Cheap Dublin hotels
6 of the best value hotels in Dublin
History, live music, shopping, literature: there are hundreds of reasons to visit Dublin. And to cater for all traveller types, there are cheap Dublin hotels to suit every budget. Whether you want to be within stumbling distance of the city’s best nightlife, want to savour some warm Irish hospitality or breathe in fantastic views of the bay, here are 6 great value options worth considering for your city break…
If you have a keen eye for design, Pembroke Townhouse is a boutique hotel in the centre of Dublin. Lovely touches such as home-baked cookies are free for guests to raid from the larder if they have the urge for a midnight feast and you will find luxurious Green Tea toiletries in the en suites. Rooms are elegantly furnished with contemporary art and there is free secure parking at the front of the 18th century Georgian building.
Best for…a room with a view
A quick 15-minute train ride from the centre, the Kingston Hotel enjoys panoramic views of Dublin Bay. Located in the area of Dun Laoghaire, the neighbourhood is rich in maritime history and activities such as tennis, golf, swimming and a cinema. The hotel is a friendly family-run business with a traditional on site bar, beer garden and alfresco dining. All rooms are en suite with tea and coffee making facilities.
Best for…traditional Irish
Friendly staff dish up a free hearty and traditional Irish breakfast at the Dergvale Hotel – perfect to set you up for a day of sightseeing. All rooms are en suite and charming and there is a cosy lounge and bar area for a nice quiet drink in the evening. Housed in an elegant Georgian house, the centre is a short 10-15 minute walk
If you have come to party in Dublin, a hotel within stumbling distance of the best nightlife is a must. Jackson Court Hotel is ideal for stag or hen dos with the popular onsite Cooper Face Jacks nightclub offering guests free entry. Temple Bar is also within walking distance and to tackle that ‘morning after’ feeling, the hotel serves a free full Irish breakfast to guests.
Best for…central location
In the heart of the city, Dublin Citi Hotel is a great value option right in the cosmopolitan centre of the Temple Bar neighbourhood. The hotel is around the corner from Trinity College, Grafton Street and Dublin Castle. Rooms have contemporary furnishings, en suite facilities, free Wi-Fi, a TV and some have balconies.
Best for…country retreat
Deer Park Hotel is situated in the picturesque grounds of Howth Castle, nine miles from the bustle of Dublin and just 20 minutes from Dublin Airport. For those looking to relax and unwind the hotel boasts Ireland’s largest golf complex, views of Ireland’s Eye and Dublin Bay as well as spa and gym facilities. By day, guests can take advantage of the 17m indoor swimming pool, sauna and tennis courts and by night, there is an on-site bar and bistro. The pretty fishing village of Howth is a short stroll from the hotel and Dublin centre can be reached via the DART services.