Just a minute’s walk from Trinity College and Grafton Street, this elegant boutique hotel features rooms with goose feather duvets and plasma-screen TVs. Guests can enjoy the hotel gym, restaurant, and bar. With classic decor, each room includes comfortable goose down bedding, along with a private bathroom and hairdryer. There is free tea and coffee, and all rooms have free Wi-Fi. The traditional Buswells Bar serves drinks and a bar food menu, with large leather sofas and armchairs for guests to relax in. Temple Bar district can be reached in 10 minutes on foot. Dublin Castle is a 15-minute walk away, and St Stephen’s Green is less than 5 minutes’ walk from the hotel.

This is our guests' favorite part of Dublin, according to independent reviews.

Couples in particular like the location – they rated it 9.6 for a two-person trip.

Buswells Hotel has been welcoming Booking.com guests since Apr 24, 2009

Property Highlights

Located in the heart of Dublin, this hotel has an excellent location score of 9.7

Want a great night's sleep? This hotel was highly-rated for its very comfy beds.

Breakfast Info

Continental, Full English/Irish


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Room Type
1 full bed
2 twin beds
1 twin bed
1 full bed
1 twin bed
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Travel Sustainable Level 3+
This property has made significant commitments towards sustainability by subscribing to one or more third-party sustainability certifications.
Guest reviews


Value for money
Free WiFi
High score for Dublin
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  • Brendan
    United States of AmericaUnited States of America
    Very helpful staff, they were fantastic and gave me good guidance on where to go.
  • Andrew
    United States of AmericaUnited States of America
    Large open room, perfect for 3 travelers. Excellent coffee and water available at all times in the room. The location next to the museum and gallery is unbeatable. The overall old world feel of the hotel more than exceeded my expectations!!
  • Carol
    United States of AmericaUnited States of America
    Lovely hotel with wonderful friendly kind staff. Excellent location. Near everything but quiet. Ex relent breakfast- great coffee.
  • Jessica
    Lovely staff, perfect location, wonderful little hotel
  • Jo
    United States of AmericaUnited States of America
    everything. thé bar always had a lot of locals making it very interesting and welcoming.
  • Ed
    very close to the city, good size room just for the 3 of us
  • Lawrence
    United KingdomUnited Kingdom
    The check - in staff were informative and attentive. Breakfast was cooked to order and very tasty. The location was in the centre of Dublin, within easy walking distance of where I had to go. The room was bright, clean and comfortable. I will...
  • Elena
    United States of AmericaUnited States of America
    The staff is excellent. Period. Friendly, knowledgeable, welcoming. The entryway and lounge are well decorated and comfortable. The room was a good size, good heat, nice bathroom… It is made up of old Georgian homes knocked through and...
  • Mohammad_mohammad
    Saudi ArabiaSaudi Arabia
    Location is great ..very close to Dawson street and stephen garden Staff is super friendly specially paddy & judith were very helpful during our study
  • Peter
    A really superb old-Dublin Hotel! My 10th-15th stay. Will stay again!

Property questions and answers
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  • Does the hotel have parking facilities?

    Buswells Hotel does not have any car parking arrangements for our guests. However, there are 2 public car parks situated within 5 minutes walk. I..
    Answered on 16 December 2019
  • Is there any chance of an early check in? My plane arrives at 5:30 am? Thank you

    We will do our best to accommodate guests who arrive earlier than our check-in time. It is possible for the hotel to store your luggage until rooms a..
    Answered on 6 January 2020
  • Where can I park my car.?

    Tthere are 2 public car parks situated within 5 minutes walk of Buswells Hotel. It is possible to pre-book space online through the links below. ..
    Answered on 21 May 2021
  • Is breakfast self service or is it served at the table due to Covid?

    Whilst the current Covid 19 restricitions are in place, breakfast is served to the table.
    Answered on 1 September 2020
  • Do you have parking for guests please?

    Buswells Hotel does not have any car parking arrangements for our guests. There are 2 public car parks situated within 5 minutes walk & it is possib..
    Answered on 25 May 2021
  • Transport to and from airport?

