It is advisable to arrange your accommodation as early as possible.
We have reserved a large number of rooms in UCD's state of the art on-campus accommodation, comprising of ensuite single bedrooms in apartments. The price is 69 euros per night. Rooms must be be booked individually, group bookings will not be accepted.
Please note that booking will close on the 22nd of May. Please click here to book a room.
For more information, please see the Summer at UCD website here.
The following are merely suggestions. Please contact the hotels/guest houses directly to avail of the special conference rate. In addition, do check out Airbnb options.
- Mespil Hotel, Ballsbridge - 15 minutes from UCD by bus: €179 per night with code UCDA310519 by email or phone only: firstname.lastname@example.org
- Clayton Hotel Ballsbridge - 15 minutes from UCD by bus: €209 euros per night
- Buswell's Hotel - city centre: from €209 euros per night
- The Camden Court Hotel – city centre: €205 euros per night
Getting here from the airport
If you are coming from the airport, it is advisable to get a bus to the city centre or to UCD as a taxi could cost up to €45. There is an excellent bus service called the Aircoach which goes from outside the airport arrivals hall to UCD via a number of city centre hotels. The return fare is €16.
Alternatively theAirlink 747 is also a regular aiport transfer bus.
Public transport in Dublin
If you decide to stay in the city centre, the 39a bus will bring you directly into the campus, but there are other buses which will leave you just outside the campus on the opposite side of the road, these include the 46A and the 145.
The Visitor Leap Card is a handy pay-as-you-go smart card for use on all public transport. You can buy a Leap Card straight off the plane in the Dublin Airport Arrivals Hall or in any newsagent, and for less than €20 you can have 72 hours of unlimited travel sorted: https://about.leapcard.ie/leap-visitor-card