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Premium bedding, in-room safe, desk, laptop workspace
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Premium bedding, in-room safe, desk, laptop workspace

Guest reviews

4.5/5 Wonderful
414 reviews
Guests rated this property 4.7/5 for cleanliness.

Popular amenities

  • Free WiFi
  • Air Conditioning
  • Restaurant
  • Gym
  • Breakfast Available
  • Business Services

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Explore the area

Popular LocationMerrion Square3 min walk
Popular LocationGrafton Street9 min walk
Popular LocationTrinity College11 min walk
AirportDublin (DUB)34 min drive

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  • Classic Room, 1 King Bed

    4.9/5 guest room rating

    Room amenities

    • 323 sq ft
    • Sleeps 2
    • 1 King Bed
    More detailsClassic Room, 1 King Bed
  • Classic Twin Room, 2 Twin Beds

    4.9/5 guest room rating

    Room amenities

    • 323 sq ft
    • Sleeps 2
    • 2 Twin Beds
    More detailsClassic Twin Room, 2 Twin Beds
  • Executive Room

    4.9/5 guest room rating

    Room amenities

    • 323 sq ft
    • Sleeps 2
    • 1 King Bed
    More detailsExecutive Room
  • Junior Suite

    Room amenities

    • 323 sq ft
    • Sleeps 3
    • 1 King Bed
    More detailsJunior Suite
  • Suite, 1 Bedroom

    Room amenities

    • 323 sq ft
    • Sleeps 3
    • 1 King Bed
    More detailsSuite, 1 Bedroom

About this area

Dublin

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

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Popular Location

What's nearby

  • Merrion Square - 3 min walk
  • Grafton Street - 9 min walk
  • Trinity College - 11 min walk
  • Bord Gáis Energy Theatre - 12 min walk
  • Gaiety Theatre - 14 min walk

Getting around

  • Dublin Pearse Street Station - 3 min walk
  • George's Dock Station - 13 min walk
  • Dublin Airport (DUB) - 34 min drive

Restaurants

  • Onsite dining venue – Restaurant offering Irish cuisine.

About this property

The Alex

4-star Dublin hotel in City Centre Dublin, walk to Grafton Street
This smoke-free hotel features a restaurant, a 24-hour fitness center, and a bar/lounge. WiFi in public areas is free. Other amenities include a coffee shop/café, 24-hour room service, and a business center. All 103 rooms provide conveniences like refrigerators and coffee makers, plus free WiFi and flat-screen TVs with satellite channels. Guests will also find 24-hour room service, premium bedding, and rainfall showerheads.
The Alex offers 103 air-conditioned accommodations with safes and coffee/tea makers. Beds feature premium bedding. Flat-screen televisions come with premium satellite channels. Bathrooms include showers with rainfall showerheads, complimentary toiletries, and hair dryers.

This Dublin hotel provides complimentary wireless Internet access. Business-friendly amenities include desks and phones. Additionally, rooms include irons/ironing boards and blackout drapes/curtains. Housekeeping is provided daily.

Recreational amenities at the hotel include a 24-hour fitness center.

Cleaning and safety practices

Enhanced cleanliness measures

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

Social distancing

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

Safety measures

Hand sanitizer provided
Temperature checks given to staff
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

  • Self parking: EUR 15 per day
  • Parking nearby: EUR 15 per day

Food and drink

  • Buffet breakfast available for a fee daily 7:30 AM–10:30 AM: EUR 19.50 per person
  • 1 restaurant and 1 coffee shop/café
  • 1 bar
  • 24-hour room service

Things to do

  • 24-hour fitness center
  • Shopping

Family friendly

  • Babysitting/childcare (surcharge)
  • Dry cleaning service
  • Free cribs/infant beds
  • In-room child care (surcharge)
  • Laundry facilities
  • Refrigerator
  • Rollaway/extra beds (surcharge)

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

Languages spoken

  • English
  • French
  • German
  • Italian
  • Spanish

Business services

  • Business center
  • Meeting rooms

Accessibility

  • If you have requests for specific accessibility needs, please note them in the special requests field on the booking page after selecting your room.
  • 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
  • Blackout drapes/curtains
  • Free cribs/infant beds
  • Linens
  • Premium bedding
  • Rollaway/extra beds (surcharge)

Bathroom

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

Entertainment

  • Flat-screen TV
  • Premium channels
  • Satellite channels

Food and drink

  • Coffee/tea maker
  • Refrigerator

More

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

Policies

Check-in

Check-in time starts at 3 PM
Early check-in subject to availability
Late check-in subject to availability
Minimum check-in age - 18

Check-out

Check-out before noon
Late check-out subject to availability
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 welcome)

Children and extra beds

Children are welcome
Rollaway/extra beds are available for EUR 40.0 per night
Free cribs (infant beds)

Property payment types

American ExpressDiners ClubJCB InternationalMastercardVisa

Important information

Optional extras

The following fees and deposits are charged by the property at time of service, check-in, or check-out.

  • Fee for buffet breakfast: EUR 19.50 per person (approximately)
  • Self parking fee: EUR 15 per day
  • Nearby parking fee: EUR 15 per day
  • Early check-in is available for a fee (subject to availability, amount varies)
  • Late check-in fee for check-in between noon 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 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.
  • This property advises that enhanced cleaning and guest safety measures are currently in place.
  • Disinfectant is used to clean the property; commonly-touched surfaces are cleaned with disinfectant between stays; bed sheets and towels are laundered at a temperature of at least 60°C/140°F.
  • Contactless check-in and contactless check-out are available.
  • The property affirms that it adheres to the Safe Travels (WTTC - Global) sanitization guidelines.

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

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.
How much does it cost to stay at The Alex?
As of Jul 10, 2020, prices found for a 1-night stay for 2 adults at The Alex on Aug 10, 2020 start from $157, 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.
Is The Alex pet-friendly?
No, pets are not allowed at this property.
How much is parking at this property?
Self parking is available for EUR 15 per day.
What time is check-in at this hotel?
Check-in begins at 3 PM.
What time is check-out at this hotel?
Check-out is at noon.
Where is The Alex located?
Located in City Centre Dublin, this 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 Street Station is only a 3-minute walk and George's Dock Station is 13 minutes.

Guest reviews

Overall score and ratings for The Alex

4.5
Wonderful
5 - Excellent
265
4 - Good
123
3 - Okay
16
2 - Mediocre
6
1 - Poor
4
4.7
Cleanliness
4.5
Service and Staff
4.4
Amenities
4.7
Property condition

5/5 Excellent

  • Liked: Cleanliness, staff & service, property conditions & facilities

We stayed here just as things were starting to close for the Corona virus. Staff were friendly and helpful And we were given an upgrade which was a lovely surprise for my husband’s birthday. Location was excellent.

Stayed 1 night in Mar 2020

4/5 Good

    This traveler didn’t leave comments with their review
    Stayed 1 night in Mar 2020

    5/5 Excellent

    • Liked: Cleanliness, staff & service, property conditions & facilities, room comfort

    Great comfort great choice from menu including healthy options

    Stayed 1 night in Feb 2020

    5/5 Excellent

    • Liked: Cleanliness, staff & service, property conditions & facilities, room comfort
    Business mixed with pleasure

    Great location, great staff, food was fantastic. Size of the room was big! overall very impressed

    Stayed 1 night in Mar 2020

    5/5 Excellent

    • Liked: Cleanliness, property conditions & facilities, room comfort

    Stayed 1 night in Feb 2020