Comprising four Georgian townhouses built in the 1760s, this grande dame is home to one of Ireland’s largest private collections. Look for such 19th- and 20th-century masterworks as Jack B. Yeats’s The Hour of Sleep and Martin Mooney’s Imaginary Views of Daingan, commissioned by the hotel in 1997. A National Gallery guide can be enlisted for a private tour. See more art hotels in Rome, New York City, Hong Kong, Madrid, and Argentina. From $691. 353/(0) 1-603-0600, merrionhotel.com. This sto...


Comprising four Georgian townhouses built in the 1760s, this grande dame is home to one of Ireland’s largest private collections. Look for such 19th- and 20th-century masterworks as Jack B. Yeats’s The Hour of Sleep and Martin Mooney’s Imaginary Views of Daingan, commissioned by the hotel in 1997. A National Gallery guide can be enlisted for a private tour.

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From $691. 353/(0) 1-603-0600, merrionhotel.comThis story appeared in the November/December 2011 issue. Photo courtesy of the Merrion Hotel.