MAP & DIRECTIONS
Maldron Hotel Smithfield is located 15 minutes’ walk from O’Connell Street and is easily accessible to transport routes from Dublin Airport, bus and train stations and within 2 minutes’ walk from the LUAS RED line stop (Smithfield).
Maldron Hotel Smithfield
Eircode: D07 RF2Y
Directions from Dublin Airport (12km)
Maldron Hotel Smithfield is located just 12km from Dublin Airport. The hotel is within easy access of the airport and main bus & rail stations and only 2 minutes’ walk from the LUAS stop. Within close proximity to the city centre, tourist attractions, hospitals and Dublin’s legal district it’s a versatile choice.
For your convenience, the multi-storey car-park adjoining Maldron Hotel Smithfield can be accessed from Queen Street and hotel residents receive special discounted parking rates from just €15.00 for 24 hours. Full details here
Taxis are available from the airport, although availability may be limited during peak travel times. Journey time is approx. 30 minutes and you can expect to pay between €25.00 and €30.00 (meter dependant).
Airlink Bus 747 stops on O’Connell Street and it is a 15 minute walk to the hotel. Fares are approx. €10.00 return or €6.00 single for an adult, the journey time is approx. 40 minutes.
Aircoach Route 700 is accessible from Terminal 2 at Dublin Airport, the coach stops on O’Connell Street and it is a 15 minute walk to the hotel. Fares are approx. €12.00 return or €7.00 single for an adult, the journey time is approx. 40 minutes.
For guests driving from Dublin Airport to the hotel, the most direct route is to take the M1 form Dublin Airport following directions for Dublin City Centre. Exit the M1 onto the N1 after 6km and continue for 5.6km. This route will take you onto North King Street (R804) and Maldron Hotel Smithfield will be located on the left hand side.
Car hire is available from Dublin Airport. You can book your car rental online prior to arriving in Dublin Airport with Irish Car Rentals.
Directions from Dublin City Centre – O’Connell Street (2km)
The LUAS RED line Smithfield stop is located just 2 minutes’ walk from the hotel, when you arrive at the Smithfield stop you will see Smithfield square behind you, Maldron Hotel Smithfield is located at the top of the square next to Fresh Supermarket. The LUAS arriving approx. every 10 minutes during peak times. The cost of a single journey is €2.10 for an adult, for more information on timetables check out the LUAS official website. The Smithfield LUAS stop provides easy accesss to the new cross-city LUAS which connects both the RED and GREEN line LUAS.
For guests driving from O’Connell Street to the hotel, the best route is take the R148 which runs west along the river liffey. After 3km turn right onto N1 and continue for 2km before turning left onto North King Street (R804) and Maldron Hotel Smithfield will be located on the left hand side.
Maldron Hotel Smithfield is located on Smithfield Square, Dublin 7. The Smithfield area has undergone extensive renovations over the past number of years where it previously was used as an open market. Since then the area has become home to an array of trendy restaurants, cafes and bars as well as attractions like the Old Jameson Distillery, The Story of the Irish and the Lighthouse Cinema all facing out onto a contemporary open square.
To the east of Smithfield Square is the Four Courts and home to Dublin’s legal district. With the Law Society, the Four Courts and the Criminal Courts right on the door step of the hotel, it provides the business traveller direct access on foot to all of the main legal buildings in Dublin.
To the north of the square is Grangegorman home to Dublin Institute of Technology (DIT) new campus, at present the campus is home to art & design and social science, the remainder of colleges will be moving to the campus in 2017. On completion the campus will hold up to 10,000 students and will be the largest college in Ireland.
At the bottom of the square the LUAS (tram) line stops, this red line serves O’Connell Street, IFSC and the 3 Arena in one direction and Heuston Station, Tallaght and Saggart in the other direction.
There are a number of hospitals located within close proximity of Smithfield including St. James Hospital, Mater Hospital and Charter Medical Clinic.