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Welcome to Holiday Inn Express® Dublin City Center, located in the heart of Dublin’s O’Connell Street, a modern, stylish hotel offering competitive rates in a convenient city center location.

The Holiday Inn Express® Dublin City Center is just 20 minutes' drive from Dublin Airport and is accessible by Aircoach, Airlink or 747 bus. The Luas (Dublin’s light rail system) stops right across from the hotel and provides the ideal way to explore the capital city and surrounding areas.

With 198 bedrooms, 3 meeting rooms, complimentary breakfast and free Wi-Fi throughout, it’s the perfect choice whether you’re planning a Dublin business trip, a Dublin family break, a girl’s weekend or attending sporting events or concerts in Dublin. Guests can enjoy easy access to The 3 Arena, Convention Center Dublin, Croke Park, the Aviva Stadium and the buzzing nightlife of Temple Bar.

The Holiday Inn Express® Dublin City Center hotel is also beside all of the city’s best shopping, just a three-minute walk to Dublin’s most-visited shopping spot, Henry Street, and a short walk to Grafton Street, Dublin city center’s other principal shopping street. Ireland’s largest shopping center, Dundrum Town Center, is a short hop on the Luas from the hotel.

At the center of Dublin’s cultural core, lovers of the arts will appreciate the hotel’s proximity to Dublin’s very best attractions. The Hugh Lane, the oldest gallery of modern and contemporary art in Ireland, is a five-minute walk from Holiday Inn Express® Dublin City Center, while The National Gallery is just a 20-minute walk away and also easily accessible by Luas. The Gate Theater is a two-minute walk away with other Dublin theaters all close by.

This is our guests' favorite part of Dublin, according to independent reviews.

Couples in particular like the location – they rated it 9.5 for a two-person trip.

Holiday Inn Express Dublin City Centre, an IHG Hotel has been welcoming Booking.com guests since Aug 11, 2016
Hotel chain/brand: Holiday Inn Express

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Property Highlights

Located in the heart of Dublin, this hotel has an excellent location score of 9.5

Want a great night's sleep? This hotel was highly-rated for its very comfy beds.

Breakfast Info

Continental, Buffet


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  • 1 full bed
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  • The staff speaks English

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About Holiday Inn Express Dublin City Centre, an IHG Hotel

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  • Are there tea/coffee making facilities in the rooms

    There is complimentary Tea & Coffee making facilities in the room.


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    Answered on October 12, 2019
  • Is there a bath

    All our rooms have a Ensuite Shower.


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    Asked about: Double Room • Answered on October 12, 2019
  • Is there a fine dining restaurant in the hotel

    We don't have fine dinning restaurant in our hotel.


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    Asked about: Room allocated on arrival • Answered on November 22, 2019
  • I’ve booked and prepaid online. Have read that you need a credit card for check in but I only have a debit card.wiuld this cause issues. Many thanks

    As you hvae paid with booking.com your card details stay with them. However you will need to prvide a card at check in for incidentals. A debit card is acceptable.


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    Answered on August 24, 2021
  • Hi will the payment come out before the trip? Or will it come out the day I get there?

    It depends what type of reservations you booked and what the terms and conditions are. Please read your booking.com confirmation which will inform you of what type of rate you chose.


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    Answered on August 24, 2021
  • I will be in Dublin for four nights in April to sit an exam during this period. I was wondering if there is a common area (COVID permitted) where i would be able to work or else request a room with a large table.

    Thank you for your request. We have meeting rooms you can hire, please let us know for how many days and hours per day you need, so we can come back to you with the price. Kind regards Anna Foljunsnikova Senior Guest Service Manager


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    Answered on March 10, 2021
  • Please advise what the bus route from the airport is. Many thanks

    Airlink 747: Departure from terminal 1 to Dublin City Centre O'Connell Street. Ticket cost 7 euro single, 13 euro return ticket, it takes approx. 40 minutes to get to the City Centre. Bus stops right outside the hotel. Aircoach - Departure from terminal 1 to Dublin City Centre O'Connell Street. Ticket cost 7 euro single, 13 euro return ticket, it takes approx. 40 minutes to get to the City Centre. Bus stops right outside the hotel. Public Transport: Departure from terminal 1 bus 16 or 41, fare cost 3.30 per person and stops right outside the hotel.


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    Answered on February 14, 2020
  • What is included in the breakfast

    we have some fried options, yogurt, cereal, croissants, toasts, fruit of the day, Coffee and Juice.


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    Answered on July 24, 2021
  • Is there private parking at hotel?

