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Cambridge, United Kingdom
Reviewed 21 June 2015 via mobile

Arrived here on the Thursday evening for a one night stay. I had a room on the executive floor which although large was beginning to look it's age. Carpets in the corridor were dirty and threadbare. The room had a super king bed and it's was comfy and clean. It also had the normal desk, chair, double wardrobe, two bedside...

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Reviewed 21 June 2015 via mobile

Obviously located in a tourist destination the easy thing would be to send it in, but not at the bunratty hotel. The staff were all pleasant and helpful. The pool and spa was fantastic and the food service was prompt and attentive The room was spacious and clean.

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Fort Lauderdale, Florida, United States
Reviewed 20 June 2015

My friend and I chose to stay here for the night for the convenience being right near Bunratty Castle. We were surprised at how lovely the hotel was and how friendly the staff. There was a wedding planned for that night and the set ups for it were beautiful. Our room was spacious and clean and the breakfast most enjoyable....

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Delaware
Reviewed 18 June 2015 via mobile

This hotel is lovely. The lobby is beautiful! It's quite large, with lots of rooms to offer. The location was great, right near Bunratty Castle and Folk park. If you have events at the castle, the hotel is a great place. From limerick to Bunratty a cab will cost $30 each way. It's not worth it. Stay at Bunratty! They...

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Deirdre2011, Manager at Bunratty Castle Hotel, responded to this review

Dear Tripadvisor Member, Thank you for taking the time to comment on your recent stay here at Bunratty Castle Hotel, I am delighted to here that you enjoyed your stay, and enjoyed the amenities in the local Bunratty Village. I am sorry to hear that you had some issues with room keys and aircon I will be sure and pass...

Phoenix, AZ
Reviewed 16 June 2015 via mobile

Nice and confortable. Would stay again if ever in Ireland. Staff was excellent. Staff went out of their way at all times. The room was excellent and confortable. My only small problem was the Breakfast was only average. I would recommend this hotel highly.

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Deirdre2011, Manager at Bunratty Castle Hotel, responded to this review

Dear Tripadvisor Member, Thank you for taking the time to comment on your recent stay here with us at Bunratty Castle Hotel, I am delighted to hear that you enjoyed your stay. I am also happy to hear that you found the service good, I will be sure and pass your comments on, I will also pass your comments regarding...

Reviewed 15 June 2015

Very nice hotel near Bunratty Castle (walking distance). Large rooms w/comfortable beds and large bathroom with separate tub and shower (unfortunately had trouble getting good hot water in shower). Room was quiet, comfortable, clean, & contemporary design. Excellent food in dining room. Staff was extra attentive. No concerns whatsoever.

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Deirdre2011, Manager at Bunratty Castle Hotel, responded to this review

Dear Tripadvisor Member, Thank you for taking the time to comment on your recent stay here with us at Bunratty Castle Hotel, I am delighted to hear that you enjoyed your stay and were happy with your room size, ensuite bathroom and of course your bed. I am also happy to hear that you enjoyed some food while here and...

Boston, Massachusetts
Reviewed 11 June 2015

Always a mainstay ending our annual trip to ireland, but Bunratty needs to step it up! Antiquated Wifi wreaked havoc on patrons as another guest challenged reception upon departure. Breakfast was chaotic and unorganized, staff unpleasant. Common areas would benefit from some updating. Front desk staff nice enough, Bunratty relies heavily on the coach tours so maybe standard practices are...

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Deirdre2011, Manager at Bunratty Castle Hotel, responded to this review

Dear Tripadvisor Member, Thank you for taking the time to comment on your recent stay here at Bunratty Castle Hotel, I am sorry to hear you felt the Wifi system was antiquated as we have just recently installed a new wifi provider with the entire hotel now under cover, I have passed your comments regarding breakfast onto our Breakfast Manager....

Reviewed 10 June 2015 via mobile

I was only hear for 1 night on business. The surroundings of the hotel are beautiful, right in the centre of the village across from the castle. Internet access was good and even handled a voice call. The restaurant, "Kathleen's", was excellent. Food was great and a good variety of dishes. Staff were attentive and polite. I'll definitely be back.

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Deirdre2011, Director of Sales at Bunratty Castle Hotel, responded to this review

Dear Tripadvisor Member, Thank you for taking the time to comment on your recent stay with us here at Bunratty Castle Hotel, I am delighted to hear that you stayed with us while in the area on business, it is also good to know you enjoyed the benefits of our new Wifi provider, providing blanket cover throughout the entire hotel....

Reviewed 9 June 2015

We had a very nice stay here. Our room was comfortable and spacious, the staff was very gracious. One of our favorites on our trip. The bar downstairs does a brisk and lively business. Would definitely stay here again.

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Deirdre2011, Director of Sales at Bunratty Castle Hotel, responded to this review

Dear Tripadvisor Member, Thank you for taking the time to comment on your recent stay here at Bunratty Castle Hotel, we are so happy to hear that your stay here was one of your favorites on your trip to Ireland. I do hope that we can welcome you back to Bunratty Castle Hotel should you be in the area again...

Scotland, United Kingdom
Reviewed 8 June 2015

Attended a wedding here last week lovely venue ,function suite beatifully presented but was cold and uncomfortable we were placed near the doors and this spoiled it for us .spoke to the event co-ordinator and we were not the only folk to complain as this seemed to be a problem . Service painfully slow, food not great .

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Deirdre2011, Director of Sales at Bunratty Castle Hotel, responded to this review

Dear Tripadvisor Member, Thank you for taking the time to comment on your recent visit to Bunratty Castle Hotel, I am delighted to hear that you thought the suite was well presented as we recently won " Function Room of the Year", however i am sorry to hear that you found it cold , the room is always well heated...

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Amenities

Highlights
  • Pool
  • Restaurant
  • Room Service
  • Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
  • Free Parking
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Spa
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
About the property
  • Wheelchair Access
  • Non-Smoking Hotel
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  • Pool
  • Restaurant
  • Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Spa
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  • Accessible rooms
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  • Free Internet
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
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  • Room Service
  • Free Parking
  • Dry Cleaning
  • Meeting Rooms
  • Laundry Service
  • Banquet Room
  • Conference Facilities
  • Business Centre with Internet Access

Additional Information about Bunratty Castle Hotel

Address: Shannon to Limerick Road, Bunratty, Ireland
Region: Ireland > Province of Munster > County Clare > Bunratty
Price Range: $139 - $258 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:3 star — Bunratty Castle Hotel 3*
Number of rooms: 144
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