Visit the 3 Arena

The tickets have been bought, your crew is ready, you have a day off from work, the last thing you need to wreck your big night out is a messy plan.
That is why we have put together a guide with all you need to know before going to the gig :

About the 3 Arena

The 3Arena is an indoor concert theatre with a capacity of 13,000. The 3Arena opened on 16 December 2008. It was built on the site of the former Point Theatre, a smaller music venue that operated from 1988–2007, retaining only some of the outer facade. The Point Theatre was branded as “The Point Depot”, in recognition of its original role as a railway goods handling station.
The venue hosted some amazing worldwide known performers and, with more exciting acts coming up soon, it helps to make Dublin a popular city to visit by concert-goers


The 3Arena is situated at the heart of Dublin’s docklands. The address is 3Arena, North Wall Quay, Dublin

Getting from Smithfield to the 3 Arena

The Smithfield Red LUAS stop is just a 2-minute walk from the hotel and goes directly to the 3arena. Returning, why not stop off at one of the fantastic pubs or bars in Smithfield or enjoy a relaxed nightcap in our hotel bar.

Traveling by Car & Parking

Planning on driving to the hotel? For your convenience, we would suggest parking in the multi-storey car park located beneath the hotel. For more information, please see our parking page.

What to bring?

Patrons are advised to bring as little as possible. Large bags/backpacks/suitcases are not permitted. Professional style cameras are strictly prohibited. The unauthorised use of cameras, video or any other form of recording equipment is also strictly prohibited. At certain events, the promoter or artist may request a ban on all photography. No food or drink is to be brought into the venue. The 3 Arena does not have clock room facilities.

Food at the 3 Arena

It is important to note that the 3 Arena does not allow food to be brought in. There are a number of food stalls however there are no sit-down areas for food.

Book your stay

Maldron Hotel Smithfield is perfectly located for those going to the 3 Arena . Should you require a hotel with secure adjacent parking, comfortable and spacious accessible rooms, family rooms sleep up to 6 people or simple double room with a balcony – we will be happy to look after your stay and make you feel minded and cared for.

For any information and maps please ask our reception team.

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Lunch and Dinner at Grain & Grill Restaurant

Our lunch menu offers a selection of sandwiches, pasta, and our house burger. This menu is ideal for business lunches or a light bite. Our dinner menu is more extensive and offers a wide selection of dishes, including favourites such as our strip loin steak which is meltingly soft, and our wild Atlantic salmon which is loved by all. Make sure you try one of our desserts as they are the perfect comfort food. Our menus are specially created by our head chef and there is something to suit all taste buds. For more information on our Restaurant please click here.

Parking at Maldron Hotel Smithfield

Easy all route access via M50
24-hour secure parking service
Direct access to the hotel (-2 level)
Special hotel rate of €18 for 24 hours

Contact Us

To find out about our latest offers, visit our special offers page, phone our friendly reservations team on +353 (0)1 485 0900 or email where we can assist in planning your holiday to Dublin.


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