At The Spencer Hotel
The Spencer Hotel Dublin is located not far from Trinity College Dublin. Stroll up the scenic promenade from The Spencer Hotel and you will be brought to the top of O’Connell Street, and a short stroll over the bridge will bring you directly to Trinity College. Upon your arrival at Trinity College, you will be met with the beautiful facade and architecture of the imposing college set amid the busy backdrop of Dublin city. It will take you approximately 20 minutes to walk from The Spencer to Trinity College.
Home to The Book of Kells, a visit to Trinity College is a must on your Dublin itinerary. Escape the city madness as you step onto the historic cobbles at Trinity and make your way to the Library where the Book of Kells is on display. The Book of Kells is a 9th century world famous gospel manuscript. After visiting the Book of Kells, you can continue on to the Long Room in the Trinity Library where over 200,000 of the oldest books in the library are showcased in magnificent oak cases.
Visitors to Trinity can go and see the Book of Kells, or take The Trinity Tour which will bring you deep inside the steep history of this 18th century building.
What does the tour cost?
The price of a combination ticket comprising the cost of a tour of Trinity College provided by Authenticity Tours with admission to the Old Library:
Adults (persons older than 18 years of age): €13.00 per person
Concessions (Senior Citizens of 65-or-older, University Students with ID, Adult Groups of 10 or more): €12.00 per person
Family Combination Ticket: (2 Adult family members + up to 4 children, 18 years and under): €26.00
School Students (18 years and under – accompanied by Teachers): €11.00 per person – April 1st thru Sept 30th
School Students (18 years and under – accompanied by Teachers): €7.00 per person – October 1st thru March 30th
The price of a combination ticket is consolidated and pre-discounted.
It is, of course possible to take a tour of Trinity College provided by Authenticity Tours without admission to the Old Library and the Book of Kells – this costs €6.00. Click here to book a tour.
Trinity College Dublin is recognised internationally as Ireland’s premier university and is ranked in 61st position in the top 100 world universities by the QS World University Rankings 2013. The University of Dublin, Trinity College was founded in 1592 and is one of Dublin’s most beautifully designed buildings, positioned in the very heart of Dublin City Centre.