Dublin City is every shopaholic’s dream, it is known as the shopping hub for fans of everything, style, music, food and anything shopping. There are a wide range of shops to suit all tastes from designer boutiques to your high street favourites. Ashling Hotel is just a short Luas tram or bus ride away from some of the most popular shopping districts in Dublin.
Henry Street is known to be one of the top shopping destinations in Dublin and is a street filled with high street favourites and two shopping centres, Jervis and IIac. Arnott’s department stores has all your designer labels and brands, as well as a beautiful display window each season. You are guaranteed to return home with a greater number of shopping bags than you originally anticipated buying when coming to this shopping district. You can’t go shopping without popping into Penneys (For UK readers – Primark), Ireland’s first Penneys opened up in Henry street back in 1969 and is one of the biggest stores in the country.
Running from St Stephen’s Green in the south right through College Green in the north, Grafton Street is one of two shopping streets in Dublin City Centre. The street is completely pedestrianized as people can roam around freely into the different high end to designer retail stores as well as hidden pubs and restaurants. Be completely immersed into the Irish culture as you walk along the street and hear and see the local street performers and circus acts arrive to entertain shoppers.
Brown Thomas is an iconic store and an important part of Ireland’s retail history since 1849. Located in the heart of Grafton Street where you will be greeted with uniformed friendly doormen. In this store you will find everything: from the most prestigious luxury boutiques such as, Chanel and Louis Vuitton, Cartier, and home to more than 200 designers labels.
Located on Nassau Street Dublin, The Kilkenny Shop has everything and anything inside their store. From fashion, knitwear and accessories, to handmade jewellery, dazzling crystal, art, hand-thrown pottery and a wide range of gifts, you can be sure to find some wonderfully designed products at Kilkenny. Choose from an array of top Irish designers such as Orla Kiely, Nicholas Mosse, Fee G, Caroline Kilkenny, Stephen Pearce, Waterford Crystal and John Rocha to name but a few.
Powerscourt Townhouse Centre
Powerscourt Townhouse Centre is just steps from Grafton Street in the heart of Dublin city centre. It is an historical building, having served as Lord Powerscourt’s townhouse and courtyard in the 18th Century. Today, it is a shopping centre not only with stunning architecture, but also with many one of a kind boutiques and restaurants.
Stephen’s Green Shopping Centre
Located in the heart of Dublin City, Stephen’s Green Shopping Centre has an array of fashion retailers to cater everyone’s style. Their eclectic range of stores carry only the latest styles and the smartest brands. Shopping is also a skill in itself so feel free to have a seat at the centre’s quality cafes, top restaurants and bars to choose from.
Dundrum Town Centre
Ireland’s largest shopping centre with over 165 shops and restaurants. Dundrum is easily accessible from our hotel on public transport, catch the Red Line Luas tram to the city centre and then change to Green Line for a few stops. Dundrum has the high street favourites along with many designer stores all under one roof. There are plenty food outlets along with a cinema in Dundrum too so why not make a day of it, hit the shops, grab a bite to eat then relax and watch a movie?
Kildare Village has major designer brands at discounted prices. Big designer brands such as Boss, Calvin Klein and Moncler all have outlets in Kildare Village so why not try and pick up a bargain! You’ll find it difficult to resist temptation with 100 boutiques from the world’s most exciting designers including Louise Kennedy, Armani, Brooks Brothers, Mulberry and many more, all offering up to 60% off the recommended retail price all year around.
Temple Bar Food Market
A popular spot for foodies in the heart of Dublin city centre. It’s easily accessible from the hotel via the Red Line Luas tram and there is a great selection of different fresh foods available at the market including breads, crepes and cheeses. The market is open every Saturday from 10am to 5pm at Meeting House Square, Temple Bar.
Our front desk team is always happy to help with directions and any queries you may have throughout your stay.
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