Hotels Near RDS Dublin

The Royal Dublin Society (RDS) is located just 8 minutes driving from Maldron Hotel Merrion Road. Established in 1879, The RDS is one of the most historical venues in Ireland boasting over 22000 sq meters of event space on a 42-acre site. The venue plays host to a large number of sporting events, conferences and trade shows.

One of the most popular events held in the RDS is The Dublin Horse Show which takes place from 17th to the 21st of August 2022. The event welcomes thousands of people from all over the world. Maldron Hotel Merrion Road is ideal for relaxing and unwinding after a busy day of equestrian activities at The Dublin Horse Show.

4 Anglesea Road
Dublin 4
GPS – 53° 19′ 21.60″ N – 6° 13′ 25.80″ W

Events at the RDS 

Being located just 3 kms – or 7 minutes from RDS Dublin, Maldron Hotel Merrion Road is the perfect place to stay in and attend various Dublin Events. Here are upcoming RDS Events that will make for the perfect addition to your trip to RDS Dublin.

Longines FEI Jumping Nations Cup Dublin Horse Show

The Dublin Horse Show will be running from 17th to 21st August 2022 filled with great food, fancy drinks and lots of socialising. Placed during the best days of the summer, this  RDS event makes for an unforgettable experience!

Bruce Springsteen and The E Street Band

Bruce Springsteen and The E Street Band will be playing at the RDS Arena on the 5th and 7th May 2023. Doors open at 5pm and the show starts at 7pm both days.


Dublin’s hottest Corporate summer party venue Connectopia runs from 3rd May until 17th July 2022 and is open for bookings seven days a week.

Restaurants near the RDS

Maldron Hotel Merrion Road is one of our newest, modern hotels in the heart of Dublin and the hotel offers a variety of dining options.

Vitality Breakfast

Kickstart your day with a variety of options to choose from including a traditional full Irish breakfast with healthier options, cereals, bread, fruit or even a hot grilled breakfast.

Grain & Grill Bar and Restaurant

Lunch and dinner is served in the restaurant itself, as well as room service, all 7 days of the week. Choose and enjoy fresh flavours from an extensive selection of dishes with something that suits everybody!

Directions from Maldron Hotel Merrion Road to RDS (Car) 8 minutes

  • Turn left towards Merrion Road R118
  • Turn left at the first cross street and follow the R118
  • Turn left onto Anglesea Road R815
  • Turn Left 170 meters
  • RDS Main arena will be on your left

Maldron Hotel Merrion Road

Maldron Hotel Merrion Road is ideally located close to Ballsbridge, Donnybrook and Blackrock areas, with easy access to the RDS and the Aviva Stadium. The area is very well served by public transport with bus and DART stations nearby and is easily accessible off the M50.

For enquiries about Maldron Hotel Merrion Road please contact our reservations department by emailing who will be happy to discuss your requirements with you.

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