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Best Western Plus Academy Plaza Hotel
Best Western Plus Academy Plaza Hotel

10-14 Findlater Place, Dublin 1

3.0 out of 5.0
4.2 out of 5 (4,408 reviews)

Located in the center of historic Dublin, just off O'Connell Street, this modern seven-story hotel is a short walk from the …

£88
The Shelbourne Dublin, A Renaissance Hotel
The Shelbourne Dublin, A Renaissance Hotel

27 St. Stephen's Green North, Dublin 2

5.0 out of 5.0
4.6 out of 5 (741 reviews)

This luxury historic hotel is in the center of Dublin on St Stephen's Green Square, just steps from Grafton Street, and a …

£212
The Dublin Viking's Place
The Dublin Viking's Place

2 Grosvenor Square, Dublin

2.5 out of 5.0
3 out of 5 (4 reviews)

Situated in Dublin, this apartment is within 1 mi (2 km) of St. Luke's Hospital and St. Patrick's Cathedral. Christ Church …

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Portobello Hotel
Portobello Hotel

33 South Richmond St, Dublin 2

2.0 out of 5.0
3.8 out of 5 (189 reviews)

Situated in Dublin, this hotel is within a 15-minute walk of Iveagh Gardens and St. Stephen's Green. St. Patrick's Cathedra …

£80
Temple Bar Hotel
Temple Bar Hotel

13-17 Fleet St Temple Bar, Dublin 2

3.0 out of 5.0
4 out of 5 (1,346 reviews)

Steps from the River Liffey and 3 minutes' walk from Ha'penny Bridge, Temple Bar Hotel is right in the middle of Dublin's …

£138
The Merrion
The Merrion

Upper Merrion Street, Dublin 2

5.0 out of 5.0
4.8 out of 5 (542 reviews)

The Merrion is located on Merrion Street Upper, across from the Government Buildings. St. Stephen's Green is a 3-minute wal …

£270
Albany House
Albany House

84 Harcourt Street, Dublin 2

3.0 out of 5.0
4 out of 5 (434 reviews)

Situated in Dublin, this bed & breakfast is within a 5-minute walk of Iveagh Gardens and St. Stephen's Green. St. Patrick's …

£93
Generator Hostel Dublin
Generator Hostel Dublin

Smithfield Square, Dublin 7

2.0 out of 5.0
4.2 out of 5 (983 reviews)

Generator Dublin is on Smithfield Square, next to the Old Jameson Distillery. Guests can walk 4 blocks to reach the River …

£83
The Morgan
The Morgan

10 Fleet Street Temple Bar, Dublin

4.0 out of 5.0
4 out of 5 (1,178 reviews)

This contemporary boutique hotel is located in the city center, in Dublin's Temple Bar area, next to Trinity College.

£128
Mespil Hotel
Mespil Hotel

50-60 Mespil Road, Dublin 4

4.0 out of 5.0
4.1 out of 5 (1,199 reviews)

Located in Ballsbridge, this hotel is within a 15-minute walk of National Print Museum and Merrion Square. National Gallery o …

£94
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Pocket Guide: Dublin Cathal Brugha Barracks Hotels

Though Dublin is a modern, vibrant and innovative city, holidaymakers should understand its history if they want to appreciate the contemporary city it is today. One of the best places to learn about Dublin’s past is at the Cathal Brugha Barracks. Close to some of the city’s outstanding hotels, the barracks will make a fascinating stop on your trip to the city.

Cathal Brugha Barracks

Located in the south of Dublin, in the Rathmines area of the city, the Cathal Brugha Barracks is an important part of Dublin’s past and a prominent landmark. Built between 1810 and 1815, the barracks was originally named Portobello Barracks in honour of the Panamanian harbour where Sir Francis Drake was buried at sea. Designed to house cavalry regiments in the city, the barracks were extended in 1842 and 1868.

During the 1916 Easter Rising and the Irish War of Independence, English soldiers were stationed at the barracks. However, it was taken by Irish troops in 1922 when it was renamed after one of the leaders of the uprising.

Hotels Near Cathal Brugha Barracks

The hotels in the local area are perfect for visitors who want to find out more about the Barracks’ history and the role they played in the development of Dublin.

Ranging from affordable two and three star establishments to luxury hotels housed in historic buildings, the hotels close to Cathal Brugha Barracks cater to a variety of tastes and budgets.

As the Cathal Brugha Barracks are less than a mile from Dublin city centre, the hotels nearby offer quick and easy access to the many attractions and sights found in the Irish capital.

Where to Stay for Historic Breaks in Dublin

As well as the Cathal Brugha Barracks, the city boasts a large number of other historic buildings and famous sights. If you want to learn all about Ireland’s past during your trip, the hotels close to the barracks offer a convenient base from which to explore Dublin.

Walking from the Cathal Brugha Barracks towards the city centre, you’ll find St. Stephen’s Green, St. Patrick’s Cathedral, Dublin Castle and Trinity College, all of which offer fascinating insights into Dublin’s past.

If you’re still keen to explore more historic attractions head to Kilmainham Gaol, a former prison transformed into a museum, the ruined Castleknock Castle or the charming Casino at Marino.

As the hotels close to the Cathal Brugha Barracks are well connected to the rest of the city by public transport, holidaymakers staying in the area should find it easy to explore Dublin during their stay.

Enjoy Cathal Brugha Barracks

<p.A fantastic opportunity to explore Dublin’s history and gain a deeper understanding of the Irish capital, the Cathal Brugha Barracks and visitor centre will make fascinating stop on your tour of the city.

Take a look at Expedia today to explore the hotels close to the barracks and to find the perfect room for your trip to Dublin.

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