Guests arrive at the Regency Hotel via the 18th-century entrance hall in
the old part of the building, featuring oil paintings, period-style
furniture and a mahogany staircase flanked by statues. To the left is a
reception area and a lounge with red-leather seating, where coffee is
served. The hotel is frequented by business guests during the week, and
families and leisure travellers at weekends. The Residents? Bar offers
draught beers, televised sporting events and a range of bar food in a
traditional pub atmosphere, and features live Irish music three nights a
week. The informal Shanard restaurant can seat up to 250 people, and
diners can choose from table d?hote and a la carte menus of traditional
fare, and dishes influenced by Asian and Mediterranean flavours, such as
Pasta Stir-fry with Fresh Ginger and Plum Tomato Sauce.
Check-in time is 3 PM - Check-out time is Noon.
The hotel is located two kilometres from the Helix, a modern arts centre
comprising three separate performance spaces. Since opening in 2002, the
Helix has been committed to staging diverse and innovative theatrical
productions, and has featured performances by high-profile artists such
as Van Morrison, Lesley Garrett and Sinead O?Connor.
"The Regency Hotel, Dublin, houses 210 guestrooms spread over six floors
in the modern wing and four storeys in the original building. All are
defined by bright, summery decor and fabrics, dark carpeting,
polished-brass light fittings and mahogany furnishings including
rattan-style chairs. Rooms are equipped with 21? televisions with cable
channels and pay movies, direct-dial telephones, trouser presses, and
tea and coffee making facilities. South-facing rooms offer views of
Dublin and the Wicklow Hills beyond. Tiled bathrooms in soft tones of
pink and slate grey include shower/tub combinations, bathrobes, and
complimentary toiletries. "
"Dublin International Airport (DUB): Approximate driving time to the
Regency Hotel is 15 minutes and distance is six kilometres.Getting
there:Airport bus services nos. 41 and 16 run every 20 minutes and stop
at the hotel. Taxis are also available at the airport.Getting
around:Several regular bus services run to the city centre from a stop
50 metres outside the hotel until approx. 11.30 PM. Dublin's extensive
bus network (green double-deckers) serves the centre and the suburbs.
Taxis are expensive and can be hard to come by. Parking is scarce, but a
car is a great way to get off the beaten track; the centre of Dublin is
best explored on foot. "