Boasting spacious rooms with private bathrooms, Clayton Hotel, Ballsbridge is a beautifully restored 19th-century Masonic orphan’s school with landscaped gardens. Located less than 5 minutes' walk from the RDS, the city buses stop right outside the hotel. The hotel is within walking distance of Dublin city center and just 5 minutes from Sandymount DART station. Underground car parking is available for an additional charge. Bedrooms feature fluffy duvets and hypo-allergenic pillows. Rooms have desks with lamps and free Wi-Fi. Traditional breakfasts are served each morning, with light snacks and a carvery through the day. In the evening, international cuisine is served in the The Grandstand Bar & Restaurant. With its stained glass windows, high ceilings, oak paneled walls and original mosaic tiling, the restored Thomas Prior Hall is the jewel in the crown of this beautiful hotel. For any guests attending hospital appointments or visiting family and friends, the hotel is conveniently located only a 5-minute drive to St Vincent's Hospital and 10-minute drive to the Blackrock Clinic. With the 3Arena nearby, The Grandstand Bar & Restaurant is the perfect place for a pre-concert drinks and food. The Aviva Stadium, Bord Gais Energy Theater and the Grand Canal are within 1 mile of Clayton Hotel, Ballsbridge.

Couples in particular like the location – they rated it 9.2 for a two-person trip.

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Clayton
Hotel chain/brand

Property highlights

Top Location: Highly rated by recent guests (8.4)

Breakfast Info

Continental, Full English/Irish, Vegetarian, Vegan, Gluten-free, Buffet

Private parking at the hotel

Loyal Customers

There are more repeat guests here than most other properties.


Availability

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Room Type
Number of guests
 
1 full bed
2 full beds
1 twin bed
and
1 full bed
1 twin bed
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1 full bed
1 queen bed
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Sustainability certification

This property has one or more third-party sustainability certifications.
Guest reviews

Categories:

Staff
8.6
Facilities
8.1
Cleanliness
8.5
Comfort
8.6
Value for money
7.5
Location
8.4
Free WiFi
9.6
High score for Dublin
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See what guests loved the most:

  • Deanna
    United States of America United States of America
    Beautiful facility! Breakfast was phenomenal! Location was perfect!
  • James
    United States of America United States of America
    It looks like a palace and everything was beautiful, clean and quiet! Easy access to buses! Beautiful park like setting!
  • D
    Dale
    United States of America United States of America
    Parking was easy and the breakfast was exceptional.

Hotel area info

Restaurants
1 Restaurant On Site

  • The Grandstand Bar & Restaurant
    • Cuisine
      Local • European
    • Open for
      Breakfast • Lunch • Dinner
    • Ambience
      Family-friendly • Traditional • Modern

Amenities of Clayton Hotel Ballsbridge
Great facilities! Review score, 8.1

Most popular amenities
  • Private Parking
  • Free WiFi
  • Family rooms
  • Fitness center
  • Non-smoking rooms
  • Restaurant
  • Facilities for disabled guests
  • 24-hour front desk
  • Tea/Coffee Maker in All Rooms
Bathroom
  • Towels
  • Bathtub or shower
  • Private Bathroom
  • Toilet
  • Free toiletries
  • Hairdryer
  • Shower
Bedroom
  • Linens
  • Wardrobe or closet
Outdoors
  • Sun deck
  • Terrace
  • Garden
Kitchen
  • Electric kettle
Room Amenities
  • Socket near the bed
  • Clothes rack
Living Area
  • Sitting area
  • Desk
Media & Technology
  • Flat-screen TV
  • Cable channels
  • Satellite channels
  • Telephone
  • TV
Food & Drink
  • Coffee house on site
  • Snack bar
  • Breakfast in the room
  • Bar
  • Restaurant
  • Tea/Coffee maker
Internet
WiFi is available in all areas and is free of charge.
Parking
Private parking is available on site (reservation is not needed) and costs € 12 per day.
  • Parking garage
  • Electric vehicle charging station
  • Accessible parking
Front Desk Services
  • Baggage storage
  • 24-hour front desk
Cleaning Services
  • Daily housekeeping
  • Ironing service
    Additional charge
  • Dry cleaning
    Additional charge
  • Laundry
    Additional charge
Business Facilities
  • Fax/Photocopying
    Additional charge
  • Business center
    Additional charge
  • Meeting/Banquet facilities
    Additional charge
Safety & security
  • Safe
General
  • Vending machine (snacks)
  • Vending machine (drinks)
  • Designated smoking area
  • Smoke-free property
  • Wake-up service
  • Heating
  • Soundproof
  • Laptop safe
  • Soundproof rooms
  • Elevator
  • Family rooms
  • Ironing facilities
  • Facilities for disabled guests
  • Non-smoking rooms
  • Iron
Spa
  • Fitness
  • Fitness center
Languages Spoken
  • English

House rules

Clayton Hotel Ballsbridge takes special requests – add in the next step!

Check-in

From 3:00 PM to 11:00 PM

Check-out

From 12:00 AM to 11:00 AM

 

Cancellation/
prepayment

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.

Refundable damage deposit

A damage deposit of EUR 100 is required on arrival. That's about USD 108. This will be collected by credit card. You should be reimbursed within 14 days of check-out. Your deposit will be refunded in full by credit card, subject to an inspection of the property.

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

0 - 3 years
Crib upon request
Free

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

Pets are not allowed.

Groups

When booking more than 8 rooms, different policies and additional supplements may apply.

Maestro Mastercard Visa American Express Cash Clayton Hotel Ballsbridge accepts these cards and reserves the right to temporarily hold an amount prior to arrival.

The fine print
Must-know information for guests at this property

Please note that breakfast and dinner prices may vary when booked directly at the hotel.

For advance purchase bookings, guests will be sent a payment link 24 hours after the booking is made. Failure to complete payment may result in cancellation of the booking.

Please be advised that during your stay we will be upgrading our elevator system. However, one elevator will always be available to take guests to all floors and the car park.

We understand that this may cause some disruption, and we sincerely apologize for any inconvenience experienced during this period.

A damage deposit of € 100 is required on arrival. This will be collected by credit card. You should be reimbursed within 14 days of check-out. Your deposit will be refunded in full by credit card, subject to an inspection of the property.

FAQs about Clayton Hotel Ballsbridge

  • Guests staying at Clayton Hotel Ballsbridge can enjoy a highly-rated breakfast during their stay (guest review score: 8.5).

    Breakfast option(s) include:

    • Continental
    • Full English/Irish
    • Vegetarian
    • Vegan
    • Gluten-free
    • Buffet

  • Clayton Hotel Ballsbridge has 1 restaurant:

    • The Grandstand Bar & Restaurant

  • Clayton Hotel Ballsbridge is 2.2 miles from the center of Dublin. All distances are measured in straight lines. Actual travel distances may vary.

  • The nearest beach is 0.7 miles from Clayton Hotel Ballsbridge. All distances are measured in straight lines. Actual travel distances may vary.

  • Room options at Clayton Hotel Ballsbridge include:

    • Double
    • Family
    • Twin/Double

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

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

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

    • Fitness center
    • Fitness