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The Inn at Dromoland

3.0 of 5 on the N18 Limerick to Galway road | Dromoland, Newmarket-on-Fergus, Ireland (Formerly Clare Inn Hotel)
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  • Location
    4 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    3.5 of 5 stars
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    3.5 of 5 stars
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    4 of 5 stars
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    4 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    3.5 of 5 stars
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County Clare, Ireland
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121 reviews 121 reviews
34 hotel reviews
97 helpful votes 97 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

We ate here two weeks ago and as this is advertised as a Gastro Pub, we expected more. We shared crab claws and for main course, my wife had a beef burger and I had Beef Strogonoff. The Strog. was made with fillet steak so a big plus for that but the crab claws were small and slightly tough. Burger... More 

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Galway
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25 reviews 25 reviews
9 hotel reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We were attending a wedding in castle. Our first room was awful, it stank of mould or stale carpet so we immediately asked to be moved. Our next room was so clean and modern it was like a different hotel. I would guess some parts of the hotel have not be renovated so change rooms if not happy. Basic hotel,... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Myself and my family had a lovely Christmas break here.wev 3 children under 5 years and it was their first experience in a hotel. Highly recommend for families jungle gym on site gives children freedom and space. Little acorn staff give parents some welcome free time. My children played happily here. Plus with swimming pool and leisure centre on site.they... More 

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Ennis, Ireland
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37 reviews 37 reviews
18 hotel reviews
21 helpful votes 21 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

we rang in the new year in the Inn at Dromoland. It has plus-es and minus-es. The hotel looked lovely and the music on the night was excellent. It was full but we found seats. There was a wedding on and also seemed to be large family groups from Dublin. We spoke with one man who comes every year-he says... More 

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Limerick, Ireland
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3 hotel reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We ate in Shenanigans and we will not be repeating the experience. Staff were pleasant as trained, but the service was slow. Food was average considering the price paid. The bathroom facilities were appalling and we had to wear our coats as we felt a little chilly.

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Tipperary
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7 reviews 7 reviews
5 hotel reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We stayed with our two kids and we all enjoyed it plenty for kids to do with the play centre in the hotel, pool and the kids club. All the staff were friendly and helpful towards all of us. Its definitely a must if u have a young family! Food was lovely also.

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Cork
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3 hotel reviews
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed December 15, 2014

Food was very average and well below what you would expect restaurant standard to be. We ordered wine, had to sign for it, the wine came in a ice bucket already opened while the waitor stood there requesting payment there and then, dispite waiting for it after the meal had been served. We requested and thankfully kept the receipt as... More 

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Auburn
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8 reviews 8 reviews
6 hotel reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 13, 2014

My husband and I spent two nights here and I wish it had been longer. The staff are great. Very professional and so friendly and helpful at all times. The food is excellent as well. The breakfasts were a great bargain and delicious. Shannigan's Gastro Pub serves up a wonderful meal and the atmosphere is elegant without being stuffy. We... More 

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ClaireCoughlan, Manager at The Inn at Dromoland, responded to this review

Dear anyalan, Thank you for taking the time to post your review of your recent stay with us here at The Inn at Dromoland. I am delighted that you enjoyed your stay with us. Thank you for your lovely feedback. I hope we will have the opportunity to welcome you back to the hotel should you visit Ireland again in... More 

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9 reviews 9 reviews
3 hotel reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 4, 2014

We stayed for 3 nights at the Inn while attending a wedding in the castle nearby. The bar was a superb place to catch up with friends and the food was excellent. Service from all at reception, plus bartenders & waiting staff was brilliant. We had a refurbished room with a flat screen TV, which was next to the main... More 

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ClaireCoughlan, Manager at The Inn at Dromoland, responded to this review

Dear supersara2001, Thank you for taking the time to post your review of your recent stay with us here at The Inn at Dromoland. I am delighted that you enjoyed your stay with us and that you had a lovely experience in Shannigan's also. I hope we will have the opportunity to welcome you back to the hotel in the... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 2, 2014

My wife and I stayed for two nights while attending a wedding in the Castle. Great location. The initial room we were offered was probably one of the less used rooms and had a slightly musty smell and just a bit dated looking. I asked if we could be accomodated elsewhere within the hotel and the member of staff who... More 

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ClaireCoughlan, Manager at The Inn at Dromoland, responded to this review

Dear Declan M, Thank you for taking the time to post your review of your recent stay with us here at The Inn at Dromoland. I am delighted that you enjoyed your stay with us. I hope we will have the opportunity to welcome you back to the hotel in the future, Kind Regards, Claire Coughlan Deputy Manager More 

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Address: on the N18 Limerick to Galway road | Dromoland, Newmarket-on-Fergus, Ireland (Formerly Clare Inn Hotel)
Location: Ireland > Province of Munster > County Clare > Newmarket-on-Fergus
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $
Hotel Class:3 star — The Inn at Dromoland 3*
Number of rooms: 150
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Also Known As:
Clare Inn Hotel And Suites
Clare Hotel Newmarket-On-Fergus
The Inn At Dromoland Ireland/Newmarket-On-Fergus

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