A well located city base, beside the Half Penny Bridge, the river Liffey and Temple Bar.
NOTE: Max Check in at 21:00
On a protected Georgian building in the heart of Dublin’s pedestrian shopping district, it offers an amazing view of the Dublin's skyline in an unbeatable location within walking distance of Heuston Station and the LUAS Red & Green Lines, Temple Bar, the Italian Quarter, the Phoenix Park & St Stephen’s Green, O’Connell Street & Grafton Street, Colleges & Museums, Art Galleries & Exhibitions, bars, restaurants and nightlife.
The East Ireland / County Dublin region
The East is one of the most varied regions on the island of Ireland, stretching from cosmopolitan cities to mesmerizing rural scenery.
NATIONAL MUSEUM OF IRELAND - Archaeology and History, Kildare Street, Dublin 2, Ireland.
Built in the 1880s, this holds exhibitions such as the Viking Exhibition, the War of Independence Exhibition, many priceless items are on display, and is well worth a visit.
SAN PATRICK CATHEDRAL - Built in 1220 is the most popular tourist attraction in Ireland
DUBLIN CASTLE - See the Old Walls of Dublin, State Apartments, and the treasury.
GUINNESS STOREHOUSE - to many dubliners it is the soul of Ireland: who around the world does not know the Guinness beer? Do not miss a visit to the place where the party begins and do not forget to take the lift up to the gravity bar, Ireland's highest bar.
KILMAINHAM JAIL - built in 1792 it is Ireland most famous/infamous prison. This huge complex held through the years many Nationalists and Republicans. The building, closed down in 1924, gives an inspiring insight of Irish history. The movie "In the name of the father", with Daniel Day Lewis, was set there.
FUN FOR KIDS:
Sightseeing Tour of Dublin
Explore Ireland's capital with a City Sightseeing Tour of Dublin. This fun and friendly 90 minute tour is ideal for family days out. The tour departs every 8 to 20 minutes throughout the day and stops at the best visitor attractions in Dublin including Dublin Zoo, the Wax Museum, the Dead Zoo, Dublinia and many more.
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National Wax Museum
The National Wax Museum Plus is an exciting new interactive visitor attraction located on Foster Place, just off Dame Street, in the Temple Bar district at the heart of Dublin City Centre.
Located in the Phoenix Park in the heart of Dublin city, Dublin Zoo is Ireland’s most popular visitor attraction, and welcomed almost one million visitors last year. (website hidden)
The Dublin / Dublin 1 area
Like many capital cities, Dublin has most of the world's top shops and brand names. Also Dublin as a city is so compact, all of these shops are a short walk from each other. If from the apartment you turn the corner in Liffey Street, after 3 minutes walking you'll reach the vibrant Jervis Streets with its selection of high street brands and Shopping Centers: Zara, HMV, Debenhams, Arnotts, Jervis Shopping Center and Ilac Shopping Center among many.
The apartment overlooks the HALF PENNY BRIDGE, a beautiful old Georgian pedestrian bridge dating to the 18th century. It arches over the River Liffey which divides the city into its northern and southern halves. The Ha' Penny Bridge gets its name from the original toll for crossing it, which was a half penny in the old English currency; the toll has since been abolished.
CINEMA close by:
Cineworld: Parnell Centre, Parnell Street, Dublin 1 - multiscreen, lots of blockbaster
Irish Film Institute: Eustace Street, Temple Bar, Dublin 2 - cinema d'essai. VERY COSY. (website hidden)
The Dublin Flea Market
It opened its doors for the first time in November 2008 and since then it has grown into one of Dublin's most loved markets. It takes place on the last Sunday of every month in The Co-op on Newmarket square, Dublin 8 it is indoors. Number of stalls: over 40 selling everything from vintage clothes to second hand bikes, retro furniture and random odds and ends.
