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Our blog writer finds the best that Dublin has to offer to give you insider tips, money saving hacks and must visit places. 

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Stay For Longer

Are you planning a trip to Dublin’s Fair City this year? One day just isn’t enough to fit in all of the excellent tourist attractions, …

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Winter Break in Dublin

Some say Dublin is best in Summer when the sun is shining but we disagree. We love the cool mornings, cosy evenings and festive cheer …

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Christmas in Dublin

Christmas is a very special time in Dublin and this year will be better than ever. With international travel resuming, pubs & restaurants reopened and …

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Hen and Stag Accommodation in Dublin

For groups of 14 or more the hen or stag goes free at DCU Rooms! Dublin is an excellent choice for a stag or hen …

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Dublin on a Budget: 10 Hacks to Save on Accommodation, Food, and Getting Around the City

If you’re planning a trip to Dublin this year, you’ll soon realise that it’s not a cheap place to visit! We’ve put together a list of budget hacks so you can save money on food, activities, transport, and accommodation in Dublin, to make sure your money goes further.

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The Single Traveller – Fun Things and Groups to Join as a Single Traveller

Dublin is a place valued for its historical significance, the picturesque Georgian buildings and most importantly the craic! No matter where you are in the city, you’ll find a great selection of bars, pubs and venues, complete with live music and pints of The Black Stuff. The fact that Dublin is a compact, walkable city and the friendly vibe from the native Irish make Dublin an excellent place to come alone.

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DCU Rooms: Your Family Accommodation

When you book a standard Dublin city hotel for a family stay, you are restricting yourself in all sorts of ways. You may not have anywhere to prepare, store or eat meals, meaning you need to eat out for every meal. Typically more affordable restaurants are unhealthy and not ideal for every day with a family, while healthier restaurants can often be pricey. DCU rooms offer a great value alternative accommodation, ideal for family travel.

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The Best Walks in Dublin

One of the best things about Dublin is it’s proximity to both mountains and the coast. Taking a long walk isn’t just a great workout for your body and heart, it’s also an ideal way to refocus your mind, practice mindfulness and help to relieve stress by giving you a single aim – to get where you’re going. It’s also a handy way to catch up on the latest podcast or audio-book. We’re spoiled here in DCU Rooms, not just for our value accommodation, but the number of beautiful walks a short distance away

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St Patrick’s Day in Dublin

Do you celebrate St Patrick’s Day? No matter where you are in the world, 17th March is a special day for Irish people. The day celebrates our Patron Saint and everything the world loves about Ireland including our excellent food and music and everyone is encouraged to raise a glass of the black stuff to celebrate our excellent pub culture! Patrick’s Day has grown to be one of the world’s biggest cultural celebrations and is celebrated as far away as the USA and Australia.

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