The Royal Marine Hotel offers luxurious and spacious facilities in beautiful surroundings to meet your conference & event requirements. The hotel is situated on 4 acres, overlooking Dublin Bay, with direct access to Dun Laoghaire Promenade and Pier. We provide high service levels, attention to detail & flexibility to ensure your event is a success. Whatever the event a dedicated member of our team will be there to assist you from start to finish. With Ample Free Parking, Wifi, Air conditioned rooms, Natural daylight, flexible and versatile facilities we are the ideal setting for your event.


Conference Facilities

The Carlisle Suite conference centre which has recently been renovated is the centrepiece of our conference and banqueting facilities and can accommodate up to 750 delegates

The Carlisle Suite can accommodate 450 people for gala dinners

The Martello Suite which can accommodate up to 200 delegates for conferences and 140 for gala dinners

10 Additional Dedicated Meeting Rooms can accommodate 10-100 delegates

Natural daylight and magnificent views across Dublin Bay

Audio Visual Presentation Equipment & Blackout facilities in each room

Complimentary WIFI

Air Conditioning

Dedicated Event Management and Catering Team

Meeting Rooms

The Carlisle Conference Centre

The Carlisle Conference Centre can seat up to 750 delegates and is a stunning venue for hosting any event including conferences, exhibitions, product launches, gala luncheons/dinners, charity events, family events and even Weddings.

The Carlisle Conference Centre was recently approved for Civil Ceremonies.

We cater for all your business needs as well as your private bookings or charity events. 

The room can be sub-divided into the Carlisle East and the Carlisle West, with thanks to a partition wall.
The room is especially unique with thanks to the natural daylight coming from the floor to ceiling windows and views overlooking the gardens, Dun Laoghaire Pier & Promenade and Dublin Bay.

Specifications include:

  • Natural daylight
  • Blackout facilities
  • Fully Air Conditioned, with individual temperature control units
  • LCD Projector
  • Built In Screens 250” x 190”
  • LCD TVs
  • Wired for Sound
  • Lighting - Multi-zoned dimming control
  • DVD, VCR, Presentation Switch
  • Electronic Blinds
  • Dimensions – 595 sq meters

The Hayes Boardroom

The Hayes is located on the 2nd Floor with views over Dublin Bay and Dun Laoghaire Harbour.
The room can accommodate up to 14 delegates, boardroom style.

Specifications include:

  • Ergonomically equipped furnishings
  • Natural daylight
  • Black out facilities
  • Air-conditioned
  • 52” HD LCD TV with PC input
  • Dimming controls
  • Presentation switch

The Dargan

The Dargan is located on the 1st floor beside the Hotels Business Centre. The room can accommodate up to 25 Boardroom style.

Specifications include:

  • Ergonomically equipped furnishings
  • Natural Daylight
  • Blackout Facilities
  • LCD projector & Screen
  • Flipchart
  • Air-conditioned

The Dunleary

The Dunleary is located on the 2nd floor with stunning views of Dublin Bay and overlooking Dun Laoghaire Harbour. The room can accommodate up to 30 delegates.

Specifications include:

  • Ergonomically designed furnishings
  • Natural daylight
  • Blackout facilities
  • Air conditioned
  • 42” HD LCD TV, DVD, VCR
  • Dimming control
  • Presentation switch

The Rathdown is located on the 2nd Floor with stunning views of Dublin bay and overlooks Dun Laoghaire Harbour. The room can accommodate up to 16 delegates.

The Portview is located on the 2nd Floor with spectacular views of Dublin Bay overlooking the harbour.The room can accommodate up to 16 delegates.

The McCurdy is situated on the 2nd Floor. Views are overlooking Dublin Bay and Dun Laoghaire Harbour. The room can accommodate up to 14 delegates, boardroom style.

The Mariner is situated on the 2nd floor. This Room has stunning views of Dublin Bay and overlooks Dun Laoghaire Harbour. The room can accommodate up to 50 delegates.

Please click here for floor plans

Please click here for our conference pack


Banqueting Facilities

The historic and luxury 4 Star Royal Marine Hotel provides the perfect backdrop to any marquee banqueting occasion.

For all gala dinners, prestigious awards nights, your own Royal Wedding, Ladies Lunch or any special corporate or family occasion, the Royal Marine has a range of banqueting facilities that can cater for your own special event or occasion in our unique way.

Our main ballroom, the Carlisle Suite can seat up to 450 people for gala banqueting events, while our more intimate Martello Suite can cater for private dinners for up to 140 people. Laurels Bar also provides a less formal setting for dinners and drinks receptions. All of our event rooms are equipped with their own private bars and the latest Audio Visual facilities to assist you in creating your own special atmosphere and occasion.

Our banqueting co-ordinators will also assist you with every detail in the lead up to your event and our senior management oversee the delivery of all banqueting occasions held in the hotel.

