Dublin City Shopping Destination
Dublin is a dream to shopping lovers as it is packed with amazing shops, shopping centres and markets. As Dublin is the capital of Ireland you won’t be disappointed with the variety of shopping destinations all in walking distance of Academy Plaza hotel. Many high street outlets can all be found in both the north and southside of the city centrealong with higher end shops and trendy boutiques and outlets.
Arnotts is within a 5-minute walk from the Hotel and is one of Ireland’s oldest and largest department stores. Here you will find a mix of Irish, High street and Designer fashion & beauty brands.
Powerscourt Shopping Centre
Found in the heart if South William Street, Powerscourt Shopping Centre is and 18th Century Georgian building housing and abundance of unique stores, jewellers, boutiques, and restaurants. The building was originally home to Viscount Powerscourt and his wife Lady Amelia who would use the house for lavish parties during Parliament season and can now be enjoyed and admired by visitors as they stroll around its stores.
Easily accessible from the Hotel Grafton street is a 10 Minute walk or a 5-minute Luas journey. Home to some of the most prestigious shops such as Brown Thomas, Weirs Jewellery store and Massimo Dutti.
Just a short stroll from Grafton Street Powerscourt Townhouse is a shopping centre steeped in history. Inside the 18th Century building visitors will find several retailers specialising in Irish made goods.
On Nassau Street, Kilkenny Design store is the place to go for Irish-designed products.
Dundrum Shopping Centre
One of Europe’s largest shopping and leisure centres, Dundrum Town Centre is home to over 160 stores, bars, restaurants, and a 12-screen cinema. Everything you could possibly want is all under one roof and the centre is the ideal place to spend the day shopping. Located in the South of Dublin, the centre is easily reached from the City Centre.