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Brooks Hotel, Dublin

Brooks Hotel

This charming, centrally located hotel with its attractive red brick façade has a friendly atmosphere and excellent service, and offers convenient access to many of the city sights.

It is located on a quiet side street in a thriving area and has a well-regarded restaurant, Francesca’s, which is committed to sourcing the finest local Irish produce. Its menu features a range of organic options prepared by award-winning chefs, while the stylish Jasmine Bar and Café Lounge serves whiskey from around the world. Alternatively, you may prefer to relax in the hotel’s residents’ lounge and library or enjoy a movie in the private cinema.

The 98 rooms have contemporary but classically elegant decor with handcrafted walnut furniture from Galway and a simple, pared-back style.

Our rating: First Class

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Rooms

The hotel has a classic style with contemporary feature wallpaper and bright tones in its quality fabrics and furnishings. Each of the hotel’s five different room categories follows a similar theme but has a unique palette. Deluxe rooms are spacious and all include large beds as well as a Robert’s radio and a quirky dressmaker’s mannequin. In addition, every room includes a full range of modern amenities including flat screen TVs, air conditioning and complimentary Wi-Fi. Due to the hotel’s small size and central location, views from the rooms are limited. However, the location more than makes up for this.

Location

Situated in a fashionable, creative area of Dublin, there are a number of charming independent bars, restaurants and boutique shops in the immediate area. Many of the city’s main sights are within easy walking distance, and Grafton Street, the city's main shopping area, is just a few minutes’ walk away, as is leafy St. Stephen's Green.

Food and drink

Guests can enjoy breakfast or dinner in the hotel’s Francesca’s Restaurant (one of Dublin’s top restaurants) where emphasis is on ensuring seasonal, quality and local ingredients are included. Lunch is served in the Jasmine Bar and Café Lounge from midday.

Our opinion

We love this hotel for its central but tranquil location, easy access to all the main sights, and comfortable modern rooms.

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