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Pembroke Townhouse’s guidebook

Pembroke Townhouse
Pembroke Townhouse
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Pembroke Townhouse

Pembroke Townhouse’s guidebook

Neighbourhoods
A charming, welcoming area with a friendly village atmosphere. A gentle 15-minute stroll from St Stephen’s Green. Ballsbridge is known as Dublin’s ‘Golden Mile’. One of the most fashionable addresses in Dublin for centuries. Home to International Embassies, the Aviva Stadium and the Royal Dublin Society. An irresistible mix of gracious Georgian streets and pretty Victorian terraces. Manicured squares and leafy green spaces. Fine dining, traditional pubs and casual cafes. Look forward to an early morning jog along the banks of the Grand Canal. A picnic in the sunshine in leafy Herbert Park. A stroll along Raglan Road, the inspiration for Ireland’s favorite folk song. Choosing from an incredible menu of local restaurants. French, Indian, Italian, Thai and, of course, Irish.
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Ballsbridge
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A charming, welcoming area with a friendly village atmosphere. A gentle 15-minute stroll from St Stephen’s Green. Ballsbridge is known as Dublin’s ‘Golden Mile’. One of the most fashionable addresses in Dublin for centuries. Home to International Embassies, the Aviva Stadium and the Royal Dublin Society. An irresistible mix of gracious Georgian streets and pretty Victorian terraces. Manicured squares and leafy green spaces. Fine dining, traditional pubs and casual cafes. Look forward to an early morning jog along the banks of the Grand Canal. A picnic in the sunshine in leafy Herbert Park. A stroll along Raglan Road, the inspiration for Ireland’s favorite folk song. Choosing from an incredible menu of local restaurants. French, Indian, Italian, Thai and, of course, Irish.
Sport
At the Pembroke Townhouse, you can enjoy a unique vantage point from where you can explore the sights, sounds and experiences of Dublin. Located just a 5 minutes stroll to Aviva Stadium for the Rugby matches and to the RDS home to exciting events, trade fairs and the famous annual Dublin Horse Show. The closest train station is also located a 5 minute walk away which is very convenient to reach the 3Arena for a concert or to the Croke Park (home of the GAA and Ireland's Gaelic Games). A number of bus stops, found at our very doorstep, will help you reach the main attractions in the heart of Dublin.
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Aviva Stadium
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At the Pembroke Townhouse, you can enjoy a unique vantage point from where you can explore the sights, sounds and experiences of Dublin. Located just a 5 minutes stroll to Aviva Stadium for the Rugby matches and to the RDS home to exciting events, trade fairs and the famous annual Dublin Horse Show. The closest train station is also located a 5 minute walk away which is very convenient to reach the 3Arena for a concert or to the Croke Park (home of the GAA and Ireland's Gaelic Games). A number of bus stops, found at our very doorstep, will help you reach the main attractions in the heart of Dublin.
The GAA is Ireland’s largest sporting and cultural organisation. Croke Park is the home of Ireland’s unique national games of hurling and Gaelic football. The museum celebrates the history and heritage of Gaelic games including the birth and development of the GAA and its unique role in the national movement and cultural revival in Ireland.
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Croke Park
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The GAA is Ireland’s largest sporting and cultural organisation. Croke Park is the home of Ireland’s unique national games of hurling and Gaelic football. The museum celebrates the history and heritage of Gaelic games including the birth and development of the GAA and its unique role in the national movement and cultural revival in Ireland.
Business
Pembroke Townhouse is perfect for those seeking guesthouses or hotels near RDS Dublin, located in Ballsbridge only a 5 minutes walk from the guesthouse. The RDS arena hosts many exhibitions, concerts and of course the famous annual International Horse show, held yearly in August!
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Royal Dublin Society
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Pembroke Townhouse is perfect for those seeking guesthouses or hotels near RDS Dublin, located in Ballsbridge only a 5 minutes walk from the guesthouse. The RDS arena hosts many exhibitions, concerts and of course the famous annual International Horse show, held yearly in August!
Events
Our guesthouse is a great place to stay if you are going to the 3Arena (previously called the O2 arena), which is a stunning, new, state-of-the-art entertainment venue opened in Dublin in 2009. It has a world-class acoustics for great music, where top artists will come to the 3Arena, one of the most advanced arenas in the world. With the people capacity of 14.500 and great acoustics, it offers everybody an unforgettable experience.
3Arena
Our guesthouse is a great place to stay if you are going to the 3Arena (previously called the O2 arena), which is a stunning, new, state-of-the-art entertainment venue opened in Dublin in 2009. It has a world-class acoustics for great music, where top artists will come to the 3Arena, one of the most advanced arenas in the world. With the people capacity of 14.500 and great acoustics, it offers everybody an unforgettable experience.
Sightseeing
Just 500 metres from the Pembroke Townhouse, a leafy park emerges with a great variety of trees and green grassy spaces, perfect for a jog in the morning. It boasts a big playground for the children, also a Tennis, Croquet, Bowling and Bowls field. And why no treat yourself to the Sunday Food Market where you will find a wide selection of food locally produced.
Herbert Park
