Hotels Near Newlands Cross, Dublin

by Mary Freeman

Staying at a hotel near Newlands Cross makes it easier to get to both Dublin city center and the airport. This is because two major motorways, the N7 and the R113, intersect here. You will not find boutique hotels, bed and breakfasts, or luxury resorts here; most of the hotels are average, traditional chain accommodations.

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Aspect Hotel Dublin Park West

The Aspect, located in the Park West Business Campus, has a free shuttle into Dublin's city center each weekend. The hotel's restaurant supports the Irish Hotel Federation's initiative "Food for Kids" by providing healthy dishes on the children's menu.

Maldron Hotels

In 2008, the Maldron company launched a chain of three- and four-star hotels throughout the country. Maldron Citywest has a leisure center, including pool and gym, and complimentary underground parking for guests. The hotel café cooks up full Irish breakfasts each morning; the Grill Room Steakhouse and Kingswood Bar and Terrace serve food and drinks throughout the remainder of the day.

The Plaza Hotel

This four-star hotel has 122 bedrooms, two suites and seven junior suites. The Plaza's dining options include Grumpy McClaffertys (a traditional Irish pub), The Vista Café and Bar, which serves teas, coffees and snacks, and the Olive Tree Restaurant, a Mediterranean restaurant with Irish influences.

Clarion Hotel Liffey Valley

The Clarion Hotel, located next to the Liffey Valley Shopping Centre, has three dining establishments and a fitness and health club. The club has both regular-size and children's-size pools, sauna, steam room, Jacuzzi and 100 pieces of cardio equipment.

Finnstown Country House Hotel

As guests pull up to the Finnstown Country House they see a pillared entryway, climbing vines covering the hotel's walls and a flock of peacocks. The luxury hotel was built in the 18th century on 45 acres of land.

The West County Hotel Dublin

The West County Hotel operates as both a hotel and a bed and breakfast, with differing rates for either option. The hotel is nearby Phoenix Park, Temple Bar and Grafton Street, a popular shopping strip. Guests choose from en-suite single, double, triple and family rooms.

Bewley's Hotel Newlands Cross

At Bewley's Hotel, rooms are sound-proofed and beds come with hypoallergenic pillows to ensure a comfortable sleeping experience. Guests receive a free glass of wine from Bewley's Brasserie Restaurant, which serves food throughout the day.

The Louis Fitzgerald Hotel

The Louis Fitzgerald Hotel has 190 bedrooms, 20 meetings rooms, a restaurant and a bar. In addition, the hotel has a mini-fitness gym and complimentary car park. Irish Sightseeing Tours stop at the front door of the hotel.

Green Isle Conference & Leisure Hotel

The Green Isle is a large hotel for the area, with 270 rooms, 40 boardrooms, eight conferences rooms and a gym. The hotel's restaurant serves traditional carvery lunch between 12:30 p.m. and 3 p.m., Monday to Saturday, and at 6 p.m. on Sunday.

Hotel Ibis Dublin West

Rooms at the Hotel Ibis accommodate one to two people. Each morning, the hotel serves an "all you can eat" buffet breakfast between 6 a.m. and 10 a.m. The hotel is part of the Ibis chain of budget hotels, and has discount rates for A/Club members.

About the Author

Mary Freeman is a freelance writer. She has held several editorial positions at the print publication, "The Otter Realm." She traveled throughout Europe, which ultimately resulted in an impromptu move to London, where she stayed for eight months. This life experience inspired her to pursue travel writing. Freeman received a degree in human communication from California State University.