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4.8 out of 5

"Great location and lovely hotel. Breakfast is expensive for what it is. " More

By a verified traveller on Sun 12 Aug 2018

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Hotel Description

The Alex's great location gets high marks from our customers. During your stay, you're just a quick walk from Grafton Street. Free WiFi in public areas, a restaurant and a 24-hour fitness centre are available. Built in 1762, this 4-star hotel has 103 rooms over 5 floors. Free WiFi and flat-screen TVs are available in all rooms.

  • Air-conditioned rooms with 24-hour room service, flat-screen TVs and fridges
  • Free WiFi
  • Options for a bite to eat or a relaxing drink include a restaurant, a coffee shop and a bar/lounge
  • Buffet breakfast served daily for a fee
  • Self-parking available for a fee
  • Services include babysitting, dry cleaning/laundry and concierge services
  • On-site recreation includes a 24-hour fitness centre
  • Guests have great things to say about the comfortable guestrooms and the location
  • Within a 15-minute walk of Trinity College and Bord Gáis Energy Theatre

Executive Room

Bed Count 1 King Bed Maximum Occupancy 2 Max

Junior Suite

Bed Count 1 King Bed Maximum Occupancy 3 Max

Suite, 1 Bedroom

Bed Count 1 King Bed Maximum Occupancy 3 Max

Classic Room, 1 King Bed

Bed Count 1 King Bed Maximum Occupancy 2 Max

Classic Twin Room, 2 Single Beds

Bed Count 2 Single Beds Maximum Occupancy 2 Max

The Alex ratings based on 8 verified reviews

Review Summary
4.8 out of 5 5.0 out of 5.0
Room cleanliness 5.0 out of 5.0
Service & staff 4.5 out of 5.0
Room comfort 4.5 out of 5.0
Hotel condition 5.0 out of 5.0

Guest reviews for The Alex

Everyone (6)
5 out of 5

Posted by on 25 Apr 2019

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Comment from Hotel Management

25 Apr 2019 by PJ

Dear Guest, Many thanks for staying with us whilst in Dublin. Delighted you’d a lovely stay. Best wishes. Paul Joy General Manager

5 out of 5

Posted by on 22 Apr 2019

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Comment from Hotel Management

25 Apr 2019 by PJ

Dear Guest, Many thanks for your valued feedback. Thank you for staying at The Alex. Kind regards, Paul Joy General Manager

5 out of 5

Posted by on 18 Feb 2019

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Comment from Hotel Management

10 Apr 2019 by PJ

Dear Guest, Many thanks for grading your experience in The Alex. Delighted you had a pleasant stay. Hoping to see you with us again in the near future. Best wishes. Paul Joy General Manager

4 out of 5
Great location and lovely hotel. Breakfast is expensive for what it is.

Posted by on 12 Aug 2018

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5 out of 5
Sehr gutes und zentral gelegenes Hotel mit freundlichen Angestellten. Sehr zu empfehlen.

Posted by on 20 Jul 2019

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Comment from Hotel Management

29 Jul 2019 by PJ

Dear guest, Many thanks for grading your experience. Delighted you’d a lovely stay. Best wishes. Paul Joy General Manager

5 out of 5

Posted by on 10 Apr 2019

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Comment from Hotel Management

12 Apr 2019 by PJ

Dear Guest, Many thanks for taking time to review your stay. Delighted you enjoyed, hope to see you again soon. Regards, Paul Joy General Manager

4 out of 5
Zentral gelegen, ruhig. Einziger Minuspunkt: die auf der Webseite eingeführte Nespresso Maschine im Zimmer hat gefehlt, stattdessen Wasserkocher und Nescafé :-(

Posted by , from Österreich on 16 Aug 2018

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5 out of 5

komfortables und sehr angenehmes Hotel im Zentrum

Wir haben unseren Städtetrip nach Dublin sehr genossen, unter anderem auch wegen dem tollen Hotel. Durch die zentrale Lage kann die Stadt wunderbar zu Fuss erkundet werden (5min bis Temple Bar!). Mit der Buchung hat alles geklappt, das Hotel war sauber und der Service tiptop. Sollten wir wieder mal nach Dublin gehen, wird es wieder das Alex sein :-)

Posted by , from Flawil, Schweiz on 27 Apr 2018

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Property Features

Along with a restaurant, there's a coffee shop/café on site. You can enjoy a drink at the bar/lounge. There's an onsite business centre. Public spaces have free WiFi. A 24-hour fitness centre, tour or ticket assistance, and multilingual staff are also featured at the business-friendly The Alex. For a fee, parking is available. This 4-star Dublin hotel is smoke free.

  • 103 guestrooms or units
  • 5 levels
  • Built in 1762
  • Dining venue
  • Bar or lounge
  • Coffee shop
  • Childcare (surcharge)
  • Business facilities
  • Breakfast available (surcharge)
  • Dry cleaning
  • Self-service laundry
  • Front desk (24 hours)
  • Express check-out
  • Staff members are multilingual
  • Storage area for luggage
  • Front desk safe
  • Tour and ticket information
  • Concierge
  • Newspapers in lobby (free)
  • On-site shopping
  • Lift
  • No smoking on site

Family Friendly Amenities

  • Free WiFi
  • Laundry facilities
  • Babysitting or childcare (surcharge)
  • In-room childcare (surcharge)
  • Fridge
  • Free cots/infant beds

Internet

Available in all rooms: Free WiFi

Available in some public areas: Free WiFi

Parking

Self parking (surcharge)

Transport

  • Airport: Dublin (DUB) (15.7 km / 9.7 mi)
  • Train station: Dublin Pearse Street Station (0.6 km / 0.4 mi)
  • Parking: Self parking available for a surcharge

Room Amenities

The Alex offers 103 forms of air-conditioned accommodation with a safe and coffee/tea makers. Beds feature premium bedding. Flat-screen televisions come with premium satellite channels. Bathrooms include a shower with a rainfall showerhead, complimentary toiletries and hairdryers. This Dublin hotel provides complimentary wireless Internet access. Business-friendly amenities include desks and telephones. Additionally, rooms include an iron/ironing board and blackout curtains. Housekeeping is provided on a daily basis.

