Located in the heart of Drumcondra village, the Dublin Skylon Hotel is a family-run hotel located next to many famous Dublin landmarks. National Botanic Gardens, Glasnevin Cemetery & Croke Park Stadium can be reached in 15 minutes on foot, while Dublin City University (DCU) is located just a 10-minute walk. Dublin Skylon Hotel secure on-site car park is favored for guests with Dublin Airport & M50 located just a 10-minute drive. An express taxi/bus lane is located directly outside the hotel giving guests even more accessibility to the Dublin city center. The elegantly designed bedrooms are finished to the highest of standard that includes stylish Respa beds, a Laptop Safe, free Wi-Fi, and a private bathroom with Rituals Toiletries. Cleanliness is of the highest importance at the Dublin Skylon Hotel. For stay-overs, rooms are cleaned every day and fresh towels are provided. Guests can enjoy an extensive cooked Irish breakfast or Continental options that will be served to your table. The Skylon Bar & Grill offers classic bar favorites using locally sourced ingredients. All the menus come with a suggestion of wines from around the world, an extensive cocktail menu and a gin gallery.

Couples in particular like the location – they rated it 8.5 for a two-person trip.

Dublin Skylon Hotel has been welcoming Booking.com guests since Aug 20, 2009

Property Highlights

Top Location: Highly rated by recent guests (8.5)

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

Breakfast Info

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

Private parking at the hotel

Loyal Customers

There are more repeat guests here than most other properties.


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Room Type
1 twin bed
1 full bed
2 twin beds
2 twin beds
1 queen bed
1 twin bed
1 full bed
1 king bed
1 twin bed
1 full bed
2 twin beds
1 queen bed
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Travel Sustainable Level 2
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Guest reviews


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  • K
    United States of AmericaUnited States of America
    Breakfast was very good. Appreciated the variety of foods offered. Staff were very professional. Thank you
  • Jennifer
    United States of AmericaUnited States of America
    Great room except it was about 30 degrees cooler out in the hallway. They did bring us another fan when we asked for one and the beds were comfortable. The breakfast buffet was excellent and the hotel had parking for our rental car, which was...
  • J
    United States of AmericaUnited States of America
    Great location! Close to all the sites and fun spots. The staff was friendly and helpful. Except for one person, everyone at the desk were very pleasant.
  • Ellyn
    United States of AmericaUnited States of America
    Very nice, hotel restaurant is good, good location for getting to airport. Service the rooms daily. Overall nice hotel.
  • Chera
    United States of AmericaUnited States of America
    Location was great. Hotel beautiful. Staff very nice.
  • Aude
    United States of AmericaUnited States of America
    Loved the greeting, hospitality and ability to accommodate us a bit early as we were exceptionally tired. Room was spacious and comfortable. We were extremely happy with the desk fan as it was a bit warm, (no ac like we are used to) but we...
  • Stephen
    United States of AmericaUnited States of America
    The rooms were spacious and clean. Great bathroom as well with a big shower. Really liked the bar onsite and how close it was to the airport and restaurants.
  • Evan
    On a last day in Ireland, the hotel is ideally place for it's proximity to the airport while still being almost in the city. Food is great and rooms are comfortable.
  • Shayne
    United States of AmericaUnited States of America
    Good location and had luggage storage. Nice to have a restaurant on site as well. Staff members were friendly and very helpful.
  • Sylva
    United States of AmericaUnited States of America
    The room was larger and my son was excited to have his own bed - we had double and (2) twins. Both the room and bathroom were clean and comfortable. The beds were comfortable. We had dinner in the hotel restaurant, and enjoyed it very much -...

Property questions and answers
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  • Do you have a 24 hour reception as I would need to check out early in the morning. Thanks!

    Hi, Yes our front desk is open 24 hours. Kind regards Hazel
    Answered on 1 November 2019
  • Is there a bus to airport close? If so does it run all night?

    Hi, There is a bus stop very close to the hotel, approximately 200m. Both lines 16 and 41 that are operating to the airport are stopping there. The D..
    Answered on 20 November 2021
  • Available taxis to main downtown area? Cost per ride? Uber?

