Plan your sightseeing break in Dublin

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. Create your own walking tour of Dublin here.

O’Connell Street

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 120m 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

Trinity College is located 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

The Guinness Storehouse is situated 2.5 kilometres from the hotel and only a short taxi drive or a short bus journey away. At St. James Gate you can enjoy the Guinness story from beginning to end at the Guinness Storehouse tour. 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. It is one of the best brewery tours in Ireland, marrying food, drink, heritage and history.

Opening hours are Sunday to Thursday from 11.30am to 7.00pm (last entry 5.00pm) and Friday to Saturday from 11.30am to 9.30pm (last entry 8.00pm).

Pre-booking is essential via their website for up to 6 visitors and you can select a time slot to visit.

The Old Jameson Distillery

The Old Jameson Distillery Bow Street is just 1km from Maldron Hotel Parnell Square. Jameson Distillery is a must-see for all whiskey enthusiasts. The tour is extremely insightful as it follows the different stages in the distilling process. Following the tour, you are treated to a whiskey tasting in the Jameson bar.

Dublin Writers Museum

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

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

The Phoenix Park is the largest municipal park within a city’s limits in the world and is only a short bus journey away. From the historic Wellington monument, a memorial to Lord Wellington, the only Irishman to be British Prime Minister, to Aras an Uachtarain, the home of the Irish President. While exploring Dublin, Phoenix Park is the perfect place to take a stroll and take in the picturesque surroundings. The Park is just a short taxi drive from Maldron Parnell Square.

Dublin Zoo

The 30-acre zoo is the perfect place to visit while on a family break in Dublin, with over 200 species of wild animals and birds this zoo is a highlight for youngsters and parents alike.
Dublin Zoo is only a short taxi drive from Maldron Hotel Parnell Square.

Dublin City Gallery

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.

Temple Bar

Temple Bar is just a short walk across the Liffey and is one of the main cultural quarters in the city. It is very popular for eating, socialising and having a great night out. This social quarter is situated within a 10-minute stroll from Maldron Hotel Parnell Square. The famous Irish pubs, many of which have been open since the eighteenth century, are known to serve the best pints of Guinness in the world. There are several theories about the origin of the Temple Bar name, but one of the most commonly believed ones it that it comes from a Temple family, who lived there in the mid 1600s. Another theory is that the quarter is named after the Temple region in London.

Kilmainham Gaol

Kilmainham Gaol is a fantastic attraction for anyone with an interest in Irish history. Discover the history of the Gaol through a guided tour and learn about prison life in Ireland. The jail plays a central role in the foundation of the modern Irish state as it was here that the leaders of the 1916 rising where executed. The Kilmainham Gaol is located 3.7km from Maldron Hotel Parnell Square.

Book your next Dublin trip with us and be in the centre of all Dublin’s main attractions.

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Common Questions

  • General Hotel Information

    What time is check-in?

    Check-in is officially from 3pm on the day of arrival. An early check-in can be arranged from 8am at an additional charge and depending on availability on the day.

    What time is check-out?

    Check-out is at 12 noon on the day of departure. A late check-out is available until 3pm at an additional charge and depending on availability on the day.

    Does the hotel offer baggage storage?

    Yes, you can leave your luggage with the reception until your room is ready or you are ready to depart.

    Does the hotel offer free WiFi?

    Yes, we offer complimentary WiFi throughout the hotel.

    Is there a laundry service available?

    Yes, we offer a laundry service in the hotel for an additional charge per item. A price list can be found in each room.

    What do I do if I accidentally left some items in the hotel?

    If you have left any items behind following your stay at the hotel, please contact us directly via email info.parnellsquare@maldronhotels.com and our team will be happy to organise collection or postage if the item is found.

    Are pets permitted in the hotel?

    No, unfortunately, we do not allow pets. Only guide dogs or therapy animals are permitted in the hotel.

    Is the hotel reception desk open 24 hours a day?

    Yes, our reception desk is staffed 24 hours a day.

    What is the hotel’s smoking policy?

    All bedrooms at Maldron Hotel Parnell Square are completely non-smoking. We do have a designated outdoor smoking area at the front of the hotel to accommodate guests who smoke. A deep cleaning fee will be charged to guests who are found to be in breach of our no smoking policy.

    Is the hotel accessible?

    Yes, we are proud to be verified as offering superb levels of accessibility throughout our hotel. Please click the button below for full details or contact us if you would like any additional information.

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    Do you sell gift vouchers?

    Yes, we do sell gift vouchers which can be redeemed on all of our facilities. You can purchase a gift voucher online directly on our website or at reception. Gift vouchers can be used in all Maldron Hotels, in our sister brand, Clayton Hotels and selected partner hotels.

    Do you provide printing facilities for boarding passes?

    Yes, we offer printing services for boarding passes. Simply speak to our reception team for assistance.

    Does the hotel offer currency exchange?

    No, we don’t offer currency exchange at the hotel, but we will be happy to direct you to the nearest facility.

    Do you supply travel adapters?

    Yes, travel adapters can be purchased in the hotel’s vending machine.

