The Best Places To Stay And Hotels In Spanish Point In Clare

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If you’re in search of the best hotels in Spanish Point, our Spanish Point hotels and accommodation guide should tickle your fancy!

If you’re heading down the Wild Atlantic Way to Spanish Point, you’ll want to hang out for a day or two and enjoy some of the magnificent coastal scenery (there’s plenty of things to do in Spanish Point, too!).

Whether you’re a “luxury-hotel-and-hang-the-expense” sort of guest or you prefer the home comforts and tasty Irish breakfast that a B&B offers, we’ve got you sorted.

Below, you’ll find everything from some very fancy Spanish Point hotels to some gorgeous guesthouses where you’ll feel right at home.

Our favourite accommodation and hotels in Spanish Point

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The first section of the guide contains our favourite accommodation and hotels in Spanish Point. These are places that one of the Irish Road Trip team has stayed in and raved about.

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1. The Armada Hotel

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The Armada is arguably one of the best hotels in Clare. Right on the edge of the world overlooking the Atlantic Ocean, the award-winning Armada Hotel is well located for coastal walks and sightseeing.

It has been welcoming tourists for over 50 years and has comfortable boutique-style bedrooms and ocean-view suites created by Irish designers using attractive fabrics and handcrafted furnishings.

For the best of Irish food and drink with superb ocean views, the Pearl Restaurant is the place to be. Ring the changes with casual dining in Johnny Burke’s Pub and the Ocean Bar Bistro. 

If you’re in search of Spanish Point hotels for a special occasion, you can’t go wrong with a night at the Armada.

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2. Bellbridge House Hotel

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Right on the clifftop, Bellbridge House Hotel in West Clare is perfectly located for golfers, walkers and beach lovers.

It is 100m from the sandy beach and even closer to the Spanish Point Golf Club. Wake up to panoramic ocean and golf views in one of the lovely rooms and make use of all the facilities during your stay.

The Tides Restaurant serves amazing meals in a classic setting with friendly staff anticipating your every need. After a delicious meal, retire to the bar which provides a cosy retreat by the fireside.

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3. Spanish Point House

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Next up is a guesthouse that could go toe-to-toe with the Spanish Point hotels from both a style and service perspective.

Offering four star luxury, Spanish Point House is an imposing country house with tasteful antique-filled rooms and Atlantic Ocean views.

After a restful night in one of the 12 beautifully furnished rooms and suites, look forward to a hearty breakfast of porridge, cereals and fresh fruit while the chef cooks up a classic Irish breakfast, omelettes and pancakes to order.

Relax in leather armchairs in the cosy lounge with a cup of tea. This Travellers Choice Guest House also netted awards for Best Service 2020 and Best Small Hotel Ireland 2020.

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More accommodation and Spanish Point hotels with great reviews

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Right – now that we have our favourite hotels in Spanish Point out of the way, it’s time to see what else this gorgeous corner of Clare has to offer.

Below, you’ll find a mix of B&Bs and guesthouses, several of which offer accommodation at a similar standard to some of the Spanish Point hotels above!

1. Coast Lodge

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Coast lodge is in an excellent location with spacious comfortable rooms and breathtaking views. According to past visitors, “staff are friendly, rooms are gorgeous and the views are unreal”.

Many rooms have sea or garden views and include a sitting area for watching TV after a day of hiking, golf or relaxing on the beach.

There’s a shared lounge, free Wi-Fi and an award-winning restaurant with plenty more bars and eateries within walking distance. Opt for a double or family room or how about booking an apartment to sleep 5?

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2. Southwind B&B

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For a genuine warm welcome, Southwind B&B has lovely accommodation and is well located close to Spanish Point attractions, golf and beach.

Evelyn serves up a fabulous breakfast to start each day on top of the world. This traditional B&B is just like staying with family.

There are double, family and twin bedrooms all with ensuite bathrooms. Enjoy relaxing in the sun room which has sea views whatever the weather. Reviews show this B&B is a real gem!

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3. Barkers Accommodation

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The beautiful Barkers Accommodation is in a modern detached house surrounded by gardens. Location gets top marks from guests, just a 10-minute walk from the blue flag beach and close to restaurants, pubs, golf course and coastal footpaths.

Rooms all have ensuite bathrooms, fridges, flatscreen TV and tea and coffee making facilities so you’ll feel right at home.

Some bedrooms include a sitting area and the conservatory is a lovely place to relax with a book or chat with other guests.

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4. Spanish Point Holiday Homes

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Spanish Point Holiday Homes at Westpark provide modern 3 bedroom cottages for  self-catering just 100m from the Armada Hotel and 400m from the sandy beach.

Ideal for families and guests wanting a longer stay, these luxury cottages have a little more space with a comfortably furnished living room with TV, central heating and more.

With coastal views, they make the perfect choice for independent travellers near Spanish Point.

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What accommodation in Spanish Point have we missed?

I’ve no doubt that we’ve unintentionally missed out on some brilliant accommodation in Spanish Point in the guide above.

If you have any places to stay in Spanish Point that you’d like to recommend, let me know in the comments section below.

FAQs about the best hotels in Spanish Point

Since publishing our guide to the best things to do in Spanish Point many years ago, we’ve had questions asking everything from what are the best hotels in Spanish Point for a special occasion to which ones have a 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 Spanish Point?

So, there are only two hotels in Spanish Point: the Armada and the Bellbridge House Hotel. Although Bellbridge House Hotel is technically in Miltown Malbay.

What are the best places to stay in Spanish Point if you’re visiting for the first time?

If you’re going with a friend or as a couple, I’d argue that one of the Spanish Point hotels are your best bet. If you’re travelling on your own, one of the B&Bs will act as a nice home from home.

Gillian Birch is a travel writer and published author. She has travelled the world and uses her personal journals and memories to write about her many travel experiences, particularly those that involved adventures in Ireland.


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