    Aircoach is the easiest way to get from Dublin Airport to the hotel. Discounts available on-line. For Buswells Hotel you should take Route 700 (Leo..
    Answered on 29 November 2021
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Hotel area info *

1 Restaurant On Site

  • Trumans
    • Cuisine
    • Open for
    • Dietary options
      Vegetarian • Gluten-free • Dairy-free

Amenities of Buswells Hotel
Great facilities! Review score, 8.8

Most popular amenities
  • Free WiFi
  • Non-smoking rooms
  • Restaurant
  • Facilities for disabled guests
  • 24-hour front desk
  • Room service
  • Bar
  • Elevator
  • Heating
  • Toilet paper
  • Towels
  • Bathtub or shower
  • Private Bathroom
  • Toilet
  • Free toiletries
  • Hairdryer
  • Linens
  • Wardrobe or closet
  • Electric kettle
Room Amenities
  • Clothes rack
Living Area
  • Desk
Media & Technology
  • Flat-screen TV
  • Telephone
  • TV
Food & Drink
  • Wine/Champagne
    Additional charge
  • Special diet meals (on request)
  • Bar
WiFi is available in all areas and is free of charge.
No parking available.
Front Desk Services
  • Invoice provided
  • Concierge
  • Baggage storage
  • 24-hour front desk
Cleaning Services
  • Daily housekeeping
  • Dry cleaning
    Additional charge
  • Laundry
    Additional charge
Business Facilities
  • Fax/Photocopying
    Additional charge
  • Meeting/Banquet facilities
    Additional charge
Safety & security
  • Fire extinguishers
  • CCTV in common areas
  • Smoke alarms
  • Safe
  • Smoke-free property
  • Hypoallergenic room available
  • Wake-up service
  • Heating
  • Laptop safe
  • Carpeted
  • Elevator
  • Fan
  • Ironing facilities
  • Facilities for disabled guests
  • Non-smoking rooms
  • Iron
  • Room service
  • Bathroom emergency cord
  • Lowered sink
  • Toilet with grab rails
  • Wheelchair accessible
Languages Spoken
  • English

House rules

Buswells Hotel takes special requests – add in the next step!


From 3:00 PM


From 4:00 AM to 11:30 AM



Cancellation and prepayment policies vary according to accommodations type. Please enter the dates of your stay and check what conditions apply to your preferred room.

Children & Beds

Child policies

Children of all ages are welcome.

To see correct prices and occupancy info, add the number and ages of children in your group to your search.

Crib and extra bed policies

< 1 year old
Crib upon request

The number of cribs allowed depends on the option you choose. Check your selected option for more info.

There are no extra beds available at this property.

All cribs are subject to availability.

Age restriction

The minimum age for check-in is 18


Pets are not allowed.

Mastercard Visa Diners Club American Express Cash Buswells Hotel accepts these cards and reserves the right to temporarily hold an amount prior to arrival.

The fine print

Please note: The advertised breakfast price is only available when booked online together with your room reservation.

Due to the coronavirus (COVID-19), make sure you're booking this property in accordance with the destination's local government guidelines, including (but not limited to) the purpose of travel and maximum group size.

In accordance with government guidelines to minimize transmission of the coronavirus (COVID-19), this property currently isn't accepting guests from certain countries on dates where such guidelines exist.

In response to the coronavirus (COVID-19), additional safety and sanitation measures are in effect at this property.

Due to the coronavirus (COVID-19), this property is taking steps to protect the safety of guests and staff. Certain services and amenities may be reduced or unavailable as a result.

Spa and gym facilities at this property are unavailable due to the coronavirus (COVID-19).

Guests under the age of 18 can only check in with a parent or official guardian.

Trumans: Closed from Tue, Mar 09, 2021 until Mon, Apr 05, 2021

FAQs about Buswells Hotel

  • Buswells Hotel has 1 restaurant:

    • Trumans

  • Room options at Buswells Hotel include:

    • Double
    • Twin
    • Triple
    • Single

  • Buswells Hotel is 0.7 miles from the center of Dublin. All distances are measured in straight lines. Actual travel distances may vary.

  • The prices at Buswells Hotel may vary depending on your stay (e.g. dates, hotel's policy etc.). To see prices, enter your dates.

  • Guests staying at Buswells Hotel can enjoy a highly-rated breakfast during their stay (guest review score: 7.9).

    Breakfast option(s) include:

    • Continental
    • Full English/Irish

  • Buswells Hotel offers the following activities/services (charges may apply):

    • Check-in at Buswells Hotel is from 3:00 PM, and check-out is until 11:30 AM.