    Hello, We can book you taxi's directly from the hotel, it costs €15 approximately from the hotel to the city centre. You can also take the public bus ..
    Answered on 27 December 2019
  • Do you have self service laundry

    We don't have self service laundry - we have an outside company where you can send laundry
    Answered on 18 June 2022
  • Hi, how long does it take to reach the city centre by bus or by taxi from your hotel? And how far is the bus stop from the hotel? Thanks

    Hi The bus stop is across the street from the hotel and all the buses go to the city centre. It takes about 15 minutes on the bus
    Answered on 28 February 2023
  • do you offer breakfast?

    Breakfast is available daily. The cost is €14.00 for adults & €7.00 for children under 12 years old
    Answered on 6 August 2020
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Hotel area info *

1 Restaurant On Site

  • Skylon Bar & Grill
    • Cuisine
      Irish • Seafood • Steakhouse • Local • International • European • Grill/BBQ
    • Open for
      Breakfast • Lunch • Dinner
    • Ambience
      Family-friendly • Traditional • Modern • Romantic

Amenities of Dublin Skylon Hotel
Great facilities! Review score, 8.5

Most popular amenities
  • Private Parking
  • Free WiFi
  • Family rooms
  • Non-smoking rooms
  • Restaurant
  • 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
  • Linens
  • Wardrobe or closet
  • Alarm clock
  • View
  • Outdoor furniture
  • Electric kettle
  • Refrigerator
Room Amenities
  • Socket near the bed
  • Clothes rack
  • Live sports events (broadcast)
  • Golf course (within 2 miles)
    Additional charge
Living Area
  • Sitting area
  • Desk
Media & Technology
  • Flat-screen TV
  • Cable channels
  • Radio
  • Telephone
  • TV
Food & Drink
  • Coffee house on site
  • Wine/Champagne
    Additional charge
  • Kids' meals
    Additional charge
  • Special diet meals (on request)
  • 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 € 10 per day.
  • Accessible parking
  • Public transit tickets
    Additional charge
Front Desk Services
  • Invoice provided
  • Concierge
  • Baggage storage
  • Currency exchange
  • Express check-in/out
  • 24-hour front desk
Entertainment & Family Services
  • Babysitting/Child services
    Additional charge
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
  • Key card access
  • Key access
  • 24-hour security
  • Safe
  • Hypoallergenic
  • Designated smoking area
  • Smoke-free property
  • Wake-up service
  • Heating
  • Laptop safe
  • Carpeted
  • Elevator
  • Fan
  • Family rooms
  • Ironing facilities
  • Non-smoking rooms
  • Iron
  • Wake-up service/Alarm clock
  • Room service
Languages Spoken
  • English
  • Spanish
  • French
  • Italian

House rules

Dublin Skylon Hotel takes special requests – add in the next step!


From 2:00 PM to 12:00 AM

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


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.

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.

Age restriction

The minimum age for check-in is 18


Pets are not allowed.


When booking more than 7 rooms, different policies and additional supplements may apply.

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

The fine print

When booking 5 rooms or more, different payment and cancelation policies will apply.

For Advance Purchase reservations, please note that the credit card provided is just to secure the reservation. Guests will be sent a link (SOTPay) to complete the payment within 24 hours of booking. Failure to complete payment may result in cancelation of the booking.

Please note the property is not suitable for guests who wish to self-isolate for Covid-19.

We provide on-site parking facilities, subject to availability, for a charge of €10 per day for hotel residents.

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.

Restaurant is closed from Fri, Feb 12, 2021 until Sat, Feb 13, 2021

Bar is closed from Fri, Feb 12, 2021 until Sat, Feb 13, 2021

Bar is closed from Fri, Feb 19, 2021 until Sat, Feb 20, 2021

Bar is closed from Fri, Feb 26, 2021 until Sat, Feb 27, 2021

FAQs about Dublin Skylon Hotel

  • Dublin Skylon Hotel is 1.6 miles from the center of Dublin. All distances are measured in straight lines. Actual travel distances may vary.

  • Guests staying at Dublin Skylon Hotel can enjoy a highly-rated breakfast during their stay (guest review score: 7.9).

    Breakfast option(s) include:

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

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

    • Golf course (within 2 miles)
    • Live sports events (broadcast)

  • Check-in at Dublin Skylon Hotel is from 2:00 PM, and check-out is until 12:00 PM.

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

  • Room options at Dublin Skylon Hotel include:

    • Single
    • Double
    • Twin
    • Triple
    • Family

  • Dublin Skylon Hotel has 1 restaurant:

    • Skylon Bar & Grill