Destination guide

The charming city of Blackrock awaits you

The parks and beaches create a pretty picture of Blackrock. This romantic city is known for its shopping, restaurants and sporting events. Aviva Stadium and 3Arena are just a couple of the must-see attractions in the area. Many rental homes come with outdoor spaces, separate dining areas and full kitchens, perfect if you want to enjoy some home-cooked meals.


Sightseeing in and around Blackrock

Are you hoping to find top things to see and do during your stay? Venture out of your holiday home and check out everything that makes Blackrock a fun spot to go on holiday. These are some of the major attractions to put on your list, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city centre:

  • Guinness Storehouse (5.6 mi / 9 km)
  • Dublin Zoo (6.6 mi / 10.7 km)
  • Leopardstown Racecourse (1.8 mi / 3 km)
  • Elm Park Golf and Sports Club (2.3 mi / 3.7 km)
  • Grange Golf Club (4.3 mi / 6.9 km)
  • Royal Dublin Golf Club (5 mi / 8.1 km)
Natural features

Exploring the natural landscape of Blackrock

Whether you're an adventurous traveller or just want to spend some time taking in the scenery, Blackrock is a great spot to appreciate mother nature. These are some of the area's most stunning features, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city centre:

  • St. Stephen's Green (4.7 mi / 7.5 km)
  • War Memorial Gardens (6.7 mi / 10.7 km)
  • National Botanic Gardens (6.7 mi / 10.7 km)
  • Blackrock Park (0.9 mi / 1.4 km)
  • Seapoint Beach (0.9 mi / 1.5 km)
  • Peoples Park (2.1 mi / 3.4 km)
How to get there

Transport to and around Blackrock

Fly into Dublin (DUB), the closest airport, located 9.7 mi (15.6 km) from the city centre.

If you're travelling by train, the main station serving the city is Dublin Blackrock Station.

How many holiday rentals are available around Blackrock?

Our 2020 accommodation listings offer a large selection of 479 holiday lettings around Blackrock. From 347 flats & apartments to 101 houses, find unique self catering accommodation for you to enjoy a memorable stay with your family and friends for a long holiday or a weekend break.

What is the best area to stay when travelling to Blackrock?

Whether you are travelling solo or with family and friends, here are the areas with the largest selection of holiday accommodations for a long holiday or just a weekend break in Blackrock:

  • City Centre Dublin: 400 holiday homes
  • Grand Canal Dock: 257 holiday homes
  • Ballsbridge: 140 holiday homes
  • Dublin Southside: 467 holiday homes
  • Dublin Northside: 329 holiday homes

For other neighbourhoods, please use our search bar to access the selection of holiday rentals available.

What are the most popular points of interest and landmarks to stay near when travelling to Blackrock? offers a large selection of holiday accommodations near great places in Blackrock. From travellers, the most popular points of interest to stay near are:

  • UCD Micheal Smurfit Graduate Business School: 580 holiday lettings
  • Dublin Blackrock Station: 456 holiday lettings
  • Blackrock College: 580 holiday lettings
  • Blackrock Shopping Centre: 579 holiday lettings
  • Blackrock Park: 579 holiday lettings

But there are many other points of interest around Blackrock listed on where you can find your place to stay. Please use our search bar to access the selection of holiday rentals available near the point of interest of your choice.

Can I rent Flats in Blackrock?

Yes, of course. offers 347 Flats in Blackrock. Our other popular types of Blackrock holiday rentals include:

  • Houses: 101 self catering accommodations
  • Cottages: 6 self catering accommodations
  • Bungalows: 6 self catering accommodations

But you can also enjoy a great stay in one of our other holiday rentals including Studios and more.

Can I find a holiday accommodation with pool in Blackrock?

Yes, you can select your preferred holiday accommodation with pool among our 4 holiday homes with pool available in Blackrock. Please use our search bar to access the selection of holiday rentals available.