Arlington Hotel O'Connell Bridge Rating: 3.0 Pearls
City Center North, Dublin, Ireland

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Pros

  • Within walking distance of numerous sights
  • Traditional Celtic performances every night in the restaurant
  • All rooms have coffeemakers
  • Budget-friendly Family Rooms are available
  • Hotel is home to a popular nightclub
  • Free Wi-Fi

Cons

  • No fitness center or business center
  • Standard rooms are tight
  • Some rooms have small tube TVs
  • Complaints of noise from the nightclub until the wee hours of the morning

Bottom Line

The 131-room Arlington Hotel, located within a short walk of Temple Bar, is a budget option best suited for young travelers hoping to save some cash. The hotel has a popular restaurant (where traditional Celtic performances take place every night) and a nightclub, but few other amenities -- there's no fitness center or business center. While some guests take full advantage of the nightclub, others may not appreciate the crowds and music that can often be heard late into the night. Rooms are simple; some have flat-screen TVs, others have tube TVs, and all offer coffeemakers and free Wi-Fi. Groups and families may consider the budget-friendly Family Rooms, which can accommodate up to four travelers in three separate beds.

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 Location

This Arlington Hotel sits right by the O'Connell Bridge, across the river from Temple Bar

This Arlington Hotel is situated in City Center North, an area of Dublin centered around the city's main thoroughfare, O'Connell Street. O'Connell Street, a very quick walk from the hotel, is lined by historic buildings and monuments, as many important moments in Irish history took place in the area. There are several restaurants and hotels in the area, as well as numerous shops. The neighborhood is also Dublin's theater district.

The Arlington hotel is just a short walk across the river from Temple Bar, known as Dublin's "cultural quarter" and also the scene of Dublin's nightlife.

  • 18-minute drive to the Dublin International Airport
  • 2-minute walk to the Ha'Penny Bridge
  • 3-minute walk to Temple Bar
  • 6-minute walk to O'Connell Street
  • 6-minute walk to the historic General Post Office
  • 8-minute walk to Grafton Street, the main shopping street
  • 9-minute walk to Trinity College
  • 9-minute walk to the Rotunda Hospital
  • 10-minute drive to the Dublin Zoo
  • 10-minute drive to the Irish Museum of Modern Art
  • 12-minute walk to the James Joyce Centre
  • 12-minute walk to IFSC, the business district
  • 13-minute walk to the Dublin Writers' Museum
  • 14-minute walk to Parnell Square
  • 16-minute walk, or 5-minute drive, to Dublin Castle
  • 19-minute walk, or 6-minute drive, to St. Patrick's Cathedral

 Bottom Line

The 131-room Arlington Hotel, located within a short walk of Temple Bar, is a budget option best suited for young travelers hoping to save some cash. The hotel has a popular restaurant (where traditional Celtic performances take place every night) and a nightclub, but few other amenities -- there's no fitness center or business center. While some guests take full advantage of the nightclub, others may not appreciate the crowds and music that can often be heard late into the night. Rooms are simple; some have flat-screen TVs, others have tube TVs, and all offer coffeemakers and free Wi-Fi. Groups and families may consider the budget-friendly Family Rooms, which can accommodate up to four travelers in three separate beds.

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Address

  • 23-25 Bachelors Walk, O'Connell Bridge, Dublin 1

Room Types

  • Deluxe Room
  • Double Room
  • Executive Room
  • Single Room
  • Triple Room
  • Twin Room

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Hotel Features

Number of Rooms: 131
Internet Access: Yes
Cribs: Yes
Jacuzzi (in room): Yes
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Hotel Information

Location: City Center North, Dublin
Address: 23-25 Bachelors Walk, O'Connell Bridge, Dublin 1
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