Ireland Cities and the Best Attractions for Visitors

Dublin city at sunset with view over O'Connell Bridge and Liffey river - shutterstock_50055025 (Medium)Ireland is one of the world’s most popular tourist destinations for some very good reasons. You’ll have heard of Ireland’s incredible natural beauty and vibrant culture, and may know a bit about the country’s most iconic attractions, but here at Travelodge Hotels Ireland we think that in order to really appreciate Ireland, you need to know a bit about the country’s lesser known sights.

On this page, we’ve put together a series of city guides to show you around all of the best things to do and see wherever you’re staying in Ireland. We run budget hotel accommodation in 7 of Ireland’s biggest cities, giving you the best rates guaranteed direct through this website whenever you book with us.

With Travelodge you’ll save money while exploring everywhere from the best known cities in Ireland to more overlooked sights and attractions. Because we’ve designed all of our comfortable rooms to include free Wi-Fi access, en suite bathrooms, flatscreen TVs and comfy beds, you can be sure of a great night’s sleep with Travelodge.

Across each of our city guides we’ve given you a bit of information about the best things to do, major upcoming events and a few hidden gems around each city.


Best destinations in Ireland Cities


Dublin attractions in Ireland’s capital

Dublin city is one of the major cultural centres for Ireland, with some of the most iconic sights and experiences that Ireland has to offer its guests. Travelodge runs 5 budget Dublin hotels across the city so that you can enjoy incredible convenience no matter what you’re heading to the capital for. Head to our Dublin page to see some more about the city.

The Guinness Storehouse is one of the city’s most interesting attractions, taking visitors through a journey into the history of Ireland’s most famous export. Enjoy a complementary glass of Guinness in the Gravity Bar above the city, and relax.

Book with Travelodge Hotels Ireland to get the best deals on hotel accommodation in Dublin city.


Belfast things to do in Northern Ireland’s biggest city.

Belfast city is the capital of Northern Ireland, and has attractions just as incredible as those of Dublin. With our Travelodge Belfast Hotel found right in the city centre we can accommodate for any traveller to the city, whether you’re coming for a weekend break, a business trip or anything else.

The Titanic Quarter Belfast is an exciting recent development in the city, showing the history of Belfast’s most infamous creation. The Titanic Museum was designed for the Titanic Centenary and involves a fantastic interactive experience to bring the past to life. As Belfast’s best-rated attraction, this is definitely worth a visit.

Book now to experience some of the most interesting attractions in Northern Ireland.


Galway hotels in Ireland’s most traditional city

Galway city is famous for its strong connection to Ireland’s culture and traditions. Walking through the city you will see one of the most beautiful areas in the whole of Ireland from ancient architecture to natural scenery. Combining Ireland’s traditions with an impressive modern spirit, Galway is really an excellent place to stay, especially when you book a room in our Travelodge Galway Hotel.

Every year, Galway hosts some incredible festivals to highlight their great arts scene and fantastic local food. The Galway International Arts Festival is the largest arts festival in the whole of Ireland, bringing some world-famous artists together with up-and coming local performers. Our Galway Festivals page lets you know exactly what’s on when you stay with us.

Book a central room in Galway with Travelodge to save with our best rates.


Limerick Hotel rooms with Travelodge Ireland

One of Ireland’s best known cities, Limerick city has long been a major part of Ireland’s history, having resisted sieges and provided a field for some important events over the years. Museums and tourist attractions across the city showcase these events in a unique and interesting way, and are all accessible from both of our two budget Limerick hotels with their great access to every part of the city. To see some details and suggestions about this great area, head to our Limerick page.

In 2014, Limerick was declared as Ireland’s first National City of Culture, highlighting some of the incredible attractions and places to see throughout the city. King John’s Castle is one of our favourite places to see in Limerick. Made by the team behind Titanic Belfast, the castle contains an interactive visitor experience to show off the history behind the restored 13th century castle. Not just for history buffs, this is a great attraction for anyone looking for the best things to do in Limerick.

Book either of  our budget Limerick Hotels for convenient access through the whole city.


Cork budget accommodation in Ireland’s second city

Cork, Ireland’s second city, is a great place for travel with its long history making for some amazing visitor attractions whether you are interested in the modern or historic sides of the city. Our Travelodge Cork hotel is perfect for those travelling on a budget, offering the best possible rates on 3 star accommodation in the city. Check out our Cork city page to see some more details about this unique city.

Blarney Castle is one of the most famous buildings in Ireland. According to legend, kissing the Blarney Stone found in the castle’s ramparts will give you the gift of the gab, an incredible talent for speech and persuasion. Even if you’re not quite convinced of the stone’s powers, the castle is a great way to spend the day with its beautiful gardens and a great museum.

Book at the Travelodge Cork hotel for the cheapest 3 star accommodation in the city.


Waterford central hotels in Ireland’s oldest city

Waterford city is the oldest in Ireland, originally founded by Vikings more than a millennium ago. Waterford was Northern Ireland’s largest city for much of its existence, and this has led to the city having some incredible attractions and history. Book our cheap Travelodge Waterford Hotel for the best rates on 3 star accommodation or check out our Waterford page for some more details about the city.

The city has been famous for its production of unique and high quality products for centuries, the best known of which is Waterford Crystal. The House of Waterford Crystal is one of the city’s most popular destinations, showing visitors the creation of some incredible pieces first hand. If you’d prefer to see the more ancient parts of Waterford, head to the famous Viking Triangle, around which you can find the incredible Waterford Museums celebrating the city’s history and culture.

Book in advance with Travelodge to save even more on our best rates in Waterford.



Derry hotel rooms by the walled city

Northern Ireland’s second city, Derry city is an incredible area to visit, having been declared as the first UK City of Culture because of its great attractions. Our Travelodge Derry hotel offers the best rates on 3 star hotel rooms in the entire city so that you can experience the area on a budget.

The city was originally walled, and the remaining Derry city walls enclose some of the best attractions in the entire city. Just 5 minutes from our budget hotel, the Tower Museum explores both the story of Derry and the tale of the Spanish Armada whose ships ran aground near the city. Each exhibition is an interesting way to spend some time, and we recommend exploring inside the walled city to see some unique areas.

With a hotel directly in Derry’s city centre Travelodge has the most convenient budget rooms in the area. Book now for the best rates for 3 star accommodation.

Why book with Travelodge Ireland Hotels

As the number one group for budget hotels in Ireland, we at Travelodge Hotels Ireland know that our guests care more about a comfortable bed at a great price than about the unnecessary extras of other hotels. We make sure to save you money by stripping out the overpriced things you are overcharged for elsewhere.

When you book directly through our website you will get the best rates guaranteed for hotel rooms in any one of the cities where we have one of our 3 star hotels. Every one of our hotels has a convenient location near to some of the amazing tourist attractions in the city.

Every one of our cheap hotel rooms comes with a comfortable bed, free Wi-Fi connection, spacious en suite bathroom and a flat screen TV. With our cheap hotels ranging from locations next to major Ireland Airports to the city centre, each of our hotel guide pages tells you all you need to know about staying with Travelodge Hotels Ireland.

Book now to save on budget hotel accommodation across Ireland.