Famous for our warm and welcoming atmosphere, The Castle Hotel is a popular choice for families visiting Dublin. We offer a variety of spacious family rooms, and plenty of dining options in either of our two family friendly restaurants and bars.
We are located in the heart of Dublin City Centre close to all public transport links giving easy access to Dublin’s coastline, we also have car parking so should you choose to take the car you can be sitting on the nearest beach at Sandymount, in just 15 minutes. Hop on and Hop off bus routes are available on the doorstep.
We offer the perfect base to explore the many family attractions in the area including Dublin Zoo in the Phoenix park which is just 10 minutes’ drive away or immerse yourself in history at any of the 3 National Museums of Dublin which are all less than 30 minutes’ walk away and are all free to enter.
For Nature lovers the National Botanic Gardens with over 15000 plant species is also within walking distance to the hotel, here you will find a calm and beautiful green space. Open all year round and offering family friendly tours for the little ones to enjoy, they also have a regular calendar of events especially tailored for children.
These are just a very small selection of some of the many attractions suitable for the young and old which can be easily accessed from the Castle Hotel, you can find more details on other options below.
We have a variety of spacious family bedrooms to suit all family types with plenty of space for the little ones to enjoy so you can make the most of your family time together and create those special memories. Our family rooms are suitable for 2 adults and up to 3 children, we are happy to offer discounts on multi-room bookings if teenagers or grandparents are joining you on your trip. Ask for our special discount when booking.
If you prefer to self-cater, we do have a number of one bedroom apartments with kitchen facilities which can accommodate up to 2 adults and 2 children in our Harry Clarke Mews to the rear of the hotel.
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Dublin is the perfect location to create those precious memories with your family with a vast number of family friendly activities in the locality or within easy driving distance. Explore the city and its environs and all it has to offer whilst we look after all your needs leaving you free to enjoy your holiday and reconnect with family.
GPO Museum – 8 minutes’ walk
National Wax Museum – 12 minutes’ walk
National Leprechaun Museum of Ireland – 13 minutes’ walk
GAA Museum and Croke Park experience – 15 minutes’ walk
The National Botanic Gardens – 25 minutes’ walk
Dublinia – 20 minutes’ walk
Epic – The Irish Emigration Museum – 20 minutes’ walk
Science Gallery Dublin – 20 minutes’ walk
National Museum of Ireland – Decorative Arts & History – 25 minutes’ walk
National Museum of Ireland – Natural History – 30 minutes’ walk
National Museum of Ireland – Archaeology – 25 minutes’ walk
Dublin Zoo and The Phoenix Park – 14 minutes’ drive
Sandymount Beach – 16 minutes’ drive
St Anne's Park – 20 minutes’ drive
Malahide Castle – 25 minutes’ drive
North Bull Island Nature Reserves – 25 minutes’ drive
Imaginosity – 30 minutes’ drive
Rainforest Adventure Golf – 30 minutes’ drive
Airfield Estate – 30 minutes’ drive
Howth Coastal Village – 35 minutes’ drive
Sea Life Bray Aquarium – 40 minutes’ drive
Zipit Forest Adventure – 40 minutes’ drive
Feed the ducks in St Anne’s Park woods or visit Malahide Castle and playground and take a turn on the zip line. Go Bird watching on Bull Island or let the film fan in your family explore the Old Library at Trinity College.
Take a freshly prepared picnic Afternoon Tea for Mum & Dad and our very special kids Afternoon Tea to Sandymount Beach or visit the Zoo and take a stroll around Phoenix park, visit the beautiful and historical Farmleigh house or just take time to enjoy the children’s playground at the Visitors Centre where you will find picnic tables and green fields to run off some energy.
When the weather turns as it is prone to do, there is still plenty to do indoors. Immerse yourself in history at one of the three National Museums in Dublin – all of which are always free and they all regularly have programmes with Children’s events and experiences as well as tours tailored to younger families.
The older children will enjoy Sea Life Aquarium in Bray or Epic Immigration Museum (Europe’s Leading Tourist Attraction in 2020) or the more adventurous can scale new heights in Zipit Forest Adventure in Tibradden Woods.
Visit our comprehensive Dublin Guide for endless options for the entire family to enjoy. We are sure you and your family will enjoy your stay.
Whether you have spent your day on the beach or in the trees of Tibradden woods making memories, you are all sure to have worked up an appetite. The friendly team will be waiting to serve you in either the Old Music Shop Restaurant or the Castle Vaults Bar where we offer something to suit all the family from the usual holiday favourites such as Pizza or Burgers to for something more substantial try a Rib Eye Streak with all the trimmings. Both venues are family friendly and sure to please. All kids will enjoy a complimentary Ice Cream with every child’s meal.
All menus can be altered to suit any specific or dietary requirements and you can find more information on our restaurant’s pages.
An exciting family break awaits you just email us at firstname.lastname@example.org or call us on + 353 1 8746949 and let our wonderful friendly staff look after you.