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Kilkenny
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93 reviews
35 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 43 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 days ago NEW via mobile

Stayed here recently for a two night break , the staff have to be mentioned first of all from Check in to check out are simply amazing , the bedroom is very comfy & spacious spotlessly clean , however we couldn't get hot water for baths / showers although again the staff all did try to help a lot on... More 

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Thank Alison22
Tom S, Director of Sales at The Inn at Dromoland, responded to this review

Thank you for your review "lovely room lovely staff". We are delighted that you enojoyed the rooms, food and staff while you were with us. My sincere apologies with regards to the hot water - it was a plumbing issue which has been fully resolved. I do hope that the next time you are in the area that you might... More 

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72 reviews
12 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 35 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 days ago NEW via mobile

Family group of 22, aged from 1 year old to 80. Weekend package for room, breakfast each morning, and one dinner. Free parking. Access to the gym and pool, nice walks to Dromoland Castle. The hotel itself is just off the motorway, and is central to tour the many beauties of Co. Clare. Rooms are adequate, warm and clean. Good... More 

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Thank MBPG2011
Tom S, Director of Sales at The Inn at Dromoland, responded to this review

Thank you very much for taking the time to leave your review following on from your recent family stay with us at The Inn at Dromoland. Delighted that you enjoyed your stay and that you experienced high levels of service from our staff. We hope to welcome you back to the hotel should you be visiting the area again. Kind... More 

Ireland
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54 reviews
25 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 28 helpful votes
Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

We just stayed one night but found the staff very friendly and helpful. The price is reasonable and the rooms are very comfortable. We got a nice view of the Shannon estuary as the hotel is situated on a bit of a hill. It is right beside the M18 motorway and just beside Dromoland Castle as well. The owners of... More 

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Thank xyz49
Tom S, Director of Sales at The Inn at Dromoland, responded to this review

Thank you very much for taking the time to send your feedback following on from your recent stay. Delighted that enjoyed the accommodation, pub and the grounds of Dromoland Castle and hope to welcome you back the next time you are in the area. Kind Regards Tom Shanahan Sales Manager More 

Castlebar, Ireland
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6 reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 week ago

I booked a night at the Inn for my boyfriends birthday. The food was really good and the service in the bar was alright. However the room was really disappointing. I booked a premier room because I thought that this would be a nice treat for him for his birthday rather than getting the regular standard room. when we got... More 

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Tom S, Director of Sales at The Inn at Dromoland, responded to this review

Thank you very much for taking the time to leave your feedback. Delighted that you enjoyed the food and service, although I sincerely apologise that the Premier Room did not meet your expectations. Should you choose to return, please contact me personally and I will ensure that you are allocated another room. Regards Tom Shanahan Sales Manager More 

2 reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 week ago

I am a little behind on my trip advisor reviews but sometimes you stay somewhere that is so good that you have to share… we stayed as a large family group. Our rooms were all comfortable, spacious and spotlessly clean. We ate in the bar on the first evening and it was exceptionally good and very good value for money.... More 

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Tom S, Director of Sales at The Inn at Dromoland, responded to this review

Thank you so very much for your amazing 5* review "5 Star Service". Delighted that you enjoyed all aspects of your visit, from the rooms, to your experiences and of course for mentioning the service. We look forward to welcoming you back the next time you are in the area. Kind Regards Tom Shanahan Sales Manager More 

Ireland
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10 reviews
3 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 week ago

My partner and I attended this hotel for a wedding in November. There is a beautiful view surrounding the building as it is located on top of a hill. The staff were very professional and extremely helpful. The food was superb and served to us without any delay whatsoever. The room was constantly warm and had comfortable beds with a... More 

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Tom S, Director of Sales at The Inn at Dromoland, responded to this review

Thank you very much Rob for your wonderful review - delighted that you both enjoyed your visit with us, from the food, to service and accommodation. Thank you also for your recommendation to your family and friends and we look forward to your next stay. Kind Regards Tom Shanahan Sales Manager More 

Edinburgh, United Kingdom
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13 reviews
5 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I was recently at this hotel for a wedding and it was amazing. The rooms are very spacious and comfy. The shower is one of the best I have ever come across. Food was amazing and staff were lovely. All in all, great value for money.

