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The Blue Room

B&B | 4 bedrooms | sleeps 10

Key Info
  • Great for children of all ages
  • No pets allowed
  • Private garden
  • Car not necessary
  • Nearest beach 4km


Away from the hustle and bustle of Dublin city, our house offers four modern comfortable bedrooms for visitors to Dublin's fair city.

The house is very spacious with three floors, a great location for visiting Dublin city centre as well as experiencing local Irish villages such as our local coastal village of Malahide, with it's own 12th Century Castle.


5 minutes from Dublin Airport

10 minutes from the active fishing village of Howth with great hiking and pathway coastal cliff walks

5 minutes from the Malahide village and beaches

25 minutes to Dublin city centre by local bus or train.

Accommodation will include breakfast- Selection of cereal, eggs, toast, bagels, cheese, jams, tea ,coffee and orange juice..

Airport pickup and drop off can usually be organised for a small fee of £5 each way for 4 people.

Once you are settled in, a few minutes brings you to the vibrant village of Malahide which boasts a lovely 12th century castle set on 250 acres of park land, there are over 25 restaurants, lively traditional Irish pubs, coffee shops, gift shops, chic fashion boutiques, a yachting marina, not to mention miles of golden sandy beaches to choose from in this town along with traditional Irish pubs with live music.

A further five minutes along the coast is Portmarnock beach, nicknamed The Velvet Strand due to the beautiful smooth golden sandy beaches.

Another five minutes brings you to the active fishing village of Howth, this picturesque fishing village is great to take a stroll around the winding streets, plenty of shops and galleries. Relax with a drink in the local bars or dine in one of the many award winning restaurants on the harbour.

Howth Summit is the beginning of some of Ireland's finest coastal walking tours, walk for mile after mile on many routes along the rolling green hills overlooking the ocean, the panoramic views of Dublin Bay and the Wicklow mountain will take your breath away..

From our front door the local bus stop is a couple of minutes walk to the end of the road, the bus is a nice 25 minute ride and drops you right into Dublin's O'Connell street in the heart of Dublin city centre. Here you can visit all your planned attractions whether it be Temple Bar, The Guinness factory, Dublin Castle or just take a stroll around the city's streets and listen to the street buskers crooning.

When you come back in the evening you can relax in the comfort and enjoy the first class service you receive from ourselves, whether you want to have a glass of wine or just a cup of tea and a snack before bed, we are always here for you!

When the sad time comes for you to leave you will enjoy your breakfast, then we will have you chauffeured straight to your Airport terminal with 5 minutes.. stress free departure!

This house has a unique destination as it offers you everything you need on your visit to Dublin within a short distance and if you want more than just a city break then there are plenty of fishing villages scattered around.

The M1 motorway is only a stone throw away and offers a direct access to everywhere in Ireland North ,South, East and West.

So if it is a short break for you in Dublin, an airport layover or just a place to sleep for an night before you go touring you can rest assured that we will pull out all of the stops to make sure that your stay in my home is a pleasant and memorable experience for you and yours.

This house is a great launching pad if you are travelling Ireland for your first night before touring the country and your last night before departure..


- Very warm welcome

- Breakfast

- Wireless Internet access

- Hot power shower

- Two soft bath towels per person

- Printing facilities

- Hairdryers

- Cable Television

- Car Parking

- Malahide Castle drop off

- Dublin tour guide books

- All dietary requests met

- Sound advice

We look forward to hosting you!

We also have two small, very friendly dogs.

Des & Sinead

Size Sleeps up to 10, 4 bedrooms
Nearest beach Malahide 4 km
Will consider Corporate bookings, Long term lets (over 1 month), Short breaks (1-4 days)
Access Car not necessary
Nearest Amenities 300 m
Nearest travel links Nearest airport: We will pick you up! 3 km, Nearest railway: Malahide 3 km
Family friendly Great for children of all ages
Notes No pets allowed, No smoking at this property

Features and Facilities

Luxuries Internet access, DVD player, Staffed property
General Central heating, TV, CD player, Telephone, Fax machine, Satellite TV, Wi-Fi available
Standard Kettle, Toaster, Iron, Hair dryer
Utilities Clothes dryer, Dishwasher, Cooker, Microwave, Fridge, Freezer, Washing machine
Rooms 4 bedrooms, 3 bathrooms of which 2 Family bathrooms and 1 En suites
Furniture Double beds (5), Cots (1), Dining seats for 10, Lounge seats for 7
Other Linen provided, Towels provided, High chair
Outdoors Private garden, Climbing frame, Swing set
Access Secure parking

The East Ireland region


Malahide heritage village is the heart of the community with a vibrant atmosphere and is filled with shops, restaurants and pubs.

