Overlooking Christ Church Cathedral, Harding Hotel is located beside Dublin’s Temple Bar district. It offers spacious rooms with free Wi-Fi, a bistro-style restaurant and a lively bar. All rooms at the Harding are en-suite, fully air-conditioned for heating or cooling purposes, are tastefully decorated in warm colors and feature flat screen TVs, hairdryers and tea/coffee-making facilities with an in room safe to protect guest valuables. Many rooms have views of Christchurch Cathedral. All rooms and public areas are nonsmoking. Dublin Castle, Trinity College, the Guinness Storehouse and the shops of Grafton Street and Henry Street are all within 10-minutes’ walk. The Airlink bus (747) and Dublin city Hop-On Hop-Off busses have stops close by for regular services all day. With a traditional wooden décor, Darkey Kelly’s Bar offers a wide range of drinks and regular live entertainment. The Copper Alley Bistro serves a fusion of Irish and international cuisine using local ingredients. Guests can also enjoy several breakfast options including a full Irish breakfast for an additional charge, although there is no need to pre-book or preorder.

Couples in particular like the location – they rated it 9.7 for a two-person trip.

Harding Hotel has been welcoming Booking.com guests since Aug 7, 2009

Property Highlights

Located in the heart of Dublin, this hotel has an excellent location score of 9.6

Breakfast Info

Full English/Irish, Vegetarian, Gluten-free


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Room Type
1 twin bed
1 king bed
2 twin beds
2 twin beds
3 twin beds
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Guest reviews


Value for money
Free WiFi
High score for Dublin
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  • Kellan
    United States of AmericaUnited States of America
    awesome location with a great restaurant and bar! staff was super responsive and very, very kind — i would absolutely stay here again!
  • Scott
    United States of AmericaUnited States of America
    The location was excellent. The staff was friendly and prepared. Darkey Kelly’s was a fun and well run pub, exactly what I had hoped to find.
  • Julie
    United States of AmericaUnited States of America
    Genuinely friendly, outgoing staff in the hotel and bar. Location was good and mostly quiet. Easily walkable to Temple Bar area and all other major attractions. 25 minute walk from train station.
  • Deborah
    United States of AmericaUnited States of America
    staff friendly except for check out lady..Breakfast should have been included.
  • James
    United States of AmericaUnited States of America
    great location away from temple bar, next store Darkey Kellys,also great little restaurant next store
  • Mary
    United States of AmericaUnited States of America
    The front desk staff were the absolute kindest, most helpful people. They warmly welcomed us from the very start.
  • Jennifer
    United States of AmericaUnited States of America
    What an amazing location and the only air conditioned room we encountered during our entire trip. Huge room and comfortable beds. However, they had no parking available so I decided to return our rental car to the Dublin airport one day early and...
  • Beth
    United States of AmericaUnited States of America
    Small and very quant. We loved it!!! Tony at the front desk was so helpful and kind to us as our luggage was lost by the airline. He was so helpful to us!!!
  • Lori
    United States of AmericaUnited States of America
    Absolute best location with an amazing, lovely pub attached !!
  • Peggy
    United States of AmericaUnited States of America
    3 adults in a large room with 3 twin beds! That’s impossible to find these days without booking 2 rooms! Great location !

Property questions and answers
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  • We get in early. Are we able to drop off our luggage prior to check in?

    Dear Guest, While the hotel's check-in time is from 14.00 and check-out is by 11.00, should guests arrive to the hotel earlier than the check-in time..
    Answered on 26 December 2019
  • Is there a car park?

    The Harding does not have a car park. We have arranged a discounted rate of €20.00 to cover a full 24 hour period with a close by car-park, called Q P..
    Answered on 10 August 2021
  • How far is the hotel from the Marlin Hotel? How can we get to Dublin Airport from the Hotel?

    The Harding Hotel is around 10 minute walk from the Marlin Hotel - a taxi, depending on traffic will probably take nearly as long. The Harding Hotel ..
    Answered on 22 February 2020
  • How much is breakfast....and is there a hairdryer in the room please

    Dear Guest, All rooms will have a hairdryer - it is usually within a drawer in the desk in the room, in front of wall hanging mirror. Breakfast cost..
    Answered on 15 March 2020
  • I want to book the twin room, how can I be sure I get 2 beds?

    When booking there is a Bed Preference Question - if you would like 2 beds please select the 2 singles option
    Answered on 23 February 2020
  • How far from Olympia Theatre? Where can we park car for the night?

    The Olympia is a 5 minute walk from the hotel. Car Parking is available in QPark Christchurch for a reduced rate.
    Answered on 3 December 2019
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Hotel area info *

Amenities of Harding Hotel
Great facilities! Review score, 8.5

Most popular amenities
  • Free WiFi
  • Non-smoking rooms
  • 24-hour front desk
  • Bar
  • Elevator
  • Heating
  • Tea/Coffee Maker in All Rooms
  • Toilet paper
  • Towels
  • Towels/Sheets (extra fee)
  • Bathtub or shower
  • Private Bathroom
  • Toilet
  • Free toiletries
  • Hairdryer
  • Shower
  • Wardrobe or closet
  • Dryer
  • Electric kettle
  • Refrigerator
Room Amenities
  • Socket near the bed
  • Clothes rack
  • Live sports events (broadcast)
  • Live music/Performance
  • Evening entertainment
Living Area
  • Desk
Media & Technology
  • Flat-screen TV
  • Satellite channels
  • Telephone
  • TV
Food & Drink
  • Coffee house on site
  • Wine/Champagne
    Additional charge
  • Kids' meals
    Additional charge
  • Special diet meals (on request)
  • Bar
  • Tea/Coffee maker
WiFi is available in all areas and is free of charge.
No parking available.
  • Daily housekeeping
  • Vending machine (snacks)
  • Vending machine (drinks)
  • Suit press
  • Baggage storage
  • Wake-up service
  • Fax/Photocopying
  • 24-hour front desk
Safety & security
  • Fire extinguishers
  • CCTV outside property
  • CCTV in common areas
  • Smoke alarms
  • Key card access
  • Safe
  • Designated smoking area
  • Air conditioning
  • Smoke-free property
  • Heating
  • Laptop safe
  • Carpeted
  • Elevator
  • Fan
  • Ironing facilities
  • Suit press
  • Non-smoking rooms
  • Iron
  • Upper floors accessible by elevator
Languages Spoken
  • English

House rules

Harding Hotel takes special requests – add in the next step!


From 2:00 PM


Until 11:00 AM



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.

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

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.

Maestro Mastercard Visa American Express Cash Harding Hotel accepts these cards and reserves the right to temporarily hold an amount prior to arrival.

The fine print

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

FAQs about Harding Hotel

  • Check-in at Harding Hotel is from 2:00 PM, and check-out is until 11:00 AM.

  • Room options at Harding Hotel include:

    • Single
    • Twin/Double
    • Twin
    • Triple

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

  • Harding Hotel is 3,100 feet from the center of Dublin. All distances are measured in straight lines. Actual travel distances may vary.

  • Guests staying at Harding Hotel can enjoy a highly-rated breakfast during their stay (guest review score: 8.6).

    Breakfast option(s) include:

    • Full English/Irish
    • Vegetarian
    • Gluten-free

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

    • Evening entertainment
    • Live sports events (broadcast)
    • Live music/Performance