Castle Hotel

3 Star
1- 4 Great Denmark Street, Gardiner Row, Dublin 1
Double RoomExteriorThe BandMeeting RoomReceptionThe Sitting RoomCastle Vaults

Located in the heart of Dublin City centre, just 2 minutes’ walk from O’Connell Street – Dublin’s principal thoroughfare and within minutes’ walk from many of Dublin’s top tourist attractions including Temple Bar, Croke Park, Dublin Writers museum, Theatres and both of Dublin’s most famous shopping districts. Corporate Dublin is also within easy access with easy transport links to the Convention Centre Dublin (CCD) and the surrounding IFSC.

The Castle Hotel has been recently renovated to maintain the old world features of the Georgian period including Grand Staircases, Crystal Chandeliers and Marble fireplaces with open fires in the winter. With many comfortable lounges throughout offering comfortable sofas and easy chairs there are many opportunities to sit back, relax and unwind.

All rooms are individually decorated with your comfort in mind. Various room types are available from executive single rooms to large family rooms suitable for up to 5 people and everything in between. All modern conveniences have not been forgotten and complimentary wireless Internet access is available throughout. All rooms also offer ensuite bathrooms, tea/coffee making facilities, telephone and TV.

Located in 19th Century vaulted wine cellars beneath the Castle Hotel – The Castle Vaults – offer our guests a unique dining experience with menus produced from locally sourced ingredients accompanied by live traditional Irish Music and song every weekend during the winter months and from Thursday to Sunday during the summer months.

The hotel also has secure private parking and is convenient to Dublin Airport, both ferry terminals and major rail stations. 

Renowned for friendly but unobtrusive service, The Castle Hotel with its excellent location, modern facilities and old world charm is the ideal base for any visitor to Dublin whether on business or purely for pleasure.


All rooms at the Castle Hotel are individually decorated with your comfort in mind.  Room facilities include Tea & Coffee maker, Telephone, TV, Hairdryer and Complimentary Wifi Access.  Bathrooms have fluffy white towels and a selection of complimentary toiletries.  We offer many different room types to suit all requirements including Single, Single Executive, Twin, Double, Family and Triple Rooms.


Enjoy an unforgettable experience in the Castle Vaults located in recently restored 19th Century Wine Vaults beneath the Castle Hotel, with vaulted ceilings and subdued atmospheric lighting, the Castle Vaults are an ideal place to enjoy good food produced from locally sourced ingredients.  Choose from our pre-theatre or a la Carte Menus or for something light choose from a selection of tantalizing snacks from our lite bite/tapas inspired menu.  Our pre-theatre menu is available from 5pm – 7pm from Monday to Sunday and meals are served until 9pm from Sunday – Thursday and 10pm Friday & Saturday.


Our Full Cooked Irish breakfast or Vegetarian breakfast is served to you by our waiting staff from 7.30am – 10am each morning, choose also your favourite selection from our buffet which includes cold meats and cheeses, fruit, fruit juices, yogurt, various breakfast  cereals or hot porridge accompanied by toast, soda wheaten bread and a selection of preserves.  All topped off with plenty of tea or coffee.   For those with early departures we are happy to arrange a continental breakfast this can be pre-booked with reception.

Bar & Entertainment

The Castle Vaults Bar offers good old fashioned Irish hospitality & friendly service in a unique setting.   Whether you would like to just pop in for a quick drink before heading out for an evening in Dublin or if our looking for a night of good food and good craic accompanied by live traditional Irish Music the Castle Vaults is certain to please.  Choose from our selection of Irish Craft beers, or stick with the traditional Draught Guinness or go for something daring from our Cocktail menu, we have something to suit all tastes.  The Vaults bar plays host to live traditional Irish bands every Thursday to Sunday during Summer months and Friday & Saturdays throughout the rest of the  year.

Car parking

Secure off street parking is available at the Castle hotel for just €15.00 per overnight stay. You can leave your car with us on the morning of departure if you wish to spend some extra time in Dublin at no extra charge.

Check in/Check Out

Check in time is usually from 2.30pm,  if you wish to arrive earlier we can store your luggage until your room is ready for check in.  Check out time is 12noon and we can store luggage securely following your departure – ideal for those last minute shopping trips.

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Castle Hotel
Trading Months
All Year
Fodor's Choice Award for 2012
The Castle Hotel is located in the centre of Dublin, a short walking distance from all the major cultural and sporting venues. Within easy walking distance are O’Connell Street, Croke Park, Temple Bar, The Abbey & Gate Theatres, The Hugh Lane Art Gallery, Dublin Writers Museum, James Joyce Cultural Centre and many other major tourist attractions.

Detailed maps are available on our website with driving directions from both major ports and Dublin Airport.
24 Hour Front Desk
Baggage Hold
Car Parking
Guide Dogs Welcome