Frequently Asked Questions

At Tara Towers we're here to help you with any questions you may have- please view our frequently asked questions below and hopefully you'll find the answer to your query.

Is there free Wi-Fi in the rooms? 
Yes Free Wi-Fi 
What bus goes to city centre?
Dublin bus the Number 4 and number 7  7A 
How often does the bus run?
The bus runs every 10 Minutes 
How much is the bus fair?
One way €2.70
Where can we get a leap ticket?
Texco garage 2 minutes’ walk on the opposite side of the street 
Is the shopping mall near by?
Yes a choice of Merrion Shopping Centre or Blackrock  Village, with  Frascite Centre & Blackrock shopping centre 
Where is the nearest the bank?
Bank of Ireland, Merrion Road 
How do I get to the Blackrock Clinic?
Walking 15 Minutes,  Dublin Bus is 5 Minutes and stops at the hotel and Blackrock Clinic
How do I get to St Vincents Hospital?
Walking 15 Minutes,  Dublin Bus is 5 Minutes and stops St.Vincents private and University Hospital 
Can we leave our car at the Hotel while in Hospital?
Yes Residence can leave the car at the Hotel free of charge up to check out time 
How much is a taxi to St Vincents?
How do we get to Trinity?
Dublin Bus number 4, number 7 + 7am alight at College Green 
How do we get to the Guinness Store House?
Rail walk to Booterstown Station take Dart to Connelly Station walk to luas rail take  red line to James Station 
How do we get to the beach? 
Walk out of the hotel grounds, turn left go north for 500meter and cross at level crossing turn right on to Booterstown beach or continue on strand road to Sandymount Strand 
What is there to see locally?
Merrion Historical Cemetery Bellevue is form sinking of the Prince Charles 1787, Joyces Towers Seapoint,  Martello Towers Sandymount Built 1803 to keep out Napoloean invasion  
Dun Loghaire, Above Board Kite surfing, Paddle Boarding Bicycle Hire, Design Quarter, Lexon,  Dance Theatre Ireland, Maritime Museum
How do I get to UCD
Taxi 5 to 10 minutes, Walking 18 Minutes, turn right out of the gate and right again at the light walk to roundabout turn right again walk on to top of the road and follow arrow sign across bridge and into the UCD Complex
Is there parking available? 
Parking is complimentary with guest accommodation 
Where can we park? 
Parking pay and display machines in car park or online 
What time is the latest time to check out? 
Check time is 12noon up to 2pm no charge after 2pm best available rate 
Where and what time is the bar open? 
PJ Branagans is located off the main reception area and is open at 10am until 10.30pm at the weekends 
Do we have live music in the bar? 
Yes for event occasions 
Is dinner served in the restaurant?
Evening meals are served in our cosy bar and large parties in the restaurant
What time is restaurant open?
The restaurant opens at 6.30am mid-week for continental breakfast 7am weekends
What type of food is served for dinner?
Our menu offers global cuisine , sharing platters, Irish seafood chowder, nam bread dipper, thai curry, succulent steaks 
Do we have a pool?
We do not have a pool, our local leisure facility is a 5 minute drive or 15minute walk 
Is breakfast included in our rate?
Breakfast is included in bed and breakfast rate, room only bookings. Breakfast is €12 per person if not included in package 
Do we have family rooms that accommodate more than 3 people? 
No we have connecting rooms that are suitable for 4 guests