Book a Hotel near 3Arena Dublin

The 3Arena, formerly known as The Point Depot, is an immense music venue that was opened in 2008, hosting great acts such as Britney Spears, U2, Rammstein and Andrea Bocelli. The events here vary from not only musical acts, but also arts, comedy, film, family and sports shows. Such as WWE wrestling, Russel Brand, Impractical Jokers, and Cirque du Soleil – the largest theatrical producer in the world. The Arena accommodates a full bar for attendees to enjoy a drink before, during and after the show.

It is located on North Wall Quay in the North side of inner-city Dublin. Its capacity is an impressive 13,000 seating and standing and is universally accessible. Therefore, creating an idyllic location for larger events to take place for a broad spectrum of Irish audiences. Including children during family shows.

It faces a stunning view of the Dublin Docklands, close to Dublin Bikes, red Luas line and of course a route path of Dublin Buses 53, 53A and 151 – making it a flawlessly located venue.

In 2013, the venue was titled the 5th best-attended music arena in the world, topping the Wembley Stadium in London. The 3Arena have huge demand shows coming up this year, such as Christina Aguilera, Ariana Grande, Jack Whitehall, Mariah Carey and Marvel Universe.

The Samuel Hotel 

10 minute walk 

Turn left as you exit the front doors and 3Arena is 650m straight down North Wall Quay. If you prefer to hop on the tram its only 1 stop (2 minutes) to the Point. 

The Samuel Hotel offers stylish, modern rooms in a fantastic central location, ideal when attending an event at 3Arena. Connolly Station is 10 minutes walk or the Red Luas line stops at Spencer Dock stop, outside the hotels front door, for effortless travel from Heuston Station. Parking is also available nearby. 

Grab pre-event nibbles and cocktails in the gorgeous bar and grill. Next morning choose healthier options from the Samuel Vitality breakfast or all your full Irish favourites. 

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Maldron Pearse Street

20 minutes walking

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.

You can walk from the hotel to 3 Arena in less than 20 minutes, passing by some iconic locations in Dublin, such as the convention centre, the Samuel Beckett Bridge and walking next to River Liffey until you reach the arena.

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Maldron Smithfield

20 minutes by Luas

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 which sleep up to 6 and the 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.

We’re a 15-minute drive away from 3 Arena or 20 minutes away when using public transport. The Luas Red Line is just meters away from the hotel lobby and the last stop (The Point) is just 3Arena. There are several restaurants and pubs nearby Smithfield and The Point, giving you plenty of choices to enjoy before and after a concert at 3Arena, with an easy connection back to the hotel.

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Maldron Parnell Square

30 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 Maldron Hotel Parnell Square your base and explore all Dublin has to offer.

The cross-city LUAS (tram) is just a 2 minutes’ walk from the hotel and you can make your way from the hotel to the 3 Arena in 30 minutes.

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Belvedere Hotel

20 minutes by Luas

The Belvedere Hotel is a newly renovated property, built amongst the Georgian terraces of Great Denmark street. It is only 5 minutes walk from the centre of Dublin, O’Connell Street so you are only minutes away from all the major shopping streets, theatres and attractions – perfect for a city break.

The 3 arena is just a 10-minute drive by taxi or 20 minutes on the red Luas line to The Point. If you prefer walking, the 3 Arena is a 40-minute walk from the Belvedere Hotel.

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Maldron Dublin Airport

17 minutes driving

Maldron Hotel Dublin Airport is located on Dublin Airport’s official site. It’s the closest hotel to Dublin Airport as the hotel is only a short 3 minute walk from Terminal 2. There’s a free airport shuttle bus for all guests, making the hotel very accessible to city amenities!

The 3 Arena is just a 20-minute drive from the Maldron Dublin Airport and there are several public and private (Air Coach) bus services available, bus routes stop near the 3 Arena and on O’Connell Street.

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Frequently Asked Questions

Which Maldron Hotel is the closest to 3Arena?

The closest Maldron Hotel to 3Arena Dublin is Maldron Hotel Pearse Street, it is only a 20-minute walk away. 3Arena is also easily reached in under 30 minutes from Maldron Hotel Smithfield, Maldron Hotel Parnell Square and Belvedere Hotel by Luas (tram) or from Maldron Hotel Dublin Airport by bus.

Our partner, The Samuel Hotel, is one of the very closest hotels to 3Arena, less than 10 minutes walk.

Do you have a restaurant and/or bar to enjoy before going to 3Arena?

Maldron Hotel Pearse Street, Maldron Hotel Parnell Square, Maldron Hotel Smithfield and Belvedere Hotel all offer bars and restaurants ideal for a drink or a meal before seeing a show in 3Arena. Different menus are available, with vegetarian and gluten-free options.

The Samuel Hotel bar and grill offers superb dining and drinks including craft beers, signature cocktails and fantastic menu with plenty of vegan and vegetarian options.

Which hotels near 3Arena in Dublin are good for families?

Maldron Hotel Pearse Street, Maldron Hotel Parnell Square and Belvedere Hotel offer twin, triple and quad rooms ideal for families. Family dining is made simple with special kids’ menus available in the hotels’ restaurants.

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