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Aviva Stadium

If you’re heading to Dublin for a rugby or football match at the Aviva Stadium, then you’re in for a real treat. Situated just south of Dublin’s bustling city centre, the Aviva Stadium is a state-of-the-art, four-tiered sports stadium and concert venue, located on the rushing River Dodder not far from Ireland’s east coast.

Opened in 2010, the stadium was built on the site of the old Lansdowne Road Stadium, which was dismantled in 2007. When you arrive, you’ll see from its dauntless but delicate curves just what a modern architectural marvel this is – the Aviva Stadium has even won a prestigious British Construction Industry Award. With a capacity for a whopping 50,000 spectators, the stadium’s sheer size alone is a sight to behold.

While the Aviva Stadium primarily plays home to the Irish rugby union and the Republic of Ireland football teams, it also hosts a diverse range of musical acts. Rihanna, Lady Gaga, The Script and Robbie Williams have all played here. Even the undisputed Queen of Pop herself, Madonna, has performed at this huge venue.

Hosting many sporting events and sell-out concerts every year, the Aviva Stadium is undoubtedly the jewel in the crown of Dublin’s cultural centre. Served by bus services and the Dublin Area Rapid Transit (DART) via Lansdowne Railway Station, it’s also extremely easy to get to. Whatever your reason for coming here, you’ll be blown away by your trip to this modern monument at the centre of Dublin.


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£72
Ballsbridge Hotel

Ballsbridge Hotel

Pembroke Road, Dublin
3.7
of 5, from 408 reviews
4.0 out of 5.0

Ballsbridge Hotel is located in a business district just an 8-minute walk from Aviva Stadium, and 15 minutes from RDS Arena. Guests can stroll 20 minutes to the National Gallery of Ireland and Trinity College. Guinness Storehouse and the Old Jameson Distillery are both within a 20-minute cab ride of the hotel.

Bright Apartment off Grand Canal Square Dublin 2

Bright Apartment off Grand Canal Square Dublin 2

Apt 20 Park House, Benson St, Dublin
4.0
of 5, from 2 reviews
3.5 out of 5.0

Located in City Centre Dublin, this apartment is within a 15-minute walk of The Grand Canal Theatre and The Convention Centre Dublin. 3Arena and National Gallery of Ireland at Merrion Square are also within 1 mi (2 km).

£69
Butlers Townhouse

Butlers Townhouse

44 Lansdowne Road, Dublin
4.3
of 5, from 59 reviews
4.0 out of 5.0

Located in Ballsbridge, this guesthouse is within 1 mi (2 km) of Bord Gais Energy Theatre, Aviva Stadium, and The Grand Canal Theatre. National Gallery of Ireland at Merrion Square and 3Arena are also within 1 mi (2 km).

£100
Sandymount Hotel

Sandymount Hotel

Herbert Road, Sandymount, Dublin
4.2
of 5, from 231 reviews
4.0 out of 5.0

Located in Ballsbridge, this eco-friendly hotel is within 1 mi (2 km) of Aviva Stadium, 3Arena, and Sandymount Beach. Bord Gais Energy Theatre is 1.2 mi (2 km) away.

£120
Ariel House

Ariel House

50 - 54 Lansdowne Road, Dublin
4.6
of 5, from 239 reviews
4.0 out of 5.0

Located in Ballsbridge, this romantic guesthouse is within 1 mi (2 km) of Bord Gais Energy Theatre, Aviva Stadium, and The Grand Canal Theatre. National Gallery of Ireland at Merrion Square and 3Arena are also within 1 mi (2 km).

£109
Herbert Park Hotel

Herbert Park Hotel

Ballsbridge, Dublin
4.3
of 5, from 79 reviews
4.0 out of 5.0

Located in Ballsbridge, this family-friendly Dublin hotel is within a 15-minute walk of Herbert Park, Aviva Stadium, and Royal Dublin Society. National Print Museum is 0.8 mi (1.3 km) away.

£98
Mespil Hotel

Mespil Hotel

50-60 Mespil Road, Dublin
4.2
of 5, from 346 reviews
4.0 out of 5.0

Located in City Centre Dublin, this hotel is 0.9 mi (1.5 km) from St. Stephen's Green.