Dublin can be particularly busy in March and delegates are advised to book as early as possible to ensure accommodation availability in their preferred hotel.
The Talbot Hotel
The sleek, refined rooms and suites feature flat-screen TVs, free WiFi, as well as tea and coffeemaking equipment.
There’s a traditional bar and restaurant on-site. Other amenities include a conference room, an exercise room and a spa offering massage and beauty treatments. Guest parking and airport shuttle service are complimentary.
Booking code: IoT4F2018
The Royal Marine
Occupying both a modern building and an ornate 19th-century structure with marble columns and a carved wooden staircase, this grand hotel is a 4-minute walk from Dun Laoghaire train station where the 46A bus runs to University College Dublin (conference venue). Trains run straight to the city centre for those planning on arriving early or staying a few extra days to explore Dublin! In addition to this the hotel is a 5 minute walk to Dun Laoghaire Harbour.
Posh rooms and suites come with free Wi-Fi, air-conditioning and minifridges. Many have sea views and free-standing tubs. Room service is offered.
Parking is free. Dining options include an all-day bistro serving classic Irish cuisine, 3 bars and a lounge. There’s also a heated indoor pool, a gym and a sauna, as well as event/conference facilities, and a 9-room spa (fee)
A casual bistro with a bar features a heated terrace and regular live music, and breakfast is offered for a fee. Meeting and event space is available, and parking is free.
Booking reference: Reference number 057398 must be mentioned when booking via email or phone. Contact information can be found here: www.hamptonhotel.ie
The Clayton Ballsbridge
The hotel has a cosy brasserie, a bar, a lounge and 4 private dining rooms. There are meeting facilities and a grand banquet hall featuring oak-panelled walls, stained glass windows and a vaulted ceiling.
Booking code: CONF210318