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Wynn's Hotel
3.5 out of 5
0.3 km from O'Connell Street
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The price is €129 per night
4.3/5Excellent! (180 reviews)

"Staff,comfort, breakfast and location were all excellent. One very minor gripe, the lighting in the bathroom was very poor"…"

Reviewed on 24 Feb 2020

Wynn's Hotel
Holiday Inn Express Dublin City Centre
3.5 out of 5
0.2 km from O'Connell Street
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4.5/5Wonderful! (1,763 reviews)

"Great room, good view of the city. Great location overall"…"

Reviewed on 21 Mar 2020

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The Westin Dublin
5 out of 5
0.5 km from O'Connell Street
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4.6/5Exceptional! (1,281 reviews)

"Everyone was nice and accommodating. The location was perfect."…"

Reviewed on 8 Mar 2020

The Westin Dublin
Academy Plaza Hotel
3 out of 5
0.3 km from O'Connell Street
The price is €169 per night
4.2/5Very Good! (7,545 reviews)

"We have stayed 3 times now, lovely clean and modern hotel, very friendly staff and great location. Towels were a little thin but otherwise fabulous stay for 4 nights."…"

Reviewed on 14 Mar 2020

Academy Plaza Hotel
Hotel Riu Plaza The Gresham Dublin
4 out of 5
0.2 km from O'Connell Street
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4.3/5Excellent! (3,120 reviews)

"everything was great we will come back there for our next trip in Dublin."…"

Reviewed on 21 Mar 2020

Hotel Riu Plaza The Gresham Dublin
Arlington Hotel O'Connell Bridge
3 out of 5
0.3 km from O'Connell Street
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The price is €158 per night
4.1/5Very Good! (2,543 reviews)

"Everyone was friendly and helpful. Staff was nice."…"

Reviewed on 27 Apr 2020

Arlington Hotel O'Connell Bridge
The Norseman
3.5 out of 5
0.7 km from O'Connell Street
The price is €150 per night
3.5/5Good! (243 reviews)

"Excellent little spot to stay!"…"

Reviewed on 27 Feb 2020

The Norseman
The Fleet
4 out of 5
0.5 km from O'Connell Street
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4.1/5Very Good! (1,768 reviews)

"We arrived way before our check in time and althouh our room wasn't ready the staff took our bags and made us a coffee whilst we made our plans for the day. We then got to check in early at lunch time after ringing up to see if the room was ready. The staff were always friendly and helpful. The hotel ..."…"

Reviewed on 4 Mar 2020

The Fleet
Temple Bar Inn
3 out of 5
0.5 km from O'Connell Street
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4.4/5Wonderful! (2,146 reviews)

"Great location clean hotel friendly staff. Room could of been a little bigger"…"

Reviewed on 1 May 2020

Temple Bar Inn
Castle Hotel
3 out of 5
0.6 km from O'Connell Street
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The price is €109 per night
4.2/5Very Good! (3,045 reviews)

"Nice restaurant, good facilities, quaint Georgian hotel near city centre"…"

Reviewed on 9 Mar 2020

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O’Connell Street Travel Guide

Considered by many to be the most important street in Dublin City Centre, O’Connell Street is the widest street in Dublin, and the symbolic centre of Dublin. The street is named after Daniel O’Connell, a 19th-century Nationalist Leader, whose statue currently stands on the lower end of the street, complete with bullet holes from the battle that took place on the street during the 1916 Easter Rising.

Things to do near O’Connell Street, Dublin

The General Post Office (GPO) on O’Connell Street was the location for the beginning of the 1916 Easter Rising, and today, the GPO is one of the main attractions to people exploring O’Connell Street. Today, the GPO boosts a popular museum with tours and interactive exhibitions, allowing you to get a real sense of the activities that took place on this famous street during the events of the Easter Rising. With many great shops, and several pubs, restaurants and cafes to venture into as you navigate through O’Connell Street, and the many streets that span off from it, the best way to see O’Connell Street is to meander along it at your own leisure. The street can become very busy during the weekend and at peak seasonal times (Christmas and Easter), so be sure to take this into account when visiting it. Most of the Dublin City Bus Tours will visit O’Connell Street, and for many it is the perfect start and end point, while the tourist information office will give you a great insight into some of Dublin’s most visited attractions.

Things to do in Dublin City Centre

From O’Connell Street, cross O’Connell Bridge and make your way towards Grafton Street where you can continue your Dublin shopping adventure, or spend time soaking in the atmosphere created by the buskers and street performers that flank the street. If you want to enjoy more of Dublin’s sights and sounds, make your way towards St. Stephen’s Green from Grafton Street, while Iveagh Gardens and Merrion Square are other city centre green spaces to consider visiting.

Dublin City Centre has many famous and iconic sites, and one of the best ways to explore them is on foot by joining one of the many city walking tours. Alternatively, set aside a few hours and walk through the city, taking in the eclectic mix of historic buildings like Dublin Castel, Christ Church Cathedral and Trinity College, or the more modern Samuel Beckett Bridge and Bord Gáis Theatre. Discover the famous Book of Kells at Trinity College or enjoy a pint of Guinness straight from the brewery at the Guinness Storehouse. Get up close and personal with wildlife at Dublin Zoo or make your way to Temple Bar where you can witness large numbers of a different type, as groups enjoy some of Dublin’s best pubs. Dublin has several great museums to consider visiting, with the Irish Museum of Modern Art, the National Museum of Ireland and the Little Museum of Dublin all worth exploring on your Dublin travels.

Accommodation near O’Connell Street

Thanks to its city centre location, hotels near O’Connell Street in Dublin are plentiful. From budget-friendly cheap hotels, to luxurious 5-star hotels and spa hotels, there is plenty to choose from when looking for a short-break to Dublin. O’Connell Street will make for a great base from which to explore everything the city has to offer.

Frequently asked questions

What's the area like around O'Connell Street?
O’Connell Street is located in a welcoming area of Dublin known for its array of dining options and bar scene. If you’re looking for a convenient place to stay, take a look at the 702 hotels and other accommodations you’ll find within a mile.
What's the best hotel to stay close to O'Connell Street?
Adjacent to O’Connell Street, Hotel Riu Plaza The Gresham Dublin is one of the top choices for your stay based on our traveller data, and this 4-star hotel offers free breakfast and a restaurant. Other good choices close by include Maldron Hotel Parnell Square and Temple Bar Inn.
If I need to cancel the hotel reservation for my stay near O'Connell Street, will I receive a refund?
Yes! You’ll find that most room reservations are fully refundable if you cancel prior to the accommodation’s cancellation deadline, which is usually within 24-48 hours of your check-in date. If your reservation is non-refundable, it might still be possible to cancel it and receive a refund within a 24-hour period of booking. Add your dates and click on “Search”, then you can use the “free cancellation” filter to get top deals in O’Connell Street.
What can I see and do near O'Connell Street?
Guinness Storehouse, Kilmainham Gaol Historical Museum and The Book of Kells feature a variety of fascinating exhibits to see while you’re in town. While you’re exploring, swing by Dublin Castle, Christ Church Cathedral and St. Patrick’s Cathedral to learn a bit about the area. You can catch a show at Bord Gáis Energy Theatre, 3Arena and Olympia Theatre.
How can I get to O'Connell Street?
With so many transport options, seeing the area around O’Connell Street is easy. Walk to nearby metro stations like Jervis Station, Abbey Street Station and Four Courts Station. If you want to journey outside of the area, hop aboard a train from Dublin Tara Street Station, Dublin Connolly Station or Dublin Pearse Street Station.

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