Our main ballroom, the Carlisle suite enjoys unrivalled views across Dun Laoghaire Harbour and this view is spectacular both during the day and at night as the lights of the harbour and East Pier light up the Dublin Bay.

We specialise in the following banqueting events:

  • Gala Dinners
  • Awards Lunches and Dinners
  • Corporate Dinners and hospitality
  • Formal & Informal Drinks Receptions
  • Charity Fundraising Balls
  • Weddings
  • College Graduation Ceremonies & Balls


Luxury Wedding Hotel Dublin

The Royal Marine Hotel is considered one of the most romantic venues in Dublin with a marvelous sense of history and character found in all nooks and crannies. The hotel boasts many of the traditional features of a 19th century building including high ceilings, sophisticated detail on the cornicing and the magnificent Victorian staircase.

It All Begins Here…Weddings at the Royal Marine Hotel

Congratulations on your recent engagement. We are delighted that you are considering the Royal Marine Hotel as a venue for your special day. Here at the Royal Marine Hotel, we pride ourselves on creating memories that will last a life time. For over a century, we have been rolling out the red carpet for happy couples.

The Royal Marine Hotel provides the perfect location and setting for your elegant day with magnificent views across Dublin Bay from our Carlisle Suite. The hotel is considered one of the most romantic venues in Dublin with a marvellous sense of history and character found in all nooks and crannies. The hotel boasts many of the traditional features of a 19th Century building including high ceilings, sophisticated detail on the cornicing and magnificent Victorian staircase.

Your dream day is all about you and we will endeavour to make your dreams come true. Our dedicated team will guide you every step of the way to ensure your day is as special as you are. We will be on hand to answer any queries and to meet with you at a time that suits you to call to the hotel. Please contact one of the team to arrange an appointment and we can discuss your special day in further detail.

With our compliments

  • Royal Pre-wedding Pampering Package in sansanaSPA for the Bride & Groom Please speak to your Co-Ordinator for full details
  • Complimentary overnight stay in one of our Presidential Suites for the couple
  • Complimentary menu tasting for the couple
  • Special accommodation rates for your bridal party and wedding guests
  • Designated wedding co-ordinator
  • Complimentary car parking for all your guests
  • Arrivals reception all guests served in our private Pavillion Lounge, private Martello Lounge or *manicured lawns *(weather permitted)
  • Complimentary anniversary dinner & accommodation on your 1st Wedding Anniversary
  • We provide the award winning Moposa wedding planning service free of charge to all couples to assist with planning your special day.
  • Red carpet arrival with a glass of champagne for the Bride & Groom
  • Choice of centrepieces - Elegant fresh roses with mirror bases and tea lights or candelabras
  • Complimentary Damask chair covers with a burgundy sash
  • Personalised table plan & menus
  • Use of traditional cake stand & knife
  • Microphone for speeches & toast
  • Residents have complimentary use of the Pier Health Club
  • Luxurious surroundings for perfect pictures of your special day



Please click here to download our wedding brochure and for more information on our Ruby & Royal Wedding Packages. 


Civil Ceremonies

The Royal Marine Hotel is fully registered and certified as a venue for Civil Ceremonies. Ceremonies can be hosted on the hotels lawns overlooking Dublin Bay (weather permitted)

Plan your civil ceremony accordingly with a range of options and suites of various sizes that can accommodate large civil ceremonies or more intimate civil ceremonies. We would be delighted to assist you in anyway with holding your Civil Ceremony here in the hotel followed by your wedding celebration.

Our experienced team have assisted with Civil Ceremonies for many years and we will ensure that every last detail is seen to.

National Maritime Museum of Ireland
Located directly adjacient to the Royal Marine Hotel is the Maritime Museum. The National Maritime Museum of Ireland is an approved venue for Civil Ceremonies and a perfect location if you are thinking of having a civil cermony in Dublin. The 178 year old former Mariners Church is within walking distant of the hotel and a truely unique venue if you are looking for something special. Please contact the team at the Museum if you have any questions at all & they will be delighted to speak with you further.


Spa & Leisure

Located in the heart of the Royal Marine Hotel, which re-opened in June 2007, lies the latest gem in the world of Spas & Wellness.

Take time out for yourself and relax and unwind in the luxurious sansanaSPA & The Pier Health Club.

Award winning sansanaSPA features Nine Treatment Rooms, Unique Waterbed Relaxation, ‘Float’ and ‘Relax’ Rooms, Rock Sauna, Steam Room, Aroma Room, Mud Room, Experience Showers, Manicure & Pedicure Suite, Dry Flotation, Hydrotherapy, Thermal Suites, Lounge Area, Spray Tanning, Make-Up Consultations and much more to meet with your requirements.

Therapists are trained in Advanced Massage for the treatment of Aromatherapy Pregnancy Massage, Sciatic Pain, Carpel Tunnel, Repetitive Strain Injury, Neck & Back Pain, Ankle Sprain, Tendonitis, and Tennis Elbow.
Therapists also specialise in treatment through Aromatherapy.

sansanaSPA was awarded the title of Dublin’s Only Comprehensive Spa by Fáilte Ireland.

