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Ideally located in the heart of Dublin city centre and one of the most centrally located hotels in the city, Maldron Hotel Parnell Square is the perfect base for exploring Dublin city and the surrounding county. Whether you are visiting Dublin for business or pleasure Maldron Hotel Parnell Square is an excellent choice for any type of break.

About O’Connell Street

Next to the River Liffey in the north of the centre of Dublin, Ireland, you can find the O’Connell Street. It’s the connection with the O’Connell Bridge between the north with Parnell Street and the south divided by Henry Street. Before becoming the large street that we know, It was a narrow street named Drogheda Street in reference to Henry Moore the Earl of Drogheda. During the 18th century the street was expended by the Wide Streets Commission. Its new name was Sackville Street after Lionel Sackville, 1st Duke of Dorset. It’s in 1924 that the O’Connell Street got its actual name, in honour to the nationalist leader of the 19th century Daniel O’Connell whose status was built at the lower end of the street, next to the bridge at his name too. This street is plenty of Irish history and count few monuments as well as the O’Connell statue, the union leader James Larkin statue, and the Spire of Dublin. In 1913, took place one of the Dublin lock-out gatherings, in 1916 the Easter Rising but also the Irish Civil war of 1922, in 1966 the destruction of Nelson’s Pillar and the Dublin Riots in 2006. To discover this street, you should go to the north side of the River Liffey. So, from the Maldron Hotel Parnell Square you just must runs southwards toward the O’Connell Bridge

Shopping near O’Connell Street

Just crossing O’Connell Street at the Spire of Dublin, Henry Street is one of the main shopping streets and most popular of the city. You could find many famous shops of street fashion like River Island, Zara and Mango. Moreover, the street also has 2 huge shopping centres where you can find a lot of fashion clothes, accessories, and food outlets:

  • the Jervis Street Shopping Centre,
  • the Ilac Centre

The street also counts two important departments stores:

  • Debenhams
  • Arnotts

If you are looking for the other main shopping street, Grafton Street is just at 1.5km from the Maldron Hotel Parnell Square. There you could find a lot of shops of range like designer clothing, accessories, cosmetics and other luxury products. From Grafton Street enjoy a good coffee, a beer, or a meal in one of the restaurants located in the area.


How far is the Maldron Hotel Parnell Square from O’Connell Street?

Maldron Hotel Parnell Square is located at 650 meters from the O’Connell Street. So, to reach the street you just have a shot 8-minute walk to do.

What times do the stores close?

In this street, stores close between 6pm and 8pm.

Can I come back late to the hotel?

With our reception service open 24h/day, you can come back at every hour and benefit from the help of our teams.

Why Stay with Us?

  • Dublin city centre hotel
  • Complimentary WiFi throughout the hotel
  • Bar & Restaurant
  • Luggage storage

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