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