Castleknock Hotel
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Family Attractions

Castleknock Hotel is located close to Phoenix Park, Dublin Zoo and Dublin City centre, meaning there is no shortage of day trips within an easy drive of the hotel. So widen your horizons and explore Dublin and beyond from one location, Castleknock Hotel.


Santa is back at Dublin Zoo for Christmas! Come and visit Santa in his magical Grotto at Dublin Zoo. All Children who visit Santa's Grotto will receive:

  • Entry into Dublin Zoo
  • A visit with Santa
  • A gift for each child
  • One Photo keyring/magnet pack per family group 
  • Pre-booking required


Wild Lights, the award-winning night-time spectacular returns to Dublin Zoo with a brand-new theme, ‘The Enchanted Zoo’. Come inside an enchanting world where you’ll discover the secret life of the Zoo at night! You’ll be greeted by a Wizard and presented with a choice of three pathways to explore first. Wild Lights opens on the 16th November 2023 runs through into January 2024.

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