The Best Western Academy Plaza Hotel enjoys an exceptional city centre location, just off the capital's main thoroughfare, O'Connell Street. A short stroll to the very best of international shopping, galleries, Trinity College, St. Stephens Green and Temple Bar. For the commercial traveler, the Irish Financial Services Centre and business district are only minutes away. Dublin's new tram, LUAS stops within minutes of the hotel connecting to both mainline railway stations. Airport Express coach service stops outside the hotel as does the Dublin Tour. Exciting Changes at the Best Western Academy Plaza Hotel in 2007. The hotel is currently in the final stages of a complete refurbishment and expansion. Our new wing is now open, adding almost 200 new bedrooms to the property. Works are expected to be complete for June 2007 in all public areas and the hotel will boast 285 deluxe bedrooms and suites. All rooms are equipped with interactive, flat screen TV, air-conditioning, laptop sized safe, integrated work desk, complimentary wireless internet and super comfort beds. The ground floor public areas are being totally redeveloped with a stunning and spacious new lobby/reception area and two new restaurants offering a choice of bistro or Asian style cuisine. A brand new cosmopolitan style lounge bar will be opening within the new wing and will play host to live music nightly. Games room and fitness suite also opening soon The commercial guest can avail a host of corporate services including modern, air-conditioned conference rooms for up to 100 people, business centre, complimentary internet desk areas, free wireless internet access throughout the hotel, laptop sized safe in all rooms and reduced charge guest parking at Q-Park, just opposite the hotel. Preferred Corporate room rates available. Email firstname.lastname@example.org, for further details. Full golfing services also arranged for guests through our golfing partner.