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Liam Travers

Member since: 2010
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Speaks english

Wonderfully restored Victorian house with several apartments just 10 min to city

Bedrooms Studio
Property type studio
Minimum Stay 2 - 3 nights


Photos and Description of the Arran Quay vacation studio rental

Selection of larger family apartments and smaller studios, excellent rates

All of our apartments have been named after famous Irish authors or poets which gives each apartment its own individual personality and gives guests the chance to experience the what it must have been like to live in a Victorian house many years ago.

We have just completed work on our W.B. Yeats and studio apartments and have restored them to some of their former glory with original features such as the marble fireplaces, coving and a beautiful bay window overlooking Dublin city and mountains.

There is a double bed (Murphy bed) and sleeps 2 comfortably.

The James Joyce is located on the ground floor and has the same beautiful features such as the high ceilings, coving and marble fireplaces. This apartment sleeps 6 with 2 double beds in the main bedroom and a pull down sofa bed in the living area for 2 also which means it can sleep 6 in total.

The Samuel Beckett was our first apartment that we developed and has a more modern feel to it but provides every comfort and convenience that you would expect of a luxury holiday let. There is a double and a single bed in the main bedroom and a double pull down sofa bed in the main living area which allows for a total of 5 people to sleep comfortably.

Our Molly Malone studio sleeps 2/3 people comfortably and is the ideal location for exploring the city of Dublin. There is a double bed and a pull down sofa bed that's suitable for 1 person.

The kitchen is fully equipped and there is free WiFi. There is TV/DVD as well as a power shower in the bathroom.

There is a fully equipped kitchen in every apartment and dining area that will cater for all guests and the bathrooms are spacious and modern. For anyone considering an extended stay they can be guaranteed to enjoy all the comforts of home. A cot can be provided upon request.

These apartments have been lovingly restored to a very high degree while retaining a lot of the original features to provide a classic and extremely luxurious stay. All are luxury apartments with all the comforts of home.

It is a wonderful location close to all the attractions and sights while being a relaxing bright and spacious apartment to come home to at the end of the day.

The apartment is in a beautiful large red brick Victorian building on a tree lined street.

Within easy reach of the famous Temple bar area as well as the fabulous restaurants, museums, parks, Trinity College and Library, Farmleigh House and of course shopping that Dublin has to offer.

Easy walk to numerous bus stops and train stations that will connect you with the Luas which will connect you with all of Dublin. There are also a number of great restaurants and pubs within a 10 minute walk from the apartment which we can highly recommend.

You can visit a local pub called the Cobblestone just a short walk away that provides traditional Irish music for your entertainment and is a great night out.

We provide a welcome pack with the basics such as bread and milk etc to get you on your feet.

There is a major supermarket within a 5 minute walk so you will never run out of essentials. All mod cons are provided and there is linen and towels freshly laundered for your use.

For anyone considering exploring Ireland further there is a car hire company close by and Heuston Station is approx 15-20 minute walk.

The famous Guinness Storehouse is close at hand as well as the Jameson Distillery both of which run tours regularly and are worth a visit. Dublin is also renowned for it's famous Temple bar area for entertainment which is a bus ride away. For art lovers the Irish Museum of Modern Art is 15 minutes away and the National Museum of Ireland is 10 minutes away.

Trinity College, Kilmainham Gaol, Ryan's Victorian Pub, St. Patricks Cathedral, are just some other of the many wonderful attractions that are available.

For a small fee we can provide an airport transfer if requested and for anyone hiring a car there is free on street parking right outside the house.

All utilities and WiFi are included in the price also.

We hope we have provided enough information here for you but please don't hesitate to contact us if you need any further details.

Please check out our website for reviews from previous guests.

More Details
  • children welcome
  • non smoking only
  • pets not allowed
  • wheelchair inaccessible
Liam Travers (Owner)
Member since: 2010
Call Owner
Speaks english


Nearest Airport
9 Kilometres
Nearest Barpub
1 Kilometres
Hanlon's Corner, Cobblestone for Trad music
Nearest Ferry
3 Kilometres
Dublin port
Nearest Train
1 Kilometres
Heuston Station
Nearest Motorway
1 Kilometres
N2, N4, M1, M50
Nearest Restaurant
1 Kilometres
L Mulligan Bistro
Nearest Beach
12 Kilometres
Car: not necessary

We are located just 10 minutes from the city centre and have an excellent public transport service right outside the front door.

There is a major supermarket just 3 minutes walk away as well as a pharmacy, bakery, butchers, medical centre and a laundromat for guests that need this facility.

There are cafes, pubs and restaurants all within easy walking distance (max 10 minutes) and one pub in particular plays traditional Irish music nightly and has to be visited during your stay. It's an old Irish pub and people gather nightly to play here. Not to be missed!

There are also excellent restaurants so if you don't want to cook you could pop into L. Mulligan's Bistro (check out the review it got in the NY Times), Plan B, Cucina, My Thai and various cafes for that all important cup of coffee and chat.

