Best Hotels, B&B's and Hostels in Dublin

We list the best hotels, hostels, B&Bs and guesthouses in Dublin as recommended by travel experts from CNN, Lonely Planet, Frommer’s, Fodor’s, New York Times and more. All hotel recommendations have been referenced with customer reviews and we only listed places that have at least a 4 out of 5-star customer review rating.
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The Shelbourne Renaissance Hotel, Dublin

Reccomended by:

New York Times, Lonely Planet, Fodors, Frommers, Telegraph

4.6
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The Merrion Hotel, Dublin

Reccomended by:

CNN, Lonely Planet, Fodors, Telegraph

4.8
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The Westbury Hotel, Dublin

Reccomended by:

CNN, Fodors, Frommers, Telegraph

4.5
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The Marker Hotel, Dublin

Reccomended by:

New York Times, The Guardian, Telegraph

4.6
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The Dean Hotel, Dublin

Reccomended by:

New York Times, The Guardian, Telegraph

4.3
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Generator Hostel, Dublin

Reccomended by:

The Guardian, Telegraph

4.1
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Buswells Hotel, Dublin

Reccomended by:

The Guardian, Telegraph

4.5
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The Conrad Hotel, Dublin

Reccomended by:

Lonely Planet, Telegraph

4.5
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Iveagh Garden Hotel, Dublin

Reccomended by:

New York Times

4.5
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Jacobs Inn Hostel, Dublin

Reccomended by:

Telegraph

4.2
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Harding Hotel, Dublin

Reccomended by:

CNN

4.4
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Aberdeen Lodge Bed & Breakfast, Dublin

Reccomended by:

Lonely Planet

4.4
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Hotel The Clarence, Dublin

Reccomended by:

CNN

4.3
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FAQ

What are the best neighborhoods to stay in Dublin?

Dublin is the capital city of Ireland that is located on the east coast of the country at the mouth of the River Liffey. The capital city is the home to several iconic buildings and landmarks including Dublin Castle, St Patrick’s Cathedral, Dublin Zoo, Phoenix Park, St Stephen’s Green and The National Museum of Ireland. Some of the best neighborhoods of Dublin are:

Dundrum
Dundrum is a historic southern suburban neighborhood that is the home to Ireland’s largest new shopping centre. The neighborhood’s Town Centre consists of over 160 stores including Hollister, Zara and House of Fraser. It is also home to a multiplex cinema and various restaurants.

Drumcondra
Drumcondra is a neighborhood that has excellent public transport networks and is located close to the city centre. It is the home to Croke Park GAA Stadium and is situated in the vicinity of Glasnevin Cemetery and National Botanic Gardens.

Phibsborough
Phibsborough is a neighborhood that is filled with modern eateries, Victorian pubs, and vintage and antique shops. The neighborhood was named as the top property hot spot in 2016 by the Irish Independent. The area is sought after by young professionals and has a famous café named Two Boys Brew.

Ringsend
Ringsend is a neighborhood close to the area called ‘Silicon Docks’ where a wide number of technology companies like Google have opened their offices. The neighborhood has bars, shops, restaurants, a local library and a park.

Rathgar
Rathgar is a suburban neighborhood that is located in south Dublin that has a neighbourhood café, red-brick residences, independent stores, and a city centre.

Also check out our travel guide about the best areas to stay in Dublin.

What is the best budget hotel in Dublin?

If you're looking for a cheap hotel in Dublin, then book Harding Hotel. It's an excellent budget hotel offering great value for money. It's in a good location, it's been recommended by travel experts and the hotel has excellent customer reviews.

What is the best luxury hotel in Dublin?

If money isn't a problem and you're looking for a luxury hotel in Dublin, then go for The Merrion Hotel. The hotel offers excellent service, it's in a top location, it has been rated very highly by previous guests and renowned travel critics have recommended it.

What is the best hostel in Dublin?

If you're looking for a great hostel in Dublin, then you should check out Jacobs Inn Hostel. The hostel has magnificent reviews by backpackers, it has been recommended by well-known travel experts and it's in a good location.

What is the best bed & breakfast in Dublin?

Looking for a cozy place to stay in Dublin that serves you handmade and fresh breakfast in the morning? Go and check out Aberdeen Lodge B&B. The B&B has been recommended by well-known travel experts and recent guests have given it top ratings.

Which Dublin hotel serves great breakfast?

Try The Conrad Hotel if you're looking for a delicious breakfast. The Dublin hotel has excellent customer review ratings for breakfast.

How much does it cost to stay in a Dublin hotel?

For a 3-star hotel you have to pay around $170 per night and for a 4-star hotel you would be looking at $220 per night. If you're after a luxury 5-star Dublin hotel then you can expect to pay around $380 per night.

Which Dublin hotels have the best rooftop bars?

If you're looking for a great place to have a drink with a view, then try The Marker Hotel or The Dean Hotel. Both hotels have excellent reviews for their rooftop bars.

What are the best things to do in Dublin?

Cliffs of Moher Tour Including Wild Atlantic Way and Galway City from Dublin. From the comfort of a luxury coach, admire stunning Irish countryside and travel along the Wild Atlantic Way to the incredible 700-foot high Cliffs of Moher. Price: $54.

Guinness Storehouse Tour & Pint. More than a million people a year visit the home of Guinness, and most agree that it’s a high point of a trip to Dublin. Take a self-guided tour of the Guinness Storehouse, learn all about world-famous Guinness Stout, and enjoy a complimentary pint. Price: $23.

Discover Dublin By Boat. See Dublin from the River Liffey on a 45-minute boat cruise, and admire the city’s monuments from the water. Learn the history of Dublin, from the arrival of the Vikings to the rapid development of the city in the 18th and 19th centuries. Price: $18.

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About Dublin

Dublin is the capital and the largest city in Ireland. Dublin is a global city with a ranking of alpha which suggests that it is among the top thirty cities in the world. Dublin is a major historical and contemporary center for sectors such as arts, administration, economy, education and even industry.

Dublin is famous for its significant literary history that includes some of the most influential, prominent and renowned writers in the world. The city has also been the location for notable works of literature which makes the city even more popular.

The city has a number of big libraries and literary museums, which make for good tourist attractions such as the National Print Museum of Ireland and the National Library of Ireland. For its influence in literature, the city was recognized by UNESCO as a City of Literature in the year 2010.

The city also has some well-known theatres which include Gaiety, Olympia and Grand Canal. Dublin has a vibrant nightlife that makes it even more attractive to visitors throughout the year. There are several pubs in the city center, and as such, Dublin is regarded as one of Europe’s most youthful cities.

We recommend that you read our guide about where to stay in Dublin. It gives you an excellent overview of the most popular areas, highlighting the main attractions and hotel recommendations for each area. If you like our list of best hotels and hostels in Dublin, then you should also check out our selection of recommended hotels in London or the best hotels in Stockholm.