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Located in Phoenix Park and open in 1831, Dublin Zoo is one of Ireland’s most visited attractions, providing for over 1 million visitors annually. Its ambition of conservation, study and education has given visitors the opportunity to embark on a journey through a forest of endangered species. Accommodating more than 600 animals, such as elephants, orangutans, red pandas, reptiles and a vast range of other animals and natural habitats – it has easily become a favourite amongst not only tourists but also locals. It is ideal for families, couples and even solo visitors.

It is accessible by bike, bus and train. It’s ideally located close to the city with Dublin Bus routes 25, 26, 46A, 66, 66A, 66B, 67, 69, and Luas red line.

It hosts events throughout the year with upcoming events, such as heritage week, bird watching, forest families and wake up with the wolves.

Running November through January, Dublin Zoo presents a spectacular light show ‘Wild Lights’ that consists of giant, illuminated silk lanterns celebrating the wonders of life in the wild. Accommodating the light show, there are traditional Chinese performers, a craft market and a range of Asian food that will serve visitors a completely unique experience.

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Maldron Smithfield

5 minutes by car

Maldron Hotel Smithfield is centrally located in Dublin’s heartland with comfortable, spacious, and affordable 4-star accommodation. The hotel has everything you need for a perfect hotel break in Dublin with our delicious in-house dining options, adjacent parking and 92 bedrooms which include family rooms that sleep up to 6, and beautiful balcony rooms with panoramic views of Dublin City. With an abundance of things to see and do right on our doorstep, it is the perfect base to stay and explore this wonderful city.

Dublin Zoo is just a 30-minute walk, located 2.5km from Maldron Hotel Smithfield. 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.

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Maldron Parnell Square

25 minutes by Luas

Ideally located in the heart of Dublin city centre and just a 3-minute walk from O’Connell Street, with an abundance of attractions right on our doorstep. Make the newly renovated hotel in Dublin 1, Maldron Hotel Parnell Square your base and explore all Dublin has to offer.

Maldron Hotel Parnell Square is located 3.8km from Dublin Zoo. This is just a 35 minute Luas ride away or 10 minutes by taxi.

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Maldron Newlands Cross

20 minutes by car

Maldron Hotel Newlands Cross is strategically located in Dublin and easily accessible from all parts of the country. The hotel is just minutes from the M7, M50 and the Red Cow Roundabout. Therefore making it easy to access all of the main tourist attractions in Dublin city.

Maldron Hotel Newlands Cross is located only a 20-minute drive from Dublin Zoo by taxi. If you prefer to opt for using Dublin Bikes, it is a 30-minute cycle away.

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Maldron Pearse Street

30 minutes by Luas

Maldron Hotel Pearse Street is one of the most centrally located hotels in Dublin city centre, nestled in between some of Dublin’s most iconic venues and just minutes from the main shopping areas and tourist attractions.

Maldron Hotel Pearse Street is approximately 5km away from Dublin Zoo. It is accessible by Luas that is 30 minutes ride or by taxi, which is only 14 minutes away.

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Frequently Asked Questions

Maldron Hotel Newlands Cross is 20 minutes by car from Dublin Zoo and we have a special family offer including family room, free parking, Dublin Zoo pass and free cancellation.

Check-in and check-out times differ in each hotel, varying between 2-3 pm (check-in) and 12 pm (check-out).

These are the Maldron hotels closest to Dublin Zoo:

Maldron Hotel Smithfield (30 minutes walking), Maldron Hotel Newlands Cross (20 minutes by car), Maldron Hotel Parnell Square (25 minutes by Luas) and Maldron Hotel Pearse Street (30 minutes by Luas)