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Maldron Hotel Parnell Square is regarded as one of the best located hotels in Dublin city centre and just a stone’s throw from the city's centre most popular attractions.


Whether you are interested in culture, the arts, history or the outdoors, our location means you are close to all the main sights and places of interest.

O’Connell Street is located 350 metres and just 3 minutes’ walk from the hotel. The capital’s main street is home to the ‘Spire’, a 102m high striking and innovative monument in the middle of the street just across from the historic GPO. O’Connell Street is at the heart of Dublin city and is walking distance of attractions such as Trinity College, Temple Bar and Dublin’s main retail high streets, Grafton Street and Henry Street.

Trinity College is only a 1.2 kilometre stroll from the hotel. One of Ireland’s leading historical sites, it attracts half a million visitors every year. The university is the oldest in Ireland and holds within its library the Book of Kells; a must see for any tourist.

The Guinness Storehouse is situated 2.5 kilometres from the hotel and only a short bus journey away. At St. James Gate you can enjoy the Guinness story from beginning to end. Then relax with a complimentary pint of the black stuff in the Gravity Bar – the highest bar in Dublin, with 360 degree views over the city.

The Old Jameson Distillery is only a 1.2 kilometre walk from the hotel or a 5 minute Luas ride. The Old Jameson Distillery is a must see attraction which captures the imagination and spirit of Ireland. The tour follows the path of the different stages in the distilling process and concludes with whiskey tasting in the Jameson bar.

Dublin Writers Museum is situated just around the corner from the hotel in Parnell Square. The collection features the lives and works of Ireland’s greatest literary geniuses. Dublin is famous as a city of writers and literature and the Dublin Writers Museum is an essential visit for anyone who wants to discover, explore or simply enjoy Dublin’s immense literary heritage.

The Garden of Remembrance is located just 100 metres from the hotel. This beautiful garden in the heart of the city was designed by Daithi Hanly and dedicated to the memory of all those who gave their lives in the cause of Irish Freedom. The large sculpture by Oisin Kelly is based on the theme of the “Children of Lir”. The garden is intended as a place of quiet remembrance and reflection.

The Phoenix Park is the largest municipal park within a city’s limits in the world and is only a short bus journey away. Visit the 12-hectare zoo which provides a naturally landscaped habitat for more than 235 species of wild animals and tropical birds. Highlights for children include the Children’s Pet Corner and a train ride around the zoo.

Dublin City Gallery, The Hugh Lane is located around the corner just a 2 minute walk from the hotel. This Dublin city gallery is the oldest gallery of modern and contemporary art with interesting collections of paintings, sculpture, drawings and Francis Bacon’s studio. Admission to the gallery is free.

St. Stephens Green – at the top of Grafton Street and just a 1.8 kilometre walk from the hotel, you will find the beautiful St. Stephens Green, Ireland’s best known Victorian public park. Grab a coffee and sit by the lake watching the wildlife and the world go by.

Temple Bar is just short walk across the Liffey and is one of the main cultural quarters in the city and is also very popular for eating, socialising and having a great night out.

Phoenix Park Bikes are an experienced Professional Bike Rental Company located at the main entrance to the Phoenix Park, Dublin and just 3km from Maldron Hotel Parnell Square. They specialise in Bike Hire, Tours & Group Excursions.

Book your stay now in our Dublin city hotel and you will never be too far from all Dublin’s main attractions.