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Each stay or experience at The Shelbourne adds a new chapter to our history. Follow our Social Media activity to see these Shelbourne stories brought to life through imagery. Be sure to tag us in your images, so we can share in your Shelbourne moments.
History at The Shelbourne 🥃 On Easter Monday 1916, Afternoon Tea carried on as normal, until a stray bullet clipped the petals of a very surprised lady's bonnet. The ladies and their teacups were moved to the Reading Room at the rear of the hotel, now The Horseshoe Bar for safety. Our bespoke whiskey glass commemorates this memorable event in Irish history, graced with a special Irish whiskey, Midleton Dair Ghaelach, Bluebell Forest. . . . #history #theshelbourne #eastermonday #1916 #afternoontea #storiesoftheshelbourne #historylesson #thehorseshoebar #unique #middletonwhiskey #middletondairghaelach #travel #dublin #ireland
History at The Shelbourne 🥃 On Easter Monday 1916, Afternoon Tea carried on as normal, until a stray bullet clipped the petals of a very surprised lady's bonnet. The ladies and their teacups were moved to the Reading Room at the rear of the hotel, now The Horseshoe Bar for safety. Our bespoke whiskey glass commemorates this memorable event in Irish history, graced with a special Irish whiskey, Midleton Dair Ghaelach, Bluebell Forest.
Flowers at The Shelbourne 🌸 Our wonderful in-house florist team continue to light up our lobby on the darkest of days with beautiful floral displays. ✨ . . . #theshelbourne #flowersattheshelbourne #flowers #instaflowers #beautiful #floraldisplay #lobby #hotel #travel #dublin #ireland
Flowers at The Shelbourne 🌸 Our wonderful in-house florist team continue to light up our lobby on the darkest of days with beautiful floral displays. ✨
We are delighted to reveal that The Shelbourne has been shortlisted in two categories in the 2019 FOOD&WINE Awards which are being held here in our newly renovated Great Room on August 25th 2019. Nisea Doddy our Head Sommelier has been shortlisted for the Sommelier of the Year while The Saddle Room Restaurant has been shortlisted in the National Hotel Restaurant category. We now eagerly await the awards on August 25th which is sure to be a night filled with elegance and excitement. Food & Wine Ireland
We are delighted to reveal that The Shelbourne has been shortlisted in the National Hotel Restaurant & Sommelier of the Year categories in this year's FOOD&WINE magazine awards which are being held in our newly renovated Great Room on August 25th. @foodandwineIE #fwawards19
Stunning surroundings for that perfect day 🥂 A beautiful #weddingwednesday set up in our recently refurbished Adam & Deirdre Suite. . . . . . #theshelbourne #hotel #exactlylikenothingelse #wedding #marriage #love #dublin #bride #groom #ireland #luxury #travel
A Sunday morning coffee & macaron, accompanied by a Shelbourne story or two ⚜️ . . . . #theshelbourne #hotel #dublin #ireland #story #coffee #read #sunday #morning #macarons #history #travel
History at The Shelbourne 🥃 On Easter Monday 1916, Afternoon Tea carried on as normal, until a stray bullet clipped the petals of a very surprised lady's bonnet. The ladies and their teacups were moved to the Reading Room at the rear of the hotel, now The Horseshoe Bar for safety. Our bespoke whiskey glass commemorates this memorable event in Irish history, graced with a special Irish whiskey, Midleton Dair Ghaelach, Bluebell Forest. . . . #history #theshelbourne #eastermonday #1916 #afternoontea #storiesoftheshelbourne #historylesson #thehorseshoebar #unique #middletonwhiskey #middletondairghaelach #travel #dublin #ireland
Flowers at The Shelbourne 🌸 Our wonderful in-house florist team continue to light up our lobby on the darkest of days with beautiful floral displays. ✨ . . . #theshelbourne #flowersattheshelbourne #flowers #instaflowers #beautiful #floraldisplay #lobby #hotel #travel #dublin #ireland
Stunning surroundings for that perfect day 🥂 A beautiful #weddingwednesday set up in our recently refurbished Adam & Deirdre Suite. . . . . . #theshelbourne #hotel #exactlylikenothingelse #wedding #marriage #love #dublin #bride #groom #ireland #luxury #travel
