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Top Dublin Family-Friendly Hotels

Ashling Hotel Dublin
Great for families
4 out of 5
10-13 Parkgate Street, Dublin 8, Dublin, Dublin
Free cancellationReserve now, pay when you stay
The price is £83 per night from 26 Nov to 27 Nov
4.6/5Exceptional! (2,296 reviews)
Families like: extra beds/cots, laundry
Travellers say...

"Staff really helpful, and coping well with the Covid challenges. Lovely hotel."…"

Reviewed on 23 Aug 2020

Ashling Hotel Dublin
Radisson Blu Royal Hotel, Dublin
Great for families
4 out of 5
Golden Ln and Chancery Ln, Dublin, Dublin
Free cancellationReserve now, pay when you stay
The price is £112 per night from 24 Dec to 25 Dec
4.5/5Wonderful! (997 reviews)
Families like: babysitting, bicycle rentals nearby, extra beds/cots, laundry
Travellers say...

"Great bar and breakfast buffet. Excellent location."…"

Reviewed on 8 Mar 2020

Radisson Blu Royal Hotel, Dublin
Hillview House
Great for families
3 out of 5
Ballaghstown, Lusk, Dublin
Free cancellationReserve now, pay when you stay
The price is £80 per night from 1 Dec to 2 Dec
4.5/5Wonderful! (171 reviews)
Families like: babysitting, near the beach
decent hotel

"Nice hotel, very quiet and clean. Beds were comfortable. Staff were very friendly and helpful. Irish July weather wasn't great, so unfortunately I found the room a bit cold [but not cold enough to need to ask for a heater :-) ]. Easy enough to find and not far from the M1."…"

Reviewed on 5 Jul 2020

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Glashaus Hotel
Great for families
3 out of 5
Belgard Square West, Tallaght, Dublin, Dublin
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4.5/5Wonderful! (992 reviews)
Families like: extra beds/cots, laundry
Travellers say...

"Concrete jungle. Hotel located by business only. A few places to eat if you walk a few blocks. Not near anything so need to take bus to actually see Ireland."…"

Reviewed on 15 Jul 2020

Glashaus Hotel
The Spencer Hotel
Great for families
4 out of 5
Excise Walk, IFSC, Dublin, Dublin
Free cancellationReserve now, pay when you stay
The price is £122 per night from 6 Dec to 7 Dec
4.4/5Wonderful! (994 reviews)
Families like: indoor pool, extra beds/cots, laundry
Travellers say...

"Clean, great location, stunning views from the higher floors. Looking forward to going back."…"

Reviewed on 12 Oct 2020

The Spencer Hotel
Castle Hotel
Great for families
4 out of 5
Gardiner Row/Great Denmark Street, Dublin, Dublin
Free cancellationReserve now, pay when you stay
The price is £75 per night from 28 Nov to 29 Nov
4.3/5Excellent! (1,439 reviews)
Families like: babysitting, bicycle rentals nearby
Travellers say...

"The staff was amazing they went above and beyond for us on this trip."…"

Reviewed on 13 Aug 2020

Castle Hotel
Clayton Hotel Dublin Airport
Great for families
4 out of 5
Free cancellationReserve now, pay when you stay
The price is £60 per night from 25 Nov to 26 Nov
4.3/5Excellent! (4,251 reviews)
Families like: free airport shuttle, laundry
Travellers say...

"We quite enjoy this hotel for its location next to airport and comfort. Unfortunately the lift from the garage was out of order and we had to carry our heavy luggage up the stairs at arrival. The car park should be free of charge for guests as standard. I think it's outrageous to charge an extra ..."…"

Reviewed on 30 Oct 2020

Clayton Hotel Dublin Airport
Jurys Inn Dublin Christchurch
Great for families
4 out of 5
Christchurch Place, Dublin, Dublin
Free cancellation
The price is £52 per night from 4 Dec to 5 Dec
4.3/5Excellent! (1,340 reviews)
Families like: bicycle rentals nearby, extra beds/cots, laundry
great please to stay close to the centre

"Wonderful hotel, very close to the tourist attractions."…"

Reviewed on 11 Aug 2020

Jurys Inn Dublin Christchurch
Finnstown Castle Hotel
Great for families
4 out of 5
Newcastle Road, Lucan, Dublin
Free cancellationReserve now, pay when you stay
The price is £70 per night from 8 Dec to 9 Dec
4.2/5Excellent! (985 reviews)
Families like: babysitting, extra beds/cots, laundry
Nice!