    Does the hotel offer spa or gym facilities on-site?

    No, we don’t have any spa or gym facilities on-site, but we’re happy to guide you to the nearest facility.

  • Location & Parking

    Where exactly is the hotel located in Dublin city centre?

    Maldron Hotel Parnell Square is on Parnell Square West, Rotunda, Dublin 1, which is just a 3 minutes’ walk from O’Connell Street, providing a city-centre location for guests who are looking for stylish and comfortable accommodation with all that Dublin city has to offer at their doorstep. For more information, please visit our location page.

    How far is the hotel from Dublin Airport?

    We are a 25 to 35-minute drive from Dublin Airport.

    We would recommend using the Airlink Bus which runs every 15-20 minutes from and to Dublin Airport. You can buy the tickets with the driver and it’s €7pp one way and €12 return. Alternatively, you can pre-book your tickets online. The airport bus stops on O’Connell Street which is a 5-minute walk away from our hotel.

    How close are public transport links to the hotel?

    Maldron Hotel Parnell Square is located just a 3-minutes walk from O’Connell Street and is easily accessible from all the main transport routes. The Luas ‘Green Line’ Dominic Street stop is located 2 minutes from the hotel. The Luas ‘Red Line’ Abbey Street is located 10 minutes from the hotel. We are also just a 10-minute walk from Connelly Train Station.

    Are there any shopping areas nearby?

    Yes, Maldron Hotel Parnell Square is located close to Dublin’s main shopping areas and centres such as Ilac Shopping Centre, Jervis Shopping Centre, Temple Bar, O’Connell Street and Henry Street.

    Is there a car rental station near the hotel?

    Yes, Sixt car hire is a 10-minute walk from our hotel.

    Is parking available at the hotel?

    No, due to our city centre location, there is no onsite car parking available at Maldron Hotel Parnell Square. We recommend that guests park at nearby Park Rite Parnell Street Car Park. Validate your ticket at the hotel for a discounted rate of €10 for 24 hrs.

  • Rooms & Amenities

    What room types does the hotel offer?

    Maldron Hotel Parnell Square boasts 182 comfortable and spacious hotel rooms. Depending on your needs, you can choose between 8 different room types, including Double, Twin, King, Double/Single, Triple, Junior Suite, Quad and Family rooms. There are also 14 interconnecting rooms and 1 balcony room available.

    Does the hotel have accessible rooms?

    Yes, we have 7 wheelchair accessible rooms at Maldron Hotel Parnell Square. To book an accessible room please contact our reservations team on +353 (0)1 871 6800.

    Does the hotel have family rooms?

    Yes, we offer 12 family rooms with 2 double beds and 1 double sofa bed in each.

    Can I get a cot or camp bed in my room?

    Yes, it is possible to add a cot or camp bed in your room at an extra charge of €30 per night. We suggest requesting the cot before arrival to prevent any disappointment.

    What type of room should I book for three adults?

    Our triple rooms have a double bed and a single bed or three single beds and are perfect for three adults.

    Are the hotel rooms air-conditioned?

    Yes, there’s complimentary aircon throughout the hotel.

    Do the bathrooms have a shower or a bath?

    Both showers and baths are available. Please advise your preference prior to your arrival.

    Does the hotel offer wake-up calls?

    Yes, wake-up calls can be arranged with our reception team.

    What amenities are included in the room?

    All hotel rooms come with hairdryer, iron and ironing board, safe, tea and coffee making facilities, toiletries and en-suite bathroom. A minibar is available for an additional charge.

    All our rooms are disinfected by our expert staff and sealed prior to arrival to ensure the wellbeing of all our guests during these times. Our stress-free check-in service can be accessed by self-service upon arrival in line with social distancing guidelines.

  • Dining

    What dining options are available at the hotel?

    At the newly renovated Maldron Hotel Parnell Square you will be spoilt for choice in our brand-new Grain & Grill bar and restaurant and our brand-new Red Bean Roastery Coffee Dock. All our food and beverage options may be ordered and enjoyed from the comfort of our guestrooms to ensure minimum social contact.

    Does the hotel offer breakfast?

    Yes, we are renowned for a great selection of breakfast options available each morning. Choose from a full Irish breakfast as well as healthier options to kickstart your morning. Breakfast is served in our Grain & Grill restaurant from 7am to 10am Monday to Friday and from 8am to 11am Saturday, Sunday and Bank Holiday Mondays.

    Maldron Hotel Parnell Square offers both room only and bed & breakfast rates. Room-only rates do not include breakfast. However, you can always add breakfast when you arrive at the hotel.

    What are the opening times of the Grain & Grill?

    Lunch is served at our Grain & Grill restaurant daily from 12pm to 5pm and dinner daily from 5pm to 9pm.

    Does the restaurant cater food for allergies?

    Yes, all of our menus have a full allergy listing. Please inform your waiter if you have any allergies, vegetarian or dietary requirements and our kitchen team will be delighted to assist.

    Does Gain & Grill offer a dedicated kid’s menu?

    Yes, we offer a children’s menu for our little guests.

