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Premium bedding, in-room safe, desk, laptop workspace
Executive Room | Premium bedding, in-room safe, desk, laptop workspace
Junior Suite | Premium bedding, in-room safe, desk, laptop workspace
40-inch flat-screen TV with digital channels, TV

Overview of The Alex

The Alex

4.0 star property

4.6/5 Wonderful

Popular amenities

  • Free WiFi
  • Air conditioning
  • Restaurant
  • Gym
  • Breakfast available
  • Business services
Map
41-47 Fenian Street, (off Merrion Square), Dublin, Dublin, 2

Explore the area

  • Popular LocationO'Connell Street13 min walk
  • Popular LocationSt. Stephen's Green15 min walk
  • Popular LocationDublin Castle17 min walk
  • AirportDublin (DUB)24 min drive

Room options

About this area

Dublin

The Alex is located in City Centre Dublin, a neighborhood in Dublin, and is near the airport and near a metro station. Bord Gáis Energy Theatre and 3Arena are cultural highlights, and some of the area's notable landmarks include Dublin Castle and St. Patrick's Cathedral. Looking to enjoy an event or a game while in town? See what's going on at Aviva Stadium. Guests love the hotel's quiet location.

What's nearby

  • Trinity College - 5 min walk
  • National Museum of Ireland - Archaeology - 8 min walk
  • O'Connell Street - 13 min walk
  • St. Stephen's Green - 15 min walk
  • Dublin Castle - 17 min walk

Getting around

  • Dublin Pearse Station - 3 min walk
  • George's Dock Station - 13 min walk
  • Dublin Airport (DUB) - 23 min drive

Restaurants

  • The Blackboard Bistro - 3 min walk
  • Mama's Revenge - 4 min walk
  • The Lombard - 4 min walk
  • J.P. Mooney’s - 5 min walk
  • The Pig's Ear - 5 min walk

About this property

The Alex

4-star eco-friendly hotel in the heart of City Centre Dublin
Trinity College and St. Stephen's Green are located near The Alex, which provides shopping on site, a coffee shop/cafe, and dry cleaning/laundry services. Be sure to enjoy Irish cuisine at the onsite restaurant. Stay connected with free in-room WiFi, and guests can find other amenities such as a bar and a 24-hour gym.
Other perks include:
  • Buffet breakfast (surcharge), tour/ticket assistance, and an elevator
  • Smoke-free premises, meeting rooms, and a front desk safe
  • A 24-hour front desk, concierge services, and express check-out
  • Guest reviews give top marks for the quiet location
Room features
All guestrooms at The Alex include perks such as premium bedding and laptop-friendly workspaces, as well as amenities like free WiFi and air conditioning. Guest reviews speak positively of the comfortable rooms at the property.
More conveniences in all rooms include:
  • Bathrooms with rainfall showers and free toiletries
  • 40-inch flat-screen TVs with premium channels
  • Wardrobes/closets, refrigerators, and coffee/tea makers

Awards and affiliations

Green / Sustainable Property
This property participates in Green Key (nogle), a program that measures the property's impact on one or more of the following: environment, community, cultural-heritage, the local economy.

Languages

English, French, German, Italian, Spanish

Cleaning and safety practices

Enhanced cleanliness measures

Disinfectant is used to clean the property
High-touch surfaces are cleaned and disinfected
Sheets and towels are washed at 60°C/140°F or hotter
Follows industry cleaning and disinfection practices of Safe Travels (WTTC - Global)

Social distancing

Contactless check-in and check-out
Protective shields in place at main contact areas
Social distancing measures in place

Safety measures

Temperature checks given to staff
Hand sanitizer provided
This information is provided by our partners.

