Overview of The Bonnington Dublin & Leisure Centre

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3.8/5 Good
241 reviews
Guests rated this property 4.1/5 for cleanliness.


  • Pool
  • Free WiFi
  • Spa
  • Restaurant


Explore the area

Popular LocationDublin City University5 min drive
Popular LocationCroke Park7 min drive
AirportDublin (DUB)11 min drive
Popular LocationO'Connell Street11 min drive

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  • Classic Double or Twin Room, 1 Double or 2 Single Beds

    4.3/5 guest room rating

    Room amenities

    • 22 sq m
    • Sleeps 2
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  • Triple Room

    4.6/5 guest room rating

    Room amenities

    • 25 sq m
    • Sleeps 3
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  • Executive Double or Twin Room, 1 Bedroom

    Room amenities

    • 25 sq m
    • Sleeps 2
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  • Classic Single Room

    Room amenities

    • 25 sq m
    • Sleeps 1
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About this area


In the suburbs, The Bonnington Dublin & Leisure Centre is in an area with good airport proximity. 3Arena and Bord Gáis Energy Theatre are cultural highlights, and some of the area's notable landmarks include Old Jameson Distillery and Dublin Castle. Looking to enjoy an event or a match? See what's going on at Croke Park or Aviva Stadium. Practise your golf swing on a nearby course, or enjoy other activities in the great outdoors, such as hiking/biking trails in the area.

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Popular Location

What's nearby

  • Dublin City University - 5 min drive
  • Croke Park - 7 min drive
  • O'Connell Street - 11 min drive
  • The Convention Centre Dublin - 13 min drive
  • 3Arena - 13 min drive

Getting around

  • Dublin Clontarf Road Station - 4 min drive
  • Busaras Station - 5 min drive
  • Dublin (DUB) - 11 min drive


  • Where to eat
  • The Croft Bar and Bistro – Bistro with a bar. Serves lunch, dinner and light fare on selected days.
  • McGettigan's D9 – Restaurant with a bar. Serves lunch, dinner and light fare daily.

About this property

The Bonnington Dublin & Leisure Centre

4-star, family-friendly hotel near Dublin City University
Along with 3 restaurants, this smoke-free hotel has a full-service spa and an indoor pool. WiFi in public areas is free. Additionally, a health club, a bar/lounge and a spa tub are on-site. All 240 rooms offer free WiFi, room service (during limited hours) and flat-screen TVs with cable channels. Netflix, coffee/tea makers and hairdryers are among the other amenities available to guests.
The Bonnington Dublin & Leisure Centre offers 240 forms of accommodation with a safe and coffee/tea makers. 39-inch Flat-screen televisions come with cable channels and Netflix.
Bathrooms include a combined bath/shower unit, complimentary toiletries and hairdryers. This Dublin hotel provides complimentary wireless Internet access. Additionally, rooms include an iron/ironing board and blackout curtains. Housekeeping is offered on a daily basis and hypo-allergenic bedding can be requested.

Property amenities


Available in all rooms: Free WiFi
Available in some public areas: Free WiFi

Parking and public transport

Self parking: EUR 9 per night

Food and drink

Full breakfast available for a fee daily 7:00 AM–10:00 AM: EUR 10 for adults and EUR 5 for children
3 restaurants
1 bar
Room service available

Things to do

Aerobics classes
Children's pool
Fitness centre
Full-service spa
Indoor pool
Hot tub
Steam room

Family friendly

Children's pool
Dry-cleaning service
Indoor pool
In-room childcare (surcharge)
Laundry facilities


Banquet hall
Free newspapers in reception
Front-desk safe

Guest services

24-hour front desk
Concierge services
Daily housekeeping
Dry-cleaning service
Laundry facilities
Luggage storage
Multilingual staff
Tour/ticket assistance
Wedding services

Languages spoken


Business services

Business centre
Meeting rooms
Conference space (11868 square feet)


2 treatment rooms
Body treatments
Body wraps
Manicures and pedicures
Massage - deep-tissue
Massage - hot stone
Massage - prenatal
Massage - swedish
Massage/treatment rooms
Spa open selected days
Steam room


If you have requests for specific accessibility needs, please note them in the special requests field on the booking page after selecting your room.
Accessible bathroom
In-room accessibility
Roll-in shower
Wheelchair-accessible parking
Wheelchair-accessible path of travel


Smoke-free property

Room amenities


Blackout drapes/curtains
Hypo-allergenic bedding


Free toiletries
Shower/bathtub combination


39-inch flat-screen TV
TV channels
Streaming services

Food and drink

Coffee/tea maker
Electric kettle


Iron/ironing board
Laptop-friendly workspace



Check-in between 3:00 PM and anytime
Early check-in subject to availability
Minimum check-in age - 18


Check-out before 11 AM
Late check-out subject to availability

Special check-in instructions

Front desk staff will greet guests on arrival
Due to COVID-19 travel restrictions, this property can only accept bookings for essential travel or stays. You may be asked to provide evidence of this on arrival.

