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 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.

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

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.

The 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 easier reach to Dublin & Wicklow.

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.

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.

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.

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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

*Booking Fees apply


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