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The Royal Hotel and Merrill Leisure club is a great option if you need to stay close to Ardmore Studios. It’s less than a 5 minute drive away and is located in the heart of Bray town. You can choose to dine at McGettigan’s Bray restaurant, use the fully equipped gym or sit back and relax whilst watching the live entertainment the hotel has to offer.

Psst… if you didn’t already know, we’ve got our very own office at Ardmore…so why not pop by on your next visit?



If hotels aren’t your thing, then look no further than the Staycity Aparthotels Millennium Walk. The apartments offer well-equipped kitchens, private dining areas and spacious bedrooms. Perfect for any business traveller! Its right in the heart of Dublin’s shopping hub, but most importantly a 2 minute walk to Temple Bar.


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The Queen of Tarts is a beautifully quaint tearoom and café in Dublin’s buzzing old city, that makes a variety of mouthwatering sweet treats fresh each day from their kitchen. You can relax on the outdoor terrace with a coffee or glass of wine, or head on inside for some tea and a slice of Queen of Chocolate Fudge Cake! This is a lovely place to visit for either breakfast or lunch.



The famous Temple Bar Pub is a must see when visiting Dublin. You can enjoy live traditional Irish music, whilst digging into some food and enjoying an Irish craft beer. They also offer the largest selection of sandwiches found in any Irish pub with over 100 different types!



Lock’s is situated on the banks of the Grand Canal and has been a Dublin fixture for decades; awarded ‘Best Private Dining and Club Restaurant in Ireland’ at the 2018 Restaurant awards, Lock’s is well-known for it’s excellent reputation and it’s contemporary Irish dishes (that use only the best local ingredients of course). Now if you’re after quieter experience, Locks’ upstairs dining room offers an equally fantastic experience in a more private setting that offers stunning views of the Dublin canals.


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At Fallon and Byrne, you can select from more than 600 wines from every corner of the world and drink your choice on the spot. The Wine Cellar offers a selection of light bites, sharing platters and main dishes, and all staff members are expertly trained to help you choose the right wines to match your food! They also have a special offer where corkage charge on ‘Happy Mondays’ is only one euro.



The Long Hall pub sees more locals and fewer tourists passing through making it a great place if you want to experience a true Irish pub. It’s set in a fine Victorian building and is the perfect place for a quiet Guinness during the afternoon, by early evening it fills up quickly but offers a great atmosphere.



Tucked away behind a discreet doorway, where to enter you have ring the doorbell you’ll find 20’s gem that is the Vintage Cocktail Club. Once you’re inside, you can take a seat and enjoy a complimentary glass of Prosecco whilst you decide from the large selection of drinks on the menu. This 1920’s-style clandestine bar serves up award winning cocktails, spirits and tasty snacks.


Must See Sights


There is plenty to see and do in Dublin, and the Guinness Storehouse Factory is Ireland’s most popular tourist attraction and should definitely be on your to do list when visiting Dublin! This is the Brewery experience telling the tale of Ireland’s famous beer.

If you’d like to learn more about Dublin’s history, then a trip to Dublin castle will definitely be in order, or you can visit the Little Museum of Dublin which tells the story of the Irish capital from 1900 up to 2000..perfect for both adults and children looking for an educational day out!

If you enjoy the outdoors then Phoenix Park is definitely worth a visit. Its’ the largest enclosed public park in any capital city in Europe which can be explored by foot, bike or by joining a guided segway tour!

The cultural heart of Dublin city is Temple Bar, you can wander the cobbled streets and explore the selection of Irish pubs, galleries, restaurants and live music all squeezed into a few blocks. Temple Bar has the highest density of pubs in Dublin City so there are no problems grabbing a drink here!

Now, as for how to end your trip with a bang? Well, that’s another blog post for another time!



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8 of the UK’s Most Instagram Friendly Hotels

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What: This is where bespoke design meets classic Welsh heritage. The bedrooms reflect the vibrant Cardiff city, through local art and natural materials and if you’re lucky you might get some wonderful views of the Cardiff skyline. Everything Welsh is at heart of this beautiful city centre hotel; where after a day of discovery in and about Cardiff, their rooftop Marco Pierre White Steakhouse is the perfect place to relax.

Where: Dominions Arcade Queen Street, Cardiff, CF10 2AR

St Davids Cardiff

What: With water lapping its edges and breath-taking views, this five-star hotel is a destination for relaxation, indulgence, and leisure right on Cardiff Bay. Set in an iconic building, this hotel features a luxury spa for those wanting to relax after a hard day’s work and even a innovative, luxury restaurant for all you foodies out there. This hotel also offers some epic meeting and conference spaces, which we can book for you.

Where: Havannah Street, Cardiff Bay, Cardiff, CF10 5SD

Good Hotel London

What: Imagine pure industrial design, unique waterfront location, living room and rooftop terrace – all with a view every Londoner could only dream of waking up with. The Good Hotel offers a premium hotel experience and the opportunity to do something back for the local community while travelling. The hotel is located in the historical Royal Victoria Docks in London, and is a profit for non-profit business. This means it employs a social business model that re-invests all its profits.

Where: Western Gateway, Royal Victoria Dock, London, E16 1FA

Bristol Harbour Hotel & Spa

What: Bristol Harbour Hotel & Spa fuses two iconic former bank properties to offer contemporary luxurious accommodation with impeccable design and a spectacular events space (hit us up to book your next event) – right in the heart of the city. This hotel boasts fantastic views, overlooking Bristol’s renowned St Nicholas Market, or the stunning Corn Street in Bristol’s historic centre and they even offer complimentary decanters of Gin and Sherry in every room.

Where: 55 Corn St, Bristol BS1 1HT

King Street Townhouse

What: This four-star hotel is set in an impressive Italian renaissance building, originally built in 1872 for the Manchester Salford Trustees Bank. Right in the heart of Manchester, you’ll instantly feel relaxed in King Street Townhouse, with its rooftop spa-pool and stylish interiors. From lights with exposed filaments to hand-picked books on shelves, the attention to detail is clear. Plus you can overlook the city’s ruggedly handsome skyline – a muddle of spires and glass monoliths dominated by the Town Hall and sci-fi-esque Beetham Tower.

Where: 10 Booth Street, Upper King Street, M2 4AW

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