20 beautiful hotels in Ireland

With emerald green landscapes and rugged coastlines, Ireland is a a beautiful destination where the hotels are a glorious part of the experience.  Here are 10 of the Good Hotel Guide's most beautiful hotels to visit in Ireland.
Castle Leslie, Glaslough

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20 beautiful hotels in Ireland

1
Rosleague Manor

Rosleague Manor

Letterfrack

There are wonderful views from this pink-washed manor house in gardens edged by Ballinakill Bay, with interiors full of antiques and curios, imaginative menus and personable third-generation owners.
  • weddings
  • child_friendly
  • golf
  • walking
  • garden
  • fishing
  • dog_friendly
  • wifi
  • rooms_with_a_view
  • view
  • babyfriendly
  • country_house
  • cycling
  • seaside
  • vegetarian_friendly
  • great_breakfast
  • tennis
  • romantic
2
Ballymaloe House

Ballymaloe House

Shanagarry

Set on a 300-acre working farm, this legendary Irish country-house hotel has grown from being a restaurant with rooms that is passionate about locally sourced food into a thriving business, with cookery school, café and arts venue.
  • weddings
  • child_friendly
  • walking
  • garden
  • value
  • disabled_facilities
  • wifi
  • parking
  • tennis
  • gourmet
  • country_house
  • outdoor_pool
  • cooking_school
  • conference_meeting
  • wine
  • disabled
  • wheelchair_accessible
  • with_cooking_school
  • conferencemeeting_friendly
  • golf
  • vegetarian_friendly
  • romantic
  • honeymoon
  • for_winelovers
  • great_breakfast
  • foodie
  • babyfriendly
  • bird_watching
  • boutique
  • cycling
  • dog_friendly
  • electric_charging_point
  • restaurant_with_rooms
  • rooms_with_a_view
  • veganfriendly
  • wildlife_watching
3
Lorum Old Rectory

Lorum Old Rectory

Bagenalstown

Overlooking the River Barrow, this Victorian rectory B&B is a cherished home, with the style of a small country house, and welcoming hostesses who will cook dinner by arrangement.
  • walking
  • garden
  • fishing
  • guesthouse
  • wifi
  • golf
  • dog_friendly
  • adultsonly
  • parking
  • rooms_with_a_view
  • vegetarian_friendly
  • country_house
  • historic
4
Stella Maris

Stella Maris

Ballycastle

The sea is a powerful presence at this former coastguard’s HQ overlooking Bunatrahir Bay, with fascinating architectural features, of cosy public rooms, blazing fires, an ocean-view sunlounge, antique furniture and contemporary Irish cuisine.
  • golf
  • walking
  • garden
  • value
  • fishing
  • wifi
  • romantic
  • seaside
  • rooms_with_a_view
  • view
  • disabled_facilities
  • wheelchair_accessible
  • wildlife_watching
  • bird_watching
  • parking
  • country_house
  • historic
  • vegetarian_friendly
  • veganfriendly
  • cycling
5
Gregans Castle Hotel

Gregans Castle Hotel

Ballyvaughan

It may not be a castle but this rambling 18th-century manor house, wrapped in gardens and with views over the otherworldly karst landscape of the Burren, has its own romantic charm.
  • weddings
  • child_friendly
  • golf
  • walking
  • garden
  • disabled_facilities
  • wifi
  • romantic
  • country_house
  • conference_meeting
  • disabled
  • rooms_with_a_view
  • wheelchair_accessible
  • wildlife_watching
  • parking
  • electric_charging_point
  • foodie
  • seaside
  • dog_friendly
  • babyfriendly
  • bird_watching
  • boutique
  • cycling
  • surfing
  • horse_riding
6
Enniscoe House

Enniscoe House

Ballina

Solitary Nephin, Ireland’s highest stand-alone mountain, provides a dramatic backdrop to this classic, pink-washed Georgian country house in wooded grounds on Lough Conn.
  • weddings
  • child_friendly
  • walking
  • garden
  • fishing
  • dog_friendly
  • wifi
  • historic
  • country_house
  • parking
  • rooms_with_a_view
  • veganfriendly
  • vegetarian_friendly
  • golf
  • bird_watching
  • wildlife_watching
7
Ballyvolane House

Ballyvolane House

Fermoy

With breakfast served until noon, afternoon tea by the drawing room fire, shooting, fishing and communal dining, a house-party atmosphere prevails at this Georgian country house.
  • weddings
  • child_friendly
  • walking
  • garden
  • fishing
  • dog_friendly
  • wifi
  • romantic
  • tennis
  • country_house
  • activities
  • babyfriendly
  • outdoor_pursuits_hunting
  • vegetarian_friendly
  • rooms_with_a_view
  • wildlife_watching
  • bird_watching
  • conferencemeeting_friendly
  • foodie
  • historic
  • parking
  • boutique
  • golf
  • veganfriendly
  • great_breakfast
8
Roundwood House

