Destination guide

The captivating area of Dublin awaits your stay

Enjoy the entertainment and other features of Dublin. Renowned for its bird watching, sporting events and shopping, this city welcomes all visitors. Lafayette Gallery and Oakland-Alameda County Coliseum 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.


Activities and attractions in and around Dublin

Do you want to discover attractions to see while you're in town? Although it can be tempting to stay in your comfortable holiday rental, you'll want to experience everything that makes Dublin a fun place to get away to. Here are some of the major attractions to put on your list, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city centre:

  • Alameda County Fairgrounds (3.8 mi / 6.1 km)
  • Pleasanton Golf Center (4 mi / 6.4 km)
  • Dublin Ranch Golf Course (4 mi / 6.4 km)
  • Bridges Golf Club (4.6 mi / 7.3 km)
  • Chouinard Vineyards (5.1 mi / 8.2 km)
  • Westover Winery (5.1 mi / 8.2 km)
Natural features

Exploring the natural features in Dublin

Whether you're looking for exciting outdoor activities or just want to spend some time taking in the scenery, you'll be sure to find the perfect setting for your holiday in Dublin. Here are a few of the area's noteworthy features, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city centre:

  • Bishop Ranch Regional Preserve (3.6 mi / 5.9 km)
  • Shadow Cliffs Regional Recreation Area (5.3 mi / 8.5 km)
  • Hayward Japanese Gardens (8.6 mi / 13.9 km)
  • Alex Giualini Plaza Park (8.9 mi / 14.3 km)
  • Kennedy Park (11 mi / 17.6 km)
  • Lake Elizabeth (11 mi / 17.7 km)
How to get there

Travelling to and around Dublin

The nearest airport is in Hayward, CA (HWD-Hayward Executive), located 10.9 mi (17.6 km) from the city centre. If you can't find a flight that's convenient for your trip, you can also fly into Oakland, CA (OAK-Oakland Intl.), which is 15.7 mi (25.3 km) away.

How many holiday rentals are available around Dublin?

Our 2020 accommodation listings offer a large selection of 156 holiday lettings around Dublin. From 18 flats & apartments to 60 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.

Can I rent a mountain-view property in Dublin?

Looming and mysterious, mountains are some of the most awe-inspiring landmarks on the planet. If you've ever wanted to try mountain living, you're in the right place. HomeAway has no less than 15 mountain holiday properties available. Open to more ideas? HomeAway is brimming with other property options to check out, including:

  • 11 city-centre holiday accommodation options.
  • 8 water-view holiday accommodation options.
  • 7 rural holiday accommodation options.

Can I rent a house in Dublin?

Wave goodbye to uninspiring hotel-chain rooms. Our house holiday rentals offer a personal touch — as well as all the space you could ask for! There are 62 options listed on HomeAway. Prices start at £35 per night. If that doesn't match your posse's taste, we have a range of other self-catering accommodation options to select from, such as:

  • Hotel: 54 self-catering accommodation options. Prices start from £69 per night.
  • Condo: 10 self-catering accommodation options. Prices start from £121 per night.
  • Apartment: 9 self-catering accommodation options. Prices start from £114 per night.

Can I stay in Dublin in a large group?

Whether you're heading off on a special trip with the extended family or spending a few nights away with your old school friends, it's a whole lot of fun staying under the one roof! The best news is that HomeAway has options to suit you. Why not take a peek at the 10 house holiday rentals available here? They're the most popular option for big groups of visitors. Around the area, the rental options that can house large groups include:

  • If yours is a group of 6, we've got 26 rental accommodation appropriate for that size. Spend a night for as little as £48.
  • If you've got 5 in your crew, you'll be pleased to hear that there are 12 rental accommodation that are suitable. Prices start at £114 per night.
  • Going away with a group of 10? We've got 8 accommodation for rent that match your requirements. Prices begin at just £206 a night.

You and your crew will be in good hands when you plan your Dublin escape through us!

Where are the cheapest holiday rentals in Dublin?

Ditch those samey hotel chains! Savour the charm of living like one of the locals in a value-for-money holiday rental instead. Get a load of the wonderful options that can be secured now on HomeAway. Skyline-Hillcrest Estates is a terrific area to investigate if you want to keep a handle on your budget. HomeAway has 11 holiday rentals, and the average price is a modest £115 per night. Lake Merritt is another place to consider. We have 37 and the average price is around £131 per night.

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