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Superb Short-Rentals Apartment - Dublin City at Your Fingertips...

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Last updated: 04/13/2017
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  • Minimum stay:5-6 nights
  • Sleeps:6
  • Bedrooms:2
  • Bathrooms:2
  • Property type:Apartment
  • Internet:Yes
  • Pets considered:No
  • Wheel chair accessible:Yes

About the Property

Sleeps 4 to 5+ guests, 2Dbl Bedrooms (1-ensuite); 2 bathrooms; 2 sofabeds

Sleeping 4 to 6 guests, here is a wonderful, fresh, warm and welcoming self-catering Apartment located on Cork Street, superbly easy to move about downtown Dublin from. Everything fully prepared for your stay and kitchen stocked with fresh groceries, you will check into an instant home-from-home on arrival. With 2 double-bedrooms (California Kings or Twin Beds in each), a fold-away single bed for Bedroom #2, and further sofa bed in the Sitting Room, the apartment sleeps 4 to 6 guests overall. Bedroom #1 is en suite with a walk in Shower Cabinet, and the Main Bathroom is complete with standard-size bathtub plus overhead shower. There is full Cable/Satellite TV service and full Wireless Broadband Internet for your use, plus all mod cons and fully equipped kitchen, dishwasher, washing machine, & separate dryer; with private underground parking available for 1 car/SUV. Overall size of the apartment is apx 900sq ft, and we would be so Delighted to warmly welcome you in for this very special time in Dublin City and Ireland.

Minimum stay is 5 to 7 nights, and the standard Weekly Price for 4 persons is euro980/- per week, plus a one-time preps/fresh linens & towels fee of euro150/-, and parking if required at euro45/wk. Failte Ireland /Tourism Ireland approved.

The apartment is located within a private, gated complex on Cork Street - a short walk to the St Patrick's Cathedral and Christ Church Cathedrals quarters of town, where you are genuinely in the heart of Dublin City! Our location is excellent for doing without a car - simply hop onto the regular Dublin City Bus services outside our door and arrive in minutes at Christ Church Cathedral area for the Dublinia Vikings Tour and Burrdock’s, Dublin's famous fish 'n chip shop! Stroll around the corner to Dame Street for rambles through Temple Bar; or cross the street to the beautiful Civic Hall and Dublin Castle (the Chester Beatty Library is located in here). Catch some theatre or comedy at the Olympia Theatre or sip a glass of wine overlooking the cobbled side streets of Lower Temple Bar - music, people & activities all around you. Continue down Dame Street to College Green and Trinity College (the Book of Kells), and then over to the Grafton Street and its wondrous myriad side streets - Wicklow Street, George's Street & George's Arcade, Dawson Street & Dawson Arcade, for an immersion in retail wanderings! At the top of Grafton Street is the busy indoor Stephen's Green shopping center, and to the left is the luxurious Shelbourne Hotel (Afternoon Tea & Intl Newspapers!). Around the corner is Kildare Street & Government Buildings: catch a public session in the Dáil, our House of Parliament, and not to be missed are visits to the excellent National Museum & National Gallery on Kildare Street and Nassau Street.

Back at the Apartment: the Guinness Storehouse & Museum is in glorious view from the bedroom windows! and is just a 3 minute walk away, where you can enjoy an excellent Exhibition, historic tour and of course - the unique taste of Ireland in the Gravity Bar.
Also a short walk away is Francis Street, hub of Dublin’s antiques market, and at the top of this is Thomas Street - National College of Art & Design, and famous Vicar Street Night Club.
The Luas tramline (Red Line) stops at our local ‘Fatima’ station where you can head off into deep inner city quarters of Dublin, in particular fabulous shops & browsing on Henry Street & Jervis Street. Hop off at Heuston Stn to catch the Irish Museum of Modern Art (IMMA Kilmainham); or hop off at Museum stop for the Museum of Ireland Historic Decorative Arts at Collins Barracks; the ancient Fruit & Vegetable Markets at ‘Smithfield’ stop. With many more fascinating museums and galleries throughout the city center and all so accessible from our location on Cork Street. With our useful guides, you will enjoy a wonderful holiday break or business trip in Ireland - in guaranteed style and comfort.

We also prepare a most generous Welcome Basket of fresh groceries to get you started, so no need to worry about immediate grocery shopping on arrival! And there is a busy Corner Shop just below our complex and a superb large Lidl supermarket just across the road.

