We are delighted to announce that DCU rooms are one of the seven universities in Ireland that have been awarded Failte Ireland’s Welcome Standard for our summer accommodation, DCU Rooms. While we are not surprised that our high-standard, affordable accommodation in Dublin has been recognized by the leading tourist body in Ireland, we are delighted to contribute to the Irish economy in this way. What is the Failte Ireland Welcome Standard? The Failte Ireland Welcome Standard is t...


Travel is expensive, there is no way around it. Flights, accommodation, transport, and dining all add up to a large bill at the end of the day. Luckily travel also enriches your mind and broadens your horizons so it’s usually worth the monetary expense. If you’re planning on travelling to Dublin soon, you’ll soon notice that it’s an expensive place to visit. Here are our top tips to save money in Dublin: Travel Getting here can often be the most expensive part of your trip. Trav...


At DCU Rooms we are happy to be based in a city with such a big focus on Pride festival. To welcome those from out of the city we have rates from just €41 per person sharing. When did Pride Festival start?  In Ireland, the first routes of Pride started in June 1974 when 10 people took part in a march to protest the criminalization of homosexuality. Pride marches have taken places all over the world since the 1970s to take a positive stance towards the decriminalization and ...


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.
Getting here
Dublin hotel accommodation can be hugely expensive and is often the most expensive part of your trip. Choosing alternative, more affordable accommodations like DCU Rooms can save you a small fortune...

DCU Rooms Hotel Near the Helix


Did you know that DCU has its own auditorium on-site that shows a huge variety of shows and events every year? The Helix is a multi-purpose venue that caters to Pantos, musical shows, conferences, TV show sets and so much more. If you’re coming to Dublin for a show in The Helix, we also offer ideal accommodation options for you in DCU Rooms. Here are some of the huge variety of events in The Helix this summer:

The School Musical