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Clayton Hotel Leopardstown is located near some of Ireland’s best sporting grounds and stadiums. The hotel is located approximately 15 minutes away from the Aviva Stadium which offers some of biggest events in Dublin.


Whether you are attending racing at Leopardstown, heading to a 6 Nations Rugby Event or are up for the big match in Croke Park, Clayton Hotel Leopardstown is the perfect choice for your next stay.

Clayton Hotel Leopardstown is located in the heart of the action and within close proximity to the Leopardstown racecourse. It is a popular hotel for race-goers, and event attendees throughout the year.

The Aviva Stadium is located in Ballsbridge and is accessible by public transport from the hotel. It is the home of Irish soccer and rugby with many music events also taking place throughout the year.

Croke Park is Ireland’s premier GAA stadium and plays host to the All-Ireland finals each year in both hurling and football, with a range of championship matches played also. It is the largest event venue in Ireland and welcomes international acts each year.

The RDS is a multi-purpose sports stadium and host to an array of music concerts. The venue can hold up to an impressive 35,000 people in the main arena. Each year it hosts the world renowned Dublin Horse Show. The show has taken place every summer since 1868. Over the last several years the horse show has developed into a high profile national and international show jumping competition. It is one of the major events in Irish entertainment. Each year Clayton Hotel Leopardstown provides a bus shuttle to the show which is always a great asset for guests staying.

The RDS is also home to the Heineken Cup winning Leinster rugby team. The stadium opened its doors to the rugby union on 15th October 2015 hosting a game between Leinster and Cardiff Blues which Leinster proudly won. Many famous faces have played in the RDS also. It has some of the biggest names in the music industry including Guns n Roses, The Eagles, Bruce Springsteen, Queen and more.

The historic venue is very easy to access and is on the main transport lines of the DART and Dublin Bus. Clayton Hotel Leopardstown is 7 kilometres from the RDS. If you are looking for hotels near the RDS make sure to book a room at Clayton Hotel Leopardstown.