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Awards & Accolades

The Merrion has received many prestigious awards over the years which highlight its reputation as one of the top 5 star hotels in Ireland. Some awards include: 
2014

Readers’ Choice Awards 2014
The Merrion was voted ‘No 1 hotel in Dublin’
Conde Nast Traveler, October 2014

'Best Hotel Restaurant'
The Cellar Restaurant
Restaurant Association of Ireland
June 2014

The Platinum Circle 2014
For hotels featured on 'The Gold List' for more than 5 consecutive years.
Conde Nast Traveler, USA
December 2013

The Gold List 2014
‘The World’s Best Places to Stay’
Conde Nast Traveler, USA
December 2013

2013

Readers’ Choice Awards 2013
The Merrion was voted ‘No 1 hotel in Dublin’ 
Conde Nast Traveler, October 2013

Dublin's Best  Afternoon Tea
The Irish Times
May 2013

World's Top 100 Hotels
Robb Report
May 2013

The Platinum Circle 2013
For hotels featured on 'The Gold List' for more than 5 consecutive years.
Conde Nast Traveler, USA 
December 2012

The Gold List 2013
‘The World’s Best Places to Stay’
Conde Nast Traveler, USA 
December 2012

Top 500 World's Best Hotels
Travel & Leisure
December 2012

 

2012

'Readers’ Choice Awards 2012'
The Merrion was voted ‘No 1 hotel in Ireland’ 
Conde Nast Traveler, October 2012

'World’s Best Awards'
The Merrion was the only Irish hotel to feature in the
‘Top Large City Hotels in Europe’
Travel + Leisure Magazine, USA
July 2012

'AA Rosette Awards'
The Cellar Restaurant was awarded 2 AA Rosette's
AA Ireland Hospitality Awards
January 2012

2011

‘World’s Best Service’
The Merrion ranked in the ‘Top 10’ in the world for service.
Travel & Leisure
May 2011

‘World’s Best Service’
The Merrion ranked in the ‘Top 5’ in Europe for service.
Travel & Leisure
May 2011

The Gold List 2011
‘The World’s Best Hotels’
Conde Nast Traveler, USA 
December 2010

'Best Hotel Restaurant'
Regional Winner
Restaurant Association of Ireland Awards
May 2011

2010

‘World’s Best Hotels’
The Merrion was ranked 41 in the world in the 29th annual survey of the world’s best hotels published by Institutional Investor magazine.
November 2010

‘Top 15 Large City Hotels in Europe’
Travel & Leisure
July 2010

'Readers’ Choice Awards 2010'
The Merrion was voted ‘No 1 hotel in Dublin’ 
Conde Nast Traveler, October 2009

'Green Hospitality Award'
The Merrion was awarded a Silver Medal
January 2010

2009

'Readers’ Choice Awards'
The Merrion was voted ‘No 1 hotel in Ireland’ 
Conde Nast Traveler
November 2008

‘Gold Medal Award for Casual Dining’ - The Cellar Bar
Hotel & Catering Review
September 2009

Awarded One of the Best Managed Companies in Ireland
Deloitte Best Managed Companies Awards

'500 Greatest Hotels in the World'
Travel + Leisure Magazine, USA

2008

‘The World’s Best Places to Stay’
The Gold List
Conde Nast Traveler, USA

'Wine Person of the Year 2008'
Awarded to Damian Corr, Cellar Restaurant & Bar Manager
Good Food Ireland

'Gold Medal Award for Excellence 2008'
Hotel & Catering Review
The Merrion became the only establishment
to win the Gold Medal Award for Excellence twice.

'Gold Medal Award for Five Star Hotels 2008'
Hotel & Catering Review

‘500 Greatest Hotels in the World’
Highest Ranking Dublin Hotel
Travel +Leisure Magazine, USA

'Green Hospitality Award'
The Merrion was awarded a Bronze Medal
December 2008

2007

'Hotel of the Year'
Georgina Campbell Guides

'Readers’ Choice Awards'
‘No 1 hotel in Ireland’
Conde Nast Traveler, USA

'Hotel of the Year'
Irish Golf Tour Operators Association

'500 Greatest Hotels in The World'
Travel + Leisure Magazine, USA
Highest ranking Dublin hotel

2006

‘Best Hotel Restaurant in Dublin’
Food & Wine Magazine

‘101 Best Suites in the World 2006’
The Merrion Penthouse Suite
Elite Traveler, USA

The Gold List
The World’s Best Places To Stay
Conde Nast Traveler, USA

‘500 Greatest Hotels in The World’
Travel + Leisure Magazine, USA
Highest ranking Dublin hotel

2005

'Gold Ribbon Award'
RAC Hotel Services

'Top Hotel in Dublin'
Hideaway Report

‘Best Hotel Restaurant in Dublin’
Travel + Leisure Magazine, USA

2004

‘Commitment to Quality Award’
Highest overall score Worldwide
Leading Hotels of the World

‘World's Best Business Hotels’
Travel and Leisure Magazine, USA

'Gold Ribbon Award'
RAC Hotel Services

‘500 Greatest Hotels in The World’
Travel + Leisure Magazine, USA
Highest ranking Irish hotel

'The Gold List'
The World’s Best Places To Stay
Conde Nast Traveler, USA

2003

'Five Red Stars Award '
& Four Rosettes for Excellent Food
Automobile Association Hotel Services

'Reader’s Choice Award”'
The Gold List
Condé Nast Traveler, USA

‘500 Greatest Hotels in The World’
Travel + Leisure Magazine, USA

'Five Star Diamond Award'
The American Academy of Hospitality Science

'Gold Ribbon Award'
RAC Hotel Services

2002

'Best Hotel Spa in Dublin'
'Best Beauty Therapist in Dublin'

Harpers and Queen Magazine

‘Top 50 Most Romantic Spots in the World’
Luxury Magazine, Australia

'The World’s Best Places to Stay'
Condé Nast Traveler, 2002 Gold List

2001

'Top Hotel in Ireland'
Zagat Survey: Top International Hotels, Resorts & Spas

‘Five Star Diamond Award’
The American Academy of Hospitality Science

2000

'Hotel of the Year'
Automobile Association Hotel Services

'101 Best Places to Stay'
Tatler Travel Guide

'Excellence in a City Hotel in Great Britain and Ireland'
Johansens Award

‘Five Star Diamond Award’
The American Academy of Hospitality Science

1999

'Best of the Best'
Patrick Guilbaud – '5th Best Chef in the World'
The Merrion – '3rd Best Boutique Hotel in the World'

Robb Report

‘Five Star Diamond Award’
The American Academy of Hospitality Science

1998
'Best New City Hotel'
Hideaway Report
1997
'Best Hotel Room in Dublin'
Fortune Magazine, Survey of Best Cities for Business
 

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