Superb historic hotel in embassy quarter – 3 star – Dublin

This superb historic hotel in the embassy quarter is air-conditioned in public areas and benefits from underground parking, a luggage room and free internet in the lobby. The 24 hour reception are on hand to help with any requirements and offer services such as shoe shine, babysitting, laundry, banqueting facilities and currency exchange. Guest rooms have connecting rooms, which are ideal for groups of friends and families, and include plush duvets, cable flat screen television, high speed internet and coffee and tea making facilities. Business guests will also be pleased to know they have a work desk with lamp in their room, as well as access to meeting rooms, audio/visual equipment and a board room.

Aviva Stadium is just a stone’s throw away from this Secret Hotel, and a must visit for football and rugby fans. Enjoy a behind the scenes tour of the changing rooms, press room, the tunnel and the sports memorabilia collections as you learn more about the 130 years of sport played here. If the tour has put you in an active mood, why not book yourself in to Experience Gaelic Games. Learn the basics of Ireland’s most popular sports: Hurling and Football whilst you learn about Irish culture and tradition: a fun day out for all the family and children of all ages.

Dublin is a bookworms paradise, home to the oldest pubic library in Ireland Marsh’s Library, as well as the Dublin Writers Museum. For something more light hearted, why not embark on the Dublin Literary Pub Crawl. In each pub, you’ll be entertained by extracts from the works of Dublin’s famous writers performed by professional actors. There are also literary walking tours available where you can visit the places frequented by the likes of James Joyce and Jonathan Swift as well as an audio guided tour centered around the inspiration for Joyce’s book Dubliners. You can visit the places that feature in the Irish classic whilst listening to voice actors entertain you with extracts from the novel.

For a unique date, take a loved one on the Liffey River Cruise. The 45 minute sail comes with a full commentary and will give you a good introduction to the city and its history and folklore. Alternatively, enjoy a romantic dinner for two at Dublin’s Floating Restaurant and Bar, MV Cill Airne. With beautiful waterfront views you can reflect on your stay on this beautiful city in style.