If you’re thinking about bringing your car to Dublin for your city break, then you’ll need to know what Dublin hotels have parking facilities. Well luckily for you, here’s a list of some hotels in Dublin city where you can park-up the car. Read on for more…
Dublin city is compact and easily explored on foot, so leave the car at the hotel and avoid the traffic jams and parking problems. As with most cities, quite a few hotels in the city centre do not have space for parking facilities.
Here are some Dublin hotels which can cater for guests with cars, be it an onsite car park or a nearby chargeable car park.
· O’Connell Street
O’Connell Street is Dublin’s main street, running right through the capital from O’Connell Bridge to Parnell Square. Most of the city’s attractions are within walking distance from here and it’s also close to Temple Bar, Grafton Street, the IFSC and Croke Park.
The Royal Dublin Hotel is a 3 star hotel located on this street and it offers guests a private car park. The 4 star Gresham Hotel also occupies a prestigious location on this street and offers guests a car park with 24 hour security and CCTV. There is a nightly charge for this car park.
The Arlington Hotel is located on Bachelor’s Walk just off O’Connell Street and has limited free parking for guests.
· Temple Bar
Temple Bar is the core of Dublin’s legendary nightlife scene. It’s located in the heart of the city and is a maze of cobbled streets brimming with nightclubs, pubs, disco bars and restaurants.
· Grafton Street/St. Stephen’s Green area
Grafton Street is Dublin’s very popular pedestrianised shopping street. It can be found close to Trinity College and at the top of it you’ll find St.Stephen’s Green – a beautiful inner city park.
The exclusive 5 star Westbury Hotel is located just off Grafton Street. If you stay here you can park your car at a nearby chargeable car park.
The Mercer Hotel can be found just off St. Stephen’s Green and it has a 24 hour car park which is free for overnight residents, but there is a small fee for daily parking.
· Parnell Square area
Parnell Square is located in the north Georgian area of the city and can be found at the top of O’Connell Street – the city’s main street.
The Gate Hotel is located here and it offers guests a chargeable car park nearby.
· The IFSC
The IFSC is the Irish Financial Services Centre – the main business and financial district in the city. It can be found in the North Docklands area within walking distance of O’Connell Street.
If you’re looking for a Dublin hotel with parking facilities in this part of the city, then choose the Jury’s Inn Custom House Hotel which has an adjoining multi-storey car park.
· Merrion Square area
Merrion Square is a charming Georgian part of Dublin city and can be found not too far from St. Stephen’s Green and Grafton Street. It’s home to lots of attractions like the Natural History Museum, the National Gallery and the Government buildings.
· The Christchurch area
The Christchurch area, also known as the Viking/Medieval area, is the oldest part of Dublin city. It’s located right beside Temple Bar and is home to attractions like Dublin Castle, Christchurch Cathedral and the City Hall.
Jury’s Inn Christchurch is located here. If you stay here you can park your car at a nearby chargeable car park and residents in the hotel get a discount!
The Smithfield area lies north of the River Liffey about 2km west of O’Connell Bridge. Here you can find attractions like the Old Jameson Distillery, the Chimney Viewing Tower and the National Museum Collins Barracks.
The Park Inn Hotel is located in this area and when you stay here you can park your car at a nearby public car park.
Hope this takes the hassle out of planning your stay in Dublin. If you have any questions or queries on our Dublin hotels, just get in touch using the comment box below.