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Ardilaun Guesthouse

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Ardilaun Guesthouse is a modern comfortable award winning 4* Guesthouse located within walking distance of Ennis town centre. It also has the perfect location for touring the west of Ireland (20 mins to Shannon Airport, 30 mins to Limerick, 40 mins to Cliffs of Moher, 50 mins to Galway). During your stay you can avail of our gymnasium facilities free of charge or opt to relax in our sauna while enjoying river views. You may wish to try some fishing on our river side fishing deck. All rooms are en-suite and have tea-coffee facilities / hairdryers / satellite TV. The rear facing rooms have beautiful views over the River Fergus, some with direct access on to the river. We also have free Wifi. Enjoy breakfast in our bright east facing dining room with a choice of full Irish, continental, fruits, yogurts, cereals, juices where the cooked breakfast is to order as per the individual's request. All special dietary requests are catered for. Relax in our lounge and make plans for your day trips in the west, where we are more than willing to help you with directions, local knowledge and amenities.
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Property amenities
Free parking
Free High Speed Internet (WiFi)
Fitness Center with Gym / Workout Room
Golf course
Non-smoking hotel
Public Wifi
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Family Rooms
Non-smoking rooms
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Great View
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Very nice, quiet rooms, comfy bed, large garden and deck overlooking stream, and great breakfast. Host made great recommendations for pubs, music, cafe and parking in Ennis - and even a Dr for upper resp infection. Very accommodating - our group of 5 "picnicked" in the garden
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The walls were thin but the guests were generally quiet. The king bed was actually two separate mattresses, which we appreciated since one of us found our mattress to be a bit saggy. We had a good breakfast. Our room was near the office and facing the hillside away from the
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Spent two nights here and enjoyed every minute. Good sized, comfortable rooms. Good choice for breakfast served with a lovely smile by Pauline who makes great porridge😀!! Lovely outlook at the rear of the property.
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Recently stayed here for five nights. It was clean with a comfortable bed. My room was downstairs and I could walk out onto a patio. The breakfast was to order. I didn’t realize it was so far from town, that would be the only thing keeping me from staying here again.
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Very nice rooms- great view out of back looking out on a quiet lawn and creek. Very peaceful. Breakfast was okay- not as good as B&Bs we stayed at. This seemed more like a hotel than a guesthouse-(Maybe my idea of a guesthouse is different) Owners very nice but not as chatty as
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Looking at the patio from our room. As you can see it's breathtaking.
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Fishing Deck on River Fergus
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We are 15 minutes drive from Shannon airport. LEave Shannon and continue in the direction of Galway on the M18 Northbound. Take exit 14 onto R458 (signposted Ennis). At Barefield roundabout take the 2nd exit onto the R458 (signposted Ennis). At roundabout take the 1st exit onto the R458. Continue for 1.5km and directly after the 30km mark, you will see Ardilaun Guesthouse on your right hand side. Coordinates are Latitude: 52.86918154, Longitude: -8.97518635
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HI there - the road in front of our property is pretty busy, that said the house is below the road level so it shouldn't affect your sleep. Three rooms are road facing eight rooms are rear and river facing. I hope you have a comfortabel stay.
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Hi there, A twin room to the rear of the hosue is not a problem. There are seperate beds in the room yes. It is a 20 minute walk to Ennis town centre but we will certainly oblige you by dropping you off whenever you requrie a lift. We look forward to having you stay with us in June. Best regards, The Purcell Family. Ardilaun Guesthouse, Ennis. Co. Clare.
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Thanking you Paddy for the above response. Apologies Alice on the delayed response. Yes, follow the signs for Ennis coming from The Cliffs of Moher. Once you arrive in Ennis, drive in the direction of R458 towards Gort / Galway. As you leave Ennis town centre on the R458, proceed for 1.25 kms, continue past the Auburn Lodge Hotel on your left hand side, Ardilaun Guesthouse is 200 meters after the hotel on the left hand side. Latitude: 52.86918154, Longitude: -8.97518635. If you are having problems, please call us on +353 65 682 2311. We look forward to your visit.
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"Rooms at back, facing out to garden and river"
"At the rear is best"
"book a King river view room"
"Back side is quieter and best views, street side ok"
"Bring a hot water bottle"
$67 - $101 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
IrelandProvince of MunsterEnnis
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