Travelling nationwide? - simply catch the Luas Tram to Heuston Station which plugs you into a major railway hub - destinations Galway, Limerick, Cork, Sligo... Or continue on the Luas to its terminus at Amiens Street / Connolly Station, and catch mainline trains for Belfast and Derry. Or switch to the local DART Light Rail system for a tour along Dublin's north or south coastlines. Allow for taking lunch in the fishing villages/port of Howth or Dun Laoghaire - these are wonderful full- or half-day trip options...

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Member since: 2008

Speaks: english, All languages
Response time: Within 2 days
Response Rate: 100%
Calendar last updated: 04/13/2017

Property Type

  • Apartment

House Rules

  • Max. occupancy 6
  • Children Welcome
  • Non Smoking Only:

    Outdoor terrace/balcony plus a rooftop garden is available for any smoking. Thank you....moreless

  • Pets Not Allowed

Accommodation Type

  • Vacation Rental


  • Limited Accessibility
  • Wheelchair Accessible

Bedrooms: 2 Bedrooms, Sleeps 6, Beds for 4-6

  • Bedroom 1


  • Bedroom 2


  • Convertible bed(s)


  • King size beds (2) Beds are arranged as california kings, or singly - as requested by guests., Twin or Single Beds (1), Baby Cribs (1) Graco baby/toddler crib/cot available; plus Graco playpen; plus hi-chair., Sleep Sofa or Futons (1) Apartment is equipped with comfortable fold-away single bed....moreless

Bathrooms: 2 Bathrooms

Other Amenities

  • Hop on a bus for easy access to central Dublin: Dame Street, Temple Bar, Trinity College, and Grafton Street. Or 2 min walk to Luas tramline for unique tramride to Jervis Street, Henry Street, and O'Connell Street shopping malls. VIP taxis available in minutes. Visit the Guinness Storehouse museum - just a few streets away for a truly memorable taste of Dublin!...moreless


  • CD Player
  • DVD Player
  • Music Library:

    Nice mix of classical/jazz/rock CDs; interesting library of books; boardgames & playing cards, :)...moreless

  • Satellite / Cable:

    US channels and RTE (Ireland TV) & BBC service; plus Sky 200 (Europe, UK & USA channels)...moreless

  • Stereo
  • VCR
  • Video Library:

    Nice collection of young children's videos: Disney films, etc....moreless


  • Cinemas
  • Health/Beauty Spa
  • Live Theater
  • Museums
  • Restaurants
  • Zoo

Leisure Activities

  • Antiquing
  • Horseback Riding
  • Shopping
  • Sight Seeing

Location Type

  • Monument View
  • Mountain View:

    This bright & airy apartment overlooks a small but charming park with some delightful old Oak Trees. Plus, a nice view of the Dublin/Wicklow mountains....moreless

Sports & Adventure Activities

  • Basketball Court


  • Air Conditioning:

    Floor fans x 2...moreless

  • Broadband Access
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Covered Parking
  • Elevator
  • Garage:

    Private & secure underground car parking slot available....moreless

  • Linens Provided:

    All beds freshly made up with 100% cotton sheets, anti allergy duvets, pillows + pillow cases, fresh bath & hand towels....moreless

  • Parking Off Street
  • Washing Machine:

    Apt equipped with Washing Machine & separate Dryer...moreless

  • Wireless Internet:

    Hi Speed broadband and wireless internet is available in all rooms. Epson Stylus printer DX8400 available for printing/scanning/photocopying....moreless


  • Cooking Utensils
  • Dishwasher
  • Kitchen:

    Fully fitted modern kitchen: all equipment in place for truly enjoyable dining-in....moreless

  • Microwave
  • Refrigerator


  • Balcony:

    Comfortable outdoor terrace with coffee table and 2 chairs....moreless



Write a review 4.8
from 22 traveler reviews
Rental basis: Per property
Dates Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly * Event
Easter & early Springtime!
Apr 1 - Apr 30, 2017
6 night min stay
Mayfly and bright evenings...
May 1 - May 31, 2017
6 night min stay
Beautiful bright evenings, :)
Jun 1 - Jun 30, 2017
5 night min stay
Summer days again -lovely!
Jul 1 - Aug 31, 2017
5 night min stay
Balmy breezes & long evenings
Sep 1 - Oct 31, 2017
5 night min stay
Autumn Russets & Golds...
Nov 1 - Dec 14, 2017
5 night min stay
My Standard Rate
5 night min stay

Additional information about rental rates


  • Housekeeping/Linens $196.95
  • Private Parking $49.24
  • Taxes Not included


A one-time Housekeeping & Preps plus fresh Bed linens & fresh towels Fee of euro180/- overall is required.

