Find the best place to stay — County Dublin

Where to stay around County Dublin?

Our 2018 accommodation listings offer a large selection of 591 holiday lettings near County Dublin. From 433 apartments to 122 houses, find unique self catering accommodation for you to enjoy a memorable holiday or a weekend with your family and friends. The best place to stay near County Dublin is on HomeAway.

What are the most popular destinations to visit in County Dublin?

There are many lovely places to stay for a long holiday or just a weekend break in County Dublin. From HomeAway travellers, the popular destinations to visit are:

  • Dublin: 604 holiday homes
  • Dublin City: 526 holiday homes
  • Malahide: 540 holiday homes
  • Dublin Southside: 445 holiday homes
  • Ireland's Eye: 591 holiday homes

HomeAway offers you the possibility to discover many other popular destinations in County Dublin! Please use our search bar to access the selection of self catering accommodations available in other popular destinations.

What are the main cities to discover in County Dublin?

Whether you are travelling solo or with family and friends, here are the cities in County Dublin with the largest selection of holiday lettings for a perfect city break:

  • Dublin: 604 holiday lettings
  • Malahide: 540 holiday lettings
  • Howth: 517 holiday lettings
  • Skerries: 33 holiday lettings
  • Dalkey: 551 holiday lettings

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

What are the most popular points of interest and landmarks to stay near in County Dublin?

HomeAway offers a large selection of holiday lettings near great places to visit in County Dublin. From HomeAway travellers, the top popular points of interest to stay for a holiday trip or just for a weekend are:

  • Ireland's Eye: 591 holiday rentals
  • Swords Castle: 616 holiday rentals
  • Citywest Convention Centre: 600 holiday rentals
  • Blanchardstown Shopping Centre: 618 holiday rentals
  • Howth Harbour: 582 holiday rentals

But there are many other points of interest around County Dublin listed on HomeAway where you can find your place to stay. Just write your wanted destination in our search bar and have a look at our selection of holiday accommodations.

Holidaymakers searching for holiday rentals in Dublin also enquired about holiday homes in Cork, holiday rentals in Galway and holiday lettings in Meath

Make a holiday rental apartment or holiday accommodation in Dublin, Ireland your home away from home

Although it is one of the smallest counties of Ireland, County Dublin is also one of the busiest and most populated. There are a huge amount of things to do in Dublin County, from the lights of Dublin City to the golf and riding of the green countryside which is littered with dramatic castles, delightful coastal villages and ancient parklands. Taking County Dublin accommodation is a great way to enjoy a huge variety of activities and cultural attractions. Apartments in Dublin city are in constant demand by tourists from across Europe and even further afield, largely due to tales of Dublin’s magnificent nightlife, which slowly trickle back across the Irish Sea.

Things to do on holiday in County Dublin, Ireland

Many people heading to accommodation in County Dublin will head straight for the city. There is a huge amount to enjoy from accommodation in Dublin city, with a huge number of attractions from Dublin Zoo to Dublin Castle, all within easy walking distance, meaning you do not have to splash out on a hire car on a Dublin holiday. The city, having been founded over 1,000 years ago by the Vikings, holds a huge number of historic attractions, and there are many great cultural tours of the city available from the Dublin tourist information centres located throughout the city. The Dublin Writers Museum, Malahide Castle, the Fry Model Railway and Talbot Botanical Gardens are just a sample of the varied attractions of this magnificent region.

There are a range of great festivals throughout the year in County Dublin, attracting a huge number of people to the region from across the UK. The Dublin Fringe Festival is one of the most exciting times to explore the city, in the second and third weeks of September. The International Comedy Festival and Dublin Theatre Festival, in September and October respectively, are hugely exciting times to be living in County Dublin accommodation, as the whole area becomes awash with shows and entertainment, and the bars overflow with merry makers enjoying the refreshed lifestyle of good living and better entertainment.

If you are staying in self catering Dublin accommodation, it really is worthwhile venturing into the beauty countryside. County Dublin is home to a huge number of excellent links golf courses, many of which can be played by visitors. The countryside is particularly good for horse riding holidays too, with some fantastic routes along the coast and into the hills, prefect for riding.

Places to visit on holiday in County Dublin, Ireland

Dublin City breaks are great fun, with a modern, lively atmosphere throughout the old, culture rich streets. During the evenings, the city is awash with things to do, including world class Dublin restaurants and pubs, festivals and concerts, meaning that any visitor will be able to enjoy a fantastic city break in a Dublin apartment at any time of the year. A huge number of people each year find a really cheap flight to Dublin Airport and escape for weekend break to Dublin, shopping and enjoying the unquenchable atmosphere.

Weather in County Dublin, Ireland

The weather in the area is generally pretty good, by in Dublin, things can change fast! In summer, temperatures average around 20°C in July and August, providing long, warm days to play golf, walk or ride or enjoy Dublin’s shopping, restaurants and attractions. In the winter months, although rain is not uncommon, temperatures average around 10°C, and there are plenty of places in the county in which to escape any showers during your stay in accommodation in Dublin.

Travel to County Dublin, Ireland

There are a huge range of cheap flights to Dublin Airport (DUB) from England and Scotland. Between Aer Lingus and Ryanair, almost every single airport in the UK is connected to Dublin Airport, with cheap flights found with amazing ease.

If you are looking to secure temporary accommodation for two or three months, HomeAway offers a diverse range of short term rentals in Dublin located all across the city and its suburbs.