Octocon is Going to
15-16 October 2022
Where is Octocon 2022 Venue?
Octocon’s 2022 venue, Croke park, is located in the heart of Dublin at Jones Road, Dublin 3, D03 P6K7.
Croke Park Stadium is well-served by public transport options – with Bus, Rail, DART and LUAS all bringing you within a 15 minute walk. Use the Hogan entrance on Jones’ Road.
Bus Routes that serve Croke Park:
1, 7, 11, 13, 14, 16, 27a, 27b, 29a, 31/a, 31b, 32, 33, 40, 40b, 40d, 41, 41b, 41c, 42, 43, 44, 53, 123, 13
Arriving by Luas and Dart:
It’s a 15 minute walk from Connolly Station and both Parnell and Marlborough Luas stops on the Luas Green Line. A public transport PDF is available to download from their website.
Arriving by Car:
Conveniently located just 5 minutes north of the city centre and 15 minutes from Dublin’s Airport and M50 motorway. Free car parking is available in the Davin Car Park and accessed off the North Circular Road via St Margaret’s Avenue.
Where to Stay During Octocon?
Croke Park Hotel
We have arranged a convention rate for a limited number of rooms at the Croke Park Hotel for the weekend (Friday, Saturday & Sunday): €179 single occupancy and €199 double or twin occupancy. Rates are per night with bed and breakfast. The cancellation policy for the individual bookings will be 48 hours prior to arrival.
This hotel is across the road from the convention, and to book please call their reservations team on +353 1 871 4555 or email and quote the Octocon group code to avail of the agreed rates.
Our members should receive the group code shortly by email, and it’s also available in our members’ portal.
To access the portal, please use the link in your membership confirmation email or visit https://registration.octocon.com/2022/members/check, enter your email and we will send you the link for automatic login together with your registration details.
Hostels in Dublin City Centre
For those on a budget without any mobility issues, these hostels came highly recommended:
- Gardiner House Hostel: https://www.canbe.ie/gardiner-house-hostel.html / https://www.hostelworld.com/hosteldetails.php/Garden-Lane-Backpackers/Dublin/269339
- Garden Lane Hostel (a little further afield): https://www.canbe.ie/garden-lane-hostel.html / https://www.hostelworld.com/pwa/hosteldetails.php/Gardiner-House/Dublin/277010
You can search Hostelworld for other hostels around the city centre, available on the days of the convention: https://www.hostelworld.com/s?q=Dublin,%20Ireland&country=Ireland&city=Dublin&type=city&id=5&from=2022-10-14&to=2022-10-17
We appreciate that budgets vary and understand that many members may use their own preferred methods to find accommodation to suit themselves. We encourage members to do what’s right for you and look forward to welcoming you at the convention.