Details of convenient local hotels and guesthouses are listed below

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Hotels – onsite / walking distance

The Royal Marine Hotel & Spa (4*)

Distance from DojoCon Venue: on-site
Address (click to see map): Marine Road, Dun Laoghaire
Phone: +353 1 2300030
Special Rates: (call/email hotel and mention DojoCon)
Rates are €149 for a double room for B&B, €139 for a single room;
Valid to midnight on Friday 9 September; no guarantee of price or availability after this date.
Wifi: Free
Information: Occupying both a modern building and an ornate 19th-century structure with marble columns and a carved wooden staircase, this grand hotel is a 4-minute walk from Dun Laoghaire train station (providing commuter services to central Dublin) and 5 minutes from Dun Laoghaire Harbour.

Posh rooms and suites come with free WiFi, air-conditioning and minifridges. Many have sea views and free-standing tubs.

Dining options include an all-day bistro serving classic Irish cuisine, 3 bars and a lounge. Other amenities include a heated indoor pool, gym and sauna, as well as event/conference facilities. There’s also a 9-room spa (thermal suite is free; treatments carry a fee). Parking is free.


The Haddington Hotel (3*)

Distance from DojoCon Venue: 4 mins walk to Royal Marine
Address (click to see map): 9-12 Haddington Terrace, Adelaide Rd, Dun Laoghaire
Phone: +353 1 2801810
Special Rates: (call/email hotel and mention CoderDojo Conference)

Standard Singles  €75.00 per night B&B

Standard double/twin €105.00 per night B&B

Standard triple €135.00 per night B&B

Family room prices on request depending on number of children.

Wifi: Free
Information: Overlooking Dublin Bay, this laid-back, 19th-century hotel is a 6-minute walk from Dun Laoghaire Train Station (for frequent services to Dublin city centre), 11 minutes from Dun Laoghaire ferryport, and 13.4 km from central Dublin.

Colourful, modern rooms come with flat-screen TVs and free WiFi. Many have sea views.

There’s a contemporary Italian restaurant with outdoor seating and an international wine list. Other amenities include a garden with picnic tables, and a cozy lobby with a fireplace.


Hotels – up to 10/15 minutes drive; public transport options available 

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Rochestown Lodge Hotel & Spa (3*)

Distance from DojoCon Venue: < 10 mins by car/taxi, 15 mins by bus
Address (click to see map): Rochestown Avenue, Dun Laoghaire
Phone: +353 1 285 3555
Special Rates: (When booking, please request the ‘Coderdojo Conference Rates’).
Twin Room (2 persons sharing) per night: Room only €100, B&B €110
Quadruple Room (sleeps 4, 1 king bed, 2 singles) per night: Room Only €150, B&B €180
Family Room (family of 5; main bedroom with double and single bed, with an interconnecting twin room) per night: Room only €150, B&B €180
Wifi: Free
Information: Bright rooms and suites come with satellite TV, free WiFi and desks. Room service is available.

Free full Irish breakfast is served in a casual all-day dining room. There’s also a sports bar offering traditional pub fare and live music on the weekends.

Guests enjoy free parking, free high speed WiFi and complementary access to our Leisure Club which includes a 15m deck pool, Jacuzzi, steam room and sauna, along with a fully equipped gym. Children are permitted in the pool up to 7pm in the evening. Swimming hats must be worn in the pool and are available to buy from the Leisure Club reception.

Bus to the Royal Marine Hotel costs approximately €3.


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Fitzpatrick Castle Hotel (4*) (SOLD OUT)

Distance from DojoCon venue: 12 mins approx. by car/taxi, 20 mins by bus
Address (click to see map): Killiney Hill Rd, Killiney/Dalkey
Phone: +353 1 230 5400
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Wifi: Free


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Talbot Hotel Stillorgan (4*)

Distance from DojoCon venue: 14 mins approx. by car/taxi; 30 mins by bus
Address (click to see map): Stillorgan Road, Stillorgan
Phone: +353 1 200 1800
Special Rates: Bed & Breakfast: €149 for a single room, €159 for a twin room.
Wifi: Free
Information: Talbot Hotel Stillorgan is a four star Failte Ireland and AA accredited hotel situated at Stillorgan on the periphery of South Dublin City.  Conveniently located near Dundrum Shopping Centre, the RDS and Dun Laoghaire Port. Travelling to the hotel from Dublin Airport, the Aircoach stops directly outside the hotel on the N11/Stillorgan Road. The Hotel also runs a complimentary shuttle service for guests of the hotel to local areas and the city centre.
Each of the 150 air conditioned modern hotel bedrooms are relaxed and inviting and offer everything that you would expect from a four star hotel including free WiFi internet throughout the hotel & free car parking. With State of the Art Meeting & Event Facilities, an Award Winning Restaurant, Traditional Bar, Luxurious Day Spa & Gym.


Radisson Hotel Stillorgan (4*)

Distance from DojoCon venue: 13 mins approx. by car/taxi; 30 mins by bus
Address (click to see map): Stillorgan Road, Stillorgan
Phone: +353 1 218 6000
Rates: From €194.00 B&B single occupancy and €204.00 B&B double occupancy per room per night in a Standard Deluxe Guest room. Note: “Rates are changing on a daily basis and are subject to availability”.
Wifi: Free
Information: Set in a 16th-century Georgian mansion surrounded by lush gardens, this upscale hotel is 16 km from Dublin International Airport.
Plush rooms and suites feature free Wi-Fi, desks and lounge chairs, plus tea and coffeemaking equipment and 24-hour room service. Upgraded rooms include free breakfast and Nespresso machines, while suites add separate living rooms and balconies.

