Welcome to the icon of Dublin’s hospitality history. This famous hotels first opened in 1824. It is called after a distinguished Irish Man called William Petty (Earl of Shelburne) who was, amongst other things, a Kerryman and Prime Minster of Great Britian.

The first constitution for the new Irish State was drafted here - it was the births registry office for an independent Ireland.

Michael Collins, one of the founders of modern Ireland was based here. Princess Grace of Monaco who has a suite in the hotel named after her loved it.

It recently underwent extensive refurbishments and reopend in February 2007.

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Country: Ireland
City: Dublin
Opening date: 1824

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265 Rooms
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27 St. Stephen's Green
Dublin, Ireland

Tel: +353 1 663 4500
Fax: +353 1 661 6006

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