Frequently Asked Questions and Useful Links

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The Grafton Capital Hotel is on Lower Stephen Street, Dublin 2, next door to Break for the Border.  If you are looking for co-ordinates for your GPS we are located on 53.3409 -6.2639

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The Grafton Capital Hotel does not have a hotel car park. We have rates agreed with a local public car park, St Stephens Green/College of Surgeons Car Park  within two minutes walk from the hotel. 

The nightly rate (5pm-11am) is €4.70 outside this time frame it is €2 per additional hour, 24 hour period is €15.00. To avail of this discount please get ticket stamped at the hotel reception before entering ticket into machine.  Please note tickets that are prepaid are unable to avail of the discount.

Please see map below for Car Park locations.

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Airport Transport Options

There is two main options for travel from the Airport to Dublin City - Taxi and Aircoach. Both are easy to find outside the arrivals hall at the airport.  A taxi to Grafton Capital Hotel should take between 20-35 minutes depending on traffic and cost around 30-40 Euros one way.

On arrival to Dublin the Aircoach stops in front of Trinity College, a short walk from the Grafton Capital Hotel. See the map above for details on location of the Aircoach stops.  Single journey ticket is 7 Euro, and return ticket is 12 Euro. You can buy your ticket at the Airport stop.

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In Room Facilities

All rooms in the Grafton Capital Hotel have en-suite bathrooms.  All rooms have TV, Telephone, Hairdryer, Tea and Coffee making facilities and Iron & Ironing board.

Electricity in Ireland is 220v, plugs are 3 pronged.  We have a limited number of adapters at the reception for European plugs, a 10 Euro refundable deposit is required for adapters. Some electrical equipment from the US need a voltage converter in addition to an adapter.

We have some rooms that are adapted to better suit people in wheelchairs, please contact the hotel to request one of these rooms or for more details email 

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Check in/out times

Check in time is from 2pm.  If you arrive earlier than this we can hold your luggage until the room is ready.  To guarantee an early check in you would need to book your room from the night before.  Check out is 12 noon. If you are travelling later we can again hold your luggage at reception until you are ready to travel from the hotel.  Should you wish to keep your room later you may do so until 6pm for a late check out fee of 50 Euro. (Subject to availability, if the hotel is fully booked this may not be available.)

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The cancellation policy on your booking will be determined by the website/agent that you booked with.  If you wish to change or cancel your booking please contact the website/agent that you booked with.

Most bookings made on our own website is subject to a non refundable 15% deposit.  You may cancel your booking up to 4pm the day before arrival without any further charge.  Late cancellation or no-show will be charged for the first nights stay. 

Some special offers and discounted rates are subject to a full prepayment on booking, and there can be no changes or cancellations to these bookings. This applies to Last Minute, Advance Purchase, 3 for 2 offers and other special rates.  Please refer to the terms and conditions of your booking to check what applies to your reservation.

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The Grafton Capital Hotel closes from the 23rd to the 26th December. 

Most shops are open on Bank Holidays and Sundays.  Some museums close on Bank Holidays and Mondays, check out our page on museums and other activities for more details and links.

There are strict restrictions on the sale and serving of alcohol on Good Friday.   Many restaurants, bars and clubs will be closed. 

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Useful Links

Car Hire companies

Thrifty Car Hire - located in the city centre

Budget Car Hire

Taxi company used by the hotel - 5 star Taxis

Information on City Tours and Sightseeing tours outside Dublin - Dublin Bus

Bus and coach hire companies for Airport transfers or private hire -





Molly Malones Coaches


 All links are for information only, the hotel does not take any responsibility for service provided or costs incurred with these companies.

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Special Offers

4 Nights or more Special

Stay 4 nights or more and get a great discount, must be booked at least 60 days in advance.  Rate is room only, breakfast is available in the hotel.

Rugby Special

Special Bed and Breakfast rate for Rugby weekends - Exclusive to our own website.

Advance Purchase Rate

Buy Now Pay Now! Room only rate, Breakfast is available at the hotel, priced at €15 per person for full Irish and €12 for Continental breakfast. Booking must be prepaid in full, no changes or cancellations on this offer.

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Guest Reviews


Our favourite hotel in Dublin!!!!!!We have stayed MANY times and are always satisfied.Ideal location lovely rooms and friendly staff


We stay about 3 times a year at the Grafton Capital, and always have a fantastic time!! Excellent sleep in very comfortable rooms, and staff are a credit to hotel, extremely friendly, helpful and welcoming.


Really enjoyed our stay

K. Duffy

Over the past 10 years I spend an average of 190 nights per annum in hotels throughout Europe and the USA, and the Trinity is my favourite hotel of all! The friendly staff and the accommodation make for an enjoyable stay.


Really nice hotel, staff very helpful. Bed very comfy and rooms nice and warm, would recommend it to all.

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