The Royal Dublin Society

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Benefits of Membership

The Society offers a wide range of benefits and advantages for its Members. These include the splendid Members' Club facilities and services, car parking (subject to conditions), Library borrowing rights and various Member events and activities. In addition, a range of discounts have been negotiated on your behalf. RDS Members can avail of many discounts just by showing their membership card.

Please see below for a list of the benefits for Members' enjoyment. For further details, click on the benefit listed.

Membership Benefits

Reciprocal Arrangements

Benefits in other Reciprocal Clubs worldwide

Benefit Providers

Bewleys Hotel | Dunboyne Castle | D4Hotels.com | Dylan Hotel | Discover Ireland Dublin Horse Show | Four Seasons Hotel | Hayfield Manor | Irish Arts Review | National Concert Hall |

Bewleys Hotel

Bewleys Hotel, Ballsbridge is located adjacent to the RDS grounds in the heart of Dublin's exclusive business district and embassy belt. This beautifully restored building was originally a 19th century Masonic School. Bewleys Hotels Ireland are also located in Leopardstown, Newlands Cross and Dublin Airport and in the UK in Manchester Airport and Leeds.

Members of the RDS (and visiting Reciprocal Club Members) can now avail of discounted rates at each of the Bewleys Hotels. To avail of this special offer please contact 1890 79 89 99 and quote RDS Member. Rates are subject to availability and proof of RDS membership is required on booking.

Partner Site: Bewleys Hotel

Dunboyne Castle

Set on the original site of a 15th century castle, this recently restored Georgian mansion has been married to an extensive and modern development resulting in an ideal venue for every event. There are three bars to choose from and the Ivy Brasserie and the Seoid Spa are at your disposal. With all of this, enveloped by mature manicured gardens, why look any further?

Dunboyne Castle is delighted to offer this exclusive package to Members of the RDS. Enjoy one night's bed & full Irish breakfast in a deluxe room. This exclusive package to RDS Members costs €150.00.

To make a reservation please contact the Dunboyne Castle's reservation team on +353 (0) 1 801 3500.

Partner Site: Dunboyne Castle

D4Hotels.com

D4hotels.com is a collection of three properties in the city's best location, Ballsbridge. Designed to meet the needs of guests visiting Dublin, all properties provide superb accommodation with varying levels of ground floor service.

D4Hotels.com now offers RDS Members a complementary upgrade from a standard room to a superior room (please contact reservations at +353 (0)1 668 4468). Subject to availability and proof of RDS membership is required on booking.

Partner Site: D4 Hotels.com

Dylan Hotel

The ultimate in style and luxury, in Ireland's most dynamic and sophisticated city. The Victorian façade belies the pulse that beats from within. By day, the open plan lobby exudes warmth, elegance and tranquillity an oasis from the hustle and bustle of Dublin. By night, Dylan is transformed to candles and champagne. Located in a leafy, affluent area of the city, Dylan is just minutes away from the heart and the panache of Dublin city centre.

To take advantage of this special offer please contact Dylan Reservations at +353(0)1 660 3000. Rates are subject to availability and proof of RDS membership is required on booking.

Partner Site: Dylan Hotel

Discover Ireland Dublin Horse Show

The Discover Ireland Dublin Horse Show is one of the world's top equestrian events. Members of the Society receive free admission to the Show upon presentation of a valid membership card.

Current Members can book a free seated stand ticket in the Anglesea Stand or Grandstand on a first-come first-served basis. Members can purchase tickets via the Membership Administrator at +353 (0)1 240 7296. You will need to quote your RDS membership number when booking by phone.

Partner Site: Discover Ireland Dublin Horse Show

Four Seasons Hotel, Dublin

Set within the RDS Showgrounds, the Four Seasons Hotel Dublin offers technological advancement in a period-style ambience beautifully in tune with the historic neighbourhood, bringing its renowned service to the charming and dynamic Irish capital.

Members of the RDS (and visiting Reciprocal Club Members) can avail of the corporate discounted rates at the Four Seasons Hotel, Dublin. In order to take advantage of this special offer please contact Four Seasons Reservations at +353 (0)1 665 4000. Rates are subject to availability and proof of RDS membership is required on booking.

Partner Site: Four Seasons

Hayfield Manor, Cork

Hayfield Manor Five Star Hotel is a unique retreat in the heart of Cork city, perfect for socialising or business meetings and entertaining. Features of Hayfield Manor include Orchids Restaurant, Perrots Garden Bistro, award wining afternoon teas and luxurious accommodation.

Hayfield Manor is delighted to offer this exclusive package to Members of the RDS. Enjoy one night's bed & full Irish breakfast in a superior king/twin room for two persons with access to The Beautique, Hayfield Manor's Health & Treatment Suites. This exclusive package to RDS Members costs €240.00 per room per night.

To make a reservation please contact the Hayfield Manor reservation team on +353 (0)21 484 5900.

Partner Site: Hayfield Manor

Irish Arts Review

RDS Members may claim 33% discount off subscription rates to the Irish Arts Review, Ireland's leading art magazine. Each quarterly edition features interviews with artists, and articles on heritage, architecture, painting, sculpture, and design. In addition, RDS Members who subscribe to the Irish Arts Review will receive a FREE copy of the 80-page Annual Price Guide to Irish Art. With an authoritative report on trends and highlights from the salerooms, the Annual Price Guide to Irish Art is the definitive guide to Irish art sold at auction and essential reading for anyone interested in the Irish art market.

Further details about the Irish Arts Review and the many additional benefits for subscribers may be viewed on our website.

Partner Site: Irish Arts Review

Moran Hotels

Moran Hotels Dublin, London & Cork, combine four star luxury, convenient accessible locations with oversized executive style bedrooms, a choice of bars and restaurants within each site and state of the art conference facilities. Although ultra modern in design, Moran Hotels certainly do not lack the human touch that so often goes astray in many design-led hotels.

Members of the RDS (and visiting Reciprocal Club Members) can now avail of discounted rates at each of the Moran Hotels. To avail of this special offer please email info@moranhotels.com or contact Sharon on + 353 (0)1 4593650 and quote RDS Member. Rates are subject to availability and proof of RDS membership is required on booking.

Partner Site: Moran Hotels

National Concert Hall

Members can become a Friend of the National Concert Hall and receive a special introductory offer of 20% off the first year membership fee. For more information email rachel.gurney@nch.ie phone 01 417 0067. Partner Site: National Concert Hall

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