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    The Old Ground

    Old Ground Hotel O'Connell Street, Ennis, Ireland
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    Overview
    • Excellent62%
    • Very good28%
    • Average6%
    • Poor3%
    • Terrible1%
    Travellers talk about
    “town hall” (109 reviews)
    “the pub” (151 reviews)
    “poets corner” (58 reviews)
    Free Wifi
    Free Parking
    Breakfast included
    Non-Smoking Hotel
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    Reviewed 3 days ago

    Was booked into the Old Ground Hotel as a starting point for a tour package of Ireland. Came in a day early and wished we had added more "pre-tour" time to our trip. Was warmly welcomed on our arrive and checked in quickly. As it...More

    Thank LakeEustisSailor
    Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

    Hurricane Ophelia required us to leave our bed and breakfast in Doolin. Our host there made reservations for us at the Old Ground Hotel in Ennis. What a brilliant choice. This hotel is outstanding. The location is perfect. The service and rooms are great. Every...More

    Thank Philip B
    Response from MaryGleeson, General Manager at The Old GroundResponded 3 days ago

    Dear Philip from Wisconsin, All our team are really thrilled with your review and very pleased that we kept you warm and safe during these unusual weather conditions for Ireland. As you probably noticed, we were quite busy during the hurricane day as many of...More

    Reviewed 6 days ago

    We loved this old hotel in the center of Ennis. Well located, you could walk anywhere from here--and the charming downtown is right out side the doors of the Poet Bar (where you simply MUST get a drink). The rooms were comfortable (and air conditioned!)...More

    Thank MillboroGirl
    Response from MaryGleeson, General Manager at The Old GroundResponded 3 days ago

    Dear Millboro Girl, thank you very much, it is lovely to read that you embraced all that is charming about our property and location. There are some wonderful stores close to us here on the main street in Ennis and the convenience of being able...More

    Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

    This hotel is somewhat of a maze but it has a fascinating history and the rooms are very clean and comfortable. Free parking, centrally located and excellent food and trad music. The lobby has several small areas to sit for quiet conversations. Hotel staff very...More

    Thank Peggy P
    Response from MaryGleeson, General Manager at The Old GroundResponded 3 days ago

    Dear Peggy, Warm appreciation from all our team for your glowing review. We are delighted that you embraced the charm and quirkiness of the property which has had such a varied history. Our historic manor house was first a hotel in 1895 and has for...More

    Reviewed 1 week ago

    We've stayed at this hotel numerous times over the years. It is ideally located in the town center and very near to the Shannon Airport. The food and the staff are fabulous. There is a lively bar with entertainment. Highly recommended.

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    Amenities
    • Top amenities
    • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
    • Room Service
    • Free Parking
    • Restaurant
    • Bar/Lounge
    • Breakfast included
    • Hotel Amenities
    • Room Service
    • Free Parking
    • Children Activities (Kid / Family Friendly)
    • Breakfast included
    • Dry Cleaning
    • Meeting Rooms
    • Laundry Service
    • Concierge
    • Banquet Room
    • Multilingual Staff
    • Conference Facilities
    • Business Centre with Internet Access
    • Things to do
    • Restaurant
    • Bar/Lounge
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    • Price range
    • US$95 - US$208 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
    • Hotel class
    • Room types
    • Suites ,
    • Non-Smoking Rooms ,
    • Family Rooms ,
    • Smoking rooms available
    • Number of rooms
    • 110
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    • Location
    • Ireland >
    • Province of Munster >
    • County Clare >
    • Ennis
    • Also Known As
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    • The Old Ground Ennis, County Clare
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    Rose M
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    Response from Mary Ellen L | Reviewed this property |
    I don't remember whether the beds were queen or double. It seems like they were queen because we had so much room, however, we found queen beds were not the norm in Ireland like they are in the US. Most beds were doubles and... More
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    12 March 2017|
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    Response from suzieblue48 | Reviewed this property |
    Hi there I think breakfast was from 7a.m. until 10.30a.m. Hope that helps.
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    "Front rooms have the best view of church and the park area."
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    "On 2nd floor convenient....front of hotel good views of grounds rm 228"
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    "ask for the O'Connell suite - room 317"
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    "The room we had was very nice, View was OK but I did not stay in the room."
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