Book a Hotel Near Malahide Castle

Malahide Castle and Gardens dates back to the 12th century and lies on over 260 acres of land. Home to the Talbot family for over 800 years, it is located north of Dublin city, and is a colossal attraction for all types of visitors. It has an abundance of heritage and woodlands to appeal the whole family, couple or even solo visitor!

The castle has guided tours that will lead you into the depths of the castle’s long history and heritage that dates back to 1174 – making it one of the oldest castles in all of Ireland. There is an interactive garden exhibition telling the story of the castle’s stunning, botanical walled garden. Great for kids, that can explore the 5,000 different species of plants and animals that live here inside the gardens. Or you can opt to walk the 1.8km fairy trail that will definitely lead you to find something magical all year round.

Malahide castle serves not only as a recreational attraction but also as a venue for concerts. Upcoming events include Snow Patrol, Lana Del Rey and George Ezra. A spectacular and scenic outdoor venue especially for the summer months!

It is accessible by Dublin Bus 42 and 32, or LUAS red line that will drop you a 20-minute walk from the castle and gardens. The castle is located less than 15 minutes by car from Dublin Airport and our Maldron Hotel Dublin Airport.

Maldron Hotel Dublin Airport

Maldron Hotel Dublin Airport lobby15-minute drive

Maldron Hotel Dublin Airport is officially the closest hotel to Dublin Airport, with only a 3-minute walk to both Terminals. The hotel offers a free shuttle bus from the hotel lobby door to the airport, comfortable quite bedrooms and Stay, Park & Fly packages.

You can drive from the hotel to the historic Malahide Castle in less than 15 minutes, making Maldron Hotel Dublin Airport the perfect hotel to stay when exploring Ireland’s beautiful castles.

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Common Questions

  • Location & Parking

    How close is the hotel to Dublin Airport?

    Maldron Hotel Dublin Airport is located in the grounds of Dublin Airport within 3 minutes walking distance of both Terminals. The hotel operates a complimentary 24-hour shuttle bus service to and from the hotel to Terminal 1 & Terminal 2.

    Do you have on-site car parking?

    Yes, secure on-site car parking is available to hotel patrons (charge applies). Leave the car with us and take advantage of our great value Stay, Park & Fly offers. Advance booking is recommended to ensure you confirm a preferential parking package.

    Do you provide transport between the hotel and the city centre?

    Many great public transport providers operate to and from Dublin City Centre departing from Dublin Airport. For further detail, please check out their website.

  • Airport Hotel Shuttle Bus

    Does the hotel offer a shuttle service to both terminals?

    Yes, Maldron Hotel Dublin Airport runs a 24-hour courtesy bus from the hotel to both terminals in Dublin Airport.

    How often does the hotel shuttle bus operate?

    The shuttle bus operates every 20 minutes between the hours of 4 am – 10 am and 6 pm – 11 pm. At all other times, it operates every 30 minutes.

    *Bus timetable may be subject to change.

    How can I avail of the shuttle service?

    In both terminals, a courtesy phone is available.

    In terminal 1, it is located opposite the exit door of the arrivals hall next to the Information desk. Please pick up the phone and advise of your collection requirements and then proceed via the exit door through the Atrium on foot to Zone 8. We are the second bus stop on the left as you exit the Atrium doors which are clearly signposted.

    In terminal 2, we have a courtesy phone located on a post as you exit the T2 exit door of the arrivals hall. Please pick up the phone and advise of your collection requirements and then proceed via the main exit door. After which please wait at the ‘Authorised Vehicle’ pickup spot which again is clearly marked and is located to the right of the main exit door.

    Is the shuttle service complimentary?

    Yes, Maldron Hotel Dublin Airport provides a complimentary 24-hour courtesy bus to and from the hotel to both Terminal.

  • Hotel Services

    What is the check-in time?

    Rooms are available for check-in from 2 pm onwards.

    What is the check-out time?

    Check-out is at 12 noon.

    Is it possible to check-in early?

    If you arrive before 2 pm we can store your luggage until the room is available. To guarantee early arrival please contact our reservations team on +353 (0)1 80 80 500. Please note that additional charges may apply.

    Can I print my boarding pass?

    Yes, complimentary boarding pass printing is available in the hotel lobby along with Airline check-in and airport flight status screens so you know exactly when to leave for your flight.

    Can I weigh my bags?

    Yes, baggage weighing is available in the lobby for access by all guests, nominal fee applies.

    Do you store luggage for early arrival/late departure guests?

    Yes, a guest service is available to hotel guests to store their luggage prior to check-in or on departure. Our porter team would be delighted to store your luggage while you wait.

    Is there a way to check-in in advance?

    Advance check-in service is available to our guests who receive the advance check-in email before their stay. In this email you will find everything you need to know regarding your stay with us, including parking and transport information, things to do in the area, breakfast and dining options, room upgrade options as well as offers and much more. Save time at the desk and enhance your stay with our special offers!

  • Rooms

    Do you have day let rooms?

    Yes, day let rooms are available and should be booked directly with a member of our Reservations team by calling +353 (0)1 80 80 555 or email reservations.dublinairport@maldronhotels.com.

    Can we add extra bed/rollaway bed to the room?

    Yes, a limited number of our rooms accept roll-away beds or infant cribs. Please contact our reservations team on +353 (0)1 80 80 500 to check availability. Please note that additional charges may apply.

    Is the hotel accessible?

    Yes, we are proud to be verified as offering superb levels of accessibility throughout our hotel. Please click the button below for full details or contact us if you would like any additional information.

    Hotel Accessibility

  • Dining

    Does the hotel have a restaurant?

    Yes, the Grain & Grill Restaurant offers an array of European & Asian dishes to tempt your taste buds. Each dish is carefully prepared by our team of expert chefs and is complemented by a fantastic choice of fine wines. Alternatively dine in The Bar which serves a full menu as well as a wide range of drinks, snacks and coffees – we’re particularly proud of our cocktails.

    What time is breakfast served?

    Breakfast is served in the Grain & Grill Restaurant from 6.00am until 10.30am daily. Additionally, in-room breakfast to go bags are available for guests with very early flights.

    *Opening & closing times may be subject to change

  • Booking

    What is the cancellation policy?

    Maldron Hotel Dublin Airport offers free cancellation up to 2pm on the day of arrival for almost all reservations made on maldronhotels.com or maldronhoteldublinairport.com. Some special offers and key dates may specify a special cancellation policy, these will be clearly outlined in the terms & conditions.

    Reservations booked on third party websites and online travel agents have their own cancellation policies, please refer to your confirmation email.

    Are corporate rates available?

    Yes, corporate rates are available. Should you wish to inquire about setting up a preferred agreement, please contact a member of our sales team on +353 (0)1 80 80 589.

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