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Located in City Centre Dublin, Best Western Plus Academy Plaza Hotel is within a 5-minute walk of James Joyce Cultural Centre and within 15 minutes of other popular attractions like Garden of Remembrance. This 3-star hotel welcomes guests with 304 rooms and conveniences like a full-service spa, free in-room WiFi, and a fitness center. Ha' Penny Bridge and Trinity College are also a short walk from this Dublin hotel.


Enjoy dining at Oscars Restaurant, one of 2 onsite restaurants. Order from room service to satisfy your hunger without leaving your room, or make new friends over drinks at the bar/lounge. For your convenience, a buffet breakfast is available for a fee.


All 304 air-conditioned rooms provide coffee makers, free newspapers, and free local calls. LCD TVs come with cable channels and pay movies, and guests can stay connected with free WiFi. Bathrooms offer deep soaking tubs, hair dryers, and free toiletries. Other standard amenities include safes, ironing boards, and desks.

Property features

Guests staying at Best Western Plus Academy Plaza Hotel enjoy access to a full-service spa, a fitness center, and free WiFi in public areas. Offsite parking is offered for a fee. The front desk has multilingual staff on hand 24/7 to help with dry cleaning/laundry, concierge services, and luggage storage. Other amenities at this spa hotel include 5 meeting rooms, a conference center, and a business center.


  • Walking distance to James Joyce Cultural Centre and Garden of Remembrance
  • Free WiFi in rooms and public areas
  • Onsite dining
  • Spa

Hotel Amenities

Hotel Amenities

BEST WESTERN PLUS Academy Plaza Hotel offers a restaurant and a bar/bistro. This property features beauty services, fitness facilities, and spa services. Meeting facilities include 5 conference rooms and banquet facilities. This Dublin property also offers 3 dining options, room service, free wireless Internet access, and a concierge desk. The property has a 24-hour front desk.

  • 24-hour front desk 
  • Number of floors - 7 
  • Bar/lounge 
  • Business center 
  • Free newspapers in lobby 
  • Concierge services 
  • Dry cleaning/laundry service 
  • Elevator/lift 
  • Full-service spa 
  • Computer station 
  • Luggage storage 
  • Total number of rooms - 304 
  • Laundry facilities 
  • Spa treatment room(s) 
  • Meeting rooms 5 
  • Multilingual staff 
  • Safe-deposit box at front desk 
  • Year Built 1999 
  • Number of restaurants - 2 
  • Offsite parking discounted rates available 
  • Breakfast available (surcharge) 
  • Fitness facilities 
  • Tours/ticket assistance 
  • Free WiFi 
  • Conference center 
  • Wedding services 

Family Friendly Amenities

  • Family Hotel  
  • Free Wi-Fi  
  • Laundry facilities  


Available in all rooms: Free WiFi

Available in some public areas: Free WiFi


Offsite parking discounted rates available

Room Amenities

  • In-room safe 
  • Desk 
  • Pay movies 
  • Hair dryer 
  • Coffee/tea maker 
  • Iron/ironing board 
  • In-room climate control (air conditioning) 
  • Air conditioning 
  • Free newspaper 
  • Blackout drapes/curtains 
  • Daily housekeeping 
  • Private bathroom 
  • Free toiletries 
  • Deep soaking bathtub 
  • Bathtub or shower 
  • Free local calls 
  • Phone 
  • In-room massage available 
  • Room service (limited hours) 
  • Cable TV service 
  • Free WiFi 
  • LCD TV 

Where to Eat

Oscars Restaurant - serves traditional Irish breakfast and continental breakfast. Can also accommodate groups up to 80 people.

Sir Harry's Bar & Bistro - serves traditional dishes using fresh local produce.

Spa Services

  • Manicures and pedicures 
  • Massages 
  • Facial treatments 


To make special requests for accessibility needs, please note them at check-out when you book your room.

  • Accessible bathroom 
  • In-room accessibility 
  • Roll-in shower 

Hotel Policies


Minimum check-in age is 18

Check-in time starts at 2:30 PM


Check-out time is noon

Payment types


  • Pets not allowed

You need to know

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 onsite parking is available.

No rollaway/extra beds available

No cribs (infant beds) available


Optional extras

The following fees and deposits are charged by the property at time of service, check-in, or check-out.
  • Fee for buffet breakfast: EUR 15 per person (approximately)
The above list may not be comprehensive. Fees and deposits may not include tax and are subject to change.

Hotel Name

  • Best Western Academy
  • Best Western Academy Plaza
  • Best Western Hotel Academy Plaza
  • Best Western Plus Academy Hotel
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  • Best Western Plus Academy Plaza Dublin
  • Best Western Plus Academy Plaza Hotel
  • Best Western Plus Academy Plaza Hotel Dublin
  • Hotel Best Western Academy Plaza
  • Hotel Best Western Plus Academy Plaza
  • Best Western Dublin
  • Dublin Best Western

We should mention

Reservations are required for massage services and spa treatments. Reservations can be made by contacting the hotel prior to arrival, using the contact information on the booking confirmation. One child 4 years old or younger stays free when occupying the parent or guardian's room, using existing bedding.

National Rating

Fáilte Ireland (The National Tourism Development Authority) assigns an official star rating for accommodations in Ireland. This Hotel property is rated 3 stars.

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