Herbert Park Hotel and Park Residence

Located in one of Dublin’s most sought-after areas, the luxurious Herbert Park Hotel and Park Residence oozes calm and serenity. Its spacious entrance hall is bathed in marble and white with a selection of delicate contemporary art taking centre stage. The Herbert Park Hotel is the perfect location from which to explore this bewitching city, whether you’re a family, couple, or sole business traveller – the park will prove to be an absolute treasure that you’ll be keen to revisit.


Despite having a village feel Ballsbridge is one of the most vibrant parts of Dublin, boasting huge green spaces, incredible heritage, an impression of Georgian architecture and a host of bustling pubs and restaurants. Herbert Park Hotel is just off the main Merrion Road and overlooks the magnificent 48-acre Herbert Park. It’s also central to a range of cultural and sporting centres including the iconic RDS (Royal Dublin Society), The 3Arena and Aviva Stadium – home of Irish rugby and football.

In the know…

Visitors from across the globe have made Herbert Park Hotel and Park Residence their base from which to explore Ireland and its beautiful capital city. It’s the perfect place for a couple’s romantic break away from the children – although due to its vast facilities and adjacent park it’s a haven for families. There are numerous family and inter-connecting rooms and a fine children’s menu for younger guests. Corporate travellers adore the hotel for its location and first-class hospitality service. Plus, the Park Residence range of private apartments are perfect if you need more room and a kitchen for a longer stay


Park Residence is incredibly elegant, and its sleek look is reminiscent of a slick and cool contemporary New York hotel. The reception area boasts mirrored tables, high ceilings and gleaming marble floors. The lobby, restaurant, and bar are all hugely spacious, with comfort being key. There are lots of areas to lounge around reading while drinking a hot chocolate or sipping a cheeky cocktail before dinner. The look is ultra-modern with glorious views of south Dublin and the manicured lawns and stunning park that surround the hotel.

Rooms and Suites 

There are 228-rooms including 183 bedrooms, two suites and 43 apartments and all rooms are spacious and airy. Bedrooms have comfortable king-size beds as well as Nespresso machines, air conditioning and mineral water. The bathrooms possess fluffy bathrooms, refreshing power showers and luxury products by Irish brand FieldDay. Guests staying on upper levels will adore the views of the park and Irish Sea.

Food and Drink

The open place bar and dining area which overlooks the enchanting park is plush and modern. The Pavilion Restaurant serves a range of local cuisine including baked West Coast Salmon, Irish rack of lamb with pistachio crust and heavenly Wexford gelato. On fine days you can dine on the light-filled Terrace Bar and order from the evening menu or enjoy a selection of light bites including seafood chowder and spicy chicken wings.

Other Facilities

The fitness suite is open 24 hours a day and includes cross trainer, treadmills, and rowing machines. However, due to the vicinity of the park most guests choose to go next-door to jog through the lush, stunning gardens. The hotel is very child-friendly, and a great base from which to explore the city as a family.

Other Points of Interest

Ballsbridge is a beautiful part of Dublin and attracts some of the most celebrated restaurants in Ireland which serve locals, visitors, the embassy district, and its thriving business community. Famed eateries include Roly’s Bistro, Kites Chinese Restaurant and the Lobster Pot. There’s also fantastic shopping nearby including Grafton Street with its world-famous Brown Thomas store to Stephen’s Green Shopping Centre. For foodies Dublin is heaven and the city produces some of the best seafood in the world. Pembroke Street’s Matt the Thresher is a must visit to sample the taste of the sea while The Butcher Grill in Ranelagh serves the best steaks.

If you’d like to hear a traditional Irish music session visit O’Donoghue’s Bar on Merrion Row, favoured by locals and tourists alike and many a Hollywood celebrity has spent an afternoon sipping Guinness while listening to ancient tunes. Culture vultures should visit the National Museum of Ireland and National Gallery as well as Kilmainham Gaol for an in-depth history of Ireland.

This hotel is included in our guide to the best hotels in Dublin

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