RACE & STAY
Covid-19 is currently affecting all racemeetings in Ireland. We are offering the below packages under the assumption that racing will be held as "normal" in 2021. Should your booking be affected in any way by the current pandemic before you arrive we will refund any payment you have made to us.Our Booking Terms
Dublin Racing FestivalSaturday 6th & Sunday 7th February 2021
The first weekend of February at Leopardstown Racecourse, in the foothills of the Dublin Mountains, is THE place to be for the Dublin Racing Festival. Two fabulous days featuring truly excellent racing where international Trainers, Jockeys and Equine Superstars come to do battle for the premier Irish Jump Races of the season.
Saturday 6th February
Features a top quality race card with no less than 4 Grade 1 Races including the BHP Insurance Irish Champion Hurdle, Nathaniel Lacy Solicitors & Partners Novice Hurdle and Frank Ward Solicitors Novice Chase.
Sunday 7th February
Features 4 More Grade 1 Races, The Unibet Irish Gold Cup, The Tattersalls Ireland Spring Juvenile Hurdle, The Flogas Novice Chase and The Deloitte Novice Hurdle.
Two excellent days of racing that make up a perfect weekend close to Dublin City. The Dublin Racing Festival has something for everyone, exciting racing, fabulous fashion, first class dining and hospitality and great entertainment. Do Not Miss It!
Race & Stay PackagesFrom Only €119 per guest
Race & Stay are the ONLY OFFICIAL Guest Travel Partner for Leopardstown Racecourse. Our exclusive DUBLIN RACING FESTIVAL Race & Stay packages start from as little as €119 pp and include Hotels, Tickets, Hospitality, Transport and everything you need for a perfect Racing Break or a Day at the Races in one easy transaction. Whether you are on your own, a couple, with friends or are looking for a perfect company day out we have packages to suit all group sizes and budgets. If you do not see exactly what you want please do call or email us and we'll build a package to perfectly suit you.
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HOW TO BOOK
You can book any Dublin Racing Festival package with us over the phone, by email or online with just one small refundable deposit and YES it is ok to change your mind. You'll have up until 31 days before you arrive to confirm, change or cancel your booking with no penalties and receive a full refund. Start by selecting your choice of Hotel from the options below to view all Race & Stay packages.
4* The Westgrove HotelFrom Only €119 per guest
One of Ireland's quality 4* Hotels The Westgrove Hotel is located in Clane Town, less than 40 minutes travel time from Dublin City Centre & Airport and 35 minutes from Leopardstown Racecourse, an ideal base for the Dublin Racing Festival and for touring the East of Ireland.
An excellent 4* hotel with a good reputation for efficient customer service and wide ranging food options. The guest rooms are a very spacious with comfortable beds and all have good guest amenities, and the Award Winning Spa and Leisure facilities are fabulous. Our many guests like this hotel, it is always clean, with great size rooms in a perfect location within a short walk of of good shops, bars and restaurants. Apres racing nightlife can be at the Hotel, in Clane town a short stroll from the Hotel or in Naas Town which is only a short taxi ride away.
4* The Glenroyal HotelFrom Only €119 per guest
One of Ireland's best 4* Hotels The Glenroyal is located in the busy town of Maynooth, less than 30 minutes travel time from Dublin City Centre & Airport and also from Leopardstown Racecourse. The Glenroyal Hotel has excellent guest leisure facilities including a fabulous pool and leisure centre. An excellent 4* property with a good reputation for food quality, customer service and leisure options. The guest rooms are a very spacious with comfortable beds and all have good guest amenities and the Spa and Leisure facilities are fabulous. Our many guests like this hotel, especially the racing themed Arkle Bar, great service, bar food and a relaxed atmosphere make this the place to be after a hard day picking winners. Within a short walk of of good shops, bars and restaurants, after racing drinking and dining options are varied and plentiful.
4* The Royal Marine HotelFrom Only €129 per guest
One of Ireland's best 4* Hotels, the Royal Marine Hotel is superbly located on Marine Road in the Dublin suburb of Dun Laoghaire, less than 20 minutes travel time from Dublin City Centre and Leopardstown Racecourse is only 15 minutes away. Overlooking the sea front this is THE PLACE to stay for The Dublin Racing Festival and for a top class Dublin racing break. The Royal Marine has a good reputation for friendly and efficient service and great food. The guest rooms are spacious, with comfortable bedding and excellent guest amenities in each room. The bars and restaurants have a wide variety of dining options and breakfast is excellent. The Spa and Leisure facilities are fabulous. Guests highly recommend this hotel, it is always clean and comfortable, with great size rooms in a perfect location within a very short walk of the sea front, good shops, bars and restaurants. Apres Racing nightlife is a short walk to the many bars in the town or in Dublin City only a 20 minute Dart (Rail) or taxi ride away.
