The Best Walks in Dublin

Howth Head one of the Best Walks In Dublin - DCU Rooms

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

Romantic Spots in Dublin

Romantic Spots Dublin - DCU Rooms

With our reputation as a social and cultural hub, you’re guaranteed plenty of places to visit and things to do in the vibrant city of Dublin. Dublin is also an ideal place for a romantic trip with that someone special. Each couple has their own idea of a romantic trip but in our opinion, you can’t go wrong with a great restaurant, a cosy walk in the park or a visit to a fairy-tale castle. For great value accommodation, and to save money on pricey Dublin hotels, choose alternative accommodation like DCU Rooms for your romantic trip.

Best Value to do in Dublin this January

Best Value Things To Do In Janurary - DCU Rooms

Dublin is an expensive place to visit, especially just after the madness of Christmas. Luckily, there are all sorts of free and good value things to see and do in the city too, to make sure you soak up as much of the culture of the city as you can! If you want to save money on expensive Dublin Hotels this January, choose a better value alternative to a traditional hotel. DCU Rooms offers great value accommodation and an ideal location to explore the city.

Hidden Gems around Glasnevin

Hidden Gems Glasvin DCU Rooms

From spooky stories of body snatchers to the best pint of Guinness in Dublin, Glasnevin has it all. Being slightly off the beaten track means we have many gorgeous landmarks that aren’t overrun with tourists and visitors. Not only do we have plenty of places to visit, there are a great variety of pubs and restaurants and it’s a safe and accessible place to call home. Here are our picks of the hidden gems in Glasnevin

10 Sure-fire Tricks For Frugal Travelers In Dublin

Frugal Travelers - DCU Rooms

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

Explore the local Area: Drumcondra


Did you know Drumcondra is one of the oldest residential suburbs in North Dublin? Or that it was the original location for Fair City (Ireland’s national soap opera) before RTÉ built a custom set over in Donnybrook? Drumcondra is a safe, vibrant place to live and one which we love to get out and explore. Here are some of our favourite things to do on a day off in Drumcondra