Why We Love This Hotel
- It's a short walk from Ireland's largest shopping centre
- Bedrooms feature plush white interiors and deep baths
- A 20-minute drive from central Dublin's attractions
- One of the Huffington Post's Best Boutique Hotels in Dublin
The Beacon Hotel is in Sandyford, close to Leopardstown in southern Dublin, less than 20 minutes' drive from the city centre. It's a short walk from Dundrum Town Centre -- the largest shopping centre in Ireland.
The 88 rooms are contemporary, with plush white interiors, high-speed Wi-Fi, and bathrooms with Philippe Starck baths, monsoon showers and toiletries by The White Company.
The hotel's My Thai Restaurant serves breakfast, lunch and dinner, while guests also have complimentary use of the 24-hour fitness studio.
The Crystal Bar offers an extensive cocktail menu, snacks, lunch and brunch. In warmer weather, enjoy a tipple in the outdoor courtyard. Classes in Thai cooking and cocktail making can also be arranged.
A 10-minute drive will get you to the 121 hectares of Marlay Park, or Bray -- with its mile-long beachfront promenade. The historic harbour of Dun Laoghaire, Powerscourt House & Gardens, Mount Usher and Killruddery House & Gardens are all 20 minutes away by car.