We have eaten in all of these establishments and we couldn't fault any of them so rest assured that you won't be disappointed.

If you plan on eating in the city then it's only a short bus ride or walk to find a wealth of restaurants and places to eat that will take your breath away. The quality and standard of food in Dublin not to mention the variety is second to none so there really is something for everyone.

There are also some takeaways nearby so if you don't want to cook or if you don't want to venture out this is an option also.

Following is a list of the some of the sights you would enjoy in Dublin.

All are within easy reach of our property and while there are many more than listed here we thought we would give you some to start with.

Top 10 sights close to our apartment

1. Phoenix Park - Europe's largest urban park and houses Dublin Zoo is just a 10 minute walk

2. Guinness Storehouse - 20 minutes

3. Trinity College - Houses the famous and beautiful Book of Kells is only 10 minutes by bus

4. The National Botanic Gardens - 15 minute by bus

5. The National Gallery of Ireland - 15 minute by bus

6. Farmleigh House - also in the Phoenix Park which is a 10 minute walk

7.St. Patrick's Cathedral - 15 minutes by bus

8. National Museum of Ireland - 15 minutes by bus

9. Kilmainham Gaol - 15 minutes by bus

10. Jameson Distillery - 10 minutes walk

These are only some of the wonderful sights that are on our doorstep.

Each apartment has information on the fantastic things to do and see while in Dublin and of course we are happy to recommend other things to see and do while you are here.

Excellant tourist offices are also dotted throughout the city which can provide information on day trips, tours and other excursions that might be of interest.

Finally we want to assure you that we take great pride in our house and our apartments. We are committed to providing a quality stay and I have personally restored the apartments myself over the last 5 years.

Cleanliness and value for money are our priority and we aim to provide each guest with wonderful memories of a holiday in Dublin in a wonderful restored Victorian house.

We look forward to meeting you.


Rates & Availability

Rental Rates for this vacation studio rental in Arran Quay, Ireland

Rental Basis:
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Rate Period Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly Event
Oct 7 2016 - Oct 31 2016
2 night minimum stay
Nov 1 2016 - Nov 30 2016
3 night minimum stay
Dec 1 2016 - Dec 19 2016
3 night minimum stay
Dec 20 2016 - Jan 3 2017
3 night minimum stay
Jan 4 2017 - Jan 31 2017
3 night minimum stay
Feb 1 2017 - Feb 28 2017
3 night minimum stay
Mar 1 2017 - Mar 10 2017
3 night minimum stay
Mar 11 2017 - Mar 21 2017
3 night minimum stay
MARCH 2017
Mar 22 2017 - Mar 31 2017
3 night minimum stay
APRIL & MAY 2017
Apr 1 2017 - May 31 2017
3 night minimum stay
Jun 1 2017 - Aug 31 2017
3 night minimum stay
Sep 1 2017 - Oct 31 2017
3 night minimum stay
Nov 1 2017 - Nov 30 2017
3 night minimum stay
Dec 1 2017 - Dec 19 2017
3 night minimum stay
Dec 20 2017 - Jan 3 2018
3 night minimum stay
My Standard Rate
3 night minimum stay

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We accept payment by bank transfer or by Paypal (3.9% surcharge for this method)
25% is required as a deposit and the balance is payable 6 weeks before the arrival date.

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Accommodation and Amenities for this vacation studio rental in Arran Quay, Ireland

Property Type:
  • studio
  • floor 3
Building Type:
  • house
  • Guests provide their own meals
Floor Area:
  • 20 sq. ft.
Location Type:
  • Downtown ...
  • Budget
  • Romantic
  • Clothes Dryer ...
  • Fireplace ...
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating
  • Internet
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room ...
  • Parking ...
  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine ...
  • Coffee Maker ...
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Kitchen ...
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Refrigerator ...
  • Stove
  • Toaster
  • Child's Highchair
  • Dining ...
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 2 people
  • 1 Bathroom
  • Bathroom 1 - toilet , shower
  • Bathroom with shower Towels provided Hairdryer provided
  • Studio, Sleeps 2
  • Bedroom 1 - 1 double , Murphy bed that pulls down from the wall.
  • Double Murphy bed. Pulls down easily from the wall Bed linen provided
  • Satellite / Cable
  • Television
  • children welcome
  • non smoking only
  • pets not allowed
  • wheelchair inaccessible
  • botanical garden
  • churches
  • cinemas
  • festivals
  • health/beauty spa
  • library
  • museums
  • playground
  • restaurants
  • ruins
  • synagogues
  • zoo
Leisure Activities:
  • gambling casinos
  • outlet shopping
  • scenic drives
  • shopping
  • sight seeing
  • walking
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • laundromat
  • massage therapist
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cycling
  • fishing
  • golf
  • hiking
  • sailing
This is a strictly non smoking building. We can provide an airport transfer for a fee upon request. Please enquire if you would like more information. All utilities, Wifi and on street parking is included in the price