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The Grafton Hotel is located in the heart of the city, perfect when visiting for the best Dublin nightlife, a social event or Dublin entertainment. With all of Dublin's hot spot venues on our door step, The Grafton Hotel is the perfect place to stay when on your getaway to Dublin.


Temple Bar

The second best Guinness is poured here. Only a 5 minute walk away from The Grafton Hotel. Temple Bar with its Mediaeval street exterior and narrow cobbled streets is a must visit when in Dublin. Live music is played everyday and you will find some of the best authentic Irish dishes.


Grafton Street

Need a break from sight seeing? Grafton Street is only a 2 minute walk from The Grafton Hotel. A pedestrianized street filled with over a 100 outlets. Be prepared to pack an extra suitcase!

No repro fee15-9-21Picture shows ‘3Olympia Theatre’  at the announcement of a new partnership which will see Three become primary sponsor of one of Dublin’s most renowned music, arts and entertainment venues, the Olympia Theatre. The sponsorship will run over an initial eight-year period and see the venue renamed to ‘3Olympia Theatre’. The investment of this partnership will provide support to the historic venue as it prepares for its reopening, ensuring the overall heritage & rich history of the building is preserved for years to come. Pic:Naoise Culhane-no fee

3Olympia Theatre

The 3Olypmia is home of the latest stand-up, music gigs, concerts and entertainment. It is known as one of Dublin’s most popular venues and is known for hosting some of the world’s best musicians. Check out our list of pantomimes that are currently showing.

Vicar Street

Vicar Street

Vicar Street is one of Dublin's Top Venues for comedy, music and other performances. It has one Irish Music Venue of the Year award many times. With a capacity of over 1000 people, Vicar Street is the spot if you are looking to dance your socks off!


The Gaiety Theatre

For over 140 years The Gaiety Theatre has provided the people of Dublin opera, musical, comedy, dance and festivals. Only a stone throw away from The Grafton Hotel.


The 3 Arena

The 3Arena is an amazing indoor entertainment venue that showcases world-class artists. Ed Sheerhan, Bon Iver and Dolly Parton are some of the famous aritsts that have performed there. Only a short LUAS ride away from The Grafton Hotel.