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The Old Ground

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Port Jefferson, New York
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12 reviews
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
Reviewed 18 March 2015

I spent a couple of nights at the wonderful Old Ground Hotel this past weekend. We had dinner in the Pub adjacent to the hotel, Poets Corner. What a wonderful pub. Lively crowd with hidden sitting for those who want privacy. We had such a great dinner, we returned the next night to eat there again. The mushroom app was... More 

1 Thank Mary S
MaryGleeson, General Manager at The Old Ground, responded to this review

Dear Mary from New York We are delighted to read your feedback and know that you enjoyed your visit. Our property is well known for warm friendly service and excellent food and I hope we will have the opportunity to welcome you again. Thank you for sharing your experience on Tripadvisor - this is appreciated by our entire team. More 

Wexford, Ireland
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81 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 175 helpful votes
Reviewed 16 March 2015 via mobile

I arrived late and was pleased when they had toiletries I had forgotten to bring. Snack in bar up to 10pm. Quiet night at the back of the hotel. Large comfortable room. Good breakfast selection in a bright pleasant room. Recommended.

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

Dear Guest from Wexford We are delighted to read your feedback and know that you enjoyed your visit. Our property is well known for luxurious bedrooms, warm friendly service and excellent food and I hope we will have the opportunity to welcome you again. Thank you for sharing your experience on Tripadvisor - this is appreciated by our entire team. More 

County Armagh, United Kingdom
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76 reviews
13 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 31 helpful votes
Reviewed 16 March 2015

Nice hotel with friendly staff. Good location and we had a very spacious well appointed room. Breakfast was nice and in a pretty room. The bar area was quite dark but staff were friendly. Nice cafe attached to the hotel which served lovely food. Plenty of nite life bars and restaurants just outside the hotel and close to the shops.

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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 202 helpful votes
Reviewed 15 March 2015

This is a really lovely hotel which is well located in Ennis. The bar staff are excellent and the welcome from reception and the grounds foyer and hotel are great. However small things and a lack of attention to detail in certain areas let the hotel down. We were staying in a junior suite room 516 - this was a... More 

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Los Angeles, California
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 59 helpful votes
Reviewed 5 March 2015

The Old Ground is a lovely hotel in the heart (it actually may BE the heart) of Ennis. The rooms are reliable but not luxurious, but it's nonetheless a good 'stay'. The setting is charming, across the street room one of 2 Ennis cathedrals. The hotel has convenient parking (you don't need a car in Ennis), a lovely breakfast room... More 

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Dublin, Ireland
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 29 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 March 2015

Sort of unexpected but this was just brill. Centre of town... Check in perfect... Help with cases to room... More towels delivered in minutes... Restaurant lovely.... This hotel meets every need... Room service.... Bar food residents bar... Served breakfast... Will def go again. Small issues... 10am breakfast is bit early... Shower slow to get hot on 5th floor.

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Dublin, Ireland
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12 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 March 2015

Stayed in The Old Ground with some friends recently and had a fantastic time. Great spot, ideal location, food was great both in the hotel restaurant and in the bar where we had lunch. The staff were very helpful and the rooms comfortable. The trad sessions in the bar at night time was an added bonus. Ennis itself is a... More 

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Cork, Ireland
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 33 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 March 2015

From the moment I contacted Reservations at the Old Ground I was very well looked after. I asked for the best available rate along with a nice room and a VIP package.Noreen in Reservation was fantastic. I received all of my requests and I was given room 210 , a beautifully laid out room with a big king bed, the... More 

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North Wales, United Kingdom
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Reviewed 3 March 2015 via mobile

The Old Ground is by far the best hotel in Ennis, and is certainly our favourite hotel in the world. Every single aspect of our stay this time in Feb-March 2015 was perfect - exactly as it had been on three other occasions over the last 15 years. It is a supremely relaxing venue, and offers luxury in an amazing... More 

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Bagenalstown,Co Carlow
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Reviewed 3 March 2015 via mobile

We availed of midweek offer.The hotel is welcoming, warm with an open fire in the foyer and great air of comfort. All is bright with spotless appearance. The bedroom is spacious and warm, bed is very comfortable with a lovely bathroom .The breakfast was first class and the bar restaurant menu is varied and very good. The Old Ground is... More 

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  • 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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  • Smoking rooms available
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  • 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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