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Welcome to Schoolhouse, an enchanting and historic hotel in the heart of Ballsbridge, just a 10- minute walk from Dublin's bustling city center. Our meticulously restored & recently renovated 1859 schoolhouse building exudes a charming, warm ambiance, offering a truly unique experience. At Schoolhouse, we've crafted the perfect recipe for a memorable stay. Whether you're a food enthusiast seeking relaxed gastro delights or fancy a more formal dining experience, we've got it all. Plus, there's a spacious garden terrace for you to enjoy. Our kitchen is always bustling, serving from 7am until late at night in our gastrobar. It's the perfect spot for friends, family, and colleagues to gather right in the heart of Dublin. Our accommodations merges history with modernity. Within our beautifully renovated rooms, you'll discover comfort and style. Rumor has it that we boast the finest hotel beds in Dublin, ensuring you enjoy a restful night's sleep. For guests with a keen eye for entertainment and exciting events or those here for business, we're perfectly located for all endeavors. Schoolhouse is walking distance to the RDS, the 3Arena, Dublin’s prime business addresses, Grand Canal Dock and last (but not least) the iconic Aviva Stadium. If you're looking to explore the city further, you'll find the Dart and bus services within a brief 3-minute walk. And for your convenience, our hotel is an official stop for the Aircoach which services the airport, departing and collecting every 15 minutes, every day. As our guest, you can also take advantage of our complimentary on-site parking (subject to availability). Schoolhouse, a hidden gem in the heart of leafy Ballsbridge.

Couples in particular like the location – they rated it 9.2 for a two-person trip.

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Property highlights

Top Location: Highly rated by recent guests (9.2)

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, Buffet

Free private parking available at the hotel

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There are more repeat guests here than most other properties.

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Room Type
Number of guests
2 twin beds
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Guest reviews


Value for money
Free Wifi
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See what guests loved the most:

  • Jennifer
    United States of America United States of America
    Comfortable. So much character. High quality accommodations. Great bar and restaurant. Friendly staff. Safe nice neighborhood. Nice walk to city. Quiet.
  • D
    United Kingdom United Kingdom
    Room was amazing also the restaurant was decent, great menu, staff really helpful and seemed popular with the locals to eat out at as well.
  • Mazzola
    United States of America United States of America
    Quaint hotel..ideal location..great was decently good

Hotel area info

1 Restaurant On Site

  • Schoolhouse Gastropub
    • Cuisine
    • Open for
      Lunch • Dinner
    • Ambience
      Traditional • Romantic

Amenities of Schoolhouse Hotel
Great facilities! Review score, 8.6

Most popular amenities
  • Free parking
  • Free Wifi
  • Non-smoking rooms
  • Restaurant
  • 24-hour front desk
  • Room service
  • Bar
  • Elevator
  • Tea/Coffee Maker in All Rooms
  • Toilet paper
  • Towels
  • Towels/Sheets (extra fee)
  • Bathtub or shower
  • Private Bathroom
  • Toilet
  • Free toiletries
  • Bathrobe
  • Hairdryer
  • Shower
  • Linens
  • Wardrobe or closet
  • Outdoor furniture
  • Terrace
  • Garden
  • Electric kettle
Room Amenities
  • Socket near the bed
  • Clothes rack
Living Area
  • Desk
Media & Technology
  • Flat-screen TV
  • Cable channels
  • Satellite channels
  • Radio
  • Telephone
  • TV
  • Pay-per-view channels
Food & Drink
  • Wine/Champagne
    Additional charge
  • Special diet meals (on request)
  • Breakfast in the room
  • Bar
  • Tea/Coffee maker
Wifi is available in all areas and is free of charge.
Free private parking is available on site (reservation is not possible).
    Front Desk Services
    • Baggage storage
    • 24-hour front desk
    Cleaning Services
    • Daily housekeeping
    • Dry cleaning
    • Laundry
    Business Facilities
    • Fax/Photocopying
    • Meeting/Banquet facilities
    • Designated smoking area
    • Air conditioning
    • Hypoallergenic room available
    • Wake-up service
    • Heating
    • Carpeted
    • Elevator
    • Ironing facilities
    • Suit press
    • Non-smoking rooms
    • Iron
    • Wake-up service/Alarm clock
    • Room service
    • Upper floors accessible by elevator
    Languages Spoken
    • English

    House rules

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


    From 3:00 PM


    Available 24 hours



    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 15 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 - 4 years
    Crib upon request
    5 years old
    Crib upon request
    Extra bed upon request
    € 25 per child, per night
    6 - 14 years
    Extra bed upon request
    € 25 per child, per night

    Prices for cribs and extra beds aren't included in the total price. They'll have to be paid for separately during your stay.

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

    All cribs and extra beds are subject to availability.

    No age restriction

    There's no age requirement for check-in


    Pets are not allowed.

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

    The fine print
    Must-know information for guests at this property

    Please inform Schoolhouse 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.

    FAQs about Schoolhouse Hotel

    • Room options at Schoolhouse Hotel include:

      • Single
      • Twin/Double
      • Twin

    • Schoolhouse Hotel is 1.2 miles from the center of Dublin. All distances are measured in straight lines. Actual travel distances may vary.

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

    • Schoolhouse Hotel has 1 restaurant:

      • Schoolhouse Gastropub

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

    • Guests staying at Schoolhouse Hotel can enjoy a highly-rated breakfast during their stay (guest review score: 8.5).

      Breakfast option(s) include:

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

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