If you’ve already had the pleasure of visiting Ireland, you’ll know just how popular sport is in the county. From football and rugby to hurling and golf, the Irish support their local and national teams with a passion. If you want an authentic Irish experience during your city break in Dublin, taking in a game or two at the Belfield Bowl Stadium is a great way to do it. Fun, exciting and unforgettable, for holidaymakers staying in hotels near the ground, a match is a must-see.
The Belfield Bowl, also known as the UCD Bowl, is a rugby union and football stadium located around three miles south of Dublin city centre. The home ground of University College Dublin RFC in the AIB All Ireland League as well as University College Dublin AFC in the League of Ireland Premier Division, the ground has a capacity of around 3,000.
Just to the north of the University’s Belfield Campus, the Belfield Bowl is next to the National Hockey Stadium and the campus’ sports centre.
Hotels Near Belfield Bowl
Quiet, full of character and within easy reach of the city centre, the area around the Belfield Bowl has a good choice of hotels and guesthouses to suit a range of budgets and tastes.
From elegant five star establishments to homely B&Bs and large, purpose-built hotels, holidaymakers have a great selection of rooms within a mile or two of the ground.
As most of the hotels in the area around the Belfield Bowl are to the north of the ground, they offer fast and easy access to the city centre. Ideal for couples, families and groups of sports fans travelling for the game, there’s sure to be a hotel close to the ground that’s perfect for your needs.
The Best Hotels for Active Breaks Near Belfield Bowl
As well as being within easy reach of the matches at the Belfield Bowl, the hotels in the area offer a wide choice of outdoor activities, perfect for anyone who wants to get out and explore everything Dublin has to offer.
The hotels to the east of the ground are just a short drive from Ireland’s stunning coast. Great for bracing, windswept walks in the winter and cooling off in the summer, these pretty beaches make a great day trip from the city.
The proximity of several of Dublin’s best courses to the Belfield Bowl means it’s easy for golf enthusiasts to get out for a few rounds every day of their trip. Just to the east of the ground is the Elm Park Golf and Sports Club, while the Milltown Golf Course and Castle Golf Club are just to the west of the Belfield Bowl.
Enjoy the Belfield Bowl
If you’re looking for a hotel that offers a bit of peace and quiet, a good location and easy access to Dublin’s sporting occasions, the guesthouses, B&Bs and purpose-built establishments close to the Belfield Bowl are perfect.
Explore the choice of rooms on Expedia today and start planning your perfect Irish getaway.