Destination guide

Why people love visiting friendly Rathmines

The area's live music and museums are just a few of the reasons to vacation in Rathmines. This welcoming and walkable city is known for its bars, restaurants and local tours. St. Stephen's Green and St. Patrick's Cathedral are just a couple of the must-sees in the area. Whether you're planning a family vacation, friends trip or romantic retreat, HomeAway has a great selection of vacation homes. Many rentals come with a full kitchen and separate dining area, perfect if you need a space for entertaining.


Activities and attractions in and around Rathmines

Are you hoping to find attractions to visit while you're in town? Although it can be tempting to stay in your comfortable vacation rental, you'll want to check out everything that Rathmines has to offer. These are some of the major attractions to see, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city center:

  • Guinness Storehouse (1.9 mi / 3.1 km)
  • Dublin Zoo (3 mi / 4.8 km)
  • Elm Park Golf and Sports Club (1.6 mi / 2.6 km)
  • Grange Golf Club (2.8 mi / 4.5 km)
  • Croke Park (3.3 mi / 5.4 km)
  • Clontarf Golf Club (3.9 mi / 6.3 km)
Natural features

Exploring the natural features in Rathmines

Whether you're an adventurous traveler or just want to spend some time taking in the scenery, you'll be sure to find the perfect setting for your vacation in Rathmines. These are some of the area's most eye-catching sights, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city center:

  • St. Stephen's Green (1.3 mi / 2.1 km)
  • War Memorial Gardens (2.9 mi / 4.7 km)
  • National Botanic Gardens (3.7 mi / 5.9 km)
  • Dillon Garden (0.5 mi / 0.8 km)
  • Herbert Park (1.1 mi / 1.8 km)
  • Iveagh Gardens (1.2 mi / 1.9 km)
How to get there

Transportation to and around Rathmines

Fly into Dublin (DUB), the closest airport, located 7.5 mi (12 km) from the city center.

You can see more of Rathmines by jumping on the metro at Beechwood Station, Cowper Station or Ranelagh Station.

Can I find a vacation rental around Rathmines?

Yes, our 2019 property listings offer a large selection of 635 vacation rentals near Rathmines. From 123 Houses to 472 Condos/Apartments, find a unique house rental for you to enjoy a memorable stay with your family and friends. The best places to stay near Rathmines for a holiday or a weekend are on HomeAway.

What is the best area to stay when traveling to Rathmines?

Whether you're traveling with family or friends, here are the areas with the largest selection of vacation rentals for a holiday trip or just for a weekend in Rathmines:

  • City Centre Dublin: 491 vacation rentals
  • Grand Canal Dock: 303 vacation rentals
  • Dublin Southside: 558 vacation rentals
  • Temple Bar: 227 vacation rentals
  • Ballsbridge: 179 vacation rentals

For other neighborhoods, please use our search bar to access the selection of vacation rentals available.

What are the popular points of interest near where I can stay when traveling to Rathmines?

HomeAway offers a large selection of vacation rentals near lovely places in Rathmines. From HomeAway travelers, the most popular points of interest to stay for a holiday trip or just for a weekend are:

  • Ireland's Eye: 664 vacation rentals
  • Dublinia: 685 vacation rentals
  • Aras an Uachtarain: 691 vacation rentals
  • St. Stephen's Green: 684 vacation rentals
  • Dublin Castle: 685 vacation rentals

But there are many other points of interest around Rathmines listed on HomeAway where you can find your place to stay. Please use our search bar to access the selection of vacation rentals available near the point of interest of your choice.

Can I rent Houses in Rathmines?

Yes, of course. HomeAway has 123 Houses in Rathmines. Our other popular types of vacation rentals in Rathmines include:

  • Condos/Apartments: 472 rentals available
  • Villas: 2 rentals available
  • Cabins: 14 rentals available

But you can also enjoy a great stay in one of our other vacation rentals including Cottages and more.

Can I find a vacation rental with pool in Rathmines?

Yes, you can select your preferred vacation rental with pool among our 8 vacation rentals with pool available in Rathmines. Please use our search bar to access the selection of vacation rentals available.