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Superb Short-Rentals Apartment - Dublin City at your fingertips...

Bedrooms 2
Property type apartment
Minimum Stay 3 - 5 nights


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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More Details

Cathy Morgan, Your Time in Ireland SR
Member since: 2008
Speaks: english, All languages
Response time:
Within a day
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Calendar last updated:
January 12, 2018

About Cathy Morgan, Your Time in Ireland SR

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...

Cathy Morgan, Your Time in Ireland SR purchased this apartment in 2010

Why Cathy Morgan, Your Time in Ireland SR chose Merchants Quay

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...

What makes this apartment unique

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...


Merchants Quay Apartment Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • apartment
House Rules:
  • Check-in: 2:30 PM / Check-out: 10:30 AM
  • Max. occupancy: 6
  • children welcome
  • pets not allowed
  • non smoking only ...
Location Type:
  • Monument View
  • Mountain View ...
  • Air Conditioning ...
  • Broadband Access
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Covered Parking
  • Elevator
  • Garage ...
  • Linens Provided ...
  • Parking Off Street
  • Washing Machine ...
  • Wireless Internet ...
  • Cooking Utensils
  • Dishwasher
  • Kitchen ...
  • Microwave
  • Refrigerator
  • 2 Bathrooms
  • Bathroom 1 -
    Bathroom 2 -
  • 2 Bedrooms, Sleeps 6
  • 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.
  • CD Player
  • DVD Player
  • Music Library ...
  • Satellite / Cable ...
  • Stereo
  • VCR
  • Video Library ...
  • Balcony ...
  • limited accessibility
  • wheelchair accessible
  • cinemas
  • health/beauty spa
  • live theater
  • museums
  • restaurants
  • zoo
Leisure Activities:
  • antiquing
  • horseback riding
  • shopping
  • sight seeing
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • basketball court
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!


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Superb Short-Rentals Apartment - Dublin City at your fingertips...
average rating of 4.7826085 based on 23 reviews

Very cozy & clean

  • 4 of 5

The apartment was located very close to buses that took you to downtown Dublin in minutes. A lovely welcome basket with fruit, bread, eggs, sausages & more were provided so that we didn't have to rush out to get groceries right away. Would definitely stay here again.

  • Submitted: Jul 20, 2017
  • Stayed: July 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Great apartment-Great location!

  • 5 of 5

This is the second time we have rented from this owner, and we have been very happy with both properties. This apartment in Dublin is in a great location for seeing the sites. We took a short cab ride to the City Center, and cabs were easy to find right outside the apartment complex. Bus service is also available right outside the complex. This apartment is spacious with 2 large bedrooms and 2 bathrooms. We liked the sitting room with its large window overlooking a small park. The apartment is inside a secured complex, so we felt very safe during our stay. Both Lidl and Centra have stores right outside the complex which were very convenient for our needs. Upon arrival, we were greeted by a very nice young man who showed us around the property and provided us with keys and information about the apartment. The owner provides everything you will need; truly a home away from home. A large basket of groceries including fruit, bread, milk and butter were in the apartment upon our arrival; a very nice touch after our long flight. This is a great home base for touring the city of Dublin.

  • Submitted: Apr 5, 2017
  • Stayed: March 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Georgetown, TX

We enjoyed the property very much.

  • 4 of 5

Overall everything went as planned and expected. The apartment was neat and clean, well maintained and conveniently located. Our only issue was after returning late from our 12 hour tours and evening music shows, there was no hot water for a shower. There was always hot water in the mornings but forget taking a shower if you have been away all day and return after 11 pm. The local grocery store is handy and we appreciated the food that was purchased for our use. The basket and fruit tray were a helpful addition and a much enjoyed plus. We recommend you visit the new Cafe du Jour Cork St, exactly below the apartment on street level. Say hello to Jamal, Zak and Ali for us, the coffee, mocha and bakery items are tasty! And I really enjoyed the Chicken Curry and rice dish they served for lunch. If I return to Dublin, I would want to stay at Cork Street Apsrtments once again.

  • Submitted: Mar 13, 2017
  • Stayed: March 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you so much for these useful comments, deeply appreciated. On the lack of hot water, we are very surprised. Could we advise that - as explained in our Welcome Basket Info Guide to the Apartment - Item #7 explains to guests the importance of using the Boost Hot Water fall-back - so helpful if they have depleted the Start of Day hot water supply - 500 litres of delightful hot water from early morning. This Boost Switch is located beside the large Water Tank in the Store Room, and has never failed us or our guests in the past. We are so sorry to learn that these guests missed reading this advice in our Apt Guide - and we implore all future guests - don't hesitate, send us a brief text query and we can quickly solve any such mysteries. This missing hot water could have easily been explained - it is important to us that your comfort level is always secure, :).
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Absolute Perfection

  • 5 of 5

My friends and I stayed here while in Dublin for St. Patrick's Day last week(2016). Liz was extremely nice and friendly. Never ran out of things to do. If you needed to take a break the apartment was fantastic to recuperate for your next adventure. I will for sure go back to Dublin and hopefully this place will be available. You can see St. Patrick's Cathedral from the balcony! A beautiful apartment for a beautiful city.

  • Submitted: Mar 22, 2016
  • Stayed: March 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Clinton, Ontario Canada

Perfect spot!

  • 5 of 5

It's hard to communicate what a wonderful stay we had the Cork St apartment. We were visiting Dublin find a place to live for our daughter who is starting her studies at Trinity College Dublin. As stressful as the room and house hunt was, it was so wonderful to come back to our apartment to unwind, eat and rest.

From the start Liz was so helpful to get us started in all of her recommendations of places to check out and things to do. We knew we had someone we could call at anytime if we had any trouble during our stay in Dublin.

It was clean and spacious plus close to groceries and public transportation. Although we did rent a car for some out of the city sightseeing it really wasn't necessary for getting around in Dublin. It was also nice to know the car was safe in underground parking.

I would not hesitate to stay here again nor would I hesitate to give my full recommendation.

  • Submitted: Sep 7, 2015
  • Stayed: August 2015
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Delightful stay

  • 5 of 5

We spent a week in this delightful apartment while visiting Dublin. It was perfect for our family of 3. Liz welcomed us to the apartment, and provided a goodie basket of foods that got us through several meals. The apartment was clean and spacious, just as advertised. We loved coming back from sightseeing and having the spacious living room to relax in. Having the washer in the apartment helped also, since we didn't have to pack as much. The grocery stores were very convenient. We walked, used taxis and the luaus to get around. I had a bit of a learning curve to deal with the stove, the washer and the hot water heater, but we muddled through. It is a gated facility, with keys required to enter the apartment areas, and the building itself. I would definitely recommend this property.

  • Submitted: Jun 18, 2015
  • Stayed: May 2015
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Nearest Point of Interest
Christ Church Cathedral
Nearest Point of Interest
Heuston Station
Nearest Point of Interest
Luas Tramline stop (Fatima stop)
Nearest Point of Interest
St Patrick's Cathedral
Nearest Point of Interest
Grafton Street - Main shopping street


Rates & Availability

Taxes and fees are additional

Additional information about rental rates

Housekeeping/Linens $238.27
Private Parking, if reqd $67.2

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.

Owner's Cancellation Policy

  • Canceled bookings will not receive a refund

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