George Street Arcade
Set in purpose built Victorian Shopping Centre dating 1876 there are approximately fifty tenants varying in size from Dunnes Stores to small sidewalk stalls, selling everything imaginable from High Fashion and Accessories to Trendy Funky Gear, from Custom Designed Solid Silver to Costume Jewellery, from Sophisticated Hair Styling to Fortune Telling, with lovers of Music, Art, Books, Speciality Ornaments, Memorabilia, Stamps and Coin Collections, Cafés, General Groceries, Speciality Foods, etc etc etc… all catered for.
Favorite RESTAURANTS and DINERS:
Kokoro Sushi Bento - Dublin's cheapest and freshest Sushi in the heart of the (website hidden), right beside the apartment on the adjacent Liffey Street. Ideal for a quick and healthy lunch.
Yamamori sushi - located in the heart of Dublin over looking the Ha’penny bridge. Verdict: excellent!
Crossing the Half Penny Bridge and getting into Temple Bar you'll find Tante Zoe, 1 Crow (email hidden)ly Cajun/Creole restaurant. Try the Jambalayas... pure Mississippi's style!
Elephant & Castle of Temple Bar, serving New York style classic dishes for over 2 decades: a landmark of Dublin's dining culture
Pizzeria il Manifesto, Lower Rathmines Road, Rathmines. The best pizzeria in town
Other Things to Note
NOTE MAX CHECK IN IS 9:00 pm
Car park is on request and it should be booked in advance.
The location of the apartment was perfect! Very centrally located, near the Temple Bar area and major sites, which was great for a short weekend in Dublin. The flip side to this is that it was quite noisy. The apartment was cozy and practical, with all the necessary appliances for a group of three.
We spent a very nice holiday at here! Guiseppe was nice, he gave us everything what we need. The apartment was fantastic, the view from the windows was great too. The pictures all real, everything looked like same as on the pictures. Hope we can spend here our next Ireland holiday too. Thanks for everything!
Great appartement! And perfect location. No need to look any further in Dublin. Had the best time!
This apartment was fantastic!!
Great location close to bars and restaurants in Temple Bar. The apartment was clean and spacious - even better than what the photos show. My boyfriend and I loved our stay here. We would definitely stay again and recommend to everyone travelling to Dublin.
We had a fabulous New Years Eve weekend stay at Giuseppe's apartment. The location was ideal for reaching all of the activities that Dublin has to offer. Right near the apartment are major shopping facilities and less touristy establishments. Across the Ha'Penny bridge is the famous Temple Bar area and the Trinity College area. The ability to walk home in 5 minutes after a night of good tunes and good drinks was priceless. The apartment itself is basic and was suitable for our family of 4. Our kids did not mind sleeping on the sofa beds. The apartment has great heating and hot water. The kitchen looked functional and well equipped although we never used it. The WIFI was strong and fast as we used it to stream video since we never could get the cable TV to work. We needed to purchase soap, shampoo, and toilet paper during our stay. A major bonus is the washing machine in the apartment which we utilized before we left. Overall we were pleased with our stay in the apartment and would recommend highly.
Great location, right by ha'penny bridge. A short walk to gallery's, museums, shops, cafes, pubs etc and centre of Dublin. The location meant we didn't need to get a bus, tram or tube anywhere for our entire stay. Small but well designed flat overlooking the river. Good power shower, flat was warm and comfortable. Tiny kitchen but good oven, microwave etc and had enough to do all you need. Patrick was friendly, punctual and replied immediately to texts to arrange leaving. We had a late flight and as the next guests were arriving later, we were told we could stay until the later in the afternoon (no extra cost) which was much appreciated. As we stayed over Christmas we made use of the Sky TV too - loads of good films for loafing :-) Highly recommended.
Overall, the apartment was just as described. It was in a good location which made it easy to get to all of the places we wanted to go on foot. Giuseppe accommodated us even after we were delayed at the airport and made it easy to get into the apartment.
The only drawback was the noise from the busy street below our bedroom window.
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