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We don’t do conventional. We do fun. Super cool & comfortable rooms filled with stuff that will make you smile. Spaces for work & play. Food & drink to tweet home about. Smack bang in the heart of Dublin cityRead on
Our modern boutique rooms start with big, bouncy beds. We’ve added super soft linens and fluffy pillows. We’ve packed our rooms with stuff that we love. You might never want to leave your room, and that’s cool with us – we can bring Dublin City Centre to you!View our rooms
Best Urban Hotels 2015
“Music is the common thread at This centrally located hotel:
rooms, featuring themed names like Hi-Fi, Mod Pod and Punk Bunks, are filled with Rega turntables, vinyl and books from Tower Records Dublin, and Marshall amps and speakers. And beyond the bedroom are a handful of lively venues, each adept and pulling in local crowds; the ground floor Dean Bar offers breakfast, rotisserie, cocktails and live DJs, and there’s also a rooftop bar and Sophie’s restaurant, where an international menu is served up with panoramic views of Dublin.”
“The Edgy (…) Dean Hotel”
“The city’s newest hotel is the edgy 52-room Dean Hotel, wihch features a rooftop restaurant with 360-degree views of the city. Hipster touches include in-room turntables and vinyl, and skateboards for guests. The Blueroom accommodates 120 for a reception and 50 for a meeting.”
“at the weekend The Dean is certainly up for a party. Harcourt Street, on which it sits, is club central, and the hotel’s glass-enclosed rooftop bar-restaurant, Sophie’s – views stretch to the Wicklow Mountains .”
“Dublin gets its coolest new hangout and hotel in one.”
“The lobby vibe is bang-on: at one end a bar serves flat whites and cocktails; at the other, iMacs glow at reception beneath a Tracy Emin neon sign reading ‘I Fell in Love Here’. Bikes lean against the stairs, and maps are dished out marked with drinking dens and cutting-edge design stores. Rooms are no less Instagram-able, with turntables and stacks of vinyl, mini orange Smeg fridges, wooden ‘munchies’ trays (everything from O’Donnells crisps to Berocca) and works from up-and-coming Irish artists.”
“New wave Irish pop art colored the walls, cult German taschen books lay tiered on the coffee table, while Fleetwood Mac’s “Rumours” crackled from the vinyl player. At first glance, this could have been a hotel suite in Kreuzberg, Berlin, or Shoreditch, London, but instead I had found myself amid the postcard urban backdrop of downtown Georgian Dublin. I’d just arrived at The Dean; the newest concept hotel to open its doors in Ireland — and with 2015 marking the year of Irish design, it would be my base to experience this capital en trende.”
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“hits all the right notes”
“The latest addition to Dublin’s boutique hotel scene, the four-star Dean Hotel , above channels London’s hip Hoxton and is a
modern base for a loved-up weekend in the capital. Rooms hit all the right notes with cool extras such as vinyl selected by Tower Records, SMEG fridges and Grafton Barber products. Sophie’s Restaurant and Bar (sophies.ie) serves up rooftop views and hearty Americanstyle breakfasts. A standard SupeRoom at The Dean starts from €149.”
“The ’70s are having a moment and this cool, retro-chic new opening is no exception. From the team behind U2’s Clarence Hotel, expect rock’n’roll details straight from the decade itself: graphic-tiled floors, caramel leather sofas and vinyl players in the lobby stocked with your favorite LPs.
ticks all the trend boxes for 2015.”
“The Chic Escape”
“The Perfect Weekend in Dublin”
“It’s a paradise for party lovers”
“You can’t go wrong with The Dean”
“…one of the newest hotels in the city, now packed with stylish Dubliners. It’s a paradise for party lovers with a resident DJ in the lobby on weekends, and a perpetually hopping bar on the top floor. The rooms are decked out with funky touches like miniature Smeg fridges, record players and chic padded headboards.”