    Regarding the parking, unfortunately, we do not have parking inside our hotel, however we do have an agreement with The Spire park which is a two-minute walk from the hotel, in Marlborough street. On check out we can validate your ticket - 19€


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    Answered on January 13, 2021
  • Hi, is it possible to leave our suitcases at the hotel before check in time at 2pm and after check out time at 11am? Thank you.

    Hello. Yes we can store luggage for our guest before and after check-in.


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    Answered on August 25, 2021
  • Hi Do you do any discount on the parking?

    Located in: Q-PArk Clerys Address: Marlborough Pl, North City, Dublin 1, D01 W207 Phone: (01) 878 8957 ( select the option to take ticket and we validated for discount)


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    Answered on August 2, 2021
  • Did you mean there is a shuttle at the Holiday Inn at the airport?

    Dear guest, Thank you very much for your message. There is a direct bus(700) from the airport to in front of the hotel. #Also you can use Dublin bus from the airport to O'Connell Street, Dublin City Centre. Kind Regards, Holiday Inn Express.


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    Answered on August 26, 2021
  • Is there access to a microwave?

    Hi there, We provide microwave on the restaurant area every evening. Kind Regards, Yasmin Madeira Guest Service Manager


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    Answered on January 12, 2022
  • Hi, do you offer a service to leave luggage at the hotel prior to check in and after check out?

    Hello. Yes we do provide a complimentary service for our guests. Have a lovely day.


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    Asked about: Double Room • Answered on September 18, 2021
  • is there free breakfast ?

    Dear Guest, I hope my email finds you well. Thank you very much for your email. W do have free breakfast buffet in the morning from 07:00-10:00. Thank you very much. Kind regards, Holiday Inn Express.


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    Answered on August 17, 2021
  • Hi I’m working in Dublin today and need to book in and have an essential worker letter to say I am is this sufficient to book a night stay

    Hi, Thank you for your enquiry. It must be clear on the letter that your stay in the hotel is essential, just essential worker letter is not enough. Kind regards, Anna Foljusnikova Senior Guest Service Manager


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    Answered on March 9, 2021
  • Do the TVs actually work for Netflix etc?

    yes it is a smart tv


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    Answered on December 25, 2020
  • it says paking nearby .would be arriving on a Harley. how far is parking and is it secure

    The Spire park which is a two-minute walk from the hotel, in Marlborough street.


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    Answered on July 29, 2021
  • Hi just wondering are ye back open to normal guest or is it still essential stays?? Do people need letters of confirmation? kind regards Caitriona

    Hello. The hotel is operating as normal, there is no need for a letter of confirmation.


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    Asked about: Double Room - Disability Access • Answered on August 25, 2021
  • Hello I want to book the hotel. I am travelling from Kenya so will be in self quarantine until my 5th Day PCR Test. Does the hotel provide room service for food and fresh sheets? Also how far is the hotel from the nearest PCR testing centres? Do you provide free airport transfers to and fro?

    please check on official Irish website https://www.gov.ie/en/publication/c9158-essential-services/#accommodation-and-food-services https://www.gov.ie/en/publication/a6975-mandatory-hotel-quarantine/ https://www.quarantinehotelsireland.ie/


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Hotel surroundings *
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What's nearby
  • Ambassador Theater
    0.1 miles
  • Gate Theatre
    0.1 miles
  • Rotunda Hospital
    0.1 miles
  • Dublin Bus Head Office
    0.1 miles
  • St. Mary's Pro Cathedral
    0.1 miles
  • O'Connell Street
    0.1 miles
  • The James Joyce Centre
    0.1 miles
  • The Spire
    0.2 miles
  • Moore Street Market
    0.2 miles
  • GPO & GPO Witness History Visitor Centre
    0.2 miles
Top attractions
  • Temple Bar
    0.5 miles
  • Button Factory
    0.5 miles
  • Trinity College
    0.5 miles
  • Irish Whiskey Museum
    0.5 miles
  • Book of Kells
    0.6 miles
  • Dublin Castle
    0.7 miles
  • National Botanic Gardens
    1.5 miles
  • Dublin Zoo
    1.8 miles
  • Phoenix Park
    2.8 miles
  • Portmarnock Golf Club
    7 miles
Closest Airports
  • Dublin Airport
    5.2 miles
How to get to Holiday Inn Express Dublin City Centre, an IHG Hotel from Dublin Airport
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Amenities of Holiday Inn Express Dublin City Centre, an IHG Hotel
Food & Drink
  • Snack bar
  • Bar
Internet
WiFi is available in all areas and is free of charge.
Parking
Public parking is available at a location nearby (reservation is not needed) and costs EUR 19 per day.
  • Accessible parking
  • Parking garage
  • Secure parking
Front Desk Services
  • Invoice provided
  • ATM on site
  • Baggage storage
  • Express check-in/out
  • 24-hour front desk
Cleaning Services
  • Daily housekeeping
  • Dry cleaning Additional charge
  • Laundry Additional charge
Business Facilities
  • Fax/Photocopying Additional charge
  • Meeting/Banquet facilities Additional charge
Safety & security
  • Fire extinguishers
  • CCTV outside property
  • CCTV in common areas
  • Smoke alarms
  • Security alarm
  • Safe
General
  • Shared lounge/TV area
  • Vending machine (snacks)
  • Vending machine (drinks)
  • Air conditioning
  • Smoke-free property
  • Hypoallergenic room available
  • Heating
  • Elevator
  • Family rooms
  • Facilities for disabled guests
  • Non-smoking rooms
Accessibility
  • Bathroom emergency cord
  • Lowered sink
  • Raised toilet
  • Toilet with grab rails
  • Wheelchair accessible
Languages Spoken
  • Arabic
  • Czech
  • English
  • Spanish
  • Irish
  • Italian
  • Polish
  • Portuguese
  • Romanian
  • Russian
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Sustainability initiatives

