The Westbury | Brownell Travel

The Westbury

Dublin, Ireland

Why You Will Love It

Voted “Best Hotel in Ireland” by Conde Nast Readers’ Choice Awards in 2019, The Westbury certainly knows how to make an impression. The hotel flawlessly blends sophistication and elegance with a sense of place. Incorporating Irish influences throughout the property with local, custom-woven carpets and linens from Lissadell, The Westbury is a warm welcome and oasis from the lively city scene that awaits right outside its doors.

Defining Factor

The first thing you may notice about The Westbury is the location. Situated in the heart of Dublin, the hotel is just a stone’s throw from the iconic Grafton Street, Dublin’s Creative Quarter, and other Dublin must-see museums, theaters, and galleries. It’s prime location make it a great home base for travelers wanting to experience all that Dublin has to offer right outside their doorstep.

Don't Leave Without

Afternoon tea at Gallery or martinis at The Sidecar. These two spots in The Westbury are known for their 1930’s elegance, stand-out service, and killer drink concoctions. Gallery is a hit among hotel guests and local residents alike for the legendary afternoon tea, and The Sidecar simply can't be beat for your everyday nightcap.

Dining

Grab a bite at Wilde or Balfes Bar & Brasserie, The Westbury’s two on-site restaurants. Wilde puts a modern spin on traditional dining, and it is perfect for foodies who enjoy locally sourced ingredients and a mile-long wine list. Looking to dine al fresco? Look no further than Balfes. Located on Balfe Street, as the name would suggest, the restaurant lets diners snack on exciting dishes from the open-kitchen while enjoying a front row seat to Dublin’s lively Creative Quarter.

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The Details

The Westbury sits on Balfe Street, which overlooks the intersection of Grafton Street and Dublin’s Creative Quarter. Grafton Street and the Creative Quarter are true Dublin staples, known for local street artists and boutiques. The hotel is also near many of Ireland’s best theaters, art galleries, and restaurants. Get out an explore the neighborhood and immerse yourself in Dublin’s rich culture.

The Westbury is roughly a 45-minute drive from Dublin’s international airport or take a train to the Connolly Train Station, which is just a quick 15 minute car to the hotel. You can also talk to your advisor about arranging a private car to and from the airport or train station.

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