Things to do in Dublin City

With world-class, award-winning museums, historic castles, pretty coastal villages, lively nightlife, and rich culture.
You will never run out of things to do in Dublin. There is plenty to do all year round. If you are planning a visit to Dublin here are some of the great things to do and see while you are here.

1. Explore the Dublin Coast

Sandymount Hotel is ideally located along the Dublin Coast you can be at Sandymount Strand and promenade in just 10 minutes. The hotel is situated next to Lansdowne Rd DART Station, you can visit the beautiful seaside villages of Howth and Malahide or head south along the coast to Dun Laoghaire, Dalkey or Killiney.

2. Stay Local

Sandymount Visitors is a popular urban seaside village with an attractive mix of Georgian, Victorian and Edwardian architecture - some would say Dublin at its best. Located just a stone's throw from the seafront, Sandymount Village has gained a reputation for having a wealth of high-quality shopping and dining experiences marked by a friendly, local feel.

3. Visit the Parks

Dublin city has plenty of green areas to visit including Herbert Park, St Stephens Green and The Iveagh Gardens. You can even rent bikes and explore Pheonix Park - also home to Farmleigh and Dublin Zoo.

4.Dublin By Bike

Cycling has become very popular in Dublin over the recent years and Sandymount Hotel nestled between the city and the coast offer an excellent location to explore our unique city.

5. Dublin Hop-On/Off Bus Tour

One of the best ways to see Dublin. The Hop-On/Off Bus Tour collects guests from Sandymount Hotel each morning at 9 am. Guests can purchase tickets at the reception.

6. Visit EPIC 'The Irish Emigration Museum' - Europe's Leading Tourist Attraction 2019

You won’t find leprechauns or pots of gold here, but you’ll discover that what it means to be Irish expands far beyond the borders of Ireland through the stories of Irish emigrants who became scientists, politicians, poets, artists and even outlaws all over the world.

7. Glasnevin Cemetery

A thoroughly interesting way to take in some Irtish history. During your tour, you will get to wander through some of the various graveyards of famous Irish political figures, poets. writers and other people of interest, along with hearing some very informative commentary about each person. 

8. Aviva Stadium and Croke Park

Sandymount Hotel is the nearest hotel to the Aviva Stadium and just a DART ride away from Croke Park. Both stadiums offer fantastic tours. The Aviva Stadium is home to rugby and soccer. Croke Park is the headquarters of the Gaelic Athletic Association (GAA).

9.  Jameson Distillery

The Jameson Distillery is located just off Smithfield Square across the river from the Guinness Factory. This is where Ireland's most famous whiskey was distilled in 1870. Today it is a museum and visitor's centre which feature guided tours, whiskey tasting, bars, restaurant, and gift shop.

Sandymount Hotel is the perfect base for your trip to Dublin. Book Direct & You can save 10% on your stay. 

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