Irish Champions Weekend

September 9th & 10th 2023

Leopardstown & The Curragh


Ballsbridge, County Dublin

20 mins from Leopardstown Racecourse

40 mins from The Curragh

From Only €269 pp


The fabulous 5* Intercontinental Hotel is located in the upmarket suburb of Ballsbridge in Dublin City. Only 35 minutes from Dublin Airport. One of the finest Hotels in Dublin at exceptional rates for early bookers.

One of our guests favourite places to stay in the city for Longines Irish Champions Weekend. The Intercontinental is a Dublin institution with an award winning spa, high quality guest leisure facilities and a fabulous choice of dining options, an ideal place to stay for those of you that want a day of two at leisure and a day or more at Irish Champions Weekend. The guest rooms are very spacious and have exceptionally comfortable beds and pillows, The rooms and en suite bathrooms are well appointed and have all the luxuries one may expect from a five star hotel. The guest service is excellent, truly 5* but not at all pretentious the Intercontinental Hotel is a very relaxing place to stay. The food choice and quality is vast, the breakfasts are delicious, and you can dine in a number of locations. The bar is a very popular place each evening with plenty of well dressed locals enjoying the vibe.

Our exclusive 5* Intercontinental Hotel Race & Stay packages start from only €249 per guest. All of our packages include everything you need for a perfect Dublin Racing Break in one easy transaction. Please do check out our great value Race and Stay Offers below. If you do not find what you want please do Call or Email Us and we'll build a bespoke Irish Champions Weekend Package to perfectly suit you.


  • Your choice of Stay and Room at The Intercontinental
  • Full Irish Breakfast Each Morning
  • Complimentary Dublin Airport Transfers (For 3 or more night stays)
  • Executive Transport to and from Leopardstown & The Curragh
  • Racecourse Admission
  • Our Resident Guest Managers looking after all your needs
  • All local taxes and VAT

All prices are shown in Euros. On the booking form start by selecting your package, then the number of guests you want to book for. The Total Price displayed is based on the number of guests you want to book for sharing twin or double rooms. Single travellers are welcome: Supplement €180 per night. You can book for any number of guests, with just one fully refundable €100 deposit.

When we receive your booking we will email you a booking confirmation within 48 hours. If your booking is not clear or we think we can save you money we will call or email you before emailing you your confirmation. Your booking is totally flexible and you are welcome to change anything or add other items, or cancel your booking anytime up until 31 days before you arrive and we will refund your deposit


Book now with just one €100 refundable deposit. Your booking is safe with us with our 100% money back guarantee. After You Book we will contact you to confirm your booking and you are welcome to change anything or cancel with a full refund anytime up until 31 days before you arrive.


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"I Just wanted to say a big thank you once again for a great weekend everything was perfect. We have caught the racing bug and will definitely be back again. Your staff were fantastic so friendly and welcoming".

Helen & John Lynskey - UK Guests





From Only €190 pp

VIP Hospitality Packages will be available on both days. The Pavilion Hospitality Experience at Leopardstown gives you an ideal hospitality location overlooking the track. Dine in comfort and style and enjoy the best location and food on one of our exclusive shared tables of 10. The Curragh Oaks Restaurant Hospitality Packages give you a delicious 3 course menu in a fabulous location overlooking the parade ring with its own balcony and reserved seating overlooking the finish line.



From Only €79 pp

Enjoy a fabulous end to Saturday's racing when the fun continues at the fabulous Johnnie Fox's Bar, the highest pub in Ireland. The package includes return hotel transport, a delicious meal and the unique and entertaining Johnnie Fox's Hooley show. Coaches depart hotels at 6.30pm and depart Johnnie Fox's at 11pm for the return journey.



As The Only Official Guest Partner for Longines Irish Champions Weekend we have unprecidented access to the best Hotels, Racecourse Facilities, Hospitality and much more. Whether you are a group, a couple or on your own we will do our utmost to ensure you have the best Irish Racing Break possible. Our Ready made packages suit most guests but we are always wiling to build a package to perfectly suit your group size and budget so please do contact us if we can help in any way.

We know we offer the best value and quality racing breaks in Ireland but you do not have to take our word for it, just check out our recent Guest Testimonials and see for yourself what our customers say about our service.