When clients experience a treatment, apart from receiving Complimentary Car Parking, they also receive Complimentary use of the Thermal Suites and the facilities in the adjacent The Pier Health Club, also located in the Royal Marine Hotel.

The Pier Health Club features State-of-the-Art Cardio & Resistance Equipment, Luxury 18 Metre Pool, Steam Room, Sauna & Hydro Pool. These facilities include an 18 metre pool heated to 31 degrees. Download Flyer Here

Individual fitness programs and classes available. The team of fitness experts at The Pier Health Club provides programmes to suit your individual requirements such as Swimming, Yoga, Pilates and more. Personal fitness assessments and gym programmes are provided by the team of experts.

Facilities include:
· Individual TV Entertainment
· Cardio & Resistance Equipment
· Steam Room, Sauna & Hydro Pool
· Luxury 18 Metre 31 degree Heated Pool
· Free Weight Area
· Complimentary use of towel
· Complimentary Car Parking

All Hotel residents have Complimentary use of The Pier Health Club.


Bars & Restaurants

Whether you want to enjoy afternoon tea overlooking Dun Laoghaire pier, savour a pre-theatre supper or bring the family out for a fun Sunday lunch, the warm friendly atmosphere of the Royal Marine Hotel offers something for everyone.

Food & Beverage facilities include Dún Restaurant, Hardy’s Bar, Laurels Bar, Pavillion Bar, The Atrium and the Bay Lounge.
Tea, Coffee and Drinks are served and choices of menu are available throughout.

Dún Restaurant is the main restaurant in the Hotel. An excellent choice of Á La Carte and Early Bird menus are available. This restaurant is ideal for both individuals or groups as the restaurant is designed to accommodate large groups in private sections of the restaurant, therefore if you’re looking for a quiet relaxed setting, you are guaranteed to find it in the luxurious ambience of this restaurant overlooking Dublin Bay.

Hardy’s Bar is the main bar in the Hotel. With an excellent Bar Food Menu and Live Music every Saturday night, this welcoming bar has a great atmosphere.

Laurels Bar is located above the main Hardy’s Bar. It is normally booked for private functions and has its’ own private access as well as being accessible from Hardy’s Bar.

Pavillion Bar has the grandeur of days gone by with views of Dublin Bay. This bar is normally used as a reception bar or for private bookings.

The Atrium is the hub of the Hotel during the day with a busy coffee station offering a wide selection of teas & coffee, pastries, croissants and muffins. Set in a bright airy space leading guests from the Hotel Reception and Bay Lounge towards the entrance of Hardy’s Bar, this area offers an Afternoon Tea menu as well as the Hardy’s Bar menu.

The Bay Lounge is a throw back to olden times when stopping for Afternoon Tea was part of the day and with the large windows overlooking the gardens and Dublin Bay with views all the way to North Dublin, this is one of the most idyllic settings for Afternoon Tea. The large windows, the open fire and the piano in the corner all add to the welcoming atmosphere of the Bay Lounge in the Royal Marine Hotel.



Looking for Panoramic Sea Views over Dun Laoghaire Pier and Dublin Bay or for a Family wishing to stay together but are in need of more space, we offer the Executive Family bedroom. Like our Executive rooms, they have been designed to provide accommodation that is simple, elegant and refined. All rooms are decorated in bright vibrant autumnal colours.

Hotel family facilities

Family Rooms Features:

  • One King Bed
  • Two separate Single Beds and a separate Sofa that can be converted to a Bed if needed
  • All beds come with Egyptian linens
  • Spacious bathroom with luxurious bathroom amenities
  • Fully interactive TV and entertainment system
  • High speed broadband internet access
  • 2 telephone lines with voice mail
  • Hairdryer
  • Fridge
  • Laptop size safe
  • Access to Swimming Pool - childrens times apply

Family activities

Dun Laoghaire is seven miles south of Dublin city and has a direct route ferry; 100 minutes from Holyhead in Wales by Stena Line’s magnificent HSS craft.

The town, with its thriving commercial centre, has the advantage of being beside the sea offering magnificent coastal views.

Within 15 minutes you can be in Dublin City by DART (suburban rail). Dublin Zoo, SeaLife, Imaginosity are all in close proximity.

Dun Laoghaire, both a Victorian and Modern town, has played an important part in the development of Modern Ireland.

Its Harbour, the largest man-made harbour in Western Europe, was one of the great architectural/engineering projects of the 19th Century and remains an important working port as well as a valuable leisure facility.

For over a century Dun Laoghaire was the main sea route between Britain and Ireland.

Today Dun Laoghaire is a vibrant exciting place; a mélange of the old and new. It is the administrative centre for the County and has its own Theatre, 12-Screen Cinema Complex, Maritime Museum, Golf Course, on-street shopping, two shopping centres, an excellent public transport system and ample car parking.

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