery of Ireland: 1 mi
  • National Musuem of Ireland: 1 mi
  • IMMA @ NCH: 1 mi
  • Leinster House: 1 mi
  • Economic and Social Research Institute: 1 mi
  • Dublin Institute of Technology: 1 mi
  • National Library of Ireland: 1 mi
  • Taylor Galleries: 1.1 mi
  • National Museum of Ireland: 1.1 mi
  • The Iveagh Gardens: 1.1 mi
  • The Science Gallery: 1.1 mi
  • Dublin Port: 1.1 mi
  • Science Gallery: 1.1 mi
  • State Heraldic Museum: 1.1 mi
  • Famine Memorial: 1.1 mi
  • Pearse Street: 1.1 mi
  • 3Arena: 1.1 mi
  • Spencer Dock: 1.1 mi
  • Convention Centre Dublin: 1.1 mi
  • Mansion House: 1.1 mi
  • The Doorway Gallery: 1.2 mi
  • River Liffey: 1.2 mi
  • Dawson Street: 1.2 mi
  • Kildare Street: 1.2 mi
  • Jeanie Johnston: 1.2 mi

Dining

Breakfast
Breakfast is in Raglans Restaurant. Breakfast is the most important meal of the day according to the experts. You can enjoy yours in the tranquil ambience of Raglans. Choose between a large continental selection of freshly baked rolls, pastries, fruit, cereals and freshly squeezed juices or if you would prefer something more substantial, help yourself to our full Irish Breakfast buffet. Breakfast is served daily from 7am to 10:30am.
Bar
The Dubliner Pub Established in 1963, the Dubliner Pub has built a reputation for authentic Irish pub grub and craic that draws in many eclectic locals, so you'll be sure to experience first hand the warmth and vitality that is synonymous with any visit to our fair city. With traditional music at the weekends and big screens for all the big games, the Dubliner is the place to enjoy the craic and lively banter into the early hours of the morning.
Barber Shop
In town for an important interview or just want to impress the ladies, then pop along to Gerrard's Barber Shop just inside the door of the Ballsbridge Hotel. Established in 1972 and gaining in reputation since, you can treat yourself to a shave or a new look from a European Barber Championship gold medal winner.

Hotel Policies

Check-in:
15:00
Check-out:
12:00

Terms and conditions

Extra charges may apply for children. Incidental charges, such as room service, are not included in the quoted rate.

The amenities and/or facilities may not be located at the hotel, but within a reasonable distance, and additional charges may apply for use.

Ratings and reviews for Ballsbridge Hotel

Overall score

3.4 / 5
5.01.0
70 out of 70
Amenities:
3.3
Cleanliness:
3.8
Hotel staff:
3.7
Comfort:
3.5
Location:
3.8
Value:
3.5

71% would recommend to a friend.

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Review of Ballsbridge Hotel

Reviewer score

4
5.01.0
Design Delegate
Business
N/A
12 Apr 2016

Good Trip

Hotel is located in a very pleasant and convenient district a short walk from Docklands where I was attending a conference. The reception were very welcoming and the parking rate which allowed me to stay all day after I checked out was good. The room and bathrrom decor were dated but it was very clean and comfortable.

Hotel features (5 = best, 1 = worst):
Amenities:
4
Cleanliness:
4
Hotel staff:
5
Comfort:
4
Location:
4
Value:
4
Trip purpose:

Business

Review of Ballsbridge Hotel

Reviewer score

4
5.01.0
William M.
Couples
N/A
12 Apr 2016

Great hotel just a short bus ride from city centre.

Lovely rooms, great staff, good Dublin pub on site. Easy to reach all city centre attractions and restaurants. Would definitely go back here.

Hotel features (5 = best, 1 = worst):
Amenities:
4
Cleanliness:
5
Hotel staff:
5
Comfort:
5
Location:
4
Value:
5
Trip purpose:

Couples

Review of Ballsbridge Hotel

Reviewer score

4
5.01.0
gary j.
Couples
N/A
2 Mar 2016

valentine's weekend break

The room we were allocated was different to the one booked online, went to reception and the duty manager allocated a new which was fabulous, this was the start to a great weekend all the staff were great dinner and breakfast was awesome.Location to dublin city centre was about 40min walk great for working off breakfast.Neadless to say we will be going back to the ballsbridge hotel and definitely requesting the same room many thanks to all the staff for a fab weekend.

