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Hotel Description

Ballsbridge Hotel places you in the center of Dublin, within just a 15-minute stroll of popular places like Aviva Stadium and Royal Dublin Society. Highlights at this hotel include a restaurant, a bar/lounge, and a conference centre.

TVs with cable channels are featured in all 400 rooms, and you can enjoy free WiFi, coffee/tea makers, and hairdryers. Nice touches to enhance your stay include free toiletries and premium bedding. 24-hour room service, irons/ironing boards, and desks are also available.

The restaurant, Raglans Restaurant, serves Irish cuisine and is open for dinner. The Dubliner is the hotel's own pub, serving drinks along with lunch and dinner. 13250 square feet (1231 square metres) of event facilities include conference rooms, and other business amenities include a business centre. Other amenities include free WiFi in public areas and a coffee shop/café. Buffet breakfast is available daily between 7:30 AM and 10:30 AM. There's also the convenience of self parking.

Within a 30-minute walk of this 4-star Ballsbridge hotel, attractions include Bord Gáis Energy Theatre and National Gallery of Ireland at Merrion Square.

Classic Double or Twin Room

Bed Count 1 Full Bed Maximum Occupancy 2 Max
£72 per night

Classic Twin Room

Bed Count 2 Twin Beds Maximum Occupancy 2 Max

Deluxe Room, 1 Queen Bed

Bed Count 1 Queen Bed Maximum Occupancy 2 Max

Deluxe Twin Room

Bed Count 2 Twin Beds Maximum Occupancy 2 Max

Classic Double and Single Room

Bed Count 1 Full Bed Maximum Occupancy 3 Max

Ballsbridge Hotel ratings based on 74 Verified Reviews

Review Summary
3.8 out of 5 4.0 out of 5.0
Room cleanliness 4.0 out of 5.0
Service & staff 4.0 out of 5.0
Room comfort 4.0 out of 5.0
Hotel condition 4.5 out of 5.0
4 out of 5

Quality hotel on 702 bus route from airport

Pros: Large rooms Quality fixtures and fittings Close to US Embassy Nearby ATM On 702 bus route from airport
Cons: Nil
Location: On south side of the city within a few miles of central business district
This is a large full facility hotel a few miles south of city centre has large bedrooms with separate walk in wardrobe/storage area, en-suite, and lounge area. Decent size TV. Comprehensive reception area with storage for baggage if you need to store cases for late departures. We did not eat in the hotel, but has a good bar! Very pleased and ideal for our purposes

Posted by , from Aberdeen on 4 Dec 2017

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5 out of 5

Lovely hotel

The hotel was lovely, clean and beds were really comfortable. Only thing was it was quite far away from city Centre, so had to get a lot of taxis or have a really long walk.

Posted by , from west midlands, uk on 6 Nov 2017

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4 out of 5

Business trip

Good convenient location and quiet at night time. However would have appreciated free parking as some other Dublin hotels provide complimentary!

Posted by , from c on 14 Feb 2017

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5 out of 5

Excellent value, just a shame I little out of town

Pros: Friendliness very obligeing
Cons: Just the work noise too early
Location: Lots to do, to suit all, just didn't manage to get duck bus, we were told after waiting half an HR, there were no more. Little disapointed.
Loved it, just very noisy Monday morning too early with works in the area!

Posted by , from Manchester UK on 4 Oct 2016

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4 out of 5

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.

Posted by on 12 Apr 2016

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4 out of 5

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.

Posted by on 12 Apr 2016

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4 out of 5

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.

Posted by on 2 Mar 2016

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5 out of 5

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 .

Posted by on 12 Jan 2016

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5 out of 5

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.

