Top 10 Airbnb Vacation Rentals In South Dublin, Ireland

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Set within the province of Leinster, South Dublin is a lovely Irish county that is famed for its breathtaking mountainous landscapes and expansive seascapes. It is home to charming towns and quaint villages that are worth a visit such as Lucan, Tallaght, Palmerstown, Clondalkin, Rathcoole, and Saggart, to name a few. For tourists who are longing for a day in the countryside, Marlay Park is the place to go. Do you enjoy adrenaline-pumping activities? Then, you should check out Zipit Forest Adventures. Are you into museums? Check out the toy collection at Rathfarnham Castle. Looking for accommodations here? Browse through this list of the top 10 Airbnb vacation rentals in South Dublin, Ireland.

1. Luxurious four-bedroom apartment (from USD 284)

Searching for the perfect haven in Dublin that can sleep up to eight guests? This guesthouse might end your search with its eight bedrooms. Rooms in this rental are bright and cozy, and they are equipped with closets and drawers. Three pristine baths with hot tubs and walk-in showers are waiting for guests. Besides these, this apartment has a spacious lounge area with two sofas, a modern kitchen with cooking essentials, and rustic dining set for six. Parking on the premises is also available for guests’ convenience.

Luxurious four bed by the park
11 reviews  Wifi Available
Entire residential home 4 Beds 8 Guests 4 Bedrooms 3 Bathrooms

Accommodates: 8

Top guest reviews
Cleanliness:
nice house clean amazing bed
Host:
fabulous hosts who dealt with a couple of requests we had within minutes
Location:
great place to stay very roomy and bright i would definitely stay again
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2. Bright self-contained studio (from USD 85)

This gorgeous Airbnb vacation rental is a modern, bright, and cozy self-contained abode that welcomes up to two guests, perfect for couples and solo adventurers. It is part of the main house of the owners, but it has its own entrance for guests’ privacy. This accommodation features a bedroom with a queen bed, a smart TV, and huge windows that let in natural light, a spotless tiled bathroom with a walk-in shower and a big vanity, and a kitchen with a fridge and a microwave oven. WiFi is accessible in the apartment. There is a little outdoor dining, where you can chill while enjoying a cup of coffee.

Self contained studio with ensuite, own entrance
Dublin 22, County Dublin, Ireland
85 reviews Superhost  Wifi Available
Entire residential home 1 Bed 2 Guests 1 Bedroom 1 Bathroom

Accommodates: 2

Top guest reviews
Amenities & Room:
all the things are there very nice sleeping room and nice bathroom with everything
high quality fit out beautiful shower comfy bed breakfast supplied
valerie's place was an amazing find lovely room with everything we needed for a nights stay
valerie’s room was exactly what i wanted a nice cosy room and private space
the room itself is perfect
Cleanliness:
very clean and comfortable
very clean house and quiet neighbourhood
everything was cleaned and very lovely
it is super clean and cosy
everything was clean and spotless and provided all stuff for breakfast
Host:
valerie is a lovely host
friendly and helpful hosts
valerie is a very thoughtful host and will answer any questions that you have
valerie and derick are wonderful hosts
valerie and her husband derrick were kind and thoughtful hosts
Location:
wonderful stay in a lovely peaceful location brilliant bus routes
close to wicklow mountains as well
very easy to get into city centre from this location
the neighbourhood is very pretty and quiet
the location is great and nearby there are several shops and supermarkets
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3. Superb apartment with a hot tub (from USD 101)

Make the most of your getaway with friends by booking this budget-friendly detached rental ahead of time. It is an excellent choice for friends as it welcomes up to four guests. Two bedrooms and two-and-a-half baths are laid out in the house. Plus, this accommodation comes with a kitchen and a sunny living room that leads to a courtyard with gorgeous blooms and outdoor furniture. There’s also a hot tub, in case you want to relax after a long day of adventure. From here, it only takes one bus ride to reach the city center.

Detached Luxury Home Dublin Suburb
10 reviews  Wifi Available
Entire residential home 2 Beds 4 Guests 2 Bedrooms 2 Bathrooms

Accommodates: 4

Top guest reviews
Host:
louise was friendly helpful and gave you space to enjoy the house
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4. Lovely rental with views of Brittas Lake (from USD 119)

If you are looking for dreamy accommodations in Saggart, this mountain retreat might pique your interest. The gorgeous views of Brittas Lake and the area’s mountainous landscape make this lodge a paradise for nature lovers. Besides the idyllic location, its modern furnishings and superb amenities leave a good impression on visitors. It features two bedrooms, three beds, a private bathroom with a double shower, and a chic and cozy lounge area with an HD TV. Plus, there’s a kitchen with upscale appliances waiting for you to show off your culinary skills.

