Croke Park – 5kms from the hotel
This sporting mecca is the spiritual home for all GAA followers with football and hurling fans converging on this 82,300 capacity stadium. It also provides the perfect arena for a select number of large concerts over the summer so make Hilton Kilmainham your Croke Park hotel stop!
Tel: +353 1 819 2300
Aviva Stadium – 5.5kms from the hotel
Formerly Lansdowne Road, this new 50,000 capacity state of the art stadium hosts rugby and soccer matches for the IRFU and FAI respectively. A small number of large capacity concerts are also hosted here.
Tel: + 353 1 238 2300
RDS (Royal Dublin Society) -6kms from the hotel
This iconic venue in Dublin 4, comprising a series of venues hosts a variety of activities, ranging from the legendary Dublin Horse Show, concerts, rugby matches, exhibitions, trades shows, large conferences and more.
Tel: +353 1 668 0866
Leopardstown Race Course – 15kms from the hotel
The much loved South Dublin race track hosts some of the biggest races in the calendar, both jump racing in winter and flat racing for the rest of the year. These experiences range from the Christmas festival, to fun-filled Bulmers evening meetings in summer with live music afterwards, to the autumn season when the highlight is the Tattersalls Irish Champion Stakes.
Tel: +353 1 289 0500
FairyHouse Race Course – 24 kms from the hotel
Fairyhouse is the venue for many of the biggest races of the Irish jump season, with the crowning glory coming on Easter Monday when the holiday celebrations reach fever pitch for the running of the Powers Whiskey Irish Grand National.
Tel: 01 825 6167
Punchestown Race Course – 30kms from the hotel
Punchestown stages some of the finest jump racing, not just in Ireland but in the world, it is the place where the champions of jump racing meet and home to the legendary National Hunt Festival in April.
Tel: +353 45 897 704