Dublin City Attractions

Maldron Hotel Pearse Street is one of the most centrally located hotels in Dublin city centre with all of Dublin’s top tourist attractions right on our doorstep.

With the majority of the best attractions within walking distance of the hotel, it really is the ideal base for your trip to Dublin.

To Help You Plan Your Dublin Trip Here Are Some Of Our Favourite Local Attractions

National Gallery of Ireland

The National Gallery of Ireland is just a 10 minute stroll from Maldron Hotel Pearse Street and is one of the most prestigious galleries in Europe. With travelling collections displayed at the gallery throughout the year, and the exquisite Turner collection only displayed during the low light of January to preserve its appearance, there are so many new things to discover on each visit. The gallery also free hosts interactive children’s workshops and family days. Check out the National Gallery of Ireland’s website to find out what’s on during your trip to Dublin.

Dublin Zoo

Dublin Zoo is an amazing 60 acres of park in the city transports families to the Arctic, the plains of Africa and Indian Rainforests before kids visit Pets’ Corner and the City Farm. Visit the website for details of opening hours, admission prices and family packages.

Guinness Storehouse

Guinness Storehouse is Dublin’s top tourist attraction and is loved by all. A trip to Dublin really isn’t complete without a pint of Guinness and where else to enjoy it than the gravity bar at Guinness Storehouse which provides you with stunning views across Dublin.

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.

Jameson Distillery Bow Street

Jameson Distillery Bow Street is a must see for any whiskey enthusiastic, the tour includes a whiskey tasting session as well as an interactive tour of the distilling process.

St Stephen’s Green

They say that the best things in life are free! St Stephen’s Green is located about 10 minute walk (with children) from Maldron Hotel Pearse Street. Adults will be charmed by the stunning Victorian park in the city centre whilst kids will love the playground and duckpond. Look out for free outdoor lunchtime concerts in the summertime.

Trinity College Dublin & The Book of Kells

Trinity College Dublin is also just a 10 minute walk from Maldron Pearse Street, and is a central attraction in Dublin – an architectural and cultural highlight of the city. Guided tours of the college campus are offered, showing you the history of the building and the institution and incorporating the science gallery, the zoological museum and the infamous Book of Kells – a beautifully hand written book written on vellum, dating back to roughly 800AD.

Temple Bar

Temple Bar is the culture hub of Dublin and home to many of the most well-known pubs we have to offer. If you are looking for Dublin nightlife you will find plenty to choose from here, and just a 20 minute stroll or a short taxi ride from the hotel.

EPIC The Irish Emigration Museum

EPIC the Irish emigration museum is located in the CHQ building just a short 5 minute walk across the river from the hotel. It is a state of the art interactive experience and tells the history of the Irish emigration. Over the centuries, some 10 million people have left the island of Ireland. At EPIC you can step through 20 themed galleries to find out why people left, see how they influenced the world they found, and experience the connection between their descendants and Ireland today.
Immerse yourself in the stories of some of the most remarkable tales of sacrifice, endurance, adventure, and discovery the world has ever known. EPIC The Irish Emigration Museum brings these amazing stories to life in a unique and spectacular way.

EPIC is rated 5 stars on TripAdvisor and is among the top 10 museums in Dublin. Guests of all ages enjoy the interactive nature of the museum, with kids particularly enjoying stamping the souvenir passportthat you get upon entry.

EPIC offers a deep dive into Irish history, culture and people and some guests have even claimed that EPIC The Irish Emigration Museum was the best museum that they have ever visited!

Kilmainham Gaol

Kilmainham Gaol is one of the best attractions for anyone interested in Irish history. Discover the story of the 1916 rising and join a guided tour of the prison.

The Ark

The Ark is the first children’s centre for culture. Collaborating with Irish and International Artists the team at The Ark develop inspirational and playful programmes for children aged 3-14 years including theatre, dance, poetry, arts and crafts. The Ark is a 20 minute walk from the hotel, or hop on the 56a or 77a bus just down the road from the hotel and be there in 10 minutes.

Natural History Museum

Another amazing attraction just 10 minutes’ walk from Maldron Pearse Street. Known affectionately by Dubliners as “the dead zoo”, a visit to the Natural History Museum is a must for all families but make sure to allow plenty of time to enjoy this great attraction. FREE ADMISSION

Imaginosity

Dublin’s Children’s Museum. Suitable for children up to 9 years of age this museum has been designed to stimulate children’s natural curiosity and ability to explore. Visit the website for directions, public transport options, opening hours and prices.

Viking Splash Tours

Viking Splash Tours is a really enjoyable way to see Dublin. This experience is fun for all ages and is something different as you will enter the water at Grand Canal Basin. You will go past the Naomh Eanna Ferry which used to be the only link the Aran Islands had with the mainland. The old Boland’s Mill, famous as one of the battlegrounds of the 1916 rising and the U2 recording studios will also be part of this adventure.

