Hotels in Dublin
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Hard Rock Dublin
Dublin 57 yd from city centre
In the heart of the Dublin city centre. The hotel is located on Lord Edward Street. It is opposite Dublin Castle and adjacent...
Dublin 78 yd from city centre
Set in the quieter West End of Dublin City's famous and trendy Temple Bar district, the Paramount is within walking distance...
Dublin Citi Hotel Of Temple Bar
Dublin 297 yd from city centre
The preferred airport for Dublin Citi Hotel is Dublin (DUB) - 9.3 km / 5.8 mi. Distances are calculated in a straight line...
Dublin 465 yd from city centre
The Grafton boasts 127 brand new rooms with eclectic decor reminiscent of design highlights from the 1920’s married with...
Arlington O Connell Bridge
Dublin 621 yd from city centre
Location: situated in the heart of Dublin, with views of the Liffey River, next to the O'Connell Bridge. Close to the bus...
Dublin 967 yd from city centre
This hotel is adjacent to Trinity College, one of Dublin's best known landmarks. Some of Dublin's top attractions like Dublin...
Maldron Hotel Smithfield
Dublin 1,017 yd from city centre
The preferred airport for Maldron Hotel Smithfield is Dublin (DUB) - 9 km / 5.6 mi. Distances are calculated in a straight...
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Located on the east coast of Ireland, Dublin is the country’s capital, and a city steeped in rich culture and history. The city is relatively small, which makes it an ideal destination for short breaks and visitors who want to make sure they can fit in as much in a single trip as possible.
Dublin has been in existence since the 9th century, rising to its heyday in the 18th century with the beautiful architecture to prove it. It is arguably one of the most handsome Georgian cities that the British Isles have to offer.
Although the county of Dublin is Ireland's third smallest by size, it is home to 20% of the country’s population. That means that roughly 1.3 million out of Ireland’s 6.6 million population calls Dublin home!
Travellers planning a holiday in Dublin will be pleased to hear that there is a wide range of budget and affordable accommodation options throughout the city.
Neighbourhoods of Dublin
Dublin boasts a high number of interesting districts, each with its own special personality. Some of the coolest and most interesting neighbourhoods to consider visiting include Portobello which is home to a number of contemporary galleries, historical pubs and assorted nightlife, Smithfield which is full of independent restaurants and artisan cafes, and Temple Bar which is the district that can showcase the very best of Irish vibrant culture. Temple Bar gets extremely busy and is a hugely popular destination for stag and hen parties.
What to see and do in Dublin
There is quite literally something for everyone in Dublin, with some of the must see sights and attractions including a visit to the iconic Trinity College, a stroll through the National Museum of Ireland and taking in some art at the Dublin City Gallery. And of course, no trip to Dublin is complete without a visit to the Guinness Storehouse Brewery where guided tours are available! There’s a strong literary heritage in Dublin and you can either do your own literary tour or take an organised walk around sites connected with luminaries such as Oscar Wilde, James Joyce, Jonathan Swift, and John Keats.
What to eat in Dublin
Dublin offers a wide range of food options in many global cuisines including five Michelin star restaurants. If you are planning on experiencing some local cuisine, then dishes to look out for include Irish stew which is a mixture of potato, onion, diced mutton, carrots and bacon, Boxty cakes which is a traditional Irish potato pancake, and coddle, which is a classic ‘leftovers’ dish comprised of things like sausages, bacon, potatoes and onions in a delicious broth.
Typical events and festivals in Dublin
There is always something going on in Dublin. Visitors can experience something at any time of the year, with some of the highlights including the St. Patrick’s Festival in March, the Longitude Festival in July, and the Dublin Fringe Festival in September. Lovers of Gothic literature will also enjoy the Bram Stoker Festival held every October.
How to move around in Dublin
Dublin boasts an extensive bus network that helps people to move around the city with ease, along with a few select rail and tram lines. When in the centre of the city, however, many tourists choose to navigate in foot, along with hailing taxis for slightly longer journeys.
The climate in Dublin
Dublin is a city that experiences mild summers and cold winters, with an average winter temperature of around 4 degrees and an average summer temperature of 20 degrees. The recommended best time to visit the city in the hope of pleasant weather is the June to September summer period.
More interesting facts about sights in Dublin
Dublin is a city that holds many historic secrets. Did you know that the very first lion that MGM used for their iconic film introduction was technically a Dubliner? His name was Slats, and he was born in the Dublin Zoo in 1919. He appeared as the infamous roaring lion in every MGM picture between 1924 and 1928.