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Last updated: 29 November, 2022
Expert travel writer: Nicola Brady

This boutique hotel offers a medieval experience in an authentic Irish castle with four-star facilities. Along with oodles of character and charm, reinforced by the many turrets, coats of arms and suits of armour, each room is comfortably modern and stylish.

History lovers will enjoy the fact that this is the very site of the famous Battle of Clontarf (1014), between an Irish Army and invading Vikings.

The centre of town is just a ten-minute drive, or you can chill in the restaurants and cosy bar.

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Key facilities

Airport transfers: Not available
Beach: None
Fitness centre
Fitness classes
Golf course
Hot tub
Parking: On-site (free)
Pool (adults only)
Pool (indoor)
Pool (outdoor)
Pool (kids)
Tennis courts
WiFi: Free

Food & drink

All inclusive
Kids menu
Restaurant on-site
Self catering
Additional charge

Room types


Room facilities

Air conditioning
Flat screen TV
Jacuzzi (private)
Pool (private)
Tea & coffee making facilities

Bedding options

2+ bedrooms
3+ beds
Connecting rooms
Rollaway/sofa bed

Bucket list experiences our writer says you must do in this destination, closest first

Trinity College Dublin

Dublin, County Dublin, Ireland[3.9 miles]

Birthplace of Oscar Wilde, and originally built in 1592, Trinity College is Dublin’s hallowed seat of learning, and home to the world-famous Book of Kells.

Best for ages: 13+ | Free

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Exterior of the grey stone gallery

Hugh Lane Gallery

Dublin, County Dublin, Ireland[4 miles]

A giant, airy gallery right on the edge of the historic Parnell Square, Hugh Lane has the foremost collection of contemporary masterpieces in the city. Visit on Sunday for free music recitals.

Best for ages: 18+ | Free

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Irish Whiskey Museum

Irish Whiskey Museum

Dublin, County Dublin, Ireland[4.2 miles]

Take an expert-led guided tour and discover the origins of Irish Whiskey, how it has developed through the ages, the secrets of how to make it, and the leading Irish Whiskey brands. Tours end, of course, with a tasting.

Best for ages: 18+ | £17

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A festive Brown Thomas department store entrance with All Aboard signage and clock

Brown Thomas

Dublin, County Dublin, Ireland[4.3 miles]

Dublin’s equivalent of Fortnum & Mason, this elegant department store first opened its doors in 1849 and remains the city’s go-to place for designer brands.

Best for ages: 13+ | Free

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Outdoor seating in the central atrium of a beautiful historic building

Powerscourt Townhouse Centre

Dublin, County Dublin, Ireland[4.4 miles]

A chic mix of speciality shops, art galleries and restaurants housed in an atmospheric, 18th-century Georgian mansion that retains many of its period features. Centrally located, just off Grafton Street.

Best for ages: 13+ | Free

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County Dublin, Ireland

Medieval history, literature, art and culture marry epic nightlife and dining in a charming urban village.

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