Sunday, December 23, 2012

Dublin for Thanksgiving 2012: Conrad Dublin


We splurged the first night at the Conrad since it had the better location than the other Hiltons in Dublin. The Conrad is close by to St Stephen’s Green and a ten minute walk to the shopping and dining Grafton street area.

We were checked in even though we arrived before check in time. Was upgraded to a corner deluxe room. Despite some negative reviews on tripadvisor and flyertalk, we didn’t have any issue with the hotel.  It was definitely more upscale than a typical Hilton with marble bath rooms, huge bathtub, excellent toiletries and a nespresso machine in the room. 

We were surprised with a fruit plate and a couple bottles of still and sparkling water when we got back to the hotel after a day out.

Breakfast as complimentary as Hilton Gold and it was one of the better breakfast we’ve had at a Hilton in a while. The choices weren’t as extensive as Hilton’s in Asia but the quality was definitely good. I got to try some black pudding.


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