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Dublin
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A city break in Ireland’s capital city, Dublin,takes you to the political and cultural heart of the Irish Republic. Rich inculture, Dublin’s gorgeous Georgian architecture,the legendary pub culture and its unique character make for a trip you’ll neverforget.

Temple BarThe River Liffey runs through the city; once thecity’s lifeline, it’s now home to famous attractions like the Guinness Brewery.The TempleBar area in the centre of the Old Town has been extensivelyrenovated, and with its numerous classic pubs and modern bars, is a firmfavourite for those looking for a night on the tiles. The colourful nightlifeand diverse cultural events attract the crowds every weekend. The narrowstreets and restored houses in this neighbourhood are reminiscent of theoriginal Dublin, as James Joyce immortalised inhis novels, and stand in stark contrast to the city’s more modern buildings.

ShopaholicsO 'Connell Street is the shopping area of ​​theIrish capital, providing shopaholics a huge variety of mainstream and boutiqueshops. Down by the redeveloped Dublin Docklands,the Waterfront is characterized by modern architecture, art galleries andrestaurants. The suburb of Kilmainhamis great for the history fanatics and offers visitors the chance to go off thebeaten path for an intimate sightseeing tour. The former prison, KilmainhamGoal, is also now a museum where you can learn about Irish life and history.

Park LifeIn the centre of Dublinyou’ll find St. Stephen’s Green, one of Dublin’smost famous and most beautiful park. Providing both architectural and botanicaldelights of all kinds, you’ll find the place packed during the sunny season asresidents and visitors alike gather to enjoy the summer sun. Be sure to checkout the nearby Georgian architecture, such as Iveagh House. If you stillhaven’t had your fill of city greenery, be sure to pay Phoenix Park a visit.Located in the northwest of the city, Phoenix Park is one of the largest andgrandest in Europe and is home to a number of rare and ornamental trees, aswell as grand monuments, such as the Wellington Monument and The PhoenixMonument. And if all that’s not enough, you can always pay a visit to DublinZoo.

Historical Must-SeesThe famous TrinityCollege is the oldest university in Ireland. A favourite fortourists, its exquisite grounds, beautiful architecture and its extensivelibrary, which contains the original of the precious Book of Kells, prove aconstant draw for visitors. The Christchurch Cathedral of 1028 is the spiritualheart of the city and one of the most famous sights in Dublin;she was an important place of pilgrimage in the Middle Ages and visiting themedieval crypt, one of the largest in the UK and Ireland, can make you feellike you’ve actually been transported back to the Middle Ages.

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Where to stay in Dublin

Radisson Blu Hotel, Dublin Airport
Radisson Blu Hotel, Dublin Airport
4 out of 5
The price is €187 per night from 16 May to 16 May
Situated near the airport, this hotel is within 9 mi (15 km) of Ha' Penny Bridge, Christ Church Cathedral and St. Patrick's Cathedral. Aviva Stadium and Dublin ...
4/5Very Good! (1,069 reviews)
"Clean, functional, stylish, close to airport"

Reviewed on 25 Apr 2021

Radisson Blu Hotel, Dublin Airport
Jurys Inn Dublin Parnell Street
Jurys Inn Dublin Parnell Street
4 out of 5
Moore Street Plaza, Parnell Street, Dublin, Dublin
The price is €77 per night from 14 May to 14 May
Located in City Centre Dublin, this hotel is steps away from Rotunda Hospital and O'Connell Street. Parnell Square and O'Connell Bridge are also within 10 minutes. ...
4.3/5Excellent! (996 reviews)
Bathroom cleaning
"The bathroom still had hairs around the bath that was rather off putting, big black hair!!"

Reviewed on 10 Dec 2020

Jurys Inn Dublin Parnell Street
The Fleet
The Fleet
4 out of 5
19-20 Fleet Street, Dublin, Dublin
The price is €98 per night from 20 May to 20 May
Located in Temple Bar, this hotel is within a 10-minute walk of Trinity College and Dublin Castle. St. Stephen's Green and St. Patrick's Cathedral are also within ...
4.2/5Very Good! (998 reviews)
Gorgeous
"Love this hotel, have stayed before. The rooms are lovely, apart from the bed being quite small. The bar/lobby area is beautiful and well worth sitting for a drink. Great location for everything, Tesco just across the road for convenience too."

Reviewed on 2 Sep 2020

The Fleet
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Zanzibar Locke
Zanzibar Locke
3.5 out of 5
34 ORMOND QUAY LOWER, Dublin
The price is €68 per night from 16 May to 16 May
Located in City Centre Dublin, this apartment building is within a 5-minute walk of Ha' Penny Bridge, O'Connell Bridge and Olympia Theatre. O'Connell Street ...
5/5Exceptional! (8 reviews)
Outstanding
"Fantastic all around. Sparkling clean, great location, wonderful staff. Room is spacious with brand new stove, oven and refrigerator. I had a medical emergency while I was there and they took care of it without missing a beat! I would not hesitate to recommend"

Reviewed on 12 May 2021

Zanzibar Locke
Latchfords Self Catering Apartments
Latchfords Self Catering Apartments
3 out of 5
99-100 Baggot Street Lower, Dublin, Dublin
The price is €84 per night from 2 Jun to 2 Jun
Located in City Centre Dublin, this apartment building is within a 10-minute walk of Grand Canal and Merrion Square. Grafton Street and St. Stephen's Green are ...
4.3/5Excellent! (361 reviews)
Perfect spot - easy to walk around
"The staff were friendly and we were able to check in at 11.30am and leave our luggage the next day before we departed which is a huge plus. The studio apartment was simple but exactly what we needed. The location was a perfect walking distance between Grafton Street and the Aviva Stadium - making ..."

Reviewed on 12 Feb 2020

Latchfords Self Catering Apartments
Hazelwood Accommodation
Hazelwood Accommodation
3 out of 5
Hazelwood Student Village Northwood, Santry, Dublin, County Dublin
Situated in Dublin, this apartment building is 1.6 mi (2.5 km) from Dublin City University and 2.1 mi (3.4 km) from Beaumont Hospital. Bon Secours Hospital and ...
4.1/5Very Good! (22 reviews)
"Amazing room and such a warm welcome visiting Dublin for the first time."

Reviewed on 13 Jul 2020

Hazelwood Accommodation
Lowest nightly price found within the past 24 hours based on a 1 night stay for 2 adults. Prices and availability subject to change. Additional terms may apply.

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Reviews of Dublin

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20 Mar 2020

Great city and great people.

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18 Mar 2020

I loved the live music and the fact that everyone is so friendly there is lots to see and do but I was there when corana virus had closed everything so would like to return

3/5 - Okay

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17 Mar 2020

Difficult as it was during the Coronavirus period

5/5 - Excellent

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15 Mar 2020

We had a lovely experience on our short trip, Dublin appeared to be one of the tidiest, safest cities we have stayed with really wonderful friendly people and a great atmosphere, we also had some fantastic food. Looking forward to returning soon.

4/5 - Good

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12 Mar 2020

Too many beggers on streets

5/5 - Excellent

AJ

9 Mar 2020

Great city for a short break, the people were very friendly & helpful. Hope to visit again soon.