Rathmines

Ireland

Rathmines, Dublin, Ireland
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Discover the walkable city of Rathmines—bars, live music, and sights from Swan Shopping Centre to Dillon Garden.

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Dining, Skyscrapers and Friendly People

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Where to stay in Rathmines

City Centre Dublin
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City Centre Dublin

Bars, Tours, Museums

City Centre Dublin is a vibrant neighborhood that's popular for its bars. For a taste of the local culture, you can check out the museums and live music.

Ballsbridge
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Ballsbridge

Friendly People, Skyscrapers, Dining

A welcoming neighborhood, Ballsbridge offers a variety of options for restaurants and bars. You can satisfy your cultural palate with the shopping and live music.

Ranelagh
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Ranelagh

Ranelagh is a neighborhood that welcomes all visitors.

Terenure
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Terenure

Terenure is a neighborhood that welcomes all visitors.

Top Hotels in Rathmines

Estimated price for 1 night / 2 adults
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Clayton Hotel Burlington Road
4 out of 5
Burlington Road, Dublin
$128/night
Aug 11 - Aug 12
4.3/5Excellent! (1,881 reviews)

"Great location. Breakfast was excellent. Great view from our room. Very friendly staff"…"

Reviewed on Jul 15, 2019

Clayton Hotel Burlington Road
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Hampton Hotel
4 out of 5
19 - 29 Morehampton Road, Dublin
$98/night
Jul 28 - Jul 29
4.3/5Excellent! (772 reviews)

"Family room was spacious and modern. Location was on the airport bus route"…"

Reviewed on Jul 4, 2019

Hampton Hotel
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The Devlin
4 out of 5
117–119 Ranelagh, Dublin
$109/night
Jul 21 - Jul 22
4.7/5Exceptional! (44 reviews)

"The staff are just delightful and the food is excellent. The drinks are good by eye wateringly expensive. The bed is very uncomfortable because it is memory foam and so ridiculously hot. Even with the air con on the rooms are very warm. The doors to the rooms are very heavy and have a closing very ..."…"

Reviewed on Jun 25, 2019

The Devlin

Popular things to do in Rathmines

Guinness Storehouse
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Guinness Storehouse

A tour of this pint-shaped hall in a historic brewery provides an intoxicating journey through the making of Ireland’s signature drink.

Trinity College
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Trinity College

Walk the cobbled lanes of Ireland’s oldest university, alma mater to literary greats and home of the precious Book of Kells.

Dublin Castle
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Dublin Castle

Discover medieval excavations from a Viking ruin and appreciate the majesty of the state apartments, the chapel and the landscape gardens.

Aviva Stadium
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Aviva Stadium

Watch a game of rugby or soccer and take a tour of the changing rooms and players’ tunnel to peek behind the curtain.

Bord Gáis Energy Theatre
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Bord Gáis Energy Theatre

Get your ticket for a night at Ireland’s largest theater, which was built to attract the world’s biggest shows to the nation’s capital.

St. Patrick's Cathedral
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St. Patrick's Cathedral

Explore this historic Gothic cathedral that stands beside the traditional well where legend says St. Patrick baptized converts.

Top activities in Rathmines

Cliffs of Moher & Galway Full-Day Tour
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Cliffs of Moher & Galway Full-Day Tour

$56

Experience the wild western edge of Ireland on a full-day outing to the coastal Cliffs of Moher. Take in sweeping views of the Atlantic, learn about the fascinating, rocky geology of the Burren, and stop at charming, historic villages like Doolin and Kinvara.

Skip-the-Line Guinness Storehouse Tickets
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Skip-the-Line Guinness Storehouse Tickets

$28

Smell the toasted barley in the air and soak up the sense of history as you step into the story of Ireland's most celebrated stout at the Guinness Storehouse. Skip the line and learn about the brewing process, hear about the history of the brewery, and take in a view over Dublin as you sip an ice-cold pint straight from the source.

Northern Ireland Coast & Belfast City Full-Day Tour
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Northern Ireland Coast & Belfast City Full-Day Tour

$84

Experience the history of Belfast during a guided tour that leads you to the mythical Giant’s Causeway, the medieval Dunluce Castle, and the famed Carrick-a-Rede Rope Bridge. Choose between a guided city tour or a visit to the sprawling Titanic Belfast attraction to learn about the iconic ship.

Cliffs Of Moher, Burren National Park & Galway City Day Tour
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Cliffs Of Moher, Burren National Park & Galway City Day Tour

$62

Leave the hustle and bustle of Dublin behind as you’re transported on a luxury touring coach fitted with free wifi. We offer a tour guide and a separate driver, safety and best of service guaranteed. After a rest stop on route to the Cliffs of Moher we arrive at 10.

The Dublin Pass: 30+ Attractions on 1 Card
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The Dublin Pass: 30+ Attractions on 1 Card

$68

See your choice of over 30 attractions in 1, 2, 3, 4, or 5 days! Simply show your pass to enter top attractions including Guinness Store house or a Hop on hop off bus tour. At the Guinness Storehouse, gain time with fast-track entry and learn how Arthur Guinness' brewery enterprise became a symbol of Irish culture and heritage.

Rock of Cashel, Blarney Castle & Cahir Castle Day Tour
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Rock of Cashel, Blarney Castle & Cahir Castle Day Tour

$68

Venture out of Dublin for a day spent soaking in the history and scenery of Ireland among the emerald hills of the south. Visit medieval Blarney Castle, explore cosmopolitan, riverside Cork at your leisure, and stop to see the centuries-old structures atop one of Ireland's wonders—the Rock of Cashel.

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