Monday, April 14, 2014

Stag parties at the d Hotel Drogheda

Stag parties at the d Hotel, Drogheda

Looking for a lively venue for your stag party? The four star d Hotel offers the ultimate in comfort, accessibility and great entertainment right in the heart of the bustling town of Drogheda. 

Only 40 minutes from Dublin city centre by car, Drogheda is also easily accessible by bus or train for groups who would prefer to leave the car at home for the weekend. 

With superior rooms overlooking the historic River Boyne, the d Hotel ensures luxury and comfort with twin, triple and family rooms available, sleeping up to three adults. Interconnecting rooms are also available. 

Wm Cairnes & Son, Drogheda’s newest late bar is located within the d Hotel, on the banks of the River Boyne. This former brewery houses the best of both worlds, with a gastro menu available until 10pm nightly and live music and late DJ till 2am every weekend. 

De Lacy’s steak and seafood restaurant offers a more formal dining option, should your stag party prefer this menu and venue. 

For stag packages, the d Hotel can organise golf trips to two local links courses – Seapoint Golf Course and Laytown and Bettystown golf course from €45 per person. Adventure packages in conjunction with Xtreme, Balbriggan start at €45 per person. The d Hotel is also located close to Bellewstown Race Course and Dundalk Race Course which feature regular horse and dog racing events. Go Karting is available at local race track WhiteRiver from €35 per person. 

For more information or to enquire about organising your own stag party email or call 0419877700. Visit for full information on the d Hotel.

Wednesday, November 6, 2013

6 Nations 2014, Aviva Stadium, Dublin

6 Nations 2014, Aviva Stadium, Dublin

It may seem like a while away yet, but fans hoping to travel for next year’s 6 Nations are already making plans for their weekend in Ireland. 

As the matches are already set for 2014 and 2015, fans can avail of good accommodation rates and secure their bookings in advance. 

On Sunday February 2 Ireland takes on Scotland in the Aviva Stadium. In that same week Ireland V Wales takes place on the Sunday. So a heavy week of rugby for Ireland and one that Irish fans hope will bring victory on Irish soil.

Drogheda, Co Louth, a town of over 40,000 inhabitants has a strong rubgy tradition. Home to Shane Horgan, former Irish player and now rugby commentator, he town will be jam packed with fans watching the match live throughout the 6 Nations. Drogheda is located approximately 40 minutes from Dublin and offers access to the Aviva Stadium through the Port Tunnel. Fans wishing to travel to the Aviva from Drogheda can be there in less than an hour by bus or little over an hour by train.

With all bars showing the match live in Drogheda, fans may prefer to stay within the town if they haven’t secured tickets to soak up the atmosphere and enjoy the friendly competitive banter. Many fans have been returning to Drogheda for years, enjoying the friendliness of the local people and the love of rugby within the town. 

The d Hotel in the centre of Drogheda is offering room only rates of just €64 per person sharing for a 2 night stay on Sat 1 and Sun 2 February for Ireland V Scotland. The same offer is available for the Ireland v Wales match the following week on Sat 8 and Sun 9 February. These pre-paid internet only rates need to be booked in advance to avail of the special offer. The matches will be shown live at the d Hotel's Gastropub Wm Cairnes & Son.

For more information on staying in Drogheda during the 6 Nations 2014 call the d Hotel on 00 353 41 9877700. Bookings can be made direct through 

Tuesday, November 5, 2013

Giro d’Italia: Ireland Welcomes You!

2014 is set to be a massive year for sport in Ireland. Here at the d Hotel, we’re particularly excited to welcome the Giro d’Italia to Ireland, and feel extra lucky that Drogheda will feature on the Giro d’Italia route map. 

For those of you who may not be familiar with the Giro; this is one of the biggest cycling events in the world. Think Tour de France. In Italy. And next year; in Ireland. Belfast has been chosen as the location to start the Giro in 2014, and pre-match celebrations will take place for days. On leaving Belfast, cyclists will tour through Armagh before passing through Dundalk, Drogheda and onto Dublin. This truly is a privilege and will be a fantastic event for Irish people and tourists alike. 

The weekend in question is 10-12 May 2014 and plans are already afoot. For a great base to stay half way between Dublin and Belfast, Drogheda is the perfect location. d Hotel rates are currently on offer from €119 B&B per room. Located on the train route from Dublin to Belfast, Droghfeda based fans of the Giro can plan their itinerary using public transport during their stay. 

