Dublin is not well-served for visitors who wish to camp in designated sites. The nearest to the city centre is located to the southwest of the city.
There are a huge number of youth hostels (mostly around €20 per night in dorm accommodation), bed & breakfasts (around €45 per person), and hotels (€50+ per room). Cheaper accommodation is to be found around Dublin's main bus station, Busaras. While areas south of the river contain more expensive options.
Almara Bed and Breakfast Dublin226 Collins Avenue West, Whitehall, Dublin 9Email: firstname.lastname@example.orgPhone: +353 1 851-0512A four-star bed and breakfast accommodation with ensuite and standard rooms, guest lounge, complimentary tea and coffee and private carpark. Free high speed WiFi. Established in 1991, it is Dublin's longest-running 365 B&B. Refurbished and extended recently to accommodate 40 guests. Barnacles Temple Bar House19 Temple Lane, Dublin 2Phone: +353 1 671-6277Fax: +353 1 671-6591 email@example.com firstname.lastname@example.orgBright and spacious. Clean and nicely laid out ensuite dorms and doubles with in-room storage. Young and helpful staff. Camden Place Hostel8-9 Camden Place, Dublin 2Phone: +353 1 475-8588Friendly and clean backpackers hostel located in Dublin's Village Quarter and within walking distance to Temple Bar. 24-hour reception, free Wi-Fi/Internet, breakfast (pancakes on the weekend), tea/coffee, big kitchen to cook in, international land line calls, lounge with TV, outside terrace, artist's gallery and more. Twelve room types: dorms with ensuite bathrooms/shared bathrooms, private doubles/ twins with ensuite/shared bathrooms. 9 and up. Castle HotelGreat Denmark St, Dublin 2Phone: +353 1 874 6949130 bedrooms all ensuite, facilities include tea and coffee facilities and free Wi-Fi. Live Irish music every weekend. DCU Summer RoomsDublin City University, Glasnevin, Dublin 9Phone: +353 1 700-5736Price: 36 - 89Dublin City University's accommodation is open to the public from June - September. There are three different types of accommodation. All have en suite rooms. Hot buffet breakfast is also available. Swimming pool and gym (additional fee) on campus. OSheas HotelTalbot St, Dublin 1Family run hotel famous for it musical history. U2 and Thin Lizzy are just two of the many bands to have started at OSheas Hotel. Only a few minute walk to O'Connell St and Temple Bar. The Times Hostel8 College St, Dublin 2New backpackers' hostel in Dublin. Only a one-minute walk to Temple Bar. Trinity College (May to mid-September only)Various locations on the Trinity College campusPhone: +353 1 896-1177 (ext. 1497)Price: From 60Summer accommodation at Trinity College is available in single, double or apartment-style accommodation (some with ensuite). The continental breakfast is very generous. Campus security may be frustrating for guests who stay out late as there are limited access points into Trinity College after midnight, which can result in a long walk from the main gate to some of the residences.
Carlton Hotel 4-star hotel with free bus transfer to the airport. Stand-by rates per room are €99 and rates of €85 per person sharing are available. Bar-food menu and a restaurant on the top floor.
Castle HotelGreat Denmark St, Dublin 1Phone: +353 1 874 6949Georgian Hotel in the heart of city centre, 2 minutes from O'Connell St. 130 bedrooms all ensuite, free Wi-Fi, TV, tea & coffee facilities and hairdryer. Hotel facilities include restaurant & bar with live Irish music every weekend. Express Holiday Inn Dublin AirportNorthwood Park, Santry Demesne, Dublin 9Phone: +353 1 862-8866Price: 79Modern hotel (renovated 2006) on the road to the airport, adjacent to the Crowne Plaza. Free airport shuttle (every 30-60 min), wired internet, good continental buffet breakfast. No gym, and while buses 16A/33/41 pass nearby, it's at least 30 min to the city centre. Fitzwilliam Townhouse Dublin41 Upper Fitzwilliam St, Dublin 2Phone: +353 1 662-5155Price: 55-135Dating back to the 1700s, this Georgian House retains many of the original features of Georgian living in Dublin. All room are en-suite and offer free Wi-Fi.
Jurys Inn has three locations; Jurys Inn Christchurch Hotel, Jurys Inn Custom House Hotel, and Jurys Inn Parnell St Hotel. The Christchurch location is across the street from the one thousand year old Christ Church Cathedral and Temple Bar. The Custom House location is in the middle of the International Financial Services Centre. Guests also have a view of the Liffey River that runs through the city. The Parnell Street location is in the centre.
Marine HotelSutton Cross, Dublin 13Phone: +353 1 839-0000Price: 75-190Three-star hotel with its lawn rolling down to the shore of Dublin Bay. Facilities include a swimming pool, sauna, restaurants & bar. Close to the airport and Howth Village. Mercer HotelLower Mercer St, Dublin 2Phone: +353 1 478 2179Fax: +353 1`475 6524One of Dublin's boutique hotels with only 41 bedrooms. The hotel is central, but secluded on a quiet street. Nua Haven41 Priory Rd, Dublin 6WPhone: +353 87 686-7062A 4-star quality gay bed and breakfast, with private baths, cable TV, WiFi, in a nice setting in Harold's Cross. 110 per room. Sandymount Hotel (formerly Mount Herbert Hotel)Herbert Rd, Lansdowne Rd, Dublin 4Phone: +353 1 614-2000Price: Rooms from 59A three-star hotel located in the Sandymount and Ballsbridge area next to AVIVA Stadium. Nice classic building and good size rooms equipped with large bathrooms makes it good value. The bar is great and there is a nice patio area overlooking the hotel's garden. Free Wi-Fi, conference facilities, and the staff is friendly and approachable.
The Clarence HotelWellington QuayRepresentative of modern Ireland located on Wellington Quay right off the River Liffey. The hotel is owned by Bono and The Edge, members of the Irish music group U2. If the band has a concert in Dublin or the surrounding area you may catch a glimpse of them leaving The Clarence to go to sound check!
Waterloo Lodge23 Waterloo Rd, Ballsbridge, Dublin 4Phone: +353 1 668-5380Price: 55-149Home cooked breakfast included in the price. All 20 guest rooms are en-suite and free car parking is available.
Hilton DublinCharlemont Place, Dublin 2Phone: +353 1 402-9988Pleasant, modern hotel. Quiet rooms. Excellent housekeeping, very clean. Very accommodating to requests (such as bringing a small refrigerator at no extra cost). Luas Charlemont light rail station right across the St. Laundry, with self-serve and wash and fold around the corner. Breakfast may be provided with the room. It's not great. Don't eat there if you have to pay money. There are many other options nearby. The Morgan10 Fleet St, Temple Bar, Dublin 2Offers stylish accommodations. Choose from standard rooms, suites or penthouse apartments. All characterised by clean, modern design. The Ritz CarltonPowerscourt Estate and Gardens, Enniskerry, County WicklowPhone: +353 1 274-8888Fax: +353 1 274-9999Five-star world-class luxury hotel located in the little village of Enniskerry, 30 min from Dublin. The Shelbourne27 St Stephen's Green, Dublin 2Phone: +353 1 663-4500Five-star hotel overlooking Stephen's Green in the centre of Dublin. Building dates back to the early 19th century. Part of the Marriott chain.