A Sunday morning coffee & macaron, accompanied by a Shelbourne story or two ⚜️ . . . . #theshelbourne #hotel #dublin #ireland #story #coffee #read #sunday #morning #macarons #history #travel
A Warm Welcome ⚜️ Welcoming the weekend with a smile, wishing everyone a very happy weekend ahead. . . . #weekend #friday #fridayfeeling #welcome #frontdoorteam #frontdoor #theshelbourne #hotel #travel #dublin #ireland
Champagne Dinner ✨ We are delighted to announce one of the most famous and best-loved champagne houses, Laurent Perrier will be celebrated in The Shelbourne on Wednesday August 21st. Featuring a five-course tasting menu created by Executive Head Chef Garry Hughes, dinner will be accompanied by selected Champagnes from Laurent-Perrier, each introduced by respected wine & spirits writer and journalist Tomás Clancy, starting with a champagne reception in The Terrace from 6:30 pm. It is sure to be an night of elegance and indulgence. 🍾 . . . Tickets can be purchased from The Shelbourne directly on 01 663 4722. #theshelbourne #hotel #sabrage #sabre #champagne #dinner #laurentperrier #chef #indulgence #dinner #food #travel #dublin #ireland
It is World Chocolate Day, you deserve that slice of cake! ✨ Decadent desserts served in No.27 Bar & Lounge daily, created by our Head Pastry Chef, Caoimhe Hanafin, and her team. . . . #worldchocolateday #treats #sweet #savoury #cake #no.27bar #chocolate #food #desert #bar #hotel #dublin #ireland
Wishing all of our American guests and visitors to Ireland a very happy 4th of July from all at The Shelbourne. 🇺🇸✨ . . . #theshelbourne #4thofjuly #america #independenceday #celebrate #american #love #travel #dublin #ireland
The perfect accompaniment to a wonderful meal in The Saddle Room Restaurant. Choose from a selection of cheese's sourced from all around Ireland. ✨ . . . #thesaddleroom #theshelbourne #cheesetrolley #irish #locallysourced #food #wine #dining #hotel #dublin #ireland
Sunday mornings made brighter with this wonderful floral display created by our florist team. 🌸 . . . #theshelbourne #flowersbytheshelbourne #theshelbourneflorist #lobby #peaceful #sundaymornings #flowers #floraldisplay #summer #hotel #dublin #ireland
Summer Sun☀️ Basking in the beautiful Summer sun on The Terrace with our Summer Spritzers. Hoping everyone enjoys the wonderful sunshine this weekend. 🥂 . . . #TheShelbourne #Summer #Sun #TheTerrace #Weekend #Fridayfeeling #SummerSpritzers #Travel #Fun #Bar #Hotel #Dublin #Ireland
Designed to reflect our beloved green on which The Lord Mayor's Lounge looks on to, we just adore our beautiful take away Afternoon Tea packaging 🌸 🌺 . . . . . #theshelbourne #hotel #dublin #ststephensgreen #thelordmayorslounge #afternoontea #tea #treats #desserts #flowers #park #city #classic #tradition #ireland #luxury
Peaceful early morning views in our lobby. Wishing you all a happy Sunday ahead ✨ . . . . . #theshelbourne #hotel #lobby #early #morning #sunday #weekend #calm #peace #travel #dublin #ireland #exactlylikenothingelse
The sun is shining, which means sharing platters and Cote de Provence rosé on The Terrace 🌸 Happy Friday everyone, wishing you a wonderful weekend ahead ☀️ . . . . . #theshelbourne #theterrace #hotel #garden #sun #weekend #rosé #wine #food #friday #travel #bar #dublin #ireland
Making memories ✨ We love to see families and friends return to The Shelbourne throughout the chapters of their lives, from weddings to anniversaries and all the magical moments in between. A beautiful anniversary dinner which took place in The Constitution Suite last week, where guests added their own story to the history of this unique room🥂 . . . . . #theshelbourne #hotel #dublin #ireland #exactlylikenothingelse #irish #constitution #love #family #friends #anniversary #time #history #tradition #flowers #wedding #weddingwednesday @marytheflorist @flowersby_rebecca
A toast, to all of the hard working men, who have truly earned sitting down to that glass of whiskey today, or in whichever manner they choose to celebrate. Happy Father's Day to all of the fathers of Ireland and beyond, cheers! 🥃 . . . . #theshelbourne #hotel #dublin #fathersday #2019 #exactlylikenothingelse #celebrate #happy #happyfathersday #ireland #whiskey #irishwhiskey #whiskeyflight
