The Merrion Mews & Stables
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63 Fitzwilliam Lane, Merrion Square, Dublin, Republic of Ireland
The Merrion Mews and Stables is a restored coach house and stables located in the heart of Dublin City Center. Built in 1792, The Mews's original character remains. Guests can enjoy a garden patio and private off street parking.
Nestled at the rear of No. 63 Merrion Square, the Merrion Mews and Stables offers a truly unique experience for guests. The silence and tranquility experienced will only be broken, occasionally, by the gentle clip clop of horses hooves on the original cobblestones. Together with the main house, it survives as one of the rare examples of a typical 18th century townhouse in this part of Georgian Dublin.
This spacious accommodation is situated above a former coach house and stables. The stables have been given a new life as a place to rest and water the horses of the Mounted Unit of An Garda Siochána while they are on duty in the city centre.
From the coach-house space, a simple timber stairs leads to the first floor. In past times the coachman and his family would have lived here in modest quarters, while most of the space was used to store horse feed and bedding. Hay was dropped from the hayloft to the mangers below. Our guest can seek out and find the outline of one of these loft doors in the orange bedroom.
The living areas overlook the stable yard, while two of the bedrooms look back towards the main house which has one of the few remaining gardens in Merrion Square.
From the Merrion Mews our guests can easily access the National Gallery of Ireland, the Natural History Museum, the National Concert Hall and many other galleries. The main shopping areas of Grafton Street, Nassau Street and Dawson Street are only a short walk away, and a stroll through Merrion Park provides a wonderful respite from the busyness of life going on all around.