Where to stay
Whether you’re staying in the bustling central districts of Dublin 1 and 2, artsy Dublin 7, tree-lined and lush Dublin 4 or the canal-side district of Dublin 6/W, there is no doubt that Dublin will capture your heart.
There is also no shortage of good accommodation options to suit every traveller, and these are just a few suggestions to help you find the perfect place to stay to discover Dublin.
DDF Accommodation Partner - The Castle Hotel
Gardiner Row, Dublin 1
The official Accommodation Partner for Dublin Dance Festival, The Castle Hotel is located in the heart of Dublin city centre. Your Dublin city break starts the minute you arrive. Filled with character and charm, The Castle Hotel is set within nine Georgian mansions, just off Parnell Square. A firm favourite with international travellers who know a good thing, this hidden Irish gem is best known for their authentic warm welcome, friendly service and delicious breakfasts.
Festival-goers can enjoy 10% off best available rates when booking directly on www.castlehotel.com using the discount code FRIEND10 (subject to availability).
Situated in the heart of the City, the hotel is located on O’Connell Street and is just a short walk from Croke Park, Temple Bar, the IFSC and the new Convention Centre Dublin (CCD). This Riu Hotels & Resorts urban hotel is close to the shopping districts of the city making it the ideal Dublin City Centre Hotel for your business or leisure needs. This landmark building, in Dublin’s City Centre, successfully marries the traditional styles of The Gresham Hotels with the contemporary style of the 21st Century.
Maldron Hotel Parnell Square Dublin
The Maldron Hotel Parnell Square Dublin is a purpose built, contemporary Dublin City centre boutique hotel. One of the most centrally located hotels in Dublin and only a 3-min walk to O’Connell Street, the Maldron gives guests a convenient base from which to explore the city.
Harding Hotel is a red bricked, traditional property located between the fashionable and lively Temple Bar and the old city areas of Dublin City, suiting both the leisure and business traveller, with comfortable 3-star quality rooms and facilities, coupled with a warm, welcoming, friendly service. Situated literally a few minutes’ walk from all the major attractions and sights to see in the city centre, the Harding Hotel is the perfect spot to base yourself for whatever the purpose of your visit to Dublin happens to be.
This four-star superior hotel, renowned for its style & ambience features 138 well-appointed guest rooms and suites, stylishly designed with guest’s comfort in mind. The Morrison is located in the heart of Dublin City, on the banks of the River Liffey, The hotel is located only 40 steps across the Millennium Bridge to the lively quarter of Temple Bar. It is also a short stroll from Trinity College, Grafton Street and Dublin Castle.
Located on the corner of Merrion Square bang in the middle of Dublin City Centre, The Mont is ideally situated to make the most out of your stay in Dublin. The city’s top landmarks, bars, restaurants, clubs and entertainment venues within walking distance of the lobby, as are the capital’s top business districts.
Jurys Inn (Parnell Street or Christchurch)
Jurys Inn Parnell Street sits in Dublin City centre, just around the corner from the pulsing centre of O’Connell Street, minutes away from the dramatic stage of Croke Park, and on the doorstep of Henry Street and its many shops. Jurys Inn Parnell Street provides many facilities, including the InnFitness Room, where health conscious guests can drop in for a quick workout.
Jurys Inn Dublin Christchurch is located opposite Christ Church Cathedral and close the popular Temple Bar, where you’ll find some of the city’s very best food, drink and entertainment. The city’s shopping area, Grafton Street, is only a 10 minute walk away from the hotel.
The Fleet Street Hotel
The Fleet Street Hotel offers three-star boutique accommodation in the heart of Dublin City’s Temple Bar. Refurbished in autumn 2011, each guest room has been tastefully decorated as individual, contemporary, bright and stylish. With a wide variety of styles they can accommodate a single traveller or up to a family of four. Complimentary WiFi internet access is available throughout the hotel. While relaxing in your room, keep up with your favourite programmes on the state-of-the-art LED televisions.
The Generator Hostel
You'll find 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. Generator Dublin also boasts a shared room with a hot tub if you’re after a more luxurious hostel experience.
Royal Marine Hotel
The 4 Star Royal Marine Hotel in Dun Laoghaire is a historic and much-loved luxury landmark hotel, dating back to 1828. Located in a prime South Dublin position overlooking Dublin Bay, Dublin city centre is easily accessible by DART and Dublin Bus. Many attractions are a stone’s throw away from the hotel making it an ideal base for attending the Festival and exploring the coastline of Dublin. Please see their website for availability during Dublin Dance Festival.