Wondering where to stay near Dalkey Castle won’t be an issue as there are a number of accomodation options.

The Castle is also within easy reach of Co. Wicklow & Dublin City Centre by car, bus and train (DART) so perfect as a day tour from your accomodation there.

Fitzpatrick Castle

Fitzpatrick Castle Hotel near Dalkey Castle, Dublin, Ireland

The 18th century 4 star luxury castle hotel is located near the historic heritage town of Dalkey. It is nestled next to Killiney Hill, with panoramic views over Dublin Bay and beyond.

Catch the Aircoach to/from the Airport here.

The Family owned & run Fitzpatrick Castle Hotel, now in its third generation, offers guests tranquility, breathtaking scenery and old world elegance. This blends seamlessly with the hotel’s modern luxury. It caters to a wide variety, making it an ideal location for business or pleasure. The hotel itself has family rooms & suites alongside the standard rooms.

There are 9 self-catering apartments separately on the grounds: https://fitzpatrickcastleholidayhomes.com/

Speak to reception about a preferential rate on tickets to our Living History tour.

Coliemore Accomodation

Located in Dalkey, Coliemore Acommodation Dalkey provides air-conditioned rooms with free WiFi and express check-in and check-out.

The bed and breakfast features family rooms. The bed and breakfast offers a flat-screen TV and a private bathroom with a hair dryer, free toiletries and walk-in shower. At the bed and breakfast, all units are fitted with bed linen and towels.

Activities in the area include walking, hiking, fishing, cycling, boat roads and there are a number of guided tours & guided walking tours available in this historic heritage town.

Royal Marine Hotel

Royal Marine hotel. Where to stay near Dalkey Castle, Dublin, Ireland. Accomodation options

The historic 4-star Royal Marine Hotel in Dun Laoghaire features 228 luxury bedrooms. These have been updated with both contemporary & traditional furnishings.

With magnificent views across Dublin Bay, enjoy the relaxed facilities and service that the hotel has to offer. These include formal and more relaxed dining options. Enjoy the health and wellness experiences on offer.

For the business traveller or event organiser, they also have a large range of conference, meeting &event rooms. These should meet the majority of needs.

Aircoach runs from the Airport here and DART station is nearby for easy access to Dublin City Centre.

Haddington House Hotel

Haddington House. On where to stay near Dalkey Castle list.

Haddington House is a collection of beautifully restored Victorian townhouses looking out over Dun Laoghaire harbour. See the granite which came from Dalkey quarry.

Haddington House is a 45 room hotel designed with adults & families with older children in mind.

It is an open house that reflects its neighbourhood. It contains a parlour room that offers afternoon tea by day and premium cocktails by night; a space full of curious art & an award-winning neighbourhood restaurant overlooking the sea.

Rochestown Lodge

Rochestown Lodge. On where to stay near Dalkey Castle list.

Ideally located only 4km from the picturesque seafront towns of Dun Laoghaire, Killiney and Dalkey.

Close to the M50 and N11 which provides direct access to Dublin City, Dublin Airport and all major routes.

Relax in the beautiful 15-metre deck pool or enjoy a workout in the fully equipped gym, with complimentary access. Then enjoy a drink in the bar before savouring one of the many delicious dishes from the restaurant menu.

The hotel prides itself on its personable and friendly approach to all guests.

Clayton Hotel Leopardstown

Clayton Hotel Leopardstown

Situate yourself  at the Clayton Hotel Leopardstown. Located in the Central Park business complex beside the LUAS Green Line and just off the M50 motorway, it has easy reach to Dublin & Wicklow. It is also on the direct Aircoach line to / from the airport.

The Brassiere restaurant & The Atrium have a wide variety of tasty food offerings. Bookmakers Bar is a popular after work spot. The Red Bean Roastery Coffee Shop has an extensive decking area for dining or drinks.

Talbot Hotel Stillorgan

Talbot Hotel Stillorgan. Place to stay near Dalkey Castle, Dalkey, Co.Dublin

Talbot Hotel Stillorgan is an excellent four star hotel with award winning facilities. It is situated in Stillorgan, between Dun Laoghaire and Dublin City Centre. The hotel boasts 150 bedrooms, an AA Rosette and a Service Excellence Award from Fáilte Ireland.

The hotel enjoys the perfect location on the N11, close to the M50, within a ten minute direct route to Dublin City Centre, Grafton Street and St. Stephens Green. The Talbot Hotel Stillorgan has over 300 parking spaces which are complimentary to hotel customers. Guests can also take the Aircoach bus which stops directly outside the hotel on the N11.

Each of the 150 air conditioned hotel bedrooms are relaxing, inviting and offer everything that guests would expect from a four star hotel including complimentary WiFi internet connection, 24 hour room service, tea and coffee making facilities, trouser press and iron, hairdryer, telephone, work desk area with reading lamps, luxurious ensuite marble bathrooms and any extras that guests may need.

