O2K: Places to Stay


There are lots of good places to stay near the convention hotel. Here are some of the more convenient ones. All had pleaty of rooms available at time of going to press, but we advise booking early as Dublin hotels fill up fast. Please contact the hotels directly for bookings, but get in touch with us if you have any problems.


Charles Stewart, 5-6 Parnell Square, Dublin 1
The Charles Stewart is a medium sized hotel a mere 3 minutes away from our lovely convention, staggerable distance in other words! All the rooms have recently been renovated, most are ensuite and all have TV and tea and coffee facilities, with a variety of different bed arrangements to meet all requirements. Unless, that is, you sleep suspended from the ceiling, in which case you should have learned to bring your own perch by now!
The very reasonable prices all include breakfast and if you tell the nice ladies at reception that you too are part of Octocon, then you will receive the special magic prize of a 10% discount on your room prices, you lucky things you!

Single en-suite£45.00€57.14
Double/Twin en-suite£60.00€78.18
Triple en-suite (Double + Single)£84.00€106.66
Four bedded en-suite (bunks)£80.00€101.58
Single Standard£20.00€25.39
Twin Standard£40.00€50.79
Double Standard (bunks)£50.00€63.49
Please mention Octocon when booking to benefit from an additional 10% discount!
Phone: +353 1 8780350, Fax: +353 1 8781387
Address: 5-6 Parnell Square, Dublin 1
Email: cstuart@iol.ie
Web site: www.iol.ie/~cstuart


Cassidy's Hotel, 7-8 Cavendish Row, Dublin 1
A little gem in the heart of the city. Cassidys is located at the top of O'Connell Street opposite the Gate Theatre. The building has been newly refurbished boasting 88 tastefully furnished bedrooms. The warm and welcoming atmosphere of Groomes Bar lends a traditional air to Cassidys. Limited parking is available for guests.

Per Person Sharing£40.00 - £70.00 €50.79 - €88.88
Single£60.00 - £120 €76.18 - €152.39
Phone: +353 1 8780555, Fax: +353 1 8780687
Address: 7-8 Cavendish Row, Dublin 1
Web site: www.bookings.org/ie/hotels/cassidys


Academy Hotel, Findlater Place, Dublin 1
The natural choice for the discerning visitor to Dublin's city centre. The Academy Hotel offers the ultimate in comfort and convenience. The hotel can be found just off Cathal Brugha Street, facing the Gresham, and is about 2 minutes from the Royal Dublin.

Per Person Sharing£34.50 - £45.00 €43.81 - €57.14
Single£49.00 - £84.00 €62.22 - €106.66
Phone: +353 1 8780666, Fax: +353 1 8780600
Address: Findlater Place, Dublin 1
Web site: www.academyhotel.iol.ie


Castle Hotel, Great Denmark Street, Dublin 1
Great Denmark Street, off Parnell Square, ten minutes walk from the convention hotel.

Per Person Sharing£30.00 - £42.50 €38.09 - €53.96
Single£35.00 - £45.00 €44.44 - €106.66
Phone: +353 1 8746949
Address: 4 Gardiner's Row, Dublin 1