Guests of Marriot’s Dublin hotels find themselves immersed in a charming city of engaging street life and unique attractions. Settled in 841, this capital city of Ireland is home to some of the most interesting sightseeing attractions in Europe. With its mild year-round climate and walkable layout, Dublin is the perfect city for up-close exploration.
Be sure to check out one of the city’s famous walking tours; guided by boisterous Irish storytellers, these strolls provide memorable introductions to the city and its lore. There’s even a Dublin Literary Pub Crawl, which offers a glimpse into the lives of famous Irish writers, such as Yeats and Joyce—with an emphasis on their legendary drinking habits.
Your hotel in Dublin will make a great base for visiting the city’s countless historical attractions. The National Museum of Ireland features a collection of all archeological objects found in the country. The Dublin Zoo in Phoenix Park, the largest enclosed urban park in Europe, is home to rare Golden Lion Tamarins and endangered fruit bats.
Whether you choose to have an Irish whiskey or MiWadi soft drink in hand when tackling Dublin, hotel guests should plan to dine locally and enjoy such favorites as cottage pie, colcannon or drisheen.