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The Old Ground

O'Connell Street, Ennis, Ireland
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  • Location
    5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4.5 of 5 stars
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Toronto
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11 reviews 11 reviews
4 hotel reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

My husband booked the hotel as he had stayed here before but the guide book had said that the rooms were varied and not all were nice. We checked in later at 6:30 pm and were surprised to have a lovely room. The hotel is nicely situated across from a church and has a lovely outdoor area in the front... More 

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Clane, Kildare, Ireland
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12 reviews 12 reviews
5 hotel reviews
14 helpful votes 14 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

A group of us stayed for a couple of nights. Extremely well looked after. Rooms comfortable; food very high quality; Staff very friendly and looked after us. A traditional feel of relaxed luxury in the centre of the town

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Bay Shore, New York, United States
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9 reviews 9 reviews
5 hotel reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

Just lovely. My wife and I stayed at this hotel, and five others during our backroads tour of Ireland. This gem in the town if Ennis has all the charm of old Ireland with all the modern conveniences. The staff is a tightly knit family. We know because the man who hustled our bags was also working in the dining... More 

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Santa Rosa, CA
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10 reviews 10 reviews
6 hotel reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

This is such a lovely hotel in a perfect and sweet County Clare town. I cannot say enough about the rooms, reception desk staff, and breakfasts. The pub and restaurant are wonderful too. We're only here two nights and we wish we had more.

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Melbourne
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82 reviews 82 reviews
13 hotel reviews
51 helpful votes 51 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Hotel comfortable with decent bed. Right in the heart of town. This place was pumping. Loads of guests. All dining areas full. Great bar scene. Dinner was great. Breakfast a nice selection from the buffet. Friendly efficient service in all areas.

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10 reviews 10 reviews
6 hotel reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

The staff at the Old Ground were fabulous! The desk staff helped us to make an impromptu arrangement with a wonderful chauffeur, Tony Woods, who gave us an amazing tour and ride to the Cliffs of Moher and the Burren. Staff was super nice. The rooms were great! The hotel is beautiful. The location is walking distance to everything we... More 

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Washington DC, District of Columbia
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156 reviews 156 reviews
33 hotel reviews
59 helpful votes 59 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Our trip around Ireland landed us in Ennis purely by virtue of making our way to Dingle from Donegal. The web pictures offer a slightly different perspective than when you arrive in person. Old Ground is not quite as expansive a hotel as I imagined, but it is in fact an "old world hotel" in a very European sense and... More 

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Bethesda, Maryland
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117 reviews 117 reviews
21 hotel reviews
67 helpful votes 67 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

On the plane to Shannon, we met an Irish woman who had grown up near Ennis. Now middle-aged, she talked about dressing up to go to the Old Ground for Sunday brunch. She remembered it as a grand old hotel. Our expectations (fueled in part by the woman we met and by the price of the room) were quite high,... More 

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

Dear Visitor from Maryland, thank you for taking the time to post such a detailed review. We are sorry that all aspects of your stay were not to your entire satisfaction - the detail in your review gives our team an opportunity to address issues that need to be corrected. In relation to heat, over 50% of our rooms are... More 

Providence, Rhode Island
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41 reviews 41 reviews
23 hotel reviews
72 helpful votes 72 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The Old Ground welcomed us into Ireland and it said goodbye to us as well. We arrived in Shannon early AM, and Ennis is a great starting point to any trip to Ireland. It is located within about 20 minutes from Shannon airport. We opted to book the prior night, so that we could arrive and check-in to our room... More 

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

Thank you so much for such a positive review of our property - it means a lot to our team that you would take the time to praise so many aspects of your stay. I hope you had a safe trip home and look forward to welcoming you soon again. Best regards More 

Belfast, United Kingdom
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87 reviews 87 reviews
40 hotel reviews
28 helpful votes 28 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Not many options in Ennis, and so ended up at this hotel, from the outside looks older than the inside, my room seemed to have been modernised recently and was very comfortable, though internet connection wasn't great at times, which was a must for my stay I'm afraid. Ate in the restaurant, service was great and fantastic choice, quite a... More 

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