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Top 17 Airbnb Holiday Rentals You Must Book In Dublin, Ireland - Updated 2019

Updated Jul 04, 2019

As Ireland’s capital and largest city, Dublin is a historical and cultural hub bustling with delicious food, amazing music and electric festivals. But beyond Dublin’s breathtaking castles and peaceful parks, Dublin is renowned for the jovial nature and friendliness of its people. Allow the locals to welcome you into their homes and hearts. After all, there is no better way one can experience the warm hospitality of the locals. Here are some of the best Airbnb vacation rentals in Dublin, Ireland.

1. Super Central City Centre Loft (from USD 107)

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Retreat into the privacy of your apartment situated in the heart of old Dublin, just one minute away from Temple Bar. The quaint and airy apartment is just a stone’s throw from some of Dublin’s best pubs and restaurants. However, you can whip up a feast using the kitchen with some groceries from the supermarket just down the street. True to its name, this apartment’s location is undoubtedly second to none.

Super Central City Centre Loft
Dublin, Ireland
451 reviews
Entire loft 1 bed 1 bedroom 1 bathroom

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2. Dublin City House (from USD 223)

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As one of the oldest and first Georgian houses built in Dublin in 1675, this historic Dublin City House has been preserved to retain its charm and yet offer the modern comforts of home. Ideal for large groups of up to 16 guests, this city house boasts spacious bedrooms, high ceilings and enormous windows. The main bathroom even features a golden bath and power showers. Truly luxury at its finest in Dublin.

City centre historic house up to 20 Guests
Dublin, Ireland
193 reviews
Entire house 8 beds 4 bedrooms 2 bathrooms

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3. Lilac Cottage (from USD 63)

Lilac Cottage is in Crumlin, South Dublin. You will enjoy staying here if you like keeping fit as you have access to a gym. The entire guest house sleeps up to two guests in one bedroom. Your cottage is self-contained and you have everything you need, from kitchen facilities to a shower and a nice living area. For your entertainment, there is a television and a DVD player. Guests enjoy free parking on the premises and WiFi usage. The place is both stylish and comfortable. It is situated close to transportation options, and if needs be, your host will help advise you on bus lines to the city. Guests should note that there is a cat on the premises. No children under 12, pets, nor smoking are allowed. Shops, pubs, parks, and restaurants are located within walking distance.

Lilac Cottage
Crumlin, Dublin, Ireland
144 reviews
Entire guesthouse 1 bed 1 bedroom 1 bathroom

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4. Single Room in Dublin City Centre

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22 USD/night for 1 guest

Attention solo travellers! This single room located in the heart of Dublin’s city centre may just be the ideal Airbnb for you. The room itself is small and cozy, ideal for a short stay in Ireland’s bustling capital. Some of the country’s best pubs, restaurants and shopping are right at your doorstep. You’ll be paying for a clean, no-frills accommodation in an excellent location at an inexpensive price.

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5. Studio 10

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44 USD/night, 17 USD/night per person after the first guest

This clean, all-white studio, nestled at the back of a building, is a quiet unit that comfortably sleeps two people. Have full access to the double bed, bathroom and small kitchenette. The famed O’Connell Street is just a 5-minute walk from the holiday rental apartment. Additionally, do message your host for a great deal at one of Dublin’s top restaurants, Brasserie 66.

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6. City Studio

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68 USD/night for 2 guests

Charming, cozy and comfortable, this adorable city studio boasts a mezzanine loft bed accessible by a retractable ladder, a small kitchen and an en suite sauna/shower area. The studio is located off a small patio garden owned by your host. Should you be in need of assistance, your helpful hosts (who also happen to be your neighbours) will be happy to help you. However, if you have mobility issues, do note that this apartment is not for you.

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7. City Centre at Smithfield and Guinness

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73 USD/night, 11 USD/night per person after 2 guests

This cozy and homely Airbnb studio is nestled in a very safe gated complex on Dublin’s Quay. Constituting of a double wall bed, sofa bed, small kitchen and dining table, the studio is located right by the river and minutes from the bus stop. Choose from an array of excellent bistros and restaurants, including Oscar’s Bar and Restaurant and Jo’burger, or head down to Stoneybatter and Smithfield for a host of pubs and bars.

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8. Classic Dublin Luxury Townhouse

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156 USD for 4 guests

Live like a true Dub in this classic Dublin Luxury Townhouse. You’ll enjoy the privacy of two bedrooms and a bathroom in a modern and lovingly furnished Airbnb house. Enjoy the house’s lavish amenities and contemporary furniture. Your incredibly friendly and hospitable host will answer all your questions and guarantee that you’ll have a great stay. The city centre is also just a short stroll away.

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9. Log Cabin

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99 USD/night for 2 guests

Easily one of the more memorable holiday rentals, this spacious and comfortable log cabin bedroom accommodates two. Located just a short stroll from the bus station which will take you to the city centre, this spacious log cabin is situated on a quiet street in a safe neighbourhood. The cabin, both modern and cozy, comes with your very own private side entrance. Your easy-going and friendly host will also ensure your stay will be a pleasant one.

