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Nice links course!

Played Royal Dublin on Aug 24, 2018. Front 9 is short and downwind. Back 9 is long and into the... read more

Reviewed 29 August 2018
Excellent Course & Staff

Came over from USA for vacation and played at Royal Dublin. Course was in great shape! Excellent... read more

Reviewed 28 June 2018
Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania
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A very warm welcome to one of Ireland's finest golf links. We have history and wonderful golfing tradition here - but better than that, we have a fabulous golfing challenge over a magnificent links course. And when the golf is done, our clubhouse...more
Suggested duration: More than 3 hours
Dollymount, coast road to Howth | North Bull Island Nature Reserve, Dollymount, Dublin D03 X6P6, Ireland
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Most Helpful Positive Review
Reviewed 20 January 2015

This is a great golf course in a unique setting.Rewards for good hitting and trouble in all the right places.Very well maintained.I would recomment this course.It has history and the members and staff are very helpful.Its set on bull island and you have to drive...More

4  Thank phill053
Most Helpful Critical Review
Reviewed 1 July 2014 via mobile

Played the course recently. The course is tough, the rough is unforgiving and the greens are the worst I have ever come across. Poor value .More

3  Thank HUGHIE31
RoyalDublin G, General Manager at Royal Dublin Golf Club, responded to this reviewResponded 14 July 2014

I would like to apologise to you for the fact that our greens were not up to our normal standard during your recent visit. As part of our Links Management Program we treated our greens to boost the natural fescue grass . This no doubt...More

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Reviewed 29 August 2018

Played Royal Dublin on Aug 24, 2018. Front 9 is short and downwind. Back 9 is long and into the wind. The course is relatively flat compared to other Irish courses. I personally enjoyed the quality of their greens and the green complexes. This would...More

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Reviewed 28 June 2018 via mobile

Came over from USA for vacation and played at Royal Dublin. Course was in great shape! Excellent customer service from John & staff. When I returned to US, I realized the polo I bought had a minor snag. Without hesitation, John exchanged a no charge...More

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Reviewed 21 September 2017 via mobile

This is a must play in Dublin area for those seeking out true links tracks. Very well groomed throughout and friendly off of the tee. The greens are superb in every way. The staff are very welcoming and members I spoke to were extremely friendly....More

1  Thank RickandDenise9
Reviewed 16 September 2017

My wife and I had been planning a trip to visit Ireland and Italy for years. We decided that if we didn't do it now we may never do it. So on my 60th birthday we boarded a plane and flew to Dublin. My wife...More

Thank Lee1812
Reviewed 28 July 2017 via mobile

Had a chance to play Royal Dublin (RD) while on a cruise ship trip. Course is about a 20 minute cab ride from the cruise ship and it is a really nice drive along the coast. There was no Uber in Ireland (july 2017) and...More

1  Thank jeff g
Reviewed 20 June 2017

First of all, I liked the Royal Dublin Golf Course a lot. It was in great shape and the staff was exceptional. My caddie (15-year-old Max) was the BEST caddie I had all week as I played 8 other courses over 9 days in the...More

1  Thank Jay M
Reviewed 16 June 2017

Great time . Played badly. Not course fAult. Course in great condition. With nice views. Would recommend a visit. Not far from Dublin City.

1  Thank mdun745
Reviewed 1 December 2016

We had heard mixed things about the royal dublin links right inside in Dublin bay. But we were enthralled by a lovely old links, which has hosted many championships, and the St. Andrews nature of olde wolrde golf snuggled low on the inland side of...More

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RoyalDublin G, Guest Relations Manager at Royal Dublin Golf Club, responded to this reviewResponded 6 December 2016

Many thanks for your lovely review. We are very proud of our history and traditions here at The Royal Dublin Golf Club and aim every day to deliver exceptional customer service. We are delighted you enjoyed your day and look forward to welcoming you back...More

Reviewed 14 October 2016

played Royal Dublin in September on weekend away. We really enjoyed the beautiful tranquil setting and great course. Staff were very helpful and we enjoyed a lovely pint of beer in their lovely clubhouse after.

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RoyalDublin G, Guest Relations Manager at Royal Dublin Golf Club, responded to this reviewResponded 17 October 2016

Thank you for your kind review. We are delighted you enjoyed your visit to The Royal Dublin Golf Club and look forward to welcoming you again in the near future.

Reviewed 26 September 2016

Played 8 Irish courses over 10 days of the east coast 3 we played - Old Portmarnock, European and this one - I enjoyed this the most. Amazing setting on an island close to city. Course great to play on - first 3 are ok...More

2  Thank 388gerryos
RoyalDublin G, Guest Relations Manager at Royal Dublin Golf Club, responded to this reviewResponded 28 September 2016

We are thrilled that you enjoyed your visit to the Royal Dublin Golf Club and thank you for such a lovely review. Bull island is an incredibly unique setting and we feel very blessed to be located here. We look forward to seeing you again...More

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Donna P
18 March 2017|
Response from RoyalDublin G | Property representative |
Good afternoon, We are very close to Dublin Airport about 30-45 minutes away depending on traffic. The easiest transport would be by taxi. There are taxi ranks directly outside the doors of both terminals. We do rent... More
14 July 2016|
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Response from RoyalDublin G | Property representative |
Hi, Sorry the delay in a reply. I've just taken over this account. Unfortunately, we don't offer that service at The Royal Dublin Golf Club.