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Top Dublin Historic Hotels

The Merrion
5 out of 5
Upper Merrion Street, Dublin, Dublin
The price is £322 per night from 3 Jan to 4 Jan
4.8/5Exceptional! (913 reviews)
Superb hotel

"Excellent service during our stay. Nothing was too much trouble and the experience was perfect from beginning to end"…"

Reviewed on 17 Jul 2020

The Merrion
Clontarf Castle Hotel
4 out of 5
Castle Avenue, Dublin, Dublin
Free cancellationReserve now, pay when you stay
The price is £89 per night from 22 Dec to 23 Dec
4.7/5Exceptional! (1,292 reviews)

"We had an amazing stay at Clontarf Castle. It was beautifully decorated for Christmas time. I would highly recommend to stay here."…"

Reviewed on 30 Nov 2020

Clontarf Castle Hotel
Ashling Hotel Dublin
4 out of 5
10-13 Parkgate Street, Dublin 8, Dublin, Dublin
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The price is £84 per night from 2 Jan to 3 Jan
4.6/5Exceptional! (2,268 reviews)
Looking forward to next visit. :-)

"Had a wonderful couple of days in Dublin. Hotel was very comfortable and clean with lovely decor. Staff also very friendly and helpful. Dublin City centre very accessible from the hotel. Also handy for trips to Bray and the Wicklow mountains. Loved the car parking arrangement whereby cars could enter ..."…"

Reviewed on 27 Aug 2020

Ashling Hotel Dublin
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Portmarnock Hotel & Golf Links
4 out of 5
Strand Road, Portmarnock, Dublin
Free cancellationReserve now, pay when you stay
The price is £98 per night from 6 Dec to 7 Dec
4.6/5Wonderful! (984 reviews)
Perfect start to our Honeymoon!

"Amazing stay at the Portmarnock Hotel as usual! This trip was extra special as it was the first nights of our honeymoon and the staff couldn’t have been more thoughtful. Free room upgrade, complementary room service breakfast and tea/coffee to enjoy with our leftover wedding cake at no extra charge. ..."…"

Reviewed on 19 Aug 2020

Portmarnock Hotel & Golf Links
Radisson Blu Royal Hotel, Dublin
4 out of 5
Golden Ln and Chancery Ln, Dublin, Dublin
Free cancellationReserve now, pay when you stay
The price is £121 per night from 6 Dec to 7 Dec
4.5/5Wonderful! (997 reviews)

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

Reviewed on 8 Mar 2020

Radisson Blu Royal Hotel, Dublin
The Shelbourne, Autograph Collection
5 out of 5
27 St. Stephen's Green North, Dublin, Dublin
Free cancellationReserve now, pay when you stay
The price is £283 per night from 3 Jan to 4 Jan
4.5/5Wonderful! (994 reviews)

"The place is wonderful"…"

Reviewed on 22 Mar 2020

The Shelbourne, Autograph Collection
Harding Hotel
3 out of 5
Copper Alley, Fishamble Street, Christchurch, Dublin, Dublin
The price is £88 per night from 26 Dec to 27 Dec
4.4/5Excellent! (987 reviews)

"Centrally situated nice an clean staff were excellent nothing was too much trouble ,very reasonably priced would definitely go back."…"

Reviewed on 27 Sep 2020

Harding Hotel
Castle Hotel
4 out of 5
Gardiner Row/Great Denmark Street, Dublin, Dublin
Free cancellationReserve now, pay when you stay
The price is £85 per night from 1 Jan to 2 Jan
4.3/5Excellent! (1,422 reviews)

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

Reviewed on 13 Aug 2020

Castle Hotel
Cassidys Hotel
3 out of 5
Cavendish Row, Upper O’Connell Street, Dublin
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The price is £71 per night from 6 Dec to 7 Dec
4.2/5Excellent! (997 reviews)
Cassidy's hotel Dublin

"A modern and clean hotel with friendly staff and a great location. Shower was great too!!!"…"

Reviewed on 22 Aug 2020

Cassidys Hotel
Finnstown Castle Hotel
4 out of 5
Newcastle Road, Lucan, Dublin
Free cancellationReserve now, pay when you stay
The price is £96 per night from 16 Dec to 17 Dec
4.2/5Excellent! (985 reviews)
Nice!

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

Reviewed on 8 Mar 2020

Finnstown Castle Hotel
Stauntons on the Green
3 out of 5
83 St Stephens Green South, Dublin, Dublin
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The price is £61 per night from 7 Dec to 8 Dec
4.2/5Excellent! (990 reviews)

"A lovely quiet relaxing stay in a great location."…"

Reviewed on 28 Jul 2020

Stauntons on the Green
Fitzpatrick Castle Hotel
4 out of 5
Killiney, Dublin, Dublin
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The price is £125 per night from 7 Dec to 8 Dec
4.2/5Excellent! (935 reviews)

"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
Bracken Court Hotel
4 out of 5
Bridge Street, Balbriggan, Dublin
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4.2/5Very Good! (618 reviews)
Happy with stay

"The hotel experience was excellent from start to finish. Lauren in restaurant was very nice, friendly and helpful."…"

Reviewed on 13 Aug 2020

Bracken Court Hotel
The Belvedere Hotel Parnell Square
3 out of 5
Great Denmark Street, Dublin, Dublin
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The price is £71 per night from 6 Dec to 7 Dec
4.1/5Very Good! (991 reviews)

"I stay in this hotel a lot as and I think what I like most is the staff. They are very friendly and professional."…"

Reviewed on 21 Aug 2020

The Belvedere Hotel Parnell Square
Handel's Hotel
3 out of 5
16-18 Fishamble Street, Temple Bar, Dublin, Dublin
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4/5Very Good! (879 reviews)

