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The Old Ground

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Boerne, Texas
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6 reviews
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

My daughter in law, and I are just finishing up a three day visit In Ennis. It's a lovely small town with super friendly people and lots to see. The Old Ground Hotel is fun, friendly, and smack in the center of town, with a happening pub ! We listened to great Trad music and were served by the best... More 

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Melbourne, Australia
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 28 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I was a member of an alumni group, touring Ireland, and we spent one night in Ennis. I cannot comment on "value for money" for this hotel, as a lump sum was paid for the entire tour. The Old Ground is a very nice hotel, centrally located. Rooms were comfortable, and the breakfast was good. Staff were friendly and helpful.... More 

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Mendocino, California
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110 reviews
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 49 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This is a lovely facility with a very friendly staff and nice accommodations. The hotel is centrally located and proved a great place to stay during our time in Ennis (2 nights). The pub was delightful, lively, great service and the food was very good and the prices were reasonable. It was generally crowded when we were there to eat... More 

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London
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Stayed for three nights at this charming hostelry set bang in the middle of Ennis, Co. Claire. Great food and a very comfortable room. Above all, friendly, efficient service. Loved the full Irish!👏👏👏

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Killarney, Ireland
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We stayed here the last 3 nights and the Hotel is fabulous ,the staff so friendly and the food absolutely excellent.The bed was so comfortable and we had a great sleep.I highly recommend this Hotel.Shops right on this Street and a pleasure to shop in.

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London, United Kingdom
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We had a great deal, 2 nights B & B including one evening 3 course meal. Hotel lovely, room lovely, staff very welcoming. Breakfast was lovely with fresh juices, fruit, bread and cereals to choose from then a menu if you wanted pancakes/cooked breakfast etc. Dinner was amazing food was so good and homely we ate in the evening where... More 

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Sheffield
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 185 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

The Old Ground is a regular 'haunt' of ours on our trips to see family in Clare. As ever we found the staff to be friendly and welcoming; the accomodation was excellent; the lounges are comfortable and inviting: Poet's Corner was lively and the Guinness was great. But...breakfasts were a bit of a let down this time. I got a... More 

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MaryGleeson, General Manager at The Old Ground, responded to this review

Dear Guest from Sheffield, thank you for visiting again and taking the time to write a review. We are giving careful consideration to your useful feedback and assure you that our entire team are dedicated to ensuring all aspects including breakfast are freshly cooked and of a very high standard. We will monitor this carefully. We look forward to meeting... More 

Tralee, Ireland
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We are just back for a lovely 3 night stay at the Old Ground Hotel in Ennis. We had a fantastic stay, our room was very spacious and spotlessly clean. Upon arrival in our room the hotel had left us a lovely bowl of fruit and a letter wishing us well as we were their to celebrate our 12th wedding... More 

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MaryGleeson, General Manager at The Old Ground, responded to this review

Thank you so much - we really appreciate your very positive comments and are delighted that your Romantic Getaway was so special and pleasant. Apologies, about the car park, we do make every effort to ensure our guests are facilitated in the hotel car park and I will remind our team to be particularly alert for arrivals during busy times... More 

Ballinasloe, Galway, Ireland
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4 reviews
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Stayed here on Sat 5th for a birthday celebration for a friend in Tom Steeles bar! Absolutely fabulous hotel. Room was 1st class! Staff could not be more pleasant or helpful! Had lovely meal in the bar before the party. The breakfast next morning was freshly cooked and lots of options! Its the staff however that's makes this hotel stand... More 

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MaryGleeson, General Manager at The Old Ground, responded to this review

Dear Guest from Ballinasloe, I am delighted to read that you enjoyed your visit - thank you so much for writing a review which our team really appreciate. Ennis is a great place for birthday celebrations! More 

New York City, New York
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Stayed one night. Ground floor sitting rooms are so comfortable and inviting that people actually use them which I've found is a rarity. The room itself was beautifully appointed and a real pleasure to be in. I especially liked the bathroom which while completely modern somehow maintained an old world feel. I did have one minor irk that night which... More 

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Amenities

Highlights
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Room Service
  • Free Parking
  • Restaurant
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Free Breakfast
About the property
  • Wheelchair Access
  • Non-Smoking Hotel
Food & drink at the hotel
Town Hall Cafe
Town Hall Cafe
Cuisines: Irish, European, Soups
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  • Restaurant
  • Bar/Lounge
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  • Non-Smoking Rooms
  • Family Rooms
  • Smoking rooms available
Internet
  • Free Internet
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
Services
  • Room Service
  • Free Parking
  • Children Activities (Kid / Family Friendly)
  • Free Breakfast
  • Dry Cleaning
  • Meeting Rooms
  • Laundry Service
  • Concierge
  • Banquet Room
  • Multilingual Staff
  • Conference Facilities
  • Business Centre with Internet Access
Official Description (provided by the hotel)
The 4* Old Ground Hotel is located in the centre of Ennis town, just 20 minutes from Shannon International Airport. With 83 newly refurbished deluxe rooms, a restaurant with superb cuisine, it is within easy reach of The Wild Atlantic Way, The Cliffs of Moher and magnificent and challenging links golf courses. The Old Ground Hotel is an elegant and stylish retreat. ... more   less 

Additional Information about The Old Ground

Address: O'Connell Street, Ennis, Ireland
Region: Ireland > Province of Munster > County Clare > Ennis
Price Range: €85 - €153 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:4 star — The Old Ground 4*
Number of rooms: 110
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“If flying from Shannon and this is your last night, consider booking in Limerick. Only slightly farther.”
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“If disabled ask for room which can be accessed by lift and ask for shower or wet room.”
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“Ask for a room on one of the lower floors. My room on the top floor was quite small”
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“Overlooking the garden. When the pub closes, you might hear some chatter/noise”
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