For more information on the Giro visit: For information on staying at the d Hotel, Drogheda, Co  Louth visit or call 00 353 41 9877700.


Giro Entourage Arrivals
Wednesday 7 May - Friday 9 May

Team Presentation
Friday 9 May
A Public Event in Belfast

Day 1 Belfast - Belfast
Saturday 10 May
Start - Titanic Quarter
Finish - Belfast City Hall

Day 2 Belfast - Belfast
Sunday 11 May
Start - Titanic Quarter
Finish - Belfast City Hall

Day 3 Armagh - Dublin
Monday 12 May
Start - The Mall
Finish - Dublin City Centre

Wednesday, October 2, 2013

Win the Ultimate Hen Package at the d Hotel

We are just so excited here at the d Hotel to launch our brand spanking new Ultimate Hen Package. As in, really excited!

The Ultimate Hen Package has everything a modern day hen could hope for. Modern, central 4 star Hotel. Check. Bubbly. Check. Makeover. CHECK. New Hairdo. CHECK.

We have been working with Fuschia make-up in Drogheda for some time now and the feedback has been fantastic. Hen packages include a make-up lesson in their glamorous showroom before getting your own professional make-up done. Drawing on the success of this package we have now added Peter Mark Salon, so that you can finish your look with a professional blow dry.

The beauty of this package is that the whole process takes place under one roof. Fuschia and Peter Salon, located in Scotch Hall Shopping Centre can be accessed direct via the d Hotel. So no fuzzy rain ruining perfect hair and make-up.And... amazing shops if you decide you need a last minute wardrobe change.

Wm Cairnes & Son is the hottest bar in Drogheda right now. The d Hotel's gastropub boasts live music and DJ till 2am Friday and Saturday. This bustling bar is the ultimate hangout for visitors as well as locals in Drogheda, and you are guaranteed a memorable hen party night out.

This new Ultimate Package is available from only €155 pps and includes overnight accommodation, evening dinner and full Irish breakfast, make up lesson and makeover and professional blowdry. Oh, and the bubbly on arrival.

To celebrate the launch of our new Ultimate Hen Party package we are offering ten hens a chance to win their hen party for free. This amazing prize includes:

  • Overnight acccommodation
  • Evening dinner and full Irish breakfast
  • Bubbly on arrival
  • Make-up lesson and makeover for hen party
  • €100 Fuschia voucher for hen herself
  • Blowdry for hen party
  • €20 Scotch Hall voucher for hen party 
Visit the d Hotel's Facebook page, Fuschia Facebook page, Scotch Hall Facebook page or Peter Mark Facebook page to like and share the picture and be in with a chance to win. Winner will be picked on Monday 21st October at 5pm.

Phew, think we need a glass of bubbly to celebrate!

Competition Terms and Conditions
-The Ultimate Hen Party competition is open to residents of ROI and Northern Ireland
-Entrants must be over 18
-Prize is offered for ten hens in five twin rooms
-Extra hen party guests can accompany the winning hen party at cost of €155 per person sharing (Scotch Hall voucher not included)
-Entrants must like and share the Ultimate Hen Party package picture on the d Hotel's Facebook, Scotch Hall Facebook, Peter Mark Facebook or Fuschia Facebook pages to be in with a chance to win
-Facebook is not in any way affiliated with this competition
-Prize must be claimed before 21 October 2014 and arranged via the d Hotel, subject to availability
-Winner will be picked by the d Hotel on Monday 21 October at 5pm and announced on the d Hotel's Facebook page. Winners will be asked to contact the d Hotel direct and verification is required

Friday, January 4, 2013

January Sale at the d Hotel

Here at the d Hotel in Drogheda the January Sales have gone to our heads!!.

We are selling rooms in January from an incredible 59 euros room only per night. Don't miss out on this fantastic offer.

To book your room click on

Wednesday, December 12, 2012

Eminem Slane 2013

Two amazing acts coming to Slane in Summer 2013 Bon Jovi and now Eminem!!

Eminem has just been announced for Slane on the 17th of August 2013, who would have thought?

The d hotel is very excited about this announcement, it is the perfect choice for your accommodation for Slane 2013. 

The d hotel is ideally located for the Slane concert. 

Our package for Slane 2013 includes overnight accommodation with full Irish breakfast, there will be transport to and from the concert included in the package

To Book your package and stay with us please click on