Top 12 Hotels With Early Check-In In Dublin, Ireland - Updated 2024

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The capital of the Republic of Ireland, Dublin, sits on the east coast of the River Liffey. While in Dublin, the ‘luck of the Irish’ will never leave your side, no matter where you go, as you’ll find yourself indulging in an array of activities and things to do, as well as seeing plenty of beautiful landmarks. The city is deep-rooted in culture, history, and of course, a lot of Guinness and the infamous Irish whiskey. While here, explore the Dublin Zoo, Kilmainham Gaol, Powerscourt House & Gardens, Dublin Castle, and the Irish Museum of Modern Art, among several other landmarks and famous attractions. And to make the most of your well-planned itinerary, make sure to check in to a hotel that offers early check-in. Keep reading for a list of the top hotels with early check-in in Dublin, Ireland.

We handpicked these listings carefully, considering (wherever possible) recent guest reviews, location, accommodation type, prices, availability of dates, decor, and availability of early check-in services. The image galleries get refreshed with the latest updates regularly. They were last updated on April 11, 2024.

1. Academy Plaza Hotel (from USD 112)

Comparatively a cheap hotel with an early check-in service in the area, Academy Plaza Hotel offers cozy accommodations in the heart of the Irish capital. The property rests in a quiet neighborhood less than 50 m (164.04 ft) from O'Connell Street and Croke Park Stadium. The air-conditioned guestrooms are impeccably designed with modern decor and equipped with luxe beds and complimentary internet.

Guests can enjoy a delicious breakfast in the comfort of the room. The Plaza Bar & Grill, the hotel’s onsite restaurant, will make your taste buds drool with their traditional Irish fare and wine.

The hotel allows an early check-in subject to the rooms’ availability. Guests can unwind and take a breather from all that jet lag, drop off the bags, freshen up, and gear up for exploration.

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The Temple Bar Pub

Just 1 km from Academy Plaza Hotel is The Temple Bar Pub, one of the most famous and most photographed attractions in Dublin. Irish music plays inside the bar established in 1840 while you enjoy an Irish beer. Expect a lot of other visitors.

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Academy Plaza Hotel

Wifi Available Wheelchair accessible

Address: 10-14 Findlater Place, Off O'Connell Street

Parking Restaurant Room service Meeting/banquet facilities Bar 24-HOUR FRONT DESK Non-smoking rooms Laundry

2. Temple Bar Hotel (from USD 174)

Situated in Temple Bar, the cultural hub of Dublin, this property is minutes away from Grafton Street, Henry Street, and O'Connell Street.

This hotel was built by keeping in mind the varied needs of every kind of traveler. If traveling solo, you can book the Pod Room, which is 14 sq m (150.69 sq ft) but has a double bed and a power shower in the ensuite. The Family Room can comfortably accommodate a family of four and has a seating area where guests can unwind with a drink after an eventful day of exploration.

Based in the hotel’s courtyard, you will find the in-house restaurant that serves Danish pastries and smoothies that will make you go into a blissful food coma. The hotel lets you check in early if a room is available for an additional charge.

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Temple Bar Hotel

Wifi Available Wheelchair accessible

Address: 13-17 Fleet Street

Parking Restaurant Room service Meeting/banquet facilities Bar 24-HOUR FRONT DESK Non-smoking rooms Business centre

3. The North Star Hotel (from USD 207)

The North Star Hotel is located just a few blocks away from the famous riverside neighborhood filled with crowded pubs, When in Dublin, this hotel will make you feel like you’re home. This beautiful property is aesthetically designed with stunning interiors and furnishings, which will exude fun and a bright atmosphere. All the rooms here come with modern amenities such as free wifi, a flat-screen TV, a desk, and a private bathroom. It also features floor-to-ceiling windows that boast views of the city. The hotel facilities are amazing and they include a 24-hour front desk, early check-in/check-out, and an in-house restaurant.