Take a stroll around the our pretty village, gaze at the traditional shop fronts with their beautiful floral displays and hanging baskets. The locals are very friendly and there is lots to see and do


Malahide is also home to golden sandy beaches, miles of rugged coastline and stunning views of Lambay Island, the Howth peninsula and Dublin Bay. Relax on the beach, go for a swim or take in the sea air and beautiful scenery on this lovely coastal walk.


Malahide Castle, set on 250 acres of park land in the pretty seaside town of Malahide, was both a fortress and a private home for nearly 800 years and is an interesting mix of architectural styles.

The Talbot family lived here from 1185 to 1973, when the last Talbot died. The house is furnished with beautiful period furniture together with an extensive collection of Irish portrait paintings, mainly from the National Gallery.

The history of the Talbot family is recorded in the Great Hall, where portraits of generations of the family tell their own story of Ireland's stormy history. Many additions and alterations have been made to this romantic and beautiful structure, but the contours of the surrounding park lands have changed little in 800 years, retaining a sense of the past.


The Marina supplies one of the iconic picture postcard views of Malahide with hundreds of yachts moored against the horizon. The Marina is one of the largest in Dublin with over 300 berths, combined with the well established yacht club makes Malahide a popular destination for visiting yachts from Ireland and overseas while the sheltered Broadmeadow estuary is ideal for dingy sailing, kayaking and windsurfing.

Malahide is situated 10 minutes from Dublin Airport and 20 minutes from Dublin City Center.


The house is located in a quiet family friendly neighbourhood with a children's playground and parking in front, 5 minutes away is the pretty seaside town of Malahide.

The local bus takes you right into the heart of Dublin city centre and runs every hour until 11 p.m in the evening.

Shops and the local pub is a five minute walk. Shopping malls, cinema and restaurants are all within a 5 minute drive

We are also a few minutes away from the main motorway that serves all routes to the North, South, East and West of Ireland.

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Review 1-5 of 5

8 Apr 2014


"Pick up was a pick me up!"

My sister and I - both senior citizens - were attracted by the offer of being collected from the airport and were not disappointed, indeed Des and Sinead enabled us to get to Dublin showing us the nea… More

Hi Jean,

Thanks for your wonderful review, it was a pleasure to have you and your sister staying with us for four days and we are glad you had a comfortable warm stay as well as enjoying what our local villages have to offer.
Your feed back is very important to us so with regards to breakfast we provide the same for all guests and always encourage guests to tell us if they have any special requests on arrival.
Our breakfast products are the highest quality and the offer is as described-
Fresh white sliced and fresh wholemeal bread, fresh Bagels, choice of cereals, eggs, jams, fresh orange juice, tea, herbal tea, freshly ground cafetieres of coffee or instant coffee.
As we cook all the breakfasts to order ourselves we feel that our selection of pots and frying pans is perfect for cooking eggs, but thank you for bringing the cruet set to my attention.
We wish you all the best and we also hope you choose to stay with us if you decide to visit Dublin again.

Des & Sinead

23 Mar 2014



Fabulous hosts, house, and food. We didn't know quite what to expect as this was our first time traveling to Ireland and staying in a bed and breakfast, but it far exceeded our expectations. We… More

Thank you for your kind support and amazing review John!
It was a pleasure for myself and Sinead to welcome you and your lovely family into our place for St.Patrick's week, it's because of guests like you we will continue to welcome many more guests into our house to experience the hospitality we are able to offer.
We wish yourself, Lesley, Kim and Krista the very best in the future and if you are ever in the Emerald Isle again our doors will always be open to you.

Best Wishes
Des & Sinead

15 Nov 2013



We stayed here on two occasions and felt welcome both times. Our hosts were exceptionally friendly, helpful and accommodating. The rooms were comfortable and the choice of continental breakfast was good.
Public transport to Dublin CBD was handy (though not always frequent), and being picked up and dropped off at the airport was brilliant.

8 Nov 2013


"The best Bed and Breakfast ever"

We, family of three, young son of 9 years, stayed 3 days last week with Des and Sinead. They are best hosts you will ever meet, rooms are modern and impeccably clean, breakfast entirely customized to your every desire. Des and Sinead do everything possible in their power to make your stay enjoyable. They give great recommendations for worthwhile places to visit, including culture, nature and playgrounds (very important, of course). We will be back for sure!

7 Nov 2013


"Great place, and Des and Senead treated me like family."

Clean and Quiet room. Good healthy Breakfast. After a day of sighting in Dublin they always had a cup of Tea for me. There place is 10 minutes from the Airport they will pick you up and drop you off. The Bus stop is a 5 minute walk, where you can get to the City center. Whenever I am in Dublin I will be staying there.

Review 1-5 of 5

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