Dublin Travel Guide

Where to Stay in Dublin, Ireland

Dublin is a compact city, so no matter where you decide to stay, you’ll be near great restaurants, pubs, and museums. Each area in Dublin has its own vibe and energy that will influence how you experience the city. Let's dive into Dublin's best neighborhoods to base yourself for your trip!

O'Connell Street

Located in the heart of Dublin, O’Connell Street has many public transportation options, is great for shopping and pubs. Often recommended as the place to stay for your first visit!

temple bar

f you’re looking for a lively place to stay in Dublin, consider Temple Bar, the nightlife center of Dublin. While this area is very touristy, you will be close to diverse restaurant options, cute and quirky shops, and, of course, pubs.

st. stephen's green

the peaceful and picturesque St. Stephen’s Green. St. Stephen’s Green is an excellent place for an afternoon stroll when you need a bit of a break from the bustle of the city.

Merrion Square

If you love Georgian architecture and want to feel like you’re staying in a piece of Dublin’s history, consider the Merrion Square Park area.


The Portobello is a residential neighborhood that gives off village vibes as it borders the Grand Canal (a beautiful place for a walk) and has quaint cafes, restaurants, and boutique shops.