"Nice ambience with comfortable, if dated, rooms. Good value for money. Lovely grounds. OK breakfast"…"

Reviewed on 8 Mar 2020

Finnstown Castle Hotel
Academy Plaza Hotel
3 out of 5
10-14 Findlater Place, off Upper O'Connell St, Dublin, Dublin
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The price is £53 per night from 8 Dec to 9 Dec
4.2/5Excellent! (2,225 reviews)

"Room is very clean and location is very convenient too"…"

Reviewed on 3 Oct 2020

Academy Plaza Hotel
Fitzpatrick Castle Hotel
Great for families
4 out of 5
Killiney, Dublin, Dublin
Free cancellationReserve now, pay when you stay
The price is £124 per night from 6 Dec to 7 Dec
4.2/5Excellent! (935 reviews)
Families like: indoor pool, babysitting, near the beach, bicycle rentals nearby
Travellers say...

"The hotel was beautiful. Reception was so welcoming and friendly. Our room was clean, awesome and very comfortable. We also got a reservation to the restaurant here and it was delicious. The restaurant staff were so friendly. The hotel also has a beautiful lounge area where we stayed afterwards to ..."…"

Reviewed on 12 Oct 2020

Fitzpatrick Castle Hotel
Staycity Aparthotels Saint Augustine Street
Great for families
4 out of 5
42-76 St Augustine Street, Dublin, Dublin
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4.2/5Very Good! (1,858 reviews)
Families like: kitchen, extra beds/cots, washer and dryer, laundry facilities
Travellers say...

"Great location. Not many amenities. Not super clean."…"

Reviewed on 15 Jun 2020

Staycity Aparthotels Saint Augustine Street
Carlton Hotel Dublin Airport Hotel
Great for families
4 out of 5
Old Airport Road, Cloghran, Turnapin Great, Dublin
Free cancellationReserve now, pay when you stay
The price is £64 per night from 25 Nov to 26 Nov
4.2/5Very Good! (1,029 reviews)
Families like: babysitting, extra beds/cots, free airport shuttle, laundry
Carlton Hotel Dublin Airport Hotel

"used as a base on returning from travels"…"

Reviewed on 24 Aug 2020

Carlton Hotel Dublin Airport Hotel
Citywest Hotel
Great for families
4 out of 5
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4.2/5Very Good! (1,316 reviews)
Families like: kids' swimming pool, games room, extra beds/cots, laundry
Travellers say...

"Nice stay lovely accomodation"…"

Reviewed on 15 Mar 2020

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Maldron Hotel Newlands Cross
Great for families
3 out of 5
Naas Road, Newlands Cross, Dublin, Dublin
Free cancellationReserve now, pay when you stay
The price is £70 per night from 25 Nov to 26 Nov
4.2/5Very Good! (994 reviews)
Families like: babysitting, laundry
Travellers say...

"Staff were very friendly and rooms and hotel were clean. Adhered to the Covid restricitions excellently."…"

Reviewed on 4 Sep 2020

Maldron Hotel Newlands Cross
Clayton Hotel Cardiff Lane
Great for families
4 out of 5
Cardiff Lane, Sir John Rogerson's Quay, Dublin, Dublin
Free cancellationReserve now, pay when you stay
The price is £97 per night from 6 Dec to 7 Dec
4.1/5Very Good! (1,202 reviews)
Families like: kids' swimming pool, laundry
Lovely stay

"Hotel staff were brilliant. Room was lovely. Must say a massive thankyou to Anthony who looked after us in the bar area on Monday evening. His service was second to none. You have an amazing member of your hotel team in Anthony. We had a 3 year old with us and Anthony made such an impression on him ..."…"

Reviewed on 4 Aug 2020

Clayton Hotel Cardiff Lane
The Address Connolly
Great for families
4 out of 5
Amiens Street, Dublin, Dublin
Free cancellationReserve now, pay when you stay
The price is £92 per night from 8 Dec to 9 Dec
4.1/5Very Good! (988 reviews)
Families like: babysitting, bicycle rentals nearby, laundry
North Star

"Great hotel and felt very safe in these Covid times."…"

Reviewed on 21 Aug 2020

The Address Connolly
Clayton Hotel Leopardstown
Great for families
4 out of 5
Central Park, Leopards Town, Dublin, Dublin
Free cancellationReserve now, pay when you stay
The price is £75 per night from 8 Dec to 9 Dec
4.1/5Very Good! (982 reviews)
Families like: babysitting, laundry
Travellers say...

"Top class"…"

Reviewed on 18 Jul 2020

Clayton Hotel Leopardstown
Clayton Hotel Liffey Valley
Great for families
4 out of 5
Fonthill Rd, Clondalkin, Dublin, Dublin
Free cancellationReserve now, pay when you stay
The price is £60 per night from 1 Dec to 2 Dec
4/5Very Good! (1,009 reviews)
Families like: indoor pool, laundry
Travellers say...

