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Romantic Glasnevin is calling! Discover its gardens, art, museums and more.

Discover the family-friendly area of Glasnevin—gardens, restaurants and top sights from National Botanic Gardens to Croke Park.

Top hotels in Glasnevin

Estimated price for 1 night / 2 adults
Dublin Skylon Hotel
Dublin Skylon Hotel
4 out of 5
Upper Drumcondra Road, Dublin, Dublin
£54
per night
16 Dec-17 Dec

This family-friendly Dublin hotel is located near the airport, within a 10-minute walk of Croke Park and Tolka Park. National Botanic Gardens and Parnell Square ...

4.2/5Very Good! (1,894 reviews)

"Rooms were spacious, comfortable and well insulated both from a heating and sound perspective. Bathrooms were large, spotless and shower was excellent. There was some noise from building work on an adjacent site but we had been warned of that. Generally, it was very quiet at night. All public areas ..."…"

Reviewed on 16 Nov 2019

Dublin Skylon Hotel
Egans Guest House
Egans Guest House
3 out of 5
7 Iona Park, Glasnevin, Dublin, Dublin
£41
per night
9 Dec-10 Dec

Located in Glasnevin, this guesthouse is within a 10-minute walk of Croke Park and National Botanic Gardens. Tolka Park and Phoenix Park are also within 1 mile ...

4.2/5Very Good! (332 reviews)

"Egan's was just what we needed on our last night in Dublin before flying home. We stayed in A3 (A stands for attic, I believe). It had four beds, which is what we needed, and the room itself was cleaner and felt newer than the lobby. It wasn't anything fancy, but the location is close to the National ..."…"

Reviewed on 19 Nov 2019

Egans Guest House
DCU Rooms Glasnevin
DCU Rooms Glasnevin
2 out of 5
Ballymun Road, Glasnevin, Dublin, Dublin

Located in Glasnevin, this hostel is within 2 miles (3 km) of Dublin City University, Croke Park and National Botanic Gardens. Tolka Park and Phoenix Park are ...

3.7/5Good! (330 reviews)

"Quiet, comfortable and fairly close to the airport. Excellent continental one breakfast/lunch meal per day. Friendly and cooperative staff. Super safe, with secured buildings and rooms. Late check-in was huge help...there's security and front desk staff available 24*7. The only disadvantage is poor ..."…"

Reviewed on 26 Aug 2019

DCU Rooms Glasnevin
Wigan House Drumcondra
Wigan House Drumcondra
3 out of 5
14 Wigan Road, Drumcondra, Dublin
£45
per night
2 Dec-3 Dec

Located in Glasnevin, this guesthouse is within 1 mile (2 km) of Temple Street Children's University Hospital, Croke Park and National Botanic Gardens. Tolka ...

4.9/5Exceptional! (8 reviews)
Nice, quiet room, great location.

"Very nice stay. Room was clean. Location was just outside of city center but the bus stop into town was maybe 100 yards away from the front door."…"

Reviewed on 5 Jul 2019

Wigan House Drumcondra
Errigal Guest House
Errigal Guest House
3.5 out of 5
36 Upper Drumcondra Road, Drumcondra, Dublin
£68
per night
21 Nov-22 Nov

Located in Glasnevin, this guesthouse is within a 5-minute walk of Croke Park and Tolka Park. National Botanic Gardens and Parnell Square are also within 2 miles ...

4.5/5Wonderful! (39 reviews)

"The hostess, Mihaila, was friendly and efficient despite being busy. The check-in was happy and painless and she helped me arrange for taxi to the ferry next morning. My room was quiet and comfortable. I had a little trouble finding the place but that was the geography of Dublin and my lack of a ..."…"

Reviewed on 19 Oct 2019

Errigal Guest House
Maples House Hotel
Maples House Hotel
3 out of 5
79-81 Iona Road, Glasnevin, Dublin, Dublin
£95
per night
4 Dec-5 Dec

Located in Glasnevin, this hotel is within a 15-minute walk of Croke Park, National Botanic Gardens and Tolka Park. Parnell Square and Garden of Remembrance ...

3.6/5Good! (110 reviews)

"I loved that it was in an old house and the restaurant served delicious food. It could get quite noisy from people as there's also a bar that doesn't close until 2am, so not for light sleepers."…"

Reviewed on 27 Sep 2019

Maples House Hotel

Popular things to do in Glasnevin

Guinness Storehouse
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Guinness Storehouse

4.5/5(479 reviews)

The Guinness Storehouse is situated at St. James’s Gate Brewery in Dublin. The giant storehouse covers seven floors and is a popular point of interest for tourists - since it opened in 2000, it has received over four million visitors.

Trinity College
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Trinity College

4.5/5(489 reviews)

Trinity College offers a welcome haven from the hustle and bustle of Dublin and it is one ivory tower you’d be happy to be trapped in for a long time.

