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Fitzpatrick Castle Hotel, Dun Laoghaire

4-starFáilte Ireland (The National Tourism Development Authority) assigns an official star rating for accommodations in Ireland. This Hotel property is rated 4 stars.
KillineyDun LaoghaireDublinIreland

4-star hotel with 2 restaurants, near James Joyce Tower
  • Free WiFi and free parking
Very Good8.0
Great location
Fantastic service
Wellness Area
Great wellness & sports facilities
Ordinary pool
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Fitzpatrick Castle Hotel, Dun Laoghaire

from $144 CAD
  • Standard Double or Twin Room
  • Family Room
  • Classic Room, Sea View
  • Single Room
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At a glance

Key facts

Hotel size

  • This hotel has 113 rooms
  • This hotel is arranged over 5 floors


  • Check-in time starts at 3 PM
  • Check-out time is noon
  • Express check-in/out
24-hour airport shuttle service is available on request. Contact the property in advance to make arrangements.

Required at check in

  • Credit card or cash deposit required

  • Government-issued photo ID required

Travelling with others


  • No cribs (infant beds)

  • Babysitting/childcare *


  • Pets not allowed


  • Free WiFi in public areas

  • Free WiFi in rooms



  • Free self parking
* See small print for additional details or extra charges

In the hotel

Taking the kids?
  • In-room childcare (surcharge)
Food and drink
  • Full breakfast daily (surcharge)
  • 2 restaurants
  • Bar/lounge
  • Coffee shop/café
  • Room service (during limited hours)
  • Barbecue grills
Things to do
  • Indoor pool
  • Health club
  • Spa treatment room(s)
  • Spa tub
  • Bicycle rentals nearby
  • Golfing nearby
  • Hiking/biking trails nearby
  • Sailing nearby
  • Water skiing nearby
  • Windsurfing nearby
  • Steam room
  • Sauna
Working away
  • Business center
  • Conference space
  • Meeting rooms 12
  • 24-hour front desk
  • Concierge services
  • Limo or Town Car service available
  • Dry cleaning/laundry service
  • Laundry facilities
  • Hair salon
  • Free newspapers in lobby
  • Luggage storage
  • Wedding services
  • Multilingual staff
  • Porter/bellhop
  • Elevator/lift
  • Safe-deposit box at front desk
  • Rooftop terrace
  • Garden
  • Fireplace in lobby
  • Accessible bathroom

In the room

Home comforts
  • Coffee/tea maker
  • Iron/ironing board (on request)
Sleep well
  • Hypo-allergenic bedding available
  • Turndown service
Freshen up
  • Private bathroom
  • Designer toiletries
  • Hair dryer
Be entertained
  • TV
Stay connected
  • Desk
  • Free WiFi
  • Daily housekeeping
  • In-room safe
  • Connecting/adjoining rooms available

Special features


The health club features an indoor pool, spa tub, Scandinavian sauna, steam room, and gym. Fitzpatrick Castle Hotel also features a treatment room, offering a wide selection of beauty treatments, massages, facial and body treatments.


PJs Restaurant - This fine-dining restaurant serves breakfast and lunch.

The Grill at the Castle - This restaurant serves dinner only.


On Site

  • Health club
  • Sauna
  • Spa tub
  • Steam room


  • Bicycle rentals nearby
  • Golfing nearby
  • Hiking/biking trails nearby
  • Sailing nearby
  • Water skiing nearby
  • Windsurfing nearby

Fitzpatrick Castle Hotel, Dun Laoghaire’s small print

Also known as

  • Fitzpatrick Castle Dun Laoghaire
  • Fitzpatrick Castle Hotel Dun Laoghaire


The property has connecting/adjoining rooms, which are subject to availability and can be requested by contacting the property using the number on the booking confirmation.

Optional extras

Full breakfast is offered for an extra charge of EUR 12 per person (approximately)

Babysitting/childcare is available for an extra charge

Airport shuttle service is offered for an extra charge of EUR 8.00 per person (one-way)

We have included all charges provided to us by this hotel. However, charges can vary, for example, based on length of stay or the room you book.

What’s around Fitzpatrick Castle Hotel, Dun Laoghaire


  • In Killiney
  • James Joyce Tower (33-minute walk)
  • National Rehabilitation Hospital (40-minute walk)
  • RDS (7.2 mi / 11.6 km)
  • Aviva Stadium (7.7 mi / 12.4 km)
  • Bord Gáis Energy Theatre (8.4 mi / 13.5 km)
  • National Gallery of Ireland at Merrion Square (8.5 mi / 13.6 km)
  • 3Arena (9 mi / 14.5 km)

Getting around

  • Dublin (DUB) 35-min drive
  • Dublin Dalkey Station 16-min walk
  • Dublin Glenageary Station 20-min walk
  • Dublin Killiney Station 23-min walk
  • Free self parking
  • Airport pick-up service

Recent reviews

Very Good 8.0 From 243 reviews

Fitzpatrick Castle Hotel, Dun Laoghaire
A Real Disappointment.
Their people are very helpful and friendly and well trained. The place is a dump, attempts at renos notwithstanding. Decorated circa 1980. Overrated, oversold, overvalued, view marginal, although they make you pay for it (you get an unplanned shower through the balcony ceiling if you try to sit out). Bedding nice but mattress like a washboard. Don't eat there! Only truly bad meal we had in the 3 weeks we were in Ireland. The restaurant feels like a basement... it IS a basement. Although they have a perfectly beautiful dining room that serves only overpriced breakfasts. We stayed at a range of accommodations. All were pretty good; some outstanding. This was hands-down, the worst.
Patricia, ca2 night romance trip
Fitzpatrick Castle Hotel, Dun Laoghaire
Don't fall for the king bed trick!
Booked thru 2 King beds. Room we received were 2 double-queen beds. They assured us the beds were kings. Im from Dublin, wasn't born yesterday. Beds were double which is fine, just dont sell a product you clearly don't have. On the bright side we had an amazing view of a wall, literally!!! Room was dated. Breakfast was good though!
A Traveler, ca1 night family trip
Fitzpatrick Castle Hotel, Dun Laoghaire
What was a 4 star is now probably 3 star
The Fitzpatrick was likely a great hotel in another era. Unfortunately the management has not continued to upgrade this property. The wall to wall carpet was stained and in need of repair. The beds were old and mattresses did not seem to be updated for many years. I would recommend this hotel for families because of the good room size and all there is to do in the area. Beautiful part of Dalkey. I would caution that this is not a 4 star hotel but more likely a 3 star hotel.
Ryan, ca3 night family trip
Fitzpatrick Castle Hotel, Dun Laoghaire
Very Good8.0
An upgrade will bring to its former glory
We arrived quite late to really enjoy the full amenities offered by the Fitz. We did enjoy lounging in the main area the following morning to excellent coffee and treats. With the exception of the main lobby and dining area, the grandeur of the past has been worn away and an investment in room/hall upgrades would really help with the overall impression. Still, I would return and hope to make it a longer visit.
Geoff, ca1 night romance trip
Fitzpatrick Castle Hotel, Dun Laoghaire
Very Good8.0
Will stay again !
We had a very enjoyable stay, the room was super clean with very comfy beds and nice fluffy pillows. We ate often at the restaurant at the castle, the food was delicious, the service was top notch. The location was perfect, an easy walk to the little village of Dalkey and an interesting DART ride into Dublin. Lovely wooded trails for walking on Victoria Hill. The Air Coach to the airport stops right outside, very convenient. All in all, it was just about as perfect as it gets and we will be back!
Patricia, ca6 night family trip

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Fitzpatrick Castle Hotel, Dun Laoghaire

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