O'Connell Street is one of the widest streets in Europe, and is the main thoroughfare through Dublin. It is a great idea to book your Dublin budget hotel near to O'Connell Street as it is not only a historic site itself, but a great place to stay near to if you want to explore the whole of Dublin. The street has a bridge on it, and is lined with many famous buildings including shops and hotels. Some of them even date back to the 18th century and have their original façades.
The street not only has a pavement on each side so that pedestrians can easily and safely walk from shop to shop, but has a paved area down the centre with various statues and monuments housed there. So to see this famous bit of Dublin's history, make sure that you book your discount hotel next to O'Connell Street in Dublin.