Brief breaks of sunshine shining down on Kildare Street. 🌤 25 years after its opening in 1824, original owner Martin Burke bought 12 Kildare Street, bringing together these once townhouses including 27-31 St.Stephen's Green, to make up The Shelbourne we know and love today. . . . . . #theshelbourne #hotel #history #travel #architecture #facade #exterior #thedoorsofdublin #summer #rain #sun #june #2019 #lovedublin #dublin #ireland #discover #exactlylikenothingelse #architecture
The Shelbourne takes #taste19 ⚜️ If you are attending @tasteofdublin_ this evening, be sure to call to two of our Master Mixologists, Luke and Spyros at their @roeandcowhiskey stand, showcasing their outstanding skill and knowledge to all. 🥃 . . . . #theshelbourne #hotel #dublin #exactlylikenothingelse #iveaghgardens #travel #travelthursday #summer #whiskey #roeandcowhiskey #festival #2019 #june #ireland #mixologist #master
A thoroughly warm welcome and much needed sunny day in Dublin! ☀️ . . . . . #theshelbourne #dublin #hotel #exactlylikenothingelse #grand #dame #ststephensgreen #home #summer #travel #ireland #exterior #june #summer #2019 #explore #discover #sun #mondaymotivation
A toast to the weekend 🥂 and to our most cherished tradition of Afternoon Tea. 🌸 . . . . . #theshelbourne #dublin #ireland #hotel #travel #luxury #afternoontea #weekend #champagne #dessert #treat #pastry #exactlylikenothingelse #laurentperrier #friday #summer
Hello summer in Dublin 🌤 Last night we welcomed summer in style, on our amazing outdoor space, The Terrace.🥂 With thanks to all who attended and to all of our internal teams for the wonderful food, outstanding flowers and creative cocktails. And a special thanks to @helencodydublin for her beautiful designs on the night. The Terrace and 1824 Bar are open from today June 6th, 2019. 🌸 . . . . #theterrace #theshelbourne #1824bar #dublin #ireland #summer #city #travel #hotel #luxury #escape #cocktails #flowers #exactlylikenothingelse
The Saddle Room is proud to present a new A La Carte menu this evening, introducing a classic dish of Black Leg chicken; an incredibly succulent and rich textured dish, served with root vegetables and roasting juices ⚜️ . . . . . #theshelbourne #thesaddleroom #dublin #exactlylikenothingelse #hotel #restaurant #food #chicken #french #fresh #classic #travel #tradition #service #photography @barrymurphyphotography #styling @annmarie_oleary
Bank holiday mornings; made for coffee and strolls in the park 🌤 . . . . . #theshelbourne #hotel #dublin #ireland #exactlylikenothingelse #coffee #sunday #mornings #goodmorning #park #city #walk #travel #photography #nature
A cocktail called Dublin, for the long weekend ahead in the city, and hoping this beautiful weather continues. 🌤 . Served on our soon to be open Terrace, each of our Summer Signature Cocktails are named and crafted in an ode to some of the county's of Ireland. ☘️ Dublin, by Jack Kavanagh - Havana 7, Longueville House Brandy, Falerum, Orgeat, Grapfruit Juice, Angustra and Dandelion Bitters. . . . #theshelbourne #theterrace #dublin #story #cocktails #ireland #irish #local #drinks #ingredients #ireland #weekend #friday #longweekend #unique #create #mixologist @havanaclub #brandy #rum #bitters
The Florist Team here at The Shelbourne, leaving us in awe once again showcasing their tremendous talent at our Summer Wedding Forum tonight. Our thanks to all who are attending; to The Florist, Banqueting & Events teams, all suppliers, speakers and of course our amazing Wedding Executive Cathy. And to all the potential brides & grooms this year and beyond, cheers to making memories!🥂 . . . . . . #theshelbourne #hotel #dublin #ireland #wedding #weddingforum #bride #groom #flowers #flowersofinstagram #display @marytheflorist @flowersby_rebecca @poloconghaile @triona.ie @marietta_doran @hostandcompany @louiscopeland_and_sons @louleriejewellery @taylorclareanne @appleberrypress
