Best Western Plus Academy Plaza Hotel Dublin  3 stars

10-14 Findlater Place; Upper O'Connell St, Dublin, Ireland, DUBLIN 1  show mapSave
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Editorial review:

Enjoy this renovated hotel that has bright modern sleeping rooms and is a great place to stay if you re looking for a three star hotel. It is now a Best Western group property and you can count on their service and commitment. If you need a little extra, you can upgrade to a suite that provides wi-fi access and flat screen television.

Verified Reviews:

  • Just off o'connor st - Clean rooms - Spa services available - We would return here
  • Close to the shops and main sites - Breakfast is great - Lobby is very nice
  • Service was good - Gym perfectly adequate - No parking area - Food wasn't very tasty
  • 1km walk to temple bar - Comfy rooms - Free wifi - Excellent price
  • Excellent central hotel - Staff very friendly - Comfortable beds - Would recommend

Overview

Located in the very heart of Dublin, the four-star Academy Plaza keeps a short step to the city's cultural and shopping areas.

Modernly designed, the hotel boasts of a massage service and free Wi-Fi.

All 285 elegant rooms are complete with flat screen TVs and marble bathrooms.

The Abacus Restaurant specializes in oriental dining, Coffee Dock has a great choice of teas and baked foods.

Connolly Train Station is within five minutes walking.

Year renovated   2008.  Number of rooms   285.

hotel Best Western Plus Academy Plaza Hotel Dublin Dublin location

The hotel is centrally located.

Distance to:

  • City Center - 900 m
  • Airport Dublin - 7.7km
  • Train Station: Connolly Train Station - 800 m, Grand Canal Dock Dart Station - 2.1km
  • Bus stop - 200 m

Rooms

All rooms come with combination of red and black colors not to mention a package of basic comforts such as individually controlled air conditioning, flat screen TV, laptop safe, complimentary Wi-Fi, marble bathroom with hair dryer, tea/coffee maker, direct dial telephone, working area.

Dining options

The Abacus Restaurant offers a truly Asian experience with Asian menu and atmosphere.

The Giusseppes Bistro serves traditional dishes in its Italian atmosphere with Wi-Fi available on site.

The Coffee Dock has a great choice of teas and baked foods including light sandwiches.

Work

All five meeting rooms up to 120 guests are packed with AV equipment.

Free Wi-Fi is provided through the hotel.

Leisure

A massage service and game room for children are available at the hotel.

Additional features

The hotel is friendly to guests with disabilities.

Facilities

General
  • Currency exchange
Internet

Wireless internet is available in public areas and is free of charge

Guest Parking

Paid Public parking is possible at a location nearby.

Dining facilities
  • Bar
  • Restaurant
Facilities for people with disabilities
  • Rooms/facilities for people with disabilities
Room facilities
  • Non-smoking rooms
  • Air conditioning
  • Room service
  • In-room safe

Policies

Check-In

from  2 pm

Check-Out

until  12 pm

Pets

Pets are not allowed

Children and extra beds
  • All children under the age of 1 may stay free of charge when using existing bedding. 
  • All children under the age of 1 may stay for free. 
  • All children under the age of 5 may stay free of charge when using existing bedding. 
  • All children under the age of 2 may stay for free. 
  • Maximum capacity of baby cots in a room is 1. 
  • There are no extra beds provided in a room. 

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Rooms and availability

All rooms come with combination of red and black colors not to mention a package of basic comforts such as individually controlled air conditioning, flat screen TV, laptop safe, complimentary Wi-Fi, marble bathroom with hair dryer, tea/coffee maker, direct dial telephone, working area.

Double Room

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Best Western Plus Academy Plaza Hotel Double Room

This room features one Double bed, working desk and bathroom with additional amenities.

Double Room

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Best Western Plus Academy Plaza Hotel Double Room

This room features one Double bed, working desk and bathroom with additional amenities. Also there is a couch in the room.

Double Room

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Best Western Plus Academy Plaza Hotel Double Room

This room features one King size bed, working desk and bathroom with additional amenities. Also there is a safe in the room.

Triple Room

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Best Western Plus Academy Plaza Hotel Triple Room

This room is cozy and offers one Double and one Single beds, well-decorated and includes bathroom with necessary amenities.

Single Room

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Best Western Plus Academy Plaza Hotel Single Room

This room is decorated in modern style and has one Single bed, working desk area and bathroom with necessary amenities.

Double Room

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Best Western Plus Academy Plaza Hotel Double Room

This room contains one big Double bed, working desk area and bathroom with modern facilities.

Twin Room

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Best Western Plus Academy Plaza Hotel Twin Room

This room has contemporary design and features two Single beds, working desk area and bathroom with modern facilities.

Family Room

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Best Western Plus Academy Plaza Hotel Family Room

This room is suitable for family and contains one Double and two Single beds, working desk area and bathroom with modern facilities.

