These are hotels that will make you feel pampered and special and lucky in locations you are quite likely to visit on a tour of Ireland.
Naturally they all have the great accommodation, service and facilities but they also have that extra ‘something’ that makes a good hotel a truly great one.Read More
The quality of hostel accommodation in Ireland has risen considerably in recent years and they are now a good budget option, and not only for young back packers.
In addition to ultra cheap dormitory accommodation, most now offer en suite bedrooms for those who want value but don’t want to rough it too much.Read More
Ireland has built too many hotels and visitor numbers are likely to drop – that’s bad news for the industry but it’s good news for you.
There are bargains to be had for those willing to shop around. This quick guide to the Irish hotel market will prepare you for the hunt.Read More
Bed and breakfast accommodation is a popular choice for visitors to Ireland and since you will stay in private homes choosing to stay in a B&B will give you a chance to meet with ordinary Irish people.
Standards vary widely as do the friendliness of your hosts, but in general an Irish B&B is a good value, well furnished and pleasant place to stay.Read More
Guest houses differ from B&Bs in that they are not generally family homes, and from hotels because they have fewer facilities.
They differ from each other too – some are modern and impersonal albeit providing good accommodation, others rival the best hotels for comfort and can be very special places to stay.Read More
These accommodations are in some of Ireland oldest and loveliest houses, many of which have been owned by the families who live in them for hundreds of years.
While staying in such places can be a unique experience, it won’t necessarily suit those who insist on having hotel style facilities and services.Read More
Renting a house or cottage, or an apartment in a city, is a good option if you are planning to stay in the same part of Ireland for a week or more.
If you are on a tight budget it’s also worth considering other self catering options, like caravan rental or even staying in a tent.Read More