4* The Clayton HotelFrom Only €149 per guest
The Clayton Hotel at Leopardstown is a modern, informal hotel, ideally located just off the M50 and N11 on the N31 Leopardstown road. Less than 5 minutes from Leopardstown Racecourse, 20 minutes from Dublin City Centre and 35 minutes from Dublin Airport. The Clayton Hotel offers free internet access and a fully equipped health centre with a mini-gym facility. The Brasserie restaurant and Bookmakers Bar, both have an excellent local reputation. The bright, open guest lounge has a south-facing sun deck overlooking the mountains and is a fab place for afternoon tea. Superior rooms are designed to maximise your comfort and include a 42” flat screen TV, complimentary WiFi, and a double and single Clayton signature bed. Executive rooms are stylish and chic and you can relax in luxury with added extras including bathrobe and slippers, bottled water, luxury individual toiletries, a king-sized Clayton signature bed and a daily newspaper. Each room also features a 42” flat screen TV, complimentary WiFi and a Nespresso coffee machine to help you wake up.
4* The Gibson HotelFrom Only €149 per guest
The Gibson is an excellent 4* Hotel, located only 25 minutes from Leopardstown Racecourse and Dublin Airport. With panoramic views across Dublin Port, It boasts bedrooms with en-suite bathrooms, a 24-hour gym, a fine restaurant, and secure private parking.
Hotel rooms are individually designed and feature floor-to-ceiling windows. The air-conditioned rooms feature flat-screen TVs, free Wi-Fi and some have private balconies with city views. Coda Eatery offers informal dining using locally sourced ingredients. The Wine Wall offers tall racks of Old and New World wines. There is also a bar terrace, where guests can enjoy a drink and the views, and also a garden space for guests to relax in. The Airport - Aircoach stops directly outside, offering easy airport access. The City Centre is a 10-minute walk, or two Luas stops away.
5* The Marker HotelFrom Only €199 per guest
Located in the trendy docklands area of Dublin City centre, with its many bars and restaurants, only 20 minutes from Leopardstown and 25 minutes from Dublin Airport, the excellent 5* Marker Hotel is a perfect Dublin City base for those of you that want to combine sightseeing, shopping and more with one or two days at the races for your Dublin Racing Festival break.
The Marker is a Leading Hotel of the World and our guests love the luxury accommodations with probably the most comfortable beds and pillows in Ireland, high class guest service, excellent dining options and exceptional hotel leisure options to enjoy during your stay including an Award winning Spa, Fitness Studio and more. If you want to experience Dublin 5* at great value rates and have a day or two at Leopardstown Races this is the ideal Hotel for you.
Package ExtrasAdd Hospitality to Your Package
Enhance your day at the races by adding Leopardstown Hospitality to your Race & Stay Package. Fine Dining or Buffet Dining at the track with comfortable seating which is yours for the day. We also offer Hospitality Only packages, please call or email us.
Dining PackagesTHE 1888 RESTAURANT From Only €150 extra per guest
The 1888 Restaurant reconnects us with the history of Leopardstown Racecourse, which was originally built by Captain Quinn over 12 years ago. The 1888 Restaurant offers a laid back modern charm situated on the 2nd floor of the grandstand and is ideally locate in the heart of the action, with stunning racetrack view. Dinning at the 1888 Restaurant includes: • Admission to the racecourse • Reserved table at the 1888 Restaurant for the day • Dedicated waiting service • Gourmet À la Carte menu • Race Programme • TOTE Betting FacilitiesTHE PAVILION PACKAGE From Only €110 extra per guest
Sample the delights of Irish cuisine with Molly Malone’s Banquet at the Pavilion. The Pavilion atmosphere is filled with excitement and “the craic” in a vibrant floor to ceiling, glass-fronted location. The perfect location for friends, family and colleagues to gather with some of the best views of the winning straight at the Dublin Racing Festival. Dinning at the Pavilion includes: • Admission to the racecourse • Reserved table in the Leopardstown Pavilion for the day* • Three course gourmet buffet style dining • Race Programme • Tipster/ MC • Tote Betting Facilities
Race and Stay are the Premier and the Largest Horse Racing Tour Agent in Ireland. We look after over 5,000 guests a year who book with us from many countries around the world. We also have many International and Irish clients who book with us on a regular basis. We are 100% Irish owned and Managed company and have been succesfully trading for over 8 years from our sales office in County Kildare, close to the Curragh Racecourse.
“Absolutely fantastic experience. Incredibly well organised and run by the Race and Stay team. Great bonus to be able to check into the room before departure for the races. Look forward to next time. Thanks and regards”
- Raymond Murphy -