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DCU Glasnevin

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DCU Glasnevin

The largest and busiest campus during term time, our DCU Glasnevin campus is home to modern facilities such as a fully equipped sports centre, swimming pool, conference rooms, and The Helix Conference & Events centre.
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Visitor Suites

Our newly revamped visitor suites are much more than just a room. Our visitor suites are available all year round and offer space to those in need of it.

Our visitor suites feature a separate living area and kitchen which are perfect for groups, families, or those who just want the comfort of more space. A useful work desk is perfect for those visiting us while enjoying a conference at DCU. Available in one or two bedrooms.

Budget Twin Room

Our twin bedrooms are perfect for those on a short stay while exploring Ireland or just in Dublin for a night. Unlike standard budget accommodation our twin bedrooms give you privacy. Your private bathroom is equipped with toiletries and each single bed is in its own room with its own workspace.

Standard Rooms

Our standard rooms are comfortable, spacious and everything you need.  Available in double, twin and single, all rooms are equipped with an en-suite bathroom and shower, tea and coffee making facilities, a work desk, and access to our shared living space.

Enjoy the privacy of your room at an average of 20% cheaper than other Dublin hotels.

Glasnevin Facilties

As a part of the experience of staying on a university campus you can benefit from the useful facilities right on your doorstep!


As well as a large campus and public park you have access to:

On-site Restaurants

Free WiFi

On-site Bus Stop

Leisure Centre

Group Facilities

The Helix Theatre

On-site Pharmacy


On-site Grocery Store


For those on our Glasnevin campus you have a selection of dining options throughout your stay!

The Main Restaurant

DCU’s largest restaurant is within walking distance of your room and is perfect for a quick breakfast before heading into the city centre or lunch for those attending summer courses or conferences. The main restaurant can cater for up to 500 at any one time and is ideal for large groups staying on campus looking to enjoy extra space and efficient catering.

If you plan on working or studying during your meal or over a coffee, we have free Wi-Fi and a laptop area with sockets provided. During the summer months, why not make use of our outside plaza area?

The Long Room

Enjoy a table service lunch in the Long Room seating up to 130 guests. Lunch is served from 12.00pm – 2pm, with latelunches, breakfast meetings and dinners all available on request.

The 1838 Club

For those looking for a fine dining experience on-site our 1838 Club restaurant is available for guests who wish to enjoy quality food conveniently close to their rooms. The 1838 club has private rooms for dining and socializing.

The Lounge

This unique and historic space comes with relaxing arm chairs, low oak tables and is perfect for receptions as well as casual meetings.

The Seed Room

Furnished with comfy couches, the seed rooms can be used for events and hold up to 60 people standing. Lecterns and audiovisual equipment are available.

The 1838Staff Room

Enjoy banquet dinners for 100 people or why not keep it casual and cosy with finger food for up to 170 people standing!

Enjoy your breakfast from 7.30am to 11am

Go Plastic Free

In 2018 DCU launched its mission to become a plastic free campus removing as much single-use plastic as possible

Sports Grounds

Dublin City University has a proud sporting tradition with high-quality facilities.

As a guest at DCU Glasnevin you can make use of our sporting facilitiesduring your stay at a cost of €20 per day.


  • 25m swimming pool
  • Spa facilities
  • Fitness centre with over 100 pieces of equipment
  • Group fitness classes
  • Squash, racquetball, and handball courts

As well as our easy access transport links to Dublin City Centre, you will have access to everything you need during your stay.

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