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Bunratty Castle Hotel

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  • Excellent31%
  • Very good37%
  • Average19%
  • Poor8%
  • Terrible5%
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Free Wifi
Free Parking
Breakfast Buffet
Air Conditioning
Pool
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Reviewed 3 April 2016

Very comfortable 2-night stay here, very comfortable room and food good too. Staff very friendly, Open fires very welcoming. Proximity to everything a real bonus. Shame the night porter was so grumpy but we all have our moments I guess!

2  Thank MayBee2013
Reviewed 2 April 2016 via mobile

I went for afternoon tea with two friends midweek in March. The afternoon tea was served in the Library room of the hotel which is a really cosy room with a big open fire. Our waitress Kathleen was lovely and attentive and it felt really...More

4  Thank Laura F
Reviewed 1 April 2016

We enjoyed our stay at the Bunratty Castle Hotel, our room was comfortable and breakfast was very good, however, the treatment we received from the staff was outstanding! To begin, after flying all night we arrived at the hotel at 9:00 am and went in...More

2  Thank Arthur R
Reviewed 31 March 2016

Food Served all cold & one person was terribly ill after eating chicken! breakfast service is a joke cold & Unorganized! Cant believe the other reviews after my own experience I will never return to this hotel! The Area is beautiful & the local attractions...More

3  Thank landersorla
Reviewed 29 March 2016

It's just a fact that a well used hotel has to remodel when carpets become worn, paint chips and exposes bare wood, mirrors crack and leather wears off chairs. All decent hotels watch for signs before these things get extreme and take measures. The BunRATTY...More

5  Thank Barbara H
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Amenities
Top amenities
Pool
Restaurant
Room Service
Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
Free Parking
Bar/Lounge
Spa
Free High Speed Internet (WiFi)
Hotel Amenities
Room Service
Free Parking
Dry Cleaning
Meeting Rooms
Business Centre with Internet Access
Laundry Service
Banquet Room
Conference Facilities
Room amenities
Air Conditioning
Things to do
Pool
Restaurant
Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
Bar/Lounge
Spa
Heated pool
Indoor pool
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Price range
USD 152 - USD 203 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
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Room types
Suites, Non-Smoking Rooms, Family Rooms, Accessible rooms
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Price range
USD 152 - USD 203 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel class
Room types
Suites, Non-Smoking Rooms, Family Rooms, Accessible rooms
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Christina_Barry
21 July 2017|
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Response from David C | Reviewed this property |
Good question. Their spa set up requires bookings etc, so it would be an additional price. I thought the pool was freely available, but we didn't use it. May be best to check with the hotel to get the right info.
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mdlspeaks
As a protocol and etiquette professional I will be visiting this area and looking at staying at the Castle Hotel and going to the Castle for the Dinner. I will be reviewing and hopefully recommending this hotel and the castle dinner to our international Protocol Association. I see that the comments range across the spectrum on this hotel (loved there website but would like to have seen a place for reviews - or I missed it), had to go to trip advisor for comments. I know some guest may have a minor problem that becomes a major issue when they write a review, so I try and keep an open mind, read between the lines and ask for honest feedback as if I was recommending to my grandmother. Would like some good recent feed back on the hotel, room, castle dinner, breakfast and things to do (sites, pubs, restaurants). Any suggestions greatly appreciated I do post after I stay at a location and give a very detail description and recommendation (good or bad)
19 June 2017|
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Response from 2014nole | Reviewed this property |
Not sure if this is too late but here goes. The hotel itself is quite good but could do with a touch up in places. The bar area is pretty small especially if there is a group in. Plenty of seating in the lobby area though... More
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Bruce J
30 July 2016|
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Response from Mary G | Reviewed this property |
Sorry, I don't know about public transit as we arrived by auto. And our breakfast was included as we had pre-booked bed & breakfasts for our vacation!
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"ask if there even is any quiet rooms, not sure from asking friends who have stayed"
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"Top floor executive"
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"Room 448 was quiet and had a view of farmland."
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"Rates vary widely from week to week at times. Make reservations through the hotel and check back to view..."
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