Founded in 1952, Trinity College Dublin is the oldest college in Ireland and among the most popular tourist attractions in Dublin. The campus is made up of unique buildings dating from the 17th to the 20th century. Trinity College welcomes over half a million visitors each year.
Located at the top of Dame Street in the centre of Dublin city, this beautiful campus is ranked in the top 100 universities in the world. It has been the place of learning for Oscar Wilde, Samuel Beckett, Mary Robinson and many more.
The major attractions within the campus of Trinity College are The Old Library and The Book of Kells. The Long Room is the main chamber in the Old Library, at nearly 65 metres in length, it is filled with 200,000 of the Library’s oldest books. The Book of Kells is one of the most famous manuscripts in history and this 680 page book was completed in 800AD. It is a must see for anyone visiting Dublin.
If it is a sunny day you can take a stroll around the picturesque grounds of the campus where you might even see a cricket match taking place on one of the playing fields or relax in one of the cafes or restaurants. Other areas of interest include the Science Gallery and the Zoological Museum.
After your trip to Trinity College you can return to our well-appointed bedrooms with the choice of double, triple, family or executive rooms available. With key features in your room including free WiFi, tea & coffee making facilities, bath and power shower, you will have everything you need to ensure a restful stay.
Maldron Hotel Parnell Square is the ideal place to stay if you want to be close to all the historical attractions in Dublin city centre so book your stay today.