Dublin Castle hotels
Ireland has long held the fascination of romantics and history buffs around the world, with a long-standing tradition of poetry and prose, myths and legends, and magnificent castles. Irish castles truly put a crown on the world’s collection of historic sites and palaces, with the capital, Dublin, as no exception to this rule. The Dublin Castle is a popular destination for visitors who want to discover Ireland’s medieval architecture, wander the ornate halls, and learn about Irish royal history. The edifice today stands as a relic to the initial construction following the Norman invasion of Ireland in the 12th century.
- Visit the Record Tower of the Dublin Castle at the archaeological remains of the last standing, original 12th century castle, and enjoy the captivating medieval ambiance that once served to administer justice and protect Ireland’s royal treasury.
- Discover the incredible Gothic revival architecture that adorns the historic Dublin church called the Chapel Royal. The crypt is now home to many arts events exhibitions.
- Explore the grand halls of the castle some of which are still used today for State events in Dublin, like the ornate Throne Room, the architectural State Corridor, and the breathtaking Saint Patrick’s Hall.
The Dublin Castle is located directly in the heart of the city. From Parliament Square, the castle is a few blocks east on Dame Street. Since the site is not only located in the centre of Dublin, but is a popular attraction and put to practical State use, there are many buses that you can take to drop you off in the vicinity. The busstops you should pay attention to are called Lord Edward Street, Dame Street, and George’s Street. Taxi drivers are quite familiar with the site, so they are also an excellent choice.
3 hotels in Dublin Castle
The Radisson Blu Royal hotel Dublin is a recently built and well-appointed hotel located in the heart of Dublin's lively city centre. The property is less than 200 metres from famous Dublin Castle,... More
Jurys Inn Christchurch Dublin provides quality accommodation and personalised service to make guest's stay memorable. One of the must see attraction is the Dublin City Hall, an interesting... More