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The Grafton Hotel Near Trinity College

The Grafton Hotel is located 500 meters away from Trinity College making it the prefect place to rest your head in Dublin.


Trinity College Library dates back to 1592, and is the largest library in Ireland. Located in the college campus in Dublin city center, the library houses an incredibly 5 million printed volumes. To this day, it’s a famed research center, and still proudly embraces its historical roots. Visitors to the library will have the opportunity to step back in time, and visit the 18th century library structure, literary displays, and the famed Book of Kells.

To this day, it still houses over 200,000 books, in sturdy oak shelves. Exhibitions are also regularly held in this space, with the renowned Book of Kells permanently on display. Other special collections worth visiting include the Ussher Collection, which the college acquired in the 17th century, and the Fagel Collection, passed to the college in the 19th century.

Admission prices for The Book of Kells

Adult €18

Senior €15

Student €15

Family €24 ( 2 adults + 2 children)

Please check The Book of Kells website for up to date prices and opening hours.


Eating at The Grafton Hotel

Stay and Dine at The Grafton Hotel. Our on site restaurant Bartley's serves perfectly crafted cocktails with an innovative menu offering everything from lite bites to all the main course classics topped off with attentive and friendly service.

Parking at The Grafton Hotel

Guests can avail of a discount rate of €16.00 at Park Rite Drury St Multi-Storey Car Park, The Car Park is situated 56m (184ft) from the hotel.


The Grafton Hotel is located less than 1km away (0.5 Miles) from Trinity College and is the perfect place to stay when visiting Dublin City. Check out our rooms and special offers.