Explore Dublin & Beyond

There are many things to see and do in Dublin, from shopping in Ireland’s premier retail area, Grafton St and its environs, to dining and wining in fine restaurants and local bars, or visiting the important landmarks, galleries and museums that make Dublin such an interesting place to stay. For the more adventurous amongst you Wicklow is on our doorstep with hill walking, cycling, and many more outdoor activities to partake in. 
 
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Places of Interest

  • Guinness StorehouseLearn how the Black Stuff is brewed and pull your own pint at Ireland’s most popular tourist attraction: The Guinness Storehouse
  • The Irish whiskey Museum : Visit the worlds first Irish Whiskey Museum and experience the true art of whiskey making and tasting. The musuem is located within walking distance of the hotel.
  • Book of Kells & Trinity CollegeThe Book of Kells is world famous and celebrated for its lavish decoration. You will be in awe of the workmanship behind this ancient book.  The Old Library in Trinity College is also worth seeing, with its collection of ancient books and busts.
  • Chester Beatty LibraryThe Chester Beatty Library offers an impressive selection of antique books and scriptures, including some of the original gospels. The Library exhibits ancient literature from all the major religions and the best part is you can see it for free!
  • Little Museum of DublinThe Little Museum of Dublin displays artefacts from Dubliner’s lives from the last century. Everything on display has been donated by locals and one of the exhibition rooms was modelled after an authentic living room in the 1900s.
  • National Gallery of IrelandThe National Gallery collection holds some 15,000 works of art dating from the 13th century. And while you’re there you might as well visit Merrion Square which is just around corner.
  • Old Jameson DistilleryTake a tour and enjoy a whiskey tasting in the beautiful old distillery. The staff here know their stuff, so prepare to talk whiskey.
  • Christchurch CathedralBuilt by the Normans in the 12th Century, this beautiful old cathedral is full of history and is a must-see in Dublin.
  • Dublinia & the Viking WorldDublinia is an unforgettable experience in an historically important location at the crossroads where modern and old Dublin meets. Discover Viking Dublin at this unforgettable attraction
  • Dublin ZooLocated in Phoenix Park, Dublin Zoo is the perfect destination for a sunny afternoon.  Young and old alike will delight in the animals on show - check out the African Plains, it's well worth a visit.
  • Dublin Writer's Museum: Dublin is famous for being a city of writers and literature, and the Dublin Writers Museum is an essential visit for anyone who wants to discover, explore, or simply enjoy Dublin's immense literary heritage.
  • Croke Park ExperienceGet closer to Ireland's national sports - hurling and Gaelic football - with the Croke Park experience.  Enjoy a tour of the stadium and learn about the GAA's rich sporting history.