If you’re in search of the best hotels in Dungarvan, then our Dungarvan hotels guide should tickle your fancy..
There are also some brilliant B&Bs and hotels in Dungarvan that make the perfect base for a weekend by the sea.
In the guide below, you’ll find a mix of Dungarvan hotels and B&Bs that are worth a look if you’re in search of a place to stay.
Our favourite accommodation and hotels in Dungarvan
The first section of the guide tackles our favourite hotels in Dungarvan, from the brilliant Park Hotel to the gorgeous Gold Coast Resort and more.
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1. The Park Hotel
I’d argue that the Park Hotel is one of the best hotels in Waterford. Looking right over the Colligan River, The Park Hotel is set on 5 acres of gardens. The upscale hotel and leisure centre is one of the more popular Dungarvan hotels, and for good reason.
The reviews online are solid and they offer a range of en suite rooms from double up to large family rooms. It’s conveniently just 5 minutes away from the centre of Dungarvan Town, if you want to head off on a wander.
Otherwise, the leisure centre has a gym, sauna and steam room where you can completely relax after a day out exploring. It’s also one of the few hotels in Dungarvan with a swimming pool.
2. Macs Townhouse Dungarvan
Right on the edge of the harbour, Macs Townhouse have a variety of stylish and newly refurbished apartments on offer.
There are one to two-bedroom apartment options, some of which can house up to seven people (with added sofa beds), making it a good option for large groups.
The apartments are also self-catering, with open plan living including a lounge, kitchen and dining area so you can manage your own meals. If the weather is nice, the apartments even offer a terrace so you can soak up the sun with a cup of tea in hand.
3. Gold Coast Resort Dungarvan
Located outside of town and overlooking the incredible bay area and 18-hole championship golf course, the Gold Coast Resort is one of the more popular Dungarvan hotels, especially if you want to enjoy a round of golf.
They have a wide range of options to suit everyone from hotel rooms to self-catering villas and cottages. A full Irish breakfast is served every day at the hotel for all guests to enjoy, plus you can also head down to the Bunker Bar later in the day for a drink.
The onsite health centre includes a spa, steam room, sauna, and 20 metre indoor pool, including a separate kids pool for the little ones.
4. Accommodation @ 32
This super stylish apartment right in the centre of Dungarvan is a beautiful place to stay if you’re looking for self-catering options.
The large two-bedroom apartment can sleep up to four people, with a flat screen TV, living room, a fully equipped kitchen and one bathroom.
It’s location right on O’Connell Street makes it perfect for exploring the town on foot. You’re a stone throw from some of Dungarvan’s best restaurants and you’re a short spin from the starting point for the Waterford Greenway.
5. Tudor House Bed and Breakfast
For a central place to stay, this quaint bed and breakfast is a very clean and affordable option in Dungarvan.
They have double, twin and family rooms, all with en suite bathrooms, a TV, tea and coffee making facilities, a large desk and free parking.
They offer a full Irish breakfast every morning, including gluten free options for those who need. Otherwise, you can also easily walk down the road for 10 minutes to plenty of restaurants and bars in town.
More places to stay and hotels in Dungarvan with exceptional reviews
Now that we have our favourite hotels in Dungarvan out of the way, it’s time to see what else this corner of Ireland has to offer.
The next section of this guide tackles more mighty places to stay in Dungarvan, from the brilliant Beach Haven B&B to some other Dungarvan hotels with great reviews.
1. Crew’s Apartment
This beautiful old apartment building has a number of two and three-bedroom apartments which are perfect for large groups.
They can sleep up to six people plus more with additional sofa beds available. Located right on Quay Street, it’s close to the water and all the restaurants on main street.
The apartments are also self-catering with a lounge, small kitchenette and private bathroom. You can also enjoy free parking and Wi-Fi, included in your stay.
2. Lawlors Hotel
By far one of the most popular places to stay in Dungarvan, Lawlors Hotel is situated on Bridge Street in the middle of town.
As a traditional, family-run hotel it has a range of room types, including single, twin, double and family, all with a TV, en suite and tea and coffee making facilities.
The stylish hotel is also complimented with a great restaurant on-site. They offer a full Irish breakfast to all guests every morning, plus you can always head back there for a relaxing dinner as well, served with locally sourced ingredients.
3. Dun Ard Bed and Breakfast
Situated 10km south of Dungarvan in the picturesque Gaeltacht of Ring, this bed and breakfast is a beautiful place to stay for a cosy escape by the sea. It’s also close to Ardmore village, making it a nice base to explore more of the coast.
They have double rooms with en suite bathrooms, a flat screen TV, free toiletries and complimentary Wi-Fi.
Guests can also access the sunroom which opens out onto a large balcony, which is perfect for those warm summer days. A full breakfast is also provided each morning, so you can head off exploring full of energy.
4. Treetops Bed and Breakfast
With an almost perfect review score online, Treetops Bed and Breakfast is a lovely country escape. While it’s inland from Dungarvan town, it overlooks the surrounding countryside and is just a short distance away from the coast.
They offer a variety of king rooms, all with a flat screen TV, private bathroom and patio with garden views.
You can enjoy the garden, barbeque area and terrace on warm days, which are perfect for a relaxing evening after a day on the Greenway. The kind hosts also offer a full Irish breakfast every morning to guests.
5. Tannery Townhouse
With a more central location, Tannery Townhouse is a polished guesthouse right on Church Street and it’s part of the award-winning restaurant and cooking school run by Chef Paul Flynn.
The comfortable en suite double rooms all have plenty of natural light, a flat screen TV, fridge and tea and coffee making facilities.
You can enjoy a full breakfast each morning and a stay is not complete without a meal at the onsite Tannery restaurant and wine bar. It’s also a short, 15-minute drive from Clonea Beach.
What places to stay in Dungarvan have we missed?
I’ve no doubt that we’ve unintentionally left out some brilliant places to stay in Dungarvan 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!
FAQs about the best hotels in Dungarvan
We’ve had a lot of questions over the years asking about everything from what is the best group accommodation in Dungarvan to where to stay when visiting on your own.
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 Dungarvan?
In our opinion, the best hotels in Dungarvan are The Park Hotel and The Gold Coast Resort.
What are the best places to stay in Dungarvan for a weekend?
If you’re after a home-from-home, Dun Ard Bed and Breakfast and Tannery Townhouse are good options. If you’re looking for hotels in Dungarvan, you can’t go wrong with The Park Hotel.
Elisha is a freelance writer, content creator and blogger and her work can be read in Lonely Planet, Remote Lands and Matador Network. You’ll usually find her travelling in offbeat places or hiking wherever there are mountains; always with a camera in hand.