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House rules
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Check-in

From 2:00 PM

Guests are required to show a photo ID and credit card at check-in

Check-out

Until 11:00 AM

Cancellation/
prepayment

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.

Refundable damage deposit

A damage deposit of EUR 150 is required on arrival. That's about 170.15USD. This will be collected by credit card. You should be reimbursed on check-out. Your deposit will be refunded in full by credit card, subject to an inspection of the property.

Children & Beds

Child policies

Children of all ages are welcome.

Children 16 and above are considered 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 by request
Free

Additional fees are not calculated automatically in the total cost and will have to be paid for separately during your stay.

This property doesn't offer extra beds.

The maximum number of cribs allowed depends on the room you choose. Double-check the maximum capacity for the room you selected.

All cribs and extra beds are subject to availability.

Age restriction

The minimum age for check-in is 18

Pets

Pets are not allowed.

Groups

When booking more than 6 rooms, different policies and additional supplements may apply.

Mastercard Visa American Express Holiday Inn Express Dublin City Centre, an IHG Hotel accepts these cards and reserves the right to temporarily hold an amount prior to arrival.

The fine print

The credit card must be in the name of the guest, unless arrangements have been made with the property prior to your arrival date. Cash payment is accepted at check-in for the full amount of stay. When booking 3 rooms or more, different policies and additional supplements will apply.

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

Due to the coronavirus (COVID-19), this property is taking steps to protect the safety of guests and staff. Certain services and amenities may be reduced or unavailable as a result.

Due to the coronavirus (COVID-19), wearing a face mask is mandatory in all indoor common areas.

Guests are required to show a photo ID and credit card upon check-in. Please note that all Special Requests are subject to availability and additional charges may apply.

A damage deposit of EUR 150 is required on arrival. That's about 170.15USD. This will be collected by credit card. You should be reimbursed on check-out. Your deposit will be refunded in full by credit card, subject to an inspection of the property.

FAQs about Holiday Inn Express Dublin City Centre, an IHG Hotel

  • Room options at Holiday Inn Express Dublin City Centre, an IHG Hotel include:

    • Double
    • Twin

  • The prices at Holiday Inn Express Dublin City Centre, an IHG Hotel may vary depending on your stay (e.g. dates, hotel's policy etc.). To see prices, enter your dates.

  • Check-in at Holiday Inn Express Dublin City Centre, an IHG Hotel is from 2:00 PM, and check-out is until 11:00 AM.

  • The following parking options are available to guests staying at Holiday Inn Express Dublin City Centre, an IHG Hotel (subject to availability):

    • Parking
    • Secure parking
    • Parking garage
    • Accessible parking

  • Holiday Inn Express Dublin City Centre, an IHG Hotel offers the following activities/services (charges may apply):

    • Guests staying at Holiday Inn Express Dublin City Centre, an IHG Hotel can enjoy a highly-rated breakfast during their stay (guest review score: 7.8).

      Breakfast option(s) include:

      • Continental
      • Buffet

    • Holiday Inn Express Dublin City Centre, an IHG Hotel is 1,000 feet from the center of Dublin.

    • From the nearest airport, you can get to Holiday Inn Express Dublin City Centre, an IHG Hotel by:

      • Bus 35min