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Radisson Blu St. Helen's Hotel
Radisson Blu St. Helen's Hotel

Stillorgan Road, Dublin 4

5.0 out of 5.0
4.4 out of 5 (969 reviews)

This restored Portland stone mansion is in the Booterstown district, walking distance to University College Dublin. Dublin Ba …

Talbot Hotel Stillorgan
Talbot Hotel Stillorgan

Stillorgan Road, Dublin 18

4.0 out of 5.0
4 out of 5 (617 reviews)

Located in Stillorgan, this romantic hotel is 1.2 mi (1.9 km) from Museum of Childhood and within 3 mi (5 km) of RDS and Roya …

The Beacon
The Beacon

Beacon Court, Bracken Road, Dublin 18

4.0 out of 5.0
4.3 out of 5 (419 reviews)

Located in Sandyford, this boutique hotel is within 3 mi (5 km) of Dundrum Town Centre, Museum of Childhood, and Marlay Park. …

The Royal Hotel
The Royal Hotel

Main Street, Bray

3.0 out of 5.0
3.1 out of 5 (397 reviews)

This family-friendly Bray hotel is located on the riverwalk, within 3 mi (5 km) of Bray Head and Bray Golf Club. James Joyc …

IMI Conference Centre & Residence
IMI Conference Centre & Residence

Sandyford Road, Dublin 16

3.0 out of 5.0
3.6 out of 5 (382 reviews)

Located in Dundrum, this hotel is 0.9 mi (1.5 km) from Dundrum Town Centre and within 3 mi (5 km) of Marlay Park and Museum o …

Esplanade Hotel Bray
Esplanade Hotel Bray

Strand Road, Bray

3.0 out of 5.0
3.5 out of 5 (255 reviews)

Offering direct access to the beach, this Bray hotel is within 1 mi (2 km) of National Sealife Centre and Bray Head. Bray Gol …

Fitzpatrick Castle Hotel
Fitzpatrick Castle Hotel

Killiney, Dun Laoghaire

4.0 out of 5.0
4.1 out of 5 (500 reviews)

Occupying a handsomely restored 18th-century Irish castle, this family-owned hotel stands on the brow of Killiney Hill on the …

Summerhill House Hotel
Summerhill House Hotel

Enniskerry, Enniskerry

3.0 out of 5.0
3.8 out of 5 (68 reviews)

Situated in Enniskerry, this spa hotel is within 6 mi (10 km) of Sugarloaf Mountain, Powerscourt Waterfall, and Bray Golf Clu …

Rochestown Lodge Hotel & Spa
Rochestown Lodge Hotel & Spa

Rochestown Avenue, Dun Laoghaire

3.0 out of 5.0
4 out of 5 (117 reviews)

Situated in Dun Laoghaire, this spa hotel is 2.2 mi (3.6 km) from Imaginosity and 2.2 mi (3.6 km) from James Joyce Tower. RDS …

Premier Suites Dublin Sandyford
Premier Suites Dublin Sandyford

The Forum, Ballymoss Road, Dublin 18

4.0 out of 5.0
4.3 out of 5 (81 reviews)

Located in Sandyford, this apartment is within 3 mi (5 km) of Dundrum Town Centre, Imaginosity, and Museum of Childhood. …


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Pocket Guide: South Dublin

Visiting South Dublin

Couples looking to get away will find a romantic atmosphere in South Dublin, though all visitors are sure to appreciate the restaurants, sporting events, and bars. This welcoming city also attracts visitors with its shopping, football, and gardens. A top attraction is James Joyce Tower.
  • There are 20 South Dublin hotels
  • July is the most expensive month to travel here, while January tends to be the cheapest
  • Closest major airport is in Dublin (DUB), 12.9 mi (20.7 km) from the city centre

Sightseeing around South Dublin

  • Popular cultural attractions include Dalkey Heritage Centre, National Maritime Museum of Ireland, and Bray Heritage Centre
  • Families come for attractions such as Club 92, National Sealife Centre, and Dublin Zoo
  • Notable for its temples and landmarks to visit including James Joyce Tower, St. Patrick's Cathedral, and Dublin Castle
  • The natural beauty of the gardens is picturesque, and places to visit include St. Stephen's Green, War Memorial Gardens, and National Botanic Gardens
  • Shopping is one of the top reasons to visit, so consider an excursion to Frascati Shopping Centre, Blackrock Shopping Centre, and Dundrum Town Centre
  • Football fans will find lots to cheer about while everyone can enjoy an event or game at Aviva Stadium, 3Arena, or Croke Park
South Dublin is adjacent to Dun Laoghaire. Top sights in the area include The Grand Canal Theatre and National Gallery of Ireland at Merrion Square.

Getting around South Dublin

With so many transportation options, seeing South Dublin is a breeze. Walk to a nearby metro station like Laughanstown Station, Cherrywood Station, or Bride's Glen Station. If you're looking to journey outside of the area, take a train from Dublin Killiney Station, Dublin Shankill Station, or Dublin Glenageary Station.

Staying in South Dublin

When looking for a holiday accommodation at an affordable price, consider that South Dublin has 20 hotels and other accommodation types to choose from. There are 15 hotels ranging from GBP 63 to GBP 149 per night. Consider one of these top-rated, larger hotels for your family trip or any other travel plans:
  • The Royal Marine Hotel, averaging GBP 129.77/night
  • Radisson Blu St. Helen's Hotel, averaging GBP 186.29/night
You might like one of these highly rated smaller hotels or specialty properties for a romantic getaway, a cosy spot, or a boutique stay:
  • Brookville Guest House, averaging GBP 180.12/night
  • Lynden B&B, averaging GBP 75.66/night
A 3-star favourite with Expedia travellers is Brookville Guest House with a 4.7 out of 5 user rating while Lynden B&B and The Royal Marine Hotel are also highly rated by guests.

Dressing for South Dublin

  • Between January and March, you can expect the daytime average to be around 11°C and the nighttime average to be 3°C
  • From April to June, temperatures average about 19°C during the day and 4°C at night
  • July through September averages 20°C during the day and 9°C at night
  • In October–December, the average temperature is 15°C during the day and 3°C at night
  • Average annual rainfall for South Dublin is 27 millimetres