Complimentary high speed Wi-Fi available throughout the hotel
Free coworking space in the lobby
A restaurant for breakfast, lunch and dinner
A bar with a wide selection of, beers, cocktails and spirits
VIP executive lounge available for all guests staying in executive rooms and suites
24 hour room service
24/7 access to our gym that is available for exclusive use of residents
Meeting rooms and events spaces available for private hire
CORE fitness club
The Alex hotel offers guests 24/7 access to the fitness suite that is located just up the street in our sister-hotel, The Mont. The fitness suite has a wide variety of cardiovascular and bodybuilding equipment. If you would prefer a run in the city opposed to the treadmill, our team would be happy to advise you on scenic routes around the city which offer you the opportunity to explore the city and its many elegant and interesting gardens and parks. Dublin bikes are available throughout Dublin city and the closest bike station to The Alex is number 26 which is located west of Merrion Square. Here you can rent and cycle to explore Dublin and some of its famous parks.
The Alex Work Hub
Our innovative Work Hub adjacent to the reception area is a bright and inviting space for guests and visitors alike. Features include beautiful desk lamps, free access to Dublin’s fastest hotel WiFi (1GB), and many charging points and plugs.
The Alex offers guest complimentary high speed WiFi for all guests during their stay. The 1G WiFi is accessible throughout the hotel, and is Ireland’s fastest hotel WiFi.
If traveling from Dublin airport to The Alex the 757 Airlink Dublin bus travels by Merrion square. The bus stop is outside The Davenport hotel which is a 2 minute walk to The Alex.
Both the LUAS green line and red line are accessible from The Alex by a short scenic walk by Trinity College and over the Liffey. The green LUAS line is less than a 10 minute walk and this will bring you to the south of Dublin areas such as Sandyford Business Park and Dundrum Town Centre. The red LUAS line is a located on the north side, which is a 15 minutes’ walk from the hotel. The red line can bring you too many tourist attractions such as the G.P.O, Old Jameson Whiskey distillery.
DART access to travel outside of Dublin city to areas such as Bray and Howth is easy accessible with a 3 minutes’ walk from The Alex.
If you prefer to travel by taxi, a taxi rank is located near the hotel or alternatively you can just ask reception to order one of your behalf.
Dublin bikes is a convenient way to explore the city. The nearest bike station is number 26 which located on the west of Merrion square. Guests can rent the bikes using the stations provided with the use of a card for payment.
Dublin Bus is Dublin’s most popular mode of transport. Merrion square is the home to many bus routes that can bring you all over the city and farther afield. Simply look out for the yellow bus signs and pay for you ticket aboard, please not only coins are accepted.
If you are driving, The Alex offers guest reduced rate parking. The Alexander Court Car Park is only a short 2 minutes’ walk to the hotel. Please see our car park page for more details about location and rates.
The Alex Hotel is located in the heart of the mature business district in Dublin city. Our hotel is in close proximity to Government buildings and some of the largest multinational company headquarters in Dublin. Here is some of the main business areas that are located nearby :
Merrion Square, Mount Street, Baggot Street and Fitzwilliam Square are located within walking distance of The Alex
St Stephens Green is only a 10-minutes’ walk away
IFSC is located a 10-minutes’ walk away
Grand Canal Square is a 10-minutes’ walk away
Dublin Convention Centre is a 15-20 minutes’ walk or short taxi journey away
The RDS and Embassy district in Ballsbridge is approximately 15-20 minutes’ walk or 5-10 minutes away by Taxi
Sandyford Business Park is 15-20 minutes’ by taxi or is accessible by LUAS from St Stephens Green
Business Parks in Tallaght and City west are accessible by the Red line LUAS
East Point Business Park is approximately 10 minutes’ away by taxi
Dining at The Alex
The Alex’s stylish bar and restaurant moves seamlessly from day to night. The Alex serves simple, fresh, local menu offering for lunch. Lunch time at The Alex is always an exciting time and is the ideal places for a quick and satisfying lunch. In the evenings The Alex offers the best cocktails in the city followed by a fresh and local meal.
Steam offers freshly steamed cloud picker coffee prepared by our baristas. Our café is the ideal place to sit and sip your coffee and relax or grab and go explore our neighbourhood. Steam also offers a selection of freshly prepared pastries and sandwiches to keep you fuelled for the day. Steam is open from 7am to 4pm Monday to Friday for all your coffee needs.
Private dining is available upon request in our restaurants private den area which is located just off the restaurant. The private dining area is the ideal place to celebrate an occasion, or business lunch.