Lonely Planet review
In business since 1809, the Castle Hotel may be slightly rough around the edges but it's one of the most pleasant hotels this side of the Liffey. The fabulous palazzo-style grand staircase leads to the 50-odd bedrooms, whose furnishings are traditional and a tad antiquated, but perfectly good throughout – check out the original Georgian cornicing around the high ceilings.
Our independent authors have visited Castle Hotel and selected this as one of our recommended hotels in Dublin.
Services & facilities
- Free Wi-Fi
- Internet services
- Restaurant (à la carte)
- Breakfast in the room
- 24-hour front desk
- Ticket service
- Tour desk
- Family rooms
- Non-smoking rooms
Description provided by property
Travel informationBy Bus (from Dublin Airport): - Take bus number 747 or the airport coach to O'Connell Street. - When you get off the bus you need to walk to the top of O'Connell Street (away from the river). - When you get to Parnell Square keep walking until you reach the Abbey Church. - At the crossroads turn right and the Castle Hotel is on your left. By Car (from Dublin Airport): - Follow signs for the city centre and keep driving straight. - You will then come to Lower Drumcondra Road then and then Dorset Street. - Turn left at the Spar shop onto Temple Street and drive straight until you come to the crossroads. - At the crossroads turn right onto Great Denmark Street and you will see the hotel on you right.
Important informationThere is live traditional Irish music every Thursday to Sunday (summer months) and Friday and Saturday (rest of the year).
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