Best Girlie Weekend Break in Dublin

Heading to iconic Dublin City for a girlie getaway? Great choice! There is so much to do around the City and Clayton Hotel Cardiff Lane is located in close proximity to some of the finest attractions the city has to offer. Check out our list of recommendations below to make the most of your girly weekend away in Dublin!

1. Pamper in the city at our Treatment Rooms!

The treatment rooms at Clayton Hotel Cardiff Lane offers a peaceful retreat from the vibrant Dublin City. The City Escape package is ideal for a girlie weekend away, including 2 pamper treatments; a Swedish or Aromatherapy body massage and a facial. You can also enjoy full access to our leisure facilities and our 22m swimming pool where you can enjoy a relaxing swim during your girlie weekend break in Dublin.

Other treatments include an array of massages, manicures, pedicures and special packages for Hen Party’s! Our Pamper in The City package includes a 40-minute treatment of a facial or a personalised Swedish massage!

Check out all of the treatments and price list.

2. Attend a show at the Bord Gais Theatre

The Bord Gais Energy Theatre is only a two-minute walk from Clayton Hotel Cardiff Lane. A theatre full of world class performances of some of the world-renowned shows such as The Book of Mormon, you don’t want to miss a show here on your girlie weekend! Before the show enjoy a drink and immerse yourself in the hustle and bustle of the buzzing Grand Canal Dock area!

Find out more information about upcoming productions on the Bord Gais website.

3. Bottomless Brunch

Many brunch spots limit bottomless drinks but not Bow Lane! For only €25 per person, you can enjoy Bottomless Prosecco, Bowlini, Bow Lane Bleedin’ Maire and a range of other cocktails. Bow Lane’s delicious food menu offers huevos rancheros, pulled pork and crab and king prawn hash as well as Nutella waffles and mini doughnuts for dessert, sounds like the perfect brunch to us!

4. Test your friendship at one of Dublin’s Escape Rooms

Escape Boats Dublin is rated as Ireland’s Top Escape Room, located in Grand Canal Dock in Dublin’s city centre, close to our hotel for you to experience on your next girly weekend break. The first ever live escape room on a boat is sure to be unlike anything you have experienced before! There are two escape room options. SOS, where you and your your team are trapped on an abandoned boat and your mission is to gather information, repair the boat and escape… before it’s too late!

Convicts is the long-awaited sequel to SOS. Imprisoned on the ship you will need to work together and use your wits and intelligence to escape before the ship departs for the colonies and it is too late!

5. Cocktail Classes

Why not attend a cocktail making masterclass at The Blind Pig, one of Dublin’s most famous speakeasy bars! The cocktail class includes an introduction to The Blind Pig, alcohol and cocktails and even a bit of history will be included! You will have the opportunity to learn how to make and drink your favourite cocktails whether that be the infamous Espresso Martini or Aperol Spritz!

After your cocktail class you can choose to have a shared platter or a sit-down meal upon request, enjoy delicious food and drink on your girly weekend.

6. Vintage Tea Tour

Why not enjoy the sights of the city while enjoying a delicious Irish Afternoon Tea! Vintage Tea Trips is located only 15 minutes from Clayton Hotel Cardiff Lane and is the perfect way to see the city on a girlie weekend break in Dublin. The bus journey takes you through the city taking in Georgian Dublin, Phoenix Park, and Temple Bar all whilst enjoying fresh scones, clotted cream and jam and of course, tea!

Credit: Vintage Tea Trips

7. A stroll through St Stephens Green

No trip to Dublin is complete without a stroll through St Stephens Green, located only 15 minutes from Clayton Hotel Cardiff Lane.

A sunny winter’s day offers the chance for a great Instagram worthy photo, make sure you capture your girly weekend in Dublin on film! From St Stephens Green, wander directly onto Grafton Street, Dublin’s principal pedestrianised shopping area for some retail therapy or even just a little window shopping!

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Start planning your trip to Dublin and book your perfect break at Clayton Hotel Cardiff Lane.


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