Other Dublin City Tours

Whether by bus, boat or on foot, Dublin is a great city to explore. Here are Dublin’s most famous and our favourite tours:

  • Dublin City Bus Tour
  • Dublin Bus City Tour – Hop On, Hop Off
  • Viking Splash Tour
  • Night time Dublin City Ghost Tour
  • Sea Safari – view Dublin city and county from the sea in a study “rib” boat
  • Guided Walking Tour of Dublin
  • Guided Historical Walking Tour
  • An award winning Literary Pub Crawl of Dublin City Centre with acclaimed actors playing the roles of famous Irish writers and their characters

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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. Earlier check-in is subject to room availability. For this reason, the only way to guarantee an early check-in is to book the room from the day prior to arrival. If it is not possible to check-in earlier than 3pm, our guests may leave luggage with our front office team at the reception area.

    What time is check-out?

    Check-out is at 12 noon on the day of departure. Late check-out is subject to availability. It may be possible to check-out later than 12 noon with a €10 charge per hour until 3pm maximum. It is advisable to discuss the possibility of this with our front office team at the reception desk.

    Does the hotel offer baggage storage?

    Yes, you can leave your luggage at the reception free of charge before check-in or after check-out.

    Does the hotel offer free WiFi?

    Yes, our guests have complimentary access to our hotel’s WiFi throughout the hotel and in all guest bedrooms.

    Is there a laundry service available?

    Yes, laundry service is available at an extra fee.

    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 our reception directly via phone on +353 (0)1 670 3666 or email reservations.pearsestreet@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, pets are not allowed in the hotel, with the exception of guide and assistance animals.

    Is the hotel reception desk open 24 hours a day?

    Yes, the reception desk is in operation 24 hours day.

    What is the hotel’s smoking policy?

    All bedrooms at Maldron Hotel Pearse Street 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 have Maldron Hotels gift cards available to purchase at reception or online. Our gift cards can be used in any Maldron Hotel or Clayton Hotel.

    Do you provide printing facilities for boarding passes?

    Yes, our reception team can assist with printing your boarding pass.

    Does the hotel offer currency exchange?

    No, but we will be happy to direct you to the nearest facility.

    Does the hotel provide international adaptors?

    There are European sockets in all of our bedrooms. Adapters for United States plugs are available at a charge.

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

    No, but we will be happy to direct you to the nearest facility.

    Do you provide babysitting?

    No, we don’t provide babysitting services.

  • Rooms & Amenities

    What room types does the hotel offer?

    Maldron Hotel Pearse Street boasts a total of 119 comfortable hotel rooms. Depending on your needs, you can choose between 6 different room types, including Double Rooms, Twin Rooms, Triple Rooms, Executive Rooms, Family Rooms and Studio Apartments. We also 4 interconnecting rooms available at the hotel which are each comprised of one double bed and one single bed.

    Do you have wheelchair-accessible rooms?

    Yes, we have 6 wheelchair accessible rooms. These rooms have roll-in wet rooms and are fully compliant.

    Do you have family rooms?

    Yes, we can offer a quadruple room also called a family room. Each of these is comprised of two double beds. That means that four people will share two double beds.

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

    Yes, cots are available free of charge on request. While we do have camp beds available they can only be used in some room types and must be checked with our reservations team at the time of booking.

    Are the hotel rooms air-conditioned?

    Our executive rooms have air-conditioning, our standard rooms do not.

    Do the bathrooms have a shower or a bath?

    Most of our hotel rooms have en-suite bathrooms with a dual rain shower. However, we do have a small number of hotel rooms available with baths. If you have a preference, please let our reservations team know prior to your arrival.

    Does the hotel offer wake-up calls?

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

    What in-room amenities are included?

    All of our bedrooms are equipped with a hairdryer, an iron and an ironing board as well as tea/coffee making facilities for your complimentary use.

    What type of room should I book for three adults?

    Our triple rooms have a double bed and a single bed. This means that two adults would need to share a double bed. We do not have rooms with three single beds.

  • Dining

    Is there a restaurant in the hotel?

    Whether it be breakfast, lunch, dinner or just a quick snack on the go, our Grain & Grill bar and restaurant has everything to meet your foodie needs 7 days a week.

    Does the hotel offer breakfast?

    Yes, we are renowned for a great selection of breakfast options available each morning. Choose from traditional grilled breakfast items as well as healthier and nutritious options to kickstart your morning. Breakfast is served 7 days a week from 7am to 10am Monday to Friday and from 8am to 10:30am at weekends and bank holidays.

    Maldron Hotel Pearse Street offers both room only and bed & breakfast rates. Room only rates do not include breakfast. If breakfast isn’t included in your rate, you can still purchase breakfast at reception.

    What are the opening times of the Grain & Grill?

    Lunch and dinner served are served at our Grain & Grill bar and restaurant daily between 3pm and 10pm.

    Does the restaurant cater food for allergies?

    Yes, all our of menus have a full allergy listing. Our chefs will be more than happy to assist if you have any questions regarding items on our menu.

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

    Yes, we offer a dedicated menu for our little ones.

    Do you have room service?

