A sister establishment to the famous Talbot Hotel in Wexford, this well-run hotel has seen regular renovations over the years and it is furnished in a lively modern style throughout.
Public areas include stylish reception and lounge areas, and spacious bedrooms - some with views of Dublin Bay - have well-finished bathrooms.
Ample free parking is an attraction, and good facilities for business guests include work space and broadband lines in rooms.
A regular airport coach service leaves from the front door.
Conference/banqueting (500/400); business centre, video conferencing, free broadband wi/fi. Children welcome (under 12s free in parents' room, cots available without charge, baby sitting arranged). Fitness room, day spa, steam room.
Rooms 150 (1 suite, 8 junior suites, 132 executive rooms, 129 no-smoking, 6 for disabled) Lift. B&B from €65 pps, ss €44. No SC.
The Purple Sage Restaurant:
An attractive, informal restaurant with welcoming staff and food well above the standard normally expected in hotels.
Menus are appealing in a fairly contemporary style, including imaginative vegetarian cooking and healthy options, which have always been a feature.
The focus at lunchtime is a popular carvery, but a sandwich bar (hot or cold) is also available if you prefer something lighter.