Offering classic style and attentive service, along with a great location in the heart of a vibrant area, this hotel offers a glimpse of a unique area of Dublin that could easily remain undiscovered during a short visit to the city.
The Fitzwilliam Hotel
Ideally located overlooking St Stephen’s Green and shopping-haven Grafton Street, the Fitzwilliam Hotel is a sleek, modern option within walking distance of Trinity College and the city's main museums and galleries.
The interior was designed by Sir Terrance Conran and its playful style is exemplified by the grand open fire, high ceilings, large oil paintings and striking chandeliers in the lobby. The 139 rooms offer a unique blend of style and luxury with dynamic, patterned carpets, bold curtains and splashes of lime green, hot pink and deep purple.
Modern Irish fare can be enjoyed at the hotel’s main restaurant Citron or alternatively, the small bar, the Inn on the Green, serves drinks, bar meals and a wonderful afternoon tea.
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All rooms offer similar decor with chosen Conran-designed textures and fabrics and views of either the quiet inner courtyard garden or across St Stephen’s Green. Many rooms can cater for families wishing to share and deluxe rooms come complete with four poster beds and roll top baths. However, for something really special, many of the deluxe premium rooms offer a delightful balcony area overlooking the treetops of St Stephen’s Green opposite. All rooms have a minibar, free Wi-Fi and flat-screen TV.
The Fitzwilliam Hotel is located in the heart of the fashionable south inner city overlooking the tranquil gardens of St Stephen’s Green and at the top of the most exclusive shopping area in Dublin, Grafton Street. Some of the city’s main sights, including Trinity College, St Patrick’s Cathedral, the National Museum of Ireland and Dublin Castle are within easy walking distance.
Food and drink
Enjoy a buffet and a la carte breakfast, or a lunch of modern Irish cuisine with a creative twist, at the hotel’s Citron restaurant, located on the mezzanine floor above the lobby. Visit the Inn on the Green for a more relaxed bar meal or drink, or to sample the delightful afternoon tea on offer. Both venues use only the best local ingredients to create their finely crafted dishes.
We love the bold contemporary design and light hearted, playful atmosphere at this conveniently located hotel which also manages to offer excellent service and attention to detail.
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Where possible, we like to offer a range of accommodation for each stop of your trip, chosen by our specialists as some of their favorite places to stay. To help you make the right choice, we give each property a rating based on its facilities and service, but we also look for hotels with distinct character or a location that can’t be bettered.
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Experiences while staying here
The following activities are designed to give you the most authentic experiences of the area where you’re staying. We work with local guides, who use their knowledge and often a resident’s eye to show you the main sights and more out-of-the-way attractions. Our specialists can also suggest outdoor pursuits and activities, such as cooking classes, that will introduce you to the traditions of the area’s inhabitants.
Explore behind the scenes at Saint Patrick's Cathedral, Dublin's most celebrated church. Learn about the history and legends of this monumental structure, see where Jonathon Swift once preached and walk along the roof for sweeping views over the city.
Join a full-day guided tour to explore the ancient history and rich heritage of the Boyne Valley, just north of Dublin. Visit the Neolithic passage grave at Newgrange, an early Christian church at Monasterboice, and the mythical Hill of Slane.
A chance to enjoy incredible food and a lively cultural experience, this food trail through Dublin's streets takes you off the beaten track to meet artisan bakers, cheesemongers and chocolatiers on a quest to learn about the contemporary Irish food scene.
Explore the highly impressive monastic ruins of Glendalough and the glorious Wicklow mountains in which they are set on this full-day tour from Dublin which also includes a stop at the James Joyce Museum in Sandycove tower.
Explore Dublin's rich literary heritage on this highly entertaining and informative tour. Your guides are a team of enthusiastic actors who introduce you to the city's most famous writers and the pubs they gathered in to discuss their work.
Learn about the history of the 1916 Easter Rising in Ireland and the eventual formation of the Free State on this highly engaging and informative tour that brings the political, economic and social situation of the time to vivid life.