Following a huge building and refurbishment programme, this boutique property emerged with beautiful modern accommodation and excellent amenities.
Comfortable bedrooms are well-equipped for business and professional travellers and executive rooms and four-poster suites also have whirlpool spa baths.
One of Pat Halpin's small group of quality guesthouses and hotels, it offers a high level of service throughout - and, like all the Halpin establishments, very good breakfasts.
Directly opposite the RDS, Blakes is very handily situated for anyone attending exhibitions in Dublin, and offers an attractive alternative to hotel accommodation.
Conference/banqueting, business centre, free broadband wi/fi, laptop sized safes in bedrooms. Drawing Room and room service menu available all day (selection of quality wines, from €25). Rooms 34 (2 suites, 3 junior suites, 10 executive, 4 single, 8 ground floor, 2 disabled, all no smoking). B&B €75-90 pps, ss€40; Children welcome (under 3 free in parents' room, baby sitting arranged). No pets. Complimentary use of nearby leisure centre (at Merrion Hall- see entry). 24 hour room service. Lift. Private parking. SC 10%. Spa (jacuzzi, sauna, steam room, massage, treatments, meditation), outdoor swimming pool. *Short breaks, including golf breaks, offered. Open all year. Amex, Diners, MasterCard, Visa, Laser.