Where To Stay on your Visit to Dublin

1 June, 2017

Coming to Dublin for City Spectacular this July? We've made a list of places to stay to make planning your trip to Dublin City a little easier!

Dublin and the surrounding areas are packed full of accommodation options to suit all tastes and budgets. There’s a huge choice in the city centre and close to Merrion Square where all the City Spectacular action will be taking place. Now as there are hundreds of places to stay in Dublin we’ve put together a little list of some of these below, but be sure to go to Visit Dublin for more accommodation options around Dublin's Fair city! 


  1. Located at in the heart of the Georgian quarter, the Callaghan Hotels is a prime location for your trip to City Spectacular with Merrion Square being right around the corner. You can choose from The Alexander, The Davenport or the Mont Clare Hotel which are all on the same street.

  2. Located in the heart of Dublin city centre, The Merrion Hotel is the capital’s most luxurious five star hotel. It is opposite Government Buildings and a few minutes’ walk from galleries, museums, the I.F.S.C, Dublin Convention Centre, pubs, restaurants and the shops of Grafton Street.

  3. In central Dublin right on St. Stephen’s green, The 5-star Fitzwilliam Hotel offers luxurious accommodation, a Michelin starred restaurant and a gym. Whether you take a stroll in St. Stephen’s Green park or hit the main shopping street, it’s all on your doorstep!

  4. Buswell Hotel is a luxury long-standing Georgian hotel dating back to 1882. A stone’s throw away from all the amenities Dublin has to offer, you’ll be spoilt for choice during your stay.

  5. The Schoolhouse Hotel is a quaint hotel in a 19th-century Victorian school 10 minutes from Merrion Square. Often referred to as Dublin's ‘hidden gem’, the four star hotel is a favourite institution amongst locals and international visitors alike.

  6. Stay at the Fitzwilliam Townhouse where you will be spoilt for things to do. You have Merrion Square, Fitzwilliam Square, Stephen's Green and Trinity College all within 15 minutes walking distance. Enjoy the surroundings of this spacious Georgian building which dates back to the mid-1700's.

  7. Staying in Dublin for a while and want home away from home? then Latchfords Townhouse is the place for you. The small apartments a fully equipped with your holiday needs and is situated close to all Dublin’s main attractions.

  8. The Maldron Hotel Pearse Street is nestled in between some of Dublin's most iconic venues, such as the Bord Gais Energy Theatre and the iconic Samuel Beckett Bridge. With an abundance of things to see and do, it’s perfect for a city break or family getaway.

  9. With fantastic city views, explore the family friendly Hilton Garden Inn Custom House which has unparalleled River Liffey views. The hotel is just a 10-minute walk from the city center and is near to Dublin's 3 Arena, Bord Gais theatre, EPIC Ireland and a five-minute walk to the shopping district.

  10. Enjoying a prime city centre location, the 4-Star Trinity City Hotel is located on Pearse Street beside Trinity College Dublin and just a couple of minutes’ stroll from Grafton Street. Many of the capital’s iconic landmarks and venues are just a couple of minutes walk through Dublin City Centre.

  11. If you're looking for budget accommodation why not try the Goldsmith Hall located on Pearse Street. These apartments are part of Trinity College open their campus doors to the public in the summer which is perfect for families or big groups.

  12. Be sure to also check out the Generator Dublin in the hip Smithfield neighbourhood, adjacent to the Jameson Distillery, just a short walk from Temple Bar. The hostel’s open social spaces and café and bar, with its reclaimed wood, exposed brickwork and original stonework, give the place an unruffled industrial feel.


For more insider tips of where to stay and what to do around Dublin check out Visit Dublin or to plan your amazing trip to the Capital City.