Triple room

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Best Western Plus Academy Plaza Hotel Triple room

This room is cozy and offers one Double and one Single beds, well-decorated and includes bathroom with necessary amenities.

Best Western Plus Academy Plaza Hotel LocationWhat's nearby

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  • Underground Railway Stations
  • Train Stations
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  • Attractions for Tourists
  • Museums
  • Convention Centers
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What's nearby

What's nearby.

Kilmainham Gaol, a prison built in 1792

Dublin Castle, the oldest architecture in the city

Grafton Street, a shopping nirvana

Croke Park, a prime stadium in Dublin

O’Connell Street, a popular thoroughfare

Temple Bar, a perfect area for eating, drinking

Guinness Storehouse, a top visited tourist attraction

Dublin Writers Museum, 19th century mansion

Dublin Zoo, the largest municipal park in Dublin

IFSC, a key business area is within minutes walking

Attractions for Tourists
  • dublin city tour
    200 m
Popular areas
  • Moore Street Market
    300 m
General
  • Abbey Presbyterian Church
    100 m
  • Saint Mary's Pro Cathedral
    200 m
  • James Connolly Memorial Statue
    500 m
  • The Ha'penny Bridge
    700 m
  • H'Penny Bridge
    700 m
Train Stations
  • Connolly Train Station
    700 m
Shopping Areas
  • Henry Street Dublin
    300 m
Amusement
  • Ambassador Cinema
    200 m
  • Cineworld Cinema
    200 m
  • Screen Cinema
    600 m
Monuments and Landmarks
  • O'Connell Street
    200 m
  • The Spire
    300 m
Historical sites
  • International Financial Services Center
    600 m
Museums
  • The James Joyce Centre
    100 m
  • Hugh Lane Municipal Gallery of Modern Art
    100 m
  • Dublin Writers' Museum
    100 m
  • Writers Museum
    300 m
Parks
  • Garden of Remembrance
    300 m
Universities, Institutes
Theaters
  • Ambassador Theatre
    100 m
  • Dublin Fringe Theatre Festival
    300 m
  • O'Reilly Theatre
    300 m
  • Peacock Theatre
    400 m
  • The Abbey Theatre
    400 m
Gallery
  • Dublin City Gallery The Hugh Lane
    300 m

Local Attractions

  • St Stephen's Green (Faiche Stiabhna)
    1.6km
    at the top end of Grafton St, Dublin
  • Saint Patrick's Cathedral
    1.6km
    21-50 Patrick's Close, Dublin
  • Plassey Wreck
    1.5km
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  • Na Seacht Teampaill (The Seven Churches)
    1.5km
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  • Dun Eochla
    1.5km
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Near the hotel

  • Dublin Spire
    100 m
    O'Connell Street, Dublin
  • Gate Theatre
    160 m
    Cavendish Row, Parnell Square, Dublin
  • O'Connell Monument
    160 m
    O'Connell Street, Dublin
  • James Joyce Cultural Centre
    180 m
    35 N. Great George's St., Dublin
  • Dr. Quirkey's Good Time Emporium
    200 m
    55 O'Connell St., Dublin
  • St. Mary's Pro-Cathedral
    220 m
    Cathedral and Marlborough Sts., Dublin
  • Parnell Square
    230 m
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Restaurants Nearby

  • Abacus Restaurant

    Food: Asian

    50 m
    83-85 Parnell St

    Phone: 353 18734444

  • Kimchi

    76% likes this, based on 92 reviews

    80 m
    Parnell Street
  • Mitsuba Japanese Restaurant

    Food: Japanese

    80 m
    154 Parnell Street

    Phone: 01 814 6999

  • Pho Viet

    76% likes this, based on 70 reviews
    Food: Vietnamese

    100 m
    162 Parnell Street

    Phone: 01-878-3165

  • The Parnell Heritage Bar & Grill

    70% likes this, based on 268 reviews
    Food: European, Irish
    Price Range: USD 7 - USD 15

    160 m
    72-74 Parnell Street

    Phone: 01-8783380

Getting there.

Dublin Airport is within driving distance.

An express bus provides easy transfers to and from the airport. When you arrive at Dublin Airport exit the main arrivals Hall, cross the road and bus stop will be on your left hand side.

Getting around.

Connolly Train Station is within five minutes on foot.

Tara St. Station is within eight minutes on foot.

Busáras, a central bus station is within six minutes walking

The private parking costs EUR 12.50 per day.

Best Western Plus Academy Plaza Hotel Reviews

Guest reviews are submitted by our customers after their stay at Best Western Plus Academy Plaza Hotel

Average guest rating

3.9
out of 5
Excellent
Based on 588 reviews

Rating by category:

Value
3.7
Dining
4.2
Location
4.3
Rooms
3.6
Service
3.4

Individual guest reviews

  • Very central to city centre and excellent value. The front of house staff were very friendly and price was quite reasonable for Dublin. Again, service was great and room was dry.