Bright and beautiful in our lobby boosting our spirits this weekend🌻 . . . . . #theshelbourne #florist #dublin #ireland #hotel #lobby #flowers #summer #colour #sunflower #beauty #marble #flowersofinstagram #happy @marytheflorist @flowersby_rebecca
Cocktails with a dash of something more. ✨ Each of our new Summer Signature Cocktails are inspired and created by Hotel Bar Manager Sean Mc Goldrick & his Team of Mixologists. Named after and noted to Irish county's close to their hearts. Featured: Wexford, by Luke Boland - @methodandmadnessgin ,Cocci Americano, Elderflower tonic, crafted Wexford berries ice-ball. . . . . #theshelbourne #hotel #dublin #ireland #exactlylikenothingelse #bar #cocktails #drinks #bartender #mixologist #craft #local #irish #gin #berries #wexford #elderflower #friday #weekend #photography @barrymurphyphotography #styling @annmarie_oleary
Perfection in pastry. The Saddle Room is proud to present a culinary legend, Beef Wellington. ⚜️ Available for pre-order only. . . . . . #theshelbourne #dublin #exactlylikenothingelse #hotel #restaurant #food #beef #irish #beefwellington #local #fresh #tradition #photography @barrymurphyphotography #styling @annmarie_oleary
Sunday mornings made even more delightful by The Florist team, every week. 🌸 . . . . . #theshelbourne #hotel #dublin #exactlylikenothingelse #lobby #flowers #theflorist #florals #ireland #travel #marble #travel #luxury #summer #pink @marytheflorist @flowersby_rebecca
A little more exciting news, 1824 Bar also opens on June 6th ⚜️ If we were to have a snug, this might just be it. A luxe, intimate and sophisticated space with low lights, rich wood paneling and a host with the arcane knowledge to navigate its vast handpicked list of top shelf whiskey, Champagne, wine and premium cocktails. 🍸 . . . #theshelbourne #exactlylikenothingelse #hotel #dublin #1824bar #bar #hotelbar #interiordesign #luxury #lifestyle #photography #style #drinks #champagne #whiskey #cocktails #wine
We are delighted to announce that The Saddle Room has proudly won the title of Best Hotel Restaurant in Dublin at the Irish Restaurant Awards last night. Our sincerest thanks to all who voted for us. 🥂 . . . . . #theshelbourne #hotel #dublin #thesaddleroom #restaurant #award #ireland #2019 #food #hotelrestaurant @irishrestawards
Summer is on the way and the hidden heart of our hotel - The Terrace, opens this June 6th ☀️ Enjoy a fine wine list and sharing platters on our unexpected and enchanting open air space on the mezzanine level 🌷 . . . . #theshelbourne #exactlylikenothingelse #hotel #dublin #ireland #theterrace #terrace #outdoors #travel #explore #food #drinks #wine #charcuterie #luxury #summer #2019
Connacht, Munster, Leinster and Ulster. Four provinces, four exceptional Irish Whiskeys to taste - and enjoy, in The Horseshoe Bar 🥃 . . . . #theshelbourne #dublin #ireland #hotel #whiskey #whiskeyflight #irishwhiskey #travel #independent #spirit #history #hotelbar #photography @barrymurphyphotography #styling @annmarie_oleary #connacht #leinster #munster #ulster #exactlylikenothingelse
We are delighted to announce that we have reached 20,000 followers here on our little corner of Instagram. A heartfelt thank you to all of our followers ✨ . . . . . #theshelbourne #dublin #ireland #hotel #thankyou #instagram #bts #smiles #followers #happy #cheers #celebrate
This Sunday morning off to the most beautiful beginning in our Lobby, with these blossoming displays by The Florist team 🌸 We hope you are all enjoying this wonderful long weekend. . . . . . #exactlylikenothingelse #theshelbourne #hotel #dublin #ireland #autographcollection #marriott #flowers #lobby #marble #travel #luxury @marytheflorist @flowersby_rebecca
Welcoming guests and the start of the long weekend ⚜️And we must say, our Front Door team's new uniforms are looking suave 🎩 . . . . . #theshelbourne #hotel #exactlylikenothingelse #autographcollection #dublin #ireland #travel #hotel #summer #2019 #sun #smiles #welcome #weekend #friday
Welcome to The Shelbourne. ⚜️ We are delighted to announce that as of today, May 1st, 2019 we have joined the prestigious Autograph Collection. . . #theshelbourne #autographhotel #hotel #dublin #ireland #luxury #travel #experience #exactlylikenothingelse @autographhotels #video @barrymurphyphotography #styling @annmarie_oleary