Maldron Hotel Merrion Road

Maldron Hotel Merrion Road. Place to stay near Dalkey Castle, Dalkey, Co.Dublin

Maldron Hotel Merrion Road is a brand new 4 star hotel, ideally located close to a DART station between Blackrock / Ballsbridge areas & Dublin City Centre. Easy access to the RDS and the Aviva Stadium. The area is very well served by public transport with bus and DART stations nearby and is easily accessible off the M50.

Opened in summer 2022, the hotel offers modern air-conditioned rooms, a restaurant and bar, barista coffee and meeting space.

Sandymount Hotel

Sandymount Hotel on where to stay list near Dalkey Castle

Sandymount Hotel enjoys a long & distinguished history. Hear the whisper through the bricks & corniced ceilings of the eight Victorian Houses, acquired over two generations, which now comprise the modernised hotel on Herbert Road.

Just 3 DART stops from Dublin City, the hotel is a hidden gem. It is located between the beautiful leafy suburb of Ballsbridge & the long stretch of Sandymount Strand.

The Marker Hotel

The Marker hotel on where to stay list near Dalkey Castle

The Marker is a sleek, contemporary landmark inspired by the elements. It overlooks the waterfront of Grand Canal Square.

Part of the regenerated Docklands that exemplify the city’s cosmopolitan future, the hotel is ideal for both business & leisure guests.

The area is home to tech and finance giants, chic restaurants and world-class theatres.  The all-day brasserie showcases the best of modern Irish cuisine. Relax at the rooftop bar with its 360˚ views of the mountains and sea.

Druids Glen Resort

Druids Glen Resort. Place to stay near Dalkey Castle, Dalkey, Co. Dublin

At the 5 star Druids Glen Hotel & Golf Resort, nature and luxury meet to create a memorable escape. Nestled in 360 acres of countryside between the Wicklow Mountains and the Irish Sea, yet only thirty minutes from Dublin City Centre, Druids Glen provides a sanctuary from the hustle and bustle of everyday life.

Druids Glen Hotel & Golf Resort features 145 spacious guestrooms and suites, eight conference and event spaces, dining options including Hugo’s Restaurant, the Garden Rooms and Bar, Sycamore Lounge along with a Spa, Health Club and two championship golf courses, Druids Glen and Druids Heath.

Powerscourt Hotel

Powerscourt Hotel. Place to stay near Dalkey Castle, Dalkey, Co. Dublin

Set amidst 1,000 acres, Powerscourt Hotel Resort and Spa is 5 star luxury located just into Co. Wicklow, just over 30 minutes from Dublin City Centre.

Outstanding amongst the luxury 5-star hotels in Ireland, Powerscourt Hotel is set amidst the scenic and historic Powerscourt Estate, where the picturesque Powerscourt House and Gardens feature colourful displays all year round.

The 198-room retreat features Palladian-style architecture with luxurious amenities including a 20 metre Swarovski crystal-lit indoor pool. Additionally, The Estate features two Championship level golf courses, a luxury spa with 20 treatment rooms by ESPA and more than 10,000 square feet of meeting and conference facilities. Experience quality dining at Sika Restaurant, with a relaxed atmosphere and breath-taking views overlooking the Sugar Loaf Mountain.

InterContinental Dublin Hotel

InterContinental Hotel Dublin

Dublin’s finest 5 star hotel, InterContinental Dublin is in Ballsbridge, one of the city’s most prestigious addresses.

With a superb restaurant & lounge, InterContinental Dublin offers dining experiences that are delightful and delicious.

map of ireland with dalkey location as map marker

Directions & Transport

Dalkey is on some of the most stunning coastline, with a mountainous backdrop, just south of Dublin City Centre, en route to Co. Wicklow.

Aside from by car, the quickest way to reach the Castle is by DART. The DART journey is a relaxing experience travelling along the beautiful coastline with magnificent sea views. Dalkey is approx. 30 minutes from Dublin's Connolly, Tara or Pearse stations (travelling south). Turn right on exiting Dalkey train station.

Dalkey is on the Aircoach route to/from Dublin Airport. From Dublin City Centre, a number of local bus options are also available. Paid parking and coach parking are available nearby.

Dalkey Castle postcode for Google Maps is A96 DE61.

Actor on Living History Tour, Dalkey Castle, Dublin, Ireland

Opening Times

We are open six days a week, all year round.
Closed every Tuesday.

January - May & September - December

Monday to Friday: 10.00 - 17.30
Saturday, Sunday & Public Holidays: 11.00 - 17.30

June, July & August

Monday to Friday: 10.00 - 18.00
Saturday, Sunday & Public Holidays: 11.00 - 18.00

Tickets & Info

Tickets for Living History Tour encompass fully guided tour of 14th Century Townhouse Castle, 10th Century Early Christian Church & Graveyard, Modern Writers' Gallery & Heritage Centre with interactive screens & scale models. Dalkey Castle, where costumed actors bring history to life.



CHILD (4-12 YEARS) €10.50

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