If you’re looking for a cheap hotel in Dublin, you should consider visiting during the low season. You'll find cheaper hotels in Dublin in December and January.
Hotel room prices vary depending on many factors but you’ll most likely find the best hotel deals in Dublin if you stay on a Tuesday. The opposite is true for, Wednesday, which is usually the most expensive day.
Book at least 90 days before your stay begins to get the best price for your Dublin hotel.
The cheapest 3-star hotel room in Dublin found on KAYAK in the last 2 weeks was £87, while the most expensive was £160.
How long should you stay? KAYAK users usually book their hotel in Dublin for 3 days.
If you are travelling to Dublin for the first time, you may prefer to stay in the heart of the city centre on O’Connell Street, which is close to restaurants, pubs, shops and the city’s main attractions.
Phibsborough is a great base if you want to watch Gaelic football, visit the Hall of Fame or enjoy the interactive games zone at Croke Park. The Croke Park Hotel is an excellent option, only a roughly 3-minute walk from the stadium.
Culture buffs may enjoy staying in the Creative Quarter as it is home to the best museums and architecture in Dublin, as well as quaint cafes, restaurants, shops and the historic George Street Arcade.
For business travellers, the Docklands neighbourhood, located along the Liffey River, is known as “Silicon Docks”. Many larger companies are based in this area, and you can find luxury Dublin hotels with business centres, such as Hilton Garden Inn Dublin Custom House.
If you’re looking for youth hostel accommodation in Dublin, you will find numerous good deals in the city centre. Barnacles Temple Bar House sits in the popular nightlife area, with various-sized mixed-sex dorms, each with an en suite bathroom. Kinlay House Dublin, in the Smithfield area, offers dorms with beds for four to 12 visitors.
Dublin Castle sits to the south west of the Temple Bar area, close to the Christ Church Cathedral. Here you will find Radisson Blu Royal Hotel just a short distance from the castle. Jurys Inn Christchurch, to the north of the castle, offers good deals on a 3-star stay.
Want to stay near the 3 Arena? Look to the North Wall area. The Spencer is a short distance from the arena, on the edge of the Liffey. The Gibson Hotel is also close to the venue, while The Shipwright Guesthouse is south of the river, just a short drive from the venue.
For a stay near Dublin Zoo, look into the area of Stoneybatter, where you will find highly rated family hotel Ashling Hotel Dublin. Hilton Dublin Kilmainham is to the south of the zoo, also near the Irish Museum of Modern Art.
To the south east of Dublin, you will find the neighbourhood of Ballsbridge, where the famed three-arch bridge still stands. Herbert Park Hotel offers a 4-star stay with stunning views over the local park. Ariel House sits near the Aviva stadium and local transport links into the city.