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Top Trending Hotels Near O'Connell Street

Holiday Inn Express Dublin City Centre
3.5 out of 5
0.2 km from O'Connell Street
Free cancellation
The price is €81 per night
4.5/5Wonderful! (1,312 reviews)

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

Reviewed on 21 Mar 2020

Holiday Inn Express Dublin City Centre
Jurys Inn Dublin Parnell Street
4 out of 5
0.4 km from O'Connell Street
Free cancellation
The price is €64 per night
4.3/5Excellent! (1,184 reviews)

"Really nice. Staff very pleasant. Could have improved on dining facilities but understandable under the current restrictions"…"

Reviewed on 27 Jul 2020

Jurys Inn Dublin Parnell Street
Academy Plaza Hotel
3 out of 5
0.3 km from O'Connell Street
Free cancellationReserve now, pay when you stay
The price is €67 per night
4.2/5Excellent! (2,423 reviews)

"hotel was perfect and staff were excellent - super clean and super friendly"…"

Reviewed on 30 Mar 2020

Academy Plaza Hotel
Gardiner Lodge
3 out of 5
0.6 km from O'Connell Street
The price is €80 per night
4.4/5Excellent! (255 reviews)
Decent choice

"Room: very clean, quite small, some light shines from the corridor through the door cracks and neighboring room's door closing is clearly audible, more sterile than cozy. Breakfast: little variety (mainly Irish breakfast and some fruits), tasty, the breakfast area is too small and the staff didn't ..."…"

Reviewed on 15 Mar 2020

Gardiner Lodge
Arlington Hotel O'Connell Bridge
3 out of 5
0.3 km from O'Connell Street
Free cancellationReserve now, pay when you stay
The price is €85 per night
4.2/5Very Good! (1,646 reviews)

"excellent location, bathroom somewhat old and in bad shape."…"

Reviewed on 3 Aug 2020

Arlington Hotel O'Connell Bridge
Hotel Riu Plaza The Gresham Dublin
4 out of 5
0.2 km from O'Connell Street
Free cancellationReserve now, pay when you stay
The price is €89 per night
4.4/5Wonderful! (1,991 reviews)

"In light of the current covid situation the hotel took everyone's safety very seriously. Ensuring all guests were wearing face masks whilst walking through the foyer of the hotel. The room was great and the breakfast was well organised with very little extra fuss to ensure safety for all. One issue ..."…"

Reviewed on 3 Aug 2020

Hotel Riu Plaza The Gresham Dublin
Cassidys Hotel
3 out of 5
0.4 km from O'Connell Street
Free cancellationReserve now, pay when you stay
The price is €84 per night
4.2/5Excellent! (997 reviews)

"Cassidy's is a great place to stay. Close to basically everything in Dublin City Centre and the staff were all lovely. I had one tiny issue, and it's barely even worth mentioning. There was a missing light bulb above the mirror where you would put your suitcase/shoes etc. I just wanted to be able ..."…"

Reviewed on 28 Jul 2020

Cassidys Hotel
The Gate Hotel
2 out of 5
0.3 km from O'Connell Street
Free cancellationReserve now, pay when you stay
The price is €55 per night
3.3/5 (79 reviews)

"3rd time I’ve stayed at the gate - cheap as chips. Comfy room and 2 min walk from the spire. I grew up going to Fibbers bar. No breakfast but there are plenty of shops and cafes around!"…"

Reviewed on 13 Jul 2020

The Gate Hotel
Temple Bar Hotel
4 out of 5
0.5 km from O'Connell Street
Free cancellationReserve now, pay when you stay
The price is €99 per night
4.4/5Wonderful! (1,767 reviews)

"Large, clean rooms and plenty of wardrobe and storage."…"

Reviewed on 22 Mar 2020

Temple Bar Hotel
The Fleet
4 out of 5
0.5 km from O'Connell Street
Free cancellationReserve now, pay when you stay
The price is €94 per night
4.2/5Very Good! (997 reviews)

"Hotel shut down (due to virus) during our stay. They relocated us to the hotel next door. Breakfast staff started cleaning and removing food right when we sat down even though breakfast lasted another 1+hours. Very distracting"…"

Reviewed on 21 Mar 2020

The Fleet
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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 657 hotels and other accommodation options 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 a restaurant and free WiFi. Other good choices close by include Jurys Inn Dublin Parnell Street and Maldron Hotel Parnell Square.
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?
Kilmainham Gaol Historical Museum, National Leprechaun Museum and Dublin Writers Museum 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 O’Connell Bridge 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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