Cosy Lodge in the Dublin mountains.
Brittas, Co, Ireland
247 reviews Superhost  Wifi Available
Entire cottage 3 Beds 4 Guests 2 Bedrooms 1 Bathroom

Accommodates: 4

Top guest reviews
Amenities & Room:
ample amenities comfortable spot and had plenty of space for my family of four
quiet cozy and with great amenities
wifi worked great and everything was labeled well
very comfortable bed & sofa well stocked kitchen excellent shower
the breakfast food they included was delicious as well
Cleanliness:
very clean and cozy
super clean and tidy
clean and tidy lodge yummy food on arrival
everything was spotlessly clean stylish tidy and cosy
lovely clean place comfortable and modern
Host:
lovely warm hosts to match the accomadation
host's were kind and welcoming
matt & liz are wonderful hosts
matt was very helpful responded to all questions quickly
matt and liz were great hosts and were very responsive
Location:
perfect location if thinking for kildare shopping village
the location is good super convenient to go shopping in dublin
fab location for exploring wicklow and handy for dublin too
lovely lodge in a great location
amazing facility close to dublin and wicklow mountains
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5. Affordable private room with a sandstone patio (from USD 82)

For tourists on a tight budget, you might want to check out this private room that is affordable, homey, and well-equipped. It is a newly renovated dwelling that welcomes solo guests as well as couples. It features hardwood flooring and white walls, boasting a modern interior. Additionally, this rental has a bedroom with storage space and a SkyTV, a private bath with a walk-in shower, a kitchen with granite countertops, cooking appliances, a washing machine, and a dining set for two. To top it all off, there’s a lovely sandstone patio where guests can relax after exploring Dublin.

Large private double room, 5G WI-FI and En-suite.
Dublin 24, County Dublin, Ireland
47 reviews Superhost  Wifi Available
Tiny house 1 Bed 2 Guests 1 Bedroom 1 Bathroom

Accommodates: 2

Top guest reviews
Amenities & Room:
lovely place to stay the room was fully equipped with all amenities
the room had everything we needed and we were pleasantly surprised
Cleanliness:
everything was clean and comfortable
clean and nice play to stay
the place was calm and very clean
tom was so helpful his place was spotless and had a really warm cosy vibe
Host:
tom is a wonderful host
friendly host and good value
the host was very kind and very helpful
tom and his wife have been wonderful host
he is friendly polite and charming
Location:
amazing place ideally located with good transport links and private entrance
wonderful park next to the apartment and shops as well
perfect place to stay in dublin
this tiny house is perfect for a trip to dublin and it's nice and quiet
if you are looking for accommodation in this part of dublin it is a great place
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6. Affordable room with free parking (from USD 45)

Are you a solo adventurer on a soul-searching escapade in South Dublin? Do you prefer budget-friendly accommodations that will allow you to save some bucks? This private en-suite room in a peaceful home might pique your interest. It features a comfortable single bed with clean beddings, a laptop-friendly workspace, and a kitchenette with a fridge and an oven. More so, it has a TV and WiFi access for indoor entertainment. Free parking on the premises is a bonus.

Private en suite single room with own entrance
Rathcoole, County Dublin, Ireland
109 reviews  Wifi Available
Entire guest suite 1 Bed 1 Guest 1 Bedroom 1 Bathroom

Accommodates: 1

Top guest reviews
Amenities & Room:
i had perfect access to wifi and never had a problem with that
very comfortable single room on the cusp of the countryside offers a good jumping off point for in-country adventures
the private single room of lydia is very well maintained and cosy i definitely recommend the room
my stay was comfortable
nice and cozy one-bedroom apartment
Cleanliness:
excellent communication and clean private place for one person
quality room very clean and very affordable
the place truly was sparking clean i was amazed at how clean it was
clean bright and functional airbnb
clean and lovely place i recomend
Host:
friendly and accommodating hosts
she was extremely quick at responding helpful and overall caring
lydia was a kind and helpful host
joan is a great host
joan was a great host very friendly and as always helpful
Location:
the location is fantastic as there is everything you need within walking distance (restaurants grocery stores transportation)
nice place which is close to the next bars
the location on the edge of dublin is perfect for business trips
nice private space with easy access to a bus route into dublin
great location close to bus line and god pubs with good food
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7. Newly built property for four guests (from USD 68)

This vacation rental is newly built, and it is situated along the road that makes it easy for guests to explore nearby areas. Four guests are welcome in this fully furnished dwelling that features two bedrooms, two beds, and a shower room. WiFi is accessible for guests’ convenience. Additionally, this rental comes with a pristine kitchen, a rustic dining set, and a sunny living room with a TV. Parking is available to guests.

