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!
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
Nice flat and excellent location. You are right in the heart of Dublin! Thanks Giuseppe, for being so patient with our arrival - we enjoyed the weekend very much!
Perfect city centre location! It was easy to get the keys and the apartment is well equipped. It can be a bit noisy at night, but its not too bad! Would recommend it to everyone!
Fantastic stay at Ha' Penny Bridge View2. Apartment is light, lovely, clean, very comfortable and welcoming with a comfortable bed, large digital TV above the fireplace and an amazing view over the Ha'Penny Bridge, which is just below the apartment and to the right.
His friend Patrick showed us around.
In the middle of winter the apartment was quite warm. There is a bit of noise from the street on a Friday/Saturday night so don´t expect a good night sleep without earplugs. However most people as you should be out enjoying the many pubs and restaurants situated nearby.
The kitchen is small but it has an easy to use electric cooker and microwave and an coffee cooker. Perhaps you need an voltage adapter for ireland for your smartphone or something else.
The apartment is in a great location - right by the Ha'Penny Bridge, which takes you straight into Temple Bar, and around the corner from O'Connell Street.
I'd definitely stay here again.
Giuseppe's apartment was easy to find and central to everything - we were able to walk everywhere! The apartment was clean, warm and had everything we needed. As it is on the main road and quite close to temple bar it is quite noisy at night - however we were warned of this in the previous reviews so we didn't mind too much. Thanks Giuseppe for letting us stay.
Convenient location and a nice little place. Bit noisy at night from time to time but a good spot, would stay again
Absolutely perfect location, in the middle of all the hustle and bustle and surrounded by great restaurants and bars. The apartment was clean and had everything necessary for a comfortable stay. It did not bother us but I would point out that the street noise is pretty loud and consistent, so if you're a light sleeper this may not be the perfect spot for you. Otherwise A+
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