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HOTEL NEAR MERRION SQUARE AND GRAND CANAL IN DUBLIN O’Callaghan Alexander Hotel is located on the corner of Merrion Square; Grand Canal, Trinity College, the RDS, Dublins Convention Centre, Government Buildings, Aviva Stadium are all located within walking distance from the hotel. Ideally placed for business districts of the Financial services and many of Dublins main cultural and shopping areas. It is easily accessable from all modes of transport and is just 20 minutes from Dublin International Airport.

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The hotel is located 15kms from Dublin International Airport or approximately 20 minutes by taxi travelling at off peak times.

Via Airlink (between 30 – 60 minutes):

The Airlink 757 serves the south side of Dublin City, and goes as far as Camden (Charlotte Way and Harcourt Street), with stops at Grand Canal Dock, Pearse Street, Merrion Square, St. Stephen’s Green, Earlsfort Terrace and Adelaide road. There is a stop beside the Alexander Hotel – just ask your driver if you don’t know the area. Buses are every 20 minutes and tickets are €6 for a single or €10 return. View timetable here.

Via Taxi: (20 – 45 minutes depending on time of day)

There is a taxi rank at the airport just outside the main door of Terminal 1 and Terminal 2. You can easily get a taxi from here at day or night and it will cost approximately €25.00/€30.00 depending on traffic.

Via Car: (20 – 45 minutes depending on time of day)

You can travel via the city centre or the toll bridge. At peak times we recommend going via the toll.


What’s On near the Alexander

Find out what to do in Dublin and what events not to miss during your stay at The Alexander Hotel. Dublin boasts a range of cultural events, conferences, concerts and shows all year round. See below some upcoming events which are of interest close by to the Alexander in the coming months.