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Inns in the East of Ireland

Including the Republic's capital city of Dublin, the east of Ireland is a region filled with historical monuments, breathtaking natural scenery, unrivalled culture, elegant architecture and much more. With good transport links it's also one of the easiest parts of Ireland to visit for a short break. Our list of inns and historic hotels encompass the counties of Cavan, Kildare, Laois, Longford, Louth, Meath, Monaghan, Westmeath and Wicklow.

Featured Inn

The Shirley Arms Hotel, Carrickmacross

The Shirley Arms Hotel, Carrickmacross

The Shirley Arms Hotel is a 4-star inn boasting elegant rooms, as well as a restaurant serving a varied international menu.
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Featured Historic Hotel

Westenra Arms Hotel, Monaghan

Skeffington Arms Hotel, Galway

This family run hotel offers individually designed, luxurious rooms with garden views, 2 award winning restaurants and free Wi-Fi.
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NAAS, KILDARE    Lawlors Hotel

Lawlors Hotel Lawlors Hotel is in the heart of Naas, County Kildare, a 10-minute walk from Naas Racecourse. It has spacious rooms with free Wi-Fi, a restaurant and a traditional Irish bar. Rooms at this boutique hotel have high ceilings, custom furniture and are decorated in warm colors. They include flat-screen TVs, a safe and there is a 24-hour room service menu available.
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KILDARE    Lord Edward

Lord Edward Housed in an 18th-century property, Lord Edward offers stylish accommodations, just off the M7 motorway. There is a contemporary on-site restaurant, a bar and a nightclub. Lord Edward offers spacious, elegantly furnished rooms, many with original period features. Each room has satellite More InformationTV and modern en-suite facilities.




DONORE, MEATH    Dalys Inn

Dalys Inn Next to world-famous Newgrange and the scene of Battle of the Boyne, this friendly guesthouse offers an Irish bar, good food and comfortable rooms a 5-minute drive from Drogheda. Dalys Inn is in the historic village of Donore. It is minutes from the visitor centers for Newgrange and the Battle of the Boyne, More Informationand convenient for Slane Castle.




ASHBOURNE, MEATH    Ashbourne House Hotel

Ashbourne House HotelThe Ashbourne House Hotel is a 15-minute drive from Dublin Airport and the beach at Balbriggan. It offers individually designed rooms, free parking and an award-winning fine-dining restaurant. Rooms at the hotel include a private bathroom with a hairdryer and free toiletries. They also include a TV, work desks, tea/coffee-making facilities and most rooms have free Wi-Fi access.
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AVOCA    The Old Coach House

The Old Coach House The Old Coach House is an award-winning 18th-century coaching inn, set in the Vale of Avoca. The inn is next to the Meeting of the Waters, made famous by the poet Thomas Moore. The spacious rooms are traditionally furnished, and have scenic views of the river or gardens. All bedrooms have luxury toiletries, tea/coffee facilities, mineral water and free Wi-Fi. The beaches of Wicklow are only a 10-minute drive from the inn. The Old Coach House offers free private parking and bicycle hire, and fishing is available More Informationnearby.


ARKLOW    Royal Hotel Arklow

Royal Hotel ArklowThe Royal Arklow Hotel is on Ireland’s West Coast, in the center of Arklow, just 1 km from the sea. It offers a bar, a nightclub and rooms with free Wi-Fi. Rooms at the Royal Arklow have satellite TVs, shower rooms and hairdryers. Tea and coffee making facilities are also provided. There is also a 24-hour reception. Traditional food is served all day in the modern bar, which also has More Informationan extensive range of beverages.