The Samuel Hotel,
Spencer Place,
North Wall Quay,
Dublin 1

Travelling to The Samuel Hotel could not be easier. We are situated in the heart of Dublin and conveniently served by public transport with Busáras (Central bus station), Connolly Rail Station and Dart services all only a 10-minute walk away. Additionally, the red line Luas tram stops right outside. Dublin Airport is only 17mins or 13kms away with buses stopping nearby at Custom House Quay.


The closest car park to the hotel is the Convention Centre Dublin’s ESPA gold awarded underground car park, managed by Euro Car Parks. It has 320 spaces, eight disabled spaces, two electric vehicle charging points and a height limit of 4m. It operates from 7.00am to midnight, 7 days a week.

Special discounted rate available to hotel guests at Convention Centre Car Park. Parking rates is €20.00 from 15.00pm to 14.00pm the next day (23 hours). To avail of this special offer you must pay for your parking at the Hotel Reception, which they will validate your ticket. If a guest wishes to park their car for longer than the time frame covered by our special rate, an additional cost of €4.00 per hour will apply.

Other rate plans that can be paid directly at the Car Park:
€30.00 for 24hours
€16.00 for evening rate
€18.00 for overnight rate

You can pre-book parking up to two weeks in advance. Please note a 10% service fee applies to each transaction. All car park rates and opening times listed are subject to change, please check the car park operator’s website for the most up to date information.

For more information

Contact Euro Car Parks on +353 1 8761763 or email

Additional Car Parking near The Samuel Hotel

There are multiple car parks near The Samuel Hotel. In addition to the car parks listed below, just across the Samuel Beckett Bridge you will find on-street pay and display parking on Stoney Road, Forbes Street and Hibernian Road, which operate from 7.00am to 7.00pm Monday to Saturday at €2.40 per hour.

Car Park Walking Time to The Samuel Hotel Spaces Disabled Spaces Opening Hours Operator Cost €*
Spencer Dock
1 minute 320 8 7am – midnight, Monday to Sunday. Euro Car Parks From €3.80 p/h and €25 p/day, €14 evening rate Pre-book online
National College of Ireland (NCI)
Lower Mayor Street
5 minutes 104 0 7am – 11pm, Monday to Sunday. NCI From €2.50 p/h and €9 p/day
Point Village Parking
Entrance from Sheriff St Upper
10 minutes 880 26 7am – midnight, Monday to Saturday.
9am – midnight on Sunday.
Euro Car Parks From €2.00 p/h
IFSC Car Park
Lower Mayor Street
10 minutes 370 2 6.30am – 10pm, Monday to Friday.
8am – 10pm on Saturday.
10am – 10pm on Sunday.
Park Rite From €3.00 p/h
Pre-book online
Grand Canal Square Car Park
Grand Canal Square
10 minutes 150 8 7am – midnight, Monday to Sunday Q Park From €3.50 p/h
Pre-book online
Irish Life Car Park
Abbey Street
15 minutes 340 4 7am – midnight, Monday to Friday.
8am – midnight on Saturday.
10am – 7pm on Sunday.
Park Rite From €2.70 p/h
Pre-book online
Connolly Station Car Park
Lower Sheriff Street
15 minutes 460 Yes 24 hours / 7 days  Irish Rail From €9.00 p/day
Pre-book online

The nearest car park is at the CCD however there are numerous other choices close by that can all be pre-booked online.*Car park rates are subject to change, so we advise you to check with the car park operator for the latest information.

There is a convenient set down for cars, taxi and coaches just outside the hotel on Central Green.

Electrical Vehicle Parking & Charge points

For guests who have an electric car, there are a range of electric vehicle charging points located around the hotel.

Locations include:

  • C7FWZ, North Wall Quay, Dublin 1
  • Thorncastle Street, Ringsend, D4
  • C73U1, Mark Street, Dublin 2
  • Jury’s Inn Custom House, Dublin 1

For more information visit the ESB website.

Public Transport Options

Thinking of leaving your car at home and traveling to Dublin by public transport? We are conveniently located close to both Connolly Station and Heuston Station which link Dublin City with the rest of Ireland. If you decide to travel by public transport, the red Luas (tram) line stops directly outside the hotel (Spencer Dock stop) and we are only 10 minutes’ walk from Connolly Station.


The Luas red line stops directly outside the hotel with trams arriving every 10 mins during peak times. There are two lines for Luas trams: the red line; and the green line. More details on the Luas timetable and journey are available on the Luas website.

Connolly Train Station

The Samuel Hotel is located 10 minutes walk from Connolly Station with mainline train services including Belfast, Sligo and Longford and DART services to Malahide, Clontarf and Howth.

Spencer Dock Luas stop is directly outside our hotel. Walk 2 minutes from Connolly Station to Busáras Luas stop and take the red line tram service towards The Point.

Heuston Station

Catch the red line Luas tram from Heuston Station to the Spencer Dock stop, directly outside the hotel.


You can hop in a taxi from Dublin Airport, or anywhere in Dublin city, and they will take you to our door. You can download the Free Now app to easily request a taxi or alternatively contact reception and we will be able to assist you. Charges are applicable.

Dublin Bikes

See Dublin like never before! Dublin Bikes is a self-service bike rental system and provides the perfect opportunity to explore Dublin city.

With multiple subscription options available, green commuting and exploring has never been so easy or so fun! Hop on your bike, feel the wind on your hair and connect with the adventurous road ahead of you.

Bike Stations Near Our Hotel

Guild Street – Station no. 49

Excise Walk – Station no. 48

Convention Centre – Station no. 65

Custom House Quay – Station no. 8

New Central Bank – Station no. 66

Directions From/To Dublin Airport

By Taxi

Taxis are available from outside both terminals. Journey time is typically 25 – 30 minutes and you can expect to pay between €30.00 – €35.00.

Please be aware an extra charge of €10 is applicable between 6.00am and 10.00am heading towards Dublin city Monday to Friday if your journey is via the Port Tunnel and the extra charge when you travel from the city towards Dublin Airport between 4.00pm and 7.00pm Monday to Friday.

Outside of these times the toll is €3 each way. Alternative routes that avoid the port tunnel are available

By Bus

Aircoach 702 services to Greystones and 703 to Killiney stop on East Wall Road, 10-minute’s walk from the hotel. Buses depart every 10-20 minutes, journeys cost €12.00 return or €7.00 one way and take approximately 25 minutes.

Dublin Express operates every 30 minutes with fares from €6.00 one way. The closest stop is Custom House Quay, 10 minutes walk from our front door.

Please note journey times may vary during rush hour.

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