The Shelbourne Hotel

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The Shelbourne Hotel Map Pin27 St Stephens Green, Dublin 2
5 Star Hotel
An elegant five star hotel well located in the heart of Dublin and overlooking St.Stephen's Green. Nearby St. Patrick's Cathedral and Trinity College are ideal for photographs, and the staff is available to assist with planning and personalising. Gatherings from 10 to 300 can be accommodated.


Celebrating Love Since 1824...

At The Shelbourne Dublin, we know when it comes to celebrating the most important day of your life, nothing but perfection will do. Whether you would prefer intimate, extravagant or traditional, the style is up to you. But whatever your preference, the modern luxury, timeless elegance and attentive personalised service you will encounter makes The Shelbourne the natural choice for a truly unique wedding.

Built in 1824, this warm and inviting jewel of a hotel on St. Stephen’s Green has, for nearly two centuries, played a significant role in Irish society, not least as the backdrop to some of the country’s most elegant, important and sophisticated weddings. The perfect choice for a wedding.

The Shelbourne Hotel Dublin has also become a very popular venue for those hosting a civil partnership and all rooms in The Shelbourne have been approved for civil ceremonies and civil partnership weddings.

Our accomplished Wedding Expert, Cathy O'Shea will ensure that every detail is taken care of, so you don’t have to worry about a thing. Trust the experts at this renowned Dublin wedding hotel to make your unique wedding vision a flawless reality.

The Shelbourne Hotel is known for its timeless elegance and refined sophistication. The  Wedding Forum is the event to attend for the most fashionable couples looking to plan a wedding that is both stunning and unforgettable, with help from world-renowned wedding specialists and the Shelbourne Hotel’s own expert wedding executive.

Prospective couples will get a glimpse into the top-tier services the hotel has to offer for bridal parties and guests will also have the unique opportunity to meet and mingle with some of the country’s leading wedding experts.

Beginning with drinks and canapés overlooking the immaculate St. Stephen’s Green from the reception area of the ballroom, the forum will offer in-depth advice about the key elements that go into making your big day truly spectacular.

The Shelbourne Hotel’s Wedding Forum is a must-attend event for wedding inspiration with advice from top florists, designers, chefs and more. Attendees will get a glimpse into what goes into planning a flawless and extraordinary wedding that is sure to be talked about for years to come.

Another highlight of the night will be the whimsical floral displays prepared by the ‘Flowers by The Shelbourne’ team, who divinely combine colours and textures to make any wedding look completely brilliant. Brides will hear about everything from buttonholes to the ever-important bridal bouquet, taking note of the team’s exquisite attention to detail. ‘Flowers by The Shelbourne’ offer full packages as well as tailored arrangements.

The Wedding Forum covers everything a prospective couple would need to know, where all of your questions and qualms will be addressed throughout the evening. The Shelbourne Hotel provide attendees with the most valuable information for trends and insider tips whilst being a fantastic opportunity to immerse yourself in an evening of glamour and advice that is second to none.

Our Spring Wedding Forum will take place on Wednesday, May 29th, 2019. Places at The Shelbourne Hotel Wedding Forum are strictly limited to 80, and only by invitation. To request an invitation, please email: email:


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