Cheap accomodations in Dublin, Ireland
Dublin, Ireland has become an increasingly popular travel destination. It is great for short weekend breaks for Europeans and longer visits for those from further away. One of the main reasons for Dublin’s increased popularity is the huge amount of cheap airfare offered by Ryan Air and Aer Lingus. This cheap air fare has made the city much more accessible. Because of its popularity Dublin hotels tend to be expensive and booked up. The best budget hotels in Dublin fall within the 100 to 200 dollar a night price range. If you see prices for less than that you are getting into hostel and guesthouse accommodation.
When choosing a budget Dublin hotel the best deals can be found online. One of the best sites for this is travelwand.com. You may not of heard of travelwand. They are a small travel site that provides the personal service of a small company with the prices and choice of a large hotel supplier. Plus they just launched a review section where you can give your hotel and attraction reviews. Tripadvisor is another great but better known travel website.
The top budget hotels in Dublin are:
Crowne Plaze Airport Hotel
This hotel is located a little out of Dublin’s city centre and ideally situated for getting to the airport. They offer a shuttle to and from the airport and a will come to the airport to pick you up if you call. The rooms are very luxurious and clean and the hotel has friendly and helpful services. It is also a good place for those travelling alone. The location of the hotel is quiet without the noise of the city. Prices tend to be very good for what you get coming in around 150 dollars per night.
This three star hotel is in a great location for Dublin’s nightlife. The hotel is located on the edge of the famous Temple Bar district. Considering its price and location it is one of the best budget hotels in Dublin. The hotel has comfortable rooms and a charming bar to relax in. The only down point of this hotel is that is can be a little noisy due to its Temple Bar location so ask for a room that doesn’t face the street. Prices average around 125 dollars a night.
Best Western Royal Dublin Hotel
This budget Dublin hotel is located on historic O’Connell Street. The hotel itself is situated in an old building that dates back to 1752 and it is located near many of Dublin’s popular attractions, restaurants and shopping areas. This budget Dublin hotel is rated as three stars. Facilities include a comfortable bar complete with fireplace, private bathroom, daily house keeping and wake up calls. Prices for this budget Dublin hotel tend to be just over 100 dollars a night.
Comfort Inn Smithfield
This budget Dublin hotel was built as part of the regeneration occurring in the Smithfield area of Dublin. It is an excellent value budget hotel with clean rooms, friendly service and modern facilities. The hotel is also located right next to a tram stop that will take you into the city centre within a few minutes. Prices for this budget Dublin hotel tend to be around 140 dollars per night.
Jurys Inn Christ Church
Jurys is a well known Irish hotel chain that provides decent budget accommodation in Dublin and other cities around the world. This particular Jurys hotel is situated right by one of Dublin’s most famous and popular attractions, Christ Church Cathedral. It is within easy reach of many of Dublin’s popular attractions including Trinity Collage, Grafton Street and the National Museum. The front desk will help you with exchanging currency and rooms offer high speed internet access.