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Intro to Dublin

Dublin is one of the European Union's huge success stories. Once a proud but poor city perched on the edge of Europe, today Dublin is bustling and booming. Construction continues to reconfigure the city and immigrants have arrived in unprecedented numbers.

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Dublin essentials

20 Tips for Finding the Perfect Dublin Hotel

Choosing a hotel can sometimes seem overwhelming. Here's our quick list of 20 considerations to keep in mind when picking the perfect hotel for your trip. » read more

Dublin Budget Tips

Dublin's not the bargain it once was, but stick with us and we'll help you keep things cheap in this city of pubs and literary history. We'll run through tourist information offices, museum entrance prices, the ins and outs of the Dublin Pass, and free sights. » read more

Dublin Car Rentals

Your loyal editors at EuroCheapo run through the pros and cons of renting a car in Dublin here. We'll sort through the hassles of driving in Dublin and also tell you what you can expect to pay for a three-day economy car rental. Read on, Cheapos. » read more

Dublin Day Trips

EuroCheapo contributor T.J. DiChristopher, a man who loves the Emerald Isle, provides three suggestions for daytrips from Dublin: Enniskerry, Newgrange, and Sligo. Follow his suggestions and explore the green, green countryside of this green, green island. » read more

Expect to Spend: Dublin

What can you expect to pay for hotels and meals in Dublin? Your friends at EuroCheapo suss it all out for you right here. We'll tell you what midrange hotels should cost and also let you know how much financial damage your dinner will do. » read more

Getting Around Dublin

Getting around Dublin is a snap with our guide to the city's trams, commuter trains, buses, and transporation passes. We'll also explain why taxis are an unexpectedly good value in a city that isn't inexpensive. Hop on, Cheapos, and buckle up! » read more

Getting Into Dublin

There are a plethora of options to get you between the airport and central Dublin. There's the public bus, the Airlink bus, and the Aircoach bus. Choices, people. We'll sort through your options here, and we'll also overview information for visitors arriving by train. » read more

Types of hotels in Dublin

What do those hotel stars mean? Is there a big difference between a 1- and 2-star hotel? Learn what to expect from Dublin's star system. » read more

Dublin feature stories

A Weekend in Dublin

Looking for a weekend itinerary for your trip to Dublin? We've got the perfect weekend all lined up, for a Friday arrival and Sunday night departure.

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Dublin City Guide Introduction

Dublin is one of the European Union's huge success stories. Once a proud but poor city perched on the edge of Europe, today Dublin is bustling and booming. Construction continues to reconfigure the city and immigrants have arrived in unprecedented numbers.

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Dublin Hotel Overview

Read EuroCheapo's take on the downright interesting Dublin hotel scene here. We'll overview the city's emergence as a hip city. Learn where in Dublin you can expect to locate budget-friendly guesthouses and what sort of hotel room you can safely expect to find for €100 a night.

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Reviewing Dublin

Read about Features Editor Alex's favorite Dublin hotels, his favorite part of working in Dublin, and what surprised him about the city on the Liffey during his most recent research trip there.» read more

When to visit Dublin

Is there a best season to visit Dublin? A time to avoid? Read our overview of what to expect when visiting Dublin any time of year.

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From our Dublin blog

Who are we? EuroCheapo is a guide to the best budget hotels in Dublin and throughout Europe. Our editors have visited, inspected and photographed the city’s most central cheap sleeps and recommended the best of the lot. Our aim is to make Dublin affordable for you, one night at a time!

Dublin is a pricey city (yes, restaurant bills can occasionally shock), but it also offers many budget-friendly options for eating, sightseeing, nightlife and, of course, sleeping. The city presents a host of hotels, B&Bs and hostels that should work for visitors of every stripe. And many include yummy Irish breakfasts, to boot!

Getting started: To jump right in, start by reading through our reviews of hotels in Dublin. If you need some help choosing a neighborhood, our neighborhood overview's got you covered. And check out the articles listed below for tips on how to save while you’re visiting.

The ‘will they or won’t they’ fuss over Norwegian’s proposed transatlantic flight program to London Gatwick for this summer overshadows a number of other interesting developments in the transatlantic aviation mar ... read

When it’s blue skies in Dublin everyone is out soaking up the precious rays of sunshine. Forcing yourself inside a museum will only make you feel awkward and guilty for not taking advantage of the situation. Here a ... read

In recent years, Dublin has shed some of its expensive reputation. Since the Celtic Tiger crash, prices have become more reasonable and there are deals to be found throughout the city. Dublin is also cheapo-friendly beca ... read

Mention that you have just snapped up a cheap fare with an Irish airline, and folks will generally assume that you have been tackling Ryanair. But the Republic of Ireland has a trinity of other air carriers offering sch ... read

While aviation watchers stateside mull over the implications of the US-AA mega-merger, in some parts of Europe it is small carriers which continue to make the news. Next week sees the start of Minoan Air’s first routes ... read

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