The building was extended in the
1840's and became an hotel in 1845.
Since then the hotel has played
host to a number of renowned figures
including Fr Mathew the temperance
priest, the writers Sir Walter Scott,
William Makepeace Thackeray, Charles
Dickens and the composer Liszt.
Michael Collins, who negotiated
the Free State Treaty in 1921 spent
his last night in the hotel. Today,
visitors come from all over the
world to this landmark hotel.
The 88 bedrooms have been recently
renovated to a very high standard.
Beautifully decorated in shades
of gold, the bedrooms include all
the conveniences of a modern hotel.
Hospitality tray. Iron and ironing board. Trouser press Radio Telephone
with voice mail. Room service. Television
with satellite channels.Even the
bathrooms have the added luxury
of underfloor heating. The executive
bedrooms have a DVD player, Mini
bar computer modem and Fax machine.
The French style brasserie offers
a comprehensive menu from take away
coffee with pastries and sandwiches,
to a four course menu to a dazzling
range of breads for sandwiches and
melts. Lafayette's open daily from
For the discerning diner, Clouds Restaurant opens daily for breakfast,
lunch and dinner. The executive
head chef and his award winning
team will be pleased to discuss
menus to suit every event. A la
carte menus available for lunch
and dinner. Clouds Bar is a haven
of tranquility and the perfect meeting
place. A comprehensive wine list