The 4-star design hotel is located in Dublin city centre, steps away from the National Gallery, Trinity College and 700m from the shops of Grafton Street. It boasts bedrooms with en-suite bathrooms, 24-hour gym access, and a stylish restaurant with a private dining area. All the rooms are fully air-conditioned and feature especially designed furniture, smart TVs with Chromecast, free WiFi and international electrical outlets. Guests at The Alex can enjoy a buffet breakfast as well as the barista café Steam. The restaurant is specialised in international dishes prepared with locally sourced ingredients while the cocktail bar offers a wide selection of both international and signature drinks. The Alex also has 24-hour room service, access to a gym with the state-of-the-art equipment and a ground floor open space work hub with free WiFi and both standard and USB charging points. The hotel is less than 300m away from the gardens in Merrion Square and Dublin Airport is 10km away.

Couples particularly like the location — they rated it 9.3 for a two-person trip.

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Property highlights

Situated in the real heart of Dublin, this hotel has an excellent location score of 9.2

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


Availability

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Room type
Number of guests
 
1 extra-large double bed
2 single beds
1 extra-large double bed
1 extra-large double bed
1 extra-large double bed
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Property practices

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Guest reviews

Categories:

Staff
9.2
Facilities
9.0
Cleanliness
9.4
Comfort
9.4
Value for money
8.1
Location
9.2
Free WiFi
9.2
High score for Dublin
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See what guests loved the most:

  • Heather
    United Kingdom United Kingdom
    Beautiful room - food very good. I was with a group for dinner and drinks and the staff were wonderful.
  • K
    Katherine
    United Kingdom United Kingdom
    Booked room as hotel in easy walking distance to national maternity hospital where I was providing staff training and support. Beautiful room, friendly staff, great breakfast and location perfect for my needs
  • Lisa
    Canada Canada
    Super location. Near some great restaurants and pubs. Close to art gallery. Beds were so comfortable that I slept 11 hours the first night. Staff were lovely and helpful. Very quiet on our floor. Good Irish breakfast and good coffee. I’d stay...

Hotel surroundings

Restaurants
1 restaurant on site

  • The Carriage Restaurant
    • Open for
      Breakfast • Brunch • Lunch • Dinner
    • Dietary options
      Vegetarian • Gluten-free

Facilities of The Alex
Great facilities! Review score, 9

Most popular facilities
  • Parking
  • Free WiFi
  • Fitness centre
  • Non-smoking rooms
  • Restaurant
  • 24-hour front desk
  • Bar
  • Lift
  • Heating
Bathroom
  • Toilet paper
  • Private bathroom
  • Toilet
  • Hairdryer
Living Area
  • Desk
Media & Technology
  • TV
Food & Drink
  • Coffee house on site
  • Wine/champagne
    Additional charge
  • Kid meals
    Additional charge
  • Special diet menus (on request)
  • Breakfast in the room
  • Bar
  • Restaurant
Internet
WiFi is available in all areas and is free of charge.
Parking
Public parking is possible at a location nearby (reservation is not needed) and costs € 18 per day.
  • Street parking
Services
  • Daily housekeeping
  • Shared lounge/TV area
  • Luggage storage
  • Fax/photocopying
  • Dry cleaning
  • Laundry
  • 24-hour front desk
  • Meeting/banquet facilities
Reception services
  • Invoice provided
Safety & security
  • Fire extinguishers
  • CCTV outside property
  • CCTV in common areas
  • Smoke alarms
  • Security alarm
  • Key card access
  • Safety deposit box
General
  • Air conditioning
  • Non-smoking throughout
  • Heating
  • Lift
  • Non-smoking rooms
Wellness
  • Fitness
  • Fitness centre
Languages spoken
  • German
  • English
  • Spanish
  • French
  • Italian

House rules

The Alex takes special requests - add in the next step!

Check-in

From 16:00

Guests are required to show a photo identification and credit card upon check-in

Check-out

Until 11:00

 

Cancellation/
prepayment

Cancellation and prepayment policies vary according to accommodation type. Please enter the dates of your stay and check the conditions of your required room.

Children and beds

Child policies

Children of any age are welcome.

Children 17 years and above will be charged as adults at this property.

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

Cot and extra bed policies

Cots and extra beds are not available at this property.

Age restriction

The minimum age for check-in is 18

Pets

Pets are not allowed.

Groups

When booking more than 9 rooms, different policies and additional supplements may apply.

Mastercard Visa American Express Cash is not accepted The Alex accepts these cards and reserves the right to temporarily hold an amount prior to arrival.

The fine print
Need-to-know information for guests at this property

Access codes and parking directions can be obtained at reception.

When booking more than 4 rooms, different policies and additional supplements may apply.

Guests are required to show a photo identification and credit card upon check-in. Please note that all Special Requests are subject to availability and additional charges may apply.

FAQs about The Alex

  • The prices at The Alex may vary depending on your stay (e.g. dates you select, hotel's policy etc.). See the prices by entering your dates.

  • The Alex offers the following activities / services (charges may apply):

    • Fitness centre
    • Fitness

  • Room options at The Alex include:

    • Double
    • Twin
    • Suite

  • The Alex is 0.7 miles from the centre of Dublin. All distances are measured in straight lines. Actual travel distances may vary.

  • The Alex has 1 restaurant:

    • The Carriage Restaurant

  • Check-in at The Alex is from 16:00, and check-out is until 11:00.