Dromoland Castle Hotel

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Ireland’s most magical address, Dromoland Castle Hotel, has been welcoming guests since the 16th century. It is the ancestral home of the O’Briens of Dromoland, with a lineage that dates back over 1,000 years to one of the last High Kings of Ireland, Brian Boru. The castle was massively updated and renovated in the 1820s, with additions, carvings, and priceless art, and little having changed since then. After traversing a long, curving drive past a large-walled garden and the large lake, visitors can behold the monumental castle, with its four linked castellated turrets and gothic porch. Dromoland Castle Hotel is the gateway to Ireland’s history and culture, perfectly located to explore the South and South-West of Ireland, and the Wild Atlantic Way, 2,500 km of unforgettable coastal roads. Also located in County Clare is the Burren and Cliffs of Moher UNESCO Global Geopark, an ancient lunar-like limestone landscape. Locally, visitors can experience Ireland’s rich history, from the medieval town of Ennis to a medieval feast at Bunratty Castle, and a stroll past the Georgian buildings of Limerick City. Dive into Ireland’s ancient heritage with a day trip to the magical Aran Islands and music-filled streets of Galway City, or make for the coast and breathe in the purest air rushing over the Atlantic spray.
Image of hotel exterior Dromoland Castle Hotel, 1014, Member of Historic Hotels Worldwide, in County Clare, Ireland, Overview Video

Dromoland Castle Hotel for Leisure Guests

Ireland’s most magical address, Dromoland Castle has been welcoming guests since the 16th century. The ancestral home of the O’Briens of Dromoland, whose lineage dates back 1,000 years to Brian Boru, one of the last High Kings of Ireland.

From the imposing baronial façade to our startling interiors, guests will find a world of historic grandeur underpinned by the finest modern comforts. With lavish decor, indulgent dining, fabulous views and magnificent bedrooms, this is a place to feel at home.


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Enjoy a day trip to Limerick to see King John's Castle, St. Mary's Cathedral, and The Hunt Museum.


Discover the glorious accommodations of the Dromoland Castle Hotel.


Explore King John’s Castle in neighboring Limerick.


Experience the Craggaunowen nearby.


Taste a plate of oysters in neighboring Galway.

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