Drumcondra is an affluent, sports-loving neighbourhood that is busiest during the summer months when Gaelic football is in full swing. It’s an area with little luxury but a place you’ll find some of the most community-driven, friendly people on Dublin’s North Side. Its ideally located for travellers and students with transport links, well-connected roads and […]
What makes a great weekend break? It depends why who you ask! Some visitors to Dublin are here for the fantastic shopping, others would prefer to spend their time exploring the great outdoors, getting to know the local flora and fauna. Some are here to soak up the history and heritage of our fascinating city, […]
Dining in Dublin is an experience. As a truly multicultural city (20% of DCU students alone are international), our foodie scene is as diverse as it gets. You’ll find Asian supermarkets, Eastern European corner shops, and international cuisine on almost every corner of the city. Dining in Dublin doesn’t have to break the bank either. […]
When you think of Dublin, What’s the first thing you think of? Chances are as a visitor, you’ll be excited about our vibrant nightlife, the plethora of bars, restaurants, cafes with many different cuisines, and of course, world-class shopping. It’s likely you won’t look to Dublin as an adventure destination but there are so many […]
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, family and group activities and to enjoy the culture and history of Dublin’s Fair City. This year, take advantage of DCU rooms alternative accommodation in Dublin and be sure to […]
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 that Winter brings. From markets and light shows to history and culture, there is something for everyone on a Winter break to Dublin. We can’t guarantee it won’t rain but […]
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.
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
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.
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.