"Over all we had a good experience. The staff is friendly and helpful. It is easy to get to from the airport by bus."…"

Reviewed on 2 Mar 2020

Handel's Hotel
Baggot Court Townhouse
3 out of 5
92 Lower Baggot Street, Dublin, Dublin
Free cancellationReserve now, pay when you stay
The price is £70 per night from 6 Dec to 7 Dec
4/5Very Good! (392 reviews)

"This is a B&B-type property within walking distance of Dublin city centre, with a lot of amenities close by. My son and daughter stayed here during a recent weekend in Dublin, and told me the rooms were very comfortable and homely and the breakfast was excellent! Friendly and efficient staff at the ..."…"

Reviewed on 29 Jul 2020

Baggot Court Townhouse
Fitzwilliam Townhouse
3 out of 5
41 Upper Fitzwilliam Street, Dublin, Dublin
Free cancellationReserve now, pay when you stay
The price is £72 per night from 6 Dec to 7 Dec
3.7/5Good! (190 reviews)

"Basic accommodation with an excellent location."…"

Reviewed on 6 Mar 2020

Fitzwilliam Townhouse
Beresford Hotel
3 out of 5
Store Street, Dublin, Dublin
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3.7/5Good! (994 reviews)

"Convenient location corresponded with some street noise. Very friendly and helpful staff!"…"

Reviewed on 12 Mar 2020

Beresford Hotel
The Kildare Street Hotel by theKeycollections
2 out of 5
47-49 Kildare Street, Dublin, Dublin
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3.5/5Good! (602 reviews)

"According expectation. The location is really good."…"

Reviewed on 17 Mar 2020

The Kildare Street Hotel by theKeycollections
The Mercantile Hotel
3 out of 5
28 Dame Street, Dublin, Dublin
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3.5/5Good! (509 reviews)

"Great location! Loud at night because the windows don’t muffle sound very well but earplugs are provided."…"

Reviewed on 15 Mar 2020

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About Dublin Historic Hotels

When you take a Dublin trip out of town, it's easy to choose a modern hotel, or a chain you are familiar with. You know that your accommodation will have all the essentials. But sometimes choosing to stay in a more distinguished hotel can elevate your stay. A stay in a Dublin historic hotel allows you to still have a fully-furnished room and one with tons of character. Moreover, it affords you the chance to immerse yourself in Dublin's history.

Something Old, Something New

As soon as you pass through your Dublin hotel's doors, you'll be whisked to the past. With their Victorian-style $[location.name} hotels and locations infused with a rich past, you'll love how these historic hotels stand apart from their contemporary counterparts. While these lodgings may be historic, they have many of the up-to-date conveniences that help you relax or keep in touch during your trip. You'll find rooms outfitted with a cosy bed, lots of character, and just about everything else you'll need for a wonderful trip.

Once you have spent time appreciating the historic hotel property, you can explore the famous landmarks and art museums to absorb more of the Dublin's culture. Undoubtedly, all this time travelling is going to stimulate your appetite. Go through our 18939 guest reviews for suggestions from other travellers to help make your Dublin visit great. You can also ask your hotels' front desk to show you where the local areas to grab a pint or high tea in Dublin are.

Your Dublin Accommodation Is Waiting

Dublin has 296 vintage hotels that have the look and feel of another era. Some of these lodgings are where influential musicians may have stayed. You're sure to land a place that has all the in-room amenities as well as the classic charm you want. If you desire to stay in one of these Dublin vintage hotels, book soon, or you could miss your chance on a one-of-a kind accommodation.

Frequently asked questions

What can a history buff expect from a stay in Dublin?
On holiday in Dublin, historians and history buffs alike will likely want to explore the monuments. And while you’re here, you can check out the great live music and acclaimed art scene. You can also discover the area’s fascinating museums.
What's the best accommodation in Dublin that's close to historical sites?
Based on our travel expertise, Clontarf Castle Hotel is a top 4-star hotel for history buffs booking on Expedia, and it features a restaurant and free WiFi. Clontarf Castle is a short walk away. A couple of other options close to historic sites include Castle Hotel and Fitzpatrick Castle Hotel.
How many historically relevant hotels will I find in Dublin?
In Dublin, there are 1487 hotels and other accommodation options bookable on Expedia, including 255 designated as historic hotels or close to historic sites.
What are the must-see historical sites and other places in Dublin?
Dublin is notable for its monuments and landmarks like Dublin Castle, Christ Church Cathedral and Ha’ Penny Bridge. Known for its museums and live music, cultural venues include Bord Gáis Energy Theatre, 3Arena and Olympia Theatre. Other popular sights include Grafton Street and St. Stephen’s Green.
What is a historic hotel like in Dublin?
A historic hotel gives guests the opportunity to stay in a place that’s been officially recognised with a national historic designation. Historic hotels throughout the world can take the form of castles, palaces or even pubs or old police stations — any place of special interest. These types of hotels in Dublin typically preserve original qualities such as period features or traditional architecture in guestrooms or communal spaces.
What is the difference between a historic hotel and a heritage hotel?
The two are similar. “Historic hotel” is a term often used in the US, while “heritage hotel” is often used in Asia and Europe. Historic hotels tend to focus on the physical building and architecture. A heritage hotel draws meaning mainly from the cultural value and how it inspired the surrounding community.
Do historic hotels in Dublin have modern facilities?
Yes, efforts are made to preserve historic facades and treasured traditions, but hotel interiors are fitted with modern conveniences and safety features. Tourists who book a stay can expect the usual amenities you’d get from a hotel such as Smart TVs, WiFi and updated bathroom facilities. Booking a historic hotel in Dublin doesn’t mean you’re picking a place that’s rundown or uncomfortable for guests.

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