This hotel was purpose-built in 1997 but blends into the Georgian architecture that surrounds it. Its bright, airy and contemporary feel is created through a combination of warm tones of creams, browns and burgundies with polished light woods and numerous large windows. This city hotel comprises a total of 102 rooms, all of which were refurbished in May 2007. It is ideal for business travellers and holidaymakers alike and facilities on offer to guests at this air-conditioned establishment include a lobby area with a 24-hour reception and check-out service, a hotel safe, a currency exchange facility, a cloakroom and lift access. There is a Winner Bar available on site: a very stylish cocktail bar with comfortable leather furnishings and warm woods which is much frequented by local Dubliners. The bar has a lively evening atmosphere and serves a great selection of bar food and snacks. The hotel also offers a restaurant and business travellers will appreciate the WLAN Internet access. Guests can also take advantage of the room and laundry services and there is parking available (for an additional fee) for those arriving by car.
This hotel is located in the heart of Dublin's city centre on the corner of the landmark Merrion Square, which is famous for its Georgian houses. It is 50 m to the nearest links to the public transport network on Merrion Square and 100 m to Pearse Street Station. The National Gallery is 75 m, the government buildings are 100 m, the National Library is 150 m and the National Museum 200 m away. The hotel is within strolling distance of Trinity College and guests will find the city centre with its restaurants, bars and nightspots on Dawson Street 300 m away. Grafton Street, with its shops, is 400 m and it is 1 km to Temple Bar. Dublin Airport is just 8 km away.
The guest rooms are spacious, fully air-conditioned, and decorated in warm, modern shades with a contemporary feel. As the hotel is located in a quiet corner of the city, guests are ensured of a peaceful night's rest. All come with a private bathroom with a shower/bathtub and a hairdryer and offer a double bed. They are equipped with a direct dial telephone, satellite/ cable TV, a radio, Internet access and a safe. Furthermore, tea and coffee making facilities, an ironing set, air conditioning and individually regulated heating are provided in all accommodation as standard.
The hotel offers a 24-hour gym. There is a range of entertainment and sports facilities close by.
Caravaggio's Restaurant is decorated in warm beige and cream colours and serves modern Irish cuisine. This is an intimate restaurant catering for up to 100 guests. Completely refurbished in 2005, the emphasis is on selecting the finest, freshest ingredients and on the ultimate presentation of the food.
American Express, MasterCard and VISA are accepted at this hotel, as well as a number of debit cards.
Guests arriving by car on the N1 from Dublin Airport to the O'Callaghan Alexander, O'Callaghan Davenport and O'Callaghan Mont Clare hotels should take the M1/N1 to the city centre. This route leads through Drumcondra, onto Dorset Street. Turn left off Dorset Street onto South Fredrick Street which leads on to Parnell Square and on to O'Connell Street. Continue straight down O'Connell Street and over O'Connell Bridge onto D'Olier Street, then to College Green and around Trinity College, staying in the left lane and continue on to Nassau Street. At the end of Nassau Street keep left on to Lincoln Place staying in the right hand lane. At the next set of traffic lights, the O'Callaghan Davenport Hotel will be visible straight ahead; the O'Callaghan Mont Clare Hotel faces the O'Callaghan Davenport Hotel on the other side of the street, while the O'Callaghan Alexander Hotel is to the left of the O'Callaghan Davenport Hotel (Fenian Street).
There is car parking available for residents, located within 2 minutes' walk of the hotel. Guests are requested to contact the hotel reception for car park access codes and location details. Residents of O'Callaghan Alexander, Davenport, Mont Clare and Stephen's Green Hotels may avail themselves of a bill-back facility set up between the hotels, whereby bar and restaurant charges from any hotel may be added to each particular room account.
Direct dial telephone
Satellite cable TV
Iron and board