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Highlights in Dublin

  • Great performances
  • A taste of the city
  • The most famous brewery
  • Excellent walks in the countryside
  • Renown university with great treasures

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Prices and availability

Current Holiday letting prices in Dublin

€275for 1 Apr - 8 Apr
€344 annual average
Average price per week

Current holiday letting availability in Dublin

8%for 1 Apr - 8 Apr
20% annual average
Percentage of available rentals

Holiday homes and rentals in Dublin

The right area for a great holiday home

Dublin is usually described as a collection of villages. Look for your perfect holiday home that can range from high-end to hipster. Portobello is a creative paradise with the contemporary galleries, bric-a-brac boutiques, innovative restaurants and a foodie haven. The Temple Bar area is busier with pop-up markets, craft shops and a busy nightlife. Accommodations in The Docklands is more like off the beaten path. Located in the modern part of the city with innovative architecture and haute restaurants. In Smithfield, everything happens around Smithfield square. Stay close to the family-festivals and events and mingle with the locals.

Miscellaneous properties in an urban setting

Well situated properties in the heart of the city and the different neighbourhoods. Enjoy the comfort of the lounge, furnished with modern furniture. Luxury deco and cosy corners for a power nap after visiting the city. Small open plan kitchens, well fitted with everything you need to make your stay a very pleasant one. Let the sun in, every morning through the big windows and balconies. Enjoy a lovely stay in the city feeling like at home.

Holidays in Dublin

The area and getting around

Discover the capital of the Republic of Ireland

Some might just say that Dublin is cobbled streets and classic pubs but this small city offers a mix of heritage and pleasure. Lots of history behind Dublin Castle walls and Saint Patrick’s cathedral, a great National Museum and stunning green areas like Phoenix Park or St Stephen’s Green. While in the city, sample also some cinnamon rolls, a delicious donut from the Rolling Donut or the set menu at Mulberry Garden. Wash it all down with a traditional Guinness pint.

Getting to know the city

Dublin is a small city that can be easily visited on foot or by bike. The tram is another mean of transport very common amongst the youngest and eldest population to move around the city. The people who wish to visit the city while having a great explanation and curiosities about it can get on a hop-on hop-off bus and see the monuments and landmarks from a different perspective. Get your Dublin Pass at a tourist office and include a few visits to the main areas and local attractions.

Travellers and activities

Dublin for musical lovers

Do you enjoy attending a good show while on holidays? In Dublin you have a wide range of Broadway productions, great line ups and unforgettable events. Dublin has got different venues and theatres where you to enjoy a good show. New events happen every month at different places. Different floors of entertainment that will please children and adults alike. Find the best selection of musicals, theatre performances and concerts or recitals. Get your tickets before they sell out!

Dublin for food lovers

Taste the flavours of the island. Go around the city and explore it like a local all the flavours of the food scene. The city offers a celebration of food and drinks with different events around the city serving the best meals made out of local produce. Enjoy the traditional local food markets and sample some recipes from international and national cuisine at Temple market, Irish Village Market or Howth Market. Indulge yourself with the tastiest bites from around the world.

Dublin, which is an old Gaelic phrase meaning “Black Pool” has got O’Connell Bridge that is reckoned to be the only bridge in Europe that has the same length as its width.

Top 5 travel tips in Dublin

1. Cheers to Dublin!

A visit to the most famous brewery is a must when in Dublin. Guinness Storehouse is a 26 hectare brewery with seven floors to discover every detail about the famous dark beer. Know about how it is made, the story of the factory, how to draught the perfect pint and as you reach the top floor, you will taste it at the Gravity Bar, surrounded by panoramic views. If you fancy a meal you can have it just one floor below, pre-booking our table in advance. Ready for a great experience?

2. Visit the most prestigious college

Trinity College is Ireland’s most prestigious university. An impressive 16th-century building, categorized as a masterpiece of architecture, cobbled squares and beautiful gardens. The university keeps its best treasures at the Old Library, in front of the Arts & Social science building, where there is always a long queue to take a peek at the famous Book of Kells and the Long Room. Come and see for yourself!

3. Enjoyable walks outside the city

Dublin boasts outstanding surroundings, lush green mountains and the beautiful Irish sea. Suitable for all levels, easy coastal walks and challenging hikes are available just a short drive outside the city. The trails are well marked and easy to follow and many of them are close to the villages where you can get some rest, a drink or have a nibble on the way. Get your walking gear and choose the one that better suits your fitness level.

4. The Georgian doorways of Dublin

The city’s Georgian doors are quite famous nowadays. What it used to appear on postcards, now it does on its digital equivalent - Instagram. These colourful views draw in many visitors from everywhere trying to get the best snap in the nicest street and the cutest door. Green, yellow, black, red, blue or even pink. You can see them in several streets and squares. What apparently started as a trend to distinguish the similar houses of new developments, it ended up in a trademark. You can see them around Merrion Square, St Stephen’s Green and Fitzwilliam Square.

5. The art of distilling

Making whisky is not a simple process. It needs time, patience and knowledge that passes on to generation after generation. In Dublin you can visit a few distilleries, have a guided tour with detailed explanations of the making process and a tasting of the best whiskies of the distillery. Get the information of the experienced staff and learn about some curiosities too. Book your ticket at Jameson Distillery or Teeling Whiskey Distillery. At the end of the visit you can browse the shop and find some gifts to take home.

FAQs: Holiday Homes & Rentals in Dublin

How much did it cost for a holiday rental in Dublin in 2020, during the corona crisis?

Based on our data, Dublin has an average price of €228.71 per night, which is a relatively high one under the cities in Ireland.

When can you get the best deals on holiday homes in Dublin?

If you are looking to make the most of your money, the most budget-friendly months to visit Dublin are January (€208.61 the average price per night for accommodation), February (€212.18), and October (€214.4).

In which months is it more expensive to rent a holiday home in Dublin?

In 2020, the month that had the highest annual average in Dublin was March, with an average price of €253.23 per night. This was followed by May, with an average of €250.71, and August, with €246.31.

Is Dublin a good location for a spontaneous getaway?

In order to not have problems finding accommodation in Dublin we recommend you to be proactive, as 62% of rentals are usually booked, according to last year's data.

What are the best months for a spontaneous getaway?

The months that have the highest availability, on average, are July (with an availability of 49.25%) June (45.25%), and May (44.6%), according to the trends observed in 2020.

When are fewer holiday homes available?

The month with the highest average booked rental figures is January (only 21% of properties were available on average in 2020). Followed by February (21.4%), and March (24%).

How many holiday homes does Holidu have in Dublin?

We have grouped together the holiday rentals and lettings from 9 different providers in Dublin, so we can provide you with around 490 properties. You're going to have a hard time choosing your favourite!

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