About this listing
Our two bedroom apartment is situated in a gated development in the Financial District and near Trinity College and Convention Centre. Each room has a standard double bed. Direct access to the garden, an oasis of quiet in the city. Free parking.
Bright ground floor apartment with direct garden access. The apartment is a two bedroom apartment and is the largest of its type in the development. The apartment is a short walk from the city center, the International Financial Services Centre, the National Convention Centre and Trinity College. The RDS is a 35 minute walk or 10 minutes on the train. There are two bedrooms with double bed in each.
Bosch Tassimo coffee machine
One reserved car parking space.
Free Wi - Fi.
There is complete access to the apartment by guests including free access to the apartments wi-fi and cable.
You will be met on arrival by Helen or Dermot who will be available to assist with any queries during your stay. We will look forward to meeting with you.
We will try accommodate early or late check in or check out within reason and where possible.
The apartment is close to the Financial District and within minutes walk to downtown Dublin, IFSC, Trinity College, the Bord Gais Theatre, O2 concert venue and the National Convention Centre, Dublin. Short walk to rail and tram line connections.
Apartment block is in a secure gated development.
SUPERMARKET NEXT DOOR!
There is a large supermarket next door where you can get everything you need....including a hot food counter and an in-house coffee shop and creperie. Opens 6.30am to 10pm weekdays. 10am to 8pm weekends.
Windmill Lane is famous as the site where Irish rock band U2 recorded some of there most famous albums, including The Joshua Tree. It has become a shrine for U2 fans internationally. The studio closed a number of years ago.
The apartment is close to Luas Red Line tram stop at Financial Centre and the DART rapid suburban rail system. The nearest Green Line Luas stop is at St. Stephens Green, about a 15 minute walk. There is one car parking space available on request. Close to all bus links.
DIRECTIONS FROM CITY CENTRE
If approaching from O'Connell Bridge on O'Connell Street, take a walk down the riverside on Burgh Quay and proceed for about ten minutes until you come to the Sean O'Casey pedestrian bridge. Walk on for about 100 meters and on your right you will come to Windmill Lane. You will see the gates of the apartment building directly in front of you. The block is directly beside a Euro Spar supermarket. You have now arrived!
DIRECTIONS FROM AIRPORT
If arriving at Dublin Airport the best way is the 747 Airlink bus outside arrivals terminal. Fare 6 euro, 3 euro child fare. Bus leaves every 15 minutes.
Terminal 1: Exit main arrivals hall, cross the road and the Airlink Express Bus will be on your left hand side.
Terminal 2: Follow the signs for Taxis, take the lift or escalator to ground floor. The Airlink Express Bus departs from here.
Ask to be let off at the Jury's Inn Hotel on Custom House Quay. You will see a pedestrian bridge directly across to the opposite side of the river. Cross the bridge and turn left for about 200 meters. You will see a Snap Printing shop on the right hand side and on the corner of Windmill Lane. From here you will be able to see the black railed gates for the Windmill Lane Apartments. You have now arrived!
Do a search for '747 Airlink Bus' for further information.
DUBLINS BEST VALUE DEAL!
Before buying your Airlink 747 bus ticket you should consider buying the Dublin Sightseeing ticket. This ticket costs 24 euro and includes:
1. Your return Airlink 747 bus ticket, worth 12 euro. If you have already arrived in Dublin then the ticket is 20 euro to include a single journey Airlink 747 bus ticket.
2. A two day city tour hop on / hop off bus ticket.
3. Free entry into the Little Musuem of Dublin, worth 7 euro
4. A free Dublin City walking tour with Pat Liddy, worth 10 euro
You can buy the ticket on the Airlink 747 bus or online. Search for 'dublinsightseeing' on the web.
This is a joy for anyone interested in archaeology or history. Dublin Castle was built in the 13th century on top of the foundations of a Viking structure. The castle served as a military fortress, prison, court of law and the core of British administration in Ireland until 1922. It's now used for state functions and government conferences. Guided tours are available. Open Monday to Friday 10am-4.50pm; Saturday, Sunday and holidays 2-4.50pm. Closed during state functions. Admission is €4.50.
TRINITY COLLEGE AND THE BOOK OF KELLS
Founded by Queen Elizabeth I in 1592, Trinity College is the oldest University in Ireland. Bursting with Heritage the 40 acre site retains its historical charm of cobbled squares, gardens, parks and architecture. Trinity College is famed for its treasures including the 9th Century illuminated manuscript, The Book of Kells. The Book is the centrepiece of an exhibition that attracts over five hundred thousand visitors each year, and along with the beautiful Trinity College site, this attraction is definitely worth exploring during your Dublin visit.
Trinity College is an 10 minute walk from Windmill Lane and admissions to the Old Library for the exhibition costs €9 for adults or €18 for a family ticket of 2 adults and 4 children, but bear in mind that children under 12 go free all year round.
Until the 1920s, the British incarcerated and, in 1916, after the Easter Rising executed Irish political prisoners at this site. The jail was closed in 1924 and it is now a monument to the Irish struggle for independence. See the audiovisual show and take a guided tour.
Opening Times - April - September: Daily (last admission at 17:00)
October - March: Mon -Sat (last admission at 16:30), Sunday: (last admission at 17:00. Admission is €6 for adults, €4 for seniors, €2 for children and €14 for a family. Inchicore Road, Kilmainham
We know some guests like to maintain their gym workouts during a visit. The state of the art Trinity College gym/pool has a walk-in facility for 10 euro. Gym is about 5 minutes walk from the apartment.
We are not resident at the apartment. Guest will have access to all areas of the apartment.
Interaction with guests
We are very happy to discuss your plans when visiting Dublin and recommend our favourite places.
Other things to note
There is a child travel cot on site, if required.
There is an ATM in the Eurospar supermarket next door.
Check out the website 'City of a Thousand Welcomes'. This is a free service whereby you can meet a 'welcome ambassador' to show you the best of the city. Try it out.
The property is a non smoking property.
Please respect our neighbours peace and quiet.
Unfortunately, the building does not permit pets.
We do not live at the apartment. As a result, it is important that agreed check in and check out times are agreed in advance to avoid confusion.
We will endeavour to accommodate an earlier check in than 3pm, where possible. We will also try to accommodate the drop off of luggage before check in time. However, this is not always an option. If early check in is vital then we recommend booking the night before your arrival. Alternatively, luggage can be left in lockers in the basement of the Busaras Central Bus Station, about 10 mins walk away.
On checking out, keys to be left in Post Box 2 in hallway, all electric radiators to be unplugged, lights turned off and external windows and doors securely locked.
There is currently construction work being carried out on Windmill Lane. However, due to the situation of the apartment there is little our no noise to be heard.
Cancel up to 5 days before your trip and get a full refund, including service fees.
Myself and my wife Helen love to travel and have an especially soft spot for everything French....especially the food and wine! Helen is from Kerry in the South West of Ireland and I have always lived in Dublin. We love being close to the sea and having the Dublin and Wicklow mountains as our backdrop.
We look forward to meeting our guests and are available to give you any assistance or information about Dublin that we can provide. We will respect your privacy to enjoy your stay at the apartment without being intrusive, after all its your holiday! We hope we can play a small part in helping you enjoy your stay in Dublin.