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The North Star Hotel

Address: Amiens Street, Dublin City Center, Dublin, Ireland, D1

4. Metro Hotel Dublin Airport (from USD 199)

Metro Hotel Dublin Airport is situated just a short distance away from Dublin Airport and guests can check-in early to this hotel. The rooms here are newly renovated with fresh and contemporary designs and they feature amenities that include high-speed internet, a flat-screen TV, a coffeemaker, and a work desk. There is a variety of rooms to choose from: suites, family suites, interconnecting rooms, twin rooms, and more. Explore nearby attractions such as Temple Bar, Dublin Zoo, and St. Stephen’s Green.

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Metro Hotel Dublin Airport

Wifi Available Wheelchair accessible

Address: Santry Cross, Ballymun Road

Parking Restaurant Room service Meeting/banquet facilities Bar 24-HOUR FRONT DESK Non-smoking rooms Airport shuttle

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Dave Kavanagh

Dave Kavanagh

Hello, My name is Dave and I am a local and national licensed Tour guide in Dublin, I operate walking tours taking you to some of Dublin's most iconic landmarks and buildings while discussing our great heritage and culture, we are known here in Ireland for our storytelling so expect lots of great stories on this tour.

Tours by Dave

5. Intercontinental Dublin (from USD 375)

This modern hotel is located close to all the shopping spots and popular local restaurants in town. It is designed in a contemporary manner with plush furnishings, and the hotel also offers high-speed internet in all the rooms, as well as the public areas. Guests can check-in early to this hotel in Dublin and enjoy complimentary breakfast. In-room amenities such as a minibar, a coffeemaker, and ironing facilities make for a pleasant stay.

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InterContinental Dublin, an IHG Hotel

Wheelchair accessible

Address: Simmonscourt Road

Parking Restaurant Room service Meeting/banquet facilities Bar 24-HOUR FRONT DESK Sauna Fitness centre

6. Moxy Dublin City (from USD 416)

This is one of the hotels that is centrally located in Dublin, Ireland. Irish Whiskey Museum, Marsh’s Library, and Temple Bar are just a short walk away from the hotel. Moxy Dublin City offers elegant rooms with stylish furnishings, as well as modern amenities. A few of the amenities featured are a flat-screen TV, a sitting area, and a private bathroom with free toiletries. Apart from this, the hotel includes other facilities such as free wifi, a game room, and a 24-hour front desk.

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Moxy Dublin City

Wheelchair accessible

Address: 1-5 Sackville Place, Dublin City Center, Dublin, Ireland, DO1 TY75

Bar 24-HOUR FRONT DESK Golf course (within 3 km) Non-smoking rooms Business centre Dry cleaning Facilities for disabled guests Internet services

7. Crowne Plaza Dublin Airport, an IHG Hotel (from USD 154)

Located just a few kilometers from Dublin Airport, Crown Plaza Hotel offers views of the neighborhood and the nearby lake. This four-star deluxe hotel has free wifi that is accessible to all the guests, and all the units here come with an on-demand movie system, a desk, a flat-screen TV, and a safe. The rooms are bright and tastefully decorated with modern furnishings. There is also an on-site restaurant, a fitness center, a 24-hour front desk, and even an option for early check-in.

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Crowne Plaza Dublin Airport, an IHG Hotel

Wheelchair accessible Visual Aid: Tactile

Address: Northwood Park, Santry Demesne

Parking Restaurant Room service Meeting/banquet facilities Bar 24-HOUR FRONT DESK Fitness centre Golf course (within 3 km)

8. Holiday Inn Express Dublin City Centre (from USD 122)

Nestled in the city center, Holiday Inn Express Dublin City Center is situated close to the popular landmarks in the city. Irish Whiskey Museum, Marsh’s Library, and Olivier Cornet Gallery are just some of the attractions nearby. The hotel has everything you’d need to make your stay comfortable, including free wifi, early check-in, and complimentary breakfast. All the units come with a flat-screen TV, a work desk, and a private bathroom. Guests also get access to a fitness center, a golf course, a casino, and a tennis court among other amazing facilities.

