CHARMING, LUXURIOUS, AND FAMILY-OWNED.
These are the words that come to mind when one stays at a Doyle Collection hotel. With hotels in Washington D.C., London, Briston, Dublin, and Cork, the Doyle Collection accentuates the personality of each location by designing experiences that are rooted in and authentic to the surrounding neighbourhood. The group’s historical Irish roots and hospitality can be seen at the centre of every stay, with their delicious homemade Guinness bread and the best Irish coffees in the city.
LONDON | The Kensington
Sitting on a quaint, but lively corner surrounded by residences and great restaurants, The Kensington emanates the class and grandeur of London, right in the heart of South Kensington.
The outside welcomes you in with a romantic alcove porch warmed with cozy yet modern finishes and playful finishes. Inside, its recently refurbished guestrooms and suites reflect a delicate blend of period charm and modern comfort, while the hotel’s signature suites take luxury to a new level. Only a 10 minute walk away you’ll discover London’s Museum Quarter, home to the Natural History Museum, the Science Museum and the Victoria & Albert Museum. Shop till you drop at the iconic department store, Harrods, and then explore the green spaces of Hyde Park and stop at the Royal Albert Hall for the perfect tour around South Kensington. After a busy day of sightseeing, relax in comfort at The Kensington and indulge in their famous London Landmarks Afternoon Tea, with its skyline of scones, sandwiches and sweets that pay homage to the capital’s iconic buildings and presented on a London Eye-inspired tea stand.
LONDON | The Bloomsbury
Housed in a historic and beautifully restored Lutyens’ 1930s’ neo-Georgian building, The Bloomsbury is located in London’s literary heartland, only moments from Covent Garden, Soho, Theatreland and Oxford Street. It’s just a five minute walk away from the British Museum as well! Home to the quintessential English Dalloway Terrace, one of London’s most Instagrammed restaurants, the ambiance illuminates the carefully curated experience. Head Pastry Chef Chris Dodd, also known as Afternoon Tea of the Year Finalist, serves his widely celebrated specialties – which you guessed, is his renowned afternoon tea! For later festivities, begin your evening in The Coral Room and discover your new favourite English Sparkling wine. After, head to a Brudnizki-designed ‘Grand Salon Bar’ or step back in time at The Bloomsbury Club, where the ‘Cocktail Diviner’ will reveal your hidden emotional state and ensure you are prescribed exactly the right tonic or antidote for your mood.
LONDON | The Marylebome
The Marylebone is located in the heart of Marylebone Village, one of London’s trendiest neighbourhoods and only a short walk from the bustle of Oxford Street, shopping at Selfridges, and the iconic stores of Bond Street and Mayfair. Not in the mood to shop? Escape from the crowds and explore Regent’s Park, where you can walk through the elegant flowerbeds in the Avenue Gardens, see more than 12,000 roses in Queen Mary’s Gardens, or hire a rowing boat and join the ducks on the boating lake. Visit the Open Air Theatre and London Zoo before taking a stroll up Primrose Hill for a picnic with excellent views of the London skyline. Head back to the hotel to enjoy an alfresco lunch like a local on Marylebone Lane at 108 Brasserie.
IRELAND | The Westbury
Overlooking the bustling Grafton Street, The Westbury occupies a prime position between Trinity College and St. Stephen’s Green. It is perfectly located for exploring the most exciting sides of Dublin. Sink back into a sumptuous sofa and enjoy a Dublin institution – Afternoon Tea, where you can sample an enticing selection of sandwiches, scones and divine homemade pastries. Try fragrant teas from all over the globe served in shining silver teapots; and for a particularly indulgent experience, savour a glass from their hugely popular Champagne trolley. Be sure to visit The Westbury’s signature bar, The Sidecar, with its 1930s Gatsby-esque look and feel, it is the most vivid example of the hotel’s Art Deco references. Sit back and relax while Martini’s are made tableside by white-jacketed bartenders in this stylish, elegant yet modern take on a 30’s cocktail bar. With an unrivalled location, luxury city living is delivered in an oasis of comfort and calm at The Westbury, Dublin’s finest five-star hotel – the place to see and be seen.
WASHINGTON, D.C. | The Dupont Circle
Looking for a luxurious stay-cation in the states? Named after its prime location as the heart of Washington D.C., The Dupont Circle is a landmark, that sits among an architecturally striking neighbourhood. In addition, the hotel is just moments from the city’s historic National Mall and the Smithsonian museum. Embracing its Irish roots, the hotel was designed in partnership with Irish Interior Designer Clodagh, where rich textures and bold luxury are complimented by minimalist serenity. Head out to explore the Phillips collection and take a scenic stroll down Embassy Row or to The White House, only 20 minutes away. Take in the panoramic views of Dupont Circle at Doyle bar, designed by the renowned Martin Brudnizki Design Studio, that features an extensive selection of Irish whiskeys curated specially for the bar.