After chatting briefly last week about The 1920s design inspired, Fairmont Hotel in San Francisco thinking a lot about the glamour of historicly designed hotels. So when I saw this beautiful renaissance hotel on Richard E Grants TV programme
the other morning I had to do some research on it.
Perfectly located in the heart of Dublin city centre, some of the hotel's features include 265 guest rooms including 19 suites, 13 state-of-the-art meeting and event rooms ranging in size to accommodate up to 350 guests, and a superb choice of restaurants and lounges all within the hotel.
The hotel was established in 1824 by a Tipperary man called Martin Burke, it has since been
The reception area
In the front lobby a large Louis le Brocquy tapestry, entitled Cuchulainn VIII, sits over the restored marble fireplace. There are over 538 Irish works of art in The Shelbourne.
One of the many stunning bedroom suites, this is the Heritage One-Bedroom suite
The princess grace suite which is named in honour of the famous Hollywood film star, Grace Kelly who stayed at the hotel many times with her husband Prince Rainer. It features two guest bedrooms, living room and dining area.
The Saddle Room one of many resturants within the hotel. This room was designed to inspire the senses.
The elegant & peaceful lord mayors loungedesigned for intimate luxury. Every detail has been crafted to reflect the hotel's history, while retaining a light, contemporary feel. This is the perfect place for Afternoon Tea.