82.0% Based on 4372 reviews TripAdvisor Traveler Rating 4 out of 5

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Hotel Description

At Clayton Hotel & Leisure Club Cardiff Lane you'll be within a short 5-minute stroll of popular places like Bord Gáis Energy Theatre and The Convention Centre Dublin. Highlights at this hotel include a restaurant, an indoor swimming pool, and a health club.

Free WiFi, cable TV, and coffee/tea makers are featured in all 304 rooms. 24-hour room service, free newspapers, and in-room massages are also available.

A day of pampering can include massages, facials, and mani/pedis. The restaurant, Stir Restaurant, serves Modern European cuisine and is open for breakfast and dinner. Vertigo Bar is the hotel's own bar, serving drinks along with light fare. Enjoy the fitness center, sauna, and kids' swimming pool as well as access to aerobics classes. Other amenities include free WiFi in public areas, a coffee shop/café, and coffee/tea in a common area. Buffet breakfast is available daily between 7 AM and 10 AM.

Attractions within a 15-minute walk of this 4-star hotel include 3Arena and Custom House.

Standard Double Room

Bed Count 1 Full Bed Maximum Occupancy 2 Max
$121 per night

Twin Room, 2 Twin Beds

Bed Count 2 Twin Beds Maximum Occupancy 2 Max

Triple Room

Bed Count 1 Full Bed Maximum Occupancy 3 Max

Executive Room, 1 King Bed

Bed Count 1 King Bed Maximum Occupancy 2 Max

Family Room

Bed Count 1 Full Bed Maximum Occupancy 3 Max

Superior Room

Bed Count 1 Queen Bed Maximum Occupancy 2 Max

Reviews from Trip Advisor

Trip Advisor aggregated rating

82.0% of guests recommend out of 4372 reviews

Excellent 2103
Good 1471
Average 552
Poor 171
Terrible 75
Value <span>4.0</span> out of 5
Rooms <span>4.5</span> out of 5
Cleanliness <span>4.5</span> out of 5
Service <span>4.5</span> out of 5

About the Clayton Hotel & Leisure Club Cardiff Lane

Location Cardiff Lane, Dublin, Dublin Dublin 2

Property Features

Clayton Hotel & Leisure Club Cardiff Lane offers its guests an indoor pool, a children's pool, a health club, and a sauna. Along with a restaurant, there's a coffee shop/café on site. You can enjoy a drink at the bar/lounge. WiFi is free in public spaces. Tour/ticket assistance, multilingual staff, and coffee/tea in a common area are also featured at the eco-friendly Clayton Hotel & Leisure Club Cardiff Lane. Smoking is allowed in designated areas at this 4-star hotel.

  • 304 guestrooms or units
  • 8 levels
  • 5 conference rooms
  • Dining venue
  • Bar or lounge
  • Coffee shop
  • Breakfast available (surcharge)
  • Dry cleaning
  • Self-service laundry
  • Front desk (24 hours)
  • Express check-in
  • Express check-out
  • Staff is multilingual
  • Storage area for luggage
  • Front-desk safe
  • Tour and ticket information
  • Newspapers in lobby (free)
  • Bellhop
  • Elevator
  • Smoking in designated areas

Family Friendly Amenities

  • Family Property
  • Free WiFi
  • Indoor pool
  • Children's pool
  • Laundry facilities
  • Refrigerator (on request)
  • Free cribs/infant beds


Available in all rooms: Free WiFi

Available in some public areas: Free WiFi


Offsite parking discounted rates available


  • Airport: Dublin (DUB) (13.9 km / 8.6 mi)
  • Train station: Dublin Pearse Street Station (0.9 km / 0.6 mi)
  • Metro station: Mayor Square - NCI Station (0.6 km / 0.4 mi)

Room Amenities

Clayton Hotel & Leisure Club Cardiff Lane offers 304 accommodations with safes and complimentary newspapers. Cable television is provided. Bathrooms include shower/tub combinations, complimentary toiletries, and hair dryers. Guests can surf the web using the complimentary wireless Internet access. Additionally, rooms include coffee/tea makers and irons/ironing boards. Refrigerators, in-room massages, and hypo-allergenic bedding can be requested. Housekeeping is provided daily.

