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The Old Ground

4.0 of 5 Hotel   |   O'Connell Street, Ennis, Ireland
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Allschwil, Baselland
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7 reviews 7 reviews
4 hotel reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed today NEW

The place is just so nice, history all around, friendly staff and amazing food. I really enjoyed my time there. The town is small but very cute. The rooms are well equipped, comfortable, relatively quiet.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW via mobile

Stayed one night, couldn't have been better, room was sooo clean and luxurious, staff were very friendly, we had a great night here. Staff were very friendly. Parking on site, all in all a great night here.

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Paso Robles California
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29 reviews 29 reviews
23 hotel reviews
47 helpful votes 47 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

We stayed here on the first two days of our Ireland tour and we loved it. The room was lovely and quiet, the staff excellent and the food also. What we loved the best was "The Poets Corner", their authentic Irish pub with great food, Guiness and night time music. We also enjoyed meeting a lot of locals there also.... More

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Washington DC, District of Columbia
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7 reviews 7 reviews
3 hotel reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

Totally charming courtyard and entrance. The "lift" is the size of 2 phone booths (kids, ask your parents about that reference). Pros: (1) Welcoming and helpful front desk staff, (2) the kind of charming restaurant and pub I expected for an old hotel, (3) One of the most updated rooms I stayed in out of 5 hotels, (4) The ground... More

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New Jersey
12 reviews 12 reviews
5 hotel reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

I traveled to Ireland for many years. My first stop is always the OLD GROUND. It's close to Shannon and a good starting point for the rest of the trip. The reception staff is very friendly. Our room was not ready when we arrived because of the early flight into Shannon from New York. Although we had to wait a... More

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B.C. Canada
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23 reviews 23 reviews
13 hotel reviews
19 helpful votes 19 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

We stayed only one night , but thoroughly enjoyed our time there. Hotel has a wonderful friendly and classy atmosphere, evident as soon as you arrive. The sight of a blazing wood fire was most welcome, even in July! Rooms were cozy and well-fitted. Both meals were well served and very satisfying, in a delightful dining room. The next door,... More

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Boulder City
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3 hotel reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

The charm of this property and the condition of the room our group had were great. The breakfast is very nice, especially for American travelers who want more than cheese and fruit. The location is awesome, close to walk to everything.

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Jackson, NJ 08527
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

The Old Ground Hotel is a great hotel to stay in while you're in Ireland. We stayed at this hotel one night the day we flew into Shannon since Ennis is close to the airport and we knew we'd be tired. The hotel staff was very friendly. The room was fine. There's a restaurant and pub right downstairs. The restaurant... More

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Arlington, Virginia
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9 reviews 9 reviews
5 hotel reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Stayed here for one night on a trip throughout Ireland. Room was nice, grounds very nice. The reception staff were helpful and friendly, but the dining room staff were awful. They absolutely did not seem to want to be there. They were not at all warm or welcoming, which was the attitude we had become accustomed to in this beautiful... More

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

Dear Betherp we were alarmed to read your review - it is our policy to ensure staff are warm, pleasant and welcoming and your comments have been the subject of serious discussion with our team. I am sorry that this aspect of your visit here impacted on the enjoyment of your visit and assure you that this matter is not... More

The Curragh, Ireland
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21 reviews 21 reviews
8 hotel reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

my daughter and I stayed here for two nights. We had dinner in the restaurant the first night and the service was excellent.. The food was magnificent... The bedroom was beautiful and the beds were very comfortable, if a bit too soft.... the only downside was the heat in the room... for some reason it got unbearably hot during the... More

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

Thank you for visiting and for the positive feedback. We take your constructive comments on board and will work to ensure total consistency. I hope you get the opportunity to visit again and assure you of our very best attention. More

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Address: O'Connell Street, Ennis, Ireland
Location: Ireland > Province of Munster > County Clare > Ennis
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $$
Hotel Class:4 star — The Old Ground 4*
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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 
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