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Golf Vacation in Dublin

Stay at The Grafton Hotel & Play Dublin's Best Golf Courses

Golf Vacations in Dublin With The Grafton Hotel

Ireland is home to over 400 golf clubs and has a third of the world’s natural links courses and a selection of exceptional championship courses in amazing locations around the country with over 30 beautiful golf courses in Dublin. It’s no wonder that every year Dublin has grown in popularity as a golf destination and has been named as an International Golf Destination of the Year on more than one occasion by the International Association of Golf Tour Operators.

Having hosted many international and global events over the years, Ireland will continue to reinforce its reputation as an iconic golfing destination by hosting prestigious events including The 153rd Open in Royal Portrush (2025) and the Ryder Cup in Adare Manor (2027).

Dublin is a great location to base yourself where you can explore all that Dublin City has to offer and you will be spoiled for choice with many of the championship golf courses on our doorstep.  If you're staying at The Grafton Hotel Dublin and looking to play golf, you have several fantastic options to choose from and you can enjoy the many city attractions, eateries and bars of Dublin City after a hard day’s golf.

Here is a selection of some notable golf courses in and around Dublin and located between 40 – 90 minutes from The Grafton Hotel Dublin, from Ryder Cup golf courses to some of Ireland and Europe’s best links and parkland golf courses.

Golf in Dublin

Top 10 Golf Courses in Dublin

1. Portmarnock Golf Club: A historic and prestigious links course located just north of Dublin. It has hosted numerous championships and offers a challenging but enjoyable round.

2. Royal Dublin Golf Club: Situated on Bull Island, this traditional links course provides a classic Irish golf experience. It's conveniently located close to the city centre less than 10 Km and is the 2nd oldest golf club in Ireland.

3. The Island Golf Club: Another excellent links course, offering stunning views of the Irish Sea. It's located in North County Dublin and provides a challenging round for golfers and is only 28 Km from the city centre beside the village of Malahide.

4. Druids Glen Golf Resort: Located in County Wicklow, a short drive from Dublin, Druids Glen features two championship courses set in a picturesque valley.

5. The K Club: Situated in County Kildare, The K Club Golf Club is a luxurious golf resort with two championship courses, the Palmer Ryder Cup Course, and the Smurfit Course.

6. Carton House Golf Club: This golf resort, located in Maynooth, County Kildare, boasts two championship courses, the Montgomerie and O'Meara, providing a variety of golfing experiences.

7. St. Anne's Golf Club: Located in North Dublin, this links course is known for its strategic layout and stunning views of Dublin Bay.

8. The European Club: A challenging links course designed by Pat Ruddy, located in County Wicklow. It's a bit south of Dublin but worth the journey for a unique golfing experience. surrounded by breathtaking dunes and it features sweeping sea views from nineteen of the twenty holes

9. Dun Laoghaire Golf Club: The club features an 18-hole parkland course that offers a mix of challenging holes and scenic views and sits nestled at the foot of the majestic Sugarloaf Mountains on the borders of Counties Dublin and Wicklow. Widely acknowledged as one of Ireland’s most spectacular and challenging courses, the 27-hole.

10. Deer Park Golf Club: The par 72 course located in Howth, North County Dublin, has generous fairways and beautifully maintained greens offering as much challenge as it does reward. The course also boasts stunning views.

Your Room

Enjoy the breathtaking views of Dublin's skyline provided by the floor to ceiling windows and benefit from The Grafton's wonderful bedroom facilities, which include:

  • Walk-in showers.
  • Premium Ritual bath amenities.
  • Fluffy bathrobes and slippers in Deluxe
  • Rooms and Suites.
  • High thread count bedding.
  • Flat-screen HDTVs with Chrome casting capability.
  • Open wall closets.
  • Work desk with comfortable seating and desk light.
  • Tea and coffee making facilities.
  • A mini-fridge with complimentary water bottles.

Bartley's Bar and Restaurant

For those seeking to dine and drink in an elegant and upscale setting that exudes old-school glamour, The Grafton provides the ideal setting. Bartley's is the perfect place to have breakfast, a quick lunch, an after-work cocktail with coworkers, a weekend get-together, or perhaps a quiet sip of wine to unwind.

Carefully crafted cocktails are paired with an inventive menu that includes everything from lite bites to main course classics, all finished off with attentive and friendly service. This is how we impress our visitors!

Special Offers

Double Room

Stay More and Save More Package

Enjoy an Winter 5 or 7 night stay with our City Explorer offer.

  • Save up to 25% off the best available rate
  • Breakfast each morning
  • Free Cancellation up to 24 hours prior to arrival
  • Discounted parking is available beside the hotel

Mid-Week Dublin City Break

Enjoy an winter 3-night midweek stay with our City Explorer offer.

  • Stay longer and enjoy a 15% discount on our best available rate
  • Book now and pay later
  • Free Cancellation up to 24 hours prior to arrival
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Book direct for guaranteed lowest rate. Save up to 10% off our best available rate.

  • Book now and pay later
  • Free cancellation up to 24 hours prior to arrival
  • Discounted parking is available beside the hotel
  • Applicable to all room types