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13 Hotels In Ireland Where You Can Soak Up A View From A Hot Tub

13 Hotels In Ireland Where You Can Soak Up A View From A Hot Tub

Yes, there are several hotels with a hot tub in the room in Ireland.

In fact, there’s even a hotel in Kilkenny where you can stay in a room with a hot tub on the balcony!

Throw in the heaps of hotels with outdoor hot tubs, many of which offer lake, mountain and sea views, and you’ve plenty to choose from!

In the guide below, you’ll find a mix of swanky and pocket-friendly places to stay in Ireland with a hot tub (see our guide to Airbnbs with hot tubs in Ireland if you fancy self catering!).

What we think are the best hotels with hot tubs in Ireland

Parknasilla

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The first section of our guide looks at our favourite hotels with outdoor hot tubs in Ireland. These are a mix of hotels with balcony and outdoor hot tubs.

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1. Newpark Hotel (Kilkenny)

hotel with hot tub on balcony

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Although certain websites would lead you to believe there’s lots of hotels with a hot tub in the room in Ireland, that isn’t the case – there’s only the one. For a super special occasion, you can have your very own private and luxury outdoor hot tub at Newpark Hotel in Kilkenny.

Their hot tub balcony suites feature a beautiful spa right outside on your own furnished balcony, with an incredible view across the garden. The suites also include a four-poster bed, Nespresso coffee machine, and all the lavish extras that you’ll need for a romantic weekend away. It’s a no kids allowed-type of getaway, which is perfect for a special retreat.

The hotel itself is spread across 40 acres of parkland on the edge of Kilkenny City. It’s the perfect base from which to explore the medieval town and relax with the onsite Health Club and Spa. This is one of our favourite spa hotels in Ireland for good reason!

2. The Lake Hotel (Kerry)

Lake Hotel

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One of the most unique features of The Lake Hotel in Killarney is undoubtedly the outdoor hot tub in their wellness centre. Located at ground level and looking out across the lawn towards the lake and mountains, you’ll want to stay soaking in the hot tub for hours.

The luxurious family-run hotel is located on the shores of Lough Lein, Killarney’s lower lake. The location of the four-star hotel is incredibly unique, and the family-owned estate has been welcoming guests since 1820, making it a long-standing favourite place to head for relaxation.

They offer a range of rooms, some boasting lake views, as well as, dining options like the Piano Lounge and Lakeside Bistro. If you’re looking for hotels with outdoor hot tubs in Ireland that boast stunning views, get yourself here!

3. Wineport Lodge

wineport lodge

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We’re off to the stunning Wineport Lodge in Westmeath, next. The outdoor hot tubs are stunningly located on their own deck area on the edge of the water, so you can sink into the warm, candlelit baths as the sun sets. You’ll even be handed a glass of bubbly to slip into holiday mode. 

These luxurious hot tubs are part of the spa and wellness centre of the lodge, which also offers aromatherapy treatments and massages. The views of the lake can be enjoyed from virtually anywhere on the property, including the lakeview rooms and high-class dining and bar options onsite. 

4. The Shandon

outdoor hotel hot tub at the shandon

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The Shandon is one of my favourite places to stay in Ireland with a hot tub, and a glance at the photos above should tell you why! The emphasis here is on health, beauty and relaxation, making it the perfect place to head if you’re feeling burnt out and want to leave feeling completely rejuvenated.

Amongst the many incredible features of the onsite spa, you’ll likely want to spend plenty of time in the outdoor Canadian-style hot tub. You can sit back and enjoy the comforting warm water as you gaze out over the surrounding countryside and down to Sheephaven Bay.

Once you’ve soaked long enough outside, there’s also a sauna, vitality indoor pool and infused salt grotto indoors for guests. The Shandon is located on the Wild Atlantic Way overlooking Sheephaven Bay, not far from Dunfanaghy and Horn head.

5. Galgorm

galgorm hotel

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As one of Northern Ireland’s premier luxury spa hotels, Galgorm is an ideal place to head to enjoy a soak in a hot tub and a relaxing weekend away just 30 minutes from Belfast. Set within 163 acres of beautiful parkland, one of the highlights is the private forest bathing experience. 

Their riverside outdoor hot tubs look straight across River Maine and allow you to sit back and enjoy the sights and sounds of nature. You can either share the experience with someone special or even relish the quiet time alone, with a forest bathing cocktail in hand.

Along with the Thermal Village and Spa, the estate also has 125 luxurious rooms so you spend the weekend in complete relaxation mode. If you’re looking for romantic breaks in Ireland with hot tubs a-plenty, get yourself to Galgorm.

6. The Dingle Skelling (Kerry)

dingle skellig

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Situated on the western most peninsula of Europe, the Dingle Skellig is often considered one of the best hotels in Kerry. The Peninsula Spa at the hotel is where you can completely relax and enjoy some of the incredible facilities, including an outdoor hot tub. 

The enticing tub sits out on a deck area, overlooking the surrounding coastal landscape. It’s the best place to take in the scenery and relax before you opt for one of their extensive pampering and treatment packages.

The luxury hotel complex also has a range of rooms, including those with waterfront view and balconies, and plenty of fine dining options to compliment your stay.

