The Merrion Hotel is created from 4 Grade I listed Georgian townhouses and has 2 eighteenth century style gardens designed by landscape artist Jim Reynolds. The gardens feature box hedges, water features and statues. With works by the likes of Martin Mooney and Paul Henry, The Merrion holds one of Ireland's most impressive private art collections. Restaurant Patrick Guilbaud is 2 Michelin star rated. The hotel is located opposite the Government buildings and The National Gallery and is only a short walk from Grafton Street.
Gardens to visit while staying at The Merrion Hotel include Iveagh Gardens (1 mile), The Dillon Garden (1.5 miles) and Powerscourt Estate Garden (16 miles).