  • In-room dining (24 hours)
  • Cable channels
  • Refrigerator available
  • Coffee maker
  • Hypo-allergenic bedding
  • Shower and tub combination
  • Cribs (free)
  • Housekeeping (daily)
  • Newspapers (free)
  • Massage in room (surcharge)
  • Hair dryer
  • Safe
  • Toiletries (free)
  • Iron and ironing board
  • Desk
  • Ensuite bathroom

Food & Drink

For a fee, guests can enjoy buffet breakfast daily from 7 AM to 10 AM.

Stir Restaurant - This restaurant specializes in Modern European cuisine and serves breakfast and dinner.

Vertigo Bar - This bar serves light fare only.

24-hour room service is available.

Nearby Activities

The Club Vitae Health & Fitness Club facilities include more than 60 pieces of cardio equipment with individual TV screens, free weights, a 22-meter indoor swimming pool, a children's pool, sauna, and steam room. All guests using the indoor swimming pool are required to wear a swimming cap. Guests can take part in spinning and cardio-kickboxing classes in the studio. Entry is complimentary for hotel guests.

Golfers will find several courses in the wider area, with the nearest one at Clontarf Golf Club, 2 miles (3 km) away. Boat trips around the coastal islands of Skerries and Lambay depart from Custom House Quay, 547 yards (500 meters) from the hotel.

The recreational activities listed below are available either on site or near the hotel; fees may apply.

  • Pilates classes on site
  • Golfing nearby
  • Fitness classes on site
  • Yoga classes/instruction on site

Spa Services

  • Number of treatment rooms 5
  • Manicures and pedicures
  • Body treatments
  • Facial treatments
  • Massages


If you need to make special requests for accessibility needs, please note them at check-out when booking your stay.

  • Roll-in shower

Hotel Policies


  • Check-in time starts at 3 PM
  • Minimum check-in age is 16


  • Check-out by noon

Payment types

Children and extra beds

  • Children are welcome.
  • Rollaway/extra beds are not available.
  • Free cribs (infant beds)!


  • No pets allowed


Extra-person charges may apply and vary depending on property policy.

Government-issued photo identification and a credit card or cash deposit are required at check-in for incidental charges.

Special requests are subject to availability upon check-in and may incur additional charges. Special requests cannot be guaranteed. No onsite parking is available.

  • No rollaway/extra beds available


Optional extras

The fees and deposits listed below will be charged at the time of service, check-in, or check-out.

  • Fee for buffet breakfast: EUR 13.50 per person (approximately)
  • Nearby parking fee: EUR 28 per night

This may not be a comprehensive list. Fees and deposits are subject to change and might not include tax.

Hotel Names

  • Cardiff Lane Hotel
  • Maldron Cardiff Lane
  • Maldron Hotel & Leisure Club Cardiff Lane
  • Maldron Hotel & Leisure Club Cardiff Lane Dublin
  • Maldron Leisure Club Cardiff Lane
  • Maldron Leisure Club Cardiff Lane Dublin
  • Clayton Hotel Cardiff Lane Dublin
  • Clayton Cardiff Lane Dublin
  • Clayton Cardiff Lane

You should know

  • Reservations are needed for spa treatments. For reservations, contact the hotel before arrival using the contact information on the booking confirmation.
  • Certain facilities might have restricted access. For details, you can contact the property at the number on the booking confirmation.

Awards & Affiliations

Green / Sustainable Property
This property participates in Green Hospitality Program, a program that measures the property's impact on one or more of the following: environment, community, cultural-heritage, the local economy.

National Rating

This property is a registered Hotel within the meaning of the Irish Tourist Traffic Acts.