7. Parknasilla (Kerry)

Parknasilla

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If you’re looking for romantic breaks in Ireland with hot tubs offering mighty views, Parknasilla in Kerry should tickle your fancy. The tub here features a large seawater hot tub right on the pier overlooking the sea. Just a few steps down from the hotel, you can slip into the warm water and enjoy one of the most stunning vistas right in front of your room. 

If you need any more convincing, they also have smaller outdoor hot tubs on the terrace, with a higher view across Kenmare Bay for a more intimate experience. The beautiful property sits in the shadows of the Kerry mountains and offers plenty of things to do nearby. Their luxurious rooms include balcony suites, villas and self-catering lodges to suit your break.

More popular hotels with outdoor hot tubs in Ireland

park hotel kenmare

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Now that we have our favourite places to stay in Ireland with a hot tub out of the way, it’s time to see what else is on offer.

Below, you’ll find everywhere from the Ice House and Eccles to some very unique hotels with hot tubs in Ireland.

1. The Ice House (Mayo)

ice house mayo

Photos via the Ice House on FB

This modern hotel and spa in County Mayo is a very luxe place to stay and unwind. On the outdoor deck area, you’ll find a couple of hot tubs and a few individual baths all overlooking the River Moy and surrounding forest. 

Whether you’re visiting with friends for a soak and chat or enjoying one of the Ice House’s treatment packages, it’s a stunning place to completely switch off and relax.

The four-star hotel also features 23 cosy bedrooms as well as stunning riverside suites for something more special. The views across the peaceful river, will have you drifting off to sleep in no time.

2. Kelly’s Resort (Wexford)

Kellys Wexford

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Kelly’s Resort in Rosslare is one of the most popular family hotels in Ireland. The SeaSpa centre includes an incredible outdoor Canadian-style hot tub that overlooks the beautiful coastline of County Wexford. 

You can then combine it with the array of other relaxing facilities, including a seawater vitality pool, seaweed baths, ice fountain and salt-infused steam room, all designed to offer a holistic wellness experience.

The four-star hotel is located right on Rosslare’s sandy beach, with views across the sand and sea from some of the rooms and onsite restaurant.

3. Eccles Hotel

Eccles Hotel

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The Eccles Hotel and Spa is another solid option for those looking for romantic breaks in Ireland with hot tubs offering stunning views. It’s the ideal place to escape your busy and chaotic life, with an award-winning spa and wellness centre. 

One of the key features of the spa is the outdoor thermal area which includes two hot tubs which are designed to assist in detoxification and relaxation. From the outdoor spas, you can soak up the view right across Bantry Bay and the West Cork mountains. 

The historic hotel has been welcoming guests since 1745 so they have Irish hospitality down to a fine art. You’ll find luxurious rooms and fine dining, plus plenty of nearby activities to explore including cycling and walking.

4. The Merchant Hotel

The Merchant Hotel

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Certainly, one of the classiest hot tubs on this list, the Merchant Hotel went all out with their incredible rooftop spa. The large hot tub is perfectly placed on the open roof, with full glass sides offering panoramic city views while you’re soaking in the warmth. 

The Merchant is a very elegant five-star place in Belfast’s historic Cathedral Quarter, so you can easily use it as a base for exploring the city. Everything in the hotel is tied to its long history, with Victorian Splendour and Art Deco designed rooms and ultra-fine dining.

If you’re looking for a special city break, this is the ultimate place.

5. Carrickdale Hotel & Spa

Carrickdale Hotel & Spa

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If you’d rather escape to the countryside, Carrickdale Hotel and Spa is worth a look. You can enjoy spectacular scenery right from the outdoor hot tub, which has uninterrupted views from its location on the deck.

Once you’ve enjoyed the afternoon soaking in the tub, there’s the onsite restaurant and charming bar for an evening of relaxation. It’s also a family friendly option, with an indoor swimming pool, gym, football pitch, tennis and basketball court and plenty of things to do around the estate for all ages.

6. Park Hotel Kenmore

park hotel kenmare

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While technically it’s not a traditional hot tub, Park Kenmore does feature a small, outdoor heated pool. You can still enjoy the same feeling of soaking up the warmth in the outdoors, with its incredible infinity pool design with views across Kenmare Bay through the trees.

You can back up a nice outdoor bath with one of the holistic treatments on offer at the award-winning spa or enjoy one of the yoga or exercise classes available. 

The incredible five-star estate oozes old world luxury with elegant rooms offering water views and furnished with antiques. There’s also the stylish dining room and champagne bar to sit back and enjoy a meal.

What hotels with a hot tub in the room in Ireland have we missed?

We’ve spend a lot of time online searching for hotels with private hot tubs in Ireland online, but the only one that we can find is the Newpark.

If you know of another hotel offering private hot tubs to its guests, please shout away in the comments below!

FAQs about places to stay in Ireland with a hot tub

We’ve had a lot of questions over the years asking about everything from ‘Are there any hotels with private hot tubs in Ireland?’ to ‘What are the fanciest hotels with a jacuzzi in the room in Ireland?’.

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.

Are there any hotels with a hot tub in the room in Ireland?

There aren’t many hotels with private hot tubs in Ireland, but there is one – the Newpark Hotel in County Kilkenny.

What are the best hotels with outdoor hot tubs in Ireland?

The Lake Hotel, Wineport, Galgorm and the Shandon are three of the best places to stay in Ireland with a hot tub

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Ros Houlihan

Friday 29th of April 2022

The Courtyard hotel in Leixlip has a hot tub on the veranda in one of its rooms

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