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Where to stay in Dublin??

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Where to stay in Dublin??

I want to travel to Dublin in May for sightseeing and shopping.Where should I stay?? I shall be travelling with my elderly parents ,so need to be central but not too noisy.Although some entertainment for my sister and I would be good. Also any other tips or hints would be great.

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1. Re: Where to stay in Dublin??

Without knowing your budget it's hard to suggest anything. If you are keen to avoid noise then stay away from the Temple Bar area which would be the most noisiest area in the city at night. Dublin is pretty small so almost any hotel after that will be in close proximity to entertainment. Why not have a look at the top question entitled "Where can I stay in Dublin" on the right hand side of this page. If you can narrow it down to a few hotels come back and ask for more help then. Also have a look at websites like www.booking.com and www.hotels.com which will give you an idea of what is on offer and for how much.

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2. Re: Where to stay in Dublin??

Here is an hotel worth having a look at, but clearly I have no idea of your budget. http://www.brookshotel.ie/

I have stayed in this hotel a couple times, but not in recent years. It is very central, close to shops (Grqafton St. and St Stephen's Green shopping centre), pubs, eating places, Trinity College, National Gallery of Ireland, and fairly quiet for a city centre location.

As for sight seeing, I would suggest a HoHo bus tour of Dublin, that will bring you close to most of the major sights in Dublin. There are a couple of HoHo tour companies in Dublin. If possible, try and get on the HoHo buses that have live commentaries, rather than those with a pre-recorded multi-lingual commentary - I think you will enjoy the tour so much more.

The green buses (Dublin Bus - http://www.dublinsightseeing.ie/index.aspx ) provide live commentary on 2/3rds of their buses and are clearly marked. The other 1/3rd are pre-recorded and are marked ‘multi-lingual‘. If in doubt, just ask the bus driver whether its a live or pre-recorded commentary.

I don't know how many of the red HoHo buses (City Sightseeing - http://www.irishcitytours.com/index.php . ) are live commentary. But again, if in doubt, just ask the bus driver whether its a live or pre-recorded commentary.

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3. Re: Where to stay in Dublin??

Thanks for all the info,I will have a good look.

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4. Re: Where to stay in Dublin??

Brooks looks lovely,unfortunately I need a triple room!!

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5. Re: Where to stay in Dublin??

I wonder have you seen this tripadvisor.ie/ShowTopic-g186605-i90-k501996… a recent tread on hotels offering triple rooms in the city centre

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Thankyou

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