The Old Ground Hotel is an historic 4-star Manor House, located in the centre of the town of Ennis, just 20 minutes from Shannon International Airport. Since opening its doors in 1895, it has always been considered a home away from home and a magical retreat that blends the warmth of a country home with the style and elegance of a contemporary Irish hotel.
It is famous for fabulous food created from fresh local produce in either the Brendan O’Regan Room Restaurant, the Town Hall or the Poet’s Corner Pub. Renowned food critic Paolo Tullio rated the bistro, the best value Irish restaurant in 2013. The Old Ground Hotel is consistently rated No 1 in the town of Ennis on Trip Advisor.
The bedrooms of the hotel are luxurious and decorated in soft, restful colour schemes and all beds have pillow top mattresses. All rooms have multi channel TV, tea/coffee making facilities and private safes. Sky Sports channels are also available in the hotel bar.
The hotel is an excellent choice for memorable family events such as weddings and anniversary dinners, while photographers enjoy creating images in the private garden or the historic Lemenagh Room. The professional, experienced team ensure that all details are taken care of in a warm and friendly manner. Business meetings and corporate clients are well catered for with a variety of conference rooms. There is WiFi throughout the building and a separate computer for printing boarding passes and for your personal use.
The hotel bar, the Poet’s Corner, is renowned in Clare for the best of Traditional Irish Music which features regularly on several evenings per week.
The Old Ground Hotel is the ideal base for exploring the picturesque Burren, the spectacular views of the Wild Atlantic Way and the Cliffs of Moher. Challenging links golf courses such as Lahinch and Doonbeg are within easy reach and there is a wide variety of stunning parkland courses such as Woodstock and Ennis. Bunratty Castle is just 15 minutes drive away.