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Hyatt opens its first hotel in Ireland – Hyatt Centric The Liberties Dublin

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Hyatt has opened the 234-room Hyatt Centric The Liberties Dublin, which is the first Hyatt branded hotel in Ireland.

It is based in The Liberties, which is apparently one of Dublin’s most historic and vibrant areas dating back to the 10th century.  It is within 10 minutes walk of the Irish Museum of Modern Art, St Patrick’s Cathedral, the Dublin Liberties Distillery and the Guinness Storehouse.

Hyatt Centric Liberties Dublin

I was pleasantly impressed by the new Hyatt Centric in Madrid where I stayed last year (review), so I would have high hopes for this hotel.  For top-tier World of Hyatt members, the hotel has nine suites for potential upgrades including a Terrace View Suite overlooking the Dublin Mountains.

There is no swimming pool but there is a 24/7 fitness centre.

World of Hyatt members can earn 500 bonus points on stays until 31st December 2019.  No registration is required – full details are on the ‘new hotel bonuses’ page of hyatt.com here.

You can find out more about Hyatt Centric The Liberties Dublin on the website here.  As a redemption, it is 12,000 World of Hyatt points per night which is fair to decent value given the room rates – you should get more than my target value of 1p per Hyatt point.

(Want to earn more hotel points?  Click here to see our complete list of promotions from the major hotel chains or use the ‘Hotel Promos’ link in the menu bar at the top of the page.)

Comments (74)

  • AndyS says:

    Talking of IHG points, is it ever worth buying the “bonus point package” when booking – 1000 points for 5 quid – how does this compare to normal purchase price?

    • marcw says:

      They are valid for status. Normal bought points do not count towards status.

    • John says:

      If you want to get status (with a “refund” of 25000 points) a fiver for 1000 points is not too bad, but you can usually get 1000 points for 4.80 euros

  • Andy says:

    If any of you have the Caffe Nero app there’s a link on HUKD to add a free drink voucher to your app (the link is from Heathrow Rewards apparently). The voucher is valid for two weeks.

  • Paul says:

    Any good deals floating around for Lounge Access at the moment?

  • Shoestring says:

    Some amazing prices in the Ryanair £5+ sale https://www.ryanair.com/gb/en/plan-trip/explore/cheap-deals

    Raffles – you can send Rhys somewhere dodgy without breaking the bank!

    • Rob says:

      Already have – he was in Glasgow yesterday 🙂

      • Shoestring says:

        Me with my big mouth – great idea sending Rhys off to Gdansk for the weekend in November on the £5 Ryanair deal – but…

        Looks like I’ll be Ryanairing it myself next summer, for the first time in a few years. I’m counting on a £1 car rental to get me to LHR/ BA RFS flight at the start of the summer hols – save on the airport parking – but my wife doesn’t fancy coming out to our place in the sun quite so long next year so won’t give me the customary lift back from LHR in her car. Which makes Ryanair to Bristol a better option, easier for pick up or even train down to Cornwall. Just need to find a cheapy fare.

        Our kids’ state schools are taking 3 & 4 September as inset days so we get an extra week’s summer hols.

  • Liam says:

    OT — I have the 40% back on Free Now (formerly MyTaxi) spend on my Platinum and my Rewards card. However, on my Gold credit card the offer reads “Spend 10x get £100 back, once.” Is this really saying get £100 back for 10 purchases? Or am I misinterpreting it?

  • xcalx says:

    clicked on link says “5000 or 25000.

    Just done the 25k BA card before I cancel is there a supplementary card bonus.

    Thanks.

    • Shoestring says:

      must be targeted, then

      when I click on it, 10k & 30K

      presumably in another browser/ no cookies it would drop down

      • Freddy says:

        I’ve just been emailed a 10,000 welcome offer on the free BA card. These are becoming quite regular following the amex armageddon

    • Freddy says:

      1000 for first supp card on free card and 3000 on the BAPP

      • xcalx says:

        Thanks. I thought the agent was wrong on chat when he stated no bonus unless invited.

  • Harry T says:

    OT:
    Thinking of branching out into collecting Nectar points. What are people in the know spending them on? Trying to gauge if they are worth collecting.

    • Rob says:

      0.5p in 99% of redemptions – very little opportunity for arbitrage. Not none, but little.

    • BJ says:

      Essentially each nectar point is worth 0.5p on most redemptions most of the time so it is simply dull. However, it is possible to get 1pnp value on some partners at some times which can be very useful. The most notable offers being on LNER, Ebay and Sainsburys double up events in store. Most just come up once a year if we are lucky. I save mine for LNER for which I have redeemed over £800 now I think at double value. My other redemptions have been a £209 gtech vacuum cleaner for £100 in store and £50 on ebay also at double value. Some 1p offers or better also appear on Cafe Nero, Pizza Express and cinemas IIRC. Here’s the thing though, while Nectar is dull, it is unquestionably better than Tesco Clubcard for collect large amounts of points. Anybody who believes otherwise is misinformed. You will receive many more collection offers across many partners than with clubcard. There is currently two credit cards available, one from Sainsbury and one from amex. If you can live with the small number of opportunities to get 1pnp value then nectar is better than clubcard, if not then stick with clubcard. You can search nectar with all the key words in this comment on shopperpoints.co.uk for more details.