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Autumn Get-Aways In The UK

Although we hate to admit it, the summer seems to be slowly slipping away and giving in to cooler temperatures and more unpredictable weather. It always feels a little sad as summer leaves but lets not forget that Autumn is a truly magical time of year here in the UK. The leaves on the trees turn beautiful shades of orange and red and the sun hangs low in the sky lighting up the countryside with gorgeous orange hues. So if you are thinking about booking an Autumn getaway then we think that its a great idea. Here are some of our favourite spots for autumn getaways in the UK.

The Best Budget Places to Stay in Dublin


Just because you aren’t feeling flush doesn’t mean you can’t have a Dublin city break, there are so many wonderulf budget options available, which means you get to save your hard earned cash for sightseeing, eating out, hitting the shops and generally enjoying yourelf. We’ve sussed out some of the best budget options right here.


Buswells Hotel

In the heart of the city, Buswells offers a really well-priced, old-fashioned style hotel that is as cosy as they come.

The service is attentive and the staff are super friendly and will help you plan your days out with their wealth of knowledge of Dublin.

They have a bar and restaurant or if you fancy heading out you are in a perfect location with everything you could want on the doorstep.

The website has some offers too so you may make further savings, always good to check them out before booking.



The Kingfisher Townhouse

This cosy hotel makes a great budget option, its 100m from O’Connell street which offers the best shopping in the city and a ten minute walk from the popular Temple Bar district.

The rooms here are spacious and have been recently renovated and there is even the option of an apartment containing a fully equipped kitchens and sitting area, ideal for families or groups and could save you a fortune on eating out.



Royal Marine Hotel

Overlooking picturesque Dun Laoghaire Harbour looking out to Dublin Bay, the Royal Marine Hotel has just wonderful views and is a brilliant budget option.

This bustling seaside hotel has a great atmosphere, some rooms with seaviews, a spa, gym, pool and tennis courts, so you won’t be getting bored!



Ballsbridge Hotel

Located 20 minutes walk from the city centre, Ballsbridge Hotel is a well-renowned, stylish and inviting hotel that makes for a great budget option.

The traditional Irish hospitality is perfect and the you won’t leave without having a drink at their pub The Dubliner, where locals and residents alike enjoying meeting.

With 400 rooms you’ll pretty much always find there is space and it’s super close to the RDS Arena, 3 Arena and Aviva Stadium.



Ariel House

This guesthouse happens to be one of our favourite budget options, it occupies two Victorian townhouses nect to the Aviva Stadium and it is impressive!

The interior is elegant but welcoming and cosy with big comfortable sofas to sink into and a grand piano in the drawing room.

The rooms have been kitted out with good quality furnishing including orthopeadic matterresses and quality linen and towels.

Although Ariel House has a great price tag you won’t feel like you are scrimping in the slightest.



Generator Hostel

Located in the fashionable Smithfield district of Dublin, the Generator Hostel is a real budget option but will really surprise you.

If you are looking for a lively place to stay that definitely won’t break the bank then head this way.

With amazing open social spaces, a cafe and bar, reclaimed wood and exposed brickwork there is a really cool industrial feel to this place.

If you want to add a pinch of luxury to your budget stay then book the shared room with the hot tub!