“ The boutique Dean Hotel, part of a terrace of Georgian townhouses, offers first-class, quirky and luxurious accommodation. The Grafton Street shopping district is a five-minute stroll away; the Camden Street strip, with its range of bars and restaurants, even closer; and the green spaces of St Stephen’s Green and the Iveagh Gardens closer still. The Dean exudes a youthful, funky ambience – but everyone is welcome”
“Completely central: the Grafton Street shopping district is a five-minute stroll away (…)”
“The moody dark notes of the hotel’s exterior give way to a more sparkling, fun vibe within. (…)”
“Smart, assiduous and rather jolly, with an attractive warmth. (…)”
Telegraph Expert Rating: 8/10
9/10 – Location
9/10 – Style & Character
8/10 – Rooms
8/10- Services and Facilities
8/10- value for money
8/10- Foods & Drinks
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“This is the place to be at the moment.”
“The Dean hotel is a hipster’s paradise and Sophie’s bar is housed on its top floor, allowing for panoramic views. Thinking of You, Cat’s Meow and Monk’s Martini are some of the cocktails served.”
New! Magazine – June 2017
The Dean hotel is the perfect place to call home while staying in Dublin. With its uber-stylish interior and quirky artwork, it’s an Instagrammer’s dream! Head to the rooftop Sophie’s Bar for panoramic city views and delicious cocktails on the heated terrace. The hotel also offers free bike hire so you can get around Dublin in style.
The interior of Dublin’s newest boutique hotel is hipster luxury at its finest. Opened in 2014, The Dean still has no rival among the city’s hotels when it comes to aesthetics, and its café, bar and restaurant spaces are equally photogenic. With a cool, contemporary selection of artworks curated by street artist James Earley adorning the walls, cute orange Smeg fridges for minibars in the bedrooms and a rooftop bar decked out with swings and plush booths, The Dean offers a snapshot of the very best of modern Irish interiors.
We didn’t want to leave! Moments from Stephen’s Green, Grafton Street and the major shopping districts of the city centre … Dublin at your doorstep and this room definitely tempts you to throw away all plans and hole up in here for as long as possible. Hi-Fi room, a light-filled, higher floor bedroom with dual-aspect looking out over Dublin rooftops and luminated by the cloudy blue sky. The bathroom offsets the trendy mix of modern and retro as it’s industrial in style – all monochrome tiling, rain showers and tubular vanity lighting. It’s spacious, well-lit and comes with a shower that you could easily stand an hour in being completely lost. In short, it’s bathroom perfection!
The Dean Hotel is one of Dublin’s leading boutique hotels. Ideally located in the heart of the city, The Dean is perfect for a Dublin getaway with a difference. As they say: We don’t do conventional. We do fun. The Dean Hotel is stylish, relaxed and above all, it is cool. The boutique hotel has 52 bedrooms that are ‘filled with fun stuff’ so you will get the most from your stay including Netflix, turntables and great snacks. The Dean Hotel is a great spot to go out in Dublin with The Dean Bar, The Blue Room, The Loft, Sophie’s on the roof and Everleigh in the basement. You can enjoy everything from your morning coffee to a quick lunch, dinner in Sophie’s to dancing downstairs.
The lobby vibe is bang-on: at one end a bar serves flat whites and cocktails; at the other, iMacs glow at reception beneath a Tracy Emin neon sign reading ‘I Fell in Love Here’. Bikes lean against the stairs, and maps are dished out marked with drinking dens and cutting-edge design stores. Rooms are no less Instagram-able, with turntables and stacks of vinyl, mini orange Smeg fridges, wooden ‘munchies’ trays … and works from up-and-coming Irish artists. … At the weekend The Dean is certainly up for a party. Harcourt Street, on which it sits, is club central, and the hotel’s glass-enclosed rooftop bar-restaurant, Sophie’s – views stretch to the Wicklow Mountains. Dublin gets its coolest new hangout and hotel in one.
Boutique hotel is a must-see for interiors-aficionadas – from a rooftop bar to funky bedrooms (with Smeg minibars) it’s set to become a capital city hotspot. The hotel is a reflection of a vibrant, modern Dublin… inspired by many trips abroad, as well as classic product design and modern interior trends.
Ireland’s 30 Most Unique Hotels – The Dean has already established itself as a place to see and be seen. Funky, hi-tech rooms to suit a range of budgets, plus good business and meeting facilities, The Dean will appeal to those who want a smart boutique hotel base in the city centre for work and play.
The Dean Hotel in Harcourt Street is a good choice. Boutique, quirky and with great customer service, it has a fifth-floor restaurant that thinks it’s a diner where I had the best rotisserie and frites I’ve eaten since last in Paris. The other half love his steak.