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Glendalough hotels and places to stay

Glendalough International Youth Hostel
2 out of 5
The Lodge, Laragh, Glendalough, County Wicklow
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2.14 mi from city center
3.6/5Good! (35 reviews)

"The area was beautiful and the few staff we encountered were courteous. The bunkroom we stayed in had dirty blue pillowcases, fitted sheets, and duvets. This is a shared room hostel which is a great way to meet people from around the world. The wifi was so weak we had to either sit at reception or ..."…"

Reviewed on Nov 23, 2019

Glendalough International Youth Hostel
3 Bedroom Accommodation in Glenmalure
Glendalough, Wicklow (county)
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3.5 mi from city center
3 Bedroom Accommodation in Glenmalure
Clarisses Cottage
3.5 out of 5
Glenmacnass, Glendalough
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1.21 mi from city center
Clarisses Cottage
Tudor Lodge
3 out of 5
Laragh, Glendalough, Wicklow
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3.3 mi from city center
4.3/5Excellent! (145 reviews)

"Christopher was great! Property is walking distance to hiking trails and town."…"

Reviewed on Sep 24, 2019

Tudor Lodge
Osprey Hotel
4 out of 5
Devoy Quarter, Naas, Kildare
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The price is $101 per night
17.9 mi from city center
4.3/5Excellent! (467 reviews)

"Found bar area quite cold. However when we mentioned this the heat was obviously turned up."…"

Reviewed on Mar 10, 2020

Osprey Hotel
Temple Bar Inn
3 out of 5
40-47 Fleet Street, Temple Bar, Dublin
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21.45 mi from city center
4.5/5Wonderful! (1,353 reviews)

"Great location clean hotel friendly staff. Room could of been a little bigger"…"

Reviewed on May 1, 2020

Temple Bar Inn
Bracken B&B
3 out of 5
laragh East, Annamoe, Glendalough, Wicklow
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3.5 mi from city center
4.2/5Very Good! (48 reviews)
Nice place to stay.

"Really welcoming hosts. Breakfast great. Easy journey from Dublin by car. GPS helps. Bed good. Room nice."…"

Reviewed on Aug 19, 2018

Bracken B&B
The Fleet
4 out of 5
19-20 Fleet Street, Dublin, Dublin
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The price is $93 per night
21.45 mi from city center
4.2/5Very Good! (999 reviews)

"Hotel shut down (due to virus) during our stay. They relocated us to the hotel next door. Breakfast staff started cleaning and removing food right when we sat down even though breakfast lasted another 1+hours. Very distracting"…"

Reviewed on Mar 21, 2020

The Fleet
Clontarf Castle Hotel
4 out of 5
Castle Avenue, Dublin, Dublin
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The price is $97 per night
23.18 mi from city center
4.7/5Exceptional! (1,443 reviews)

"Loved our stay here. Great staff and beautiful area!"…"

Reviewed on May 14, 2020

Clontarf Castle Hotel
Hotel Riu Plaza The Gresham Dublin
4 out of 5
23 Upper O Connell Street, Dublin, Dublin
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The price is $98 per night
21.83 mi from city center
4.4/5Wonderful! (2,018 reviews)

"everything was great we will come back there for our next trip in Dublin."…"

Reviewed on Mar 21, 2020

Hotel Riu Plaza The Gresham Dublin
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Visiting Glendalough

Visitors to Glendalough are sure to enjoy the mountain views and bars. Tourists can also enjoy so much more including its lakeside setting. Top sights around the area include Tallaght Stadium and James Joyce Tower.

  • There are 3 hotels and other accommodations in Glendalough
  • The closest major airport is in Dublin (DUB), 27.1 mi (43.6 km) from the city center

Sightseeing and Staying in Glendalough

The mountain views and gardens highlight the city's natural beauty with places to visit including Glenmacnass Waterfall, Lower Lake, and Upper Lake. A couple of additional sights to add to your agenda are Glendalough Tower and Glendalough Cathedral.

Here's a top rated place to stay based on our user reviews:

  • Tudor Lodge - Amenities at this 3-star guesthouse include free WiFi and free parking. It's a favorite with Expedia travelers for its breakfast and room size.

Outside the city, popular places to see include St. Patrick's Cathedral, located 20.9 mi (33.7 km) from the heart of the city, and St. Stephen's Green, which is 20.9 mi (33.7 km) away.

Dressing for Glendalough

  • Between January and March, you can expect the daytime average to be around 52°F and the nighttime average to be 37°F
  • From April to June, temperatures average about 66°F during the day and 39°F at night
  • July through September averages 69°F during the day and 47°F at night
  • In October-December, the average temperature is 60°F during the day and 37°F at night
  • Average annual rainfall for Glendalough is 1.06 inches
  • Hottest months are usually July and August with an average temperature of 67°F, while the coldest months are January and February with an average of 38°F

Frequently asked questions

What's the best place for a stay in Glendalough?
Tudor Lodge is one of the top choices for your stay based on our traveler data. This 3-star guesthouse offers free parking and a terrace. Other good options for your stay include Heather House and Trooperstown Wood Lodge.
If I need to cancel my hotel reservation in Glendalough, will I receive a refund?
Yes! Most hotel bookings are fully refundable provided that you cancel prior to the hotel’s cancellation deadline, which often is within 24-48 hours of the scheduled arrival. If you have a non-refundable reservation, you might be able to still cancel and be given a refund within 24 hours of booking. Add dates, click “Search”, then use the filter option “free cancellation” to view the top deals on offer in Glendalough.
Where can I learn more about changing or cancelling my trip to Glendalough?
For more information about picking new dates or cancelling your trip to Glendalough, head over to our customer service page.
What's the best hotel for a family trip to Glendalough?
Tudor Lodge is a top 3-star guesthouse on Expedia for families, and features free parking and a barbecue grill. Bracken B&B is another choice for your stay with the kids. Attractions in the area like Clara Lara Funpark and Hunting Brook Gardens are also fun for kids of all ages.
What's the best place to stay for a couple going to Glendalough?
Tudor Lodge is a favorite 3-star guesthouse for couples, and features LED TVs and coffee makers.
What's the best pet-friendly place to stay in Glendalough?
Tudor Lodge is a top guesthouse for people traveling with their pets, and offers LED TVs for its human guests.
Where is the best hotel to stay with easy access to Wicklow Mountains National Park?
Glendalough International Youth Hostel is one of the top choices for your stay based on our traveler data, and this property offers free parking and laundry facilities. You’ll find it 6.1 mi (9.9 km) from Wicklow Mountains National Park. Other good options in the area include Lakeview Lodge Bed and Breakfast and A Eunique Opportunity to Stay in a Special Place.
What about the best place to stay near Lough Tay?
One of the top choices for your stay is The Coach House, located 3.2 mi (5.2 km) from Lough Tay, and this guesthouse offers a restaurant and free WiFi. A Eunique Opportunity to Stay in a Special Place and Knockree Hostel are other good choices within 5 miles.

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