Tara Towers Hotel

Dublin, Eire / Ireland

2.1 K reviews
Fair for traveling with friends. Fantastic service. Great location.
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  • Wi-Fi
  • Parking
  • Restaurant
  • 24h Service
  • TV
  • Fitness
  • Room
    • Double Bed
    • Bathtub
    • Tea/coffee maker
    • Bathroom
    • Shower
    • King-size Bed
    • Hairdryer
    • Direct dial telephone
    • Carpeting
  • Facility
    • 24-hour check-in
    • Elevators
    • WLAN access
    • Bar(s)
    • Room Service
    • Restaurant(s) with non-smoking area
    • Conference Room
    • Public Internet Access
    • Pub(s)
  • Food
    • Breakfast Served
Merrion Road Dublin 4 Dublin
10 ft to downtown


This attractive hotel enjoys a peaceful location between Dublin and the charming villages of Blackrock, sandy cove and Dalkey. It offers a wonderful view of Dublin Bay, close to Landsdowne Park and Shelbourne race track. The centre of Dublin lies around 3 km away (a 10-minute drive). There are restaurants, bars, clubs and shopping facilities located nearby and links to the public transport network can easily be reached on foot lying just 100 m from the hotel. In addition, Dublin airport is around 2 km away.


The hotel offers travellers a total of 111 rooms. At the establishment, guests are welcomed at the reception area with 24-hour reception and a 24-hour check-in/check-out service. Most of the storeys can be reached by lift. Wireless internet access is available to travellers in the public areas. Among the culinary options available at the accommodation are a restaurant, a dining area, a breakfast room, a bar and a pub. Those arriving in their own vehicles can leave them in the car park of the hotel. Facilities include room service.


Each of the rooms is appointed with a kitchen and a bathroom. The carpeted rooms feature a double bed or a king-size bed. Features include a tea/coffee station, a trouser press, a telephone and a TV. The bathrooms have a shower and a bathtub. A hairdryer is also available.


Bed and breakfast is bookable. It is also possible to order breakfast.


The following credit cards are accepted at the establishment: American Express, VISA and MasterCard.


  • Location
    "Great location"

    Garage so at least quiet. Decent car parking. Fantastic location.

    "Great location." "Near public transport, airport, and train station." "Parking is good and affordable." "City centre is hard to reach." "Reasonably accessible by car." "Close to the beach, with great shopping and sightseeing nearby."

  • Service
    "Fantastic service"

    Staff amazing helpful and polite. Hotel staff are brilliant. Excellent manager.

    "Friendly service, and excellent management." "Service is professional, especially at the bar, and reception is top-notch." "Recreation staff is nice." "Fine restaurant service but inadequate housekeeping." "Room service could have been improved." "Booking process should be better organized."

  • Breakfast
    "Breakfast is average"

    WE ENJOYED OUR MEAL AND BREAKFAST. Enjoyed the breakfast and our evening meal. Breakfast was great.

    "Breakfast is decent but expensive."

  • Food
    "Food is all right"

    Lunch was excellent. No puddings. Hardly any vegetarian options.

    "Food is affordable but dining experience is not great, with poorly reviewed desserts." "Great menu." "Relatively tidy dining area but complaints about side dishes."

  • Bar and Beverages
    "Standard bar"

    Good bar staff. Lack of service in the bar area. Bar was cold.

    "Alright but spendy bar." "Good bar service." "Alcoholic drinks are not the best."

  • WiFi
    "Complaints about WiFi"

    No internet. No wifi. Wifi didn't work properly.

    "WiFi's cheap, but of subpar quality."

  • Cleanliness
    "Could use a good cleaning"

    Dark and dingy lounge. Corridor was smelly. Curtains were so badly stained and faded.

    "Bathrooms and rooms are untidy." "Moderately clean hotel facilities." "Dining area is relatively clean."

  • Room
    "Room needs to be improved"

    Cracked bed frame. Curtains were so badly stained and faded. Dirty en-suite.

    "Outdated, rooms with poor cleanliness and maintenance." "Amply-sized rooms with excellent beds and superb views." "Small rooms and poorly cleaned bathrooms." "Substandard furniture, A/C, minibar and TV's." "Shower can be a problem."

  • Vibe
    "Vibe is not too good"

    Decor was shabby. Dark and dingy lounge. Made me feel like I was bothering.

    "Atmosphere is friendly but the vibe is low." "Hotel could use some updating." "Hotel could be more stylish." "Entrance area is ok." "Luxurious Hotel." "Good for traveling with friends." "Good choice for a city trip."

  • Amenities
    "Amenities are not the best"

    There was no outdoor seating. Executive Room was hardly accurate. Damaged floor tiles.

    "Generally old facilities, although conference area was good." "Architecture not so nice." "Decent hotel grounds and entrance area." "Elevator in need of updating." "Nice kids facilities."