The Shelbourne⚜️ . . . . #theshelbourne #dublin #hotel #ireland #travel #new #tradition #autographcollection #3D #logo
An afternoon well spent, looking out on to St.Stephen's Green in The Lord Mayor's Lounge. One of the most cherished traditions of The Shelbourne from the very beginning 🥂 . . . . . #theshelbourne #thelordmayorslounge #afternoontea #pastrychef #classic #dessert #tea #afternoon #dublin #ireland #travel #hotel #tradition #luxury
If ever there was an image to help brighten this Wednesday, this may just be it. Thank you for sharing @smalldogs_bigcity 🐕 . . . . . #theshelbourne #hotel #dublin #ireland #dogs #dogsofinstagram #travel #photography #summer #explore #discoverireland #wednesday
A day to sit back, and enjoy the more indulgent things in life. Happy Easter, from all of us at The Shelbourne. 🥂 . . . . Eggs from: @hazelmountainchocolate #theshelbourne #hotel #dublin #ireland #travel #easter #eastersunday #easteregg #chocolate #champagne #luxury #handmade #bespoke
Welcoming the bright blue skies this Bank Holiday Weekend with refreshing cocktails 🍸 . . . #theshelbourne #hotel #dublin #bar #drinks #weekend #friday #longweekend #bankholiday #spring #sunshine #cocktail #ireland #travel
From then, to now ✨A look back on the timeless progression of our lobby & reception areas. . . #theshelbourne #hotel #dublin #ireland #travel #change #history #blackandwhite #photography #lobby #throwback #throwbackthursday
Starter, main, dessert. A lavish menu inspired by classic dishes, served in The Saddle Room. ✨ . . . . #theshelbourne #thesaddleroomrestaurent #hotel #dublin #restaurant #dining #food #wine #easter #goodfriday #weekend #dublinfood
Friday afternoon delights, in No.27 Bar & Lounge ✨ . . . . . . #theshelbourne #hotel #dublin #ireland #bar #no27 #hotchocolate #tea #treat #friday #weekend #photography #chocolate
Our wonderful Head Pastry Chef Caoimhe Hanafin, putting the finishing touch on one of her beautiful Easter Eggs displayed throughout the Lobby & Reception area. 🌸 . . . . . #theshelbourne #hotel #dublin #ireland #easter #easteregg #eggs #chocolate #display #pastrychef #travel #photography
A serene moment this morning, as we admire our newly renovated Reception Area, beautifully adorned with Connemara marble and glistening brightly with additional natural lighting. We look forward to welcoming you soon. ✨ . . . . . . #theshelbourne #hotel #dublin #ireland #travel #marriott #luxury #renovation #marble #connemara #irish #design #mondaymotivation #morning #2019 @guyoliver_
An experience designed to be shared and savoured. When time slows down and the art of conversation is revived. We are delighted to welcome the return of our classic Afternoon Tea in The Lord Mayor's Lounge from tomorrow, April 6th. With a succession of sweet treats lovingly created by Head Pastry Chef Caoimhe Hanafin and her team. 🥂 . . . . . #theshelbourne #afternoontea #thelordmayorslounge #classic #desserts #cake #pastry #hotel #dublin #ireland #tradition #tea #luxury #elegance
Our most historic meeting room, The Constitution Suite, lovingly set for one of the most memorable events in your life -your wedding day. With every detail considered, we endeavor to fill your day with wonderful memories - with a touch of The Shelbourne sparkle. ✨ . . . . . #theshelbourne #celebratinglove #wedding #theconstitutionroom #privatedining #historic #meetingroom #suite #sparkle #love #dublin #ireland #hotel #travel #flowers #theflorist #weddingcouple #weddinginspiration #weddingwednesday @marytheflorist @flowersby_rebecca
A stunning display from our Florist team this weekend. 🌺 For all of the flowers that will be gifted today, to say thank you to all the incredible hardworking mothers across Ireland and beyond, Happy Mother's Day. . . . . . #theshelbourne #theshelbourneflorist #flowersbytheshelbourne #mothersday #ireland #dublin #2019 #spring #hotel #travel #flowers #colour #gift #lobby #display #marble #sparkle #happy
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