O'Shea'S Merchant Hotel - Dublin

12 Bridge Street Lower ; Dublin 8, Dublin, Ireland  show map
 3 stars
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O'Shea'S Merchant Hotel - Dublin

Free Wi-Fi

Free Wi-Fi in rooms


Paid parking

Luggage storage

24-hour reception

24-hour room service

Food/ Drinks

Bar/ Lounge area


Fitness/ Gym

Fitness center

Swimming pool

Outdoor swimming pool

Spa and relaxation


Spa center


Located in 10 minutes walking distance from Dublin Castle, the 3-star O'Shea'S Merchant Hotel offers non-smoking rooms.

The hotel is set within a 10-minute walk from the city center. A church, a cathedral and a castle lie a short distance away.

O'Shea'S Merchant Hotel lies within 15 minutes’ drive to Dublin airport.


The hotel offers 25 rooms. They are fitted with complimentary Wi-Fi, individual climate control, cable TV, a work desk and a private toilet. Bathrooms are appointed with a shower, a hairdryer and complimentary toiletries.

Eat & Drink

Guests can enjoy Irish snacks and meals in The Brazen Head located 50 meters away.


Cars are available for rent at O'Shea'S Merchant Hotel.


On-site spa options feature a Jacuzzi and a sauna.


Wireless internet is available in the entire hotel for free.

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Number of rooms:   25.

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  • No smoking on site
  • Free Wi-Fi
  • Paid parking
  • Safe deposit box
  • 24-hour reception
  • No pets allowed
  • Rooms/ Facilities for disabled
  • Luggage storage
  • Elevator

Sports & Fitness

  • Fitness center
  • Water sports


  • 24-hour room service
  • Housekeeping
  • Car rental
  • Laundry
  • Dry cleaning
  • Tours/Ticket assistance
  • Newspaper service

Dining facilities

  • Paid breakfast
  • Restaurant
  • Bar/ Lounge area

Children's facilities

  • Paid cribs/ Baby cots (on request)

Leisure facilities

  • Outdoor swimming pool
  • Spa center
  • Sauna
  • Jacuzzi

Room facilities

  • Free Wi-Fi in rooms
  • In-room safe
  • Tea and coffee facilities


  • Private bathroom
  • Bath/ Shower


  • Cable/ Satellite television



Check-in from 2 pm FREE
Check-out until 12 pm FREE

Children and extra beds

Maximum capacity of extra beds in a room is 3. 

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Hotel Address:

12 Bridge Street Lower ; Dublin 8, Dublin, Ireland

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City Center
  • Dublin
    2000 ft
Train Stations
  • Heuston Train Station
    4300 ft
  • Bus stop
    400 ft
  • The Brazen Head (cuisine: Irish)
    100 ft
  • O'Shea's Merchant
    100 ft
Hotel information
  • Check-in:
    from  2 pm
  • Check-out:
    until  12 pm
  • Number of rooms:

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What's nearby

Tourist attractions

  • Dublins Viking Adventure1400 ft
  • Gallery Number One1400 ft
  • National Photographic Archive1700 ft
  • The National Gallery of Ireland1700 ft

Popular areas

  • Smithfield1000 ft
  • Smithfield1000 ft

Places of interest

  • St. Audoen's Church400 ft
  • St. Audoen's Park400 ft
  • Saint Audoen's Church400 ft
  • The Four Courts Building400 ft
  • St. Michan's Church700 ft
  • St Audeon's Church700 ft
  • Saint Michans Church1000 ft
  • Saint Mary's Abbey1400 ft
  • St. Mary's Abbey1400 ft
  • General Post Office1700 ft
  • Famine Sculpture1700 ft
  • Baldoyle Convent1700 ft
  • African Mission Office1700 ft
  • Die Liffey1700 ft


  • Cook Street Park400 ft

Monuments and Landmarks

  • Christ Church Cathedral1000 ft
  • Chimney Viewing Tower1400 ft



  • Tivoli Theatre1400 ft


  • Gallery Zozimus1400 ft

Food and meals

  • Vicar Street700 ft

Local attractions

  • Leinster House5100 ft
    Kildare Street, Dublin
  • Custom House5200 ft
    Custom House Quay, Dublin
  • Government Buildings1.0 mi
    Merrion St., Dublin
  • The Old Library and the Book of Kells5100 ft
    Trinity College, Dublin
  • Irish Museum of Modern Art 5300 ft
    Royal Hospital, Dublin

Near the hotel

  • Four Courts600 ft
    Inns Quay, Dublin
  • St. Michan's Church900 ft
    Church St. Lower, Dublin
  • Christ Church Cathedral1200 ft
    Christchurch Place, Dublin
  • John's Lane Augustinian Church1300 ft
    John's Ln., Dublin
  • St. Audeon's Church600 ft
    Cornmarket, Dublin
  • Dublinia: Experience Viking and Medieval Dublin1200 ft
    St. Michael's Hill, Dublin
  • Liberties1300 ft