  • In-room dining (24 hours)
  • Flat-screen television
  • Satellite channels
  • Premium channels
  • Fridge
  • Coffee maker
  • Luxury bedding
  • Shower
  • Rainfall showerhead
  • Cots (free)
  • Rollaway beds (surcharge)
  • Housekeeping (daily)
  • Childcare in room (surcharge)
  • Hairdryer
  • Safe
  • Toiletries (free)
  • Telephone
  • Iron and ironing board
  • Desk
  • Blackout drapes
  • Air conditioning
  • Ensuite bathroom
  • Wardrobe or cupboard

Food & Drink

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

On-site venue – This restaurant specialises in Irish cuisine.

24-hour room service is available.

Nearby Activities

Recreational amenities at the hotel include a 24-hour fitness centre.

Accessibility

If you have requests for specific accessibility needs, please note them in the special requests field on the booking page after selecting your room.

  • Wheelchair-accessible on-site restaurant
  • Wheelchair-accessible path of travel
  • Wheelchair-accessible concierge desk
  • Well-lit path to entrance
  • Wheelchair-accessible registration desk
  • Wheelchair accessible (may have limitations)

Hotel Policies

Check-in

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

Special check-in instructions:

Guests will receive an email 72 hours before arrival with check-in instructions. Front desk staff will greet guests on arrival.

Guests will receive an email 72 hours before arrival with check-in information. Front desk staff will greet guests on arrival.

Check-out

  • Check-out by noon

Payment types

Children and extra beds

  • Children are welcome.
  • Rollaway/extra beds are available for EUR 40.0 per night.
  • Free cots (infant beds)!

Pet Policy

  • No pets allowed, but service animals are welcome

Policies

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

Government-issued photo identification and a credit card, debit card or cash deposit may be 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. This property reserves the right to pre-authorise the guest's credit card prior to arrival. Safety features at this property include a fire extinguisher, a smoke detector, a security system and a first aid kit. This property advises that enhanced cleaning and guest safety measures are currently in place.Disinfectant is used to clean the property; enhanced cleanliness; enhanced cleanliness.Contactless check-in and contactless check-out are available.The property affirms that it adheres to the enhanced cleanliness sanitisation guidelines.

Charges for extra guests may apply and vary according to property policy.

A cash deposit, credit card or debit card for incidental charges and government-issued photo identification may be required upon check-in.

Special requests are subject to availability at the time of check-in. Special requests can't be guaranteed and may incur additional charges. This property reserves the right to pre-authorise the guest's credit card prior to arrival. For guests' safety, the property includes a fire extinguisher, a smoke detector, a security system and a first aid kit in all accommodation. This property advises that enhanced cleaning and guest safety measures are currently in place.Disinfectant is used to clean the property; enhanced cleanliness; enhanced cleanliness.Social distancing measures are in place; an acrylic shield is in place between staff and guests in main contact areas; periodic temperature checks are conducted on staff; guests are provided with hand sanitiser.Contactless check-in and contactless check-out are available.The property affirms that it adheres to the enhanced cleanliness sanitisation guidelines.

  • Service animals are allowed
  • Service animals are exempt from fees/restrictions
  • Credit card pre-authorisation
  • Staff temperature checks are conducted regularly
  • Temperature checks are not available to guests
  • Bed sheets and towels are washed at a temperature of at least 60°C/140°F
  • Commonly touched surfaces are cleaned with disinfectant
  • Property confirms they are implementing guest safety measures
  • Contactless check-out is available
  • Property is cleaned with disinfectant
  • Security system
  • Staff do not wear personal protective equipment
  • Property follows sanitisation practices of Safe Travels (WTTC - Global)
  • Protective clothing is not available for guests
  • Shield between guests and staff in main contact areas
  • Guests are provided with free hand sanitiser
  • Staffed front desk
  • Social distancing measures are in place
  • Contactless check-in is available
  • Guests will receive an email with special check-in instructions
  • Property confirms they are implementing enhanced cleaning measures
  • Individually wrapped food options are not available
  • Debit cards
  • No gap period between guests' stays

Fees

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: EUR 19.50 per person (approximately)
  • Self-parking fee: EUR 15 per day
  • Nearby parking fee: EUR 15 per day
  • Early check-in is available for a fee (subject to availability, amount varies)
  • Late check-in fee for check-in between noon and 6:00 PM (amount varies)
  • Late check-out is available for a fee (subject to availability, amount varies)
  • Rollaway bed fee: EUR 40.0 per night

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

Hotel Names

  • Alexander O'Callaghan
  • O'Callaghan Alexander
  • O'Callaghan Alexander Dublin
  • O'Callaghan Alexander Hotel
  • O'Callaghan Alexander Hotel Dublin
  • Alexander Hotel Dublin
  • Dublin Hotel Alexander
  • Alex Hotel Dublin
  • Alex Dublin
  • The Alex (Formally O’Callaghan Alexander Hotel)
  • The Alex (formally O'Callaghan Alexander Hotel)
  • The Alex Hotel
  • The Alex Dublin
  • The Alex Hotel Dublin

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.

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