Property amenities

Internet

  • Available in all rooms: Free WiFi
  • Available in some public areas: Free WiFi

Parking and transportation

  • Offsite parking within 66 ft (EUR 15 per day)

Food and drink

  • Buffet breakfast available for a fee daily 7:30 AM–10:30 AM: EUR 25.00 per person
  • 1 restaurant and 1 coffee shop/cafe
  • 1 bar

Things to do

  • 24-hour fitness center
  • Shopping

Conveniences

  • Elevator
  • Free newspapers in lobby
  • Front-desk safe

Guest services

  • 24-hour front desk
  • Concierge services
  • Daily housekeeping
  • Dry cleaning service
  • Laundry facilities
  • Luggage storage
  • Multilingual staff
  • Tour/ticket assistance

Business services

  • Business center
  • Meeting rooms

Accessibility

  • If you have requests for specific accessibility needs, please contact the property using the information on the reservation confirmation received after booking.
  • Well-lit path to entrance
  • Wheelchair-accessible concierge desk
  • Wheelchair-accessible path of travel
  • Wheelchair-accessible registration desk
  • Wheelchair-accessible restaurant

More

  • Smoke-free property

Room amenities

Bedroom

  • Air conditioning
  • Bed sheets
  • Blackout drapes/curtains
  • Premium bedding
  • Rollaway/extra beds (surcharge)

Bathroom

  • Free toiletries
  • Hair dryer
  • Private bathroom
  • Rainfall showerhead
  • Shower
  • Towels

Entertainment

  • 40-inch flat-screen TV
  • Digital channels
  • Premium channels

Food and drink

  • Coffee/tea maker
  • Refrigerator

More

  • Desk
  • Iron/ironing board
  • Laptop-friendly workspace
  • Phone
  • Safe

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Check-in

93% of travellers were happy with check-in
Check-in time starts at 4:00 PM
Early check-in subject to availability
Early check-in is available for a fee (amount varies)
Late check-in subject to availability
Late check-in fee for check-in between 11:00 AM and 6:00 PM (amount varies)
Minimum check-in age - 18

Check-out

Check-out before noon
Late check-out subject to availability
A late check-out fee will be charged
Express check-out

Special check-in instructions

Guests will receive an email 72 hours before arrival with check-in instructions; front desk staff will greet guests on arrival

Access methods

Staffed front desk

Pets

Pets not allowed (service animals are welcome, and are exempt from fees)

Children and extra beds

This property does not allow children
Rollaway/extra beds are available for EUR 40.0 per night

Property payment types

Important information

Optional extras

  • Fee for buffet breakfast: EUR 25.00 per person (approximately)
  • Nearby parking fee: EUR 15 per day (66 ft away)
  • Early check-in is available for a fee (subject to availability, amount varies)
  • Late check-in fee for check-in between 11:00 AM and 6:00 PM (amount varies)
  • Late check-out is available for a fee (subject to availability, amount varies)
  • Rollaway bed fee: EUR 40.0 per night

The above list may not be comprehensive. Fees and deposits may not include tax and are subject to change.

You need to know

Extra-person charges may apply and vary depending on property policy
Government-issued photo identification and a credit card, debit card, or cash deposit may be required at check-in for incidental charges
Special requests are subject to availability upon check-in and may incur additional charges; special requests cannot be guaranteed
This property accepts credit cards, debit cards, and cash
This property reserves the right to pre-authorize the guest's credit card prior to arrival.
Safety features at this property include a fire extinguisher, a smoke detector, a security system, and a first aid kit
Be prepared: check the latest COVID-19 travel requirements and measures in place for this destination before you travel.

National rating

Fáilte Ireland (The National Tourism Development Authority) assigns an official star rating for accommodations in Ireland. This Hotel property is rated 4 stars.

Property is also known as

Alexander O'Callaghan
O'Callaghan Alexander
O'Callaghan Alexander Dublin
O'Callaghan Alexander Hotel
O'Callaghan Alexander Hotel Dublin
Alexander Hotel Dublin
Dublin Hotel Alexander
Alex Hotel Dublin
Alex Dublin
The Alex (Formally O’Callaghan Alexander Hotel)
The Alex (formally O'Callaghan Alexander Hotel)
The Alex Hotel
The Alex Dublin
The Alex Hotel Dublin

Frequently asked questions

Is The Alex pet-friendly?

No, only service animals are welcome at the property.

How much does it cost to stay at The Alex?

