Frequently Asked Questions

Q1: How far is the hotel from Dublin Airport

Clontarf Castle Hotel is situated 5 miles, 20 minutes from Dublin Airport

Q2: What is the best way to get to the hotel from Dublin Airport?

The best way to get to Clontarf castle Hotel form Dublin Airport is in a taxi. If you wish to choose public transport, you can get the Air Link Bus into Dublin City Centre and then the Bus No. 130 from Lower Abbey Street to Clontarf Castle Hotel.

Q3: What is the approximate fare from Dublin Airport to Clontarf Castle Hotel in a taxi?

The approximate fare from Dublin Airport to Clontarf Castle Hotel in a taxi would € 25 - €30.

Q4: How often does the bus number 130 come by?

The bus number 130 comes by every 10 minutes during the weekdays and every 15 minutes at the weekends.

Q5: When is the last bus service?

The last bus service for the number 130 is at 23:30 hours from each side.

Q6: How far is the hotel from City Centre?

Clontarf Castle Hotel is situated 2 miles from Dublin City Centre.

Q7: What is the best way in and out of city centre from Clontarf Castle Hotel?

The best way in and out of city centre from Clontarf Castle Hotel is in a local Dublin Bus No. 130 which starts at Clontarf Castle Hotel and finishes in City Centre at Lower Abbey Street exactly opposite the Abbey Theatre. The bus follows the exact opposite route on return.

Q8: What is the bus fare from Clontarf Castle Hotel to Dublin City Centre?

The bus fare from Clontarf Castle Hotel to City Centre is € 1.80 per person in exact change in coins.

Q9: Are there any day passes for the buses?

If you were staying in Clontarf Castle for a number of days, we would advise you to purchase the Dublin Bus Smart card. This card can be bought at any convenience stores in city centre and it gives freedom from change and allows unlimited travel in any Dublin bus for the number of days it has been purchased.

Q10: Does the hotel provide a complimentary shuttle service into town or the airport?

No. Unfortunately the hotel does not have a shuttle bus service.

Q11: If we are early too check in and the rooms are not ready, is there anywhere where we can store our luggage?

Yes. On the event of early arrival and the rooms not being ready we can store guests’ luggage in our concierge lodge for safe keeping and until the room is ready.

Q12: If we are driving from Dublin Airport or any other part of the country to Clontarf Castle Hotel, how do we get directions?

Please see our Travel Information page for directions and maps to the hotel

Q13: Are taxis easy to get from the hotel?

Yes. Clontarf Castle Hotel has collaboration with a local taxi company that provides us with a 24 hours taxi call out service. Whenever you need a taxi, while in the hotel kindly call the Reception/Concierge with a 10 minute notice and it shall be organised for you.

Q14: Are taxis easy to get from city centre?

Yes. In city centre you can easily flag a taxi from the side of the road. The lights on the roof have to be lit if the taxi is free.

Q15: Can you recommend any tours and how do we go about organising them for our stay?

At Clontarf Castle Hotel, The Dublin City sightseeing bus provides a complimentary shuttle service for all our guests that are indulging on the city Hop on Hop off Tour. You can purchase the tickets for these at the Concierge Desk or on a special offer room package (if available and advertised). These tickets can be charged to your room bill, if purchased. The bus departs the hotel at 9 am every morning. The bus does not return to the hotel at all after 9 am. For any other tour enquiries kindly see us at the Concierge Desk when you arrive at Clontarf Castle Hotel.

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