In a grand circa-1830s building, this upscale, seaside hotel is an 11-minute walk from the Malahide railway station (providing direct trains to Dublin), and 8.7 km from Dublin Airport.
Posh rooms come with desks, satellite TV, and tea and coffeemaking equipment. Suites add sofas and balconies, and a penthouse suite provides sweeping views and a whirlpool bath. Room service is available.
Hot breakfast and parking are free. There's a formal restaurant offering European-style cuisine, a lunchtime carvery and sea views,
There are also 2 posh bars. Other amenities include a conference centre, a gym and a luxe indoor pool with Graeco-Roman statues.MORE ABOUT THE HOTEL
Boasting a 20 yards swimming pool, a spa bath and a steam room, this 4-star hotel is just 10 minutes’ drive from Dublin Airport. Offering rooms with satellite TV, The Grand Hotel is set within the coastal town of Malahide.
Each light, elegant room includes a private bathroom with hairdryer. There is a TV and safe in each room, along with free tea and coffee for guests. Some rooms enjoy sea views and cosy bathrobes.
Arena Leisure Centre features impressive classical decor around the pool, with beautiful statues and an additional whirlpool, bubble pool, and kids’ pool. Guests can relax in the sauna with its adjacent shower, or exercise in the modern gym, supervised by fitness trainers.
There is an aerobics room where guests can attend aerobics classes, which includes an integrated sound system and a sprung floor.
The Coast Restaurant serves fine cuisine with views of Malahide Estuary, while Matt Ryan Bar offers live sports and an all-day bar menu. Palm Court provides a daily lunchtime carvery buffet.
Free parking is available, and Dublin’s centre is a 25-minute drive from the hotel. Malahide Castle can be reached in 5 minutes by car.