Bank Holiday weekends are the ideal time to book a short Dublin city Break. For your extra-long bank holiday weekends, why not spend it in the heart of Dublin City. The Academy Plaza Hotel is ideally situated just off O’Connell Street and within walking distance of the capital’s main attractions such as, The O2 and the Bórd Gáis Theatre. Relax in the comfort of your room; enjoy a pre-theatre meal before being captivated by a magical musical or an entertaining concert. Or why not stroll down temple bar and experience firsthand the lively atmosphere with good food and drink. Getting around Dublin is easy with a lot of sights within walking distance.
Airlink is a direct bus service from Dublin Airport to the City Centre. Airlink stops just across the street from the hotel (30 seconds walk) and operates to the airport approximately every 15 minutes. The services run 24 hours and tickets can be purchased from the bus driver (€12 return). A taxi from the airport costs approximately €25 and the approximate driving time to the hotel is 20 minutes.
The DART (Connolly Station stop) is just an eight minute stroll from the hotel making it an ideal mode of transport for guest traveling by boat or looking to explore the picturesque east coast, depart at Dun Laoghaire station DART stop.
Luas – Dublin’s light Rail System is a very short walking distance from the hotel. The LUAS red line stops at Abbey Street, less than a five minute walk from the property. Phoenix Park / Dublin Zoo are accessible by the Luas.
Bus – Only a 6 minute walk from the hotel to Dublin’s central bus station. The majority of Dublin buses stop near to the hotel, on O’Connell Street.
Parking for guests is located opposite the hotel. Special discounted rates are offered to guests.
The Academy Plaza Hotel as well as being located right in the very heart of Dublin also offers 304 deluxe and executive rooms, a host of dining options, Gym, Beauty Salon and coffee shop. Fancy a Dublin City Break this Bank Holiday weekend, click here to check out our Bank Holiday Breaks today.