Destination guide

Head to the friendly city of Killiney

Enjoy the history and other features of Killiney. This welcoming and romantic city is known for its restaurants, shopping and bars. James Joyce Tower and Royal Dublin Society are just a couple of the must-sees in the area. Many rental homes come with outdoor spaces, separate dining areas and full kitchens, perfect if you want to enjoy some home-cooked meals.


Activities and attractions in and around Killiney

Are you hoping to discover attractions to visit while you're in the area? Although it can be tempting to stay in your comfortable vacation rental, you'll want to check out everything that makes Killiney a one-of-a-kind vacation spot. Here are some of the most popular attractions to see, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city center:

  • Guinness Storehouse (8.9 mi / 14.3 km)
  • Dublin Zoo (9.9 mi / 16 km)
  • Leopardstown Racecourse (3 mi / 4.8 km)
  • Woodbrook Golf Club (3.2 mi / 5.1 km)
  • Dargle View Golf Course (3.9 mi / 6.2 km)
  • National Sealife Centre (4.1 mi / 6.7 km)
Natural features

Exploring the natural features in Killiney

Whether you're an active traveler or just want to take in the scenery, Killiney is a great place to get outside. 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 (8 mi / 12.8 km)
  • War Memorial Gardens (10 mi / 16 km)
  • National Botanic Gardens (9.8 mi / 15.8 km)
  • Killiney Hill Park (0.3 mi / 0.5 km)
  • Killiney Beach (0.3 mi / 0.6 km)
  • Dalkey Island (1.5 mi / 2.5 km)
How to get there

Transportation to and around Killiney

The nearest airport is in Dublin (DUB), located 12.5 mi (20.1 km) from the city center.

If you're traveling by train, the main station is Dublin Killiney Station.

Can I find a vacation rental around Killiney?

Yes, our 2019 property listings offer a large selection of 626 vacation rentals near Killiney. From 111 Houses to 477 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 Killiney for a holiday or a weekend are on HomeAway.

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

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 Killiney:

  • City Centre Dublin: 478 vacation rentals
  • Grand Canal Dock: 300 vacation rentals
  • Dublin Southside: 543 vacation rentals
  • Temple Bar: 225 vacation rentals
  • Ballsbridge: 171 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 Killiney?

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

  • Killiney Hill Park: 667 vacation rentals
  • Killiney Beach: 667 vacation rentals
  • Ireland's Eye: 650 vacation rentals
  • Dublinia: 672 vacation rentals
  • Aras an Uachtarain: 679 vacation rentals

But there are many other points of interest around Killiney 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 Killiney?

Yes, of course. HomeAway has 111 Houses in Killiney. Our other popular types of vacation rentals in Killiney include:

  • Condos/Apartments: 477 rentals available
  • Villas: 3 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 Killiney?

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