To get a real feel for the various sights, sounds and textures of Dublin, step out and explore surrounding areas like Sandymount, Ringsend, and Donnybrook.
Merrion has plenty of museums, exhibits and show venues nearby that allow visitors to really get a feel for the area. Take a guided tour, admire the architecture or simply enjoy the fascinating exhibits at the National Print Museum. Arts lovers can enjoy a night of great entertainment at venues such as the Royal Dublin Society.
Get your body moving out-of-doors at the many beautiful destinations nearby. Relax and enjoy the fresh air. Walk along the most popular coastline nearby such as Sandymount Beach. Enjoy the local flora and fauna, read a book, or just enjoy the fresh air at Herbert Park, Ringsend Park and the Sean Moore Park.
To play golf in a new setting, head for the greens at the Elm Park Golf and Sports Club.
Sports fans can cheer on the Ireland national rugby union team rugby union team and the Republic of Ireland national football team soccer team at Aviva Stadium, the sporting heart and soul of the city. After enjoying the game, follow the stream of local fans to a nearby pub to relive the match’s greatest moments.
Finding somewhere convenient to unpack your bags within the Merrion area couldn’t be easier. For a good night’s sleep it’s hard to go past the Bewleys Hotel Ballsbridge, the DoubleTree by Hilton Dublin - Burlington Road, and the Ballsbridge Hotel.