Destination guide

Why people love visiting friendly Rathmines

The area's live music and museums are just a few of the reasons to vacation in Rathmines. This welcoming and walkable city is known for its bars, restaurants and local tours. St. Stephen's Green and St. Patrick's Cathedral are just a couple of the must-sees in the area. Whether you're planning a family vacation, friends trip or romantic retreat, HomeAway has a great selection of vacation homes. Many rentals come with a full kitchen and separate dining area, perfect if you need a space for entertaining.


Activities and attractions in and around Rathmines

Are you hoping to find attractions to visit while you're in town? Although it can be tempting to stay in your comfortable vacation rental, you'll want to check out everything that Rathmines has to offer. These are some of the major attractions to see, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city center:

  • Guinness Storehouse (1.9 mi / 3.1 km)
  • Dublin Zoo (3 mi / 4.8 km)
  • Elm Park Golf and Sports Club (1.6 mi / 2.6 km)
  • Grange Golf Club (2.8 mi / 4.5 km)
  • Croke Park (3.3 mi / 5.4 km)
  • Clontarf Golf Club (3.9 mi / 6.3 km)
Natural highlights

Exploring the natural features in Rathmines

Whether you're an adventurous traveler or just want to spend some time taking in the scenery, you'll be sure to find the perfect setting for your vacation in Rathmines. These are some of the area's most eye-catching sights, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city center:

  • St. Stephen's Green (1.3 mi / 2.1 km)
  • War Memorial Gardens (2.9 mi / 4.7 km)
  • National Botanic Gardens (3.7 mi / 5.9 km)
  • Dillon Garden (0.5 mi / 0.8 km)
  • Herbert Park (1.1 mi / 1.8 km)
  • Iveagh Gardens (1.2 mi / 1.9 km)

Transportation to and around Rathmines

Fly into Dublin (DUB), the closest airport, located 7.5 mi (12 km) from the city center.

You can see more of Rathmines by jumping on the metro at Beechwood Station, Cowper Station or Ranelagh Station.

Where to stay around Rathmines?

Our 2019 accommodation listings offer a large selection of 677 holiday lettings near Rathmines. From 129 Houses to 507 Condos/Apartments, find unique self catering accommodation for you to enjoy a memorable holiday or a weekend with your family and friends. The best place to stay near Rathmines is on HomeAway.

What is the best area to stay when travelling to Rathmines?

Whether you are travelling solo or with family and friends, here are the areas with the largest selection of holiday accommodations for a long holiday or just a weekend break in Rathmines:

  • City Centre Dublin: 526 holiday homes
  • Dublin Southside: 589 holiday homes
  • Dublin Northside: 445 holiday homes
  • Phoenix Park: 123 holiday homes
  • Stillorgan: 21 holiday homes

For other neighbourhoods, please use our search bar to access the selection of holiday rentals available.

What are the most popular points of interest and landmarks to stay near when travelling to Rathmines?

HomeAway offers a large selection of holiday accommodations near great places in Rathmines. From HomeAway travellers, the most popular points of interest to stay near are:

  • Ireland's Eye: 708 holiday lettings
  • Croke Park: 727 holiday lettings
  • Dollymount Beach: 721 holiday lettings
  • Ashbourne Golf Club: 775 holiday lettings
  • Ardgillan Demesne: 684 holiday lettings

But there are many other points of interest around Rathmines listed on HomeAway where you can find your place to stay. Please use our search bar to access the selection of holiday rentals available near the point of interest of your choice.

Can I rent Houses in Rathmines?

Yes, of course. HomeAway offers 129 Houses in Rathmines. Our other popular types of Rathmines holiday rentals include:

  • Condos/Apartments: 507 self catering accommodations
  • Villas: 3 self catering accommodations
  • Cabins: 14 self catering accommodations

But you can also enjoy a great stay in one of our other holiday rentals including Cottages and more.

Can I find a holiday accommodation with pool in Rathmines?

Yes, you can select your preferred holiday accommodation with pool among our 12 holiday homes with pool available in Rathmines. Please use our search bar to access the selection of holiday rentals available.