Lower Friarstown , Bohernabreena , Holiday home
Dublin, County Dublin, Ireland
69 reviews  Wifi Available
Entire residential home 2 Beds 4 Guests 2 Bedrooms 1 Bathroom

Accommodates: 4

Top guest reviews
Amenities & Room:
it was cozy with a lovely view of the countryside
the wifi signal is not very strong but good enough for us
we love this place michaels's house is amazing with great views and extremely comfortable
there was a washer and a dryer too bathroom was spacious and clean with shampoo and shower gel supplied
the house was comfortable and had everything we needed for a relaxing stay
Cleanliness:
everything was very clean
lovely place to stay very clean and very warm
the place was very clean and the little gifts were very nice
it was very clean and well furnished with brand new electrical appliances
Host:
all rooms good sizes and the host really does make you feel at home
he was really friendly and very quick to get back to any questions we had
host communicated well but didn’t offer any help once told about the cat
his cute mother checked us in and she was super friendly
michael was an amazing host
Location:
perfect location quiet but close to the city
i highly recommend this location
beautiful location and michael is great with suggestions of places to check out
lovely space in beautiful location overlooking dublin city
plus for any cat lovers there is a black cat you can see almost daily from this location
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8. Sophisticated accommodation with a library (from USD 341)

Conveniently accessible to public transport, this luxurious dwelling is perfect for tourists. This sophisticated accommodation is ideal for tourists who are into upscale furnishings and modern amenities. It is a four-bedroom haven filled with top-of-the-line appliances. Rooms here are equipped with fresh linens, a seating area, and windows that allow natural light to permeate the space. It has two-and-a-half baths, an elegant living room with a smart TV and a fireplace, and a gorgeous kitchen complete with cookware, cutlery, and a rustic dining set. This house has another living room and a mini-library.

Beautiful, luxurious home with breakfast!
Lucan, County Dublin, Ireland
4 reviews  Wifi Available
Entire residential home 4 Beds 8 Guests 4 Bedrooms 2 Bathrooms

Accommodates: 8

Top guest reviews
Host:
the owners daughter was a pleasure to deal with and left us to it but always checked in
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9. Charming stone house with modern amenities

Dreamy, serene, and picture-perfect are the best words to describe this rental’s location. Nestled in the countryside filled with wildflowers, this accommodation is one of the best properties in Dublin. It features a stone structure and a modern interior design with gorgeous hardwood flooring and white walls. In terms of amenities, it has a fully equipped kitchen, a living room with a flat-screen TV, a private bath with towels, and a master bedroom with an en-suite bath. Dublin City is a 20-minute drive from here.

"Knocknagur" (opposite Merry Ploughboy pub)
Dublin 16, County Dublin, Ireland
139 reviews
Entire apartment 4 Beds 2 Bedrooms 2 Bathrooms
Top guest reviews
Amenities & Room:
knockagur is an amazing place to stay the apartment is state of the art and the views are incredible
lovely loft-style apartment in upstairs of nice stone cottage
i really appreciate having two bathrooms and two bedrooms
wonderful space very quiet and comfortable beautiful walks nearby pub across the street is great
Cleanliness:
clean and very modern
clean comfy and warm
it was very clean and modern
the house was very clean and spacious
the place was very clean and had everything you could need
Host:
all staff were very friendly
the staff at the pub across the road were also incredibly friendly and helpful
thoroughly enjoyed the dinner across the road along with the friendliest pub in ireland
dermot and ken were very helpful and quick to respond to any questions we had
merry was a very attentive host and always got back with us right away
Location:
great location and excellent food
cute place and easy check in
great to be so close
easy taxi or bus into the city
it was a great location to explore beyond dublin
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10. Cozy home with alfresco dining

For couples on a romantic holiday in South Dublin, this lovely apartment might interest you. It is cozy and can sleep up to three guests. It is packed with all the conveniences of a typical home, including a kitchen with a fridge, an oven, and utensils, a sunny living room, and a shower room. Outside, there’s an alfresco dining area where you can set up a romantic date or just chill and meditate.

Newly designed mews
Knocklyon, Dublin, Ireland
43 reviews
Entire apartment 2 Beds 0 Bedrooms 1 Bathroom
Top guest reviews
Amenities & Room:
the guest house is beautiful and very comfortable
Cleanliness:
her place was super clean and in a quiet neighborhood
perfect apartment with all kinds of details very clean and cozy a lovely place
the place was very clean very spacious compared to other european hotel rooms we stayed in
it’s stylish clean safe and so comfortable
we had everything we needed and it was a very clean place
Host:
jackie was a wonderful host
jackie was an amazing host
jackie was a fantastic host
jackie is a perfect host
jackie and her family were brilliant hosts
Location:
the location is easy to find even through public transportation
it is outside the city but easy to reach by bus (20 min)
jackie's place was easy to get to and was a perfect location
her place was lovely and in a nice neighbourhood within easy access to the m50
a lovely place close to everything we wanted spotless and so nice a pleasure to stay here
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Have a blissful holiday in South Dublin

South Dublin is a vast county in Leinster with breathtaking natural parks. Because of its topography, many tourists who are into nature and outdoor activities escape to this side of Ireland. If you need a quick break in the countryside, then plan a trip to South Dublin soon.

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