Best Hotels near Dublin Port (Ferry & Cruise Terminal)

Dublin Hotels near Ferry Terminal and Cruise Port with Parking

Ha'penny Bridge in center of Dublin

Hotel Deals Dublin Ireland

Smaller cruise ships can dock nearby close to the city centre. Larger cruise
ships berth at Maritime House North Wall Quay or Alexandra Quay, in the
city’s industrial area, which is a couple km’s from the city center.

The Port of Dublin is also a major ferry port, with connections to Holyhead,
Liverpool, Douglas and Cherbourg. Whether you want to stay at a
cheap hostel, moderate hotel, cosy bed and breakfast or luxury 5 star
property, we have over 200 great accommodations for your
cruise holiday out of Dublin Ireland.


Book the Best Accommodation

Dublin hosts plenty of accommodation. You can opt to stay in a great value, cheap or more luxurious 5 star hotel. Budget travellers can look for cheaper rates in a hostel. An alternative for a hotel room is renting an apartment or studio for the night. There are lots of charming bed and breakfasts available as well, spread all over the city.

Dublin is divided by the River Liffey, with the popular Temple Bar district lying just south of the river. East of Temple Bar is Trinity College, which houses the Book of Kells. Hotels south of the River Liffey are excellent for visitors visiting the main historical and cultural sights of the city. Establishments located on the North side of the river are well placed for shopping enthusiasts and nightlife. Both Henry Street and Talbot Street are filled with shops, as is nearby O’Connell Street.

Wherever you want to stay before a cruise or for taking a ferry in Dublin, cheap deals for hotels are always available. One of the nearest accommodations is The Gibson Hotel, located next to the 3Arena. Dublin Airport is a 15-minute drive away from this property via The Port Tunnel.

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Aerial view of Dublin and Port
Jurys Inn Dublin Custom House
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Very popular hotel located in the newly developed Dockland area.

Parnell Square in Dublin
Maldron Hotel Parnell Square
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Cheaper accommodation in Dublin city centre close to O’Connell Street, Temple Bar.

Ha'Penny Bridge and Liffey River
Ballsbridge Hotel
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Four star accommodation situated in Dublin’s D4 district, next to the DART Railway.

Dublin Cruise and Ferry Port in Ireland
  • Port of Dublin in Ireland

    The Port of Dublin provides two different locations for cruise ships, which are located east of the city centre. The main passenger pier for larger cruise ships is Alexandra Quay (Ocean Pier 32, 33). Smaller vessels can dock at Cruise Pier, located up the River Liffey closer to the city center.

    Major companies sailing from the harbour are Regent Seven Seas, Azamara Club Cruises and Windstar Cruises. Plenty of hotels can be found within easy reach of both cruise departure points. Some voyages end in Lisbon Portugal, Reykjavik in Iceland or Newcastle Port of Tyne.

    Bridge in Dublin Ireland

  • Ferry Terminal 1 (Irish Ferries) 2 (Stena Line) and 3 (P&O)

    The Port of Dublin is connected by ferries to several destinations such as Holyhead, Isle of Man, Liverpool in the UK and Cherbourg in France. The three terminals are located a few miles or km’s east from central Dublin. Terminal 3 is located closest to the city centre.

    Irish Ferries and Isle of Man Steam Packet operates from Terminal 1 on Road South. Ferries from Stena Line to Holyhead leave from Terminal 2 at Alexandra Road. P&O Irish Sea departs from Terminal 3. Long stay car parkings are available close to the ferry terminals.

  • The City of Dublin in Ireland

    Dublin is the capital of Ireland and is located on its east coast along the banks of the Liffey River. It’s a compact and historical city which can easily be explored on foot. With its many tourist attractions and vibrant cafe culture especially in the vibrant Temple Bar district, the city attracts thousands of visitors every year. It’s one of Europe’s most visited cities. Dublin is also famous for its literary history.

    Take a look at The Guiness Storehouse, a former brewery of the city’s renowned stout since 1759. Visit the exhibit halls and tasting areas at this museum. Trinity College, with its cobblestoned streets and old campus buildings is also well worth a visit. It’s famous for its Old Library founded by Queen Elizabeth I and being the home of the Book of Kells, a beautifully illustrated manuscript from circa 800 AD. Check out the National Gallery, the main art museum home to more than 2,000 exhibits, including a major collection of Irish landscape paintings. Don’t miss a visit to St Patrick’s Cathedral, the largest church of Ireland. This 13th-century cathedral said to have been the site where St. Patrick baptized converts in 450 A.D. At the heart of the city’s history is Dublin Castle, built in 1204 by King John. It was the seat of British rule in Ireland until 1922.

    Beyond the city to the north lies historic Boyne Valley, to the south are the Wicklow Mountains, offering a wonderful scenery with green valleys, beautiful lakes and lovely sandy beaches.

    The city’s most photographed landmark is the Ha’penny Bridge built in 1816 over the River Liffey.

    Historic Walking Tour — a great way to discover Dublin’s history is by taking a historical walking tour, led by a Trinity College graduate guide. Stop along the way at Trinity College, Old Irish Parliament, Dublin Castle and the Viking quarter centered around Christ Church Cathedral.

    Literary Tradition — Dublin’s rich literary tradition has produced four Nobel Prize winners and many internationally renowned writers like Jonathan Swift, Richard Sheridan, George Bernard Shaw, Oscar Wilde, William Yeats, and James Joyce, whose works and histories can be found at the Dublin Writers Museum.

  • Nearest Airport

    Airport — the gateway by air is Dublin Airport, located 10km or 6mi north of the city centre.

  • Two train stations

    Railway Station — The city of Dublin has two primary train stations.

    Heuston Station is set to the west of the city centre and serves much of the west and south of Ireland, including Cork and Limerick.

    The other rail station is Connolly, in the north-east centre of the city, serving the south east and east coast, including Belfast and Sligo. The two main railway stations are connected by bus and Luas routes.

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