Dublin Castle
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Dublin Castle

4/5(319 reviews)

On Dame Street, south of the River Liffey in the heart of Dublin, stands the mighty architectural achievement that is Dublin Castle, parts of which date back to 1200. Over the centuries Dublin Castle has been a fortress and treasury, a royal palace and a prison. Prior to Irish independence in the 1920s, it was also the centre of British rule in Ireland. Today, Dublin Castle is a government building and significant historic emblem.

Aviva Stadium
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Aviva Stadium

4.5/5(65 reviews)

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.

Bord Gáis Energy Theatre
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Bord Gáis Energy Theatre

4.5/5(39 reviews)

At the heart of the bustling Dublin theatre scene you will find the Bord Gáis Energy Theatre. Officially the largest theatre in Ireland, its opening in 2010 heralded a new era for theatre – not just in Dublin, but across Ireland. For the first time, the Bord Gáis Energy Theatre allowed exceptional quality local and international theatrical productions to come to Ireland.

St. Patrick's Cathedral
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St. Patrick's Cathedral

4/5(288 reviews)

St. Patrick's Cathedral in Dublin was built in the 13th Century to honour St. Patrick, who is, of course, the patron saint of Ireland. It is the main cathedral of the Church of Ireland, the Anglican communion.

Top activities in Glasnevin

Guided General History tour of Ireland's largest cemetery
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Guided General History tour of Ireland's largest cemetery

£5

Delve deep into the heritage of Dublin and its people as you walk among the 1.6 million graves of Glasnevin Cemetery. Discover the city’s rich and unique history with a guided tour, dramatic re-enactments, and interactive exhibits.

Guided Dead Interesting tour of Ireland's largest cemetery
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Guided Dead Interesting tour of Ireland's largest cemetery

£12

SPECIAL OFFER: Complimentary O'Connell Tower climb with your tour until Friday, November 1st. Book your ticket online and mention this promotion at the front desk for your complimentary admission. Since 1832, more than 1.

Skip-the-Line Guinness Storehouse Tickets
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Skip-the-Line Guinness Storehouse Tickets

£22

Smell the toasted barley in the air and soak up the sense of history as you step into the story of Ireland's most celebrated stout at the Guinness Storehouse. Skip the line and learn about the brewing process, hear about the history of the brewery, and take in a view over Dublin as you sip an ice-cold pint straight from the source.

Dublin Hop-On Hop-Off Bus Tour
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Dublin Hop-On Hop-Off Bus Tour

£15

Discover the vibrant city of Dublin on an unlimited hop-on hop-off bus tour. With a 24 or 48 hour ticket, you can explore the Irish capital at your own pace.

DoDublin Card
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DoDublin Card

£30

See the city like a local with a 3-day DoDublin Card. Enjoy unlimited Dublin Bus for 72 hours, including the DoDublin Hop-On HopOff tour, and the Airlink Express. Explore Dublin at your own pace with the easy-to-use ticket.

Airport Hopper Airport Shuttle Service from and to Maynooth
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Airport Hopper Airport Shuttle Service from and to Maynooth

£12

Enjoy a fast, frequent, and great value transfer with the Airport shuttle bus transfer between Dublin Airport and Maynooth, County Kildare. Departing from Terminal 1 every 30-60 minutes, the Airport Hopper travels via Lucan, Clondalkin, Leixlip and Maynooth, ensuring a quick transfer to and from Kildare and Dublin Airport.

Other areas in Dublin

Phibsborough
Phibsborough, Dublin, Ireland
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Phibsborough

Known for Family-friendly, Shopping, Dining

Phibsborough is noteworthy for its restaurants, and you can make a stop at top attractions like Croke Park and Phoenix Park.

Broadstone
Broadstone, Dublin, Ireland
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Broadstone

While visiting Broadstone, you might make a stop by sights like Croke Park and Phoenix Park.

Stoneybatter
Stoneybatter, Dublin, Ireland
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Stoneybatter

While Stoneybatter isn't home to many top sights, Old Jameson Distillery and Dublin Zoo are some notable places to visit nearby.

North Wall
The Convention Centre Dublin featuring a city and modern architecture

North Wall

If you're spending time in North Wall, check out sights like 3Arena or Croke Park and hop on the metro to see more of the city at Mayor Square - NCI Station or Spencer Dock Station.

Temple Bar
Temple Bar featuring a bar and signage

Temple Bar

Known for Bars, Shopping, Live Music

4.5/5(60 reviews)

Wander down medieval-style alleys lined with pubs, shops and galleries, then have a pint, listen to music or party.

City Centre Dublin
Temple Bar featuring a bar and signage

City Centre Dublin

Known for Bars, Tours, Museums

4.5/5(2,209 reviews)

Ha' Penny Bridge and Dublin Tourism Centre are a few top attractions in City Centre Dublin. Hop around the city on the metro at Jervis Station or Abbey Street Station and check out the area's fantastic nightlife, fascinating museums and great live music.