Nearby Tourist Attractions

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A Dublin institution, pop in for a coffee and cake and view the beautiful Harry Clarke stained glass windows.

Opening Hours
Monday to Friday: 8:30am – 5:30pm
Saturday: 8:30am – 6pm
Sunday: 9am – 6pm

Takeaway Johnson’s Court
Monday to Friday: 8:30am – 5:30pm
Saturday: 8:30am – 6pm
Sunday: 9am – 6pm

The Book of Kells, Trinity College

Visit the Book of Kells, Ireland's greatest cultural treasure, and marvel at the Long Room, one of the world's most beautiful libraries.

Opening Hours
Monday – Saturday: 8:30 – 17.00
Sunday: 9:30 - 17:00

National Gallery of Ireland

Around the corner from the hotel and just recently refurbished the gallery is well worth a visit. The Gallery, including temporary exhibitions, begins to close at 4.50pm daily (7.50pm on Thursdays), starting with the upper floors.

Gallery Opening Hours
Mon & Sun: 11am – 5.30pm
Tues, Weds, Fri & Sat: 9.15am – 5.30pm
Thurs: 9.15am – 8.30pm

Gallery Shop Opening Hours
Mon & Sun: 11am – 5.15pm
Tues, Weds, Fri & Sat: 9.15am – 5.15pm
Thursday: 9.15am – 8pm

Gallery Café Opening Hours
Mon & Sun: 11am – 5pm
Tues, Weds, Fri & Sat: 9.30am – 5pm
Thurs: 9.30am – 8pm

The Little Museum of Dublin

It's short, sweet and introduces you to a quirkier side of Dublin. Only a 2-minute hop, skip and a jump from The Shelbourne.

Gallery Opening Hours
Mon – Sun: 10am – 5pm, last tour is at 4.00pm.

Jameson Bow St. Distillery Tour

Jameson Distillery Bow St. is the original site where Jameson Irish Whiskey was distilled until 1971.

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Guinness Storehouse

A tour at the Guinness Storehouse to experience the history, heart and soul of Ireland's most iconic beer.

Opening Hours
Monday - Thursday: 10am - 7.45pm (Last admission at 5pm)
Friday - Saturday: 9:30am - 8.45pm (Last admission at 6pm)
Sunday: 9:30am - 7.45pm (Last admission at 5pm)
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The Chester Beatty Library/Roof Garden/Middle Eastern Cafe in Dublin Castle

This museum opens a window on the artistic treasures of the great cultures and religions of the world and is named by Lonely Planet as one of the best museums in Europe (free admission).

Visit Sites for Opening Hours
The Chester Beatty Library: Visit Site
The Castle Gardens: Visit Site
Middle Eastern Cafe: Visit Site

Shopping and Afternoon Tea

There are plenty of great options for shopping and afternoon tea in the city (including the Lord Mayor’s Lounge at The Shelbourne) and the offering at The Merrion Hotel is also a standout - the cakes are influenced by the renowned collection of Irish art adorning the walls of the hotel. Department Store - Brown Thomas on Grafton St (Dublin's main shopping Street).