• View over River Liffey in Dublin City Centre

    Dublin Sightseeing

Hotel near Dublin's main Tourist Attractions

There is a lot to do and see in Dublin and our front office team are at your disposal to help you arrange your day! Some of our favourite attractions are:

Dublin Zoo

The 30-acre zoo is the perfect place to visit while on a family break in Dublin, with 235 species of wild animals and birds this zoo is a highlight for youngsters and parents alike. Dublin Zoo is located 2.5km and just a short taxi drive from Maldron Hotel Smithfield.

Phoenix Park

From the historic Wellington monument, a memorial to Lord Wellington, the only Irishman to be British Prime Minister, to Aras an Uachtarain, the home of the Irish President, Phoenix Park is perfect to take a stroll and take in the picturesque surroundings. If the weather is good, you can enjoy a bike ride through the beautiful 1752 acre park. Phoenix Park is located 1.5km and just a 25 minutes walk from Maldron Hotel Smithfield.

Guinness Storehouse

Guinness Storehouse is located at St James Gate, a 15 minutes walk from Maldron Hotel Smithfield. It is one of Dublin’s most loved tourist attractions and the best brewery tour in Ireland, marrying food, drink, heritage and history. And no visit is complete without a pint of Guinness in the gravity bar that provides you with stunning views across Dublin.

Opening hours are Sunday to Thursday from 11.30am to 7.00pm (last entry 5.00pm) and Friday to Saturday from 11.30am to 9.30pm (last entry 8.00pm). Pre-booking is strongly recommended for up to 6 visitors.

The Old Jameson Distillery

The Old Jameson Distillery Bow Street is just a 2-minute walk and can be viewed from the hotel. Jameson Distillery is a must-see for any whiskey enthusiasts. The tour follows the path of the different stages in the distilling process and concludes with a whiskey tasting in the Jameson bar.

Temple Bar

Temple Bar is best known as Dublin’s cultural quarter, located within 10-minute walking distance from our hotel. Us Irish are famous for our “Craic” and this is certainly the place to be if you want to experience Dublin nightlife. Temple Bar is home to a range of independent shopping outlets for fashion with a difference. It also hosts a range of museums and cultural centres. The traditional Irish bars, many have been open in the same locations since the 18th century, are known to serve the best pint of Guinness in the world.

Temple bar area, back in medieval times, was a district of St. Andrews Parish, which was a suburb just out of the Dublin City walls. Further down in the 17th century, the land was redeveloped to create gardens for the houses of wealthy families. It is generally thought that the Temple Bar name comes from a Temple family, who had their house built in the area in the early 1600s. There is also belief that Dublin’s Temple Bar was named firstly by imitating the historic Temple precinct in London.

Kilmainham Gaol

Kilmainham Gaol is a fantastic attraction for anyone with an interest in Irish history. Discover the history of the Gaol through a guided tour and learn about prison life in Ireland. The jail plays a central role in the foundation of the modern Irish state as it was here that the leaders of the 1916 rising where executed. The Kilmainham Gaol is located 2.7km from Maldron Hotel Smithfield.

Lighthouse Cinema

Lighthouse Cinema is only a 1-minute walk from Maldron Hotel Smithfield. Here in Smithfield Square, it shows the very best in international and art-house cinema as well as all the latest blockbusters. At weekends, it shows late-night screenings of classic movies, perfect for a nearby night out.

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Planning a trip to Dublin? Why not stay at Maldron Hotel Smithfield?

Centrally located in the heart of Dublin city, Maldron Hotel Smithfield is in close proximity to Dublin’s main tourist attractions. Offering comfortable, spacious and affordable 3-star accommodation, with 92 bedrooms, exceptional service and on-site restaurant and bar, Maldron Hotel Smithfield is the perfect base when exploring all Ireland’s capital has to offer.

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To find out about our latest offers, visit our special offers page, phone our friendly reservations team on +353 (0)1 485 0900 or email info.smithfield@maldronhotels.com where we can assist in planning your holiday to Dublin.

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Common Questions

  • Location & Parking

    Is car parking available at the hotel?

    For your convenience, the multi-storey car-park adjoining Maldron Hotel Smithfield can be accessed from Queen Street and hotel residents receive special discounted parking rates from just €18.00 for 24 hours. Find full details here.

    How far is the LUAS stop from the hotel?

    The Smithfield Luas stop ‘Red Line’ is located 2 minutes from the hotel. Grangegorman Luas stop ‘Green Line’ is located less than 10 minutes from the hotel.

  • Hotel Services

    What time is check-in?

    Check-in is officially from 2.00pm.

    What time is check-out?

    Check-out is at 12 noon.

    Can I check-in earlier?

    Earlier check-in is subject to room availability and can not be guaranteed. You can leave your luggage with our front office team at the reception area until your room is ready.

    Do you hold luggage before check-in or after check-out?

    Yes, you can leave your luggage with the reception until your room is ready or you are ready to depart.

  • Rooms

    Do bedrooms have en-suite bathrooms?

    Yes, all bedrooms have a private en-suite bathroom.

    Does the hotel provide a hairdryer in the rooms?

    Yes, all our rooms have hairdryers.

    Are there amenities available in the rooms?

    Yes, all 92 of our rooms have shower gel and shampoo provided in the bathrooms.

  • Dining

    What are the times for breakfast?

    Breakfast is served from Monday to Friday from 7.00am to 10.00am and Saturday, Sunday and Bank Holiday Mondays from 8.00am to 11.00am.

    Do room rates include breakfast?

    Maldron Hotel Smithfield offers both room only and bed & breakfast rates. Room only rates do not include breakfast. However, you can always add breakfast on when you arrive.

    What time is dinner served from in the restaurant?

    Lunch is served from 12 noon to 3.00pm, and dinner is served from 5.00pm to 10.00pm from Monday until Sunday.

  • Booking

    What does our “no show” policy entail?

    If you do not show up on the day of your booking, you will be charged the full amount for your first night’s stay. If you have booked our “advanced purchase” or “prepay and save” rates, you will incur a 100% penalty charge for the entire duration of your stay.

    What are the room rates at Maldron Hotel Smithfield?

    Room rates vary from season to season, day to day and for special events. All room rates quotes include taxes and charges. For the best available rate always book directly with Maldron Hotel Smithfield. Give us a call +353(0)1 485 0900 or email us info.smithfield@maldronhotels.com.

    Can I claim back on the Stay and Spend Tax Credit Scheme?

    Our hotel is registered for the Stay and Spend Tax Credit Scheme. If you stay with us between 1st October 2020 and 30th April 2021 you can claim up to €125 under this scheme, please see revenue.ie for details.

  • Facilities

    Is the hotel wheelchair accessible?

    Yes, Maldron Hotel Smithfield is wheelchair accessible and we offer five fully accessible wheelchair rooms.

    Is the hotel a non-smoking hotel?

    Yes, all bedrooms at Maldron Hotel Smithfield are completely non-smoking. We do have a designated outdoor smoking area at the front of the hotel to accommodate guests who smoke. A deep cleaning fee will be charged to guests who are found to be in breach of our no smoking policy.

    Is the hotel accessible?

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

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Maldron Hotel Smithfield is currently open to essential travel only in accordance with government guidelines.

 

Reasonable evidence confirming the stay is for essential travel must be provided on arrival, otherwise your booking will be cancelled.

 

Please contact our hotel team to discuss your requirements by calling +353(0)1 485 0900 or email info.smithfield@maldronhotels.com