About this listing
Beautiful, comfortable 2 bedroomed apartment with an Irish welcome in one of the best locations in Dublin city in the middle of the Georgian area. Close to art galleries, canal walks, museums, excellent shops, sports stadiums and singing pubs.
Our apartment is a cosy perfect peaceful haven for up to 6 people or a family who want to be on the doorstep of the best of Dublin city but without the noise. It has has high quality furnishings and in addition to our own private balcony, the complex has several communal gardens. It's the perfect spot to relax for the evening after sightseeing.
If you prefer to party, it is close to nightlife so car/taxi not needed.
Most of Dublin's main tourist attractions are within walking distance.
For those of you who may be allergic our dogs have never been in the apartment.
There is a very comfortable new sofa bed in the living room for extra guests.
Free wifi, secure parking, cable TV, free local telephone calls and everything in the apartment is yours to use. We provide a welcome grocery pack to get you started. We sometimes use the apartment ourselves for a night out in town so it's equipped with all you need as we like to travel light!
Interaction with guests
Our family welcomes all guests personally to the apartment. We live only 20 minutes away and are available for as much or as little interaction as you like. We will provide you with our email and phone numbers when we welcome you so you can contact us at any time. As true Dubliners, we love our city and have made a tourist folder for guests of places to go and things to do.
Our neighbourhood is in one of the best locations in Dublin. You can walk to Grafton Street and Trinity College or along the canal and visit the pubs favoured by many of our Irish poets and writers. Theatres, the Aviva Stadium (you can see it from our back gate) and the docklands are just a stroll away. Dublin bikes are available to hire across the road at budget rates and well worth it. There are excellent pubs and restaurants to suit all tastes. Parks, museums and galleries all within a short stroll.
Aircoach 702 will leave you at our door. The area is well serviced by local busses. There is also an excellent rail system (the dart) beside us and you can travel along the coast of Dublin to the beautiful fishing village of Howth or Dalkey/Killiney (the Hollywood of Dublin) where you may bump into Bono ! Or check out the James Joyce museum in the Martello Tower in Sandycove.
The Freedom Pass is the best and cheapest way to get to all of Dublin's attractions. It costs €33 for 3 days (€14 for children under 14) It gives you 72 hours of unlimited journeys on:
The Green Hop-on Hop-off open-top City Tour buses (usually €22 for 48hrs).
The public transportation bus system in Dublin
It is available from the Airport Travel Information Desk, Arrivals hall, Terminal 1 and at Dublin Bus, 59 O'Connell Street. Wherever you decide to go, we can point you in the right direction and show you the best way to get there.
Other things to note
Sláinte and welcome to Dublin! Let yourself be charmed by the city famous for its pub culture and literary tradition.
Enjoy a pint of Guinness or a tumbler of Jameson at one of Dublin's more than 1,000 pubs.
Experience the festive St Patrick's Day in March or the Writer's Festival in May celebrating contemporary writers as well as the literary heritage of world famous writers such as Samuel Beckett, WB Yeats and James Joyce. Revel in the vibrant live music scene, from arena to clubs to the streets of Dublin. Get a kick out of the charming cobblestoned Temple Bar neighborhood filled to the brim with cafés, art galleries and architectural grandeur.
Up for a game of Gaelic football or Hurling? Then Croke Park is the place for you, the fourth biggest sport's venue in Europe.
Take a walk down to the bustling Moore Street market or relax in one of Dublin's many parks or take a ride with Dublin Bus Guided Sightseeing Tours.
Did you know that Dublin has more green spaces per square kilometer than any other European capital city?
Welcome to Dublin – the green capital of the Emerald Isle!
Treat it as your home !
Hi, I am a Dubliner born and bred and love the city. If my family and I can help to make your trip to Dublin more enjoyable just ask. My wife, Gina, has put together a great tour guide which we leave in the apartment. Feel free to add any of your recommendations or tips.