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Inns in the West of Ireland

Wild landscapes, craggy coastlines, soaring sea cliffs and some of the most wonderful scenery in the country. A trip to the West of Ireland is like travelling back in time, with its vibrant cultural heritage rich in tradition. Our list of inns and historic hotels encompass the counties of Donegal, Galway, Limerick, Clare, Mayo, Roscommon, Offaly and Tipperary.

Featured Inn

The Coach House Hotel, Oranmore

The Coach House Hotel, Oranmore

The Coach House Hotel features 16 tastefully decorated bedrooms, a beautiful bar and a bistro serving good food.
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Featured Historic Hotel

Skeffington Arms Hotel, Galway

Skeffington Arms Hotel, Galway

Situated in the heart of Galway overlooking Eyre Square, the Skeffington Arms offers modern guestrooms and a bar with a 57" 3D Plasma TV! Click here for more information


Downings Bay HotelSituated in Sheephaven Bay on the picturesque Atlantic Drive, this award-winning hotel offers fresh, locally sourced food and free Wi-Fi. Its spacious bedrooms offer luxury toiletries. The Haven Restaurant serves fresh ingredients alongside an elegant and varied wine menu. JC’s Bar boasts 4 big-screen plasma TVs and an extensive bar menu cooked to order, while Wheelhouse Bar features live entertainment and karaoke. Guests can also More Informationenjoy free access to the nearby local leisure centre.



GALWAY    Eyre Square Hotel

Eyre Square HotelRight within the centre of Galway, the Eyre Square Hotel offers brightly furnished rooms with private bathrooms. 10 minutes’ walk from Galway Cathedral, it features a vibrant bar with live entertainment. Full Irish and continental breakfasts are served at Le Bistro Restaurant, with a range of pastries, yoghurts, and fruit. Traditional Irish and European cuisine is served in the evenings. Lively and stylish Red Square Bar provides live entertainment More Informationmost weekends.



GALWAY    Holiday Hotel

Holiday HotelSituated in the heart of Salthill, Holiday Hotel is close to the waterfront of Galway bay, and just a 20 minute walk from central Galway. The Holiday Hotel boasts a central location in the seaside resort, close to the popular Leisureland complex and 2 casinos. The hotel is less than a 2 minute walk from Galway Bay Hotel and Salthill Hotel. Galway Bay offers swimming, snorkeling and sea fishing, and is Ireland’s longest promenade.
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GALWAY    The House Hotel

The House HotelIn central Galway, The House is a boutique hotel just off Quay Square and the Spanish Arch. It offers air conditioned rooms, free Wi-Fi, a restaurant and cocktail bar. Set in an old stone building, The House Hotel has unique art deco interiors and modern facilities. Rooms are all individually decorated and feature soundproofed windows, flat-screen satellite TVs and laptop safes.
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Leens HotelLeens Hotel is located in the Square, Abbeyfeale in the heart of West Limerick. It has been recently refurbished to the highest standard and is under the personal supervision of Maurice and Olive Sheehan. There is a carvery lunch served daily and a wide selection of bar food available throughout the day. There is a very warm atmosphere in the Oak Bar and a very intimate restaurant More Informationoffering the best in local produce.




CASTLETROY, LIMERICK    Kilmurry Lodge Hotel

Kilmurry Lodge HotelKilmurry Lodge is a 5-minute walk from the University of Limerick and the National Technological Park. It offers rooms with power showers, free internet access, free parking and Flannigan’s Restaurant. The spacious rooms at the Kilmurry Lodge Hotel feature TVs, hairdryers and irons. Tea/coffee making facilities are provided and there are free newspapers each morning at reception. The restaurant offers British cuisine and uses local ingredients. Nelligan’s Bar is a traditional Irish pub and serves breakfast, lunch and dinner.
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SHANNON    Oak Wood Arms

Oak Wood ArmsThe Oak Wood Arms makes an excellent base from which to explore all that the west of Ireland has to offer. The interior of the hotel boasts exposed oak beams, open fireplaces and soft lighting. All of the rooms are spacious and elegantly furnished with shower/baths, flat-screen TVs (with on-demand movies), voicemail telephones, hairdryers and tea/coffee making facilities. There is an excellent choice of food in both the bar and restaurant. Sophie’s More InformationLounge offers a daily carvery and a varied evening bar menu



ENNIS, CLARE    Queens Hotel

Queens Hotel

With a superb location, right in the heart of the town centre of Ennis, the hotel is a great base from which to explore all that this vibrant and exciting town has to offer. The Queens Hotel and Night Club is situated next to the ruins of the Franciscan friary. The charming shops, traditional pubs and good restaurants of the town are all within easy reach. Shannon More InformationInternational Airport is just 10 miles away.