Private parking for 1 car is available: euro45/- per week; euro10/nt.

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Last updated: 04/13/2017
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Owner info

Year Purchased: 2010

About the owner: Dear Guests, myself and my family returned to Ireland in recent years having lived overseas ourselves for many years. We enjoyed many worldwide trips & travels over those years, and experienced firsthand the pro’s & con’s of hotels versus short stay apartments. Hotels can be great, but we realised how much we better enjoyed ourselves when we felt thoroughly ‘At Home’ on these travels. Putting all of this into good practice in our beautiful Dublin short-rental option, we are extremely conscious of always offering this pleasure to the weary traveller – a wonderful and welcoming home-from-home environment! Working hard on the things that count – including fresh, luxurious bed linens & duvets and beds fully made up, fridge freshly stocked with Useful Food Items, and our useful local guides - you can quickly settle in and get going with the many wonderful activities, explorations and small adventures awaiting you on a visit to Ireland, including lively engagement with everyone you meet on your tips and tours...

Why the Owner Chose Merchants Quay, Dublin, Ireland:
Dublin is a Wonderful town to visit! - a bustling international city sitting on a river & bay between beautiful Howth and Dun Laoghaire Pier. There are many activities and events running all over town making for a great sense of things to be done and people on the move. Downtown is a great atmosphere amongst thousands of locals and international visitors and OUR LOCATION IS EXCELLENT for being at the heart of all of this, offering quick & easy access to all the fun, yet a wonderful and calm respite from all the busy-ness. With many festivals and activities throughout the year, Dublin is alive with restaurants, cafe-bars and of course! – its unique array of cosy, warm traditional Irish pubs where a hot fire, fresh Guinness, live music and the chat always awaits you...

The Unique Benefits at this Apartment:
Ease of transporting yourself around the city center; Excellent location of Grocery Store and large Lidl Supermarket so close by; Location of Taxi Company Bookings Office at ground floor level (VIP Taxis); Excellent public transport services on Cork Street on either bus services or on the Luas Tram line (our tram stop is ‘Fatima’); Excellent WiFi broadband / Internet access & Cable TV in the Apartment; Everything superbly fresh & clean with Top Quality bed linens and furnishings for your stay; Peaceful and quiet bedrooms located to the back of the apartment, overlooking the ground floor courtyard & pleasant gardens, with the Guinness Storehouse in full view from bedroom windows! Very comfortable relaxing 'at home’ whenever you need...

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Speaks: english, All languages
Response time: Within 2 days
Response Rate: 100%
Calendar last updated: 04/13/2017

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  • Overview - Span of Living Room/Dining Room...

    Overview - Span of Living Room/Dining Room...

  • Hallway & Corridor to Kitchen/Sitting Room/Dining Room...

    Hallway & Corridor to Kitchen/Sitting Room/Dining Room...

  • Ensuite Bathroom

    Ensuite Bathroom

  • Main Bathroom

    Main Bathroom

  • View from Sitting Room, overlooking beautiful ancient Oak trees...

    View from Sitting Room, overlooking beautiful ancient Oak trees...

  • Outside Cafe Terrace, overlooking Cork Street...

    Outside Cafe Terrace, overlooking Cork Street...

  • Dining Area

    Dining Area

  • Superbly equiped Kitchen

    Superbly equiped Kitchen

  • Bedroom #1, ensuite. Twins or California King...

    Bedroom #1, ensuite. Twins or California King...

  • Bedroom #2, Twins or California King...

    Bedroom #2, Twins or California King...

  • Continuation of internal corridor to Bedrooms at back of apartment...

    Continuation of internal corridor to Bedrooms at back of apartment...

  • Our generous Welcome Basket of Groceries always ready for you...

    Our generous Welcome Basket of Groceries always ready for you...

  • Our bowl of fresh fruit - always there for you...

    Our bowl of fresh fruit - always there for you...

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This listing was first published here in 2008.

Date last modified - Wednesday, April 26, 2017

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