There are plenty of options to choose from depending on your budget or the sort of atmosphere you want. The hotels are usually rated from 2 – 5 stars depending on the standard. B&B’s (Bed and Breakfast) also can vary in standard. For students, there are hostels available, and families can choose from countless self-catering accommodations.
B&B (Bed & Breakfast)
This form of accommodation is usually privately owned and run by individuals or families. Experience excellent breakfast service and many providers would go the extra mile for their guests. Look out for the Shamrock on the sign, which means it’s Bort Fáilte approved and provides a certain standard
Usually rated from 2 – 5 stars, there is something for every budget. In a 4 and 5 star rated hotel, you usually find a bar, a restaurant and/or a leisure centre. Many hotels also provide a kids club.
The range is plentiful and fits every budget and need. If you are travelling on your own or as family with kids, there is something for everybody. You can choose from cottages to country houses, flats, log cabins or holiday homes. Many hotels also provide self-catering accommodation in nearby lodges but for a little extra money, you are also able to use the amenities in the hotel.
Dublin Airport is the largest Airport in the Republic of Ireland. Most cities in the European Countries and several American hubs provide direct flights to Dublin as well as Belfast.
Other access airports are Cork and Shannon as well as several smaller airports.
It takes about 1 hour driving time from Dublin Airport to Carlow town.
The Ferry ports are Dublin, Dun Laoghaire, Rosslare, Cork, Belfast and Larne. Please contact your Ferry company before you go as all services are depending on the weather.