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The Old Ground

4.0 of 5 Hotel   |   O'Connell Street, Ennis, Ireland
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Ranked #1 of 8 hotels in Ennis
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3 of 5 stars reviewed 3 days ago
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    4.5 of 5 stars
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    4.5 of 5 stars
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    4 of 5 stars
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    4.5 of 5 stars
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Sidney, Canada
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26 reviews 26 reviews
12 hotel reviews
22 helpful votes 22 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

The hotel was unremarkable. One slow elevator which does not accommodate a bus tour group well. It was June..a hot evening; a fan was provided but barely made a difference. Small bathroom counters. Funny steps up into the bedroom. We asked some shop keepers..and this was suggested as the best in Ennis. Oh dear! Best thing was the shops in... More

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Fairfield, Connecticut
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23 hotel reviews
35 helpful votes 35 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

I was surprised to learn that this hotel is ranked #1 in Ennis. If in fact it is the best then there is a huge opportunity for an entrepreneur! I was not impressed with the staff as it took me way to long to check out. The guy checking me out had to wait for ten minutes to get help... More

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Chicago, Illinois
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26 hotel reviews
29 helpful votes 29 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

stayed 2 nights with tour which included 2 breakfast and 1 dinner room is good size. clean. comfortable bed. desk, small table, and 2 chairs. bath room is remodeled and modern. extra towels. good shampoo, soap, etc. in room safe. iron and board. place to hang clothes and shelves. small drawers. US and European 2 prong outlets in bathroom. nice... More

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Colorado Springs, Colorado
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7 hotel reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

A lovely hotel, if a bit run down in the common areas and hallways. Our room was clean and comfortable, but the hotel is not well insulated, so the person in the room overhead stomping around for hours as well as loud partiers outside from the bar kept us awake until well after 2:00 am. When I mentioned the noise... More

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

This hotel is right in the town of Ennis-a great way to begin our tour of Ireland. Many quaint shops & pubs. The Poet's Corner in the hotel has the best traditional Irish music in town. We also ate in the main dining room & it was well worth the money. The hotel itself is old but well kept. Our... More

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago NEW

It's not easy planning a driving tour of Ireland for 14, when you know a good location, a great meal and secure parking is required. Having been advised to see the Cliffs of Moher and then the Burren, there didn't seem to be much choice in accommodation in the area, anyway we weren't disappointed in the hotel. Although it seemed... More

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Houston, Texas
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

We stayed 2 nights in this lovely quaint hotel. The location is perfect to enjoy Ennis. The hotel has a pub (Poets Corner) as part of the building, where the locals enjoy good food, beverages, and music. The rooms are good size and well appointed. As in all of Ireland, the staff was very friendly and accomodating. You can walk... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

I spent three nights in Ennis and ate in the Poets Corner each night. Live traditional music, busy bar, great food and service. Lovely craft beers, seafood selection is simple but tasty, irish beef burger excellent. Compliments to the excellent bar and floor staff who are courteous and very efficient.

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21 hotel reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Stayed for 3 nights last month. Very large room which had large bay window (think it was 228) overlooked the garden and church opposite. Bed was the most comfortable I have slept in!! ( I have a real problem with sleeping, so would love to know where the bed linen and pillows come from, so I could invest in some... More

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Port Jefferson, New York
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

This has to be the best hotel I have ever stayed at. My daughter recommended it, since she it was the first place she stayed at when she first came to Ennis. We loved the room. Very comfortable. A beautiful view of the garden from our windows. The beds were so comfy. I had the best sleep. The bathroom had... 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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