Dining options include an upscale Italian restaurant and a lounge with grill-style fare and seating in a Victorian sunroom. Additional amenities include a spa, an exercise room and a business center, as well as meeting rooms.


Hotels – 15/20 minutes drive; public transport options available 

Clayton Hotel Leopardstown (3*)

Distance from DojoCon venue: 18 mins approx. by car/taxi; 30 mins by bus
Address (click to see map): Central Park, Leopardstown
Phone: +353 1 293 5000
Special Rates: (Call/email hotel & mention CoderDojo conference) 
€99.00 Bed & Breakfast Single Occupancy
€109.00 Bed & Breakfast Double/Twin Occupancy
Wifi: Free and fast
Information:  The Clayton Hotel, Leopardstwon is a modern, informal hotel, just off the M50 and N11 on the N31 Leopardstown road. The green line Central Park Luas stop 2 minutes away provides quick access to the city centre, Cherrywood and surrounding area.
Central Park, Leopardstown Racecourse and Sandyford Industrial Estate are all less than one kilometer from the hotel. Dundrum Shopping Centre is 4.6 km away and can be reached via tram.
Clayton Hotel offers state-of-the-art meeting facilities and free internet access. Parking is available onsite at an extra cost. It has recently launched a fully equipped mini-gym facility.
Clayton Hotel has its Brasserie Restaurant and Bookmakers Bar, which has an excellent local reputation. Its bright, open lounge has a south-facing sun deck overlooking the mountains.


Beacon Hotel Sandyford (4*)

Distance from DojoCon venue: 18 mins approx. by car/taxi; 45 mins by public transport
Address (click to see map): Beacon Court, Blackthorn Road, Sandyford
Phone: +353 1 291 5000
Special Rates: (*book under reference “CoderDojo”)
Including full Irish breakfast, wifi, fitness room & parking
Friday night: 
Superior Queen Room: 1 person €165, 2 people €175; King Deluxe Room €205
Saturday night: Superior Queen Room: 1 person €205, 2 people €215; King Deluxe Room €245
Friday + Saturday (2 nights): Superior Queen Room: 1 person €310, 2 people €330; King Deluxe Room €390
*Guests booking using the Coderdojo reference must provide credit card details at the time of booking- they may also cancel their booking up to 30 days prior without charge. Any cancellation made after this period is charged at the full rate.
Wifi: Free
Information: The boutique Beacon hotel featuring stylish bedrooms with bathrooms designed by Philippe Starck. In Sandyford, just off the M50, the Beacon Hotel has a My Thai Restaurant.
Huge bedrooms feature deep baths, power showers and White Company toiletries. With large beds, rooms also include flat-screen TVs, work desks and mini-bars.
Enjoy dinner in the award-winning My Thai restaurant at The Beacon, followed by cocktails in the stylish and sleek Crystal Bar.
With fantastic interior design, the Beacon is adorned with artwork by Siobhán McDonald. There are specially commissioned art pieces, like the 4-poster bed in reception, throughout the hotel.
Dundrum city centre is a 10-minute walk and has a large shopping centre and a luxury 12-screen cinema. Free parking is available at the Beacon and there is a Luas tram stop a 10 minute walk away.

Bed & Breakfast / Guesthouses within walking distance (approx. nightly rates quoted)

Lynden B&B

Distance from DojoCon venue: 6 minutes walk to Royal Marine Hotel
Address (click to see map): 2 Mulgrave Terrace
Phone: + 353 1 2806404
Special Rates: €35 per person
Wifi: Free wifi
Information:  Owners are CoderDojo fans, with a mentor in the family!

A 6-minute walk from waterfront dining, this low-key B&B in a traditional 1860 home with its original ornate ceilings is an 8-minute walk from Dun Laoghaire Shopping Centre’s indoor mall.

Classically designed rooms with private bathrooms feature modest furnishings and traditional decor with TVs and coffeemaking equipment. Some rooms have antique-style furnishings and family rooms are available.

Breakfasts are served at a shared table in the Victorian-style dining room.

Car parking.

Mulgrave Lodge

Distance from DojoCon venue: 4 minutes walk to Royal Marine Hotel
Address (click to see map): 47 Mulgrave Street, Dun Laoghaire
Phone: + 353 1 280 1664
Rates: Approx. €80 per double room B&B
Wifi: Free
Information: With full Irish breakfasts and free Wi-Fi, this family-run B&B is located in the centre of Dun Laoghaire. Dublin is a 20-minute drive away, and the DART rail station is a 5-minute walk from the Lodge.

Rooms at Mulgrave Lodge all feature a private bathroom with free toiletries and a hairdryer. There is a TV with cable channels, along with free tea and coffee facilities.

Cooked breakfasts are served in the bright and airy dining room each day. A continental buffet selection is available, including homemade bread, juices, and fresh fruits.

Free parking is provided.


Distance from DojoCon Venue: 8 minutes walk to Royal Marine Hotel
Address (click to see map): 15 Clarinda Park North, Dun Laoghaire
Phone: 00353 1 2808301
Rates – Friday 21st October:

Family Rooms – 2 Adults and 3 Children per room.€150 per room per night. En-suite and includes full Irish Breakfast.

Wifi: Free
Information:  Ferry House Bed & Breakfast is just 10 minutes’ walk from the ferry port at Dun Laoghaire. This traditional, family-run property is set in a Victorian house.

The house was built in 1860 and maintains original features including high, corniced ceilings and spacious rooms. The rooms at Ferry House Bed & Breakfast offer classic design and come with heating, a TV and a private bathroom.  Family rooms are available.

Breakfast is served in a bright dining room.


Ophira guesthouse is closed during October

Accommodation in Dun Laoghaire