The 20 Best Hotels in Dublin City Centre

Best Hotels in Dublin

For any trip away, the place you stay is one of the most important factors to make your getaway a great one.

That’s why we’ve taken the liberty of creating a guide to the best hotels in Dublin! This way, you can see the very best venues to stay around Dublin city centre. The capital of the Republic of Ireland is effortlessly beautiful and brimming with hen party activities. So, make sure your base is easily accessible and comfortable enough for a good nights’ rest.


The Westbury

1. The Westbury

You’ll find the impressive Westbury Hotel near St Stephen’s Green, a prime spot in the middle of Dublin city centre. This makes it a great base for exploring the capital of the Republic of Ireland. When you’re not adventuring, the grand venue is built to look after guests in luxury. The ornate lobby is just the beginning of all the beautiful hosting spaces such as Wilde restaurant and the Side Car cocktail bar. The rooms are spacious with huge king-sized beds as the centre point of a great nights rest.

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📌 Balfe St » | Website »

Trinity City Hotel

2. Trinity City Hotel

This hotel brings a vibrant yet classic atmosphere to the heart of Dublin, guaranteeing a luxurious stay with a 4-star rating. Housed in a grand Georgian building, the staff will make you feel right at home before you venture up to your cosy rooms. The décor is ever-changing to provide a warm, clean space where guests can relax. The hotel is away from the very centre of all the city’s hustle and bustle – the perfect retreat after a busy day makes it onto our top hotels in Dublin guide.

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📌 Pearse St » | Website »

The Shelbourne

3. The Shelbourne

You won’t get better views of the beautiful St. Stephen’s Green than at The Shelbourne. And this area is one of the best areas to stay in Dublin Nearly 200 years old, this venue has a timeless style with ornate décor that will take you back in time. The Shelbourne knows how to entertain, housing 5 different bars, restaurant and lounges that are especially famous for their Afternoon Tea. If you’re visiting Dublin on a special occasion, there’s plenty of impressive suites to choose from. The price tag is pretty high, but when there’s a spa on site and you save on transport it’s hard to complain.

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📌 27 St. Stephen's Grn. » | Website »

Raddison Blu Royal Hotel

4. Radisson Blu Royal Hotel

The Raddison Blue Royal Hotel is a modern, stylish hotel that gives you great links to Dublin Airport and the centre of the capital. From the outside, the building is set in Georgian architecture while the inside has moved with the times for a comfortable, familiar stay. This hotel chain is probably one of the most affordable 4-stay stays you can find, giving you a lap of luxury without breaking the bank.

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📌 Golden Ln » | Website »

Royal Marine Hotel

5. Royal Marine Hotel

Although the centre of Dublin is popular with travellers, the marina provides a different side to the beautiful city. This historic hotel in Dún Laoghaire is huge with relaxing facilities and over 200 rooms to lounge around in. As you’re further away from city amenities, there are dining rooms and a health and wellness spa on site so you don’t need to worry about a thing! A lot of the rooms have a stunning sea view, with complimentary Wifi. If you’re looking for an elevated stay, try the presidential suite with home entertainment and a jacuzzi bath.

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📌 Marine Rd » | Website »

The Spencer

6. The Spencer

The Spencer hotel has arguably occupied the best spot for an overnight stay in Dublin. Right on the River Liffey, you’re graced with a beautiful view whilst being within walking distance of Dublin’s most famous attractions. One of the big draws for this venue in particular is their extensive Spencer Health Club. This features a surprising 18-metre swimming pool and gym. If you’re going for a prolonged stay, this is a great way to unwind.

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📌 Excise Walk » | Website »

Generator Hostel

7. Generator Hostel

The generator hostel is a bit of a wild card, as it doesn’t have all the stars to show it’s worth. However, this hostel is one of a kind and gives a great name to budget stays in the Smithfield area. A short walk from the famous Temple bar, Generator Hostel equips itself with open social spaces in between exposed brick and reclaimed wood. There’s a bar on site, female only rooms and even a jacuzzi suite if you have some more cash to splash. If you stay at the Generator you can also take advantage of discounted events like the Guinness Tour.

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📌 Smithfield » | Website »

The Clarence

8. The Clarence

Edgy and unique, The Clarence was the first rock n roll themed hotel in the whole of Dublin – making it stand out from the crowd. It doesn’t get more central than the Temple Bar in Dublin, and that’s where you’ll find this modern day venue too. They offer a whole host of different rooms from your standard doubles to the acclaimed Penthouse Suite and everything in between. This venue places you in the heart of all the action with a quiet, comfortable place to rest your head at the end of the night.  

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📌 6-8 Wellington Quay » | Website »

Conrad Dublin

9. Conrad Dublin

The Conrad Dublin is an easy venue to find as it’s just oppostire St. Stephen’s Gardens – and huge! Overlooking the stunning National Concert Hall, this hotel puts in the heart of the city but you may not want to leave the hotel lobby. Conrad has everything you need inside, from décor that’s easy on the eye to 192 guest rooms and suites. There is also a spectacular Ballroom that hosts many memorable events.

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📌 Earlsfort Terrace » | Website »

The Davenport

10. The Davenport

Combining classic Georgian architecture with modern day comforts, The Davenport stands out for it’s style and charm. The building harks way back to 1863 but each room has been updated to the newest, most comfortable linens and bedding. The lobby is always bustling with travellers and there is even parking on site – a rarity in the centre of Dublin. If you want a bite to eat without catching a chill, there’s a bar and restaurant on site so you don’t grow hungry.

