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Dublin has so much to offer from beautiful coastal scenery to a bustling city dotted with historical landmarks. Dublin Castle is one of Dublin’s most historical attractions, steeped in history and should not be missed. The castle itself was built in 1204 and is located in the very centre of Dublin City, on the south side of the River Liffey, in route from Trinity College to Christchurch Cathedral. The grounds hold two museums, gardens, government buildings and state apartments and are home to the famous Chester Beatty Library.
The castle was a major part of the 1916 uprising and the 2016 centenary celebrations and visitors can book a specialised tour ‘The Revolutionary Road’ which is highly recommended. Numerous cultural events are held at the castle from concerts, theatre productions, poetry readings and much more.
Dublin Castle is easily reached from Clayton Hotel Dublin Airport. The city is a mere 15 minutes by taxi or alternatively in-house guests can take the complimentary hotel shuttle bus to the airport and from Dublin Airport take the No.16 bus to the city centre. Dublin Castle is then a 15 minute stroll from O’connell Street, across the River Liffey and through Temple Bar.
If you wish to enquire about events at Dublin Castle, opening hours or tickets please call +353 1 645 8800.
4 star Clayton Hotel Dublin Airport is an ideal base when you are sightseeing in Dublin. The hotel boasts 469 rooms all with modern en-suite facilities, with various room sizes including standard accommodation, family rooms which sleep 2 adults and up to 3 children under 12 and newly refurbished superior and executive rooms. Executive rooms are the height of luxury and boast pillow top mattresses, king size beds, fluffy dressing gown and slippers, Nespresso machine and luxury extras. For a real treat upgrade yourself on arrival for only €40.00. The hotel is also fully wheelchair accessible with access by lift to the car park.
Travelling to the hotel? Whether you are on a city break, bringing the kids to Dublin for a historical fun day or have some time to spare before you go to Dublin Airport. The hotel is easily accessible from all parts of Ireland as it is just off the only interchange of the M1 and M50 at the R139. Secure car parking is also available at the hotel if you are travelling around Ireland and can be booked here. Choose to dine in the beautiful restaurant at Clayton Hotel Dublin Airport. For your day of sightseeing start with the signature Clayton Vitality breakfast, enjoy delicious artisan bakery, handmade granola and traditional Irish breakfast offering. A delicious roast carvery is available from 12.30-2.30pm daily, every Sunday carvery is served until 4.00pm with complimentary face painting and balloon modelling for children. An extensive bar menu is served from 3pm and the restaurant is reopened from 5.30pm serving a sumptuous range of meals every evening, early bird menu is available until 7.00pm. Children have their own special dinner menu with all the favourites.
Start your fun day out in Dublin from 4 star Clayton Hotel Dublin Airport.