If you’re looking for a fantastic deal in the centre of the Irish capital, then this fabulous Secret Hotel is for you. Guest rooms have been recently refurbished and are all ensuite with a bathtub and complimentary toiletries. They also benefit from a high speed internet connection, cable television and coffee and tea making facilities. In the mornings, indulge in a full Irish buffet breakfast in the restaurant and in the evenings relax in the contemporary Irish pub style bar area, which features an extensive food and drink menu. Should you need any help planning your itinerary, the friendly staff will be more than happy to impart their local knowledge. For those travelling by rail, the Pearse Dart Station is just a ten minute walk from this Secret Hotel. Don’t miss out on this centrally located hotel with fantastic rates!
Located near to Dublin’s cultural quarter, Temple Bar, you’ll have a wealth of lively evening venues to choose from. This pretty area south of the River Liffey has still retained its Medieval cobbled streets and a walking tour of this historic area is highly recommended. If you’re visiting during a Saturday, be sure to check out the food market at Meeting House Square. Chat with the food experts, buy local produce and enjoy Irish delicacies such as freshly baked soda bread and barmbrack loaves. Popular stalls include Morrin O’Rourke Farm Foods which sells delicious Chicken and Ham pies and John McInerney who specialises in Atlantic West Clare Oysters. It’s a great place to pick up some souvenirs, or grab some lunch inbetween sight seeing.
Kilmainham Gaol, a former prison from 1798 until the 1980’s, is now run as a museum by the Irish government. Once upon a time, this historic venue housed some of Ireland’s most dangerous criminals, including leaders of the frequent rebellions throughout Irish history, such as Robert Emmet and Charles Stewart Parnell. Take a guided tour to learn about the poor conditions, public hangings and how prison life changed through the expert guides and informative exhibitions.
For romance, or a fun girls weekend, why not book yourself in for dance classes at Dance Theatre of Ireland. Try your hand at belly dancing for a hen do, waltz with your loved one in ballroom dancing or take your little ones to child and parent modern dance. With daytime and evening classes available, it’s a memorable activity where you might even pick up a few new skills!
Enjoy your stay in this diverse and exciting city!