Dublin is home to some of the world’s friendliest people, the best pubs with an abundance of craic agus ceol, and fascinating 1000-year history. If you’re in Dublin for a couple of days and want to spoil yourself with a really luxurious stay, we’ve put together a list of some of our most high-end activities and places to visit to complement your luxury serviced apartment in Dublin
After a fantastic sleep in your own private serviced apartment, treat yourself to a champagne breakfast with some fresh strawberries and whatever other breakfast goodies you like. You don’t even need to leave the comfort of your suite. If you want to ensure you have all of the fridge staples (milk, bread, eggs… Champagne!?) we offer a grocery delivery service and can ensure your bottle is chilled for a breakfast with a touch of class.
If you want to see some of the city, without braving the weather or public transport, you can arrange a chauffeur-driven tour of Dublin. They will take you to all of the biggest tourist spots in Dublin while filling you in on the history and culture of the city and all from the comfort of a luxury vehicle. You also get time to visit Trinity College, Dublin Castle and the Guinness Storehouse.
On your way home, pop into the Buff Day Spa for a late evening appointment of your choosing. They are a full-service spa and salon despite being steps away from the main one of the main thoroughfares in the centre of the city. Treat yourself to a full body massage, a rejuvenating facial and a dip in their complimentary sauna. You might decide you want to glam yourself up for a big night out and get a spray tan, have your make-up applied or have a deluxe manicure.
After a long day, you’ll be ready to relax and unwind with a great dinner and some fancy drinks. Head to one of Dublin’s highest-rated, Michelin Star restaurants – Chapter One. The restaurant is sleek and elegant, and the menu is honestly unbeatable when it comes to technique and flavour. After a filling but delectable dinner, take a short stroll across the River Liffey to the VCC (Vintage Cocktail Club) for some bespoke, high-quality cocktails make to your liking.
As a really opulent treat on day 2, visit the Shelbourne Hotel, an institution in Dublin’s history and heritage for a spot of Afternoon Tea. Pull up a plush velvet seat in the Saddle Room, alongside the affluent residents and enjoy a really elegant but delicate meal. Their afternoon tea is quite traditional with an Irish twist, like the Castletownbere Salmon with Guinness bread – to give the Queen of England a run for her money!
After an afternoon of luxury dining, walk the short distance to Dublin’s high-end shopping district, Grafton Street. One of the best department stores on the street is Brown Thomas who exclusively stock designer and very high-end clothes, jewellery, footwear and bags for both men and women. Invest in a personal shopper for an experience tailored to you and your personal style.
We are spoiled for choice when it comes to theatre in Dublin, with so many venues and a variety of shows on almost every night. For a theatre trip with a touch of elegance, visit the National Concert Hall. The National Concert Hall is a cultural institution and the designated home of music in Ireland. They have a really diverse variety of local, national and international acts, some of which are not what you’d expect for such an opulent venue.
Accommodation in Ireland can be quite costly, even more so when you’re visiting the capital city and you’ll want to save your money for exciting activities. That’s why PREMIER SUITES Sandyford are your best bet for affordable accommodation in Dublin that offers value for money, plenty of space and all of the luxury of a hotel stay with twice the space. Don’t forget to book direct for access to special offers you won’t find anywhere else.