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Ariel House – The History of Our Victorian Guesthouse

Did you know that Ariel House is actually a seamless merging of three splendid Victorian mansions in Ballsbridge? The main house was built in 1850, during the reign of Queen Victoria. It was originally a manor house owned and occupied by a wealthy shipping merchant and his family. The building has operated as a guesthouse […]

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Ariel House; Tomorrow is December!

Tomorrow is December! It is hard to believe that in a couple of hours we will be into the final month of 2016 and the start of the festivities that December inevitably brings with it. 2016 seems to have been such a quick year, it seems no time since we were preparing for the 2015 […]

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Ariel House; Trivago Award!

We are absolutely thrilled to have won Best Hotel Breakfast in Ireland from Trivago in their 2017 awards. Our guesthouse owner Jennie McKeown completed the Ballymaloe Cookery Course in 2011 and from that an ethos of sourcing and serving the best quality produce we can find stemmed. Our kitchen and ovens are always serving up […]

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Our Top Five Afternoon Tea Recipes from Ariel House!

We are so excited as tonight our favourite baking show The Great British Bake Off is back! We are looking forward to lots of new recipes, fancy fondants, rum babas, outrageous cakes and some traditional baking thrown in for good measure. It is such a wonderful show and the whole family can sit down and […]

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Ariel House; June Favourites

Ariel House; June Favourites Irish Soccer Team We had an exciting June in Ariel House and spent much of it cheering on our fantastic Irish soccer team and watching videos of their wonderful fans enjoying themselves in France! We are so proud of how far the team went and despite not making it through they […]

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Ariel House Blog – Competition Winner!

We were delighted to publish our second recipe ebook last week. To celebrate we ran a Facebook competition and we are delighted to announce that Susan Ryan is our winner! We look forward to welcoming you to Ariel House! Our new recipe ebook is a collection of our most popular afternoon tea treats that we […]

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Ariel House April Favourites

Welcome to our monthly round up of all that has caught our eye in the previous month, Ariel House April Favourites! We love to share places we have visited, food we have eaten and news stories that have brightened our days!   The Spire There is nowhere quite like Dublin when the sun is shining! […]

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Ariel House – Junior Breakfast Menu!

We are fast approaching our busiest season of the year and are looking forward to welcoming lots of families in the coming months! Ariel House is a fantastic starting point for any holiday in the city and is the gateway to amazing day trips around Dublin and it’s surrounds. What better way to start of […]

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Ariel House March Favourites

Spring in Dublin What a busy March we have had in Ariel House! We are delighted to announce that Spring has arrived in Dublin city centre bringing with it lots of sunshine and long & bright evenings! McKenna’s Guides Absolutely delighted to be included in The McKenna’s Guides 100 Best Places to Stay in Ireland […]

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Ariel House – February Favourites

30 days has September, April, June and November. All the rest have 31,¬† Except February, it’s the one, Which only has 28 days clear, And 29 in each Leap Year. February Favourites We had a busy February here in Ariel House. Lots of visitors coming to stay and visiting for afternoon tea. ¬†Here are just […]

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