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Getting around


Discover Dublin

Getting Around Dublin is easy. So depending on where you want to go there are few different options on our door step. 

Public transport
If you want to use our Public Transport System you have Dublin Bus, Luas and Dart all within walking distance of the Mespil Hotel.
When taking a Dublin Bus you will need exact change for the fare as the driver does not have any change or you can buy a Leap card in a local shop.
Bus No. 38 departs from Burlington Road and goes to the city centre and beyond. There are also several busses available from Baggot Street that will take you into town and beyond.

The Luas Tram runs from Charlemont Place (5-7min walk) to St. Stephen’s Green or towards the Sandyford/Dundrum direction.
Tickets for the Luas can be bought at the Luas stop or you can also use a leap card.

The closes Dart stations to the Mespil Hotel are Grand Canal Station and Lansdowne Road Station, from these stations you can get a dart to Malahide, Bray, Greystone, Howth and Dun Laoghaire. Tickets for the dart can be bought at the dart station.

There is a taxi rank is located at the hotel entrance or the Front desk will be more than delighted to call one for you.

Perhaps seeing Dublin by bike is more your style?
The Dublin bikes system is a self-service bike rental system open to everyone over the age of 14.
From the Mespil Hotel the closest Dublin bike station is located by Baggot Street Bridge, which is only 2-minute walk for the hotel. The closest Dublin bike station that is credit card enabled is located by Leeson Street Bridge, 5-minutes walk from the hotel.

Want to see everything but not sure where to start?

Want to cover the main tourist attraction on one go, then The Hop-on-Hop-off sightseeing buses is for you. The tours have been designed to give visitors the freedom to explore and experience the history and culture of Dublin at your leisure.

The Hop-on-Hop-off bus visit all the main Dublin attractions, the tour guides will show you the city as only a Dublin native can.
The 24-hour ticket allows you to hop on & off as often as you wish and you can join a tour from outside the hotel, please check with the Front Desk for pick up times. The Hop-on-Hop-off bus that picks up outside the Mespil Hotel is Dublin Bus Tours.

An alternative hop-on-hop-off sightseeing bus to the Dublin Bus Tour is the CityScape Tours. They offer luxury travel in their weather-proof tours (not open top buses). The tour is an extensive tour of Dublin and you visit all of Dublin’s top attractions. Suitable for all the family, you can travel in pure comfort on board our all-weather coaches with on-board storytellers and complimentary refreshments.


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