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Sceal Eile

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1 Bedroom , 1 Bathroom , Sleeps 4
Dublin, County Dublin
You must contact Dublin Barge Hire at least 48 hours before you arrive to arrange a time to meet at the marina etc
€250 damage deposit if cruising. €100 damage deposit if using the barge for accommodation only.
NO CRUISING OCT-MARCH Central Heating for those who don't feel confident managing a solid fuel stove. Press a button and shortly after enjoy a cosy and snug barge during the chilly winter months. You are in charge of how hot you want to be while staying in your very own barge.PARKING - there is a private car park 5 minutes from the marina. It costs €20 for 24 hours and must be booked online!10% discount if staying more than 7 nights!Welcome to Dublin Barge Hire, Dublin City Centre's first self-catering cruising barge.The barge 'Scéal Eile' , a 50 x 10 foot (15 x 3.1m) barge was built in 2006 to a high specificatio...
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Listing #HL303675
About the Owner
Trish O
Languages spoken:English
Response Rate:100%
Response Time:Within a few hours
Listed Since:December 2012
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Reviewed 18 July 2018

The Sceal Eile was the best find that we have had in our travels. Trish and her team have a busy schedule to keep between renters but communicated with me directly on our arrival and departure with when the barge would be ready and ways...More

Thank James R
Reviewed 4 December 2017

This is an amazing place to stay we arrived late Friday evening the fire was on there was Tea, coffee, milk and biscuits. So warm and cozy, the bed is super comfortable massive quilt big soft blankets and there is everything you need to cook...More

Thank Caroline M
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Reviewed 26 September 2017

I was thrilled to happen upon the listing for this barge, and happily spent three nights aboard while in Dublin for business in the nearby docklands office area. Incredibly convenient location for work, and very handy for access to Dublin's top sights too. the owners...More

Thank TA_Brian
  • Central Heating
  • Cooker
  • Cots:(1)
  • Dining Seats (4)
  • Double Beds:(1)
  • DVD Player
  • Fireplace
  • Full Baths (1)
  • Hairdryer
  • Highchair
  • Internet Access
  • Iron
  • Kettle
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room Seats (4)
  • Refrigerator
  • Safe
  • Single Beds:(2)
  • Sofa Beds:(1)
  • Stereo System
  • Suitable For Children Under 5
  • Towels Provided
  • TV
  • Wi-Fi
House rules
    Pets not allowed
    Smoking not allowed
    1 Full bath
    2 Twins
    1 Full
    1 Crib
    1 Sofa
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20 Mar 2018 -
31 Oct 2018
3 nights
1 Nov 2018 -
13 Mar 2019
3 nights
14 Mar 2019 -
1 Nov 2019
3 nights
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Please note: rates may have been converted from the original local currency to Euros and are approximate rates that may change due to exchange rate fluctuation. Please contact the manager to confirm actual rates for your requested dates.
  • Damage Deposit: €100 / stay - Deposit
Additional Rate and Availability Information
Please contact the company directly to get a more accurate quote for bookings with children or week long stays.
Extra Adult is €35 a night.
Under 12's are FREE.
12-18 years of age - an extra €40 per child for complete duration of stay.
If cruising, a €250 deposit is required upon a arrival to protect against damage, losses or non-routine cleaning during the hirer's stay.
If using the barge for accommodation only, a €100 cleaning/damage deposit will be charged.
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About the neighbourhood
Dublin Barge Hire is located on the south side of the river Liffey between Sir John Rogerson's Quay and Pearse Street in Dublin City Centre. The barge Scéal Eile is moored in the marina at Waterways Visitors Centre, Grand Canal Quay, Dublin 2. The barge is in view of the Bord Gais Energy Theatre which is incredibly stunning at night as various sculptors illuminate the area making the array of bars, restaurants and cafes look inviting as places to sit, eat and drink while soaking up the visually appealing setting.

Grand Canal Square, is an exciting new urban space in Dublin's Docklands which opened in 2007. So if it is innovative landscape that interests you, Grand Canal Square is one of the largest paved public spaces in Dublin city allowing on occasion outdoor concerts and per...
Car not needed
How to get there
Airport: Bus or Taxi: 14.0 km
Railway: Walking distance: 0.0 km
Ferry: Taxi: 3.8 km
Bus Routes 1, 2, 3, 50, 56/a,74, 74a, 77, 77a all operate to Pearse Street/Grand Canal Dock

Get Number 2 and 3 bus from O'Connell Street

The Local Dart Station is Grand Canal Dart Station on Barrow Street
Activities nearby
Watersports Nearby, Nearest Beach: 3.3 km.
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