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📌 8-10 Merrion St Lwr. » | Website »

The Wilder Townhouse

11. The Wilder Townhouse

If a big, impersonal hotel doesn’t tickle your fancy, why not try a townhouse? The Wilder is one of Dublin’s only townhouses, and certainly the only with 4-stars to it’s name. Close to St. Stephens Green, this venue is tucked away. However, inside you’ll find Victorian-era décor, quirky and coloured rooms as well “Gin and Tea Rooms”. The Wilder Townhouse is a little escape from all the hustle and bustle of the city, a slice of peace and quiet. What more could you need from a comfortable stay in the centre of Dublin?

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📌 22 Adelaide Rd » | Website »

Jurys Inn Parnell Street Dublin

12. Jurys Inn Parnell Street

A popular hotel brand, the Jurys Inn Parnell Street Dublin is well worth considering if you’re looking for a top-quality stay at the heart of this exciting city. Situated on the historic Parnell Street, this four-star Dublin hotel offers a modern and stylish on-site bar as well as a 24-hour coffee station, a restaurant, room service and free WiFi throughout. With great transport links to the rest of the city, this Dublin hotel is worth considering for your next trip to the Irish capital.

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📌 Moore St » | Website »

Best Hotels in Dublin - Clayton Hotel Cardiff Lane

13. Clayton Hotel Cardiff Lane

Just a few minutes’ walk from the Samuel Beckett Bridge, the Clayton Hotel Cardiff Lane is a wonderful place to stay in the city if you’re looking for both quality and comfort. With free and fast WiFi throughout, this Dublin hotel also boasts a bar and restaurant on-site as well as leisure facilities and a 22-metre swimming pool. Situated in the Dublin Docklands area, you can easily reach the rest of the city via the nearby Dublin Pearse DART station.

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📌 Sir John Rogerson's Quay » | Website »

Best Hotels in Dublin - Premier Inn Dublin City Centre (Temple Bar)

14. Premier Inn Dublin City Centre

A popular hotel brand, the Jurys Inn Parnell Street Dublin is well worth considering if you’re looking for a top-quality stay at the heart of this exciting city. Situated on the historic Parnell Street, this four-star Dublin hotel offers a modern and stylish on-site bar as well as a 24-hour coffee station, a restaurant, room service and free WiFi throughout. With great transport links to the rest of the city, this Dublin hotel is worth considering for your next trip to the Irish capital.

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📌 51 St. Stephen St Lwr » | Website »

Best Hotels in Dublin - Hilton Dublin Kilmainham

15. Hilton Dublin Kilmainham

Part of the iconic global brand, the Hilton Dublin Kilmainham Hotel can be found to the west of the city centre and offers an amazing stay for guests with all the amenities and extras you can expect from Hilton. With pet-friendly rooms throughout, this Dublin hotel also offers free WiFi, an on-site restaurant, a pool with leisure facilities and room service availability. When it comes to getting into the city, the Suir Road tram (Luas) stop can be found just a short walk away.

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📌 S. Circular Rd » | Website »

Best Hotels in Dublin - Moxy Dublin City

16. Moxy Dublin City

A stylish boutique chain, Moxy Dublin City is a brilliant place to stay in the city if you’re looking for style and luxury without spending a fortune. With bright and tastefully-decorated rooms, this Dublin hotel offers seven different types of rooms from queen beds to family rooms. With a restaurant on-site for guests and optional room service, you’ll find this place just a few minutes’ walk from the historic O’Connell Street, making it a great place to start exploring the city centre.

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📌 1-5 Sackville Pl » | Website »

Best Hotels in Dublin - Hard Rock Hotel

17. Hard Rock Hotel Dublin

Another brilliant Dublin hotel situated at the heart of the Temple Bar area, the Hard Rock Hotel Dublin is part of the famous global brand that really needs no explanation! One thing we can say is that if you’re a fan of rock ‘n roll, then you’ll be more than happy with your stay here, as you’ll find loads of cool and iconic memorabilia lining the walls from the lobby to the rooms. When it comes to amenities, this Dublin hotel offers 24/7 room service and an awesome bar-restaurant too, making it a great place to have a few drinks before heading out to explore the world-famous bars in the area.

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📌 18 Exchange St Upr. » | Website »

Best Hotels in Dublin - Hotel Riu Plaza The Gresham

18. Hotel Riu Plaza The Gresham

Located along the historic O’Connell Street Upper, the Hotel Riu Plaza The Gresham is well worth considering if you’re looking for an opulent experience during your next visit to the city. With large rooms throughout, this tastefully decorated Dublin hotel is noted for boasting some amazing views of the city’s skyline. With free WiFi in every room and an on-site restaurant, this Dublin hotel is well worth considering if you’re looking for a more luxurious stay in the city.

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📌 23 O'Connell St Upr. » | Website »

Best Hotels in Dublin - Staycity Aparthotels (Christchurch)

19. Staycity Aparthotels (Christchurch)

If you’re looking for somewhere that feels more like home, then the Staycity Aparthotels Christchurch are a great idea for your next stay in this wonderful city. A little different to the Dublin hotels we’ve already listed here, this place offers full apartment rooms for guests complete with a small kitchen, living area, bathroom and bedroom area. With bright and modern rooms throughout, you can also expect free WiFi here as well as a 24-hour reception. Being situated just a few minutes’ walk from the River Liffey, it makes for a brilliant place to explore the city from.

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📌 High St » | Website »

Best Hotels in Dublin - Dublin Citi Hotel

20. Dublin Citi Hotel

Situated along Dame Street in the famous Temple Bar area you’ll find the Dublin Citi Hotel, a brilliant place to stay for those who want to be right at the heart of all the action this exciting city has to offer. With a range of room options from standard to deluxe, this Dublin hotel also boasts a classy o-site bar and restaurant serving everything from hearty breakfasts to classic Irish pints and much more.

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📌 46-49 Dame St » | Website »


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