Booking an accommodation in Dublin, Ireland – Part 1

Dublin has become one of the top tourist destinations in the world, and especially in Europe. The peak tourist season starts in July and August, when the weather is warm and lively with several lively festivals and great events. Spring and autumn are also seasons that attract a large number of visitors to the country.

Dublin, being a popular place, gets rushy during the tourist season and it becomes very difficult to find suitable accommodation that suits your taste, budget and style, yet providing easy access to all the happenings around the city. A number of factors need to be considered when booking a place for your stay. These factors include classification of the hotel, location and facilities and services offered.

Part 1 of this article discusses your budget considerations and hotel classification that should be chosen based on the amount you are willing to spend. Part 2 of this article discusses location of hotels and other accommodations that should be considered when making a booking and part 3 discusses the type of accommodations available for rent in Dublin, Ireland.

Classification of hotels

Accommodations in Dublin operate under a star classification system, devised by Failte Ireland, Tourism Development Authority and the Irish Hotels Federation. This classification makes it easy for the tourists to select an accommodation that matches their budget and style of living. The 5 classifications include the following:

5 Star Hotels These include Dublin’s most luxurious hotels, all of which provide services of a high International standard. These luxury hotels provide a number of facilities with top class level of service and have something extra to offer to their guests. They are also best suited for the business travellers and for those seeking a perfect getaway. See a list of popular luxury 5 star hotels in Dublin, Ireland.

4 Star Hotels 4 Star Deluxe hotels provide excellent accommodation and quality of services in comfort and style to their guests. The 4 star deluxe hotels section at Dublin Events gives details of the facilities and services each of these hotels have to provide, their location, and related information. Most of the 4 star hotels also provide restaurant facility with excellent cuisine.

3 Star Hotels Superior hotels, also known as 3 Star Hotels offer a number of facilities and services to their guests and provide a high standard of accommodation. They are best suited for the cost-conscious traveller. They provide comfort and ease and are well decorated, and have private bath and shower also. Some of the most popular 3 Star Superior hotels of Dublin are listed at

2 Star Hotels The economical 2 Star hotels in Dublin, Ireland provide hotel accommodation at discounted and affordable rates, yet providing comfortable lodging to best suit your needs. Most of these are likely to be family operated premises, and are equipped with almost all the basic facilities of a traveller. See a list of economical 2 Star hotels in Dublin, Ireland, listed at Dublin Events.

1 Star Hotels A number of cheap One Star hotels are available in Dublin and Dublin Events provides details for 1 star hotels and cheap hotel rooms in Dublin. All 1 star hotels provide basic necessities, offer simple accommodation at affordable rates and fulfill the necessary facilities and services. For a list of One Star, Cheap Hotels in Dublin and Ireland, visit

The next part of the article will talk about the location factors involved when choosing an accommodation in Dublin, Ireland.

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