As of Sept 28, 2022, prices found for a 1-night stay for 2 adults at The Alex on Oct 23, 2022 start from CA $216.47, excluding taxes and fees. This price is based on the lowest nightly price found in the last 24 hours for stays in the next 30 days. Prices are subject to change. Choose your dates for more accurate prices.

What time is check-in at The Alex?

Check-in begins at 4:00 PM. A fee applies for early check-in (amount may vary, subject to availability). Late check-in is available from 11:00 AM–6:00 PM for a fee (amount varies).

What time is check-out at The Alex?

Check-out is at noon. Late check-out is available for a fee (amount may vary, subject to availability).

Where is The Alex located?

Located in City Centre Dublin, this eco-friendly hotel is within a 15-minute walk of Trinity College, Bord Gáis Energy Theatre, and The Convention Centre Dublin. St. Stephen's Green and Dublin Castle are also within 1 mi (2 km). Dublin Pearse Station is only a 3-minute walk and George's Dock Station is 13 minutes.

Can I cancel my reservation for free at The Alex and receive a full refund?

Yes, The Alex offers free cancellation on select room rates, because flexibility matters! Please refer to The Alex cancellation policy on our site for more details about any exclusions or requirements.

Overall score and ratings

4.6

Wonderful

Rating 5 - Excellent. 341 out of 515 reviews
5 - Excellent 66%
Rating 4 - Good. 140 out of 515 reviews
4 - Good 27%
Rating 3 - Okay. 21 out of 515 reviews
3 - Okay 4%
Rating 2 - Poor. 9 out of 515 reviews
2 - Poor 2%
Rating 1 - Terrible. 4 out of 515 reviews
1 - Terrible 1%

4.8/5

Cleanliness

4.5/5

Staff & service

4.4/5

Amenities

4.7/5

Property conditions & facilities

4.7/5

Eco-friendliness

5/5 Excellent

Janet
Travelled with group
Liked: Cleanliness, staff & service, amenities, property conditions & facilities
The rooms were wonderful. The staff went above and beyond to make our stay with them very pleasant!
Stayed 4 nights in Sep 2022

5/5 Excellent

Colin
Travelled with family
Liked: Cleanliness, staff & service, amenities, property conditions & facilities
Would definitely stay there again
Stayed 2 nights in Sep 2022

3/5 Okay

Ann
Travelled with partner
Liked: Cleanliness, staff & service, property conditions & facilities
It was nice!
Stayed 1 night in Sep 2022

5/5 Excellent

Travis
Travelled with family
Liked: Cleanliness, staff & service, amenities, property conditions & facilities
Beautiful room. Very clean property with excellent customer service.
Stayed 1 night in Sep 2022

5/5 Excellent

Marcus
Travelled with partner
Liked: Cleanliness, staff & service, property conditions & facilities
great little hotel for a quick visit to dublin
Stayed 2 nights in Sep 2022

5/5 Excellent

Ramsay
Travelled with family, Business traveller
Liked: Cleanliness, staff & service, amenities, property conditions & facilities
Wonderful!
Stayed 1 night in Sep 2022

5/5 Excellent

Karen
Travelled with family
Liked: Cleanliness, staff & service, property conditions & facilities
Hotel is charming yet beautifully updated, amazing beds & pillows. Great location, walking distance to everything. We loved it!
Stayed 4 nights in Aug 2022

5/5 Excellent

marianne
Travelled with partner
Liked: Cleanliness, staff & service, amenities, property conditions & facilities
I just loved the Alex. It was the perfect hotel for us and it was well located, it was beautiful and clean. And, reasonable price.Thank you, Marianne Carter
Stayed 3 nights in Aug 2022

5/5 Excellent

Ian
Travelled with partner
Liked: Cleanliness, staff & service, amenities, property conditions & facilities
Stayed for one night. Check in was quick and the staff friendly. Didn't try any of the on-site amenities but the room itself was clean and spacious.
Stayed 1 night in Aug 2022

2/5 Poor

Virginia
Travelled with family
Liked: Cleanliness
Disliked: Staff & service
The bedding was very nice. Staff needs training for consistency and honesty. If you make a mistake own it , don’t blame others
Stayed 3 nights in Aug 2022