Maps and Directions

Clayton Hotel Cardiff Lane, Dublin 2 (Formerly Maldron Hotel Cardiff Lane) is ideally located opposite the Bord Gais Energy Theatre. There are various transport options available for those travelling to and from the hotel.

Getting to us….

Getting to us….

The shopping, sightseeing and business districts are a stone’s throw from Clayton Hotel Cardiff Lane. The seven story Dublin City Centre hotel boasts views of the River Liffey, while remaining close to the heart of the city.  The hotel is within easy access of the airport and main bus & rail stations and a few minutes’ walk from the Spencer Dock LUAS stop over the Samuel Beckett Bridge.

Direction from Dublin Airport (12km)

Direction from Dublin Airport (12km)


Taxis are available from the airport, although availability may be limited during peak travel times. Journey time is approx. 25 – 30 minutes and you can expect to pay between €30.00 – €35.00.


Air Coach Route 702 is accessible from Terminal 2 at Dublin Airport, this coach stops just outside Clayton Hotel Cardiff Lane. Fares are approx. €10.00 return or €6.00 single for an adult, the journey time is approx. 40 minutes.

Airlink Bus 747 stops at The Convention Centre Dublin and it is then a short walk across the Samuel Beckett Bridge to the hotel.  Fares are approx. €10 return or €6 single for an adult, the journey time is approx. 40 minutes.

Car Hire

Car Hire is available from Dublin Airport. You can book your car rental online prior to arriving in Dublin Airport with Irish Car Rentals.

Directions from Dublin City Centre - O’Connell Street (1km)

Directions from Dublin City Centre - O’Connell Street (1km)


We are located a 5 minute walk from the Spencer Dock Stop on the LUAS red line, with the LUAS arriving approx. every 10 minutes during peak times. More details on the LUAS timetable are available on the official LUAS website. The cost of a single journey is €1.80 for an adult.



We do not have our own car park at Clayton Hotel Cardiff Lane, however there is a public car park located in Grand Canal Square. This is across the street from the hotel and offers a 24 hour rate of €20.00 when you pre book online.

Customers can pre-book their parking in Q-Park Grand Canal for 24hrs for only €20.00 by clicking here.

Car Park Rates:

  • Hourly Rate  €3.70
  • Normal Maximum Daily Rate  €28.00
  • Clayton Hotel Cardiff Lane Guests 24 hour rate  €20.00*
  • Clayton Hotel Cardiff Lane Guests overnight rates (6pm-10am) €14.00*

*Please ensure your ticket is validated at reception in Clayton Hotel Cardiff Lane and presented to the cashier in Q-Park to avail of the discounted rates. The discounted ticket is usable only once. A new ticket must to be acquired every time you re-enter the Q-Park in order to avail of the discount.

Opening times

Monday to Sunday 7.00 am – 12.00 am

Driving Directions to Q- Park

  • Continue South along Macken Street to the traffic lights at Pearse Street
  • Take left at the lights
  • Take the next left onto Chimney Lane
  • At the end of Chimney Lane go down the ramp on the right to enter the Q-Park Grand Square
  • Pedestrian exit the car park beside the pay machines, you will arrive on Grand Canal Square