We noticed that you're using an unsupported browser. The TripAdvisor website may not display properly.
We support the following browsers:
Windows: Internet Explorer, Mozilla Firefox, Google Chrome. Mac: Safari.
The latest reviews. The lowest prices. The perfect place to shop for hotels.

Tankardstown

Travellers' Choice award winner
04/06/2017 05/06/2017
1 room 2 adults 0 children
USD 375*
USD 375*
USD 375*
Compare best prices from top travel sites
and 6 more sites!
Professional photos
Tankardstown
View Map
{"widget":{"name":"ibex_photo_carousel","template":"ibex_photo_carousel__widget","dust":{"nav_controls":"ibex_photo_carousel__nav_controls"},"moduleList":["handlers"],"divClasses":"prw_rup prw_ibex_photo_carousel","js":{"handlers":"(ta.prwidgets.getjs(this,'handlers'))"}},"scriptFlags":null,"containerClass":null}
Add Photo Write a Review

303 Reviews from our TripAdvisor Community

Traveller rating
Traveller type
Time of year
Language
There are newer reviews for Tankardstown
See the most recent reviews
Showing 300: English reviews
Dublin, Ireland
Reviewed 22 March 2017

We went for Sunday lunch in Tankardstown house and it was absolutely perfect. There was a set price menu which was very reasonable for the high standard of food that was served. The staff were very polite and friendly and the surroundings were very cosy and quirky. It was our first visit there and we will most definitely be back...

 Report
Helpful?
1Thank MKD29
Dublin
Reviewed 5 March 2017 via mobile

Visited Tankardstown at the weekend for my cousins wedding. The whole experience was top class from start to finish. The Manor is really beautifully decorated and with open log burning fires there's a real country home scent around the place. All staff from Tankardstown that we came across throughout the day were amazing and could not have done enough for...

 Report
Helpful?
Thank willie_corcoran6
Greystones, Wicklow, Ireland
Reviewed 2 March 2017

Seven cousins in two Courtyard cottages of Tankardstown House Hotel. The two story cottages are decorated to a very high standard with kitchen, sitting room, three double bedrooms and three bathrooms in each cottage. The kitchen is fully fitted if you want to make a coffee or an early morning cup of tea. However, I cannot recommend highly enough the...

 Report
Helpful?
Thank Mary W
Bettystown, Ireland
Reviewed 20 February 2017

This was our 4th visit to Tankardstown house. We've really enjoyed the previous visits but for her birthday I thought we'd make it a special occasion and go back for an evening meal. It was a Sunday night and the restaurant was quiet. Starters were fine if over priced for the quality of the ingredients. They were ok, just not...

 Report
Helpful?
1Thank Sandpit2000
Gary-Tankardstown, General Manager at Tankardstown, responded to this review

Dear Douglas Many thanks for your review of dining at Tankardstown recently and I am sorry that you did not enjoy your meal with us on this occasion. We do indeed vividly remember you dining with us on that evening, as it was quiet, but thankfully we followed up with a very busy evening on Valentines night 2 days after...

Reviewed 15 February 2017 via mobile

Staff, food, grounds and service are amazing. The quality and attention to detail is second to none. We stayed in one of the cottages which was beautifully decorated and had everything you would need for a relaxing stay.

 Report
Helpful?
Thank Robert K
Castleblayney
Reviewed 14 February 2017 via mobile

I found the cellar restaurant to be very nice. The lunch menu was small, which made it easier to choose from. The chicken with tomato and chorizo sauce was excellent. My two children ages 5 & 3 enjoy it also. Thanks to the staff for the friendly service.

 Report
Helpful?
Thank David H
Galway, Ireland
Reviewed 10 February 2017 via mobile

My Fiancee and I were at an amazing wedding here. We we returned to our room the heat was not working. Like a fridge. I had mention on arrival of the room cold and apparently heat was turn to constant. Every room except ours the rads were turned to on. Rang reception Des and Dara arrived tried to Un airlock...

 Report
Helpful?
9Thank SheldonCooperE4
Gary-Tankardstown, General Manager at Tankardstown, responded to this review

Good morning Michael. Many thanks for the review of your recent stay with us. My sincere apologies that the heat would not work in your room, obviously some things are out of our control, the heating had been working perfectly for the guests on the previous night, as had the coffee machine in this room. Both have since been remedied,...

Dublin Ireland
Reviewed 8 February 2017

Attended a wedding her recently and stayed over in one of the cottages. From the moment of our arrival to our departure this was an excellent experience. The setting in the bar area was homely with a big open fire and the food at the reception was first class. Overall the level of service was outstanding. The accomodation in the...

 Report
Helpful?
1Thank TCT2
Gary-Tankardstown, General Manager at Tankardstown, responded to this review

Dear guest, My sincere thanks for your very favourable review. I am thrilled to hear your experience at Tankardstown was excellent from arrival to departure. Thank you for your kind comments and feedback on our facilities, food and accommodation, it is most appreciated. I hope we can welcome you back to Tankardstown again in the near future. Best wishes, Gary...

Los Angeles, California
Reviewed 1 February 2017 via mobile

Everyone there is like family to me and have adopted my daughter and her husband. Would never consider staying anywhere else in ireland. The place is a palace the food is the best and is centrally located to dublin and any other side trips you could want to go on

 Report
Helpful?
Thank richard a
Reviewed 22 January 2017 via mobile

By far our favourite Blue Book Hotel. Tankardstown is the perfect combination of a luxury boutique hotel in a truly stunning setting only an hour from Dublin. The atmosphere is instantly relaxing and the staff couldnt do enough for us whilst also respecting our privacy. The Master Suite is a sight to behold with no less than 16 sash windows...