Hotel features (5 = best, 1 = worst):
Amenities:
4
Cleanliness:
5
Hotel staff:
5
Comfort:
5
Location:
4
Value:
4
Trip purpose:

Couples

Review of Ballsbridge Hotel

Reviewer score

5
5.01.0
Patricia
Couples
N/A
12 Jan 2016

Fantastic hotel

Everything about this hotel was excellent. From reception to your room the feel of the place is like home. The rooms are great value for money, the bathroom is huge and so are the beds. The only bad point is don't be next to the lift as it is so noisy and kept me awake a lot. The bar is amazing, good food at reasonable prices and the staff are very polite. We will definitely be returning .

Hotel features (5 = best, 1 = worst):
Amenities:
5
Cleanliness:
5
Hotel staff:
5
Comfort:
5
Location:
4
Value:
5
Trip purpose:

Couples

Review of Ballsbridge Hotel

Reviewer score

5
5.01.0
Henry S.
Couples
N/A
17 Dec 2015

Wonderful reunion trip.

The staff went over and above expiration. They were extremely helpful. The owners should look to upgrading the hotel and not let the already noticeable detoration continue.

Hotel features (5 = best, 1 = worst):
Amenities:
5
Cleanliness:
5
Hotel staff:
5
Comfort:
4
Location:
5
Value:
4
Trip purpose:

Couples

Review of Ballsbridge Hotel

Reviewer score

5
5.01.0
Neil G.
Couples
N/A
28 Nov 2015

short stay

We arrived about 9 am and were allocated our rooms immediately- this is very rare so we were pleasantly surprised. Breakfasts very good and something for everyone - also good vale at 10 euros. Staff lovely and most helpful. Only drawback is the distance from town but if you enjoy walking like us it was not a major issue. Would certainly recommend this hotel and stay again

Hotel features (5 = best, 1 = worst):
Amenities:
4
Cleanliness:
5
Hotel staff:
5
Comfort:
5
Location:
4
Value:
5
Trip purpose:

Couples

Review of Ballsbridge Hotel

Reviewer score

4
5.01.0
Pam C.
Family
N/A
6 Aug 2015

Overnight in Dublin

Nice, clean hotel with very friendly staff. Concierge was very helpful with restaurant recommendation. Accommodations and location was perfect for us.

Hotel features (5 = best, 1 = worst):
Amenities:
4
Cleanliness:
5
Hotel staff:
5
Comfort:
5
Location:
4
Value:
5
Trip purpose:

Family

Review of Ballsbridge Hotel

Reviewer score

1
5.01.0
Shane O.
Business
N/A
30 Jun 2015

Poor Overall Service

Firstly the room was very clean and I was happy with the overall comfort of the room. Nothing special but it met my needs perfect. The hospitality on the other hand was dreadful. The staff were very unfriendly and unwelcoming. It did not feel like they valued the custom but saw me like another cash cow. Even after paying EUR140 a night for a standard room, they charge me an additional EUR10.50 per night for using the car park which the hotel owns! I travel to Dublin a lot for both Business and pleasure and often try different hotels for variety. I wish I hadn't chosen the Ballsbridge Hotel and I wont be frequenting there again. Loads of other top quality hotels in Dublin which do provide the great Irish hospitality that is expected.

Hotel features (5 = best, 1 = worst):
Amenities:
3
Cleanliness:
4
Hotel staff:
1
Comfort:
4
Location:
4
Value:
1
Trip purpose:

Business

Review of Ballsbridge Hotel

Reviewer score

5
5.01.0
Deee
Single
Charlestown
29 May 2015

Very nice

Room was newly decorated really nice would def go back, big improvements from the last room!

Hotel features (5 = best, 1 = worst):
Amenities:
5
Cleanliness:
5
Hotel staff:
5
Comfort:
5
Location:
4
Value:
4
Trip purpose:

Single

Review of Ballsbridge Hotel

Reviewer score

5
5.01.0
sean h.
Friends
N/A
23 Apr 2015

Overnighter

couldn't speak highly enough about this place!!! Book it!!

Hotel features (5 = best, 1 = worst):
Amenities:
5
Cleanliness:
5
Hotel staff:
5
Comfort:
5
Location:
5
Value:
5
Trip purpose:

Friends

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