Dublin Accommodation

We have secured a special discount for UCD on-campus accommodation. The quality of the rooms and the facilities are excellent, compete well with Dublin hotel prices and offer easy access to the summer school venue.

UCD on-campus accommodation

UCD on-campus accommodation

Booking can be made at the bottom of this page. It will be possible to book for either 5 or 6 nights.

However, booking needs to be made BEFORE or ON January 29, 2020. (Note the extension of 10 days from January 19)

There are a limited number of rooms so early booking is advised. The cost is €75 per night and includes:

  • A single room.
  • A common room with a sitting area and a kitchen for each 4-6 rooms. Every effort will be made to keep summer school participants together in the same building.
  • All bedding (duvets and pillows) and towels are provided. There are also laundry services available.
  • Kitchens are equipped with a 4 ring hob, 2 fridges, a freezer, a microwave, a kettle and a toaster.
  • Free WIFI is available throughout the entire UCD campus.
  • Aircoach is a 24/7 service from Dublin Airport to UCD and costs 15 euros return. The reception area for the accommodation is only a stone’s throw away from the Aircoach airport bus stop and is also open 24/7.
  • You have the option WHEN you arrive to book extra nights if you so wish. Accommodation at UCD will be at capacity before the summer school but the week after the summer school it should be possible to book a room for extra nights but there is no guarantee.

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Frequently asked questions are available here:


  1. Download the accommodation booking form here. Accommodation booking form
  2. Fill it in.
  3. Pay the FULL fee.
  4. Send the accommodation booking form by email to: or a hard copy to Bryan Fleming: 171 Moyville, Rathfarnham, Dublin D16 W3P3, Eire.
  5. The Dublin 2020 team will send a confirmation email as soon as possible.

PAYMENT (PAYPAL or bank transfer)

The preferred method of payment is PAYPAL.

ESS Summer School Accommodation
5 nights (Wednesday 29 July to Sunday 2 August inclusive) €375.00 EUR
6 nights (Wednesday 29 July to Monday 3 August inclusive) €450.00 EUR

If you are unable to use PAYPAL, please pay via bank transfer to the account below:

Bank: NatWest
Account: European Shakuhachi Society
Sort Code: 56-00-20
Account number: 550/00/27685071
IBAN: GB68NWBK60721427685071

  • Cancellations can be made before 1st July 2020. The payment will be refunded, less a processing fee of €75. No refunds will be possible ON or AFTER 1st July 2020.

Please contact if you have any questions.

For participants who prefer to arrange their own accommodation, we will  publish a list of hotels and hostels after the January 19 deadline.