"Excellent staff dealing with very difficult dituation"…"

Reviewed on 20 Sep 2020

Clayton Hotel Liffey Valley
Travelodge Dublin Phoenix Park Hotel
3 out of 5
Aurburn Avenue Roundabout, Navan Road, Castleknock, Dublin, Dublin
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3.5/5Good! (818 reviews)

"A very good budget hotel that was clean and comfortable. Staff were helpful and friendly. The hotel is pleasantly located but on a main route into Dublin with regular, frequent public transport passing the door."…"

Reviewed on 10 Mar 2020

Travelodge Dublin Phoenix Park Hotel
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Where should we stay in Dublin?

The historic destination of Dublin is a great choice if you've been thinking about a holiday with the children. The museums, sporting events and local tours are just a few things that make this an attractive holiday destination for families. Arrange a flight into Dublin (DUB), which is located 5.8 mi (9.3 km) from the city centre. Dublin offers 277 child-friendly hotels and other types of accommodation so you'll have a variety of options when you're deciding where to stay.

Families on holiday have good things to say about these types of accommodation:

Finnstown Castle Hotel: Offers an indoor pool, a restaurant and free parking. Guests like the overall comfort and central location at this 4-star hotel.

Staycity Aparthotels Saint Augustine Street – Features in-room kitchens, laundry facilities and free WiFi. This 4-star apartment is popular with guests for its overall comfort.

Green Isle Conference & Leisure Hotel – Offers an indoor pool, a restaurant and free parking. Guests like the central location at this 4-star hotel.

Castle Hotel – Features 2 restaurants, free breakfast and laundry facilities. This 3-star hotel is popular with guests for its overall comfort.

Radisson Blu Royal Hotel, Dublin – Offers a restaurant, laundry facilities and babysitting services. Guests like the quiet location at this 4-star hotel.

When should we visit Dublin?

You're likely hoping for good weather for your family holiday. You can use these tips to plan when to grab the children and head to Dublin.

  • Hottest months: July, August, June and September, with an average temperature of 19°F
  • Coldest months: January, February, March and December, with an average temperature of 1°F
  • Driest months: April, March, February and June, with an average rainfall of 47 inches
  • Rainiest months: August, December, September and January, with an average rainfall of 78.25 inches

What should we see and do in Dublin?

While you are visiting Dublin, you and the family may want to explore some interesting spots such as National Gallery of Ireland at Merrion Square, Bord Gáis Energy Theatre and Guinness Storehouse. Make sure that you have plenty of time to take in the area's activities such as Ha' Penny Bridge, Dublin Castle and St. Stephen's Green.

Dublin is also well-known for its:
  • Football
  • Museums
  • Tours
  • Live music
  • Art
  • Monuments
  • University life
  • Historical sites

Getting around Dublin

Dublin has transport options that will make it easy for you and the family to get around. Walk to nearby metro stations like Jervis Station, Abbey Street Station and St. Stephen's Green Station. If you want to see more of the area, hop aboard a train from Dublin Tara Street Station, Dublin Pearse Street Station or Dublin Connolly Station.

Frequently asked questions

What's Dublin like for family-friendly holidays?
The historic destination of Dublin is a great choice if you’ve been thinking about a holiday with the children. The entertainment, museums and sporting events are just some of the things that make this the perfect spot for family trips. Take to the air and fly into Dublin (DUB), which is located 5.8 mi (9.3 km) from the centre of Dublin.
What's the best place to stay for a family trip to Dublin?
Ashling Hotel Dublin is a top 4-star hotel on Expedia for families, and features a restaurant and laundry facilities. Other choices to stay with the children include Staycity Aparthotels Saint Augustine Street and Clayton Hotel Dublin Airport.
How many family-friendly hotels are there in Dublin?
Expedia has 231 hotels in Dublin that are perfect for families.
What's the seasonal weather like in Dublin?
The hottest months are usually July and August, with an average temperature of 14°C, while the coldest months are January and February, with an average of 5°C. Average annual precipitation for Dublin is 766 inches.
What's there to see and do with your family in Dublin?
While you and your family are holidaying in Dublin, you may want to visit some family-friendly attractions such as Grafton Street and O’Connell Street. Make sure that you have plenty of time to take in the area’s activities such as Dublin Castle, St. Stephen’s Green and Christ Church Cathedral.
What's the best way for us to get around Dublin?
You can access metro transport at Jervis Station, Abbey Street Station and St. Stephen’s Green Station. If you’d like to explore around the area, you may want a rental car for your journey.

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