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Academy Plaza Hotel

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Gainesville, Florida
Reviewed 5 September 2014

We stayed at this hotel for one night (a Sunday) at the beginning of our UK/Ireland trip. We tried to stay here at the end as well (Thur - Sat) but the price literally tripled. It was nice but not worth that. Our flight from the states arrived early in the morning and the Airlink bus has a stop literally...

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Manchester
Reviewed 5 September 2014

Just returned from this hotel with my girlfriend on a 4 day break. Upon arrival we had to wait around 3 hours to check in however this did not really bother us as we were out and about early anyway. The room itself was very nice, the bed was comfty and the room was cleaned everyday. We will return to...

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2Thank apount
PA USA
Reviewed 4 September 2014

We really liked the Best Western Academy Plaza. It's in a great location, right around the corner from pubs and shops on O'Connell St. The check in was effecient, the hotel clean, bar and restaurant in the lobby, wifi and computers in the lobby and the staff ready to help with any questions. The rooms are very small...even by European...

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2Thank SMP65
Chula Vista, California
Reviewed 4 September 2014 via mobile

We have stayed here a couple of times over the past few years and just love it. The staff is very friendly and helpful, the rooms are nice and tidy, the breakfast food is good, and you can't beat the location! The hop on/hop off bus is steps out the front door. You can take a nice walk to Temple...

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1Thank Sherry W
Sheffield, United Kingdom
Reviewed 3 September 2014 via mobile

We stayed for 2 nights. They upgraded our room due to us celebrating my husband's birthday. Room was clean, spacious & bed huge & comfortable. Staff very helpful. Location excellent. Bus stop for airport & hop on-off just outside & temple bar & shops were in a comfortable walking distance.

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2Thank Emma W
Jacksonville, FL
Reviewed 3 September 2014 via mobile

First off, if you don't like a fun neighborhood you won't like it here! There is an awesome beer garden (The Living Room, review to follow) right next door. This Best Western was arranged as part of a package deal for the PSU/UCF game in Dublin. The room and beds were quite cozy! Very clean and they offer Dove shower...

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7Thank Lori W
Portsmouth, United Kingdom
Reviewed 1 September 2014

We were staying in Dublin for 2 days to celebrate my birthday. We hired a car from airport and drove to hotel, even though they didn't have parking they advised where to park and gave a discounted rate of €12.50 per 24 hours. We did arrive early at 12 and our room wasn't ready but the staff were really friendly...

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2Thank Nicola B
Reviewed 29 August 2014 via mobile

The best location in Dublin. Bar none! Walking distance to all the fun stuff in that Dublin has to offer. Friendly staff. Very clean and stylish furnishings. But, Our room was noisey, cramped, and the A/C had two settings. Off, and Frost.

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5Thank Dennis O
Reviewed 29 August 2014 via mobile

My husband and i stayed here to celebrate our first anniversary. The communication between the team was brilliant, i had previously emailed the hotel to arrange a bottle of prosecco to be there on our arrival to the room (which it was). The location of the hotel is brilliant with the bus stop right outside from and to the airport....

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1Thank Tracy R
Caernarfon, United Kingdom
Reviewed 29 August 2014

Stayed at this hotel over the bank holiday weekend and had a fantastic time. The hotel is in a great location, very clean and comfy rooms. The staff at reception were extremely helpful and nothing was too much trouble for them, they even phoned our taxi for our return to the port. Would definitely recommend this hotel ideal for a...

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Amenities

Highlights
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Room Service
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Restaurant
  • Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
About the property
  • Wheelchair Access
  • Non-Smoking Hotel
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  • Bar/Lounge
  • Restaurant
  • Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
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  • Non-Smoking Rooms
  • Family Rooms
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  • Air Conditioning
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  • Free Internet
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
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  • Business Centre with Internet Access
  • Room Service
  • Dry Cleaning
  • Meeting Rooms
  • Laundry Service
  • Concierge
  • Banquet Room
  • Multilingual Staff
  • Conference Facilities
  • Breakfast Available
Official Description (provided by the hotel)
ACADEMY PLAZA HOTEL is located in the heart of Dublin, just off the capital's main thoroughfare. This Best Western hotel boasts 304 stunning new bedrooms and suites, with modern facilities in all rooms. Hotel amenities include a stunning marbled lobby, Sir Harry’s Grill Bar & Bistro, 5 meeting rooms, an On Site Fitness Room, Beauty Salon and complimentary WiFi access throughout the entire hotel. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Academy Plaza Hotel

Address: 10 - 14 Findlater Place | Off Upper O'Connell St, Dublin D01 X2X0, Ireland (Formerly BEST WESTERN PLUS Academy Plaza Hotel)
Region: Ireland > Province of Leinster > County Dublin > Dublin
Price Range: RM388 - RM1,199 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:3 star — Academy Plaza Hotel 3*
Number of rooms: 304
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Also Known As:
Best Western Dublin
Dublin Best Western
Hotel Style:
#43 Family Hotel in Dublin
#46 Romantic Hotel in Dublin
#56 Business Hotel in Dublin
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“Avoid rooms at the front (facing the street) as this can get noisy at weekends”
 of 5 bubbles ScottM161, 21 Feb 2017 | Read review
“Executive floor is your play.”
 of 5 bubbles 216TimG, 18 Feb 2017 | Read review
“Third floor at the front of the hotel.”
 of 5 bubbles 510junec, 17 Feb 2017 | Read review
“Room 605 = very quiet (quad room with double bed plus two twin beds)”
 of 5 bubbles 417tracys, 16 Feb 2017 | Read review
“we had rooms 104 and 107, which were bigger than 114 (we had 3 rooms)”
 of 5 bubbles berty-c, 14 Feb 2017 | Read review
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