The 10 Best Hotels in Dublin

4th January 2007 // By Zahra Al-Kateb



The Terence Conran designed Fitzwilliam sits in a prime position on St. Stephen’s Green, Dublin’s proudest Georgian Square.

Conrad’s interiors here are typically sleek and refined, with a lobby of purple carpets, Barcelona sandstone and a black-and-white tiled catwalk leading to the pewter-clad bar. Every detail has been carefully considered, right down to the bowls of apples and votive candles in the hallways, and the use of neutral colors and clean lines is effortlessly graceful. Michelin-starred restaurant Thornton’s is the Fitzwilliam’s trump card, while the excellent bistro Citron offers more casual dining.


Why we love it: A popular suite for stars performing at Dublin’s O2 venue, the Fitzwilliam Penthouse is a fabulous showcase of Conrad flair.

Bright red leather furnishings, deep shag pile rugs, a gleaming grand piano—this is accommodation fit for rock royalty. Guests can enjoy a private bar with 24-hour butler service, as well as a spacious dining area with Michelin-starred cuisine for entertaining. A unique sculptured ceiling houses the latest in computer controlled lighting, a leather-covered wall retracts to reveal a huge plasma screen and the vast limestone bath offers a deep soak worthy of Cleopatra.




  • Square footage: 2,000
  • Nightly rate: $3,200


Fergal O’Connell, General Manager

+353 1 478 7000

St. Stephen’s Green, Dublin 2