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The Marker Hotel

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The Marker Hotel
Photograph: Courtesy Booking.comThe Marker Hotel
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Time Out says

A smart urban retreat with a controversial façade in the newly trendy business quarter

Don’t let its location on Misery Hill fool you. Dublin’s Docklands have transformed, and the Marker Hotel offers an ultra-modern luxury stay in spitting distance of downtown attractions. The lobby resto-bar and sprawling spa (23-metre infinity pool and fully-equipped fitness centre included) generate buzz, but it’s the bold checkerboard exterior that dominates conversation. Love it or hate it, the distinctive façade sets the tone for the six-story, 187-room property. Spacious bedrooms are outfitted in royal tones and marble bathrooms are teeming with upmarket Malin+Goetz products. There are no balconies but guests in waterfront rooms wake up to Grand Canal views. One thing’s for sure: you won’t confuse the Marker for a chain hotel.

Time Out tip: Take advantage of free add-ons, like rides on the hotel’s retro cruiser bikes. While not ideal for city centre, they make for a fun ride through the neighbourhood.

Nearby:
Famine Memorial: To learn the harrowing history of Ireland’s mass emigration
MV Cill Airne: For a memorable, modern meal aboard a renovated ship
The Ginger Man: For pints and pub grub among a lively crowd

Written by
Elizabeth Smith

Details

Address:
Grand Canal Square, Docklands, Dublin 2
Dublin
Price:
€189-€299
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