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The Old Ground

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Swedesboro, New Jersey
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35 reviews
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW via mobile

This hotel is old but it has been redone extremely well. Room very comfortable. Food in restaurant good. The attached Poet Corner Pub had great live music. Pub food was also good. Recommended. Friendly staff. Located right in the center of the town. Free parking

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County Cork, Ireland
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3 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

stayed here last weekend - for 5 nights, with family - lovely room - double & 2 proper single beds - lovely clean bed linen & comfy beds - Room was very clean - en suite was pristine - only downside was lack or air conditioning , but hotel provided fan on request which was perfect solution! Breakfast good, with... More 

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Sligo, Ireland
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW via mobile

We stayed for 3 nights during the fleadh - the hotel was jam packed but mostly the staff were exceptionally friendly (apart from the manager at breakfast on Friday morning who motioned us to a different room due to the crowds with a manner that was just rude). Rooms very comfortable and quiet in spite of the crowds. Food very... More 

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Phoenix, Arizona
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4 hotel reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

This was the best hotel we stayed at on our week-long trip in Ireland. We stayed one night and absolutely loved it! The hotel is older, but clean and kept up well. It has such a charm to it that we loved. The bed was comfortable, the location was great, and the food at the restaurant was delicious. My husband... More 

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

Dear Guest from Phoenix, Thank you so much - our team really appreciate that you took time to post such a positive review. Did you know that Phoenix, Arizona and Ennis are twin towns? There have been many years of exchange visits especially for students. More 

Madison, Georgia
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

Our first stop-over on a recent trip to Ireland. A fine hotel with spacious rooms and a decent pub attached. The restaurant also offered VERY good food and a great Irish breakfast. Main thing was the helpfulness of the staff. My wife developed a minor eye infection on the flight over, and the kind people at the front desk made... More 

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Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 49 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

Our family of 5 spent a night at the Old Ground, this month. The hotel is old, however, it is well cared for. Some of the rooms are in a newer section of the hotel but all are clean, neat and comfortable. I really like that the hotel is centrally located in the town of Ennis. The breakfast was very... More 

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Dublin, Ireland
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27 reviews
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 35 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

My wife and I booked this hotel eight months ago and had to pay a deposit and then the finial payment six week before we were due to check in. I know the Fleadh Festival was on but to be honest I felt it was a rip off paying €170-00 a night just for B&B but as they say in... More 

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Sligo
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 32 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

We stopped by for dinner , drinks and music and we were not disappointed. I can see why it is No 1 in Ennis and we regret that we hadnt stayed here on that weekend. The atmosphere is just great, staff smart, both in appearance and doing their job, great service , great food and great trad. We will def... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We visited this hotel during the Fleadh festival and found the staff to be extremely helpful and nice whilst being under a lot of pressure with so many people about. We had simple food here which was tasty in a nice atmosphere. I would eat here again

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

Dear Helen, We are delighted that you enjoyed visiting the hotel and the unique atmosphere provided by the Fleadh. This wonderful celebration of the very best of traditional Irish music and dance returned to Ennis after an absence of 39 years. There is a very special affection for music in the local people here and everybody in Ennis worked to... More 

Salisbury, United Kingdom
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 63 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

But not so good for business. The Old Ground is a substantial tourist hotel: it is part of a small family owned group and is well run and managed. We stayed for 3 nights in a 3rd floor room that was spacious, comfortable and would have been perfect if the wi-fi had been faster and the room had not been... More 

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

Dear Guest, thank you for your very honest and useful review. I assure you that our team will carefully consider your positive comments and the constructive criticism that you offer. August tends to be the major holiday month and but I must assure you that our hotel is extremely popular with business visitors too. Our luxurious, pillow top beds for... More 

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Amenities

Highlights
  • Room Service
  • Free Parking
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Restaurant
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Free Breakfast
About the property
  • Wheelchair access
  • Non-Smoking Hotel
Food & drink at the hotel
Town Hall Cafe
Town Hall Cafe
Cuisines: Irish, European, Soups, Gluten Free Options
Things to do
  • Restaurant
  • Bar/Lounge
Room types
  • Suites
  • Non-Smoking Rooms
  • Family Rooms
  • Smoking rooms available
Internet
  • Free Internet
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
Services
  • Room Service
  • Free Parking
  • Children Activities (Kid / Family Friendly)
  • Free Breakfast
  • Dry Cleaning
  • Meeting Rooms
  • Laundry Service
  • Concierge
  • Banquet Room
  • Multilingual Staff
  • Conference Facilities
  • Business Center with Internet Access
Official Description (provided by the hotel)
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 

Additional Information about The Old Ground

Address: Old Ground Hotel O'Connell Street, Ennis, Ireland
Location: Ireland > Province of Munster > County Clare > Ennis
Price Range: $97 - $214 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:4 star — The Old Ground 4*
Number of rooms: 110
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