Posted by on 17 Dec 2015

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5 out of 5

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

Posted by on 28 Nov 2015

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About the Ballsbridge Hotel

Location Pembroke Road, Dublin, Dublin 4

Property Features

There's a restaurant on site, as well as a coffee shop/café. You can enjoy a drink at the bar/lounge. A business centre and meeting rooms are available. A computer station is on site and WiFi is free in public spaces. Event space at this hotel measures 13250 square feet (1231 square metres) and includes conference centres. Tour or ticket assistance, multilingual staff, and concierge services are also featured at the business-friendly Ballsbridge Hotel. For a fee, parking is available. A complete renovation of Ballsbridge Hotel was completed in December 2014. This 4-star Dublin hotel is smoke free.

  • 400 guestrooms or units
  • 8 levels
  • 12 conference rooms
  • 13250 sq ft of conference space
  • 1231 sq. m of conference space
  • Built in 1963
  • Dining venue
  • Bar or lounge
  • Coffee shop
  • Conference centre
  • Business facilities
  • Breakfast available (surcharge)
  • Dry cleaning
  • Front desk (24 hours)
  • Staff members are multilingual
  • Front desk safe
  • Tour and ticket information
  • Concierge
  • Newspapers in lobby (free)
  • Television in lobby
  • Lift
  • No smoking on site

Family Friendly Amenities

  • Family Property
  • Free WiFi


Available in all rooms: Free WiFi

Available in some public areas: Free WiFi


Self parking (surcharge)


  • Airport: Dublin (DUB) (15.7 km / 9.8 mi)
  • Train station: Dublin Heuston Station (7.6 km / 4.7 mi)
  • Parking: Self parking available for a surcharge

Room Amenities

Ballsbridge Hotel offers 400 forms of accommodation with coffee/tea makers and a hairdryer. Beds feature premium bedding. Cable televisions are provided. Bathrooms include a combined bath/shower unit and complimentary toiletries. Dublin's hotel provides complimentary wireless Internet access. Housekeeping is offered on a daily basis and hypo-allergenic bedding can be requested.

  • In-room dining (24 hours)
  • Television
  • Cable channels
  • Coffee maker
  • Luxury bedding
  • Hypo-allergenic bedding
  • Shower and tub combination
  • Housekeeping (daily)
  • Hairdryer
  • Toiletries (free)
  • Iron and ironing board
  • Desk
  • Ensuite bathroom

Food & Drink

For a fee, guests can enjoy a buffet breakfast daily from 7:30 AM to 10:30 AM.

Raglans Restaurant – This restaurant specialises in Irish cuisine and only serves dinner.A children's menu is available. Open daily.

The Dubliner – This pub serves lunch and dinner. A children's menu is available. Open daily.

24-hour room service is available.

Nearby Activities

The recreational activities listed below are available either on-site or nearby; fees may apply.

  • Bicycle rentals nearby
  • Golfing nearby
  • Rock climbing nearby
  • Hiking/biking trails nearby
  • Sailing nearby


If you need to make special requests for accessibility needs, please note them at check-out when booking your stay.

  • Roll-in shower

Hotel Policies


  • Check-in time starts at 3 PM
  • Minimum check-in age is 18


  • Check-out by noon

Payment types

Children and extra beds

  • Children are welcome.
  • Kids stay free! Children 5 years old and younger stay free when using existing bedding.
  • Rollaway/extra beds are not available.
  • Cribs (infant beds) are not available.


  • No pets allowed


Extra-person charges may apply and vary depending on property policy.

Government-issued photo identification and a credit card or cash deposit are required at check-in for incidental charges.

Special requests are subject to availability upon check-in and may incur additional charges. Special requests cannot be guaranteed.

  • No rollaway/extra beds available
  • No cribs (infant beds) available


Optional extras

The fees and deposits listed below will be charged at the time of service, check-in, or check-out.

  • Fee for buffet breakfast: EUR15 per person (approximately)
  • Self-parking fee: EUR12.00 per night

This may not be a comprehensive list. Fees and deposits are subject to change and might not include tax.

Hotel Names

You should know

  • Children 5 years old and younger stay free in the same room as the parent or guardian when using existing bedding.

National Rating

Fáilte Ireland (The National Tourism Development Authority of Ireland) assigns an official star rating for accommodation in Ireland. This Hotel property is rated 4 stars.