Just 500 metres from the Pembroke Townhouse, a leafy park emerges with a great variety of trees and green grassy spaces, perfect for a jog in the morning. It boasts a big playground for the children, also a Tennis, Croquet, Bowling and Bowls field. And why no treat yourself to the Sunday Food Market where you will find a wide selection of food locally produced.
This 22-acre park at the top of Grafton Street is a sanctuary from the hustle and bustle of the city's streets. Take time out to explore the tree lined walks, shrubbery and colourful flowerbeds around the lake. On weekends the railings of St Stephen's Green become an al fresco art gallery as local artists set up shop to display and sell their work. While lunchtime concerts are performed in the park during the summer months.
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Saint Stephen's Green
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This 22-acre park at the top of Grafton Street is a sanctuary from the hustle and bustle of the city's streets. Take time out to explore the tree lined walks, shrubbery and colourful flowerbeds around the lake. On weekends the railings of St Stephen's Green become an al fresco art gallery as local artists set up shop to display and sell their work. While lunchtime concerts are performed in the park during the summer months.
Trinity College is the oldest university in Ireland, founded in 1592. Stepping onto the cobbles of Front Square you are surrounded by striking 16th century architecture, with the imposing campanile bell tower to the front and the beautiful Trinity Chapel to your left. The Long Room library is a must visit boasting the world-famous Book of Kells (a 9th Century Latin book of gospels) along with over 200,000 priceless manuscripts and books. Famous graduates include playwrights Oliver Goldsmith, Samuel Beckett and Oscar Wilde to name but a few.
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Trinity College Dublin
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Trinity College is the oldest university in Ireland, founded in 1592. Stepping onto the cobbles of Front Square you are surrounded by striking 16th century architecture, with the imposing campanile bell tower to the front and the beautiful Trinity Chapel to your left. The Long Room library is a must visit boasting the world-famous Book of Kells (a 9th Century Latin book of gospels) along with over 200,000 priceless manuscripts and books. Famous graduates include playwrights Oliver Goldsmith, Samuel Beckett and Oscar Wilde to name but a few.
One of Dublin’s oldest buildings has been a leading visitor attraction for over 1000 years. Inside the church discover, the medieval crypt, which extends under the entire church, an exhibition of church treasures, the tomb of Strongbow (leader of the Normans who captured Dublin in 1170).
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Christ Church Cathedral
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One of Dublin’s oldest buildings has been a leading visitor attraction for over 1000 years. Inside the church discover, the medieval crypt, which extends under the entire church, an exhibition of church treasures, the tomb of Strongbow (leader of the Normans who captured Dublin in 1170).
The heart of historic Dublin, Dublin Castle is a breath-taking attraction that should be on any visitor's must-see list.
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Dublin Castle
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The heart of historic Dublin, Dublin Castle is a breath-taking attraction that should be on any visitor's must-see list.
St Patrick's Cathedral is traditionally the site of a Holy Well used by St Patrick for baptisms, and a Church dating back to late 5th Century.
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St Patrick's Cathedral
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St Patrick's Cathedral is traditionally the site of a Holy Well used by St Patrick for baptisms, and a Church dating back to late 5th Century.
Shopping
Located between Trinity College and St Stephen's Green, Grafton Street is Dublin's most famous shopping street lined with landmark shops such as Brown Thomas Department Store and Weirs the Jewellers not to mention all the leading high street fashion stores. Many of the city's shopping finds and sartorial gems are to be found on the smaller tributary streets winding off Grafton Street such as Castle Market, Drury Street, Wicklow Street and the Georges Street Arcade - an indoor market well worth a visit.
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Grafton Street
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Located between Trinity College and St Stephen's Green, Grafton Street is Dublin's most famous shopping street lined with landmark shops such as Brown Thomas Department Store and Weirs the Jewellers not to mention all the leading high street fashion stores. Many of the city's shopping finds and sartorial gems are to be found on the smaller tributary streets winding off Grafton Street such as Castle Market, Drury Street, Wicklow Street and the Georges Street Arcade - an indoor market well worth a visit.
Night life
Temple Bar's cobbled streets are the place to go to fill your basket with fresh fare at the Saturday Farmer's Market in Meeting House Square, catch an arty flick at the Irish Film Institute or pick up an original piece of jewellery or clothing at any one of Temple Bar's quirky shops. Those of a nocturnal nature will also enjoy the area's array of pubs, clubs and late night haunts.
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Temple Bar
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Temple Bar's cobbled streets are the place to go to fill your basket with fresh fare at the Saturday Farmer's Market in Meeting House Square, catch an arty flick at the Irish Film Institute or pick up an original piece of jewellery or clothing at any one of Temple Bar's quirky shops. Those of a nocturnal nature will also enjoy the area's array of pubs, clubs and late night haunts.