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Holiday Inn Express Dublin City Centre

Wheelchair accessible

Address: 28-32 O'Connell Street Upper, Dublin City Center, Dublin, Ireland, D01 T2X2

Parking Meeting/banquet facilities Bar 24-HOUR FRONT DESK Non-smoking rooms Laundry Dry cleaning Facilities for disabled guests

9. Aloft Dublin City (from USD 358)

When you stay at Aloft, you’ll be close to all the popular attractions that the city offers. Guinness Storehouse, Temple Bar, The Little Museum of Dublin, and Dublin Flea Market are all just a short walk away from the hotel. Aloft hotel offers early check-in service, high-speed internet, a poolside bar, and a fitness center. Each unit comes with a flat-screen TV, a minibar, and a private bathroom.

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Aloft Dublin City

Wheelchair accessible

Address: 1 Mill Street, The Liberties , Dublin City Center, Dublin, Ireland, D08 XK58

Parking Restaurant Room service Meeting/banquet facilities Bar 24-HOUR FRONT DESK Fitness centre Terrace

10. Hilton Dublin Kilmainham (from USD 176)

Each room at the Hilton Dublin Kilmainham boasts spectacular views of the city from its floor-to-ceiling windows, and with their early check-in, guests get the opportunity to get those blissful early morning views of the city. The hotel offers a swimming pool, parking garage, free internet, an in-house restaurant, a fitness center, a hot tub facility, and more. Kilmainham Gaol, the Irish Museum of Modern Art, the War Memorial Gardens, and the Dublin Zoo are just some of the attractions nearby.

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Hilton Dublin Kilmainham

Wifi Available Wheelchair accessible

Address: Inchicore Road, Kilmainham

Parking Restaurant Pets allowed Room service Meeting/banquet facilities Bar 24-HOUR FRONT DESK Sauna

11. Ibis Dublin Hotel (from USD 62)

Ibis Dublin Hotel is nestled in the city center and it is a perfect location for those who want to have easy access to the best landmarks in Dublin. There is an array of rooms here to choose from. From double rooms to twin rooms, all the rooms here are fitted with standard amenities such as free internet, a flat-screen TV, a coffeemaker, and a private bathroom. Guests also get an option to choose early check-ins and get access to on-site facilities such as an in-house restaurant and bar, and free parking.

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Ibis Hotel Dublin

Wifi Available

Address: Red Cow Roundabout, Off Naas Road, Monastery Road

Parking Restaurant Pets allowed Meeting/banquet facilities Bar 24-HOUR FRONT DESK Golf course (within 3 km) Non-smoking rooms

12. Portobello Hotel (from USD 63)

Situated only a short distance away from River Liffey, Portobello Hotel offers easy access to shopping areas, popular pubs, and local public transportation. The hotel offers modern amenities for all its guests, such as free wifi, early check-in, and an in-house restaurant and bar. Each room here includes coffee/tea-making facilities, a flat-screen TV, and a private bathroom with free toiletries. Opened in 1793, the hotel still has an old-world charm with vintage furniture that exudes a classic vibe.

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Portobello Hotel

8.1 User Rating

Address: 33 Richmond Street South, Dublin City Center, Dublin, Ireland

Enjoy the best of Dublin

When you check into a hotel early, you get a headstart to starting your tours early without any luggage. So, whenever you’re on a vacation, you must always consider the check-in and check-out timings. And refer to this list of the best hotels with early check-in in Dublin, Ireland.

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Born in Mumbai and brought up in Bangalore, India, Aarti is a full-time freelance writer by profession. She is a lover of everything the ‘blue dot’ offers—world cultures, off-the-beaten tracks,...Read more

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