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Here on the corner of Dorset Street and North Circular Road, it was once an important thoroughfare connecting ancient Dublin to the north. Now one of the capital’s most budding neighbourhoods, it is our hub for creative types, brimming with artisanal cafes, pop-up galleries, and local eateries.

Explore Dublin’s northside culture through the lens of the vanguards that shape it. Our Neighbourhood Guide offers a local’s perspective on where to dine, drink, shop, experience live music, art, and sport.

The Big Tree

Established in 1543, the Big Tree is one of the oldest pubs in the city of Dublin. Located on Dorset Street and just next door to DUBLIN ONE, the Big Tree is close to Dublin City’s main O’Connell Street, as well as just a 5-minute walk from Croke Park Stadium so you can enjoy the match with a perfectly poured pint.

Tuck into hearty homemade meals daily. Using the very best of local ingredients the team are passionate about serving you the very best wholesome meals. Stay a little longer and immerse yourself with live modern Irish music, each Friday, Saturday, and Bank Holiday Sundays from 9:30pm – 11:30pm.


Phibsborough (also spelled Phibsboro) is located just 1.3km from DUBL!N ONE Hotel north of the city center. It is bounded by the Royal Canal to the north, the River Tolka to the east, and the neighborhoods of Cabra and Grangegorman to the west and south. Phibsborough has a rich cultural history, with notable landmarks such as Dalymount Park (a historic soccer stadium), the Bohemian Football Club, and the Phibsborough Tower (a distinctive tower block).

Phibsborough is also well-connected to the rest of Dublin, with numerous bus routes and the Phibsborough stop on the Luas tram line.

O’Connell Street

The heart of Dublin City Centre, O’Connell Street runs just north of the River Liffey. Lined with monuments, O’Connell Street is home to a wealth of history. The street is also used as the main route of Dublin’s St. Patrick’s Day Parade.

DUBLIN ONE is just a short walk to O’Connell St, giving you access to culture, history and some of Dublin’s best shopping streets.

National Botanic Gardens

The National Botanic Gardens in Dublin are located in Glasnevin, just three kilometres from Dublin City Centre, and are famous for the exquisitely restored historic glasshouses. It is an oasis of calm and beauty and entry is free.

Within a 10 minute drive, the National Botanic Gardens are a must see when you stay at DUBLIN ONE.


Drumcondra is only 1.1km from DUBL!N ONE Hotel there are excellent transport links and is home to a vibrant community of shops, restaurants, and pubs.

Drumcondra is known for its Georgian architecture, with many fine examples of this style of building located throughout the area. It is also home to a number of notable landmarks, including the Croke Park Stadium, which is the headquarters of the Gaelic Athletic Association (GAA) and the largest sports stadium in Ireland. Other landmarks include the Botanic Gardens, the National Museum of Ireland and the Glasnevin Cemetery, which is the final resting place of many of Ireland’s most famous historical figures.

Abbey Theatre

One of Ireland’s leading cultural institutions is The Abbey Theatre. Created by visionaries The Abbey Theatre effectively and imaginatively engages through ambitious and courageous productions to tell the whole Irish story.


The 3Arena is one of Dublin’s top music venues.An indoor amphitheatre located at North Wall Quay in the Dublin Docklands in Dublin with over 13,000 seats. With world class acoustics it is a state of the art entertainment venue.

Easily accessible from DUBLIN ONE, you can walk,get public transport or drive to your next gig at the 3Arena.

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