Handels Hotel

16-18 Fishamble Street, Temple Bar, Dublin 2, Dublin, Ireland, Distance from city centre: 1km

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The Handels Hotel Temple Bar is contemporary in its décor, yet is steeped in musical history as Handel's famous 'Messiah' was first performed on the site of the hotel in April 1742. The location, on the edge of Temple Bar is ideal as it is a quiet area, yet the hustle & bustle of Temple Bar is right at your side. All that is best in Dublin’s shopping, restaurants, theatres and nightlife is right on our doorstep. Dublin attractions such as Trinity College, Christchurch Dublin, Dublin Castle, and The Guinness Storehouse are all a short walking distance from the hotel. A nearby must visit for any shopping lover is the famous Grafton Street, where you will be spoiled for choice with a huge variety of shops to tempt you! And of course Temple Bar, a lively cultural quarter of traditional cobbled streets, with some of best of the city’s food and beverage outlets, is just a 2 minute walk away. Temple Bar also holds the weekly Saturday food Market where the best of Irish organic food producers and art and craft hand can be found.
At the Handels Hotel Temple Bar, we pride ourselves in having one of the best Cafe's & Winebar's in Dublin. Corks @the Handel offer an extensive and tasty menu that will not disappoint! Our Handel bar, offers a selection of wines and craft beers - the perfect place to relax after a day of exploring Dublin.

Please Note:
Cancellation Policy: Cancellations within 48 hours of the day of arrival, or 'no shows' entitle us to charge 100% of the value of the first night accommodation.

Christchurch Car Park is located just opposite the George Frederic Handel Hotel.
The hotel offers discounted car parking rates to guests staying in the hotel.

Please ensure you get your ticket stamped at reception prior to leaving the hotel.
You then hand your ticket in at the car park office and they will adjust the rate accordingly.


€2.00 per hour

€10.00 overnight (6.00pm – 9.00am)

€15 for 24 hours

Opening Times:

The car park is open 24hrs

Prices are per person per night.

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Hotel Facilities & Policies

  • 24 Hour Reception
  • Bar
  • Child Friendly
  • Credit Cards Accepted
  • Direct Dial Telephone
  • Elevator
  • Free City Maps
  • Free Internet Access
  • Free WiFi
  • Hair Dryers
  • House Keeping
  • Luggage Storage
  • Mini Bar
  • Non Smoking
  • Safe Deposit Box
  • Taxes included
  • Tea & Coffee Making Facilities
  • Tours/Travel Desk
  • Wheelchair Friendly

Cancellation Policy

This property has a 2 day cancellation policy. Failure to cancel within this time will result in a cancellation charge equal to the first night of your stay.

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16-18 Fishamble Street, Temple Bar,
Dublin 2

From the airport: Airlink Coach - number 748, runs approximately every 30 minutes. Alight at Wood Quay / Civic Offices. You can also take a taxi for the price of approximately 25-35 Euro. Local buses 16A and 41 go to the city centre and stop around 15 minutes walk from the hotel.

If driving from the airport :
1.EXIT Dublin Airport
2.At first roundabout, take the 2ND EXIT towards M1
3.At second roundabout, take the 2ND EXIT towards M1 SOUTH, Dublin City
4.Merge onto M1 SOUTH
5.CONTINUE on M1 South towards the City Centre (Drumcondra Road, Dorset Street, Bolton Street, North King Street)
6.At the junction of North King Street and Church Street, turn LEFT
7.Continue along to the junction of Church Street and Arran Quay (River Liffey)
8.Cross over Bridge and continue STRAIGHT AHEAD onto Bridge Street (KEEP LEFT on Bridge Street)
9.TURN LEFT onto Hight Street (KEEP LEFT)
10.Go STRAIGHT through set of traffic lights and pass by CHRISTCHURCH CATHEDRAL on your left (KEEP LEFT)
11.Take a SHARP LEFT at traffic lights just past Christchurch Cathedral onto Fishamble Street
12.George Frederic Handel Hotel is located just around the corner on the RIGHT

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