We are always looking to get away from the daily stresses of life, even for just a few days. City breaks are perfect for this, so why not pay a visit to the vibrant city of Dublin? Only a short flight from the UK, this Irish capital has something for everyone. So whilst planning what you want to do, take a look at the lastminute.com top 5 hotels designed with your activities in mind.
Best for Guinness lovers
Dublin is the birthplace of Guinness – the beer that practically symbolises Ireland. You either love it or hate it, but regardless, make sure to pay a visit to the Guinness Storehouse to discover how this small Irish drink became a global brand. After finally enjoying a pint of Guinness overlooking Dublin in the Gravity Bar, go and rest your head at the nearby 4 star Ashling Hotel. This modern, boutique style hotel boasts a great location on the River Liffey and is just minutes away from some of the best attractions in Dublin. Prices from just £45 per room.Best for Shopping
If you love shopping, Dublin is the perfect place for you! Whether you are looking for high-street stores or speciality shops, Dublin has it all. Take a walk along Grafton Street and O’Connell Street to discover some unique shopping delights or browse the department stores on Henry Street. You’ll need a place to stay after all that shopping (and spending) so why not stagger back with your bags and stay at The Gresham which is situated on O’Connell Street. After a good night’s sleep in one of the 288 rooms, you’ll soon be ready to hit the shops again! Prices from just £52 per room.Best for Nightlife
If you want a big or small night out, the Irish certainly know how to party. If you want a traditional evening of Irish food, music and dancing or prefer a cocktail or two when hitting the clubs, Dublin has it covered. Book a room at The Parliament Hotel which is situated right in the heart of Temple Bar – THE place to experience Dublin’s nightlife. Getting ready to go out has never been easier as the bars, clubs and restaurants are right on the doorstep! When you’re done with partying, The Parliament Hotel is the best place to sleep off the night before. Prices from just £52 per room.Best for Girly Weekends
If you are looking for a weekend away from the boys, a trip to Dublin is a perfect way to catch up with the girls. The Shelbourne Dublin - A Renaissance Hotel is a luxurious 5 star hotel and will provide you and your friends with an unforgettable stay. Why not go and spoil yourselves and spend the afternoon being pampered in their glorious spa then go for a swim in the newly reopened swimming pool? Then finish the evening off with a good old gossip in the bar. Prices from just £152 per room.Best for Sports Lovers
Dublin plays host to some of the best international and domestic matches around so, if you love sport, why not try and get tickets to a rugby or football match? For somewhere to stay, the affordable Sandymount Hotel is the ideal option as it is located right next to the famous Aviva Stadium. Offering stylish and comfortable rooms, this family- run 3 star hotel is a great place for you chill out after a thrilling day of sport. Prices from just £63 per room.All prices are correct at time of publishing.