    The hotel is worn and shabby, the only bar is in the corner of the restaurant didn't seem to be too busy, dinner is limited and unimaginative.

    My rating for the hotel:

    • Average rating
      4.3
    • Location
      5
    • Rooms
      4
    • Service
      5
    • Value
      4
  • The location is excellent and stay renovation is fresh. Just home from an amazing weekend in Dublin, the lobby is beautiful as is the hallways and staff are very friendly and helpful. The rooms are modern and the bar attached is nice and cosy.

    The restaurant in the hotel was closed, the service was poor and the shower was warm not hot.

    My rating for the hotel:

    • Average rating
      4.3
    • Location
      5
    • Rooms
      4
    • Service
      4
    • Value
      4
  • Near center of Dublin, handy for buses and the hotel is in a very quiet and central location. The lobby is gorgeous, reception is very nice, clean, modern and spacious, nice choice of TV channels for you're getting ready to go out. Coffee is hot.

    Room 401 view from window, made the room very dark unable to see daylight and the quality of the food is no more than ok. Drink prices aren't too pricey compared to most bars.

    My rating for the hotel:

    • Average rating
      3.6
    • Location
      4
    • Rooms
      3
    • Service
      4
    • Value
      4
  • Excellent value and location, pleasant hotel, good room on a building site. Rates reasonable and nice lobby. Friendly and helpful staff, lovely bed, the bar was very cosy and the buffet breakfast was great.

    Low price, low service, bathroom tiny.

    My rating for the hotel:

    • Average rating
      4.0
    • Location
      4
    • Rooms
      4
    • Service
      4
    • Value
      4
  • Location is very convenient, a fnatastic hotel located just off o'connell street and the price we paid made a good base to get out and see Dublin. The staff are very friendly and rooms are comfortable and well equipped.

    Too small bathroom, expensive bar and breakfast was not very hot and the fried eggs were rock solid.

    My rating for the hotel:

    • Average rating
      4.3
    • Location
      5
    • Rooms
      4
    • Service
      4
    • Value
      4
    • Dining
      4
  • Excellent location and value, good decor, for the price was very comfortable, smart and clean. Staff were very friendly and room was great. Breakfast offered at ten euros could be found cheaper out and about.

    The bed was very uncomfortable and the menu was very limited.

    My rating for the hotel:

    • Average rating
      4.0
    • Location
      4
    • Rooms
      3
    • Service
      4
    • Value
      5
    • Dining
      4
  • Before a long day sightseeing and great Irish Welcome. Good for the money, staff friendly and the room was clean and comfy. The food and standard of service was excellent.

    My rating for the hotel:

    • Average rating
      4.4
    • Rooms
      5
    • Service
      3
    • Value
      5
  • In a great location, very Good Hotel and staff were very helpful at all times. Bed was very comfortable and the breakfast was excellent.

    Room was very small.

    My rating for the hotel:

    • Average rating
      4.4
    • Rooms
      4
    • Service
      4
    • Value
      4
    • Dining
      5
  • Public areas were all pleasant, hotel location was ideal and the staff were polite and friendly. The bed was very large and breakfast was excellent.

    Room was very very small.

    My rating for the hotel:

    • Average rating
      4.7
    • Rooms
      4
    • Service
      5
    • Value
      5
  • The location is fantastic and the hotel is located just off O'Connell St. The staff are very friendly and helpful, the new rooms are excellent.

    Breakfast was very poor.

    My rating for the hotel:

    • Average rating
      4.3
    • Location
      4
    • Rooms
      5
    • Service
      3
    • Value
      5
  • Good location, great place and the staff were very friendly and helpful. The bed was fine.

    Small rooms.

    My rating for the hotel:

    • Average rating
      3.6
    • Location
      3
    • Rooms
      4
    • Service
      4
    • Value
      3
  • Great location, a brilliant hotel and the staff were very friendly and accommodating to all our needs. The room was spacious, breakfast was nice, good service.

    My rating for the hotel:

    • Average rating
      4.5
    • Location
      4
    • Rooms
      4
    • Service
      5
    • Value
      5
  • Excellent location, great Stay and good price. Staff very nice and friendly, large room. Breakfast also fine.

    My rating for the hotel:

    • Average rating
      4.7
    • Location
      4
    • Rooms
      5
    • Service
      5
    • Value
      5
  • Good area and breakfast, nice hotel. Staff very helpful and professional, comfortable rooms, great food.

    My rating for the hotel:

    • Average rating
      4.1
    • Location
      5
    • Rooms
      4
    • Service
      4
    • Value
      3
  • Location great value, such a modern looking hotel and staff at reception were friendly and helpful. Room was cleaned every day and the food was very good too.

    My rating for the hotel:

    • Average rating
      4.4
    • Location
      5
    • Rooms
      5
    • Service
      3
    • Value
      5
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