Dublin city centre hotels offer close proximity to all the top attractions, restaurants, theaters, and pubs you will want to explore when you visit the capital city. While a hotel in central Dublin can at times set you back quite a few euros, it also doesn’t have to. There are many boutique and luxury hotels that are worth a splurge, but if you’re on a budget, you don’t have to stay out of the center in an airport hotel to save a little bit of money. There are hotels near Temple Bar, St Stephens Green, Merrion Square, and beyond that are affordable and convenient as well.
One option for a hotel in Central Dublin is the Westin on Westmoreland Street. Just steps away from both Trinity College and Temple Bar, this 163-room hotel has a great location. Packages and seasonal offers are available through the hotel, and there is also a great bar and brunch available at this central Dublin accommodation option. If you’re looking for central, it doesn’t get better than the Westbury Hotel (pictured). Located just off Grafton Street, the main pedestrian walkway of the city, this hotel is within easy walking distance of almost every major tourist attraction in Dublin.
If you don’t mind the bustle of one of the city’s top party districts, hotels near Temple Bar offer a very central location. For instance, the Temple Bar Hotel offers many specials and packages, especially if you book in advance. If you’re looking for Dublin city centre hotels that will provide a comfortable place to sleep, but you plan on spending most of your time exploring the city, this hotel is a good choice. When making your reservation, be sure to ask for a quiet room. They might be able to honor requests if you make them far enough in advance.
Other choices for Dublin city centre hotels include the stylish four-star Brooks Hotel. This option has internet access, TVs, and suites available in a range of styles. Offering close proximity to Temple Bar and Grafton Street, it will be easy to do some shopping and drop bags off at your hotel in Central Dublin during the day. If you’re looking for a hotel to spend a few days along the coast outside of the centre of the city, the Royal Marine Hotel in Dun Laoghaire is a good option. In this seaside village you can spend days walking the pier, enjoying local cafés, and shopping.
If you want hotels near Temple Bar, there are a few boutique options that are worth a splurge. The Clarence Hotel is owned by U2 and is located both on the River Liffey and with a back door spilling into Temple Bar. The Morgan Hotel is another boutique option, known for its attractive décor and rooftop suite. A little further away from Temple Bar in the Merrion Square area are the O’Callaghan hotels, which also offer a great location. A few choices in a three-block radius mean that you might be able to find a last minute deal. Don’t spend your time on a bus traveling into the center of the city—Dublin is a city best explored on foot from the door of a central hotel.