If you’re in search of the best hotels in Limerick, you’ve found ’em!
There’s heaps of things to do in Limerick but, before you start looking places to visit, you need to pick a good base to explore from.
Luckily, there’s some mighty Limerick hotels on offer, and you’ll find the best of the bunch below!
What we think are the best hotels in Limerick
The first section of our guide is packed with our favourite Limerick hotels – these are places where one or more of our team have stayed!
Below, you’ll find everywhere from Woodlands and the Dunraven to some of swankiest 5 star hotels in Limerick.
1. Fitzgeralds Woodlands House Hotel
More than just a ‘hotel’; with a leisure club, in-house spa, several different dining options, and a range of activities to suit all interests, Fitzgeralds is a rare gem.
It’s here that you’ll discover 4-star accommodation that feels more like home. With 89 spacious and elegantly decorated rooms, each with en-suite and luxuriously comfortable beds, you’ll sleep soundly and wake up to a superb breakfast before starting the day.
Rooms are available as doubles, twins, and interconnecting, family-sized, and business suites. Each room comes with tea/coffee making facilities and complimentary WiFi, and priority booking for Revas spa and its thermal suite.
2. The Dunraven, Adare
Nestled in the idle of Adare, this hotel is known as an oasis of charm and Irish hospitality. With stunning gardens surrounding the complex, this hotel offers guests five levels of luxurious comfort.
Rooms include unique doubles in the main building, which dates back to the 18th century, spacious superior Executive rooms as doubles or twins, Junior suites with four-poster beds, Executive suites with additional living space, and the exclusive Dunraven suite.
Check-in, and look no further for all your needs; in-house leisure facilities, exclusive dining in an award-winning restaurant. This is, in our opinion, one of the best hotels in Limerick for good reason.
3. The Savoy Hotel
If you’re looking for 5 star hotels in Limerick City then the Savoy, set just back from the iconic River Shannon, is hard to beat.
With four in-house dining options to choose from, the relaxing and peaceful VB Spa where you can enjoy a range of treatments, and of course, the elegant bedrooms, this hotel lacks for nothing.
Each of the four room styles offers guests spectacular views across the city skyline, which beautifully compliments the chic and contemporary room interiors.
Ranging from Executive, Deluxe, to Triple rooms, or the ultimate Junior Suite, each room type has its own benefits and luxuries.
4. Limerick Strand Hotel
4-Star luxury is waiting for you on the northern bank of the River Shannon; with commanding views over the city skyline, this contemporary hotel is everything you could want for your stay in Limerick.
With a range of rooms, from Superior and Executive Doubles to Triple and Family rooms, and Junior and Presidential suites on offer, you’re sure to enjoy all the creature comforts in as much space as you desire.
The Strand also offers memorable dining in their River Bar and Restaurant, join them for their award-winning Irish breakfast, afternoon tea, supper club, or a relaxed Sunday lunch.
Spa hotels in Limerick
Now that we have what we think are the best hotels in Limerick out of the way, it’s time to see what else the county has to offer.
In the next section, it’s all eyes on the various spa hotels in Limerick.
Below, you’ll find everywhere from Adare Manor and No. 1 Pery Square to some great family-friendly Limerick hotels.
1. Adare Manor
Tucked away in the renowned scenic village of Adare, the Adare Manor offers guests a level of luxury in a charming and historic setting that’s not often combined together.
This boutique hotel is a lavish experience, with its luxurious bedrooms, ranging from Classic through to the exclusive Dunraven Staterooms, Manor Lodges, and Rose and Lavender Cottages, all set in 840-acres of pristine parkland.
If that’s not enough, you can always dine at their Michelin-starred restaurant, The Oak Room, or relax into the healing powers of The Spa at Adar Manor.
Both locations will provide experiences that entrance and satisfy, and take your mind and body away from the day-to-day.
2. No.1 Pery Square Hotel & Spa
Situated on the edge of the People’s Park, this hotel and spa provides the ideal location to enjoy a city escape.
From the tranquillity and comfort of their period rooms or the top floor’s ‘Townhouse suite’, you can make the most of exploring Limerick city.
While you’re a resident at this hotel, you can also take advantage of their Heritage Spa, known as Limerick’s No. 1 urban wellness spa; where you can enjoy relaxing and indulgent treatments.
When it comes time, book your table at The Long Room, and treat yourself to the very best of Irish produce and culinary excellence.
3. Absolute Hotel Limerick
Cross over the canal, to King’s Island, and you’ll feel like you’re entering into your own castle at Absolute Hotel.
Only a short walk from King John’s Castle, your own spacious accommodations will give you unparalleled views of the city from its vantage point.
Choose from Classic and Superior rooms, chic suites and family rooms to find the perfect fit for your stay.
