This elegant Georgian hotel in Dublin city center is just 2 minutes' walk from O' Connell Street and very close to Temple Bar, it offers rooms with private bathrooms, a restaurant/bar with evening entertainment, and free Wi-Fi. The recently renovated Castle Hotel is steeped in sophisticated Georgian style, featuring original, sweeping staircases, crystal chandeliers, antique mirrors and marble fireplaces. Rooms at The Castle Hotel are individually designed to reflect the elegance of the building and have hairdryers, direct dial telephones, tea/coffee making facilities and TVs. The Castle Vaults bar/restaurant has an exposed vaulted ceiling which was part of the original 18th-century wine cellars. It offers modern cuisine, a pre-theater menu and an evening à la carte menu, along with live traditional Irish music around weekends. The Old Music Shop restaurant is located in a Georgian Room overlooking Findlater's 19th-century Gothic Revival Church. It offers an all-day menu of pizza, pasta, salads and gourmet sandwiches. A pre-theater and evening menu is also available. The hotel has its own secure private car park. The Aircoach Dublin Airport Bus stops just 3 minute's walk away. Croke Park, The Hugh Lane art Gallery, The Garden of Remembrance, The Abbey and Gate theaters and the James Joyce Cultural Center are all a short walk away.

Couples in particular like the location – they rated it 8.9 for a two-person trip.

Castle Hotel has been welcoming guests since Sep 29, 2009

Property Highlights

Located in the heart of Dublin, this hotel has an excellent location score of 9.0

Breakfast Info

Continental, Full English/Irish, Vegetarian, Vegan, Gluten-free

Private parking at the hotel


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Room Type
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Guest reviews


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  • Stanley
    United States of AmericaUnited States of America
    Set a bit apart from the bustle of central Dublin. Early continental breakfast is a great idea for people going out on tours.
  • Kay
    United States of AmericaUnited States of America
    I had just been in an auto accident and was a bit foggy when I arrived. Staff explained things carefully to me and never became impatient.
  • J
    United States of AmericaUnited States of America
    Staff very friendly although not local so not as able to easily handle directions, etc. Musical 'show' in restaurant excellent and a great experience.
  • Susan
    United States of AmericaUnited States of America
    Staff is conscientious and friendly. The breakfast choices are great and the food is good. Convenient location to buses and moderate walk to most attractions. Liked all of the sitting areas.
  • Madeleine
    United States of AmericaUnited States of America
    We enjoyed the vintage style of the Castle Hotel. The breakfast offerings were really good. The staff was very helpful and the location worked well for us. There were a few different sittings rooms available for guests to use. We also too...
  • Brady
    United States of AmericaUnited States of America
    I loved how quaint and well kept it was. The staff was incredibly nice and accommodating. We met Mr. Fionn (Finn the owner) in the stairway. What a great family owned business. Close to walking distance of everything downtown.
  • E
    The hotel is fabulous. Four or five houses linked together made it a super interesting place to be. Perfect breakfast, perfectly comfortable places to just hang out during the day and night. The owner was always on site and super helpful as...
  • Kerry
    United States of AmericaUnited States of America
    Fine continental breakfast. Not a fan of the full Irish. Very nice free breakfast, though. Loved the old quirky hotel with irregular rooms. Not a great choice for the mobility impaired, though. The staff was great and the price/location...
  • James
    The location was great and the staff very accommodating. We loved our stay.
  • Debra
    United States of AmericaUnited States of America
    The hotel is located north of the tourist district. The ten minute walk down to the district was pleasant and easy;. We found it beneficial to have the more quiet neighborhood away from the tourist crunch, but if you want to be in the middle of...

Property questions and answers
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  • Does the hotel have an elevator?

    Yes we have elevators in the hotel
    Answered on 6 November 2019
  • Good evening. I noticed your accommodations come with free breakfast, is that still the case with the present Covid situation? If so, how exactly do y..

    Dear Guest, Yes we are now offering Full Breakfast with our accommodation since our official reopening on 3rd July. Kind Regards Reception
    Answered on 10 July 2020
  • Can you leave your case there after checkout?

    Yes, we have a luggage room that is available free of charge.
    Answered on 18 January 2020
  • How would I get to your hotel from airport , is there a train & from train station where would you be located in Dublin thank you Kindly 

    Our hotel is located in Dublin City Centre, just off Parnell Square. The 747 is the direct bus from the airport to the City Centre, leaving you on Par..
    Answered on 23 May 2021
  • What is the cost of the parking per night please?