    Do you offer room service?

    Yes, room service is available daily from 3pm to 9pm for €5 tray charge. You can order from our Click & Go menu, available through our Guest Service Platform, and collect your food at the collection point in our restaurant.

    Is there a reservation for dinner required?

    No, however, we advise making a reservation prior to arrival to avoid disappointment. You can make a book a table by calling +353 (0)1 871 6800 or emailing info.parnellsquare@maldronhotels.com.

    Do you cater for large groups? Can I book a private dining space for a special occasion?

    Yes, we do cater for large private dining groups. To book, please give us a call on +353 (0)1 871 6800 or email info.parnellsquare@maldronhotels.com.

  • Meetings & Events

    Are there meeting and event room facilities available at the hotel?

    Yes, Maldron Hotel Parnell Square has one state-of-the-art meeting room perfectly proportioned to cater for small meetings.

    What equipment is included in the meeting rooms?

    Our meeting room includes a large flat screen with HDMI connections, delegate stationery, flip chart and natural daylight. In addition, you’ll be provided with complimentary high-speed WiFi.

    Are there food and beverage options available?

    Yes, we have a variety of refreshments and dining options as well as customised menus available for meetings to suit your budget and requirements.

    Do you have corporate rates available?

    Yes, we offer corporate rates. Please enquire at resmanager.parnellsquare@maldronhotels.com.

  • Booking & Cancellation

    What is Make It Maldron and how do I sign up?

    Signing up and being part of Make it Maldron means you can save €10/£10 per room per night every time you book directly on our website (excludes selected sale and promotional special offers). To sign up, visit our ‘Make It Maldron’ page and join in 3 simple steps to ensure your discount is applied to all future online bookings.

    Can I claim back on the Stay and Spend Tax Credit Scheme?

    Yes, we are delighted to confirm that all Maldron Hotels are registered for the Stay and Spend Tax Credit Scheme. That means if you stay with us between 1st October 2020 and 30th April 2021 you can claim up to €125 under this scheme, please see revenue.ie for more information and details.

    What is the best way to make a reservation?

    You can book online on our website where you can easily see our best rates and what exclusive offers and packages are available. Alternatively, you can call us on +353 (0)1 871 6800 or email info.parnellsquare@maldronhotels.com.

    What should I do if I haven’t received a booking confirmation?

    If you have not yet received a booking confirmation by email, please check your junk/spam folder of your emails. alternatively, you can also contact our reservations team via phone on +353 (0)1 871 6800 or email info.parnellsquare@maldronhotels.com.

    What payment methods does the hotel accept?

    At Maldron Hotel Parnell Square, we accept Mastercard, Visa, American Express and cash.

    What is the hotel’s credit/debit card policy?

    A valid credit/debit card is required to secure all bookings made online or over the phone, unless in cases where this is otherwise stated. Please note nothing is charged to the card at booking stage when booking directly with the hotel (with the exception of advance purchase offers or bookings that require a deposit. This will be clearly noted on the booking offer).

    For all rooms that are being paid for in cash must be accompanied with photographic ID. No rooms will be let unless payment is guaranteed.

    What age are children for the purpose of hotel packages?

    Under 12’s are considered to be children.

    How do I make a group or multiple room booking?

    To make a group or multiple-room booking, please contact our reservations team via phone on +353 (0)1 871 6800 or email info.parnellsquare@maldronhotels.com.

    Are there any age restrictions when booking a hotel room?

    Guests must be over 18 years of age or must be accompanied by an adult.

    Can I show up at the hotel without a booking?

    Yes, you can. However, pre-booking is recommended to avoid disappointment at arrival as we may not have rooms available depending on the time of the year.

    Can I extend my stay?

    Yes, depending on availability, we’ll be happy to accommodate you for further nights at an additional cost.

    How can I amend or cancel my booking?

    If you booked your stay on our website, you can amend or cancel your reservation by clicking the ‘Manage Booking’ at the top of our website. Alternatively, please contact our reservations team on +353 (0)1 871 6800 or info.parnellsquare@maldronhotels.com.

    What is the cancellation policy?

    Maldron Hotel Parnell Square offers a free cancellation 24 hours prior to the day of arrival unless advance purchase was selected. Please note that some special offers and key dates outlined in the terms and conditions may specify a special cancellation policy applicable to that offer and date.

    What does our “no show” policy entail?

    If you do not show up on the day of your booking, you will be charged the full amount for your first night’s stay. If you have booked our “advanced purchase” or “prepay and save” rates, you will incur a 100% penalty charge for the entire duration of your stay.

    How can I cancel my reservation if I booked via a third-party website?

    If you booked via a third-party website, you’ll need to cancel your booking directly with them as we can’t do that on your behalf. Please note that they have their own cancellation policies.

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Maldron Hotel Parnell Square is currently open to essential travel only in accordance with government guidelines.

Reasonable evidence confirming the stay is for essential travel must be provided on arrival, otherwise your booking will be cancelled.

Please contact our hotel team to discuss your requirements by calling +353 (0)1 871 6800 or send us an email.