The largest and the capital city of Ireland – Dublin – is one of the best places to stay in the country. It is even tagged as one of the top thirty cities in the world, based on the 2018 list by the GaWC (Globalization and World Cities Research Network). This city should be on the bucket list of anyone who wishes to travel the world!
The streets of Dublin are rich in history, being the center of Irish education and culture. This simply means that one day is not enough to explore this beautiful city. Other than a good night’s sleep, here are some of the best places to stay in Dublin that offer more than just relaxation.
Staunton’s on the Green Hotel
Visit any online hotel booking site and you’ll see Staunton’s on the Green as one of the highest-rated hotels in Dublin. Apart from the amazing views of St. Stephen’s Green, the Georgian design of the hotel will make your stay feel like royalty. Rooms are very spacious and well-ventilated, on top of being clean and organized. The views from the room can be the city or the garden. The majority of the attractions in Dublin are a few minute’s walks away from this property. Breakfasts are served every day, with an option for cooked or cold cuts.
Most popular amenities: Parking Free WiFiFamily rooms Non-smoking rooms24-hour front desk BarTea/Coffee Maker in All Rooms
The Marker Hotel
This hotel has a unique structure with its checkered-inspired look. It is located on the Grand Canal Square, which is considered the center of the city’s business and culture. The rooms in this hotel are pleasing to the eyes, even when they used a combination of blue and yellow accents. Previous guests of this hotel loved the 23-meter infinity pool and the lounge with a great ambiance when the sunsets. The area surrounding the hotel has plenty of shops, nightlife, and pubs that every tourist will enjoy.
Most popular amenities: 1 swimming pool Non-smoking roomsParkingwonderful Fitness CenterFacilities for disabled guests RestaurantPrivate ParkingTea/Coffee Maker in All Rooms BarExcellent Breakfast
A few meters away from Merrion Square Park, The Mont is also one of the top reviewed hotels in Dublin. Some of the rooms have an amazing view of the street and the park. However, there are rooms that have a low ceiling which very tall people might be conscious of. There is also an Irish Sports bar on top of the property’s popular fitness facilities. Location is great as well, as the property can be considered to be in the middle of the city.
Most popular amenities: Non-smoking roomsParkingFamily rooms Fitness centerFacilities for disabled guests Restaurant Bar
Hyatt Centric – The Liberties, Dublin
This 4-star hotel is in the center of it all. From pubs, restaurants, to the tourist attractions that are a few minutes away, the Hyatt Centric can be one of the most luxurious hotels in Dublin without paying a skyrocketing price. If you feel like splurging on your stay, book their King or Deluxe Suite where rooms can go as big as 49 square meters that have a living room and an extra-large bed. Rooms have a modern design that gives a homey feeling.
Most popular amenities: Non-smoking roomsParkingFamily rooms Fitness centerFacilities for disabled guests RestaurantTea/Coffee Maker in All Rooms BarVery Good Breakfast
These four accommodations are just a few of the best places to stay in the capital. Honestly, they are not budget-friendly but sure to be worth it. Convenient location plus accessible tourist attractions are equal to a vacation well spent.