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  • 73 / 100
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A Private Box within the Aviva Stadium is one of the most exclusive hospitality products, ensuring a private VIP experience to a rugby international.

The boxes are situated along the sides of the pitch in the East and West Stands and provide great views from inside, actual match seats are found directly outside.

Alongside the great views, guests will be treated to a 3-course meal, post-match snacks and a complimentary bar, and will get early access to the box for a wonderfully entertaining experience.




Rating: High Standard

Plus

  • Private Boxes on Premium Level
  • Seats Directly in Front of Box

Minus

  • Hospitality Duration is Not Generous
  • No Celebrity Speakers
  • No Champagne Included
  • No Car Parking

Key Points

Location Inside Stadium (Executive Level 4, East & West)
Capacity 36 x Corporate Boxes
Catering
  • 3-Course Meal
  • Post-match Snacks
Admission IRFU Official Match Ticket
Drinks Complimentary Bar (Beers, Wines & Soft Drinks)

Package Content

Location

Inside Stadium (Executive Level 4, East & West)

Viewing

  • Seat Directly Outside
  • Overlooking the Pitch

Tickets

IRFU Official Match Ticket

Private Table/Facility Size

Boxes for 12, 24 or 50 Guests

Bar Inclusions

  • Complimentary Bar
  • (Beers, Wines & Soft Drinks)

Main Meal

3-Course Meal

Additional Catering

Post-match Snacks

Programme

Official Match Programme

Extra Inclusions

Reserved Padded Seats

Our in-depth article will tell you everything you need to know.

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Private Boxes Hospitality Critic Review

Introduction

The Corporate Boxes at the Aviva Stadium are perfect for intimate corporate entertaining in a prestige setting.

Location

The boxes are situated on the executive Premium Level (Middle Tier) in both the East & West Stands, which are side-on to the action. There are 36 corporate boxes that loop Level 4 of the stadium.

Facility/Décor

The boxes are glass-fronted with views of the pitch, they each have a private bar, dining facilities and a TV monitor.

Private Tables & Private Suites

Private Corporate Boxes are available for 12, 24 or 50 guests. Some boxes are sold on a shared basis.

Admission

Padded seats to watch the action are directly in front of the boxes on a sheltered balcony. The seats are at the rear of the Premium Level (Middle Tier), which only consists of a few rows in comparison to the Lower & Upper Tiers.

Catering

The facility opens 2.5 hrs before kick-off, which seems a little tight for reception and lunch. You can expect to enjoy a 3-course luncheon prior to the match and post-match finger food.

 

Table within a Private Box

Drinks

There is a complimentary bar, including fine wines, however, Champagne is not included. The bar is only open for 1-hour after the match has ended.

Service

Service is left to the waiting staff, there is not a formal hostess service. You will have a dedicated person to look after you and your guests.

Entertainment

There are no guest speakers or player appearances in the corporate boxes.

Car Parking

There are no car park passes included in this package, which means guests will have to use public transport, taxis, or source parking themselves in the Ballsbridge area.

Extras

A souvenir match programme is included as well as Ref Talk for each guest.

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73 / 100
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Total 73/100
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Dress Code

Most hospitality options have no strict dress codes, however, smart casual is generally adopted (no trainers), it is advised to dress for the weather.

Getting There

An exclusion zone operates on matchdays meaning guests must either walk from the city centre (3km) or use public transport. The closest railway station is Lansdowne Road, which is part of the suburban railway in Dublin known as the DART, and Dublin Bus operates a range of services to the area around the ground.

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