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Holiday Inn Express Dublin City Centre

28-32 O'Connell Street Upper Dublin 1 , Dublin, D01 T2X2

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EXPRESS Start™ Breakfast

It’s fresh, it’s hot, and it’s free. Dig into our free Express Start Breakfast full of your favorites to help kick start your day.

Breakfast offering may vary by hotel location

We’re big on the little things. Like Wi-Fi, coffee and tea, and all the in-room conveniences that make you feel right at home, even when you’re away.
Power up while you power down. Bedside outlets, a plush duvet, your pick of pillows, and a quiet place to settle in means you’ll get some solid shut-eye.

Explore Our Hotel

Welcome to the Holiday Inn Express® located in the heart of Dublin City Centre on O'Connell Street.

The Holiday Inn Express® is a modern, stylish and welcoming hotel offering competitive rates and is the obvious choice for business and leisure guests. With 198 bedrooms and 3 air-conditioned meeting rooms, the hotel provides complimentary breakfast for all guests, along with free Wi-Fi throughout the hotel.

The Holiday Inn Express® is just 20 minutes' drive from Dublin Airport – take any Aircoach, Airlink or 747 bus to our central location on O’Connell Street.

The Luas Tram stops right across from the hotel and provides the ideal way to explore the capital city and surrounding areas.

Whether it’s a Dublin business trip, a Dublin family break, a girl’s weekend, a sporting events or concerts in Dublin, the Holiday Inn Express® Dublin City Centre is the perfect base, offering easy access to The 3 Arena, Convention Centre Dublin, Croke Park, the Aviva Stadium and the buzzing nightlife of Temple Bar.

The Holiday Inn Express® Dublin City Centre enjoys a fantastic location close to the city’s best shopping, a three-minute walk to Henry Street, or a short walk to Grafton Street, Dublin city centre’s other principal shopping street.

For lovers of culture and the arts The Hugh Lane Gallery and The Gate Theatre are a two-minute walk away.

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Guest Rooms
Guest Rooms
You can relax in a modern, air-conditioned room, with a choice of pillows to help you sleep and a safe for your laptop. Watch a movie on the flat-screen TV, and stay in touch with free WiFi. If you have to work late there's a handy desk, and a refreshing power shower to get you going in the morning.
Room Features


  • Black-out Shades
  • Pillow Menu
  • Crib Available
  • Iron/Ironing Board
  • In-room Safe
  • Separate Hanging Closet
  • In-Room Heating and A/C Controls
  • Extra Bedding Available
  • Sofa Bed/Sleeper Couch

Bathroom/Personal Care

  • Private Bathroom
  • Bathroom Amenities Available
  • Hair Dryer
  • Separate/Walk-in Shower

In-Room Features

  • Flat-screen TV
  • Work Desk with Lamp
  • Desk-level Electrical Outlet
  • Cable/Satellite
  • Direct-dial Phone
  • Phone with Voicemail
  • 120AC
  • 220AC
  • Electrical Adapters Available
  • Windows Open by Guest

Added Value

  • Connecting Rooms Available
  • Complimentary Coffee/Tea Supplies
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Eat & Drink
Start the day with pastries and coffee, or hot scrambled eggs, baked beans and sausages, as part of the inclusive Express Start Breakfast. You can meet friends, grab a snack or wind down after work with a beer in the all-day Express Café & Bar.
  • Breakfast Buffet Included
  • Cocktail Lounge
  • Champagne Bar

Hotel Restaurants

Great Room All Day Dining Cafe and Bar

The Great Room encompasses an open plan Restaurant and Lounge area in one impressive expanse. The Great Room in our Dublin City Centre hotel stretches from the front to the back of the hotel, in a modern relaxed space that also includes our licensed bar. Whether you are a guest at our hotel or simply looking for an afternoon snack, evening meal or a drink after work, the restaurant and bar in our Great Room offers a relaxed and welcoming atmosphere.