Then decide how you’d like to spend your time; taking advantage of Absolute’s fully equipped in-house gym, dining at Harry’s restaurant with its reputation for showcasing high-quality regional produce, or escaping in the Vanilla Brown spa.
4. Radisson Blu Hotel and Spa
Set amongst Limerick’s rolling green fields, and surrounded by peace and tranquillity, it’s only a short 15-minutes drive northeast out of the city centre, and you’ll escape into a world of your own; luxurious hotel, wellness spa with fitness centre, and world-class dining.
Each of the 154 chic and contemporary hotel rooms is tastefully appointed with everything you’ll need; comfortable beds, luxurious fabrics and modern furnishings, and unmatched views.
Taste the difference and excellence of Irish cuisine at any one of the range of Radisson’s in-house eateries; Coffee Dock, to start or complement your day, the Lobby Bar, to unwind or refresh with drinks, Quench Bar, to get the party started, or finished in style, and The Brasserie, for all your culinary needs.
Excellent hotels in Limerick City
There’s some gorgeous hotels in Limerick City for those of you looking to make it your base.
Below, you’ll find everywhere from the George and the Bedford Townhouse to some often overlooked Limerick hotels.
1. Limerick Strand Hotel
So good we have to mention it twice, the Limerick Strand Hotel is in a league of its own.
Between the 184 luxuriously appointed rooms, each with a 40-inch TV, high-speed WiFi, and air-conditioning, guests also have access to the Strand’s private 20-metre swimming pool and the Energize Health Club.
When it comes to dining, Limerick Strand Hotel’s award-winning reputation speaks for itself.
Voted the Best Hotel Irish Breakfast in 2020, and with food served 7-days a week from 9:00am-10:00pm, including a relaxed Sunday Lunch, Al Fresco dining in summer, and year-round Afternoon Tea which all showcase the best produce from local artisan producers.
2. George Limerick
If you’re in search of boutique hotels in Limerick City, give the George a bash! In the heart of Limerick’s bustling city centre, this hotel is the sister hotel to the Savoy Hotel and offers guests the same level of comfort, relaxation, and style.
King, Double, Triple, Twin, and Family rooms provide a range of space to suit your needs. King rooms are especially popular with business travellers for their integrated work area.
Switch off from the day-to-day grind, and unwind at the VB Spa. Here, you’ll be able to enjoy massages, facial treatments, or spa treatments without leaving the hotel.
When it comes time to nourish yourself, head to the Vincenzo Grill or Vincenzo Bar for modern dining, great cocktails, and try the amazing local produce prepared by expert hands.
3. The Bedford Townhouse
Your home away from home awaits you in downtown Limerick, the Bedford Townhouse. With 12 rooms and a boutique hotel vibe, this townhouse gives guests an intimate stay in the heart of historic Limerick.
For couples, there’s a choice of Chic or Elegant rooms with king-sized beds as standard, or twin beds if preferred. Need a bit more room? No worries, choose the spacious Suite and relax in style and comfort.
Feeling peckish? The Bedford has you covered with their own cafe. A contemporary-styled cafe that serves cafe classics, you can order anything from a cup of specialty coffee, an all-day breakfast made from local produce, or something more substantial; all served with a legendary Limerick welcome.
4. Clayton Hotel Limerick
Opposite the Westfields Wetlands, and on the River Shannon, the Clayton Hotel offers guests superb views across the river onto natural wetlands with a range of native and visiting wildlife.
Rooms are spacious, and range from Superior and Executive, to Deluxe King rooms, Apartments and the Penthouse. Some rooms are interconnecting, for parties travelling together, and of course there are Family rooms too, so you can all escape together.
Enjoy a range of freshly prepared and healthy meals at the Grill Bar & Restaurant and Waterfront Restaurant, an amazing daily breakfast at Vitality Breakfast, or Red Bean Roastery for a hot cup of handcrafted coffee.
What great Limerick hotels have we missed?
I’ve no doubt that we’ve unintentionally left out some brilliant hotels in Limerick City and beyond 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 places to stay in Limerick
We’ve had a lot of questions over the years asking about everything from ‘What Limerick hotels are good for kids?’ to ‘Where has a swimming pool?’.
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 Limerick?
In our opinion, it’s hard to beat Fitzgeralds Woodlands House Hotel, The Savoy, Limerick Strand and The Dunraven.
What are some good hotels in Limerick City?
If you fancy a splurge, The Savoy. We’re also particularly fond of George Limerick and Limerick Strand.
Katherine is an food and travel writer with family-roots in Ireland. She enjoys hitting the road at every given opportunity, and can often be found with an atlas and notebook to hand planning the next big trip.