Roundwood House

Mountrath

Hannah and Paddy Flynn are warm hosts at their Palladian villa in native woodland, filled with heirloom antiques and auction finds, where singing chef Paddy cooks with brio, breakfast brings eggs from the ducks and hens, and a good time is had by all.
  • child_friendly
  • golf
  • walking
  • garden
  • value
  • fishing
  • guesthouse
  • wifi
  • rooms_with_a_view
  • country_house
  • view
  • bird_watching
  • babyfriendly
  • parking
  • veganfriendly
  • vegetarian_friendly
  • wildlife_watching
  • foodie
  • conferencemeeting_friendly
  • cycling
  • historic
  • horse_riding
9
Currarevagh House

Currarevagh House

Oughterard

‘A winding drive through woodland takes you back in time’ to Henry and Lucy Hodgson’s Victorian country house on a 180-acre estate on the shores of Lough Corrib.
  • golf
  • walking
  • bird_watching
  • garden
  • value
  • fishing
  • wifi
  • tennis
  • country_house
  • rooms_with_a_view
  • view
  • horse_riding
  • wildlife_watching
  • vegetarian_friendly
  • veganfriendly
  • great_breakfast
  • electric_charging_point
  • historic
  • mooring_available
  • parking
  • foodie
10
Rathmullan House

Rathmullan House

Rathmullan

Pass the little gate lodge to drive up to this bay-fronted country house in wooded grounds edged by a beach on Lough Swilly.
  • child_friendly
  • golf
  • walking
  • garden
  • wifi
  • seaside
  • country_house
  • indoor_pool
  • disabled
  • rooms_with_a_view
  • parking
  • wildlife_watching
  • for_winelovers
  • wheelchair_accessible
  • weddings
  • outdoor_dining
  • surfing
  • horse_riding
  • cycling
  • electric_charging_point
  • good_value
11
Coopershill

Coopershill

Riverstown

Simon and Christina O’Hara welcome guests to their Georgian ancestral home on a wooded estate with deer park, where guests sit down to a three-course dinner and awake to an Aga-cooked breakfast.
  • weddings
  • walking
  • garden
  • wifi
  • parking
  • romantic
  • country_house
  • historic
  • tennis
  • vegetarian_friendly
  • bird_watching
  • boutique
  • cycling
  • rooms_with_a_view
  • horse_riding
  • surfing
  • wildlife_watching
  • outdoor_pursuits_hunting
  • fishing
  • golf
  • electric_charging_point
12
Newforge House

Newforge House

Magheralin

There is a happy sense of continuity at this classic Georgian country house, where sixth-generation owners Louise and John Mathers have been welcoming guests since 2005.
  • weddings
  • garden
  • guesthouse
  • wifi
  • romantic
  • country_house
  • great_breakfast
  • parking
  • horse_riding
  • golf
  • cycling
  • foodie
13
The Mustard Seed at Echo Lodge

The Mustard Seed at Echo Lodge

Ballingarry

Every painting, sculpture and piece of furniture feels cherished and chosen at John Edward Joyce’s Victorian country mansion in landscaped gardens.
  • weddings
  • child_friendly
  • golf
  • walking
  • garden
  • fishing
  • disabled_facilities
  • wifi
  • gourmet
  • conference_meeting
  • disabled
  • conferencemeeting_friendly
  • wheelchair_accessible
  • country_house
  • honeymoon
  • romantic
  • dog_friendly
  • cycling
  • horse_riding
  • parking
  • rooms_with_a_view
  • foodie
  • historic
14
Temple House

Temple House

Ballymote

A private drive loops through native woodland and pastures to this classical mansion overlooking a ruined Knights Templar castle and teeming fishing lake in W B Yeats country.
  • weddings
  • child_friendly
  • walking
  • garden
  • fishing
  • bandb
  • guesthouse
  • wifi
  • historic
  • country_house
  • rooms_with_a_view
  • outdoor_pursuits_hunting
  • golf
  • parking
  • babyfriendly
  • bird_watching
  • vegetarian_friendly
  • cycling
  • romantic
  • electric_charging_point
15
Castle Leslie Estate

Castle Leslie Estate

Glaslough

Gorgeous interiors and a friendly, informal ambience are a winning combination at Susan Stuart’s beautiful B&B, where every bedroom has a sea view, and breakfast is quite special.
  • weddings
  • child_friendly
  • walking
  • garden
  • fishing
  • spa
  • disabled_facilities
  • wifi
  • parking
  • romantic
  • tennis
  • country_house
  • rooms_with_a_view
  • historic
  • conference_meeting
  • disabled
  • hot_tub_jacuzzi
  • outdoor_pursuits_hunting
  • golf
  • conferencemeeting_friendly
  • for_winelovers
  • horse_riding
  • wheelchair_accessible
  • great_breakfast
  • wildlife_watching
  • honeymoon
  • babyfriendly
  • gourmet
  • dog_friendly
  • boutique
  • veganfriendly
  • vegetarian_friendly
  • cycling

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Last updated: May 19, 2024