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Top 17 Airbnb Holiday Rentals You Must Book In Dublin, Ireland - Updated 2020

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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 99)

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
502 reviews
Entire loft 1 Bed 1 Bedroom 1 Bathroom
Top guest reviews
Amenities & Room:
the ‘bed’ was pretty much a lumpy mattress on or nearly on the floor
the bed felt like we were sleeping on a box spring and the pillows were paper thin
plus this was the only place we stayed that had a good working fan
big open apt in a very secure building
aside from that issue that of course was not any fault of james the apartment was very clean
Cleanliness:
it was clean and easy to access
the apartment was clean and typically for dublin standards
this place is clean and has what you need (clean bed shower kitchen)it is close to the sites
the place was so clean and comfortable and james was super in his responsiveness and his tips
the apartment was clean and had everything we needed in terms of bedding and toiletries
Host:
the host was friendly and helpful
james was helpful and responsive
the host was also very easy and quick to communicate with
james was responsive and very helpful
james was responsive and answered any questions i had in a timely manner
Location:
perfect location walking distance to temple bar
great location short walking distance to everything
great location and very comfortable
the location was really good
this was the perfect location for a city break
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2. Dublin City House (from USD 709)

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 18 Guests
Dublin, Ireland
229 reviews
Entire townhouse 8 Beds 4 Bedrooms 2 Bathrooms
Top guest reviews
Amenities & Room:
the house had comfortable beds a commonroom that fit us all and a spacious kitchen
we loved spending time in the huge living room there was enough space for all of us
the apartment itself is stunning plenty of space and beds for a large group
the main bathroom really is an amazing feature
a great stay for a hen do where all guests can be together in the lounge and kitchen
Cleanliness:
it's old yes but very clean and the beds are very comfortable
a very clean and beautifully furnished home
Host:
nicole is a great host
nicole was a wonderful host
nichole the owner was very helpful in recommendations
nicole is a relaxed welcoming host
nicole was a very helpful host and accommodated an early check in
Location:
great location with everything you need nearby
we enjoyed the location and living area
last the location was perfect
the location was great close to public transportation pubs restaurants and grocery stores
what a great space and location
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3. Lilac Cottage (from USD 69)

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
234 reviews
Entire guesthouse 1 Bed 1 Bedroom 1 Bathrooms
Top guest reviews
Amenities & Room:
this cottage has everything needed for a comfortable stay
the cottage was stylish colorful and very comfortable
loved the extra blankets as it got a bit chilly and we didn’t feel like running the heater
lilac cottage was a lovely and cozy place to stay for the 3 days we‘ve wanted to explore dublin
we loved staying in this little cottage very cozy
Cleanliness:
amazing place really clean and tidy
homely clean stylish place to stay
clean espacious with nice decoration and a great bed
cabin was lovely and clean
it is clean comfortable and had everything i needed for my stay
Host:
truly a great host
fidelma is a fantastic host
our first couple of days in ireland were trying but made easier by our kind hostess
fidelma the host is very nice and is always responding if you have any questions
fidelma is a great host and was very welcoming
Location:
this place is so cute and in a great location
cute space and easy access to get to there from bus stops
easy to get to city center by bus
it is an easy bus ride into dublin
stylish and comfortable and close to the city
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4. Single Room in Dublin City Centre

Single Room in Dublin City Centre
Source: Airbnb

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

Studio 10
Source: Airbnb

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

City Studio
Source: Airbnb

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

City Centre at Smithfield and Guinness
Source: Airbnb

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.

8. Classic Dublin Luxury Townhouse

Classic Dublin Luxury Townhouse
Source: Airbnb

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

Log Cabin
Source: Airbnb

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 355)

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
509 reviews
Entire townhouse 2 Beds 2 Bedrooms 1 Bathroom
Top guest reviews
Amenities & Room:
house has basic amenities plus a few perks like chargers
the location is ideal the space is comfortable and stylish and the amenities were exceptional
plenty of room if you don’t mind sharing a bathroom
Cleanliness:
clean and comfortable
very clean and felt extremely safe
found the home clean and comfortable
clean sheets and quaint place
clean and well equipped for our needs
Host:
great place and lovely host
andy is a wonderful host; he communicated very well
they couldn’t have been nicer or more responsive to our requests
andy is a wonderful host
check in and check out were really easy with super clear instructions and great comms from the owner
Location:
great location for exploring dublin
great location
great location to discover dublin
the location is great as is close to all the main attractions
great location for seeing the sights of dublin
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11. Designer apartment in the heart of Dublin (from USD 285)

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
Dublin, Ireland
503 reviews
Entire loft 2 Beds 0 Bedrooms 1 Bathroom
Top guest reviews
Amenities & Room:
all amenities are included and the bed is amazingly large and comfortable
a lovely apartment with beautiful views over the liffey
we really enjoyed the views during breakfast and the soda bread was a nice touch of hospitality
this is a large one room apartment with great closets and storage space
dario’s apartment is a spacious modern space with high ceilings and room to spread out and relax
Cleanliness:
dardo's place was very clean and welcoming
the place was very clean and neat
the apartment itself is very clean and comfortable
dardo is very serious about maintaining everything clean and lovely
the apartment is stylish beautiful and clean with thoughtful touches
Host:
the host was very accommodating and made me feel very comfortable
our host was super friendly and helpful upon our arrival
dardo is an expert host his apartment and hospitality are superior
dardo was a fabulous host
great apartment with a friendly host who was always quick to respond and gave us great tips
Location:
the location of this apartment is perfect
the apartment's location was awesome and was in walking distance to everything
it is really easy to walk everywhere from this location
this is a great location
great location and fantastic facilities
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12. City Centre: Ha’ Penny Bridge View

City Centre: Ha' Penny Bridge View
Source: Airbnb

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

13. Centrally located & renovated apartment

centrally located & renovated apartment
Source: Airbnb

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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14. Spacious, modern room with free parking

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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15. Bright, cozy top-floor apartment

bright, cozy top-floor apartment
Source: Airbnb

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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16. Great Modern Apartment

Great Modern Apartment
Source: Airbnb

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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17. Modern apartment with the best location (from USD 45)

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
291 reviews
Entire apartment 2 Beds 1 Bedroom 1 Bathroom
Top guest reviews
Amenities & Room:
the apartment itself is fantastic with high ceilings and all the amenities you need
both bed and sofa bed comfy and easy to assemble
everything you need is provided included a well-equipped kitchen and good wifi
comfortable light and well-equipped
the apartment is perfectly and conveniently located but not too loud to keep us up at night
Cleanliness:
very clean and plenty is space
very clean and with all the necesities
the space was very clean and stylish
the place was clean and stylish
it is very clean tidy and spacious for two people
Host:
her place is lovely & she is indeed a super host
jen was an amazing host as well she was super helpful and accommodating for anything i needed
jen was very helpful and provided us with all the information and suggestions that we needed
jen was a great host and i would throughly recommend staying there
jen's responses were always friendly and very quick making us feel at ease during our stay
Location:
perfect location for a city centre break away to dublin
perfect location for exploring dublin
great location for walking to anything central in dublin
perfect location for getting around
amazing location for a good price
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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!

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