 Report
Helpful?
Thank Ann-Marie M
Gary-Tankardstown, General Manager at Tankardstown, responded to this review

Dear Ann-Marie, Many thanks for your glowing review, and what an honor to be named you favourite Blue Book Hotel! Great to hear you felt instantly relaxed at Tankardstown and that you were well looked after by our staff. I will be sure to pass on your recognition to Chef Adrian and his team, whom are always happy to cater...

149 photos of this hotel

Traveller photos: See what travellers like you saw

Viewed
All Traveller Photos (113)
Viewed
Room/Suite (9)
Viewed
Dining (18)
Viewed
Business Centre/Function Rooms (1)
Viewed
Hotel & Grounds (3)
Viewed
View from Room (1)
Viewed
Other (81)

Management photos: Courtesy of the property manager

Viewed
All Management Photos (36)
Viewed
Hotel & Grounds (12)
Viewed
Dining (5)
Viewed
Business Centre/Function Rooms (3)
Viewed
Bathroom (2)
Viewed
Room/Suite (8)
Viewed
View from Room (2)
Viewed
Other (4)
04/06/2017 05/06/2017
Hotels you might also like...
Also consider these accommodations in or near Slane
5.7 km away
Conyngham Arms Hotel
16.3 km away
Bellinter House
Bellinter House
#1 of 4 in Navan
837 reviews
23.7 km away
Knightsbrook Hotel & Golf Resort
Show Prices
Show Prices
Show Prices
27.2 km away
Pillo Hotel Ashbourne
Pillo Hotel Ashbourne
#1 of 3 in Ashbourne
1,402 reviews
37.1 km away
Dunboyne Castle Hotel And Spa
11.0 km away
Newgrange Hotel
Newgrange Hotel
#2 of 4 in Navan
611 reviews
Show Prices
Show Prices
Show Prices

Amenities

Highlights
  • Room Service
  • Free Parking
  • Restaurant
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
About the property
  • Wheelchair Access
  • Pets Allowed ( Dog / Pet Friendly )
  • Non-Smoking Hotel
Things to do
  • Restaurant
  • Hot Tub
Room types
  • Suites
  • Accessible rooms
  • Kitchenette
  • Non-Smoking Rooms
  • Family Rooms
In your room
  • Minibar
Internet
  • Free Internet
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
Services
  • Room Service
  • Free Parking
  • Meeting Rooms
  • Banquet Room
  • Conference Facilities
  • Children Activities (Kid / Family Friendly)
  • Business Centre with Internet Access
  • Laundry Service
  • Babysitting
Official Description (provided by the hotel)
A magnificent 80 acre estate, comprising a luxurious 18th century Manor House, adjacent courtyard of beautifully appointed Cottage Suites, and lower courtyard where award winning Brabazon Restaurant, the more casual Cellar Restaurant and The Tea Gardens are located. Understated elegance, relaxed atmosphere, just some of the adjectives used to describe our beautiful property. Located in Co. Meath, the country estate is only 40 minutes from Dublin and just over an hour from Belfast. A true oasis of tranquillity and beauty, Tankardstown House has been superbly restored throughout and offers you, your family and friends a unique opportunity to experience hospitality in a beautiful privately owned home. The country estate offers an idyllic setting for outdoor activity and adventure. It's the perfect place to discover the thrill of exploring the countryside on bicycle or foot. Tankardstown House is situated just 15 minutes from the World Heritage site of Newgrange, the Battle of the Boyne Site and Slane Castle, renowned for its own History & Whiskey Tours. For Golfers, the nearby parkland course of Headfort or the links at Baltray, will challenge any level of golfer. Alternatively, you might prefer to enjoy a spa treatment at the 'Hide-Out' to end an activity packed day, relax in the outdoor hot tub or unwind with a book in one of our many beautiful rooms. Other activities include hot air balloon rides, clay pigeon shooting and boating. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Tankardstown

Address: Tankardstown House | Rathkeny, Slane, County Meath, Slane, Ireland
Region: Ireland > Province of Leinster > County Meath > Slane
Price Range: $303 - $501 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:5 star — Tankardstown 5*
Number of rooms: 14
Reservation Options:
TripAdvisor is proud to partner with Expedia, Booking.com, Orbitz, Hotwire, Hotels.com, Travelocity, Priceline, Agoda and Hotel.de so you can book your Tankardstown reservations with confidence. We help millions of travellers each month to find the perfect hotel for both holiday and business trips, always with the best discounts and special offers.
Also Known As:
Tankardstown Hotel Slane
Is This Your TripAdvisor Listing?
Own or manage this property? Claim your listing for free to respond to reviews, update your profile and much more.
Claim Your Listing

Questions & Answers

Here's what travellers have asked, with answers from Tankardstown staff and other travellers.
1 question
Ask a question

See all questions (1)

Questions? Get answers from Tankardstown staff and past guests.
Posting guidelines
Typical questions asked:
  • Can tickets for local attractions be purchased at the front desk?
  • Do you have to pay extra for a mini-fridge?
  • At what time does the pool open each day?

See which rooms travellers prefer

“Wonderful rolling estate.”
StephanH674, 26 Sep 2016 | Read review
“Cottage 8 was on the corner, perfect position”
Craicup, 6 Sep 2016 | Read review
“Main house, old world. Courtyard Laura Ashley meets Farrow & Ball.”
paulshols, 30 Aug 2016 | Read review
“I would pick a cottage.”
moser1, 6 Aug 2016 | Read review
“The Courtyard Cottages are fabulous!!”
392taram, 14 Apr 2016 | Read review
5 of 5
TripAdvisor
USD 375* /night
View Deal
Booking.comUSD 375
PricelineUSD 375
Orbitz.com
View all 10 deals
*Disclaimer
Prices are for 1 room, 2 adults
Change dates