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Bunratty Castle Hotel

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  • Excellent31%
  • Very good37%
  • Average19%
  • Poor8%
  • Terrible5%
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“lovely hotel”(58 reviews)
“kathleen's bar”(29 reviews)
“bunratty castle”(321 reviews)
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Reviewed 3 days ago

Perfect location and looks fabulous from the outside, my biggest issue with the hotel was the paper thin walls and dated decor in the rooms. Also the breakfast area in the hotel was grubby and lacked any kind of choice. I was shocked at the...More

Thank Louise D
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Stayed here recently and enjoyed the location and peaceful relaxed atmosphere. Close to several good bars and restaurants and near to Limerick City and the West coast of Clare if you want to diversify your travels and exploration. Very comfortable room and huge bed with...More

1  Thank faithfulls
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Back from a one night stay with two young children. Reception were unfriendly on arrival and leaving. The hotel looks fabulous from the outside but inside it is definite past it's glory days. Breakfast was nice but we had to ask for tea and coffee...More

1  Thank amep
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Beautiful Hotel - comfortable bed and lovely room. Only 4 miles from Shannon Airport, so a good place to stay overnight. Opposite the castle and folk park with recreations of Irish houses through the ages.

1  Thank Margaret W
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Do not recommend this hotel, the place was filthy! The drain was dirty so I couldn’t have a shower or bath in the morning and there were bugs left on the window sill. Outdated (and not in a classy way) and the staff just all...More

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Amenities
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Pool
Restaurant
Room Service
Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
Free Parking
Bar/Lounge
Spa
Free High Speed Internet (WiFi)
Hotel Amenities
Room Service
Free Parking
Dry Cleaning
Meeting Rooms
Business Centre with Internet Access
Laundry Service
Banquet Room
Conference Facilities
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Air Conditioning
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Pool
Restaurant
Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
Bar/Lounge
Spa
Heated pool
Indoor pool
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US$120 - US$230 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
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Suites, Non-Smoking Rooms, Family Rooms, Accessible rooms
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US$120 - US$230 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel class
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Suites, Non-Smoking Rooms, Family Rooms, Accessible rooms
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Christina_Barry
20 July 2017|
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Response from David C | Reviewed this property |
Good question. Their spa set up requires bookings etc, so it would be an additional price. I thought the pool was freely available, but we didn't use it. May be best to check with the hotel to get the right info.
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mdlspeaks
As a protocol and etiquette professional I will be visiting this area and looking at staying at the Castle Hotel and going to the Castle for the Dinner. I will be reviewing and hopefully recommending this hotel and the castle dinner to our international Protocol Association. I see that the comments range across the spectrum on this hotel (loved there website but would like to have seen a place for reviews - or I missed it), had to go to trip advisor for comments. I know some guest may have a minor problem that becomes a major issue when they write a review, so I try and keep an open mind, read between the lines and ask for honest feedback as if I was recommending to my grandmother. Would like some good recent feed back on the hotel, room, castle dinner, breakfast and things to do (sites, pubs, restaurants). Any suggestions greatly appreciated I do post after I stay at a location and give a very detail description and recommendation (good or bad)
18 June 2017|
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Response from 2014nole | Reviewed this property |
Not sure if this is too late but here goes. The hotel itself is quite good but could do with a touch up in places. The bar area is pretty small especially if there is a group in. Plenty of seating in the lobby area though... More
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Bruce J
29 July 2016|
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Response from Mary G | Reviewed this property |
Sorry, I don't know about public transit as we arrived by auto. And our breakfast was included as we had pre-booked bed & breakfasts for our vacation!
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"ask if there even is any quiet rooms, not sure from asking friends who have stayed"
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"Room 448 was quiet and had a view of farmland."
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