    Our Car Park is €15 per night.
    Answered on 14 March 2021
  • Does the hotel have shuttle service from the airport

    There is no shuttle direct from the airport. The 747 shuttle from the airport to the city centre leaves you on Cathal Brugha street which is a 10 minu..
    Answered on 15 January 2020
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Hotel area info *

2 Restaurants On Site

  • Old Music Shop
    • Cuisine
    • Open for
      Breakfast • Brunch • Lunch • Dinner • High tea
    • Ambience
    • Dietary options
  • Castle Vaults
    • Cuisine
    • Open for
    • Ambience
    • Dietary options

Amenities of Castle Hotel
Great facilities! Review score, 8

Most popular amenities
  • Private Parking
  • Free WiFi
  • Family rooms
  • Non-smoking rooms
  • 2 restaurants
  • 24-hour front desk
  • Room service
  • Bar
  • Tea/Coffee Maker in All Rooms
  • Toilet paper
  • Towels
  • Bathtub or shower
  • Private Bathroom
  • Toilet
  • Free toiletries
  • Hairdryer
  • Bathtub
  • Shower
  • Linens
  • Wardrobe or closet
  • Outdoor furniture
  • Sun deck
  • Terrace
  • Electric kettle
Room Amenities
  • Socket near the bed
  • Live music/Performance
  • Evening entertainment
Living Area
  • Desk
Media & Technology
  • Flat-screen TV
  • Cable channels
  • Telephone
  • TV
Food & Drink
  • Coffee house on site
  • Wine/Champagne
    Additional charge
  • Kids' meals
    Additional charge
  • Special diet meals (on request)
  • Breakfast in the room
  • Bar
  • Restaurant
  • Tea/Coffee maker
WiFi is available in all areas and is free of charge.
Private parking is available on site (reservation is not possible) and costs € 15 per day.
  • Street parking
  • Public transit tickets
    Additional charge
Front Desk Services
  • Invoice provided
  • Concierge
  • Baggage storage
  • Tour desk
  • Express check-in/out
  • 24-hour front desk
Entertainment & Family Services
  • Babysitting/Child services
    Additional charge
Cleaning Services
  • Daily housekeeping
Business Facilities
  • Fax/Photocopying
  • Business center
Safety & security
  • Fire extinguishers
  • CCTV outside property
  • CCTV in common areas
  • Smoke alarms
  • Security alarm
  • Designated smoking area
  • Wake-up service
  • Heating
  • Packed lunches
  • Carpeted
  • Elevator
  • Family rooms
  • Ironing facilities
  • Non-smoking rooms
  • Wake-up service/Alarm clock
  • Room service
  • Upper floors accessible by elevator
Languages Spoken
  • German
  • English
  • French
  • Italian

Sustainability initiatives

This property has taken steps to provide more sustainable and eco-friendly travel

House rules

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From 3:00 PM to 12:00 AM


Until 12:00 PM



Cancellation and prepayment policies vary according to accommodations type. Please enter the dates of your stay and check what conditions apply to your preferred room.

Children & Beds

Child policies

Children of all ages are welcome.

Children 16 and above will be charged as adults at this property.

To see correct prices and occupancy info, add the number and ages of children in your group to your search.

Crib and extra bed policies

0 - 2 years
Crib upon request

The number of cribs allowed depends on the option you choose. Check your selected option for more info.

There are no extra beds available at this property.

All cribs are subject to availability.

No age restriction

There's no age requirement for check-in


Pets are not allowed.


When booking more than 5 rooms, different policies and additional supplements may apply.

Mastercard Visa American Express Cash is not accepted Castle Hotel accepts these cards and reserves the right to temporarily hold an amount prior to arrival.

The fine print

There is live traditional Irish music every day of the week.

In response to the coronavirus (COVID-19), additional safety and sanitation measures are in effect at this property.

Please inform Castle Hotel of your expected arrival time in advance. You can use the Special Requests box when booking, or contact the property directly using the contact details in your confirmation.

Guests under the age of 18 can only check in with a parent or official guardian.

FAQs about Castle Hotel

  • Castle Hotel has 2 restaurants:

    • Old Music Shop
    • Castle Vaults

  • Guests staying at Castle Hotel can enjoy a highly-rated breakfast during their stay (guest review score: 8.4).

    Breakfast option(s) include:

    • Continental
    • Full English/Irish
    • Vegetarian
    • Vegan
    • Gluten-free

  • Check-in at Castle Hotel is from 3:00 PM, and check-out is until 12:00 PM.

  • Room options at Castle Hotel include:

    • Single
    • Double
    • Twin
    • Triple
    • Family
    • Quad

  • Castle Hotel offers the following activities/services (charges may apply):

    • Evening entertainment
    • Live music/Performance

  • Castle Hotel is 1,950 feet from the center of Dublin. All distances are measured in straight lines. Actual travel distances may vary.

  • The prices at Castle Hotel may vary depending on your stay (e.g. dates, hotel's policy etc.). To see prices, enter your dates.