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

Clayton Hotel Dublin Airport
Clayton Hotel Dublin Airport
4 out of 5
The price is €80 per night from 31 Oct to 31 Oct
Situated near the airport, this hotel is within 6 mi (10 km) of Croke Park, O'Connell Street and 3Arena. Dublin Castle and Trinity College are also within 9 ...
4.4/5 Excellent! (2,973 reviews)
"Great stay"

Reviewed on 15 Oct 2021

Clayton Hotel Dublin Airport
Hotel Riu Plaza The Gresham Dublin
Hotel Riu Plaza The Gresham Dublin
4 out of 5
23 Upper O Connell Street, Dublin, Dublin
The price is €109 per night from 7 Nov to 7 Nov
Located in City Centre Dublin, this romantic hotel is steps away from O'Connell Street, Rotunda Hospital and Gate Theatre. Abbey Street and Parnell Square are ...
4.4/5 Wonderful! (1,583 reviews)
"Great location, nice property. Issue with scalding water in shower. Was given a new room which was grand - just a pain to have to move all my stuff to other room."

Reviewed on 7 Oct 2021

Hotel Riu Plaza The Gresham Dublin
Temple Bar Hotel
Temple Bar Hotel
4 out of 5
13-17 Fleet St Temple Bar, Dublin
The price is €130 per night from 16 Nov to 16 Nov
Located in Temple Bar, this hotel is steps away from Trinity College, The Book of Kells and O'Connell Bridge. O'Connell Street and Dame Street are also within ...
4.4/5 Wonderful! (1,111 reviews)
"The hotel is in a great central location and the staff was super accommodating. They did a wonderful job helping our group arrange transportation and put us in touch with guides that helped us see the area."

Reviewed on 15 Oct 2021

Temple Bar Hotel
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Beckett Locke
Beckett Locke
3 out of 5
North Wall Avenue, North Docks, Dublin, Dublin
The price is €101 per night from 2 Nov to 2 Nov
Located in City Centre Dublin, this aparthotel is steps away from Dublin Port and 3Arena. EPIC The Irish Emigration Museum and Bord Gáis Energy Theatre are also ...
5/5 Exceptional! (5 reviews)
"This was a wonderful lodging. Staff was great, the rooms were wonderful and very clean. Wasn't expecting a washer/dryer so that was a plus. It's a bit of a walk along the quay to a more central Dublin area but we took advantage of the tram that was right next to the hotel occasionally."

Reviewed on 13 Oct 2021

Beckett Locke
Zanzibar Locke
Zanzibar Locke
3.5 out of 5
34 ORMOND QUAY LOWER, Dublin
The price is €111 per night from 14 Nov to 14 Nov
Located in City Centre Dublin, this apartment building is steps away from Jervis Shopping Center and Button Factory. Abbey Street and The Spire are also within ...
4.9/5 Exceptional! (32 reviews)
"There aren’t enough superlatives to describe our stay. The staff was AMAZING! My sister and I had had a horrible travel day. When we arrived at Zanzibar Locke, everything changed. Our early check in was ready, the place was beautiful and immaculately clean. The atmosphere was perfect, and the stress ..."

Reviewed on 16 Oct 2021

Zanzibar Locke
Staycity Aparthotels Dublin Castle
Staycity Aparthotels Dublin Castle
4 out of 5
8 Bride Street, Dublin, Dublin
The price is €112 per night from 21 Oct to 21 Oct
Located in City Centre Dublin, this aparthotel is within a 5-minute walk of Christ Church Cathedral, Dublinia and St. Patrick's Cathedral. Dublin Castle and ...
4.6/5 Exceptional! (634 reviews)
"Liz at the front desk was amazing! So informative and cheerful. The location is great! We walked to so many sites and the restaurants."

Reviewed on 7 Aug 2021

Staycity Aparthotels Dublin Castle
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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