West of Dublin city centre. . .
This landmark hotel with its unusual copper roof tower can be found just off the M50 on the N4 motorway so it's ideal if you're coming by car from the west or south. The hotel has 70 guestrooms, a bar, a bistro and a restaurant.
The Lucan Spa is about 12km west of the city centre and has easy acess to both the city and airport making it a great base for your stay in Dublin.
The West County Hotel is located in Chapelizod village about 7km west of the city centre. This family run hotel has 50 guestrooms, a bar and restaurant.
On your way to Dublin you'll pass through the beautiful Phoenix Park. It's a great place to base yourself if you want to be apart yet within easy reach of the city's hustle and bustle.
The Hotel IBIS is located in Clondalkin just off the M50 motorway so it has easy access to Dublin Airport. The hotel is about a 25 minute drive from the city centre. It has 150 comfortable guestrooms, a restaurant, bar and private car parking.
The hotel is convenient to City West, Tallaght, Mondello Race Track and Lansdowne Road.
North of Dublin city centre. . .
Sunnybank Hotel is located in Glasnevin County Dublin. This is a great location for your city break in Dublin as it's just a 15 minute drive north to Dublin Airport and a 15 minute drive south to the city centre. It has 20 guestrooms, a bar, lounge and Chinese Restaurant.
This cozy 2 star hotel is your home away from home in Dublin city and it's ideal if you need somewhere close to Croke Park Stadium or the Botanic Gardens.
The Hawthorn Hotel is located in Swords Village which is about a 5 minute drive from the airport and a 25 minute drive from the city centre. This hotel is perfect is you want somewhere close to Dublin airport and it's also got excellent bus connections with the city centre.
The Baily is a beautiful newly refurbished 2 star hotel located in Howth County Dublin. The hotel is just a 20 minute drive north or Dublin city centre and a 15 minute drive from Dublin Airport. The hotel has 20 guestrooms and a really trendy bar called Bá Mizu which is a late bar from Thursday to Sunday.
When you stay here you can enjoy many nearby golf courses or maybe visit Howth Castle and the National Transport Museum .
South of Dublin city centre. . .
The Portobello Hotel is located on South Richmond Street south of Dublin city centre near the Grand Canal. The hotel is just about a 10/15 minute walk from the city centre. It has 24 guestrooms, a traditional Irish bar and a nightclub called Temptation.
This delightful 2 star hotel has a fantastic location in Dun Laoghaire overlooking the sea. With 45 cozy guestrooms, a traditional Irish style pub, a beer garden and a bistro, the Kingston makes a great base for your city break.
Stay here and you'll be within walking distance of the Ferryport and just a 15 minute drive from the city centre.
Mairead Foley writes for the Ireland travel and accommodation website http://www.GoIreland.com
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