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Tom S, Director of Sales at The Inn at Dromoland, responded to this review

Thank you so much jaseface84 for your wonderful 5* review following on from the recent wedding you attended. Delighted that you enjoyed your visit and hope to welcome you back the next time you are in the area. Kind Regards Tom Shanahan Sales Manager More 

Dublin, Ireland
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15 reviews
5 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The room was fine bathroom a bit small no wifi and we got no cot in the room despite ringing the day before and upon a booking asking for one survived without it the food was great and found the pool quite cold loved the grounds around to walk on very quiet despite there being a wedding there staff polite... More 

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Tom S, Director of Sales at The Inn at Dromoland, responded to this review

Thank you very much Elaine for your review following on from your recent stay and for commenting on our friendly staff. I do apologise that your cot was not in your room on your arrival. I am happy to see that you enjoyed your meal and managed to explore the grounds. I do hope that we get the opportunity to... More 

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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

I don't normally bother giving a bad review as I like to think maybe I just hit a bad day. However this place is probably the least nice place I have stayed for a very long time. I had originally booked for two nights but we couldn't stay and checked out after one night. The receptionist didn't make myself and... More 

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Tom S, Director of Sales at The Inn at Dromoland, responded to this review

Thank you Fiona for taking the time to leave your feedback on your recent stay with us at The Inn at Dromoland. I most sincerely apologise on behalf of the hotel that you did not have an enjoyable experience. Please do make contact with me directly if you wish to discuss further as we pride ourselves on our friendliness and... More 

Athlone
1 review
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Enjoyed a lovely nite with our grand daughter at the inn. She loved the kids club. Staff and food were good,, but hotel could do with revamp. Pool and leisure centre dated, corridor leadin to playroom is v bleak

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Tom S, Director of Sales at The Inn at Dromoland, responded to this review

Thank you for your review on your recent visit to The Inn at Dromoland. Delighted that you and your grand daughter enjoyed The Play Inn, service and food. We have undergone 3 stages of refurbishment so far, with the Leisure Centre and larger family rooms part of the final stages. To date we have completed 130 of our 155 rooms,... More 

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Amenities

Highlights
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Pool
  • Free Parking
  • Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
  • Room Service
  • Restaurant
  • Bar/Lounge
About the property
  • Non-Smoking Hotel
  • Wheelchair Access
Things to do
  • Pool
  • Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
  • Restaurant
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Hot Tub
  • Golf Course
  • Tennis Court
Room types
  • Non-Smoking Rooms
  • Suites
  • Family Rooms
Internet
  • Free Internet
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Public Wifi
Services
  • Free Parking
  • Room Service
  • Children Activities (Kid / Family Friendly)
  • Meeting Rooms
  • Business Centre with Internet Access
  • Laundry Service
  • Banquet Room
  • Conference Facilities
  • Dry Cleaning
  • Self-Serve Laundry
  • Babysitting
Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Situated on 450 acres of wooded countryside, The Inn at Dromoland features a fully equipped health & fitness club, an indoor swimming pool and newly refurbished rooms overlooking the Shannon Estuary. There is free private parking and the hotel is just 10 minutes from Shannon Airport. It is situated on the renowned Dromoland Estate and is part of the Dromoland Castle family. A range of Clare attractions are located nearby including the Dromoland Estate as well as Bunratty Castle & Folk Park, Craggaunowen and Ennis town. We invite you to explore our extensive range of special offers which range from Midweek and Weekend Breaks, Family Breaks and Luxury Package Breaks.The team at The Inn at Dromoland look forward to welcoming you and ensuring you have a relaxing and enjoyable stay. ... more   less 

Additional Information about The Inn at Dromoland

Address: Dromoland, Newmarket-on-Fergus V95 EPF5, Ireland (Formerly Clare Inn Hotel)
Region: Ireland > Province of Munster > County Clare > Newmarket-on-Fergus
Price Range: $116 - $225 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:3 star — The Inn at Dromoland 3*
Number of rooms: 155
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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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“Get a view of the Shannon estuary”
 of 5 bubbles xyz49, 26 Nov 2016 | Read review
“Go with a superior room as it is a lot nicer and spacious than the premier room”
 of 5 bubbles Bubblegumbelle, 21 Nov 2016 | Read review
“back room view of dromoland castle”
 of 5 bubbles ElaineMo85, 15 Nov 2016 | Read review
“family rooms are large but dated and are the furthest rooms from reception”
 of 5 bubbles katherinag2014, 8 Nov 2016 | Read review
“228 was good for me - quite - and a view of the Shannon”
 of 5 bubbles 1798ellenarmstrong, 23 Oct 2016 | Read review
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