Expect to Spend: Dublin

Expect to Spend: Dublin - Dublin, Ireland

Dublin is not cheap. That said, Dublin is not a city where it is impossible to find good deals. Hotels and restaurants are far less expensive than they are in many other northern European cities.

Hotel Prices

Inexpensive and moderately priced hotels in Dublin range between €50 and €90 for a double. We set our upper limit in Dublin at €125 for a double room, but most of the hotels we reviewed are under €100 a night.

Very cheap hostels abound in this vibrant city, and Gardiner Street (both Upper and Lower) is lined with myriad inexpensive B&Bs and small hotels.

Restaurant Prices

You don’t have to spend a lot on food in Dublin. Good, decently-sized lunches at restaurants and cafés are priced around €10, or you can combine activity with cheap lunch by hitting up a food market. It's tough to find dinner for less than €10 in Dublin, but there are plenty of reasonable options for under €20. Try out some of our favorite cheap restaurants in Dublin.

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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.

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