Restaurants nearby

  • The Brazen Head100 ft

    Address: 20 Bridge Street
    Phone: + 353 (0) 1 677 9549

    60% likes this, based on 672 reviews
    Cuisine: Irish

  • The Fryery500 ft

    Address: 21 Usher's Quay
    Phone: 011 353 1 515 3220

    75% likes this, based on 36 reviews

  • The Food Gallery800 ft

    Address: 84 Thomas Street
    Phone: +353870656565

    73% likes this, based on 32 reviews
    Price Range: USD 6 - USD 13

  • O'Shea's Merchant100 ft

    Address: 12 Bridge Street Lower
    Phone: 1-679 3797

    56% likes this, based on 60 reviews

  • Caffe Noto800 ft

    Address: 79 Thomas Street

Hotel information
  • Check-in:
    from  2 pm
  • Check-out:
    until  12 pm
  • Number of rooms:

O'Shea'S Merchant Reviews

Guest reviews are submitted by our customers after their stay at O'Shea'S Merchant

Average guest rating

7.0out of 10
Very good
Based on 186 reviews

Guest reviews

  • Group of friends

    The girl who greeted us when we arrived was very nice, friendly and efficient. She had our room for us very quickly. I had requested a twin room and the room had a double and single bed.. Perfect! The room was basic enough but clean and had everything that you need. Tea and coffee etc. a large bathroom with bath/shower and toiletries and the water was piping hot. We had a bar snack before getting the luas into O.Connell st (a 2 minute walk to the stop) the food was gook and the breakfast excellent, We were attending a gig in Vicar st and as the hotel is only a short walk from here it really suited.. I will stay here again especially if I am going to a gig there.

    There was a function on in the lounge when we returned to the hotel about 1.30am. It was packed with people and the band continued for another hour, It didnt bother us.. We joined them, but may have bothered some people who simply wished for bed

  • Group of friends

    Great to be within easy walking distance to Temple Bar and shopping areas, buses. Liked being able to walk downstairs at night after a busy day of sight seeing and sit in the bar and listen to music and visit with local folks.

  • Couple

    We liked the way we could have our breakfast till midday,most hotels stop serving at 10am or 11am.

    The loud noise coming from our bathroom something to do with the water I think.And the waitresses/hostess wernt poilite or friendly.

  • Group of friends

    We had a wonderful time at O'Sheas Merchant. Ideal base for a shopping spree in Dublin city centre. Very confortable bedrooms. Had a lovely meal in the bar. Great place to go if you are a lover of music and dancing. Also sport - especially G.A.A. We will definately be back.

  • Older travelers

    It's excellent location, within walking distance of most attractions and the price, including a full breakfast, was very good value. The staff were friendly.

    When the room was cleaned during our stay, a used coffee cup was not replaced and the bathroom bin was unemptied. The pillows remained ruffled. There is no reception area/desk and no room to store your bags if you arrive before check-in time or after check-out to pick them up later. Our room was on the streeet and was noisy from traffic, as the window had to remain opened due to lack of air-conditioning. These rooms are rooms above a pub which is fine by me but the added facilities outlined above would greatly enhance the experience.

  • Group of friends

    Staff were very friendly, room comfortable and centrally located. Breakfast excellent.

  • Family with children

    Room was reasonable. Included breakfast was very good. Location was great - near Temple Bar and Christ Church. Couldn't hear the late night music below.

  • Group of friends

    Great location at this price. Authentic Irish Pub experience... Whch means it is noisy at night, but that's made very clear when you book- and just what we were looking for. Staff really helpful in sorting out the best room for my Dad to reduce the number of steps he had to climb. Breakfasts very good too.

  • Group of friends

    The food was nice. Room was comfortable but very basic. Our room was away from the music so we were'nt disturbed too much by it.

    Lots of pigeons outside our bedroom on ledges which may have accounted for the smell. Had to keep window closed. Furniture v old fashioned and in no way modern.

  • Group of friends

    Fair location

    Me and my friend spent one weekend at this hotel and wouldn t choose it again. Staff was unhelpful and grumpy all the time, check in was one hour late, hot and noisy room, fire alarm early sunday morning, poor breakfast and so on. The only good thing was its location within walking distance of downtown and airport bus. Would not recommend it to anyone.

  • Group of friends

    I liked the breakfast

    It is not a hotel, more like a pub with rooms above it. We were outbooked to apartments which we were happy with as they were modern. Be warned though this is not a hotel!!!

  • Single

    Great bar with live music and great staff

  • Couple

    Proximity to downtown Dublin

    Extremely small room, very noisy with street noise/partiers. Difficult access (no elevator and front door locked 24/7). Room was dirty and dingy.

  • Couple

    The hotel is basic as you would expect, bring your own toiletries unless you do not mind using Pears soap. Its a hotel for young people who don't mind loud music. We enjoyed the band downstairs but if you are looking for quiet weekend away this hotel is not for you.


  • Couple

    - may be the price but that is a big maybe

    rooms were not up to standard, rather dirty and worn out

How to reach hotel

hotel O'Shea'S Merchant Hotel - Dublin Dublin location
Show big map »

Hotel Address:

12 Bridge Street Lower ; Dublin 8, Dublin, Ireland

Get directions
City Center
  • Dublin
    2000 ft
Train Stations
  • Heuston Train Station
    4300 ft
  • Bus stop
    400 ft
  • The Brazen Head (cuisine: Irish)
    100 ft
  • O'Shea's Merchant
    100 ft
Hotel information
  • Check-in:
    from  2 pm
  • Check-out:
    until  12 pm
  • Number of rooms: