Belmond Grand Hibernian Est. 2016

Location: Dublin, Ireland

It’s all about relaxation and hibern…ation, on the spectacular Belmond Grand Hibernian rail experience! 
If you and your besties are looking for an adventure different than what you’re use to, then you need to check out this first of its kind rail experience that takes you on an exploration throughout Ireland! During your train ride to the historic sites, you’ll marvel over the spectacular scenery and rare wildlife from the large windows with a glass of Irish whiskey in hand!
The Lowdown
Type
Boat / Train
Views
Bay
Cityscape
Coastline
Garden
Golf Course
Lake
Landscaped Grounds
Meadow/Field
Mountains
Ocean
River
Rolling Hills
Style
Classic
Country
Elegant
Romantic
BEST type of CELEBRATIONS
Anniversary / Engagement Party
Bachelor / Bachelorette Party
Birthday Party
Charity Event
Corporate Event
Dinner Party
Family Reunion
Group Getaway
Holiday Party
Reunion
Social Event
Wedding Reception

Venue Setting

An exceptional new rail experience is taking shape in Ireland; launching in summer 2016, Belmond Grand Hibernian is the country's first ever luxury touring train, lifting travel in the Emerald Isle to dazzling new heights. A journey aboard Belmond Grand Hibernian takes 40 guests in lavishly furnished, private en-suite cabins to remote areas and exclusive attractions including ancient castles, famous whiskey distilleries and vibrant cities. 

With its lush green landscapes, mystical tales of old, fabulous food and wealth of literary and musical talent, Ireland truly has something for everyone to enjoy. Belmond Grand Hibernian takes its name from the classical Latin word for Ireland-Hibernia-recalling the ancient isle's romance and culture. Step on board to enter a whole new world of elegant carriages, fine cuisine and attentive service, with a breathtaking backdrop of the ever-changing panoramas of Ireland's celebrated scenic landscapes. Explore ancient castles, spot rare wildlife, sample famous whiskies and visit vibrant cities.

Our vacations by rail include a selection of two-, four- and six-night journeys. All depart from Dublin and encompass the highlights of both the Republic of Ireland and Northern Ireland.

Fees
(Prices listed here are estimates only & are subject to change)
Price Range

Does this include catering fees?

Yes

Additional Charges

Price is based on two people sharing a double cabin and is fully inclusive of meals, wine, alcoholic and other beverages, visits and entertainment. 

Insurance

Additional Insurance May Be Required Depending On The Event

Capacity

Seated
40
Buffet
40
Standing
40
Celebrations Hosted Here Since
2016
Curfew
No Curfew
Venue Spaces
Indoor & Outdoor Venue Spaces Available
Catering
Client Must Use The Catering Provided By The Venue
Alcohol
Provided By Venue For Fee – You Must Use The Venue For All Alcohol Services
Music
Indoors & Outdoors
Smoking
Designated Smoking Areas Only
Accommodations
The train configuration is as follows: 2 restaurant cars, 1 observation lounge car, 20 cabins composed of 16 Twin cabins and 4 Double rooms with 4 Interconnecting cabins. 
Eco/Green Events
Yes
Handicap Accessible
Yes
Amenities
  • A/V Equipment
  • Dining Chairs
  • Dining Tables
  • Onsite Restrooms
Venue Features
The Scene:
The first luxury rail experience of its kind in Ireland, Belmond Grand Hibernian traverses the sprawling countryside, dramatic coasts and fascinating cities that define this captivating land.

Step aboard to enter a shimmering world of indulgence—contemporary carriages inspired by Dublin’s architecture, fine cuisine enhanced with local delicacies and an ever-changing backdrop of Ireland’s celebrated landscapes.
Design:
Design draws inspiration from Dublin’s classic Georgian architecture, blended with elements of ancient folklore and tradition. The result proudly reflects the country’s cultural heritage with an indulgent, contemporary twist.
Standout Venue Features:

The Observation Car brims with the warm atmosphere and elegance of a Dublin saloon. It is the perfect place to mingle with fellow travellers, listen to live musicians and animated storytellers or participate in craft sessions.

Extra Perks:
Fully inclusive. All food and beverages included in ticket price. 
Eats & Drinks
Food, Restaurants, Cafes, Bars & Lounges
Food, Restaurants, Cafes:
With cuisine rivalling the best restaurants in Dublin, dining aboard the Belmond Grand Hibernian is a true taste sensation.

An experience not to be missed for the seasoned foodie, vacations aboard showcase exceptional and authentically Irish fare.

From wonderful artisan cheeses and superb smoked fish to the freshest seasonal vegetables, the onboard menus feature the finest ingredients from the regions the train travels through.

The chef and his team serve breakfasts, lunches and dinners in two air-conditioned dining carriages named after Irish counties, Sligo and Wexford.

Bars & Lounges:
Take a seat in the Observation Car, with a glass of fine Irish whiskey or a pint of local stout, and watch the enchanting scenery from the many large windows.
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