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Bunratty Castle Hotel

Shannon to Limerick Road, Bunratty, Ireland
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  • Location
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    4 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    4 of 5 stars
  • Service
    4 of 5 stars
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    4 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4 of 5 stars
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Columbus, Georgia
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed June 18, 2013

Very disappointed in this hotel. I'm sure the tour company chooses to use it because it is directly across the street from the castle, but they really need to make a change. We arrived to find that the a/c didn't work in several of our rooms. The staff was notified of this prior to our going across to the castle... More 

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2 of 5 stars Reviewed June 18, 2013

I was somewhat happy with the room but the service is awful!!! The ladies at front desk checked in my family of 8. They did not inform us where our rooms were!!! They just pointed to STAIRS!!! Yes stairs!!! Elevator was out and I had my senior parents with me and one daughter on crutches with broken leg! NO HELP... More 

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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 19 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 14, 2013

Conveniently located for anyone arriving / departing from Shannon airport and for visiting the Bunratty Castle. The rooms and the lobby need to be updated - everything looked and felt very worn. Wifi only available in lobby. Overall an average hotel

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Anin
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed June 10, 2013

Rooms big, well equipped, but not very clean. The cleaning lady makes beds and exchanges towels.. That's all:( Breakfast very poor quality, not much choice... Waiters do not notice guests. Disappointing... The only adventage is indeed near to the Castle.

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Camden, Maine
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 10, 2013

We chose it due to its convenient location next to the castle and were not disappointed. Very comfortable bed. Nice breakfast buffet with plenty of offerings. Don't forget to take a walk arond back and check out the old church ruins and graveyard. The music, pints, and craic that evening were pure Ireland at Kathleen's

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ipswich
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 25 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 10, 2013

Stayed two nights on banquet package, the hotel met expectations although I found price was a little high for what it was, breakfast was alright, have had better at cheaper hotels but no complaints, room had an exceptionally large bed which was good, receptionist was very friendly. well positioned for visiting Bunratty castle, there are other hotels nearby for comparison... More 

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Tempe, AZ
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 68 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 9, 2013

Nothing in this hotel wasn't top notched. Due to its proximity to Shannon Airport (7 minutes) this hotel must have huge amounts of Westerners staying there as they have electrical outlets in American voltage. It has many stay options so check them before booking. We were in room 248 which had us going through was a jigsaw of doorways &... More 

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Tennessee
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 20 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 9, 2013

We reserved two deluxe rooms to be able to visit the Folk Park and attend the banquet. The package was reasonable, particularly after we were upgraded to Executive rooms. Talk about spacious. Don't know about other rooms but this is about as good as it gets. King size beds, tub and shower, buffet breakfast that was excellent, and an easy... More 

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Oceanside, California
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 68 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 8, 2013

The hotel is only about ten minutes drive from the Shannon airport, so it's in an ideal location if you have an early flight out or late flight in. We were staying in Dingle bay which meant we would've had to allow about 4 hours to get there. Not a fun drive. We stayed there the night before my sister... More 

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Innishannon
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 7, 2013

The hotel was ok, the price a bit high for my liking. It seems to me that it becomes a bit run down, the outside needs a proper overhaul, otherwise the wood will rot away in this climate. The wifi was very poor, we stayed at the top rate rooms which are spacious and good but there was no wifi... More 

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