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

Merchants Quay, Dublin, Ireland
  • Apartment1100 sqft
  • Bedrooms2
  • Sleeps6
  • Bathrooms2
  • Half Baths0
  • Minimum Stay3 - 5 nights

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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Cathy Morgan, Your Time in Ireland SR

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About Cathy Morgan, Your Time in Ireland SR

Dear Guests, myself and family returned to Ireland having lived overseas for many years, and although Much enjoying our own worldwide trips & travels in those years, we quite hated being ‘out of our home’. We experienced those pro’s and con’s of staying in hotels versus short stay apartments, and – the privacy and relaxation of a sensible, well stocked apartment always won out! Putting all of this into practice in our Dublin city centre apartment, we’ve become further committed to how nice is it to offer this hidden haven to our fellow world-travellers! Working hard on the things that count – excellent wifi & tv services, fresh bed linens & warm duvets (with beds fully made up prior to yuour arrival), and fridge freshly stocked with sensible & useful groceries and food Items, we’re sure we’ve got things superbly on-point. Plus useful guides – to the apartment, and on enjoyable trips and tours to make in the city centre and wider and countryside. Our goal is that you quickly settle in and get going with all this! So many wonderful activities, explorations and small adventures awaiting you on a visit to Ireland, including a lively engagement with everyone you meet on your tips and tours... a magical time we’ll always hope!

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 long river and a broad natural bay between beautiful Howth and Dun Laoghaire Pier. There are Many cultural and social activities & events running all over town making for a great sense of things to be done and people on the move. Downtown, there is a great atmosphere amongst thousands of locals and international visitors and OUR OWN VERY LOCATION captures this sense of being at the heart of matters, yet not too close for eternal noise and disruption. You’ll have a clever and comfortable home-home with quick and easy access to all the fun, yet a wonderful respite from all the busy-ness. With so many festivals and activities throughout the year Dublin thrives with an abundance of meeting places - restaurants, bars, coffee houses, and of course! –a unique array of cosy, warm traditional Irish pubs where a hot fire, fresh Guinness, live music and the chat always await you. Come on over for some excellent human interaction, fun, warmth and the chat!

What makes this Apartment unique

• Ease of transporting yourself around the city center. • Excellent location of corner Grocery Store, ATM, & large Lidl Supermarket so close by. • Location of Taxi Company Bookings Office at ground floor level (VIP Taxis). • Excellent public transport/bus services on Cork Street. • Easy proximity to Luas Tram line (redline). • Excellent WiFi broadband & Cable TV in apartment. • Everything superbly fresh & clean with Top Quality bed linens and furnishings for your stay. • Truly peaceful, quiet bedrooms located at back of the apartment, overlooking Guinness Storehosue in the near distance. • Feel so warmly ‘at home’ when you’ve had enough of city hustle and bustle.


    • Internet
    • Air Conditioning
    • Accessible
    • Satellite or Cable
    • Kids Welcome
    • Washer & Dryer
    • Parking
    • TV
    • No Smoking


      • 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.


        • 2 Bathrooms

            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.


                  • Air Conditioning
                    Floor fans x 2
                  • Broadband Access
                  • Clothes Dryer
                  • Covered Parking
                  • Elevator
                    Apt is situated on third floor of small private block within this gated complex; so easy to come and go from...
                  • Garage
                    Private & secure underground car parking slot available.
                  • Linens Provided
                    All beds freshly made up with 100% cotton sheets, anti allergy duvets, pillows + pillow cases, fresh bath & hand towels.
                  • Parking Off Street
                  • Washing Machine
                    Apt equipped with Washing Machine & separate Dryer
                  • Wireless Internet
                    Hi Speed broadband and wireless internet is available in all rooms. Epson Stylus printer DX8400 available for printing/scanning/photocopying.


                      • Cooking Utensils
                      • Dishwasher
                      • Kitchen
                        Fully fitted modern kitchen: all equipment in place for truly enjoyable dining-in.
                      • Microwave
                      • Refrigerator


                          • CD Player
                          • DVD Player
                          • Music Library
                            Nice mix of classical/jazz/rock CDs; interesting library of books; boardgames & playing cards, :)
                          • Satellite / Cable
                            US channels and RTE (Ireland TV) & BBC service; plus Sky 200 (Europe, UK & USA channels)
                          • Stereo
                          • VCR
                          • Video Library
                            Nice collection of young children's videos: Disney films, etc.


                              • Balcony
                                Comfortable outdoor terrace with coffee table and 2 chairs.


                                  • 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!

                                                    House Rules

                                                    Check-in: 2:30 PM

                                                    Check-out: 10:30 AM

                                                    Cancellation Policy

                                                    Canceled bookings will not receive a refund

                                                    25 Reviews


                                                    Latest reviews

                                                    Adorable apartment with all the comfort of home. Games, cozy blankets, and walking distance to most

                                                    Amanda C.

                                                    We loved staying here and found the hosts to be very helpful and friendly

                                                    Nice apartment

                                                    M&K B.

                                                    Nice apertment with friendly and helpful owners!

                                                    Very cozy & clean

                                                    Connie K.

                                                    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.

                                                    Great apartment-Great location!

                                                    Cindy F.

                                                    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.

                                                    We enjoyed the property very much.

                                                    Janet S.Georgetown, TX

                                                    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.

                                                    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, :).

                                                    Absolute Perfection

                                                    Kazie S.

                                                    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.


                                                    Merchants Quay, Dublin, Ireland

                                                    Rates & Availability

                                                    Additional information about rental rates

                                                    Additional one-time Housekeeping/Preps fee of euro195/- per guest party: deep clean, fresh Bed Linens, Towels & Toiletries; beds fully made up prior to arrival; Kitchen stocked with our fabulous Welcome Basket of fresh Groceries. Private parking on request: euro15/- per night; max of 1 car. Sensible Cancellation policy: see Clause 7 of Rental Agreement.

                                                    25 Reviews
                                                    Wonderful 4.8/5
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