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The Alex

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Premium bedding, in-room safe, desk, laptop workspace
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40-inch flat-screen TV with digital channels, TV
Premium bedding, in-room safe, desk, laptop workspace

Overview of The Alex

The Alex

4 out of 5

4.5/5 Wonderful

Guests rated this property 4.7/5 for cleanliness.

Popular amenities

  • Free WiFi
  • Air conditioning
  • Restaurant
  • Gym
  • Breakfast available
  • Business services

Cleaning and safety practices

  • Cleaned with disinfectant
  • Contactless check-in
  • Hand sanitizer provided

Explore the area

  • Popular LocationO'Connell Street13 min walk
  • Popular LocationSt. Stephen's Green15 min walk
  • Popular LocationDublin Castle17 min walk
  • AirportDublin (DUB)26 min drive

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About this area

Dublin

Located in Dublin, The Alex is in the city center and near the airport. Bord Gáis Energy Theatre and Guinness Storehouse 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? See what's going on at Aviva Stadium or 3Arena. Guests love the hotel's quiet location.
Popular 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 Street Station - 3 min walk
  • George's Dock Station - 13 min walk
  • Dublin Airport (DUB) - 14 min drive

Restaurants

  • Lincoln's Inn — 3 min walk
  • The Pig's Ear — 5 min walk
  • Kennedy's — 5 min walk
  • Kilkenny Cafe and Restaurant — 5 min walk
  • The Cellar Restaurant — 6 min walk

About this property

The Alex

4-star Dublin hotel in City Centre Dublin, walk to Trinity College
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 digital 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. 40-inch flat-screen televisions come with premium digital 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

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

  • Self parking on site (EUR 15 per day)
  • Offsite parking available (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

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 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
  • 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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Policies

Check-in

Check-in time starts at 3 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 noon 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 welcome)
Service animals are exempt from fees

Children and extra beds

Children are welcome
Rollaway/extra beds are available for EUR 40.0 per night

Property payment types

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 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

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

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4.5
Wonderful
Rating 5 - Excellent. 269 out of 417 reviews
5 - Excellent 65%
Rating 4 - Good. 122 out of 417 reviews
4 - Good 29%
Rating 3 - Okay. 16 out of 417 reviews
3 - Okay 4%
Rating 2 - Poor. 6 out of 417 reviews
2 - Poor 1%
Rating 1 - Terrible. 4 out of 417 reviews
1 - Terrible 1%

4.7/5

Cleanliness

4.5/5

Staff & service

4.4/5

Amenities

4.7/5

Property conditions & facilities

5/5 Excellent

Business traveler
Liked: Cleanliness, staff & service, amenities, property conditions & facilities
Very trendy stylish rooms and friendly helpful staff.
Stayed 2 nights in Apr 2021

5/5 Excellent

Liked: Cleanliness, staff & service, property conditions & facilities, room comfort
Stayed 1 night in Dec 2020

5/5 Excellent

Liked: Cleanliness, staff & service, property conditions & facilities, room comfort
Stayed 1 night in Dec 2020

5/5 Excellent

Traveled with family
Liked: Cleanliness, staff & service, amenities, property conditions & facilities
Great hotel highly recommend . Great service , very clean and wonderful staff
Stayed 1 night in Dec 2020

5/5 Excellent

Traveled with partner
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