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Gregans Castle Hotel

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London
Reviewed 1 week ago

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 1 week ago

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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Connecticut
Reviewed 1 week ago

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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Dublin
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

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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West Hartford, Connecticut
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

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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2Thank Kim O
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We stayed as a family of 4 in March and very much enjoyed the beautiful locality, well appointed rooms, boutique feel (some of the antique furniture is amazing), food (restaurant well deserves its reputation) and friendly staff (from the boss down the mood music is friendly and helpful). Drive to is worth the trip. Close to seaside and Wild Atlantic...

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skipton
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Stayed here in Feb 2017 and had an absolutely amazing time. Beautiful room,fantastic food and brilliant staff ! Nothing was too much trouble during our stay. No TV in the room I thought may have been an issue, but guess what? it was fine......... perfect peace and quiet and no BAD news! Can't wait to return !

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Kenmare, Ireland
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We very much enjoyed our stay at this hotel, which just in case you aren't aware isn't actually a castle. Gregans Castle is ideally situated for touring the Burren, and surrounding gorgeous countryside and coast. The period hotel is very pretty, and nicely decorated in the appropriate style throughout, including the bedrooms. There is an attractive bar area too. We...

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Toms River
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We hadn't planned in staying here but I had added it to my list of "Musts". After a situation developed at another location we booked into Gregans with a sigh of relief once arriving. We were greeted with kindness and cozy fires as soon as we entered the building. Our room was a suite and it was so beautiful. The...

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Galway, Ireland
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Tasteful decoration, attention to every detail and the most wonderful food makes Cregans Castle the most perfect hotel . The owners seem to spend every waking moment trying, successfully, to find ways to make their guests happy . There are little oasis of calm where you can sit and read, beautiful gardens with spectacular views or just spend time in...

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  • Restaurant
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  • Breakfast included
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Room Service
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
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  • Non-Smoking Hotel
  • Wheelchair Access
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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: €229 - €450 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:4 star — Gregans Castle Hotel 4*
Number of rooms: 21
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Gregans Castle Ballyvaughan
Hotel Gregans Castle
Gregans Castle Hotel Ballyvaughan, The Burren, County Clare
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“We stayed on the first floor, was totally fine.”
358jaspert, 18 Apr 2017 | Read review
“Our classic room was charming and we had a beautiful view, but the bathroom was small. Upgrade if you need larger bath.”
Beech05, 16 Apr 2017 | Read review
“One bedroom with double bed configuration easily accommodated us and 2 kids with single bed plus rollaway.”
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“As for great view, newer renovation, slightly larger best.”
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“The Martyn Suite was perfect for getting ready for the big day”
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