Looking for a hotel near the 3Arena? Look no further than Maldron Hotel Smithfield. The 3Arena is a stunning, state of the art entertainment venue, which makes it the most popular concert venue in Ireland. It is located on the Docklands in Dublin and has been in operation since 2008 when it was opened as the 02 Arena. The venue was built on the site of the former Point Theatre, was also a music venue but had a smaller capacity compared to the 3Arena. The point theatre operated from 1988 to 2007. During this time thousands of events and concerts took place giving a nostalgic feel to the site. The 3Arena is best accessed by the LUAS which you can take from Smithfield square. Our hotel is near the 3Arena, 45 minute walk, or 25 minutes by Luas or 15 minutes by car.