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10. Modern townhouse in the heart of the city (from USD 252)

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This newly renovated townhouse has two bedrooms - comfortably fitting four guests. Located in the heart of Dublin, you’re only a walk away from Christchurch Cathedral, Temple Bar and Grafton Street area. If you’re driving into Dublin, there’s street parking available (needs to be paid 24/7). Guests are welcome to use the fully-equipped kitchen for meals (there’s a grocery store located just a three minutes’ walk away). Other amenities include WiFi, TV, washer/dryer, essentials and an indoor fireplace.

Modern Townhouse Excellent Location
Christchuch, Dublin, Ireland
441 reviews
Entire townhouse 2 beds 2 bedrooms 1 bathroom

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11. Modern apartment with the best location (from USD 156)

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This is the perfect Airbnb for those visiting Dublin for the city’s attractions, nightlife, food and shopping! There’s a sofa bed and king-sized bed which can accommodate four guests. Take advantage of the recently renovated kitchen and whip up a meal after a day of sightseeing. There’s also WiFi, cable TV, heating and essentials.

1 Bdrm 2nd floor + WIFI + TV On O'Connell St!
Dublin 1, County Dublin, Ireland
198 reviews
Entire apartment 2 beds 1 bedroom 1 bathroom

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12. Designer apartment in the heart of Dublin (from USD 113)

This modern loft sleeps up to four people. It is situated right in the very heart of the city and comes with the added bonus of river views. The unit offers bright and open spaces. It’s located on the second floor of a building right next to the Ha'penny bridge. Temple Bar, Trinity College, bars, restaurants, and the airport bus shuttle are all within walking distance. Relax and enjoy the views of the River Liffey.

Your host is happy to give you some tips when you meet them. The apartment is located in the city, so don’t expect the utmost tranquility. Amenities provided include WiFi, TV, and the use of a kitchen that is equipped with a coffee maker. Basic essentials are supplied. There is elevator access to the unit.

Designer Apt in the heart of Dublin
North City Central/O'Connell Street, Dublin, Ireland
423 reviews
Entire loft 2 beds 4 guests 0 bedrooms 1 bathroom

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13. City Centre: Ha’ Penny Bridge View

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What better way of starting the day than by waking up to the stunning view of Dublin’s skyline? This tastefully decorated holiday letting is located beside Ha’ Penny Bridge and the River Liffey, and is in the midst of the happening nightlife in the city. A short stroll will take you to the National Museum of Ireland, Saint Patrick’s Cathedral, Dublin Castle and the Guinness Storehouse. This Airbnb rental is an ideal base for exploring the city.

City Centre: Ha' Penny Bridge View

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14. Centrally located & renovated apartment

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This recently renovated apartment comfortably fits five guests, with two en-suite bedrooms and a sofa bed. It’ll put you a five minutes’ walk to O'Connell (Dublin’s main street) and 10 minutes to Temple Bar District. Fresh sheets and towels are also provided and if you need to do laundry, there’s a washing machine in the Airbnb too. Guests also have access to a fully-equipped kitchen should you need to prepare meals during your trip! Breakfast is also provided at this Airbnb.

Centrally located & renovated apartment

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15. Spacious, modern room with free parking (from USD 76)

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This spacious en-suite room is ideal for travellers and professionals looking to stay in the heart of Dublin. Guests will have access to the entire apartment, like the fully-equipped kitchen where you can help yourself to cereal and coffee for breakfast, and the living room (feel free to use the TV). Other amenities include WiFi, essentials (bed linen, towels, soaps etc.), and heating.

Spacious Modern Room (free Parking)
56 reviews
Private room 1 bed 2 guests

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16. Bright, cozy top-floor apartment

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Get some great views of Dublin at this cozy top-floor apartment. Not only that, but you’ll be walking distance from all major attractions in the city! The apartment has been turned into a studio and the sleeping area is in the common area as well. The amenities are WiFi, heating, essentials, free parking and a fully-equipped kitchen (breakfast is provided at this Airbnb).

Bright, cozy top-floor apartment

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17. Great Modern Apartment

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Located in the heart of the financial district of Dublin, this stylish and comfortable apartment is just a 10-minute walk from the city centre. You’ll have the apartment’s king-size bed, bathtub, fully equipped kitchen and balcony for relaxing all to yourself. Moreover, the apartment comes with significant perks like free laundry and high-speed Internet. It is also located in a very safe neighbourhood with several pubs and bistros around the area.

Luxury Modern Apartment (Silicon Docs Dublin)

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Discover Dublin!

From the Guinness Storehouse to Kilmainham Gaol, there are plenty of things to see and do in Dublin! Do book your holiday rental early especially during peak seasons, most notably during St Patrick’s Festival. Do abide by the house rules of your Airbnb hosts and you’re guaranteed a great time!

This article was originally published on Mar 08, 2016

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