How To Host An Unforgettable Hen and Stag Party in Dublin: 5 Ideas To Check Out

Dublin is an excellent choice for a stag or hen party. If you’re looking for activities ranging from pub crawls to obstacle courses, Dublin has it all. Group accommodation in Dublin has never been easier to book or better value than our accommodation on the DCU Campus. Located on the edge of Dublin city, we offer flexible, affordable accommodation all year round, ideal for groups. Here are some of the highlights of holding your stag or hen party in Dublin.

1. Drink and be merry: Dublin is best for pub-based activities

If you love the idea of catching up with friends over a few drinks, Dublin has some of the best pubs, bars, and nightclubs in the country.

Whether you love the idea of cocktails & caviar or pints & burgers, there is a pub in Dublin to suit your group. Head into the city centre and enjoy a pub crawl in Temple Bar where you’ll find live music in every second pub, great bar food menus and a fantastic atmosphere of both locals and visitors. For something extra special, you can book a whiskey tour and tasting in Teelings or Jameson distilleries or a cocktail-making class. It’s a short bus or taxi journey to the centre of the city from DCU rooms.

2. Enjoy an active weekend

Before things get too messy, organise a group activity for your stag or hen party. Fulfill your need for speed with a trip to Kart City, near Dublin Airport, the home of outdoor karting in Dublin. Race your teammates competing for a podium finish and bragging rights for the whole weekend.

To get your own back head to The Mill in The Liberties area of Dublin for an afternoon of paintballing, nerf, archery tag or other airsoft games. It’s a stone’s throw from the Guinness Storehouse too – if that’s on your Dublin itinerary.

3. Check out Pedal Tours of Dublin

Dublin Pedal Tours have become a huge hit for stag and hen parties. You’re sure to have seen them passing you on city streets, blaring music and holding 16 delighted cyclists enjoying Dublin from a different perspective. The guides are responsible for directing, steering, and motivating your group and if you’re lucky they might stop at a pub for a quick refresh. Book a pedal tour for an afternoon you won’t forget.

4. Break free from an Escape Room

Escape rooms are a great way to build team spirit and get those minds working. The idea is to work together to solve the clues and escape the room within the time given. It’s a great ice breaker or a way to bring a group together. Try Incognito , one of the top-rated escape rooms in Dublin and they can accommodate large or small groups.

5. Stay in an affordable accommodation in Dublin with your peers

If you’re looking for group accommodation that won’t break the bank, DCU rooms is an ideal choice. We offer modern, en-suite apartment-style accommodation to suit all group sizes. Our location on the edge of the city across three campus locations is close to the city centre and the airport and is well-connected via public transport. We offer complimentary car parking to all guests and our self-catering accommodation makes it easy for you to cut costs.

As well as free car parking, the campus offers plenty of additional facilities. You’ll find a selection of dining options on campus, a student bar, a chemist, and a convenience store for anything you forgot. You can dine in the student canteen or stock up in the Spar on-site which has an excellent deli – ideal to cure even the worst hangover. We offer complimentary Wi-Fi throughout the accommodation and the campus which makes keeping in touch easy. The on-site leisure club, swimming pool and gym are available to guests at a small extra cost and are an ideal way to refresh before heading out. The campus has plenty of open green space for guests to enjoy.

Author Bio: Katie McGarr is one of the passionate writers for DCU Rooms, a cheap accommodation in Dublin for frugal travelers who’d love to experience the astonishing beauty of the city on a budget. This travel buff enjoys writing and sharing articles about money-saving hacks on accommodation, airfare, dining, and getting around the city.

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