Destination guide

The charming city of Blackrock awaits you

The parks and beaches create a pretty picture of Blackrock. This romantic city is known for its shopping, restaurants and sporting events. Aviva Stadium and 3Arena are just a couple of the must-sees in the area. Many rental homes come with outdoor spaces, separate dining areas and full kitchens, perfect if you want to enjoy some home-cooked meals.


Sightseeing in and around Blackrock

Are you hoping to find top things to see and do during your stay? Venture out of your vacation home and check out everything that makes Blackrock a fun spot to vacation. These are some of the major attractions to put on your list, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city center:

  • Guinness Storehouse (5.6 mi / 9 km)
  • Dublin Zoo (6.6 mi / 10.7 km)
  • Leopardstown Racecourse (1.8 mi / 3 km)
  • Elm Park Golf and Sports Club (2.3 mi / 3.7 km)
  • Grange Golf Club (4.3 mi / 6.9 km)
  • Royal Dublin Golf Club (5 mi / 8.1 km)
Natural highlights

Exploring the natural landscape of Blackrock

Whether you're an adventurous traveler or just want to spend some time taking in the scenery, Blackrock is a great spot to appreciate mother nature. These are some of the area's most stunning features, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city center:

  • St. Stephen's Green (4.7 mi / 7.5 km)
  • War Memorial Gardens (6.7 mi / 10.7 km)
  • National Botanic Gardens (6.7 mi / 10.7 km)
  • Blackrock Park (0.9 mi / 1.4 km)
  • Seapoint Beach (0.9 mi / 1.5 km)
  • Peoples Park (2.1 mi / 3.4 km)

Transportation to and around Blackrock

Fly into Dublin (DUB), the closest airport, located 9.7 mi (15.6 km) from the city center.

If you're traveling by train, the main station serving the city is Dublin Blackrock Station.

Where to stay around Blackrock?

Our 2019 accommodation listings offer a large selection of 611 holiday lettings near Blackrock. From 107 Houses to 465 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 Blackrock is on HomeAway.

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

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 Blackrock:

  • City Centre Dublin: 493 holiday homes
  • Dublin Southside: 556 holiday homes
  • Dublin Northside: 424 holiday homes
  • Phoenix Park: 106 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 Blackrock?

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

  • Ireland's Eye: 657 holiday lettings
  • Croke Park: 676 holiday lettings
  • Dollymount Beach: 667 holiday lettings
  • Ashbourne Golf Club: 729 holiday lettings
  • Lough Tay: 681 holiday lettings

But there are many other points of interest around Blackrock 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 Blackrock?

Yes, of course. HomeAway offers 107 Houses in Blackrock. Our other popular types of Blackrock holiday rentals include:

  • Condos/Apartments: 465 self catering accommodations
  • Villas: 5 self catering accommodations
  • Cabins: 15 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 Blackrock?

Yes, you can select your preferred holiday accommodation with pool among our 10 holiday homes with pool available in Blackrock. Please use our search bar to access the selection of holiday rentals available.