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Holiday Inn Express Dublin City Centre

28-32 O'Connell Street Upper, Dublin D01 T2X2

+353 1878 8099

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based on 4,325 reviews


Value for money

Holiday Inn Express Dublin City Centre has an enviable location, right in the middle of the action on O'Connell Street. Close to Convention Centre Dublin and Guinness Storehouse--the number one attraction in Ireland--makes the hotel a hit with leisure and business guests alike. Just a short walk to the great shopping on Grafton Street, Holiday Inn Express Dublin City Centre is just 20 minutes from the Dublin Airport. Other popular spots near the hotel include the 3 Arena, Croke Park, and Aviva Stadium, all known for their sporting events. The National Gallery, just a 20-minute walk across River Liffey, features masterpieces from renowned artists like Rembrandt and Picasso. Guests have a choice of 198 rooms, all featuring a clean, modern design. Each room comes standard with flat-screen TVs, desks, blackout curtains, and air conditioning, plus guests can choose from a menu of pillows for their comfort. The beds are rated as comfy by past guests. Guests will stay connected through the free Wi-Fi available throughout the property as well as USB ports within each guestroom. Holiday Inn Express Dublin City Centre offers guests a complimentary daily breakfast complete with Irish standards like eggs, beans, and sausage. Guests can stop by the in-hotel Express Cafe & Bar before heading out sightseeing and pick up snacks and other items. The Church Cafe is a short walk away, while guests will want to make time in their schedule to have a pint at the nearby famous Temple Bar along the River Liffey. While it's known now for its nightlife, the bar's location was originally claimed by the Vikings in 795 AD. Close to Temple Bar is Trinity College, known for its Book of Kells ancient manuscript.

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Property safety measures

Heightened sanitation

Daily cleaning, increased availability of sanitation products.

Social distancing measures

Lobbies with safe social distancing.

Streamlined check-in and check-out.

Minimal contact with hotel personnel and other guests.

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  • Bar/Lounge
  • Free Wi-Fi
  • Tea/coffee maker
  • Coffee shop
  • Wi-Fi available in all areas
  • Flat-screen TV
  • TV
  • Cable or satellite TV
  • Meeting/Banquet facilities
  • Internet

Health and safety

  • Daily housekeeping
  • Contactless check-in/check-out
  • Face masks for guests available
  • Physical distancing in dining areas
  • Physical distancing rules
  • First-aid kit
  • Property is cleaned by professional cleaning companies
  • CCTV in common areas
  • CCTV outside property
  • Hand sanitizer in guest accommodation and key areas
  • Screens or physical barriers placed between staff and guests in appropriate areas
  • Use of cleaning chemicals that are effective against coronavirus
  • Guest accommodation is disinfected between stays
  • Guest accommodation sealed after cleaning
  • All plates, cutlery, glasses and other tableware have been sanitized
  • Guests can opt-out of accommodation cleaning
  • Staff follow all safety protocols as directed by local authorities

Services and conveniences

  • Conference rooms
  • ATM on-site
  • Safety deposit box
  • Concierge service
  • Meeting/Banquet facilities
  • Express check-out
  • 24hr front desk


  • Free Wi-Fi
  • Wi-Fi available in all areas
  • Internet
  • Fire extinguisher
  • Smoke alarms
  • Heating
  • Air-conditioned

Accessibility and suitability

  • Increased accessibility
  • Elevator
  • Allergy-free room
  • No smoking


  • Hairdryer
  • Toilet
  • Toilet paper
  • Private bathroom


  • Laundry facilities
  • Laundry service
  • Iron and ironing board
  • Pants press


  • Electric kettle
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Tea/coffee maker
  • Coffee shop

Media and entertainment

  • Flat-screen TV
  • Cable or satellite TV
  • TV


  • Sofa bed
  • Clothes rack
  • Wardrobe or closet


  • Family rooms
  • Interconnected room(s) available
  • Carpeted


  • Fax/photocopying
  • Desk

Parking and transportation

  • Parking

Family friendly

  • Complimentary breakfast

Places of interest near Holiday Inn Express Dublin City Centre

Recommendations carefully curated by Momondo Places

28-32 O'Connell Street Upper, Dublin D01 T2X2


Dublin City Centre0.6 mi
St. Stephen's Green1.0 mi
Guinness Storehouse1.3 mi
Ireland's Eye8.9 mi

Restaurants and Cafés

Murray's Pub0.0 mi
Plaza Bar & Grill at the Academy Plaza Hotel0.0 mi
Wings Gourmet Burger0.1 mi
Hophouse/Kimchi0.1 mi

Traveler Reviews

GreatBased on 4325 verified guest reviews

Pros +
  • "Great breakfast, great shower,great location" (in 420 reviews)
  • Beautiful rooms and excellent location! (in 396 reviews)
  • Very friendly and helpful staff (in 364 reviews)
Cons -
  • Bar next door noisy till 2.30am. (in 18 reviews)

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Check in/Check out

Check in anytime after 2:00 PM, check out anytime before 11:00 AM


Cancellation/prepayment policies vary by room type and provider.

Frequently asked questions

  • There is a $63/night difference in the average price of 3 star hotels in Dublin ($157/night) and the average nightly rate at Holiday Inn Express Dublin City Centre ($94/night).

  • The drive from Dublin to Holiday Inn Express Dublin City Centre will take you about 15min depending on traffic, with a distance of 5.2 mi. Hotels located in more populated areas may see vastly more traffic which will add to your travel time.

  • If you intend on renting a car to travel from Dublin to the hotel, you will have peace of mind knowing that Holiday Inn Express Dublin City Centre offers parking on site. Car rentals in the area typically go for $19/day for a base model rental. Another more common option is to just take a taxi or rideshare service from the airport to Holiday Inn Express Dublin City Centre. The nearest airport to the hotel is Dublin.

  • At this time, our data shows that there is no on-site pool at Holiday Inn Express Dublin City Centre. However, hotels can make changes that can significantly change the venue. For the most accurate answer, it would be best to call the hotel directly at +353 1 878 8099.

  • The city center nearest to Holiday Inn Express Dublin City Centre is Dublin, which is 0.5 mi away from the hotel’s front door. There, you can find Ha'penny Bridge, which is a popular sight in the area.

  • For assistance from an employee at Holiday Inn Express Dublin City Centre please call +353 1 878 8099.

  • Yes, Holiday Inn Express Dublin City Centre has Wi-Fi available to hotel guests.

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