The 4 best B&Bs in Dublin

Dublin

Dublin is a fascinating city. Filled with history, culture and superb food while boasting a coastal location and easy access to rugged countryside. It also has a wide array of accommodation choices. However, if you want to get a real feel for the city a B&B is often the best way. Our collection of the 4 best B&Bs in Dublin offer Ireland's famed hospitality in converted historic buildings. With prices starting below 100 Euros and top central locations our selection has something for everyone.

The four best B&Bs in Dublin

For a chic stay

Number 31

  • Number 31 is part guesthouse, part boutique hotel with superb breakfasts and a laid back vibe. Large, gloriously decorated rooms that supersede guesthouse status. A lovely garden and superb sitting room that connects the mews side of the house with the Georgian side. A truly luxury B&B.

For the breakfast

Aberdeen Lodge

  • Aberdeen Lodge offers gracious living in a grand mansion in a more secluded setting on a residential street in Ballsbridge. Elegant bedrooms with brass or four poster beds, floor to ceiling windows, and big armchairs. Lovely gardens can be enjoyed from the terrace over an award-winning breakfast.

For a traditional stay

Waterloo House

  • Waterloo House is an imposing townhouse located on a quiet street in central Dublin. Traditional rooms are light and airy with sash windows, antique furniture and warm hues. A manicured garden and cosy lounge are the perfect spots to unwind after a day exploring the city. Ideal for city breaks.

For value

Ariel House

  • Ariel House is a converted Victorian townhouse on the Lansdowne Road just steps from the Aviva stadium. Rooms are traditional in style - book a suite for a four poster experience. Incredible value for this excellent Dublin location, close to all major sights and nightlife. Perfect for a budget break or rugby fans.

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  • Ariel House Dublin (Ballsbridge) 37 rooms from £104

    City Style  -  Set in a grand Victorian era house, the interiors mix the building's original features with simple and chic contemporary style
    Other Activities  -  Located in the shadow of the Aviva Stadium making this an ideal choice for those travelling to watch a rugby game
    Local exploring  -  Well positioned for accessing the Aviva Stadium, the Dublin Convention Centre and many historical sights
    Sights nearby  -  Ballsbridge enjoys easy access to all of Dublin's major attractions
    Recommended by  -  Fodors

    Converted Victorian townhouse on the Lansdowne Road just steps from the Aviva stadium. Rooms are traditional in style - book a suite for a four poster experience. Incredible value for this excellent Dublin location, close to all major sights and nightlife. Perfect for a budget break or rugby fans. See More

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  • Waterloo House Dublin (Ballsbridge) 19 rooms from £191

    Local exploring  -  Well positioned to explore Dublin, yet on a quiet street away from the bustle.
    Great walks  -  Take a walk along Sandymount Strand, the most famous beach in Irish fiction.
    Full of character
    Traditional

    An imposing townhouse located on a quiet street in central Dublin. Traditional rooms are light and airy with sash windows, antique furniture and warm hues. A manicured garden and cosy lounge are the perfect spots to unwind after a day exploring the city. Ideal for city breaks. See More

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  • Aberdeen Lodge Dublin 20 rooms from £143

    Local exploring  -  Explore the coast line of Dublin's south side, with a quaint village-like charm and wonderful seafood.
    Local markets  -  Explore the affluent coastal suburb of Sandymount, with charming fish shops, delis and restuarants.
    Great walks  -  A five minute walk brings you to Sandymount Beach, a popular walking spot for locals.
    Sights nearby  -  The James Joyce Tower and Museum is a Martello tower only six minutes away.

    Gracious living in a grand mansion in a more secluded setting on a residential street in Ballsbridge. Elegant bedrooms with brass or four poster beds, floor to ceiling windows, and big armchairs. Lovely gardens can be enjoyed from the terrace over an award-winning breakfast. See More

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  • Number 31 Dublin 21 rooms from £130

    City Style  -  Wonderfully located in picturesque Georgian Dublin, with bold interiors, contemporary art and charming central garden.
    Great walks  -  A ten minute walk brings you to St Stephens Green, where you can stretch your legs and feed the ducks.
    Romantic  -  Good for couples.
    Lively  -  Hip and happening.
    Recommended by  -  Fodors, Frommers

    Part guesthouse, part boutique hotel with superb breakfasts and a laid back vibe. Large, gloriously decorated rooms that supersede guesthouse status. A lovely garden and superb sitting room that connects the mews side of the house with the Georgian side. A truly luxury B&B. See More

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Written by Katie Harris

posted Wednesday, 24th July 2019