Apartment | 1 bedrooms | sleeps 4

Key Info
  • Great for children of all ages
  • No pets allowed
  • Car not necessary

A well located city base, the apartment overlooks the Half Penny Bridge, the river Liffey and Temple Bar.

On a protected Georgian building in the heart of Dublin's pedestrian shopping district, it offers an amazing view of the Dublin's skyline in an unbeatable location within walking distance of Heuston Station and the LUAS Red & Green Lines, Temple Bar, the Italian Quarter, the Phoenix Park & St Stephen's Green, O'Connell Street & Grafton Street, Colleges & Museums, Art Galleries & Exhibitions, bars, restaurants and nightlife.

Size Sleeps up to 4, 1 bedrooms
Will consider Corporate bookings, Long term lets (over 1 month), Short breaks (1-4 days)
Access Car not necessary
Nearest travel links Nearest airport: Dublin aerport is about 13 Km from the city centre, Nearest railway: Heuston station 2 km
Family friendly Great for children of all ages, Suitable for people with restricted mobility
Notes No pets allowed, No smoking at this property

Features and Facilities

Luxuries Internet access, DVD player
General Central heating, TV, CD player, Satellite TV, Wi-Fi available
Standard Kettle, Toaster, Iron, Hair dryer
Utilities Cooker, Microwave, Fridge, Washing machine
Rooms 1 bedroom, 1 bathrooms of which 1 Family bathrooms
Furniture 2 Sofa beds, Double beds (1), Dining seats for 4, Lounge seats for 6
Other Linen provided, Towels provided, High chair
Outdoors Shared garden
Access Secure parking, Lift access
Further details outdoors

-Car park available on request

-With lift

The East Ireland region

The East is one of the most varied regions on the island of Ireland, stretching from cosmopolitan cities to mesmerizing rural scenery.

NATIONAL MUSEUM OF IRELAND - Archaeology and History, Kildare Street, Dublin 2, Ireland.

Built in the 1880s, this holds exhibitions such as the Viking Exhibition, the War of Independence Exhibition, many priceless items are on display, and is well worth a visit.

SAN PATRICK CATHEDRAL - Built in 1220 is the most popular tourist attraction in Ireland

DUBLIN CASTLE - See the Old Walls of Dublin, State Apartments, and the treasury.

GUINNESS STOREHOUSE - to many dubliners it is the soul of Ireland: who around the world does not know the Guinness beer? Do not miss a visit to the place where the party begins and do not forget to take the lift up to the gravity bar, Ireland's highest bar.

KILMAINHAM JAIL - built in 1792 it is Ireland most famous/infamous prison. This huge complex held through the years many Nationalists and Republicans. The building, closed down in 1924, gives an inspiring insight of Irish history. The movie "In the name of the father", with Daniel Day Lewis, was set there.

FUN FOR KIDS:

Sightseeing Tour of Dublin

Explore Ireland's capital with a City Sightseeing Tour of Dublin. This fun and friendly 90 minute tour is ideal for family days out. The tour departs every 8 to 20 minutes throughout the day and stops at the best visitor attractions in Dublin including Dublin Zoo, the Wax Museum, the Dead Zoo, Dublinia and many more.

Website: www.loveireland.com

National Wax Museum

The National Wax Museum Plus is an exciting new interactive visitor attraction located on Foster Place, just off Dame Street, in the Temple Bar district at the heart of Dublin City Centre.

Dublin Zoo

Located in the Phoenix Park in the heart of Dublin city, Dublin Zoo is Ireland’s most popular visitor attraction, and welcomed almost one million visitors last year. www.dublinzoo.ie

Dublin

SHOPPING

Like many capital cities, Dublin has most of the world's top shops and brand names. Also Dublin as a city is so compact, all of these shops are a short walk from each other. If from the apartment you turn the corner in Liffey Street, after 3 minutes walking you'll reach the vibrant Jervis Streets with its selection of high street brands and Shopping Centers: Zara, HMV, Debenhams, Arnotts, Jervis Shopping Center and Ilac Shopping Center among many.

The apartment overlooks the HALF PENNY BRIDGE, a beautiful old Georgian pedestrian bridge dating to the 18th century. It arches over the River Liffey which divides the city into its northern and southern halves. The Ha' Penny Bridge gets its name from the original toll for crossing it, which was a half penny in the old English currency; the toll has since been abolished.

CINEMA close by:

Cineworld: Parnell Centre, Parnell Street, Dublin 1 - multiscreen, lots of blockbaster

Irish Film Institute: Eustace Street, Temple Bar, Dublin 2 - cinema d'essai. VERY COSY. www.ifi.ie

MARKETS:

The Dublin Flea Market

It opened its doors for the first time in November 2008 and since then it has grown into one of Dublin's most loved markets. It takes place on the last Sunday of every month in The Co-op on Newmarket square, Dublin 8 it is indoors. Number of stalls: over 40 selling everything from vintage clothes to second hand bikes, retro furniture and random odds and ends.

George Street Arcade

Set in purpose built Victorian Shopping Centre dating 1876 there are approximately fifty tenants varying in size from Dunnes Stores to small sidewalk stalls, selling everything imaginable from High Fashion and Accessories to Trendy Funky Gear, from Custom Designed Solid Silver to Costume Jewellery, from Sophisticated Hair Styling to Fortune Telling, with lovers of Music, Art, Books, Speciality Ornaments, Memorabilia, Stamps and Coin Collections, Cafés, General Groceries, Speciality Foods, etc etc etc… all catered for.

Favorite RESTAURANTS and DINERS:

Japanese:

Kokoro Sushi Bento - Dublin's cheapest and freshest Sushi in the heart of the city.center, right beside the apartment on the adjacent Liffey Street. Ideal for a quick and healthy lunch.

Yamamori sushi - located in the heart of Dublin over looking the Ha’penny bridge. Verdict: excellent!

Cajun/Creole:

Crossing the Half Penny Bridge and getting into Temple Bar you'll find Tante Zoe, 1 Crow Street, a lively Cajun/Creole restaurant. Try the Jambalayas... pure Mississippi's style!

Tradition:

Elephant & Castle of Temple Bar, serving New York style classic dishes for over 2 decades: a landmark of Dublin's dining culture

Italian:

Pizzeria il Manifesto, Lower Rathmines Road, Rathmines. The best pizzeria in town.