Dublin is a great destination for travelers, especially from the United States because it’s such an easy destination to travel to. Not only do they speak English as a first language, it’s easy to find a million things to do in the city, and you really don’t need a car to get around. If you choose to leave the city, out in the countryside the driving is easy and well-marked.

These are some of the many reasons why people love Dublin. That also means that it can get quick packed in the city. You need to have a good game plan for what you’re going to do and how. I always recommend getting the Dublin Pass, because it will help you see the most things in the shortest amount of time, and while saving tons of money.

Here is your one-stop, shortcut travel guide to Dublin — all the best hotels, neighborhoods, things to do, and places to eat and drink in this lovely Irish city.

You might also like our country guide to Ireland.

What to Do in Dublin

Want to plan ahead and book a few of the things we’ve mentioned to do below? It’s always a good idea to pre-book for popular tours. They sell out fast.

Where to Stay in Dublin

Since there are many neighborhoods in Dublin where you can choose to stay, it’s difficult to give a one-size-fits-all answer to where to stay in Dublin. That said, we do have a few favorites.

Here are our recommendations for where to stay in Dublin. You can use any of these links to read reviews or book your stay. (They are affiliate links, which help keep this site up. We always appreciate your help).

Intercontinental Dublin

4-star hotel with a bar, restaurant and free wifi, located in the quiet area of Ballsbridge.

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The Morrison, DoubleTree

Very nice 4-star hotel with free wifi and a bar, in a great location on the river.

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The Marker Hotel

5-star luxury hotel with free wifi and a rooftop bar, located east of Trinity College.

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Shortcut Travel Guide to Dublin

Travel guide to Dublin
Travel guide to Dublin

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Laura Lynch, creator and writer of Savored Journeys, is an avid world traveler, certified wine expert, and international food specialist. She has written about travel and food for over 20 years and has visited 70+ countries.

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