Hotel Near the RDS
Ballsbridge Hotel Parking
If you are visiting the RDS, there are over 200 parking spaces available in Clayton Hotel Ballsbridge. This car park is open 24 hours a day and 7 days a week
Accommodation near the RDS
Due to its amazing location, Clayton Hotel Ballsbridge is the perfect location for those attending or exhibiting at the RDS. The hotel has spacious accommodation ideal when attending an event at the RDS. For any accommodation requests or queries please contact our reservations team.
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Restaurants near the RDS
Clayton Hotel Ballsbridge is located at only 400 metres from the RDS. The hotel offers a variety of dining outlets.
- Red Bean Roastery – Serving the finest barista-style coffee and delicious home-baked treats, sandwiches and wraps. Grab a coffee to go or sit back and relax in our newly refurbished lounge
- Grandstand Restaurant – Our head chef Marcin and his team are very proud to introduce the newly opened Grandstand Bar & Restaurant at the newly refurbished 4-star hotel. Serving local and seasonal food and drink.
- Grandstand Bar – Our Grandstand Bar is loved by local residents and corporate clientele alike, it has become a popular spot for pre and post-match celebrations.
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Established in 1879, the RDS is one of the most historical and magnificent venues in Ireland.
The RDS is Ireland’s largest international conference, exhibition and events venue with over 22,000 sq. metres of floor space set on a 42-acre site. The historic venue is very easy to access and is on the main transport lines of the DART and Dublin Bus.
The RDS premises include the RDS Arena, RDS Simmonscourt and RDS Main Hall. The venue plays host to a vast array of concerts, sporting events, trade shows and conferences and is the home ground of Leinster Rugby. Leinster’s home matches in the Magner’s League and the Heineken Cup have often hosted in the RDS as well as its pre-season games.
Dublin Horse Show
One of the most popular events held in the RDS is the Dublin Horse Show which has taken place every summer since 1868. This year the Dublin Horse Show will take place from the 18th – 22th August 2021.
Over the years the Dublin Horse Show has developed into a high-profile national show jumping competition, international show jumping competition and a major event in Irish entertainment.