Royal Spa Hotel Gracing the main street of Lisdoonvarna, The Royal Spa Hotel is at the gateway to Ireland’s National Park, the Burren. Just 6 miles from the coast there is traditional music every night. The family-run Royal Spa has large rooms, all of which have private bathrooms. They also feature satellite TVs, hair dryers and tea/coffee making facilities. Free Wi-Fi is available in public More Informationareas.





Logues Lodge In charming Ballyvaughan, Logues Lodge offers charming, family-run accommodations and a welcoming bar. The picturesque County Clare coastline and the Cliffs of Moher are nearby. Enjoy traditional food and drink in the inviting bar, with regular entertainment. Cozy features include beamed ceilings and open log fires. The staff is friendly and welcoming. Logues Lodge offers comfortable rooms, with private bathrooms and a TV. An inclusive More Informationbreakfast is provided for guests.



LAHINCH, CLARE    Shamrock Inn Hotel

Shamrock Inn Hotel In the heart of picturesque Lahinch, Shamrock Inn Hotel provides comfortable rooms and an inviting restaurant. Local beaches and the beautiful Clare coastline are a short walk away. All rooms have comfortable beds, private bathrooms and a TV. An inclusive full English breakfast is provided to guests. Enjoy excellent cuisine in the cozy restaurant or relax with a drink in the More Informationwelcoming, oak-paneled bar.





Imperial Hotel The Imperial Hotel is located in Lisdoonvarna, just a 10-minute drive from the Cliffs of Moher. It offers en-suite bedrooms, 2 restaurants and a bar with live Irish music. Bedrooms at the Imperial feature satellite TVs, hairdryers and telephones. Tea and coffee making facilities are also available More Informationand there is free Wi-Fi in public areas of the hotel.




WESTPORT, MAYO    Clew Bay Hotel

Clew Bay Hotel Offering comfort and luxury in the center of Westport town, Clew Bay Hotel is ideal for exploring Achill Island, Connemara and the golden beaches of County Mayo. The friendly, family-owned hotel specializes in walking, golf, sailing, fishing and other activity packages. Maddens Bistro and Riverside Restaurant are Clew Bay's 2 dining venues, and Madden's Bar offers exciting cocktails.
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NEWPORT, MAYO    Hotel Newport

Hotel Newport Hotel Newport features spacious, modern guest rooms with panoramic views of the village and the Nephin Mountains. There is free Wi-Fi and free parking. Hotel Newport offers Irish and European cuisine, specializing in seafood and steaks. The Cobblers Restaurant serves a varied menu, while the traditional More InformationSeven Arches Bistro hosts live music on weekends.




CLARERIS, MAYO    Dalton Inn Hotel

Dalton Inn Hotel Perfectly located by the river and overlooking Claremorris, the Dalton Inn Hotel is an ideal base from which to explore beautiful west Ireland, a short walk from the train station. All contemporary rooms have private bathrooms, comfortable beds, satellite TV and free Wi-Fi internet access. The Castle Bar and Lounge is a relaxing place to enjoy a drink or snack, showing sports on the widescreen More InformationTV, while Blue Club offers lively dance music.




CAHIR    Cahir House Hotel

Cahir House Hotel Cahir House Hotel is on the town square, by the River Suir. It has a traditional bar, a bistro and a beauty salon, and offers free Wi-Fi. Cahir House Hotel overlooks the 13th-century Cahir Castle. A woodland walk behind the hotel will lead to a Swiss cottage and Cahir Park Golf Club. The popular O'Briens bar has friendly staff, and live entertainment at weekends. The library areas offers More Informationa quieter atmosphere. There is some free parking on site.




CASHEL, TIPPERARY    Baileys Hotel Cashel

Baileys Hotel Cashel In Tipperary’s Golden Vale, Baileys Hotel is in the center of Cashel. It offers a restaurant, bar and a limousine service. Rooms have free internet connections, air-conditioning and satellite TVs. Rooms in this heritage-listed Georgian building all feature private bathrooms with fluffy bathrobes, hairdryers and under-floor heating. The spacious rooms at Baileys Hotel Cashel also More Informationinclude laptop safes and ironing facilities.




ROSCREA, TIPPERARY    Damer Court Hotel

Damer Court Hotel Set in the Heritage town of Roscrea, County Tipperary, this 18th century former coaching inn has been updated to offer a 3-star hotel with traditional Irish hospitality. Occupying a privileged position right across from Roscrea Castle and the beautiful Georgian style Damer House in Roscrea, the Damer Court Hotel is ideally located halfway between the popular tourist destinations of More InformationDublin and Limerick.





Castle Hotel Located in the heart of Ireland’s Golden Vale, The Carraig Hotel is a short walk from the River Suir. This 18th-century property offers a traditional bar and a fine restaurant. The cozy rooms at The Carraig Hotel feature TVs and free Wi-Fi. They also include tea/coffee-making facilities and bathrooms with hairdryers. The Front Bar offers light snacks and traditional Irish music on most weekends. Using fresh local produce, the restaurant serves a carvery lunch More Informationand an evening menu.