Destination guide

The charming city of Blackrock awaits you

The parks and beaches create a pretty picture of Blackrock. This romantic city is known for its shopping, restaurants and sporting events. Aviva Stadium and 3Arena 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.


Sightseeing in and around Blackrock

Are you hoping to find top things to see and do during your stay? Venture out of your vacation home and check out everything that makes Blackrock a fun spot to vacation. These are some of the major attractions to put on your list, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city center:

  • Guinness Storehouse (5.6 mi / 9 km)
  • Dublin Zoo (6.6 mi / 10.7 km)
  • Leopardstown Racecourse (1.8 mi / 3 km)
  • Elm Park Golf and Sports Club (2.3 mi / 3.7 km)
  • Grange Golf Club (4.3 mi / 6.9 km)
  • Royal Dublin Golf Club (5 mi / 8.1 km)
Natural features

Exploring the natural landscape of Blackrock

Whether you're an adventurous traveler or just want to spend some time taking in the scenery, Blackrock is a great spot to appreciate mother nature. These are some of the area's most stunning features, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city center:

  • St. Stephen's Green (4.7 mi / 7.5 km)
  • War Memorial Gardens (6.7 mi / 10.7 km)
  • National Botanic Gardens (6.7 mi / 10.7 km)
  • Blackrock Park (0.9 mi / 1.4 km)
  • Seapoint Beach (0.9 mi / 1.5 km)
  • Peoples Park (2.1 mi / 3.4 km)
How to get there

Transportation to and around Blackrock

Fly into Dublin (DUB), the closest airport, located 9.7 mi (15.6 km) from the city center.

If you're traveling by train, the main station serving the city is Dublin Blackrock Station.

Can I find a vacation rental around Blackrock?

Yes, our 2019 property listings offer a large selection of 638 vacation rentals near Blackrock. From 114 Houses to 484 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 Blackrock for a holiday or a weekend are on HomeAway.

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

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 Blackrock:

  • 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 Blackrock?

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

  • Ireland's Eye: 650 vacation rentals
  • Dublinia: 672 vacation rentals
  • Aras an Uachtarain: 679 vacation rentals
  • St. Stephen's Green: 671 vacation rentals
  • Dublin Castle: 672 vacation rentals

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

Yes, of course. HomeAway has 114 Houses in Blackrock. Our other popular types of vacation rentals in Blackrock include:

  • Condos/Apartments: 484 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 Blackrock?

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