Family Accommodation in South Dublin

If you’re planning a family visit to Dublin and want to stay on the south side, then here is a selection of family accommodation in South Dublin for all budgets:

Maldron Hotels Newlands Cross

Maldron Hotels Newlands Cross hotel provides family rooms sleeping up to 2 Adults and 3 children comfortably at affordable prices. The hotel is located at exit 1A off the N7 and is also located in close proximity to the Red Cow Luas stop, Dublin Bus stops and the Airport Hopper stops just outside the hotel. The hotel has a number of family packages available which included passes to Dublin Zoo, along with other Dublin attractions.

Visit their website at, email, phone +353 1 4640 140

Clayton Hotels Dublin

There are 3 Clayton Hotels in South Dublin:

  • Clayton Hotel Leopardstown – Family rooms consist of a queen size double bed, a single bed and a pull out sofa. Baby cribs are available on request. The hotel is close to Imaginosity, Leopardstown Racecourse, Dundrum shopping centre, Dun Laoghaire Pier
  • Clayton Hotel Ballsbridge – The added bonus is that a selection of their Family rooms have one double bed and two bunk beds…making your stay more fun! Other family rooms have 2 double beds or double and single with room for a cot.
  • Clayton Hotel Cardiff Lane – Just steps away from the city’s main attractions, the Clayton Hotel Cardiff Lane also offers a nice pool. Family rooms have 1 double, 1 single and 1 camp bed, accommodating 2 adults and 2 children under 12.

Visit their website at, email, phone 1850 655 855

Clarion Hotel Liffey Valley

The Clarion Hotel in Liffey Valley Dublin is conveniently located close to the M50, the motorway that runs through Dublin. The hotel has family friendly rooms and apartments.

The Clarion is dedicated to catering for younger guests with a children’s swimming pool, kids games and books library, kids tv channels in rooms and a babysitting service. The hotel is affordable and family friendly and regularly runs specials offers on room and apartment rates.

Visit The Clarion Hotel Liffey at, email:, phone: 00 353 1 6258000

Holiday Inn Pearse Street

The Holiday Inn in Pearse Street, Dublin 2 provides family friendly rooms and suites in a great location. Right in the centre of the city, with so much to see and do on the doorstep! Children under 12 stay free in The Holiday Inn making this an attractive and affordable choice for parents. The hotel also provides a babysitting service.

Visit the Holiday Inn Pearse Street at, email:, phone: 00 353 1 6703636

Camden Court Hotel

The Camden Court Hotel in Dublin 2 is another family friendly hotel in a great location. Just a short walk away from St Stephen’s Green in the heart of Dublin, the hotel provides comfortable and affordable family friendly accommodation and leisure facilities. The hotel regularly runs special offers on room rates.

Visit the Camden Court Hotel at, email:, phone: 00 353 1 4759666

The Clarence Hotel

Dublin’s premier boutique hotel located on the banks of the river Liffey. Owned by Bono and The Edge of super group U2! Stylish, modern, sophisticated and family friendly! Extra bed or cot can be added to any room. On arrival kids get a VIP gift and a Clarence Kids Cocktail! Milk and cookies are provided with the turndown service at bedtime. Baby baths and sterilisers are available and there is a babysitting service in the hotel. Baby changing and children menus available in the bar and restaurants.

Visit the Clarence Hotel at, email:, phone : 00 353 1 4070820

The Westin

A luxury hotel in the heart of Dublin. Extra bed or cot can be added to all rooms and there are interconnecting rooms available. There is a Kids Club at The Westin and children are catered for in the leisure facilities and restaurants.

Visit The Westin Hotel at, email:, phone: 00 353 1 6451000

Enjoy your stay in South Dublin!

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This website was created by Jill Holtz and Michelle Davitt, both of whom are mothers of young children. Jill and Michelle decided to create this resource themselves, and launched in 2007.