From Dublin Airport follow the M1 south for about 6 kilometres. Continue along Swords Road through its intersection with Griffith Avenue, onto Drumcondra Road; the road goes downhill past the Dublin Skylon Hotel on the right. Continue straight on the tree-lined section of Drumcondra Road, through the traffic signal at Clonliffe Road (on the left) and under the overhead metal railway bridge. Turn left at the fourth traffic light, onto Gardiner Street Upper.
Continue through the next traffic signal, across Mountjoy Square West, and downhill onto Gardiner Street Lower. Pass under an overhead railway bridge, and the Custom House will be directly ahead. Continue through the intersection following the perimeter of the Custom House. Keeping in the left lane, continue across the River Liffey via Talbot Bridge.
On the south side of the river, turn left onto the river quays. Follow the river quays for a short distance and take the sixth right-hand turn, onto Cardiff Lane/Macken Street. Pass under an overhead railway bridge, then turn left at the next junction onto Grand Canal Street. Continue along this Street over the Grand Canal and through the next traffic signal, onto Shelbourne Road. At the third traffic signal on Shelbourne Road, turn left onto Merrion Road (Richard Ellis Gunne property will be on your left side). Continue on Merrion Road across the River Dodder at Ballsbridge; the buildings of the Royal Dublin Society showgrounds will be visible on the right. At the fourth traffic signal, turn right onto Simmonscourt Road and the Hotel entrance is on Simmonscourt Road on the right side.