The Dean is less than 15 minutes’ walk from St Patrick’s Cathedral making The Dean perfectly located for your trip to Dublin. Saint Patrick’s Cathedral has been at the heart of Dublin and Ireland’s history for over 800 years. It’s the largest Cathedral in the country and has been visited by some of Irish history’s most influential individuals from Cromwell, William of Orange and King James I, to Queen Victoria and her husband Prince Albert. It is the final resting place for one of Ireland’s most famous men, Jonathan Swift, author of Gulliver’s travels and Dean (head) of the Cathedral. It is also the birthplace of the expression “to chance your arm” Visit to find out why! Check out our rooms and book a stay at The Dean Dublin.