Welcome to our Limerick bed and breakfast guide where you’ll find the county’s finest guesthouses.
And, while there are many excellent hotels in Limerick, B&Bs offer a more intimate (and often cheaper!) accommodation experience.
Below, you’ll find everything from boutique B&Bs with old-worlde interiors to cheap and cheerful spots in the city!
Our favourite Limerick bed and breakfast accommodation
The first section is packed with our favourite B&Bs in Limerick – these are places that one or more of the team have stayed in over the years.
Below, you’ll find everywhere from the popular Garrane House and the Old Bank B&B to plenty more.
1. Adare Country House
Treat yourself to a stay at Adare Country House, a beautiful wisteria-clad home just a 5-minute stroll from Adare Town.
It’s well located in a stunning area for countryside hiking and scenic drives. The owners go to great lengths to ensure guests have a memorable stay, right down to the home-baked bread at the breakfast table.
Rooms are beautifully furnished (one with a four poster bed) and include luxury fabrics and tasteful decor. This elegant home-from-home is sure to enhance your stay in Limerick.
2. Garrane House
Garrane House is just outside the pretty village of Croom. It offers a luxury B&B experience in a peaceful country manor. Guests are welcomed to this peaceful haven with tea and cake.
There’s a well furnished sitting room with fireplace for guests to relax and chat. Amble through the well-tended garden when the weather’s fine.
Bedrooms are comfortable and spacious with lovely garden/countryside views right outside the window. Upscale amenities include luxury toiletries, bathrobes and slippers.
The excellent breakfast is served in the dining room and there are ample restaurants nearby for dinner. If you’re looking for unique Limerick bed and breakfast accommodation, look no further.
3. The Old Bank B&B
Situated on Main Street in Bruff, The Old Bank B&B is a lovely historic building, now converted and offering 5 elegant rooms and luxury spa baths.
Period features and tasteful decorating add to the charm and individuality of this upscale B&B. which includes a library for guests to relax.
Bedrooms have tea and coffee making facilities and Smart TV with Netflix. Look forward to a tasty breakfast with many home-baked features to start each day.
This unique B&B is well located just 5 minutes drive from Lough Gur and a short spin from many of the best things to do in Limerick.
4. The Red Door
Behind the Red Door there’s a warm welcome for guests visiting Limerick’s many attractions. The B&B is conveniently close to St Mary’s Cathedral, Thomond Park, the Hunt Museum and King John’s Castle as well as hikes and scenic drives in the surrounding area.
The tasteful contemporary rooms are clean and comfortable with some period features in this characterful Edwardian home.
Breakfast is excellent, right down to the freshly squeezed orange juice. As a bonus, guests can book pottery lessons with the owner in his home studio.
If you’re looking for Limerick bed and breakfast accommodation that’s nice and central in the city, look no further.
Other very popular B&Bs in Limerick
Now that we have our favourite B&Bs in Limerick out of the way, it’s time to see what else the county has to offer.
Below, you’ll find guesthouses with heaps of hikes on their doorstep to B&Bs that’d go toe-to-toe with the best boutique hotels in Limerick.
1. Hazelwood Country House
Stay in a rural setting at Hazelwood Country House just 15 minutes from beautiful Adare. Spacious bedrooms and bathrooms are comfortable and have everything you need for a good night’s sleep.
Bath robes and slippers are a definite plus. Some rooms also have a sitting area, terrace or balcony. Wake up bright and early and head down to a delicious breakfast before heading out exploring.
The home is surrounded by colourful landscaped gardens with lakes and water features providing restful views and peaceful surroundings. They also offer bike hire if you fancy exploring on two wheels.
2. Lyntom House
Lyntom House B&B is in a large detached house in its own grounds on the outskirts of Althea.
It includes a large communal sitting room, outdoor terrace and extensive gardens allowing guests to relax when not exploring the stunning area nearby.
Four large guest rooms are furnished for comfort and all have modern ensuite bathrooms with walk-in shower. As you would expect, the full Irish cooked breakfast served by the hosts is amazing.
Set in a quiet rural location, it’s the ideal base for a getaway exploring this scenic area.
3. Ballycannon Lodge
A warm welcomes awaits guests at the family-run Ballycannon Lodge in Croagh village near Adare. The large architect designed property has six bedrooms and exudes a comfortable laid-back atmosphere.
Furnishings are high quality including draped curtains and luxury fabrics. The fully tiled ensuite bathrooms include a range of luxury toiletries.
There is free parking, an excellent cooked breakfast and a restaurant in the adjoining garden centre which is all part of the owner’s property.
Where has our Limerick bed and breakfast guide missed?
I’ve no doubt that we’ve unintentionally left out some brilliant B&Bs in Limerick 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 guesthouses in Limerick
We’ve had a lot of questions over the years asking about everything from ‘Where’s good for a family?’ to ‘Where’s cheapest?’.
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 B&Bs in Limerick?
In our opinion, it’s hard to beat Adare Country House, Garrane House and the Old Bank B&B.
Is there any fancy Limerick bed and breakfast accommodation?
I’m not sure if fancy is the right word – boutique, definitely! the likes of Garrane House and Ballycannon Lodge have some gorgeous rooms.