Situated on Dublin’s doorstep within one of Ireland’s finest estates, Powerscourt Hotel is the definition of 12th century Palladian architecture and prestigious Ritz-Carlton Autograph Collection service. This famous countryside 200-room house sits amid 1,000 acres of ancient woodlands and manicured gardens in the shadow of Sugar Loaf Mountain, creating a romantic and refined retreat along Ireland’s east coast.
The lavishly furnished guest rooms and suites of Powerscourt Hotel are spread across seven stories and seven distinct accommodation styles, from the comfortable Classic Deluxe rooms to the exclusive Presidential Suite with its rooftop terrace and outdoor Jacuzzi. The largest guest rooms in Ireland, many feature ample living rooms, en-suite marble bathrooms with ESPA and Asprey luxury bath amenities, and floor-to-ceiling windows or charming terraces with stunning views of the rolling Wicklow countryside and Sugar Loaf Mountain. Paired with these classic elements is an array of high-tech yet discrete modern amenities, such as touch panel air conditioning controls, recessed bathroom televisions, and complimentary wireless Internet access.
Dining at Powerscourt is both a contemporary and traditional Irish affair, with the refined foodie presentations at the signature Sika Restaurant and the casual pub pints and regional specialties at McGills. For a glimpse into the elegant Georgian parlor experience, head to the Sugar Loaf Lounge for Afternoon Tea and relaxed bistro fare. Also within the Powerscourt’s majestic Palladian curved walls is the award-winning ESPA, a recalibrating haven featuring 20 treatment rooms, a private Spa Suite, a 20-meter Swarovski Crystal-lit swimming pool, and a state-of-the-art thermal suite.
Surrounding the hotel resort is the famed Powerscourt Estate, one of Ireland’s most cherished attractions. Within its boundaries are two championship golf courses, the highest waterfall in Ireland, and the Powerscourt Gardens, whose 47 acres of perfectly curated grounds have placed it among National Geographic’s Top 10 Gardens of the World. Meandering through its pathways reveals such lovely elements as the Pepper Pot Tower, Italian Garden, Japanese Gardens, and the iconic terracing sweeping down to Dolphin Pond.
Among the many pursuits at Powerscourt Estate are horseback riding at the Brennanstown Riding School, fishing in Wicklow’s famous streams, and excursions to the 350-year old Glenroe Open Farm. Given its proximity to Dublin within County Wicklow, Powerscourt Hotel is ideally situated near many of Ireland’s best east coast landmarks, including the Avoca hand weavers store and café, Dalkey Castle, Glendalough, and the Bray Cliff walking paths.Request Information