Are you attending a concert or event at 3Arena Dublin? The Mayson is just a quick 5 minute walk from the 3Arena Dublin.
3Arena is one of Dublin’s number one music venues, an indoor amphitheater located at North Wall Quay in the Dublin Docklands. The venue opened as The O₂ on 16 December 2008. It was built on the site of the former Point Theatre, a smaller music venue which operated from 1988 to 2007, retaining only some of the outer facade.
Now the 3Arena, it is a stunning, state-of-the-art entertainment venue, with the kind of world-class acoustics that great music deserves and has seen some of the best acts worldwide grace its stage.
The Mayson houses a cool rooftop bar overlooking the Liffey, which is a great spot to grab a cocktail or a bite to eat before the gig. We offer you €10 off by booking direct through our site and free bike rental to explore the city. Check out our overnight packages and offers and we look forward to hosting you.
Experience the history, heart, and soul of Ireland’s most iconic beer at The Guinness Storehouse. Explore the story of Guinness as you journey through 7 floors including the ingredients, history and culture that tell the Guinness story. We are walking distance from Guinness Storehouse making The Mayson perfectly located for your trip to Dublin
The Bord Gais Energy Theatre is a performing arts venue and Ireland’s largest fixed-seat theatre. It hosts the best of national and international theatre, musicals, drama, opera, ballet, family shows and concerts.
Over 500,000 visitors attend the Bord Gais theatre every year and it has welcomed incredible shows like “Les Miserables”, “Wicked”, “Billy Elliot” and everything else from the “Rocky Horror Show” to “Swan Lake” and “Shrek”. They have also hosted some brilliant music, with performances from the likes of John Grant, Ray LaMontagne and Robert Plant. They host a wide variety of productions to suit all tastes.
The award winning Convention Centre Dublin has been open since 2010 and is Ireland’s only purpose built convention centre. Designed by Pritzker award-winning Irish-born architect Kevin Roche, The CCD is a landmark building on Dublin’s skyline, with its unusual glass-fronted atrium giving visitors panoramic views of the River Liffey, Dublin city centre and the Wicklow mountains.
Created by visionaries, the Abbey Theatre has always been an arena for art and ideas. The Abbey Theatre was founded as a national theatre for Ireland by W.B. Yeats and Lady Gregory in 1904. These revolutionaries defined the ambition of the Abbey Theatre with their manifesto “to bring upon the stage the deeper emotions of Ireland”.
Their behind-the-scenes tours, imaginative workshops and insightful talks are an extension of what takes place on stage and helps you to delve even deeper.
They offer experiences for every age, ability and interest – from schools, study abroad programmes and universities, to first-time theatre-goers and international tour groups.
The Abbey Theatre is a short 20 minute walk from The Mayson and less than 8 minutes by Luas.
The Mayson is just steps away from the award winning EPIC The Irish Emigration Museum. Head there to discover why 10 million people left Ireland, and the impact they had across the globe. The museum uses state-of-the-art technology with fantastic visual, interactive stories for an unforgettable experience. Recently shortlisted as one of the World’s Leading Tourist Attraction in the World Travel Awards, it’s definitely worth a visit. Get hands on with Irish culture and its past with this fully interactive museum – swipe through video galleries, dance through motion sensor quizzes, listen to remastered audio from 100 years ago and watch videos that bring Irish history to life. The Irish Family History Centre is located in the EPIC gift shop, so it’s the perfect place to drop into after your museum tour to trace your family ancestry.
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Our incredible location in Dublin City is ideal for any returning college students looking for short term accommodation near Trinity College Dublin. The Luas stop is only moments from our door which makes the whole of Dublin City completely accessible for our guests including Trinity College which is a 10 minute drive, 20 minute Luas journey or 30 minute walk from our venue.
Jervis Shopping Centre is one of Dublin’s most successful shopping centre. Located on one of Dublin’s busiest shopping streets, Mary Street, Jervis Shopping Centre is home to a great selection of stores offering fashion, leisure and technology. It’s home to the biggest JD Sports in Ireland, a new Superdrug, it is also home to the biggest New Look in Europe, Topshop, a brand new Stradivarius, Best Menswear, Timberland and VANS.
The Jervis Luas Red Line stop is right at the entrance of the shopping centre and Dublin bus stops and the Dart are within a few minutes’ walk – it couldn’t be easier to get here from The Mayson.
Erected in the early thirteenth century on the site of a Viking settlement, Dublin Castle served for centuries as the headquarters of English, and later British, administration in Ireland. In 1922, following Ireland’s independence, Dublin Castle was handed over to the new Irish government. It is now a major government complex and a key tourist attraction.
The castle is open seven days a week from 9:45 to 17:45 (last admission at 17:15).
Busaras (Bus – aw-russ) is Dublin’s central bus station operating Intercity and regional bus services to by Bus Éireann to all over Ireland and abroad. It’s an easy walk, a 7 minute Luas journey or a 6 minute trip by cab. The Luas Red Line stops at Busáras every three minutes during peak times.
The Workman’s Club is one of Ireland’s best live music venues. Their Main Venue regularly sees a great variety of up and coming and established local and international acts. Their Vintage Room is the perfect spot to catch intimate acoustic sets, spoken word and more. Their Terrace is always abuzz with folks from all facets of the music and arts scene, and you’ll often find international musicians hanging out and playing DJ sets following their shows. It was also the location for the Jimi Hendrix biopic starring Andre 3000. The Workman’s is also home to the very first WOWBURGER, serving up the best burgers in town. If burgers don’t float your boat, they are adjacent to Bison Bar & BBQ, Dublin’s original and best BBQ joint. Find out what’s happening when you’re in town right here at the Workman’s Club.
The Mayson is located right in the centre of the Silicon Docks. Named after California’s Silicon Valley, the Silicon Docks encompasses Grand Canal Dock, stretching to the IFSC, city centre east, and city centre south near the Grand Canal. This area is home to the European headquarters of high tech companies like Google, Facebook, Twitter, Linkedin and numerous startups.
A short walk, Luas journey, or 6 minute taxi journey from The Mayson is Connolly station or Dublin Connolly – the busiest railway station in Dublin and Ireland, and is a focal point in the Irish route network.
From here you can catch the InterCity, Enterprise and commuter services to the north, north-west, south-east and south-west. The North-South Dublin Area Rapid Transit (DART) and Luas light rail services also pass through Connolly – so the wider city is easily explored with The Mayson as your base.
The National College of Ireland was established in 1951 and has enjoyed a long and intriguing history. The award-winning education institution offers specialised full and part-time courses from undergraduate to postgraduate level, in Business, Computing, Psychology and Education, delivered by experienced faculty in a supportive and friendly atmosphere. NCI recently announced that they are expanding their campus in the IFSC to Spencer Dock which will allow the College to continue to deliver on its mission to ‘change lives through education’ for many years to come.
From Viking trading post to being at the cutting edge of industry and home to financial leaders, tech innovators, entrepreneurs and creators, Dublin Docklands is a cultural melting pot. With easy access to everything you could wish to do during your stay with us. Culture, cuisine, music, literature, fashion, sports, natural beauty – find out what makes us tick.
We are close to all the city’s main roads, the M50 motorway, the Port Tunnel and just 15 minutes from Dublin Airport. We are a 15 minute walk from the famous O’Connell Bridge landmark, and with buses and the Red Line LUAS passing by our door frequently, you are never far from where you need to be. The Eastlink Bridge brings you to the south side of the city – and we are a short walk from Connolly Train Station, with routes to Ireland’s key cities.