The Top 5 Must-Visit Hotels in Ireland
Posted by Andrea Hetzer on the 30th of January 2014 at 13:22:21
� All articles
If you are touring Ireland this year and are wondering where to stay, take a look at our 2013 bestselling hotels! All can added to any of our tours so if you want to stay in a castle, or include one as part of your honeymoon or add to your golf tour, then contact us today!
Camden Court Hotel, Dublin
: Located in the heart of historic and lively Dublin City, the 3 star modern and cosy Camden Court is within a 5 minute walk of Dublin’s premier shopping area Grafton Street, the St. Stephen’s Green Park – a 22 acre Victorian era park, and a whole plethora of attractions such as Trinity College and the Book of Kells, the Guinness Storehouse, Christ Church Cathedral and the Little Museum of Dublin – to name but a few. The hotel is situated on a number of bus routes which allow you to explore both the city and its suburbs with the LUAS Green Line (local tram system) just beside the hotel too.
Abbeyglen Castle, Galway
: Built in 1832, the 4 star Abbeyglen lies in the heart of the Connemara region with some glorious views of the town of Clifden and nestled in the bosom of the Twelve Bens Mountain Range. Within the private grounds enjoy some pleasant strolls surrounded by the trees, streams and hills of Connemara. Or for a more relaxing pursuit why not enjoy the open fires in the entrance hall or a spa treatment (or two!) in their luxurious spa. The hotel is ideally located to tour the delights of Connemara from the nearby Kylemore Abbey to the Aran Islands or indeed to explore the bustling town of Clifden just a few minutes’ walk away.
Ballyseede Castle, Kerry
: The 4 star Ballyseede Castle is located just outside of Tralee town. It has long and epic history dating to the 1590’s and is an elegant mix of old world charm infused with all the amenities and facilities of today. The castle is set in some 30 acres of gardens and parkland and offers a real castle experience for all guests from a friendly greeting from the castle’s friendly wolfhounds Arthur and Einstein to the beautiful rooms delightfully decorated in keeping with the charm and character of the castle.
Cahernane House Hotel, Kerry:
Another fabulous Kerry hotel –this time located close to town of Killarney. It has the most lovely views of the McGillycuddy Mountains and is set amongst some spectacular grounds on the edge of the Killarney National Park. This 4 star property dates to the 17th century and the owners have gently and carefully embraced the modern era while maintaining all the delights of a period house. Take a jaunting car from the hotel to tour the Killarney National Park or explore the bustling market of Killarney. With the Ring of Killarney also on your doorstep, this hotel enjoys most wonderful location close to so many of Kerry’s attraction highlights!
Dromoland Castle, Clare
: This incredible 5 star castle hotel has a history which dates to the 5th century. Surrounded by private grounds and overlooking a championship golf course and dazzling lake the setting really is picture perfect. This hotel is really one to luxuriate in whether you wish to indulge in a spot of fine dining in the award winning Earl of Thomond Restaurant, treat yourself to some Afternoon Tea or spend the afternoon in the tranquil and decadent spa. Ideally placed to tour the regions of the Shannon and the Burren and the city of Limerick, a stay here will linger with you long after you leave.