May 26th - 28th 2023

The Curragh, County Kildare


Ballsbridge, County Dublin

40 mins from The Curragh Racecourse

From Only €249 pp


The fabulous 5* Intercontinental Hotel is located in the upmarket suburb of Ballsbridge in Dublin City. Only 40 minutes from The Curragh Racecourse and 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 Irish Guineas Festival. 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 The Irish Guineas Festival. 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 Irish Guineas Festival 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 Irish Guineas 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 Dublin Racing Festival 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 The Curragh Racecourse
  • 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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From Only €89 pp

Our exclusive VIP Hospitality Packages will be available on all three Festival days in 2023. Our VIP Private Suite Experience gives you the best hospitality location overlooking the finish line in an exclusive Race and Stay Private Suite. Dine in comfort and style and enjoy the best package we offer or alternatively Book one of our fabulous Restaurant Packages in any one of 2 locations to suit your group size and budget. Irish Guineas Festival Hospitality Packages will be released shortly so please enquire now.



From Only €49 pp

Our exclusive VIP Irish National Stud tours are available on Guineas Sunday morning. Your tour experience includes return transport from your Hotel and to The Curragh when the tour concludes. Our special guided tour of one of Ireland's most visited attractions. Enjoy seeing the newly born foals. Meet the Living legends, Faugheen, Hurricane Fly, Rite of Passage, Kicking King and Beef or Salmon. Enjoy the new fabulous interactive Irish Racehorse Experience and learn about the Stud's operation and history.



As The Official Guest Partner for many Irish Racecourses and Hotels we have unprecidented access to the best Hotel Rooms, 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 Guineas Festival 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.

RACE & STAY PROUDLY SUPPORT We support the Irish Injured Jockeys and The Irish Horse Welfare Fund