Hotel Riu Plaza The Gresham Dublin

Update 9th June – The room block at the Hotel Riu Plaza The Gresham is fully booked. If delegates still wish to stay onsite the hotel has advised to keep an eye on their website and if you find availability for your selected dates then book directly. Please note the group rate does not apply to direct bookings.

For alternative accommodation options see the bottom of this page. 

The new Hotel Riu Plaza The Gresham Dublin is located in the heart of Dublin, in an historic building on the famous O’Connell Street. Hotel Riu offers outstanding facilities for you to enjoy the welcome return of in-person meetings at CRYO2022.

Hotel Riu Plaza The Gresham Dublin has an extensive and well-planned menus for you to enjoy authentic culinary experiences in Toddy’s Bar and Brasserie or to savour a drink at the Writer’s Lounge bar. A 24-hour access gym is also available to guests. 

Hotel Riu Plaza The Gresham Dublin is located conveniently for any visitor to Dublin. Surrounded by the main shopping area in Grafton Street and Henry Street, nearby you will also find the most celebrated shows and theatres such as Gate Theatre and the National Concert Hall and some of the most famous sites in Dublin such as Croke Park and Temple Bar. Anywhere in the downtown area is easily accessible with a short walk. 

The hotel is also located a stone’s throw away from Abbey Street tram station which will conveniently take you to any other point of the city. 


Standard Room

Single Occupancy
  • Approximately $215 USD
  • Breakfast Included

Standard Room

Double Occupancy
  • Approximately $238 USD
  • Breakfast Included

Cancellations made prior to July 5, 2022 will receive a 100% refund. Cancellations after July 5, 2022 will receive no refund and be subject to the full accommodation cost. See specific COVID-19 policy below. 

The Society for Cryobiology has arranged a special COVID-19 accommodation policy with the Hotel. If you test positive for COVID-19 and are unable to travel to the meeting you are eligible for a full refund of accommodation costs regardless of date of cancellation. In order to be eligible for the policy you must provide a medical certificate or verified (named) positive COVID-19 test directly to the hotel. Please note this policy is at the hotel’s discretion.

23 O’Connell Street Upper, North City, Dublin, D01 C3W7
Phone: +353-1-874 6881


Services and Facilities

Photos are for reference and actual rooms may differ.

  • 11 km from Dublin International Airport (DUB)
  • 1 km from railway station (Connolly Station)
  • Bus stop right outside hotel
  • Free wifi throughout hotel
  • Room service 24 hours a day
  • 24 hour fitness center
  • An historic building with 6 floors
  • Close to places of interest like Trinity College, Temple Bar area, theatres, and shopping areas

Alternative Accommodation

  • Trinity College offers budget accommodations at their Student Residence halls, approximately a 15 minute walk from the Hotel Riu Plaza The Gresham Dublin. 
  • Other downtown Hotels
    • Jurys Inn Parnell St.,
    • Point A Parnell St.,
    • Arlington Hotel O’Connell Bridge,
    • Academy Plaza Hotel 
    • and others