Location: Ground Floor Lobby Lounge

Serves: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Dessert

Hours of Operation: : 7:00 AM-10:00 PM

Hotel Bars & Lounges

Lobby Bar & Cafe

Join us in relaxed surroundings of our licensed bar and café located on the ground floor, offering a choice of local and International draught and bottled beers, lagers and ciders. Choose from a wide selection of wines, spirits and soft drinks served throughout the day and evening.

Location: Ground floor

Hours of Operation: 12:00 AM - 11:00 PM

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Business Services

  • 3 Meeting Room(s) Available
  • Copier

Internet Access

  • Free High-Speed Internet in all Rooms
  • Wireless Internet service is free for all IHG® One Rewards members
  • Internet Browser on TV
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Housekeeping & Laundry

  • Daily Housekeeping

Hotel Details

28-32 O'Connell Street Upper Dublin 1

Dublin, D01 T2X2



Check In: 2:00 PM

Check Out: 11:00 AM

Check-in Age: 18

  • Parking + -

    • Daily Self-Parking Fee: 21 EUR
    • Parking for guests is located 1 minute walk from the hotel. Guests receive a discounted rate of €21.00 for 24 hours by parking at Q-Park The Sprire, Marlborough Street. Ticket must be validated at hotel reception before departure from car-park.
  • Shuttle + -

  • Accessibility + -

      Accessible Hotel Areas

    • Public Entrance
    • Guest Rooms
    • Elevators

      Provided by Hotel

    • Ramp Access
    • Visual Alarm/Alert in Guest Rooms
    • Visual Alarm/Alert in Public Spaces
  • Pet Policy + -

    • Service Animals Allowed
    • We welcome guide dogs only and request that you contact the hotel prior to arrival.
  • Facility + -

    • Smoke-Free Facility
    • Number of Floors: 8
    • Total Number of Rooms: 198
    • Number of Non-Smoking Rooms: 198
    • Number of Accessible Rooms: 10
    • Connecting Rooms Available

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  • Credit Cards + -

    • American Express
    • Visa
    • MasterCard
  • Be The Readiest® for your stay

    Our Highlights
    Highlights subtitle
    Cultural Area
    Shopping in Dublin
    Cultural Area
    At the centre of Dublin’s cultural core, lovers of the arts will appreciate the hotel’s proximity to Dublin’s very best attractions. The Hugh Lane, the oldest gallery of modern and contemporary art in Ireland, The Gate Theatre is a two-minute walk away with other Dublin theatres all close by.
    Shopping in Dublin
    The Holiday Inn Express® Dublin City Centre hotel enjoys a fantastic location beside all of the city’s best shopping, just a three-minute walk to Dublin’s most-visited shopping spot, Henry Street, and a short walk to Grafton Street, Dublin city centre’s other principal shopping street.
    Green Engage
    All of our hotels use the IHG Green Engage system, an innovative online environmental sustainability system that gives our hotels the means to measure and manage their impact on the environment. It’s our way of making sure we’re protecting our surroundings for our guests today, and tomorrow.

    FAQs for Holiday Inn Express Dublin City Centre

    • At Holiday Inn Express Dublin City Centre, self-parking is available for a daily rate of 21 EUR.

    • Yes, when you book your stay at Holiday Inn Express Dublin City Centre direct with IHG, choose one of our flexible rates which include the flexibility to change or cancel your reservation at no charge. For full details, refer to our Travel Advisory details.

    • No, Holiday Inn Express Dublin City Centre does not have a pool.

    • Breakfast at Holiday Inn Express Dublin City Centre is available from 7:00 AM to 10:00 AM.

    • Check-in at Holiday Inn Express Dublin City Centre is from 2:00 PM, and check-out time is 11:00 AM. Contact the hotel directly for options available for early check-in or late check-out.

    • Yes, the Holiday Inn Express Dublin City Centre offers free WiFi!

    • Holiday Inn Express Dublin City Centre has 1 restaurant. Great Room All Day Dining Cafe and Bar.

    • Rates for accommodations at Holiday Inn Express Dublin City Centre vary by season. For your rate options, please input your dates.

    • The Holiday Inn Express Dublin City Centre has 198 guest rooms. Enter your dates to view available rooms for your stay.

    • No, pets are not allowed at Holiday Inn Express Dublin City Centre.