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Gregans Castle Hotel

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15/06/2017 16/06/2017
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Hartford, Connecticut
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

My wife and I chose this hotel because of its proximity to the Cliffs of Moher and its excellent reputation. Gregan's Castle is in the heart of the Burren, a stark and beautiful area of Ireland. The acreage immediately around the hotel is lush and well-maintained with a small arboretum. The approach to the hotel from the north is a...

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London
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I stayed at Gregans Castle Hotel (for the second time) at the start of May 2017. What a superb place this is. Rooms are very well appointed, with the most comfortable beds. The peat fires are wonderful when the evenings get chilly. The food in the restaurant is excellent. The grounds in which the hotel is located are also lovely....

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1Thank Errigalclimber
Houston, Texas
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

In the middle of nowhere and perfect! The grounds are gorgeous. Quaint place in between Galway and Cliffs of Moher. Easy 45 min drive to Galway for dinner. 45 min drive to the Cliffs. Rooms were warm and comfortable. Food was great

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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Great care and attention is paid to the gardens and the hotel. The food is amazing. But above all the staff are the best that we have encountered in any top class hotel. Welcoming, friendly and knowledgeable. This is truly niche. A hidden gem. Gorgeous setting. Fantastic scenery.

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buckinghamshire
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Our second visit..Even more stunning.Staff were so attentive & professional "All of them" Ken, Sean & the managrment team could not do enough.The birthday Dinner was possibly the best Meal I ever had..exquisite food detail..I would recommrnend Gregans Castle to everyone. We will return there. Thank you from David O'Connor, Alex McCormick & Marie Garceau Party..

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1Thank enviro500
London
Reviewed 18 April 2017

We travel alot and wanted to go somewhere close to London that was no hassle so we chose Ireland as we wanted to be close to nature and do something different. Lucky for us we stumbled upon this hotel via Tablet. The rooms are well appointed, clean and comfortable, you dont want doe much (the wfi is pretty quick too!)....

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Dublin, Ireland
Reviewed 18 April 2017

Just returned from our night in Gregans Castle ,there are really no words for the excellent food and service,it could easily stand up with the michelin star resturants in Dublin.The whole hotel is beautifully designed with great taste and flair,the cosy bar overlooking the gardens with the peat burning fire is so welcoming as is the barman who works there...

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1Thank Mary C
Connecticut
Reviewed 17 April 2017

A wonderful hotel in a stunning location. The staff was warm and welcoming. Our room was charming and had a wonderful view of the garden and the Burren. The bathroom was small, but very clean and functional. The hotel is beautiful, warm and charming. After a phenomenal meal, the best of our trip, we had after dinner drinks in front...

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1Thank Beech05
Dublin
Reviewed 11 April 2017

Really lovely hotel - great location. Food was just superb and staff were so friendly. Dinner was possibly the best food we have eaten in a hotel for many years. Bedroom was large, with super views down to the sea.

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1Thank JoyceRJ
West Hartford, Connecticut
Reviewed 11 April 2017

The hotel is a very special place. The rooms are large and very well appointed. Food is MAGNIFICANT. Simon (Manager/ Owner) was very helpful and pointed out all the Pubs, attractions and things to do. What a great hotel !!!

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  • Breakfast included
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  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
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  • Non-Smoking Hotel
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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
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 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. Awards include: Georgina Campbell’s Hotel of the Year 2016, RAI Best Hotel Restaurant 2016, Gold Medal Awards Ireland’s Chef of the Year 2015, Supreme Winner & Best Country House 2014; Food & Wine Magazine Best Restaurant & Best Chef Munster 2014; AA 3 Rosettes for Culinary Excellence. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Gregans Castle Hotel

Address: on the N67, Gragan East, Ballyvaughan 01, Ireland
Region: Ireland > Province of Munster > County Clare > The Burren > Ballyvaughan
Price Range: $362 - $726 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:4 star — Gregans Castle Hotel 4*
Number of rooms: 21
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“Galway Bay Suite is massive and has a lovely view. All the rooms seemed like they would be very nice and quiet.”
samanthas141, 21 May 2017 | Read review
“Our room looked out over the garden and could see Galway Bay in the distance.”
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“All the rooms I saw were exceptional”
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“The Galway suite - spacious, beautiful and extremely comfortable.”
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“The hotel has wifi but no tvs in the bedrooms”
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