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 A Guide To The Best B&Bs + Hotels In Adare

 A Guide To The Best B&Bs + Hotels In Adare

There are some gorgeous hotels in Adare in County Limerick.

There are lots of cosy guesthouses and B&Bs in Adare, too, that make the perfect base to explore from.

Below, you’ll find the pick of the bunch, from swanky 5-star-stays to pocket-friendly accommodation.

Our favourite hotels in Adare

inside adare manor hotel

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The first section of our guide is packed with our favourite Adare hotels – these are places that one or more of our team have stayed over the years.

Below, you’ll find everywhere from The Dunraven and Adare Manor to some often over-looked hotels in Adare.

1. Fitzgeralds Woodlands House Hotel

Fitzgeralds Woodlands House Hotel

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So, you’ll see many guides to the best Adare hotels lead with Adare Manor. There’s no doubt that it’s one of the finest hotels in Limerick and Ireland as a whole.

However, it’s just completely out of reach for the vast majority of people. Our top spot goes to the brilliant Woodlands Hotel (based on personal experience).

This 4-star hotel is located just outside of Adare Village and it boasts exceptional service, a spa, a cosy pub and a one of the most popular restaurants in Adare.

Rooms are comfy, bright and each is tastefully decorated. There’s also a pool if you fancy a dip.

2. The Dunraven

The Dunraven

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This family-run 4-star luxury hotel is situated amidst the world-renowned picturesque village of Adare. A complex of buildings, some dating back to the eighteenth century, come together to create 87 luxurious bedrooms and guest suites.

There’s also an elegant ballroom that holds up to 300 people, an award-winning restaurant, and a spa with a full gym.

Rooms range from a luxury double through executive to junior and executive suites. All rooms come with complimentary breakfast, WiFi, parking, and unlimited use of the spa and gym.

3. Adare Manor

inside adare manor hotel

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Looking for somewhere to celebrate a momentous occasion? Look no further than the lavish Adare Manor.

With a stunning interior that looks like something from another time, a Michelin star restaurant, a private golf course and numerous bars, this place really is indulgence at its finest.

Each of the rooms on offer is luxurious and options range from classic rooms to manor lodges. There’s also an award-winning spa and a range of experiences and activities on offer.

It is worth noting though that the hotel is thought of as a ‘destination hotel’, and the rates are considered to be expensive, so won’t suit the median travel budget.

4. Adare Country House

Adare House

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Opened in 2001, this country house offers luxury accommodation a short walk from the centre of the town.

It’s a stone’s throw from many of the best things to do in Adare and there’s a choice of two double rooms, twin rooms and family rooms.

Each of the rooms is spacious and individually decorated to high standards. Ample parking is provided, and WiFi is available throughout.

Other popular places to stay in Adare (and nearby)

Rathkeale House Hotel

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Now that we have our favourite Adare hotels out of the way, it’s time to see what else this corner of Limerick has to offer.

Below, you’ll find a clatter of excellent places to stay in Adare and nearby. Dive on in!

1. Abbey Villa Guesthouse

Abbey Villa Guesthouse

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Warm and spacious, this family-run guesthouse is situated on the edge of Adare, only a short walk from the Adare Manor Golf Club and Desmond Castle.

The property offers guests off-street parking and orthopaedic mattresses in all 5 of the available bedrooms.

Rooms are large and comfortable, with en suite bathroom facilities being sufficient for guests needs.

Whilst your evening meal can be enjoyed at any of the nearby establishments, a delicious and generous breakfast is served in the communal dining room for guests.

2. Hazelwood Country House

Hazelwood Country House

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Only a 15-minute drive from Adare, this country house offers beautiful and modern rooms with countryside views.

Set in scenic grounds, with nice walks and a wide choice of restaurants or pubs nearby, this location is perfect for local activities like golf, fishing, cycling, and horse riding.

Deluxe doubles and family rooms are available, with all rooms benefitting from tea/coffee making facilities on top of the usual B&B amenities.

Bike hire is also available from the property if required. Breakfast is served in a communal dining room, and is considered to be superb by guests, if the reviews are anything to go by.

3. Garrane House

Garrane House

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Located just outside Croom, a quick 15-minute drive from Adare, Garrane House is a boutique hotel that prides itself on exceptional guest service and genuine Irish hospitality.

Breakfast is taken in the downstairs dining room, and WiFi can be used throughout the site. Complimentary car parking is available onsite for guests.

Feather pillows and down pillows are provided to each of the guest rooms, as are electric blankets for those cooler nights. Rooms also benefit from en suite bathrooms.

This place could go toe-to-toe with the best Adare hotels when it comes to review scores online

4. Rathkeale House Hotel

Rathkeale House Hotel

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Only a short 10-minute drive from Adare, the Rathkeale House Hotel is a relaxed three-star hotel with some motel-style accommodations that are neat and clean, affordable for those on a budget, and will give you a good night’s sleep so you’re ready to move on the next day.

The hotel has recently been fully renovated, and now all the guest rooms are bright and airy, with modern appointments and en suite bathrooms.

Room styles include multi-space suites, family rooms, double/twin/single occupancy rooms, and all come with complimentary WiFi, garden views, tea/coffee making, and free parking.

What Adare accommodation have we missed?

I’ve no doubt that we’ve unintentionally left out some brilliant hotels in Adare and nearby from the guide above.

If you have a place that you’d like to recommend, let me know in the comments below and I’ll check it out!

Adare hotels FAQs

We’ve had a lot of questions over the years asking about everything from ‘Where’s cheap and cheerful?’ to ‘What Adare accommodation is good for families?’.

In the section below, we’ve popped in the most FAQs that we’ve received. If you have a question that we haven’t tackled, ask away in the comments section below.

What are the best hotels in Adare?

In our opinion, it’s hard to beat Fitzgeralds, The Dunraven, Adare Country House and Adare Manor.

What Adare accommodation is good for tourists?

We get this question a fair bit. Any of the Adare hotels or guesthouses mentioned above should be more than suitable.

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