Among hotels near Dublin airport and city centre, the Marine Hotel is well situated to access a wide range of places of interest to the visitor, from the attractions of Howth village, the fabulous golf clubs and the delights of the city centre. Our Receptionists are well briefed on all these attractions and are happy to advise and guide you in the exploration of our area. We also have brochures and other information available that will be of assistance to you.
We recommend you book your taxi the night before departure to avoid possible delays. Reception would be delighted to make bookings for you. Below are just three of the services operating in Sutton:
- Classic Cabs – +353 1 839 0122
- Coast Cabs – +353 1 839 8888
- KCR Taxis – +353 1 49 222 33
Hiring a taxi is also now made easy by mobile. If you’re getting around Dublin, the most popular taxi app to download here in Ireland is MyTaxi.
You can download the MyTaxi app here on iOS, Android, Windows and Blackberry phones.
The most frequent bus service is the number 31/31a. It departs from immediately outside the Marine Hotel and heads to Marlborough Street in Dublin city centre. The bus stop is on the left hand side outside of the hotel gate.
Rail DART (Dublin Area Rapid Transport)
The DART runs from Sutton Station to all city centre stations and to all stops to Bray. The station is located just 200m away from the Marine Hotel. Cross the road and turn left down Station Road, and the station is on your right.
Timetables for the DART are available here www.irishrail.ie
Arriving from Dublin Airport and planning to drive? There are plenty of car rental options available to you including Hertz, Enterprise and Avis.
You can find a comprehensive list, locations and contact numbers of all the car rental providers on Dublin Airport’s website here.
The Marine Hotel is situated conveniently to Dublin Airport. If you are using the airport here are some of the most useful contact numbers:
- Dublin Airport Information – +353 1 814 1111
- Aer Lingus – +353 1 886 8505
- Air France – +353 1 605 0383
- American Airlines – +353 1 602 0550
- British Airways – 1890 62 67 47
- Delta – 1850 88 20 31
- Ryanair – 0818 30 30 30
You can also find information on Dublin Airport’s own website here.
We are within easy reach of all the city’s attractions by bus, rail or taxi.
Concert, Conference and Theatre
Are you are planning to attend a concert, exhibition or conference based in one of Dublin’s fine venues? Dublin is a city rich in culture and you won’t be disappointed with the selection on offer from music to theatre. The Marine Hotel offers a great location to access all these areas.
Sutton offers all the advantages of an out-of-town hotel while still being within easy reach of our premier venues. The excellent Dart rapid rail, bus and road links to the city will get you there in quick time.
Here are some of the city’s most popular venues:
- 3 arena
- Croke Park
- Aviva Stadium
- Bord Gáis Energy Theatre
- Dublin Convention Centre
- The Gaiety Theatre
- The Abbey Theatre
For national tourism information for the island of Ireland, see www.failteireland.ie.
Places to Visit with Children
If staying local takes your fancy, there’s an excellent children’s playground on the seafront in Howth.
Situated in the suburb of Coolock, a 6km drive from the hotel, Leisureplex features a cinema multiplex, bowling alley, Q-zar, Pompeii Paints, Zoo, children’s adventure play and a diner. www.leisureplex.ie
Located in the Phoenix Park, 12km drive, the Zoo is known as one of Dublin’s most popular attractions for children. www.dublinzoo.ie