About This Listing
This property is located over a working stable that is occasionally used by the Mounted Unit of An Garda Siochana. It is quiet spacious; and the big surprise is the peace and quiet even though it's in the heart of Dublin city.
The mews building at the rear of No.63 Merrion Square is an integral part of one of the most significant survivals of an 18th century Dublin townhouse - comprising main house with garden, mews and stables with its own small garden - within the classic Fitzwilliam/Merrion Square area of Dublin. Situated on Fizwilliam Lane the Mews is a quaint and charming property.
Built in 1792/93 the house retains much of its historic character and fabric. The garden is one of the few surviving gardens in Merrion Square and most certainly the only remaining garden retaining a 19th century design and layout. The Mews also has a private garden, coach yard coach house and stables.
The stables have been conserved, and given a new life as a place to rest and water the horses of the Mounted Unit of An Garda Siochana while they are on duty in the city centre.
You will need to contact your Local House Manager 5 days before arrival to arrange time to meet. Contact details will be emailed to you. Latest arrival is 9pm.
Interaction with Guests
The local House Manager will meet and greet you on arrival. At this time they can answer any questions you have about what is happening in the local area during the time of your stay. Latest arrival is 9pm.
Close to National Art Gallery and National Museum of Ireland; quiet; within easy walking distance of main shopping areas; close to city centre parks.
Very central for Dublin Bus
Other Things to Note
Our buildings were made to the standards of earlier times – and sometimes without the intention that they should be lived in. Consequently you may encounter features that reflect their particular character but that deserve due care and attention, particularly by the young, elderly, less mobile or visually impaired. Examples of these are steps worn with age, uneven surfaces, low ceilings and beams, unexpected drops or changes in level, and by modern standards low or absent lighting. In all cases we have sought to make a sensible compromise between due regard for safety and the careful retention of the fabric of each building, which makes it an interesting place to stay. We ask you to appreciate and use the building with this understanding, and recommend you read the information in the Guest Book in the property
We ask that you leave the property in a clean and tidy condition upon departure. All equipment, utensils etc must be left clean and the property must be left clean and tidy at the end of the hire period.
All breakages and damage must be reported to the House Manager immediately so that they can be rectified. All breakages and damage are the legal responsibility of the Hirer and the cost of repair or replacement must be paid.
Great location and a historically charming property. Perfectly sized for our group of six. It is just as it appears in the picture -- quaint and somewhat rustic. We loved the kitchen! Unfortunately saw no horses while we were there. There is a market right around the block, and the pub just down the alley serves a fantastic fish and chips. They managed to find us dinner even though the place was jammed with football fans in town for the big Scotland match. Be sure to note that this is accessible only via somewhat steep stairs. We would definitely stay there again! Thank you Landmark Trust for maintaining this guest residence!
We loved staying here - the house is in an amazing location, extremely central yet quiet. Its also full of charm and character. We'd recommend staying here if you are keen on a central location and happy with a more rustic experience. Our only issue was connecting to the wifi which once connected was very slow but in the end we found this a blessing - allowing us all to really relax. There is no TV but board games were provided and the kitchen and living room are both good sizes for sitting together.
Aaron was a great host, very helpful on the property and answering our questions about the area
The 6 of us, all friends from 3 European cities had a wonderful reunion weekend.
It was perfect, because the mews house was clean, comfortable, very well equipped and steeped in romantic history.
We were within spitting distance of the city centre yet in a quiet cobbled street, seemingly a century away from the hustle and bustle of the city buzz.
We were well placed to walk to fabulous atmospheric pubs, delicious friendly restaurants, verdant, colourful parks, markets and all that this vibrant city offers, as well as having a handy store around the corner, so we could stock up on provisions.
It was perfect and we'll do it again!
Thank you for this unique opportunity to experience a taste of Georgian Dublin which really whet our curiosity about your wonderful city and its people!!
We had a great time staying in Merrion Mews, it's got everything you need and full of character! The flat is in a good central location (it's an easy walk in to town), surrounded by nice bars and food shops. Flat was really clean and tidy, and Arron was really helpful throughout our stay.
We loved our stay at Merrion Mews. A group of 5 friends spent 3 nights. We enjoyed the historical nature of the property but you may want to think twice if you prefer a property where the doors work perfectly, light switches make sense, etc. It works best if your group/family is flexible in terms of morning showers as the one bathroom only has a bathtub while the other bathroom only has a shower. The property is a bit quirky but we thought that this was part of the fun. The area is perfect - right in the thick of things. Setting up the reservation was easy and there was good communication both before and during our stay. I would recommend this property and look forward to returning if we ever get back to Dublin.
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About the Host, Irish Landmark
Irish Landmark is a non-profit organisation that finds interesting and unusual properties that are in need of conservation, and we give them new life. Since 1992, we’ve been turning historic buildings into truly special self-catering holiday accommodation. Our properties range from lighthouses and schoolhouses, to castles and gate lodges.
As an educational charity, our primary aim is to conserve and sustain iconic buildings. That’s why Irish Landmark properties are living buildings, not museum settings. Irish Landmark always respects the history and architectural integrity of the structures we conserve, but we also ensure they have all the contemporary comforts you want in a holiday home.