    Yes, in-room dining is available daily from 3pm to 10pm. You can order from our Click & Go menu, available through our Guest Service Platform. The food can be then collected at the collection point in our restaurant at your requested time.

    Is there a reservation for dinner required?

    No, a dining reservation is in general not required and we’re happy to accept restaurant walk-ins. However, we advise you to reserve your table in advance to avoid disappointment. To pre-book, please contact our team via phone on +353 (0)1 9068900 or email reservations.pearsestreet@maldronhotels.com.

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

    No, unfortunately, we don’t have any function space.

  • 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?

    The best way to book is 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 1 6703666 or email Reservations.pearsestreet@maldronhotels.com.

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

    If you have not received your booking confirmation, try to check your spam/junk folder. If you still haven’t received it, please contact our reservations team on +353 1 6703666 or email Reservations.pearsestreet@maldronhotels.com and they will be happy to help.

    What payment methods does the hotel accept?

    At Maldron Hotel Pearse Street, we accept all major Debit cards and Credit cards, such as Visa, MasterCard and American Express.

    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 that 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 outlined in the special offer terms and conditions).

    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 multi-room booking, please contact our reservations team via phone on +353 1 6703666 or email Reservations.pearsestreet@maldronhotels.com and they’re happy to assist you with your request.

    Are there any age restrictions when booking a hotel room?

    To book a hotel room, you must be at least 18 years old. All under 18s must be accompanied by a guardian or parent.

    Can I show up at the hotel without a booking?

    Yes, we accept walk-in bookings. However, we would always recommend to call ahead to the hotel or booking online prior to arriving to secure your reservation and to avoid disappointment.

    Can I extend my stay?

    Yes, depending on availability, we’ll be happy to accommodate you for further nights at an additional cost. Please contact our reception team at any stage during your stay and we will happily arrange the rest for you.

    How do I amend or cancel my booking?

    If you have booked directly with the hotel, you can amend or cancel your booking by visiting the ‘Manage Booking’ section on our website by using your confirmation number and email address. Alternatively, you can call us directly on +353 1 6703666 or email Reservations.pearsestreet@maldronhotels.com to cancel or amend your booking.

    What is the cancellation policy?

    If you have booked the reservation directly with the hotel over the phone or online, Maldron Hotel Pearse Street offers free cancellation up to 24 hours prior to the day of arrival unless advance purchase non-refundable rate 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.

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

    If you have booked via a third-party website, you will need to contact the third-party website directly to amend or cancel your booking as we cannot do that on your behalf. Please note that they have their own cancellation policies, so please refer to your confirmation email.

    What does our “no show” policy entail?

    If you do not show on the day of your booking or didn’t successfully cancel, 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.

    What are the room rates at Maldron Hotel Pearse Street?

    Room rates vary from season to season, day to day and for special events. All room rates quotes include taxes and charges. For the best available rate always book directly with Maldron Hotel Pearse Street.

  • Location & Parking

    Where exactly is Maldron Hotel Pearse Street in Dublin city centre?

    We are located on Pearse Street, less than a 5-minute walk from Grand Canal Square and approximately a 15-minute walk from O’Connell Bridge. Maldron Hotel Pearse Street is the perfect base for guests who are looking for stylish and comfortable accommodation with Dublin city at their doorstep.

    How far is the hotel from Dublin Airport?

    We are a 30 to 35-minute drive from Dublin Airport.

    We recommend taking the Airlink Bus 757 which stops on Westland Row, located just 500 metres and a 7-minute walk from Maldron Hotel Pearse Street. Fares are €7 single for an adult and €12 return. The journey time is approximately 40 minutes. Alternativity, you can take a taxi which are available outside arrivals in both terminals. Journey time and fares depend on traffic,. Outside rush hour the journey time is typically around 30 minutes costing €25 to €35. See our location page for more information.

    Are there any shopping areas nearby?

    Yes, Grafton Street is only 1.4km from Maldron Hotel Pearse Street and is one of Dublin’s most prominent shopping districts. Home to the iconic Brown Thomas Department store.

    How close are public transport links to the hotel?

    There are a number of Dublin bus stops on the doorstep of the hotel, which will take you to many locations around the city.

    It takes 7 minutes to walk from Maldron Hotel Pearse Street to the Mayor Square Luas stop (Red Line).

    What is there to see and do around the hotel?

    One of the best located hotels, Maldron Hotel Pearse Street is within walking distance of many of the cities top tourist attractions and event spaces, making us the ideal base when exploring everything Dublin city has to offer. For more information visit our Things to do and see in Dublin page.

    How close is Maldron Hotel Pearse Street to Dublin’s top entertainment sites?

    Maldron Hotel Pearse Street is located close to some of Dublin’s top entertainment sites. In terms of accessibility, Maldron Hotel Pearse Street is located:

    Is there a car rental station near the hotel?

    Yes, Europcar Dublin has a car rental outlet just 450m from our hotel. Please ask our reception team for directions.

    Is parking available at the hotel?

    Yes, we have an underground car park at the hotel. Please note that spaces are limited and are offered on a first come first served basis and the cost for overnight parking is €15 per day.

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