DBS has been working to ensure safe and secure accommodation for our students when arriving into Dublin. These must be compliant with the COVID-19 restrictions for anybody travelling into Ireland, including students.

In order to meet these Irish Government COVID-19 guidelines and directives DBS strongly advises that students book their accommodation directly through the College. We have a number of options for students which provide have all been vetted and accommodate the required 14 day self restriction period for International Students.

Choosing the right place to stay while you are studying in Dublin can be a daunting challenge, especially when you are unfamiliar with the city. The DBS Student Experience Team are help to you with your search.

This accommodation page covers:

  • The types of accommodation available in Dublin City
  • Where to look for accommodation
  • Guidelines for renting in Dublin
  • Tenant and landlord rights and responsibilities

Please click the button below to contact our Student Experience Team who will assist you with any questions or queries you may have.

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We look forward to welcoming you to DBS and hope you enjoy your time in our ‘Fair City’!


Accommodation Options with DBS:

Student Residences: 

Purpose-built student residences have been developed to meet the specific needs of students in Dublin. DBS have a number of single rooms at The Brickworks, Dublin, which meet the COVID-19 requirements as set out by the Irish Department of Further and Higher Education, and The Department of Health.  
Click here for more information on The Brickworks. Rooms are available for 2 week, 4 week and longer stays.
Each room is en-suite, with plenty of storage space and room for study. The shared kitchens and living spaces are fully equipped and ready to move into. The campus also includes a gym, cinema, roof top terrace, communal areas, and study spaces.

The Brickworks is located in the Heart of The Liberties, one of Dublin's most historic neighborhoods, known for known for traditional pubs, weekend markets and tourist attractions. It is a 20 minute walk to the DBS campus.  Please email [email protected] to find out more and book your room. 


Finding your own Accommodation:

Finding your own accommodation is a very common plan for most students who come to DBS. Private renting is probably the most common form of accommodation choice of for people across Dublin. You can either rent a whole property or a single room. Please exercise caution and inspect the property personally before paying any deposit. 
Click here for more information on finding your own accommodation.
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Living in Dublin:

Dublin is an exciting city to live and study within. DBS is conveniently located in the heart of the city centre. This makes for great ease of access no matter where you are living. There is also countless shops, restaurants, cafe's and museums all withing walking distance of our campus,which makes for an unforgettable college experience.

Click here to find out more about living in Dublin.

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DBS Accommodation Guide:

The Accommodation Guide 2021_2022 available by clicking below is a resource that can help you choose the right place to stay while you are studying with us. Sourcing a place to live can be a daunting challenge, especially when you are unfamiliar with the city, so we hope that this guide can help you with your search. Included in this guide are - The types of accommodation available in Dublin City, Where to look for accommodation, Guidelines for renting in Dublin, Tenant and landlord rights and responsibilities.

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