Access methods

Staffed front desk


Pets not allowed (service animals welcome)

Children and extra beds

Children are welcome
Rollaway/extra beds are not available.

Payment types at the property

American Express

Important information

Optional extras

The following fees and deposits are charged by the property at the time of service, check-in or check-out.

  • Fee for full breakfast: EUR 10 for adults and EUR 5 for children (approximately)
  • Self-parking fee: EUR 9 per night
  • Early check-in fee: EUR 20 (subject to availability)
  • Late check-out fee: EUR 20 (subject to availability)

The above list may not be comprehensive. Fees and deposits may not include tax and are subject to change.

You need to know

Extra-person charges may apply and vary depending on property policy.
Government-issued photo identification and a credit card may be required at check-in for incidental charges.
Special requests are subject to availability upon check-in and may incur additional charges. Special requests cannot be guaranteed.
  • Minimum Spring Break check-in age is 18 years old.
  • Safety features at this property include carbon monoxide detector, a fire extinguisher, a smoke detector, a security system, a first aid kit and window guards.
  • This property advises that enhanced cleaning and safety measures are currently in place.
  • Disinfectant is used to clean the property, and guests are provided with hand sanitiser.
  • For traveller safety, the following measures are in place: social distancing measures are in place; staff at the property wear personal protective equipment; an acrylic shield is in place between staff and guests in main contact areas.
  • Individually wrapped food options are available for breakfast, lunch and dinner, and also through room service.
  • Each guestroom is kept vacant for a minimum of 72 hours between bookings.
  • Please note that cultural norms and guest policies may differ by country and by property. The policies listed are provided by the property.

We should mention

Reservations are required for massage services and spa treatments; reservations can be made by contacting the property prior to arrival, using the contact information on the booking confirmation
Guests under 18 years old are not allowed in the spa

National rating

Fáilte Ireland (The National Tourism Development Authority of Ireland) assigns an official star rating for accommodation in Ireland. This Hotel property is rated 3 stars.

Frequently asked questions

Can I cancel my reservation for free at The Bonnington Dublin & Leisure Centre and receive a full refund?
Yes, The Bonnington Dublin & Leisure Centre offers free cancellation on select room rates, because flexibility matters! Please refer to The Bonnington Dublin & Leisure Centre cancellation policy on our site for more details about any exclusions or requirements.
Does The Bonnington Dublin & Leisure Centre have a pool?
Yes, this property has an indoor pool and a children's pool.
Is this hotel pet-friendly?
No, only service animals are welcome at the property.
How much is parking at The Bonnington Dublin & Leisure Centre?
Self-parking is available for EUR 9 per night.
What time is check-in at The Bonnington Dublin & Leisure Centre?
Check-in is from 3:00 PM to anytime. Early check-in is available for a fee of EUR 20 (subject to availability).
What time is check-out at The Bonnington Dublin & Leisure Centre?
Checkout is at 11 AM. Late checkout is available for EUR 20 (subject to availability).
Where is The Bonnington Dublin & Leisure Centre located?
This family-friendly Dublin hotel is located near the airport, within 2 mi (3 km) of Dublin City University and Croke Park. Trinity College and Old Jameson Distillery are also within 3 mi (5 km). Dublin Drumcondra Station is 23 minutes by foot.

Guest reviews

5 - Excellent
4 - Good
3 - Okay
2 - Mediocre
1 - Poor
Service and Staff
Property condition

4/5 Good

  • Liked: Cleanliness, staff & service, amenities, property conditions & facilities

Stayed 1 night in Mar 2020

4/5 Good

  • Liked: Cleanliness, staff & service, property conditions & facilities, room comfort

No real issues staff pleasant and attentive

Stayed 5 nights in Feb 2020

4/5 Good

  • Liked: Staff & service, amenities, property conditions & facilities

Overall nice hotel, nice restaurant and bar facilities. Lovely staff. Bathroom taps/shower could have been cleaner. Overall lovely stay :)

Stayed 2 nights in Feb 2020

5/5 Excellent

  • Liked: Cleanliness, staff & service, amenities

Had a great tome, went for poker festival. They had 2 or 3 restaurants on site and centra little supermarket next door. Has radiot heating so your wondows need to be open as it gets hot. Room was nice for most part and comfortable. Cost me less thean 500€ for 4 nights. It is just outside the city centee so about a 12€ taxi each eay and about 14€ taxi to airport.

Stayed 4 nights in Feb 2020

5/5 Excellent

  • Liked: Cleanliness, staff & service, property conditions & facilities, room comfort

Highly recommend this hotel

Lovely hotel, pool , jacuzzi lovely. Seating on sauna needs to be changed as badly warped and frayed. Food great and room great size. Bus accessible to town . Would definitely recommend and will be back again when in Dublin

Stayed 1 night in Feb 2020