Get an overview of this hotelDublin boutique hotel with complimentary parking

Stroll to city centre

In the leafy Ballsbridge neighborhood, this Dublin hotel is about a 5-minute walk from Aviva Stadium. Trinity College, St. Stephen's Green, St. Patrick's Cathedral, and central Dublin shops are a 10- to 20-minute walk.

Dine by the fireplace

Formerly a 19th-century school, the Schoolhouse Hotel features a restaurant with a vaulted ceiling and baronial fireplace, and a popular bar with seasonal outdoor seating.

LCD TVs, cozy duvets

Each guestroom is named in honor of a famous Irish writer. All offer plush duvets, complimentary tea and mineral water, LCD TVs with free movies and Internet access. Bathrooms feature bathrobes, and power showers.

Hotel Amenities

Hotel Amenities

This Ballsbridge, Dublin hotel occupies the former St. Stephen's Parochial School, which opened in 1861. A creek runs just outside the property. The Aviva Stadium is about a five-minute walk. City-center attractions are within a 10 - 20-minute walk or a short bus ride. The National Gallery of Ireland is 1 km away.

Guests can start the day with an Irish breakfast. The Schoolhouse Restaurant serves modern Irish cuisine in a handsomely restored dining room with a 40-foot vaulted ceiling and baronial fireplace. The Schoolhouse Bar includes a lounge, mezzanine, and outdoor seating area.

Complimentary wireless Internet access is available throughout the Schoolhouse Hotel. Parking is complimentary, but availability is limited.

  • 24-hour front desk 
  • Bar/lounge 
  • Breakfast available (surcharge) 
  • Coffee shop or café 
  • Free newspapers in lobby 
  • Computer station 
  • Concierge services 
  • Dry cleaning/laundry service 
  • Elevator/lift 
  • Free self parking 
  • Free WiFi 
  • Garden 
  • Laundry facilities 
  • Luggage storage 
  • Multilingual staff 
  • Number of buildings/towers - 1 
  • Number of floors - 3 
  • One meeting room 
  • Parking (limited spaces) 
  • Porter/bellhop 
  • Restaurant 
  • Safe-deposit box at front desk 
  • Total number of rooms - 31 
  • Tours/ticket assistance 
  • Use of nearby fitness center (discount) 
  • Wedding services 
  • Year Built 1861 

Family Friendly Amenities

  • Free Wi-Fi  
  • Laundry facilities  
  • Refrigerator (on request)  
  • Rollaway/extra beds available  

Room Amenities

  • Air conditioning 
  • Bathrobes 
  • Blackout drapes/curtains 
  • Climate control 
  • Coffee/tea maker 
  • Free bottled water 
  • Free newspaper 
  • Free toiletries 
  • Connecting/adjoining rooms available 
  • Cribs/infant beds available 
  • Daily housekeeping 
  • Designer toiletries 
  • Desk 
  • Free dial-up Internet access 
  • Free WiFi 
  • Free wired high-speed Internet 
  • Hair dryer 
  • Hypo-allergenic bedding available 
  • In-room massage available 
  • Individually decorated 
  • Iron/ironing board 
  • LCD TV 
  • Private bathroom 
  • Refrigerator (on request) 
  • Rollaway/extra beds available 
  • Room service (24 hours) 
  • Satellite TV service 
  • Shower/tub combination 

Where to Eat

The Schoolhouse Restaurant fine dining restaurant open for lunch and dinner. The different menus feature the finest local Irish ingredients.

The Schoolhouse Bar open 7 days a week for fine drinks and freshly made good food until 10 PM daily.

Room service - available 24 hours.

Nearby Things to Do

Guests enjoy access (surcharge) during specific hours to the nearby Sportsco Gym, which features an indoor pool, sauna, steam room, and fitness classes. The hotel also offers a 10-percent discount on all treatments at the Urban Day Spa, also within a short walk.

The recreational activities listed below are available either on site or nearby; fees may apply.

Hotel Policies


Check-in time starts at 2 PM

Minimum check-in age is 18


Check-out time is noon

Payment types

Children and extra beds

  • Children are welcome.
  • Rollaway/extra beds are available.
  • Cribs (infant beds) are available.

You need to know

Extra-person charges may apply and vary depending on hotel policy.

Government-issued photo identification and a credit card or cash deposit are 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.


Optional extras

The following fees and deposits are charged by the property at time of service, check-in, or check-out.
  • Fee for full breakfast: EUR 16.50 per person (approximately)
  • Early check-in fee: EUR 30
  • Late check-out fee: EUR 30
  • Rollaway beds are available for an additional fee
The above list may not be comprehensive. Fees and deposits may not include tax and are subject to change.

We should mention

The property has connecting/adjoining rooms, which are subject to availability and can be requested by contacting the property using the number on the booking confirmation.

National Rating

Official Ireland Rating provided by Fáilte Ireland (The National Tourism Development Authority)

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