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Gregans Castle Hotel

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On the N67, Gragan East, Ballyvaughan H91 CF60 Ireland See on map
AMENITIES
Free Wifi
Free Parking
Breakfast included
Non-Smoking Hotel
Restaurant
Room Service
Suites
4 Star accommodation
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Reviewed yesterday via mobile

This incredibly quaint and truly special property has earned every word of Every review.. it is very special here and we had another wonderful visit... The status superb and Is set so perfectly Close enough to town and far enough to feel like you're in...More

Thank Michael R
Reviewed 1 week ago

We had a great stay at Gregans Castle. The Ballyvaughan country-side is something out of the Hobbit, picturesque and inviting. I was only modestly surprised when I later learned that JRR Tolkien stayed at Gregans Castle many years ago. We had a great hike that...More

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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

I stayed one night with my mother & visited nearby Cliffs of Moher & Kylemore Abbey. We had a lovely time & very delicious meal although very rich. Fabulous breakfast. Unusually allowing pets which we really liked! Cute cat Shelby got us chatting with other...More

1  Thank KoolChrissie
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Normally historic luxury hotels are staid and sedate. Gregans Castle has all the good things about relais & chateaux type places but with better food and a very light touch. The food is sensational. The whole place is light, the rooms are large and the...More

3  Thank Connolly47
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

As much as I would like to give a 5 star review, there were several issues. First: several cats had the run of the public rooms. This is the first time, in a luxury hotel I’ve experienced this problem. For someone with severe allergies, this...More

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With breathtaking views across Galway Bay and idyllically situated overlooking the unique Burren landscape, this is the ultimate luxury and gourmet hideaway. Simon and Frederieke together with their More staff manage this oasis of comfort and offer genuine Irish hospitality, award winning innovative cooking and elegant bedrooms free from the intrusion of televisions. Antiques, an eclectic art collection, open fires, candles, jugs of flowers and Shelley the cat add to the indulgently relaxing atmosphere. The hotel while strictly not a "castle" in the usual sense of the word has been named "Gregans Castle" since it was built in 1750 as a more comfortable residence for the O'Loughlen and Martyn families from the nearby 16th century towerhouse. Located on the Wild Atlantic Way and the Burren Food Trail. The ideal location from which to enjoy the Burren, Cliffs of Moher, Walking, Cycling, the Aran Islands, Horse Riding, Surfing, Sea Angling, Golf. Members of The Burren Ecotourism Network. Less
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Hotel Amenities
HOTEL FEATURES
Restaurant
Room Service
Free Parking
Free High Speed Internet (WiFi)
Breakfast included
Bar/Lounge
Dry Cleaning
Laundry Service
Multilingual Staff
Non-Smoking Hotel
Wheelchair Access
Pool
Beachfront
Spa
Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
Awards & Recognition
Certificate of Excellence
Certificate of Excellence
Room types
Suites, Non-Smoking Rooms, Family Rooms
Hotel class
Awards & Recognition
Certificate of Excellence
Certificate of Excellence
Room types
Suites, Non-Smoking Rooms, Family Rooms
Number of rooms
21
Price range
US$271 - US$443 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Also Known As
Gregans Castle Ballyvaughan
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Hotel Gregans Castle
Location
Ireland > Province of Munster > County Clare > The Burren > Ballyvaughan
Hotel class
Awards & Recognition
Certificate of Excellence
Certificate of Excellence
Room types
Suites, Non-Smoking Rooms, Family Rooms
Number of rooms
21
Price range
US$271 - US$443 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Also Known As
Gregans Castle Ballyvaughan
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Hotel Gregans Castle
Location
Ireland > Province of Munster > County Clare > The Burren > Ballyvaughan
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Traveller (303)
Room & Suite (63)
Dining (34)
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usma81
28 September 2016|
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Response from IrelandSimon | Property representative |
We take Visa, Mastercard and Amex. Let me know if you have any other questions. Simon Gregans Castle Hotel
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TomOahu
9 August 2016|
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Response from Joanne R | Reviewed this property |
As per above wear what you're comfortable in - the staff will make you comfortable in any regard. Grounds are lovely but for a long stretch head for the flaggy shore or the green road or lots of nearby walking trails but... More
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gerard c
30 September 2015|
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Response from IrelandSimon | Property representative |
Bonjour. Nous avons un parking.a l'hotel. Il est san frais.
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Room Tips
"Ask for a room with a view over the Burren and Galway bay."
jubeeTunbridgeWells
28 Aug 2018
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"go for the best with views to the sea"
WideiseR
23 Aug 2018
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"Our room on the second floor was convenient and quiet."
47nedrad
10 Aug 2018
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"I really don't have any tip on a good room, as I believe they are all lovely.. Keep in mind, you may..."
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